Allspark Power Barricade!

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  1. Obvious Prime

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    Today I'll be reviewing Target Exclusive Allspark Power Barricade.

    He is easily the best out of all of them. His colour scheme is the only one that's non-clash-tastic. The Allspark blue REALLY works wonder with the black on the mold. The red Frenzy clashes slightly, but he is removable, so that doesn't bother me. Red Frenzy, or (RIRFIB) Rumble, as I prefer, looks awesome. 'Cade's light piping isn't that great, though. His Falcon-Punch arm is kind of annoying, but seems stiffer than the original Barricade's.

    Pros:

    -Easier to find than regular Barricade
    -Better colour scheme, IMO
    -Frenzy has an awesome G1-ish colour scheme
    -Awesome box, which is re-closable for all those MISB collectors, which still looks good without 'Cade in it.
    -Very posable
    -Falcon-Punch arm is slightly stiffer.


    Cons:

    -No neck articulation
    -Frenzy's red clashes slightly
    -Box is kind of hard to open
    -Falcon-Punch arm is kind of annoying.

    I'd give him a A-. My third favorite Movie fig, right behind Big Daddy and Salvage. I'll try to get pic up soon.
     
  2. UltraDevmodious

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    Oh goodness…Recon Barricade (and I wasn’t a fan of Recon Barricade) was way better than this one…the ‘Allspark’ blue is awful on this exclusive. I guess I say that because I have the first release and prefer that coloring alone. Not to put you down at all…I just don’t see why anyone would pick this one up.
     
  3. Obvious Prime

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    I found the Recon version bland and rather boring. Also, I don't have the Recon one. The reason I didn't like the regular one that much is the purple made it kinda bland and the gold on the face kinda clashes. I think the Allspark blue looks pretty good with the black and silver. Each to his own, I guess!
     
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    IS it wrong im getting it for the Frenzy?
     
  5. Obvious Prime

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    Not really. I mean, that's the original reason I bought him. ;) 
     
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    Comparison pics with all three 'cades?
     
  7. Obvious Prime

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    Sorry man, I don't own all three. But I can get some pic with Big Daddy, AP 'Cade, and Salvage tomarrow!
     
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    LOL. "Falcon Punch arm."
     
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    I'm on the fence about this one. Still waiting for the Premium version too.
     
  10. Caine

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    Sorry, but umm...... no pics?
     
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    I've got all four 'cades now, just need to open up Premy, well I guess I still lack the Screen Battles 'cade...
    DN
     
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    Could we get some comparison pics once you get premium opened up?
     
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    worse toy thread ever. Needs pics!!!!
     
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    Well, I spotted him at Target today and grabbed it in case I decided to keep him down the line, but I'm not sure. Looks more like blue warpaint than allspark power.
     
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    Yeah, I laughed at that too. ;) 
     
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    I got him yesterday, since Target were having a sale and they were cheap(er).

    On the AllSpark blue, I think it looks really nice with the black. It sort of looks like warpaint.

    There's a slight problem with mine: his right leg is a bit loose, so he isn't exactly that stable.

    Otherwise, I think he's good (although for me, 'good' means 'not deluxe Brawl').
     

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