Anyone else let down by the Asia exclusives?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by bellpeppers, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Last time around we had a good run on Classics / Generations stuff. I am even happy with Ironhide, Ratchet, and Perceptor.

    But I gotta tell ya- I'm not digging what could be the next in Generations- the Asia exclusive stuff. Movieverse stuff repainted for G1 stuff? Re-painted PRIME stuff with G1 heads?

    Now, I know how much money HAS will be saving... but if this is in fact what we will be getting, then their cost cutting will result in loss of sales- at least from me.

    And it's not that I have anything against Movieverse lines or PRIME lines... but I gotta say that Bulkhead makes a better Bulkhead than Brawn.
     
  2. seekerblackout

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    Movieverse stuff is still Movieverse. What nonsense about them being G1 are you talking about?
     
  3. SouthtownKid

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    They don't do anything for me, either. Kup gets someone else's body so that Kup's body can be given to someone else? There have been repaints since the dawn of the franchise, but this here is really out of hand.
     
  4. Insane Galvatron

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    To me, Brawn from FE Bulkhead is not G1 Brawn. He's Prime Brawn.
     
  5. TheDemonDzko

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    Considering we havent actually seen most of it... No?
     
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    But we got descriptions of all of them. "This guy is this guy with this head! This guy is this guy with this head! This guy is this guy with this head! This guy is this guy with this head!" etc. Hearing that many toy announcements with none of them being anything new is depressing. I don't care in the least if they aren't coming here.
     
  7. bellpeppers

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  8. bellpeppers

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    To add to what you have stated, I already have many of these figures. The others, we have all seen.

    So it IS fair to say we have seen them. STick Springer's head on Tomahawk and he is still just Tomahawk- but with Springer's head!
     
  9. snoopcow

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    i'm just let down by them being not out yet...
     
  10. seekerblackout

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    Oh yeah. Tomahawk.
     
  11. Matty

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    I don't think I'm really let down. It is what it is really. I'll continue to buy what I see would fit nicely in my collection. I'm honestly excited more than anything.
     
  12. exclusacon

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    I like a few of them...but its gonna be expensive...so I might pass...I don't understand why they're asia exclusives.....did Generations/RTS/HFTD not sell well in the US?
     
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    All I really care about are the movie leader repaints.

    I'm definitely not happy with having to import them, as the cost will be high. But I really want them.

    Everything else? Blah.
     
  14. Timesynch

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    Count me as disappointed too. All the hype over 40 supposed "new" figures for Gen/FOC and I fear half if not more of them are just boring and/or nonsensical repaints. I can understand wanting to save a few bucks on designing/engineering new molds but this is getting ridiculous.

    The only ones I was excited about were Ironhide/Kup, Rumble (hopefully they make a red Frenzy too), and Power Dive (only because I like the look of the High Brow mold but never picked it up). Everything else was a big resounding meh to me, but good I guess for those Asian fans who didn't previously have access to some of these molds.
     
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    Not sure if that is actually the Generations line, but either way, the only one on that reveal list I'm looking forward to is Swerve. If they do a bunch of redecos/retools, I hope they're at least cool ones, like G2 Prime into Nemesis Prime or Scourge into Alpha Trion. Hell, abuse the seeker mold again and make Sunstorm and I'll be more excited than that than most of the reveals so far.

    I also kind of find it funny how we've got 3 redecos of toys into Springer now. Just give him is own mold.
     
  16. snoopcow

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    these guys are under movie all stars though, not generations... and we all know dotm is major failsauce in america due the overeager amount of the yellowsatanbot
     
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    these repaints are not the 40 new generations, just remolds of mold that are HOT and SCALPED like hell in asia . the new colours and heads are for consumers to justify new purchases haha
     
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    I said I fear that Generations/FOC may fall into the same trap of redeco-hell, not that they would be.
     
  19. snoopcow

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    seekers , jazz and anything to do with the yellow demon are confirmed to get redecos haha!
     
  20. MrFX

    MrFX Collecting never ends...

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    I agree, the Brawn head just doesn't work for me on that body.
     

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