Battle damage toys

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Shockwave9227, Nov 9, 2011.

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Do you like battle damage?

  1. Yes

    28 vote(s)
    32.9%
  2. No

    57 vote(s)
    67.1%
  1. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 An 18 year old contrarian.

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    Do you like them or not? I only like battle damaged toys if there's some retooling and massive detail of damage but that almost never happens so I usually don't like them.
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    I generally like that kind of stuff, and it's one of the things that made Kenner's Star Wars toys really cool. A lot of it was actually more general wear than battle damage per say, but it went a LONG way, be it for figures or vehicles.
     
  3. Puffinator

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    I also collect GoDaikin and stuff and often, this is the best you can get for these types of toys. They have their own little charm.
     
  4. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    Usually, no. Hasbro's idea of battle damage is painting half of a figure's face black.
     
  5. jono83

    jono83 Well-Known Member

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  6. Bountyan

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    No.

    If I want battle damaged toys, I'll do it myself.
     
  7. sideswipe88

    sideswipe88 Stig's Asian Cousin

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    The only good battle damaged TF that pops into mind is TFTM (allspark power?) battle damage jazz IMO
     
  8. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    yes if TTT does the battle damage. stock battle damage? nope.
     
  9. ediblesteak

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    if done like the battle scarred gundams from bandai, then yes,
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    but if it's going to be like the RTS Prime, no thanks
     
  10. jru42287

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    I think Final Battle Jazz from TFTM is the only one I have. And I kind of like him a lot. All the others seem kind of shittily done.
     
  11. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    My MP Prime looks pretty awesome with his battle damage.
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

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    Battle damage done half-assed with paint apps, like on the original MP Prime or the Leader Prime retool, is lame. I hate how it's just little circles of spray paint while the rest of the figure is spotless. Battle Damage jazz was cool enough except the paint was, again, not great.

    I gotta say overall I prefer no battle damage unless it has story significance. (like Animated Ratchet's crest of DOTM Megatron's face) I don't need my toys looking broken and dirty of a shelf.
     
  13. hardreturn

    hardreturn Ian Reid

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    his inferno that i got is my favourite tf right now. such amazing work.
     
  14. Sentinel

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    I rather like them. I think the favorite that I have is the Movie 1 Voyager Prime. There is a lot of paint on that one and it makes the figure look really cool. That one they did right.
     
  15. NathanS

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    I'd love to see something like the old dino damage Kenner had in JP. A little bit of the bot you can take off revealing circuitry and such.

    That Dino damage it still what I think off when I hear battle damaged toy.
     
  16. B'Bantor

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    *Thinks of Animated Deluxe Prime & Megatron.

    Nah.
     
  17. Ironhidebot

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    I like the idea of battle damaged figures, and in some cases hasbro has pulled the idea off (i.e. final battle jazz), but aside from that, there haven't been too many good repaints.
     
  18. Surge

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    Depends. I'd like to get my hands on a battle-damaged Darth Vader some day but that's about all I can think of.
     
  19. Sideways77

    Sideways77 RIP Dandy Chiggins

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    It's okay.

    But I hate HFTD Prime's face damage. Looks more like a painting accident.
     
  20. JukeOutlander

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    It's a hit or miss with battle damage paint schemes, but usually it's ugly, so no.
     

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