Bic Camera exclusive Dark Steel

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Gaokaiser, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Gaokaiser

    Gaokaiser Well-Known Member

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    Pic from Japanese board.
     

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  2. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Dammit that's awesome! Now that's a repaint I can fully endorse!:drool: 

    Nice find!
     
  3. TfAnimatedfan

    TfAnimatedfan Five. Dollar. Headband.

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    I thought there was going to be something similar mass released. Judging from the Quickstrike-y colors this is it. He was revealed at Botcon.

    It would suck if this guy was Japan only.
     
  4. Calabask

    Calabask Waspinator Cultist Veteran

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    I will buy this in heart beat. Though is this the one we're getting? That Mech Tech weapon looks snazzy.
     
  5. mx-01 archon

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    He'll be mass-released here. A number of those off-screen repaints wind up as exclusives in Japan. I remember BBTS and other retailers getting burned by that a few years back.

    But that does look very nice, from what we can see with that rather tiny picture. Good call on using Starscream's Mechtech. Very serpentine looking.

    IIRC, his North American name is "Dark Iron", is it not?
     
  6. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon Clods.

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    I thought his name was Dark Iron. Eh, whatever, he still looks awesome. And I highly doubt he's Japan-only if they mentioned him at BotCon.
     
  7. Peaugh

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    That's him! That's the Quickstrike-based repaint we saw at Botcon! WAAAAANT!
     
  8. Valkysas

    Valkysas Attack Buffalo

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    Which means we'll be getting him over here too, then.
     
  9. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    And that means 1 less new reveal at SDCC.

    He's supposed to have a new head too, right? If so, was it anything like Quickstrike's headsculpt?
     
  10. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    You know, something in me (probably the BW fan part) thinks that it won't be too hard to double dip on this mold. Especially given how much I already like Sideswipe.
     
  11. XxGeck0xX

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    Can't wait to pick this up!
     
  12. Apoclatron5675

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    Horribly want this, it looks freakin amazing
     
  13. MegaHavok

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    I was about to get pissed if that was a weird one of exclusive

    so happy that is Dark Iron and that I can get him for $10

    all hail the return of quickstrike
     
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    I made the best decision ever in holding out for this repaint.

    Why is it that most of the Sideswipe repaints are awesome? Sometimes completely eclipsing the original deco.
     
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    The starscream weapon is retooled to look more like a scorpion stinger btw.
     
  16. mx-01 archon

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    Not hard when the original deco is monochrome silver/grey.
     
  17. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    Wow! More beast wars homages please! Thats awesome!
     
  18. PlanckEpoch

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    Amazing. The DOTM deluxe Sideswipe looks so damn good with paint apps on it.
     
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    Is there a reason he couldn't be named Quickstrike? I will get this but still would like a Sunstreaker.
     
  20. Ultrawave

    Ultrawave Hey look, I have a title

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    Starscream's MechTech blades have been remolded it looks like.
     

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