Don't know how realistic this is but....

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Alucard77, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Alucard77

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    3rd party companies should just release their toys in multiple scale classes all the time.

    I mean, literally everything I have been reading as of late is, that is too big, that is too small, that scale is wrong, I wish that worked with MP, I wish that worked with Classics, that should be voyager sized.

    I mean at one point or another, they should just do a half run for MP and a half run Classic "scaled". I am sure peeps will still complain, but I mean, that should take care of most things.

    Think Hegemon.
     
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    Two sizes mean two moulds and moulds are expensive, you are also splitting sales.
     
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    I thought MMC was going to do something like this with their seekers but it turned out to be some kind of joke.
     
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    Would be nice, but eh, too pricey. What can ya do.
     
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    ??? Can you share more?
     
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    Ok I remember that pic lol

    Actually I am glad they went the size they did. AND according to xterry (official MMCer) there is a reason that they went the smaller size that they did.

    My guess is to scale with an HoS sided Megatron (hope Im right :)  )
     
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    The bitching is due to how everyone views their collection differently
     
  9. Sso02V

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    Pfft. You sound like Hasbro.
     
  10. Alucard77

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    Yeah, but funny enough, Hasbro has been doing the same figure in different scales recently. See Prime Optimus in 3 separate scales pretty much and FoC soundwave in 2 separate scales.

    BTW, I totally realize that this is unrealistic.
     
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    I gave up on scale long long ago, even in g1 i remember watching the cartoon and all i wanted was a skyfire and astrotrain big enough to hold other tf's like in cartoon or a city bot that would scale with prime.

    Why people still complain about scale is beyond me, we will NEVER get a true scale accurate set of toys. I just look for the best version of characters for my collection and then try and sort them into close scales while posed
     
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    Nice idea, Alucard, but people would still whine. "It's not Geewon enough!" "It's too slavishly Geewon!" ad nauseum, ad infinitum.
     
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    Very true, but being that I am the customer and, therefore, always right...

    I blame Hasbro and Takara for not sticking to one format. They're the ones that started this size thing issue by cashing in on the big seller characters like Prime and Bumblebee by releasing them in every "class size". Who needs Cyberverse? And for selling BotShots. You stick to one format for your mainstream line and don't go monkeying the works with Voyager Prime, Leader Prime, Deluxe Prime... Just one ten inch tall Prime... that's where I'll leave the joke open.

    It would be kinda nice though if the best representation of Prime in my collection [MP-10] stood eye to eye with the best representation of Megatron in my collection [Hegemon] or rather, the other way around as I don't want MP-Primes to get even smaller.
     
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    The closest we got and imo will get is the original prime and megs masterpiece. Unless of course hasbro/takara give us a new megatron to scale with new prime but then there doing the same with masterpiece as you mentioned above, the only one to win in all this scale issue is hasbro who makes money from us buying all these figures :horse: 
     
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    Yep. It's bad enough having two or three different "canon" lines running at the same time but then to have six different scales for one figure in just one of those lines... Stupid. Hell, they can't even settle on one size for Prime in the Kre-O line.
     
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    In most cases, you'd only need 2 sizes.

    For example, with iGear Hench (and UFO and Rager and...) you'd need one sized with Classics Bumblebee for the cartoon/Diaclone fans and an oversized one to appease the scale-uber-alles people.
     
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    You know, iGear I think nailed the size with Ratchet and Ironhide. A bit too big for classics, a bit too small for MP, but works in either collection without sticking out like a sore thumb.
     
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    haha, except for those of us who want our MINIbots legend-scale like Hasbro and the first run of I-Gears were ;) 

    SO true. Me and my buddy have these infinite circular arguments (tongue in cheek for the fun of it) about what's to scale with who and what goes on which shelf, it usually starts with the I-Gear Van-Boys and ends with arm wrestling over the various MP'ish Prime options.

    It's a lost cause. From day 1, TFs have never ever been uniformly in scale. Alternators being the one sub-line that was an exception.
     
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    A 3P group needs to invest mass shifting.
     

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