DOTM Air Raid Review

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by netkid, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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  2. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    I can totally see a Swoop repaint out of this mold.
     
  3. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    that right arm is not great, looks so out of place.
     
  4. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Interesting attempt at a low kibble airplane.....

    but the gangly robot mode, the coloring, it just looks like some sort of runner bean mascot to me.


    And the right arm flat out bugs me.

    Or alternatively, the color blocking instills patriotic feelings in me, and perhaps makes me think of Aer Lingus.
     
  5. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hm. The "flail and shield" weapon combo is kinda neat (kind of gladiator-ish) and I like how the plane engines end up positioned to look a bit like a jetpack in robot mode. But man, those skinny, featureless legs with their obvious hinges just look so boring. It feels like a bit of a rushed attempt overall. Still probably worth a purchase, but not a particularly exciting figure.
     
  6. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon Clods.

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    I'm not seeing the issue with the legs, other than the tips of his "boots" looking too blunt...I'd say this guy's still bought on sight for me, though I admit I'm biased in that I love the model of plane he is.
     
  7. Nefud

    Nefud Well-Known Member

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    And people criticize Beast Wars for having animal heads for hands! At least you can pick stuff up with the mouth, this guy is just crippled for life. :( 
     
  8. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Okay, they really should have made a real right hand and have him able to just hold the weapon... Pass.
     
  9. knoted

    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    Fantastic looking Gobot !
     
  10. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    The jet mode is a :thumbs2:  for me, but his robot mode is just :puke: 
     
  11. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Easy pass.
     
  12. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Terrible. Maybe could have worked as a voyager with better limbs.
    (i do like how the wings and engines end up in 'bot mode)
     
  13. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    That's not a Deluxe, right?
     
  14. knoted

    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    It is :) 
     
  15. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Bum. It really looked more like a Cyberverse to me. For a Deluxe that's pretty poor.
     
  16. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    The reason why :puke:  is in my earlier post.
     
  17. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    I don't know if I shouldget this or wait for a repaint Decepticon.
     
  18. blur3479

    blur3479 The most boring member

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    Thank primus I have the Takara Tomy one
     
  19. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon Clods.

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    How predictable. Still getting it.
     
  20. amethysted

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    This is the WORST figure from the whole line... WTF?

    Nice to see a new mold but only if it looks good...

    Weve got a few more repaint / repacks until the end of the year, right?

    I'm SO ready for Prime figures...
     

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