Epic Toy Battles of History! Hasbro vs. 3P R3 - Blast Offs!

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, Sep 25, 2012.

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Who wins? You decide!

  1. FansProject Explorer

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  2. Generations Blast Off

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  1. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    Epic Toy Battles of History! Hasbro vs. 3P Round 3 - Blast Offs!

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    FansProject Explorer:
    1. Earth mode.
    2. Comes with accessories for other Combaticons
    3. Scout size.

    Generations Blast Off
    1. Cybertronian Mode
    2. Can be an arm or leg
    3. Deluxe size
     

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  2. Transmetal

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    How bout neither?
     
  3. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    Easy! Just don't vote.
     
  4. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    Yeah, neither is my choice.

    Also, somehow comparing a toy with budget and safety concerns that sets out to acheive more with less at a lower cost with that of one made with a higher budget directed soley at collectors with no consideration made for saftey or size class budget seems a touch unfair.
     
  5. David Hingtgen

    David Hingtgen Chromaticon

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    Photos of the actual release would be more representative, vs the "shopped to look like it's made of polished copper" image.
     
  6. Transmetal

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    Yep, imo neither really scream G1 Blast off. The FP is way better than the FOC but I really don't like either of them.
     
  7. Avengers

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    Fan projects Exploer wins by a landslide.
     
  8. Bountyan

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    Explorer.
     
  9. deaculpa

    deaculpa Seven Star Fist

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    I forget who said this but it seems apropos.
     
  10. TFao

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    Explorer is one of my very favorite molds.
     
  11. ryu hayabusha

    ryu hayabusha Well-Known Member

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    fansproject all the way
     
  12. Líder Optimus

    Líder Optimus Well-Known Member

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    FP Blast-Off, simply because I still don't have the other one to jugde in person and I'm basing my preference by photos.
     
  13. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

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    It isn't fair, but this is exactly what fans DO when deciding which version to get. And since there's a rumored FP Bruticus add-on re-release in the works, these two are going to basically be going head to head.

    What evens it out is price point, which isn't mentioned. Explorer is more than twice the price of Blast Off.

    I haven't seen Blast-off in person yet, so... I can't really make the call between them yet.
     
  14. DrTraveler

    DrTraveler Once and Future Slicer

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    They've got different goals and different targets. It's like comparing a Honda and a Porsche. You just don't do that.
     
  15. Matty

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    Explorer. This will be a landslide.
     
  16. SPLIT LIP

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    Also one of FOC Blast Off's points should be "won't cause you to go bankrupt."
     
  17. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I currently own neither, so it's about equal so far. :) 
     
  18. Detroa

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    47 vs. 2

    I *think* we have a winner.
     
  19. odeean

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    I wish a 3rd party could do all of Bruticus so I can stop buying any more. I love the idea of a definitive version. It may cost a lot once but then skipping all the lower quality releases in years that follow makes up for it.
     
  20. brr-icy

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    explorer, i paid less for him than the game accurate version of blast off goes for, and he was available twice for months at that price, not minutes, so price arguments are invalid (especially with a rerelease rumored)
     

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