Figure King Feb: MP-15, Encore Fort Max, Arms Micron, Generations

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. robo_rob

    robo_rob Satan's Tow Truck

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    I've been perfectly happy with my old Fort Max, but am mighty tempted to get a new, 100% complete (I'm missing a few smaller parts) and non yellowed (just a touch, not bad) one.

    The stickers would be hell, but would make for a fun evening with a few link minded friends. Maybe a livestream.
     
  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I am fine with apply Fort max's stickers myself, that said i'd not complain about tampographs although that seems a bit unlikely now.
     
  3. Shin-Gouki

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    I doubt that is a final pic of Fort Max. EVERY Encore to this point has had tempos, I doubt this will be different
     
  4. Hound521

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    Is it just me or does MP Ravage's head look kinda too fat for his body?
     
  5. Galaxy Convoy

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    I sure as hell hope so. I certainly understand why stickers appeal to some folks. But this is freaking Fort Max we're talking about here. Dude's on a WHOLE other level by himself when it comes to stickers. I understand why some people would enjoy applying them, but I'd rather have a Max fresh out of the box with professionally applied tampos. Especially the problematic ones, like his eyes.
     
  6. nellie131

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    i literally cant wait to sticker up fort max when i get it in hand, also jet vehicon general looks nice!
     
  7. Stepper

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    Yah man,sticker will be most welcome by me
     
  8. microclone

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    if fort max is all stickered then so be it, a pair of fine forceps makes the job a lot easier and more accurate!! Im very tempted by FM, but i really have to wait for a review, if hes at the quality of say sixshot or godginrai (which IMO feel like a real G1 toy) i'll be happy, if he has that light plastic feel with any loose joints i might ignore.
     
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    i know some cassettes had tampos but in the main i thought encore had stickers???
     
  10. MACRAPTRON

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    According to the text, there's a good possibility of having the Styrofoam box insert back for Fort Max. Cool.
     
  11. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Contradiction....
     
  12. MACRAPTRON

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    Text says Tomy is investigating about whether they'll use cardboard or styrofoam for the inner box, amongst other things.
     
  13. FortressMaximus1976

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    For this release, I really hope they go with styrofoam for the simple fact that unlike Brave Max who had no accessories, Fort Max comes with a ton of accessories, and we don't want that stuff flopping around the box during shipping.
     
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    FMax, if it's Styrofoam, I'm keeping the box just for the sake of nostalgia. As for stickers vs. tampograph, if it's the G1 Reissue, I always favor sticker again because nostalgia. All other lines give me tampograph any day.

    Frenzy/Rumble brother, they look awesome to me. It's a plus that both of their guns can also be store inside the pile drivers in addition to Soundwave himself. Definitely a plus. Ravage looks okay and may even a let down. I don't like how they design his rear portion of the leg.

    TG-11 FOC UM, I really love that cyan-blue color on him. Also the blue eyes is a plus too. He'll be in my collection in addition to my current Hasbro version.
     
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    Tampographs on those FortMax ramps would certainly last better than stickers would. and his companion accessories would look a bit better with a splash of paint on them.

    If they release him as is you might as well buy a junker body and some repro labels for me the only reason to buy such an expensive toy twice is if it's better than the 80's one in some way.

    Now I can't say I really needed to run out after the 3rd version of Predaking but they did at least try to improve it over the original.

    For Fort Max a little paint would help brighten him up a bit - if they don't want to bother then maybe they can find some other way like giving you a bonus sticker sheet with labels that fit inside the compartments (for example) so you not greeted by blank plastic when you open a hatch or put him in city mode.

    Tampographs on the areas likely to rub would be super though for sure especially the shoulders and the ramps.

    Perhaps water slide labels or something like that might be a better idea for the ramps. maybe even labels that work like T-shirt transfer that you heat up with a cool hairdryer and they adhere strongly and tightly to the surface. or those very thin vinyl labels. But foil Back stickers are a terrible idea on an uneven surface they hide the detail and they wear out.
     
  16. Bossguy

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    Well, that vehicon is definitely white.
     
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    Air Raid and Sideswipe come with new weapons? Are they AM Microns?
     
  18. Bossguy

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    They're the exact same weapons as we got. I want that kickback...
     
  19. NemiMonkey

    NemiMonkey Whippin Dem Fungals

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    Still have no idea whether TVG comes with two microns or not. In the bot mode pics it sort of looks like there's another Igu on the wing, but can't say for sure since the pic is too small.

    I was sort of meh towards the MP cassettes, but I have to say they are really starting to look pretty darn good. Okay ravage has some odditites with the cassette bits on his back legs, but that's forgivable considering how the rest of him looks. Now hopefully Takara makes Ratbat, Overkill and Slugfest.
     
  20. Timesynch

    Timesynch Go For Broke! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Really want to see protos of the actual Alternity GT-R Fort Max figure and his Racing Queen instead of the same promo art over and over again (I do find the colors and designs more appealing than red Convoy and blue Star Saber, Racing Queens included).

    Darkest Megatron is still a huge disappointment. I'd rather just grab the third party add-on with the Prime arm and Dark Star Saber and put that on a stock RiD Megatron. Vehicon General I'll probably grab three of those to represent Starscream's mini brigade.
     

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