First look at Cybertron Optimus Prime repaint

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. Nevermore

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  2. meetoblivion

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    so it's the LOC repaint, but in big size.
     
  3. Joe Moore

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    Such a lazy repaint.
     
  4. Hiro Prime

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    I like the colors, they look bolder than the first release, but I don't think there is that much of a difference between this one and the original to really sell well for Hasbro.

    At least not when there are multiples still sitting on shelves in the local discount stores around here.
     
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    ...pass. I'm happy with the original.
     
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    Not much of a repaint, but on the plus side at least this way I have no strong obligation to pick it up which should save a few bucks.
     
  7. thefrozenred

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    You know what he looks like?

    A prototype or test shot.

    I definitely prefer my original over that.
     
  8. Cyclone_X

    Cyclone_X Cybertronian Warlord

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    and then there is Bendy Prime in the same colors, must be a Prime Council of some sort :p 
     
  9. Foster

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    It makes sense to keep Optimus Prime out there, and a slight repaint is one way to do that. OTOH, *I'm* not buying it! And I'm hoping this doesn't affect the availability of Metroplex!
     
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    Hmm. I agree that it's too close to the original. The black looks nice, too bad they couldn't have found a color to replace the red.

    I'll be passing on this.
     
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    Wow. How absolutely pointless.
     
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    Pass. I already have his first colors, and I intend to keep it that way.
     
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    Yeah this is totally a pass. I do fancy that new Bendy Prime repaint though.

    Yeah and there two news stories on the frontpage of this just so you guys know...
     
  14. Pimpimus Prime

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    Hella lame. They shoulda made him all black.
     
  15. Ruination04

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    For some reason, I just don't think any Optimus Primes should be repainted...unless it's gonna kick ass like RiD Scourge or Armada Nemesis Prime, but I'm tired of black Prime repaints.. I'll pass on this...I agree with all of you...it's too close to the 1st one.
     
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    Not much of a repaint. :( 
     
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    Quoted for truth.

    I mean, it's a nice paint job and everything, but was it really necessary? The colours are not far removed from the original, and Prime is a very expensive figure. I couldn't afford him the first time around, and I'm still not going to be able to buy a repaint, no matter how underwhelming it is.
     
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    I'll pick him up when he's $20 on clearance.. :) 
     
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    underwhelming to say the least - very disappointing - so much more that could have been done with this mold
     
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    This TF line is so dissapointing to me. I am saving my money for the upcoming Titanium Line. :thumbdown 
     

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