Generations Legend Starscream preview?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by xterry, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. xterry

    xterry Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2009
    Posts:
    1,610
    News Credits:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +45
    Ebay:
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    The Chinese Biggest Tranformers Forum Actoys just have new post about the newest generation starscream, WTH! the paint is sooooo poor, it can make me so sure...dont trust any offical pic from Hasbro...never...
     
    • News Credit News Credit x 1
  2. Bass X0

    Bass X0 King of Muay Thai

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2003
    Posts:
    8,641
    News Credits:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +220
    It is poor. A black head would have made a lot of difference.

    Strangely though, Legends toys don't get equal amounts of paint. Some get a lot while some barely get any at all.
     
  3. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2004
    Posts:
    13,048
    News Credits:
    13
    Trophy Points:
    327
    Likes:
    +112
    Ebay:
    Almost looks like a KO.
     
  4. Yaujta

    Yaujta Not a Bear TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Posts:
    14,286
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Location:
    South Central PA
    Likes:
    +965
    Want...want...want...
    These new Legends are sweet!
    Add some elbow articulation to Starscream, which actually looks like it'd be easy, and it'd be perfect!
     
  5. Powersa

    Powersa Car Robots

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2007
    Posts:
    3,571
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +2
    Not so good.
     
  6. knoted

    knoted Resistor Transistor

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2009
    Posts:
    4,548
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +257
    Heh, he's got the fake canopy transformation. And no forward leg articulation.
     
  7. thedreaded1

    thedreaded1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2010
    Posts:
    1,843
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    141
    Likes:
    +15
    Ebay:
    I wonder if this Starscream can fit in his pretender shell.
     
  8. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2007
    Posts:
    5,309
    News Credits:
    25
    Trophy Points:
    221
    Likes:
    +25
    Alt. mode is great, but the bot mode is ruined for me by the all-grey head. If it had looked like the stock photos, it would have been perfect...
     
  9. Bass X0

    Bass X0 King of Muay Thai

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2003
    Posts:
    8,641
    News Credits:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +220
    I think those wings would be too wide.
     
  10. Yaujta

    Yaujta Not a Bear TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Posts:
    14,286
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Location:
    South Central PA
    Likes:
    +965
    No forward leg articulation? Didn't see that before.
    Bummer.
     
  11. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Posts:
    10,567
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Likes:
    +31
    For me all flaws are forgivable as a Legends figure, except for the paintjob: They only needed to add some black paint to the head and canopy and it would have improved the figure by a mile - heck, some comic-blue would have been *something*..they're already using that anyway.

    Weird why they'd save on that..did the production of all the other cool upcoming TF toys cost so much they had to cut down on paint on a select couple of figures?..
     
  12. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Posts:
    6,108
    News Credits:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +35
    His lack of paint apps disturbs me. The head is all wrong because of this. Hmm...

    Lacking paint = -4

    Rubsign = +1
     
  13. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2007
    Posts:
    8,820
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +26
    This is actually one of the best Legends ever. If you figure out the transformation, it's pretty innovative.

    Yeah, but the actual canopy is right behind the fake one. Forward leg articulation would be nice, but they always have to sacrifice something for legends class. I think they made the right choice.

    It's too bad they skimped on the paint, but it shouldn't be too much trouble to paint the head myself.

    All things considered, it's great looking seeker mold. Looks like it can also do the conehead mode.
     
  14. Optimus1986

    Optimus1986 TMNT & Hulk Fanatic

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2008
    Posts:
    3,918
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +0
    Meh, I still want 'im.
     
  15. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2004
    Posts:
    17,271
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    332
    Likes:
    +69
    Ebay:
    YouTube:
    Q. How hard is it to bust out a black paint pen and paint his head?

    A. Not hard at all, and definitely not a deal breaker. At least his face is painted, THAT'S what sucks to paint.

    WANT.
     
  16. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2007
    Posts:
    1,544
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Likes:
    +10
    :lol  So they painted the face but not the head. A painted black head would've done wonders on him.

    I'll still be getting him. I'm a sucker for G1 Legends.
     
  17. TranstechCat

    TranstechCat Cybernetic Chimpanzee

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2008
    Posts:
    622
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    Wow. This just jumped from a "maybe" to a solid "pass"...

    Total fail. :thumbdown 
     
  18. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    66,975
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +1,278
    Just noticed now his head isn't painted black. (everytime I think of Starscream I think of the old Marvel comics style, where it was his face and forehead that were black, but most of the helmet was grey)

    Big fuckin' whoop. The figure looks like an amazng little Starscream. I can't believe anyone would pass on him because of the head colour. Look at that guy. He's even smirking and everything!
     
  19. payres

    payres Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2002
    Posts:
    4,923
    News Credits:
    85
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +276
    Ebay:
    New articulated Pretenders with legends inside is the way to go.
     
  20. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 14, 2006
    Posts:
    11,891
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +9
    Still want - a black sharpie will sort the head out.
     

Share This Page