Kreo Microchangers Wave 1 now out (pics & numbers)

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  1. griffin-of-oz

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    Someone is likely to post up better pics of these, but until they do, these are the 12 new Kreo Microchangers (noted as Wave 1), just out in Singapore today.

    Also, the list of numbers for finding specific figures...

    22981 40 - Singe (Turbomaster Scorch)
    22981 41 - Inferno
    22981 42 - Autobot Springer
    22981 43 - Warpath
    22981 44 - Quicksilver (Slingshot)
    22981 45 - Rampage
    22981 46 - Insecticon (closest real one is Bombshell)
    22981 47 - Blast Off
    22981 48 - Decepticon Hook
    22981 49 - Dirge
    22981 50 - Airachnid
    22981 51 - Decepticon Bludgeon

    The numbers are printed on the top-back of the packets.
    JUST BE AWARE - the number order matches up with the enclosed catalogue NOT the order on the back of the packet.

    Photos can be seen here.

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    TF Kreon Microchangers Blind Bag Col1/Wave 2 Codes

    Friend and I spotted some of the new Kreons in a local TRU in Singapore.

    The codes this time around are not printed on the front of the blind bags, but on the back along the red bar, on the top right hand corner. We managed to find 11 out of 12 and the codes are as follows:

    22981 40 Singe
    22981 41 Inferno
    22981 42 Springer
    22981 43 Warpath
    22981 44 Quickslinger
    22981 45 Rampage
    22981 46 Insecticon
    22981 47 Blast Off
    22981 48 Hook
    22981 49 Dirge
    22981 50 Airachnid

    Bludgeon is the 12th figure and given the first 5 codes are all Autobots, we can assume Bludgeon's number is possibly 51.

    Happy hunting, all!
     
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  3. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    Can't wait for these to hit the U.S.!
     
  4. Scrapper6

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    What are those bricks printed with Kre-O? Are they part of the Micro-Changers now, similar to the LEGO Figure stands? They look fairly standard, but also kind of neat.

    I can't wait for these to hit Canada, I am going to have so much fun collecting more Kreons. What's the quality like? Are they full of stressed out wrists like the Preview Wave or is Hasbro finally knuckling down on this issue? And are there any parts that can easily break on any of them?

    *SIGH* I wish Bludgeon had a new helmet piece though, using the Megatron helmet for him seems to be the wrong way to go, it isn't very Samurai esque.
     
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    Curious about the stands and quality as well.

    Thanks so much for the codes! Copied and saved into my phone for convenience :thumb 
     
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    All the new Microchangers come with the KreO brick now, yup. And they're pretty neat.

    The quality feels a lot better. Friend and I both agree they feel more solid and the kibble fits better to the main body. The wrists still have some of the stress marks but they don't look as bad as the first wave. A lot of unique faces (Dirge, Airachnid, Slingshot) this time round too.
     
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    Looks like the package art is cheating. It shows a lot of the figures with chest decos and back-kibble, but the photos of the actual toys have the "torso-sleeves" that cover up the chest deco.
     
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    That's nothing new, the Preview Wave did the exact same thing.
     
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    Shot of the 5 Autobots from this wave. The torso sleeve is optional, but needed for those who have back kibble like Springer, Warpath, Airachnid to name a few. For some, you can leave it off if you don't want to attach the non-essential kibble.

    Just FYI, Slingshot shares the Ratchet helm that tends to cover the eyes. An easy fix is to just drop a TINY piece of tissue/paper towel into the helm and then attach it to the head. Surprisingly it does stop the helm from lowering all the way.
     
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    Still not even a preview wave near me, might have to venture online for these guys.
     
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    I like blast off a lot, but rampage looks ugly. they could at least not print anything on their bodies and print it on the torso sleeve. Well, I guess I'm not a toy expert!:lol 
     
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    Only real flaws I found this time - my Quicksilver/Slingshot's helmet covers up the eyes, and some have stress marks on the wrists... but other than that, these have improved their quality over the Wave 0 (Preview) set and build-set Kreons.

    The black display bricks that they stand on is a welcome addition (in each pack), as it allows you to pose them now without falling over. (and makes them more respectable - offsetting the mostly lame alt-modes)

    A tip - get to the boxes first, because if general public (non-fans) are grabbing one or two from the front as a random purchase, it will be harder to find the ones that are always packed at the front (the boxes seem to be filled in order, so the same figure is grouped together in the same locations of the box - like with the Preview Wave)... I checked 3 boxes at the Forum TRU on Orchard Rd, and only one Bludgeon was left, sitting discarded on top of a nearby Preview Wave box.
     
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    Thank you to the OP for the codes! Saved them on my phone for reference when I'm out hunting. Now to wait for the microchangers to hit stores in my area.
     
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    Drop a tiny piece of tissue flat into Slingshot's helmet. I used the McD napkin. It solved the problem pretty nicely.

    That's odd about TRU Forum. I was there tonight and they didn't have a single Bludgeon. Neither Forum nor Paragon.
     
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    I've yet to see any of these in the US. Anyone see these showing up at retail anywhere?
     
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    thanks for the codes.

    Now that I see this wave again Im pretty excited that beween an extra Inferno and Warpath we can get Ironhide instead of having to buy the $70 devastator set to get him
     
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    gimme Blast Off! :drool: 
     
  18. Sideswipe80

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    That's a really good idea. I never even thought of doing that but will now :) 
     
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    Oh me like! Great to see brick stands being included. Now I won't need to buy LEGO stands on ebay.
     
  20. Dinodigger97

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    So...Singe is a Scorch homage. Cool.


    Anywhom, I love the looks of these guys. Sad, I have a lot of cutting to do.
     

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