Leave Bruticus alone….!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by YoungPrime, Feb 8, 2012.

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What do you think of the complaining?

Poll closed Feb 10, 2012.
  1. How cares I'm buying at least 2

    20.7%
  2. He's not even transformed correctly so why are they complaining?

    42.2%
  3. I'm with them, this thing is horrible!

    8.9%
  4. It could've been better but I'm still buying one.

    28.1%
  1. YoungPrime

    YoungPrime Well-Known Member

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    After finally seeing the “complete” version of FOC Bruticus and then hearing the gripes from people. I’m taking Hasbro’s side on this time.

    Simply because…

    a)I wasn’t expecting much from the news of a Bruticus combiner anyway once I saw Brawl and Swindles pictures. Whom I still don’t think will be much taller than Classic’s Devastator.

    B)The transformation of the Bruticus figure looks to be transformed incorrectly. I remember looking at WFC Megatron’s first picture and the arms were horribly misshapen. But in a turn of events once someone who knew what they were doing transformed him, he became a day one purchase for me. (despite being a deluxe figure )

    C)Comparing the Fansproject upgrade+ Bruticus Maximus to what will likely be $30-$40 combiner set is retarded. If you want semi-perfection it’ll now cost $50x2 for Munitioner and Explorer (if still in stock) and Bruticus Maximus on ebay. Lowest starting bid is $99. (Taxes shipping not included)

    For Hasbro this still is a great step in the right direction which will hopefully lead to a much better designed Menasor, Superion and Defensor in the future.

    Either way FOC Bruticus is a day one purchase!
     
  2. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Cool story bro.
     
  3. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    This new stuff is aesthetically painful to look at!!
     
  4. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style Toy Photography TFW2005 Supporter

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    Pretty much. Thing looks like a sack of shit.

    I can give all of the verbal "good efforts" in the world, but unfortunately I can't do that with my wallet.
     
  5. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    In other exciting news, I pooped yesterday.
     
  6. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    Why the hate for this thread. This will be the first of a million FOC bruticus threads (outside of the reveal threads).

    Personally I love what they gave us, you can not expect 3rd party fan wanks from a retail provider.
     
  7. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    how is there not a "wait and see" option on the poll?!?!?!
     
  8. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    I actually like the individual figures, for the most part. Swindle seems really generic, mind you, and Vortex looks very cool but his colors are utterly inexplicable. Onslaught looks fine, Blast Off and Brawl look amazing.

    The combined mode looks rough at best. Maybe it's mistransformed, maybe it's not. I'm still going to pick one up, most likely.
     
  9. Torque

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    Vortex's colors could be the result of photoshop.
     
  10. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    Not sure I'd be that optimistic... but it makes as much sense as someone thinking "Oh, he's gray and blue? LET'S MAKE HIM RED AND GOLD." Although then I remember Universe Dinobot... Is it an Energon Stormcloud reference? http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Stormcloud_(Energon)

    He looks pretty awesome, though.

    And I can't say this enough, I love Blast Off. Looks like he can even mount his guns on his ankles like G1.
     
  11. Autobot Burnout

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    You left off any option for people who think the Combiner mode is decent enough, but that the individual robots are pretty neat looking. Because that's the group I'm in. This is the first time we've gotten a proper G1-ish Bruticus with five seperate molds for each character since G1 (Energon doesn't count), and the potential for suck in each one of those molds was pretty high. And yet Hasbro not only pulled it off, but still kept what looks like a decent combiner option as well.
     
  12. Torque

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    I'm buying one to support moar combiners! Main reason.



    and yeah, I know that Vortex's colors on the toy are weird, but i thought they matched his animation model.
     
  13. Cracka J

    Cracka J TURD PARTY DUMPSTERPIECE TFW2005 Supporter

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    bingo, exactly my thoughts. I dig this foc brut and he will be getting purchased as soon as I see these dudes in stores.

    also yeah, poll option needed for "purchasing as-is, it's fine".
     
  14. AngryChad

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    The *only* thing I have a problem with is the colors on Vortex. I like the colors, but it's not him. Seems like something Bay would pull - "let's change the iconic colors just because".

    Other than that though, pure genius. I'm really looking forward to getting these.
     
  15. Transbot90210

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    I would like to think that I will be getting two. I will gladly buy 1 at full retail and the second will be discounted. Depending what distribution is like I may buy both on sale....tis be a recession and every dollar saved counts.
     
  16. CZ Hazard

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    A Voyager Onslaught would have been better, but then Hasbro would have case distribution issues. If this is what it takes to get a Cybertron alt.mode combiner, then I'll go all deluxe.
     
  17. Soundwinder

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    Nope, the animation model had similar colors to the toy.
     
  18. harrismonkey

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    :lol 
     
  19. Torque

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    Nope? but that's what i said! lol
     
  20. jamspeed

    jamspeed is so beast!

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    It's the best effort from Hasbro currently, I'll have to seem them in hand.
    I might get them all for the combiner. Parts of this look real good to me!
     

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