MakeToys MTRM-09 Howling Meteor (MakeToys unofficial Starscream)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Shin Densetsu, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. Josh

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    The face is whatever, it's the size of the head that bugs me. It's so dang tiny (and I'm one who doesnt mind the tiny head approach to mecha design)
     
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  2. 2003 Megatron

    2003 Megatron You still ain't saying nothing. Still silent

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    So when is this suppose to be released?
     
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    autotronprime I like to make cool things!

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    I asked the MT rep and his response was simply "a lot sooner than you think". I took this as within the next few months. I got to handle the colored test shot at TFCon and I gotta say it was solid as could be. The outward friction joint in the hip was a little loose but other than that it felt ready to go.
     
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    I wonder if the cockpit glass will be transparent or opaque (which will be super toon).
     
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    SEPTEMBER?!?! O_O" that would be awesome! (hopefully not 2018 :p )
     
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    Eyes look oversized? He looks sad doesn't he?
     
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    They gotta get this face right because the rest is great.

    Less organic/melty/humanoid, more squared-off facial architecture... Just do it like the toon!


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    Dammit, this is the part that I don't get repeatedly not just with this company but especially MT. It's like they try to f**k up the head sculpt and face on purpose. From a distance you cannot even see this guy's face. The dark silver on black just hides the face completely and there is a miserable dead red for the eyes instead of something that pops. He looks like a zombie. This is perhaps one of the most expressive of all TFs. He cannot have a dead face and its sunk into his helmet. Your changes here would easily make this a perfect face. I think I have nailed why the faces suck too. The designers are too caught up trying to make a human face instead of a cartoon robot face. That is why all of these face look alike. They obviously don't study the original bot face and instead study other ways to make a human sculpt.
     
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    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    'all those people' will be a lot smaller number than you think for a Dr Wu release. You'll find the vast majority really didn't mind once something less than 1cm squared was up on a shelf.

    If something that tiny upsets you then at least you were able to fix it though. Silver lining and all that.
     
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    It's only weird cuz I feel like they nailed the head/faces for guys like downbeat and their pointblank
     
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    his face is absolutely terrible. even MP-3's face looks better. :lol 

    I hope some other company makes a new head for it.

    The color test shot looks fantastic. he really looks like he stepped out of the 86 movie.
     
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    2003 Megatron You still ain't saying nothing. Still silent

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    Well I really want to use this mold for my seekers. I do think it looks better and more updated. Thanks very much for the info.
     
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    2003 Megatron You still ain't saying nothing. Still silent

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    Does anyone know if these are the same size as Mp11 mold or a bit bigger?
     
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    Friction joint... And loose :( 
     
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    obviously the same size. especially when you see it standing next to reflector. and why wouldn't it be, all these guys follow the same scale chart Hasbro/Takara Tomy do on their MPs
     
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    2003 Megatron You still ain't saying nothing. Still silent

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    If that's the case I may pass. I hoping these were about a head taller or close to it. As imo the seekers a bit small.
     
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    GAUGE Nice Toys, Dumbass!

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    it's a simple test shot. Are you really gonna cry already before a review is even done of the ready to release version? :lol 
     
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    Who hasn't had a butterface once in their life? ... makes you appreciate the rest ... :) 
     

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