Official Pictures of Universe Blaster and Heavy Load

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tim Formas, May 9, 2008.

  1. Tim Formas

    Tim Formas Old Man Administrator

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    I'm going to pass on these repaints.
     
  3. RubySoho

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    ...why is he not a radio? =\
     
  4. Beastbot X

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    Beeecause he's a repaint of an existing toy, and there's no modern TF toys that are radioes (unless you count Frenzy, and there's licensing issues there)?

    Hasbro said that we'll be getting new Voyager-class Universe molds in '09, though.
     
  5. Tim Formas

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    Higher-res pictures now uploaded too. See Blaster in screen-filling size :lol 
     
  6. butz

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    Hopefully one of those will be a new-mold Blaster! :) 
    But, I kinda doubt it.
     
  7. DieMaus

    DieMaus is blawesome

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    It doesn't matter how many times I see it, I just don't think I'm ever going to get over how unforgivably lazy and rubbish this Blaster is. Could they not have even resculpted the head, for crying out loud? As it is, there isn't a damn thing about this toy that says "Blaster" other than the red coloration, and frankly, that's just not enough...
     
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    Just pretend it's Cybertronian mode Blaster. :D 

    Stealth fighter. Same as Cybertron Soundwave, who he is a repaint of.
     
  9. LightningZERO

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    I guess I'm gonna pass. I've always want a Cybertron Soundwave mold but this red looks too weird
     
  10. Dr Wheeljack

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    I missed finding Cybertron Soundwave in my area i am tempted to buy
    Blaster for the mold.
     
  11. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    So, the yellow and gray portions of the deco, opening chest compartment, and transforming "partner" bot that can store in said compartment count for squat, eh?

    Am I the only one digging Blaster? I plan to buy him ASAP.

    Heavy Load, however... bleh.
     
  12. Red leader

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    I appreciate most things hasbro release but these are 2 of the gheyest, ugliest repaints they have ever set free, whoever thought they were a good idea should be sacked! Blaster is one of the most popular figs and characters in the TF universe yet they refuse to furnish us with a toy doubtless because tape decks are outdated and todays brats wouldnt know what they are, rant over :) 
     
  13. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I'd not say Blaster is one of the most popular figures... loads more popular than him! But yeah I agree he deserves a proper new mould. MP3 player or stereo system or anything. Not a bloody spaceship though!
     
  14. Darkscreamer785

    Darkscreamer785 Waiting For The End

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    Who the heck made Blaster a freak'n repaint ,I mean, whats up with that HE'S BLASTER FOR CRYING OUT LOUD.:banghead:  I'll probably buy them both anyways.
     
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    I might get Heavy Load; I missed out on the mould the first time round. Blaster, however? Huge pass. He looks awful IMO.
     
  16. justamaze

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    Not impressed with it but I do own the Soundwave version. It's not worth it to buy another. Not one of my favs overall.
     
  17. ORIO

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    I'm with you dude! Plus, he's got a NEW minion. I think that's awesome.

    I do wish he had a different head. But oh well! Maybe we'll get a ML Blaster one day
     
  18. Obvious Prime

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    THIS. Even if it's just a remold of Soundwave.
     
  19. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Agreed.
     
  20. Ramrider

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    I'm definitely tempted by Blaster, even if he is a redeco of Soundwave (who I love). I'm tempted to sculpt him a new head, repaint Blockrock as Laserbeak (and Laserbeak as Buzzsaw) and try to design new podbots, like Freestyle's Steeljaw...
     

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