Protoman Reviews: "PRIME EDITION" Rescue Bots Fire Station Prime,Optimus Prime & more

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  1. Protoman

    Protoman The Legendary One Veteran

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  2. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Mine showed up today but I couldn't pick it up. Kids are going to have fun tomorrow! (and daddy too)
     
  3. Protoman

    Protoman The Legendary One Veteran

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    Kids are going to LOVE IT Pascal. Hell I am in love with it, I feel like a kid.
     
  4. TFanPage101

    TFanPage101 Commander Magnus

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    Im not ganna get it but kids should
     
  5. changepas39

    changepas39 Well-Known Member

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    Kids are going to love it...
     
  6. Cheebs

    Cheebs Well-Known Member

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    Can't sleep... Prime will eat me...


    That lil deluxe Prime rocks.
     
  7. samtastic

    samtastic Herald of Wheelie

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    Nice review! Thanks for taking the time :) 

    Base and most toys fine for little tykes. The prime transformer is quite nice.

    But I mourn the loss of Robot Heroes :(  So much better fan service!
     
  8. power prime

    power prime AutoBot Commander

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    ok if you where 5 would you want these or your g1 toys? dont get me wrong there cool but 20 years down the line I would still want my g1 toys and yes i have given my 5 year old g1 toys.
     
  9. samtastic

    samtastic Herald of Wheelie

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    I agree - these don't really need to exist - from a collector's standpoint, or a parent that wants to give kids rockin' toys.

    But they are filling the preschool Fisher Price market need. If there's money to be made, Hasbro gonna do it!
     
  10. Bern

    Bern Pathetic fools!

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    I couldn't agree more. The G1 toys were so "advanced" feeling with their realistic alt modes that I felt way more grown up than a six-year-old normally would. My little brother was only 4 when TF The Movie came out in '86, and there isn't a single "little kid's toy" that he gives a crap about now or even back then. He-Man and Transformers were all that he held dear all these years later.

    I feel like the designers are being forced to give kids these overly simplistic cartoonish toys and the kids are expected to be challenged somehow?

    The simple "puzzle" aspect of the original Transformers is sadly missing for the youngest fans now it would seem. And unfortunately the movie line is so complicated in some regards that it is completely off-putting for a child when a simple $10 deluxe takes half the night to transform, they just give up on it and it remains in the "unplayed with" toy box, and ultimately donated to Goodwill or Mom & Dad sell them on ebay.

    SO MANY ebay auctions I come across are Lots of Movie Toys, and the descriptions read something to the effect of: "My 7- & 9- year old boys have outgrown these..." :crazy: 
     
  11. SG Roadbuster

    SG Roadbuster SG Wrecker

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    am i the only one who teared up a little when he read the oath?


    also, are there gonna be any cons with this line?
     
  12. Tux Chaos X

    Tux Chaos X Spades Slick

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    ...really?

    We're really doing this?

    We're having GEEWUNners complain about this line ALREADY?

    I give up. This fandom is a lost cause -_-
     
  13. RoccaDNB

    RoccaDNB Imperial Decepticon

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    Lol, Arsonist Megatron? Yes please.
     
  14. Easy Tiger

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    I still remember that my most played with G1 transformers were the minibots and Topspin, i.e. the ones you could play with as vehicles, then instantly transform into robots when they got to where ever they were going.

    Whilst I enjoyed the puzzle-like aspect of the more involved G1 toys, at the end of the day, these were never used to actually play out scenes. As a 5 year old, I'd have loved figures like these.
     
  15. megatroptimus

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    Guys, they're preschool toys... So yeah, they need to exist. You don't give a DOTM Sentinel Prime to a 3-year-old kid, that's just stupid. The regular Transformers on my desk, my 2.5-year-old daughter rarely wants to play with them, zero appeal to her, their complex look must be too intimidating. Rescue Bots? Since I got them, she always wants to play with them (and the little human figures). If you care about your kids, you don't give them toys they can't play with...
     
  16. Lord Madhammer

    Lord Madhammer Just a simple man

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    so I get that we're all adults playing with kids' toys... but this gives me the willies.
     
  17. Junior

    Junior Wise Beyond My Years TFW2005 Supporter

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    I love that Robot Hero style Skullgrin in your signature. That is all sorts of awesome. I would have loved to see the line continue.

    Might have to get the Prime Fire House for my girls.
     
  18. HARD RAINBOW

    HARD RAINBOW Well-Known Member

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    You know whats great about this toy line?

    I can finally play with Transformers in my bath tub.



    p.s. there is no water in the tub.


    p.p.s. I'm nude.
     
  19. ToddJumper

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    If I had a two-three year old boy he might get this, but can't fathom collecting these :p 
     
  20. openchallenge

    openchallenge Plastic based

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    I picked up a deluxe prime Saturday while shopping with superquad7. We both really liked how the fire station looks. I hope some more figures as nice as prime come out because it could be a much better line for those who like stuff like kreons but want a little more and A LOT less Lego. There is a helicopter in the artwork on primes box. No decepticons kinda sucks since you can get dragons with castles to attack and squids with pirate ships to attack in the same range from playmobile.
     

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