Heavy/Scratch: Remolding the MPM Prime (Alien Attack)

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  1. Recon734

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    So we're getting conflicting information now. Are add-on parts being created to provide a blueprint for a complete figure from Alien Attack? Or are AA going to produce the add-on parts for the base MPM figure?
     
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  2. Megatron118

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    I was led to believe from Seth that these are just add-on parts made with AA's help, but BLNadal is saying it's a new figure....so someone is misunderstanding
     
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    I spoke with AlienAttack yesterday, due to the difficult to remove the pins and pieces, it'll be a whole new figure
     
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    Thanks man.
    Did they also mentioned if they're going to upscale it?
    With mpm Bee that's around 15/16 cm (16 feet movie bot), Prime should be 27/28 cm (28' movie), so it would be also in scale with Weijiang Rendsora, wich is 29/30 cm (30' movie).

    And it would be in scale also with their Dino.
     
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    Meanwhile, here are some other minor changes I'd like to see:
    legs flaps
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    they're present in the mpm, but are just sculpted and unpainted, so paint them and add a pin (or a hinge? I'm not too sure what's the correct terminology)
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    shoulder sliding details
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    One cool gimmick of the prototype that never saw the light.
     
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  7. Megatron118

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    Well if it's a whole new figure then idk whether to buy the MPM for now or not, because this will take years to come out
     
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    I'm confused as well, honestly. Her says add on, but I don't see how sales for it would do honestly. Again, if im not mistaken, that's a lot of pins to remove and replace, which not many people have the skills to do. They might be designing an add on, but I thunk it would be best for AA to release a full figure. I think they'd get more sales from that.

    EDIT: read the rest of the comments. New figure!!
     
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    BLNadal confirmed it's a full figure, but like I said a few posts ago, this will take ages to come out as a full figure. The MPM is nearly perfect as is, all it needs is the new backpack and better hip joints and that's about it. Maybe those new forearms and a new head but those are minor. People keep asking for more and more things to add to it, to the point of overcomplicating it. At that point, just buy the 4EVER DMK.
     
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  10. Seth Sunthay

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    The project was going to be a heavy remold, unfortunely, the vehicle mode looked atrocious (the one we made) and would have more problems.
    So i spoke to alienAttack, they're going to make a whole new figure, however, they need feedback and ideas.
     
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    Mmm, i never said add-ons, i meant upgrades.
     
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    If they want feedback, they should just keep the base figure the same. People are overcomplicating it. The only changes need to be:

    New backpack and forearms from Barnabus Clanck
    Chest and abs that sit lower (maybe do a mod like lukelbs did?)
    Make shoulders tab in better
    Hip ratchets forward/backward and side to side


    Splitting tires and random floating pieces on CGI model are too complex. Only the changes above will have the biggest impact on accuracy
     
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    I hope its a full figure. Since it'll be a knockoff, it could very well be cheaper than the official. If its an add on, then I have to pay full price for the figure and then even more for the kit.
     
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    Whole new figure means new mold, so it's not going to be a knockoff.
     
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    watching and rewatching the cgi model, I've come to the conclusion that the shoulders are fake parts (flame on them doesn't mean they're part of the truck, think at the inside of the legs) or at least part of the rear cab (but I don't think so).
    The entire door form the lateral chest panel, so maybe a double inged configuration?
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    Agreed. The new backpack and making the front of the truck form the arms as it should are really all that's necessary. Everything waist down on the official is fine, for the most part. All the issues are in the upper body, honestly.
     
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    Yeah, I must've corrected just as you were replying. :) 
     
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    Aren't Wei Jiang Optimus and Hound considered knockoffs?
     
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    First of all, it was going to be a remold.
    However, AlienAttack said that they got problems to remold it, some parts were had to remove by pins, so now, they are going to make a whole new figure.
    Now they need feedback and ideas to make a new figure wich is prime, they aren't going to make a heavy remold, just a new figure.
     
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    I thought they meant they weren't gonna make replacement parts because removing pins is too difficult for the average customer.
     

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