Robot Kingdom Update - Movie Trilogy Prime and TFC Rage Of Hercules

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by ORIO, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    Bit Pricey for Movie Trilogy Prime, right?

    Just picked one up last night at Target for $30.00, and even then I felt it was a bit much for what you get.
     
  3. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    $30 for the Devy upgrade? heck, i might not pass afterall.
     
  4. SPLIT LIP

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    Ah, an upgrade to totally invalidate one of the most unique and well designed aspects of Herc as well as adding to the useless parts list.

    It was so cool how Herc managed the lower arms as part of the bots. Why ruin that?
     
  5. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    Oh, don't get me wrong, I VASTLY prefer his regular look. But it would be cool to have the upgrade option. Especially since, in alt mode, all the extra parts store away in HLs truck bed lol.

    Just dont want to regret not getting it
     
  6. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    cuz its not geewunny enough!

    MOAR GEEWUN!! D:




    >__>
     
  7. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Fortress Maximus!

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    ^lmao, tell me bout it. :p 
     
  8. Jaicen

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    Damn, if they had put in a proper head it would be almost Geewunny enough for me to regret passing up on this thing.
     
  9. LigerPrime

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    Guys...is Herc really worth it? I'm a G1 fan but I'm unsure if I should pick him up or simply save my cash on reissues. There's a couple of import stores in my country that have the full set.
     
  10. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    I would say yes, dude is EPIC as all hell
     
  11. Krayt

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    Where'd you get that the parts fit in HL??
     
  12. Scantron

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    I really want the Hercules upgrade, more for the shoulder add-ons and new gun than anything else, but I think I'll wait and see what BBTS puts it up for. Paying ~$15 shipping from RK on a $30 item is a little much unless it turns out to be significantly cheaper than buying from a domestic retailer.

    Because that isn't how it was in G1 and people won't be happy until everything about Hercules is exactly like G1 Devastator? Except for Mixmaster's mixing barrel, of course, which was green in G1 but a bunch of people want purple on Hercules for some reason.
     
  13. MrCHEESEMANn

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    I wonder what "enhanced"articulation means to the shoulders.... Hmmmm
     
  14. Girl Pants

    Girl Pants aka brickonator

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    I think it simply means that the arms will have a lot more clearance pivioting in their new position farther away from the core body. I don't think those shoulder extenstions actually have any moving parts, imo, but simply allow Exgraver/Neckbreaker to move easier without bumping into Dr. Crank.
     
  15. ae_productions

    ae_productions G1 Fan

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    No Mixmaster's G1 barrel wasn't green. But yes it was.

    That's the trouble with G1. Consistency was not a virtue with G1.

    Was MixMaster's barrel green or purple? Both.

    The TOY had a GREEN barrel.

    The CARTOON had a PURPLE barrel.

    Yet ANOTHER Rumble/Frenzy debate.

    No matter which path a toy company takes with G1, it's going to upset fans.

    In the end, it boils down to preference.

    To me, I'm glad TFC is offering this set, to give fans options. If it's not your cup of tea, then it should be a pass for you. However, if you enjoy it, then get it. The price is far better than I originally thought.

    And for those of you who DO want a purple barrel, CrazyDevy is offering another upgrade to alter MixMaster's barrel to a purple one. Though I have read it is just the barrel, and the crazydevy one will not split as the TFC version does. Bear in mind, that is not confirmed.

    3rd party upgrades for a 3rd party product. :) 
     
  16. Thundershot

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    He was only $19.99 at Wal-Mart....
     
  17. Pun-3X

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    Yeah, not a bad price for the upgrade set. But all I want from it is the big awesome rifle. Face is rather ugly, head is thicker, but not enough of a sell. And I totally love the arms from the treads versus add-on parts.

    Decent price. Just don't need most of the set.
     
  18. Red leader

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    yay, wonder if they will refund my £114 they have had since last November and now no longer respond to my emails about ?
     
  19. Nukeote

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    If you look back at the toy catalogs of 85 and 86 Devastator's fully combined pose even had a gray barrel.
     
  20. 03Mach1

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    If I had Hercules, I'd be all over this upgrade. The forearm and shoulder upgrades alone are worth the price.
     

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