TF Prime: Cyberverse Commander Dreadwing

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by HenshinTension, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. HenshinTension

    HenshinTension AKA the TokuNut!

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    I was able to procure a Cyberverse Commander Dreadwing yesterday and had an opportunity to take a couple of pics! First review so please be kind :) 

    Alt Mode:

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    Pretty good representation of Dreadwing's alt mode. Back end is a little kibbly but overall it's a pretty sleek alt mode, especially for this size.

    Underside of the Alt Mode:

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    This has a bit of the Sky Shadow/Thunderwing syndrome where the arms are plain to see as are the legs. I don't mind it though.

    Bot Mode:

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    Alternate Shoulder Pad Orientation:

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    Very nice representation of Dreadwing. Good headsculpt (the eyes are painted in red). Arms are articulate and the shoulder pads are posable to your liking). Legs are a little limited but nothing I'd complain about. Now mine has a discolored thigh (it's darker than the other). Unfortunately how the figure is packaged prevents you from seeing it.

    Bot Mode with Weapons:

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    Comes with a gun (which, yes, can be held underhanded) and a sword. Both can be combined together.

    Overall this is a great Cyberverse Commander and I'd definitely recommend him for anyone who likes Prime or Cyberverse in general. Thanks for reading!
     
  2. ex dtw2003

    ex dtw2003 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, looks REALLY articulated; nice for something in this size and a good compromise for seeing the extremities in alt mode.

    Next up Ironhide?
     
  3. HenshinTension

    HenshinTension AKA the TokuNut!

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    Ironhide is a great little figure. Pretty complex transformation wise. Someone already did a review of him so I don't think I'll be doing a review. Might post some pics and impressions of him in that thread though.
     
  4. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    Thanks for posting these. Looks good and can't wait to get my hands on one!
     
  5. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Yeah, I need this guy as of last week.:drool: 
     
  6. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    So awesome!

    They are knockin em out of the park with the new commanders
     
  7. Yaujta

    Yaujta Broken. TFW2005 Supporter

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    That jet mode is incredible.

    Will end up buying at least three. One as Dreadwing, one to customize as Skyquake and one to customize as... no idea yet, but it's that good of a figure that I'll get an extra just because.
     
  8. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    Is there a neck joint? Fantastic looking little figure. Thigh swivels are much appreciated, they could have been used on all the previous commanders imo.
     
  9. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    It pretty much goes without saying, but this guy looks amazing in pretty much every possible way. I was quite relieved to find that his gun can be carried in the proper underhand way, too. Is there any part for his other hand to grasp, though?
     
  10. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    I want one.
     
  11. Sideways77

    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    Bought on signt.

    Also, pretty pathetic when the oversized Legends figure has better weapons than the Voyager....
     
  12. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

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    Looks great, can the head move for this figure?
     
  13. ang3l3s

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    I don't like small figures but this is very impressive!!!
     
  14. HenshinTension

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    No there isn't sadly. I don't think the arms can bend that far but I'll try it when I get a chance.
     
  15. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    That figure looks remarkable, especially for the size. Do want!
     
  16. HenshinTension

    HenshinTension AKA the TokuNut!

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    Photos of my attempt to have both hands holding the weapon. It's close but not quite...There is only one peg on that side of the gun so I don't think he has anything to hold on to.

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  17. er4smiths

    er4smiths Optimus Prime Titan

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    Hi would you mind posting some pix of his botmode scale with Megatron and Bulkhead and OP?

    Thanks
     
  18. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    Agreed. This is quickly becoming my new favorite size class. Dreadwing may potentially be the best one yet.

    I'd like to see that too, if you have them. :) 
     
  19. @l3x

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    God if only head articulation was standard for the commander class I would be all over them (Bulkhead as far as I know is the only commander so far in either DOTM or TFP to have that). As it is, I'm impressed by this figure but will stick to the voyager (and I'll go ahead and mod his powerizer weapon since I don't care if I ruin it trying...)
     
  20. Anguirus

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    ^ Optimus has it. I think as they start to crack engineering at this scale and detail we'll see more heads. It also may be budgetary. Most of these heads COULD turn, they just don't, a la the "missing waist joint" of many Deluxes.
     

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