TFC Toys Rolling Thunder Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, Jul 15, 2017.

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Are you interested?

  1. yes

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  2. maybe

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  3. no

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  1. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    For those interested, here is the original Don Fig concept:

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  2. ZombehDino

    ZombehDino Transformers was a mistake

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    Wow, I did not think we were ever gonna see this design revisited again. Here's hoping it's better done that the Xovergen version.
     
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    JazzSanti86 Rockin Out! Latino Style!

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    meh, its cool, but not really interested in it.
     
  4. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    Pictures seem to imply the trailer combined with the small robot to make a super robot, Ultra Magnus style.
     
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    Now this in an oversized weijang version would be great with my Mega Bloks GI Joe customs!
     
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    Sign me up. Again.
     
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    Hope this does better than the last figure of this design. They couldn't give those away
     
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  8. Blaque_Ravage

    Blaque_Ravage The Beast From The East

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    Wow never thought anyone would approach this version of Prime. Not too keen on this but its cool that its happening.
     
  9. Scaleface

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    As nice as this is, I'm still hoping for Hiss Optimus Prime!

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    Kind of a neat design, but don't see how it fits into my collection.

    Now if we could get a comic-accurate Nova Prime I'll happily open my wallet.
     
  11. Trent

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    Proportions aren't right. It's too tall. Don's art is heaps sleeker. I'll keep an eye on it though because a great Rolling Thunder Optimus should exist in toy form.


    And for comparison and giggles, here is Xovergen's attempt. It looks ok on its own merits, but as a Rolling Thunder based on Don's design, it's a fail.


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  12. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    I wonder what scale they're going with for this guy.
     
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    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'd add this to my Optimus shelf, but only in traditional Prime colors, not green.
     
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  14. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Now this has my attention.

    As for scale: I seriously hope they'll make it compatible with Diaclone Reboot. It feels like a match made in heaven.
     
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  15. unexistance

    unexistance MP Gen-0 Collecting Officer

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    THIS, but it has to have seat/cockpit/compartment for the little guys :D 
     
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    I really hope we can get an update next month. I'm looking forward to adding it to my collection
     
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    c/o TFCTOYS

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    That's pretty cool. I had the Rolling Thunder as a kid (I think that's the actual name of the Joe vehicle this is inspired by).
     
  19. David Hingtgen

    David Hingtgen Chromaticon

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    I loved the Rolling Thunder, still had it long after all my other Joe toys were gone. And while I would love a new modernized version---I'm not too enthusiastic about it being "just Prime's alt-mode". Give me a new Rolling Thunder playset--not a weird version of Prime that looks like it.
     
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  20. SpaghettiQuarterly

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    What a bizarre choice. I like it though.
     

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