Thoughts on ROTF Lens Heads?

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  1. Metal Chaos

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    Does anyone think they'll release or re-release any more lens heads for the ROTF toy line? Because I wouldn't mind it if they did, I know most people found them lackluster but I liked them, plan to build an army of them and use them Shockwave's decepticlones :D 
     
  2. chaoseffect

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    Not sure what these are.
     
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    He's referring to toys like Dreadwing and Swindle which were also in the video game.

    I wouldn't mind if they cranked a few more of these out though some better quality ones would be nice as toys like Swindle and Payload were pretty lackluster in my opinion. Loved Dreadwing and Overcast though.
     
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    Dreadwing, Swindle, and the alike.
     
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    Probably not.

    I mean, did ANY of the len-heads NOT shelfwarm?
     
  6. Treadshot A1

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    Yes. Dreadwing didn't in my area. Overcast did though. By then, everyone knew how crap the mold was. :D 
     
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    I'm just the opposite. I love Swindle and Camshaft and don't care much for Dreadwing aside from his jet mode. It looks good and the legs are its own action stand.
     
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    I'd be ok with them. Not sure I'd buy them, but having a "lense head" wouldn't be a bad thing, imo, and it would depend on what the entire figure was like overall.
     
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    i thought they were cool, but i eat paste and paint chips.
     
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    I wouldn't mind. I liked the idea of them, having faceless drones you could kinda troop build with. That said the only one I picked up from the first line was Payload (I wouldn't count Dropkick as one of the drones this time around), and it was a terrible terrible figure.
     
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    Depends how good they are. I love Overcast but on the other hand Swindle is one of the worst TFs I've ever bought.
     
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    I guess it's possible. Seems like an easy way to get more mileage out of things like the repaints by putting one of the lens heads onto a mold instead of just repainting it. Plus I'm sure we will get another movie tie-in video game so perhaps they will use the idea again for that giving Hasbro another reason to do more lens head figures.
     
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    The only one that warmed here was Payload. I really hope they don't reuse that mold.
     
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    I love the lensheads..but their toys were pretty bad. Swindle was decent, Payload was..very meh (too small and stupid gimmick)..Dreadwing was all kinds of bad with the shitty legs and head.

    If they would make better toys of lens head figures, I'd totally buy them all. Loved their looks in the movie prequel, especially Payload. Toys just don't do them justice.
     
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    I would've liked it if Hasbro had done a normal-headed and a lens face-headed version of each of the game drone bots. It might've made me feel a bit more like buying those repaints of them then.
     
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    they might, but i would prefer if they kept to ravage and maybe did a lazerbeak scout class figure. Hell we probably won't even get a ravage figure so what am I saying.
     
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    Not like were desperate for more ravage figures. We just got the universe one.
     
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    yeah, but a figure as other than a side note. Soundwaves little minions can be soooo much more in the movieverse line.
     
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    Yes!!! Get a movie game soundwave toy
     
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    Personaly, I hate the Lens Heads. I could never get like a real idea of who they are...
    The only one I like is Dreadwing...
     

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