TR Overlord, Clones 2-packs, WFC Optimus & Orion Evolution pack released in Taiwan!

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  1. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    Sighted on the shelves of TRU in Taipei.

    *Photos courtesy of TFW member dawGTX whom was there & shared the sightings within a closely knitted group of collectors*

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    Kindly delete/merge thread if it's already reported, thanks!
     
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  2. MatrixOfWumbo

    MatrixOfWumbo I see you

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    I've certainly never seen that Optimus pack before! That's TR Kup!

    I like the deco on WFC Prime, but I think my favorite thing is the totally random movie Prime on the box.
     
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    If I had the money I would get whoever snapped these pictures to middleman and ship me Overlord and the clones.
     
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  5. Smitty.1981

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    That Overlord I wants it!
     
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    RKillian http://www.rktoyandhobby.com

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    I guess that means we're looking at, what, November before preorders go up here? Bonus points if they can drag their feet all the way to December 26th.
     
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    ProtectronPrime I don't want to set the world on fire...

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    And then ship them overseas. By donkey.
     
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  8. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    That Prime pack is so weird -- 2 ancient Cybertronian Primes from different continuities in FoC Prime and Sunbow G1 (-esque) Orion Pax in a Bayverse themed box...
    :drunk 

    What was the relative Pricepoint for the clones? Deluxe, Voyager or somewhere between?
     
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    So, OP, can you share the price tag on the Clones, converted to US$?
     
  10. Nevermore

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    Would only make sense if put in relation to the price tags for the regular assortments, though.
     
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    First semi-comparison shot I've seen of the clones compared to deluxe figures, and those are definitely a little bigger than Legends/Scout class. Loving that prime box too, but wish it had used the G1 War Dawn head design instead. Though I am really digging the animated/marvel comic influenced head design still too. Still hoping we get another release of it with an animation accurate head though.
     
  12. Omegax80

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    Probably sooner than that. I would guess August for the Prime set and Overlord, September for the clones.
     
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    Man, to live in Taiwan right now.
    Or have a nice friend who lives there and would send me stuff. :) 

    Or, wait..... How much is a ticket to Taiwan real quick? :D 
     
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    dawGTX has shared with the group that the Clones are retailing for NT $999.

    That's approximately USD $33.
     
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    You know what I like about your store? The shelves are STOCKED.

    When these arrive at US retail, you'll be lucky to see 1 or 2 copies on the shelf. I don't know if the US stores are just more conservative about ordering, but I'm always astonished to see the piles of TF figures in overseas stores. :eek:  No joke, my dreams look like that store. :( 
     
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    Well, don't forget those energon/allspark cube TLK things that Hasbro has to prioritize. They need to get here ASAP - our shelves need the warming. :) 

    Of course, why settle for a simple delay? I say we get 1 or 2 copies of these per store, next month, then wait 3 months for a restock! :thumb 
     
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    Don't forget the additional time to be factored in for the scalpers to be notified so they can take the 1-2 copies before they can hit the shelves and mark them up 300%.
     
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    What if we buy up everything in the stores, wait until the very last day to return, just so they stock new stuff in between.
     
  19. Omegax80

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    They get the heads up like anyone else. I don't think there is a special "scalper signal" which beats the rest of the buyers...
     
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