Transformers prime toys... are they living up to your expectations?

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  1. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Just wondering if you guys are loving these or just eh about them?

    I personally think I hyped myself up about them a bit to much. They really do look nice. But now that I have them I an so so on them. I cannot make up my mind on them yet.

    The transformation is a bit complicated and not all the things peg together like they should. So it means, pose the figure, repeg Aree's heel wheel. Pose the figure, repeg bumblee's chest. All this repeging has led to scratches on the paint, already.

    So I am not sure yet. I want to see the voyagers to make up my mind on the line. How about you guys?
     
  2. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Above and beyond my expectations. I had doubts that they'd pull them off.
     
  3. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    So far, based only on Starscream and Arcee, they're awesome. The paint apps and plastic quality have improved from the DOTM line. And I love that they're still pretty intricate transformations despite them being from the TV-Y7 cartoon as opposed to the PG-13 movie. Not that both kids and adults don't watch both...just from a marketing perspective/"target" audience/whatever...I'm glad they didn't simplify the figures.
     
  4. snoopcow

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    better than most movie deluxes, a must get series in my opinion
     
  5. Robogeek28

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    Going by my NYCC set these ones are MUCH better than the movie figs.


    Of course I don't like most of the movie ones so maybe I'm just a little bit biased here.:lol 
     
  6. PlanckEpoch

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    I've got the NYCC set and toy wise they're pretty fantastic, even Bumblebee. Between Arcee and BB I like Arcee more, but Prime BB is much better than any movie one save BBBB. That being said my lack of interest for the figures isn't as much disappointment as just a general disinterest for Prime.
     
  7. Alucard77

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    I just opened Starscream. He is pretty cool. But it is weird. He pegs fine, however with him, he looks better mistransformed without pegging in his back. It straightens him out more and makes him taller.
     
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    I have Optimus, Bumblebee, and Arcee. They're okay. Okay like switching back to regular TV, after watching HD TV.
     
  9. xion14

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    So the plastic isn't that easy-snap kind from the last 2 years anymore? If it isn't, then good that they're back to the sturdy kind.
     
  10. Alucard77

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    Now that I play with them, I like that Starscream and Arcee can cross their arms across their chest.
     
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    Can't say, although them not released in my area yet is under my expectations.
     
  12. TwilightNero

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    but prime starscream is supposed to have a hunched over appearance, though to each their own.

    I only have the NYCC set, but I think they are perfect so far. Except for BBs face, he always looks sad to me.....
     
  13. Alucard77

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    Yeah, I guess, but then he is doing that hip thrust, like, yeah baby.
     
  14. Feralstorm

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    What is "HD" in this analogy?


    So far I'm OK with them (I only have the SDCC/NYCC toys so far). To me they feel like movie toys with a more appealing look. Nothing wrong with that, though I prefer the more basic, more solid, and less fiddly.
     
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    These toys are exceeding my expectations. I have Cliffjumper, Bulkhead and voyager Optimus. They are outstanding toys.
     
  16. Alucard77

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    Ahh, I want to see those. Do they lock together well?

    The toys do look remarkable though. They nailed the look.
     
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    They are rock solid toys.
     
  18. Bountyan

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    They're ok. Only one I'm super impressed with so far is Starscream.

    Bumblebee's shoulders feel so loose and the entire figure doesn't feel solid enough. And I don't care for Arcee as much anymore because she doesn't look good in a collection with the other figures. And I hate her giant wing shoulders, oversized blades, and derpy looking eyes.

    I have a feeling I'm going to like Cliffjumper, Bulkhead, and Optimus way more than Bumblebee and Arcee. I hope the new Bumblebee mold they announced is a significant improvement.
     
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    I wasn't really thinking about them, but once I got them, if I had to say, I'd say they far exceeded my expectations. It's not simply because of how well they look or how articulated they are. It's just that there's soooo much personality in them. That said, I'm not a fan of Bumblebee, but on the whole, I'm loving the Prime line thus far.
     

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