Universe Unicron

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  1. GetterDragun

    GetterDragun Well-Known Member

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    Found by Zarddy on Seibertron.com from ACToys:
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  2. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Is it just me or is that 100% the same as the Armada one?
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Neat. I never owned the original Unicron so this'll be a great oppertunity.
     
  4. knook

    knook Let the Virus Consume You

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    What the fuck?
     
  5. rizuan76

    rizuan76 Banned

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    Looks just like the armada one. on second thought it is the armada version b'coz it includes the Dead-end minicon figure.
     
  6. knook

    knook Let the Virus Consume You

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    I love the mold so I'd be happy for a maybe "G1" repaint but this is the Armada version, that's shameless re-release :( 
     
  7. shroobmaster

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    Oh look! It's Armada Unicron with two new red details!

    Pass.
     
  8. AnthonyPrime200

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    to the negative responses, thats a must have if you dont already
     
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  9. benzo

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    same here!
     
  10. lastmaximal

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    well, of course people will pass. they already have it. it's not for them. they don't have to buy it.

    given that it IS the first-ever fully-released Unicron figure, it makes sense to re-release this mold [and while i personally would've preferred a recolor, it's not unreasonable that it be in these "debut" colors] under the 25th/Universe banner.

    my main issues with it are the "Decepticon" faction label [although i can also understand why it's done that way] and the typically static Universe box art. but i love this packaging.
     
  11. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

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    Neat! I'll probably buy it as my armada one is fairly worn, and missing dead end's peg now. also I'm Going for universe completion.
     
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    Who knows, maybe it is a recolour. The pic quality is so bad you can't really tell which colours. Maybe they made it more closer to G1 Unicron's colour sceme.


    EDIT: Or maybe not, but still, a buy for me.
     
  13. WTF2005

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    Wow, that's pretty lame. Hasbro had a golden opportunity by repainting this puppy.

    It's not. And even if the orange is a different shade from Armada, that's still a really lame effort.
     
  14. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    That damn thing was an ultimate shelf warmer around here, I can't believe they are going to sell it again.
     
  15. karpomatic

    karpomatic Universal Overlord

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    Orange & Black

    Cool. I've got the both of the originals. I'll keep this one in the box!

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  16. misfit1015

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    Cool, now I don't have to pay insane ebay prices
     
  17. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eh, pass for me. I don't have the original mold anymore (I sold it as I'm not a big fan of it... it was nice, but it could have been better), but having owned it I have no desire to replace it. Though, I will say that if they had done a G1 paint scheme on him I might have been tempted.

    Also, I agree with the poster who said this is a must have if you don't already have the mold. Seriously. I think collectors who've been in the game too long forget that there are those that just got into or back into collecting sometimes. It's not for you (or me really) so get over it.

    Also, don't fret too much as I'm going to bet that this guy will probably be some kind of store exclusive (and given the size he's likely to be a Sam's Club or Costco one as only they have ever been known to carry large exclusives ie: Cybertron Prime/Wing Saber set, RID Prime/Magnus set & Universe Prime & Universe Magnus). Another big hint to that is that he's not repainted at all... just repackaged like the Cybertron Prime/Wing Saber & RID Prime/Magnus sets that were exclusive to Costco. I'll be really surprised if he's not an exclusive.
     
  18. Astrotrain52

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    Cool, never had the chance to pick up the first release.

    Sold.
     
  19. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler TFW2005 Supporter

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    Easy pass for me since I already have the Armada one and it looks pretty much the same. The box looks nice, though.
     
  20. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    Considering the fandom, and Transformers awareness as a whole, is much larger now due to the movie, I can see why this was done.
     
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