Upcoming TF:Prime RiD figures revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by General Tekno, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. General Tekno

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    Nice! Airachnid, w00t! And a new RiD mold for Arcee, most likely too.

    And those minicons look pretty darn cool! One even looks like the tri-barreled cannons belonging to FE Cliffjumper. Kind of a dick move to make these minicons Japan exclusives if someone with the RiD version of CJ wants some show-accurate hand cannons. XD But the others look like Prime's sword, BB's twin-barreled blaster, and the last, Arcee or Prime's arm blaster perhaps? Very cool!
     
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    I'm kinda wondering if the minicons are TakaraTomy's answer to the toys getting smaller.

    Not to say minicons don't make sense - after all, all those weapon ports mean minicons.
     
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    I'm kinda wondering why gimmickry is making such a comeback...compare PrimeRiD to Animated.
     
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    True. We may not have seen any minicons on the show but as toy accessories, they're pretty darn cool and fun! I have a few of the Japanese Prime giveaway minicons and they're nice for Optimus and the Cons. =)

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    I'd love to get my hands on these new ones too since they appear to be designed off of the Prime character weapons from the show! I wonder if we'll see a fusion cannon minicon for Megatron soon?

    See, THIS is the type of gimmick Hasbro should have used with RiD, not the translucent plastic and oversized electronic mechtech stuff.



    Because kids like gimmicks, and parents like to make their kids happy. Adult collectors weren't the demographic the designers had in mind, I'm sure. Luckily, the Japanese love minicons and free stuff giveaways. XD
     
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    That's neat. I can go for an Arachnid.
     
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    RID Starscream? Could that be the Voyager version that was shown at SDCC last year?
     
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    I'd bet a ham sammich that it is; the one with the translucent orange forearms and oversized arm cannon thing.
     
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    I am hoping the First Edition Prime and Bulkhead get a wide release in the mainline because it would be a real shame if they are unavailable to so many people.
     
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    AIRACHNID!

    Not a Voyager. :( 

    But neither is Screamer according to that. Fingers crossed.

    The minicons sound neat, hope they'll be available in some form over here. I could see blind packs selling well.
     
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    Airachnid?


    It's about damn time we got a confirmation for her.:lol 
     
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    Awsome!:thumb  So happy that Arcee's getting a new mold and also fantastic about Airachnid getting a Voyager class figure to boot too!:D  I wonder how they may pull Airachnid off?

    Has anyone noticed under the first scanned page there seems to be some new figures we didn't see before with the figures we already saw or is it just me?
     
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    Well, not a confirmation that Arcee's getting a new mold, only that she's showing up in RiD. Some of us hope she gets a new and improved mold (and slightly smaller to scale better with the Bots).
     
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    Targit masters?!... yes please.
     
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    Those target master minicon guys look like they could be fantastic. But some confirmation on a new Arcee Deluxe, Airachnid (!!!) and all is awesome as well.
     
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    Me too mate, but seeing how the Vehicon's got a new and improved mold the chances of Arcee getting the same treatment is VERY likely now!:D 
     
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    Everyone else has though, no reason Arcee would be any different.

    I'm planning on Cybercerse Arcee to fit in with the main deluxes/voyagers, myself.
     
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    its pretty small, but starscream doesnt look like the FE mold to me.

    wonder if airachnid comes with a plastic stand or something- she's not on the ground in that altmode shot- very clearly a shadow underneath her.

    so what's going on with Skyquake, and Knockout, and zombie Cliffjumper - i guess this promo may not be a complete listing but i sure am confused between Canada, UK, Japan, and the US, FE and RID, and which wave is which IDKWTF is going on..
     
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    It's nice to have confirmation of Airachnid. I can't wait to see how her toy turns out. It's also nice to know that a new Bulkhead is indeed in the works. Should be interesting to see how his weapon turns out, and how it affects his overall toy. I'm not exactly counting on it, but it would be cool to get the first looks at these from Toy Fair.

    The targetmasters are kinda cool. I can't imagine it happening, but it would be interesting to see Hasbro release them over here too. I don't think I would add them to my collection, but they would make for fun desk-fodder (maybe I'll get some Legions...).

    Looking at the tiny proto images...that definitely does look like a Breakdown figure. Should be interesting to see how he turns out. If he is indeed a Voyager, I'll probably get him and the new Bulkhead (both sides need their muscle).

    Well, we don't know anything more about Skyquake just yet, but I imagine he'll be in the first couple of waves. Terrorcon Cliffjumper, or Terrorjumper as I like to call him, is/was going to be released under the Prime FE line, but since there's not much time before the RID line comes out...I'm not sure he and the Vehicon will see mass release. As for Knock Out, I do know that he'll be released in wave three of the RID line, but I'm not sure how that correlates with Takara's releases, if at all...
     
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    This! I mean seeing how almost everyone in Prime's getting a new mold in the RID line it's logical that Arcee and Bulkhead get the same treatment too!:) 
     

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