Voyager blackout disappointment thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Scraggin, May 10, 2007.

  1. Scraggin

    Scraggin Banned

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    He's just really disappointing.

    The main things that are disappointing -

    1) The colour, baby blue, DO NOT WANT
    2) The kibble, DO NOT WANT
    3) The size, he's tiny for a Voyager.

    I really wish they'd have made an Ultra. What's with there being no Movie Ultras anyway? They should have done "Leader" Prime as an Ultra, and Starscream as a "Leader", but called them something else.
     
  2. Optimus Prime

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    He's still the coolest helicopter Transformer. And he just looks awesome in robot mode. I do agree that he might have been made the same size in 'bot mode as the other Voyagers, but still, Blackout is one neat TF.
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

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    He is by far one of the very best figs in the line.

    However, I do think he should have been bigger, and I would prefer more movie-accurate feet.
     
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    I dont see anything wrong with the color, he's not baby blue..

    THIS is baby blue

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    and what kibble? he has a backpack, but that can come off if you want, and he's no shorter then the rest of the voyagers, just his head is located in a different area of the body, he's a hunch back :p 
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

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    Yeah, more like gun-metal blue.
     
  6. Brownstreak

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    he's alright. the best voyagers from the line so far are Prime and Ironhide. Everybody else just kinda meh.
     
  7. ANDROID PRIME

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    i like him he looks mean. one of my favs
     
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    His robot mode was a tad disappointing, at least compared to Prime and Ironhide, but his copter mode is pure love and his bot mode is still pretty spiffy.
     
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    And HE COMBINES.
     
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    Two words.

    Mini Skorpy.
     
  11. Sy-Rein

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    If you dislike him that much, just ship over my way. :) 
     
  12. Scantron

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    The other two points are subjective (and I'd respond to those with "then DO NOT BUY"), but this one I'm interested in. How tall/wide is the figure in robot mode and how do those measurements compare to other recent Voyagers?
     
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    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Over use of DO NOT WANT - DO NOT WANT! :) 
     
  14. Gnaw

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    I actually almost broke hime during Transforming. The part where you move the arms up, and it's attached by that little sqare bit. I kept jerking in around, and almost snapped it off.
     
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    How big is he? cause i cant decide whether to get him or Ironhide.
     
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    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    not sure how he compares to OTHER voyagers (and i'd love to see that) but Shifty02 showed me a pic of him with Ironhide and Ratchet, and they DWARF him.

    Being that they make such a big deal about him being the biggest 'con, i really wish he'd gotten the 'Leader' class slot. I can't imagine how cool they could have done him at twice the size (and i agree that Prime n' Megs should have been Ultras ~ Prime's not TOO out of scale, but i think the whole scaling would have gone better. Prime and Brawl coould have been the Ultras...
     
  17. Scraggin

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    You're right, he's GREY TONED Baby blue, which is even worse.

    I just wish he was the same colour the movie model was.

    I dunno if that's "Subjective" - he doesn't match the movie model's colour at all.

    I don't OWN the figure, I'm basing it off the pics we've seen so far. There was one of them( Voyagers) all lined up, he was teeny, and not to mention the latest pics where deluxe Scorpy is nearly as big as him.

    Yeah, I saw that too. He really is too small.

    Leader sized would have been amazing.
     
  18. shifty02

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    Yeah, only problem I have was size. I wish he was a Leader Class. Other than that, he rocks!!
     
  19. QuinJester

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    Sweet looking figure at $20 > oversized shelf hogging figure that looks exactly the same but vaguely larger for $30.

    The idea that Prime should _not_ be "Leader" sized is mind blowing. Think about it.
     
  20. Scraggin

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    He's out of scale in Leader class. The truck isn't as big as you might think. He should be an ultra, look at that group pic with all the 'bots together with Barricade and Screamer.

    "Leader" is just a name. It's not necessarily the best size for a Leader. Personally, I think Ultra is, and the current "Leader" size should be used for larger characters, with Supreme for enormous characters, city bots, planet bots etc.
     

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