What perks do you just love?

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  1. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Are there any perks with a figure, like a gimmick, or point of articulation, that make you immediately want it?
     
  2. SegaGenesis

    SegaGenesis Headmaster

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    The gimmicks I actually like are being a Headmasters, combining, not sucking, being a decent fembot, and, uh.... in the style of classics. Other than that, HasTak can keep their missiles, lights, sounds, etc.
     
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    beast mode !!!!
     
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    xanthax choppaface

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    Tilting ankles is a good one for me.
     
  5. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    Bloody Mess, and Grim Reaper's Sprint!

    Wait, wrong forum...
     
  6. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    Articulation-wise it'd be stuff like a cut waist and ankle tilts and little added details like articulated fingers. Luckily HasTak's been doing good on these.

    Playability-wise I love transforming weapons and the 3-mm clip system. RtS Jazz's weapons are great examples. His rifle looks good both transformed and not transformed. I like it better folded up because it looks like a blocky laser pistol.
     
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    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    A clever, interesting, or complex transformation is an almost surefire way to get me to buy a toy. Best example of this that I can think of atm is Sidearm Sideswipe.
     
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    TFareCool TFW's Camera Guy

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    I agree. An interesting transformation, with articulation.
    Spent 128 bucks on aveo swerve just for that reason, his legs that are awesome to transform.
     
  9. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Generations Scourge is the epitome of Perks I love. Interesting, well engineered transformation, ankle tilts, cut waist, turning wrists, ball jointed neck, transforming gun, and characterful mold.
     
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    I would love more headmasters and targetmasters and some playsets
     
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    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    Waist articulation, lack of weapons storage, and when a gimmick works on one toy,but not a later one.
     
  13. sparkimusprime

    sparkimusprime Coffee+Black=Delicious

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    Need moar headmasters. It's hard to single out one thing, though. My favorite two size classes are deluxe and MP. Deluxe is the perfect size for a quick fix and they're not too expensive if you can find what you're looking for at retail. MP's cause of their size, attention to detail, and all around awesomeness. I also like when a figure has a good weapon/s. Stuff like Blurr's sniper, WFC Megs' arm cannon, and Cyclonus' targetmaster. I also like the clip style weapons from hftd/generations/rts.
     
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    I like fold up weapons that can be stored on the Tf like Prowl and WFC Prime's guns.

    Targetmasters and Headmasters are always cool.

    Animal companions, especially when they become the bot's gun. Top Heavy was great, pity he was given to the crap Skyfall.

    Transparent plastic eyes that light up properly like Henkei Megatron and G2 Skram and Zap. I hate when they're painted over. Dark purple doesn't work very well for them either.

    Flip changers like Robotmasters Mirage and BW Terrorsaur. The instant transformation adds too the play value as it seems more fluid/natural.

    Old style, G1 blocky animal molds applied to modern toys like Device label Tigatron and Robotmasters Victory Leo. G1 Snarl and Grimlock are perfect. Not too keen on BW, fleshy animal modes though I am fond of Universe Frostbite who would have made a nice update of Carnivac. BW Terrorsaur, Hydra, Robotmasters Optimus Primal and Lio Convoy get away with it though.
     
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    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    I'm a sucker for military altmodes. I love Hailstorm for his altmode, even though in robot mode he looks awful.
     
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    I like Cyber Keys. I also like transformation, articulation, swords, and cool powerups. Animal modes are good. And fire engines. Especially ones that fly. I also like jets. Two words: Dogfight, Airstrike.
     
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    I love stuff like Mini-Cons, Headmasters, Targetmasters, collectible cards and the awesome Ravage that came with Hound.
     
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    Chickenlegs :poke 
     
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    Nebulans.
     
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    die-cast metal parts, individual finger articulation and ratcheted joints
     

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