Whats everyone think about the TFCC Nightbeat coming out...?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by VictoryLeo19, May 26, 2008.

  1. VictoryLeo19

    VictoryLeo19 Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a membership to the TFCC like 20 min ago because I am actually looking forward to this figure. I remember i had nightbeat as a kid for christmas one year, and lost his headmaster within minutes in the sea of wripped wrapping paper:(  So im looking forward to this, not sure about the seacons myself i doubt ill get em....was never into em anyways
     
  2. WhiteMocha

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    My feelings about the figure can be boiled down approximately to this:

    -I like exclusives
    -I like Nightbeat as a character
    -I love the bright color scheme (especially considering how ridiculous it is on a character who is supposed to be a detective)
    -I hate the way most Energon deluxe Autobots are crippled by their combination gimmick, and sadly the Hot Shot mold is one of the worst casualties of the design
    -That being said, his vehicle mode is spot-on perfect for Nightbeat
    -I wish the head mold had antennae... but I can live without them
    -I'll pick up anything that fits into the Classics universe, which this does

    Verdict: I will be purchasing him, and despite his flaws I am really looking forward to having him in my collection.
     
  3. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I pretty much agree with WhiteMocha. I never even bought Energon Hot Shot, because I thought it (and all the other combining Autobots) looked like crap. However, I like Nightbeat so much as a character, and I like the color scheme and Wildman-esque head, that I'm willing to pick this guy up if I can get enough money. Also, I'm trying to be a Classics completist, so I kinda want it anyway. Besides, the mold might be better than I originally gave it credit for
     
  4. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    ^^ exactly this. Much more eloquently put than I could've imagined too :) 
     
  5. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Why, thank you! :) 
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    The car mode is perfect for Nightbeat! The bot mode would be good also but those arms.....:banghead: 
     
  7. Basketball Jones

    Basketball Jones Decepticon

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    No antennae strongly suggests against purchase.

    Poor articulation strongly suggests against purchase.

    The color scheme is very nice, however. It's a decent homage, but it's entirely unjustifiable with my financial situation.
     
  8. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Ebay:
    "Yeah, me too, like he said."

    -Hardhead from "Rebirth"

    I'm throwin him on my Classics shelf too!
     
  9. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    terrible toy, no antennae, & more than i'd ever pay for a deluxe sized figure FTL
     
  10. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Aw, c'mon Josh, we're all friends here, how do you REALLY feel? :lol 

    Actually, that's pretty much why I'm passing on him as well.
     
  11. Noisemaze2006

    Noisemaze2006 Banned

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    This is one exclusive that has no effect on me. I never had G1 Nightbeat when I was little (although I want one now), I don't read comics so I don't know the character at all, I don't like the Energon Hot Shot mold, I think the new head looks goofy as hell & the price is a joke.

    So when I saw this exclusive I was like "that's nice, whatever".
     
  12. Gort

    Gort Klaatu barada nikto TFW2005 Supporter

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    I really like it, but I'm not sure I can bring myself to spend that much on it.
     

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