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Old 04-25-2012, 09:19 AM   #31
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I'm really liking this, but a lot of it is going to be determined by how good the Shockwave head looks. This is one of the few "multi-purpose" Shattered Glass figures they did this year that works for me:
  • Classics Jazz to Classics Shockwave to homage the Alternators - Nice!
  • Converts between Shockwave and Longarm (sounds like you might have to head swap, which is a bummer) to homage Animated - Nice!
  • It's Shattered Glass - Meh.

Looking forward to building one tomorrow! Hopefully he'll be an easy add to my classics shelf.

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I'm surprised they would make a new head for a mere custom class toy.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:20 AM   #33
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I'm not sure why there's such a mixed reaction to this figure. It's probably one of the better planned figures from this year. The exclusive surprise makes it even better (if you don't wanna be spoiled, skip over the tags).

"We can use either the Jazz head or ... a custom Shockwave head! Bio: he's a SG Autobot secret police. He's an Autotrooper. Leads them actually."

I wonder if the custom Shockwave head violates their own "no 3rd party" policy...
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I wonder if the custom Shockwave head violates their own "no 3rd party" policy...
They do custom heads every year and are licensed to do so. So, no.

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Old 04-25-2012, 09:22 AM   #35
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I wonder if the custom Shockwave head violates their own "no 3rd party" policy...
Na. FunPub is licensed so it's no big deal.

I'm excited to build this tomorrow. I like the choice.

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Old 04-25-2012, 09:22 AM   #36
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Ugh. Why does so much of this year's set suck? I would think this was cool if I hadn't seen a Radicon already do it, and do it a lot better.

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Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 AM   #38
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 AM   #39
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They do custom heads every year and are licensed to do so. So, no.
I know, just a failed attempt to be snarky.

Kudos to those who will enjoy this. I just think the 'con is getting way too SG heavy.
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easy pass for this one.
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