AAT-02 King of Kavaliers (MPM AOE/TLK Optimus Prime)

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  1. a2855959

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    It seems that AAT still don't know how to meet consumers' need.We would rather want a more movie-accurate prime that all these optional function like LEDs.
     
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    AAT at 150$... BMB at 99$. I think UT Challenger was a pretty good figure, but I don't know If I want to expend that money. 99$ fits better for me... But I was interested in AAT.

    Will see... :lol 
     
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    Right... but this isn't Challenger. And don't forget that you could actually close Challenger's legs to be closer together, they just didn't look the best when you did.

    Again, I'm not saying that AAT has corrected this issue, but it's possible that they did. I'm just saying that we shouldn't speak in facts till we get more info.

    We already ran into that issue with the gaps in his collar, and it turned out that he was just mistransformed.
     
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    Who the hell displays their figures with their legs standing perfectly straight up anyways? That looks weird and unnatural. A-stance is much more preferable, to the point where many hasbro figures are molded with feet that angle that way.
     
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    It’s a larger issue when you want to move his leg straight forward. Don’t want dragoon syndrome where the leg can’t go straight forward and makes posing awkward.
     
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    Any "leg forward" pose will also move the hips. Try it yourself right now, or pay attention to your body as you walk. Making the limbs go straight forwards and backwards usually makes poses look awkward and stilted. I don't see it as a problem if a figure has to go slightly off to the side when moving the legs forward, as long as it has the relevant waist/hip joints to compensate.
     
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    I expect a better articulation than UT Knight Prime. :)  Review videos will hit soon.
     
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    You keep comparing it to UT's Optimus. This has nothing in common with that figure. Just because that figure has a leg issue that you don't like, doesn't mean this figure will also have that issue
     
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    I mean this figure does kinda look like it barrows a lot of engineering from UT prime.
     
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    I really don't think that this borrows from UT. While UT revealed Challenger sometime in 2017, AAT revealed KOK late 2018, at least. I don't don't know if there's actual thread for the original reveal. 20211129_025207.jpg
    And while some may say that AAT had time to borrow UT's engineering, creating these designs take time, so I personally think that they already had this design in their back pocket, as El Cid was meant to be pre-knight Prime, and KOK is post-knight Prime.
     
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    Considering their first figure failed due to QC and UT’s release, I fully expect it to be based on UT prime. These designs don’t take that long to design, not more than a year. So that time frame is perfectly plausible for them to look at the way UT’s worked and start coming up with a design.

    It’s kinda obvious this new 2.0 was in response to UT and made within that year. Otherwise why would they have 2 different prime designs sitting around for the same Optimus.
     
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    My point exactly. If it takes abt a year to design, that means they were already working on it around the same time UT revealed theirs, maybe even bfr, not after.
    I already answered this in my first reply. El Cid is meant to be pre-knight Prime, while KOK is meant to be Prime after he becomes a knight.

    The proof for this is in the designs for the arms. El Cid has the regular arms, while KOK has the knight arms. And yes, El Cid did have the sword and shield, but that was more for upsale value.
     
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    Apologies if it's already been covered, but what are the differences between this and the previous release (El Cid?)?
     
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    Completely new mold.
     
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    You're right, I will expect a better leg articulation!.
     
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    still holding out for this - but if the QC or transformation reeks, then i'll fall back on the OS/BMB Challenger release
     
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    Any news?
     
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    If there are any news, those will be posted here.
     
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    Ah, the best thing to read in a thread. It's like music to my ears. Please, post it again!
     
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    I have to use my special picture for this occasion. The best Captain America figure from SHF never disappoint. :lol 

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