AOE Cyberverse/Legends Grimlock

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by rob_charb, Jun 28, 2014.

  1. rob_charb

    rob_charb Well-Known Member

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    So I found Grimlock at the Family Mart here in Taiwan the other day.

    He's just a redeco of Transformers Prime Rippersnapper (I think, never bought any of the Abominus figures), but he's a neat little figure.

    The colour scheme looks pretty sharp. The orange/copper is a shade or two lighter than the Voyager, but it works.

    Dino mode is a bit of a mess, no two ways about that. Poseability in bot mode is pretty much limited to the shoulders and hips, with some forwards/backwards on the head and the ankles can rotate up and down, thanks to the transformation.

    For the price of the figure, $249 NTD (roughly $8 USD), it's not a bad little Grimlock.

    Oh, just something I thought was pretty funny…on the back of the package, they have big bold lettering claiming a 4-step transformation…yet when you look at the instructions, it lists 12. Got a bit of a chuckle out of that.
     

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  2. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    Wow he didn't even come with a hammer, how disappointing.
     
  3. rob_charb

    rob_charb Well-Known Member

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    Nope, none of them come with accessories. There was also Optimus (as you can see), Bumblebee and Stinger.
     
  4. Diggeh

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    He's not really Grimlock at all. Just fodder for another Abominus.
     
  5. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    The hips can move up a bit higher in beast mode:
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    Does the bot mode head have a habit of falling off? It was like that in the original, I'd like to know if they fixed it.

    I'll get Grimlock if I see him, not as himself but as another Terrorcon. I love those little guys and wouldn't mind having multiple Abominuses worth of them. Grim's nice and distinct from Rippersnapper, unlike how Cindersaur was.
     

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  6. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm Good Morning, Weather Hackers! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I dub thee 'Grimmersnapper'.

    I guess one could name it after Pretender monster Slog, based on colors, but in AOE the Sludge-wannabee Dinobot grabbed that name.
     
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  7. rob_charb

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    So far, I haven't had any issue with the head falling off.
     
  8. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    Pretty cool. Now, review that exclusive powered up Optimus Kreon you got at the expo yesterday! Do it. Do it NOW!
     
  9. cybeast

    cybeast Not Spinister, But Punster

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    Can he still combine to form Abominus?
     
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    Dachande Janitor. Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's a Cyberverse monsterbot with really nice colors. This was a guaranteed purchase for me from day 1.
     
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    tfcrafter Customizer and LEGO MOCer

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    It should, since it's not a retool.
     
  12. jaws

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    That way you could smash this pathetic rendition.
     
  13. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    Not too shabby. Honestly might get that Prime, though.

    Really can't wait until the Scout/Legends 2-packs... the Grimlock from Cruellock and Strafe from Terrorsaur look excellent.
     
  14. GRIMLOCK AOE

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    $8 for that piece of crap?! No frickin' way!
     
  15. Bass X0

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    I bought the black and brown color scheme yesterday for £3. I had seen it before but I didn't want to pay £5 for it since I already had Rippersnapper and Cindersaur. Still a cool little mold. I don't care about the lack of a weapon since I never liked the ones the Beast Hunters releases came with anyway.

    I prefer this color scheme to the orange AoE Grimlock which I don't have yet. Although that release does mix up the areas painted while the black + brown Grimlock just has the same areas painted as Rippersnapper and Cindersaur.