AOE Leader Grimlock

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by ChErikS, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. Starscream Gaga

    Starscream Gaga Protoformed This Way

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    That T-Rex mode is extremely disappointing. It just looks so elongated and bizarre, I could've forgiven the figure if its T-Rex mode was similar to the Voyager, but that is really awful.

    Looks like Voyager will be my Grimlock of choice.
     
  2. f-primusunicron

    f-primusunicron Unicron Herald BladeZero

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    how many MODs are needed to make this thing decent?
    and why did they change the original orange for that aweful chrome?
     
  3. KirbyForce1

    KirbyForce1 Well-Known Member

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    Remember when Prime Weaponizer Bumblebee had a variant released later on that had the correct racing stripes shown in the original product pictures? I hope to GOD the same thing happens with Grimlock here.
     
  4. Spaceman1251

    Spaceman1251 Legendary Warrior

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    Oh yeah, for sure. AD-20 all the way!
     
  5. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    The dinosaur mode looks stupid, with its elongated torso and short tail. No change of paint job is going to fix that.
     
  6. Liege Prime

    Liege Prime Well-Known Member

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    I think he looks ok. Definitely disappointed at the loss in heft for a leader, but despite the large arm ratchets he looks pretty well articulated with little kibble in either modes. I'm more impressed with him than either Leader Primes, that's for sure.

    One question for the reviewer though, if you don't mind. Can you tell me how much articulation is in the feet?
     
  7. AAarcher221

    AAarcher221 NomDePlume: Jimmy Rustler

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    Longcat repaint?
     
  8. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Um, ok, I stand corrected, but only for novelty value and catering to my love of cats and cat memes. As a Grimlock figure though? no.
     
  9. RedAlert Rescue

    RedAlert Rescue Banned

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    I had another though and possible excuse for the copper.

    RE this image : http://lavidaeninternet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/grimlock-transformers-age-extinction.jpg (my new desktop by the way)

    He looks green - but if you look closely you can see silver, red and copper too - maybe just maybe what looks black is actually copper that has aged to dark green - maybe he's so old he's a sort of Bronze age Dinosaur.

    So he's gone green like a church belltower and then got covered in muck - then when he transform all the corrosion disappears and he's suddenly copper.

    A Possible excuse anyway.

    I notice that Movie Strafe is mostly very dark blue/grey but when his wings spread the underside is vibrant blue - and yet most toys have not actually coloured his wings blue at all they coloured the whole thing darker blue instead.
     
  10. Swoop Dogg

    Swoop Dogg Hi Yukio!

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    I'm glad you guys all prefer the voyager version - it should be easier for me to find the leader version then.

    I like the Leader version better.
     
  11. LDM

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    Third party please save us.

    I'm looking at you planet x
     
  12. Kujo1597

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    Well, a lot of people did complain about the orange. :p 

    Of course the majority of the toy is still orange but let's ignore that little detail. :lol 
     
  13. paxtoprime94

    paxtoprime94 The Hero

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    I can forgive the smaller size and most of its other flaws, and I even like the color scheme and the chrome (idk why everyone hates chrome???). But that T-Rex mode is horrendous, the proportions are disgustingly terrible, and I don't just mean the outrageous torso but the arm, leg, and tail sizes/positioning also. What a very disappointing choice in engineering, it's as if they designed it while drunk and didn't bother fixing the problems when they sobered up. I'll be getting the voyager, it has its minor issues but it is divine perfection compared to this.
     
  14. EnerJohn

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    Wtf? Seriously????
     
  15. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    The AoE leader class, brought to you by Transformatrix toys! Because how else do you make something look expensive if not mindlessly ruining it with giant blocks of random shiny plastic?
     

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  16. JetFormers

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    Wow I thought he was going to be the deal breaker for this line, I guess wronged.
     
  17. aprim

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    LOL, thats pretty bad, might be the first Grimlock named toy I'm insta-passing on.
     
  18. reluttr

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    I still think he looks like a weird elongated eggplant with teensy tiny arms.

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  19. Killer Life

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    ZOMG ITS LOOKS TERRIBAD!! PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS!!







    Just kidding it doesn't look that bad but there is still a lot of room for improvement.
     
  20. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    The toy looks like the source material to me, it's just a shitty character design.