Badcube OTS-08 SunSurge / Sunstreaker

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by OptionZero, Jul 2, 2015.

  1. RustyBarnacles

    RustyBarnacles Well-Known Member

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    Got there before I did.

    Another point is TT tend to make compromises on the robot mode for sake of the altmode. I think in Omni's case, they found a way to not compromise at all.

    Fake chest = accurate bot mode
    Fake chest = accurate alt mode
     
  2. LeakinLubricant

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    This is my stance, the fake parts thing is a fine line to start with, and it only gets finer with Masterpiece, I don't mind the odd bit of artistic to licence here and there, MP-10 grill or MP-22 wheels for example because it's a small aesthetic compromise but to fake out the whole torso area is moving away from what Masterpieces should be IMO.
     
  3. Blitz.

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    basically this.

    I'm not crazy on how the others did it and with magnus you can keep the old wheels out if you dont mind the lift.

    I'm not going to say its lazy its clear this has had a ton of work go into it but I'd rather have the windows split then have a faux part pretend to be the whole top of the car while its actually on his back.
     
  4. TigerBlade

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    You'd then have another group of ppl complaining there's ugly seams running through the alt mode. They're damned of they do and damned if they don't.

    Compromises have to be made and not everyone will agree. Life moves on and you either buy or you don't. I hope Omni press on those that don't like this. Options are never a bad thing.
     
  5. Blitz.

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    I'll take split lines over fake parts anyday. Nothing wrong being a transformer actually not having to cheat.

    I know people will moan regardless what with their being so many of us but for this to be an MP stand it it just needs to up its game for me.

    Also I will say this... that altmode from the back is rather nasty. The other MP sunny does a much better job however I do like the front details more on this one.
     
  6. Zyros

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    If the lower leg panel can slide up and the feet slide in so the leg profile is cleaned up, cool.

    Either way, I'm liking this a lot. Definitely getting it over Omni's.
     
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    Just as well there's choice then :) 
     
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    Easy pass for me. The skinniness and lack of mp-esque detail will make me stick to omni's.

    Having actually seen omni's test shot in person on the weekend, it's really not as tall as pictures make it out to be.

    At least there's options now for those who want it. And that faux folding chest looks pretty bad imo.

    Head sculpt is pretty nice though.
     
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    Hmmm... just doesn't look right, proportionally. I especially hate the feet. Hopefully they can shore that up right quick. I actually like Omnigonix' body more, but I like the head more on this one.

    As far as fake parts go... IDK if I consider it 'cheating'. It's hard to get the proper proportions for a humanoid mode otherwise. But I also am not a huge fan of this figure's backpack; I think Omni's actually has a better overal distribution of mass over the torso, because they don't have to make all the car parts into a backpack.

    I'll wait for more pics but this may be the first BadCube figure I pass on.
     
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    When in doubt count on Badcube

    Yes! Now this is the homage to Sun Streak I am digging right now. I get the idea for the ankle tilts. From the photos, looking at feet area I am thinking the transformation will be like War Dogs?
    I was torn between on picking a takara version of him and waited for a better mold to come out. And then Bad cube saves the day! I am all in for this figure. Thanks Badcube
     
  11. deathsheadII

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    aaah a prototype :)  not feeling it now :lol  love the idea of the fake chest but just like the other third party offering there's something about it i don't like
     
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    Looks good so far.
     
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    Loving everything about this.

    Badcube is killing my wallet but it's a good way to die.
     
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    Where did the comparison pics go?
     
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    Torso's too short/looks like it's missing an abdomen, hips are too wide, and the lower legs are all wrong. Scrap this and start again.
     
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    Don't forget those off-set clown shoes. Alt mode is spot on, but that's it.
     
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    idk he looks fine to me. even the skinny legs are actually accurate.

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    How else could he be so haughty and arrogant