Buzzworthy Bumblebee Creatures Collide

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Napalm, Jun 24, 2022.

  1. RetrogradeMercury

    RetrogradeMercury Well-Known Member

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    A bit of a let down compared to the first Buzzworthy set but Goldbug does look absolutely fantastic. Skywasp and Scorponok don’t do much for me, not helped by the fact that I don’t especially love those molds. Ransack is neat but I really wish he could have got a bit more new tooling. A new chest would have gone a long way to making him feel more complete.

    it is very cool that alt heads are included as accessories! I’ve wanted to see alt heads as official accessories for so long
     
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  2. BB Shockwave

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    Looking at this toy, now I feel like a gold bug too. :p  Must have!

    A better joke would be another Con doing this saying "Hey your name is Scorponok, you are a Headmaster, right? let me see!" POP "Wait is that supposed to happen?"
     
  3. Furnace

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    The shade of gold on that Goldbug is perfect! He'd look great next to Legacy Blaster.
     
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  4. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Behold, Gagatron!

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    The news article forgot to upload the pic with Ransack's alternate head, btw. Nice idea, a toy accurate Kickback head with black eyes!
     
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  5. Gee Won 1984

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    That Goldbug and Ransack are awesome, me likey.
     
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    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Keep the focus Hasbro, lets get all the throttlebots and deluxe bugs in the next few years, and not just toss them in as filler repaints every now and then. Also, lets finish off the other two headmasters with Fangry whle we are at it.
     
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  7. Q Prime

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    You mean America doesn't have the option of 24 hour shipping?
     
  8. Fenrys

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    We do, it just doesn't always work and not every retailer gives it as an option
     
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  9. Seanprime

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    Yup I’m one of those just buying this for Goldbug and Ransack so definitely will unload the other 2 when the time comes
     
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    No, but I can't imagine 24-hour shipping is particularly viable when it's traveling from the UK to the US, at least without paying a small fortune in shipping fees.
     
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    Thanks, @Warpshard 's phrasing made it seem as though you don't.
    Both of the people posting this are in the UK, so they ordered it with the 24 option to get it as soon as possible. No magic intercontinental deliveries.
     
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    I have amazingly gotten an order from Hong Kong to the east coast of the USA in under 48 hours, which surprised the hell out of me.
     
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  13. Shattered Trousers

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    This set is an absolute banger, for me.

    Goldbug looks terrific! I'm so pleased to see the VW alt mode and the appropriate head- sculpt.

    As for Ransack, I went all-in on Scout/Legends-class Insecticons, including Titans Return Kickback, so I love that this updated Deluxe Insecticon will actually be a larger, Deluxe-class figure.

    Skywasp looks great, and will be a perfect rival for his fellow Halloween Horrorcon, Nightprowler.

    Lastly, my favourite of the quartet, toy-version Scorponok is a must-have! Those translucent claws are killer!

    The additional mutant heads are such an exciting addition. Way to go, Hasbro, finding a way to add value by including the alternative head sculpts that are already on the runners for the toys!

    This 4-pack is four consecutive wins for my collection!

    ~L~
     
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    Good point. I might either get two sets or just buy extras off someone if anyone is selling them. But I'll wait until I get them in hand just to make sure I can get at least one set, haha!
     
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    Never thought they would want you to rip-off the characters heads
     
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    Kids're ripping the heads off toys in the stores now that we've got windowless packaging.
    Hasbro are just keeping up with what's trending.

    ~L~
     
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    Well, I was planning on passing on this set, but Chug ‘Bug looks too good to miss. The rest are nice enough that I’ll probably keep them, particularly Ransack.
     
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    Just yesterday I took out my Golden Lagoon Starscream and now this Goldbug looks like he came out of that collection :lol 

    Anyway, this 4 pack looks at least more cohesive than the previous one, includes the alt heads, but the trade off is that its 4 deluxes instead of 3 and a Voyager (even if the Optimus Primal mold barely justifies being a Voyager).

    I'm hoping I can get my hands on this set. I'm building my "Shattered Glass Beast Wars" shelf and while I would prefer to get the Walmart Buzzsaw and Sandstorm for thosr purposes, these dudes get the job done just as well.
     
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    I keep going back and forth on if I want this Goldbug or not. At first it seems like a good opportunity to pick up the VW Bee mold I missed out on - but the truth is I don't think I can ever consider Goldbug as a Bumblebee replacement. Also I don't really care about the insect guys so selling them off is going to be a big hassle. Then someone mentioned the possibility of other Throttlebots getting new Generations updates and that idea really piqued my interesting in getting Goldbug again. However, the more I think about it, the more convinced I am that Hasbro won't really do the Throttlebots justice- they're exactly the type of characters to just get hasty repaint releases, and I'm not sure I'd maintain interest in collecting them all if that were the case. On the off chance Hasbro does put out great Throttlebot figures though, I'd be regretting not picking this guy up to go with them. I don't know.
     
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