Cyberverse Spark Armor Starscream

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  1. bagofshhh

    bagofshhh Well-Known Member

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    This my third thread in a row for these spark armor guys, so this will be a little short. Found him and Prowl and Jetfire at a TRU in Calgary in my last day of vacation. Of the three, I’d say Starscream is my least favorite, mainly due to jet mode, and the shovel weapon doesn’t do a lot for me. But otherwise, the construction vehicle is great, and I was impressed that the jet has a retractable landing gear under the jet nose. Another bit that I appreciated was that the tracks have little slots through them to accommodate the wings when you attach them as armor. Overall, the toy and gimmick are both fun though, Prowl and Jetfire just do it a little bit better IMO. Almost forgot, I’m not crazy about the way the chest armor hangs off the back, but that is a common gripe I have with all three.

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    bagofshhh Well-Known Member

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    In case anyone was curious:
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    dsprks75 Robot Enthusiast

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    I get that Cyberverse is the line for kids, but that doesn’t mean Hasbro gets to treat kids like they’re fucking stupid...
     
  4. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    It's more "then why don't things cost less if they're lower quality" but... yeah.
     
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    dsprks75 Robot Enthusiast

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    I was actually offended for a split second that he only got a splash of red on his front... and purple stripes on his wings? WTF is that?

    If I turned in that type of quality where I work I would be fired.
     
  6. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Size comparison with him and the Warrior one?
     
  7. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    I'd imagine the purple is a cost cutting thing (because of course). They wanted to use one color and only one color on the wings. So they could either have a red Decepticon logo or a purple stripe.

    Technically the better option here, I think. But pretty lame they created the false dichotomy.
     
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    dsprks75 Robot Enthusiast

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    I just hate how it’s like they don’t even try. I hate how produce a decent cartoon with very “not bad” animation models but the toys are Big Lots garbage.

    It’s like you ordered wings and they bring you 3 badly made PB&J’s with a bite taken out. And when you question it, they’re like “fuck you, it’s food”.

    I wanted to like these toys and I bought the first couple waves, now they sit in a box in my storage unit.
     
  9. bagofshhh

    bagofshhh Well-Known Member

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    Sorry. I don’t have it.
     
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    Skybyte sucked up all the paint budget for the wave.
     
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    It certainly did t go to Cheetor
     
  12. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    I passed this one because it looks like he's holding a pooper scooper.
    Wouldn't mind seeing the armor in Constructicon lime green in the future though.
     
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    Haha! That's funny. XD