DNA Designs Upgrade kit for Legacy Animated Optimus Prime

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  1. Pcsolyar

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    Sam's was white, maybe they drew inspiration from him?
     
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    I'm sold. If they add a battle mask + visor then it's actually perfect.
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    Pre-ordered. The shins make me think of Ultra Magnus, not that it's a bad thing.
     
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    So the concept was basically a combination of Armada and Cybertron super modes? The arm blasters are Armada, the detail under the eyes is the same as the Armada Super mode mouth details and the overall combination is Cybertron with only one big cannon instead of two.
     
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    Showz mentions a bonus preorder part… do we know what it is yet and if it’s exclusive to them?
     
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    Probably the hammer in a different color or something like that.
     
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    I do wish they would have included an alternate head or faceplate. I don’t mind the mouth look, but for me super mode must have a face plate.
     
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    Given the feedback they heard for other kits and acted I'm sure we will see an update about adding in a new head/faceplate. Hope a visor as well.
     
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    Wow, I don’t even really care for animated and even I can admit this looks pretty good!

    Is DNA Design back from the wilderness?
     
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    I wouldn\'t want to change out the head, but maybe a clip on faceplated visor.
     
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    Ok this looks amazing, the fact that they were able to do this at all just goes to show how good this figure is
     
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    There is a really nice masked head sculpt on cults 3d here

    I currently using it for a custom I’m working on and looks really nice once printed.

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    Aaaaaand this kit single-handedly persuaded me to purchase Legacy Animated Optimus Prime and this kit.

    I haven’t bought any of the Legacy Animated toys because they didn’t look animated enough. I LOVED the cartoony aesthetic, and I didn’t really see the point of the same characters but in a G1 style when the point of it WAS the animated style.

    But seeing this kit. WOW. I’ve wanted Powermaster Animated Prime for years now (decades?). Also, correct me if I’m wrong, but is this the first toy that lets you make animated Optimus Prime’s full fire truck mode? He showed up as a full fire truck all the time in the show, but we never got a toy of that mode (unless I’m missing something). Being able to complete the fire truck is worth the price of admission alone.

    And, speaking of the price, I think it’s…fine? I mean, it looks pretty comparable to FansProject’s City Commander armor for Classics Ultra Magnus waaaay back in the day. It’s a third party add-on kit that requires you to buy the official figure, and it’s a bunch of parts-forming armor pieces that also assemble into a truck trailer, with a huge portion of the trailer being a handheld weapon.

    It really looks to me that this item does just the same thing as City Commander, seems to have just about as many moving parts, and is, like, one-third of what City Commander cost on its release day.
     
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    Goddamnit, now I need to find Legacy Animated Optimus. This is still really good - the price doesn’t bug me too much because this just became a commander class release. That said, few things I’d like altered - silver instead of white on the legs, a masked head and a nozzle attachment for the arms with a grapple and a water blast effect. Even so, I’m still getting this - glad to see DNA return to useful kits.
     
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    He looks so baller
     
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    I'm not gonna lie...that combined vehicle mode was definitely the money shot for me and now I'm pretty tempted to buy the base figure to get the set.
     
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    Doesn't seem too bad to me considering it's an injection molded, high quality, relatively low produced item that probably doubles the overall mass/volume of the original figure

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    I would prefer a pale gray if given the option, but the bright clean white doesn't particularly bother me
     
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    *Seeing the God Bomber mode:
    Oh, that's pretty nice.

    *Seeing the fire truck mode:
    I must have this!
     
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    So uh. Will DNA also make a separate set that fixes the problems the figure should never have had? You know, gap fillers for the rear of the biceps, and in the legs.
     
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