DOTM Darksteel Air Raid Armor Topspin Official Pics

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  1. seekerblackout

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    Soundwave and Wheeljack are indeed in wave 6. Leadfoot is in a Target exclusive two pack with a Topspin repaint called Twintwist. No news on Mirage yet
     
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    Good thing I got my Darksteel order in this morning... BBTS has him only available as a set with Air Raid and Topspin for $65...
     
  3. Zula

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    The bios for Darksteel and Air Raid are interesting.

    Darksteel looks good, but I'm still on the fence about getting Air Raid.

    I like the AWACS alt-mode, and the Mechtech shield/ion blaster is cool. It's just the robot mode that looks a bit sketchy, mostly with the aircraft tail just there in place of a right hand.
     
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    Darksteel is a MUST have.
     
  5. Scypris

    Scypris PFP art made by u/EI_Kalku

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    i like the walrus guy named darksteel!:lol  NOT!! i only like air raid in this wave.. but im lookin forward to wave 6!! :D 
     
  6. Soundkaiser

    Soundkaiser 3D Animator And Windblade's Conjunx Endura

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    the paint on darksteel doesn't feel movieish. but to my complete knowlegde i beleave wheeljack will release somewhere at the end of september or october
     
  7. Jericho

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    stupid repaints. Give us some more Decepticons, like the Waste Management truck or the Cloverfield looking guy.
     
  8. megatrong1

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    wow DOTM toys are going down hill alot:rip 
     
  9. thebruteslayer

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    ^There are still a ton of characters in DOTM, we still have Mirage, Cloverfieldbot, Garbage truck bot, Crowbar and Hatchet to go.
     
  10. PlanckEpoch

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    ....I don't think I want Air Raid now. Darksteel is the only one from this wave I'm actually interested in. Jeeze...he looks fantastic. The remolded Mechtech weapon which was awful on Starscream actually looks good on this.
     
  11. Noideaforaname

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    Just to compare (for sanity's sake I've excluding exclusives):

    ROTF Deluxes: Preview + Waves 1-5
    New Molds = 14
    -Soundwave
    -Breakaway
    -Rampage
    -Sideswipe
    -Sideways
    -Chromia
    -Skids
    -Wheelie
    -Ravage
    -Mudflap
    -Jolt
    -Blazemaster
    -Skids & Mudflap (ice cream truck)
    -Arcee
    Reused Molds = 8
    -Preview Bumblebee
    -Cannon Bumblebee
    -Deep Desert Brawl
    -Smokescreen
    -Interrogator Barricade
    -Dead End
    -Swerve
    -Stalker Scorponok

    DOTM Deluxes: Waves 1-5
    New Molds = 14
    -Bumblebee
    -Crankcase
    -Ratchet
    -Roadbuster
    -Skids
    -Starscream
    -Barricade
    -Jolt
    -Sideswipe
    -Topspin
    -Laserbeak
    -Mudflap
    -Nitro Bumblebee
    -Air Raid
    Reused Molds = 6
    -Thundercracker
    -Cyberfire Bumblebee
    -Specialist Ratchet
    -Armor Topspin
    -Track Battle Roadbuster
    - Darksteel


    DOTM Voyagers: Waves 1-4
    New Molds = 6
    * Demolishor
    * Starscream
    * The Fallen
    * Megatron
    * Mixmaster
    * Stratosphere
    Reused Molds = 3
    * Ironhide
    * Optimus Prime
    * Desert Tracker Ratchet

    DOTM Voyagers: Waves 1-4
    New Molds = 6
    * Ironhide
    * Megatron
    * Optimus Prime
    * Shockwave
    * Skyhammer
    * Sentinel Prime
    Reused Molds = 2
    * Fireburst Optimus Prime
    * Cannon Force Ironhide

    Not too much difference really. However, being the third movie we've seen a good number of these characters several times over. Plus Target, Walmart, and TRU went crazy with exclusives this time around, adding loads more redecos/retools to the pegs.
     
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    ^And yet, still don't have the rest of the characters.
     
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    ^Just like RotF at the time.
     
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    ^Then the HFTD line came.
     
  15. Noideaforaname

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    ^and DotM will probably be followed by something similar.
     
  16. thebruteslayer

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    I just hope we get a Leader DOTM Megatron.
     
  17. Anguirus

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    Thanks Noideaforaname! Yeah, the big thing for DotM is they blasted out all new molds with MechTech and now they have to make back their investment. Problem is, combined with the reticence to release the fairly major Soundwave, Wheeljack, and Mirage, not to mention a Wreckers release pattern that makes everybody happy, it really just "feels" like the line has shown us all there is to see very early on.

    Soundwave and Wheeljack should have been capitalizing on the release, not months down the line.
     
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    Air Raid looks yucky
     
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    Would have been a buy for me if he were a Voyager...
    ...and had a realistic paint job...
     
  20. seekerblackout

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    Well,that wouldn't work because SW's vehicle mode was a spoiler