Earth Mode Mirage First In Hand Look

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Pixelmaster, May 28, 2021.

  1. CobraKai

    CobraKai Well-Known Member

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    Not me. I prefer the Cybertron look. I actually didn’t buy any Earthrise character that had a Siege version already.
     
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  2. Rodimus Maximus

    Rodimus Maximus Liege Ultimo

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    Yeah, this sucks. My biggest and (fortunately) only real disappointment with Siege/ER/Kingdom. What I was hoping for was a Mirage that was on the same homage level of glory as Jazz and Bumblebee. Bot mode is still decent, but car-wise this just looks like another half-assed CHUG design. Alas, there are worse things in life than the fret of not getting the toy you wanted, especially when you're middle-aged, lol.
    I too customize though, and love the challenge of making things that look suck into things that look dope, so I maaaaay still get this and see what some paint and some proper racing stickers can do.
     
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  3. Effigy

    Effigy Well-Known Member

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    I honestly think I like the Siege version better. But the translucent legs mean I might get him anyway.
     
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  4. Burnout

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    Love the bot mode but they really should have left the shoulder cannon port. Also just not feeling the car mode........doesnt look as sleek as it should.
     
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  5. Metalwario64

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    Yeah, that's where I stand. I'm mostly getting it for Grimlock, but the solid legs help outweigh the downgrades. With reprolabels, the Siege one looks better, but those legs might break some day.
     
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  6. 2Sixshot

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    Im thinking of buying the classics mirage and just frankenstiening the two 
     
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  7. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Behold, Gagatron!

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    Very strange he cannot put the rocket launcher on his shoulder.  I wonder if it is just that maybe this is a stolen prototype and there is supposed to be a  hole there,
    Great alt mode otherwise, the chest is not as wide as Siege\'s, which looks better.
     
  8. Led4thehed2

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    Aww man, bummer there's no shoulder port. Kind of an iconic part of his look, I feel. Well, losing that is a deal-breaker for me. I have Siege Mirage and like him quite a bit. Still a pretty darn good looking Mirage, though.
     
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  9. CelticMutt

    CelticMutt Herald of Thundercracker

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    It's weird to me how he has the same head sculpt as the Siege version (near as I can tell), when Ironhide and Ratchet had new heads.
     
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  10. Electro Rush

    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl

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    Guess I'm keeping my repro'd Siege Mirage.
     
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    I don’t think it looks that bad, to be honest.

    Also, I like how he recreated that scene from the original sunbow cartoon at the start of the video, lol.
     
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  12. Mattymo

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    mirage has had more toys and fiction without a shoulder canon so there’s that plus it was more omitted due to the new torsos engineering. Not the end of the world you’ll live
     
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  13. UltraMagnanimus

    UltraMagnanimus Fully Articulated. NOW WITH LIGHTS AND SOUNDS!

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    Aww poop. 2 Mirages in the line and I don't really like either of them.
    Sucks cuz G1 mirage was one of my favorites. They really lost a lot of the design elements that made him look so cool in the first place.
    Oh well at least I get a cool dinobot repaint out of the deal.
     
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    I think the best solution would be the Frankenstein the two versions together, take the arms from Kingdom Mirage along with the legs and swap them over to The Siege Mirage. 
     
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  15. Zylly103

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    The loss of shoulder mounting is incredibly annoying. It's very fixable, but Siege Mirage actually got it right (that is plastic/part count worked out so he could have both weapons is amazing in and of itself) so I don't see why they wouldn't have wanted to keep that.

    Beyond that, it's a sharp looking toy.
     
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    He looks good. Definitely more "Earth" like now.
    Can't blame you. I now wish I'd gotten a Siege version of Prowl when it was out as Amazon canceled my preorder last year.
     
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  17. TheWarPathGuy

    TheWarPathGuy Sorry, I just look very gouda. That was cheesy.

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    When the Cybertronian Mirage looks more earth than the earth mode.
     
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    Ready for a Selects Skid-Z repaint now Hasbro!
     
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  19. protohuman

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    No shoulder port is a little disappointing but I honestly like how he looks with the cannon mounting on the back pointing upward. I'll definitely be getting upgraded weapons, whoever makes some (Hasbro's weapons are too hollow for me most of the time and I don't like the extra ports and pegs they often have), and I'm guessing they'll come with a rig to give him a proper forward-facing shoulder cannon, but if not I won't mind.
     
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  20. cliffjumper209x

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    hope we get rid mirage from this mirage
     
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