Fan first friday may 21st

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Fc203, May 17, 2021.

  1. Fc203

    Fc203 Jazz is a Pontiac not a Porsche

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    Yeah youre right its not like theyve been caring a line for the last 3 years that has been very successful and a dedicated mp line
     
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  2. Crocopotamus

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    Shattered Glass Starscream looks fine, although the all white head is… something. It’s from the original design, I get that. And while I love the Siege mold, Jimminy Christmas, how many uses does that make? The new swords are a nice touch.

    Wreck-gar is lovely. Both modes are excellent. I like my old Classics version enough not to bother switching, but this is great for a lot of people.

    Gnaw is… another Sharkticon. He exists. The scale is an improvement, I suppose? He’s fine.

    I’m not loving the Dinobots. I get that they’re animation accurate, but they look SO dated. Look at a toy line like Beasts of the Mesozoic, or even Jurassic Park, and how dynamic those designs are. I realize that’s not what Studio Series is supposed to be, but I have yet to see a dino mode outside of maybe BW Megatron that hits the mark for me.

    Shame about no Bayverse stuff. I give no shits about it, but there’s clearly a rabid fan base. It would be nice to keep the ratios in SS mixed up a bit.
     
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  3. YoungPrime

    YoungPrime Herald Of Primus

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    Well so much for the guy in the HasbroPulse video saying these all have a "Summer release date" when all of these pre-orders say Oct 1st.

    So I'll just keep the Amazon preorder I already have since it's 4 days earlier now...

    Edit: NM They're showing up on TargetDOTcom with a Aug 4th release date. The only one that I really want ASAP is Slag so I'll cancel that Amazon order and move him over to Target and still use my Amazon gift card for 2 Gnaws and 1 Wreck-Garr.
     
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  4. Thelonicon

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    Yup. I posted a screenshot. It was apparently leaked a while ago but this is the semi-official confirmation.
     
  5. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Hence the “whoopsie”
     
  6. OZsket

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    People were like that with sw prequels as well
    And I mean in my opinion the ACTION scenes in the movies a far better than the ones in the 86 movie as they should be
     
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  7. Megatron Unicronus

    Megatron Unicronus Needs LEGO Optimus

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    Begins crying
     
  8. Mercurius

    Mercurius Lights your darkest hour

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    Thanks for the notice. Getting Wreck-Gar through them rather than Amazon.
     
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  9. Dinobot Snarl

    Dinobot Snarl Well-Known Member

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    E17F-uHXEAUhMI9.jpeg Shattered-Glass-Megatron-01.jpg F2705_PROD_TRA_GEN_Blurr_002_Online_2000SQ.jpg
     
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  10. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    Really, really hate wreckgars bike mode. You can see the rear wheel through the body and the front forks are all wrong. KFC wins the day on alt mode.
     
  11. Megatron Unicronus

    Megatron Unicronus Needs LEGO Optimus

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    265BF2B6-FBEC-437F-AB67-F526570E5D8E.jpeg We now have confirmation that this isn’t the whole studio series wave. I’d expect another fan first in July that reveals the rest of the wave, and goldbug.
     
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  12. Beemer

    Beemer Coined "Sunbowner" TM (C) R

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    All three preordered on sight. Can't wait for the inevitable gap fillers. Passing on Sky Scream. I've no love for the Siege Seeker mold.

    Seems there's a chicken and the egg relationship with any non-G1 folks. "If they made more, we'd buy more." So they made some BW figs, and you bought them, I hope that feedback loop continues! But they've got many more years of sales data on G1 figures. See the proportion of third party G1 figures to everything else? Manufacturers will make what sells. Just like the Bayverse films are the bank for G1, G1 is the bank for Bayverse figs and Beast Wars. If they make their money back, they'll make more.
     
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  13. Boople Barp

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    Not sure why, but this price hike hurts more than the others have. Regardless, I grabbed Starscream.
     
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  14. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Currently facepalming at your post

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    Got everything on preorder. Great stuff here, but I was still hoping to see Jolt.
     
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    A drop in the bucket compared to the real Transformers.
     
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    So somehow the 3 figure of wave 12 ss are to last until like august tf
     
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    managed to grab 2 Sharkticons and Wrek-Gar. I was 15 minutes late and Slag sold out. PO'd Slag at BBTS, along with two more Sharkticons. Waiting for TCP to put up PO's and get TWO MORE Sharkticons. This way I get six and the chances of the mall hitting at once being very unlikely.
     
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  18. Optimalprimal

    Optimalprimal Diecast construction. It's a lost art.

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    It's not just the manufacturers. Retailers are REALLY cautious these days at brick and mortar. That's why they want you to sign up for club cards and give emails. It's about tracking and marketing. In stocks and sales only tell you part of the story.
     
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  19. OZsket

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    Bro the 86 movie reall wasn’t that good neither was the cartoon both outdated af
     
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  20. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    Huh. That was quick.
     
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