Fans Hobby MB-01 Archenemy vs Make Toys Striker Noir!

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by TheIronBot, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. TheIronBot

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    Which will you be getting and why? I personally haven't made my decision yet.
     
  2. ahro23

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    I've never been a huge fan of the G2 Laser Prime design even as Scourge so I'll probably end up getting Striker Noir
     
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    I'm getting Striker Noir since it has received a lot of praise for the fun factor. And I want something to mess around with.
     
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    Ordered both, problem solved
     
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  5. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Board Certified Fans Trollar

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    Not ordering both. Problem equally solved!!
     
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    They don't really seem like competitive figures, they don't even represent the same character, they only share a color scheme. So ultimately it comes down to what your collecting, Striker Noir will be more at home in Neo-Classics display, while Archenemy will go better with MP's. Personally I don't plan on getting either, I only collect MP versions of characters from Seasons 1-2 and the movie. However, if I had to own one it would probably be Archenemy.
     
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    Getting Archenemy. I might get striket noir but Archenemy looks pretty damn amazing.
     
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    I'm a Nemesis fiend so I'll definitely be getting both.

    From a comparison standpoint these figures are designed for different lines. The question might as well be "Do you collect MP or CHUG?"
     
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  9. edgecrusher

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    Striker Noir looks fantastic. I have every intention of skipping the Cross Dimension series but I will be picking that one up even if it's just stand-alone display all by itself.
     
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    Yup, ordered both as well.
     
  11. CyclonuS_ZerO

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    I'm not really going for Classics sized figures anymore, so definitely going with Fans Hobby's offering here. Just watched a review and he looks pretty damn solid. Not sure when I'll get around to ordering this guy, but he's on the list for sure.
     
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    Seriously, getting both of these guys. I'm a sucker for Primes, specifically the black repaints they often get.
     
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    Striker Noir for me as I enjoy classics style bots more. I'm not worried about picking up a MP RID Scourge just yet, but I'd eventually like to get both.
     
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    The MT one looks very good, but already have prime colors which i prefer. It is meant to go with CHUG stuff, and i think it would go very nice with MMC Commotus.

    The Fans Hobby one look impressively well made and heavy. It is 25$ more, but much bigger too, meant for MP collection. I feel it needs less light than MT Striker noir to be properly visible, because of less darker black and more use of grey. Looks very prestine too, with the chrome, diecast, nice teal. If i had the money / space, i may have gotten this, or wait for the prime version that would go better for my collection.

    Cant see losing either way to be honest, or buying both.
     
  15. mikeszekely

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    This thread might as well be Archenemy vs Marvel Legends Spider-Gwen. They're totally different things, and whichever you go with has a lot more to do with what you collect than any differences between them.

    Personally, I'm in for Striker Noir. I don't really collect MPs and Archenemy is too big for my collection. If someone like KBB makes a Voyager-sized version of Archenemy if be all over that.
     
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    Not going for either, thought I much prefer the Maketoys one. I've never liked the Laser Prime design.
     
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    I wasn't a fan of the Striker Manus as the yellow highlights especially in the waist section didn't really work for me, but the teal on the Noir looks absolutely fantastic.
     
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    About how much difference I expect the fun level of the figures to be:

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    Grimlock_13 Currently facepalming at your post

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    Striker Manus looked awful to me but I'm a sucker for black repaints so I may get it if it goes on sale down the road.

    The Masterpiece Scourge looks really nice but I'll need to see what the quality is like and decide if I really actually need Scourge at that scale.
     
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    Lol Don't know why but this pic with your post made me laugh.
     
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