FansToys FT-30A-E Ethereaon (Masterpiece Superion/Aerialbots)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by dalianjj, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. Fortynickel

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    Fortunately for you, you’re on the deformation robots part of the forum so you’re safe.
     
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  2. blast47

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    Doing juuuuuust enough to keep the community really interested/invested?
     
  3. Goosfraba

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    It can't be helped, like it or not, we are approaching endgame. They'll try to push as many secondary characters as they can before the ones you really want, they might loose some customers in the process, but there's always buyers.
     
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    If they don't have the designs for the combiner parts they would still need to figure out how it was intended to combine using the existing figures and whatever preliminary work they have(sketches, mockups, ect) in order to work backwards to recreate the missing pieces and work them into a palatable product.
     
  5. Detroa

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    Oh so they had to reverse engineer the combining parts and the last member, that would definitely explain about 4% of the delay.
     
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  6. Megamenasortimus Prime

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    As much as I wish there were no delay, my ultimate preference is for them to take their time and nail it if opposed to shipping a shit show. They must have their reasons. IMO, it doesn’t really matter what those are as long as when the end of the delay is reached, FT deliver on what they promised. :2c: 
     
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    FT Superion.jpg
     
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  8. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher "She wanted nothin', and I delivered." TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't buy it, at least as far as Bandit goes. There's no way FT didn't already have the designs for Bandit, given they've shown the renders for Bandit since like 2019. I could believe it about the skeleton though, given it was already needing rework/rethinking back then, and who knows maybe that's part of why the designer gave up and left. I highly doubt that FT doesn't have Bandit at least at the mold stage though. I'd be tempted to take the bet that dalianjj has a display case full of them by now, lol. Probably a warehouse full of them awaiting the skeletons to bundle with them.
     
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  10. junkbot

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    So they give us the last two for Superion and they can't even finish Bandit. Weird, but that is par for the course for FT. I would laugh if Viper and Jester are not released for another 2 years. haha.
     
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    It’s nice that the thighs are the proper yellow in this pic but probably wishful thinking since they made Silverbolt orange
     
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    I assumed that was a digibash
     
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    How do you let somebody "take the designs with them"? Was all this stuff not backed up and just sitting on one guy's computer somewhere?
     
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    Fanstoys Masterpiece Official

    Lol

    It looks almost exactly the same as Superitron, I guess people who already have the Zeta's version wouldn't feel the need to buy the combiner parts for Ethereatron.
     
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    lol. I’m on that group just for updates. They’re more toxic than these boards are sometimes.
     
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    Tbf nobody said we were getting both the aerialbots before bandit or even one for that matter. They just showed off some prototypes which if im not mistaken bandit already had
     
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    Yea, I know. I was just being a little stinker. I never cry foul. These are just toys and FT at the end of the day will deliver and everything will be hunky dory. LOFL!!:D :rolleyes: 
     
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    Zeta Toys did when they broke off from Toy World
     
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    Im wondering the same thing. It doesn’t sound very realistic. Designs are key files, why didn’t have several backups of those files? And what just one guy had access to the designs?
     
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  20. NemesisAngel

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    I know this is a digibash but I am underwhelmed. I don't own zeta or any fans toys superion figures so I'm not biased, but if they both look the same I might as well get the cheaper zeta one.