First look at Kingdom Rodimus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Daimao, Mar 3, 2021.

  1. VectorOracle

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    I think the rumor is that SS86 Hot Rod is going to get an SG repaint, no word on the repaint for Rodimus though.
     
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    Yeah, the top-end pricepoints tend to be largely "one-and-done". They're harder to market as exclusives. Leader Class is about as high as you can go for straight redecos/minor remolds.
     
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    Rodimus looks like he’s a bot with 2 goals.
    Chew energon goodies and kick Ass... and he’s all out of Goodies
     
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  4. VectorOracle

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    True. I think we are supposed to be getting an SG Jetfire repaint in the Selects line though, so that'll be interesting. I think a lot of people, myself included, are also expecting that Rodimus might get a repaint sans trailer, most likely Primus.
     
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  5. Sness

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    I could see them redecoing just the main body and leaving out the trailer. Also, they're doing an SG Jetfire this year so anything is possible.
     
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    i think reading this thread is actively reducing my brain cells and diminishing my lifespan

    guess i'll keep at it
     
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    Rodimus has SEPARATE moving Index finger, for a start. That's one thing missing from Prime already.
    I'm sure others will be able to spot it better.
     
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    Really the only size comparisons that matter are with Galvatron and Magnus. As long as he looks okay with them, I'm not too worried about having the perfect size.
     
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    His hands are MP level of articulation. every knuckle has a hinge, and the pointer finger is indeed seperate
     
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    I'm off work and ready for more arguing!

    Using the new pic, posing my Hot Rod the same, and then scaling the Matrices together, I think this is just about perfect to the size he'll actually be. About a head taller than ER Optimus Prime

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    They will have the same form of articulation that Hot Rod has. Unorthodox and a little awkward, but it's the best solution for his giant shoulders

    I don't usually align with communist ideals but....

    He will certainly be significantly taller than Hot Rod. See the beginning of this post for my best comparison

    Rodimus will be taller than Optimus who is already pretty large and hefty for a Voyager figure. Roddy would be closer to $45 on his own, then let's say $20 for the big honking trailer with massive cannon, and then that leaves the leftover $15 for the blast effects and accessories. I think the price evens out pretty well

    Optimus is already pushing the limit for a $30 Voyager. Rodimus is taller, more complex, and has a more complex and higher parts count. Rodimus as even just the core bot pushes easily out of the $30 Voyager range, probably worth closer to $40 or $45

    I always prefered a taller Rodimus too, but for a pretty different reason. I just use his height as a comparison to Optimus. In my headcanon, Optimus is short for a Prime and Rodimus is average Prime height. This is only because I love the idea of Optimus being such an underdog that even though he's smaller than the average Prime, starting out as a lowly librarian, he still rises to the top and leads the wars for millions of years

    We need more of this energy in here. Conversely, someone could say "I don't like this Rodimus, I'm not gonna buy it." and then leave well enough alone. Criticism of the figure is good. Relentless hate is not
     
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    This. I really need Galvatron and Rodimus to be right together. Smaller...bigger...whatever but they need to be in-scale with each other.
     
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    Deluxe Class figure in a Voyager box what scam just not worth 30 clams
     
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    I wonder if we'll get another thread like this the next time a Commander comes out since the credible leakers generally agree that future Commanders will cost 25% more.

    The amount of scrutiny $100 commanders will get is going to be insane.
     
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    Oh youre one of them dudes. "size is everything". I bet you're fun.
     
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    Those who throw fuel onto the fire shouldn't point fingers.
     
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    Clearly Micromaster sized with a Leader class trailer.[/blue]
     
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    Pfffft. How the stock photographers got so many people to not realize this is obviously supposed to accompany the figurines with Unicron is beyond me.
     
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    Im excited to get this rodimus but I gotta say that I\'m a bit tired of the earthrise matrix. Mostly its because of how small it is. It fits it the chests fine but it is supposed to have holes inside the frame for the fingers, not skipped over grabbing the whole part with the thumb in-between the frame and core. It certainly isn\'t gunna ruin the figure or anything like that but it does result in a slightly less cool pose because it\'s so tiny.
     
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    Good God, some of the replies on this thread...:banghead:  :crazy: 
     
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