Generation Selects Nightbird

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by computron179, Jul 26, 2019.

  1. Obsidian X

    Obsidian X Dork of the moon

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    I have the Arcee retool and if I could only have one it would most likely be that one, this new one looks pretty cool too though and there is room in my life for multiple Nightbirds.
     
  2. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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  3. Starscream Gaga

    Starscream Gaga Protoformed This Way

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    What problem is that? T30 Arcee isn’t based on a transformation scheme that was specifically built around a combining gimmick and therefore had obvious sacrifices in order to allow that gimmick, but then had the combining gimmick gutted.
     
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  4. Fenrys

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    Both have massive backpacks and both deviate from the character since they transform
     
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  5. Novaburnhilde

    Novaburnhilde Αἰών

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    This is neat, but I love how all these fembots have been the same figure. :lolol 

    A convoy of long cars.
     
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  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Proud grandpa

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    Looking forward to any future Windblade figure that uses this same body type.....
     
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  7. CyberstormSM

    CyberstormSM Turbo-Revvin' Young Punk

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    She looks pretty cool, and I don't own this mold yet, so I'll probably buy it.
     
  8. HunterGreen2005

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    Buy 4 Selects and 1 Takara Legends and I will have a fembot ninja assassin squad. :p 
     
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  9. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    the Takara LG version blows the Siege version away
     
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  10. stad

    stad Well-Known Member

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    Ehh, I have T30 for Chromia, so no issues getting this version for Nightbird.
     
  11. DesertDog

    DesertDog is a Limited Edition redeco.

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    Looks nice, I'll get it if I can.
     
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  12. Indy2006

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    I do hope this may start us getting more female Decepticons (granted Nightbird didn’t technically become a Decepticon until later in cannon...)
     
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  13. PositivelyKen

    PositivelyKen One Man Gestalt

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    I'm happy to see a new Nightbird figure! But the countless reuses of the Chromia/Moonracer mold for every fembot are getting ridiculous. I won't be surprised if we get an Arcee from this mold, too.
     
  14. Fenrys

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    I’d be doubtful of that. Of the 6 uses of this engineering skeleton 5 are fairly obscure characters with little to no dialogue in the cartoon with fairly generic designs. Did they all even transform in the comic? The 6th one (nightbird) doesn’t even transform. Alternatively, arcee is probably the single most recognizable female transformer in the franchise. If anything she will get a new mold and we will get a lifeline repaint
     
  15. jamarmiller

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    I could really go for a lifeline repaint of a new arcee. I know of the botcon one but its just too expensive to obtain and then buy two , each one for each of my kids
     
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    T30 arcee and chromina molds feels brittle as hell.

    Just sayin
     
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  17. jamarmiller

    jamarmiller S.K.A.R. LEADER

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    I love both of them and they dont feel brittle to me. So I dont need a new arcee but will gladly take one if they can make it screen accurate. What I wish is someone would make a ( NOT 3D printing ) head for that Chromia mold so I can still use it. Its a great mold and it kinda sucks to not be using it due to the more screen accurate Chromia from Seige
     
  18. Fenrys

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    You’re an official only guy right? If you don’t mind 3p I went with this figure to have a lifeline
    iGear Delicate Warrior (Green)
    Considerably cheaper than the botcon one, but I know 3p isn’t for everyone :) 
     
  19. jamarmiller

    jamarmiller S.K.A.R. LEADER

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    Thanks for the links, appreciate it. Im not an official ONLY guy, gladly buy 3rd party if they are better and fit in chug size . I do prefer official ones but often hasbro either doesn't make the ones I want or make less inferior ones ( for example, Toyworld Dinobots or MFT's Gears, Swerve or hot toys cliffjumper as well as I titanium saints Alpha trion as all of Hasbros offerings suck ) . I have seen that I gear one but it is just too far off ( color wise for my taste ). BUt always curious on the quality of it ? how is it ?
     
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  20. denebian

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    While I agree that Arcee from this skeleton is doubtful, it's actually 7 uses now. 4 Orthia limbs, Chromia, Nightbird, and Tentakil.
     
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