Generations Selects Artfire

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by payres, May 19, 2021.

  1. Blitz.

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    that would mean everything would have equally high price differences but other toys keep or aren't far off the long standing trend of $1 = £1.

    Don't get me wrong I dont think taxes had nothing to do with it but I'm fairly sure Hasbro also enjoy just taking the piss. As for voting I don't want to get political but I'll just say I didn't vote for them but if that's what my fellow countrymen want so be it.
     
  2. B'Bantor

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    That's right, Artfire's appeal is that was a rare toy. The OG is super expensive and even his United release was somewhat rare and costly in it's day. If you had an Artfire in your collection you were most likely a High Roller, a "Baller" if you will. Artfire has class.. That's his appeal.
     
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  3. Nemesisprime1975

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    A status or a niche figure if you will...
     
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    I  got him ordered. I hope they do  stepper with  a  targetmaster  repaint too So we have  Crosshairs &  artfire then. I have the takara Kup, Hot rod & blurr as targetmasters.. We just need full fledged  Sureshot & pointblank now.I would be  satisfied  if they  were new molds but  they  could repaint the   targetmaster weapons. or  could heavy retool  like they  did the seacons.
     
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  5. B'Bantor

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    Not anymore! :thumb  And this one is pretty much his best looking figure to date.
     
  6. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Firm believer that fun toy > accurate toy

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    Artfire for the masses!
     
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  7. Nemesisprime1975

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    Yes indeed
     
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  8. Pravus Prime

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    Was hoping for Selects Marvel Galvatron to be revealed this week. :oops: 

    Oh well, great for those who want him!
     
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    I'd love that.

    Massive marvel galvatron fan
     
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    Exactly what I meant, I know some folks love him for that fact or being a targetmaster, a Japanese original, or for whatever reason. I've just never seen an Artifre and went "wow I NEED that" until now.
     
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    We won't see this guy until late in the year but I'm sure pvp will have a review in a day or so with the paint still dropping from the figure....:mad: 
     
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    I did regret not being able to get United Artfire to go with his then mold-mates Inferno, Hot Spot and 'Grappel'. This guy was an instant preorder.

    Hopefully, there'll be a Hauler on the way AND a another Hot Spot recolour (I've gotten used to the Hot Spot/Inferno repaint thing). And maybe, Spark/Pyro, too.


    But what I really want is CHUG Rescue Bot Heatwave..
     
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    He is basically just Inferno with some white parts after all. Years ago, I wanted Artfire to be released by Hasbro as Targetmaster Inferno.
     
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    I can't say I feel Hot Spot NEEDS to happen but that blue deco of his does grace whatever firetruck mold it's on so it'd certainly look nice I'm sure.
     
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    GameStop has him at $34.99, so I pre-ordered in-store for pick-up.

    He looks incredibly snazzy. I've always wanted an Artfire, & I'm happy to be getting one at an affordable price. Maybe I'm just weird, but I'm excited about him in the same way I was with the GO Botropolis set; it actually feels like an exclusive, since you're getting a complete experience. I don't have to hunt down his targetmaster separately, or anything like that.

    Now we just need Stepper with his partner. Give me the obscure pallette-swapped weirdos any day over the boring main cast!

    (I do still hope that one day, we get a G1 reissue of Artfire though...)
     
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    Yeah, those dumbasses, paying a few extra dollars on Transformers they import and enjoying free healthcare.
     
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    Oh, I'd be all over the core 4 Rescue Bots in CHUG form.
     
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    He has a standard 5mm handle, if that’s what you mean.

    He really is!

    Me too, though keep in mind all the rumors are for “toy Galvatron” which is different from Marvel Galvatron. To me, it’s close enough.
     
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    I'll probably buy this but to me he's not anymore must-have then United Artfire or MP-Artfire which I also own. I'm still partial to the generations mold for it big, blocky presense. This one just scratches the G1-you-can-actually-fiddle-with-and-not-be-scared-of-its-high-cost itch.
     
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