Generations Selects Artfire

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

  1. FAKER II

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    There are plenty of characters that I too want more that require new molds. But to me, missed opportunities regarding repaints sting worse because we know the molds already exist. Like, I'm bummed we don't have a Masterforce accurate Metalhawk or Minerva but I'm more ticked we don't have Soundblaster from the Netflix Soundwave. With Soundblaster, there's no excuse because the mold already exists.

    I see this release as a win. An obscure repaint like this is the perfect figure to be an exclusive.

    There is nothing I want more than a focus on Japanese G1, especially Headmasters, Masterforce, Victory, and Zone characters. Seriously, I love that era of Transformers even more than the original Sunbow era.
     
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    Yeah same for me! Japanese G1 is literally my favorite part of the entire Transformers Universe! If we get a Victory Leo, Deathsaurus, or a StarSaber, to go with the upcoming Raiden, I will literally lose my mind!!!:lol 
     
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    I’m sure Netflix Soundblaster will happen sooner or later.
     
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    :lol  :lol  :lol 
     
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    Apologies if I'm being a bit dense, but I'm guessing that you mean a Hasbro release of him, considering that TT had a Mall exclusive:

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    Aaanyhoo, back on topic, Artfire looks absolutely gorgeous, and yeah, definitely needs a Stepper from SS86 Jazz to partner him. :thumb 
     
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    I think he might've meant a Soundblaster from the Netflix Soundwave mold.
     
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    So who else is buying one to use the TM as Fracas with SS86 Scourge?
     
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    This is the Siege mold, and Hasbro released him before Takara with a con logo. They were referring the the Netflix mold which is a tape player
     
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    Fair enough. If Sureshot is pending I wonder if he'll be a Mirage retool.

    I honestly think he deserves better but we're talking Hasbro line budgets and makeout parties here...
     
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    Hopefully the Netflix mold is one of the first they use if they do a Shattered Glass round two!
     
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    You can make up a G1 accurate colors Fracas using the arms, legs and torso of Aimless, Blowpipe and Caliburst.
     
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    You can also do it with the Firedrive mold now using the arms from Fracas (from the Skywarp pack) and the body and legs of Artfire's battlemaster.
     
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    I expect to see Netflix Soundblaster and Twincast from the leaked Kindgom Blaster. It would make sense if they revealed at the same time, like the Encore reissue sets a few years ago!
     
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    Ah, gotcha. Thanks for the correction. :thumb 
     
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    I'm referring to what leakers have shared in discussion threads. If there's a store listing or photos out there I haven't seen them.
     
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    Wasn't Fracas already released with Siege Skywarp as part of Phantomstrike team?
     
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    Yes, but that set is impossible to get now and Fracas was incorrectly colored
     
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    Well, it’s not like Artfire’s Nightstick is properly colored either. Though you could combine the two to get one correct one. I just got an extra United Artfire Nightstick and gave it to Scourge.
     
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    Then I guess it would be better to custom build Fracas using parts from the other Battle Masters in that sense.

    Now the question for me is, to find the cheapest option to start building a correct one. :lol :lol :lol 
     
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  20. Fenrys

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    If you want the cheapest that is color accurate
    Siege Blowpipe body
    Siege Aimless arms
    Siege Caliburst legs

    Alternate color accurate but more expensive
    Siege Fracas arms
    Selects Artfire's battlemasters body and legs

    If you just want a fracas you can also use the battlemaster that comes with Artfire since Artfire's was just an unchanged Japanese release of Fracas and would also be accurate to the renders on the Phantomstrike set for Fracas.
     
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