How do you feel about the translucent weapons?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ratchets Hatch, Oct 12, 2011.

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How do you feel about the translucent Cyberverse weapons?

Poll closed Oct 26, 2011.
  1. They look fantastic! I love them!

    6 vote(s)
    7.6%
  2. They look pretty cool.

    20 vote(s)
    25.3%
  3. They look okay, but normal weapons would be better.

    22 vote(s)
    27.8%
  4. They look awful! I don't know what they were thinking!

    20 vote(s)
    25.3%
  5. I don't buy Cyberverse, so I don't care.

    11 vote(s)
    13.9%
  1. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Medic

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    The Transformers Prime Cyberverse figures have just been revealed at the NYCC preview event!

    NYCC Hasbro Preview Event Pics

    They generally look fantastic! Apparently, the gimmick for this line is translucent weapons, which are reminiscent of the translucent parts from the Energon line.

    Some people aren't too crazy about them, but I think they're pretty darn awesome! How do you feel about them?
     
  2. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    I personally hate them. I didn't like them in Energon, they're not too appealing now. In my opinion.
     
  3. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    They are fine if that's what's in the show, but the last time I checked, no one uses energon ranged weapon. even energon swords aren't lit like that.
     
  4. Bumblebee765

    Bumblebee765 Wrecker

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    When I get the figures their weapons will probably go back into their packaging and forgotten. I've never been a fan of translucent weapons, or even big weapons. Which is why I love the movie toys (or at least, ones without MechTech) their weapons aren't big, and they're incorporated into robot mode, so they don't have to be stuck on the roof of the car in vehicle mode. I really hate that.
     
  5. Star Saber

    Star Saber Cybertron 5th Commander

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    Certain translucent weapons look pretty cool, but probably not all of them, i.e. Scourge/Black Convoy's red sword looks fantastic, but a translucent gun doesn't look that nice to me.
     
  6. MasterxBlaster

    MasterxBlaster THUGFORMER

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    Not a fan of the translucent weapons either, maybe a paint mod could help em.. paint the majority of them black with certain areas having translucent points... just a thought. Grab your sharpies lol
     
  7. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Drawings from Argentina! :D

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    They look really cool in those sort of figures. And I am not lying, I have a few of the Energon weapons and I like those too. ;) 
     
  8. LegendAntihero

    LegendAntihero Banned

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    I have no problem with translucent weapons. I just don't like translucent Transformers because I can see all the screw holes which makes it look really ugly.
     
  9. indie

    indie Guns! More guns!

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    Unless it's windows, lights or lightpiping (stuff that should be transparent), i hate translucent everything on a figure.
     
  10. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    I was thinking of really goin crazy with the tfp legends, but those weapons are a huge turn off.

    Legitimately don't understand how they could think it was in any way a good idea to do that.
     
  11. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    I typically don't like translucent anything. I like painted, solid weapons.
     
  12. Secretcode

    Secretcode Guilty of Cheese Crimes Veteran

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    I like it. Reminds me a lot of the Energon weapons, and those were easily the best part of that line for me.
     
  13. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Meh, don't love it, nor do I hate it. I won't be collecting the Cyberverse line in Prime anyways.
     
  14. Rodimus Mike

    Rodimus Mike MP & TF Collector

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    I pretty much like the clear weapons,I just happen to have 2 black lights in my room and pretty much all of my translucent pieces light up when my main light is off,makes them look SO AWESOME how they glow with them black lights.I so can't wait to get these figures now,they will be Radical.
     
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    Not even Light-piping?
     
  16. Shockblaster

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    They look okay, especially on melee weapons. I prefer normal weapons for firearms though.
     
  17. TFao

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    I like the way translucent bladed weapons look good (swords, axes, etc.). But guns... not so much.
     
  18. G1_Cindersaur

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    i like them...why not? if robots can transform into vehicles and animals...why aren't translucent weapons believable?

    I also like the translucent colors the target deluxes have been made with...nice to see semi crystal TF's that don't cost an arm and leg....

    jazz and arcee and space case are the hight lights in the DOTM lineup in my book...
     
  19. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    I don't like them, but they're not deal breakers.

    Of course, I wasn't planning on buying Prime stuff anyway.
     
  20. bny888

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    I actually prefer weapons to be black in color, chrome gold second.

    Crystal ones remind me too much of Christmas lights:


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