Kingdom Deluxe Fossilizer Paleotrex In-Hand Images

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  1. Suboptimal Optimus

    Suboptimal Optimus There Is Such A Thing As Truth

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    I could see Vertebreak as female but some characters Hasbro just doesn't really specify. Unless they want brownie points.
     
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    Vertebreak was confirmed as female during an unboxing event a few weeks ago. As far as I know Paleotrex is male.
     
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  3. Suboptimal Optimus

    Suboptimal Optimus There Is Such A Thing As Truth

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    Huh, well alright. Vertebreak did seem like it could be female. Nice to have a non-athropod female Predacon for a change, really.
     
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    Yeah I think it’s pretty cool. And if you look at Vertebreak’s face closely you can certainly see the feminine features.
     
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    Suboptimal Optimus There Is Such A Thing As Truth

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    I thought so too but some Transformers are very ambiguous and for Beast Wars character its not always as obvious as the Floro Dery-designed G1 fembots. For example, the first Airazor toy was male before the show made it a fembot. Some molds and body types are quite ambiguous especially given Beast Wars tend to prefer smoother and rounder more organic curves to the robot parts versus G1's pure boxyness. That makes the toys quite vague in many cases, which is why some were retconned as female due to a lack of any indication in the bio. Airazor and Sonar being two example. Honestly a lot of Beast Wars toys got this ball jointed, slick limb design that makes them way more ambiguous than a G1 pile of box. Given the cartoon tend to tweak proportions for both the guys and the ladies, its unsurprising the toy Airazor made such a convincing girl that it honestly never crossed my mind the toy was intended to be male due to the show. But like I said, hey, we finally got a dinosaur lady in the Predacon ranks and I'm completely fine with it being a new character and one with a completely new altmode.

    If you ask me, her design is so accurate to Beast-era basic class figures that if you added some mechanical greebles, some chromed parts and a spark crystal she could easily pass as a cheap Basic Transmetal 2 design to the point I'd absolutely buy if Hasbro revealed they recycled her from abandoned concept art from 20+ years ago.
     
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    Trip Prudentia Fortitudo Temperantia Iustitia

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    Just got my hands on some kingdom stuff and this has proved to be my favorite in the line so far. What a fun concept.
     
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