Kingdom Galvatron first look

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by xd Accrocate, Mar 15, 2021.

  1. C16

    C16 Space Nomad

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    You're right, Hot Rod's a Voyager. Look at this limbs, not a single hollow space anywhere on his body like you find on all Deluxes. He's got articulated hands, a car hood that collapses into the back, wheels that collapse into the legs, double jointed legs, butterfly joints on the shoulders and a visor that folds out of his head. None of that engineering is comparable to a $20 price point. Hot Rod has 29 steps to transform, Kup has 21 and Blurr has 18. It's hardly a "stupid defense", they're facts. Same as they did with Hot Rod, they're doing with Galvatron. Rodimus Prime, too. More complex and filled in than a Voyager.

    Stop being willfully ignorant and crying about price points not reflecting what you incorrectly think they consist of.
     
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  2. Benzene Prime

    Benzene Prime Wanted for mayonnaise abuse

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    I do find it somewhat funny though, the Marvel comics version of Galvatron is the complete opposite of Kingdom Galvatron design wise, like the former straight up looks anorexic compared to this roided out beast. In a way it does follow Fanstoys Sovereign's bulkiness.
     
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  3. optimusbee

    optimusbee Well-Known Member

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    NEW NEWS!!! Hopefully this settles some confusion.

    Okay so I asked the original photographer himself why the head looks larger than it did in the initial photos and he himself said it’s the angle. I’m 99% sure the proportions on him which be much better.
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  4. Hyoumaru

    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    It's not just me right? He looks kinda monkeyman-ish.
     
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  5. RodimusZero

    RodimusZero Steezin fo no Reason

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    You're absolutely right, all these size queens need to chill the f**k out--we're two, three years into War for Cybertron, it's nothing new.
    And people who are going to start saying "but Leader Grimlock..." WE FINALLY HAVE A TOYLINE IN SCALE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 35 YEARS,
    stop trying to ruin it for us!! Hasbro's always been a bunch of cheap, stingy a$$holes, that's why we diehard Takara fans have been balking about
    the "brand unification" since we got f'd on Power of the Primes 2 years ago. Whether you get more guns, more hinges, more paint.. it's all based on
    how much Hasbro thinks you like the character and how much they think they can squeeze out of you, and no amount of complaining is ever going to fix that.

    Even in these very poorly taken photos, I think we can all see a bunch of hinges, flaps, more engineering than Siege/Earthrise Megs got,
    on par with what SS86 Hot Rod has but in a different size class, so yeah, I can easily afford $50 for this. I mean, for crying out loud, this isn't Hot Toys,
    it's a f***ing generic retail figure you can buy at Target. :rolleyes2 
     
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  6. Phamduc

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    always has been
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  7. harrismonkey

    harrismonkey Well-Known Member

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    Hmm, so he’s roughly the same size as Titans returns (which is reasonable), which also means he’s close to the size of mania king. We’ll see what future pictures look like, but I may be fine with my mania king. I assumed he’d be an automatic buy. He really may not be. Need to dig out mania king and look at him next to cyclonus and scourge.
     
  8. Hail Galvatron

    Hail Galvatron Well-Known Member

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    MUCH BETTER!

    More photos that shall alleviate fears should be coming soon. ;) 
     
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  9. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    I swear between SS86 Hot Rod, Kingdom Rodimus and now this clearly the only figures made by Hasbro to be decent value for money are these:

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    No damn deluxe class height here, this guy is commander Jetfire height. Since height is apparently the only metric this fandom is capable of measuring by anymore. If you’re this upset about $50 you probably shouldn’t be in this hobby.
     
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  10. microbot

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    This Galvatron is really great! The new pics are great and way, way, way much better than his TR version! He on another levels of details and an awesome model!
     
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  11. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    I’m convinced that when we get official photos and even in box photos, people will say “it’s photoshopped” or “it’s the angle, it’ll look better”.
     
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  12. C16

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    Anything can look like a monkeyman with the right angle.

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  13. Terramotus

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    Thanks for posting that.

    Unfortunately, it's not really any better. It's in line with there being minor distortion in the other photos, but not in line with the "everything will look perfect with proper pictures" crowd. His head and shoulder pads are still enormous, his ape arms still go down to his knees, and his torso is still too wide to a hilarious degree.

    It's a real shame, because unlike a number of people, I'm really happy with them raising these figures to the next price point to get a higher part count and better engineering. Hopefully this disaster of a figure doesn't put them off of the idea.
     
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  14. RagaBM

    RagaBM Sqweeks, the Last Knight

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    O
    kay now THAT looks much better!
     
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  15. John TheDestroyer

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    He looks pretty good but I'm finally starting to see the low shoulder thing people keep mentioning. I think even a tiny shift up would help a lot. This edit puts them about a quarter of an inch higher
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  16. Phamduc

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    ye just like those tw knight orion promo photos
     
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  17. optimusbee

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    It looks much better in my opinion. I’m 99% sure the proportions problems you’re mentioning are because of the angles, but I respect your opinion.
     
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  18. xd Accrocate

    xd Accrocate Tell Megatron, 'Let's tango'

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    bro name me ONE g1 transformer that LOOKS like it has good engineering.
    g1 transformers literally morphed into their alt mode, ofc its gonna look simple from this one, still picture of him
     
  19. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    My guess like SS86 Hot Rod he'll look better and more proportional in "action" versus standing G1 style.
     
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  20. octobotimus

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    The figure who’s proportions remained consistent throughout the years of pictures? Sure.....