Kingdom Galvatron first look

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

  1. Bass X0

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    Many modern day toys of 80s characters don't have the original gimmick their toy had.

    Are the modern Runabout and Runamuck bad toys because they don't have the pull-back auto-transformation gimmick of the original?

    If Artfire doesn't come with a Targetmaster companion, then it would probably be sold separately. Size classes are a thing, and a Targetmaster companion may push the pack above the size class they want to do.
     
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    There's a distinct difference between an integrated gimmick that risks compromising the core figure and a gimmick accessory that by all measures won't be a detriment in any way.

    Also we literally just had an entire trilogy of toys with gimmicks. Artfire and Stepper are known pretty much only for their Targetmaster status, and they're exclusives.

    What's next, transformation as an optional gimmick? Oh wait, ER Arcee and SG Megatron already phone that in.
     
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    I'd rather get Artfire as soon as possible and not have to wait until they have a Voyager + Battle Master bundle slot available.

    Artfire's companion Nightstick can be recreated by using Battle Master Fracas as Nightstick is identical to Fracas, or if you prefer a more G1 accurate Japanese Nightstick (or G1 Fracas), you can combine the arms of Aimless, the legs of Caliburst and the torso of Blowpipe.
     
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    There are only two and a half Targetmaster molds from Siege that look like traditional Targetmasters. I suppose they could reuse Rung, but the sculpting is so distinct I feel like it would look weird unless they made a new torso at least. I've resigned myself to not getting a new Stepper and just using the United figure, and taking United Artfire's Targetmasters and giving them to the Selects one when it comes out.

    I just wish we could get a uniquely molded Fracas. Outside of most of the Double Targetmasters that's the only one missing for those who got the Takara ones.
     
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    My favorite thing about your reviews? Take a shot whenever you say to do something "appropriately" XD Not a nitpick or critique, it just gives me a chuckle every time XD
     
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    I have a sneaking suspicion that Hasbro will eventually release a “clean” version of this guy with more animation-accurate paint apps in their Netflix line...
     
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    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Except Wave 3 is the end of the line already?
     
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    it’s the end of the line galvatron! Sorry.....had to do it
     
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    I'm glad you did. Well played.
     
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    Technically, the entire RED line already does away with Transformation as a gimmick. It's dumb and redundant.
     
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    If i were hasbro
    Season 3, will start reprint some of these wfc mold with new color wfc animated edition XD the stuff that don't shelfwarm at that point
    Well done 8D
     
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    Does anyone own this guy? And if you got him and you hate him can I have it plz? I love the looks on this guy and I cant wait to do a stopmotion video using him.
     
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    Sighted in Australia!
     
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    Confirmed taller then Rodimus :rolleyes: 


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    Perfect. I like my villains to be bigger.
     
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    He's not stopped to be. I can't believe how many mistakes they made with this figure considering how great (generally) they've been about quality and accuracy with this trilogy.
     
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    We can wait for another 3rd party to make a new CHUG Galvatron (which will most likely never happen) or we can buy this one and support the company. The only other one I can think of is the UT Mania King, who should be eye to eye with Rodimus.
     
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    Billie94 Be weak enough to emphatize

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    A little annoying.
    I was happy to know he'd be about the size of MP-10V, so I wouldn't have to replace him, and there's always a chance they'll do another G1 Megatron who will be the same size.
    Another G1 Rodimus who is this Galvatron's size? I don't expect that in the future.
    Upgrade kits to the rescue?
     
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    seems like the time to PM my friend @Fallout about the mania king he has for sale!
     
  20. Preach Starscream

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    Not a big deal. After all, he's not towering over them like G1 Soundwave towered over G1 Optimus Prime.

    He's slightly bigger, which puts Rodimus at a disadvantage, which is better for good versus evil.
     
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