Kingdom Slammer Video Review

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SharkticonGod, Sep 17, 2021.

  1. Mercutio

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    Is Hasbro using pre-yellowed plastic now? Design looks fine, but it's like they're on a continual quest to discover the ugliest plastic colours possible.
     
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    It's to match his original toy.
     
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    As a huge Metroplex obsessed fanboy, I want to like this...Wish it was a lot smaller and wish the barrel was white like the G1 toy. Love that he has a robot mode. Don't like the 50 puzzle piece transformation. I'll get it, but I already kind of resent it.
     
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    Chonkster?

    Smaller than Scamper?
     
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    Wh33ls Original G1 kid, and loves Beasties as much, eh!

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    I'll buy him if I see him. I have spoken.
     
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    that turret slips apart pretty easily... i wish they prioritised the tank mode. maybe even make the turret rotate, even though the original didn't.
     
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    He has spoken.


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    Its possible that Slammer looks more natural in person. Sunstreaker looks terrible in photographs, but when you have him in person, the yellows blend together better. Sixgun's white plastic looks better in person than the Sixgun in the photograph next to Slammer.
     
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    It's a lighting/UV thing. Sunstreaker looks best in natural sunlight, and there, the yellows seem nigh-on identical. Under any sort of artificial lights, the colours diverge completely.

    I don't really get that sort of vibe with Slammer. I mean, yes, the light grey shade does change a bit from picture to picture, but I never get a sense of that light grey ever looking "bad". It does exactly what it's supposed to, in mimicking the original G1 toy.
     
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    Finally! I\'ve found them all!
     
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    The original Slammer toy was a little bit smaller than the original Scamper if I recall correctly. That would have been my preference. But it is what it is.
     
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    That's definitely a cool idea.

    Still would be cool to get an official mold for Scamper at deluxe size
     
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    Metrodash WIP... Using same mold as I used for my Scamper... definitely repainting Slammer for my Metrotitan!

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    Remake of Mextorplex.................TO THE STUDIO, PLEASE!
     
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    Probably it was QC with his copy. Again, he basically buys the bad copies but yea, they could have just put some tabs there so if you did want to move up the turret, it wouldn't break apart so easily...
     
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    Pretty sure they pulled a PMOP again and used yellowed pictures of it online lol
     
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    Based on what?
    Because this
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    Doesn't look yellowed to me.
     
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    Not to mention, the original toy catalog image is also two colors, gray and white:
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    Slammer's turret has always been bright white, while his body has always been gray.
     
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    Given that this has an actual tank chest and that the size may not be far off from the original G2 Hero Megatron(IIRC)….this might look alright retooled as a new G2 Hero Megatron/Archforce.
     
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    He looks awesome, but I am curious. Wasn't there a notation that he becomes a tower for Metroplex as well?
     
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