Kingdom Waspinator In-Hand Images & Review

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  1. DarkAxalonSyde

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    That was very quickly proven to be a hoax. The person also reported someone else (I think PrimeVsPrime) was in trouble, who very quickly denied the rumor.
     
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    Folks had been talking about the older Waspinator repaints and I was like “ugh, why would you want that?!?!”

    Now I understand! These look very cool. Gotta give Botcon for this idea.

    Thank you for posting the images.
     
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    wait what?
     
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    WOW that looks amazing :confused: 
     
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    It's amazing how quickly misinformation can spread. :lol 
     
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    Nice way to ignore the entire rest of my post to argue on one point about word choice. Chill dude.
     
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    I hope we get Buzzsaw with Toy head.

    Buuut, I really hope Hasbro has the courage...the great fortitude needed to make Dirge Gun

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    Ehhh... as I expected the Generations is far better. Why does he have such vivid \"poison green\" colors instead of the dark pine green the old toy had? Also, the wasp head being not sculpted but painted, really stands out. The gun is far worse - no stinger part. And despite Kingdom doing animal accurate alt modes, the old toy had far more accurate insectoid legs. The 2 legs being on the arm, rather than the legs, is also better, aesthetically. But the wasp mode is the deciding factor, simply put the old toy transforms the same way, yet hides the robot parts better.  This seems like a downgrade except for the waist rotation and is smaller than Mirage? Eh.
     
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    That gun....lazy design

    Also not a fan how the abdomen break his shape like at a third of his lenght for robot mode..
    That said, articulated head and mandibules are nice
     
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    Some thoughts while watching the review:

    He looks like an Elvis impersonator.

    That's his weapon? That's his weapon?!

    Kid: Mum, I want Waspinator.
    Mum: We have Waspinator at home.
    Waspinator at home: *Pic of Kingdom Waspinator*

    Just looking at the yellow gave me both diabetes and bad eyesight.

    It's an ambitious downgrade.
     
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    He must've been kicked from Eden, he's wearing a vanity leaf.
     
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    Sadly the result is, from the sides he is completely empty in robot mode, with the arms hanging over a giant pit of nothing.

    Same here. Color me interested if they remold him to Dirgegun, though. :)  Given that Dinobot got a new mold too, I have hopes for the Cyborg Beasts.
     
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    I know, right? I got five decoes of that mold!
     
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    So why the weird purple wings and eyes? Last I remember Waspinator had blue eyes in the show, no, and his wings were clear transparent?
    Honestly with the purple wings and the vivid green and yellow, he looks more like Animated Waspinator than BW Waspinator.
     
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    I have the LG-EX Rhinox and Waspinator.
    I was thinking that I was going to maybe skip these, but then I started messing with the ones I have, and remembered just how floppy, loose, and hard to pose they are.

    So now I\'m excited to replace both.
     
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    Quite the opposite for me, as I only marginally care about BW, I am really only needing 1 of each character (Kingdom Megatron and Primal are my first BW Megs and Primal, for example). I am keeping Universe Cheetor and Dinobot as they are cool toys, but for Rhinox, Waspinator and Rattrap, I am sticking to the Generations toys.
    Geez, how did you store your toys, you put the dumbbells on top of them? :D  Waspinator is pretty sturdy, I used his wing flap action all the time and he never cracked.
     
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    It's based on a real wasp so no cartoony sting.
     
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    I think they tried to make the head and eyes look like on a real yellowjacket wasp.
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    Hence why the head is less round and triangular than on the Generations toy (why people call it Thrilling 30, Hasbro called EVERYTHING Thrilling 30 that year, even those tiny non-transforming things on pedestals), the compound eyes go around the whole head and almost meet in the middle, and the antennae while pointing down, are in the middle of the head, not the bottom.
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    Generations Waspinator has a more half-robotic alt mode with mechanical details even on the wasp head, and the style of the head follows the BW cartoon model, instead, which was made more, I guess, expressive and less alien, with separated eyes, so he can emote better.
    Kingdom did this with all the BW characters' alt modes so far, so this was to be expected.
     
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    Cartoony wasnt needed, but at least a foldable barrel or something, the other apart cheetor got theyre weapons, realistic beast isnt a valable justification for this result