Legacy Armada Optimus confirmed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Purple Heart, Sep 30, 2022.

  1. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    They look big enough.
     
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    you really have to take an obari style frame to prove your point o_O  the nitpickers are coming

    compatible
     
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    Neat, even if its one single piece, the crotch skirt is mounted on a swivel hinge in the middle, so it can still twist and angle up for one leg only if you want it to. thats.... really clever.
     
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    So he's big, stompy, has a fuck you Ion Cannon AND he has a 10 pod rocket launcher on the back? He's fucking armed to the teeth, can't wait for up-close blasting poses based from one of the most boring Far Cry game.

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    However legit it may be, I ain’t buying SHIT from that guy
     
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    My relationship with Armada is kind of a mixed bag. Even though I consider the Armada/Energon/Cybertron era a blight on the brand in terms of cartoons, the Armada toys were a lot of fun and are the last figures I feel nostalgia for. I mean technically I was already a teenager when they came out, but still, they bring back memories of pre-adult life with my parents and siblings and all that stuff. And the hype period waiting for Armada to air on Cartoon Network, with that promo voiced by Peter Cullen, man that was something (even if it led to disappointment).

    So I'm glad to be seeing Armada get all this love. This figure especially appeals to me, maybe because of the novelty of seeing those superpants with actual articulation. And I just love super-modes in general.
     
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    They were so proud of that extending hole gimmick to hold a weapon when closing the hands when they first came up with it, yet they've abandoned it already. :lol 
     
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  8. TF Hot Rod

    TF Hot Rod Legacy TFA enjoyer

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    Oh I’m a-okay with it. While G1-ified I think they will be fine.
    Nice, looks so good.
     
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    -honestly i love how the head looks, i was worried it was gonna look a little weird and gaunt since the original 2003 toys head looked fuckin weird, but im really happy with how it looks, it kinda looks like they took a bit of inspiration from fanshobby. also i dont think its too small, if anything i think its size drives home how BIG this guy is.
    (unrelated but if any of yall own a legacy menasor i challenge you to do the full combiner mode with just motormasters head out. its very silly but i kinda dig the look in a powersuit sorta way)

    -its hard to refrence the show for what this dude -should- look like, not unlike g1, armada was rife with animation errors, though it was pretty consistent with its models most of the time. i think all these photos from head on arent doing his giant chest justice lol. i think when we get some 3/4 angles and side views he'll look more natural and shaped. he is a 3d object we'll own eventually, its hard to really really get a grasp of how he looks fully unti A. you have one in hand, or B. we see a full 3d video turnaround of some kind. either way, im STOKED with how he looks :) 

    also another quick aside, i love how the shape of the crotch skirt and its assembly emulated the giant flip hinge on the original. god, seeing superpants with articulated legs is making my heart flutter. this dude really is just the 2003 toy with modern articulation ;-; god i cannot wait.
     
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    This was the exact moment I gave up on the Armada cartoon, when it first aired.
    I hated it. Especially after the Awesomeness that is Car Robots!!! (RiD 2001)
    I saw bits later that looked better…
    But (unpopular opinion here) I liked Energon waaaaaay more, both show and toys!!!
    (Well, I watched Superlink, so that helped I think).

    That said, this Commander class Prime does look rad, and so far I’m totally down to get one.
     
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    So what is this?
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    I'm quite certain a Powerlinx repaint is inevitable, being an easy reuse of the mold. With that in mind, does that mean you'll skip this release and save your money for the repaint?
     
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    Watch Micron Legend on yt, it's much better without cringe dub and with fixed animation.
     
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    Before I watched Armada last summer this would have been a pass, after it, it became a definite yes. The show wasn’t perfect but I enjoyed it for the most part.
     
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    As cool as it is, it's definitely the first thing to get cut if there's any budget issues at all
     
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    If I watch more of Energon I’m definitely watching the sub. The subs for the trilogy are without even seeing them better than the dubs. But I couldn’t say no to more Gary Chalk and David Kaye as Optimus and Megatron.
     
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    i think if he had his minicon it would be shown off in some way in that big -not for repro- production image as a feature of some kind....
    but then again that doesnt show the base..... so it is leaving stuff out.........

    holy shit wait is he getting his minicon???
     
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    no
     
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    Yeah 99.9% sure that's just the OG sparkplug next to him
     
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