Live-action Movieverse Toys Appreciation Thread! EXPLOSIONS!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Zigholtul, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. loof

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    But why? Why would we get any of these when we already have recent specimens of them and an entire line built for them? And these are just rumors, not listings.

    Probably the reason they're doing Grimlock and friends is because they played a predominant role in the movie and have no modern figures. A character with those qualities deserves a Studio Series release. It's ridiculous that a character who was in the background for four minutes would get a figure.
     
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    Hasn't that happened with the SS figures already? Wasn't Thundercracker a case like that?

    And in any event, they would be included because those characters have a following that would make it worth it to release them.
     
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    nth reminder this is not the SS86 thread
     
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    I was stuck home for like 2 months. Then you let me out and I'm like "unleash the wallet!"

    Thank you for the offer, but I'm not in the US :) 
     
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    loof Just another play for today

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    Then why not put them in Kingdom? They need some more G1 figures in order to cater to people not into Beast Wars and it’d be in the style of WFC anyway.

    eh, I don’t really care anymore. Just give me my hoover dam Dino and Fallen already.
     
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  7. Wars

    Wars I Ate The WHOLE Plate

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    I'm not even sure I can be bothered to speculate at this point. Whatever we get on Friday is what we get

    If nothing else, however, I'd like to be surprised
     
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    BBTS trying to trick people.
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    Hey all! Been a while since I posted, havent gotten much to show off. However today after months of waiting I finally received a custom head for Black Apple Optimus Prime! The difference is immense. It improves the figure ten-fold. The faces are interchangable using magnets similar to the ThreeA/Threezero figures. The eyes are LED as well! It was a bit pricey at $80, but it was hand sculpted and hand painted. You can order one from Dino Model Shop on facebook or instagram
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  10. RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood

    RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood Ironman? Sounds like a domestic product to me.

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    I love the triplets but I’m not buying that wave 7 deluxe set. Especially since I have the triplets and am getting Bumblebee and Soundwave soon, and that I don’t care for Hot Rod. But ya they’re trying to trick
     
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    The listing describes it as being a set of 6 figures, which it technically is, though only through four boxes

    I don't know that tricking is the right word, and it's not like they're over charging for the set. It still works out at like $22.25 per boxed figure, which is only slightly above RRP
     
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  13. RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood

    RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood Ironman? Sounds like a domestic product to me.

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    Ahh yeah now I get it
     
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    BBTS sells cases of figures straight from Hasbro. When they do, they list them as set of “howmany” figures. This set includes four deluxes. Soundwave, Bumblebee, Hot Rod, and the Triplets, who are technically one figure being sold in one box but BBTS is listing them each as a separate figure which goes against their norm, probably in order to entice people into buying the whole set.
     
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    Wait $80? Mine was only $50-ish. Did yours also come with the chest piece and other stuff? Also the face plate on mine doesn't attach with a magnet. Looks like something other than what I bought. Neck plate looks different too. Is it 3D printed or cast? And is it a transformable one or do you have to remove it?
     
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  16. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Firm believer that fun toy > accurate toy

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    That's hilarious because most of the characters in the current Studio Series line have around 4 minutes of screentime in their movies too. Four minutes, if they're lucky.
     
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  17. RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood

    RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood Ironman? Sounds like a domestic product to me.

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    There is tons going on in the transformers franchise... there’s bound to be background characters in every continuity. But I think he’s saying that in response to the G1 guys (on other threads?) saying that studio series is done for, background characters don’t deserve figures, etc.
     
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    Excuse me this is beautiful.
     
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    Burnout00012 Firm believer that fun toy > accurate toy

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    I'm simply pointing out the hypocrisy of saying characters with 4 minutes of screentime don't deserve toys when most of the movieverse bots, even the main characters, were lucky to get that much screen time per film.
     
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  20. RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood

    RevengeOfTheFallenIsGood Ironman? Sounds like a domestic product to me.

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    Yeah I noticed it too. Just didn’t point it out cus I didn’t want to start a fight or anything

    Yeah I don’t see the point of basically rereleasing a figure in another line that was recently released. I’d rather them create an entire line based on the 86 so they can focus on that and leave it out of ss. But just my 2 :2c: . Let’s steer back on course though to live action toys.
     
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