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

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

  1. octobotimus

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    I feel like parts counts are going down while prices keep going up. I mean they clearly tried to get Dino pushed out despite not being able to license him. Then again, a very hasbro move to simply give up before attempting to make it. They are the same people that somehow thought decepticon leaders didn’t sell and denied us a DOTM megatron...
     
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  2. Kotori Sonoda

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    Some more shots of Soundwave. He's been s really good vacation buddy.

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    lol yup, engineering is better admittedly but every toy is 50-75% of the size and build quality of 2011 while being 200-250% of the price. something doesn't add up.

    of course, for every 2 people who have standards there's 20 people who will hit preorder for a $20 scout with horrible quality just because it has some extra molded lines, so...
     
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    As much as I'd love an SS Breakaway he didn't appear on screen so I'd say his chances are next to zero...Unless Hasbro does an SS Selects line...
     
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    Finally got Scavenger!
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    Someone is pleased to see a new face around the neighborhood...
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    Definitely a great figure, I'm having much more fun with him than I thought I would. He feels heavier than I expected too, and the combined mode looks so much better in person than it does in pictures. Just gonna need to paint the cab white at some point like the KO version:
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    Whoa, congrats! He really is underrated.
     
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    i know u definitely can’t give specifics (not yet at least) but is there any aoe/tlk figures slated for a 2021 release? We still have those 2 tbd listings.
     
  9. Kotori Sonoda

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    Yep, our family went to Tagaytay for the weekend.
     
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    it's a design almost everyone wants so they'll find a way
     
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  11. savio-prime

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    Awesome. Glad to see it looks be practically back to normal already since the ashfall back in January!
     
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  12. erwinsims

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    not to diss @Lockon Prime (he got me into MPM scale setting me back some money)
    But leaving me satisfied with my collection this far.

    but if you consider the original Firage, he is 1:35 scale.. in that scale there is MPM Prime, deluxe (dotm) sideswipe, Jolt, twins, Studio series arcee triplets and cogman..
    original (2007 voyager) Ironhide is also 1:35, as are Crosshairs drift and bumblebee from tlk..
    And for the badies.. SS soundwave and dotm Barricade work great.
    And in 3p we have Bonecrusher and megatron (dreamfactory) and WJ blackout and Starscream..

    just saying.
     
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    Yep! While the double whammy of ashfall and pandemic did hit the place hard things seem to be trying to get back to normal, with the social distancing stuff and the like.
     
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    Lockon Prime I'm Optimus, I make Prime examples of mini-Tonkas

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    What?? I feel completely dissed by this. Where's that block button??? Lol :D 

    You're speaking in terms of mixing different toylines together to make the alt modes work together. I know @loof is into that, but I was giving a suggestion on scaling everything within one toyline in bot mode.


    I prefer my bots scaling in bot mode, and not in alt mode, since I think they look much cooler in bot mode.
     
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    Ah I see.. yes botmode is important to but they would not look that bad together, I always mixed several toylines together to get the best scale possible.
    it is impossible to get them in one scale/toyline with partcounts, plastic weight and packaging restrictions... witch are all hastak priorities over accuracy.
     
  16. loof

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    Fools, us fans will gladly pay whatever it takes to own Devcon.
     
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    Hasbro, introduce the Commander Class to Studio Series for him!
     
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    They could always use the commander size class but I understand why they wouldn't want to. Not everyone knows the character so there's a risk of it not selling successfully. I hope they can look back and rethink because I think I can speak for everyone - WE NEED DEVCON.
     
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    Your outdoor shots are super refreshing! Everyone needs to take outdoor shots every now and then at least.
    Phones are smaller and more expensive, does that mean they're worse? You say engineering is better then toss it away like it doesn't mean much, when in transforming toy design good engineering is MOST of what matters. Transformers are way more accurate, posable, and detailed than at any point in human history, but since they have less paint and the parts count is lower then that automatically means they're worse? G1 toys were heavy af and had lots of stickers and shit, does that mean they're better toys than what we have now? They were also bricks that usually didn't even look like the on-screen character half the time.

    In the end it all comes down to what you prefer (some people just want toys that they like and they don't care if they look like the character so whatever that's fine), but to me this argument holds no weight since if one of the main goals of a toy is to look and feel like and represent the character (especially something like studio series) then they're doing better than ever.

    Oh wait sorry I mean to say "people are dumb for ordering $20 scouts with some extra lines" :lolol 
     
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