Magic Square Toys Optimus Prime 2.0

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  1. Creedog

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    Daaaaang. MST really doesn’t like carbots. (Or they just don’t make very much money, especially the Datsun bros after NA flooded the market with theirs.)
     
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    Yes, I am quite certain. The vehicle mode grill has a small horizontal line near the bottom. You can see that it separates there for transformation. The top part of the grill then rotates so it sits upside down in robot mode.
    You can see that the bottom of the grill in robot mode matches up with the top in vehicle mode. It's gonna be an interesting information, and definitely different from MP44.
    Excited to find out more!

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    Me still waiting for MPP44 from WJ with initial fixes:[​IMG]
     
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    Man... can we get MP scaled MS stuff again? I'd buy a redux of Light of Justice based on this engineering!

    I'm pretty sure I will never get into Legends scale stuff that's like 2x as expensive as CHUG stuff. It's amazing, but relative to MP it's a horrible value.
     
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    Nice observation. It will indeed be a very nice transformation.
     
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    Well, NA's Facebook page started answering comments recently. They even responded to a suggestion for a Shattered Glass Ricochet saying:"Thank you for the information you provide us, I will have the opportunity to realize it!" So now's the time to make your dream come true
     
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    Don't all be shocked by this revelation I'm about to throw at all of you, but... this guy looks pretty good.
     
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    I waiting for 28" tall MP44 by Lewin Resources.
     
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    Agreed. That's why I have four MS V1 Optimus Primes so far. I don't even think they know what they are coming out with as far as variants go.
     
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    I'll keep an eye out for that detail. Though I'll be honest, those hinges really break up the sculpt, much like MP-44. If you can use either parts, what I'll be looking out for will be the possible MP version. If they do it, maybe they'll shrink those hinges down. But that all depends on the chest window options anyway.
     
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    I dig. Looks like a mini me MP44. Very nice. 
     
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    At this point this is becoming "Reject Modernity, Return to Sunbow"/"Reject Superior Designs, Stay with MP-44" with this...


    Alright, now that the ones against the design of the hyper toon are away, real talk, this is actually really interesting. While I know I've begun to feel oversaturated with the many Optimi on the market, this looks to be what I wanted MP-44 to be, and I really hope Magic Square will make this in the larger scale like their Light of Freedom because this one, THIS design could even beat Transform Element's Optimus! Between this and Newage, I might get both just to see which one really nails the landing whenever Newage actually does something with that digibash I've seen going around, but honestly I'd wanna see them tackle other characters (Please give us a decent Legends Sideswipe Figure outside Iron Factory, third party...)
     
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    I dont understand, due to the nature of it looking like X the techniques have to be found, the chest is real, its just not necessarily the front of the truck, if you like how both modes look why would you care what piece came from where? As for MP-10.... well your statement is confusing given that MP-10 also came with a "faux" grill which was underneath the truck which became his abs.

    Hopefully theres enough variety out there now for you to find your preference.
     
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    Damn, my bad writting haha. First and last version I mean.
     
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    You described pretty well, that's why I'll buy only the first and the last version. I'll be strong this time. :lol 
     
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    I wonder if those roof lights will fit with the ab pieces tho
     
  18. DoctorAlgy

    DoctorAlgy all your Primes are belong to us

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    True, calling this Prime "fake-chested" is debatable as it uses the exact same window panes, only switching out its appropriate frames for its mode.

    My thoughts exactly, I for one am glad NA and MS left that old "standard" in the dust. I love my MP10 to death and it's STILL a better figure than MP44 but MP-10 is just too outdated.

    Glad they done away with that toyish head, awful rectangular chest windows, exposed wheels, and elongated grill with the new iterations.
     
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    Glad the update doesn\'t retain the shrunken head design of the original. Always felt it was too small and looked comical
     
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    I think this is a little different. We've been lucky that 3rd parties get to fly under the radar but we know that TakaraTomy do not like KO companies. And this guy is really skirting the line between 3rd party and KO