Maketoys Dystopia: Is it worth it?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by PestilencePred, May 23, 2016.

  1. PestilencePred

    PestilencePred Complete Pred-Head

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    Hey guys, I'm in the mood for a city bot, and I love Dystopia. Honestly, the name is my favourite thing though. Did some of you guys pick him up and was he worth the crippling price tag?
     
  2. acave720

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    I have him. He is a great figure. Head sculpt is he only difference between the two. Not really worth the price.
     
  3. Deltacepticon

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    Dude, the KO's coming soon. Think they're oversizing him too, to 2 feet. Do a search on TF-Direct.

    Wait for that one.
     
  4. Bountyan

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    Get the KO or wait for a discount. It's good. Not $400+ good.
     
  5. PestilencePred

    PestilencePred Complete Pred-Head

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    Wait, for serious?! Well then, I know where my Fort Max money is going :D  :D  :D  :D 
     
  6. OriginalFire

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    Yeah, he is worth it. Its the best figure in my collection. I have Dystopia
     
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    either version of this guy is worth having. maketoys knows how to make a bot <3
     
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    Not to me.
     
  9. divinecomedy

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    To the OP, if you have to purchase him, at least wait till this weekend rolls around. There may be deals since next Monday is a holiday.
     
  10. PestilencePred

    PestilencePred Complete Pred-Head

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    Ha, have no fear. I'm in the process of saving for a city bot and I'm waaaay off right now. It'll be at least a couple of months yet :p 
     
  11. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    Utopia is amazing so Dystopia is undoubtably fantastic as well. If not for the price tag I would have grabbed him ages ago too but if you can only get one then certainly either is well worth it.
     
  12. Orion2703

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    He's currently $100 off at Chimungmumg but the shipping cost will kill a lot of that discount.
     
  13. murphytronus

    murphytronus Im not Shardimus

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    Utopia and dystopia are two of my favorite pieces ... Sure they were a bit expensive and if I had waited I could have saved a little but I feel like they're worth every penny
     
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    I have both Utopia and Dystopia (got them both for a pretty good deal) and if you are going to get one legit version of this mold, I would say get Utopia. I guess I would support getting Dystopia if you already have some version of Generations Metroplex but with the oversized KO coming out at a much lower price, the KO OS Dystopia might be a better buy. Don't get me wrong, Dystopia is a site to behold when you get him in hand, I just couldn't help but feel a little underwhelmed when I got him. It really doesn't help that I have no room to display him in my cases either lol #firstworldproblems :\
     
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    I went with Distopia as it was $100 cheaper on Chimungmung. I am debating whether to get Utopia as well at some point but I have to say that Dissy is a really impressive figure but it ultimately boils down to taste. I mean I wanted the figure and wasn't bothered by the colours really.
    I will be unboxing Pandinus tonight so I wanted a display partner for him at least.

    No regrets from me here.
     
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    Sorry to reopen this, but I have never heard of a KO of Dystopia. Had that ever seen the light?
     
  17. Pun-3X

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    My understanding is it was cancelled and never came out. It's been years, but that's what I remember.
     
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    Makes sense, I would like to believe I would have heard about this otherwise.. Oh well, thanks for the fast reply!
     
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    I decided to pick up a Dystopia figure from robotoybase.. even decided to make the partners for it.

    - Gregg

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    Got mine from robotoybase too. Last one ^^o. Absolute last place on earth next to $800 with taxes.
    I have to kick myself, I sold my first Dystopia for $400 due to a move and Spring cleaning 2 years ago, though I got him for a song at $250 on Ebay from an overseas seller. Now here I am Taking that $150 worth interest from $600 spent now and basically spending original retail I believe. Oh well. Not going anywhere this time. Teaching my past self a lesson this time.

    This plan I plan to enjoy a little more with MCB-01 Armageddon Upgrade Kit. They seem to be quite compatible with any City Box (Especially Make Toys). I plan to paint the Ivory colored tracks white, silver, black or red. They are a bargain at BBTS Right now. for only $20! My Energon Omega variants, love them, I'm sure my other city bots will too.
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