Mastermind Creations Ocular Max PS-04P Azalea Protoform

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  1. Laserpants

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    I’m going to display her with the orange spooky face for maximum weirdness. Her pale faces might suit Zinnia*, and then I guess I ”have” to get an Ox pink one to put the anime faces on.

    *or not, but worth doing for science.

    Damnit, MMC.
     
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  2. WF72

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    Wait..

    Pleasedon'tbeanexclusivepleasedon'tbeanexclusivepleasedon'tbeanexclusive...

    God damn it, it's an exclusive.
     
  3. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    But you can buy it from planet steel express. I doubt they’ll sell out. I think Zinnia is still available even. I thought for sure that one would sell out
     
  4. WF72

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    Oh! I was legit told Zinnia sold out in 3 days by someone.

    I have hope now.

    Edit, checked and Zinnia ain't still available. Oh well. Regardless, I still am excited for Azelia Protoform.
     
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  5. Digger

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    That sounds like a perfect face switch.
     
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  6. WF72

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    So, uh..
    When's it coming out??
     
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  7. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    I believe pre orders come out on the 10th through planet steel express
     
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    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    Just got the word from PSX that the preorder for this has been postponed until further notice due to the tight restrictions on the main land
     
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    As long as she’s coming out, I’m cool with waiting a bit. Thanks for the info.
     
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    That's a shame. But as long as she isn't cancelled, that's fine with me. As long as she's released at all.
     
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  11. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Pepperidge Farm remembers TFW2005 Supporter

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    If they have to cut things out of their production roadmap due to the delays, hope they cut these low interest repaints rather than new molds.
     
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  12. godotislate

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    https://www.weibo.com/5173942252/IukIQ6v29?type=comment
    Roughly paraphrasing from machine translation, so apologies for inaccuracies: PSX said on weibo that MMC's factory has not resumed operation. Pre-order time will be announced on weibo at a later date.

    I assume that unless MMC's already made exclusives for TFCon Orlando, there'll just be leftover penguins. And an extensive delay will affect the 2020/2021 calendar.
     
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    If it's true that 3rd party companies use smaller companies/factories, we might be seeing very long delays.

    I've said this on one of the FT threads, small factories can only withstand this situation for one month plus. Salaries will need to be paid, etc. If after one month, factories are still not open, the smaller ones will go bankrupt. After that 3P will need to hunt for new factories. There will be a learning curve again, etc, etc.
     
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    Don't forget to factor in government bailouts. They rely on factories to hit the almighty GDP target that was set for 2020.
    I would expect the 3Ps with their own factory or dedicated relationship to be the least impacted.
     
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    Very ugly colour scheme, but a cool idea
     
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    I am unsure what they’re going to do with all their leftover stock. Expect clearances on these from the likes of BBTS and such as well.

    “It’s so ugly i gotta have it” = WTF WHY lol. I don’t understand this mentality.

    “That pile of garbage is so disgusting and ugly, but imma still swim around in it and offer the owner of this garbage actual money.” Said no one ever.

    Idea is ... cool. I guess. Like you said. But for one, and I’m sorry (not sorry) if this is “mean,” but I hope this flops so g’damn hard and is more or less a wake up call for MMC.


    Edit: Dear Primus. That Ronald McDonald face.
     
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    Speak for yourself. I think this looks great. I love the color scheme, love the crazy anime head, and tbh the other head isn’t bad at all. You really hate this figure and that’s fine. Don’t assume that everyone thinks this sucks just cause you do.
     
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  18. Honesty

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    I was speaking for myself, Grim.

    If you like it, then awesome. I hope you enjoy it. You being happy with it doesn’t affect me in anyway; just stating my opinion and agreeing more or less with Weezie : ) who changed her forum name for some reason?! :3

    I do think it’s hideous. And again, it’s not very “grow-up” of me, but I do hope this kind of crashes and burns. I know repaints and retools fuel MMC’s unique molds, but they’re also a meme around here by doing so much of it.
     
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    Very unlikely this will go on clearance. MMC makes things to order.

    Since this isn't an at-show exclusive where they need it made before-hand, unless a secondary retailer orders too many (if anyone other than PSX can sell it), you won't see this on clearance.
     
  20. Laserpants

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    To each their own. I collect unusual bots, and I love that MMC make prototype repaints and Autobot Tarn and things like that Pharaoh Sphinx which nobody else would ever think of. And yet they did it, and I own it, and it’s beautiful.

    And, yeah, this will likely be made in small numbers and sell out pretty quickly.
     
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