Mech Ideas Apex & Geminus - Third Party Unofficial Topspin and Twin Twist

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Sol Fury, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Oh man.. It's like a direct assault on Hasbro's 2013 first quarter..
     
  3. X-Arachnis

    X-Arachnis Well-Known Member

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    .... frak! is it Wreckers year or something!?!
     
  4. Kraken

    Kraken Is a vegiesaurus, Lex. Veteran

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    *Sigh*

    Updates the list...
     
  5. SMOG

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    Okay, so these probably beat the FOC Combaticon repaints... but they don't totally hit it for me. I think it's the lack of traditional big feet and ape-like proportions that turn me off. However, it's clear that this company put a lot of G1 love into this design. Still pretty cool.

    zmog
     
  6. Mechafire

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    Beautiful.
     
  7. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    2013: The Hasbro-3rd Party Cold War.

    Brace yourselves.
     
  8. Astronut

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    I'm intrigued.
     
  9. NothingHead

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    I hate to ask this.. But the question in my mind is: are these guys really so essential-- and in that is this more g1-inspired homage also so essential-- that a significant number of people will opt to hold out and pay more for them than just wait until spring to pick up the Hasbro versions..?
     
  10. NothingHead

    NothingHead Well-Known Member

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    I mean, not saying one way or the other here. These guys look great, and if the price is right.. who knows?
     
  11. Acidophilus

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    With these guys, and Igear's Presser the 3rd parties are killing my interest in Hasbro's Ruination set.
     
  12. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    I was going to get Hasbro's Topspin and Twin Twist, but depending on the price these may just be good enough substitutes. Now we just need to hear from iGear about that Impactor :lol 
     
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    Now those are Topspin and Twintwist!!!
     
  14. TheJackal

    TheJackal Banned

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    need a little more info but i'd prob get these... im addicted to 3rd party :) 
     
  15. Rewind

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    Those look absolutely amazing. I'm trying to remember the other company that has made Transforming toys for years but I keep coming up with a blank. Oh well, doesn't matter.
     
  16. Optimus1116

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    Maybe, if Igear finally releases their Impacter...
     
  17. Bountyan

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    Waiting for physical prototypes before I get too excited.
     
  18. mikeflosi

    mikeflosi #MyKeys_ToysandComics

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    These are much better than the Hasbro versions. All we need is 3rd party company to make a nice Roadbuster and Whirl.
     
  19. Mitch FIN Keith

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    if twin twist is cheap enough i get him. never liked topspin. this doesnt effect my FOC pick ups
     
  20. X-Arachnis

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    oh don't remind me... I WANTED to buy myself that last year for my birthday....well, still no Presser/Impactor....