MMC Mastermind Creations Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Hybrid Style, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. Digger

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    I’d like to have him one day as well. He seems so incredible from what I’ve heard. Something I definitely wanna experience first hand.
     
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    I got my entire setup packed up once I noticed that Swerve and Brainstorm could be placed better, but works overall I think. Also, Swerve would be the first one to get distracted ;) [​IMG]
     
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    Great picture! Which Cyclonus is that? Boreas or RTS with Hurricane upgrade?
     
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    Thats definitely Boreas
     
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    Yep, Boreas. I actually like him a lot, the differences between the comic and the toy don't bother me. If only that head joint was better...
     
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    I wish I had got that Hot Rod...I got SG but didnt get the asterisks, or L redecos or the normal. I use Cloud Hot Rodimus and while I love it..not quite a match. Also cant wait for Chromedome...and its cool he comes with Rewind...until then I have Perfect Effect Rewind because I think he should be smaller than Swerve and Tailgate...and Chromedome should tower over him. Just me though.
     
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    Thanks for the info. How is the build quality? I read it’s prone to stress marks and breakage, but maybe this was addressed in later releases?

    Im trying to figure out if I want to get a Boreas or upgraded RTS Cyclonus to pair with Maketoys Tailgate.
     
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    I've had no problems with either stress marks or any breakages. The Quality is solid, though the fact that he always has his knees slightly bent and the fact that one of the shoulders does not fully tab into place are the only gripes I have.
     
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  10. Honesty

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    Everyone likes different things and everyone has different opinions — that said — MMC’s Cyclonus isn’t accurate to anything, isn’t big enough, and I, quite personally of course, think it looks terrible.


    On the other hand ...

    RTS Cyclonus with Hurricane Upgrade kit looks phenomenal — but he has limited articulation, he’s too small (very very small - he’s a deluxe and looks terrible next to other voyagers/other MMC stuff), and his hands look like yesteryear’s crackerjack bin toys.

    Funny enough, if you want a very high quality IDW Cyclonus that is very accurate; you can go with FansToys Cyclonus (he comes with IDW optional parts). Except he’d be in MP scale and also not scale with anything you likely have.

    Can’t win with this character I am afraid.
     
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    Thanks this was really helpful! I actually have Quietus T with his IDW gear on my MP shelf and was considering using him in my IDW CHUG shelf if I get Tailgate.... but obviously he would be way too big (and tower over MMC Tyrantron). I guess there’s no idea IDW CHUG Cyclonus yet.

    So MMC Boreas would scale the best out of the 3 but RTS with MT upgrade would look good as well? I guess a Deluxe Cyclonus would just look really weird when placed with Calidus and Tyrantron...
     
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  12. Honesty

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    Yeah. Sadly, no one has gotten this character right so far.

    I think since IDW 2.0 is done and over with, and since the boat has sailed with MMC; we may never get a proper, accurate IDW Cyclonus.

    Maybe if SXS was still around ... sigh.
     
  13. Fenrys

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    What makes you think idw2.0 is done and over with?
     
  14. Honesty

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    By 2.0 I mean what ended with the Unicron thing.

    I am not interested in the new IDW stuff at all. I do not want to go back to “G1” and see the same crappy stories told over and over again with little to no variation. And as much as I think MLP is cute (for my daughter); I have zero interest in seeing them interact with one another.

    Say what you will about Roberts, but at least he changed up the formula and did something (many things) wildly different. You might even say so different it seemed almost ... alien! (Cybertronian ;) )
     
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    Ah gotcha, thought you were talking about the current stuff
     
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    Thanks for the input!
     
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  17. Digger

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    Yeah I think 2. The stronger quality on one plane of focus looks really cool.
     
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    Absolutely 2. Better color clarity no blown out background. Pic 1 is over lit and over filtered with yellow light. You always wanna get nice contrast and nice color balance with good toy photos.
     
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    Thanks! Should've just gone with my gut.
     
  20. Autobot Burnout

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    Heh, I have the 'My First Blaster' but my Swerve is the Generations Legends so the peg is too small. Which is hilariously ironic given, y'know, the entire reason the My First Blaster was created.