MMC Mastermind Creations Appreciation Thread

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

  1. SuperGiantThing

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    They're great! And I feel the same way about the reformatted stuff I have, they're nice representations and solid quality toys.
     
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  2. northernautobot

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    On the subject of Reformatted, I'd love to know if anyone has a figure that they didn't expect to love as much as they do? For me, it's the Ebrius/Guzzle figure. I picked him up because I'm working on a Wreckers scene and needed someone for Overlord to rip in half, but I can't believe just how chunky and solid he is, and how much fun the transformation is. Definitely a favorite of mine, despite being a minor character and a figure I kind of picked up on a whim.
     
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    Their Roller, man! He is the most simple use of the mold but he has a lot of personality! If you can get him for 90 bucks or lower that makes him an instant buy. I would recommend it even at 110 :D 

    Keeps making me hope that MMC releases their own reformatted Optimus.
     
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  4. lordcryotek

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    DJD vs. Scavengers DJD vs. Scavengers.jpg
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    And here's a shot of Kultur with some red ribbon behind his faceplate, I think it really improves his look:
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  5. WhiteMocha

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    Collisus. I passed on him for the longest time because I was worried about his giant backpack. But in hand it’s really not bad, and I love the figure. I know other people prefer the Roller version, but I am more into the gaudy Collisus colors and headsculpt. So glad I decided to pick him up.
     
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  6. northernautobot

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    Oh man - I'm definitely going to do that with my Kultur.
     
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  7. QuintusTheExaltedOne

    QuintusTheExaltedOne Creator of the Quintessons and ex-Prime

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    Plus Thunderclash is a great character
     
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  8. lordcryotek

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    Megatron and his Seekers:
    Megatron and his seekers.jpg
     
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    Indeed!
     
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    What material was the ribbon made of? Because I have to do this to mine asap.
     
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  11. lordcryotek

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    It was a Voila curling ribbon, I think from the Dollar Tree. The flat metallic type.
     
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  12. Jamiec1979

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    Ok I'll go get it tomorrow because it really does add alot to him, Ty for the tips buddy.
     
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  13. lordcryotek

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    Light pipingMMC Seekers.jpg
    Alright I've had these guys all together for a week or so now, and I gotta say: I love them! I can't believe I passed on this mold for so long, aside from the fragility these guys are (in my opinion) the best CHUG scaled seekers out there right now. The decos are all spot on, Starscream's is my favorite of the three with Skywarp in a close second. Something about that red and gold just pops. The head sculpts are perfect, MMC knows how to do a smirk right; the Siege version of the character just looks like it had some sort of neurological issue. The excellent articulation is made even better by some well-placed ratchets, something MMC would do well to remember with their modern figures (see: Mors). The unique null rays on each figure is a nice touch.

    As far as issues go, they definitely feel and look more fragile than your average figure, but I'd argue that's just a by-product of the delicate design. They're made well-enough that I don't have worries while posing them, so that'll do. The light-piped eyes look great...when they work, the stupid canopy behind his head keeps them from working well unless you turn the head at an angle. Paint would've been better. The only other nitpick I have is the weird line in the paint that splits Skywarp and Thundercracker's face apart, it's only noticeable at certain angles but it's still noticeable.

    I still want a new Reformatted Seeker mold, but for now these guys definitely beat out the Siege and Earthrise versions of the characters. Considering that these were made in 2012, it's pretty impressive that they're still a viable CHUG option (as long as you don't mind a stylized look). If you're a CHUG collector and can find these guys for around $40 a pop, pick them up.
     
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    Pretty much my feelings (though I 'only' have Starscream). I also love the rotating gears in the lower leg when you bend the knee.
     
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    Overlord/Carnifex. At first I was surprised that people love him so much. Then I got into the comic books, and kinda decided to buy him... Fantastic figure!
     
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    Hes definitely on my wishlist. Hasbro takara leader class was just poor attempt.
     
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    Hey, can you pls show this red ribbon, how it looks like, and where to get it. Kultur is my favorite MMC bot currently btw.
     
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  18. lordcryotek

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    I used the red one in the middle and cut it to size to fit it inside the mask. It's held in there by friction.
    Ribbon.jpg
     
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  19. Autobrat Leader

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    That's a clever hack. Definitely doing this when my reissue arrives.
     
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  20. Lord Mechatron

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    I just picked up Brawn from that pack this week for $40 (I forgot his MMC name, sorry it's Friday, I'm having some drinks lol) I only got him because of the price and to add him to the shelf. I like this lil guy and his frog tank transformation. My only gripe is that he doesn't stay pegged together all that well so I keep him in Alt mode but I like him more that I have him. Pretty cool looking.





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    Same here, that backpack was a turn off but I liked his color combination and decided to take a chance. Great figure, glad I picked him up.
     
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