MMC SERAPHICUS PROMINON / Nova Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by CZ Hazard, May 23, 2012.

  1. zfarsh

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    Last I heard, and this is not official, but tooling wasn't finalized yet. I think once that is done, it will go on preorder. I don't think anyone can give a precise answer to when exactly.
     
  2. motorthing

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    So, business as normal with this thing.
     
  3. OriginalFire

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    I think it will appear sooner rather than later
     
  4. My03Tundra

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    He looks weird, but cool. I wonder how much bigger then Salvia Prominon he is...
     
  5. edgecrusher

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    This looks to be a Voyager/quasi-MP scale figure that looks to be scaled a little larger than the Maketoys Nova Prime (HyperNovae). This would be probably at least 30% larger than an MMC femmebot.
     
  6. RustyBarnacles

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    I believe it was said to be 8.5" tall fully armored up.
     
  7. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    mhm

    [​IMG]

    And the armored mode is only a few millimeters taller. Maybe half a centimeter tops.

    [​IMG]

    Hilariously I think this is the exact size I originally predicted if they were going for classics scaling but I think for whatever reason for the longest time a lot of people thought he was gonna be taller than mp10, myself included, for some odd reason. Not sure what sparked that originally, especially since I recall mmc saying if they made him taller than mp10 he'd be very very expensive. I certainly would never refer to him as is as being mp scaled. Nova in the comics is either eye to eye with optimus or taller after all. Come to think of it I wonder if MMC would do a redeco as Original 13 Optimus.
     
  8. Ghilz

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    Still not sure how I feel about the head being semi-hidden by the chest armor
     
  9. Knightdramon

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    I think there's another head or helmet for the armoured look.
     
  10. Alteron_Sheng

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    DANG this looks so amazing, I can't wait to buy it^^
     
  11. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    As dramon stated above the armored up figure there is missing its larger head that sits on top of the smaller one, which can be seen here:

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  12. edgecrusher

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    The more i se of this the less excited i am which is a shame
     
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    Seraph Prominion is basically the 3rd party equivalent of Half Life 3.
     
  15. Megatron118

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    Shhh...word on reddit is every time you mention the game-which-shall-not-be-named, you delay its release by 70 years.

    But in all seriousness, they seem to be finishing him up. I'd rather they take their time than put out a figure that has a lot of issues. I'm so used to waiting, it doesn't really bother me anymore
     
  16. lucas maximus

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    Same
     
  17. edgecrusher

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    Yeah, it's all good if they're using this time to perfect it, and to rectify some of the issues observed in the test shots that were on display at recent conventions.
     
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    Yeah, I hope they take their time
     
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  20. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    From what I've been reading and hearing from people who have talked to mmc and stuff said by their designer/engineer guy himself Griffith, MMC ran in to a number of tooling qc refinement issues with producing this guy.

    He's been kind of a nightmare for them in that sense since he is so large when combined with his trailer (the part of this product people often forget about it seems) and has so many parts between the base figure, the armor set, all the transparent pieces layered on top of the solid ones, the gantry and its various moving bits etc etc its a really involved set to get done right.

    And on top of all that unlike a lot of transformers many of those parts are curvy and not so rigid which leads to potential mold flaws being much easier to come by unfortunately as is the harsh nature of getting plastic to do its thing. I personally will buy any and all versions of it, hoping we even get an optimus version at some point.

    Its an amazing design but one that has been a real hassle to refine and perfect for them it seems. Still I'm sure just like rex the lengthy wait will be worth it in the end.