Mp-19+ Smokescreen

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. SuperMegaAutobot

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  2. shibamura_prime

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    I'm happy with the first version. I just want that fart cloud effects piece. :D 
     
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    Unfortunately I am so far behind on the + editions that I don't know how much this does for me.
     
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  5. The Crazy Collector

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    One of the first + releases I'm actually considering... Admittedly it's mostly because it's missing the fake advertising tampos from the original. The fake made-up advertising names (Devcon Oil, Smoke Tactics, Slot Fever, etc) on the original always annoyed me. Since they'll probably leave all of the tampos off for the + release in order to emulate the toon look it'll be easier to apply proper advertising stickers/decals later and make him more real-world accurate! I know, that's probably not what will draw most people to this release, but it works for me! I'm not thrilled with the new face, but I'm betting I could swap the original head/face (which I liked just fine) with little effort. Just so long as they don't make the windows too ridiculously blue like they did with +Prowl. Those looked terrible in my opinion...
     
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    The fake sponsors on the original irritated me too. I been waiting for this one!
     
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    Dammit, gotta get em.  Him and Streak.  Prowl is fine as is, plus they didnt really change anything for the better.
     
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    I'm more surprised by this than I should be. He's not unexpected but I didn't think it'd be this soon. Nor did I expect a new(better!) face and an effects piece. I can't wait to complete this trio again.
     
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  9. Optimus Prime23

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    Surprised it took this long. Looks good, tho.
     
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    Smokescreen (MP-19+) now has blue windows but the original windows were grey, which was already cartoon accurate.

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  11. Jtprime17

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    Yup Takara seemed to be making all the season two bots with grey windows which as far as I know is toon accurate. Until now. I like the look of this release but I wish they would have kept the windows grey to be consistent with the other season two bots. I do like the blue windows on the season 1 plus releases but now I’m concerned that they will do plus releases of all the season two bots just for the blue windows. That would be nuts.

    I really hate TT Mall exclusives! No preorder discount and I can’t use Amazon Japan.

    My poor wallet! 2018 really sucked for MP releases but 2019 almost has too many!
     
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  13. StarscreamX

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    Takara probably felt the datsun+ mold should have blue windows.
     
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    White thighs? Yes! Red inner foot piece? Yes! Cutesy logos gone? Yes!

    Wrong shade of blue? Yes. New tiny lauchers? Yes. Windows tinted the wrong color? Yes.

    He's a mixed bag.
     
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    Negative point, though: the real estate on his chin is making him look like an Animated or Prime character. Don't care for it. I hope he still comes with his original face.
     
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    That is one loooong chin. Sure he’ll look better sporting his smiling or shouting faces.

    Smoke effect just like @Dean ML predicted!

    At first I was thinking he should have the same toon insignia as Prime, but it looks like his was drawn a little more like what they’ve given him.
     
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    What would really make me jump to preorder this is if they also included a proper full-toy version face for the original MP release since it was a compromise sculpt somewhere between toy and anime. Then people could have full “toy” and “anime” versions of Smokescreen.
     
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    the launchers are ugly but I'll take it. I've got the other two in TCP stashes anyway and it's nice to see them round the trio out (and a bummer that Hasbro never did Smokescreen so I'll always have an incomplete third set.) I do hope that this focus on plus releases doesn't preclude a Mexican Prow and Deep Cover though.
     
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    It’s not just a new face, it’s an entirely new head. No little arrow on his forehead anymore. Probably a ball-jointed head like 18+ now too.
     
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