MPM-12 Optimus Prime (Bumblebee Movie)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by oku, Feb 9, 2021.

  1. Chris C137

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    The truck looks... Not great. Seems like they've gone for a made up design using elements of different trucks. I was hoping for a proper Freightliner. The triangles near the exhaust are absurd if that's not mistransformed.

    Bot mode looks nice but still not amazing. Seems like there's no thigh swivel which looks a little wonky when the rotation is at the knee. Hopefully the red and blue is painted on the final figure. I need to keep reminding myself not to expect MP level engineering and paint from the MPM line though.
     
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    Weird that Hasbro uses an amalgamation of SS38 lower truck that was based on AOE Evasion Prime and upper window of Freightliner. Instead of licensing FL86 truck.
    Could be a cost-cutting measure?
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  3. Astrotrain52

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    And the preorder link is....where....?

    Kind of sad that the Studio Series mold has a far superior face and a more accurate vehicle mode. Knightverse OP’s mouthplate has always looked way overstylized in the films; too many panel lines. Bayverse handled it far better.
     
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    He looks like a c*ap.  TW still is the better offering. 
     
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    wait rly?
     
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    Ughh why the fuck they have to make him a Target exclusive....
     
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  7. Lucraft

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    THIS IS A GOOD OPTIMUS. Why Takara can't be like Transcraft?
     
  8. Ellamin

    Ellamin Freedom is the Right of ALL Sentient beings.

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    oh come on, he's barely better in truck mode from the third-party options!
     
  9. Seth Sunthay

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    I can understand ToyWorld, but Weijiang's?, the third party figures really ruined the perception of the design,
    same as how Pat lee's megatron made people think he was always badass and not some "old man in shorts" like mp36.


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    Yeah, if you take a look at his chest in both the model and the film itself:

    op.jpg chest.jpg

    They're generally smaller, and have those little pieces there on the sides. I understand why they forgo the latter (I probably would've done the same) but I definitely think they would stand out less on the truck in general if they were smaller.
     
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  11. Nova Maximus

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    Cause MPM is on a lower budget. So he'll be cheaper and have an easier transformation. Although I'm sure many people would have been fine with that if it meant an even better figure.
     
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    It\'s alright. 
     
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    Excellent. Looking forward to the minuscule chance of nothing going wrong with this process.
     
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    Easy pass. The 3P and KO versions are far, far superior to this.

    TLTL, TT.

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    In this particular case the Studio Series did do BB Optimus Justice

    Especially with the back of the truck.
     
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    You mean like good shit or bad shit? because that's one hell of a clean backpack
     
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    I paid Transcraft Bee 90 euro. Stupid ass-looking-bee Mpm is like 100 euro and that's unaccettable.
     
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    It's actually a far cleaner and accurate back then I expected. Better than the previous MP Prime back anyway.
     
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    Robot mode looks great but I think the truck mode has killed it for me. Sorry!
     
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    I can see the nemisis prime and SG repaints coming.