New Images of Siege Bluestreak and Ratchet

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Dillpickle, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    For your quick-comparing pleasure:
    055A7FD7-CDEA-40C2-BA11-38BD62645F55.jpeg AE313E76-7FDB-4568-AFBE-0F35C69DC6E6.jpeg

    *Bluestreak appears to have two left shoulders.
     
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  2. 2inchesofwater

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    At a guess, because the red cross is a heavily-protected international trademark* these days.

    * Need to double-check whether it's literally a trademark, or a slightly different aspect of international law.
     
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  3. Purple Heart

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    Last I remember, Red Cross looses their shit over it so it doesn’t really matter IMO.
     
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  4. beardy

    beardy Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.

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    Not liking Ratchet as much as I expected; liking Bluestreak a lot more than I expected (even with that bad pose, the colouring makes the mould look a lot better than Prowl).
     
  6. barry

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    Inevitably, I'd have preferred that they used the comic coloring on Ratchet's head, but I think the thing this could have really benefited from was some grey plastic on the thighs and biceps, if only to break all that white a up a bit. He just looks a bit...cheaper than Ironhide. The lack of silver in the chest cavity adds to that. Not a premium deco. Nonetheless, I shall dutifully buy it like the little slagbag I am.

    Bluestreak looks sweet though! Might be the best use of that mold. Provided he gets a right shoulder.
     
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  8. Final Knight

    Final Knight Starscream stole my Ice Cream

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    Maybe it\'s that lame posing but Ratchet looks underwhelming. I can\'t pinpoint exactly why....
     
  9. Final Knight

    Final Knight Starscream stole my Ice Cream

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    BATTLE DAMAGE! Ratchet needs a red crotch piece and some battle damage over that plain boring white
     
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    No thanks. The less of Hasblo's amateurish battle damage, the better. However, some more paint apps would be welcomed.
     
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  11. Murasame

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    How long until the next line starts?
     
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    Oh, man. That face.
    Poor Ratchet.

    He looks absolutely ratched.
     
  13. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    Amazing how a little more red would help Ratchet.png
     
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    Between late October to early December, depending on where you live. Same sort of time as Siege started last year, I presume.
     
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  15. orangeitis

    orangeitis All orange, all the time. Looks infectious.

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    You're mighty quick to blame Hasbro. TakaraTomy is in on it too, don't forget.
     
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    But the original version, to which Takara "copied" the paint scheme from, is from Hasblo. The Takara versions are just the Hasbro versions with stickers on the boxes, most of the time these days.
     
  17. orangeitis

    orangeitis All orange, all the time. Looks infectious.

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    Do we know this for a fact though? I'm kinda skeptical, honestly. Battle damage sounds too Japanese-y. Anime figures feature that kind of stuff far more often than Western figures.
     
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    Ratchet is really white. I’m surprised they didn’t just use the same tooling as Ironhide, replacing the red with white & grey with red. I like him though.
     
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    I think what\'s throwing me off is the face sculpt I\'m so used to Ratchet being the growchy old medic at this point, and his face is so young, with nothing emotive about it. 
     
  20. Requiem Prime

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    While not surprising, I wish they put some form of medic symbol on Ratchet. Even a made up symbol would get the point across.