Ocular Max IF-01 Eris: Kultur

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Honesty, Mar 31, 2020.

  1. Megatron118

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    Meanwhile, also waiting on infinite Optus Pexus repaints to buy
    Wallet: O__O
     
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    Curse me and my inability to decide what to order next. Hope there's a restock of her.
     
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    PO'd from PSX and cam't wait!!
     
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    I’m shocked that this is sold out. Either I misjudged the fandom or they are producing like 50 units and boss penguin has a secret master plan on how to turn this into something every Transformers fan wants with minimal retooling so he doesn’t lose money.

    Quick question. Will my box be numbered like 9/50 so I can feel extra special?
     
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    On the upside, with such a fast sell thru the likelihood of another run is higher. Hopefully a second run won't be a retail exclusive.
     
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    It's a Fembot so it's an easy sell.

    Fortress Maximus on the other hand ....

    Edit: Even Optus Pexus is still in stock!!!
     
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    Ugh, I was debating a lot over her and even had her in my cart last night, but decided to wait and think about it just a little longer. Now the 'Complete your purchase at Planet Steel Express...' e-mail mocks me.
     
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    So I spend a couple of days away from the boards, see this, think it's awesome, go to PSX to preorder it... it's $20 more than the price in the news posting, and also it's sold out. AWESOME!

    Right now this is how I feel: Fuck this hobby. I'm really getting over this shit. It's like if I want stuff for what it actually costs I have to set my clock around TFW and preorder the instant shit's announced. I have a job, a family, and other shit I need/want to do. Sometimes I might even see a preorder and want to think about whether I want it or not.

    I like toys but goddamn. It's supposed to be to reduce stress, not increase it. Part of why I got into TF collecting was it was relatively chill... you generally could find things, and for the most part you had a little bit of time to make up your mind about things. Now you have to be practically fucking psychic. I'm so glad that both my collection focuses (MP and WfC) are both pretty much finished with the G1 characters and the "acquiring" part of my TF journey can be dialed almost all the way down.

    Anyway, I really think this figure is awesome and would have liked to buy it but I guess it's fuck me. Yay!
     
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    Calm down people. Boss Penguin just like the rest of us loves money. Remember when Kultur first run sold out. People were cursing left and right as well, but then it was reissued and remolded multiple times.

    I can almost guarantee there will be a second run.
     
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    I hope MMC has the common decency and foresight to announce a second run BEFORE the first run ships so we don't end up with half of the first wave getting flipped for twice the price on eBay...
     
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    Or ... people could have the decency to themselves to exercise some patience and self restraint.

    *goes to eBay to debate paying $2000 for satan nikes*
     
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    Every time there's a bump for this thread I keep hoping it's because they somehow got her restocked already and it just leaves me with obvious yet inevitable disappointment.
     
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    What the heck? It's still not in stock, but now the price went up by $23. What is MMC doing? Some transparency would be nice.
     
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    The increased price at PSX suggests to me a similar situation as the initial Cynicus release, which was basically something like this:
    • Initial PSX-only pre-order exclusive at $60, for like a week, then closed
    • Announcement that new factory was charging them 50%+ more than previous supplier, so there was another brief PSX-exclusive period at $65, after which pre-orders opened at more retailers at $85.
    I'm guessing the $107 was a "loss leader" price, and pre-orders will be opened to more retailers in time at $129.
     
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    Good luck with THAT happening! :S
     
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    Well its an exclusive, and given how their fortress failed due to lack of orders, i suppose they choosed to make only a few of this figure on the first run, just to see if it was popular enough, so its no surprise theres nothing left in only two days.
    I'll be surprised if they dont refill for another run, maybe with some differences
     
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    Not to downplay the appeal of those but:
    - Fort Max was the IDW design which doesn’t mesh with a lot of people
    - Optus, as good as he is, is ultimately another in an endless heap of Optimus Primes

    This is a female character which is extremely rare and then a Decepticon which is even rarer. That kind of thing gets people moving.
     
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    Pretty much, probably inspired a bit by Animated Elita-1 (Blackarachnia) as well.

    Could be why she appears to have four eyes with the mask off.
     
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