Power of the Primes Novastar

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by bagofshhh, Aug 13, 2018.

  1. bagofshhh

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    I didn’t see a thread for this, so I thought I’d throw some pics up. There isn’t much I can say about Novastar, being a reuse of the Moonracer mold, aside from the deco and head, she transforms and feels the same. I will say her gun is sweet, and you can combine it with Moonracer’s, and I think it looks cool. I will say I am a little disappointed that we couldn’t get another full team of lady-bots.

    Edit: Novastar’s bio is as follows: How will the daring infiltration and rescue specialist wield the power of the primes?

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  2. bagofshhh

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    More pics:
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  3. bagofshhh

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    Some limb mode pics:
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    Even though the only mold difference is the head, the paint apps do a decent job making her and Moonracer look different.
     
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    I LOVE Novastar's gun, and wish she came with 2 of them.
     
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    Thanks for the pics and review! Especially the combined weapon pic! Is it just me, or does Novastar's alt mode look better due to less clear plastic? I think she has more of a sports car look, like Hot Rod. My biggest complaint about Moonracer was the clear plastic on her feet. It just bothered me to no end, she was literally walking on glass! The solid gray plastic on the feet looks way better, and from the prototype pics for the upcoming Siege Chromia, which is a heavy remold, it appears that they fixed the feet and calves on the mold...
     

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    This mold looks soo much better in this color scheme.
     
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    God those colors are so sexy...
     
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    It's pretty amazing how much of a difference the new color layout makes. I kinda just assumed it was a retool, but nope same exact mold.

    Granted the alt mode is sorta... gibberish, but still.
     
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    You can see definite that its just a repaint but no matter i still want this figure and the wreck-gar as well. I just need about 7 more figures to finish off what i need of POTP line of figures.
     
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    What a difference those painted wheel tabs make.
     
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    Definitely leagues better than Moonracer. I think it's nice that the alt mode vagueness also lets you pull off a front-to-back "retool" with one of them to differentiate them more.
     
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    I agree - add a cab that could be tabbed in at the back and you could easily turn Novastar's alt mode around and make it is in the cartoon. The colour mapping really changes the figures around.
     
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    I remember when I bought and promptly returned moonracer because I despised the figure. This one, on the other hand, is downright fantastic. I think mostly because the paint application is leagues better.
     
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    The shin panels appear to be different
     
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    If you're talking about that long raised detail that comes down from her kneepad that appears to be missing compared to Moonracer, I think it's just getting washed out in the pics. You can sorta see it if you look really hard at the pictures.
     
  18. bagofshhh

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    I just looked. They are the same.
     
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    This figure is exactly what it needs to be. A retool of Moonracer in warmer colors. I think she looks great. Head sculpt is awesome. She contrasts really well with Moonracer. Happy to have her.
     
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    I like the mold as Moonracer but damn does this mold look better in Novastar's colors. If I find her in store, I'll definitely get her but if not, I do have a pre-order in for the Takara version so I don't have to try to resort to eBay.