Review: Beast Wars Telemocha Wolfang

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  1. Philister

    Philister Teutonicons Rising!

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    Remarks: Wolfang from the 2007 Telemocha line is a repaint of Beast Wars Wolfang. Seeing as I’ve already reviewed this mold twice before (K-9 having been my first go), I’ll just write a few words on the differences here. Wolfang ditches his grey, black, and blue paintjob for one of brown (the wolf fur), red, and silver (the robot). Personally I think these colors look much better on him. Funny side note: if you slide down Wolfang’s visor / mutant head now, he kind of looks like a rodent with a really big silver center tooth (shades of Rattrap, maybe?). Colors aside, Wolfang is unchanged. Same weapons, same articulation, same heftiness. Still a good figure, though not the best in the Beast Wars line.

    Wolfang didn’t just receive a snazzy new paintjob for his Telemocha release, he also switched sides and became a Destron / Predacon. Why? Not sure, maybe so that the bad guys wouldn’t be quite as badly outnumbered in the Telemocha line as they already were. Anyway, factions aside, Wolfang looks really good in his new colors. Of the three versions of the mold I own, this is my favorite variant yet (might change if I ever get my hands on Max-B, we’ll see). So bottom line, definitely a good choice for the Beast Wars fan.

    Rating: B


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  2. Roanstalker

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    I don't understand this line. Its supposed to be good show accurate representations of the on screen characters using pre-existing molds. So why is there Wolfang and 2/3s of Tripredaus in the line? I guess some of them were from the BWII and Neo but Wolfang?
     
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    I've always been tempted by this guy because I found it funny we got a new character, sort of, in a reissue line.

    Definitely pick up Max-B if you can. All the Cyberbeasts are great.

    The random II/Neo characters was odd, yeah, and made all the odder that they used 2/3rd of Tripledacus but not DJ (which is too bad because that's the one of the three I would've really wanted as a solo release), so we never got a more 'toon-accurate Tripledacus for whatever that's worth. As for why, I guess the line was successful enough for Takara to keep it going for a bit, but they didn't want to expand it to non-Deluxe figures (beyond the DX Primal & Megs), so they started cherry-picking other molds? (shrugs shoulders) Best I can do, which isn't very much.
     
  4. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    Yeh its a shame they never completed the Telemocha Tripredacus.