ROBOT PARADISE RP-02/01C G1 SOUNDBLASTER & CASSETTE

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Marcelo Antunes, Oct 21, 2023.

  1. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher "She wanted nothin', and I delivered." TFW2005 Supporter

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    And hopefully Slugfest is more greenish like the toy I had as a kid for much more time than the character ever had in the G1 cartoon.

    The thing with later-season characters, if they appeared in the cartoon at all, is that we typically have a stronger association with their toy colors and design because having them as a toy in our hands in front of our eyes for way more time than they appeared on screen, changes how we remember them for nostalgia purposes.

    I'd much rather they give us the rest of the G1 toy cassettes before going to lesser-known animations or whatever Rosanna is from. There aren't that many left. So Slamdance and Squawkbox please.
     
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    Headmasters had 2 exclusive tape decks, but no exclusive cassettes. With next month's cassette pack every G1 cartoon cassette, including Japanese series, will have been released by FT. Even Slugfest and Overkill didn't make it into Headmasters, appearing only in Call of the Primitives.

    There is some argument about Playback (Paradron Communicator), but he looks like a mashup of parts from various characters (I think those are Blurr's arms? maybe Rodimus' legs?).

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    Rosanna is from Kiss Players .^.
     
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    Only for the people who are into this for nostalgia reasons! I only buy cool looking toys :cool: 
     
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    Think we’ll ever get a screen accurate Ratbat?

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    DrCalligari Does it come in purple?

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  10. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984!

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    There definitely was Japanese exclusive tapes...
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    I'd love to see a 4 pk with these two sets maybe to be released with a Twincast and another 4 pk to have Slamdance and Squalkbox
     
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    I know, but you said "from Headmasters". If they had been in Headmasters then the odds of FT doing them would be very high. Unfortunately they didn't appear so FT might do them, but it isn't likely.
     
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    Man, I might just leave the $20 non-refundable deposit if others are still $30 cheaper after that :lol 
     
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    "By Grabthar's Hammer... What a Savings..."

    (In reference to the ShowZ full price.)
     
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    Cancelled my pre-order with ShowZ. Moved all upcoming FT pre-orders to my little Dutch friend ;) 
     
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    Everywhere I look this seems to be sold out. The price difference feels a bit steep in this case. Might ask Show Z if they are going to reconsider it or price match.
     
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    Who is the little Dutch friend?

    Please let me know if you do and what they say. I had the same thought.

    It's crazy that this is only $5 less than western stores. ShowZ can't seem to make up their mind if they're going to be close to western stores or not.
     
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    I'd like to know that too.
     
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  19. Redferno97

    Redferno97 I can stop collecting whenever I want...

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    I could be wrong but I imagine its tf-robots.nl
     
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  20. King Nergil

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    Alright. But they're fairly big, considering they're a European retailer.
     
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