"Secret Message" on Refraktor's Siege Teletraan File

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Seeaich, May 31, 2019.

  1. Wh33ls

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    Same here, I don't want 6 of those, unless :

    G1 toy redecos would get me to buy 3 more again, but only if they come with all the camera parts shown in this wallpaper.

    That's what I'm wondering too. The numbers does seem to lend itself to the hypothesis of season : episode.

    Once again, I'm in the same boat, do I buy 1, or all 3, or just wait and see, but then I might miss out, and that'll piss me off. We need more info! I think I'm going to wait until I see version 1.0 in the wild and make my decision then.
     
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  2. SG Unicron

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    Only reason I\'d have to be disappointed in this news is if it doesn\'t make the aftermarket prices on the botcon set go down.
     
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  3. T-Hybrid

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    The lowest that's likely to ever go is $60-70, because nobody's going to sell for less than they paid. Not for Botcon stuff.
     
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    Could it not be a pair of Micromasters/Battlemasters that form extra bits?

    Just curious.
     
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    Agree with others - if this is a thing, I want to know about it before I start having to hunt 3 of these guys down. Don't want to double (sextuple?) dip on these guys, BUT...

    If this is a G1 toy-colored version, complete with new heads (and shoulder-pads for Viewfinder) then that might actually be ok to have all 6. The G1 toys are a great nostalgic set but completely removed from the 'Warrior' team of split-personality freaks from the cartoons - they're practically separate characters. And the Decepticons are always in need of some help filling out their ranks, so in that case...

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    How big are the MechFans ones? They are rather nice looking, and I think I'd rather have a more "normal" looking camera if I was going to buy a Reflector/Refraktor, myself.
     
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    Watch this be some stupid SDCC exclusive that costs twice as much as the original 3 would.
     
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    Got my Refraktor in today from Amazon, only bought 1 because I didn't want to spend $60 on the same figure. But if they did them in G1 toy colors, I can justify that as 3 different characters!
     
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    this figure is going to be tough enough as it is just to get 1 of them. trying to get three will be a nightmare.

    Toss in a potential box set to make a proper camera with all the extra parts as indicated in that art. ugh. brain hurts.

    eBay dealers are going to be making so much money off these guys.
     
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    So SDCC box set incoming?

    Seriously, I hate to say it (because I don’t want to have to stalk websites) but it makes perfect sense IMHO.
     
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    A flash and the top manual viewfinder.
    This will be box set probably.

    Does it hurt the deluxe pricing production budget if they include those parts per figure?

    tripod - one character
    flash - one character
    view finder - one character
     
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    I think it's more due to the fact of finding all 3 figures separately if they come with different parts. It's hard enough to find any to begin with, without going the Marvel BAF route. How long, how far, and how much you pay will you look to find that elusive last figure to compete the set. No, I have enough headaches without adding that stress on top. Which is why I don't buy a lot of Marvel BAF for my collection, and I'm still not done the set I started on a couple of years ago.
     
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    You have point. I just stated TF adapts BAF scheme.
    And yeah, it'll be a headache to find each one with specific camera extra part BAF style.
    I rather get a set to save me some hassle.

    But if it's going to be an SDCC exclusive, it will blow my wallet apart.
    But let's see the offered price. It maybe a possible exclusive but not overly expensive.
     
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    Knowing how close SDCC is, I think this is a Reflector Diaclone colors box set.
     
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    2019-05-31 22.05.59.jpg
    Just barely taller than a standards legends-sized figure. There's the PaPa Toys version too, which is scout-sized, though that one doesn't have toon-accurate heads if that matters.

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    Weapon and accessory possibilities are vast too, this isn't even all of them, and yet all of them (except the G1 toy guns) can be stored away in camera mode.
     
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    20190327_172133.jpg I mentioned the possibility of this before which is another reason why I'm not buying 3 Refraktors (just one).

    Mostly because I already have the Papa Toys version and the high likelihood of HasTak releasing an exclusive G1 toy version of Spectro, Spyglass and Viewfinder down the line.

    We're also talking $60+ if they go that route so we'll just have to see.
     
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    Already saw this done in a video review weeks ago :lol 
     
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    A: That makes sense.
    B: Yeah, I wouldn't mind paying that much.
     
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  20. Wh33ls

    Wh33ls Original G1 kid, and loves Beasties as much, eh!

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    You are right, in trying to get those SDCC and the NYCC excluses, will still completely destroy our wallets, even though I much prefer the 3 pack.

    That's probably the most likely of cases here, (un)fortunately.