Siege Astrotrain, Apeface, Spinister and Crosshairs revealed!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Knightsword, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. toynut

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    Spinsters legs do not look right. Where does a second cockpit come from? Unless the one splits in half and the render is just wrong.
     
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    Pretty sure Astrotrain is a 7 inch figure but I don’t think the photos show us his extra weapons in every mode.

    I’m expecting it to be similar to Shockwave.

    Shockwave comes with a vehicle essentially and I think Astrotrain will as well.
     
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  3. marvel b

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    Spacebus is my favorite Thirdmorpher.
    funny enough, I'm doing the same thing! Although I'm still tempted on hunting down the T30 one.
     
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    Broadside is technically bigger than Fortmax(his new Legends form that is. Maybe a Commander Class Galaxy Shuttle(one can always hope)
     
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    If those parts become a wagon behind the train I won't care 1 bit.
     
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    These look dope! Curious to see how tall Astrotrain will actually be. Might consider if it is as tall as my TR one
    Apeface must buy
    Spinister looks nice, very tempting
     
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  7. Knightsword

    Knightsword Fire in the North

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    It folds under the torso in helicopter mode. It's an homage to how his original G1 box art drew him with a cockpit on each leg instead of half of one on each. 175323855d6696ae04d404add9bc5a07.jpg
     
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    ProtectronPrime Subjectively Objective

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    The one with the halberd style axe? I have one if you wanna deal.
     
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    second cockpit magically comes out of thin air. no way is it possible for it to tuck into the body of the helicopter.
     
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    Always nice to see new reveals. I like all 4 of them to be honest.

    I am a big helicopter fan, so Spinster is definitely welcome. I wonder if he might get a recolored release down the line as Armada Cyclonus.

    I am a sucker for Targetmasters so Crosshairs is also welcome. His blockiness reminds me a bit of Highway Robo from Machine Robo, one of the few 600 series MR toys which did not make it over to the US as a Gobot.

    I am a bigger fan of Snapdragon than Apeface, but Apeface looks great. Will be fun to see him wielding his Titanmaster self. My oldest daughter loves that TR Apeface, I wonder if she will want this one too...
     
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  11. opoptimus

    opoptimus SUN WUKONG, not Son Goku.

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    This line has really been killing it!

    Think about it; kids today probably don’t even know what a locomotive looks like yet they made a transformer with locomotive alt mode. This is where I say thank you Hasbro for caring about us fans.
     
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    Seems more to me that the second cockpit might be stored under the tail.
     
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    It's easy. Because people want the Targetmasters for this, they'll go and buy two extra toys to complete it.
     
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    Why would they when they can sell the TM by themselves and make more money? That's just smart business sense.

    edit: Dammit @payres you beat me too it.;) 


    Yep as others and I in a previous post, where I outlined where it is, have stated, the extra armor(?) and guns combine to make a secondary car or coal carrier in train mode. I don't think we have an idea yet of how it will fit his robot form. At least that leaves something to see at SDCC.

    Speaking of which, I wonder (hope) if they will make these figures available for preorder via Pulse after the demonstration in San Diego like they did following Toyfair.
     
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    It just hit me that I have more reason to grab me Skytread ASAP. Because he (as Flywheels)'s a Scavenger too!

    (RIP IDW!Flywheels)
     
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    A tad sad that spinister isn't a targetmaster, but at the same time I was disappointed with generations scoop's targetmasters, due to the connection piece falling off easily.
     
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    I am ECSTATIC. I’ve been waiting for a good Astrotrain figure for literally my entire life. No more bullet train bullshit or shitty shuttle modes. Just a good figure. Plus APEFACE one of my first and favorite G1 toys.
     
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  18. Fenrys

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    at least they are releasing one of his partners. if he came with both then he would cost $30 minimum using the current battlemaster type of setup (case in point, greenlight and dazzlestrike is $25)
     
  19. Stygian360

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    Dude... spoilers!! :p 
     
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  20. Requiem Prime

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    Had more time to chew on these.
    I have no strong feelings towards Apeface the character, but this is the first version I'm really digging. I think it's the piles of machine detail. It helps the parts all blend together. Ape feet on his shoulders? Eh, just machine mush.
    Astrotrain continues to be as wonderful as Crosshairs continues to be present. If he wasn't a legit character I'd say he was a generic autobot soldier. And that's not a bad thing. Anyone else think autotrooper is kind of dangling in front of us at this point? Maybe a later in the Trilogy will be about army builders.
    Spinister is just nice. I love the false/secondary cockpit trick for symmetrical legs and can't wait to see how his twin chainguns change color.
     
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