Siege on Cybertron BBTS Preorder!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by payres, May 31, 2017.

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  1. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    Yeah, I'm just not seeing the reason for the fury over Pounce's face.

    But neither am I interested in defending it any further.
     
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  2. Omegax80

    Omegax80 Using a Positive Rifle

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    Pounce's face looks fine to me. Not sure what is so bad.
     
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  3. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    The toy fair one is painted so the details in the face sculpt are brought out. Meanwhile the final toy has no paint and it looks mushy and less distinguishable from the rest of the head.

    If it were any other part of the toy it wouldn't be terrible. But the head is the most important part of the robot mode.
     
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  4. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    Other than his blue undies I think I prefer the Magnus over the Ginrai, subtle things like the darker blue windows and larger symbols. I do wish it had the White undies, but like Six Shots Black thighs, I think I can deal.

    I plan to recoup some of my money on the rest of the set since all I want is Prime.
     
  5. Prime Wylde

    Prime Wylde TRANSformer

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    I\'d take a prime but if nobody wants their metalhawk I totally need him.

    He\'s exactly what i\'ve been waitinmg for.
     
  6. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    Facegate... Day 1
     
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    Takara = White waist, small Autobot emblem on trailer, and grey windows, Titanmaster is red, white, and black
    Hasbro = Blue waist, large Autobot emblem on trailer, blue windows, Titanmaster is blue and red
     
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  8. batfan007

    batfan007 Double the Dragon

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    At triple the price as usual
     
  9. BarBoBot

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    Crazy thought here... How about you take 10 seconds of your time and paint the face...

    We are not talking about a work of art here. It's a single colored face with 2 dots for eyes....
     
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  10. samisham

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    Ginrai has the white crotch, lighter blue windows and smaller Autobot symbols in vehicle mode and Magnus Prime Has the blue crotch, darker blue windows and larger Autobot symbols in vehicle mode. Magnus Prime's titanmaster is more 'Optumusy' colours and Ginrai's is in more 'Ginraish' colours.
     
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  11. Lady Slipstream

    Lady Slipstream The gang on the loose

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    It's already Sold out?

    Frick.
     
  12. Ninjak

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    Despite my having multiple chances to preorder this set (which I was fully intending to do), I ended up not pulling the trigger once I heard of Takara's Ginrai/Godbomber set coming later on with Cab and Minerva (especially since I already have Wheelie with GoShooter). I still really want that Metalhawk, but as popular as he was in Japan, I hope and expect there to be a Takara offering of it at some point. Likewise, as others have said, I think the clones will eventually come out in sets as well. I did want that Thunderwing head and Tidal Wave (which would never ever be transformed into the hideous jet mode Broadside exhibited), but not enough to double-dip on Ginrai. Plus I'm hoping that some of the Ginrai/Godbomber foot connectivity issues are better in the new release, though I'm not holding my breath. That being said, I fully agree with the expectation that BBTS will have a number of the sets in stock once the preorders arrive in-store, so people should still have a chance to get it. I was actually surprised the preorders hadn't sold out faster than they did. I might have also pounced (no pun intended) on this had I not been waiting to spend money on Tokyo Toy Show 2017 Black Convoy when he finally emerged on BBTS yesterday.
     
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    primalxconvoy Banned

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    Magnus Prime's trailer sports unusually large Autobot insignias, too.

    However, the headmaster is a moot point for those buying the PE Jinrai upgrades.
     
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    Why should they? Not everyone has the skill, time or knowledge to do so.

    Perhaps you could offer to paint these figures for them as a free service?

    No?

    Didn't think so.
     
  15. Lord Black Cat

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    Did this set being released not make it to the front page of tfw?

    To hell with bbts, it's bullshit it sold out that quick.
     
  16. Bountyan

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    Or I can just wait for the product that looks better to begin with instead of supporting something I don't like. :) 
     
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  17. Wh33ls

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

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    #[email protected]&%*!:mad: 

    Because TT Godbomber is compatible with this Hasbro PMOP, there goes any chance of me picking up TT Godbomber at retail cost. It'll be sold out before I can buy one and will have to resort to evilBay and it's over inflated scalper prices to try to get one for my TT Ginrai!:confused: 

    #[email protected]&%*!:mad: 
     
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    I think that's more to hell with us, we're the ones who drooling over it.

    That may not happen and will be for a price hike if it does over one paint app not existing.
     
  19. Ninjak

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    How long before you're planning to grab Godbomber? It's still sitting at BBTS for $69.99 right now.
     
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  20. Mizzinno

    Mizzinno Merc With A Mouthplate

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    I'm gunna swap Magnus Prime's Titan Master body with PMOP's so that's no problem for me.
     
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