Studio series Leader Grindor and Ravage and 86 deluxe Gnaw and ROTF Sideswipe

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  1. Wh33l JcK

    Wh33l JcK Well-Known Member

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    Think about it though... cell-shaded would make the figures more like they stepped off the screen.

    Plus, it would set it apart, besides the packaging, from the Generations stuff.

    The cell-shaded Optimus and Megatron could have been a test run, who knows? Having the 2 team leaders already out there would make you more apt to buy in to the line of more cell-shaded figures.

    I don't know, just a theory...
     
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    That's exactly why I don't think it'll happen, Studio Series IS Generations. In addition to that only 2 of the endless multitude of figures hasbro has done have been cel shaded. There's no real reason to assume they will commit to all future releases of a style being that way rather than just keeping it to special one off figures.
     
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    Except it's pretty clear the goal is to transition the Earthrise style to Studio Series so they can continue using that once they've moved past Chapter 3.

    They've found success with the new style/scale of the WfC figures, but likely already have plans for what comes after it that doesn't match it. So they want to give collectors a place to go for that same style/scale as they flesh out the G1 universe.

    Because regardless of what comes next (Unicron Trilogy, BW, who knows) it's not going to match. Because it can't.
     
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    I think it's interesting that Ravage came with Grindor as a nod to the fact that Soundwave was originally the helicopter and Ravage was also supposed to come with him
     
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    I'm really curious for the ROTF that supposedly comes with Grindor (who in my headcanon is just an alternate name for Blackout and thus have no desire for).

    I've been thinking of just getting the Legends Class HFTD Ravage and calling it a day. To anyone who has/has had it, is that figure worth it? Does it look good with current Studio Series?
     
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    Yes I think he does, I've had him next to Studio Series Rampage for a time and aside from the fact he has no head movement and no red eye they look good together
     
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    Here’s and old pic I took a of ravage. This was when I barley had any decepticons. I also have another pic of ravage but he’s in the corner :D 
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    I hope this means The Fallen himself isn't far behind. Since Grindor, Jolt, ROTF Bee and Swipe have been announced, that just leaves the Fallen, the Twins, and Sideways (and a Demolishor repaint of Scavenger) for ROTF, right?*

    *Not counting tiny guys like Scalpel and Alice!
     
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    I'd say so.


    I'm curious as to what SS Ravage will be like. I'd assume he'd be on the same level as Scorponok, who's rather basic compared to the old HftD Ravage that has quite a bit of articulation and can transform. Which just feels like all the more reason to stick with the Legends toy.
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    Thank you guys for the feedback. I think he looks really good. I think I'm gonna wait and see, but the rumored Ravage probably won't be as good as this one. Hopefully one shows up for sale for a reasonable price.
     
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    Legends Class HFTD Ravage is cool but if you want more bang for your buck, buy two of them if you can. Replace the front legs of the main one with the back legs of the other and shave off the protruding bits if you want. Doing this will give him front foot articulation. The transfomation will have to change but you can still achieve a similar look with some fan mode mentality. I provided a pic of my Ravage from way back.

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    the new mold for grindor will be awesome- oh
     
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    My take- Grindor is going to be a more bluish shade of grey than Blackout. Across the various releases, both characters have had a bluish grey and standard grey figure in a few size classes, so my belief is that Grindor’s colour will be something akin to this-
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    If that ends up being the case, I'm definitely skipping him. To my eye, thats barely a difference, like TLK Nitro Zeus and SS KSI Boss.
     
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    It may be part of their magnifying glass collection to go along with Wheelie and Brains. Though packed away, Legends class Wheelie is still going to ultimately be my Wheelie if I ever have a full display set up. Tossed the two that came with Shockwave in a ziplock with the paratrooper in hopes that I don't lose them. Now as long as I don't use that bag to hold my coke and snort them up I will be in good shape....First I will have to learn where to get coke, then I will actively have to start doing coke, but if that happens, there is a good chance I snort them.
     
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    I really just want that cyclonus. And hopefully a new Galvatron:) 
     
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    I hate the idea of G1 on SS
     
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    i hope we get a glimpse of these ss 86 figures tomorrow
     
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