Studio Series SS-34 Dark Of The Moon Megatron Packaging

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by f90happy, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. mlgpapalouie

    mlgpapalouie The King of Bad Luck

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    That is one bigass truck that is worth $50 to me
    People are stupid “wah wah hes not as tall as old leaders wah wah”
    The price groups arent based on size
    Its more mass
    Figures like him and blackout are big vehicles with lots of mass that compress into a smaller robot
    Also if he was taller you guys would be whining about scale
     
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  2. maxxzander

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    that being said, meg should be fully repaired after scanning new alt mode like how evasion prime did in AOE... no??? hmmm......
     
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  3. Shmoptimus Prime

    Shmoptimus Prime Za Warudo! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Meg’s has his arm torn off, his face half destroyed, and some other parts like his treads come off. In my internal logic they can’t just replace missing body parts my scanning a new alt mode, so he could only half-ass it. Also, it’s clear from bumblebee’s voice box and Ironhide and lockdown’s faces (which have scars) that certain parts are harder for them to repair than others. Also, it’s implied that Cade helped repair Optimus enough to the point where he was functioning at least at average capacity. I guess no one helped megs much aside from his little doctor thingies.
     
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  4. vatarian

    vatarian Hive Princess

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    Expanding on this—

    Megatron had brain/skull damage and a limb straight up LOST. Following the battle of Egypt, the Decepticons also kinda became the underdogs until Chicago, when Sentinel summoned more troups. Tight resources. Lots of wounded soldiers.

    Megatron had extremely severe injuries, and not much to work with in the matter of repairing them. He was also, if I’m remembering correctly, extremely bitter about his failure, and habitually crushed the tiny drones working on his head, even picking at the open wound therein.

    Optimus was also injured, but nothing like Megatron.

    If you pay close attention, you’ll notice that while bayverse Optimus may be the more agile and vicious fighter in later movies, Megatron is ALWAYS the more enduring and resistant to pain and injury.

    I don’t know that it’s likely that Optimus, pre-Knight upgrade, would have even been able to stand up or lead following injuries as ghastly as Megatron’s.
     
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  5. GALVATOM

    GALVATOM Better off Pred

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    vatarian and Word Pimes posts make sense to me I also got the sense that all the rust on evasion Optimus was just cosmetic disguise, he was beaten up for sure but the rust was just camouflage as apposed to the very real problem Megatron had with his rotting body.
     
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  6. Edwardmus Prime

    Edwardmus Prime Righteous Protector of Ed-Land

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    This is something I have been wanting for a while. The shotgun is even 5mm port compatible, unlike the one that came with Evasion Prime. He's actually bulky like in the movie and the cloth looks better than the rubber from the Voyager in my opinion. I wish he was bigger, but hey I will take what I can get because he is already pretty satisfactory. Not much could have been be done about the boxiness and panels when the original design's kibble was so minimal and I don't think it will look bad with the chunkier design on Optimus.

    Don't know how many toys I will be getting from Studio Series, but he would be a fun addition to my Transformers collection.
     
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    that kind of makes sense ..
     
  8. Phamduc

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    got him today. is it just me that thinking the ankle rocker is total waste oppurtunity? i mean , even if he only has toe tilt , at least make the rotation point correctly. Instead we have rotation point inward and the toe cant even touch the ground , make him posing dramatically very difficult , unlike grindor and grimlock :( 
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  9. CobraKai

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    I had a problem cuz I had the legs mistransformed. I was keeping them straight when they are supposed to be cocked backwards chickenstyle. Although he’s not the most poseable ‘Former. 11F88F24-93F4-4FCB-B62A-891084B0AA7A.jpeg 612070AA-2C42-4D6F-97BA-53367F67F134.jpeg 5A959D95-9658-49DC-8951-787DDF0D787B.jpeg F7D90408-2051-4D14-8F9B-F3EC964F921D.jpeg
     
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