The end of 3P MP?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by King Nergil, Dec 12, 2020.

  1. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    Some Weibo discussion. Their designer left for Newage.
     
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  2. zfarsh

    zfarsh Big Penguin Chief

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    Well, it can be for you right now, just see your collection as complete now, sell off what you value less, redo your display or change mode for all, and then see if there is one piece or two you would still want to add later.

    Or wait for the Reset that is coming soon, and it will be taken care for you, along with the rest...
     
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  3. divinecomedy

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    Except the new Reset will be like the old one, just with higher prices ;) 
     
  4. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

    ThatGuyCalledBlaster No relation to the Autobot, ironically. TFW2005 Supporter

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    So I guess we can expect a new designer for DX9, then?
     
  5. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    I guess it's possible, but the impression I got is they're just quitting after Menasor.
     
  6. the oaf

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    Or he's talking about the great reset, where on their old (now deleted) video, one of their "selling" points was that "In 2030 you will own nothing and you will be happy".

    That sounds like more of a threat to me.
     
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  7. divinecomedy

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    Oh I knew what he was talking about. If you think about it more though, we are already in the state of not owning a lot of things. If your phone breaks, you don't own the right to repair it. All your apps live in the "cloud" where they can be taken from you at any time.

    But if you REALLY think about it, you never own anything anyways. Things own you. You don't own them. Hence my argument about the new reset being the same as the old one.
     
  8. kronatron

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    I agree with @kibble - you decide when you are done. Just because XYZ is making $500 family-dollar POS's doesn't mean you have to buy it.

    I just saw a review of the TFC jet that has no place in TF lore but is actually just the kind of unique thing I'm interested in. Admittedly a bit pricey for now but I think I am going to support something like this more than ACME's 900th version of Optimus, now with clicky-finger. Unique pieces are why I got into 3P in the first place, and sometimes a good deluxe or voyager is every bit as good as an MP. Otherwise NA and MS and Vecma/MTF/MechPlanet wouldn't cranking out so much bite-sized gold. Ok, I'm not a scale junkie but you get my drift.

    Not the end of 3P as long as there's someone willing to buy some kind of other option.
     
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  9. octobotimus

    octobotimus Plastic Criminal

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    Yes everything is over.
     
  10. Nova Maximus

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    It's over. Finished!
     
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  11. Conran

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    Yes, it is the end. You should sell me your figures for cheap.
     
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    But it never ends...
     
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  14. CowboyFromHell

    CowboyFromHell Use my third party

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    The only thing that'll kill 3P is a massive political shake down. Trump would've been the idiot to do it and since he didn't, I think 3P is good for a while.

    The sun is black the sky is red
    And it feels like today is the end
    The kids are running as fast as they can
    Could it be that today is the end
     
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    It will be for me if I ever get a nice MP Computron and Defensor.
     
  17. SCPrime

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    3P MP won’t be done until FT makes every G1 figure and version 2s. So we have a good 20 years left.
     
  18. luckyman76

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    FT will do Defensor, Bruticus, Computron, Abominus, Devy, and Predaking. Citybots, Skullcruncher, Scourge, and probably Sky Lynx. I have high doubts we get the last two Headmasters from Maketoys right now unless they sell the designs. Does a XTB/KFC deliver on Autobot/Decepticon remaining Targetmasters? I think we only continue to get G1 stuff out of FT, very slowly XTB/KFC, and perhaps Zeta will focus on later combiners. If their Raiden is successful doing Road Caesar, Liokaiser, and Landcross may be successful.
     
  19. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Hastak has survived for years on doing the same thing over, and over. Why would 3p be any different?

    /doom thread
     
  20. franpincho

    franpincho Hater = Fan

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    lol,


    Just because you can not longer afford it (interpret this however you wish), it does not men 3P is over.

    There's new collectors every day. Deal with it.