The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. saucesmithco

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    I've got Bludgeon, it's just a sticker: peeled it off and painted over!
     
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    BBC News - Mulan: UK cinemas hit out at 'disappointing' Disney+ release
    UK cinemas hit out at Mulan online release

    If they do the same with Black Widow you'll know cinemas are written off in Disney terms, because that likely determines Marvel's timeline for it's shows, movies and Spider-Man with Sony.

    Down the line, I'd imagine they'll wanna focus on animation too for all the reasons.

    Movies could really get back to actual characterisation and shorter running times long-term.

    I haven't missed the cinema once during the pandemic, and if anyone was gonna... But the studios will need new ways to hype their movies if they collapse, plus it's simply weaker watching a giant battle or whatever at home.

    Charging £23 for a movie won't last long either lmao

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    First Edition mold had limited availability. Then there's the popularity of the cartoon. There is also increased general demand for all things Transformers in the near decade or so since the cartoon first aired.

    Odds of doing much better than Ebay prices not great?

    Every time a Disney movie goes straight to Disney plus s new SW is put on the drawing board.
     
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    I fear you're right. I was thinking Prime wasn't too long ago and not G1 so there'd be loads. To be fair, I think Arcee was probably everyone's favourite character, plus the best Arcee design in general IMO. So if you just had one from the line it'd probably be that.

    :lol  Is it more or less in price than netflix/amazon prime?
     
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  5. Seeaich

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    Fair Warning: It's a two and a half hour deep dive from Hbomberguy BUT, having watched it, this critical essay sure does seem to point to the main flaws in both the prior Machinima Prime Wars Trilogy and where WFC: Siege the Series was lacking, even though this is from Rooster Teeth before incorporation, it seems it could be a bit baked into their approach...

    TL/DW: Too much taking good/"cool" ideas from other stories and lore but not understanding how & why they work, whilst not properly shaping those ideas to their own narrative and underwriting their characters seems quite their bag before incorporation (and has maintained a bit into it IMO after watching Prime Wars & Siege).
    I'm glad I persevered and watched it (in instalments, I admit) because it is positively critical, and actually something of a celebration of creativity.
     
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    Not too complicated. Essentially, you're using a metal rod to push the pin out. You need to make sure you are pushing from the correct side for it to come out easy. Then when it's out a little, grab it with pliers and work it out.

    The matt/tray is just to protect your table from getting divets from the work, but not essential.

    It would probably be easier to mask stuff off and paint it carefully.

    For sg barry, what about his tlk colours?
     
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    Is that the dark blue one? That looks cool BUT its really close to the 'Evergreen' Barricade thus becoming not SG enough. There is a 'Recon' deco but its too similar to CW Streetwise. Or I just get Streetwise.... and mess with the head

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    Ah, I left out 'failing to address plot points dramatically and coherently using them as mere narrative stepping stones to get from here to where the story end is.'
     
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    Who is Best Decepticon? N!

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    Who is Best Decepticon? I!

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    A Panamanian What Monkey? WOTCH! (tm)

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    Just had a thought, were there any background cameos in the Netflix Siege cartoon? I didn't notice any, but considering the large cast of Redecos there may have been some (acidentally at least). If no thats kind of a shame. Would have been fun to have some easter eggs like Deep Cover or Tigertrack. Or even more well known guys like Smokescreen or Bluestreak.
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    My favourite seeker design
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    edit: sorry for the horrible pics. My phone is not ace photographer
     
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    Not sure why thats my style but hey ill take it. Oooh what are you repainting sideswipe into?

    As for sg barricade how about g1 barricade colours
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    Just cos you said thats how you did your awesome barricade.

    For sideswipe I'm gonna go for the unimaginative shattered glass colours, though he'd fall nicely into the background of Netflix siege toon.

    Oh wow! That colour scheme is intense. No commitment but it's definitely a good shout. What does g1 Barri turn into? There's no way that's a police car!

    Edit. Ok, a race car. His torso and transformation really reminds me of cw mirage. Hmmm...
     
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    Oh yeah the sg colours based of g2 drench are sick. Good luck with that, not easy to get those lines right.

    Nah I didn't use masking for barricade he was undercoated in black and just painted. Only masked off guzzle and stakeout.
     
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    Well I think the office needs 2 more Detolfs… going to replace a bookcase. The missus hasn't argued too much, but there is one key factor in this...
    • Height between the top of a Detolf and the ceiling... 27"
    • Height of Haslabs Unicron "over 27 tall"
    I hope they are overstating it just a little bit!


    That Megatron doesn't look good, certainly compared with Netflix Megatron. I will state one again how much I hate the following:
    • Hasbro Grey
    • Hasbro White
    • Hasbro Yellow
    These are the 3 things that I most miss with Takara releases. Then combine that with the lack of additional paint on figures such as Earthrise Sunstreaker. You can see in the design where thing should be painted but they just aren't.

    The one release I hope we get is a Netflix Apeface! Case in point - Netflix Ultra Magnus. Yeah for the most part it is a wasted opportunity, but look at the white on the inner robot compared with the regular release! Glorious.
     
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    It is, and I forgot evergreen designs were a thing. I seem to be forgetting more and more each day. I guess your choices are either make him look like an existing Autobot (SG has done this before, SG Starscream is in Jetfire's colourscheme) or ignore making him look like a police car and just go batshit crazy with the colours.

    Make him crouch a little?
     
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    I'm sure they'll be looking to get some money back on the Horrorcon molds somehow. I much prefer Netflix UM. Let's be honest, the entire Netflix line is what we should have gotten to start with!
     
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    Hubcap paid in full and shipping from IDToys tomorrow:D 
     
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