The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Siege Fan

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    Cheers, but brute force is the only reason they're actually staying in, precariously!

    Ultra Magnus should really be having a word with him about that gun. "Look, even Megatron sent us a note... And he turns into a gun!"
     
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    In a nod to Spielberg's famous E.T. remaster edit SS'86 Megs turns into a sliver FBI Walkie Talkie with a black aerial! :lol 
     
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    You kinda have to slide them in like a SIM card or SD card, or a mobile phone battery from the days when we got removable batteries. It's hard to explain- but it's not just a lateral force move like lego.
     
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  4. Gumblor Gimbles

    Gumblor Gimbles Overjoyed at the prospect of buying a plastic rat

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    My money’s on the Alternate Universe Prime being released in regular Prime colours without the trailer, and ER Megs with a new head and chest plate with the cracks and scratches. Sadly, gun is not likely.

    On a slightly related note, I really hope we see Megatron as a gun again in a show or movie, especially a movie. Imagine Megatron not transforming for the entire film, then in his big end-movie fight with Optimus he plunges off a building... only to hover back up in gun mode. A giant, flying gun would be an intimidating visual, especially when you realise at Megatron’s scale the bullets would be many times bigger than a tank shell.
     
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    So I've been distracted by D&D Celebration this weekend but looks like I didn't miss any exclusive reveals and sell out pre-orders so that's cool.
    I never had Hotrod as a child so can't get excited for the SS86 version. However I will be happy for Kup and maybe Blurr.
    I really want to see what the new Galvatron is going to look like as that was the movie figure of my childhood, then maybe I can get a good display set of Galvatron, Cyclonus, Scourge and the Sweeps.
    Hope everyone had a good weekend and it's good to see so many wave 2 Earthrise figures finally getting into peoples hands.
     
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  6. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Studio Hot Rod and Scourge both look amazing, what a great end to the weekend. :eek: 
     
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  7. Siege Fan

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    Yeah, that's how I did it, but the lips holding them aren't scaled right.
    ...

    Finally got watching the Hot Rod review (I have two terrorists, er, dogs). It's a stunning figure but I don't think I'll need it or any of the SS86 line short of the Big Two*. The aesthetic just doesn't appeal, too slick. Plus, for me, there's always been a slight 'That jerk? Where's Prime?' thing with Hot Rod!

    * Maybe not even the Dinobots the more I think of it, because ones that fit into or alongside WFC is the personal goal :sly: 
     
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    Oh dear :lolol 

    It always makes me smile when I see you talk about Ferret HQ :) 

    He's gone on quite the adventure!

    Still kind of surprised they've never done a Megatron Targetmaster. I mean, they're blatantly not human gun sized which has rather been the major issue for gun mode Megatron toys.

    :lolol 

    Also, happy to say I'll be passing on Hot Rod. A good one to be IDW Rodimus, particularly MTMTE/LL era would probably be the only HotRodimus I would choose to buy for him - as I am considering getting the Cyberverse deluxes for Macaddam parts, though not sure. TBH I'm glad that the pace of new figs I am really interested in has slowed. Siege did a number on me and I'm far happier now getting the occasional fig from older lines and even some 3P stuff than having so many great new figs flying at my face all the time ><
     
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  9. IrnBro

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    scourge looks great and hot rod looks good, altho if i have one complaint about him and a lot of figures, it's all the fake pieces, if they could find a way to make them not fake then the figures would be perfect

    im in for all of em tho

    made the mistake of browsing thru the 4chan toy thread on the leaks, but came across this gem

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  10. Siege Fan

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    I recommend giving the Judge's gun to others.

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    Many thanks Sir Sixo!

    If ordering from FansHobby directly, am I likely to get hit buy customs? Do they mark pacakges down?

    Thanks, has anyone actually recieved Transformers toys from Zavvi lately?

    Also on their site for in stock items, 10% code:

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    Goddammit, why don't they just let you make the movies? I would watch the heck out of this surrealism. Also Soundwave as a giant boombox would be amazing.

    Also, I got Snapdragon from Smyth's yesterday. I wish I'd checked through them in store re the paint as mine has some careless purple paint on the torso, but overall he's a neat figure. Super sturdy, great poseability, stunning jet mode and of course, King of the Monsters in Dino mode.

    Mainly purchased out of boredom and wanting new moulds but he's neat. And the price point for the voyagers is the best value in WFC I think.

    Also enjoying AU Optimus, but mainly for giving the trailer to Siege Optimus and putting both sets of accessories in the trailer. Added the Roller from the Centurion weapon pack too, so with that done I'm not sure I'll bother buying regular ER Optimus.

    Quite tempted to make a cape for dead Optimus though - have him wandering the wastelands with the axe from Siege Optimus.

    Next purchase? Well, just bought PotP Dreadwind as his colours go nicely with Snapdragon, so of course now I'll need a PotP Blackwing and TR Overlord too.

    Sigh.
     
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    So that SS86 Hot Rod is going to be a Voyager because of the parts count / intricacy? As he looks more or less Siege Ironhide height in the screengrabs I've seen.

    I'm hoping that Scourge gets people all army-buildy and dumps a load of the older, smaller Scourges onto the second-hand market where *I* can army-build with them.

    We're definitely seeing a "cars are Deluxe, planes are Voyager" thing on the go, I wonder what that means for Needlenose?
     
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    Hopefully he just gets released lol! I like this "cars are Deluxe, planes are Voyager" thing, can we also have tanks as Voyagers too please! Don't know what that will mean for Warpath.

    Yes also to your Scourge army build comment!
     
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  18. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Good lord. Good Lord. SS Hot Rod is stunning. That's got toy of the year written all over it for me, whichever year it comes out. Visually and proportionally, it looks better than the MP. I don't care if it comes in at a voyager price point, just give it to me!
     
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    Good morning All,

    I must say I really want that Hot Rod. I’m totally sold on this. Might double up on this. I took some screenshots (maybe more than some lol) from the Ton Ton video and think this version pretty much nails it. Now will it be a problem getting hold of the figure? Will it be priced between leader and voyager? Who cares, I want it. Kup is also going to be a buy and replace my TR version.

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  20. Dropfire

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    Love the look of that Hotrod, will almost definitely get one.

    Gets me really excited for SS86 line as a whole. I'm really looking forward to Jazz and the Dinobots
     
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