The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Convoy

    Convoy 90's Robot

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    Question for Diorama builders. I want to do a little street battle scene. What could I for the base? I'm intending to put it in a display case, so I imagine it doesn't need to be rigid. And I guess I need to draw the street before adding buildings. Is it ok to just use card or cardboard? I think I recall people using a thin layer of foam, but not sure why or what it does.
     
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    Foam board is a great way to make things like this, but card works too. You can use foam too if you want to carve or texture it.
     
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    Can he turn into a tank with treads or is that all remoulded out?
     
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    I believe he can but I haven't seen it done yet.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    His tank mode is treadless because that's the Siege bod which is a hovertank, Earthrise Megs is the tyrant bod that has actual treads.
     
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    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Yeah, ravage and Laserbeak aren't real transformers either
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    No mate, would you believe I have that and the G2 one they did…..:oops: 
     
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    Convoy 90's Robot

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    With the right adaptors & a borrowed handle SG Megatron's cockpit part makes a decent spear tip.
     
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    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Coolio
     
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    Max Tower Well-Known Member

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    Those might be a good thing yeah, But I'm still interrested in a longer stream - even more so if there is one you can untwist the end and wrap it around a ghost. But the Trap and PKE Metre are fun things to have - and there is plenty of internal space to store them inside the toy too.

    I guess when Afterlife is more widely seen then maybe someone might think about an RC car Ghost trap too.

    The Ghostbusterbots look pretty cool battling my Terrordogs too (scale be damned) I just needed some thing more impressive for them to shoot at the Demon doggies.
     
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    I don’t own it, but I was sure the siege version has treads too? Hover tanks no bad thing either though
     
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    Hard agree on both counts especially how much they missed the mark with Pa Kent....

    I know it's not everyone's cup of tea but I felt the Superman Braniac arc by Geoff Johns (I know, I know) handled Pa Kent and his death quite well - so it's baffling the movie went so far in the wrong direction.

    I assume MOS was before Geoff Johns was moved to a Feige adjacent spot in the DCU?

    Still can't help feeling disappointed the Reeves movies still have the best representation of Superman. I tried to watch them with my 5yo boys last weekend and they were just too old fashioned and slow paced :( . Maybe when they're older.

    I've seen his instructions, he looks good to me but as mentioned elsewhere there are definitely some adjustments made to make him fit the new generations aesthetic.

    His proportions are more heroic and his vehicle mode is more real world.

    He'll make a good addition to your shelf, but he's definitely lost a few of the key signifiers he had from his Animated design.
     
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    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    I don't know what a Belvin is, but I know an easy custom opportunity when I see one.

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    Toadimus Prime A smile better suits a hero

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    My condolences to you too.

    Been having a bit of an odd day, so naturally I just bought a Switch to cheer myself up. I should probably get some games as well, shouldn't I?
     
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    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    He can still do his hovertank mode. There's a pic of it in the SG megs review thread in the feedback forum.

    No idea who that is or when he came on, but MOS was the first one that kicked off the DCEU, so I'm assuming he wasn't in place then.

    It is funny watching everyone in MOS freak out about aliens and how it changes everything, when all that dodgy stuff happened in 1984 with Wonder Woman. If they set it in modern day post Justice League, everything would have been fine.



    Just caught up on the last two episodes of what if. Damn, that was an exciting finale to the show. Same concept as Loki, but far, far better executed. And without breaking any already established rules.

    For starters, a main villain who comes out of a timeline who actually feels like a threat to the multiverse, instead of a random person who isn't even named. Also, Ha! Take that Loki show, Infinitie stones do work outside their own dimension/timeline/universe/whatever. I'm just gonna strip Loki show entirely from canon and go Endgame to What If.
     
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    They're designed to look tread-ish when squinted at but there are open vents/thrusters at the front and back of the front drive sections, and at the rear of the back drive segments on Siege, with no tread patterning on the wheeled sections underneath. Unlike ER which has lush continuous (if a bit skinny at the join) treads front-to-back.
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    You can "imagination play" them as treads for sure but they ain't "proper" tread tracks in my book.
    If I were put it in a No-Prize Claim Letter:
    I'd say it's not removal from their specific dimensions that renders them inert at the TVA but rather that being outside of a Timestream is what "Timelocks" their abilities rendering them useless. There's no next moment for them to have an affect on when time's arrow is frozen in place.
     
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    My condolences @Strafe28066
     
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    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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