The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    I told myself once they'd done Scorponok I'd be done. Yet here we are in 2021 - Unicron, Ark and Black Zarak and I've committed to all three.

    So many of us do this dance. We tell ourselves we don't need it or pick at the slightest imperfection, or the price for this one is a bit too high, but we know ultimately the lure of shiny new plastic will get us in the end.

    I hope Cyberplex comes with his Minicon mate. Or some other random partner - like a voyager weaponizer robot mode for his scoop-staff.

    Cyberplex would have been far from my list of titan figs I'd like to see (literally I'd have a Cybverse Iaconus, IDW Chela and Vigilem on my list of wants before I'd have considered this guy in contention for a Titan spot)), but I'm glad he's happening though, there are I'm sure plenty of fans who will be wanting him. But also it makes me a bit hopeful that 2023 might see Titan Tidal Wave - the guy currently at the top of my Titan guy list.

    What are the odds Cyberplex gets the Metrotitan repaint?

    Also Titan class combiners - anyone like to see this come back?

    I would pay good money to see Gregg Davies roaming about in his jocks, beer belly hanging out and moaning about Skeletor. I'm not even joking.
     
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  2. Siege Fan

    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    When you're already on TV endlessly, why not? :D 

    I'll take modern combiners however I can get them!
     
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  3. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Very much appreciated. When IDT get him shipped, let me know and we'll DM payment details etc. :) 
    They're pushing a new line, so they'll want maximum exposure I expect.

    All the MP stuff is either general retail (so available everywhere, though usually cheaper at Amazon Japan) or TTMall exclusive (but that's only for Japan, so Hasbro Asia then sell it world-wide).
     
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  4. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    You're missing out on three absolute treats mate!!!

    Absolutely, me too. Pity Rik Mayall isn't still around to play Skeletor...
     
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  5. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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  6. bcm77

    bcm77 Well-Known Member

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    @Divebomb,
    Minimates are something I've always managed to avoid getting into, not because I dislike them but it's another rabbit hole and I've gone down far too many of those already.

    That said, Transformers ones are extra tempting so subject to price & availability I can't rule out getting some.

    @MyTea Boc,
    No to more Titan combiners unless they considerably increase the budget and don't make the individual bots look so cheap & nasty.

    YESSSSSS!!!! to Greg Davies He-Man :D 
     
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  7. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    This is the leaked release schedule

    June 2022 MPG-01 Shouki, general release
    January 2023 MPG-02 Getsuei, general release
    June 2023 MPG-03 Yukikaze, Takaratomy Mall exclusive
    December 2023 MPG-04 Seizan, Takaratomy Mall exclusive
    June 2024 40th Anniversary Suiken and Kaen 2-pack, Target exclusive
     
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  8. Feloniicharges

    Feloniicharges Well-Known Member

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    Definitely worth £50, especially as the PE kit often goes for nearly the same price for a lot less

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  9. joetele

    joetele Non-entity

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    Yeah I'm going through another phase of "shall I just sell all my transformers" again - it's probably the depression doing it, but it's not like I actually *do* anything with them except occasionally transform them and take some pics - but then they go back into the plastic boxes under my bed. Ideally someone with money would just come along and offer to buy all of it.
     
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  10. Genodectes

    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    Which kits that? Looks really good
     
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  11. Siege Fan

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    @MyTea Boc Mate offer that OP stand to someone else cos they'll bite your hand off, just found 3 NECA ones I've been hunting for since I saw that OP one! Funnily enough I never thought to check the wardrobe :oops: 
     
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  12. fwestivus

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    Am I getting something confused or does this mean they’ll get harder to get hold of the more you commit to it? Kind of counts me out right away just because of the botherance of getting hold of (in theory) mainline stuff is bad enough already…
     
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  13. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Comics and Cocktails have some of the McFarlane DC stuff in their current weekly sale, figures for £10 each...was tempted by the McFarlane designed Batman but I dont like the head
     
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  14. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    No worries, they're reliable, only thing to watch for with them is that they don't give shipping estimates. They do let you change your mind about which option you want up until release and then it's locked in and you're charged the full amount.
     
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  15. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    Yeah I get that, but I’m pretty sure with how train crazy Japan is they wouldn’t have really struggled to earn a profit
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Pretty sure he's kidding
     
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  17. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Oh yeah, but they will want the new line, MPG, to get known. Because after Raiden it'll be Devastator or Superion etc. They'll want western folks champing at the bit for those as they experience Raiden in hand rather than vicariously.
     
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  18. Xaran Alamas

    Xaran Alamas Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't the fuel probe fold down like on the Blackout SS figure? Or are you talking about this overscale mold?

    Ooh nice, which Rhinox is that?

    I realise what you're talking about but I briefly thought you were meaning combiners made of Titans :lolol 
     
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  19. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    How do you know that you are pathetically horny for a Transformers character?

    You buy one of their Titanium figures.

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  20. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    My thanks to @Primacron...the 2-pack Captain Marvel just arrived in perfect condition...muchas gracias mi amigo!!!
     
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