The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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  2. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Well, today is Halo Edition Series X console day, but sadly not Halo Infinite day. All set for 8th Dec though.

    No space to put the bloody console, it's massive and I didn't really want it on its side.

    Ah well, first world problems. Have to pay for the damn thing now. On which note, 100 items added to my ebay accounts so.please take a look if you haven't recently (link in sig)
     
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  3. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Well-Known Member

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    Well there is the rumour that the Multiplayer is releasing today
     
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  4. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Nothing as yet. I have it pre-installed on the console ready to go.
     
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    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    I feel like he's incredibly unimpressed with something. Probably my hygiene.

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  6. G1 Mirage Owner

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    Fire Guts God Ginrai is one of my grails - He's just steadily rsing in price though (I blame Sixo and his amazing pics of the beautiful orange bastard :p  ) - so it's either win the lottery or bite the bullet and blow up my creditcard!

    In other robot news C&C have posted my Artfire and IDT billed me for my spicy space pancake Bumblebee.

    This week is getting busy/expensive already.
     
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  7. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    He saw your browser history.
     
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  8. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    I got HF pre-ordered but will be stuck to Xbone for now. Waiting for a price drop and gonna be saving up for an X.
     
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  9. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Well-Known Member

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    Xbox event is in 20 mins. We will probably know then
     
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    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    I'm somewhat hopeful but also equally likely its gonna announce a line of Master Chief soaps.
     
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  11. bcm77

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    Ultimate Edition Undertaker thoughts,

    Not quite as good as Kane, but still a very nice version of Attitude Era Undertaker from '97-'98. It's the attire from the KOTR '98 Hell In A Cell match with Mankind which hopefully indicates they'll be making Mrs Foley's baby boy in a future wave.

    3 headsculpts, the aforementioned stoic one which is meh, a reuse of another older sculpt with his eyes rolled back and his tongue sticking out only this time it has digital paint and looks even better and the new one which has wet hair based off his entrance look that's really nice as well.

    The entrance gear is a mixture of fairly soft plastic with a flap of cloth down the back which works pretty well as the mixture of materials helps the cloth bit to hang properly and there's some nice details and paint apps on the soft plastic part.

    It's slightly tricky to get onto the figure and get the tabs closed but looks great once on. Just need a 6 pack of druids for a nice display option :D 

    You also get the following,

    2 open hands for chokeslam poses
    2 grabbing hands
    A set of hands for his "thumb across the throat" pose although the posability of the arms makes pulling it off perfectly nigh impossible as the butterfly joints are restricted by the overlay for his shirt so you can't get the arm right across his throat as the arm hits the shirt overlay and springs back.

    The costume is well detailed, his tattoos do the job fairly well in terms of giving the right visual impression when you look at the figure on a shelf, its probably hard to get them super accurate and print them onto the arms whilst taking the joints into account so I can't be overly critical about that.

    My problem with this figure is the posability.

    It's better than an Elite, but I think they should go further with this line and incorporate,

    1.Drop down hips on the legs which would massively benefit figures of 'Taker as it would make his kneeling pose much easier and look more natural.

    2.A ball joint at the bottom of the neck as seen with various other lines would help for all kinds of poses eg 'Taker when he's pinning someone.

    3.Ball joint waist. It looks better than the current swivel.

    Also,

    Future UE figures of 'Taker should IMO have arms with sculpted elbow pads because the soft plastic ones get in the way.

    For Mattel's current standard definitely a decent figure overall, I just see what other lines are doing with articulation and think the Ultimate Editions have a lot of room for improvement.
     
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  12. Apollux

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    *Cough* *Galactus repayments* *Cough* ;) 

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    You never know who might be snooping...
     
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    On Game Pass app just now. Its happening

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    nice sideburns Autobot Brother

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    Hope you and the boy are ok Doug
     
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    If somebody was really considering that Takara Super Ginrai God Bomber set, but was also prepared to wait a year or two to see if a new version (be it a new set of molds, or a re-release) which would you recommend? ;) 
     
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  16. Apollux

    Apollux Turbomaster

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    Haha I was speaking more from the POV of being a debt collector like @Fort Max mentioned a couple of weeks back.

    No interesting TF news/rumours from my friend for quite a while unfortunately.
     
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  17. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    And it's live!

    But I've been up since 3am so I'm probably going to have to call it a night before it updates.
     
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    DMed you :) 

    About bloody time! And before I ended up ordering from overseas. Thanks for posting this or I might not have noticed my own invoice email, buried as it was! :eek: 

    This is clearly a coded message. Or just that they're not interesting to @Apollux

    ...


    Oh and @Imperator, I think I forgot this in my past message but in response to the inclusion of a pre Quintesson origin:
    That's some fine Arc Welding :thumb 

    ...

    Today's arrivals for me were a Prime Cliffjumper with custom Zombie head off of ebay from someone I THINK might have been one of you lot in here? As well as some other guy... Rong? Ring? I dunno...

    No photos mind you as I've been knackered all day so haven't got Metis out the box yet :) 
     
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    I think I have a loose Sentinel I’d be willing to part with.
     
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  20. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Given the chance, I'll retcon the entire world.

    I was originally planning to spend more time doing more flashbacks, but there's drama to get to so it's cut a little short.

    Oh man, have fun with that guy!
     
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