Thinking about getting back into CW

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  1. Starfire22

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    A couple of months after selling my CW teams, i started to regret the decision. Especially seeing how a proper Blast Off is on its way.

    Does anyone recommend me trying to rebuild the teams, or would it be a fool's errand? 3P is out of the question, seeing the prices.
     
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  2. DocSeth81

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    a proper blast off is on the way???
     
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    cool thanks

    and for the main topic, the CW transformers are what brought me back into collecting, I really like the majority of the line, I just got severe mold fatigue from it.
     
  5. Mr. Chaos

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    The only issue is the cost. I have been considering getting CW Optimus now that we have a combiner Jazz so to have the most accurate Masquerade Combiner (with Sunstreaker in place of Windcharger and the hope we'll get Sideswipe) but doing so is so friggin expensive. Getting Optimus would be nearly twice what he once was.
     
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    CW actually got me into transformers. The line is great. If you dont get them all back, try just getting the primary four (Superion, Defensor, Bruticus and Menasor)
     
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  7. Bob Schoonover

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    I'd give it a shot. If nothing else, get Computron from Amazon to pair with the upcoming Abominus. If you have some time and patience, you'll be able to find a lot of the figures you need on the board here or on eBay
     
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    Sure, but id only stick to ones that were combiners in G1.
     
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    Maybe but things like Sky Reign and the Optimus combiner are SUPER fun. Also I cant make Defensor proper but it takes absolutely zero away from how much fun I have with my Trailbreaker and iron hide legs po boys version of Defensor I make with prowl and Streetwise. The modularity and compatability built into the CW stuff means you can just play and PLAY and play and make whatever.. "on noes... Cyclonus has the Enigma of combination and has kidnapped Jazz and Swoop" bam brand new adventure and unique combiner.

    Lets face it, these are supposed to be 4 million year old living robots, I would think that "back compatability" and some sort of shared operating system would make pretty much ANY transformers able to do some degree of component sharing or combining granted only will and consent and in the in universe case of Galavtronus, consent isn't even in play! Head/power/target master are a form of combining hell even using a gun or pulling a trailer ( Bluetooth son ) would be some degree of "interoperability" so... yeah.

    Id say just get whatever you can get a good deal on and make up whatever you like. I make up and name a new combiner every day or so.
     
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    I am selling my Unite Warriors Bruticus (comes with the Japanese deco Blast-off) if you need a seed to start your collection. Even has the Perfect effects upgrade.

    Found that Masterpiece suited my sensibilities better.
     
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    Look on the boards here. You can probably get all of them for about $65-$75 a combiner.
     
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    Here is how I started mine off.
    I made an order at BBTS with the Voyager wave sets that were on sale, got me Onslaught, Sky lynx, Hotspot and Cyclonus.
    Then I bought the 54 dollar deluxe wave with the 4 Autobot cars and the 64 dollar wave case with the Combaticons.

    This gave me Bruticus, Sky Reign ( albeit with Optimus Maximus' limbs but hey its all made up anyway) ... Let me play with Galvatronus to kidnap and combine with any of the 8 limbs and I could fake Defensor with the Autobot cars.

    They have a G2 Stunticon set for $69
    Transformers Combiner Wars G2 Menasor

    BBTS also has a decent deal on the Stunticon wave $54 and has Silverbolt for $18. If you aren't into Sky Lynx/ Reign they have a different wave case that gets you Onslaught and Scattershot.

    Combiner Wars Transformers Action Figures, Statues, Collectibles, and More! - BigBadToyStore

    Motormaster is freakin 12 bucks at TRU right now!
    https://www.toysrus.com/product?productId=45534706

    and that's just an awesome toy all by itself

    they have the g2 Superion set for $64
    https://www.toysrus.com/product?productId=83101426

    TCP has Liokasier for $69
    Hasbro Platinum Edition Combiner Wars - LIOKAISER set

    Overall it is a GREAT time to get into CW, I t6hink its the best line so far for playing esopecially if you have kids it edges out TR in that you don't end up with a useless body when they eneveitable strow one of those little heads off somewhere
     
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    Go for it. In my opinion, there's no better way to get Superion, Bruticus, and the other G1 Combiners. Optimus Maximus/Ultra Prime is also a lot of fun if you don't have the original Classics versions.
     
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    Why is Blast-Off purpled out? o_O 
     
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    He is nude
     
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  19. Starfire22

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    Some dude wanted to spoil the fun by highlighting over the figure to tease people.

    Anyway, i appreciate the responses guys. I think after the holiday season ends, i will get back into the groove (lol) of things.
     
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  20. mcart

    mcart I'm not fat, it's Prime Armor

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    What the heck? Why is prime so expensive? I have him and I don't like him much. Currently sits at the bottom of a drawer. Wish I'd kept the box now, lol, could do with the money. Ah well, maybe some day I'll get around to putting stuff on eBay.

    Great news about blast off though! I've been waiting for him! Must get my full combiner teams out and take a shot of them at some point.
     
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