Titan Returns Fortress Maximus

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  1. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    I need to get some pics..

    But my son and me found a way better base mode.

    You take the entire red frame for the leg guns off. They are just clikpped on the leg with 3 clip points. Pop off the whole thing.

    Flip open the legs, and 180 em' to give open areas for the figures.

    Take the red gun frame assembly and it actually clips (probably unintentionally) on top of the foot. There is no road pass thru like metroplex, so the massive red guns off his feet, make the closed in areas look like gun pits, and my son had titan masters in there "loading and manning" the main guns.

    You can splay the legs the same way as the stock version, but the drive up ramps on the molded legs like metro plex touch his arms, so you can have cars drive in the bays. so we kind of did a 45 deg thing with the legs.

    We both agreed its WAY better and has more to do than the stock closed leg set up. The cannons, if played with, CAN be "stuck" on the legs and feet different ways.

    With the red cannon frame popped off..the legs lay flat like they should like metroplex.


    I really didnt think I was going to get this guy, but with having so much fun with my son, he LOVES this line. More than any TF like yet. So getting this for "us" was prolly gunna happen.

    Bot mode is seriously gorgeous with the very nice FOIL STICKER SHEET (havent heard much mention of it, but YES..nice stickers). The colors are sweet, The head detail and lights and sounds are killer.

    Base and ship mode are OK at best. Our fan mode for City will be incredible when we get blaster (mabye 2 blasters? can that work)

    Cerebros Steals the show. What a baddass Larger than deluxe figure! we both LOVE how he says "cerebros" and the sounds are GOOD. This is a higher quality speaker in this toy compared to metroplex it seems. Very crisp sounds. His bot mode is VERY articulate, proportioned PERFECTLY, and even makes the TF sound when you TF him. Cerebros is AMAZING, and prolly worth a pricepoint in between Leader and voyager by itself. If they sell other Heads THIS good at $35 or so, with other sounds and lights, Id buy em all.

    Overall..Metroplex wins in every category except titan master integration. If your into Titans return line as much as we are, this is a MUST have if you got the space. The instructions and "official" city mode IS a downer. But you can do some cool stuff by popping off the cannon frames.

    The ship mode is Neat at best, where again Cerebros steals the show as the bridge for the ship, having cool "Pew Pew" sounds and lights.

    Very sweet toy if you "make it your own" and forget the official city mode. Ill try to get pics, busy day today. but Try it out...Pop off the entire red frame of the leg guns. Its metroplex legs and you can do alot with them.

    Dave
     
  2. rego0012

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    This Titan master tank design fits and plugs in suspiciously perfect in here...

    It ends up looking like some internal machinery or mechanical innards and creates a look I really like in the window cavity of his chest.
     
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  3. Seeaich

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    Just a quick note to correct an earlier statement, on viewing Emgo's Fort Max review I realised I had missed that if you want a none-zigzagging connection to Max on the Left side of his City mode all you have to do is swap Max's arm ramps around! :dunce 
    *HOWEVER* I find that without the helipad's support the fanmode is much less stable on the left side.
     
  4. Monari

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    I'd really appreciate it if you could post pics!
     
  5. tikgnat

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    TR Fort Max is crunched in there...

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  6. ACMagnus

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    That looks awesome. Nice pic!
     
  7. prfctcellrulz

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    No. Emgo tried it (And G1 Cerebros) in his TR Fort Max review, it doesn't work.
     
  8. Starstriker

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    I just pop off the helipad and relocate it.
     
  9. Seeaich

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    This is even easier:

     
  10. Dachande

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    What articulation does Cerebrs have? I saw someone mention lack of shoulder movement.
     
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    Awesome find. I'd wager this is 100% intentional. The only Master that won't store in there when closed is Nightbeat.
     
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    This. It's not a bad figure, but it's a bit of a mixed bag for me.

    The best part for me is the Cerebros head er... excuse me, I meant titan master gimmick.
     
  13. bignick1693

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    Cerebros has 360 rotation for going up and down in the shoulders and his shoulders can go in a T pose on the sides. Legs are universal joints, knees and elbows go about 90. No foot rotation at the toes. No waist swivel.
     
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    So no forward movement at the shoulders?
    That's a bummer.
     
  15. bignick1693

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    There is full 360 rotation.
     
  16. Starstriker

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    I wish they had made the fists fold into the forearms like the G1 version.
     
  17. xOPtimUsZErOx

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    I had the same problem with mine except the blue connector piece wasn't molded long enough to reach the clip. I just got it last night so its on the way back to TRU right now.
     
  18. megatroptimus

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    For Cerebros you mean?
     
  19. harveydent

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    His arms can move forward and back and side to side (and all points in between)
     
  20. Starstriker

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    Yes