Titanium Grimlock Gallery and Henkei Wildrider

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Icespark, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    X-X-X-clusive. With a triple "X".

    On a more serious note, though:

    Anyone remember how Takara wanted to release Alternators Decepticharge as Binaltech "Wildrider", but couldn't because of trademark problems?

    Well, this thing is officially called "Stuntron Wildrider". Second Takara release with a "faction"/"sub-group" prefix after Transformers Collection reissue "Cybertron Perceptor".

    So it's not just Hasbro anymore that's slapping "Autobot" and "Decepticon" prefixes before every other G1 name these days...
     
  2. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    Bwa? I missed the Wildrider news. Must have! One down, four to go.
     
  3. Bass X0

    Bass X0 Captain Commando

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    and remember kids, Wildrider is not designed to look like his G1 form - this is more Takara's version of Shattered Glass Rodimus with a different character attached to it.
     
  4. MagnusPrimal

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    I love my G1 Ultra Magnus Titanium, and I'll love Grimlock too!
     
  5. PoweredConvoy

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    Granted he still has the flames of Hot Rod, but the gray car mode (not black) with red windows and a red robot face scream Wildrider.

    I'm really glad Wildrider is gray and not black.

    Randy
     
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    Teach Spec and Bio. Pardon my poor English, as always.

    Stuntron Wildrider
    Function (Can't make out the print)
    Alt mode; Super Car
    Ability; Max speed 400km/h with a perfect control
    Combines with other Stuntrons to form "Menasor"
    Character; He enjoys causing road accidents to the others with his reckless driving, though he is afraid of tire punctures
    Weapon; Laser Shotgun
    Strength 6
    Intelligence 6
    Speed 7
    Endurance 6
    Rank 5
    Courage 8
    Firepower 7
    Skill 6
    Total 51

    Motto; The name's Wildrider, and I'm up for anything!!

    To counter Cybertron's ground force, Destron was attempting to gather their own car robot army.
    They had forcedly taken several earth Super-cars made of extremely strong alloy, and using those as a base, created 5 new powerful warriors. Their name was Stuntrons! True to their nickname, " Super heavy weight smashers", on the road they boast the destructive power unmatched by anyone.
    Now, one of the Stuntrons, Wildrider, who specialises in rough combat, launches his single-handed attack on Cybertron base! Roaring his engine he runs through the enemy base. His speed is (can't make out the print).
    "Take a damn good look at me, you Cybertrons! I'll teach you how to roll!!"
    Skilfully avoiding the attack from Cybertrons, he reaches the core of the base and transforms into Robot mode, and without wasting a moment he aims his gun at the computer Teletraan 1, the brain of the base.
     
  7. Runamuck

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    Don't like the flames. Is it really that hard to take them off? I mean, obviously the price is going to be higher because it's an exclusive, at least take the flames off so people have another reason to spend the money.

    I would've also liked the center portion of his hood to reflect the G1 toys sticker, that carbon fiber hood look.

    But it's an exclusive, and I'm a sucker for those. To preorder....or not to preorder...
     
  8. MrMurder

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    when is grimlock slated for release in the states?
    i read next month, but when precisely?
    reason I ask is because I've kept up with the Titaniums line and have all except for the blasted G1 ultra magnus and WW megs and the SDCC menasor... I was never able to find them because I wasn't on point with these, and I don't want that to happen again. So I need to get Grimmy and Prowl before I end up having to pay eBay prices like I eventually will for the others... and they're NOT cheap - pisses me off just a bit.
     
  9. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    Grimlock's horrible here.
     
  10. Runamuck

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    Yup. As I said before, they should've found some way for the legs to shift out, and then telescope in to align with the front treads in tank mode. It was same problem with War Within Megs.
     
  11. Brunkion76

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    will probably get grimlock because i have all the other titaniums,but i have no need for 2 evil rodimus's.i don't really care for exclusives that much either.oh well,just making it easier for someone else to get one i suppose.really wish that since grimmy is one of the last titaniums that are going to be made hasbro would have learned a little from the previous ones and gone all out to make him a decent figure.
     
  12. kronos

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    ya know, i REALLY hope Hasbro used the TiT molds for all plastic. I really do. Those would be some bad ass toys!
     
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    Yea, BAD being the operative word. :p  Titanium needs to be abandoned.

    As for wildrider, it's growing on me. I reckon if you removed the stupid tailfin it would be smoking HOT.
     
  15. Jarodimus

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    Have no worries. After Prowl and Grimlock, it apparently has been.

    There are those of us who like them, though. :( 

    Pfft. Your English is better than that of most native speakers.
     
  16. Melkava

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    Not a fan of the Titaniums, but even then its a pity that the Acree, Cosmos & Shockwave design didn't make it pass far enough like Grimlock & Prowl.
     
  17. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i know! that Arcee looked so good
     
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    Seems that Grimlock is mistransformed. The legs look like they should (and can) still be pushed in more for alt mode.

    Personally, I lost my excitement for Grimlock & Prowl once it became confirmed that the entire Titanium line was cancelled. The War Within designs are easily my favorite, but I don't really see the point in getting 2 more figures for this series when I know it's done. I'll stick with my Prime, Megs & Seekers and leave it at at.
     
  19. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Wilrider looks great, but Grimlock well he's got same thing just like Titanium WW Megatron has. The bad case of laying down syndrome. but other than that he looks good, just like the comic.
     
  20. LightningZERO

    LightningZERO The Alternity

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    Can't wait for Grimlock!