Transformers Generations: War for Cybertron Earthrise

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Beautifully put
     
  2. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

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    A) someone actually wasted their time to email and complain about colors?
    B) since when does customer service ever have any actual knowledge on the manufacturing process?
     
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  3. payres

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    I do... but the blue hands are far more important to me than the eyes
     
  4. Nickster563

    Nickster563 You know the music, time to dance!

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    I think the inhand pictures are the finished product, I get the package renders looking different from the figure but it seems strange to me Hasbro would make the artwork have blue hands and eyes when the figure looks different.
     
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  5. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    I do love Prime oh so much, but I just do not see $50 in plastic anymore with these leaders
     
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  6. B-Fox

    B-Fox Mahoro de MAMBO!

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    "He had yellow eyes! SO HELP ME GOD, YELLOW EYES!"
     
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  7. Mudslide

    Mudslide Smock?

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    It's easy when you don't have standards other than "not those ugly ugly bayformers."
     
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  8. tigatron2002

    tigatron2002 Well-Known Member

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    this isnt anything new
    71JJ76KevKL._SL1500_.jpg 7791.jpg Transformers Siege Barricade Wave 4 Deluxe In Hand Photos 02__scaled_800.jpg
     
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    People really complaining about grey hands? 
     
  10. Nickster563

    Nickster563 You know the music, time to dance!

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    Not what I meant, I acknowledge that the renders could be different but I was talking about the artwork on the front of the box of Optimus. I feel like the eyes are too important of a thing to get wrong on the artwork of a figure so I still think the eyes will be blue.
     
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    Ugh, I\'m sorry, but it really does bother me with how much space is left open in the actual packaging here. Granted the trailer is part of the $50 pricepoint, but it just doesn\'t look right and I really don\'t think that the trailer warrants said pricepoint. That being said, I do actually like the Optimus Prime toy itself (though I still like the Siege Prime more), because it does look exactly as its supposed to (except for the yellow eyes and grey hands, but at this point that\'s a dead horse). But for $50? Yikes. I don\'t know, I am wanting to get it though.
     
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  12. Mudslide

    Mudslide Smock?

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    Hi, welcome to the Transformers fandom, where if it doesn't look like 1984, it's wrong.
     
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  13. tigatron2002

    tigatron2002 Well-Known Member

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    the artwork on the side of barricades box, as well as the tcg game, match the renders and not the figure
    Barricade - TTG.jpg 1566486751-daim1.jpg maxresdefault.jpg
     
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  14. drmick

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    Where have you been these past two months with no internet access?
     
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  15. Nickster563

    Nickster563 You know the music, time to dance!

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    Ah I see, I’m kinda bummed out then but kudos to those who wanted yellow eyes. Tbh Optimus getting yellow eyes has been overdue and it looks like the head of siege Optimus is similar enough that it would be an easy swap with this one.
     
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  16. Enigma2K2

    Enigma2K2 Robot In Disguise TFW2005 Supporter

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    Or maybe we just wanted his hands to be blue. You don't have to keep reaching with the G1 insults.
     
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    blu.jpg
     
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  18. Rob

    Rob IDW FOREVER

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    Very good point! either way I am cool if this is final (again blue model paint marker).
     
  19. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's Zvil!"

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    That packaged pose for Prime is not flattering at all.
     
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  20. Slingshot

    Slingshot Arise, Blultra Magnus the Grand

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    The trailer is really depressing. They molded everything in gray. Promotional pictures can really be misleading, but wow, even the medbay is gray. That’s a real shame. The $50.00 price point should have more than compensated for that.
    This figure is just hard to justify when it has clear plastic holding the arm pins in place, and a trailer that lacks any interior paint. At least it comes with the Matrix, I suppose.
     
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