Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Smokie, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. Super Mecha Dad

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    Consider me whelmed. I like the V logo on the stand, but using the shield/stand from MP-24 is right there. On a $180 product the difference between this and the shield is maybe a dollar or two, tops.
     
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  3. Lex79

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    No shield, but the stand can work for both robot and alt mode unlike the MP, so it might be possible to put Victory Saber in a flying pose. Now I'm even more curious about the final stretch goal.
     
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    It depends what you consider "higher end." Victory Saber is undoubtedly a more intricate, detailed figure than you'd get at retail, but it's not going to be an MP. It's still more than retail figures offer. (especially compared to the likes of Earthrise) The Razorcrest was a just a really big spaceship, similar in quality to normal Hasbro stuff, but it's just too big to be a retail item.

    But that one scene is arguably one of the most memorable scenes from the most memorable introductory multi-parter of the most memorable Transformers show, which is also the original.

    It's not really a 1:1 comparison.

    So fans could either unlock these tiers at no additional cost per unit or buy overpriced 3P add-ons after the fact for the same effect? Wouldn't that be worse for the fans in the end?
     
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  5. Rakzo

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    ... That's not the point I'm talking about?
     
  6. ArkinDotWav

    ArkinDotWav Self Proclaimed Star Saber Backer #555

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    He's not asking when orders are getting added, he's asking when Takara is going to even start taking preorders to begin with.
     
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    Can you elaborate then?
    You weren't one of those people who wanted gap fillers as a tier were you?
     
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    given what i've read in this thread, i think people would be very happy with those two.
     
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    Stand doesn't do anything for me, but on the plus side, VS is looking damn good in those pics!
     
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    Glad we're actually getting an adjustable stand however kinda dissapointing it doesn't actually raise much off the ground or not at all in the case of the combined robot mode
     
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    Ohh-kay. Selling my stands on eBay.
     
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    I like it. I'm not going to be heartbroken if we don't reach that tier but the V is a nice touch.
     
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    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    I'm into it, glad a flight stand is included and it looks solid enough to hold the combined VS just fine!
     
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    Nope? Never asked about them.

    I'm saying next Tier should have been the shield. If it isn't then they're just giving Third Parties chances to make their own.
     
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    As did I, but quick math pegs the total around $220 USD, not $500 like a botcon box would be
     
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    So which tier fills in all the hollow spots on Leo\'s weapons? 
     
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    that stand is pretty weak sauce. Still excited!

    (weak sauce as in, just not a very exciting looking spiff for a tier unlock, I 100% welcome it's inclusion - it also looks like it's going to have the V Victory logo on it, I think the reception would have been improved with a color render if it's going to be painted)
     
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    You didn't say that anywhere in your post, though. In fact your post was pretty generic "Hasbro sux 3P will do it" so I'm not sure what the shield has to do with that.
     
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    time to call bullshit on Hasbro's laziness and the crap itrs putting out
     
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  20. BlackHawkOmega

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    I uh

    am kinda loving this stand. A lot.
     
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