Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. shumworld

    shumworld Well-Known Member

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    Who knows, maybe the Stand is made of gold.
     
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  2. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1... Rancor Backer # 1 or 2

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    kind if a boring incentive...and the fact that they show it holding up the figure seems to unintentionally imply it might not be able to stand upright without the stand...seems like it should have been included to begin with...

    imagine if Unicron's stand was a tier unlock...
     
  3. Oniconvoy

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    We’ve already seen him standing up just fine without it.

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  4. SPLIT LIP

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    That doesn't really make sense since literally every other pic shows it in robot mode standless. All it's doing is showing that the stand works in both modes.
     
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  5. Autobot N

    Autobot N Seibertronian

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    Ah yes, despite the fact that Star Saber has been standing completely fine in every picture before we knew the stand even existed, he can't actually stand up without it
     
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  6. mx-01 archon

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    They had the fragile 3D printed model free-standing for people to see at that recent convention in Boston. Unicron was also always pictured with the stand, but was capable of free-standing without it.

    Unicron's design made the stand a necessity, due to the planetary ring. It's not critical to Victory Saber, however. Gives you more display options, but it's not a factor in the toy's functionality.
     
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  7. Skalez Convoy

    Skalez Convoy City Specialist

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    You might be onto something if we didn't have so many images of the figure standing like a champ...
    Also the stand for Unicron my friend is not needed, that chaos bringer is going no where with the tension on those ratcheting joints. I would fall down before it would in an earthquake.
     
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    *sixty billion images of star saber standing up without a stand*

    day 35: hey we'll also throw in a free stand

    "HE CAN'T STAND UP WITHOUT IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!111"
     
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  9. GizmoTron

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    Actually with Galactus a lot of Marvel fans didn't care for all the stretch goals, with many complaining that Silver Surfer should have just been included at the get-go or outright replaced with a different Herald that like Nova would have trouble finding a place at retail. Others I saw also complained about the "Doom" head since no one really wanted that and would have been happy with literally anything else.

    I guess grass is always greener.


    Because Hasbro isn't trying to raise money. They have money, lots of it in fact. What they want are straight up orders and a guaranteed commitment from so many buyers before they go into production.


    I actually did during Walmart.com's last restock. Wasn't too difficult but still more tedious than one would like. Thing about that is it's not really the "bots" you're fighting anymore, Walmart has a ton of Captcha type things preventing that now. It's instead literally everyone else legitimately still trying to get one.

    Of course some scalpers are still taking advantage of that I'm sure, but that will eventually go away (some are already reporting the resellers are losing out on some money). With Unicron and the other Haslabs, though, that's not scalping it's just playing the long game. They're out of print, and despite selling for some outrageous prices on the secondary market it's really no different than selling say a vintage Transformer from the 80s at a price now that's way above the original MSRP.


    Well first of all I don't think the different brands can up and share parts so easily for a variety of logistical reasons, but second of all even a "young teen" body like Miles is still widely out of scale and too big to go with Victory Saber.
     
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  10. ScorponokIsHere

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    i mean like

    if you retooled miles morales into Jan, you'd

    you'd have a Jan that's taller than Saber

    you do realize that, right
     
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  11. mx-01 archon

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    They grow up so fast.
     
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  12. ScorponokIsHere

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    he takes after his father
     
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    This isn't Flame Toys Victory Saber.
     
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    I'm only backing this for the stand. My last name starts with a 'V'.
     
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  15. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1... Rancor Backer # 1 or 2

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    i did say "unintentionally":wink: 
     
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    While I really DONT expect the last tier to be a dx figure (POSSIBLY redecoed Micromasters...) I don't know that we can really compare anything to the cost of a Marvel Legend...sure they re-use tooling often enough to make even MOTU say "damn!" there is the x-factor of licensing costs to be paid to Marvel / Disney. I don't know anyone privvy to if they have a blanket use fee or if it's by individual characters...it may impact the bottom line of any given character, especially if it's a pre-order incentive that makes $0 above and beyond the main figure price.
     
  17. Fenrys

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    Except they're not implying that it can't free stand at all, unintentionally or not, considering every other image of Victory Saber standing has been without a stand
     
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    A stand? Shouldn't be a tier.
     
  19. Dragga

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    Boy, you sure get a lot of people still in here raising Cain despite saying they have no interest in this or how it's clearly just a rip off or Hasbro has no faith in it, yadda yadda...
     
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  20. mx-01 archon

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    Anything they want to include with this, but would force them to jack up the price at the base level is going to be on a tier.
     
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