Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. WyldeBill

    WyldeBill Yeeee Hawww!

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    Just keep that grey prototype out there until funding secured and no blowback vis a vis the blue maw debacle
     
  2. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    I'm certainly glad they made the attempt they made, and even as I'm disappointed that it's not closer to the original, I'm already on record as saying it's better (IMHO) than the MP attempt, and I'm supporting the campaign for the toy we're getting, not the toy I might wish I was getting.


    Since this is likely to be my last comment on the subject, I'm going to just drop this here:
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  3. TranslucentBag

    TranslucentBag Definitively "Graph Guy"

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    I guess....I was just trying to think of a work around that could tried to have both. Personally I don't care about the elevator gimmick at all. 98% of the time I wouldn't be using it.
     
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  4. Lincoln Tunnel

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    My only real issue with the Brain of Courage is that size wize, I'm hoping it doesn't set a precedent for the other three Brainmasters. In order for Road Ceaser to be the right size compared to Star Saber, Blacker, Braver, and Laster will likely need to be a bit bigger than Saber is. I don't want them to be undersized so their faces are interchangeable with Saber's.
     
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    Honestly I love the way that they did the brain master. This keeps the original gimmick (obviously it’s different, but it’s still the base gimmick of small robot becomes face) and you get all the articulation for Saber.
     
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    I see this version of the Brainmaster gimmick as Hasbro trying to “future proof” all the other Brainmasters, if they happen. This simpler version can easily be replicated into the other 3 at an affordable price point. This way all the brainmasters have the same exact gimmick.
     
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    Speak for yourself brother. I plan on yelling “brain set!” A lot. Nice job on the graphs, btw.
     
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  8. O.Supreme

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    I want this to fund I REALLY do. However, I\'m not one for pre-mature celebration either. 8235 backers currenty. They need 8250 to truly be at 75%, sure thats only 15 orders, but still, it matters. I\'m more curious about when they are going to open this up to Japanese fans? Only 20 days left top back this project, and still unaccessible to the fan group that probably wants it the most...they are cutting it a little close aren\'t they? 
     
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  9. G.B. Blackrock

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    Honestly, since we're not talking about the 100% mark, I'm not sure that it DOES matter....

    But, like you, I'm extremely curious about what's going on re: Japanese fan opportunity. I think most of us are. It's more than a little surprising we don't know already.
     
  10. Skalez Convoy

    Skalez Convoy City Specialist

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    Takara has gone cray cray.
     
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  11. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    By this point I'm sure most Japanese fans who want it are aware of it and setting money aside in anticipation.

    This thing picked up 4k backers it's first weekend. If they announce it a week from now it'd still have almost two full weeks... plenty of time for that same burst from the TTMail market to happen.

    And we *still* likely don't have the full view of how many 3P orders are out there.

    Remember, Galactus hadn't hit goal until that Wednesday before the window closed. At which point it nearly went on to triple the original goal. Including 4k backers *in the final hour.*
     
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  12. mx-01 archon

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    Japanese collectors are a different breed. There'll be no hemming and hawing, going "I'm only going to back this if it looks like a done deal".

    If it's something they want, they'll step up day one to support it.

    If a $1200 Nu Gundam can sell out in a matter of seconds, there'll be no issue moving units of a $180 Star Saber.
     
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  13. DutyBeforeAll

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    Star Saber will look quite nice here.
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  14. Kaynowa

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    MP was also much bigger
    That much is anime accurate rather than toy like the HL is proving itself to favor with the initial sword prototype. The door shut fully before the face started sliding up, distinctly separate from the BM
    The Hasbro team mentioned Takara's work multiple times in the announcement stream
     
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    Well, I finally put my money where my mouth is and put an order in. Its not perfect, but I cant say no to a Star Saber
     
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    Man, Seeing them together really makes me want to pick up Star Convoy, Dai Atlas, and God Ginrai. Or at least Star Convoy and Super Ginrai... They're just so expensive though. Part of me regrets getting rid of my TR Powermaster Prime, but I really didn't love it like I wanted to... Hopefully Star Saber is successful enough that they all get re-done with dedicated molds...
     
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    Takara needs to open orders up ASAP. 
     
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    Spent so much money on all of these…


    Power Master Prime/God Ginrai will probably get a redo if Hasbro needs a Prime to release every year. Star Convoy seems less likely but wouldn’t rule him out. Dai Atlas/Big Powered is a hard sell because Zone will never be released in North America.
     
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    The announcement of victory saber certainly has gotten me into JG1 quickly
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    I tend to get obsessions quickly
     
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  20. Obsidian X

    Obsidian X Dork of the moon

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    Still only The UK and France that can get this in Europe right?