Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. G.B. Blackrock

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    I'd argue the same could have been said for Grogu and the Jawa, of course. But I wouldn't complain however they chose to release Holi, if they wanted to go to the trouble. In the meantime, I'm happy to just use the Stakeout figure I already have.
     
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    Ah great good to hear. I still don't like this engineering of the flap face folding up. The MP was way cooler with the face revealing itself. I think they could have done a simpler or different version of that rather than slapping the face on the back of brain master

    Missed it.
     
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    I mean this posts took more to type than your CC info hahaha. Also remember think long term. The combiner wars Computron goes for a a lot, lio Kaiser does etc. this set is way better than those and is a made to order item. You’ll get your money back on it for sure if you buy more than one
     
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    The MP also faked the gimmick, though, as the actual face wasn't part of the Brainmaster. The folding gimmick was to allow the face to attach whilst keeping the neck swivel for Saber as well as the Brainmaster staying an articulated figure.
     
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    There is no shortage of Grogu merch, though. I think he's since gotten a Vintage Series retail release even.
     
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    I wouldn't mind Holi either. At least he would fit with some other figures I already have. It wouldn't be a big draw for me either way, but I wouldn't mind it. A Jan figure has no interest for me whatsoever and would almost certainly just stay in the original box forever. Unless Star Saber has a cockpit he can fit in, then he'd just be in the cockpit forever.
     
  7. Kaynowa

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    I don't think articulation was the goal on the brainmaster moreso than just looking good and proportionate. The figure has the same articulation as the G1 did, down to the joined legs, he he doesn't look as much like a barrel with limbs anymore. At the cost of a Headmastery backpack. I don't mind it, he looks cool and it's curious that he has lightpiping. Wonder if that translates to Star Saber or if that helmet has painted eyes instead
     
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    I don\'t mean to rain on the parade, but isn\'t saber\'s body just a heavily retooled cw aerialbot limb? I mean, the way the arms and legs fold into jet mode, and the back, head, nosecone, etc...
     
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    o_O  no
     
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    ..No? They share a few superficial cues but Saber did it decades before CW. Many jets share the "shrug and telescope the thighs" transformation, but Saber is not at all a CW limb in any facet of his DNA.

    Why is everyone set on making this guy a retool of anyone else? Between this and "Victory Leo is Sky Lynx's cat" I'm not convinced y'all DON'T want halfassed retools
     
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    You guys are insane with the whole this is a retool of this or that thing. I mean it's clear as day this is a retool of MP-05 Megatron like are you kidding me?
     
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    Hm so I know we all saw the turnaround with the shield but did anyone catch that the shield is right on the front page?
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    No, it's too greebly for that. It's clearly a retool of Siege Ultra Magnus. It even shares a lot of the colors!
     
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    No, if anything this would be a remold of the Kingdom Ultra Magnus
     
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    Hes a leader that combines with a lion, obviously this is more GUOP than anything
     
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    GUOP doesn't combine with anything though.
     
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    I'm not trying to be malicious, I just see similar shapes in the arms, the space in the chest where the 'barrel' for the brainmaster goes looks like it would fit the CW combiner peg, everything below the waist could be new, but they modded the lower legs for most cw limbs off of one base mold (blades, vortex, the jets, ironhide, the truck stunticon, the helicopter aerialbot).

    I mean, if anything it's smart design. I'm just pointing out what I see, and this figure is certainly not half-assed. It looks really good.
     
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    You have to come up with a somewhat believable excuse for justifying why you can't afford the toy. Sorry, collectable. Some folks will accept reality and some go off into left field, put on a tin foil hat and then bury their head in sand so the next guy that comes along can claim it's a mountain when they trip over the body.
     
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    It doesn't really matter all that much. All the features will be included and the number of people that signed up will be more than enough. Simply because the online retailers haven't even been added. So take that about 10.000 on the final day and add about double that. Because online retailers will be Germany,France,Netherlands,Spain,Italy. Basically the whole of western europe at least. And more. There are a lot of TF fans in my country alone. I can tell you that at least 200/300 people in my country will have pre-ordered it from our online sources. There are 2/3 stores here that have it up for PO.
    So all that "will we make it" is for show. They know they will have enough. And the numbers is just to make more people jump in. Be it the shield the stand or that cannon.
     
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    ..did you quote the wrong guy by chance?