Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. ca12nag3

    ca12nag3 Well-Known Member

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    Might even be legal reasons. I am not familiar with Japanese rules and regulations regarding pre-order goodies. And Due to brand unification I say it is unlikely Takara would not go in on it.
    Also the idea someone put forward that Takara is okay with just the MP Starsaber is laughable. How many MP Optimus prime figures are there now?... Unless MP Starsaber was underperforming, that could be the only valid reason.
     
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    [​IMG](Thinking VS wont get funded)
     
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    If it’s such a masterpiece then why is it getting another update?
     
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  4. DecepticusPrime

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    And ive officially added my name to the list. Hoping for the Vlock
     
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    Let's say go 14,000

    V Lock Cannon 14000.jpg
     
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    I think we've got a decent chance to get the V-Lock cannon. The base figure is practically funded already; I find the idea that there isn't a little over 1,700 international orders out there rather unbelievable.

    I don't personally think we've already got enough for the V-Lock based on well, pretty much based on nothing, but I think we've got a decent chance for it.
     
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    Wyldmaxx No matter where you go, there you are.

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  8. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    felt like they needed to update their product page...

    Shield_Meme.jpg

    based on what happens the last week/day/hours historically with these campaigns, I'm honestly not that worried about hitting the 20K
     
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    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    Takara does POs all the time. That's all TTMail typically is.
     
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    Based on how Galactus tripled, if this does that, it will break all things Galactus set

    Heck even a double at this point would be fantastic, and 50 percent bump would get the cannon and best for that at minimum in a few days
     
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    As the numbers climb I can see everyone against the HasLab:
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    Man these next 16 days are going to to take forever!
     
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  12. HotRodDidNothingWrong

    HotRodDidNothingWrong Still salty about TLK Hot Rod

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    Just passed 9300 backers.
     
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    It's definitely getting back, it's a matter of how many tiers it hits.
     
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    about 8300ish
     
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    on the crowdfunding chess set Transformers Gen-1 Chess Set I feel bad, I really do, for those that did want this, but a 600 dollar chess set for diehard G1 fans was too much at this point
     
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    Yep. The last time I saw the numbers before the interview it was about 8323.

    Oh and as sneak peak at the percentages tomorrow, I think y’all will be surprised to see the developments.
     
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    it's becoming my favorite show, I'm going to be sad when it's over, to bad it's only getting one season.
     
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    I've said it a couple of times in the thread already, but hey, as long as people are willing to just spout absolutely made-up-on-the-spot bullshit and pass it off as rumours from insiders, I might as well keep saying this:

    I think that Hasbro and Takara were confident right from the very start that they could get 20,000 sales of this via Haslab (but of course could not sell it through ordinary retail channels, because it doesn't fit what retailers are willing to take). This is why all three tier bonuses are the boring shoulda-been-in-the-basic-package entirely predictable items that they are (to be clear, I have no issue with what they are, and don't care about getting anything more).

    And I think they were right. We can see that the basic 11,000 sales target will be met with ease (and at this point already has been, or does anyone really think that there aren't 2000 sales from EB, Zavvi, RobotKingdom, and so on?). That just leaves the 20,000 target. Which will be met when Takara (who damned well know their own damned market, damn it) opens a short pre-order window (I'm thinking 10 to 14 days maximum, following, as people have noted, the release of the next issue of Figure King, which should be quite soon), at which point the Japanese fans easily buy 9-10,000-odd of the things.

    And then we've got the bizarre but mathematically indisputable last-minute crowd-funding surge behaviour (even though this is not crowd-funding, but simple pre-production-ordering) for another big chunk of sales (and hey, it makes no sense at all to me to wait like that, but I'll be damned if I can be bothered arguing with something so easily demonstrated from the past decade of crowd-funding activity).
     
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    I'm basically hearing "order 3 before the horseman of the apocalypse descend upon us. It's Black Friday all over again, hurry before it's too late!"
     
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  20. Mccormicks

    Mccormicks This hobby is supposed to be fun, right?!

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    Well friends, might as well pack the thread up as Star Saber isn’t going to happen. My uncle who totally works for Hasbro told me corporate opinion on TF crowdfunding has gone downhill as they are very disappointed in the failure of that chess set.
     
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