Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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

  1. ArkinDotWav

    ArkinDotWav Self Proclaimed Star Saber Backer #555

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    I'd say they would probably go with calling him Power master Optimus prime, because of course they would. But they'd likely make him look more like Ginrai so that he can easily double as both characters, then do a fire guts color scheme somewhere.

    I would love a Marvel comics super mode helmet, but if they kept the head as a seperate piece like the og toy they could easily give us both either in the same box or packed with Apex Bomber, or if not it's an obvious upgrade kit addition.

    And they'd likely call him Apex Bomber like they've done in the past, though I've always considered him to be an upgraded form of Roller anyway. He just got a new name with his new body like Galvatron or Victory Leo.
     
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    It'd be neat if they included the extra head to give everyone options (and save me the money since they'd likely give him the more normal head at retail)
    And yeah, no matter what they say or the comics do I'm gonna headcanon Apex as Roller's new upgrade as well but I want it to be canon too
     
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    id love a SG/PMOP in JP cartoon colours(blue eyes) as a commander, with the smaller robot and new powermaster gimmick, (with hopefully the same marketing as the prime masters' powers) and id love a leader class weaponizer godbomber/apex/roller that you can give to any figure. and ofc, the fire guts selects redeco. this is counting that next commander isnt deathsaurus with breast animals to coincide with VS release next year
     
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    My local SEAsian supplier has already closed all their slots too. Now the waiting gets more unbearable!
     
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    I've got it!!! They send everyone one part of the blast effects each month while we wait.
     
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    While part of me would be ok with it, I think a lot of people don't realize that in the anime God Bomber is actually the same height as the combined Super Ginrai/PMOP robot. He's a big beefy dude. Of course, Victory Leo is only intended to be about half a head shorter than Star Saber, so we know that if it comes down to it they'll play fast and loose with sizes in order to make the size/weight/proportions of the combined figure work.

    Aside from not having the godmaster gimmick and entirely missing the regular sized Ginrai bot, LG Super Ginrai isn't actually a bad figure (despite how much I would prefer a version with the correct gimmicks and in the slightly more accurate WFC-esque aesthetic), but God Bomber is kinda where it all falls apart. Literally. God Bomber isn't a good figure, and can barely hold together outside of vehicle mode. It's not that surprising considering they had to design a figure to combine with a re-tool of a re-tool that was never meant to be God Ginrai in the first place. He's got Stability issues, some weird connection issues, and most baffling of all (in my opinion) the wings are...up above the soldiers rather than on the back? Like...who the hell approved that one?

    Designing a new commander class Ginrai/PMOP that isn't a retool of combiner wars Ultra Magnus would also give them the opportunity to go into the project planning on God Bomber/Apex from the beginning, making sure the final combined version actually works as well as it can. And I want it really bad.







    Seriously, who thought it was ok to put the wings there?
     
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    Hey everyone, I found something that may be cause for concern. On Pulse, if you look at the 3d render for the Brain of Courage, it looks like the entire face plate and head might be made of clear plastic. and They're on a hinge. a821cb52da72402b9a1c6e501214e4bc.HD-1080p-3.3Mbps.jpg
     
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    The way all the renders have been coloured, pretty sure the Brain of Courage's head and the hinge joint are intended to be solid plastic, and then the visor piece is just glued to that assembly.
     
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    :lol 
     
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    Bustermaster HEAD ON!, GOD ON!, BRAIN SET!

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    I would like a more bulky/engineered ginrai/super/god one that leans more heavily into the toyetic look of the g1 figure much like victory saber does here proportion and bulk wise.

    Only versions we have were the robot heroes cancelled line and the 89 Kabaya Super Parody chibi choco releases. Good luck finding the choco models in good condition though.
     
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    So, I’m honestly surprised our final number was 22706, was a lot less than I was expecting but still, we got all 3 tiers so yay

    I do hope some 3p maybe will make a sword and hilt for him, I don’t hate his sword and stuff but like idk, they didn’t show it stores In his back I don’t think, but I just want a scabbard that’s like the show where he draws it from etc.
     
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    So they didn't announce it as a feature but I noticed in this picture, it seems to show the hilt plugged into his back? I've put a green circle to highlight it.

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    That must be what those lower back clips are for. Stinks that it probably can’t store when Victory Saber is formed but a nice addition nonetheless.
     
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    Star Saber has three 5mm ports on his back and the nosecone of the jet mode (that forms the hilt of the sword) has a 5mm peg on the underside, so the sword can be stored that way. In Victory Saber mode the ports seem to be blocked by the backpack, but I guess Victory Leo's hands can be used instead.
     
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    At least the wings can be repositioned lower, the official transformation for lg God Ginrai was always a bit weird
     
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    If that's the case and, as it seems here, the hinge isn't pinned then I'm not worried about a small solid piece of transparent plastic.
    If they're intending to shoot a tiny metal pin through it, THEN I'd worry.
     
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    Isn’t SS86 Hot Rod’s visor pinned on?
     
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  20. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    I'm not worried about a non-load-bearing piece that small. I noticed it a couple of weeks ago.
     
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