Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

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  1. WolverineDragon

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    I’m not familiar with qc issues on blast effects other then several of mine getting black paint marks from another blast effect. Anything breaks down over time though.
     
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    What more do you want? This already seems like a steal for what you're getting.
     
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    I still hold out a faint hope they will add on a nosecone for leo
     
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    I've been scouring over all the images I've saved of this project trying to discover things I've not noticed before (such as being able to store the sword on star Saber's back) and I had a thought, I wonder if Victory Leo's hands can be rotated on his wrists 90° so that the back of the hands are facing out, to help hide them in lion mode.

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    I'm just as excited to get Victory Leo himself as I am to get Star Saber, because both look super awesome individually, Victory Leo has always looked super awesome to me since I first saw his design years ago.

    After Unicron was funded, did they show changes they'd made to the design along the way before release? I feel like I remember them altering his hands to give him more articulation, but unsure if that happened before the deadline ended, or a while after it ended? Just wondering if they might change anything from now until Victory Saber's release in terms of the molds.

    Disclaimer: I'm not speaking about colour changes as I know that's a sore subject for some and am fully aware that could change...
     
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    He very clearly has wrist rotation. So as long as something doesn't get in the way (usually the thumb sculpt when it comes to these sorts of clearance issues), it should very much be possible.
     
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    There's also the rumors that we are getting more than 1 Commander in a year moving forward (a rumor supported by the fact that in 2022 we will be getting at least 2 commanders, even if one is a repaint)

    It might seem a bit random, but he saw the prototype on display at a con and thought it was awesome and wanted to know more, hence why he asked to interview one of the designers
     
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    I just had a scary thought that the new Deathasaurus/Dezarus ends up being a redeco of ER Skylynx like the CW figure. Most likely not going to happen but still sent a shiver down my spine.
     
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    Would be kind of funny, but I think that they know better than to do something like that this time around :lol  It only somewhat worked in CW because at least the torso looked somewhat like Liokaiser, but it definitely was nowhere near the level of accuracy that's been aimed for the last few years. Hell, even the most inaccurate figures in WFC are still more accurate than that one haha
     
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  10. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    Yeah it's unlikely I would bother with a Sky Lynx repaint. I got the CW Liokaiser mostly for the individuals other than Dezaras anyway!
     
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    Just some lingering PTSD from Prime Wars I guess haha
     
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    That would be one heck of a retool though. I think it’s better making a new mold for Deathsaurus.
     
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    Question as a total noob when it comes to these particular characters, but if Deathsaurus was a remold/repaint of another figure (which I hope he wouldn’t be), would something like the rumored Dragon Megatron be a possibility? Or are they completely different?
     
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    Dragon Megatron (if it's accurate to the original design) would be a bit too different since one of his arms would be the dragon head. You'd have to re-engineer the entire transformation
     
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    2 things:

    1) does anyone know why I can't see this thread in the News forum anymore? I have to go through one of the news stories to get to it now.

    2) has it been mentioned here that Victory Saber had a bunch more backers added after the campaign ended? It's over 27,000 now.
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    Sorry, yeah that's what I meant but didn't make myself clear, I knew he had wrist rotation, just wondered if the hands only fitted a specific way for transformation (like you said, thumbs might get in the way etc.)
     
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    1) Do you have the OP on ignore?
    2) Yes, probably from third party orders
     
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    Do you have the thread starter on ignore? Also, yea, it's been mentioned. They added some international orders post closing the campaign.
     
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    TM2 Megatron was asymmetrical with the long dragon head as one arm. I'd much rather see a new mold engineered. This would be like remolding Kingdom Scorponok into Quickstrike with a snake head in place of the tail. It's not the same arrangement of alt mode parts.
     
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    Ah, that would do it, huh. Thanks.

    Yeah, I knew it was third party orders, just didn't know if it had been brought up here yet. Last I saw people were talking about the ~22000 number being the final total, but I haven't been closely following the thread.
     
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