transformers legacy leader class thundertron leak

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SPZ, May 11, 2024.

  1. B3k

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    Free market capitalism meeting obsessive personality traits isn't pretty.
     
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    The SS Scourge defense was so funny

    "If you dislike it, just get the DNA kits and it'll become way more accurate!!" Yeah, there's two DNA kits containing Scourge pieces, for roughly $40 each and the actual Leader is $60, that's a $140 total for a $55 toy

    I feel like sometimes fans forget about the price of these toys and the value of money and finances. I've literally seen people unsuccessfully ask others to fund treatment for a (now deceased) dog whilst also keeping thousands of dollars of Generations toys in the background, or even skip an entire day's worth of food just to buy Worlds Collide Bumblebee for $40 to finish the collection of that mold.
     
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    They can always head cannon them as the young eager captain of his own ship for the first time, and the old grizzled pirate that has lost a hand, a foot and an eye in his many battles.

    Also, I guess they could have given the lion head an eye patch as well.
     
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  4. Scornstream

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    Boy am I glad that they didn't. One inaccurate eyepatch is more than enough.
     
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    At least regular eyepatches can be taken off. Thundertron’s was bolted to his face.
     
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    Afterburner For your health

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    Sadly it's better than a visor painted half black, even if both suck. I prefer any future TF "pirates" to have more originality and character and less obvious desperation to appear cool.
     
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    Can someone summarize the outrage for this release? I just realized that it isn't the Walmart thundertron
     
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    Honestly, at least for me, this alt.tooling in the Go Prime colours...
    Screen Shot 2024-05-21 at 13.55.20.png Screen Shot 2024-05-21 at 13.55.42.png
    ...the Liger Zoid riffing blue, white, & gold deco just isn't as "pirate" as black/gunmetal, sea green and gold!
     
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  10. Al221

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    Some people are upset because they wouldn't have bought the original version of this mold had they known this version was coming so soon.

    I almost bought the voyager myself, but decided to wait when I saw the leaked listings for this version, and I'm glad I did.
    But not everyone does that, and I think those folks are right to be a little upset, especially when there aren't enough differences between the two releases to justify keeping both of them.
     
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  11. Edwardmus Prime

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    This one for whatever reason is making me have a bit of a turnaround on the head sculpts. While I wish the main release kept some of the pointy cheekbones and had a beard closer to the original, I don't think I can say that I fully prefer the capsule release's head. The one on the main release fits the chunkiness of the body a lot better. I think he looks decently grim too, thanks to the Hasbro default frown. Makes me think that the real leg up the capsule has is that it adds two more pirates (or one pirate and a pet.)

    Maybe I'll end up with both despite sitting this one out to see where my preferences are? Can really use a video review that breaks down the articulation of the new head to see. I mean, I'm not sure how owning three Thundertron toys (original, United, and capsule) is too different from owning two (United/capsule and original.) I think I'm writing a couple bots out of my budget anyway.
     
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  12. QuintusTheExaltedOne

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    do we know when this is getting released?
     
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    Reskeem and another reskeem and you guessed it right another reskeem they think of us so low as there own bank 
    Let\'s just go back to the 2000s that was the golden age
     
     
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    Just give me a cortical psychic patch
     
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    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    ngl Calcitron blends in pretty well with him when armoring him up lol
     
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    I just wish Hasbro wasn't forcing us to buy this non-essential repaint pack and preventing us from trading on some sort of b/s/t message board the figures from it we don't want when we have to buy it!!! :cry 
     
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    At this point with the amount of figures I have of characters I don't want packed with characters I do want I might as well just make a shelf for it.
     
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    I love that the peg on that Ratbat mold has him facing out when connected.
     
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