Transformers Legends Hardhead and Skull

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by aniline, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Exinferis

    Exinferis Liberate me Ex Inferis!

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    Argh, this is too hard for me! Living in the UK means it's hit and miss whether we'll even get whatever wave these two will be in. Wave 2 of CW was missed here for feck-knows what reason! Which lead me to just go with all the Unite Warriors sets. But then TT screwed that up for me by making Guardian a TT Mall exclusive and I'm now having to try and find him for a decent price! (And no, CW is not an option without Groove!)

    If TR goes the same way as CW there's a very real probability that Hasbro will fail to send certain waves to the UK. So I'll likely be left getting the Takara versions. But I won't know if Hasbro won't be supplying those waves until they simply don't show up! By which time the Takara versions may well have been and gone!

    Oh, you USA guys don't know how easy you have it! Being a UK collector should come with a health warning: "CAUTION: collecting Action Figures whilst living in the UK can lead to stress, headaches (including, but not limited to, Migranes), depression and thoughts of just giving up... collecting".

    ;) 
     
  2. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Just get the ones you really want from Kapow and leave the rest to fate.
     
  3. Dobbie

    Dobbie Starting to look like roast beef! TFW2005 Supporter

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    To be honest I gave up trying to get anything from UK toy shops such as Toysrus or the entertainer and just used the online retailers which meant I was guaranteed to get the missing waves.
     
  4. MatrixOfWumbo

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    Skullcruncher's head looks more like the one who was just in the IDW comics, so that's cool.

    Hasbro wins easily on Hardhead though. I'd never even heard of Hardhead before NYCC last year, but that faceplate really won me over.
     
  5. MatrixOfWumbo

    MatrixOfWumbo I see you

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    Also it's cool Hardhead has wrist swivels but the extra length put in the wrists to achieve it looks really odd. Skullcruncher's wrists are a lot more natural looking.
     
  6. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    2 guns...hmm very nice.
     
  7. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Dukeup Nukhead

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    Not that I don't doubt you, but...Hardhead got a Universe 2.0 repaint of Ultra class Onslaught with possibly one of the greatest paint apps of all time;
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Windsweeper II

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    On a completely unrelated note : your signature reminded me of my fear that TR Perceptor might be a Voyager :) 
    Otherwise: you think UK collectors got it bad ? Try collecting TF's on the mainland.
    Offcourse now i'll getting a collector from Russia or someplace pitting that line to me. Serves me right :) 
     
  9. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    That's the reason why I put that Hardhead in my Wreckers collection, that shield screams for it.

    That and the Headrobots update makes it the perfect version of the character.
     
  10. SouthtownKid

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    ...except for not looking like Hardhead, I guess. ;) 
     
  11. MatrixOfWumbo

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    I've seen the Onslaught before, in Vangelus' early reviews and possibly in stores. Can't say I saw the Hardhead though. I didn't have a Walmart that close to my house until around 2011. Even if I did I probably wouldn't have gone "Oh, that guy" upon seeing the Titans Return installment.
     
  12. Murasame

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    This

    It's at best an Hommage.
     
  13. shamanking282

    shamanking282 Well-Known Member

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    I like the Headrobots Hardhead. Its definitely more of a modern update rather than "G1-but-with-articulation", and once the head wasn't just beige Onslaught, it made a good Hardhead.

    However, I'm all over the new one (Hasbro specifically. I'm pro-faceplate). I'll probably try to pick up Botcon Clench at some point to still have that mold in my collection somewhere.
     
  14. Rakzo

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    [​IMG]

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    They look similar enough and definitely works as an update.
     
  15. PoweredConvoy

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  16. SouthtownKid

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    Oh yeah, I should have specified. I meant the real character, not the IDW thing.
     
  17. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    And ironically, "the IDW thing" had more personality than the "real character" (I assume you mean G1 here).
     
  18. SouthtownKid

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    Really? What was Hardhead's personality in Spotlight? Oh, yeah, nothing.

    People need to stop equating new with automatic "more personality". It's not always the case.
     
  19. Rakzo

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    He actually was more fleshed out after his Spotlight.

    And even in the Spotlight he had more personality than in G1.
     
  20. SouthtownKid

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    I like how you tell me he has personality and you tell me he was fleshed out, but you can't actually tell me what his personality is. Hmmm. Suspicious.