Transforming Expert Difficulty level

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Golden Age, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

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    Even the price point theory is kind of skewed, I mean the Micromaster combiners are the easiest things to transform (stand the vehicle on its end, and voila! Robut!) and are the cheapest item on sale, yet they have a difficulty rating of 2 out of 4.

    Madness. Like straight 10's and unknowns in the specs.
     
  2. unafraid

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    So you're what, 11-12 years old? Right.
     
  3. Edgewise

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    The pricepoint theory is not "skewed", the ratings are heavily tied to pricepoints, but yes not PERFECTLY tied. In general, the larger an item, the higher the rating. There are always exceptions to any rule.

    I think it was even mentioned at a Hasbro panel by Archer. I don't recall the exact question and response but the basic thinking is larger toys should be advertised as more complex, smaller toys should be advertised as simpler.
     
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    I don't know if it's memory or lack of inspiration, but lately I get stuck often on a few Tf's.

    Big Convoy was a pain to get back into mammoth mode, had some probs with BW Ramhorn, Magmatron also gave me probs, especially the sea saurus and the parts were tricky to get get them all to snap snuggly together.
    BW Prowl (the lion) I had some wird problems with, and hiding Rattraps arms in beast mode.
    Energon Steamhammer and Stormjet also give me problems
     
  5. Liokaiser

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    Alt Grimlock hands down.