Unpopular toy opinions

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by NotRamjet97, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Suboptimal Optimus

    Suboptimal Optimus There Is Such A Thing As Truth

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    TR Galvatron has some solid, super robot-ey proportions which were fully realized in the amazing Super Megatron. He's a great figure marred by two issues which are hard to excuse or repair without some third party help, however.
     
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    Saying that people people don't agree because people are "locked in a certain view of the characters" makes you sound reallyyyyy full of yourself, man.
     
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    yup.. I got the kit to make the cannon sideways and fill the gaps (feet and under the cockpit are great, the forearms should have had an hinge so useless as is, a waste) and I painted the head/headmaster (and it's not too bad even if I couldn't match the purple at this time) as I'm not a fan of the add-on helmet or head replacement (which I can't find easily anyways).
     
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    Nah... ASSUMING the worst is worst.

    How about asking first instead of accusing someone in an insulting way of something they aren't doing.

    "locked in a certain view" was only meant as "wanted the more cartoonish accurate" even if the toy isn't as good.
     
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  5. HotRodDidNothingWrong

    HotRodDidNothingWrong Still salty about TLK Hot Rod

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    TR galvatron has more problems than most people care to admit imo. Plastic feels cheap and flimsy, transformation is boring as hell, and both alt modes are awful. Sure the robot mode looks okay and it has decent articulation, but everything else is mediocre at best.
     
  6. Nova Maximus

    Nova Maximus Well-Known Member

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    Open and Play's Galvatron and Super Megatron were as good as TR Galvatron should have been.
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  7. Optimus1138

    Optimus1138 Minecraft Addict

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    I was rereading Stormbringer the other night and this is the exact scale I always imagined for Jetfire, and is roughly the size I really want for a new figure of him (relative to ER Prime). I'm a little surprised no third part company has tackled this design yet.
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  8. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    I've not gotten to that point in IDW yet. Why does he have visible tires in his shoulders? Are they a prominent part of his alt mode in that universe? Regardless, the design looks pretty cool.
     
  9. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Not tires, just intake vents
     
  10. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    Really? The parts I've circled in red? Those don't look like intakes at all. I tried to find an image of his alt mode, but had no luck.

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  11. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Oh that part my mistake, overlooked it.
     
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  12. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism-- I think the design looks damned cool, but it makes me very interested in the alt mode. Those circled parts just look a lot like the ones beside Optimus's head, which I know are in fact tires.
     
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    On the Classics toy (I'm not sure whether the toy or this comic design came first, but either way one is based on the other) they're just hinges that move his arms further down on his body for jet mode:
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    The way they're drawn in the comic they do look weirdly like tires, now that you mention it. That part's one aspect of this design I wouldn't mind them ditching if they made a new figure of it, I'd like to see them try to work out a more elegant solution for storing his arms in jet mode than having them out in the open on the sides.
     
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  14. Nova Maximus

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    Yeah the toy came first. So I guess Don figured that was how he would incorporate the hinges into the comic design.
     
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  15. HotRodDidNothingWrong

    HotRodDidNothingWrong Still salty about TLK Hot Rod

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    Arcee isn't the worst earthrise/wfc trilogy figure. Sure she isn't good, but she's no where near as bad as people make her out to be imo.
     
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  16. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Who would you classify the worst then?
     
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    Shady boi Banned

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    SS Contructicons should have been a class bigger.
     
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  18. HotRodDidNothingWrong

    HotRodDidNothingWrong Still salty about TLK Hot Rod

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    Doubledealer.
     
  19. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Really? He seems a solid guy with 3 modes and whatnot, what makes him so bad?
     
  20. Shepard Prime

    Shepard Prime 1st Cybertronian Spectre of the Galactic Council

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    Is it the lower legs (knee to feet)? Much as I dig DD something just rubs me the wrong way about them.

    Still, worst for me would be neither Arcee or DD but Siege Sideswipe. The proportions in bot mode plus the mess that is the side of his alt mode is just ugh. Looking forward to Kingdom 'Swipe tho'.