War for Cybertron: Earthrise Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Purple Heart, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. imfallenangel

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    Agreed... when you consider the Diaclone pilots that are fully articulated and barely 3 cm tall and with magnets in feet, and at their tiny size of course they are a bit fragile and not for children that might make them into a snack, but when Micromasters are more than double the height and much bulkier, there is no reason why they can't have more articulation that would be solid. I've seen such figures, just can't remember what they were, but it would just be so much better.
     
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    You are not the only one to notice. ER prime is looking pretty good.
     
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    I think the proportions have changed from cartoon accurate (which Siege got away with by treating the vehicle mode as an afterthought) to something closer to G1 Marvel comic, in large part due to the different hips/legs and the larger chest windows that accommodate a Matrix and look like a real truck. He also has a narrower chin and eyes which gives him a more “sinister” Batman look as opposed to Siege’s Sunbow John Wayne look. I’d venture the heads swap. Colors look to be a VERY close match for the regular Siege figure aside from the blue metallic paint on the helmet and hands.
     
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    He is definitely looking very clean, loving the blue hands... but, if he is a bit taller than Siege then to me his scaling with Siege Megatron is going to be a hair off, which is kind of annoying for my own personal collection, still looks great though, and I'd love to see what Earthrise does with a Megatron, if at all
     
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    Yeah... the short torso is what turns me off. They merged the top of his legs with his lower abdomen like the Bumblebee studio series prime. This makes for the strange proportions. You can see it clearly in the comparison pic with Siege Prime. Will have e to wait to see it in person though.
     
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    This

    Plus I’ve always preferred the yellow eyes so this is the Prime for me.
     
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    I concur, to me it feels like the torso appears shorter on ER
     
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    This does have the functional affect however, of increasing the range of motion for the hips since the waist plate isn't blocking the hips from moving forward any longer. Itching to see if the hips can move forward beyond 90 degrees.
     
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    Optimus with pulled up pants :eek: :D  I love him with blue eyes and hands and I hope they'll keep them and the butt-wheels look more decent than I was expecting.
    Positively surprised with this one. :) 
     
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    Well Prime went for a strong maybe to a sure thing. I'm glad Hasbro is listening to us. #BlueFists
     
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    Earthrise is looking better and better I'm glad Grapple has his arm cannon

    @Smitty.1981 don't forget the blue eyes
     
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    Those grey hands in the takara pics are gorgeous! If I got ER Prime I would have to paint his hands grey or try to strip the blue off.
     
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    Why?
     
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    No, blue eyes suck when on a blue head.
     
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    You for got blue text.
     
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