War For Cybertron Part 3: Kingdom (Beast Wars)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Verno, Jul 3, 2020.

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    I've been lucky enough to get TWO T-Wrecks from my online retailer. Too bad he can't also get the Amazon exclusives for me, i can't buy them on my own. Oh well, Rexy is coming next month... I can't wait
     
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    Same for me. My kingdom optimus primal is coming soon next July. No predetermined date yet but it's odd the market is so crappy here that i had to resort to get him through a service just like what happened to Titans Return Bludgeon and Titans Return Bomb-Burst 2 years ago. and Siege Voyager Optimus Prime last year.
     
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    Wait, Rexy is already coming in? I thought that was going to be a 2-pack in 2022?
     
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    Can't wait for Leak Thread 3.0: Revenge of the Leaker
     
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    My bad, i meant T-Wrecks. I have no actual news about the JP crossover, afaik it hasn't even been officially announced yet...

    Btw, my retailer said he should get it in a month and a half tops, so i guess yeah.
     
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    Got Rhinox in today. Panels can be kind of a bitch if everything isn't in the right place. Love the way they did the chest but the back side definitely feels a bit hollow. Just waiting on the masterpiece figure to happen. Joints are decently tight so it's got that over the generations figure and doesn't feel like I'm playing with spaghetti.

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    Hmm. Picked up my Kingdom Rhinox at the local Target today. And he's... oK? I guess? I don't want to sound negative, because it isn't a bad toy. It's just not a leap forward from our existing Rhinox, and more of a step sideways.

    I like his colors better than the T30 version, but I think I prefer the T30 version in just about every other way.

    His transformation isn't the fiddly mess I feared it would be from videos, everything fits together pretty well. But both his modes feel just a little bit off. The rhino is pretty good, but just doesn't capture the kind of bumpy, almost rocky look as well as the T30. It IS a little bit more pose-able, but only barely. The bot mode looks good on it's own, but when I compare it to the T30 it just feels too simple, like it's incomplete. I think that's probably just a personal thing, and your mileage may vary. That said, I do think the new, wider chest plate works better in hand than it did in photos. And I do like the feet, they feel a little more cohesive on the new Kingdom version.

    All told, he's a solid enough toy. If I didn't have the T30, I think I'd be content. And he does size better with the new Kingdom stuff, overall. He's definitely not bad. But I don't think he's the definitive Rhinox in any way. I'll be curious to see how much engineering ends up being adapted into something like an MP, should we get to see that down the road.
     
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    Picked mine up today, haven't opened him yet, but I look at T30 as my MP case worthy and Kingdom as regular release shelf worthy. I like the looks of both, but tomorrow I'll see about playability.
     
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    I canceled my Rhinox pre-order after watching this... this has to be one of the most hollow transformers I've ever seen
     
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  13. Verno

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    I'm sorry to hear that, but at the same time, I get it.

    All these comments about him being a lateral update. A sidedate if you will. But I'm not sure he's even that. Without him in-hand, it's a downgrade in my mind at present. I'm hoping that changes once I pick him up.
     
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    While Emgo's review makes me want him more.

    I was always gonna get him to support beasts, but had no plans on opening him as my Generations one fits in just fine, but now I'm actually tempted to open him after all.
     
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    Kingdom Rhinox is certainly much more posable than the T30 version (and even taller which makes the scale much better). The hollow parts are too bothersome at times though.

    He will still fit greatly with the rest of the Kingdom BW figures.
     
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    Just got him and managed to transform him without looking at instructions. I like him as both his modes are more stable than T30’s, and even the panels lining up are not soft rubber plastic flimsy like T30. Only thing I didn’t expect was that he’s back heavy so he has to stand with his legs wider open than other bots.

    What helped with leg transformation was turning his waist to one side to provide more clearance, before doing the same with the other side.
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    I just decided to walk down to my local Walmart to see what was there and ended up getting core Megs, Starscream, and Rattrap. I was sorely tempted to pick up Beast Megatron while I was there, but I'm going to wait and see how my Galvatron preorder with Amazon shakes out.

    EDIT: Holy crap are these Core guys tiny!
     
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    Go back RIGHT NOW and pick up dino Megs, he's amazing. You wouldn't regret it.
     
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    I Second that notion, beast megs is an awesome figure!
     
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  20. Verno

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    Important safety tip. Thanks, Ego.

    Him being back heavy is curious. And that's even with the majority of his rhino rear built into the legs. The T30 version at least had the rubbery piece that tucked up under the rhino head and neck in bot-mode. Doing so actually fills in the gap, making him look more solid. Whereas the Kingdom version just has a massive gap back there; but if they had diverted some of the rhino rear kibble into a similar position as the T30, it would have been even more back heavy.

    I've been messing around with the T30 version this morning. I think it's actually my favourite Transformers figure, full stop. I love it. He, Rattrap and Waspy are always going to have a sense of "What could have been..." for me.
     
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