War for Cybertron: Siege Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by barry, Jul 17, 2018.

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    The weight and engineering (it's the only mass release general retail item that can pull off all three modes with the only flaws being the grey on top of the front of the locomotive and the gap at the back of the shuttle which something was clearly designed to fill but got cut) were a huge chunk of that though and, the coal car is honestly a requirement when the locomotive mode is something that runs on coal. If you removed the coal cart and the extra weapons and then reduced the budget to sell Siege/Earthrise Astrotrain at a voyager price point, Astrotrain would have looked like trash in one or both alt modes like it always has or it would have looked good in both and looked like trash in robot mode like the G1 toy did. They could have cheated on a lot of the engineering and used a bullet train nosecone/fuselage for both alt modes (with something that could obscure the passenger windows in shuttle mode) but, there would have been like 1000% more table flipping even if it looked great in all three modes and had a $29.99/$32.99 MSRP. Honestly though, I wouldn't mind Astrotrain being built around a bullet train (as long as it's a voyager or larger) going forward in order to streamline everything and reduce the compromises while making it super fast in both alt modes. Their only attempt at that so far was Classics Astrotrain and that had a terrible shuttle mode an extrmely questionable rear half on the train mode, and an extremely gangly robot mode but that was 15 years ago and a deluxe. The Siege/Earthrise mold would have been able to pull off a really nice bullet train if it had slightly thinner lower legs with the wheels built in and wasn't trying to mimic the front of the shuttle behind the cockpit being wider like it is in the Sunbow animation.
     
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    He's still got a lot of revising coming up. I just thought it'd be fun project to make a voyager Blaster on my own.
     
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    Siege Nominus Prime
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    With his predecessor
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    Does anyone know if there are any Buzzsaw figures (3p or otherwise) that are at least close in size to Siege Laserbeak? Doesn't have to actually work with Soundwave/Soundblaster, but really want to give Soundblaster a Buzzsaw (and no, customizing my own is not a viable option for me).
     
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    He looks on point. Can he hold a cassette?
     
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    Yup.
     
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    Shattered Glass Megatron - The finest use of the Siege Megatron mold to date!
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    Jet Mode!
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    With sword!
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    With extended cannon!
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    Does this count as Siege? I mean it had Earthrise instructions, but the mold is Siege... IMG_20211110_200613.jpg
    Mainly I got this set for the accesories, and let's be honest that's the main reason many got the set as well.
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    It was a pain in the ass to trim down the pegs, specially those on the energon axe and the mace. The blaster got stuck on a figure hand thanks to the heavy amounts of paint it had.
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    Centurion looks pretty good yet plain at the same time, too much gray. It has some cool accents in dark gray and some red accents too to help with the looks.
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    I don't have Siege Ravage so this will do...
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    That Optimus is tiny!
     
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    "Autobots! No time for talking. Transform and roll out!"
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    G I G A W A T T
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    Inner package art
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    Manual
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    Accessories
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    88 miles per hour! That's the ticket!
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    Where we're going, we won't need roads!
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    Perhaps you've met my little cousin, Rung...?
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    Party like it's 1985!
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    Omega Supreme teaming up with some Diaclone forces.

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