WFC-K42 Sideswipe and Maximal Skywarp Revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jun 1, 2021.

  1. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    but Sunstreakers alt mode looked straight-up horrible, in particular the weird detail under the windscreen. so weird thing to homage.
    I'd really have loved to see the chunkier feet on this guy. they look so much better then the swim fins he's got.
     
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  2. Hanzkaz

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    I've mentioned a few times on the these boards that I wanted a CHUG Sideswipe that resembled the MP and had an alt-mode that looked like a red version of ER Sunstreaker's - or Spinout's.

    Perhaps I might wish that the feet were a little chunkier, or that there was a bit of red on the arms (hopefully we'll get a red 3P add-on weapon/effect that will have a similar effect) but this version of Sideswipe is pretty much what I've been asking for all along..

    I actually like the Siege versions, but I missed that original bright red deco, and when they released ER Sunstreaker, I lamented we couldn't get something like this: [​IMG]
    Just can't complain now:) .


    Now then, where's that Marvel deco Ratchet and more shelf-friendly Marvel Fort Max and Scorponok....:D .
     
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  3. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    have you seen the new Star Wars Black Series comic packs? that would be a fantastic style for a subline to put out Magenta Soundwave, Marvel Ratchet, maybe Silver + Black Helmet ER Megatron (who else had a distinct deco difference?)...
    (bet it'd sell a lot more then the Shattered Glass ones)
     
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  4. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    Wonder if someone can make a spoiler piece that can convert into the red detailing that his arms are missing or something.
     
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    The pattern is partially structural, and partially artistic. It's formed of the reinforcing webs under the windshield that all his other torso parts are either bolted to, or simply butted up against. It's largely the same pattern that the original Siege toy had, although there's some slight differences in the molded detail lines.
     
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    This would never happen but I would love a gift set that simply had alternative head sculpts. I’ll take that black helmet Megs!
     
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  7. Prime Aspect

    Prime Aspect Visual Synthesis Engineer

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    Agree, and I think a lot of that original design was due to the limitations of designing one of the first true transforming designs.
     
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    Somebody never had to buy Takara Henkei/United/Legends.
     
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    Right? I only bought a couple due to the ~$35 deluxe price. Of course now that WFC is making those out of date I’m kinda glad the price prevented me from getting more. Takara TR Kup tho is still on wish list.

    On topic, I’m thinking this figure makes my Siege SS obsolete. Thinking about making him Overdrive then and just have to figure out the other 2 Omnis.
     
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  10. f-primusunicron

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    could somebody pls make a digibash of skywarp in the accurate colors, you know, all the dark broun for4 the robot parts and the lighter one for theeagle, even if they painted the eagle hea din his chest dark brown the colors are ALL WRONG
    also i donty know if anyone noticed but he also has lees paint applications than airazor, we dont know yet if it means less paint, but sure they cut all corners they could, no swords as he should have had, cheaped out with the remolded head since the transformation of airazor allowed for him to have his robot head under his eagle head, wrong color placement, less paint than airazor(from what i can see) and of course the obvious, no combiner or misisle launcher gimmick, even if it has more articulation, it isnt any better than the original mold(except of course that it isnt made of gold plastick, which again i remember mine(hasbro silverbolt)not suffering from it, so...whats the excuse? at least they could have made the colors match a little bit better
     
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    I'm sure nonnef will make something for sideswipe.
     
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    I'll be selling my BW Skywarp. Same with the BW Grimlock. I don't collect Beast Wars figures, but I needed those two since I don't own any of the Siege version.
     
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    It would be cool if they did a more MP looking Shoulder Cannon this time, but a restock of the Lambo set would be fine.
     
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    You guys are giving me chills. I would drop anything to get Marvel Ratchet, Megatron, Optimus, Soundwave, Blaster, etc.
     
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    Weren't all of the tfcog dubs left unfinished?
     
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    as far as I'm aware that's correct, which is a shame because a few of them were pretty decent.
     
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    Chareos Needs New Omnibots

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    Interesting idea for Overdrive - are you going to swap out his head?
     
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    I was really sad to find out that Star Saber's actor died a couple of years ago.
     
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    He is still alive.
     
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    They did put some attention into that Hound design. Mostly, I think, because they figured at the time he was the only one folks would have available to them for a long while.