Wonderfest 2021 Winter Convention Cancelled - New Online Event Announced

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Black Convoy, Jan 8, 2021.

  1. TargetmasterJoe

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    I'm way too prudish with money to just splurge it on Commander toys. But I will gladly make an exception for a kickass modern-ification of my first Optimus Prime.
     
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  2. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Hoping for some more JG1 selects myself.
     
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  3. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    I am really glad they are doing it this way. Bandai proved a Virtual Expo can be done, Hasbro and their near monthly sessions worked the same way. Health and Safety are paramount to all walks of life, especially the hobby industry.
     
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  4. T-Hybrid

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    Except we don't know how complex the pants would have to be in order to take on the trailer, pants, battle station form *and* be articulated.
     
  5. TargetmasterJoe

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    Hot take: how about they nix the battle station? Or literally half-ass it? Like, was it ever even used in the anime anyway?

    I don't even have the space for any battle stations anyway, so if I had to choose between having that or an articulated pants mode, I’m going for the latter.

    (Incidentally, does anyone else use the term "pants mode"? I know baltmatrix coined the term.)
     
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    It was used to help put out a forest fire and once for minicons to use during a battle from what I remember. But yeah, either getting rid of or half-assing it I don’t think would be that big of a loss.
     
  7. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    Here's the thing. You may be fine with that and I may be fine with that. But considering we've spent about 3 years now with "screen accurate" stuff do you think the broader Armada fan base would ever shut up if the super big Armada Prime update didn't have one of the original features of the toy/show?

    Like, HasTak would consider that if it were like the Siege GUOP figure and we were looking at a homage more than an update. But that's not what the prototype was.

    *Did* he though? I was calling him "Battlepants Prime" long before I knew who Baltmatrix was.
     
  8. TargetmasterJoe

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    I’m just that desperate to hold the slagging thing in my hands... :( 
     
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    THAT's the spirit, festivities back on lads.
     
  10. levandowski

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    I wonder what they will reveal

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    Except, we do?
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    If the Takara when ever does get released it's not going to be a standard release that much we know, since it's currently stuck in development hell because it doesn't match any of Hasbro's pricepoints. That makes me think that it would be very expensive to get the trailer working properly, because I imagine they would just stick it in commander class since that's about the scale we're talking about.
     
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  12. Masktique

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    Hoping for Armada Prime. Preparing for nothing at all.
     
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    Is that... Rufus?
     
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    Not naked.
     
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    I don't compare 3P to 1P because budgets/ROI/design requirements are different.
     
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    if takara has something planned for armada's anniversary i think we'll see it at this, if not then i think it's safe to assume any armada stuff will be kept to mainline generations
     
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    I was comparing because of the design requirements to make it work. That figure shows what it takes to make it work, regardless of price point.
     
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    Gonna get my Armada Prime is dead memes ready in advance this time lmao

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    Damn annoying "brand unification " crap. Screw you Hasbro and John Warden. IT'S 100% YOUR FAULT.
     
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