WTF @ TFW - 402 - April 9 2016 - WTF @ Botcon 2016

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  1. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    WTF @ TFW - 402 - April 9 2016 - WTF @ Botcon 2016

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    Live from Botcon 2016('s timezone), Vangelus joins Aaron and TJ to break down all the news, all the Computrons, and all theā€¦listen we have a lot to say about Computron and Computron.

    - Opening
    - Intro
    - Unite Warriors Computron
    - The Botcon 2016 exclusives
    - Fresh toys!
    - TFSS 5
    - The Final Fun Pub
    - Ending and Outro

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  2. RandomFactor

    RandomFactor Rei with the Underscore

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  3. shamanking282

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    Looking at CW Strafe's wings, at least the back ones, make me think Ramjet. This would be appropriate, since we know the Conehead tooling for Armada Thrust is for the Air Raid mold as well.
     
  4. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    fubpub wanted to give everyone something to remember them by, so they decided to give all the purchasers of the cw ravage/tigatron's a little head.

    oh damn thats a bad pun
     
  5. Bladeshadow

    Bladeshadow Biotic Gourd

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    My Ramhorn's waste actually locks together more solidly than my Brawl, and his wasn't as loose as some I've seen. I thought the cat head's face looked a lot better in person, but the flatness gets worse. Still bought it twice though, couldn't bring myself to separate Tigatron from Airazor.
     
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    Whoah, SG Ravage actually has one wierd headsculpt.
     
  7. excelhedge

    excelhedge Overseer of Weird

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    Yeah can someone explain how you transform the Shockwave/Reflectors into "camera mode"? I can't figure it out.

    Also is it me or does Alpha Trion's head look like it could recolored into Unicron?
     
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    D'aawww... they need to be together...
     
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  10. MatrixOfWumbo

    MatrixOfWumbo I see you

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    I'm gonna call Scrounge's targetmaster "Armature."

    I'm honestly a bit disappointed with both Technobot cars. Lightsteed is too white, and Lightspeed is too red. It's also weird that he's the only one they didn't paint the eyes the same as the face. I might try to grab a UW Strafe and just replace the car altogether.
     
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    GitGudGabe v e h i c o n

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    Niiiice
     
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    Lady Slipstream Well-Known Member

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    But the Streetwise mold looks better as Lightspeed
     
  13. Knightsword

    Knightsword Fire in the North TFW2005 Supporter

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    Weirdwolf, might be skirting one of White Wolf's trademarks.
     
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    No Botcon comments to share, but just wanted to let Vangelus know that after hearing him extoll the virtues of Orion Pax for so long, I finally grabbed one, and it's a fun figure indeed.

    Also, I'm willing to chip in to a gofundme to move Vangelus out of the seemingly crime ridden war zone in which he currently resides.
     
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    In regards to Toxitron's possible limbs, there is also TSS4 Impactor and the bonus 7th figure and the possible TSS5 bonus figure.
     
  16. Prime135

    Prime135 Cyber Planet Key holder for "This Land" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Crap, you just made me want that reflector as a FOC laser satalite reflector.
     
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    Um, I'm not quite sure why everywhere I look seems to be calling it pre-Beast Skorponok when it looks like Packrat.
     
  18. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    So what is "The Question," for those of us who don't know Headmaster Don?
     
  19. DrOblivian

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    wow ANOTHER protectobot? i am entirely ok with this. One or two more members and we have an entire new combiner character team

    Heatrock and Skyfeather form the torso with Medix, and Rook as limbs, only need two more limbs.

    OR Heatrock, Medix, Rook, and Skyfeather as limbs and we would need a new torso bot to finish it off.
     
  20. Scaleface

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    Vac metal chrome is getting worse because Hasbro is getting cheap just like they are on plastic. It costs most to make the coating thicker, so Hasbro is making the metal very thin.

    The way you make vac metal chrome on plastic (I used to run a machine that did it), if you place the plastic parts in a vacuum chamber, pump out the air, then you apply electricity to heating coils with thin aluminum strips sitting inside them. The aluminum instantly vaporized and the metal vapor lands on every surface inside the chamber, including the plastic pieces. So they plastic comes out with a hair thin reflective layer on aluminum on it. The more aluminum you vaporize, the thicker the layer. Hasbro probably told them to use less metal to save money!


    According to official fiction on the original Toxitron he was to be RiD Scourge's zombie form after he was killed with tox-n. So he could use limbs that are RiD characters. Maybe the undead Commandos, which could be made with the G2 Bruiticus limbs?

    The writer of the comic did NOT confirm who Unit-3 is. He said it was some old character, and he would confirm who if someone guessed it. Some people guessed Steeljaw, but he didn't confirm it. I also guessed Searchlight.
     
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