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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Doubledealer93 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:09 am

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holy hell how ugly! pass. hope the show models dont look like this.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:09 am

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Looks good, but picking up characters that have already been released isn't on the top of my list. >:oP
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby gothsaurus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:17 am

Doubledealer93 wrote:holy hell how ugly! pass. hope the show models dont look like this.


I don't think you're allowed a vote on what's ugly... with that sig pic. :grin:
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:19 am

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gothsaurus wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:holy hell how ugly! pass. hope the show models dont look like this.


I don't think you're allowed a vote on what's ugly... with that sig pic. :grin:


Oh. Snap.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Doubledealer93 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:26 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:
gothsaurus wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:holy hell how ugly! pass. hope the show models dont look like this.


I don't think you're allowed a vote on what's ugly... with that sig pic. :grin:


Oh. Snap.


not sure i follow. but from what im gathering you are calling my photo uglier than this starscream toy. and i was not voting on whats ugly, i was stating my opinion on a toy that i think is ugly.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby gothsaurus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:56 am

Hey again. I'm TOTALLY just kidding. :-D I actually completely agree with you.

Mind you, I also think that Wheeljack retool is pretty wacky looking, though I picked him up. He looks like a Scooby Doo villain.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:05 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:
gothsaurus wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:holy hell how ugly! pass. hope the show models dont look like this.


I don't think you're allowed a vote on what's ugly... with that sig pic. :grin:


Oh. Snap.


Need some ice for that burn? 8-}

I actually really like his signature. Optimus, Sunstreaker, and Jazz dancing disco style? Cookie for you, sir! :APPLAUSE:

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That's what I thought when I first saw him. He'd make a pretty good Prime/Classics Terrorsaur in my eyes. Didn't notice the similarity to Beast Wars Inferno's weapon until you brought it up.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby gothsaurus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:22 am

Oh. No, I was talking about his avatar of Dead End's monster face.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:30 am

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gothsaurus wrote:Oh. No, I was talking about his avatar of Dead End's monster face.


That would be his avatar, not his sig pic.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:32 am

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Um, guys? We already saw the animation model for Starscream and Soundwave for the Beast Hunters season. They looked nothing like their Beast Hunters figures and exactly like their 1st/2nd season selves. I don't see why people are getting bent out of shape about it.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:33 am

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Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:Um, guys? We already saw the animation model for Starscream and Soundwave for the Beast Hunters season. They looked nothing like their Beast Hunters figures and exactly like their 1st/2nd season selves. I don't see why people are getting bent out of shape about it.


But that's probably one of the first scenes of the season. They don't need to upgrade right away for no reason. >:oP
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Gearslide » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:34 am

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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Doubledealer93 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:43 am

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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Gearslide » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:45 am

Also, doesn't this mean that Wave 2 is entirely new molds? Not bad considering Wave 1 had 3/4 retools of old molds.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby gothsaurus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:50 am

True there. I'd love to get a full line of seekers before we start seeing moar Starscream repaints/retools.

What have we seen stateside? (I tend to get mixed up with all the waves of Hasbro and Takara bots flying past.)

Seems like we've had a couple Starscreams in the main line, but no TC or Skywarp... and Takara has seen Starscream in both sizes, plus AM Skywarp and AM Thundercracker.

Anyone able to confirm or deny?
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Gearslide » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:00 pm

gothsaurus wrote:True there. I'd love to get a full line of seekers before we start seeing moar Starscream repaints/retools.

What have we seen stateside? (I tend to get mixed up with all the waves of Hasbro and Takara bots flying past.)

Seems like we've had a couple Starscreams in the main line, but no TC or Skywarp... and Takara has seen Starscream in both sizes, plus AM Skywarp and AM Thundercracker.

Anyone able to confirm or deny?


Name wise, we've only seen Starscream in the Hasbro line. However, "Dark Energon Starscream" highly resembles Skywarp.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:03 pm

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gothsaurus wrote:Seems like we've had a couple Starscreams in the main line, but no TC or Skywarp... and Takara has seen Starscream in both sizes, plus AM Skywarp and AM Thundercracker.

Anyone able to confirm or deny?


No stateside Thundercrackers or Skywarps; that's all in Japan. Here in the U.S, we have:

    * First Edition Deluxe Starscream
    * Cyberverse Commander Starscream
    * PRiD Voyager Starscream
    * Dark Energon Deluxe Starscream
    * Beast Hunters Deluxe Starscream
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:58 pm

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Boy, based on this thread, I feel like adding Beast Hunters to the TFWiki "Ruined FOREVER" page. :roll:

It's like the early-to-mid 90's alt.toys.transfomers all over again. I'm surprised no one's yelled "TRUKK NOT MUNKY" or something derogatory to that ring yet. [-(

As for this Starscream, if he gets that new body in the show, SOLD! =P~
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Megatronsdemise666 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:46 pm

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He looks cool and I like it more than his normal design.

But why those colors :/

It look so much better with show accurate colors
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Delta Magnus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:16 pm

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Hmm. I don't watch the cartoon so accuracy is not really important to me, as I'd probably use them as different characters anyway (I have my own personal continuity that changes according to my collection). Smokescreen looks good, and I love the crossbow, it's really nice to see Transformers returning to the days where all the characters have their own, universally compatible weapons. Ripclaw is meh, I need to see what he turns into before I pass judgement. Bulkhead looks cool, especially his buzzsaw weapon. Starscream looks like he'd make a great drone or army builder, I don't know why, he just has a cool, mass produced look about him.

In honesty though I wouldn't buy any of them straight from the store, like I did with Unit 01-sorry, Soundwave, who really grabbed me. I'm probably gonna conserve my cash and get some more Figmas or the Soul of Chogokin SPEC Evangelion figures.

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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby That Bot » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:25 pm

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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Delta Magnus » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:13 pm

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Oh sweet Primus that is terrible. The rear Beast Mode legs really kill it for me. They just look like his regular legs but hideously contorted. And not good hideous, like the Mass Production Evangelion Series. Bad hideous, like the G1 Ironhide figure.

And as for that paintjob...EURGH.

The tail and the claw weapon are cool though. I might get it on the secondary market for conversions.
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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby Rated X » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:18 pm

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I don't think a single iteration of Transformers has been "liked by everyone," so that's an empty statement. Beast Wars saved the franchise, after all. And let me say, if my kid self from 1996 got transported to the present day, I would gobble Beast Hunters up. I think it'll do fine.



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Re: "Beast Hunters" Starscream Revealed

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:37 pm

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Looks like a weird variation of Yoshimitsu from the Tekken games. Pass.

I'll probably be enjoying the show, but doubt I'll be touching any of the toys.
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