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BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cybertron" Gallery

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby Duke of Luns » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:07 pm

Don't really know what to make of Kickback. Yeah I see space grasshopper, but I also see a jumble of plastic, and a huge gun thing. If they're gonna make Shrapnel and Bombshell cool, if not, then it's kinda meh, but also ironic because in the original show Kickback arguably had the least characterization.

As for Soundwave, and upscaled deluxe, not that interesting. The Soundblaster repaint with the too often overlooked Buzzsaw sounds good, and depending on how the "discs" are packaged(one per pack, two or more?) I'd probably be interested in getting them.

Also, anyone else notice this?

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Soundwave has a little seat on his roof, and a peghole(obviously for a gun). I do like that 8) .

Of course, since he comes with Laserbeak, you can't use the "gunners nest" right out of the box.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby TimothyR » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:27 pm

Super Megatron wrote:
Megazarak wrote:I was pretty disappointed that the Voyager Soundwave was actually another WfC or FoC one. Wasn't the deluxe one good enough? The new features on him including his little... robot friends (diskicons?)... are pretty cool, but I still don't think it really warranted him getting another figure, especially if we could have gotten another character out of it. I'm pretty sure that most of us were hoping the Voyager Soundwave in the Generations line was going to be a G1 one, and he would have worked with the Legends Casseticons too, like how this one will have his little allies. At least they're also making a Soundblaster repaint of him, I suppose for those who are happy with their Deluxe Soundwaves.

Kickback looks interesting enough.


I totally disagree with this - this new Soundwave fig is a step in the right direction. If anything, we could have totally do without a bajillionth version of Optimus Prime and, fortunately, this new FoC Optimus fig's disappointment was offset by both Shockwave and Soundwave.


you're missing the point that this slot could've been given to a different character. .. or it could've been a better representation of G1 soundwave.. at this point it doesn't fit in with the classics type figures, and it's too large to fit in with the WFC/FOC figures. it just makes no sense. i would've preferred a deluxe ironhide, ratchet, sideswipe, barricade.. etc over another soundwave. hell, i'd much rather have seen a voyager prime soundwave.

they should've taken scale into consideration for this. and think.. since we're getting a grimlock, this slot could've been given to another dinobot.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby GuyIncognito » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:48 pm

Not sure if Kickback is horrible or just horribly mistransformed (the alt mode). I'll reserve judgement for now.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby buddhaquest » Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:10 pm

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby Sodan-1 » Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:43 pm

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I was hoping to get a few of those Kickback's to create a classics Insecticon army, but thankfully (for my wallet) the thing looks a bit of a mess to me.

Soundwave doesn't look fantastic either. Someone has just blown up the deluxe figure with the loss of some of the detail. Those disk minions certainly are a bit wank too. As Dead Metal said on the other thread, lets hope Perfect Effect still plan to give us their version of Soundwave.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby orangeitis » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:22 pm

GuyIncognito wrote:Not sure if Kickback is horrible or just horribly mistransformed (the alt mode). I'll reserve judgement for now.
The back legs definitely do. They look like they're halfway between bot and insect modes.(knee becomes foot, foot becomes knee)
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby TransformedTv » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:06 pm

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Well now that there is at least one voyager fall of cybertron figure I guess that grim lock can be a voyager as well. And kick back looks nice and we got a gear shredder with him to that's nice. And speaking of kick back I guess that answers a lot of people's questions about shrapnel, kickback, and bombshell being in the game! And I'm keeping my fingers crossed for all the insecticons! :grin:
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

Postby Drift082111 » Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:45 pm

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Blozor wrote:These are disappointing, and we're still missing the Grimlock figure everyone has been wanting since we first saw the trailer. I could do without Optimus, Jazz, Soundwave, all the diskicons, and Kickback if they would give me all five of the Dinobots again.


Amen. :BOT:
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Transformers Generations "Fall of Cyberton" Gallery

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FoC Ravage: Honey Badger in Disguise

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