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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby rpetras » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:08 am

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I'll be keeping an eye on this project.

I have little interest in Overlord as a character, but that looks like an impressive bot. The carrier is particularly cool.

But, I also have not been too impressed with the earlier offerings from these guys, so I'm being cautiously optimistic.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:10 pm

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I didn't like their Soundwave, but that was primarily a design choice that made him look unappealing. I hope they learned from it QA problems and make this a good Overlord.

I should start a Phase 6 shelf just for him and Hexatron.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Autobot Genocide » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:16 pm

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Gearslide wrote:Anyone else notice that that is TOTALLY a 3rd party Fall of Cybertron Brawl in the back in the second picture?

Are we possibly getting a super accurate 3rd Party FOC Bruticus?


It's not brawl ,Overlord is two separate robots/alt modes combined.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:09 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Autobot Genocide wrote:
Gearslide wrote:Anyone else notice that that is TOTALLY a 3rd party Fall of Cybertron Brawl in the back in the second picture?

Are we possibly getting a super accurate 3rd Party FOC Bruticus?


It's not brawl ,Overlord is two separate robots/alt modes combined.

We're comparing the turret design of the tank. It's very similar.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby RodimalToyota » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:16 pm

Very cool G.I.Joe crossover!

even if it is a Rise of Cobra design of the Night Raven.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Mkall » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:46 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Well, he's got a nice bum, but let's see the full frontal already!
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Banjo-Tron » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:25 am

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Let this be Ultra class...
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby daimchoc » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:32 am

Banjo-Tron wrote:Let this be Ultra class...



According to initial reports, this will be around 18 inches in height.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby mbd88prime » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:17 pm

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haha 18" makes him second biggest tf. that's very BA. If genesis is any indication then the current going rate for a massive non combiner figure is like $22 per inch. so this will be available to us transfans for the low price of only $450 including shipping lol.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby craggy » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:05 pm

really hoping the big hunk of whatsit on his back can become a sword. not because overlord is a big sword using guy, but just cause it'd be awesome.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby mbd88prime » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:57 pm

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it would also be nice to not have a big "hunk o whatsit" on his back. though for a big hunk of anything it doesnt look too bad.

ya know looking at it the big flat piece of the carrier on his back looks to be two, dare i say, sword like pieces ala movieverse prime swords, tabbed together like a puzzle piece. hmmmm.

still not seing a base mode though, gotta have a base mode imo. nothing cooler than a giant base former. If it did have such a mode there would finally be a decepticon base of almost equal porportions to fortmax.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Agamemnon » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:44 pm

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Okay, that's starting to look really sweet....
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby craggy » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:59 pm

"look at the size of it!"
looking real nice, despite the weirdness of the tank.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Mkall » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:24 am

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
I like what I'm seeing. I'm not stringent to the original G1 character so I like this, even the carrier mode.

I don't get why so many people are dissing the tank though. I like the futuristic look of it.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Rated X » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:26 am

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How about they just make it Broadside and call it a day ?
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby craggy » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:40 pm

Mkall wrote:I like what I'm seeing. I'm not stringent to the original G1 character so I like this, even the carrier mode.

I don't get why so many people are dissing the tank though. I like the futuristic look of it.

it's nice to see people trying something different with tanks, and I do like all the stuff coming out of the turret, but the body/treads look quite bland, and I'm a little put off by the split in the middle. Even so, it's bloody huge and with the carrier and jet modes being so sweet, I can forgive a tank I'm not entirely happy with.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Rated X » Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:45 pm

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mbd88prime wrote:it would also be nice to not have a big "hunk o whatsit" on his back. though for a big hunk of anything it doesnt look too bad.

ya know looking at it the big flat piece of the carrier on his back looks to be two, dare i say, sword like pieces ala movieverse prime swords, tabbed together like a puzzle piece. hmmmm.

still not seing a base mode though, gotta have a base mode imo. nothing cooler than a giant base former. If it did have such a mode there would finally be a decepticon base of almost equal porportions to fortmax.


Unfortunately, I think the carrier is supposed to be their representation of a "base". It would be about the same scale size wise. I dont like the concept either. I hate it when they deviate from original alt modes. Im not a big "neo" fan.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Banjo-Tron » Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:43 pm

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...this thing is stupid big. I'm out.
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby mbd88prime » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:22 am

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Rated X wrote:
mbd88prime wrote:it would also be nice to not have a big "hunk o whatsit" on his back. though for a big hunk of anything it doesnt look too bad.

ya know looking at it the big flat piece of the carrier on his back looks to be two, dare i say, sword like pieces ala movieverse prime swords, tabbed together like a puzzle piece. hmmmm.

still not seing a base mode though, gotta have a base mode imo. nothing cooler than a giant base former. If it did have such a mode there would finally be a decepticon base of almost equal porportions to fortmax.


Unfortunately, I think the carrier is supposed to be their representation of a "base". It would be about the same scale size wise. I dont like the concept either. I hate it when they deviate from original alt modes. Im not a big "neo" fan.


yeah i like updated versions of the original modes like most of the classics line for example. so this would ideally be a jet and a tank that combine into a jank or tet lol. but most importantly, to me anyways, is that a large figure such as this ought to have it's base mode. honestly the lack of a base mode may be a deal breaker for me, which is unfortunate, cuz this looks cool even if the alt modes aren't exactly correct. idk. time, pics, and price will tell. supposedly genesis has a base mode we haven't seen yet according to some guy whose been putting out pics but planet x wants to wait to make that a final reveal i guess. im hoping thats what might happen here.....
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Mkall » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:48 pm

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So... there's a robot mode image or two... Straight from the source

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He's FREAKING huge!
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby feeiq90 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:41 am

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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby metaphorge » Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:21 am

Motto: "Control the media, control their minds, control the battlefield!"
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Re: BTS Toys Nova Lord

Postby Agamemnon » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:00 am

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Very nice update. I'm watching Super God Masterforce right now. I'd love to have this in my collection.

But, alas, I'm afraid it's going to fall into my wish basket, like Genesis. Who knows though. If this waits to come out til much later in the year, I might just have the funds.

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