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FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Oilspill » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:26 am

FansProject have updated their site with a colour pic of Assaulter, their Broadside-inspired homage.

Also they have new colour photos of the upcoming Warbot - Steel Core.

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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Oilspill » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:13 am

Thanks Daimchoc, I fixed my broken links too.

FYI all there are bigger versions of the pics available when you log in and click on the images.

I'm liking the colours on Assaulter - feels very much like Broadside now. Looking forward to another triple-changer.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:42 am

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If that's Broadside, it's mine.

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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:30 am

Still very much on the fence with these two.

I mean, both are cool, but .... do I need an $80 Broadside? Or an $80 generic Powermaster? Hm.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Swindle01 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:38 am

if those pics are it then there isnt much to go on....
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby NamelessOne » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:18 am

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Well, so far, between the much-vaunted TFCC subscription service, and Fansproject's, I'll take my chances getting Scourge on the gouger's market... These look great.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Sodan-1 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:37 pm

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Steel Core I'm liking. From what we can see there's good detailing. Assaulter still looks good but the colours aren't working for me. The colours aren't saying "Broadside" to me. I know they should, but they're not. I don't like the yellow and blue on the legs: strikes me as senseless colouring just for the sake of it.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby craggy » Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:53 pm

Sodan-1 wrote: The colours aren't saying "Broadside" to me. I know they should, but they're not. I don't like the yellow and blue on the legs: strikes me as senseless colouring just for the sake of it.

the designs on the legs look like they're emulating the stickers that were shown on the original prototype of Broadside that never got released, whilst the rest of the design seems to be following the released toy's design.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:29 pm

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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby DevastaTTor » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:12 am

Assulter actually reminds me of Leader-1 on steroids.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:11 pm

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Well, looks like I'll have my Classics Broadside now. :D
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Sodan-1 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:19 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
craggy wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote: The colours aren't saying "Broadside" to me. I know they should, but they're not. I don't like the yellow and blue on the legs: strikes me as senseless colouring just for the sake of it.

the designs on the legs look like they're emulating the stickers that were shown on the original prototype of Broadside that never got released, whilst the rest of the design seems to be following the released toy's design.

That's great. It's still not doing it for me.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Stormrider » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:57 pm

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What is Steelcore? Is that the Hearts Master? I like the idea of a new Broadside, but not feeling the design. I am getting tired of FansProject heavy astetics that the characters have - such as the legs and feet. FansProject Insecticons is a good example.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:19 pm

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Stormrider wrote:What is Steelcore? Is that the Hearts Master? I like the idea of a new Broadside, but not feeling the design. I am getting tired of FansProject heavy astetics that the characters have - such as the legs and feet. FansProject Insecticons is a good example.

What do you mean by 'heavy astetics'?
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Stormrider » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:09 pm

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
Stormrider wrote:What is Steelcore? Is that the Hearts Master? I like the idea of a new Broadside, but not feeling the design. I am getting tired of FansProject heavy astetics that the characters have - such as the legs and feet. FansProject Insecticons is a good example.

What do you mean by 'heavy astetics'?


What I mean is the arms, legs, and feet are portionately thick and heavy looking. A lot of their figures and concept art is like that. To me it looks neat on a select few figures, but gets boring after a while.

Ultra Magnus - that style looks good. He is a big character and should look formidable.

Insecticons - the heavy squat look doesn't look that great on Kickback or Shrapnel.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Kibble » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:04 pm

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The head looks kinda fuct.

Then again, heads have never really been FPJ's strong suit...
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Motorthing » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:39 am

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So, I caved and ordered Steelcore and i'm no 1079.....out of 800. So WTF happens now?
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Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:06 am

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Motorthing wrote:So, I caved and ordered Steelcore and i'm no 1079.....out of 800. So WTF happens now?


I would imagine that order numbers have nothing to do with how many have been sold.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Kibble » Sun Jul 08, 2012 1:41 pm

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Motorthing wrote:So, I caved and ordered Steelcore and i'm no 1079.....out of 800. So WTF happens now?


I would imagine that order numbers have nothing to do with how many have been sold.


But you'd also think a decent amount would be ordering more than one to take advantage of their shipping. So who knows what that 800 number means, if anything other than a hype driver...
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Doctor McGrath » Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:29 pm

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Kibble wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:
Motorthing wrote:So, I caved and ordered Steelcore and i'm no 1079.....out of 800. So WTF happens now?


I would imagine that order numbers have nothing to do with how many have been sold.


But you'd also think a decent amount would be ordering more than one to take advantage of their shipping. So who knows what that 800 number means, if anything other than a hype driver...


Maybe they decided to make this figure "made to order" like the TFCC is doing with their subscription service?
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Mekatron » Sun Jul 08, 2012 4:29 pm

There's no doubt in my mind that the order numbers we're getting correspond to amount that's been sold so far. I ordered mine the day preorders went up (order 101) and have watched the numbers slowly climb since. Like Kibble said too... lots of people are likely ordering more than one, so it's very possible that many more than 1,079 have been sold so far.

I'm really surprised they actually put a number of 800 on this "exclusive release". Since it's getting released again in the future, the "800" number does nothing that ads any value in my mind and they should have just left that number out of it.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Mekatron » Sun Jul 08, 2012 4:50 pm

I take that back. JUST going to the checkout page creates an order number & there's no way to know how many people did or did not actually follow through with the purchase.
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Re: FansProject Assaulter and Steelcore Pics

Postby Kibble » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:39 pm

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Mekatron wrote:I take that back. JUST going to the checkout page creates an order number & there's no way to know how many people did or did not actually follow through with the purchase.


Correct. But did that happen almost 300 times plus how ever many people ordered more than one? Who knows? What I do know, though, is the dude giving props to how smoothly the website handled it sounds even sillier because we now know that there were even less than 600 orders in those 4 days...
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