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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby daimchoc » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:34 pm

Mekatron wrote:
daimchoc wrote:Ebay prices for Defender and SC are more than this Warbot set... Think about it.


Gamble ALL you want... but don't encourage others. At this point I don't think it's the smart thing to do. Defender sells for about $100 on eBay (still available at a lot of etail locations for about the same price)... you can get a Steelcore on eBay for about $160. However, by the time you have these in-hand, the rest of the produced Steelcores should be available at different outlets as well as Assaulter... so the crazy-steep prices WILL drop VERY soon. Defender will not only STILL be available at online stores, but will see a surge of increased listings on eBay. And then there's your eBay and Paypal fees... which are far from insignificant... not to mention all the pain-in-the-ass running-around.

This ain't a bad deal if you want all three for yourself... but if you think you're going to sell Steelcore & Defender & have an Assaulter for cheap, I really think you're pushing it.



That's the point. If you want to buy the set, then have at it. If you don't want to, it's your prerogative. Saying that it's a bad deal, which is what you were alluding to in your previous post, is dependent on the person who's buying. Like what I posted before, this bundle is for those who've missed the previous two bots and would like to get all three at the same time. If you want to wait, Assaulter will eventually be available at FPC and other e-tailers.

"Think about it" - make sure you weigh your options, before you put money down for this bundle.

Why did you contradict yourself?

Personally, $250 isn't that great of a deal for these 3.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Mekatron » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:46 pm

Sodan-1 wrote:You're really hung up on this idea of SteelCore seeing a general release, despite absolutely no word as to whether that will be the case (for the original version at least).


http://www.fansprojectcore.com/news/2012/06/06/warbot-steel-core-new-teaser-pics

"exclusive first wave pre-order for the members of this site"

there's been a bunch of other stuff that implies the obvious... mostly on their Steelcore pre-order page which isn't up any more. The first wave of 800 was exclusive to FPC... what does that imply exactly? If you said anything else but "waves available outside of FPC" you've got serious reading-comprehension issues. This doesn't mean it's a promise by FPC by any means as they haven't blatantly said it & they seem to enjoy trying to keep everyone on the edge of their seat...
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Mekatron » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:51 pm

daimchoc wrote:Why did you contradict yourself?


Yeah, yeah... I said it's not a "great deal"... then I said it's not a "bad deal". That's not contradictory at all though... just means it's somewhere between the 2. It's a "blah deal". I-)
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby daimchoc » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:52 pm

SC will eventually have a mass release... It might take a while longer, but it will.


FP is not FPC.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:20 pm

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Mekatron wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:You're really hung up on this idea of SteelCore seeing a general release, despite absolutely no word as to whether that will be the case (for the original version at least).


http://www.fansprojectcore.com/news/2012/06/06/warbot-steel-core-new-teaser-pics

"exclusive first wave pre-order for the members of this site"

Balls. Not sure how I missed that one. My bad.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Mekatron » Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:45 pm

Sodan-1 wrote:
Mekatron wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:You're really hung up on this idea of SteelCore seeing a general release, despite absolutely no word as to whether that will be the case (for the original version at least).


http://www.fansprojectcore.com/news/2012/06/06/warbot-steel-core-new-teaser-pics

"exclusive first wave pre-order for the members of this site"

Balls. Not sure how I missed that one. My bad.


No biggie... it really hasn't been said in an obvious manner... but everything they post on the subject has that "between the lines" stuff going on.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby noodles2go » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:29 pm

If anyone bought the 3 pack, but only for Assaulter, I'm willing to buy your Defender AND Steelcore. Hoping to buy them for $200 together, PM me if interested.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Stormrider » Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:16 pm

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Have we seen the aircraft carrier mold yet? I have only seen one segment.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby xyl360 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:17 pm

I'm gonna have to wait for reviews on this one. I'm not really liking the proportions much and from what I've seen of the plane mode, it doesn't look too great.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Rated X » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:15 pm

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Why is it we have seen full color pics but still no pics of the carrier mode ? Or did I miss it ?
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:35 pm

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Rated X wrote:Why is it we have seen full color pics but still no pics of the carrier mode ? Or did I miss it ?


I don't think you missed it. We've only seen the close-up of what I think is the front with the miniature Defender and Steelcore figures on the "deck".

This actually has me worried that the carrier mode sucks... Hopefully someone around here did order the 3 pack and will take pics for us. I would if I had ordered it. My accountant has been unhappy lately... (Read: accountant=wife)

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:13 pm

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby JRFitzpatrick7 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:56 pm

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His box is making him look really small. I am disappointed to see that he fits in the same box as Defender. That's a real shame. At this point I need to see some straight up finished product shots of all modes with some common Vlassics molds (Starscream, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime or Sunstreaker). No camera tricks, just comparison shots.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Banjo-Tron » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:17 am

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JRFitzpatrick7 wrote:His box is making him look really small. I am disappointed to see that he fits in the same box as Defender. That's a real shame. At this point I need to see some straight up finished product shots of all modes with some common Vlassics molds (Starscream, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime or Sunstreaker). No camera tricks, just comparison shots.

Agreed, I'm not sure what the point is in hiding the carrier mode at this point. I would say though that Assaulter fills up pretty much the height of the box by the looks of it, this picture below shows how high up Defender is in comparison.

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby daimchoc » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:52 am

I've seen people complain before about Defender and SC having unused space in the box. And now this... It's quite funny. :lol:
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Agamemnon » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:20 am

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JRFitzpatrick7 wrote:His box is making him look really small. I am disappointed to see that he fits in the same box as Defender. That's a real shame. At this point I need to see some straight up finished product shots of all modes with some common Vlassics molds (Starscream, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime or Sunstreaker). No camera tricks, just comparison shots.


Did you catch this one? [edit: daimchoc posted this at the end of the last page. Credit where it's due. :)]

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Also, there've been a couple next to Defender and Steelcore, if you have either of those figures. Assaulter looks to be slightly larger than Classics Voyagers.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby daimchoc » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:08 pm

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Carrier and two heads. ;)
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby xyl360 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:11 pm

daimchoc wrote:Image

Eek, now I see why they've been hiding it. That looks nothing like an aircraft carrier (not one from Earth anyway :P).

I think I'm gonna pass on this guy. It's a bit too much of a departure from the original character's look for me. That jet mode looks more like Jetfire/Skyfire to me than Broadside and I still don't like his proportions in bot mode.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby RodimalToyota » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:15 pm

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby daimchoc » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:25 pm

Resized pic...

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Stormrider » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:49 pm

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The carrier mode is not cutting. As someone already pointed out, this fits better in the Macross universe than the TF universe. Is there more to this? The back of the carrier has tail fins that look to have runway lines on them.
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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby DevastaTTor » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:57 pm

Stormrider wrote:The carrier mode is not cutting. As someone already pointed out, this fits better in the Macross universe than the TF universe. Is there more to this? The back of the carrier has tail fins that look to have runway lines on them.

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Re: Fansproject Warbot Assaulter. General Release - October

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:34 pm

It's the back of the box, so I think that's just it, guys. I guess one of the three modes of a triple changer must suffer, even for FP.
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