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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby robotmel » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:27 am

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freaky777 wrote:Sorry not so familiar with the Energon series, but do these 2 combine or something?

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Well, you learn something new every day! I have seen the Energon Omega Supreme before and kinda like his general appearance but Energon Prime is pretty odd looking, but I never knew they combined to form a chunky Optimus Supreme!! 8)

This form makes me appreciate E Prime a little better, but only combined.
It will be interesting to see the new redecos but I doubt we'll see them combined until they are in-hand?

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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:40 am

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I like how the News Crew just started throwing around GDO but no one even knew what it meant, not even the Bossman. XD. Well, mystery solved!

As for these, the idea is cool but I can never afford these Japanese exclusives, so if they come to fruition, I shall have to pass.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby gavinfuzzy » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:11 am

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kirbenvost wrote:I like how the News Crew just started throwing around GDO but no one even knew what it meant, not even the Bossman. XD. Well, mystery solved!

As for these, the idea is cool but I can never afford these Japanese exclusives, so if they come to fruition, I shall have to pass.


Asian. :lol: Hasbro releases them. I'm sure they will end up going over to the US too, like the current deluxe (Springger, Wheelie...) and voyagers (Hotspot, Megatron...). I have no idea what GDO stands for...

I hope Omega gets a G1 paintjob... No interest in Prime though, I hate that mold.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby kirbenvost » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:59 am

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My bad, yes, Asian exclusives. Still, import figures are almost always beyond my budget.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby craggy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:23 pm

>:oP


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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Mkall » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:46 pm

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So which Rattrap will they release in 2020?
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Rushie » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:56 pm

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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:06 pm

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Mkall wrote:So which Rattrap will they release in 2020?


Well, since the basic mold is gone, all we have is Transmetal and Beast Machines. I don't care which one, for I'm a rat in Chinese Astrology. ;)
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby craggy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:46 pm

I like the Transmetal. I suppose Omega's alt mode is vaguely snake-like. Lord knows Optimus Prime's movie-look with the trailer wasn't very dragon-like. Year Of The Rat could just be a redeco of Starscream or something. Or...A blue Universe 2.0 Powerglide, because it's a RATtler.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby El Duque » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:38 pm

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Courtesy of HK-TF we get our first color image of the recently discovered "Year of the Snake" reissue of Energon Omega Supreme. The image, which appears to come from a solicitation, looks to be the same as the original release. Though this could just be a placeholder image, time will tell. Check him out below.


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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby craggy » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:41 pm

hmmmm...I think I've been GDO recoloured "underwhelmed" with "disappointed" aspects.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Mkall » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:54 pm

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Rather disappointed with this. The only change seems to be the blue highlights on his shoulder door thing.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Nemesis Destron » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:27 pm

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Yeah this seems pretty pointless, unless your someone that missed out on this mold. Funny thing is I recently parted with mine about a month ago cuz I really wanted the much better looking Omega Sentinel. The powers really should have considered G1 paint apps but oh well it's still a awesome TF...'nuff said! :VEHI:
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Bumblevivisector » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:38 pm

Yeah, if the Year of the Snake just happened to be associated with the shade of purple used on the Dark Guardians in Forever is a Long Time Coming, then we'd have something to get excited about.

Then again, every time this guy gets any attention, it just reminds me that we'll probably never get Animated Omega Supreme, so I'd still be depressed at the end of the day...like a snake eating it's own tail...and a balloon and...something bad happens...
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:54 pm

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It's probably a placeholder, guys. As in, it's an existing image standing in for the real one.

Mkall wrote:Rather disappointed with this. The only change seems to be the blue highlights on his shoulder door thing.
Those highlights were on the Energon Omega Supreme stock photo, which is what this is.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby craggy » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:00 pm

ah, that's a bit better then. G1 Omega, or Guardian Robot blue and white would be my preferred colour-schemes, but if they wanted to switch it up a little the pre-TF red and black was pretty nice too.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:43 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:It's probably a placeholder, guys. As in, it's an existing image standing in for the real one.


We can only hope. Any how this figure set has quite a bit of potential; so I have my fingers crossed for something gody and awesome. Also I missed out on the mold when it was first released sooo yeah been looking.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Autobot Genocide » Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:20 am

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They should have just done a G1 deco and would have sold a shit load .
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:59 pm

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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby RAcast » Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:13 pm

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:I hope it's a placeholder picture. If not... well, already got it. If it's released in G1 colors, I'd get it for my Classics shelf.

I'd find it very strange for this not to be a placeholder. I mean...did the Year of the Dragon Jetwing Prime do so badly they don't have the money (or more probably, don't think the money is worth it) to put into a redeco of Energon Omega, perhaps? Frankly, as long as the price is reasonable, I'm really quite interested in both, since I don't have the originals.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:13 pm

Having just bought E Omega last year to be my Classics OS, a small, selfish part of me wants this to be the original color scheme.

But, yeah, I don't see why they'd just re-release this as it was. Make it G1 colored. Or ... soemthing.

Although, why they're release such a large, clear teaser image with a placeholder makes me wonder if they just weren't lazy about this. Of course we have yet to see Prime here. Maybe he's recolored?
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby gavinfuzzy » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:54 am

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:I hope it's a placeholder picture. If not... well, already got it. If it's released in G1 colors, I'd get it for my Classics shelf.

I'd find it very strange for this not to be a placeholder. I mean...did the Year of the Dragon Jetwing Prime do so badly they don't have the money (or more probably, don't think the money is worth it) to put into a redeco of Energon Omega, perhaps? Frankly, as long as the price is reasonable, I'm really quite interested in both, since I don't have the originals.


Not Jetwing, Ultimate. Yep. Still warming the shelves of TRU here. been marked down aorund 20%, and no one wants it.
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:11 am

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:I hope it's a placeholder picture. If not... well, already got it. If it's released in G1 colors, I'd get it for my Classics shelf.

I'd find it very strange for this not to be a placeholder. I mean...did the Year of the Dragon Jetwing Prime do so badly they don't have the money (or more probably, don't think the money is worth it) to put into a redeco of Energon Omega, perhaps? Frankly, as long as the price is reasonable, I'm really quite interested in both, since I don't have the originals.


Not Jetwing, Ultimate. Yep. Still warming the shelves of TRU here. been marked down aorund 20%, and no one wants it.

Well I'm a little surprised. That thing was a hot seller here in the beaches that I never got my hands on one. Even if I had the chance at some point, budget held me back :(
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Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos

Postby RAcast » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:44 pm

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:I hope it's a placeholder picture. If not... well, already got it. If it's released in G1 colors, I'd get it for my Classics shelf.

I'd find it very strange for this not to be a placeholder. I mean...did the Year of the Dragon Jetwing Prime do so badly they don't have the money (or more probably, don't think the money is worth it) to put into a redeco of Energon Omega, perhaps? Frankly, as long as the price is reasonable, I'm really quite interested in both, since I don't have the originals.


Not Jetwing, Ultimate. Yep. Still warming the shelves of TRU here. been marked down aorund 20%, and no one wants it.

Well I'm a little surprised. That thing was a hot seller here in the beaches that I never got my hands on one. Even if I had the chance at some point, budget held me back :(

My apologies, thanks for correcting me. But my point seems it may be valid. Or it may not. xD
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