Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

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Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

Postby Ebonsaber » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:56 am

Just thought I'd share my new non-TF obsession. Anyone else ever tried these?

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For the uninitiated, I'd prolly best describe these kits as robot versions of Stikfas. Almost all connectors for these model kits are ball and sockets, allowing a multitude of combinations. Being a Lego, TF and mecha fan, this flexibility piqued my interest and made me a fan of this line as well. BTW, doesn't the "SOFIA" kit looks like a good base to kitbash into an Energon/Animated Nekomimi?

As an example, here are a couple of pictures of completed kits.

Basic trooper kits
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EX-BANNARET "Dyna Blade"
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Size comparison of a completed SOFIA kit, a deluxe TF and a GI Joe fig...
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Re: Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:53 pm

Motto: "Planet Exploder"
Weapon: Razor Tipped Wing Swords
I'm guessing you need to paint or sticker the crap out of these things? I like how they look, but I hate sticker application when the figure in question is reliant on it for any and all paint apps. And paint? Forget it.
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Re: Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

Postby Ebonsaber » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:47 pm

Oh, this series doesn't come with stickers. The line's selling point resembles classic Legos in which parts of different colors are mixed and matched to create designs of one's choice.
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Re: Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

Postby BeastProwl » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:17 pm

Motto: "Planet Exploder"
Weapon: Razor Tipped Wing Swords
A little color on things such as heads would be nice though.
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Re: Gene Block by Atelier-Sai

Postby Banjo-Tron » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:33 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
Are they expensive? I'm not so keen on the figures if I'm honest but some of those weapons are sweeeet!
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