Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

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Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:36 pm

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They have him on sale from $149, down to $102. Does anyone here have him? Is he worth the $102 price tag? Limited?

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Re: Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:05 pm

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He is a limited release, but storywise he's far from an evil clone or Nemesis Prime. In fact, he's the darker aspect of Movie-verse Optimus Prime's personality given physical form. Given that Movie-verse Prime was pretty violent and merciless, same can be said for this dude, only without restraint.

I love how this exclusive figure has a proper backstory :)
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Re: Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:25 pm

Whilst it is a very nice looking figure, I can't justify the price they're asking for him. I'm not a subscriber to limited figures and the accompanying price tag just because somebody decided to milk the mold one more time.
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Re: Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:17 pm

Motto: "What doesn't kill you, will try again!"
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Who has him?
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Re: Is this Lawson's exclusive voyager Takara Darkside Optimus worth picking up?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:17 pm

Motto: "What doesn't kill you, will try again!"
Weapon: Gatling Cannon
Wow, maybe he is as rare as they claim.
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