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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Mkall » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:43 am

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby necr0blivion » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:15 pm

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Releasing both figures at once + having a Takara-like price point = BRAVO! These are preordered!
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Arctorro » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:23 pm

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They look fantastic, but I've been more interested in collecting toys of characters that appeared in the show...

My collecting rules have been broken a few time in the last couple of months and I'm tempted to break them again #-o

I'm probably posting in the wrong place to be talked out of buying them :lol:
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby craggy » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:42 pm

Arctorro wrote:They look fantastic, but I've been more interested in collecting toys of characters that appeared in the show...

My collecting rules have been broken a few time in the last couple of months and I'm tempted to break them again #-o

I'm probably posting in the wrong place to be talked out of buying them :lol:

not at all, if you think they won't fit in your collection, then don't get them. I personally think they look well worth the money, but they're certainly very similar. I can see how some might find them unnecessary.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Arctorro » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:58 pm

Motto: ""A beast form is the right of all sentient beings.""
Weapon: Battle Blades
craggy wrote:
Arctorro wrote:They look fantastic, but I've been more interested in collecting toys of characters that appeared in the show...

My collecting rules have been broken a few time in the last couple of months and I'm tempted to break them again #-o

I'm probably posting in the wrong place to be talked out of buying them :lol:

not at all, if you think they won't fit in your collection, then don't get them. I personally think they look well worth the money, but they're certainly very similar. I can see how some might find them unnecessary.

It's not that they won't fit; in fact they could fit quite nicely. The price is another really good thing about them and lots of people buying this might just show other 3P companies that they should drop their prices a little.

I might end up pre-ordering and waiting to see how my finances work out closer to release.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:06 am

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:shock: Crikey!

Does Santa allow late additions to my list because these now look awesome!
I was just about to un-box my Movie Topspin & Armor Topspin to take a place in my Neo-Wreckers line up, but these look a hella more fitting?
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Sodan-1 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:26 am

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I don't know what to make of these. They're certainly fantastic looking figures, and the price for them is extraordinary. A lot of the other third parties should be ashamed of the prices they charge.

It's just the vehicle modes that bug me about these two. Twin Twist looks more like a tank with a drill attachment than a dedicated drilling machine, while Topspin looks less like a small and nimble surface speeder and reminds me of the dropship from Aliens. I think it'd help if the drills or wings were bigger.

Still, Bravo! :APPLAUSE:
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:00 am

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These look mighty nice, any British etailers carrying these yet? (looking at you, Kapow)
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby mooncake623 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:29 am

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Looks awesome.... but I plan to get the ruination wrecker combine team... which i believe include these two correcT? hmm.. I wonder how these two would look replacing the two from that team, cause I'm not going to combine my wreckers...

Does anyone have clear pics of the ruination team? can't seem to find good ones.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:01 am

mooncake623 wrote:Looks awesome.... but I plan to get the ruination wrecker combine team... which i believe include these two correcT? hmm.. I wonder how these two would look replacing the two from that team, cause I'm not going to combine my wreckers...

Does anyone have clear pics of the ruination team? can't seem to find good ones.


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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby craggy » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:20 pm

Roadbuster, Whirl and Impactor look ok, maybe not as those characters, but okay nonetheless. Topspin as an ice-cream isn't doing it for me, and Twin-Twist is greatly hampered by being made from Brawl. aka Wardrobe.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Arctorro » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:15 pm

Motto: ""A beast form is the right of all sentient beings.""
Weapon: Battle Blades
daimchoc wrote:
mooncake623 wrote:Looks awesome.... but I plan to get the ruination wrecker combine team... which i believe include these two correcT? hmm.. I wonder how these two would look replacing the two from that team, cause I'm not going to combine my wreckers...

Does anyone have clear pics of the ruination team? can't seem to find good ones.


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Damn... If I'd know about that I wouldn't have bought the G2 and 2 of the FoC versions...

I would've happily used that set for part of the Wreckers set I've recently been thinking of putting together. Wish my painting skills were better...
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Cyber Bishop » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:24 am

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Ok, preorders are up, when are they supposed to be finally released?
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby DevastaTTor » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:46 am

Cyber Bishop wrote:Ok, preorders are up, when are they supposed to be finally released?

Looks like spring 2013--March/April timeframe.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Rated X » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:20 pm

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:29 am

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I emailed Kapow and apparently they will be offering these 2, for the UK Jumpstarters fans :)
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Stormrider » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:30 pm

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size comparisons and any reviews for these two? Curious about the hollow looking legs.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:14 am

Stormrider wrote:size comparisons and any reviews for these two? Curious about the hollow looking legs.


We have a test shot video review posted by Lost Cybertronian on page 2.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Stormrider » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:43 pm

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daimchoc wrote:
Stormrider wrote:size comparisons and any reviews for these two? Curious about the hollow looking legs.


We have a test shot video review posted by Lost Cybertronian on page 2.



Thanks. I missed that review video. Appreciate the heads up. :D
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:17 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
i hope these guys do rack 'n' ruin. the hammer weapon really made me think of them.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby ZenPrime » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:09 pm

Received this email from BBTS:

"Hi - Mastermind Creations has just informed us that, as a special bonus only for customers who pre-order, this set will include a second, battle-damaged head for Geminus, inspired by the Last Stand of the Wreckers. Thanks again for your order!

www.bigbadtoystore.com"
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:14 pm

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