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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.


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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

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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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Just about to post that. :D Rather cool of them to do that.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby necr0blivion » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:53 pm

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For posterity, a picture of said "battle damaged head"-

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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 Mkall » Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:25 pm

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I'll toss it into my head-box. I'm not a huge fan of battle-damage.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:18 pm

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Mkall wrote:I'll toss it into my head-box.

:lol:
That just sounds sooo wrong! ;)

Just checked my emails to find the same update which I am really pleased about!

If this extra head works for the buyer or not, it is a great extra freebie for the folks that popped a pre-order in, which I feel makes ordering from 3rd Party companys an added bonus and gives a warm feeling in ones gyros! :D

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

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:30 pm

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robotmel wrote:
Mkall wrote:I'll toss it into my head-box.

:lol:
That just sounds sooo wrong! ;)


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

Postby daimchoc » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:41 pm

Mkall wrote:
robotmel wrote:
Mkall wrote:I'll toss it into my head-box.

:lol:
That just sounds sooo wrong! ;)


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

Postby Stormrider » Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:08 pm

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That's a cool deal. Though his head was pretty damn mangled in Last Stand of the Wreckers
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:42 am

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ZenPrime wrote: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!

:-?
Hold on!
Mastermind Creations are the guys behind Hexatron but Mech iDeas are behind Apex & Geminus, sooooo was this this a typo from BBTS or are we seeing some cross-3rd-party venture right here?
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Mkall » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:56 am

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
robotmel wrote:
ZenPrime wrote: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!

:-?
Hold on!
Mastermind Creations are the guys behind Hexatron but Mech iDeas are behind Apex & Geminus, sooooo was this this a typo from BBTS or are we seeing some cross-3rd-party venture right here?
;)

Rumour has it that one of MMC's designers split off and created his own company. I guess it still falls under MMC's purview?
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:34 am

c/o CenoKibble from MMC as posted over at TFW2005

With regards to the MMC / Mech Ideas crossover; one of the MMC engineers wanted to go his own way and we are helping him out as he gets on his feet, and we wish him the best of luck, we think any competition is healthy as it makes everyone up their game, which results in a better product for the fans.

And yes, the name is a tribute to both the Wreckers and Motley Crue.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Rated X » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:09 am

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daimchoc wrote:c/o CenoKibble from MMC as posted over at TFW2005

With regards to the MMC / Mech Ideas crossover; one of the MMC engineers wanted to go his own way and we are helping him out as he gets on his feet, and we wish him the best of luck, we think any competition is healthy as it makes everyone up their game, which results in a better product for the fans.

And yes, the name is a tribute to both the Wreckers and Motley Crue.



Hasbro take notes... >:oP
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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 Rated X » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:58 pm

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Damn my computer cant get that video.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Stormrider » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:57 pm

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Thanks for the review.
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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 Rated X » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:09 am

Motto: ""Assumption is the mother of all screw ups.""
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So the shoulder things are removable ? That makes sense considering the mold is being used for the clones. I hope there are options for them so they can look more G1.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:49 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
I really like the look of these guys, can't wait to get them. Rack 'n' Ruin next??
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:19 am

In hand images c/o uranusdd of tfw2005


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

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:49 am

Review of Apex and Geminus via thedaytimeninja

http://www.thedaytimeninja.com/mech-ide ... ni-review/
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:58 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
Very cool review, and I really like the beast modes. They remind me very much of Apeface.
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