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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby Bowspearer » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:05 am

The more I see of the MP cassettes, the better they get. The way Rumble and Frenzy Transform is so simple yet so brilliantly elegant.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:56 am

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The next wave of Gacha Microns: Dobo, Wheeljack Kunai, Ratchet Spanner and Starscream Boomerang.

and I really like Star Saber. Then again, I've always been biased towards swordsmen and blue... :oops:


That makes sense, they didn't look like conventional snap kit Microns.

I really need to get my head back in the game, especially with he slew of new stuff...!
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby AdamPrime » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:32 am

Bowspearer wrote:The more I see of the MP cassettes, the better they get. The way Rumble and Frenzy Transform is so simple yet so brilliantly elegant.


I was gonna say the same about Ravage too. The way his head splits down the middle for transformation is really unusual. And, I think that like Laserbeak his weapons are integrated into his tape mode. Cool!
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:51 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Pretender Skywarp wrote:What're the plain white Micron looking things?


The next wave of Gacha Microns: Dobo, Wheeljack Kunai, Ratchet Spanner and Starscream Boomerang.

and I really like Star Saber. Then again, I've always been biased towards swordsmen and blue... :oops:


That makes sense, they didn't look like conventional snap kit Microns.

I really need to get my head back in the game, especially with he slew of new stuff...!


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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby Sodan-1 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:47 pm

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And Takara has succeeded in making me want some Fall of Cybertron figures. :BOOM: But strangely only the Decepticons. They all look badass, while the Autobots just look half-assed. Maybe it's because they're all remolds.

If I was Magnus, I'd be a little distressed to that, as an Autobot often considered second only to Optimus, my weaponary was second to everyone.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:04 pm

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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby TulioDude » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:55 pm

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This Micron looks awesome,i mean,a dragon-fly that tunrs into a gattling gun?How cool is that?
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Star Saber took me off guard,in a good way.


Edit:Starscream Boomerang reminds me of his Armada sword.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby KNM2012 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:12 am

You know what is funny? The photo that shows Smokescreen is very, very little. I mean to the point we cannot be 100% sure that it is a complete redeco of Knock Out, or it has some retooling that makes him look like Smokescreen. And yet, the one thing that keeps me from being won over when it comes to this piece is his Arms Micron partner. :lol:

But seriously... I am 100% sold on GT-R Star Saber, and cannot wait to preorder him. :DANCE:
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby PrymeStriker » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:01 am

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KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:You know what is funny? The photo that shows Smokescreen is very, very little. I mean to the point we cannot be 100% sure that it is a complete redeco of Knock Out, or it has some retooling that makes him look like Smokescreen. And yet, the one thing that keeps me from being won over when it comes to this piece is his Arms Micron partner. :lol:

But seriously... I am 100% sold on GT-R Star Saber, and cannot wait to preorder him. :DANCE:


The only thing retooled on Smokescreen from Knock Out is a spoiler. His head I thought was retooled...then I took a closer look. :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:26 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:The only thing retooled on Smokescreen from Knock Out is a spoiler. His head I thought was retooled...then I took a closer look. :BANG_HEAD:
Is there really a good way to tell either way? I mean, I'm looking at his head as close as I can (without zooming in so far to blur it even further) and it does look remolded to me. Though, that could just be the image fooling me, but still.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:40 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:The only thing retooled on Smokescreen from Knock Out is a spoiler. His head I thought was retooled...then I took a closer look. :BANG_HEAD:
Is there really a good way to tell either way? I mean, I'm looking at his head as close as I can (without zooming in so far to blur it even further) and it does look remolded to me. Though, that could just be the image fooling me, but still.


It is possible though. Swerve had a retooled head (possibly a pretool even), I know Frenzy/Rumble uses the pretooled head, why shouldn't Smokescreen have one?
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby SJ21 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:33 am

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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby PrymeStriker » Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:20 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:The only thing retooled on Smokescreen from Knock Out is a spoiler. His head I thought was retooled...then I took a closer look. :BANG_HEAD:
Is there really a good way to tell either way? I mean, I'm looking at his head as close as I can (without zooming in so far to blur it even further) and it does look remolded to me. Though, that could just be the image fooling me, but still.


He has the red "streaks" he's supposed to have on the top of his head and that's it. His forehead crest and head shape are identical to Knock Out.

I expect Hasbro to give us a new head, torso, and arms with Knock Out's legs for the Deluxe figure like they did with the Cyberverse figure.

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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:15 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:I expect Hasbro to give us a new head, torso, and arms with Knock Out's legs for the Deluxe figure like they did with the Cyberverse figure.

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If not, they screwed up my favorite Autobot. :roll:


Hate to break it to you, but the legs not the same mold. The only thing similar is the position of the wheels and the covers, but that's it. :-B
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby PrymeStriker » Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:58 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:I expect Hasbro to give us a new head, torso, and arms with Knock Out's legs for the Deluxe figure like they did with the Cyberverse figure.

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If not, they screwed up my favorite Autobot. :roll:


Hate to break it to you, but the legs not the same mold. The only thing similar is the position of the wheels and the covers, but that's it. :-B


And they have the same articulation. They appear to transform the same way as well (although I hypothesize that the arms become the rear windshield rather than his calves).

I never specifically stated the legs were the same mold. I said they were "Knock Out's legs," as in they were strikingly similar. My expectations meet mutually if Smokescreen gets his own mold in the U.S.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

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Re: New Takara Tomy Masterpiece and Generations Images

Postby KNM2012 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:42 pm

PrymeStriker wrote:The only thing retooled on Smokescreen from Knock Out is a spoiler. His head I thought was retooled...then I took a closer look. :BANG_HEAD:


Heh. Doesn't phase me, as I have a couple of reasons not to get "Arms Micron" Smokescreen. Such as the fact that while he is a great character in the series, he just does not feel like he belongs in my collection. That, and his Arms Micron partner does not appeal to me. :lol:

Besides, I think once I preorder Wildrider, I will be good for a long while when it comes to the Arms Micron line. 8)
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