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Favorite class size

Postby Autobotic9 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:01 pm

mine's deluxe. perfect size and price.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Nekoman » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:08 pm

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Re: Favorite class size

Postby toxicity » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:18 pm

Deluxe. As mentioned before the price and size are great. personally, i can't find any play value in anything bigger than a deluxe. I have never owned a scout, although some day I may give it a shot, as some of these little guys look pretty solid.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Firebird » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:52 pm

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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Sowndwave76 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:57 pm

Deluxe, because more characters have been released in that class.

I just wish that Deluxes were Voyager size, and were priced at $15.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby tech348 » Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:00 am

The bigger the better so my vote is Supreme. I think that is the biggest size, if not someone will correct me.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Bumblethumper » Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:29 am

I'd prefer to see them doing more scout size figures, but all my current faves are deluxe.

Scout is a perfect size for a figure. Deluxes are bigger than most G1 transformers.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Daxmajor » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:16 am

I generally like the Voyager size the best (usually a bit more solid than the average Deluxe), but it really depends on the character being represented. Bot Mode scale is important to me so that dictates certain characters being made at certain sizes to work together.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby woosh » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:19 am

A tie between scouts and deluxes.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Savage » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:23 am

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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Predacon Galvatron » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:55 am

Depending on how well a character is represented, I go for Deluxe class, and Voyager class.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby underwear ninja » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:29 am

I have to go with Deluxe or Voyager. They tend to offer the most toy for your dollar. Anything bigger than a voyager typically ends up being a bit clunky and awkwardly balanced in bot mode. Scout class is nice, but I think they're a bit too expensive (almost as much as a Deluxe around here)
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:00 am

Deluxe are best all around for collecting, because I feel like I get the most bang for my buck with Deluxe figures. But the Voyagers tend to be the figures I enjoy the most.

Leaders (and other biggies) are too big and too expensive. Legends and Spy-Changers and neat, but seem overpriced for what you get. I like mini-cons, but if I had too many of them, I'd get sick of them.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby God Magnus » Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:17 am

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Overall, I prefer Deluxe. Every now and then a Voyager (like Classics Jetfire) will stand out from all the rest.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby An_de » Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:29 am

Nekoman wrote:Scout.

That and Deluxe. But I like Scout more.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby AlienQuiksilver » Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:54 pm

There are great figures & sucky figures from all size classes. In a pinch, I might be able to pick a favorite size class for each individual toy line, but a blanket statement aimed across the TF toy universe? That's just silly!
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Aerrow » Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:01 pm

For me it really depends on the character. I prefer the deluxe class for the same reasons states (price and size and whatnot) but with characters like Movie Prime/Megs and some of the "bigger" characters I like the voyager class (although I would love to see them bring back the "mega", $15, class for some of the Classics 2.0)


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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Mandamus » Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:28 pm

I vote deluxe. Most voyagers leave me feeling a little ripped off after paying $20. With leader class, a big part of the price are the lights/sounds which are usually more of an annoyance than a compliment.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Valandar » Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:07 pm

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Deluxes let me get one with pocket money. But I really like Ultras in some ways, too - bigger than a Voyager and not THAT much more expensive, and with bigger size often comes more detail, a more satisfying transform, etcetera.

On the other hand, most Ultras have almost all of their joints as ratcheting joints... ugh...
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Bumblethumper » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:20 pm

I want to see the return of the scout class. It's a great entry level toy for introducing transformers. It's small enough to fit in a kid's pocket, yet big enough that you can have decent articulation and transformation. That's enough for a figure to be everything it needs to be.

I also think they should have a few central characters in scout class. Bumblebee is the type of transformer that is perfectly suited for scout class. Deluxe Concept Camaro Bumblebee just felt like too much of an upgrade for the little minibot. Deluxe Animated Bumblebee is so big he stands head to head with Voyager Bulkhead and Cybertronian Optimus.

But Scout class can be great if it's a good match for the character.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby DISCHARGE » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:43 pm

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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Foallen » Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:13 pm

Probably the Voyager class (and it's predecessors).

That $30CDN ($20US?) size class that brought us BW Optimus Primal, BW T-Rex Megatron, BW Rampage, BW DepthCharge, TM2 Megatron, (maybe RID Megatron?), Energon Shockblast, Energon Sixshot, Energon Mirage, Vector Prime, Cybertron Soundwave, Classics Jetfire, Universe Razorclaw, Movie Blackout, Movie Ironhide, and more...

Oh, and of course like every product there have been duds like every size in every series...
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby STngAR » Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:25 pm

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I agree with alien. For the movie figs I like voyager on down. The leader class movie figs just dont appeal to me. On the other hand some of the larger figs from other lines I like... etc. tidalwave, omega supreme (energon), starscream (supreme class). So if we are talking about movie I'd say voyager down for me
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Bumblethumper » Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:31 pm

DISCHARGE wrote:I'm not a child, I don't need to run around with Transformers
in my pockets.


What can I say, the average transformer isn't designed to sit on some joyless old collector's mantelpiece. They're s'posed to be fun for kids.

My way of looking at it is, if more transformers were scout-sized, it would just make an Ultra class seem that bit more awesome.
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Re: Favorite class size

Postby Liege Evilmus » Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:35 pm

I like the size of Voyager, but for some reason the transformations are usualy real simple.

The movie line broke that trend somewhat though, but Animated intends on taking a huge step back to the simple style.

Leaders and Supremes are awesome, but sometimes to bulky. Still, alot are laden with gimmicks, but the price mark :roll:

So I'm gonna have to go with as favorites, Deluxe and Scout, great price, and they usualy have a pleasingly intricate transformation.

Minis just suck to much on average though for the few good ones to rank(sea team still rocks though).
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