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Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Mkall » Thu May 16, 2013 11:32 pm

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Site sponsor BigBadToyStore has come into possession of an official picture of Titan Class Metroplex's diminuative sidekick, Scamper. This suggests that US preorders for this behemoth will go live fairly quickly. SEIBERTRON.com will, of course, inform you when the listing is live, but for now let us have a good look at the final accessory to the Titan that is Metroplex: Scamper.

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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Thu May 16, 2013 11:37 pm

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His arms seem to be mistransformed...The hands are facing out away from his body, as if someone twisted his arm at the elbow...
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Mkall » Thu May 16, 2013 11:43 pm

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MasterSoundBlaster wrote:His arms seem to be mistransformed...The hands are facing out away from his body, as if someone twisted his arm at the elbow...

Indeed, it would make the robot's arms look neater if they were flipped over. Another foible by Hasbro's PR company.

If true, that would indicate a pivot/hinge joint instead of a ball/socket, which doesn't really work for a figure of that size anyways. Little dude's gonna be a mini-contortionist.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby waaaaghlord » Fri May 17, 2013 12:19 am

The ball joints are visible at the knees and elbows, which makes for pretty good articulation for the size. The forearms are obviously swapped. If the toy actually ships like this it's going to be a 5 second job putting it right.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Flashwave » Fri May 17, 2013 12:49 am

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waaaaghlord wrote:The ball joints are visible at the knees and elbows, which makes for pretty good articulation for the size. The forearms are obviously swapped. If the toy actually ships like this it's going to be a 5 second job putting it right.


I don't think they are swapped. I think he;s suffering from Energon Starscream hands, remeber he had a thumb and two molded fingers? Scamper's got a thumb showing on his arms, and it curls inward. So does the backside of his hands, like the back of a cupped fist or he's grabbing his car fender/shirtcuff that's just slightly too long for his arm... But maybe that's just me.

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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby frogbat » Fri May 17, 2013 1:06 am

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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby LiKwid » Fri May 17, 2013 1:40 am

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Looks to me like the arms are just sawpped..I got a few figures who have the same problem. Either way metro is gonna be the tits...
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Megatron Wolf » Fri May 17, 2013 1:40 am

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i really hope this mold gets released on its own, such a great looking figure but i have no plans on getting metroplex.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri May 17, 2013 4:18 am

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To those who think the forearms are swapped: trust me, they're not. I envisioned him transforming in my mind, keeping the position of the back wheels on his arm in mind (note the circular details on the outside of the arms), and if they are indeed swapped, the wheels would end up on the inside of the car instead of the outside. :-B

Besides, the finger detailing is in the correct spot in the image, but the thumbs are lost.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Mindmaster » Fri May 17, 2013 5:26 am

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He's so adorable! :x

Anyone else notice his arms are switched? :lol:
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Rumblebee357 » Fri May 17, 2013 6:16 am

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Everybody, we to support this Metroplex cuz if it sells well maybe we'll get Trypticon... in a another 30 yrs. lol. I already got my money set aside for this, I didn't get him from G1 so this is my chance to right my wrongs.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Manterax Prime » Fri May 17, 2013 6:37 am

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Mindmaster wrote:Anyone else notice his arms are switched? :lol:


No, because they aren't.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby craggy » Fri May 17, 2013 6:58 am

he has arms! my childhood is ruined!
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Manterax Prime » Fri May 17, 2013 7:01 am

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craggy wrote:he has arms! my childhood is ruined!


Pretty sure you're joking about that.
G1 Scamper also had arms, just no elbows.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Rated X » Fri May 17, 2013 7:47 am

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OMG is that a legends sized toy that actually has ball joints on both the knees and elbows, plus a gun ???? :shock:

Looks like the first legends class figure actually worthy of being sold instead of being given free in a Mcdonalds Happy Meal. :ic$:
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri May 17, 2013 8:15 am

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Rated X wrote:OMG is that a legends sized toy that actually has ball joints on both the knees and elbows, plus a gun ???? :shock:


He's more the size of a Commander (as "Legends" is now used for figures in between Legion and Commander Class) or interestingly enough, the size of G1 Scamper :lol:
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Sabrblade » Fri May 17, 2013 8:54 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Rated X wrote:OMG is that a legends sized toy that actually has ball joints on both the knees and elbows, plus a gun ???? :shock:


He's more the size of a Commander (as "Legends" is now used for figures in between Legion and Commander Class) or interestingly enough, the size of G1 Scamper :lol:
Yeah, that's no Legends toy as we know it. That's a new size with an old name.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby craggy » Fri May 17, 2013 9:54 am

some of the TFPrime Cyberverse were pretty good. Cliffjumper is amazing for what he does and his transformation, given the size.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby welcometothedarksyde » Fri May 17, 2013 10:23 am

Am I the only person who is really bummed out about his head being red?
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Mindmaster » Fri May 17, 2013 12:35 pm

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welcometothedarksyde wrote:Am I the only person who is really bummed out about his head being red?


One word: sharpie. I took a red one to my Prime Powerizer Optimus and his obnoxious blue arms. Besides slight stickiness, it works quite well.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Sodan-1 » Fri May 17, 2013 1:42 pm

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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby Rated X » Fri May 17, 2013 2:21 pm

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Mindmaster wrote:
welcometothedarksyde wrote:Am I the only person who is really bummed out about his head being red?


One word: sharpie. I took a red one to my Prime Powerizer Optimus and his obnoxious blue arms. Besides slight stickiness, it works quite well.



Im not thrilled with the red head either, but in the G1 cartoon didnt Scamper get about 5 seconds of airtime in only one episode ? If he's that obscure, I can live with it.
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Re: Official Image of Metroplex's Legends-Sized Companion: Scamper.

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri May 17, 2013 2:33 pm

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Rated X wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
welcometothedarksyde wrote:Am I the only person who is really bummed out about his head being red?


One word: sharpie. I took a red one to my Prime Powerizer Optimus and his obnoxious blue arms. Besides slight stickiness, it works quite well.



Im not thrilled with the red head either, but in the G1 cartoon didnt Scamper get about 5 seconds of airtime in only one episode ? If he's that obscure, I can live with it.


Try watching Carnage in C-Minor and Five Faces of Darkness, that's only 2 of the 5 he appeared in. The others are Thief in the Night, Ghost in the Machine and The Ultimate Weapon.
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Postby njb902 » Fri May 17, 2013 4:57 pm

To me he looks like Rodimus Prime in vehicle mode.
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Postby Stormrider » Fri May 17, 2013 5:08 pm

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Are there preorders online for Metroplex yet?
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