Submit News Contact Us Translate Sign in Join

War Lord - Beasticons

Do you love your new Hercules set? Can't get enough of FansProject's items? Upset that you bought a knock off when you thought you were getting an original? Use this forum to tell everyone your thoughts about TF Knock Offs and 3rd party toys.

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby daimchoc » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:57 am

c/o UniqueToys' FB page

Test shots.

ImageImage
daimchoc
Gestalt
Posts: 2577
News Credits: 116
Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:47 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Trikeboy » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:18 am

I know it's just a test shot but this looks like a Kabaya candy toy.
My must have products from 2013
Image
User avatar
Trikeboy
Brainmaster
Posts: 1436
News Credits: 9
Joined: Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:33 pm
Location: Cupar, Scotland

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby necr0blivion » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:07 pm

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
That would be a badass Kabaya set if they ever decided to make one.
necr0blivion
Brainmaster
Posts: 1488
Joined: Thu May 12, 2011 12:24 pm
Strength: 7
Speed: 9
Endurance: 7
Rank: 7
Courage: 6
Firepower: 5
Skill: 7

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Stormrider » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:26 pm

Weapon: Atom-Smasher Cannon
They look very blocky with arm and leg movements
Image
Stormrider
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 8612
News Credits: 37
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:24 am
Location: USA

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby daimchoc » Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:38 am

Image

Image

Image

Image
daimchoc
Gestalt
Posts: 2577
News Credits: 116
Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:47 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Trikeboy » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:22 am

After what MMC showed us yesterday, this is not going to be on my shelf. Sorry guys, MMC all the way with the Preds.
My must have products from 2013
Image
User avatar
Trikeboy
Brainmaster
Posts: 1436
News Credits: 9
Joined: Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:33 pm
Location: Cupar, Scotland

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby NOS » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:04 am

The fact that these are $100 deluxe figures compared to MMC's $100 voyager figures doesn't help UniqueToys either.
Image
User avatar
NOS
Gestalt Team Leader
Posts: 958
Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:31 am

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Rated X » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:56 am

Motto: ""Assumption is the mother of all screw ups.""
Weapon: Saw-Edged Pincer
Game Over Unique Toys.

MMC is coming.
Image

Check out my Customs:

Classics Pounce and Wingspan
classics-pounce-and-wingspan-t95811.php

Generations Twincast
generations-twincast-t94088.php

Collection photos will be updated soon at this link :
http://www.seibertron.com/energonpub/rated-x-s-collection-t55699.php
User avatar
Rated X
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6193
Joined: Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:25 pm
Location: Miami, Florida
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 2
Endurance: 10
Rank: 7
Courage: 10+
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 8

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Agamemnon » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:19 am

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Rated X wrote:Game Over Unique Toys.

MMC is coming.

Yep, I believe this is too true. I don't think we are even close to having a Hercules-Giant near tie competition here. MMC just body slammed Unique Toys into next year.

I would not want to be in Unique Toys shoes at this time...
I once read that self deprecating humor is a sign of intelligence.
So, I started making fun of myself like crazy...

Favorite Handle from the MUD at the End of the Line:
Agamemnon - Bareback rider of flying dragons and not often constipated either.
Agamemnon
Gestalt
Posts: 2641
Joined: Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:41 am
Location: West Side, Twin Cities
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 2
Endurance: 6
Rank: 2
Courage: 9
Firepower: 5
Skill: 8

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Gurgintius Maximus » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:14 pm

Agamemnon wrote:I don't think we are even close to having a Hercules-Giant near tie competition here. MMC just body slammed Unique Toys into next year.


I was just thinking this. Easy decision this time. Almost feel bad for UT.
User avatar
Gurgintius Maximus
Fuzor
Posts: 293
Joined: Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:00 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Gurgintius Maximus » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:15 pm

100 :D
Only took me 4 years...
User avatar
Gurgintius Maximus
Fuzor
Posts: 293
Joined: Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:00 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby daimchoc » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:02 pm

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
daimchoc
Gestalt
Posts: 2577
News Credits: 116
Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:47 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby That Bot » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:18 pm

Motto: "Yesssssssss....."
Weapon: High Energy MASER Cannons
Okay I'll admit. That is a sexy Headstrong. If their Divebomb wasn't a letdown, I'd seriously consider that. But I need to see MMC's offering.
Image
That Bot
Headmaster
Posts: 1046
News Credits: 3
Joined: Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:50 pm
Watch That Bot on YouTube
Buy from That Bot on eBay
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 5
Rank: 5
Courage: 6
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Arctorro » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:45 pm

Motto: ""A beast form is the right of all sentient beings.""
Weapon: Battle Blades
That Bot wrote:Okay I'll admit. That is a sexy Headstrong. If their Divebomb wasn't a letdown, I'd seriously consider that. But I need to see MMC's offering.

Leg mode has great foot articulation, but other than that these look crap...

We've already seen two of MMC's Preds and they are both better, so it's a safe bet their Headstrong will be better as well. MMC's first release is cheaper atm and even if they were the same price it would still be a better deal because of the size difference.
Image

Monkey arms for the win!
User avatar
Arctorro
Godmaster
Posts: 1526
News Credits: 4
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:24 pm
Location: Victoria, Australia
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 9
Endurance: 8
Rank: 7
Courage: 9
Firepower: 9
Skill: 10+

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby That Bot » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:05 am

Motto: "Yesssssssss....."
Weapon: High Energy MASER Cannons
Arctorro wrote:
That Bot wrote:Okay I'll admit. That is a sexy Headstrong. If their Divebomb wasn't a letdown, I'd seriously consider that. But I need to see MMC's offering.

Leg mode has great foot articulation, but other than that these look crap...

We've already seen two of MMC's Preds and they are both better, so it's a safe bet their Headstrong will be better as well. MMC's first release is cheaper atm and even if they were the same price it would still be a better deal because of the size difference.

I forgot we saw MMC's Tantrum, thanks for the reminder. And yes, MMC is a better value because right now their larger Divebomb is cheaper, and even at the same price, it's more toy for the same money. I'm definitely in the MMC camp but still curious to see how the final product turns out here. I looked at all the pics posted and I'm eager to see how it differentiates itself from the custom it resembles.
Image
That Bot
Headmaster
Posts: 1046
News Credits: 3
Joined: Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:50 pm
Watch That Bot on YouTube
Buy from That Bot on eBay
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 5
Rank: 5
Courage: 6
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Arctorro » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:56 am

Motto: ""A beast form is the right of all sentient beings.""
Weapon: Battle Blades
That Bot wrote:
Arctorro wrote:
That Bot wrote:Okay I'll admit. That is a sexy Headstrong. If their Divebomb wasn't a letdown, I'd seriously consider that. But I need to see MMC's offering.

Leg mode has great foot articulation, but other than that these look crap...

We've already seen two of MMC's Preds and they are both better, so it's a safe bet their Headstrong will be better as well. MMC's first release is cheaper atm and even if they were the same price it would still be a better deal because of the size difference.

I forgot we saw MMC's Tantrum, thanks for the reminder. And yes, MMC is a better value because right now their larger Divebomb is cheaper, and even at the same price, it's more toy for the same money. I'm definitely in the MMC camp but still curious to see how the final product turns out here. I looked at all the pics posted and I'm eager to see how it differentiates itself from the custom it resembles.

It will be nice to see how it turns out. I think what we've seen here so far is kinda plain as far as the individual bots are concerned (crap was probably too strong a word), but War Lord is looking like he might be reasonably good if it wasn't for those really bad shoulders and wrist spikes :BANG_HEAD:

Taking away everything else I mentioned before, these two issues make War Lord just another case of "close but not quite".
Image

Monkey arms for the win!
User avatar
Arctorro
Godmaster
Posts: 1526
News Credits: 4
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:24 pm
Location: Victoria, Australia
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 9
Endurance: 8
Rank: 7
Courage: 9
Firepower: 9
Skill: 10+

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Stormrider » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:04 pm

Weapon: Atom-Smasher Cannon
Not very interested in these guys anymore. MMC please
Image
Stormrider
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 8612
News Credits: 37
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:24 am
Location: USA

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby rpetras » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:53 pm

Motto: "Know your enemy, then crush them."
Weapon: Gatling Cannon
I don't hate these as far as their individual bot modes go.

I kind of like the blocky look to 'em.

Its the combined mode that really misses the mark.

I still prefer what we've seen from MMC overall, sorry guys.
For Sale:
Classics Magnus/Skywarp 2 pack MIB
Classics Devastator MIP
HA Sideswipe K-Mart exclusive color Loose

Currently looking for:
ROTF Target exclusive Sideswipe from the 2-pack
TFCC Punch/Counterpunch
Alternity Primes, silver & white versions
(opened is OK, to be used for customs)

PM If interested
User avatar
rpetras
City Commander
Posts: 3360
News Credits: 1
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:28 pm
Strength: 9
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 4
Endurance: 7
Rank: 3
Courage: 7
Firepower: 8
Skill: 10

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Sodan-1 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:00 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
GiveMeSkyfire wrote:
Agamemnon wrote:I don't think we are even close to having a Hercules-Giant near tie competition here. MMC just body slammed Unique Toys into next year.


I was just thinking this. Easy decision this time. Almost feel bad for UT.

Yeah, me to. Almost. :roll: This fandom has never really taken prisoners. It sucks that in the case of third parties that can mean the difference between staying in business and going under.

Unique Toys should've tried something a little smaller scale or more obscure as their first project. Even if MMC weren't also working on the Predacons, I don't think I'd have gone for this set. Headstrong's face doesn't even look that angry.
Sodan-1
Gestalt
Posts: 2248
News Credits: 1
Joined: Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:35 am
Location: Right where you'd least expect me to be.

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Autobot Genocide » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:43 am

Motto: ""Hey don't worry me and my squad of ultimate bad ass's will protect you""
Weapon: Sawed-Off C02 Shotgun
Yeah headstrongs robot head is very generic looking to me that face/head would be your average joe on cybertron were as mmc tantrums robot head is just full of character that snarl he's got is mint.
Autobot Genocide
Gestalt
Posts: 2931
News Credits: 32
Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:30 pm
Location: 3rdp Forum

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:53 pm

http://chimungmung.com/product_info.php ... d4d20af026

We have an interesting turn of events. Unique Toy's War Hawk is $60 at Chimungmung! I don't know if it was always $60 or if that's a mistake (or if BBTS' is a mistake), but if this is a permenant price drop it's definately a game changer.

It also ships out Feb 1st, apparently.

Edit:
I'm still with MMC, though. I think I can afford to shell out for what I feel is the better combiner. Gotta say, though ... the price here makes this very tempting.
Gauntlet101010
Faction Commander
Posts: 4121
News Credits: 1
Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2005 8:13 pm

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Autobot Genocide » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:54 pm

Motto: ""Hey don't worry me and my squad of ultimate bad ass's will protect you""
Weapon: Sawed-Off C02 Shotgun
The only thing i like more about war hawk is his Sword i hope talon gets one.
Autobot Genocide
Gestalt
Posts: 2931
News Credits: 32
Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:30 pm
Location: 3rdp Forum

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Stormrider » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:39 pm

Weapon: Atom-Smasher Cannon
Autobot Genocide wrote:The only thing i like more about war hawk is his Sword i hope talon gets one.


Doesn't Talon have two swords? And they attach to his alt mode backpack.
Image
Stormrider
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 8612
News Credits: 37
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:24 am
Location: USA

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby necr0blivion » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:38 pm

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Gauntlet101010 wrote:http://chimungmung.com/product_info.php?products_id=999&osCsid=afdd171626b3ed225d87cbd4d20af026

We have an interesting turn of events. Unique Toy's War Hawk is $60 at Chimungmung! I don't know if it was always $60 or if that's a mistake (or if BBTS' is a mistake), but if this is a permenant price drop it's definately a game changer.

It also ships out Feb 1st, apparently.

Edit:
I'm still with MMC, though. I think I can afford to shell out for what I feel is the better combiner. Gotta say, though ... the price here makes this very tempting.


That's a very good find, and a great price (even factoring in the shipping). If the rest of the figures stayed at this price point I believe more people would be on board. Still, it's hurting just start thinking about collecting MMC's version so maybe in a year when the dust settles I'll have to evaluate the pricing of the whole figure.

The only other retailer to come close to this price point is RobotKingdom, and they are saying it's available at the end of January (so next week): http://robotkingdom.com/services/eshop/ ... =us&CatID=
necr0blivion
Brainmaster
Posts: 1488
Joined: Thu May 12, 2011 12:24 pm
Strength: 7
Speed: 9
Endurance: 7
Rank: 7
Courage: 6
Firepower: 5
Skill: 7

Re: War Lord - Beasticons

Postby Autobot Genocide » Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:04 am

Motto: ""Hey don't worry me and my squad of ultimate bad ass's will protect you""
Weapon: Sawed-Off C02 Shotgun
Stormrider wrote:
Autobot Genocide wrote:The only thing i like more about war hawk is his Sword i hope talon gets one.


Doesn't Talon have two swords? And they attach to his alt mode backpack.


Yeah he has two half sized swords which look nice a was just thinking G1 and a new big sword with the 2 smaller ones would have been like the original toy only swopping blasters for swords.

If not i guess DR WU will be on it :lol:
Autobot Genocide
Gestalt
Posts: 2931
News Credits: 32
Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:30 pm
Location: 3rdp Forum

PreviousNext

Return to Unofficial Transformers, 3rd Party and KO Toys

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #105 - Megatronus
Twincast / Podcast #105:
"Megatronus"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014