BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review

Monday, January 16th, 2012 10:02PM CST

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Full Metal Hero's Stripe has gotten his hands on the BotCon exclusive HFTD Voyager Sea Spray repaint, Shattered Glass Otcopunch, and posted a pictorial review. Click here to view the rest of Stripe's images and read his review of the figure.


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Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334659)
Posted by LiKwid on January 16th, 2012 @ 10:06pm CST
Quack Quack Quack! LoL... Meh Looks good. Maybe if the green was a tad darker but all in all it's nice..
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334663)
Posted by Anonymous. on January 16th, 2012 @ 10:18pm CST
WUT THE DUCK IS GOING ON
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334665)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 16th, 2012 @ 10:20pm CST
Wow! That looks MUCH better than before. These pics justify a purchase of it for me.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334668)
Posted by MGrotusque on January 16th, 2012 @ 10:45pm CST
Yeah....what is going on with those ducks! They should have made the windows blue and left it at that. At least the windows are in the same vicinity as the tubes on the original.

'sigh'.....Failure.....IMO :roll:

EDIT: and yes.....clearly they are not meant to be ducks but they SURE AS HELL LOOK LIKE DUCKS!
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334670)
Posted by Rated X on January 16th, 2012 @ 10:57pm CST
Looks good, I like it. But if it is indeed meant to be shattered glass, shouldnt it be SG Seaspray AKA Octopunch ??? Kinda like SG Tracks AKA Road Rage ???
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334673)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:02pm CST
Rated X wrote:Looks good, I like it. But if it is indeed meant to be shattered glass, shouldnt it be SG Seaspray AKA Octopunch ??? Kinda like SG Tracks AKA Road Rage ???
Cuz there's already a SG Seaspray (whose design is repurposed from movie Storm Surge).
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334675)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:10pm CST
Can't....stop....laughing at ducks.....
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334676)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:11pm CST
Ohp, seems like someones grill is only half painted blue.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334677)
Posted by DISCHARGE on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:13pm CST
He definitely looks more Classics than Shattered Glass, I think Deep Dive looks the best of the three.
Also think they should have made the blue paint symmetrical on the abdomen
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334680)
Posted by dedcat on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:21pm CST
I'm suddenly a bit upset I passed on Deep Dive.

Also, quack.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334681)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:30pm CST
DISCHARGE wrote:He definitely looks more Classics than Shattered Glass,
Well, there are a handful of SG characters who, instead of having familiar bodies with reverse colors, have different bodies with familiar colors. Galvatron, Jazz, Alpha Trion, etc.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334682)
Posted by dinogeist on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:43pm CST
Personally,this botcon 2012 octopunch is the worst colored of the trio.

I sincerly doubt the rumored octopunch new head sculpt is gonna save this figure being all kinds of horrible.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334684)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 16th, 2012 @ 11:48pm CST
TigerMegatron wrote:I sincerly doubt the rumored octopunch new head sculpt is gonna save this figure being all kinds of horrible.
What are you talking about? This is the final product. These images clearly show that there is no new headsculpt.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334691)
Posted by DISCHARGE on January 17th, 2012 @ 12:28am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
DISCHARGE wrote:He definitely looks more Classics than Shattered Glass,
Well, there are a handful of SG characters who, instead of having familiar bodies with reverse colors, have different bodies with familiar colors. Galvatron, Jazz, Alpha Trion, etc.



I see your point, but for me at least, the use of alternate colors sticks out more as a SG theme than the use of a previously unused alt mode. Using the base colors of a character with a new alt mode is done on a regular basis with the onset of many new lines. In the end though I really don't care, aren't too many SG figures I like anyway.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334702)
Posted by kevinblevins on January 17th, 2012 @ 12:39am CST
I think it's hilarious that we're seeing a convention exclusive before all the box set figures have been fully revealed.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334705)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 17th, 2012 @ 12:41am CST
kevinblevins wrote:I think it's hilarious that we're seeing a convention exclusive before all the box set figures have been fully revealed.
We've already seen Metalhawk in the BotCon registration.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334722)
Posted by zodconvoy on January 17th, 2012 @ 1:16am CST
Since there are more pictures of the actual toy to talk about, I made a new thread in the Scratch Build Forum for the helmet I'm working on. Tell me what you think!
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334734)
Posted by Mkall on January 17th, 2012 @ 2:28am CST
I think I'm just going to slap some reprolabels on him and call him Classics.
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334742)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 17th, 2012 @ 3:11am CST
so why did they decide to use the shell design for the figure instead of using the actual robot?
Re: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Pictorial Review (1334745)
Posted by Dead Metal on January 17th, 2012 @ 3:28am CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:so why did they decide to use the shell design for the figure instead of using the actual robot?

Because that's the most iconic part of him, plus all Pretender homages have been based off of the shell.

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