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Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold?

Transformers News: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold?

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 10:57PM CDT

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e-Hobby has posted the latest chapter in the Transformers Cloud saga, which features eye catching art that may indicate Shockwave will filling one of the four remaining figure slots. As you can see in the image mirrored below the character in the lower right corner is clearly based on the recently released Transformers Generations Whirl mold, but the purple coloring and yellow eye seem to point to Shockwave. Speculation of course, much like the previously seen yet still unconfirmed Rodimus from Transformers Generations Springer. Check out the image mirrored below:

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Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562531)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 3rd, 2014 @ 11:34pm CDT
BTW, the girl-looking thing is the computer A.I. entity known as SARA.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562561)
Posted by Mkall on April 4th, 2014 @ 1:03am CDT
I'd get a purple Whirl. He wouldn't be Shockwve though, but he'd be a neat addition.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562607)
Posted by xyl360 on April 4th, 2014 @ 6:36am CDT
I just hope they do end up doing Rodimus from Springer. He looks marvelous in those colors. And yes, I'm totally going to get the Shockwave repaint of Whirl too :).
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562616)
Posted by RiddlerJ on April 4th, 2014 @ 8:04am CDT
While I doubt it was intended, it would be a neat homage to Shockwave from the first Movie video game.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562619)
Posted by GuyIncognito on April 4th, 2014 @ 8:17am CDT
If they give it a G1-style laser arm and a G1-style head, it'll be pretty cool.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562622)
Posted by Optimizzy on April 4th, 2014 @ 8:33am CDT
You know...jeeez. Id love to see a hot rod from the springer mold, but Im not paying $50 for an import of it.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562623)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 4th, 2014 @ 8:39am CDT
RiddlerJ wrote:While I doubt it was intended, it would be a neat homage to Shockwave from the first Movie video game.


Exactly as I was thinking :APPLAUSE: Incidentally, Whirl is yet another mold that TakaraTomy has seemingly skipped for Generations, so the pattern continues.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562629)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on April 4th, 2014 @ 9:15am CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:If they give it a G1-style laser arm and a G1-style head, it'll be pretty cool.


I doubt they'll retool the head for Shockwave. From the looks of that picture, Whirl's head hasn't been altered at all. The laser arm is another matter, but I wouldn't hold my breath for that eitehr. So far, nothing has been retooled, just redecoed, and any apparent new tooling existed before, like Megatron's and Brawn's heads from the GDO Generations releases (even though Brawn was ultimately canceled), and Starscream's null rays from his Masterpiece figure.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562633)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on April 4th, 2014 @ 9:26am CDT
Wolfman Jake wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:If they give it a G1-style laser arm and a G1-style head, it'll be pretty cool.


I doubt they'll retool the head for Shockwave. From the looks of that picture, Whirl's head hasn't been altered at all. The laser arm is another matter, but I wouldn't hold my breath for that eitehr. So far, nothing has been retooled, just redecoed, and any apparent new tooling existed before, like Megatron's and Brawn's heads from the GDO Generations releases (even though Brawn was ultimately canceled), and Starscream's null rays from his Masterpiece figure.


I don't expect any retooling either and will probably pull off his gun hand using the figure's pre-existing ability to slide a gun on over the wrist.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562676)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on April 4th, 2014 @ 12:01pm CDT
I had forgotten about that feature on Whirl. Now I wonder if this Cloud Shockwave would come with all four of Whirl's "gun" accessories, or if Takara-Tomy have another suitable, pre-existing accessory from elsewhere to achieve a more "G1" look for Shockwave's laser arm, a la the Masterpiece null rays replacing the gun and sword for the Double Dealer mold for the Cloud Starscream repaint.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562680)
Posted by Flashwave on April 4th, 2014 @ 12:13pm CDT
Great, TakTom is already announcing a purple Whirl and meanwhile I still want my BLUE ONE HASBRO!!!!! [/rant]

Sabrblade wrote:BTW, the girl-looking thing is the computer A.I. entity known as SARA.


Okay, I was gonna guess a T-Ai 2.0

This could be an interesting paint scheme, but I'm with MKall, if I were in a position to get it, it'd be for the colors, not for Shockwave.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562683)
Posted by PrymeStriker on April 4th, 2014 @ 12:25pm CDT
*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562689)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 4th, 2014 @ 1:01pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562690)
Posted by Mindmaster on April 4th, 2014 @ 1:05pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.


Not to mention that, in technicality, while this figure (if it's ever made) could be used as a Classics Shockwave, it's meant to be an alternate-universe version of the cycloptic nerd Decepticon.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562705)
Posted by xyl360 on April 4th, 2014 @ 1:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.

Yeah, these Takara repaints/retools will have no impact on what Hasbro does for the Thrilling 30, although at this point I doubt we're going to see another Generations Shockwave any time soon (we already got FoC). But perhaps I'm wrong and they'll reveal something at Botcon. In the meantime, TF:GO! makes a pretty sharp Classics Shockwave.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562721)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on April 4th, 2014 @ 3:04pm CDT
I'm fairly sure that Generations FOC Shockwave IS Classics Shockwave, as far as Hasbro is now concerned. The same character design was repurposed as "neo-G1" by IDW.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562730)
Posted by PrymeStriker on April 4th, 2014 @ 3:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.


Oh. :oops:

Still, Takara will be wasting a fantastic character on such a ridiculous mold.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562731)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 4th, 2014 @ 3:54pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.


Oh. :oops:

Still, Takara will be wasting a fantastic character on such a ridiculous mold.


But thankfully it's not the G1 Shockwave, as others explained. Think of him as... a wacky Japanese version of the Club TransTech Shockwave :lol: Besides, it has unintentional homage material:

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From the Transformers (2007) Video Game ;)
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562749)
Posted by shajaki on April 4th, 2014 @ 5:15pm CDT
shocky from whirl is one of those "have to see" before i can make up mind whether its a good idea or not. especially since the newest voyager in my neck of the woods is rhinox, im not even familiar with the mold yet.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562892)
Posted by El Duque on April 5th, 2014 @ 9:12am CDT
Courtesy of e-Hobby and the TakaraTomy Mall we have some new images of their upcoming Transformers Cloud exclusives TFC-A02 Brawn and TFC-D02 Starscream. These images include a group shot with the previously released TFC-A01 Optimus Prime and TFC-D01 Megatron, packaging, and the covers from the comics included with the aforementioned Optimus Prime and Megatron releases. Check 'em out below:

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Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562975)
Posted by Rated X on April 5th, 2014 @ 3:25pm CDT
This line is such a joke. It's like Machine Wars all over again. But at least in Machine Wars they gave them new colors instead G1 paint schemes. And trying to say that "Asia didnt get the molds" is stupid. At $100 bucks a pop, collectors are the intended target of this line, not kids. Every collector in Asia who wanted the mold got it already online. In the age of online shopping, theres no such thing as an "Asian exclusive".
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562986)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 5th, 2014 @ 3:56pm CDT
Rated X wrote:This line is such a joke. It's like Machine Wars all over again. But at least in Machine Wars they gave them new colors instead G1 paint schemes. And trying to say that "Asia didnt get the molds" is stupid. At $100 bucks a pop, collectors are the intended target of this line, not kids. Every collector in Asia who wanted the mold got it already online. In the age of online shopping, theres no such thing as an "Asian exclusive".


Japan dear, Japan. Japan is a market separate from mainland Asia, end of story.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562987)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 5th, 2014 @ 3:58pm CDT
Rated X wrote:This line is such a joke. It's like Machine Wars all over again. But at least in Machine Wars they gave them new colors instead G1 paint schemes. And trying to say that "Asia didnt get the molds" is stupid. At $100 bucks a pop, collectors are the intended target of this line, not kids. Every collector in Asia who wanted the mold got it already online. In the age of online shopping, theres no such thing as an "Asian exclusive".
Believe or not, collectors like to buy domestically too.

Money may be no object for you, but how you spend your money doesn't represent the same for everyone.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562992)
Posted by harvester on April 5th, 2014 @ 4:21pm CDT
They really should have used the other mold of Bulkhead:

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It would have fit better in scale with everyone (not to mention his own body), maybe that head is still salvageable for the smaller mold
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562994)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 5th, 2014 @ 4:23pm CDT
harvester wrote:They really should have used the other mold of Bulkhead:
not when that head was made for the mold it was used for. They can't just go slapping any old head on any old body. That's not how it works.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1562997)
Posted by shajaki on April 5th, 2014 @ 4:29pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
harvester wrote:They really should have used the other mold of Bulkhead:
not when that head was made for the mold it was used for. They can't just go slapping any old head on any old body. That's not how it works.

besides, they seem to want to stick with voyager sized molds, and i assume thats a deluxe.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563003)
Posted by harvester on April 5th, 2014 @ 5:15pm CDT
shajaki wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
harvester wrote:They really should have used the other mold of Bulkhead:
not when that head was made for the mold it was used for. They can't just go slapping any old head on any old body. That's not how it works.

besides, they seem to want to stick with voyager sized molds, and i assume thats a deluxe.

It is a deluxe, that's why it would fit better in scale but I do agree that they are trying to stick with Voyagers.

Sabrblade, who are "they"? Did this head exist before they chose this mold? I don't know what you are trying to say. What I was trying to say is, I wonder if I could get a hold of this Brawn, and put his head on a custom painted deluxe Bulkhead. Brawn always had a bigger head to body ratio but in this Cloud fig, the proportions looked flipped to me.

Brawn with big head: (courtesy of tfwiki)
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I like how these turned out, I just don't like the oversized Brawn with awkward proportions. If I could swap the head with a deluxe, I think it would look better with this mix of figs, even if I have to pop the head off to transform it (when I would probably just keep it in bot mode).
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563004)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 5th, 2014 @ 5:25pm CDT
That head was indeed pre-existing, for the GDO series Brawn that was canceled for some reason:

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And with "they" we usually mean Hasbro or TakaraTomy.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563005)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 5th, 2014 @ 5:26pm CDT
I'm saying that this Brawn head was made for the Voyager Bulkhead mold, and that it can't be put on the Deluxe mold because it wasn't made to fit on that toy's body.

The "they" I'm referring to are Hasbro and TakaraTomy, who made designed this head specifically for the Voyager Bulkhead body.

One cannot take any head they want and stick it on any body they want if said heads and bodies weren't made to connect with each other.

As for why they went with the Voyager mold instead of the Deluxe one at the time that this head was made, the Deluxe Bulkhead toy didn't even exist yet.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563010)
Posted by Rated X on April 5th, 2014 @ 5:44pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Rated X wrote:This line is such a joke. It's like Machine Wars all over again. But at least in Machine Wars they gave them new colors instead G1 paint schemes. And trying to say that "Asia didnt get the molds" is stupid. At $100 bucks a pop, collectors are the intended target of this line, not kids. Every collector in Asia who wanted the mold got it already online. In the age of online shopping, theres no such thing as an "Asian exclusive".
Believe or not, collectors like to buy domestically too.

Money may be no object for you, but how you spend your money doesn't represent the same for everyone.



I used to feel the same way, until I realized that every dollar I saved on shipping was being spent on gas. Sometimes I would drive 25 miles away and return home with nothing to show for it. The thrill of the hunt wears off after a while.

Also, I wouldn’t think $100 figures will be big sellers in Asian toy stores that specialize in kids lines. It would be the equivalent to finding Millions Publishing exclusives for sale at TRU. Maybe a handful of Asian hobby shops that cater to collectors will carry the Cloud line. But not retail chains that target kids. What parent is going to buy them for a 5 year old to rough play ? In my travels to the Philippines, retail chains at malls only had regular Hasbro figures. I hit up a few hobby shops and found a variety of Takara, Gundam, and 3rd party products.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563011)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 5th, 2014 @ 5:53pm CDT
When I said "collectors like to buy domestically too", that included "buying online".

Items domestically available in the U.S. tend to cost a lot less on BBTS and TFSource than imported TakaraTomy items on the same sites do.

Likewise, those who live in Hong Kong who buy from RobotKingdom have less to pay for shipping costs than those who live in the U.S. buying from the same site do.

If these Cloud toys were being made by Hasbro, Inc. in America instead of by TakaraTomy, chances are they would cost a lot less for American consumers than they do now, regardless if they were still sold online or in stores.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563019)
Posted by gantzrunner on April 5th, 2014 @ 7:08pm CDT
I really, REALLY wish they would stop with the "invaluable loli/preteen girl" concept in Japanese transformers. I love manga, anime, and western comics/animation equally do I'm not trying to be hateful but it's honestly starting to creep me out (see Kiss Players). I hope the comics made for cloud are creepy-robo-tongue-waggling-at-little-girls-free lol that aside... I only dislike Megatron, send he has the same terrible head sculpt as gdo Megatron. Really hope they make rodimus!
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563021)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 5th, 2014 @ 7:17pm CDT
gantzrunner wrote:I really, REALLY wish they would stop with the "invaluable loli/preteen girl" concept in Japanese transformers. I love manga, anime, and western comics/animation equally do I'm not trying to be hateful but it's honestly starting to creep me out (see Kiss Players). I hope the comics made for cloud are creepy-robo-tongue-waggling-at-little-girls-free lol that aside... I only dislike Megatron, send he has the same terrible head sculpt as gdo Megatron. Really hope they make rodimus!
You are aware that that thing isn't a person, right? It's an A.I. entity called SARA.

And don't worry. The Cloud fiction is more based around dimension-hopping than anything, as the story with Optimus and Megatron had them going to the G1 cartoon universe, while the Brawn & Starscream story has them going to the Armada cartoon world. Completely free of grossness.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563026)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on April 5th, 2014 @ 7:46pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:*waits patiently for a cool new Shockwave in Thrilling 30*

*reads this*

:BOOM:

Hasbro...please. I'm begging you. Don't. Whirl is a deplorable mold.


TakaraTomy, not Hasbro.



Whirl is That bad?? I have and love him to be honest however I don't think that mold would make a good shockwave.. However a Rodimus from springer would be cool
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563079)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 6th, 2014 @ 6:00am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
gantzrunner wrote:I really, REALLY wish they would stop with the "invaluable loli/preteen girl" concept in Japanese transformers. I love manga, anime, and western comics/animation equally do I'm not trying to be hateful but it's honestly starting to creep me out (see Kiss Players). I hope the comics made for cloud are creepy-robo-tongue-waggling-at-little-girls-free lol that aside... I only dislike Megatron, send he has the same terrible head sculpt as gdo Megatron. Really hope they make rodimus!
You are aware that that thing isn't a person, right? It's an A.I. entity called SARA.


Besides, how many of these have we had so far? Only Kiss Players and 15 Go! Go! Technically we could count T-AI from RiD too, which was before Kiss Players. ;)
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563339)
Posted by thedistinctroom on April 7th, 2014 @ 1:41pm CDT
Why is this range called "Cloud"? Is the TF multi-verse, when viewed on a diagram, a cloud of some sort? Idk.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563425)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 7th, 2014 @ 10:13pm CDT
thedistinctroom wrote:Why is this range called "Cloud"? Is the TF multi-verse, when viewed on a diagram, a cloud of some sort? Idk.
The primary location of the line's fiction is a dimension called "Cloud World".

As for why, I dunno. Japan sometimes uses words that sound weird to us but might be fine for them.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563532)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 8th, 2014 @ 8:26am CDT
thedistinctroom wrote:Why is this range called "Cloud"? Is the TF multi-verse, when viewed on a diagram, a cloud of some sort? Idk.


Possibly because the characters are from an intangible dimension? Or the toys are simply out of reach for most. :lol:
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563647)
Posted by thedistinctroom on April 8th, 2014 @ 2:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
thedistinctroom wrote:Why is this range called "Cloud"? Is the TF multi-verse, when viewed on a diagram, a cloud of some sort? Idk.


Possibly because the characters are from an intangible dimension? Or the toys are simply out of reach for most. :lol:


:D I like yr answer. :BOT:
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1563649)
Posted by thedistinctroom on April 8th, 2014 @ 2:49pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
thedistinctroom wrote:Why is this range called "Cloud"? Is the TF multi-verse, when viewed on a diagram, a cloud of some sort? Idk.
The primary location of the line's fiction is a dimension called "Cloud World".

As for why, I dunno. Japan sometimes uses words that sound weird to us but might be fine for them.


Well, that does explain it! Thanks!
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577347)
Posted by Va'al on May 26th, 2014 @ 6:43pm CDT
We haven't heard much about the Takara Transformers Cloud line in a while, but thanks to Facebook page Planet Iacon we get a look at some in-hand images to TFC-AC01, Optimus Prime, and 02, Megatron, respectively based on the Classics/Henkei Voyager and the ROTF Bludgeon mold. In addition, some more Megatron images courtesy of MASABON1980, too, and some images from the included comic featuring the Generations Whirl styled Shockwave character, too - check them all out below!

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Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577350)
Posted by KirbyForce1 on May 26th, 2014 @ 6:52pm CDT
That's not Generations Whirl. That's Cloud Shockwave who's an upcoming repaint of Generations Whirl.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577351)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 26th, 2014 @ 6:58pm CDT
KirbyForce1 wrote:That's not Generations Whirl. That's Cloud Shockwave who's an upcoming repaint of Generations Whirl.


Is it upcoming? We don't know. It's just as possible as the Hot Rod/Rodimus/Rodimus Prime from Springer. >:oP
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577361)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on May 26th, 2014 @ 8:12pm CDT
You can hate me when I say this but, the Transformers: Cloud Optimus Prime looks better than the original Classics Optimus. I don't know why.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577362)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 26th, 2014 @ 8:17pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:You can hate me when I say this but, the Transformers: Cloud Optimus Prime looks better than the original Classics Optimus. I don't know why.
It's certainly more show-accurate than and not as cluttered in color as the original Classics version.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577371)
Posted by Shadowstream on May 26th, 2014 @ 8:46pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:You can hate me when I say this but, the Transformers: Cloud Optimus Prime looks better than the original Classics Optimus. I don't know why.
It's certainly more show-accurate than and not as cluttered in color as the original Classics version.

In other words, dull. Sorry, but between the AOE 2-pack release being toy accurate and this cloud release being show accurate in their colors those 2 come across as the LEAST exciting releases of this mold thus far. True, each one has one point of major interest between lots of chrome on one and a G2 soundbox reference on the other, but on the whole they're very straitforward and meh. Neither of these will replace Henkei Convoy IME.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577378)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on May 26th, 2014 @ 9:09pm CDT
Megatron look pretty sweet in robot mode, but his tank mode is drab as hell.
Regardless of the black roof, that Optimus prime have LESS paint aps than the Henkei! WTF?

Will this worth 100$ + shipping for each figures? HELL NO!
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577394)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 26th, 2014 @ 10:10pm CDT
-Kanrabat- wrote:Megatron look pretty sweet in robot mode, but his tank mode is drab as hell.
Regardless of the black roof, that Optimus prime have LESS paint aps than the Henkei! WTF?
All in the name of show-accuracy. :P
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1577424)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on May 27th, 2014 @ 8:06am CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
KirbyForce1 wrote:That's not Generations Whirl. That's Cloud Shockwave who's an upcoming repaint of Generations Whirl.


Is it upcoming? We don't know. It's just as possible as the Hot Rod/Rodimus/Rodimus Prime from Springer. >:oP


It's very plausible actually, as all Cloud releases have been Voyagers so far, and molds and retools initially skipped by TakaraTomy (excluding Prime and Rodimus should he be next of course).
However, this is all rumor and speculation at this point, even until the 4th and final releases.
Re: Transformers Cloud Shockwave from the Generations Whirl Mold? (1601392)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 22nd, 2014 @ 9:54pm CDT
https://twitter.com/Hursticon/status/503002165124673537/photo/1

TFC-D04 is Hellwarp, a redeco of Generations Sky-Byte in Skywarp colors. The name "Hellwarp" is likely a homage to the Beast Wars II iteration of Starscream who upgraded into a robotic shark form called "Hellscream", with this figure likewise replacing the first part of the Seeker name with "Hell" while retaining the name's second part, giving us "Hellwarp".

TFC-A04 is Roadbuster, a redeco of Generations Roadbuster in the colors of Energon Ironhide, who was named "Roadbuster" in Transformers: Super Link, the Japanese version of Energon.

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