In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

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In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby El Duque » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:57 pm

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Japan based toy blogger Alfes 2010 has posted in-hand galleries of Takara Tomy's recently released Transformers United EX Assualtmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, and exclusive Arms Micron Pure Energy B.2. The full galleries can be found at the following links, we mirrored a selection of his images below.

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Arms Micron Pure Energy B.2

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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Counterpunch » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:10 pm

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Assaultmaster is a hella funny name. >:oP
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Noideaforaname » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:51 pm

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Are those TEETH?! This whole time I thought that mold just add a subtle smile, but no it's all crazy-ass GRAAAAAAHGH!


It's kinda neat how the uniform colors give the impression the combined mode is just one bot, which makes enough sense as it is just one guy "in there" (the drones are just extensions of the core dude and whatnot) as opposed to more traditional gestalts where it's multiple personalities.
Still prefer Hasbro's versions, though. Theirs are a lot more 'real-world'.
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:57 pm

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Assaultmaster's true identity is... an Eldedroid operated by a grown up Clouder, who is the man on the back of his box.

So much for the "redeemed CR Black Convoy" theory.

So he's just Clouder controlling another giant bot, essentially.
. :roll:
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby KNM2012 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:02 pm

Is it me, or does Buildmaster's Prime Mode look like it is the result of Devastator having a lovechild with a Cylon? :-?
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:08 pm

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KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:Is it me, or does Buildmaster's Prime Mode look like it is the result of Devastator having a lovechild with a Cylon? :-?
LOL :lol:

There does seem to be a Constructicon theme in his coloration, but I'd really like for him to not be one of the main six. Like, maybe he could be the "Eighth Constructicon" seen in the flashback to Megatron's creation (Hauler's said to be the seventh according to some sources). Or, maybe Hydra can pull out some really obscure Construction-like character to really wow us with this guy. :D
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Handels-Messerschmitt » Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:59 am

Sabrblade wrote:There does seem to be a Constructicon theme in his coloration,


Heh, that's putting it mildly.
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby njb902 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:06 am

That not quite devestator is awesome, I loved the hasbro version but this one is pure joy :KREMZEEK:
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:11 am

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Sabrblade wrote:Assaultmaster's true identity is... an Eldedroid operated by a grown up Clouder, who is the man on the back of his box.

So much for the "redeemed CR Black Convoy" theory.

So he's just Clouder controlling another giant bot, essentially.
. :roll:


Makes sense, as Eldedroids are essentially Black Convoy bodies. Score another one Hydra :roll:

And Buildmaster, aside from Devastator himself, could it be Gravedigger as well?
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:13 am

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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby burning_sirius » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:17 pm

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Why does this look so awesome compared to the Power Core Combiners?
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Re: In-Hand Images: Takara Tomy United EX Assaultmaster Prime, Buildmaster Prime, & Pure Energy B.2

Postby Handels-Messerschmitt » Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:57 am

burning_sirius wrote:Why does this look so awesome compared to the Power Core Combiners?


Unified colour scheme. That's the only difference, so...

Looking like they really belong together or otherwise providing a good balance of colours in gestalt mode is important for a combiner group and the PCC sets didn't always deliver on that.
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