Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby dragons » Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:41 pm

TulioDude wrote:Robot mode looks accurate,not sure about vehicle mode.



think you may have reversed your comment do you mena truck accuate bot mode half accuate?
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby User897 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:38 pm

Preorder cancelled. Both Hasbro and Takara obviously have done a **** job, so I'll just keep enjoying my cheapie one from Walmart. So much for the bullet and shell marks on the prototype. The rust has turned into blood, too. Absolute ****.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby TheVenocWarlord » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:44 pm

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If he just had some rust on his head, I would buy him. His head looks too plain as-is.

EDIT: Hmmm, it's really starting to grow on me already. I may pick him up anyway...
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby kirbenvost » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:03 am

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Black Hat » Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:39 am

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To be fair, his rust/battle damage detailing in the movie was way too complex for a mass-release toy- they'd probably have to be individually hand-painted for a remotely accurate look, and that's not practical for mass-productions toys.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby shajaki » Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:42 am

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby MGrotusque » Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:58 am

I really like this rust mode OP. I hope the actual product you get in hand looks as nice in that alt mode.
I'm wondering if each figure will basically have it's own rust design to a degree. Is it done by hand would ya think?
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Skyfire77 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 11:25 am

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I don't know if it's just a bad picture or what, but he looks like he's made out of Wonka Chocolate Waterfall bars.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Shuttershock » Sun Aug 10, 2014 12:14 pm

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I don't know if it's just a bad picture or what, but he looks like he's made out of Wonka Chocolate Waterfall bars.
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:APPLAUSE:

Now that you mention it, he does look just like he's made of white chocolate.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby MGrotusque » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:21 pm

Awesome! I like it even more now. =P~
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby TulioDude » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:34 pm

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TulioDude wrote:Robot mode looks accurate,not sure about vehicle mode.



think you may have reversed your comment do you mena truck accuate bot mode half accuate?

I'm talking about the Takara version.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:36 pm

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TulioDude wrote:
dragons wrote:
TulioDude wrote:Robot mode looks accurate,not sure about vehicle mode.



think you may have reversed your comment do you mena truck accuate bot mode half accuate?

I'm talking about the Takara version.
Right, and it's the Takara version that transforms from a movie-accurate rusty truck into a non-movie-accurate albino robot.
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Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Postby Va'al » Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:45 am

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The people behind Taiwan-based company InfoThink, creators of licensed electronic devices such as USB drives, memory card readers and more, have sent us an extensive look at their Transformers: Age of Extinction catalogue - of which we've mirrored images below - and all of which can be found at their website. Check 'em out!

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby TulioDude » Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:34 pm

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Seem a cute thing to have.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby TransformersFan89 » Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:58 pm

Does anyone know yet when the release date for the Transformers: Age Of Extinction platinum Breakout Battle set or the Leader Optimus Prime/Grimlock set?
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Bouncy X » Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:02 pm

and what does Grimlock do or is that just a size comparison with the actual toy? lol
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:09 pm

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:44 pm

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Maggotron » Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:58 pm

If the USBs are 64 GB capacity or higher, only then might I consider them worth getting.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Madeus Prime » Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:36 pm

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If they're super-cheap, I can totally see somebody transplanting those onto leader class figs.

Either way, both are super creepy, especially the Bumblebee head.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby bassal » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:35 am

In case no one noticed, this guy has not combined Snarl's two accessories to form the axe. Also, he's positioned Snarl's wrists incorrectly.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Madeus Prime » Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:14 am

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dalekslayer96 wrote:In case no one noticed, this guy has not combined Snarl's two accessories to form the axe. Also, he's positioned Snarl's wrists incorrectly.


Yes, his axe is misassembled, but it's my sad duty to inform you that those are how his wrists look. His wrists are permanently stuck up in the awful position.

I hope at least some member of the TF community finds a figure with compatible mushroom peg hands. Or a 3d Party pair of hands.
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Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial

Postby Va'al » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:37 am

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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby pie-man » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:59 am

I saw this at a local T'R'U, and I can't say I'm impressed. Yes, it's huge. It's got a big frickin' sword and has a gun mounted on top. It's got lights & sounds. And different one-step changers activate different thingys.... so they say. Heck..... just reading all that back there sounds impressive! :-)

But who would want to buy a toy that costs as much as Masterpiece for their kid???

And a close second... the lower jaw on the t-rex mode really bothers me. The lower jaw splits down the middle and folds away into the body during transformation. But it doesn't hold together very well in place. At a small touch, the lower jaw just comes apart. The "peg & hole" (if that's the words) that hold em together aren't very tight. And I saw this across 3 different locations.

If the price was right (and that's a big IF) I could appreciate the toy for all the things stated above. But that jaw really bugs me.... because my son's one-step-changer Snarl has the same issue with its head.
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Re: Official Age of Extinction Products Discussion Thread

Postby Black Hat » Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:35 pm

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dalekslayer96 wrote:In case no one noticed, this guy has not combined Snarl's two accessories to form the axe. Also, he's positioned Snarl's wrists incorrectly.


Yes, his axe is misassembled, but it's my sad duty to inform you that those are how his wrists look. His wrists are permanently stuck up in the awful position.

I hope at least some member of the TF community finds a figure with compatible mushroom peg hands. Or a 3d Party pair of hands.


If you're willing to get creative with a saw and drill (and splash out a bit) you could probably cut down the awful wrist-mounts and mount his hands on revoltech joints, giving him better poseability and less crappy-looking wrists.
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