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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby OptimalOptimus2 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:29 pm

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Does anybody think that Windblade looks a bit mistransformed or does her robot mode look sloppy?
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby mooncake623 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:32 pm

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OptimalOptimus2 wrote:Does anybody think that Windblade looks a bit mistransformed or does her robot mode look sloppy?



Yep, I feel like that's just how she looks out of the packaging. I'm sure she'l look much better properly transformed.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby bwDEPTHcharge » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:38 pm

After looking at these pics I found that...
Arcee: her secondary "undercolor" is white, right? Well, let's just say there is a minor paint difference between the comic cover art and toy that makes the toy seem a little weird... I just don't want to say it. If you compare heavily you might find it.
Chromia: heavy retool, but must have.
Jihaxus: should be repainted in his origional stoplight colors.
Nightbeat: the art on the comic's cover is a lie. Or is it the figure...
Windblade: looks fine.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:41 pm

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If and when I do get my hands on Windblade, she's destined to be reborn as Slipstream.

Not sure how I feel about Arcee. Her head sculpt is very nice, but that back kibble will take a bit of getting used to.

I'm more worried about Chromia's back kibble than anything else. Love the Tron-cycle mode.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Noideaforaname » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:42 pm

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I love the illusion that the front wheel isn't connected to the main body of the bike. I've always been fond "floaty" sci-fi designs, especially when it defies all logic. "How does the wheel propel the rest of the bike if it's not even connected to it?" "Because SCIENCE!"

I wonder if there will be an Afterburner repaint? Both modes are a match aside from being female, and I'd be totally OK with an obscure gestalt component swapping genders.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby megatronus » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:25 pm

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They all look great. Nightbeat looks like a very strong use of that mold. Still would have liked to see use of the RTS Jazz mold, but this will still hit the spot.

Jhiaxus seems the weakest, IMO. The wings look a bit awkward. Hopefully we get something more reflective of the Transformers Legends artwork from a day back or so.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Shuttershock » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:26 pm

bwDEPTHcharge wrote:After looking at these pics I found that...
Arcee: her secondary "undercolor" is white, right? Well, let's just say there is a minor paint difference between the comic cover art and toy that makes the toy seem a little weird... I just don't want to say it. If you compare heavily you might find it.


:shock:

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby User897 » Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:53 am

I don't care about any of these toys except Arcee. She has been underutilized for decades and I swore to buy and support the character as long as she of course resembled what I saw on the big screen in 1986. This toy, while tiny, is close so I'm gonna buy it. If I can find it, that is. If Arcee were a Voyager Class or above, she woulda been a homerun.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Skywarp64 » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:21 am

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:37 am

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:39 am

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User897 wrote:I don't care about any of these toys except Arcee. She has been underutilized for decades and I swore to buy and support the character as long as she of course resembled what I saw on the big screen in 1986. This toy, while tiny, is close so I'm gonna buy it. If I can find it, that is. If Arcee were a Voyager Class or above, she woulda been a homerun.


For a "voyager" Arcee, I think you should wait for a MP Arcee. Will that ever happen?
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:54 am

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I think there is something for most people to look forward to there.

Can anyone tell me how you pronounce "Jihaxus" please? I have never heard is spoken. :-?
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:00 am

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Ravage XK wrote:I think there is something for most people to look forward to there.

Can anyone tell me how you pronounce "Jihaxus" please? I have never heard is spoken. :-?


I believe its gee-axe-us, its based on something Simon furman once said I think
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:06 am

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Ravage XK wrote:I think there is something for most people to look forward to there.

Can anyone tell me how you pronounce "Jihaxus" please? I have never heard is spoken. :-?


I believe its gee-axe-us, its based on something Simon furman once said I think


Cool, thanks. I was including the "h".
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:30 am

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SW's SilverHammer wrote:
Ravage XK wrote:I think there is something for most people to look forward to there.

Can anyone tell me how you pronounce "Jihaxus" please? I have never heard is spoken. :-?


I believe its gee-axe-us, its based on something Simon furman once said I think


Cool, thanks. I was including the "h".

I suppose its personal preferences, theres gee-axe-us, which is how I hear most people say, juh-axus, and jacksus, all really the same phonetically, just different inflections
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:30 am

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User897 wrote:I don't care about any of these toys except Arcee. She has been underutilized for decades and I swore to buy and support the character as long as she of course resembled what I saw on the big screen in 1986. This toy, while tiny, is close so I'm gonna buy it. If I can find it, that is. If Arcee were a Voyager Class or above, she woulda been a homerun.


For a "voyager" Arcee, I think you should wait for a MP Arcee. Will that ever happen?


Pretty sure it's just a matter of time. They're Probably just running through the list for more popular G1 characters first.

And seeing as she's got an 80's scifi alt mode and the original toy was designed by HasTak, there's no need at all to worry about licensing.

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Ravage XK wrote:I think there is something for most people to look forward to there.

Can anyone tell me how you pronounce "Jihaxus" please? I have never heard is spoken. :-?


I believe its gee-axe-us, its based on something Simon furman once said I think


Cool, thanks. I was including the "h".


I think it's spelled "Jhiaxus", not "Jihaxus." :D
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Cobalt Prime » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:57 am

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:08 am

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Only one I'm not completely sold on is Nightbeat, but I do love his IDW character so it's a probable buy. Love chromia, though it wouldn't be a must buy if I hadnt read the comics. :)

Problem for me though is the fact that it's likely these will never come to UK shores -_-..
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Neurie » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:45 am

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I love the illusion that the front wheel isn't connected to the main body of the bike. I've always been fond "floaty" sci-fi designs, especially when it defies all logic. "How does the wheel propel the rest of the bike if it's not even connected to it?" "Because SCIENCE!"

I wonder if there will be an Afterburner repaint? Both modes are a match aside from being female, and I'd be totally OK with an obscure gestalt component swapping genders.


How about the inner robot of Iguanus? That was also a robot that changed in to a similarish bike
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:57 am

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Shuttershock wrote:
bwDEPTHcharge wrote:After looking at these pics I found that...
Arcee: her secondary "undercolor" is white, right? Well, let's just say there is a minor paint difference between the comic cover art and toy that makes the toy seem a little weird... I just don't want to say it. If you compare heavily you might find it.


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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:03 am

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:13 am

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I hope something can be done about Arcee's hip displacement.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:32 am

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Her hips appear to be adjustable on the inside of the thighs:

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:39 am

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Optimizzy » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:52 am

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Well...I'm disappointed in nightbeat. Colors just don't seem right to me. It's a shame. I may pick him up, but not hunting him down now. I'm not really a big fan of that mold either :(
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