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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby WreckerJack » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:20 pm

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I may not care for these too much but I will say that Cyclonus has a kinda grumpy/cute face.
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Deathsanras » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:29 am

So what happened with this?
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby D-Maximus_Prime » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:11 am

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Deathsanras wrote:So what happened with this?
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I've honestly no idea. that Ultra Bee really doesn't look like he did in the show, the arms are backwards, and the sword is clearly not Drift here. It may have been something very early, but in the comments from the show creators, Menasor was the combiner they had chosen from the outset to do, so....
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Postby Kurona » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:18 am

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Maybe they just chose Galvatronus over Bruticus, or they originally intended to have Bruticus as a third combiner but dropped him early?
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:42 am

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Preliminary art/ideas rarely reflect the final product.
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Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:19 pm

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Deathsanras wrote:So what happened with this?
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So that's where Bruticus came from. That said, it looks like nothing more than a mere pitch, a very rough representation of a concept for executives to decide on. Bruticus was probably used because he's more well-known, plus he's the only shown Combiner in the "Aligned" continuity that the games and Prime are part of. Just to have something more concrete you know?
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:17 pm

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You know, that Bruticus does look a little like his Transformers Online design run through a RID cartoon aesthetic.

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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:04 am

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This video is from last year, but has it been seen before?

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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:25 pm

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I was thinking about figures we're still waiting on and wanted to check, are we supposed to get one-step versions of Starscream and Cyclonus?
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby william-james88 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:45 pm

chuckdawg1999 wrote:I was thinking about figures we're still waiting on and wanted to check, are we supposed to get one-step versions of Starscream and Cyclonus?

No, there is no record of that that I know of. But the US is still missing the latest legions.
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Postby chuckdawg1999 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:36 pm

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william-james88 wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:I was thinking about figures we're still waiting on and wanted to check, are we supposed to get one-step versions of Starscream and Cyclonus?

No, there is no record of that that I know of. But the US is still missing the latest legions.


And the deluxes sorta
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby william-james88 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:49 pm

chuckdawg1999 wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:I was thinking about figures we're still waiting on and wanted to check, are we supposed to get one-step versions of Starscream and Cyclonus?

No, there is no record of that that I know of. But the US is still missing the latest legions.


And the deluxes sorta

Yeah and those might never come. The next wave the US is getting according to Entertainment Earth doesnt even have Bludgeon and Thermidor, just Twinferno.
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Pictorial Review of Transformers: Robots in Disguise Legion Cyclonus and Heatseeker

Postby william-james88 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:52 pm

The Robots in Disguise legion class as a whole has been one of the highlights from the line. It kept the legion (previously known as legends) class alive and brought in fresh ideas and designs along with innovative transformations, especially for the size class. It was also a good way to get several characters at a similar scale and get a really nice team of Decepticons (as you will see below) without resorting to simpler/gimmick figures.

Cyclonus and Heatseeker are perfect additions to this stellar lineup.

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Heatseeker reuses the Strongarm and Ratchet transformation scheme but the mold is all his own with two great looking modes that have unique looks. My favourite part is how all the red from the robot mode gets centralized in vehicle mode along with the killer headsculpt. There is some really minutious detail there with an immaculate spec of blue paint to show his monocle and bring out his Kopaka Nuova look. He also has articulated feet, which Strongarm and Ratchet don't have.

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Cyclonus really blew my mind though. He retains his super sleek altmode but does something no other Cyclonus toy has ever done: show no signs of a robot mode underneath. Through some brilliant engineering, he ends up hiding every detail from his torso in alt mode. Minus the arms, of course, and it is to bad that they don't end up more compact in alt mode. However, they do peg in securely and do blend in with the cybertronian nature of the vehicle.

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A large chunk of the alt mode is folded very neatly on his back in robot mode, but it does en up giving him extra crests behind his helmet. You will see in the images that you can always pose him with that backpack lowered to get rid of that look.

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Speaking of posing, he has far more articulation than most other legion classes in the line (probably the most articulation) with his transformation giving him knees and his arms being on ball joints like Legion Starscream and Windblade.

He has a great colour scheme too, with two purples alternating in different areas, one being that rich deep purple you only see in the sweetest grape drinks.

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My main issue with him is the headsculpt. It just looks too cute and animated, like it belongs in a show for much younger kids. Comparing his headsculpt to Heatseeker would have you believe they were from completely different shows. But aside from that, he is awesome for me.

I am glad to welcome them both to my team of Decepticons!

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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Kyleor » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:10 am

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Heetseeker's vehicle mode looks like Steeljaw and Strongarm had a kid.

Although I wouldn't be surprised if someone already did that in some fanfiction or fanart.
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby zatara1701 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:13 am

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Cyclonus has a silly-ass grin on his face... Not quite the stoic leader I am used to, not that I want to pick this one up. Just gonna leave it for the kids if I see it, since I stopped watching RID after season 1.

At first I enjoyed it to a point, then it went so far off from Prime I honestly didn't care about the characters, the story or anything else...just kinda faded from my mind.
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Stuartmaximus » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:35 pm

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I doubt since the series is nearly finished that we'll get a new Bulkhead toy(since he's in the new episode) + it would just look like the previous Bulkhead release anyway
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Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products Warrior Twinferno Found at US Retail

Postby william-james88 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:03 pm

Fellow Seibertronian Mindmaster has some good news for Transformers: Robots in Disguise fans. He found Warrior Twinferno at a Toysrus in Wilmington, NC. However, he only found Twinferno which is a good indication that this is the wave that only has Twinferno as a new figure, with the rest being repacks, and not the wave including Bludgeon and Thermidor. Let us know if ever you find Bludgeon or Thermidor and good luck on the hunt.

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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby --B-- » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:37 pm

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Had a chance to fiddle with this mold at Hascon, and I was not impressed. Feels flimsy and has a very weak alt mode.
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby RustedCross » Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:25 pm

I can see them doing a redeco of Soundwave into Bulkhead.
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Rysquad » Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:39 pm

Toys R Us in Murrieta, CA have Menasor and Galvatronus in stock. Picked up both.
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Re: Pictorial Review of Transformers: Robots in Disguise Legion Cyclonus and Heatseeker

Postby Rysquad » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:59 pm

william-james88 wrote:Cyclonus really blew my mind though. He retains his super sleek altmode but does something no other Cyclonus toy has ever done: show no signs of a robot mode underneath. Through some brilliant engineering, he ends up hiding every detail from his torso in alt mode. Minus the arms, of course, and it is to bad that they don't end up more compact in alt mode. However, they do peg in securely and do blend in with the cybertronian nature of the vehicle.

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A large chunk of the alt mode is folded very neatly on his back in robot mode, but it does en up giving him extra crests behind his helmet. You will see in the images that you can always pose him with that backpack lowered to get rid of that look.

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I would love a Cyberbattalion version of that Cyclonus!
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Rysquad » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:02 pm

Target has sales going from now through 11/22 (Wednesday before Thanksgiving).

The Target Toy Book is going out now. There's a $10 Target car with $50 toy purchase offer on the back of the Toy Book.

https://www.bfads.net/Target-2017-Toy-Book-Posted

Starting on Sunday 10/29 through 11/11, texting TOY to Target (827438) will get you a 25% a single toy (or sporting good or kids' craft) item. It's probably one coupon per phone number so you probably can't get one each day. Also, starting on 11/1 through Thanksgiving, there will be a daily deal on a toy each day. I can't recall if any Transformers toys popped up there on last year.

Specific to Robots in Disguise Toys:

Transformers Robots In Disguise Combiner Force Activator Combiners $16.99 (Reg. 19.99)

Transformers Rid Force Team Combiner $24.99 (Reg. 29.99)
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Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Products - Combiner Force and More

Postby Stuartmaximus » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:46 pm

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It's a pity there's to be no more toys coz the shows about to end coz I would've loved toys of those Cybertron Police with the nifty cybertron hovercar alt modes
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Warriors Bludgeon and Thermidor from Transformers: Robots in Disguise Finally Available for Preorder

Postby william-james88 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:30 pm

The Transformers: Robots in Disguise line has really been all over the place with distribution depending on the country with toys being outright skipped. When the US started getting a wave containing only one Twinferno with no Bludgeon or Thermidor, which was different than what every other country got, people feared for the worst. Well, we have some good news for fans of the line and those looking for either that Bludgeon or Thermidor. We have our first US listing of the wave including those two at Entertainment Earth. There it states that this wave is due out in December 2017. It also gives a content of the case where we see which toys are being repacked along with the new figures.

Case of 8 individually packaged figures includes:
1x TRA RID WARRIOR BUMBLEBEE
1x TRA RID WARRIOR GRIMLOCK
1x TRA RID WARRIOR STRONGARM
1x TRA RID WARR POWER SURGE OPTIMUS PRIME
2x TRA RID WARRIOR AUTOBOT TWINFERNO
1x TRA RID WARRIOR DECEPTICON BLUDGEON
1x TRA RID WARRIOR THERMIDOR


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