Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Sat May 18, 2019 4:11 pm

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1. That Magnificus looks so deadly, I love that thing.

2. Random: PotP Prime's rifle scales well with Galaxy Upgrade Prime. It's a little chunky but that's like the whole mold anyways, it's just working for me :)

3. A Perceptor out of that mold regardless of who came out when, would be rad. If they did that I'd have to get it, and I can already think of little fanmode ways you could approximate some kind of scope or microscope out of that thing.

4. It's hard for me to talk about Reflector without mentioning my favorite one so far which was the most simple too - the Targetmaster styled Reflector that came with Skrapnel a few years back. I had it for like a week before my cat disappeared it. But I thought that was so clever a design and transformation. It's nice to see old Reflaktorglass back.

5. Seeing this current ones vehicle mode made me wish there was a 5mm peg on the bottom so he could just be used as a giant cannon. Same for Shockwaves vehicle mode.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby YoungPrime » Sat May 18, 2019 4:51 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
00Stargrave00 wrote:And JelZe you said you had a family member who was a photographer right? So you’re all over this guy I bet.


My dad was a recreational photographer back when I was little, mainly family pictures and natural scenery. He had an old-style photo camera, same style as G1 Reflector, even with switch-out lenses. He had a knack for it. :D

sol magnus wrote:What's the over-under on them retool this guy for Perceptor?


I don't see that happening, really. We already had a proper Perceptor back in Titans Return. :)

Exactly!

I'm more interested in getting DJD Vos out of the mold.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Sat May 18, 2019 4:56 pm

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Dude!! VOS!! Great call! Hell gimme a Tarn out of Megatron while you’re at it please!
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Randomhero » Sat May 18, 2019 5:44 pm

Yikes. That dudes nails...
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby AcademyofDrX » Sat May 18, 2019 6:13 pm

Based on the size comparison with Ironhide, Refraktor(s) should be shorter than Prowl, and hopefully no taller than the Classics Seekers. I was worried they would be too tall, but it looks like they should scale pretty well, even if I don't get the Siege seekers.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby YoungPrime » Sat May 18, 2019 8:21 pm

00Stargrave00 wrote:Dude!! VOS!! Great call! Hell gimme a Tarn out of Megatron while you’re at it please!



Here! Here!!
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby YoungPrime » Sat May 18, 2019 8:55 pm

AcademyofDrX wrote:Based on the size comparison with Ironhide, Refraktor(s) should be shorter than Prowl, and hopefully no taller than the Classics Seekers. I was worried they would be too tall, but it looks like they should scale pretty well, even if I don't get the Siege seekers.

They actually look like that might be dlx Classics Bumblebee height. Which is another reason why I won't buy more than one for $20.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Sat May 18, 2019 9:06 pm

YoungPrime wrote:
AcademyofDrX wrote:Based on the size comparison with Ironhide, Refraktor(s) should be shorter than Prowl, and hopefully no taller than the Classics Seekers. I was worried they would be too tall, but it looks like they should scale pretty well, even if I don't get the Siege seekers.

They actually look like that might be dlx Classics Bumblebee height. Which is another reason why I won't buy more than one for $20.

Classics Bumblebee was a decently sized deluxe, too big to scale decently with the rest of the cast.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby SGMLordMirage » Sat May 18, 2019 9:19 pm

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sat May 18, 2019 10:27 pm

Motto: "The man, the myth, the legend... yeah right."
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Anybody else have their order for siege Red Alert cancelled on Amazon?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Sat May 18, 2019 10:34 pm

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What the hell? Is it telling you anything or...?
Hope it’s something simple and it gets fixed pal.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby SpikeyTigertron » Sun May 19, 2019 3:14 am

chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else have their order for siege Red Alert cancelled on Amazon?


Yeah mine did.... moved all my pre-orders to Pulse lol
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Sun May 19, 2019 4:40 am

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Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby SpikeyTigertron » Sun May 19, 2019 7:04 am

ZeroWolf wrote:Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?


I think it was a “low stock” issue (alternatively Hasbro May have changed shipping dates?)
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sun May 19, 2019 7:54 am

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SpikeyTigertron wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?


I think it was a “low stock” issue (alternatively Hasbro May have changed shipping dates?)


I also had two Mattel WWE figures canceled. This happened once before with a Go-Saurer model kit, they actually got the kit in-stock like a week after the original release date. My paranoia wants me to say it's a set up by Amazon to get people to order from their third party sellers more.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Sun May 19, 2019 8:46 am

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
SpikeyTigertron wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?


I think it was a “low stock” issue (alternatively Hasbro May have changed shipping dates?)


I also had two Mattel WWE figures canceled. This happened once before with a Go-Saurer model kit, they actually got the kit in-stock like a week after the original release date. My paranoia wants me to say it's a set up by Amazon to get people to order from their third party sellers more.

How would that be beneficial for them?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Sun May 19, 2019 10:45 am

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So as of right now this appears to be random and just...dumb? What the hell, what a bummer. I’m sorry gang that’s frustrating. Hey if anyone else has their new orders canceled especially Siege figures let us know on this board.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby SpikeyTigertron » Sun May 19, 2019 10:19 pm

On a side note, wonder if Hasbro got production samples saw how ugly he was and went, "WE MUST FIX THIS!"
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Wolfman Jake » Sun May 19, 2019 11:33 pm

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SpikeyTigertron wrote:On a side note, wonder if Hasbro got production samples saw how ugly he was and went, "WE MUST FIX THIS!"


Well there was this shot which freaked everyone out:

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:19 am

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ZeroWolf wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
SpikeyTigertron wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?


I think it was a “low stock” issue (alternatively Hasbro May have changed shipping dates?)


I also had two Mattel WWE figures canceled. This happened once before with a Go-Saurer model kit, they actually got the kit in-stock like a week after the original release date. My paranoia wants me to say it's a set up by Amazon to get people to order from their third party sellers more.

How would that be beneficial for them?


They get a big cut from 3rd party sales?
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Mon May 20, 2019 12:51 am

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
SpikeyTigertron wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Strange, wonder why they were cancelled :?


I think it was a “low stock” issue (alternatively Hasbro May have changed shipping dates?)


I also had two Mattel WWE figures canceled. This happened once before with a Go-Saurer model kit, they actually got the kit in-stock like a week after the original release date. My paranoia wants me to say it's a set up by Amazon to get people to order from their third party sellers more.

How would that be beneficial for them?


They get a big cut from 3rd party sales?

Wouldn't they get a bigger cut of their own sales? That also assumes everyone that buys from Amazon would automatically buy from one of their sellers which isn't guaranteed.

This might have more to do with confusing US pre-order regulations that require cancellations on certain things if they aren't filled within 3 months. I can't find the specifics on the regs, but I remember Toys R Us being notorious for canceling pre-orders without warning after 3 months, several of us experienced that with Titans Return Arcee. A more mainstream example is Samsung's folding phone facing pre-order cancellation if it can't get them out by May 31st (they wont). I'm guessing the pre-orders that were canceled are the ones from February when Hasbro started their whole "see now, buy now" or whatever it's called thing. Right now would be 3 months after those pre-orders were made during Toy Fair in February.

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Mon May 20, 2019 5:08 am

Wolfman Jake wrote:Did you intend this for the Masterpiece thread?

Yup, got confused with various discussions.
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Mon May 20, 2019 7:56 am

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Randomhero wrote:Yikes. That dudes nails...



Nails...his face mask... I just got that :lol:
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby o.supreme » Mon May 20, 2019 10:16 am

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william-james88 wrote:Guys, you can still post anything related on the boards. No one will and should stop you. With Optibotimus though, we wouldnt front page it, since he asked us not to. But that's only something for news staff to worry about, anyone can post his reviews on the forum.

The reason we wouldn't news this regardless is because we already posted a video review on jetfire a while ago.



That is actually good to know, I was not aware. I'm pretty indifferent to most reviewers, but Optibotimus did have one review recently that was a first, and I newsed it, but now I know why it wasn't followed up on. ;)^
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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Mon May 20, 2019 10:23 am

Motto: "It’s all the in the reflexes"
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Sometimes it feels like going over to a friends house to play toys, only it’s the friend who only lets you watch them play with their toys. And sometimes, when the toy is cool enough, I’m just fine with that arrangement.

Some reviewers I just have to hit that mute button I’ll be honest. It’s like I can only take so much pronounced annunciation through deviated septums.
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