Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:03 am

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Shuttershock wrote:Am I the only one who thinks Blackjack's axe would work better as Menasor's sword hilt? I keep thinking it's supposed to work like that, but every pic has the axe as this (to me) awkward chest shield.


I agree 100%! I really hope there's someway to merge that ax with the sword and hopefully the other melee weapons to make a super sword of sorts.

william-james88 wrote:I am still not over this, Hasbro really tried to pull a fast one on me.

No back pack wheels here:

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Totally not the case here:

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Sneaky sneaky


It's very possible the figure isn't transformed correctly. Not the first time that's happened in the Transformers or any other line!
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Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Figures In Stock at TRU.com

Postby Va'al » Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:48 am

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After arriving in stock on Amazon.com, it appears that the Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Deluxes - affectionately known as The Limbs - have also shown up on Toys'R'Us.com, and are available for home delivery with a handy free shipping over $49.99! Go get yourselves some Aerialbots and a Stunticon.

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Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Skydive Design Process

Postby Va'al » Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:28 am

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Much like the previous sketches for Alpha Bravo and Firefly, the official Transformers Facebook page has shared a process card for Skydive - check it out mirrored below!

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kup98ss » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:17 am

Silverbolt and Prime are in stock right now as well. I want to order them but I refuse to pay more than suggested retail. Honestily I feel suggested retail is a bit much anymore.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby fenrir72 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:11 am

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Kup98ss wrote:Silverbolt and Prime are in stock right now as well. I want to order them but I refuse to pay more than suggested retail. Honestily I feel suggested retail is a bit much anymore.


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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby robotmel » Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:22 am

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Skydive Design Process

Postby leakin' lubricant » Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:13 am

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Va'al wrote:Much like the previous sketches for Alpha Bravo and Firefly, the official Transformers Facebook page has shared a process card for Skydive - check it out mirrored below!

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What does the rile with the arrow circling away signify? is it supposed to be some form of transforming weaponry which never came to fruition?
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kup98ss » Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:26 am

fenrir72 wrote:
Kup98ss wrote:Silverbolt and Prime are in stock right now as well. I want to order them but I refuse to pay more than suggested retail. Honestily I feel suggested retail is a bit much anymore.


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Do this or else big bad Hasbro won't green light future projects. :ic$:


I agree. But I'm not paying extra. The clearance junkies are the problem. ;)
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Skydive Design Process

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:48 am

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Va'al wrote:Much like the previous sketches for Alpha Bravo and Firefly, the official Transformers Facebook page has shared a process card for Skydive - check it out mirrored below!

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Bigger pic for ya:

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Dagon » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:28 am

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I got the first wave of Deluxes yesterday, and they are pretty nice. The vehicle modes are pretty simple looking, but they're big and fairly chunky, which is a nice change from the smaller Deluxe toys we've been getting the last few years. They feel pretty solid, although the legs are pretty thin. They look nice, they look fairly stocky, but they still feel real thin and cheap. The hand pieces are going to look nice in gestalt mode, but the feet are unbelievably stupid and tiny.
Drag Strip is nice, but that HTS Drag Strip Mirage repaint is far and away a better stand alone Drag Strip.

I like them, but I got them at Target for $12 each. There is no chance in the world they are worth $17 from TRU.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Shuttershock » Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:06 am

robotmel wrote:Image
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby robotmel » Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:43 am

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Bounti76 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:15 pm

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I just like the darker purple of the Classics Dragstrip figure better. Plus he's more poseable. Either way, I'm excited about Combiner Wars. :D
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:28 pm

Here is an interesting picture I found online that compares the scale of the different combiner war figures:

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Shuttershock » Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:29 pm

william-james88 wrote:Here is an interesting picture I found online that compares the scale of the different combiner war figures:

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Certainly makes Megs the man in charge, as he should be.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:06 pm

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Shuttershock wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Here is an interesting picture I found online that compares the scale of the different combiner war figures:

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Certainly makes Megs the man in charge, as he should be.


Yeah but of who? Is he still an Autobot or has IDW run out of alcohol?
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:25 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:Yeah but of who? Is he still an Autobot or has IDW run out of alcohol?
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:30 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:Yeah but of who? Is he still an Autobot or has IDW run out of alcohol?
His toy can be whichever faction one wants (comes with both a :CON: and a :BOT: )
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Syn_13 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:32 pm

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william-james88 wrote:Here is an interesting picture I found online that compares the scale of the different combiner war figures:

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Interesting pic. It's a shame because I quite like the look of this Megatron, it's just the size I'm not so sure about. I know people get put off by the tank treads on the back, but I actually liked that in his IDW comic design. Besides, as much as I do love the G1 Megs I always found it stupid that he was a gun. A tank makes a whole lot more sense to me. Even Galvatron's cannon made more sense than a poxy gun! I just don't want Megatron standing at equal height to Jetfire and dwarfing Classics Prime.

Also, I'm still holding out on Menasor until I see some pics of him without the god awful car-in-chest thing going on. I know Ultra Prime has been done with the chest cavity closed so I hope it looks okay for Menasor. I guess I can live with the head sculpt...for now.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:38 pm

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Meg's does look nice though.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:45 pm

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I'm excited for this Megs. IT might stop me from paying way to much scratch for a Henkei version. I think I could be happy with this new one and my Classics Nerf Blaster.

The whole size discrepancy just reinforces the notion of the heroes going up against unbeatable odds. David beat the snot out of Goliath.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby prjkt » Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:55 pm

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In IDW Megs is huge, iirc close to Magnus in size, so I'm ok with this
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Wolfman Jake » Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:56 pm

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Cobotron wrote:I'm excited for this Megs. IT might stop me from paying way to much scratch for a Henkei version. I think I could be happy with this new one and my Classics Nerf Blaster.

The whole size discrepancy just reinforces the notion of the heroes going up against unbeatable odds. David beat the snot out of Goliath.


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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Shuttershock » Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:26 pm

Cobotron wrote:I'm excited for this Megs. IT might stop me from paying way to much scratch for a Henkei version. I think I could be happy with this new one and my Classics Nerf Blaster.

The whole size discrepancy just reinforces the notion of the heroes going up against unbeatable odds. David beat the snot out of Goliath.


Exactly! Even the first live action movie knew that, for dramatic purposes, a larger/more powerful villain makes for a more earnest struggle for the heroes. Animated followed the trend, with the Decepticons by and large DWARFING the Autobots in size and firepower, so they had to be clever to take them down.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:43 pm

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Syn_13 wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Here is an interesting picture I found online that compares the scale of the different combiner war figures:

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Interesting pic. It's a shame because I quite like the look of this Megatron, it's just the size I'm not so sure about. I know people get put off by the tank treads on the back, but I actually liked that in his IDW comic design. Besides, as much as I do love the G1 Megs I always found it stupid that he was a gun. A tank makes a whole lot more sense to me. Even Galvatron's cannon made more sense than a poxy gun! I just don't want Megatron standing at equal height to Jetfire and dwarfing Classics Prime.

Also, I'm still holding out on Menasor until I see some pics of him without the god awful car-in-chest thing going on. I know Ultra Prime has been done with the chest cavity closed so I hope it looks okay for Menasor. I guess I can live with the head sculpt...for now.


You do know the original Menasor has a car for a chest plate? It was meant to be a drone for Diaclone figures. Also Menasor looks the way it does because the classic design has always been 4 cars slapped to a torso rough like
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