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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby o.supreme » Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:58 pm

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I was considering getting into these because while I considered Marvel Legends, SW Black, the new GI Joe & Ghostbusters all to be very good quality lines, they either had too many releases, or weren't my thing. After seeing a reviewer on Youtube show that the plastic was very bendy (Prime's antenna are bent), and the plastic used seems to have some slimy residue, I think I'll pass...

Besides, you know there's inevitably going to be some sort of exclusive that will be extremely limited, and cost a ton of money, that wont be obtainable for completists like myself. So just sparing myself some anxiety in advance.

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:02 pm

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I'd be down to try these but can't find them on Walmart online, hopefully there won't be too bad a mark-up on eBay.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Ultra Markus » Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:35 pm

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these remind me of the mega SCF figures from years ago
only i wish they could do these red figures like the smaller SCF figures
so we dont have to spend 30 dollars per figure
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Dr. Caelus » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:44 pm

ZeroWolf wrote:
First-Aid wrote:
Grahf_ wrote:Most stores avoid stocking any toys at all so I don't think you have to worry about them either even being in most stores or pegwarming the ones they are in.


True. I think the more important thing to note is what's BEHIND those red figures in that picture...I do believe that's an Overload...

I do believe you're right :-?


Wait, have other people not seen him yet?

****. I saw him in a store this past week and didn't think it was a big deal.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby o.supreme » Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:47 pm

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I've seen Overload several times, but not everyone has
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby First-Aid » Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:17 pm

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Dr. Caelus wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:
First-Aid wrote:
Grahf_ wrote:Most stores avoid stocking any toys at all so I don't think you have to worry about them either even being in most stores or pegwarming the ones they are in.


True. I think the more important thing to note is what's BEHIND those red figures in that picture...I do believe that's an Overload...

I do believe you're right :-?


Wait, have other people not seen him yet?

****. I saw him in a store this past week and didn't think it was a big deal.


Crap, I've been waiting on BBTS to send my pre-order while the dang thing is out on stores??? :-(
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby o.supreme » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:33 pm

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Emerje wrote:
First-Aid wrote:I hope most stores avoid these figures. Otherwise, they will eat up shelf space and prevent ACTUAL Transformers from being stocked. I can see RED figures clogging up shelves for months....

This is Walmart we're talking about, they don't have a clue how to manage the Transformers section. They could be selling WfC Battlemasters, but instead they're selling those same Guardian figures they've been selling off and on for nearly 10 years and a whole column of pegs worth at that! I hope the RED line is replacing those and not another Transformers line.

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That would make sense since the RED figures are basically just more expensive guardian toys in a package ;)
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Emerje » Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:16 am

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o.supreme wrote:Besides, you know there's inevitably going to be some sort of exclusive that will be extremely limited, and cost a ton of money, that wont be obtainable for completists like myself. So just sparing myself some anxiety in advance.

Soooo... a double exclusive? :-? The line is already exclusive to Walmart, not sure what they could do to make it any more exclusive than that. Robot Points? ;)

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby blackeyedprime » Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:22 am

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RED might be a timed exclusive to walmart, lots of companys are forgetting to state that recently (or maybe thats just Sony :P) like MOTU origins was.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Regimus Prime » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:56 am

I found the entire wave at my local Walmart. I can’t say I’m overly impressed with these. Non transforming Transformers tend to be a head scratcher for most collectors with the exception of Sideshow, Prime1, PCS statues and those wonderful creations from Threezero (formerly ThreeA), because they serve more aesthetic purposes. Meanwhile these are clearly channeling a nostalgic G1 Sunbow animated series homage. I like the idea of them but wish Hasbro had given them the better sculpt and paint treatment (cell shading anyone?) like the Black Series, Legends and now the 6” Joe Classified series are benefitting from. Besides their articulation, I don’t feel there’s a great deal more separating them from their Titan Guardian vinyl figure counterparts. The plus side is for those that love the G1 cartoon accuracy of MP-36 and MP-44 and wouldn’t transform those figures anyway but can’t afford the MP premium price tag of those aforementioned offerings. These are a smaller, far cheaper alternative that can display nicely on a desk. I own both of the previously mentioned MP leaders but couldn’t help but to pick up R.E.D Optimus and Megatron because I am impressed with their box art and packaging, and really my nostalgia itch always drives me to pick up G1 inspired offerings of them especially when I can buy them together on the same hunt. :BOT:
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:28 am

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I have to ask. Do therese figures feel like thay are made out of "rubbers", or are they hard plastics?
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby First-Aid » Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:19 am

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-Kanrabat- wrote:I have to ask. Do therese figures feel like thay are made out of "rubbers", or are they hard plastics?


I snickered when I read this. :-?
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:57 am

Motto: "Love it? GET IT!
It's that simple."
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First-Aid wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:I have to ask. Do therese figures feel like thay are made out of "rubbers", or are they hard plastics?


I snickered when I read this. :-?


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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby First-Aid » Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:33 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:
First-Aid wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:I have to ask. Do therese figures feel like thay are made out of "rubbers", or are they hard plastics?


I snickered when I read this. :-?


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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby blackeyedprime » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:41 am

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Has cheetor and arcee convertRED anyone on them yet? :p ill have to wait to see the final figures if the first lot is anything to go by but they look a lot better and the articulation looks like it can support the weapons.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:52 am

Motto: "Love it? GET IT!
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I want a RED Arcee. Because this time, she won't need a backpack and will be the most screen accurate ever, beating even the MP.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby william-james88 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:13 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:I want a RED Arcee. Because this time, she won't need a backpack and will be the most screen accurate ever, beating even the MP.


Not really sure she could be considered the most screen accurate ever if the one on screen could transform into a car while this one woldn't.

Anyways, here are the reveals. That Cheetor feels BEYOND useless.

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:21 pm

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What the--?! Why is Cheetor... BROWN?!
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:29 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:What the--?! Why is Cheetor... BROWN?!


Uhm... o dear. They must have based him off of an incorrect color chart, namely that of the Telemocha release:

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:07 pm

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That Prime Arcee is absolutely fabulous! :x

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:14 pm

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Cheetor is a pass, the Kingdom one looks better and transforms.

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Video Reviews of Transformers RED Wave 1

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:06 pm

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Greetings Seibertronians! [url=h]Enjoy the RED reveals from Pulsecon this past weekend[/url]? Well to tide you over till Prime Arcee hits Walmart's shelves, fellow Seibertron user and toy reviewer, Chuckdawg1999, has created a video review showing off all the wave 1 releases of the line. This includes G1 versions of Optimus Prime, Megatron and Soundwave. Be warned though as his thoughts may make you think twice.

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:If the RED Series was made by any other company it would be a fantastic line of articulated robot figures. The problem is the RED Series is made by Hasbro, the company that set the standard of what articulated 6" scale figures should be. In that case, the first three RED Series figures fall short of what they should be. Yes, they're fun, but they're just not what I was expecting and probably not what you were.




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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:21 pm

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"Soft rubberry plastics".

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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby o.supreme » Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:10 pm

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Not surprised, this seems to be in line with other reviews I've seen.

Chuck- was there any indication of slipperyness or a "film" on the plastic of these figures? Also be fortunate your Prime had straight antenna, I've seen some bent in package.
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Re: Transformer RED Series

Postby Emerje » Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:00 pm

Motto: "*Shrug*"
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-Kanrabat- wrote:"Soft rubberry plastics".

Thanks Chuck. Now I know and I can finally say that's what I expected.

To be fair, don't all of Hasbro's 6" figures have that plastic?

So far nothing in the RED line looks as good as Prime Arcee, hope they don't screw her up too much for the final figure.

Cheetor, colors aside, that face sculpt is kinda awful with those long slit eyes. Really should have opened them more. Hopefully when they repaint it into Tigatron they do some new sculpting. But how will Kingdom Cheetor look with this gun?

Really bummed out that the line has no sense of scale when all of the other 6" lines do. No scale, no BAF, no license fees, same price and a really half hearted attempt with this line. I'll probably just get Optimus and Megatron and call it good.

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