Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

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Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby El Duque » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:22 am

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The Planet Iacon facebook page has posted a prototype image of what appears to be a Cybertronian Cliffjumper or Bumblebee. They aren't sure if it's an upcoming third-part offering or a custom, check him out below.


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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Powermaster Jazz » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:32 am

Talk about ridiculous. We already got a Cybertronian BB and CJ
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby synthetik » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:38 am

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Is it that hard to hide that panel that hides the head? It's such a turn off.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby New Omen » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:29 am

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He sends out more of a mecha vibe than a Tansformer. Like he's a grunt Mech from some anime I haven't seem. :-?

I appreciate the effort that goes into something like this but it doesn't interest me. I wish third party's would focus on making Characters we don't already have.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby griftimus prime » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:56 am

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30 bucks or less. or no deal
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Doctor McGrath » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:06 am

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This is kind of cool. I'd like to see more.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Requiem Prime » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:12 am

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Interesting. Robot mode looks nice. The dude looks deluxe class. Unless this is a surprise HasTak they actually managed to not talk about, I think we can kiss $30 goodbye. I hope it's a big name so I can order one. It's not too on the nose if Hasbro never intended to develope one, right?

Powermaster Jazz wrote:Talk about ridiculous. We already got a Cybertronian BB and CJ
You mean the WFC version? Unless I'm mistaken, this would be the G1 cybertronian mode. The elongated saucer thing?
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby worldsgreatest » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:25 am

Yes! If this turns out to be a bigger version of the Episode 1 Bumblebee, then I'm all over it. Follow it up with an episode one Wheeljack and Seekers, and my dreams will have come true.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:46 am

Kinda glad this isn't something I want. I'm getting tired of paying $100 per figure.

Not that this doesn't look great. But there's just too much that I want out there between the new MPs ALONE.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Nemesis Destron » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:57 am

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Powermaster Jazz wrote:Talk about ridiculous. We already got a Cybertronian BB and CJ


Yeah HasTak aren't the only ones that make stupid ass decisions on what figures to produce, clearly 3rd Party groups have their share of brain-farts.


amcgrath929 wrote:This is kind of cool. I'd like to see more.


So then there it is! :VEHI:
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Rated X » Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:16 am

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Looks good to me !!!

If it were a Hasbro product, all the haters would jump on the bandwagon and add it to their collection of 101 different Bumblebees.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Mkall » Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:18 am

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Don't really need it. Looks decent though.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby F Prime » Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:20 am

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Powermaster Jazz wrote:Talk about ridiculous. We already got a Cybertronian BB and CJ


Yeah HasTak aren't the only ones that make stupid ass decisions on what figures to produce, clearly 3rd Party groups have their share of brain-farts.


Above, it was mentioned that this may not be the WFC Bumblebee, but it may represent the first toy with Bumblebee's More than Meets the Eye Part 1 mode. If this is the case my feelings on this figure change greatly.


Requiem Prime wrote:Unless I'm mistaken, this would be the G1 cybertronian mode. The elongated saucer thing?
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Flux Convoy » Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:02 am

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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby T-Macksimus » Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:33 am

WOW, way to attack the 3rd party manufacturers without so much as having a shred of evidence. Did it occur to any of you to look past the robot and check out the background. That's a table full of customs behind that bot. This figure was probably made for the enjoyment of the customizer or maybe at the request of a private party as a commissioned piece. If this, in fact, is the case (and I'd lay money it probably is) then this person has done one damn fine job. :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE:

Now for all those of you who think this is a 3rd party piece bound for mass release and who decided to dump all over it...I'm impressed by your arrogance but contrary to popular belief you are not the center of the universe and are likely not the intended target purchaser for this figure so your rude comments were utterly selfish and pointless. :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby PaxCybertron82 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:49 am

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Um, I think its fantastic if they're aiming for a War Within design. WFC Bee and Cliff are kinda dumb looking to me, with their big fat bellies and all that. I love my Classics Bee, but I'm not paying 90 bucks for Cliffjumper, so if this is an alternative that looks good, then bingo, take my money please. :BOT:
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Urchie » Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:12 am

I saw a 'War Within' Optimus Prime a while ago in the Titanium series.

Prototype for this 'War Within' Bumblebee looks pretty cool, though it'd be better without the flap behind the head!
Then again, this is the prototype, so hopefully that problem will be resolved if this figure gets released!
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby PaxCybertron82 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:14 am

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Well the Titanium War Within figures are kind of lacking. Of the several I've picked up the only one I really liked and have kept is Sun Storm. The rest, i.e. Prime, were kind of rubbish.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby kirbenvost » Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:36 am

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I think it looks pretty amazing. Really well-sculpted. Whether it's a custom or a third party product, it's really great work, but if it's a third party product, I don't need it.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:13 pm

Rated X wrote:Looks good to me !!!

If it were a Hasbro product, all the haters would jump on the bandwagon and add it to their collection of 101 different Bumblebees.

In fairness, though, it wouldn't be $100 if it were made by Hasbro.

Not that I dumped on it, but ...
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby PaxCybertron82 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:16 pm

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That's a fair point. As much as I would want to pick this up, I'm not spending more than 30 bucks. My wallet's kinda getting sick of me kicking it in the b*lls with 100+$ purchases from 3rd party companies. (But that's not saying I'm going to stop...lol).
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Requiem Prime » Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:08 pm

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Gauntlet101010 wrote:
Rated X wrote:Looks good to me !!!

If it were a Hasbro product, all the haters would jump on the bandwagon and add it to their collection of 101 different Bumblebees.

In fairness, though, it wouldn't be $100 if it were made by Hasbro.

Not that I dumped on it, but ...


I really don't think it would be $100 (assuming this is even coming). We've been seeing it a lot, but there's been small voyager or better, two-packs (albeit a little high for 3rd party scouts), and another Arcee because every damn Arcee has been 100+.
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby horus » Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:35 pm

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War Within .. INSTANT BUY!!!!!!!! :APPLAUSE:

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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Vicalliose » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:11 pm

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Pretty good looking. Always love designs from war within, hell the best thing a fan company could do for me is do some justice to Optimus from War Within, which FP is coming comfortably close to. But we already have a bazillion BBs on the market. What's the point in this?

Edit: I just noticed that the hips could be flipped the other way around judging by the joint they're on. Since when did fan companies start mis-transforming their own stuff?
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Re: Third-Party Cybertronian Cliffumper/Bumblebee?

Postby Gandalf » Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:08 pm

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I hope it's a 3rd party product. As I've said before, I would love to have a G1/MTMTE/WW Cybertronian Bumblebee. This looks nice, even if it is just a custom.

Vicalliose wrote:Pretty good looking. Always love designs from war within, hell the best thing a fan company could do for me is do some justice to Optimus from War Within, which FP is coming comfortably close to. But we already have a bazillion BBs on the market. What's the point in this?


You want a War Within Optimus Prime? At least you already have the option of a WW OP made by Hasbro. The point is that fans want a WW/Cybertronian Bumblebee, and Hasbro isn't likely to tackle it. And they certainly won't touch a Volkswagen version. So G1 Bumblebee fans can only hope for 3rd parties to offer these versions, and therefore those versions are obviously the best way for a 3rd party to take advantage of a fan-favorite, money-making character.
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