Vintage or New? Which do you prefer?

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Re: Vintage or New? Which do you prefer?

Postby Nemesis Destron » Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:57 am

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Noideaforaname wrote:
Burn wrote:There just seems to be more thought put into them back then. Plus there was a wider variety of characters and molds.

I'd joking retort "how could there be more thought when they simply recycled old toys", but now that I think on it, the original TFs definitely seem more designed to be fun toys rather than how today they are designed to be accurate representations of on-screen characters. You just don't get the quirkier stuff like motorized movement, giant TFs, that certain play value the original Megatron and Shockwave had, Reflector, etc..


What's that kids? Your toys don't look like how they do on tv?

Then use your bloody imagination!

I get some people LIKE that they're "cartoon accurate" ... but it comes at a sacrifice of imagination, and some can be very hit and miss when it comes to the fun of transformation from either far too simplified to far too complicated.



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Re: Vintage or New? Which do you prefer?

Postby Mykltron » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:53 pm

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Modern. The vintage ones lack play value for me as they haven't no pose-ability.
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