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In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 7:51AM CDT

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Thanks to Notrab on Weibo, we have new in hand images of some big ticket Transformers items soon coming our way.

They have in hand images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and the Target Exclusive Target Optimus and Bullseye set. Of course, these images are enhanced with filters, to make the toys look as good as possible. We go get good shots of all of Tidal Wave's many modes. Enjoy!

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

Transformers News: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More

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Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178226)
Posted by Overcracker on March 27th, 2024 @ 9:14am CDT
Corporate Prime looks so Evil.... I mean .. it kind of makes sense. :DANCE:

Tidal Wave looks amazing. If only I had the space for him.

Magmatron's rocking a kick ass electric guitar. :michaelbay: :michaelbay:
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178227)
Posted by DeathReviews on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:02am CDT
Well, it's nice to know that the designers haven't lost their ability to use the crappy "robot slipped on a bar of soap" base mode...

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Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178228)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:11am CDT
DeathReviews wrote:Well, it's nice to know that the designers haven't lost their ability to use the crappy "robot slipped on a bar of soap" base mode...

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Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178229)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:26am CDT
Overcracker wrote:Tidal Wave looks amazing. If only I had the space for him.
If you really loved him, you'd make space for him. In your home and in your heart. :x :lol:
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178231)
Posted by Seibertron on March 27th, 2024 @ 12:50pm CDT
Man that base mode certainly has Fortress Maximus city base mode vibes to it! :-?
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178232)
Posted by partholon on March 27th, 2024 @ 2:09pm CDT
just back from having a root about SMYTHS in dublin.

theres an absolute RAKE of leader blitzwings in for 27.99 euro

https://www.smythstoys.com/ie/en-ie/toy ... e/p/225321

which is a great deal.

i presume its the same in the UK with a price about £25 or so. dunno where they came from as he's been absent for an age now.

also TITAN class Nemisis has been reduced to €150. but its pretty much sold out everywhere so thats worth feck all.

theres ONE left in my local (even though the website says its NOT there :) ) and im tempted to chance another reduction to 100 but TBH its not that bad a price now so may pick it up.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178235)
Posted by o.supreme on March 27th, 2024 @ 4:09pm CDT
That is a great deal. IN North America, to my knowledge, there hasn't been any reduction in prime on The nemesis. Its sold out at most places. BBTS is taking pre-orders for retail price at $199.99, for anothjer order expected any time, but they've been known to get late orders on Titans (That's How I got Omega Supreme) .

The cheapest 3rd party seller on Amazon is asking $300 :shock:
Cheapest on eBay currently has multiple bidders at $162 + 53.05 shipping. So... People are paying above retail for Titan Nemesis less than a year after its release.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178236)
Posted by Dino-Snarl on March 27th, 2024 @ 4:24pm CDT
Gimme!
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178240)
Posted by william-james88 on March 27th, 2024 @ 7:31pm CDT
Target is getting another 4 pack this year, as we've gotten in the previous three years. And we now know what it includes thanks to some leaked images.

The content of the exclusive pack are:

  • G1 Squeezeplay based on the Titans Return Mindwipe mold
  • Prime Cliffjumper, based on the Legacy Chase retool
  • Cyberverse Tarn, based on the Legacy Tarn mold (seems to just be a redeco)
  • Orange BW Tarantulas, referencing the early toy ads and cross sell images, based on the Kingdom Tarantulas mold (sporting the robot head rather than the mutant head)

This is meant to be officially revealed tomorrow.

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Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178241)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on March 27th, 2024 @ 7:38pm CDT
Let me see, 3 wants and a meh on another Tarn, but I like it overall. If ti stays under $80 like the troop builder set, I'm in.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178242)
Posted by Sowndwave76 on March 27th, 2024 @ 7:42pm CDT
Wow… That is an easy, easy pass.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178243)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on March 27th, 2024 @ 7:47pm CDT
All I want is Cliffjumper and Squezeplay. Hate sets like this, it's hard to justify the expense.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178244)
Posted by Overcracker on March 27th, 2024 @ 8:01pm CDT
Cliffjumper is a definite yes.
Tarn looks pretty good.
The other 2 do nothing for me.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178245)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on March 27th, 2024 @ 8:12pm CDT
P. Cliff is all around PERFECT. That's a small miracle for a Legacy Prime figure. Too bad it's in a 4 pack where I don't give a single F about the others.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178246)
Posted by Razorbeast88 on March 27th, 2024 @ 8:20pm CDT
Dammit. I really want that cliffjumper. That would be the definitive version of him in my collection

But the others are a waste of space and money for me. Money is one thing but I really am tight on space and want to stick only with characters I'm really attached to and versions of them I want most

Extra spiderbot and ugly monster guy, fine I guess. But Tarn bothers me the most. I already have the other version with the better paint job. That one I can't even do mental gymnastics to justify in my head.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178247)
Posted by Emerje on March 27th, 2024 @ 8:43pm CDT
Interesting set, Squeezeplay and Cliffjumper are the most interesting for me.

Tarn is interesting, but to really look like his Cyberverse self they should have replaced the clear red plastic with teal so his face can look like this:

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Even if it says Tarn on the box instead of "Perfect Decepticon" I'm sure there'll be people who will complain about not being able to army build him.

I don't like clear plastic, but Tarantulas would be perfect if only they used clear orange plastic instead of opaque.

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I'm surprised they went with those pre-production colors and not actual toy colors like they did with Blackarachnia. Considering we aren't likely to get an Earthrise Tarantulas I would have liked to have seen this mold colored like that (which is basically his Transmetal colors).

Emerje
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178248)
Posted by cloudballoon on March 27th, 2024 @ 9:31pm CDT
It's CJ & Squeezeplay for me. I still love my 1st Ed. TFP CJ, but its ball joints are all loose, so if I get this set one of them will be repainted into Dark Energon corrupted CJ.

Costs too much for a PO, and me being in Canada, TRU don't even do PO so that's moot. I'll wait for a clearance.

However, IF Hasbro included a set of alt-heads somehow for all 4 bots, THAT is a different story and worthy of a bought on sight.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178251)
Posted by Quantum Surge on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:47pm CDT
Pretty sure Tarantulas came out in Legacy Year 1. But this set feels more like a "screw it, let's throw them in a single set" vibe than past multipacks. But I do like CJ and Squeezeplay the most.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178252)
Posted by Rtron on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:50pm CDT
This feels like a bit of a shitty attitude from the leakers. These are supposed to be shown tomorrow and they leak them like 12 hours before? It's a bit weird.

I dig Tarantula's prototype colors, toy colors wouldn't have made any sense since those aren't too different from the show ones, so glad they went that way with the recolor for this mold. Plus, most people can't get their hands on a prototype, while there's a chance to have the original figure. Rhinox and Rattrap are the only ones who haven't been reused so far, right? I hope they do either Dark Designs or Fox Kids colors for Rhinox; and Packrat for Rattrap... Or maybe Arcee, lol.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178253)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 27th, 2024 @ 10:53pm CDT
It's... It's NINJA TARANTULAS!!!
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178255)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:01am CDT
No one on Seibertron wanted an updated Squeezeplay more than me, but sweet Primus, how did he end up looking so much better than his original toy in bot mode, but like some sort of giant custom Kreon in creature mode? Oh well, you can't have everything.

And I am suddenly so happy I never shelled out for Tarn online after never seeing him in store. Not as happy as the Cybertronian grunt last year made me though; nothing will likely ever top that Target-exclusive 4-pack, the most Buzz-worthy of all time.

CJ is oddly the one I'm most meh about. Legacy screwing the pooch on the aesthetics of Prime characters up until now means that even when Hasbro does one right, it just makes me want to shell out for vintage stuff I never got. Legacy would seriously have to start churning out new Arms Microns to make me give a crap at this point. But he looks good.

Now, as for alternate-reality Tarantulas...does anyone else ever find their mind instantly projects a persona onto a new toy at first sight, and then you can't shake it, no matter how little was ever backing it up? Whatever this Tarantulas's prowess in ninjutsu is, I can't see him as having any of his cartoon counterpart's genius. In fact, he looks so dim-witted that I pity him, and yet IDK why I'm jumping to this conclusion. I think the two factors at play are the similarity to Scorponok's prototype color scheme, and an issue of the unofficial G2 Continued comic that depicted him as wandering the wasteland apparently brain-damaged or something. I'm sure I'll get some other random impression of him once his toy's in hand, and that really will take me back to the good ol' Beast Wars days, when some toys simply exuded personality when handled, most notably both versions of Spittor.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178256)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:10am CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:Now, as for alternate-reality Tarantulas...does anyone else ever find their mind instantly projects a persona onto a new toy at first sight, and then you can't shake it, no matter how little was ever backing it up? Whatever this Tarantulas's prowess in ninjutsu is, I can't see him as having any of his cartoon counterpart's genius. In fact, he looks so dim-witted that I pity him, and yet IDK why I'm jumping to this conclusion. I think the two factors at play are the similarity to Scorponok's prototype color scheme, and an issue of the unofficial G2 Continued comic that depicted him as wandering the wasteland apparently brain-damaged or something. I'm sure I'll get some other random impression of him once his toy's in hand, and that really will take me back to the good ol' Beast Wars days, when some toys simply exuded personality when handled, most notably both versions of Spittor.
He sounds pretty sick to me. ;)
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Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178257)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:54am CDT
Does anyone remember the last time they saw a complete wave, core through leader, at retail at the same time?
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178258)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:56am CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Does anyone remember the last time they saw a complete wave, core through leader, at retail at the same time?
Sure. Legacy Wave 1. :P
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178259)
Posted by Emerje on March 28th, 2024 @ 2:33am CDT
Rtron wrote:This feels like a bit of a poopy attitude from the leakers. These are supposed to be shown tomorrow and they leak them like 12 hours before? It's a bit weird.

Will they show them Thursday? Last stream they said the next stream would focus on media like comics and such.

Emerje
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178261)
Posted by Gauntlet101010 on March 28th, 2024 @ 6:15am CDT
Ooooo, Squeezeplay. He's a childhood TF, so it's a must buy for me. I think that's a new headsculpt too and not the one that came with Wheelie.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178262)
Posted by SGMLordMirage on March 28th, 2024 @ 7:48am CDT
Originally on Hasbro Pulse they had Gears slated on or around July 15th, for a ship date. I just got a notification that my order will ship on or around April 1st now. Thats certainly much better.

SGM
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178263)
Posted by Perceptor1996 on March 28th, 2024 @ 7:51am CDT
As a huge Masterforce fan, I'm really happy to see that Squeezeplay/Cancer comes with the little Browning gun.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178264)
Posted by Razorbeast88 on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:08am CDT
Emerje wrote:
Rtron wrote:This feels like a bit of a poopy attitude from the leakers. These are supposed to be shown tomorrow and they leak them like 12 hours before? It's a bit weird.

Will they show them Thursday? Last stream they said the next stream would focus on media like comics and such.

Emerje


They mentioned product reveals as well
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178265)
Posted by RiddlerJ on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:42am CDT
Why does Squeezeplay have that other set of legs on his back in both modes? Is it really just an ornamental thing this time?
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178266)
Posted by RiddlerJ on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:44am CDT
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178267)
Posted by DeathReviews on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:49am CDT
Easy pass on all of these. Prime Cliffjumper would be nice (or at least an improvement over the pre-existing figures). But not having one won't cause me to fret that my collection is 'missing' anything. But what's taking so long with Leader 86 Swoop? It's bad enough that they bungled Snarl by not making enough figures...
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178268)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:51am CDT
The 4-pack is up on Target.com and they have a spend $75, save $20 Target Circle offer, so a great deal and pre-ordered.

https://goto.target.com/c/1137247/81938/2092?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Ftransformers-l%20...%20A-89629499%3C%2Fa%3E
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178269)
Posted by Grahf_ on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:52am CDT
Got one on Pulse just in case since it was listed there first at 9am.

Still got it on Target (at 9:20 when it went up) though because it's $20 off as the $20 off a $75 toy purchase coupon worked for it. I also used my Red card and had $19 saved up on rewards. So I got the set for only $41.78.

Which means that they'll be sure to cancel my order first chance they get even after I approve the preorder delay. They seem more likely to cancel the preorders when they were put up during a sale. Or rather, that's what it seems like to me anyway.

I've been wanting Squeezeplay forever. That was one of my favorites way back when. It's going to be amazing to finally get a real update that's not just that little T-Rex to wyvern Titanmaster Crashbash from Titans Return or the redecoed Titan/Headmaster Cancer from Takara. Just one more now. Hopefully it won't be two years away again.

The rest are fine I guess.

While I did see why people thought Chase would be used for Prime Cliffjumper, I don't much care for it. It's fine and all, I just though this would make a better RotF Lockdown with how the weapon system works, how the legs work, the parts layout for robot mode, the transformation and so on. Hasbro seems to know that the Star Seekers Lockdown isn't perfect though so maybe it's still in the works. That Chase mold just screamed Lockdown to me when I first got it in hand.

Tarn is Tarn I guess. I have retail Tarn. I now have Cyberverse Tarn. Two if I don't cancel the Pulse preorder which I will as it gets closer to release. I was kinda hoping for RiD Blastwave or Banzaitron from Bludgeon or RiD Megatronus from Tarn or as another retool. Blastwave in particular for this set so Cliffjumper isn't the lone Autobot again.

Tarantulas is cool. Almost looks like Drill Bit or Drillnuts in that shade of brown/orange. Which could work from that mold if they retooled the beast head, the beast legs and swapped the mandibles/robot arms for the horn and drill. Swap another few pieces to get Insecticon and Beetle.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178270)
Posted by Rtron on March 28th, 2024 @ 8:58am CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:No one on Seibertron wanted an updated Squeezeplay more than me, but sweet Primus, how did he end up looking so much better than his original toy in bot mode, but like some sort of giant custom Kreon in creature mode? Oh well, you can't have everything.

And I am suddenly so happy I never shelled out for Tarn online after never seeing him in store. Not as happy as the Cybertronian grunt last year made me though; nothing will likely ever top that Target-exclusive 4-pack, the most Buzz-worthy of all time.

CJ is oddly the one I'm most meh about. Legacy screwing the pooch on the aesthetics of Prime characters up until now means that even when Hasbro does one right, it just makes me want to shell out for vintage stuff I never got. Legacy would seriously have to start churning out new Arms Microns to make me give a crap at this point. But he looks good.

Now, as for alternate-reality Tarantulas...does anyone else ever find their mind instantly projects a persona onto a new toy at first sight, and then you can't shake it, no matter how little was ever backing it up? Whatever this Tarantulas's prowess in ninjutsu is, I can't see him as having any of his cartoon counterpart's genius. In fact, he looks so dim-witted that I pity him, and yet IDK why I'm jumping to this conclusion. I think the two factors at play are the similarity to Scorponok's prototype color scheme, and an issue of the unofficial G2 Continued comic that depicted him as wandering the wasteland apparently brain-damaged or something. I'm sure I'll get some other random impression of him once his toy's in hand, and that really will take me back to the good ol' Beast Wars days, when some toys simply exuded personality when handled, most notably both versions of Spittor.


Tarantula's toy DID have an intelligence of FOUR on his tech specs back in the day. Ninja Tarantulas and Mutant Tigatron! Iconic boxart that never happened duo.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178271)
Posted by TOO MUCH ENERGON! on March 28th, 2024 @ 9:34am CDT
Lmao those last two images of Magmatron look like some kind of ungodly f-ck train.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178272)
Posted by Stormshot_Prime on March 28th, 2024 @ 10:02am CDT
Yet another character that I want trapped in a 5 pack. I think Hasbro is really trying to bankrupt us all. I might just bite the bullet, I need that Squeezeplay. So glad they kept him a Headmaster, makes me a little saltier about Minerva but whatever.

Is that Tarantulas based on the trading card art, or the Tarantulas seen in the pre-show commercials? I hope they release a Blackarachnia in his mold as well.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178276)
Posted by Overcracker on March 28th, 2024 @ 10:44am CDT
Stormshot_Prime wrote:Yet another character that I want trapped in a 5 pack. I think Hasbro is really trying to bankrupt us all. I might just bite the bullet, I need that Squeezeplay. So glad they kept him a Headmaster, makes me a little saltier about Minerva but whatever.

Is that Tarantulas based on the trading card art, or the Tarantulas seen in the pre-show commercials? I hope they release a Blackarachnia in his mold as well.


Pre-show commercials as mentioned by the guys during the stream, even though it's not translucent.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178278)
Posted by Lexomatic on March 28th, 2024 @ 11:00am CDT
I had completely forgotten about Squeezeplay as a G1 Headmaster (1988). I like the general shape and colors (needs an ink wash...) of this version, but the tiny Decepticon sigil on the lower edge of the chestplate is disappointing. This sometimes happens with recent toys -- oodles of molded detail but a paucity of flat surfaces in the usual positions (upper-center chest, shoulders) for tampo'd badging. I suspect lack of coordination between design teams.

The beast mode could make a fun cosplay: boxy, bright colors, an obscure character so you can take liberties to make the design wearable, no worry about articulating a humanoid mouth-plate.

(FWIW, the head design with cobra-hood curving like a cowl over the shoulders resembles the the Invid Regent from Robotech: Sentinels; just add a couple of nose-tendrils and de-emphasize the mouth.)
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178279)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on March 28th, 2024 @ 11:01am CDT
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Which means that they'll be sure to cancel my order first chance they get even after I approve the preorder delay. They seem more likely to cancel the preorders when they were put up during a sale. Or rather, that's what it seems like to me anyway.


We should be just fine in this case. The cancel after approval seemed like it was most prominent for ER and back then the release date was more than 6 months away. The 6 month mark appears to be something in Target's system that jettison's the orders. Since these are due in July, we shouldn't be anywhere close to the 6 month mark

I ordered the troop builder 4 pack last year with a similar sale and that came out just fine.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178282)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 28th, 2024 @ 11:18am CDT
Stormshot_Prime wrote:Is that Tarantulas based on the trading card art, or the Tarantulas seen in the pre-show commercials? I hope they release a Blackarachnia in his mold as well.
They said in the stream that this Tarantulas is meant to go with the Blackarachnia we already got in the previous 4-pack.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178285)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on March 28th, 2024 @ 11:39am CDT
Squeezeplay is the only 1 I really want, though I would take either Cliffy or Tarantulas as well, if someone wants to split a set.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178287)
Posted by Sowndwave76 on March 28th, 2024 @ 11:42am CDT
Just wanted to point out that if you have Target Circle, there's a deal right now for $20 off a $75 toy purchase. And if you have a Red Card, that's another $3 off... So it's possible to get this 4-pk for basically $62.
Not too shabby.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178301)
Posted by Razorbeast88 on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:07pm CDT
Dammit. I'm getting that four pack.
Tarantulas I'll rename and make him a star raider or something

Squeezeplay will go straight to Mayhem for me

Cliffjumper will be the prize

Tarn... I'm just gonna foolishly hope there's an alt head or something
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178302)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:15pm CDT
Razorbeast88 wrote:Dammit. I'm getting that four pack.
Tarantulas I'll rename and make him a star raider or something
According to JTPrime, this Tarantulas was originally going to be in the main Legacy Evolution line before Hasbro decided to just go with a straight rerelease of the normal Legacy Tarantulas, and it would have been a new character named Chimeracon.

Not entirely sure how that name fits since spiders aren't chimeras, but whatever.

Razorbeast88 wrote:Tarn... I'm just gonna foolishly hope there's an alt head or something
We've seen the mold's alternate head. It's Bludgeon, remember? ;)
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178303)
Posted by o.supreme on March 28th, 2024 @ 1:49pm CDT
I honestly wonder if someone at Hasbro saw Spetre Creatives video when I was asking about the 4pack with Fangry a couple of years ago ( why it was a store exclusive instead of a selects release, which he totally botched btw)...and said....yeah well do that again with Squeezeplay. :roll: . I'm glad I don't want these guys, but I feel sorry for those trying to complete them. I guess we'll get Horri-Bull in 2026.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178315)
Posted by bluecatcinema on March 28th, 2024 @ 3:51pm CDT
Squeezeplay and Cliffjumper look pretty good.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178316)
Posted by blackeyedprime on March 28th, 2024 @ 3:59pm CDT
Really dunno on this one. Squeeze play for sure. titan masters are a must for me. Tarn looks okay but IDW stuff is stuff I really dont need at all even under the cyberverse label. Cliffjumper looks fairly good for a modern carbot other than his bots forearms and orange tarantulus is just something I can leave despite wanting toy colours blackarachnia.
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178317)
Posted by Jelze Bunnycat on March 28th, 2024 @ 4:20pm CDT
Oof, Squeezeplay looks rough, being based on Mindwipe... Yeah, I may have to get him as a replacement for the TR Crashbash I lost. Missed out on Fangry tho... Calling Skullcruncher into Horri-Bull/Terri-Bull right here.

Sabrblade wrote:Not entirely sure how that name fits since spiders aren't chimeras, but whatever.


There is an extinct genus of arachnid called Chimerarachne, basically looks like a spider with a tail. Wait a second...
Re: In Hand Images of Legacy United Tidal Wave, Magmatron and More (2178321)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on March 28th, 2024 @ 6:24pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Does anyone remember the last time they saw a complete wave, core through leader, at retail at the same time?
Sure. Legacy Wave 1. :P


Really? All at once, not trickling out?

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