Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 5:46pm CST

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Robots in Disguise fans looking for new Mini-Cons will be happy to note that the 1st wave of Mini-Con Battle Packs have been found at retail. Sideswipe comes with Anvil while Optimus Prime comes with Bludgeon and each contains translucent pieces which can attach to Optimus Prime and Sideswipe as armor or combine into a larger weapon. These were found at Toys R Us in Westland, MI for $14.99 each by Seibertron Podcaster Tigertrack. Interesting to note that in the Official Images, Bludgeon was referred to as Doomitron.

Transformers News: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail

Transformers News: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail

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Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749081)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 19th, 2015 @ 7:01pm CST
william-james88 wrote:And delicious
That's only four syllables, though.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749082)
Posted by Cobotron on December 19th, 2015 @ 7:21pm CST
Sweet! Gimme dem Battle Packs!
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749088)
Posted by william-james88 on December 19th, 2015 @ 8:28pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
william-james88 wrote:And delicious
That's only four syllables, though.


I had forgotten "it's". Corrected!
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749338)
Posted by no-one on December 21st, 2015 @ 9:50am CST
Howdy, fellow Seibertronians. Following the first in store sighting of Robots in Disguise Minicon Battle Packs; Cobotron has sent us some out of package images and size comparisons of Optimus Prime vs Blugeon. We get a good look at Optimus Prime armored up and of the combined weapon. Prime stands a little taller than the current legends class figures, making him more in line with the scout class of old. When you're done with these new images refresh your memory of the rest of the RID line here.

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Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749340)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 21st, 2015 @ 9:51am CST
Oh Will :lol: :lol:

I managed to snag 1-step Springload over the weekend, and got Jazz as a Christmas gift too. For being underpainted, Jazz is still very cool, and I love little Springload. He looks mean and he really does look like a frog. And I can't stop singing "Ribbits in disguise" :lol: :BOT:
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749342)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 21st, 2015 @ 9:57am CST
That Prime does look pretty cool armored up, and he's a bit bigger than I expected. interesting thing we have here :BOT:
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749375)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 21st, 2015 @ 11:31am CST
So, he's bigger than a Generations Legends class figure? Ladies and gentlemen, the Basic/Scout class has finally returned!

Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749381)
Posted by Cobotron on December 21st, 2015 @ 11:54am CST
Sabrblade wrote:Ladies and gentlemen, the Basic/Scout class has finally returned!
Hallelujah! :KREMZEEK:

Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Ya, Maybe. People poo poo ball joints. But I don't get it. Ball joints are what made Beast Wars such great toys... IMO.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749386)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 21st, 2015 @ 11:59am CST
Fellow Seibertronians, yours truly has spotted the new wave of 1-step changers, featuring Springload, Quillfire, and the new Bumblebee mold at Walmart! This image only shows the Bee mold and the Quillfire figure, but Springload was present and was picked up by said member before this picture was taken. So head on out to your local Walmart's and begin to look as these guys are bound to show up en masse soon!
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Still on the Robots in Disguise topic, our very own Scotty P found 3-Step Thunderhoof/Blizzard Strike Drift at US retail. They were found at Toysrus in Raleigh NC for $22.99 each.

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Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749391)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:03pm CST
Cobotron wrote:
Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Ya, Maybe. People poo poo ball joints. But I don't get it. Ball joints are what made Beast Wars such great toys... IMO.
Exactly. And even though this Optimus's shoulders aren't ball joints, they still look to be a whole lot better than the Warrior's, whose shoulder joints are some of the worst ones I have ever encountered.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749396)
Posted by Hellscream9999 on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:09pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Cobotron wrote:
Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Ya, Maybe. People poo poo ball joints. But I don't get it. Ball joints are what made Beast Wars such great toys... IMO.
Exactly. And even though this Optimus's shoulders aren't ball joints, they still look to be a whole lot better than the Warrior's, whose shoulder joints are some of the worst ones I have ever encountered.


When did this ever happen? He seemed like a great figure - apart from the mis-assembled thighs
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749400)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:12pm CST
Hellscream9999 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Cobotron wrote:
Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Ya, Maybe. People poo poo ball joints. But I don't get it. Ball joints are what made Beast Wars such great toys... IMO.
Exactly. And even though this Optimus's shoulders aren't ball joints, they still look to be a whole lot better than the Warrior's, whose shoulder joints are some of the worst ones I have ever encountered.


When did this ever happen? He seemed like a great figure - apart from the mis-assembled thighs
The Warrior's shoulders are absolutely terrible. Aside from their ability to rotate (which every shoulder ought to do anyway), they are stuck in a completely static position with no mobility at all.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749402)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:15pm CST
Hellscream9999 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Cobotron wrote:
Also, looks like a much better figure than the Warrior.
Ya, Maybe. People poo poo ball joints. But I don't get it. Ball joints are what made Beast Wars such great toys... IMO.
Exactly. And even though this Optimus's shoulders aren't ball joints, they still look to be a whole lot better than the Warrior's, whose shoulder joints are some of the worst ones I have ever encountered.


When did this ever happen? He seemed like a great figure - apart from the mis-assembled thighs

What he's saying is that the shoulders on the Warrior had to use the transformation joint to actually move up and down, whereas this one has a ball joint under the armor to move, making it look a bit more natural. Now mind you I still love my warrior but I can see where that nitpick about the transformation joint also being the shoulder vertical movement being a wee bit of a pain :BOT:
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749407)
Posted by Cobotron on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:21pm CST
The hands on the Warrior are a little goofy too.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749416)
Posted by no-one on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:27pm CST
Yeah, it takes a little creativity when posing Warrior OP.

As far as his hands, youtuber peaugh put a nice lil mod for those. I've done it and very happy with the results.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749420)
Posted by Optimum Supreme on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:33pm CST
Optimus looks okay with the armor, but without it his chest just looks ridiculously bad.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749421)
Posted by Hellscream9999 on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:33pm CST
I see, well, guess I'm kinda glad I skipped the arctic regurgitation of him then :-?
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749423)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:34pm CST
Optimum Supreme wrote:Optimus looks okay with the armor, but without it his chest just looks ridiculously bad.
I blame unpaintable plastic.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749429)
Posted by Cobotron on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:39pm CST
carytheone wrote:Yeah, it takes a little creativity when posing Warrior OP.

As far as his hands, youtuber peaugh put a nice lil mod for those. I've done it and very happy with the results.
Ya, I keep meaning to look into this mod.
Re: Robots In Disguise Mini-Con Battle Packs Found at Retail (1749435)
Posted by no-one on December 21st, 2015 @ 12:45pm CST
Cobotron wrote:
carytheone wrote:Yeah, it takes a little creativity when posing Warrior OP.

As far as his hands, youtuber peaugh put a nice lil mod for those. I've done it and very happy with the results.
Ya, I keep meaning to look into this mod.
Look no farther.


I used a pocket knife and a file on my pocket multitool. One side came out like a factory job, they other is a loosey goosey, but holds just fine.

If you're still a little nervous, I can pop him apart again tonight and send ya some close up pics and point out which one is better.

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