TFSS Jackpot New Head Sculpt Revealed
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 12:17PM CDTCategories: Toy News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque Views: 24,381
Check out his bio and new head design below. Click here to sign up for the TFSS.
"You gotta know when to hold em', and know when to buy em'"
JACKPOT coasts through life with a smile and a firm belief that everything will turn out okay. Because for him, it usually does. No matter how dire the situation, things seem to come out all right in the end. Of course, he realizes that sometimes luck needs a helping hand, and can typically find some way to tilt the odds in his favor... even when he's being chased by a pack of angry DECEPTICONS!
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Posted by Gearslide on August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:10pm CDT
Posted by freetouch on August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:19pm CDT
Gearslide wrote:There's something I've been confused about with these 6 subscription figures: Are they considered to be in the Generations/G1(-ish) continuity? Or do they belong in the continuity that the original tooling of each figure belongs to? Like, is Jackpot from Animated? Or Ultra Mammoth from the Beast Era, and Slipstream from Prime? Or do they all fall under the giant obscure blob of G1 and G1 spin-offs continuity?
I would guess these all just fit under "universe", which is what most figures from tfcc fit under. That way, you can have figures from different series and styles mingle without being to anal about it.
Posted by Bumblevivisector on August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:33pm CDT
There are 2 extra touches FunPub can throw on to win me over though:
1: Toss in a blue/charcoal Laserbeak/Sideman repaint named Sights; yes, I know Jackpot probably won't be able to interact with him in any way besides surfing on his back, like his Action Master could thanks to Sights's pegs lining up with the standard AM foot pegs...
2: In keeping with a gambling motif, his bio MUST attempt to tie him to the Convertors Spies, half of whom turned into casino machines, and a cash register.
Zardak and the Maladroids were already worked into one TF continuity, and sentient gadgets like pinball machines would work perfectly in Animated, either as Transformers or [strike]Sunyak[/strike] Sumdak Industries' creations.
Posted by Blurrz on August 22nd, 2012 @ 2:16pm CDT
Posted by alternator77 on August 22nd, 2012 @ 2:23pm CDT
have to admit it does look good.
Posted by gothsaurus on August 22nd, 2012 @ 2:59pm CDT
I think their making a new head for this is a nice good faith gesture. Props there.
Posted by Sabrblade on August 22nd, 2012 @ 4:09pm CDT
Gearslide wrote:There's something I've been confused about with these 6 subscription figures: Are they considered to be in the Generations/G1(-ish) continuity? Or do they belong in the continuity that the original tooling of each figure belongs to? Like, is Jackpot from Animated? Or Ultra Mammoth from the Beast Era, and Slipstream from Prime? Or do they all fall under the giant obscure blob of G1 and G1 spin-offs continuity?They'll all most likely be sold under the "Transformers: Timelines" label that all Fun Pub figures seem to be sold under nowadays.
Though, fiction-wise, I'd say Slipstream is WFC/Prime, Ultra Mammoth is Beast Era, Jackpot is Animated, Scourge is most likely RiD (unless he's another RiD-homage Wings Universe character), and Circuit and Breakdown are some form of G1.
Posted by Rated X on August 22nd, 2012 @ 8:47pm CDT