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#1 News Team

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:10 PM

http://tformers.com/...e.php?sid=13876

Windburn with Darkgrey



Steelshot with Beacon:



Darkstream with Razorbeam:


Protectobots with Stakeout:


Destrons with Crankcase:

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

Huh. Not the expected drones.


...are the tank and APC even recolored?

Edited by Esser-Z, 09 July 2010 - 01:13 PM.


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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:14 PM

On first glance, the Protectobot APC and Tank seem weird. But that's only because we're used to G1. "Protect" doesn't necessarily mean rescue vehicles. You can protect things with armored vehicles too!

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:15 PM

Woo, I really like the Destron team. Great colors there.
The protectobots are ok. It's weird having a jet, tank thing, and half-track thing on a rescue team.
The other repaints look ok, but nothing special there.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:19 PM

Interesting that they switched the Minicons entirely around. Especially since Darkstream can't hold Razorbeam in axe mode. Really. I've tried.

Loving putting Caliburst with Searchlight tho. Great combo there.

I love the Destrons, but the Protectobots are kinda awkward. I would have preffered the arm jet and the jeep to go with them, but I suspect Hasbro wanted to mix up the limbs a bit more.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:19 PM

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The protectobots are ok. It's weird having a jet, tank thing, and half-track thing on a rescue team.

But are they a rescue team. Sure, the G1 dudes were all vehicles... but what in the name 'Protectobots' forces them to be rescue? They're protectors. Tanks serve that role.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:21 PM

I loved the Destron Team at BotCon and I love them even more now. It helps that I think Huffer is the best PCC figure.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:24 PM

Yeah, it's the Blue Angels jet that's out of place. They don't do any protecting at all; they just fly around looking pretty! icon-fire.gif

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:25 PM

I like that Beacon's gun-arm is painted. Nice asymmetrical detail.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:27 PM

It does look like the Caliburst minicon goes better with the Backwind scout. Least, IMO.
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:29 PM

So ... the Destrons are all black repaints? Really?

I'm kinda surprised to be saying this, but it looks kinda ... boring.
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:29 PM

QUOTE(Rhinox @ Jul 9 2010, 02:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It does look like the Caliburst minicon goes better with the Backwind scout. Least, IMO.


Psst. Backwind's the Minicon. Searchlight is the Scout.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:29 PM

The Huffer mold looks amazing in the Dark Convoy colors. Destrons are a must buy.

I didn't know they were going to swap the commanders and 5-pack leaders. Makes it easier to skip the Skyburst recolor as he's the weakest of Wave 1 IMO.

I'm liking this line more and more. It's great to have so much "fiddle value" in such small toys.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:30 PM

Ah, so I guess Bombshock's repaint ISN'T Bludgeon influenced like I thought from the slides at Botcon.

Not really into any of these new colors, so I'm glad I already picked up Bombshock. At least they can split up the Minicons and drones in any way they want so everything isn't completely a straight up repaint.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:30 PM

QUOTE(News Team @ Jul 9 2010, 02:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Darkstream with Razorbeam:


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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:34 PM

Man, the Protectobots have virtually all my least favorite limbs. But Stakeout looks So. Damn. Nice.

I'm going completionist on this line, I just know I am.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:34 PM

These all just went up for pre-order at BBTS.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:35 PM

Stakeoooooooooooooooooooooooooooout icon-silverbolt.gif

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:36 PM

I do find it disturbing that 3/5 of the Protectobots are vehicles of destruction.

All of these look nice, but I'm perfectly happy with the versions I already own. Gotta save that dough for the Dinobots!
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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:39 PM

QUOTE(Suspsy @ Jul 9 2010, 02:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I do find it disturbing that 3/5 of the Protectobots are vehicles of destruction.

Well, you can protect people without providing medical/fire rescue services.


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