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@  Kalidor : (02 December 2016 - 06:24 PM)

Tom Cruise sucks but I really did enjoy Edge of Tomorrow

@  Benbot : (02 December 2016 - 03:57 PM)

What? They made a new Mummy movie and cast Tom Cruise? I love Cruise, but isn't he kind of expensive? Kind of stupid to rely on his star power to boost a new franchise instead of...like...good writing? I hope it had both, but I'm not holding my breath.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 11:36 PM)

Now if only I could get one of my GoG games to work right (well series of games) :(

@  Kalidor : (01 December 2016 - 11:24 PM)

Thanks, I picked it up. Worth it for the soundtrack alone

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 10:01 PM)

GoG is awsome.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2016 - 08:07 PM)

woot woot, thank you kindly!

@  Dekafox : (01 December 2016 - 07:42 PM)

Head's up, GOG has Neverwinter Nights up for free for about another 30 hours or so

@  Verity Carlo : (01 December 2016 - 07:30 PM)

the men who murdered my imaginary friends

@  Locoman : (01 December 2016 - 05:30 PM)

I'm coming, Baby Legs! I'm.... Regular... Legs!

@  Benbot : (01 December 2016 - 04:05 PM)

What are you worried about, come get fake doors!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (01 December 2016 - 02:07 PM)

I just found out that Blue from Blue's Clues is a girl. Whoa.

@  Bass X0 : (01 December 2016 - 01:14 PM)

Holy Magikrap!

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 08:45 AM)

Also, TR Triggerhappy is a good mold.

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 07:34 AM)

I should have said "not staying together", but anyway.

@  unluckiness : (01 December 2016 - 06:50 AM)

My Astrotrain had that but some floor polish on the tabs helped.

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 06:48 AM)

On the subject of recalcitrant TR voyagers, does anyone else have an issue with Sentinel Prime's legs staying together in space-brick mode?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 03:40 AM)

Holy crap or holy carp? ;)

@  BlackMax : (30 November 2016 - 08:41 PM)

...holy crap it works!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 07:14 PM)

Hold the button (orange spot) on his chest and push them down till they click.

@  BlackMax : (30 November 2016 - 06:05 PM)

The horns can never be kept down! \m/. >_< .\m/

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 04:19 PM)

I was about to say.. I have no problem getting him to stay together in any mode. The horns was the worst thing for me. But I got that fixed.

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:26 PM)

...and I just figured that out too

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:24 PM)

Oh, hey, I figured it out. Now if I can just find a way to get his upper and lower body to stay pegged together in robot mode I'll be in business.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 November 2016 - 12:12 PM)

Cold showers.

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:11 PM)

Oh, what's the trick to getting his horns to stay down?

@  unluckiness : (30 November 2016 - 08:26 AM)

Alolan baristas say the darndest things

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 08:26 AM)

I like Alpha trion. Just gotta see if his horns will stay down now that I learned the trick.

@  Robowang : (30 November 2016 - 07:55 AM)

Alpha Trion is awesome. Fun transformation, beefy robot mode, sweet sword, amazing headsculpt, and great colors.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 November 2016 - 05:48 AM)

Why? Alpha Trion is pretty cool, even with some flaws. He reminds me of BW2 designs.

@  unitremover : (29 November 2016 - 11:34 PM)

I should've listened to what everybody else said about Alpha Trion and not gotten lured in by the sweet siren call of a new toy evoking Vector Prime

@  Msol : (29 November 2016 - 10:12 PM)

Hot damn Astrotrain is way better than I was expecting.

@  BlackMax : (29 November 2016 - 06:32 PM)

I would've guessed that unaired theme for Beast Machines.

@  Gizmoboy : (29 November 2016 - 04:11 PM)

yes, Lightbright is correct on that one

@  Lightbright : (29 November 2016 - 01:47 PM)

Boom Boom Pow by the Black Eyed Peas?

@  Bass X0 : (29 November 2016 - 01:36 PM)

Name the song by the lyrics - "I'm a beast when you turn me on, into the future Cybertron"

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2016 - 05:47 AM)

Ultra Matryoska.

@  BlackMax : (29 November 2016 - 04:55 AM)

That'd be CW Ultra Magnus, I would think.

@  Nutjob R/T : (29 November 2016 - 01:22 AM)

Hm. Titans Return Rowboat Girlyman?

@  BlackMax : (28 November 2016 - 09:09 PM)

TR Alpha Trion looks like a Space Marine Primarch. Specifically, I'm thinking Fulgrim.

@  Gryllid : (28 November 2016 - 09:02 PM)

Shop pet-smart. Shop Pet-S-Mart.

@  BlackMax : (28 November 2016 - 08:03 PM)

I understood that.

@  Telly : (28 November 2016 - 06:58 PM)

im gonna open a competing pet store and call it "petsdom". lets see how many people can figure this out lol

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 November 2016 - 06:57 PM)

Skywarp pushes people down stairs.

@  Robowang : (28 November 2016 - 06:52 PM)

Ramjet likes toast.

@  Broadside : (28 November 2016 - 06:39 PM)

"Petsmart" is actually an example of bad Romanisation that's become entrenched in the fandom.

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 November 2016 - 06:27 PM)

No no no, it's SPELT "Petsmart," but it's pronounced "Throatwobbler Mangrove."

@  Dracula : (28 November 2016 - 06:23 PM)

It's pronounced "I can't go here with my wife because she'll cry when she goes to the cat adoption area"

@  MEDdMI : (28 November 2016 - 06:18 PM)

"peat's-may-rtt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 November 2016 - 05:03 PM)

It's pronounced "Petsmart". How else would you say it?

@  Bass X0 : (28 November 2016 - 05:02 PM)

Is "Petsmart" pronounced, "PetsMart" or "PetSmart"?


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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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#2 Esser-Z

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

Huh. Not the expected drones.


...are the tank and APC even recolored?

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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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#6 Esser-Z

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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.

Oh, I will own all these. Oh yes.


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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

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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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