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#1 Treadshot 2.0

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:08 PM

First Edition Prime with Targetmasters
another angle

Panic not, my friends. We WILL get another crack at him... and it may even be better, since it seems to be remolded to accept 5mm posts (which lets you mount Targetmasters all over him.)

I'm pretty sure this is also our first clear pic of the targetmasters themselves (not just CGI mock-ups). They are clearly Cliffjumper, Bumblebee, and Prime's weapons.

I must own this.

Edited by Treadshot 2.0, 30 January 2012 - 01:13 PM.


#2 CORVUS

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:13 PM

D'OH!!!! And I just bought an FE Optimus from a Canadian fellow on TFW last night. *lol*

Ah well, I'll buy Blast-Em-Into-Dustimus Prime too icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 30 January 2012 - 01:14 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:16 PM

QUOTE(Treadshot 2.0 @ Jan 30 2012, 01:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


Ok, I didn't have a huge desire for that Prime on his own. But if I can put one of that Minicon on each shoulder and do some color touchups I might just pretend he's PM Prime...


-ZacWilliam, I want to see the minicons as bots now, non CGI...

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:24 PM

Sometimes toys on display at toy shows end up never being released. Just ask any collector of Bandai's SH Figuarts.

Either that or it was just a customized display piece to show off the Mini-Con gimmick, but that wouldn't really explain the additional white stripes...
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:24 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Jan 30 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Either that or it was just a customized display piece to show off the Mini-Con gimmick, but that wouldn't really explain the additional white stripes...


The additional stripes look like stickers, to me.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:29 PM

looks like a bunch of tiny robots planking on optimus

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#7 NightViper

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:33 PM

We've known about this guy since before we knew the weapons were Mini-Cons:

http://www.allspark....t/view/9843/20/

So while the questions about the weapons have been answered, Optimus is still a bit of a mystery.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:34 PM

Want

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:34 PM

those new minicons are totally more coherent weapons than "tiny robots planking on Optimus."

#10 CORVUS

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:35 PM

Indeed. More like Targetmaster partners than Minicons. I like them a lot.

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 30 January 2012 - 01:36 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:40 PM

Yeah. I hope we see a US release for the Targetmasters, but I can't really picture them being released on their own, and I'd hate to see it be one of those "store exclusive bundle with a redeco of a toy you bought a year ago" kind of deals.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:44 PM

I thought we were over Minicons. That Prime looks nice though because of the paint on him. What the US gets won't be anything close to that good.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:46 PM

we are never over minicons

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:48 PM

QUOTE(Daytonus @ Jan 30 2012, 11:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
those new minicons are totally more coherent weapons than "tiny robots planking on Optimus."


*pointing to the yellow one*

Really?

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#15 Daytonus

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:50 PM

"new." That's a PCC. And it's only one of them. So it's not "a bunch."

Edited by Daytonus, 30 January 2012 - 01:50 PM.


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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:53 PM

Eh. The other new silver one on his arm is still clearly a thing with legs sticking off the back

But by now people should know I never was a fan of minicons to begin with icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:54 PM

Curious: do you like Target/Head/Power-masters?

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:00 PM

I wonder how the new Targetmasters will be released.

In a multi-pack?

Individually as exclusives? (seems unlikely with new molds)

Packed with other figures as a partner?

All of them packaged with that Prime (I wish).
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:02 PM

QUOTE(God Fire Convoy @ Jan 30 2012, 10:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Eh. The other new silver one on his arm is still clearly a thing with legs sticking off the back

But by now people should know I never was a fan of minicons to begin with icon-waspy.gif


the PCC looks like a planking robot. But the silver rifle looks like a rifle with an adjustable stock to me. It looks like a REAL WEAPON, as do all the others.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:04 PM

QUOTE(Gryllid @ Jan 30 2012, 11:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah. I hope we see a US release for the Targetmasters, but I can't really picture them being released on their own, and I'd hate to see it be one of those "store exclusive bundle with a redeco of a toy you bought a year ago" kind of deals.

Don't worry, Hasbro made sure to cancel FE Optimus just so that can't happen.



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