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@  Telly : (05 December 2016 - 07:59 PM)

@blackmax-cold leads to snow. snow leads to delayed shipments. delayed shipments lead to a paranoid blackmax. are you SURE you want the cold??

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:41 PM)

:D

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:24 PM)

...TAKE IT!

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:24 PM)

Then make like Bart Simpson and just take it! Take it take it take it take it!

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:18 PM)

..............I ~might~ want all the cold.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:17 PM)

Trust me, you're not getting ALL the cold. You don't want ALL the cold.

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:04 PM)

You guys in Canada have nice weather! I know it! You keep sending all the cold down here to Ohio to dump snow on us.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 05:45 PM)

@Nevermore Wonko and I are in Canada. ;P

@  Robowang : (05 December 2016 - 09:58 AM)

Big random stuff sale just posted in BST - Boxed and loose G1, Japanese magazine exclusives, Botcon stuff, and more

@  Waspinator : (05 December 2016 - 07:03 AM)

LINER FORM

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Momo, Ura, Kin, or Ryu? :D

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 05:00 PM)

But with Tauros you don't really have to worry about cars. ;)

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 04:20 PM)

At least you don't have to clean up after a bike.

@  Bass X0 : (04 December 2016 - 04:19 PM)

Bicycles? That's old school. Riding a Tauros is the thing to do these days.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:15 PM)

On a warm and sunny day, I could reach several dozen stores by bike.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:14 PM)

Lots of small, medium-sized and large cities within a short travelling distance of each other, and decent infrastructure.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:14 PM)

I guess that's the advantage of living in a decentralized major urban region.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:55 PM)

Multiples of each except for Scorch Strike Jetstorm.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:54 PM)

I've seen waves 1-3 of the original torpedo/cyclone/buzzsaw Mini-Cons plus a lone Scorch Strike Jetstorm from wave 4, as well as wave 1 of the Weaponizers.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:33 PM)

I litteraly have to tracel 20 minutes out of town to the next town over if I want to even find the 5 dollar heads. Which of course.. I don't have the money to do *sulks in corner*

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 02:32 PM)

Yeah, still the first wave.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:32 PM)

You have Minicons?

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 02:31 PM)

My Walmart has had three minicons and two Leader Skywarps and nothing else for about three months now.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:31 PM)

No seriously... We have almost an entire aisle of Batman/Superman toys... and from what the stocker has told me...at least 10 more boxes of it in the back.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:30 PM)

Wait.. you have Transformers? Around here it's "MAOR BATMANS!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (04 December 2016 - 02:18 PM)

Probably do

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:10 PM)

Seriously, I get the impression we actually have better distribution here around my part in Germany than most of the US does.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 12:06 PM)

Over 40 minutes of waiting on the phone to find out if they had Galvatron (I was aiming for a price match deal if they did). Along the way, I ended up connecting to two other customers who were waiting to be connected to other departments.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 12:00 PM)

Man, Walmart... that was an adventure of sorts yesterday...

@  wonko the sane? : (04 December 2016 - 11:57 AM)

I saw megatron at walmart, and astrotrain as well. Figured they were in the same case assortment. Now I don't know what to think.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:25 AM)

Still hoping to find Chromedome, and another shot at Rewind. Not part of the sale, but...

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:25 AM)

Wow, didn't even know those were out here yet.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 December 2016 - 11:15 AM)

I got me an astrotrain at that sale! Wanted a megatron too, but didn't find one.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:14 AM)

Went to TRU to take advantage of a 40% off deal they had on Sentinel Prime and Galvatron (I wanted the latter), but they were out of stock before the sale even began. =P Got a raincheck, at least.

@  BlackMax : (04 December 2016 - 08:33 AM)

Huh. Maybe I can figure a way to headcanon IDW Strafe into being AoE Strafe...

@  zephyrX9 : (04 December 2016 - 03:12 AM)

I'm sure under a different artist, she might look like something!

@  Verity Carlo : (04 December 2016 - 01:50 AM)

She....well, I'm not sure what she turns into, but it involves her face splitting in half.

@  Verity Carlo : (04 December 2016 - 01:49 AM)

There was also Strafe for Female Dinobots.

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 11:57 PM)

http://tfwiki.net/mediawiki/images2/3/33/Raptoricon_symbol.jpg

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 11:57 PM)

plus the best faction insignia ever

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 11:27 PM)

but yeah we need toys of those Raptoricons yesterday.

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 11:27 PM)

but BW also set the precedent that the gender of the scanned beast mode doesn't need to match the robot mode...so bright colors are fine ;)

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 11:04 PM)

That WOULD be a very good point, except Slash has got ~all the bright colors~, and in the bird world (which as we all know is also the dino world)rampant bright colors are a male thing.

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 10:56 PM)

There was that one Deluxe raptor mould from AoE....GET ON IT FUNPU....oh. Now I'm sad.

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 10:54 PM)

...I did not know bout this. Maybe I should amend my comment to "we need more female Dinotobts ~who have toys~."

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 10:05 PM)

@BlackMax - did you know about the Raptoricons? Currently they've only been in fan club prose but they have pretty badass designs and are all female.

@  Rycochet : (03 December 2016 - 09:21 PM)

More female dinosaur transformers would be nice, but not specifically dinobots. Never been a fan of adding new guys to that specific subgroup, it feels a bit like when ageing rock bands add new members.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 December 2016 - 09:02 PM)

Wait, swoop isn't a woman?

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 07:44 PM)

Can I just take a moment and declare that we need some female Dinobots? Because we really need some female Dinobots.

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 December 2016 - 05:41 PM)

It was awesome seeing all those heroes together on screen, though. I hope Superman and Martian Manhunter get to participate in the next crossover


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#1 Octavius Prime

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 07:47 PM

Pics available at TFW and also here (via Seibertron).

Only "new" stuff is seeing PRiD Voyagers Starscream and Bulkhead in package, the RC Knock Out and BB in package, the production (not hand-painted) Optimus Maximus, and (maybe?) the Bot Shots 4-pack (Megatron & Optimus w/launchers, green Brawl and another BB. Megatron might be black, but I'm not sure; maybe dark brown. Different paint apps from the normal launcher version, anyway).

Man, I'm gonna buy Optimus Maximus, aren't I?

edit: Apparently there's a Kre-O display, but no close up pics that I've seen yet. Too bad, as I'm sure they showed the new stuff (unless Kre-O isn't the Oz market yet?).

Edited by Octavius Prime, 06 March 2012 - 07:50 PM.


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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:09 PM

Kre-O is here. he just wasn't allowed to take any photos
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And I wasn't allowed to photograph any of the Kreo, as they only had the rough samples that Toyfair Germany was using, not the more polished versions at Toyfair America. (They had packaging there though, so I was able to obtain all the missing details the American Transfan sites had missed while they were more focussed on taking pics of the action figures)
only info we had for kreo was
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Kreo Series 2 - September. Kreo Series 1 - (last year's sets) will continue to ship to stores, but the bigger sets will be at selected chains only, as exclusives. Kreo Devastator set - 4 robots/vehicles (Scrapper, Drillbit, Hightower, Scavenger) with a Devastator Kreon. 560 pieces. Kreo will be more battle & playset themed this year, Vs "build" theme of last year.
http://www.otca.com.au/boards/showthread.php?t=13126

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:15 PM

QUOTE(Goblez @ Mar 6 2012, 08:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kre-O is here. he just wasn't allowed to take any photos
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And I wasn't allowed to photograph any of the Kreo, as they only had the rough samples that Toyfair Germany was using, not the more polished versions at Toyfair America. (They had packaging there though, so I was able to obtain all the missing details the American Transfan sites had missed while they were more focussed on taking pics of the action figures)


only info we had for kreo was

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Kreo Series 2 - September.
Kreo Series 1 - (last year's sets) will continue to ship to stores, but the bigger sets will be at selected chains only, as exclusives.

Kreo Devastator set - 4 robots/vehicles (Scrapper, Drillbit, Hightower, Scavenger) with a Devastator Kreon. 560 pieces.

Kreo will be more battle & playset themed this year, Vs "build" theme of last year.


http://www.otca.com....ead.php?t=13126


Ah, thanks.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:16 PM

tfw is really slooooow for me right now...

edit: but the seibertron link was way better

Edited by gargunkle, 06 March 2012 - 08:18 PM.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:22 PM

And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:24 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 7 2012, 09:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.





I see him as Prime's father. with one of those baby harnesses in the front to hold Baby Cyberverse prime

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:34 PM

Cyber Lizard Jumpstarter? Cool.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:35 PM

I was curious if Optimus Maximus came with any cyberverse figures like the vehicles do, but it looks like it doesn't.
Cool, guess I don't have to hold off on buying a Commander Optimus Prime when I see him.


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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:49 PM

QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Mar 6 2012, 08:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was curious if Optimus Maximus came with any cyberverse figures like the vehicles do, but it looks like it doesn't.
Cool, guess I don't have to hold off on buying a Commander Optimus Prime when I see him.


Yeah, it's a bit weird that he doesn't at least come with a Commander class Optimus repaint, but at least this way you don't get dicked over if you already buy one before getting Maximus.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 09:26 PM

Neat FOC shot cant wait for these guys

And yes Im already buying all the Cyberverse stuff so Metro Prime is so bought

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 10:46 PM

Nice bright shots of everything, I appreciate that.

Very interested in the new, mystery Botshots (Black and Gold Megatron launcher, Green Brawl)
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Posted 06 March 2012 - 11:05 PM

Dammit. Not only do I want Optimus Maximus now, I will have to buy Cyberverse figures to go with him. icon-megs.gif icon-fire.gif

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 11:11 PM

I think I'm now happy with my deluxe Starscream
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 08:45 AM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 7 2012, 01:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.


That it's such an obnoxiously awful toy that really cannot be said to even transform and is still getting released feels like a lot more of a miracle. A dark one.

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 09:10 AM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 6 2012, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.

Yeah I photographed his bio back at Toy Fair 2012, apparently no one read it then...

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 09:23 AM

Optimus Maximus is still maybe a pass. I never did care much for the "stand or sit guys on robot's forearm or shoulder and give them a gun turret" gimmick on the Human Alliance toys, and I don't know if I like it much here either. I have to admit I'm probably a hypocrite though, because I'd probably like it more if the toy looked like Metroplex or Fortress Maximus, and those were G1 Legends all over it. icon-waspy.gif
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 11:08 AM

QUOTE(The Phazer @ Mar 7 2012, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 7 2012, 01:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.


That it's such an obnoxiously awful toy that really cannot be said to even transform and is still getting released feels like a lot more of a miracle. A dark one.

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 6 2012, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.


But we learned that at the US Toy Fair...

http://toyfair12.asm...s/DSC05631.html

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 03:46 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Mar 7 2012, 09:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 6 2012, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.

Yeah I photographed his bio back at Toy Fair 2012, apparently no one read it then...

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I'm not sure why one would need to read the bio to figure that out. The toy is clearly a mecha, not a living TF.

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 04:04 PM

QUOTE(Octavius Prime @ Mar 7 2012, 03:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Mar 7 2012, 09:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Mar 6 2012, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And suddenly, I'm back on board for Optimus Maximus. Dude, it's not actually Optimus Prime, it just looks like him! That in and of itself is some kind of tiny miracle.

Yeah I photographed his bio back at Toy Fair 2012, apparently no one read it then...

Randy


I'm not sure why one would need to read the bio to figure that out. The toy is clearly a mecha, not a living TF.

I'd think the fact that it's designed to interact with a second, smaller Optimus Prime should have been enough, personally...

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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