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@  Ashley : (22 November 2019 - 02:12 AM)

what manufacturer is that? I'm trying to find a US source

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 November 2019 - 10:22 PM)

https://www.smythstoys.com/uk/en-gb/toys/action-figures-and-playsets/other-action-figures-and-playsets/alien-queen/p/185041

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 November 2019 - 10:22 PM)

I've already found the best toy of 2020: a foot tall, fully articulated (20 points) Alien Queen for a fraction of what Neca or anyone else would charge

@  Telly : (21 November 2019 - 09:46 PM)

no minerva toys until i get my devcon :p

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 November 2019 - 08:28 PM)

Paladin keeps saying this every time they reveal another toy of an early character, including the first Earthrise reveals even though that had Micromasters.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2019 - 03:20 PM)

I'll concede the Titan Masters, but Magnus Prime is an existing mold, Liokaiser is a set of repaints, and Metalhawk is a repaint and prominently featured in IDW.

@  Cyoti : (21 November 2019 - 12:14 PM)

And Ginrai aka "Magnus Prime, Metalhawk, "Liokaiser", etc. The real characters that Warden actually doesn't know about are the late EuroUK characters like the Turbomasters/Predators

@  Sabrblade : (21 November 2019 - 11:06 AM)

Warden and Friends did give us a Lione (Sawback) and a Shuffler

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2019 - 07:26 AM)

Or prominently featured in IDW, or an easy repaint of an existing toy.

@  Paladin : (21 November 2019 - 07:12 AM)

was she in the first 3 seasons of the cartoon? If not then she's on no one's list because they don't think she exists.

@  Cyoti : (20 November 2019 - 11:23 PM)

It's probably stuck on the low priority end of Warden's to-do list.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 November 2019 - 10:45 PM)

Because the only full-body Nightbeat was that Bumblebee with a new head one.

@  Bass X0 : (20 November 2019 - 04:14 PM)

Why has there been no new Minerva toys? I’m surprised at Takara. The Titan Master head doesn’t count.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 November 2019 - 01:05 PM)

On my shelf I have Ginrai donning the Star Convoy armor.

@  Liege : (19 November 2019 - 07:42 AM)

That he is.

@  Benbot : (18 November 2019 - 04:01 PM)

And a good boy

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 09:19 AM)

Hound is at least a very good toy.

@  ThunderWear : (18 November 2019 - 09:11 AM)

Hound is the only other one that even comes close to Chromia in my area, and he ships in two separate waves.

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 08:58 AM)

This might be how they finally get rid of all the Chromias. I've not seen a shelfwarmer like that in ages.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 08:26 PM)

It's a good deal if you want a full set of Refraktor (and if they have them at your location)

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Here we can buy two and get one free, but at least two of them are gonna be the same toy, because lol distribution.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 01:01 PM)

In the U.K., it’s more like you but two, you only get one given how expensive they are.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Transformers are Buy 2 Get 1 free at Target this week.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 04:29 AM)

2019 has been one long South Park episode.

@  Sjogre : (16 November 2019 - 10:46 PM)

Okay, that actually sounds pretty fun.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 12:49 PM)

It was set in the forties, featured Nazi's as the villains and had Kiko fight mostly Ice Age animals and a mythical dragon that now ruled the island guarding Kongs treasure.

@  Paladin : (15 November 2019 - 11:37 AM)

and it was ALSO eleven hours long.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 10:55 AM)

In a alternate reality Peter Jackson made Son of Kong.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 November 2019 - 09:30 AM)

To be fair to boba: everyone else to go into the sarlacc was a sacrifice. Stripped almost naked and tossed, and didn't have body armor, a jetpack and a weapon.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.


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#1 Cat

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 12:43 PM

I've shown some pics of their first figure (pre-orders up soon) a few times, and they've always received a good response. Mecha Workshop consists of Valent Wang, and Don Figueroa, the ex-Transformers artist. The first mech is called the Bellerophon, and can be seen in prototype form here: http://www.allspark....llerophon-pics/

 

We've just posted an exclusive look at upcoming designs and comic work, done by ANOTHER former Transformers artist, EJ Su. That is available right here, and is well worth a look, as it contains mechs, humans, and tiny robots with big guns: http://www.allspark....u-to-the-p-e-t/

 

Finally, there was a slight delay on pre-orders, which was posted here: http://www.allspark....ightly-delayed/

 

There's going to be a lot happening for this line over the next month, and the Bellerophon looks absolutely fantastic, and should slide right in with most mecha collections. First up is the Bellerophon with over 70POA, the included 2.5 inch pilot with 12 or 20 POA, and the gantry display piece, which is also articulated.

 

The comics are up on Comixology, and/or via their Facebook page, where a simple 'Like' of their page gives you access to the first 3 and 9/10 issues FREE. There's also a motion comic, also linked.

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook...rauders?fref=ts

 

Authorised free PDF of issue 1: https://app.box.com/...7635ababe5ba3e9

 

It's definitely worth checking out, and you'll be hearing a LOT more about them shortly, as the Bellerophon itself is only a few months away.

 

 

 

 



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Posted 05 September 2014 - 11:49 PM

I don't know if it's the "Pacific Rim" effect or not, but these are really the first human piloted mech toys I've been interested it. I'm really looking forward to seeing the final product on these.



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Posted 06 September 2014 - 12:04 AM

Likewise. It took a while, but here we are. Things are looking really good, and I can't wait for the Bellerophon. I'm still surprised by how few TF fans know about these, especially with so many creators on board who have done work for Transformers comics, a Rescue Bots episode. It's an all-star cast.



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Posted 06 September 2014 - 03:45 AM

I like the bodies but I feel like the heads are a bit too bare.


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 03:51 AM

They look neat but I really prefer more "super" in my robots, so I'll probably pass.


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 03:54 AM

the "Pacific Rim" effect


The what now?

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 03:55 AM

 

the "Pacific Rim" effect


Wha?

 

 

Probably just that piloted robots are a bit more popular with nerds recently because Pacrim was cool?


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#8 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 12:48 PM

Goddamn it I keep reading it 'Ballerinatron'.


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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:44 AM

Pics from Singapore TGC Con. Shows the parts layouts and customisation possible with it all, from the mech to the pilot to the gantry. That'll be the last lot of pics until the pre-orders are up.

 

http://www.allspark....tgc-convention/



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 01:47 AM

Early video reviews are now hitting the ‘Net, showcasing pre-production samples of the amazing Cam’s Custom Bellerophon. Enjoy some Sunday entertainment thanks to Peaugh. BYO drool bucket.

Pre-orders for this beast will be up within the next month, with the toy set to ship soon after. Click here for more information directly from Mecha Workshop themselves, and be sure to keep following the Allspark as we continue to update you on this unique entry to your mech shelves. Check out our tags for previous articles showcasing exclusive art, renders, and prototype shots, and click here to check out the Allspark Forums Armarauders thread!

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#11 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 02:19 AM

It's still reading as Ballerinatron, I'm sorry. Gaaaah


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#12 Ironbite

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 08:00 AM

How much?

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#13 Cat

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 10:37 AM

How much?


Preorders set to go up within the month, I believe. Price may have been mentioned, but if so I've yet to see it.

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 12:37 PM

Yeah haven't a en a price point. Would like to buy this thing cause it looks cool.

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 01:36 PM

It's definitely going to be worth it. The amount of care put into this thing is just mind blowing. It's going to be a piece people regret not owning, IMO.