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@  TriBlurr : (25 February 2020 - 12:41 AM)

I think the only other Titan class character that would interest me after Scoponok would be Tidal Wave

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 February 2020 - 07:34 PM)

A Titan would have more room for other toys to hang out, assuming one has the table space for it.

@  Darth Gonzo : (24 February 2020 - 03:32 PM)

Play wise which would be better a Commander Class Aircraft Carrier Mode Broadside or a Titan Class Aircraft Carrier Mode Broadside?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (24 February 2020 - 01:53 PM)

I'd be interested in a deluxe or voyager Fort Max in Armada flashback red-and-green.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 February 2020 - 10:49 AM)

I'd honestly be more interested in Commander-class Scorponok and Fort Max. I don't have the space for Titans.

@  Maximus Ambus : (24 February 2020 - 10:44 AM)

Make Commander class city bots to annoy collectors too

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 February 2020 - 10:43 AM)

Make two Broadsides. One Voyager-sized that only turns into a jet, and one Titan-sized that only turns into an aircraft carrier. Piss off everyone on both sides of the scale.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 February 2020 - 10:41 AM)

Since they seem to also go by the oh-so holy cartoon scale thing, he'd probably be a Commander Class figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 February 2020 - 10:34 AM)

Broadside is an aircraft carrier. He should probably be metroplex sized.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 February 2020 - 10:21 AM)

Broadside's more of a Commander Class.

@  Darth Gonzo : (24 February 2020 - 04:47 AM)

I think Broadside should be the next Titan Class figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2020 - 09:38 PM)

I tan nicely! But also have a family history of cancer... so... yeah, pasty for me it is.

@  Otaku : (23 February 2020 - 04:22 PM)

I really do begin to get sunburned after about 5 minutes of direct exposure, nowadays.  Side effect of already being pasty then going on a particular medication.  Yay?

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 February 2020 - 01:36 PM)

It makes me burn. Accursed daystar.

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 February 2020 - 01:33 PM)

Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy....

@  Vexwing : (22 February 2020 - 03:26 AM)

I watched L.I.L.Y.Cat on there a while back, it was surprisingly good.

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 February 2020 - 08:47 PM)

@Dekafox, no DTP, but they DO have LILY Cat ;)

@  CORVUS : (21 February 2020 - 08:46 PM)

For me, it's "chocolate therapy".

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2020 - 08:32 PM)

Tonight dough owns my soul.

@  CORVUS : (21 February 2020 - 07:28 PM)

Stupid, delicious Ben & Jerry's.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 February 2020 - 06:42 PM)

Ahh. I remember watching Bubblegum Crisis 2020 or whatever.

@  Dekafox : (21 February 2020 - 06:25 PM)

Next you'll say they have Dominion Tank Police and L.I.L.Y.Cat

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 February 2020 - 06:06 PM)

Bubblegum Crisis, going by several shouts down.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 February 2020 - 05:38 PM)

BGC?

@  Bass X0 : (21 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Enjoy the fudgy icing of this Hostess Cup Cake!

@  Telly : (21 February 2020 - 02:31 PM)

harlock is on tubi as well. not dubbed though :(

@  Rhinox42 : (21 February 2020 - 01:19 PM)

Blugh, the english dub of BGC is atrocious.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I might need to update my software, or they face regional limitations, cause I found no evidence of either.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 10:31 PM)

DUDE! Starcom and COPS are on Tubi too!

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 09:29 PM)

Spiffy! The english dub of Bubblegum Crisis on Tubi. It's gotten so hard to find these oldies on modern streaming services.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:44 PM)

And now I know and now I know and now I know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:31 PM)

Oh, oh, people can you hear me? People can you hear me? People can you hear me?

@  Echowarrior : (20 February 2020 - 06:39 PM)

Let me go-o-o-o!

@  Telly : (20 February 2020 - 05:41 PM)

Galileo Galileo!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Very very fright-ning me!

@  Sabrblade : (20 February 2020 - 04:02 PM)

*thunder and lightning*

@  ▲ndrusi : (20 February 2020 - 03:46 PM)

Ah, ah, ah!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 03:33 PM)

Already did. It didn't take long.

@  Dekafox : (19 February 2020 - 06:14 PM)

Count Zero?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 February 2020 - 03:53 PM)

Oh boy, here we go.

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:34 PM)

Or do Japan's cultural values vary depending on exactly who you're trying to shut down?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Could it be that, perhaps, these different cultural values might lead to a different approach seeming appropriate?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Hm. Back when we were arguing about the Legends comic, I seem to recall being repeatedly told that Japan had different cultural values than the US (and therefore anyone who had a problem with anything at all was wrong to voice that opinion ever).

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:23 AM)

Plus, as much as I hate to admit it, every single anime character is built to suit the audience's tastes so they buy more merch/do other things that allow $$$ to flow in the production committees direction, so the authenticity is certainly not for representation's sake.

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Both those anime air at midnight and are aimed at a very specific audience in a whole other media landscape. Major projects have press releases about almost everything, and there are groups just waiting to pat anybody on the back for doing what they want (GLAAD, HRC, etc)

@  B-Fox : (19 February 2020 - 03:16 AM)

It's funny that a friggin' anime about zombie idols and an anime about a school of anthropomorphic animals can have really positive trans characters WITHOUT a press release about their inclusion in the series prior to the episodes airing or having the creators announcing it on social media and patting themselves on the back for doing a thing.

@  TriBlurr : (18 February 2020 - 10:26 PM)

Vegan meat needs bacon

@  Paladin : (18 February 2020 - 08:43 PM)

vegan meat must taste delicious. they're grass-fed and regularly exercised....

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Vegans are better than kids if you don't talk to them. They'll keep the lawn trimmed anyway.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Do you want vegans? Because that's how you get vegans.


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#41 Nevermore

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 12:54 PM

Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Duisburg has RID Mini-Con Divebomb and Dragonus (two of each), two or three of RID Mega Optimus Prime plus Combiner Wars Voyager Hot Spot and Cyclonus one of each). RID Mega Bumblebee and Combiner Wars Deluxe First Aid, Streetwise and Rook are still there, too.
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Real in Mülheim an der Ruhr/Speldorf has Robots in Disguise One-Step Changers Fracture (two) and Thunderhoof (one) plus two Three-Step Changers/Hyperchange Heroes Steeljaw.
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Spiele Max inside the Forum shopping mall in Mülheim an der Ruhr has RID One-Step Changers Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof (13 Euros per figure), furthermore Legion Ultra Magnus (two of them, 9 Euros per figure), three RID Mega Optimus Primes (48 Euros per figure) and two Super Bumblebees (65 Euros per figure) plus Combiner Wars Legion Rodimus and Skywarp - first sighting for Germany! More precisely, it's a complete case of wave 4 with Rodimus, Skywarp, Warpath and Groove, two of each, 13 Euros per figure.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 12:00 PM

Real in Krefeld (Mevissenstraße, northwest of downtown) has RID Three-Step Changer/Hyperchange Hero Steeljaw. Still on sale for 20 Euros.
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Intertoys in downtown Krefeld has two RID Warrior Optimus Primes.
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Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Krefeld has three RID Mini-Con Sawbacks and one Dragonus, plus Warrior Sideswipe (20 Euros), Mega Optimus Prime (45 Euros) and Super Bumblebee (60 Euros), as well as two Combiner Wars Deluxe Rooks and one Voyager Hot Spot.
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Posted 26 September 2015 - 02:15 PM

Rossmann in Essen-Borbeck has one RID Warrior Jazz and two Tiny Titans from Series 1.
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Müller in downtown Gelsenkirchen has RID Legion Ultra Magnus, Patrol Mode Strongarm, Night Ops Bumblebee, Fixit and Steeljaw (multiples of each) plus Combiner Wars Legends Rodimus and Skywarp (one of each).
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Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Gelsenkirchen (across the street from Müller) has four RID Legion Alpine Strike Sideswipes who isn't available at Müller (due to not being included in wave 5), two Super Bumblebees plus a full box of Tiny Titans from Series 3.
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Real in Gelsenkirchen-Buer has RID Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm plus One-Step Changers Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof.
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Galeria Kaufhof inside the CentrO shopping mall in Oberhausen has multiples of RID Mini-Con Sawback, Divebomb and Dragonus, furthermore Legion Night Ops Bumblebee and Alpine Strike Sideswipe, plus Warrior Sideswipe and Drift (one of each), Mega Optimus Prime and two Super Bumblebees.
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Posted 28 September 2015 - 12:49 PM

Intertoys in Duisburg-Hamborn has one RID Warrior Optimus Prime and three Drifts. Price point unknown.
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Rossmann appears to have a rule that states that no more than two Legions and one Warrior must be on the shelf at the same time.

Rossmann in Rheinberg has RID Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm (one of each), plus two or three figures from Series 1 of the Tiny Titans. Legions for 8.99 Euros per figure, Tiny Titans for 2.49 Euros.
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Rossmann in Moers (Baustraße, East of downtown) has RID One Step Changer Ninja Mode Sideswipe, Legion Underbite, Legion Patrol Mode Strongarm and Warrior Sideswipe (one of each). Price point for the Warriors and One-Step Changers unknown, Legions for 8.99 Euros per figure.
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Rossmann in downtown Duisburg has one RID Warrior Optimus Prime, one figure from Series 1 of the Tiny Titans and two figures from Series 3. Price point for the Warriors unknown, Tiny Titans for 2.49 Euros per figure.
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Rossmann in Duisburg-Hamborn has RID One-Step Changer Thunderhoof (12.99 Euros), Legion Grimlock (price point unknown) and Warrior Jazz (price point unknown), plus several Tiny Titans from Series 3.
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Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Duisburg has one RID One-Step Changer Thunderhoof, a full case of Tiny Titans from Series 3, plus two Combiner Wars Legends Grooves and one Skywarp.
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Posted 29 September 2015 - 02:16 PM

Rossmann in Duisburg-Walsum has one RID One-Step Changer Fixit and four Tiny Titans from Series 1.
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Real in downtown Dinslaken has Combiner Wars Legends Rodimus, Skywarp, Groove and Warpath (two of each, i.e. a complete set of wave 4), plus (still available) Deluxe Rook, Blades and First Aid (the latter two definitely twice).
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Rossmann in downtown Dinslaken has two RID Legion Alpine Strike Sideswipes and one Warrior Jazz.
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Intertoys in downtown Dinslaken has a few Tiny Titans from Series 1 and a few from Series 3. Also the RID Deployers Drift and Fracture.
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Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Wesel has a box of Tiny Titans from Series 3, one RID Legion Alpine Strike Sideswipe, plus Super Bumblebee one sale for 50 Euros.
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Intertoys in downtown Wesel has a box of Tiny Titans from Series 1 plus two RID Deployer Fractures.
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Kaufland in Oberhausen-Sterkrade has three Combiner Wars Legends Warpaths, two Grooves and one Bombshell. Since neither Rodimus and Skywarp nor Viper were in stock, it's hard to say if this is the remainder of wave 3 or 4. However, the three Warpaths suggest it was wave 3, and someone took off with the two Vipers.
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Posted 01 October 2015 - 04:27 PM

Real in downtown Essen (Rathaus-Galerie) also has a full set of Combiner Wars Legends wave 4 (Rodimus, Skywarp, Warpath and Groove, two of each).
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Posted 02 October 2015 - 12:25 PM

RID Stomp & Chomp Grimlock at Toys"R"Us in Duisburg-Meiderich, right next to the AOE version.
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Meanwhile, Real in Duisburg-Meiderich (right next to Toys"R"Us) has RID Legion wave 5 with Ultra Magnus, Patrol Mode Strongarm and Night Ops Bumblebee.
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Posted 07 October 2015 - 02:47 PM

Real in Krefeld (Mevissenstraße) has RID One-Step Changers Night Ops Bumblebee, Ninja Mode Sideswipe, Fracture and Drift, furthermore Legion Ultra Magnus, Patrol Mode Strongarm, Night Ops Bumblebee, Underbite and Fixit, Three-Step Changer Steeljaw and Combiner Wars Deluxe Blades, First Aid, Streetwise and Rook.
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Rossmann in downtown Krefeld (Rheinstraße, right next to Toys"R"Us and Primark) has RID Legion Underbite, Warrior Strongarm, One-Step Changer Night Ops Bumblebee, two Tiny Titans from Series 1 and too many "Classic" Legion Starscreams.
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Surprise find at Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Krefeld: Age of Extinction One-Step Changer Steeljaw, never sighted in Germany before as far as I recall. I already found his wave-mates Slug and Drift (helicopter) at numerous Kaufhof, Karstadt and Real stores, but this is the first domestic sighting for Steeljaw. Only Galvatron and High Octane Bumblebee missing now. :D
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Rossmann in downtown Krefeld (Hochstraße 24, next to Intertoys) has RID Legion Night Ops Bumblebee and Alpine Strike Sideswipe, Warrior Sideswipe and several Tiny Titans from Series 3.
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Real in Krefeld-Oppum has one Age of Extinction One-Step Changer Drift (helicopter), furthermore Combiner Wars Legends Skywarp (two), Rodimus (one) and Groove (four), one RID Three-Step Changer Steeljaw, plus the RID One-Step Changers Ninja Mode Sideswipe, Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm. Grimlock and Strongarm have only been sighted at US retail a few days ago; this is not just the first sighting for Germany, but for Europe in general.
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Posted 13 October 2015 - 05:32 PM

Real in Duisburg-Meiderich now has a lot of the RID Titan Heroes, which I've seen only once at Intertoys thus far. Available are Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Steeljaw and Sideswipe.

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Posted 17 October 2015 - 04:06 PM

I hereby presume Combiner Wars Deluxe wave 3 (Streetwise, Blades, First Aid and Rook) to be available at most Real and Galeria Kaufhof stores, as stores are drowning in them at this point. The chances for wave 4 aren't that great.

I also presume RID Three-Step Changer Steeljaw to be available at most Real stores.

Furthermore, I presume the RID Titan Heroes (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Steeljaw and Sideswipe) to be available at most Real stores, as I've seen them at too many stores today and I assume the interest in them isn't that huge to begin with. (I did, however, see a kid walk off with one of them in his hands!) Real in Duisburg-Großenbaum, Ratingen-Breitscheid, Düsseldorf-Bilk, Neuss (Rheinpark-Center), Neuss (Bataverstr.) and Düsseldorf-Heerdt.
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The Toys"R"Us stores in Düsseldorf-Derendorf and Neuss both have RID Stomp & Chomp Grimlock (whom I hereby presume to be available at most TRU stores), the store in Düsseldorf also had Super Bumblebee (whom I also presume to be available at most TRU and Galeria Kaufhof stores) plus Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm.
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Real in Ratingen (Am Sandbach) has RID Legion Ulta Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm.
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Real in Düsseldorf-Bilk also has Combiner Wars Legends Rodimus and Skywarp.
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Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Düsseldorf (Am Wehrhahn) has a full set of Combiner Wars Legends wave 4 (Rodimus, Skywarp, Groove and Warpath, two of each) plus Voyager Cyclonus and Hot Spot. The Kaufhof store in downtown Düsseldorf ("Kaufhof an der Kö") has CW Legends Rodimus and Groove (two of each) plus RID Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm. I hereby presume the CW wave 4 Legends to be available at most Real and Kaufhof stores, the Voyagers as available at most Kaufhof and Toys"R"Us stores, and the RID wave 5 Legions as available at most Rossmann, Real and Kaufhof stores.
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Real in Düsseldorf-Bilk also has the RID One-Step Changers Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm. These two haven't seen widespread distribution thus far.
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The RID One-Step Changers Night Ops Bumblebee and Ninja Mode Sideswipe are also available at the Real store in Ratingen-Breitscheid. I hereby presume these two to be available at most Real stores.
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First sightings of the day:

RID Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee and Gold Armor Grimlock plus Three-Step Changer Sideswipe. All three at the Real stores in Ratingen-Breitscheid and in Düsseldorf-Heerdt.
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Also included in the Warrior wave are Jazz, Sideswipe, Optimus Prime and Drift, whom I hereby presume to be available at most Galeria Kaufhof, Real and Rossmann stores. The same applies to Legion Night Ops Bumblebee and Alpine Strike Sideswipe.
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Posted 21 October 2015 - 01:26 PM

Real in Kamp-Lintfort: Warrior Jazz, Sideswipe, Night Ops Bumblebee und Gold Armor Grimlock. Also, as a first sighting for Germany: The Bumblebee 2-in-1 Blaster and the "Decepticon Hunter" sword.
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The blaster and the sword are also available at the Real store in Krefeld (Mevissenstraße).
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Toys"R"Us in downtown Krefeld has the RID "Clash of the Transformers" Legion two-packs (Optimus Prime/Megatronus and Bumblebee/Underbite), the "Clash" Three-Step Changers Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and the "Clash"-Warriors Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. Didn't see Sideswipe.
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Posted 22 October 2015 - 12:24 PM

Toys"R"Us in Duisburg-Meiderich has the RID "Clash of the Transformers" Legion two-packs (Optimus Prime/Megatronus and Bumblebee/Underbite), the "Clash" Three-Step Changers Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and the "Clash"-Warriors Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Sideswipe. Also a huge chaos on the middle shelf. Meanwhile, the Stomp & Chomp Grimlocks are gone, both the AOE and the RID version.
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Real in Duisburg-Meiderich (right next to TRU) has the RID Bumblebee 2-in-1 Blaster and the "Decepticon Hunter" sword. Meanwhile, the Titan Heroes which I saw there last week are gone! Did they sell that fast?!?
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Posted 23 October 2015 - 12:00 PM

Clash of the Transformers (Legion two-packs, Warriors and Three-Step Changers) also at Toys"R"Us in downtown Essen.
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Real in Essen-Altendorf has Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee, Gold Armor Grimlock, Jazz and Optimus Prime, furthermore One-Step Changer Night Ops Bumblebee and Ninja Mode Sideswipe, Three-Step Changer Sideswipe and the role-play stuff.
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Spiele Max inside the Forum shopping mall in downtown Mülheim an der Ruhr has two RID Warrior Gold Armor Grimlocks as well as Three-Step Changer Steeljaw.
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Posted 27 October 2015 - 12:43 PM

Real in Dinslaken has RID Warrior wave 4 with Night Ops Bumblebee and Gold Armor Grimlock (one of each) plus Sideswipe, Jazz, Optimus Prime and Drift (one of each), furthermore two Three-Step Changer Sideswipes (plus Optimus Prime and Steeljaw), One-Step Changers wave 4 with Night Ops Bumblebee, Ninja Mode Sideswipe, Thunderhoof, Fracture etc., also still Combiner Wars Legends wave 4 with Skywarp, Rodimus, Groove and Warpath plus a few wave 1 Deluxes and a lot of wave 3 Deluxes.
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Posted 31 October 2015 - 05:41 PM

Nothing really new at the Real store in Bochum-Wattenscheid.

Real in Bochum-Riemke has two RID Warrior Gold Armor Grimlocks plus Three-Step Changer Sideswipe.
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Spiele Max in downtown Bochum has RID Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee, Gold Armor Grimlock, Optimus Prime and Sideswipe.
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Karstadt inside the Ruhr Park shopping mall in Bochum has RID One-Step Changer Patrol Mode Strongarm, Age of Extinction One-Step Changers Slug and Steeljaw (two of each; I assume we're gonna get Galvatron next year, or what?) plus a full case of Combiner Wars Legends wave 3 (2x Viper, 3x Groove, 3x Warpath) - the first time I've seen Combiner Wars figures at Karstadt!
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A friendly advice for everyone who intends to take a trip to the Ruhr Park shopping mall in the near future: Don't try looking for a parking spot for your car on a Saturday! Those are hours of your life you'll never get back. Hopefully this problem will be a thing of the past once the renovations are completed.

Also nothing really new at the Real store in Bochum-Langendreer. That store is a lost cause in terms of Transformers anyways.

Toys"R"Us in Dortmund-Oespel has a few of the RID "Clash of the Transformers" Legion two-packs (Optimus Prime/Megatronus and Bumblebee/Underbite), a lot of the "Clash" Warriors (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Sideswipe), the "Clash" Three-Step Changers (Optimus Prime and Bumblebee) plus Super Bumblebee and Stomp & Chomp Grimlock. Not shown in the photos is the totally chaotic "Combiner Wars" section around the corner, with a sad highlight in the form of a whole six (!) Drag Strips. That's what happens when you don't release the rest of the Stunticons in Germany, Hasbro!
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Real in Dortmund-Oespel (right across the street from Toys"R"Us) has RID Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee and Gold Armor Grimlock plus Three-Step Changer Sideswipe.
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Nothing really new at Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Dortmund.

Karstadt in downtown Dortmund has RID One-Step Changer Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm, Warrior Gold Armor Grimlock and Optimus Prime, Super Bumblebee, plus Combiner Wars Deluxe First Aid und Streetwise (first sighting at a Karstadt store) as well as Voyager Hot Spot uand Cyclonus (also the first sighting at a Karstadt store).
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Real in Dortmund-Aplerbeck has RID Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee and Gold Armor Grimlock plus Three-Step Changer Sideswipe.
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Also a lost cause in terms of Transformers is the Real store in Dortmund-Eving.

Real in Castrop-Rauxel has RID One-Step Changers Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm.
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Real in Herne has RID Warrior Night Ops Bumblebee, Gold Armor Grimlock, Jazz und Sideswipe. No idea which Three-Step Changer is seen in the photo, I totally overlooked that one.
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Since at this point, nearly every (!) Real store has the RID role-play weapons (the Bumblebee blaster and the "Decepticon Hunter" sword) in large quantities, I did not take photos of those.
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Posted 06 November 2015 - 04:15 PM

AOE One-Step Changer Steeljaw now also at Galeria Kaufhof in Neuss. I'm fairly convinced that Galvatron and Strafe will pop up next year. :D
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A rather unusual combination I also saw at the Galeria Kaufhof store in Neuss (no photos): RID Legion Alpine Strike Sideswipe from wave 4 and Patrol Mode Strongarm from wave 5. Since Sideswipe isn't shipping with wave 5 anymore, this means the two are taken from different shipments. The first time I saw this particular combination at the same store.

The usual "Clash of the Transformers" line-up now also at the Toys"R"Us stores in Neuss and Düsseldorf-Derendorf. The store in Neuss only has one Warrior Optimus Prime and one Sideswipe left, with no Bumblebee to be seen. The store in Düsseldorf still has at least one of each.
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Reiner Frütel Sport & Spiel in Duisburg-Rheinhausen (an Idee + Spiel store) has RID Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm, Three-Step Changer Sideswipe (and Steeljaw) plus Warrior Optimus Prime, Sideswipe and Gold Armor Grimlock. Photos of the Warriors below.
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First sightings of the day:

RID Three-Step Changer Night Ops Bumblebee, together with Sideswipe and Steeljaw from the previous waves, at the Toys"R"Us store in Düsseldorf-Derendorf:
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Combiner Wars Deluxe wave 4 with Prowl, Ironhide, Sunstreaker and Mirage at Reiner Frütel Sport & Spiel in Duisburg-Rheinhausen!
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How many of the RID Warriors and the Combiner Wars Deluxes are still remaining at the Frütel store depends entirely on a fellow collector from my hometown (not sure if he has an account here at the Allspark), who arrived on the parking lot just as I was leaving the store. :D

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 03:21 AM

Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Duisburg has One-Step Changer and Legon Patrol Mode Strongarm.
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Posted 13 November 2015 - 02:27 PM

Toys"R"Us in Duisburg-Meiderich now also has RID Clash of the Transformers Mega 5-Step Megatronus:
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Also, in the "overstock" area, the Three-Step Changers Steeljaw, Sideswipe and Night Ops Bumblebee:
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Real in Duisburg-Meiderich (right next to Toys"R"Us) has the RID One-Step Changers Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm plus Legion Ultra Magnus.
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Posted 14 November 2015 - 02:25 PM

Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Essen has RID One-Step Changer Patrol Mode Strongarm plus the rather unusual Legion combo Patrol Mode Strongarm and Alpine Strike Sideswipe, who aren't supposed to be in the same wave.
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Galeria Kaufhof inside the CentrO shopping mall in Oberhausen has RID Legion Ultra Magnus and Patrol Mode Strongarm, One-Step Changer Gold Armor Grimlock plus the Combiner Wars Legends Groove, Warpath, Rodimus and Skywarp.
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Toys"R"Us in downtown Essen has the RID Three-Step Changers Sideswipe and Night Ops Bumblebee plus Clash of the Transformers Mega 5-Step Megatronus.
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Karstadt has Combiner Wars Voyager Battle Core Optimus Prime! Found at the stores inside the Rhein-Ruhr-Zentrum shopping mall in Mülheim an der Ruhr and inside the Limbecker Platz shopping mall in downtown Essen. Unfortunately no Motormaster anywhere to be found - the only other Voyager I saw inside the RRZ store was Hot Spot.
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Spiele Max inside the Forum shopping mall in downtown Mülheim an der Ruhr not only has two RID Warrior Gold Armor Grimlocks plus, somwehre on a cart, Night Ops Bumblebee...

... they also have Combiner Wars Legends Blackjack. In European packaging. Seriously.
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Posted 21 November 2015 - 04:52 PM

Galeria Kaufhof in downtown Solingen (Clemens-Galerien) has RID One-Step Changer Patrol Mode Strongarm and Three-Step Changer Night Ops Bumblebee.
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Spiele Max inside the Hofgarten shopping mall in downtown Solingen has RID One-Step Changers Gold Armor Grimlock and Patrol Mode Strongarm, Warrior Gold Armor Grimlock, Three-Step Changers Steeljaw and Sideswipe plus two Combiner Wars Legends Blackjacks. Aside from Blackjack, they also had multiples of Rodimus, Skywarp and Warpath, plus at least one Windcharger, Powerglide and Bombshell - the same line-up I saw last week at the Spiele Max store in downtown Mülheim an der Ruhr. That doesn't match up with any known US wave - wave 2 would have included Huffer, whereas wave 4 revision 1 (which also includes Blackjack again) would have included Groove.
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Real in Düsseldorf-Bilk has two Combiner Wars Deluxe Prowls and two Mirages. No Sunstreaker and no Ironhide.
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From the "WTF?" files: Karstadt in downtown Düsseldorf has Age of Extinction One-Step Changer High Octane Bumblebee. This is the fourth figure from wave 4 of the AOE One-Step Changers I've found this year following a long delay, the other three being helicopter Drift, Slug and Steeljaw. It can only be a matter of months now (!) until Galvatron shows up at retail as well. :D :D
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Nothing noteworty at the two remaining Galeria Kaufhof department stores in downtown Düsseldorf or the two Real stores in Ratingen. Müller inside the Martkarree shopping mall in Langenfeld also doesn't have anything new, but they do have a lot of RID Underbites, both Legions and One-Step Changers. Real in Langenfeld also doesn't really have anything new (aside from the usual stuff such as wave 4 of the RID Warriors); however, the store still deserves honorary mention due to the large selection and the well-sorted and tidy toy department. Considering the "war zones" I've seen at other Real stores, I think is safe to say that someone in charge of the toy section at the Langenfeld store takes their job very serious.
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