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@  Maximus Ambus : (30 November 2020 - 05:04 PM)

Monoliths in Utah and Romania.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:11 PM)

Also, the face of the black redeco is painted gray.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:09 PM)

To be a little fair, the original was also lacking in more detailed color. The Telemocha Series figure fixed that.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2020 - 05:05 PM)

The unpainted face and all the greys make that look like a knockoff.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:01 PM)

One could headcanon this one as such.

@  Otaku : (29 November 2020 - 01:06 PM)

@Bass X0 Weird how they come close, with the likes of Onyx Primal and Nemesis Prime (Universe 2003), but no actual evil gorilla...

@  wonko the sane? : (28 November 2020 - 03:00 PM)

Oh my god! WFC ravage is adorable! Who's a pudgy kitty? Yes you are!

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 November 2020 - 09:50 AM)

The 86 line prevented made me reconsider a new years resolution.

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:33 AM)

And Devastator because I'm a sucker for combiners

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:32 AM)

Decided to stick with the main cast from 2007 and a few assorted ones here and there.

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 November 2020 - 02:02 PM)

I said I wouldn't buy a lot, now I have seven. And at least three might be on the culling pile.

@  Maximus Ambus : (27 November 2020 - 11:44 AM)

"I'll just get one" I said now I have almost twenty Studio Series figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 November 2020 - 11:19 AM)

The geese are fleeing... death comes soon...

@  unluckiness : (25 November 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Not even head, just a faceeven

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2020 - 12:58 PM)

Just stick a Megatron head on Optimal Optimus.

@  Sabrblade : (25 November 2020 - 12:46 PM)

There was also an evil-looking black and gray redeco of the RobotMasters toy

@  Arazyr : (25 November 2020 - 11:54 AM)

That's KIND-OF what I consider the Throne of the Primes Primal to be...

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I would buy the hell out a nemesis primal...

@  Bass X0 : (25 November 2020 - 11:15 AM)

I'm surprised there's not been a Nemesis Primal given all the Nemesis Primes.

@  unluckiness : (23 November 2020 - 03:17 AM)

The real Drifts were the Windblades we made along the way

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 November 2020 - 02:25 AM)

Drift-kun 2 Electric Boobylube

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 November 2020 - 11:36 PM)

I'm pretty sure Drift 2 was Empire of Stone.

@  Sabrblade : (22 November 2020 - 10:06 PM)

I thought people said Prime Wheeljack was Drift 2.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 November 2020 - 03:51 PM)

Windblade was Drift.2.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 02:44 PM)

Drift with boobs.

@  Rycochet : (22 November 2020 - 11:50 AM)

I can't imagine a live action movie version of Windblade being all that different from Drift. Not my thing, but not the worst thing I've ever seen.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 09:54 AM)

The thought of Movie aesthetic Windblade makes me feel sick.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:47 AM)

Though, the fact that Japanese people would pay for Windblade toys in the $30-40 range doesn't mean they'd pay however much MPs are going for now.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:44 AM)

Back when I made a habit of checking Mandarake for pre-owned TFs, Windblade's toys went for surprisingly high prices. By which I mean not lower than the original price.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 November 2020 - 08:15 AM)

If she's in the next movie you might get her.

@  unluckiness : (22 November 2020 - 07:58 AM)

Japan didn't get most of the IDW comics and are the target market for MP. They basically know windblade from a few crappy pack-in comics and a show that wasn't particularly popular there. Unless they start cranking out Cyberverse MPs, it's not very likely.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 04:24 AM)

Again, depends if she's popular enough in Japan to warrant it. Our view of which characters are popular is not the same as Takara's.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 01:53 AM)

So characters like Windblade then.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 07:19 PM)

They're complicated and expensive to design. By necessity, they're gonna be restricted to well-known characters who are more likely to sell.

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 07:05 PM)

I don’t think Masterpiece toys should be restricted to only show characters.

@  Rycochet : (21 November 2020 - 03:09 PM)

If she wasn't in the Sunbow cartoon, Live Action movie or Beast Wars and can't be repainted from someone else, she's not getting an MP.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 November 2020 - 12:44 PM)

They'll make their money back if they include the metal thong...

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 12:29 PM)

Is she popular enough in Japan that Takara would even try?

@  Paladin : (21 November 2020 - 11:23 AM)

depends. will that one also have a giant metal thong?

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 11:10 AM)

Should there be a Masterpiece Windblade?

@  -LittleAutob... : (20 November 2020 - 12:46 PM)

EIGHT WORDS! THATS A RECORD! XD

@  wonko the sane? : (20 November 2020 - 09:08 AM)

So you were hired by a middle easterner! AHA!

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 November 2020 - 11:45 PM)

that's eight words

@  Bass X0 : (19 November 2020 - 03:56 PM)

"I only want to hear one word from you... The name of the guy who hired ya!"

@  Maximus Ambus : (19 November 2020 - 12:41 PM)

It's great how they reference G1 concepts like this one features the harmony from the episode Carnage in C Minor and and Slugslingers featured anti electrons from Grimlocks New Brain.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 November 2020 - 10:01 PM)

Or at least those little story blurbs like Beast Hunters had. Especially for stuff like Selects which tend to exist in their own little side world

@  Maximus Ambus : (17 November 2020 - 04:03 PM)

I got me Legends Soundwave, Be cool if the next Generations toyline had a mini comic with the instructions.

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 November 2020 - 03:42 AM)

Aw no unusual activity on my Paypal Ebay, Amazon and Netflix account in one day! All I have to do it verify on those E-Mails and I'm all set..... wait a mo, I'm not on Netflix!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 November 2020 - 11:56 PM)

I swear though.. The idea of "Catch up" is stupid.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2020 - 11:25 PM)

That's irritating, but it sounds par for the course with new hardware release. Within a year, there'll probably be some good stuff out there that does it all.


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#1 Galenraff

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Posted 25 February 2016 - 11:23 PM

A prototype of the unreleased Generation 2 toy Sandstorm is selling on auction site Taobao.  This redeco of the G1 seeker mold was long thought to be a Ramjet redeco and more recently was revealed to have been intended to be a new character.  This is a character I personally hadn't been aware of, so this is exciting!  But it's not $3073 of exciting (the price) - at least not for me.  Is it for you?

 

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Posted 25 February 2016 - 11:30 PM

As much as I want it, it's not worth that price.


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 03:02 AM

New Seeker deco added to the pool? :D



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 03:07 AM

While I'm all for any unreleased G2 deco seeing release, I still want the Silverbolt- and Onslaught-colored Seekers first.



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 12:33 PM

New Seeker deco added to the pool? :D

We've seen this figure before. Just the pics of it here are new.


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 01:03 PM

Desertstorm there would awesome but not G2y enough for me aside from the gold canopy


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 05:31 PM

Anybody thought of characterisation for this Sandstorm?

 

I have him as Shattered Glass Sandstorm who crossed over to the positive universe and reformatted himself to become a member of Battle Gaia.


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 05:37 PM

I do like the idea of Generations Blitzwing as a combination of this Sandstorm and Battle Gaia Sandstorm. As for characterisation... I got nothing.

Black Death Starscream is totally the same character as Robotmasters Black Starscream, and a counterpart of Starscream Clone Black Version, though. ("Nightfall", perhaps?)


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 05:44 PM

If I could drop the name "Sandstorm", he would be a non-movie Breakaway who defected from the Decepticon Seekers. 



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:18 PM

Uh oh, somebody tell FunPub they missed one!

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Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:23 PM

Uh oh, somebody tell FunPub they missed one!

 

Missed quite a few if you want to get into the unreleased G2 decos.

 

Sandstorm, Black Death Starscream, sky blue Ramjet, jungle Ramjet...



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:40 PM

Anybody thought of characterisation for this Sandstorm?
 
I have him as Shattered Glass Sandstorm who crossed over to the positive universe and reformatted himself to become a member of Battle Gaia.

An entry of Ask Vector Prime featured him! Didn't give any personality but placed him in his reality's battle of Sherman Dam.

Uh oh, somebody tell FunPub they missed one!

 
Missed quite a few if you want to get into the unreleased G2 decos.
 
Sandstorm, Black Death Starscream, sky blue Ramjet, jungle Ramjet...
Don't you mean "Jungle Attack" Starscream on that last one?

My headcanon is that the sky blue/navy blue Ramjet deco represents both a new G1 Seeker and the Shattered Glass version of Ramjet.

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Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:55 PM

Uh oh, somebody tell FunPub they missed one!

 

Not "missed." Simply "never got around to." ;)



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:02 PM

I say Hasbro should take the CW Starscream mold, and start from the back of the line. Give us Sandstorm, Black Death Starscream, sky blue Ramjet, jungle Ramjet, and Redwing, and then get around to the Rainmakers and the 1984/1985 toys.



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:28 PM

Eh, as much as I like Seekers, I feel that Seekers are best a deluxe or voyager size, not leader. But I suppose the leader class is rather fitting of High Chancellor Starscream of the Republic of Cybertron in IDW G1.

What I think would be more fitting from the Generations Jetfire mold is Skyquake/Scrash. With regard to that though, I guess the Generations Jetfire mold would also be good for an update of Machine Wars Starscream.


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Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:36 PM

Oh, I didn't mean that CW Starscream, I meant the other one.



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:51 PM

 

Uh oh, somebody tell FunPub they missed one!

 

Not "missed." Simply "never got around to." ;)

 

 

Yeah, no. Unless REALLY desperate for ideas, those wouldn't have happened :D



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 09:09 PM

Could use some desert camouflage to help break up those colors.



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Posted 26 February 2016 - 09:16 PM

That would have been the decals, more than likely.

 

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Posted 27 February 2016 - 04:33 AM

My headcanon is that the sky blue/navy blue Ramjet deco represents both a new G1 Seeker and the Shattered Glass version of Ramjet.

 

Yeah, I will agree that toy being Shattered Glass Ramjet's color scheme, but I would object to making it a new G1 seeker.

 

Yeah, no. Unless REALLY desperate for ideas, those wouldn't have happened

 

I would like to think you're joking, as we just got Oilmaster, Sergeant Hound and General Optimus Prime.

 

I do like the idea of Generations Blitzwing as a combination of this Sandstorm and Battle Gaia Sandstorm.

 

Yeah, that's what I want, but from Doubledealer or with a new head. He would have different insignias on each of his modes. SG Decepticon insignia in robot mode, G1 Decepticon insignia in tank mode (with the words "BATTLE GAIA" visible to reinforce the point) and G2 Decepticon insignia in jet mode. 


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