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@  Paladin : (18 June 2019 - 05:59 PM)

so anyway how is your sex life?

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 June 2019 - 10:50 AM)

These jokes are tearing me apart.

@  unluckiness : (18 June 2019 - 08:55 AM)

Only if the customer reviews give it all high marks.

@  Patch : (18 June 2019 - 04:42 AM)

Are they going to call it "I-Did-Nawtflix?"

@  unluckiness : (18 June 2019 - 12:48 AM)

I see, so what the world needs is a Tommy Wiseau streaming service.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 11:02 PM)

Well, Conan did start the trend that resulted in a wave of Barbarian films in the mid to late 80s

@  MEDdMI : (17 June 2019 - 10:57 PM)

I keep wanting to read Corman as Conan

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 10:29 PM)

There needs to be some streaming service that caters to connoisseurs of schlock. Otherwise, a huge part of our cultural history will be wiped away. While many of these films are available on blu-ray, with more coming out each month, it's good they're also available for the streaming crowd.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2019 - 10:18 PM)

Corman did make an impressive number of barbarian films back in the day. If impressive is the word

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 June 2019 - 08:11 PM)

I mean, where else are you going to see the entire Roger Corman barbarian fantasy library (legally) for free?

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 June 2019 - 08:09 PM)

Oh Tubi TV, you are a haven for terrible films. Netflix, Hulu and Crackle all push for mainstream appeal and prestige, you got the guts to have ready access to dregs even the SyFy channel wouldn't air

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

Also you have Bayonetta and a bunch of Fire Emblem people.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

...I mean, Tales character. Probably up to/for it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 01:26 PM)

But what if I need to kill a god? Or several of them?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

Kratos is allowed, but only the one from Tales of Symphonia

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 10:56 AM)

So no Kratos?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:42 AM)

In any case I'd rather have another Fire Emblem character than another character from a PlayStation exclusive game who teeeeeechnically was in a spinoff.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:39 AM)

Kong had his name on the games first, but Mario was the protagonist first. It's debatable.

@  Rycochet : (17 June 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Wouldn't Mario be the one spun off from the Donkey Kong franchise, given that Kong was first?

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 05:19 AM)

I would count Wario and Yoshi, but not DK (might be because I wasn't even aware DK was spun off from the Mario franchise until I was in my mid-20s, but whatever)

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:13 AM)

But to be fair, Corrin is the only one I particularly dislike and it's really more boredom due to their blandness as characters

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:09 AM)

It would depend on whether or not you count DK, Wario and Yoshi as part of the Mario franchise or separate. Scratch that, there are more Mario characters even with just the mushroom symbol people but it's a close call.

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 02:55 AM)

You'd figure Fire Emblem would have enough characters in Smash. Kinda feels like there's more FE characters than Mario characters.

@  unluckiness : (16 June 2019 - 01:20 AM)

And for hug's sake, I hope that the new Fire Emblem's PC isn't one of the DLC

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 June 2019 - 04:11 PM)

Smash Bros could never touch a new franchise again, and I'd still have laundry lists of side characters and villains I'd love to see included.

@  unluckiness : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

DINNER

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

cuz i wanna fight a boat

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:35 AM)

if we must have another zelda character, id want the king of red lion

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 10:38 PM)

I would unironically love Tingle in Smash.

@  Paladin : (14 June 2019 - 02:06 PM)

they HAVE to put Travis Touchdown in at some point now, right???

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 June 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Right after Shaq.

@  Locoman : (14 June 2019 - 12:36 PM)

When will we get Bluster Kong in Smash?

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 08:20 AM)

The last three DLC characters are Tingle, Charles Barkley and L Tetris block with Reverse L Tetris block as an Echo fighter.

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Pipe dream Smash entry: The Prince from the Katamari series. :D

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 06:35 AM)

The space/time around them gets frozen too! ....or something.

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 06:01 AM)

I still want to find out how freezing people suspends them in midair

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 June 2019 - 02:45 AM)

We really need Subzero or Scorpion in Smash. Violence aside, they are pretty big gaming icons as well.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 08:18 PM)

Given Nintendo's relationship with Tecmo, I'm still waiting for Ryu Hyabusa

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 June 2019 - 07:19 PM)

I'm still waiting for Doomguy.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I just started watching High School DxD (don't judge me...) and I caught on the Nintendo Treehouse some request Rias for Smash lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

I have having to watch a video to find out why someone wanted me to watch the video

@  Nevermore : (11 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

I remember when the TPB for The Dark Age 2 was delayed for an entire year...

@  Trpodeca : (11 June 2019 - 03:55 AM)

I just wish they'd release the Astro City paperback trades.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:31 AM)

As an open-minded heterosexual, I wouldn't mind seeing more of that.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:29 AM)

Currently in the process of re-reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City. Big props for the issue featuring the "Dancing Master" and its portrayal of non-stereotypical gay characters.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 June 2019 - 05:25 AM)

Don't phone charges often contain special rapid charge circuitry, though? The voltage might be higher too, given the selfie stick probably has a very basic battery.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 11:28 PM)

Glad to be of assistance!

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 10:32 PM)

*checks selfie stick and phone charger* huh. perfect fit. thanks!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 09:58 PM)

I would use the USB-to-AC adapter that came with my iPhone, though I gather you must have a different brand of cell phone.

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:42 PM)

In that case a generic adapter is probably your best bet, then. Keep in mind a lot of hotels now have plain USB outlets in rooms too, though; but I guess that's not guaranteed


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Posted 12 November 2017 - 11:06 PM

MPM Ice Cream truck would be fantastic.



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Posted 13 November 2017 - 02:33 AM

http://badflipblog.b...t-scout-03.html

 

RotF Game Masterpiece Protectobot Scout when? 


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Posted 13 November 2017 - 12:04 PM

MP Twins would probably end up genuinely great, their transformations are fairly easy as far as Movie-bots go.



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Posted 15 November 2017 - 03:19 PM

Up for preorder at TFSource. April, $100. Some good, large photos there as well.

 

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 03:25 PM

It looks like those are the same ones Hasbro Pulse's Instagram put up. They definitely let you see that his weird-looking mouth is an artifact of his little triangular lower jaw being open. Hopefully that's more attractive in person - I've always liked the working jaws on HA Barricade and Soundwave, but this one does not thrill me so far.

 

Everything else, though...



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Posted 15 November 2017 - 03:29 PM

Bit more expensive than Bumblebee.

 

But I'm fine with that if he's better than Optimus (not going to be so difficult) and Bumblebee (will be difficult).


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Posted 15 November 2017 - 04:16 PM

Does Barricade really have that much white on his face in the first movie? I always think of his face as being mostly black, but it could be because my main perception of him is from hazy memories of the film and the original '07 deluxe that I still have.


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Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:06 PM

It is more silver than you remember but less silver than this. A lot of the silver on the movie TFs is so chromey that it's constantly reflecting darker things than itself. That being said, there's still too much of it here.

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 12:57 AM

He's going to rock and roll all night and party every day.



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Posted 25 November 2017 - 03:53 AM

Images of MPM-5 Barricade's packaging from Weibo, reposted by Snakas:

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 05:12 AM

Since taken down instructions leaked from Weibo:

 

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 12:09 AM

Too tired right now to repost all these individual Weibo images of Barricade as reposted by TFW2005.


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 12:19 AM

 

That thread also includes a foreign-language YouTube video.

 


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Posted 31 January 2018 - 12:04 AM

He's out in Asia now.  Got my shipping notice from Robot Kingdom last night.



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Posted 31 January 2018 - 08:05 AM

TakaraTomy has yet to announce their release correct?


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Posted 31 January 2018 - 11:40 AM

Correct. Or anything after Prime.

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 11:42 AM

I want to spend extra money and get Barricade now, but also I don't, and also especially not RK shipping extra money, and also his US release is supposed to be my birthday, and how can I resist MPM Barricade for my birthday?

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Posted 02 February 2018 - 10:09 PM

Just picked up mine from the post office, and gave him a quick back-and-forth.
 
He's amazing.  Easily the most solid of the Masterpiece Movie releases to date, and certainly the easiest to transform.  He feels very much a refinement of a number of the things the original Deluxe and Human Alliance figures did, while smoothing out almost all of the proportion issues those toys had.  No real instances of floating swing arms and awkward panel massaging, everything comes together very intuitively.  The only real trick initially is figuring out in what ways the arms/sides of the car tab in, so that you can free everything up to start things moving.  I'd also like to note to pay attention to his head position when going back to car mode (if you weren't paying attention when going to robot mode the first time).  It needs to swings all the way back on the balljoint, so that his head crest winds up poking out the bottom of the car.  Otherwise it prevents his legs from moving all the way up into position.

 

Now, to get through the negatives, in part due to his somewhat inhuman anatomy, kibble arrangement, and transformation mechanisms, he's not as wildly poseable in the way that some of the recent Masterpieces are.  Waist rotation severely restricted (you have to unpeg a whole bunch of back stuff to give it more that 10 degrees of clearance, and that makes the rest of his torso slightly unstable because that back shell assembly is what holds everything together).  While it's nice that he's got the accurate buzzsaw mace weapon, indeed having to practically untransform that whole forearm makes the rest of the arm look pretty clunky, especially the back windscreen piece that has to just hang there, instead of folding up nicely into the mass.  Biceps don't freely rotate due to how the elbow joint collides with his shoulder panels.  No real wrist joints, although you can unpeg them and kludge a bit more movement out of them than is intended.

 
But honestly, none of those flaws really matters to me.  It's Barricade, finally looking like the monstrous and powerful badass that he was onscreen, instead of the often awkwardly gangly and unintuitively articulated mass that his toys usually wound up being.
 
He's pleasantly hefty in-hand.  He's about the same size as Bumblebee in vehicle mode, but feels more densely packed.  And maybe bigger chunks of diecast.  Didn't break out a scale or anything, but he feels a good 20% heavier than his nemesis.  This also translates to robot mode.  Because most of his car mass is in his arms (as per the norm for Barricade), rather than tucked away inside, he balloons out greatly in robot mode and gives a far more bulky silhouette than 'Bee.

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Posted 03 February 2018 - 02:26 AM

Well damn.  On second pass, I find a small detail I didn't catch the first time around.  His rear wheels (the ones on his wrists) actually split in half and spread apart on the axle, slightly, to replicate his "transformed" wheels from the movie model.  Such a small, inconsequential detail, and a bit of a surprising inclusion since they didn't bother to do anything with Prime's wheels (albeit, his wheel transformations are far more impractical and costly to replicate)..



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Posted 03 February 2018 - 08:43 PM

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