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@  ▲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

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 05:31 PM)

yeah, i just need something small to plug into the wall. im not sure im taking my laptop on my trip later this year and i want a way to charge my stuff

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:04 PM)

They also have wall outlets with built-in USB in addition to the two regular plugs; I installed those around my place so I have USB ports everywhere

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:02 PM)

You might be able to get a generic adapter to use with it at Radio Shack if you know the appropriate voltages or whatever

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:01 PM)

It came with a USB cable with no AC adapter? A lot of lower priced electronics do that, presumably assuming that USB is pretty ubiquitous

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Yeah, must be, I guess.

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:59 PM)

maybe having bluetooth has something to do with it?

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

the one i got has an on/off button, and came with a usb to attach to my laptop to charge it. its this one https://www.walmart....ility/432985497

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 04:51 PM)

Selfie sticks have power? I thought they were to just hold the phone away from you

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:44 PM)

need some technical help.how do i charge my selfie stick without using my laptop? is there some kind of portable charger? i know it sounds like a dumb question, but i dont know very much about this stuff

@  MEDdMI : (08 June 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Different songs or overdosing don't work for me. My brain can play multiple songs at once. Best to do something else to distract me.

@  Xellos : (08 June 2019 - 05:36 PM)

Still, the worst is having the last song I hear before going into work being stuck in my head all day.


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Posted 04 June 2019 - 11:01 PM

I thought that too, but nothing i found matched the description given

https://www.google.c...biw=320&bih=440

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Posted 04 June 2019 - 11:37 PM

Yeah, I found Crystar while googling around and assumed I'd found it myself, but then nothing matched. This is more of on ogre or Rancor, not a dragon.

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 01:12 AM

I swear I had a friend who had something like that.

 

If I'm not mistaken it was a Master of the Universe toy.


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Posted 05 June 2019 - 02:58 AM

Obviously you have a pic, but could you do some sort of "artist depiction" of it?
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Posted 05 June 2019 - 05:52 AM

Don't want to interrupt, so feel free to keep looking for the translucent orange crystal Rancor, but I've got one as well that has always bugged me.

 

I only had 1 item out of this toyline, so I can't say for certain that they all worked the same.  It was a near-futuristic military vehicle, basically a hum-vee with gull wing doors.  When you pressed a button on top of the vehicle, it autotransformed into a little battle station.  The hood flipped open to reveal two guns, and the back end split in half and folded out to reveal two anti-aircraft type guns with seats.  It included two tiny, beige, non-articulated soldiers that were either robots or in futuristic armor.  The vehicle was a little larger than a Scout class transformer, the soldiers were maybe an inch tall had they been standing, about the size of the old Army Gear figures, if you remember those.  It was a super-cool little toy, but I couldn't ever figure out what line it came from.



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 08:32 AM

Long shot probably, but could the figure shown in the number 2 spot of this list be the figure?

 

https://www.toplessr...al_gimmicks.php

 

I'm basically doing a search for the 'sparking gimmick' as I can't imagine too many toys used that.


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Posted 05 June 2019 - 10:07 AM

I only had 1 item out of this toyline, so I can't say for certain that they all worked the same.  It was a near-futuristic military vehicle, basically a hum-vee with gull wing doors.  When you pressed a button on top of the vehicle, it autotransformed into a little battle station.  The hood flipped open to reveal two guns, and the back end split in half and folded out to reveal two anti-aircraft type guns with seats.  It included two tiny, beige, non-articulated soldiers that were either robots or in futuristic armor.  The vehicle was a little larger than a Scout class transformer, the soldiers were maybe an inch tall had they been standing, about the size of the old Army Gear figures, if you remember those.  It was a super-cool little toy, but I couldn't ever figure out what line it came from.

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I had the same humvee, and the tank. Still have a bunch of the soldiers that came with the tank.

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 10:25 AM

Oh yeah.. I had that plane..



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 10:32 AM

Long shot probably, but could the figure shown in the number 2 spot of this list be the figure?
 
https://www.toplessr...al_gimmicks.php
 
I'm basically doing a search for the 'sparking gimmick' as I can't imagine too many toys used that.

Nope, not that either. I too figured the sparking gimmick would be the key to a successful Google, but came up short.

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 12:06 PM

I only had 1 item out of this toyline, so I can't say for certain that they all worked the same.  It was a near-futuristic military vehicle, basically a hum-vee with gull wing doors.  When you pressed a button on top of the vehicle, it autotransformed into a little battle station.  The hood flipped open to reveal two guns, and the back end split in half and folded out to reveal two anti-aircraft type guns with seats.  It included two tiny, beige, non-articulated soldiers that were either robots or in futuristic armor.  The vehicle was a little larger than a Scout class transformer, the soldiers were maybe an inch tall had they been standing, about the size of the old Army Gear figures, if you remember those.  It was a super-cool little toy, but I couldn't ever figure out what line it came from.

Xpanders!I had the same humvee, and the tank. Still have a bunch of the soldiers that came with the tank.

Thank you! Never could find it via the google. Now I'm wishing I had had some of the larger sets. Those look awesome. I loved the slow, noisy opening process with the little spring motors. It had such a satisfying feel to it that normal springs would not have accomplished.

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 12:29 PM

I only had 1 item out of this toyline, so I can't say for certain that they all worked the same.  It was a near-futuristic military vehicle, basically a hum-vee with gull wing doors.  When you pressed a button on top of the vehicle, it autotransformed into a little battle station.  The hood flipped open to reveal two guns, and the back end split in half and folded out to reveal two anti-aircraft type guns with seats.  It included two tiny, beige, non-articulated soldiers that were either robots or in futuristic armor.  The vehicle was a little larger than a Scout class transformer, the soldiers were maybe an inch tall had they been standing, about the size of the old Army Gear figures, if you remember those.  It was a super-cool little toy, but I couldn't ever figure out what line it came from.

Xpanders!

I had the same humvee, and the tank. Still have a bunch of the soldiers that came with the tank.

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http://www.virtualto.../megaforce.html

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 03:48 PM

Obviously you have a pic, but could you do some sort of "artist depiction" of it?

Here's an attempt, with a lot of details fudged. Like, the face is a total blank to me, I don't remember if the spark effect actually came out through the mouth or was just visible inside the body. But I think this is a decent representation of the proportions, at least.
IMG_20190605_134636.jpg

 

Best guess, I probably got the toy somewhere around 1982 - 1985. Definitely wouldn't have been much later, and the aesthetics I remember don't point to it being a 1970s toy.



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 04:04 PM

Oh! I found it! Searched completed eBay listings for "spark wheel action figure":

https://www.ebay.com...=p2047675.l2557

 

https://www.ebay.com...5.c100037.m2107

 

It's "Lava Loc" from Blackstar, circa 1983.

lavaloc.jpg

https://collectibles...kstar-lava-loc/

 

lava-loc.jpg

 

I remember having that weird little troll thing it came with, and the glow-in-the-dark club, so I guess I must have gotten it new. Probably sold it off at a garage sale with my Masters of the Universe toys in 1990 or so. Mystery solved!



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 04:14 PM

I like your drawing better. :D


 
 
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Posted 05 June 2019 - 04:21 PM

I like your drawing better. :D

 

I think my memory just filled in all the blank parts with Rancor. 



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 09:27 PM

 

I like your drawing better. :D

 

I think my memory just filled in all the blank parts with Rancor. 

 

 

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 10:11 PM

 

 

I like your drawing better. :D

 

I think my memory just filled in all the blank parts with Rancor. 

 

 

that is the way of all things...

 

Gah, what else was on my shopping list?

 

Let's see... eggs, milk... hamburger helper and... Rancor! 

 

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Posted 06 June 2019 - 08:53 AM

 

 

 

I like your drawing better. :D

 

I think my memory just filled in all the blank parts with Rancor. 

 

 

that is the way of all things...

 

Gah, what else was on my shopping list?

 

Let's see... eggs, milk... hamburger helper and... Rancor! 

 

NO WAIT DAMN IT EVERY TIME!

 

What was the name of my kindergarten teacher?  Ms... Rancor?


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Posted 06 June 2019 - 09:13 AM

 

I like your drawing better. :D

 

I think my memory just filled in all the blank parts with Rancor. 

 

 

I mean, I kept thinking 'maybe he meant a rock monster'  and found a bunch of translucent 'volcano beasts'..



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Posted 06 June 2019 - 10:52 AM

Anyone remember these slightly bigger then Hot Wheels cars that could be flipped inside out to become a different car?

I remember they where on small ball joints to flip all the panels around and seeing them at Walgreens


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