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@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN


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#1 TriBlurr

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:05 AM

https://hasbropulse....bertron-unicron

Thats one spicy planet sized meatball.

No way in Hell I can justify that price to myself or my wife.

Kinda thought he'd be a Titan release after Scorponok.

Edited by TriBlurr, 15 July 2019 - 08:06 AM.


#2 Blot

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:07 AM

With his articulated fingers, he clutches the air menacingly and makes fists full of his infinite fury.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:46 AM

The way the maw works is amazing.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:47 AM

He hungers....................for wallets


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:49 AM


Thoughts:

1) Ok that looks pretty awesome.

2) hug that's a lot of money.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:49 AM

Remarkable; his price is equal to his voice actors' weight.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:52 AM

Man, it's too bad you can't just throw money at it, Kickstarter-style. I could never afford it, but I'd gladly throw $5 in to help get him made.
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 08:58 AM

Yeah, that price isn't realistic. This sucks.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:03 AM


My father just said he thinks it looks cool and I should go ahead and order one... and was just vague enough in his phrasing that I think, but am not 100% sure, he was offering to cover the cost...

ZacWilliam, so I'm not sure if I want to try to clarify without being rude or let it go because I don't know that I want him spending $600 to buy me Unicron even though I appreciate the thought and think it'd be awesome to own a Unicron...
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:05 AM

For being just a bit bigger than Fort Max the price jump is pretty immense.

The Khetanna barely made the even smaller number of backers at a cheaper price.

Id love to see this made but I dont know if it will be.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:06 AM

Some more pics:  https://www.ign.com/...mer-figure-ever

 

I'm going to bite.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:08 AM

I know the paint job is accurate, but man is it underwhelming to me. My aesthetics call for more saturation and detailing!


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:09 AM

For being just a bit bigger than Fort Max the price jump is pretty immense.

The Khetanna barely made the even smaller number of backers at a cheaper price.

Id love to see this made but I dont know if it will be.

 

I think if it's somehow opened up to Chinese collectors, it will make it.  Without them, I'd be surprised.

 

Unicron is likely a whole lot heavier and a tone more substantial.  Looks like everything about him is hefty and elaborate.

 

I weighed Grand Maximus the other day (incidentally) and I believe he was 9 pounds?  I can't remember.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:09 AM

Due for release in 2021; presumably to coincide with the third chapter of the War For Cybertron Trilogy?



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:10 AM

Yeah, that price isn't realistic. This sucks.

That price is pretty much exactly realistic considering the size of the thing (19 lbs!).  I definitely would have preferred this to just be the next Titan at $150-200, but... I'm not saying no to a thing that stepped directly out of my fevered child mind in 1986.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:10 AM

For being just a bit bigger than Fort Max the price jump is pretty immense.

The Khetanna barely made the even smaller number of backers at a cheaper price.

Id love to see this made but I dont know if it will be.

Hasbro's lofty ideas are going to clash head on with the notoriously cheap fandom.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:12 AM

 

For being just a bit bigger than Fort Max the price jump is pretty immense.

The Khetanna barely made the even smaller number of backers at a cheaper price.

Id love to see this made but I dont know if it will be.

 

I think if it's somehow opened up to Chinese collectors, it will make it.  Without them, I'd be surprised.

Yeah, opening it to Asia in general is the only way I can wrap my head around it happening.  I backed it, but I'm fully prepared for it to the join The Hall of Unproduced Unicrons with the other three of the past.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:13 AM

Haslab remains fantastically hostile to international collectors even by Hasbro's amazingly low standards.

North America only, no way to realistically avoid sales tax, limited to 5 to hug over grey importers.

It really is a big "you're not welcome here." After a year of very consistent Hasbro UK hugups.

#19 Octavius Prime

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:13 AM

Yeah, that price isn't realistic. This sucks.

That price is pretty much exactly realistic considering the size of the thing (19 lbs!).  I definitely would have preferred this to just be the next Titan at $150-200, but... I'm not saying no to a thing that stepped directly out of my fevered child mind in 1986.

I mean realistic for my budget. Obviously there are some who can throw the money at this thing.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 09:15 AM

Ah, true.  All that said, I'd MUCH rather throw money at this thing than a $500 MP Prime rehash.


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