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@  Dracula : (24 April 2017 - 04:10 PM)

bot can not be straight

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 01:49 PM)

Hey man, don't dongshame.

@  Benbot : (24 April 2017 - 12:32 PM)

#crotchproblems

@  Robowang : (24 April 2017 - 11:53 AM)

Menasor's problem is that his crotch is waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too high. I couldn't care less about those other issues. If your dong is a chestburster, something ain't right.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:40 AM)

Seems like all the combiners have an issue like that, the legs can never be completely straight in combined mode, the finished big bot is always looming eerily or hip-thrusting.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 11:39 AM)

I doubt having an integrated trailer would have swayed me into buying CW Motormaster. But what definitely put me off were Internet reports of awful hip ratcheting.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:36 AM)

I might also mention that ~not~ being a big truck has worked for the Internet pretty well.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 11:32 AM)

I moaned about Motormaster because his combiner mode was awful

@  Rycochet : (24 April 2017 - 11:31 AM)

People moaned about the choices made during Combiner wars.that meant characters like Motormaster/Menasor weren't G1G1G1.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:23 AM)

He could always be a very small red truck.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 10:59 AM)

But how will you know it's Optimus Prime if he's not a big red truck?

@  Broadside : (24 April 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Personally, I'm not a fan of the extreme-accuracy trend. The character choices are kind of sure-fine-whatever, but outside of stuff like Alpha Trion that's a huge divergence from the source material, there doesn't feel like there's much imagination in the designs any more.

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2017 - 05:03 AM)

Because you might as well start as you mean to go on?

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

It does. Preview image is Legion's penis tongue.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 04:15 AM)

Hold it. Please tell me Kiss Players doesn't have a GoBox.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

That is epically messed up

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

GURD.... youtube just auto-played a new trailer for the Alien flick.... featuring John Denver's 'country roads' as BG music....

@  Noideaforaname : (24 April 2017 - 12:37 AM)

The Generations lineup should be decided by hitting Random Page on the wiki. "Next one is... Crankstart." 'Alright, I love the Scavengers!' "No, no, CrankSTART. The repaint of a repaint of a repaint of a Scout version of a Deluxe based on a background vehicle from the Live Action film." 'Oh'

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 11:31 PM)

After we get a couple of Pretenders. And a Titans Return Star Saber (not a difficult retool from Galvatron).

@  BlackMax : (23 April 2017 - 10:21 PM)

I really do like all the attention to the 80s toys, being from that era myself. However, I would be really happy if (let's say post Trypticon) the Generations line turns to the 2001 RiD line, Beast Wars stuff, and moves forwarda bit.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:19 PM)

I'm curious because I'm not an 80s kid nor have I ever held an actual 80s toy in my hands, but I'm pretty sure a mathematically significant portion of 80s kids here do have a like for cartoon accuracy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:15 PM)

How much of this community favors versus not favors the current Hasbro design team's general trend of accuracy to classic 1980s toys and lack of attention to any other era of Transformers?

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 07:36 PM)

Telly, ah, got it.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:41 PM)

"You can do magic things!" "It's called evil, kid."

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Potatoes don't have ears. That's corn.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

little furry potatos

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:24 PM)

This potato's got big ears...

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:18 PM)

The potato rebellion will be swift and brutal.

@  Waspinator : (23 April 2017 - 03:48 PM)

IT'S WATCHING US

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:34 PM)

yeah, at the time im posting this, theres a "2" next to it and me and fruitloop are shown to be the 2 people reading it

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:33 PM)

i think it just means that someone is reading the shoutbox

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Re The Rise of Cobra: I like bad movies and action sequences involving elite ninjas, so I watched / fast-forwarded through it on Netflix a couple of years ago.

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:23 PM)

Can anyone tell me why the Shoutbox has a notification (a "1") when I login sometimes? I scroll through and don't see anything addressed to me. What does it mean?

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 April 2017 - 01:33 PM)

I miss the 2000s when my local stores got new toys more than once a year.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 01:09 PM)

I mean, it might be hard to not know about something before release at all, but the degree of familiarity that you described is only attainable if you intentionally seek things out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:59 PM)

That's at least partially your own fault. The "in motion" part sounds like you even watched videos, which require conscious effort, unlike pictures that might be hard to even avoid.

@  Bass X0 : (23 April 2017 - 12:22 PM)

I miss the 80s where the first time I ever saw Transformers toys was on the toy shelves and hadn't already saw the toy from every angle and in motion several months beforehand. It made seeing a toy in the store something very special to me that I can't recapture now.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

I could see Generations becoming a TRU exclusive line, now that I think about it.

@  Xellos : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

Also, Generations weathered AOE, and the TLK line seems to be short as well, so I think we'll still be seeing some room for Generations.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 12:11 PM)

Titans aren't really wide-released anyway. About the only brick-and-mortar chain to reliably carry them is Toys R Us.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:08 PM)

Isn't Trypticon still a long way from now?

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

They wouldn't let a big-ticket item like that get cancelled.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

Counter argument: They still haven't released Trypticon.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:25 AM)

But yeah, not having any big-name media means it's the most likely, although the premiere series packaging might convince retailers to dedicate more shelf space, kinda like SW Black.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:24 AM)

I'd expect Generations to be the sacrificial lamb since they can't possibly stock RID any less.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I'm thinking the subline that doesn't have a movie or TV show will be the one on the cutting board.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:05 AM)

Back to TF toys: the question is whether or not retailers will be willing to commit the peg/shelf space for three sublines. And which one will be sidelined if space is at a premium.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 06:28 AM)

No idea.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 03:40 AM)

Sometimes the Shoutbox takes a little longer to catch up to a new avatar.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 03:00 AM)

In the Shoutbox I'm seeing the pink thing instead of that guy with the weird eyes.


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#1 Draconis

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:11 AM

source
http://whosnews.usaw...sformers-prime/





looks pretty badass to me!

Edited by Draconis, 07 February 2011 - 11:14 AM.


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#2 CatSCAN

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:13 AM

Well... That doesn't translate quite as nicely as I hoped it would, but it is nice to know we're getting Prime toys.

#3 Gizmoboy

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

WOW... I am so very impressed by this. They nailed the CGI character design.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

It looks like the least screen accurate thing about her is her chest.(aside from her weapons and extra kibble)
Can't wait to see the figure unphotoshopped and properly transformed.

(copied from the tempspark. Didn't want to have to think of a third reaction.)


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:18 AM

That's actually pretty nice looking. Can't wait to see Bulkhead.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:24 AM

She better have enough hip articulation.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:26 AM

That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

Randy


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:28 AM

Okay, I was not expecting to see this today. Looks great!

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Arcee and the rest of the Prime toys will be available on Oct. 1


Sigh. I mean, we pretty much knew that, but still, I was foolishly hoping for a surprise early release.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:30 AM

The thing I like the least about this is the swing we'll have from people freaking out because they think we'll never get Prime toys to people freaking out because they think we'll never get a G1 Arcee.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:32 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

Randy

I'm still not really sure about that. I can see it both ways, but it really depends on whether Prime deserves it's own toyline or not.

Considering how many characters are being revealed I'm guessing it does.
Maybe due to Arcee's recent exposure they feel a G1 toy has a chance?


#11 Detour

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:32 AM

QUOTE(Daytonus @ Feb 7 2011, 11:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She better have enough hip articulation.

Doesn't look like they'll be able to sway much.

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

I don't see how this positively definitely absolutely cements her as being the Generations one.
After all, this'd be like if the first waves of Animated were sold under the Universe banner. Except worst, since Hasbro's putting more work behind TF: Prime.

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I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#12 Creature SH

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:33 AM

Huh. The toy looks better than the design does on the show.

#13 Powered Convoy

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:38 AM

QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Feb 7 2011, 11:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

Randy

I'm still not really sure about that. I can see it both ways, but it really depends on whether Prime deserves it's own toyline or not.

Considering how many characters are being revealed I'm guessing it does.
Maybe due to Arcee's recent exposure they feel a G1 toy has a chance?



QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 7 2011, 11:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Daytonus @ Feb 7 2011, 11:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She better have enough hip articulation.

Doesn't look like they'll be able to sway much.

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

I don't see how this positively definitely absolutely cements her as being the Generations one.
After all, this'd be like if the first waves of Animated were sold under the Universe banner. Except worst, since Hasbro's putting more work behind TF: Prime.


I'm thinking it is because besides Warpath the other new Generations listings with Arcee were Bumblebee, Optimus, and Starscream. All characters on TF Prime.

Randy


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:41 AM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 7 2011, 11:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

I don't see how this positively definitely absolutely cements her as being the Generations one.
After all, this'd be like if the first waves of Animated were sold under the Universe banner. Except worst, since Hasbro's putting more work behind TF: Prime.

That, and Generations Arcee is just two waves away while this one isn't out until fall. I think we're getting Generations Arcee in part to hold people over until we get Prime toys.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:44 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Feb 7 2011, 11:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

Randy

I'm still not really sure about that. I can see it both ways, but it really depends on whether Prime deserves it's own toyline or not.

Considering how many characters are being revealed I'm guessing it does.
Maybe due to Arcee's recent exposure they feel a G1 toy has a chance?



QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 7 2011, 11:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Daytonus @ Feb 7 2011, 11:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She better have enough hip articulation.

Doesn't look like they'll be able to sway much.

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2011, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool, and I guess we know what that Deluxe Generations Arcee listing was for now.

I don't see how this positively definitely absolutely cements her as being the Generations one.
After all, this'd be like if the first waves of Animated were sold under the Universe banner. Except worst, since Hasbro's putting more work behind TF: Prime.


I'm thinking it is because besides Warpath the other new Generations listings with Arcee were Bumblebee, Optimus, and Starscream. All characters on TF Prime.

Randy


I agree. Hope its not the case, but the timing definitely makes it seem so too.


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:45 AM

We could get a hold on new waves while Dark of the Moon has its run though, but that's unlikely.

It's far from an exact replica of Prime Arcee, but it's about as close as I'd think a toy could come to resembling the design, and it doesn't look like a half-bad toy either. Head seems a trifle small, but that's probably just the photo. Keep the panel-age to a minimum, and you've got yourself a fun toyline.

Arm blades are a bit too large though. And I'm almost disappointed with how un-stylized she is: give her a new head, she'd fit in pretty well with your Classics toys.

(Five bucks says she gets used as an eventual Botcon exclusive, because, hey, fembots.)
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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:47 AM

QUOTE(Lukeblast @ Feb 7 2011, 11:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The thing I like the least about this is the swing we'll have from people freaking out because they think we'll never get Prime toys to people freaking out because they think we'll never get a G1 Arcee.


Good point, but this reveal does give a strong argument that the Warpath wave of Generations will wrap up that line, or at the very least, just leave Hasbro to trickle out a couple more with remolds and redecos hinted at in the instruction manuals. Wheeljack is the only shared mold with United that's left to go in addition to the surprises of Thundercracker and Warpath. As thrilled as I'd be to see an all new and original G1 Arcee mold be released by Hasbro, all signs point to it being a pretty big longshot now.

Still curious why Takara didn't choose to release all the original molds Hasbro decided to (Thunderwing, Warpath). Perhaps 22 releases under United was a magic number, all ending in a fantastic conclusion with those two pending eHobby exclusive three packs.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:48 AM

The article mentions Starscream, if that's right it means Prime's toyline will not just be the Autobot cast.
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#19 Blade Raider

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:50 AM

Yes! They gave her the arm blades instead of a gunhand. So yeah, I'm happy. Don't need any other figures, just this.

QUOTE(Paladin @ Feb 7 2011, 11:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The article mentions Starscream, if that's right it means Prime's toyline will not just be the Autobot cast.

Wasn't there listings for a new Gen Starscream and Arcee? I'd bet these are they.

Edited by Blade Raider, 07 February 2011 - 11:51 AM.


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 11:57 AM

I'd be really surprised if Prime toys were just a subset of Generations. I mean, it's a successful show on Hasbro's own network, and it's already been greenlit for a second season before the first has really started. It's clearly going to be a bigger push than just some Deluxes crammed into another line.

Also, I don't know if they'd typically give a release date for something that's just a Generations assortment.