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@  -LittleAutob... : (29 May 2020 - 09:19 AM)

Yes, and its ongoing.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (29 May 2020 - 01:05 AM)

Cyberverse is already officially uploaded to YouTube.

@  fourteenwings : (29 May 2020 - 12:36 AM)

Spin Master is abridging current episodes of Bakugan Armored Alliance and posting the result on YouTube. Maybe Hasbro does that someday too.

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 May 2020 - 10:59 PM)

I see... :/

@  wonko the sane? : (28 May 2020 - 08:14 PM)

Within the US anyway. Those channels aren't easy or cheap to access in other countries, and their website often region lock content. Tubi is the only good thing on that list: largely identical (but not perfectly so. Damnit. I wanna watch COPS.) country to country and free.

@  Steevy Maximus : (28 May 2020 - 07:24 PM)

So yeah, Hasbro is using plenty of venues to spread exposure of their brands

@  Steevy Maximus : (28 May 2020 - 07:23 PM)

Starz currently licenses Transformers G1 and the GI Joe movie (as well as MLP specials). Netflix has more current series available.

@  Nevermore : (28 May 2020 - 07:21 PM)

Study shows: Holders of the title "world's oldest person" have a severely increased risk of dying.

@  Steevy Maximus : (28 May 2020 - 07:18 PM)

Tubi TV and Youtube both host various Hasbro cartoons. Both are freely accessed and ad supported. Any basic TV package (barring straight antenna) includes channels like USA Network, SyFy and FX, all of which regularly air the films from Transformers and GI Joe.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 May 2020 - 06:18 PM)

I dunno what to tell you, media might be changing slowly, but at least it's still accessible. Even the folks that DON'T get one of the streaming services can watch it on the company website. It's a vehicle for the toy line after all, they need to make an effort to make it as consumable as possible.

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 May 2020 - 05:41 PM)

Well. Thats said, then.... I guess... :doh

@  wonko the sane? : (28 May 2020 - 04:13 PM)

As long as the the cartoons are profitable, then they'll make more. The media it's shown on is completely irrelevant. I say that as a guy whose earliest surviving memory is a big red truck turning into a big red robot.

@  ZakuConvoy : (28 May 2020 - 03:06 PM)

Might be the end of an era. With the rise of streaming, who knows if Transformers will ever be on broadcast TV again.

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 May 2020 - 11:46 AM)

3 seasons on a show is usually enough... but yeah ;-;

@  Roddie Luver : (27 May 2020 - 09:37 PM)

I’m also sad Cyberverse has no season four.

@  Paladin : (26 May 2020 - 08:10 PM)

it's too hugging hot today.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

I'll agree with you on that.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

*Figured -_-

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

I fugured

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 May 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I'm actually sad Cyberverse won't get another season. 2 and 3 (of what I've seen) have REALLY nailed it in being fun little actions shows, like the Sunbow series.

@  Rycochet : (25 May 2020 - 01:00 PM)

Yes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (25 May 2020 - 12:52 PM)

I'm waiting for Animated season 4. Am I insane?

@  wonko the sane? : (25 May 2020 - 11:22 AM)

I'm waiting for the next season to show up on netflix.

@  Sabrblade : (25 May 2020 - 10:59 AM)

Many of us have already watched the rest of the Cyberverse episodes since the whole third season aired in the UK last September.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 May 2020 - 10:18 AM)

*9th

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 May 2020 - 10:17 AM)

I just saw the 8th episode... omg

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2020 - 01:28 AM)

Already seen it online.

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 09:42 PM)

Who's excited for tomorrow? The only thing that makes Monday worth it is the Cyberverse episodes .-.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 May 2020 - 12:30 PM)

Welcome. I just came into that trick myself recently, so happy to share.

@  Nevermore : (24 May 2020 - 12:05 PM)

Thanks, wonko the sane? for the tip with the cloning. That helped a lot!

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 12:02 PM)

Heheh.... yes... I don't think a sniper would be very good at making a vaccine... 0.0

@  Nevermore : (24 May 2020 - 11:48 AM)

All right! Cloning my old HHD to an SSD and then swapping out the drive was successful, it would appear. Finally.

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2020 - 11:30 AM)

Scientist Perceptor is. Sniper Perceptor less so.

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 10:51 AM)

Perceptor would be more responsible.

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 10:48 AM)

Oof x~x

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2020 - 10:45 AM)

He'd cure the virus, but he'd probably commit at least two crimes against nature and weaponize a third in the process.

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 09:39 AM)

'Horrible consequences' would most likely happen with Brainstorm...

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 May 2020 - 08:16 AM)

Totally. And Percy's not even human. XD

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2020 - 06:50 AM)

Can't do much worse than our current government, I say go for it.

@  Sabrblade : (23 May 2020 - 10:13 PM)

Little do we realize that the Perceptor in question is the Mini-Con combiner. :p

@  -LittleAutob... : (23 May 2020 - 10:11 PM)

He would!!!

@  -LittleAutob... : (23 May 2020 - 10:11 PM)

Horrible consequences? I... Doubt that would happen.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 May 2020 - 09:55 PM)

Even if he would come up with the answer by tomorrow.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 May 2020 - 09:54 PM)

I'd rather not deal with the horrible but unintended consequences of that.

@  -LittleAutob... : (23 May 2020 - 09:52 PM)

Lets let Perceptor make a vaccine for COVID-19. Who agrees with me :)

@  -LittleAutob... : (23 May 2020 - 08:43 PM)

I'll take your word for it. =D

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 May 2020 - 08:42 PM)

Although the TV edits of Robocop do contain some hilarity

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 May 2020 - 08:41 PM)

I can't think of any instance where sanitizing a film is a good thing.

@  -LittleAutob... : (23 May 2020 - 06:42 PM)

.... and thats a good thing? :doh

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 May 2020 - 06:39 PM)

I'm watching Predator on Starz! That means it has all the language and gore uncensored!


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#221 Dake

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:55 PM

That's cool! To bad the Ewoks couldn't salvage the blasters to go with it!
 
 
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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:17 PM

QUOTE(Dake @ Aug 29 2013, 06:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool! To bad the Ewoks couldn't salvage the blasters to go with it!

I tried to come up with a spear launcher in it's place, but it didn't look right...

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:41 PM

Saw the Black figures for the first time. Darth Maul's Tatooine costume without a one-bladed full lightsaber was disappointing. I might cave on an R2 at some point, but the rest were easy passes.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 07:52 PM

I picked up Maul yesterday. I'm going to love having a few six inch Star Wars figures to square off against or team up with my Marvel Legends (mostly the movie Avengers, but still...) Iron Man vs Darth Maul is hella fun. icon-hotrod.gif

QUOTE(Betty Nor @ Aug 31 2013, 06:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Saw the Black figures for the first time. Darth Maul's Tatooine costume without a one-bladed full lightsaber was disappointing. I might cave on an R2 at some point, but the rest were easy passes.


The blades are removable, so you can do the full, one-bladed lightsaber with his Tatooine garb. His poseability with the hood is a bit limited, however.

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 09:00 PM

Really? Consider my opinion changed.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 01:52 PM

Damn, that Sandtrooper looks nice.

Ill have to be fairly selective with the 6" figures, but there are a few characters that have a lot of potential. I'm hoping they get round to Jedi Luke soon-ish. And I suppose I'll need Fett next wave. That should be a joy to find. icon-primal.gif

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 04:49 PM

Latest addition to my Artoo collection...



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 05:09 PM

If you're stressing about Boba Fett's availability, Amazon has him up for pre-order. I'm gonna resist the urge for the time being. I'm not opposed to picking up core members, but I'm really hesitant to buy a bunch of figures I already own in a new scale. I barely made it through the Marvel Legends -> Marvel Universe transition.

In other news, I got my Vintage Collection Royal Guard. Glad I planned on opening him. Amazon packaging is so... well, let's just say that at least the figure was perfectly fine. I'm gonna have to research more to find out who this is under the mask.

EDIT: I really hope this guy gets a re-release or at least a Throne Room battle pack or something. Easily my favourite version thus far - just too expensive to army build. Damn it, I wish I hadn't left my Kir Kanos and Carnor Jax in storage.

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 06:53 PM

Just picked up Black Series wave 1 sans Luke, and I think they're pretty cool.
The ankle tilts are nice, but I wish the feet could rotate. Other than that I think their articulation is serviceable.

They fit in with Figuarts/Tamashii stuff pretty well.(only other action figure line I really collect)
I was expecting them to be a bit bigger based on the other times I've experimented with American six inch figures.


A bit of a side note, getting Maul's uncovered head on was a little painful. Not sure how often I'll be switching that out.

edit: I know they're focusing on the movies, but I hope we can get someone from Clone Wars, Rex or Ahsoka would be preferable to me, sooner rather than later.

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 09:58 PM

I could see a "real life" Rex but less inclined to imagine an Ahsoka. They shortpacked her real-life 3.75 figure (that they didn't really want to make) at the tail end of the line.
 
 
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Posted 07 September 2013 - 12:39 AM

Personally I don't think she'd be that out of place if she was still in Clone Wars style. At least not as much as a human.
Looking at that Vintage figure, I think I get what they were going for, but the execution is..yeah.

(I say Ahsoka and Rex because they seem like the most plausible, but my dream Clone Wars figure is Professor Huyang)



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Posted 07 September 2013 - 01:37 AM

Seeing as they see Prequel figures as a bit of a minefield for the line, I'd imagine the odds of anyone from The Clone Wars to be slim-to-none, and at the latter end of the scale.

I'd imagine the first, and probably only, for at least the first 10 waves, EU-crossover character will be Aayla Secura.



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Posted 07 September 2013 - 02:19 AM

Is Clone Wars really EU? If it's treated the same as the novels and what not then I'd think that's going to make the next generation of adult star wars nerds a bit angry.

Personally I think it's as important* as both of the trilogies, and I enjoyed it more than either them.
For reference, my perspective is as someone who grew up with the prequels. I was 8 years old when Phantom Menace came out, and I didn't see the original trilogy in it's entirety until a couple years after that.

edit: Sorry if I'm bringing up stuff that's been talked to death on other boards. Right now this is on my only outlet for this kind of discussion.

edit2:*Important to the fiction I mean. Obviously nothing will be able to touch the level of impact the original trilogy had on our culture.

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 02:42 AM

No it is rated higher than EU.

The TV shows are above the EU (comics, novels etc) but ranked below the movies.



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Posted 07 September 2013 - 04:40 AM

The new size figures look cool but I find it weird I'm not really tempted. I got into Star Wars with the special editions (I know. Long story) and was a pretty avid collector of the toys after winning a Sandtrooper in a contest in the old VHS boxset. But around the time of 2002, my interest just kind of died. I even awkwardly forced myself to pick up som AOTC stuff and found I wish I hadn't. Nowadays I still love the movies and have greatly enjoyed Clone Wars. But I find I just can't muster any interest for a collecting hobby that used to be a big deal to me.

Am I dead inside?

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 06:37 AM

No, Star Wars has really taken a back seat for me as well.

I think the biggest reason is that pretty much 99% of figures released will eventually be re-released and with better accessories and articulation. I got tired of buying the same characters over and over again. The only figures that seem to be exempt are EU figures, which have become the only ones of interest to me lately, and with distribution being what it is now, I really don't want to spend ~$30-50 for the odd 3 3/4" figure that I want.

Of course, I'm still a whore for all things Royal Guard so if Black Series ever makes one of those, I will definitely snatch it up.
Wouldn't mind a Super Articulated Kir Kanos/Carnor Jax re-do, either.
...but again EU stuff normally doesn't get a second go.

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 08:59 AM

And yet the first Koto Bishoujo release was of Jaina in X-Wing gear.

More expensive than a figure, and sold insanely well.

Yet Hasbro dithers along.

Crazy.

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 09:45 AM

Slightly different markets there, I think.
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Posted 07 September 2013 - 05:08 PM

Bit the bullet on Artoo today since I was a little weary of buying a $25 figure that small but I can honestly say I'm happy to have picked it up. I love all the little compartments and stuff. I'm definitely not planning on going completionist on this line but I really want to get the main cast of Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Vader, Stormtrooper, Artoo, Threepio, and Old Ben.



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