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@  fourteenwings : (26 April 2019 - 12:11 AM)

After "Secret Wars", Marvel's comic sales dropped for most of their series but it wasn't bad enough to be worried about. I think. What homages, exactly?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 April 2019 - 09:31 PM)

Kamen Rider Specter Tutankhamun Soul was definitely a thing.

@  B-Fox : (25 April 2019 - 09:30 PM)

How popular is Marvel's current comics? Because the homages to it got very anemic audience reactions.

@  The Doctor Who : (25 April 2019 - 07:47 PM)

An Egyptian themed version of a popular Japanese TV show: Tutankhamun Rider

@  MEDdMI : (25 April 2019 - 06:53 PM)

combine the two options. Grayffles or Waffson

@  Paladin : (25 April 2019 - 05:43 PM)

split the difference- "Ryan" after the Titanium Ranger.

@  Sabrblade : (25 April 2019 - 05:10 PM)

The second name choice is "Waffles", named after Goofy's gray tabby cat from Goof Troop. It's a cuter name than "Grayson" and the kitten is definitely adorable, but his colors aren't as close a match to the namesake as one of his sibling's colors are (said sibling is already spoken for, so I can't name that one).

@  Sabrblade : (25 April 2019 - 05:07 PM)

The first name choice is "Grayson", because he's gray and a son, and I think the name sounds cool. It also makes me think of Carter Grayson, the Red Ranger from Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, who was a born leader and one of the coolest Red Rangers.

@  Paladin : (25 April 2019 - 05:07 PM)

"Lamont."

@  Sabrblade : (25 April 2019 - 05:06 PM)

I need help deciding on a name for one of the kittens. He's an all-gray cat but is also showing early signs of growing some black stripes in his fur. There are two names I've thought of for him and can't decide which one I like more.

@  Telly : (25 April 2019 - 01:31 PM)

got the second part of first gundam, popped it in and wow! picture miles better than my old dvds. other than the archaic animation (which i dont mind), it looks like it was done recently

@  Xellos : (25 April 2019 - 07:49 AM)

Aye, or at least the movies for Zeta, as they supposedly negate ZZ, kinda like how the Code Geass clip movies retcon some events before the newest one.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:05 PM)

i wish theyd dub double zeta. thats the only one im missing for the "amuro vs char" thing (and chars not even in it so...). but given some of the things ive heard about it, its probly best that they dont dub it

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:02 PM)

and im on vacation next week so ill have lots of time to watch all this lol

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:01 PM)

@zaku ive got war in the pocket on standard dvd already. amazon didnt have it on blu ray. bonus points to it for having character designs by haruhiku mikimoto. and this collecction is only "new" in as much as its new to me on blu ray. ive had burnt dvd copies of it all for years

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 09:44 PM)

Yeah, 00 was pretty good, and I recently watched Build Divers, and found it really fun. Got both limited editions of IBO... still need to watch them...

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 April 2019 - 08:30 PM)

00 is also pretty good, basically a refined version of the Wing concept, and IBO is great.

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 April 2019 - 08:29 PM)

I'll be the requisite "Build Fighters is actually pretty good" chime in

@  MEDdMI : (24 April 2019 - 07:52 PM)

G Gundam was the best. Horse mecha! Piloted by.... a HORSE!

@  ZakuConvoy : (24 April 2019 - 07:31 PM)

I'd probably recommend tracking down 0080 War in the Pocket to go along with your new collection, but you might have enough to watch for right now.

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 06:53 PM)

G Gundam will likely always rank first for me, as it is the one I find the most fun, but 8th MS was great for being the most "realistic" of the UC stuff.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 06:17 PM)

the only other gundam series ive watched-which was also the FIRST gundam series i watched-is wing (and ill probly get that on blu ray soon too). i know i havent watched everything tied to it, but the UC is quite enough for me lol

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 06:14 PM)

i think 8th team is my favorite, but cant say why. maybe it has something to do with them not being newtypes. i dont particularly like that concept

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 06:11 PM)

8th M Team, 0083, and Zeta are my favorites of the original timeline. Have yet to watch Origin, but it is loooow on my list, as I never particularly liked Char. Quattro Bajeena was actually kinda cool, though.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 05:49 PM)

so i just did something insane. i bought gundam origin, first gundam, 08th ms team, operation stardust, zeta gundam AND chars counterattack on bluray...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2019 - 05:46 PM)

Hollywood stereotypes, eh? Don't get me started on how sheerly unrealistic that can be, and how badly Hollywood loves to stick to them.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:44 PM)

Also, fun fact: To me, Dutch is the language that sounds harsh compared to German.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:37 PM)

Generally, nobody shouts at each other in Germany unless they're either a) morons or b) doing it for comedic effect.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:36 PM)

... based on an outdated way of speaking (I mean, does anyone in the US still speak like Joe Friday?)... which might also have been at least partially a regional thing.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Generally, many native English speakers' primary conception of the German language and its perceived harshness comes from Hollywood movies... created by non-native German speakers, with non-native German actors giving their impression of what they think the German language sounds like...

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:33 PM)

I might be severely biased, but as a native German speaker, I think the perception of the "harsh German language" is at least in part due to a myth created by Hollywood.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (24 April 2019 - 05:32 PM)

I wish I knew if that Blue autobot in the background in the movie Bumblebee was Blurr.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2019 - 11:52 AM)

Blood is blue before coming into contact with air from outside.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2019 - 09:50 AM)

I had to use a whole ten percent of my brain to understand that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 April 2019 - 08:32 AM)

I think I saw a debunking of that like at least a decade ago when I still relied on TV for things.

@  Paladin : (24 April 2019 - 08:21 AM)

isn't the whole "lemmings jump to their death" thing proven false now too???

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2019 - 03:05 AM)

It's like how the whole "alpha male" thing doesn't really show up in wolf packs in the wild.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 01:54 AM)

Aaaaand another myth busted.

@  CORVUS : (24 April 2019 - 12:27 AM)

Quite welcome! :)

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2019 - 09:51 PM)

@Corvus Huh, did not know that part. Thanks for imparting knowledge!

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 09:27 PM)

No because it's true.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 April 2019 - 09:17 PM)

Would I be jaded if i said that's a good lesson about people as well?

@  CORVUS : (23 April 2019 - 09:01 PM)

Overstated risk. Most observations of sexual cannibalism in the Praying Mantis occurred in captivity, versus nature. When entomologists began observing them in nature instead, they found that sexual cannibalism took place around 30% of the time. Basically, if a male Mantis avoids thin, hungry females, his chances are pretty good. #yesimanerd

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2019 - 07:52 PM)

Are you a male mantis?

@  MEDdMI : (23 April 2019 - 07:27 PM)

Death by snu snu

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2019 - 06:40 PM)

There's a joke about going out with a bang to be made here.

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 06:38 PM)

I would hope getting laid is preferred over dying :p

@  Nevermore : (23 April 2019 - 05:20 PM)

Don't we all want to get laid?

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2019 - 04:53 PM)

I'd spend the first few loops just taking an extended nap.

@  Dekafox : (23 April 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Endless death time loops certainly happen enough in Star Trek


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#1 Axaday

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:08 PM

This is more like it.  This is the one I would have wanted if they had come to market before I realize I had no attachment to WFC Bruticus.  He looks TONS better with that Onslaught, but he doesn't look like Bruticus to me, so I'm gonna have to pass.

 

Anyway, I don't mean to be a drag.  It looks nice!

 

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:14 PM

WOW! That's expensive!

It doesn't improve the set enough to justify that price tag, in my mind.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:35 PM

I might be interested if they make him in SDCC colors.



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:37 PM

This may go on a short list of "Things to buy if I end up with extra money somehow.".

Only thing is I wouldn't know what to do with the deluxe Onslaught. Have him ride on Bruticus's shoulders?




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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:40 PM

Display him in vehicle mode



#6 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 05:11 PM

Might be interested in G2 colors, or remolded as Impactor, because I could use a bigger Impactor.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 05:13 PM

Looks impressive. I don't have the version of the Combaticons that this goes with, but I'd be into a G2 version for suresies. 

 

I wouldn't say no to an Impactor, either. Maybe with fixed colors ala the Covenant of Primus art. 



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Posted 06 March 2014 - 08:55 PM

This does look good -- really good, actually.  But like Axaday, WFC Bruticus doesn't do anything for me.  Still, this figure + set goes a long way to taking the WFC toys and turning them into something resembling a decent combiner.  Kudos to Microblaze Creations!  :thumbsup


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 10:47 PM

I might be interested in a Fruitius set, but with that price, I'd rather get a G2 version. Still, I'm a bit apprehensive on how it takes disassembly for Vortex and Blast-off to achieve its look.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 11:02 PM

I'd be all over this if FP Colossus didn't exist.

 

I would buy a Ruination version though.


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Posted 07 March 2014 - 02:22 AM

WOW! That's expensive!

It doesn't improve the set enough to justify that price tag, in my mind.

 

I think it's around the right ballpark.  3P Voyagers average around $80-90.  Throw in $30 for the accessories, and you're there.

 

Compare to say, Mania King, who was fairly well received, and cost $115 for a Voyager-sized figure by his lonesome.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 07:28 AM

But like Axaday, WFC Bruticus doesn't do anything for me.

 

Maybe we just have really different senses of humor.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 09:24 AM

I'd be all over this if FP Colossus didn't exist.

 

 

Speaking of, while I like the look of Colossus and what the set does with the Energon combiners, I kind of wish that FP would release their own Onslaught and the two other limbs to make an even better Bruticus.  I realize that doing that would nullify a lot of the cool add-on weaponry, but it would be nice to have an option.    



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 10:16 AM

I think this looks great.

 

The price isn't too great though.

 

If they make one in TakaraTomy colors I'd be all over it.  As it is Onslaught is already pretty much there, it's just the extra parts for the others that are off.

 

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 10:47 AM

On it's own, I like it.  It's a nice, chunky rendition of FoC Onslaught and I've always been a fan of that color scheme.  Love that vehicle mode too.

 

HOWEVER, I don't think it works at all with the other Combaticons.  I've never been a fan of the thing with combiner teams that include one giant guy and four tiny guys.  The game equalized them so all five members of the team were about the same size.  In the game, the combined Bruticus mode reflects this, with a rather big-limbed look to him.  But this Onslaught does away with all of that.  He's back to being a giant that dwarves his teammates and, as a result of the size disparity, Bruticus loses his unique proportions.




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#16 Canthros

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 04:15 PM

I kinda like it, but it would need the SDCC colors for me to consider dropping money on it.

It does look nice.
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#17 Gizmoboy

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 04:17 PM

Same here Canthros.



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 07:06 PM

That's kind of the real problem with upgrades for Generations Bruticus, isn't it? He's been made in too many color variations, and there's no guarantee you picked the "right" one to release yours in.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 05:30 AM

Honestly I think a Wreckers set would've been the best bet. People would buy it just for a nice big Impactor. Of course, then we'd all be complaining that it's orange instead of Impactor's purple.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 07:02 AM

Honestly I think a Wreckers set would've been the best bet. People would buy it just for a nice big Impactor. Of course, then we'd all be complaining that it's orange instead of Impactor's purple.

If they did an Impactor, I'd think they'd use Last Stand of the Wreckers colors, over what Hasbro went with. That still might draw some complaints, but that's because the Transformers collector's market is verifiably insane.

Something like this:
http://www.tfw2005.c...sic-colors.html

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