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Old 2006-05-27, 04:15 AM   #21
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Wait! I get it! Megatron is going to bring about Transformers- The Nerf Wars.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 04:16 AM   #22
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Roddy is pretty neat. The arms look a little too thin, and the hips look odd in the pictures I've seen, but he manages to look a lot like the original while having about 50 times more articulation, so he's a winner in my books.

Astrotrain is pretty cool. It looks like they managed to pull off the triple-changing fairly well, and still make him look like the original in robot mode. I actually would have liked Astrotrain a bit more if they had used the more-attractive cartoon colour scheme, but it's not like the toy scheme was ugly to begin with. I'll definately pick him up.

As for Screamer...an excellent-looking mold, and a better colour scheme on the jet than the guy usually gets. I'd like to say I'll be like Cliffy and hold out for Thundercracker or Skywarp instead of buying Starscream, because I've got so many bloody Starscreams already. But I don't think I've got the willpower to pull that off.

Optimus has a neat robot mode, but we've had a truckload of nice Optimi over the last few years, so I doubt I'll be shelling out for this one.

Megatron? M'eh. I'd rather have seen a tank with a good colour scheme than an unrealistic gun with purple and orange everywhere, to be honest. If that's the tradeoff we've got to accept to get another gun Megatron...why bother?
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 05:01 AM   #23
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I would have waited an eternity for this...
It's Nerf, or NOTHIN', Prime...


But seriously, Hasbro's getting my money.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 09:27 AM   #24
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Too many bubble cars these days. As long as it doesn't have a logo, it's kosher.
This is what I was thinking... there must be something to do with scale and realism, and how much the model of car is actually part of the toy's promotion, coming into play with licensing TFs, or did they really go to all the hassle for, say, RiD Prowl or the Armada Mini-Cons (you know, the ones that were sportscars - Street Speed? the ones that were actually rather good)?
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 11:13 AM   #25
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Nice Hasbro pics. They all look good, especially the Deceps! No Bumblebee pics though. Definetly putting those guys on my wish list.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 12:33 PM   #26
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Realistically, I'll probably never get any of these. I think Rodimus, Starscream and Astrotrain are excellent (Not too sure about Optimus and I think Megatron looks stupid) but they probably won't be released in Ireland and the eBay prices will be insane for a few months after they're released.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 12:36 PM   #27
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Hasbro's taking my money as well.
Those ********!
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 03:43 PM   #28
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i have just had a jaw droppign experience with those hasbro official photos. i can die a happy man
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 06:33 PM   #29
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Bumblebee can be seen at certain places.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 06:34 PM   #30
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Hasbro's taking my money as well.
Those ********!
amen... they always take my money, as well as bandai for gundam weapons for my alternators XD
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 06:57 PM   #31
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My Alternator weapons tend to come from old Armored Core figures. But they all work well.

I'm loving everything but Megatron. (who does look interesting, just not enough to buy)

I'm with Cliffy--I hope they do the other two Seekers, and hopefully in decent color schemes.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 07:29 PM   #32
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Egads... I may actually buy some transformers toys.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 10:22 PM   #33
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They all look real nice, but Hot Rod/imus needs to work those super model thighs a bit, know what I mean? Megs will be a winner among the little boy brigade (and some of the big boys, I guess). Screamer is so MINE, and will be very happy to get Skywarp and Thundercracker in this mold; nice to see the 'plane mode look more than reasonable.

Arrgh! I can feel my bank balance being sucked dry... but I know it's worth it.
 
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Old 2006-05-27, 11:58 PM   #34
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starscream, hot rod, and astrotrain are a must. prime i can do without . and if megs was like transforming super soaker that really shot water hmmmmmmmmm maybe. also i'm i the only one waiting for a seeker that transformers into a flying pyramid from cybertron from g1.
 
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Old 2006-05-28, 12:06 AM   #35
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Cybertron Starscream is pretty close, surely? Considering they still transformed into robots with bits of Earth jet hanging off...
 
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Old 2006-05-28, 01:07 AM   #36
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Does Anyone know if Megs is Gonna come with some Sucker Darts or Foam Darts? I really hoping so as Megs Would Be Such a great toy To play around with At work. I Work in a call Center and Toys like Megs and Armda Lazerbeak help break the time in between calls.
 
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Old 2006-05-28, 01:51 AM   #37
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The gunmode is capped off so it looks like it doesn't. The scope in robot mode is a different story. It might not, but they could have made a firing mechanism inside it. It's more likely to see plastic missiles than foam darts, though. Guess we'll see.
 
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Old 2006-05-28, 05:00 PM   #38
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Originally posted by starscreamjericho
starscream, hot rod, and astrotrain are a must. prime i can do without . and if megs was like transforming super soaker that really shot water hmmmmmmmmm maybe. also i'm i the only one waiting for a seeker that transformers into a flying pyramid from cybertron from g1.
i say wait for the titanium version.
 
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Old 2006-05-28, 10:26 PM   #39
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They've rub signs... It's a nice and nostalgic touch.
 
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Old 2006-05-29, 10:41 AM   #40
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screamer and rodders are nice, others... meh
 
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