I want an Overlord toy...

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I want an Overlord toy...

Post by The Reverend » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:41 am

I did at least read Reflector's review on here. But... well, I want one. Dammit :)

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Post by numbat » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:05 am

Each to their own...

I did own one since I was a child, but sold it 6 years ago. The thing is a brick (and not even a particularly good one by G1 standards), and I always thought more-than-a-bit over-rated.

I love the overall design though, and would welcome a good Classics-style update of the guy.

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Post by der2 » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:47 am

I got an incomplete one for a reasonable price a couple of years ago and I don't regret it. I'm not one to get hung up on accessories, so I was happy to get the makings of a coherent bot for less than the Ebay premium. His is a very nice bot to display and is good and solid. He is quite a brick, but he's not alone in this crime, at least he can reach past his chest unlike PM Prime and Metroplex. By modern standards he could have a lot more articulation, but I feel he's superior to a lot of the large bots that appeared during that era.

Just beware stupid prices.

I love the design and it would be awesome to see a modern update and not just an ill fitting Botcon repaint.
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Post by Hound » Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:39 pm

I'm going to own a complete one someday.

I don't know if we'll ever be able to afford one but I figure someday I'll have children and I can sell one and then I'll be able to buy an Overlord...
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Post by Cliffjumper » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:14 pm

You could probably do a direct trade with Takara if kids are involved.

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Post by Hound » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:56 pm

Cliffjumper wrote:You could probably do a direct trade with Takara if kids are involved.
Good point! But would they have a MISB original from 1988?

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Post by inflatable dalek » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:48 pm

If you want to properly recreate Wreckers it should be the European '91 version.
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Post by Hound » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:52 pm

I'd take either...

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Post by Knightdramon » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:18 pm

Funny thing; read this thing in the morning, visited an ailing friend this evening, talked with some random strangers, watched a voltron opening, I commented about Peter Cullen being the voice...and next thing you know the guy next to me remembers and still has his G1 Overlord, hah!
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Post by Hound » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:53 am

He should give it to me. Tell him to give it to me!

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Post by Skyquake87 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:54 am

I once owned Overlord. The Masterforce version. He was a good 'Citybot' overall. Neat in that he split into two distinct alt modes that gave great play value. The base mode was alright, but as it doesn't clip together is too fragile to be much fun. Robot mode was decent and only really needed to have better feet to be improved. As an adult, you might be a bit nonplussed by him, but he's easily as good as Scorponok (tiny head) or Metroplex (tiny arms). Shame he's silly money really.

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Post by The Reverend » Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:18 am

Knightdramon wrote:Funny thing; read this thing in the morning, visited an ailing friend this evening, talked with some random strangers, watched a voltron opening, I commented about Peter Cullen being the voice...and next thing you know the guy next to me remembers and still has his G1 Overlord, hah!
Dammit, gimme that!

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Post by Summerhayes » Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:41 pm

I've actually not even seen the toy, but desired one immensely since reading LSotW . . .
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Post by Cyberstrike nTo » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:53 pm

I got a Masterforce version and he's a pretty badass 80s Transformers toy.
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Post by Hound » Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:51 pm

GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!!

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Post by Addl » Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:45 am

I have about 10 overlords in the basement back in germany...
Used to buy them from everyone and even if they are a brick, i love the dual tank and plane concept.

Maybe i can find a pic this evening (am now in subway)
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Post by Hound » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:48 am

Addl wrote:I have about 10 overlords in the basement back in germany...
Used to buy them from everyone and even if they are a brick, i love the dual tank and plane concept.

Maybe i can find a pic this evening (am now in subway)
GIVE ONE OF THEM TO ME NOW!!!

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Post by Sades » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:53 am

This thread makes me LOL.
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Post by Addl » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:09 am

Hound wrote:GIVE ONE OF THEM TO ME NOW!!!
HOW?!?!?!?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pick it up from my dad's place yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by Hound » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:29 pm

Addl wrote:HOW?!?!?!?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pick it up from my dad's place yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mail it to me?

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