I want an Overlord toy...

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Post by The Reverend » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:28 pm

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

Pick it up from my dad's place yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I might just do that :)

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Post by inflatable dalek » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:36 pm

I have a mental image of Addl's dad sitting down in his basement with a hammer smashing up Overlord's whilst laughing.
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Post by Cliffjumper » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:48 pm

Addl wrote:Maybe i can find a pic this evening (am now in subway)
I half-remember one you used to have of them just lined up which used to make people cry. Or am I getting confused?

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Post by Addl » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:08 am

Hound wrote:Mail it to me?
No, because i am on the other side of the globe for the next years... And i did not bring my tfs to china to sit in the basement :-)

@cliffy: yup i found this on google

http://tfarchive.com/community/showthread.php?t=4873

But only 6 back then and i traded one to savvyt in the us
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Post by The Reverend » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:35 am

Hmmph. I wonder how hard it would be to scrounge up one from parts floating around out there. Well, it might be more fun than assembling Fortress Maximus...

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Post by The Reverend » Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:57 am

Well, I bought a few parts and now have a robot-mode Overlord. Also got the tank barrel so I could have the two vehicle modes. Don't have all the little parts for the base mode yet.

I like it for the most part, nice play value with the vehicle modes, robot mode's got about what you'd expect from Geewun at this size (Yes, they could have done more, but I like what we got).

Face sculpt is a little weird. He too smiley looking and I don't like that. And not having an attachment somewhere in robot mode to stick the tank barrel onto (even if it was just on the back of his leg like Scorponok's rifle does) annoys me a little bit, just because the tank barrel is so nice and long. But otherwise... me like.

All in all, I don't think its a fair trade - we got Double Targetmasters on this side of the ocean but we didn't get Overlord... I like Quake, yes, but I don't see that as equaling.

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Post by Cliffjumper » Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:46 pm

We got both.

Got shafted on most stuff after about 1995, though. :(

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Post by The Reverend » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:53 pm

I cant gripe much about the semi-usability of the various attachments - as baseformers go, he's in the same camp with Trypticon and Scorponok in terms of all those little parts that don't do anything for the other modes. (Metroplex at least used everything except Six-Gun's torso in all modes). The pop-out weapons in his abdomen are a nice touch. I don't have the connecting ramps yet, so he doesn't have shinguards right now.

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Post by Gruff » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:22 pm

I'd love to have an Overlord in my collection, thats the just the completionist that I am
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Post by The Reverend » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:11 am

Its definitely stupid-money complete. But in buying the parts thus far I only had to pay triple-digits for the torso module.

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Post by Addl » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:46 am

It depends:

Only stupid money if you also enjoy the parts hunting. I rather buy complete sets and then it is done. Some 8+ years I lost interst in keeping track on what parts were missing.

Coming back to overlord: I just like the military alt modes and dark colors. It's okay that he is a brick.

Also is one of the overlords the only TF I brought to china for display, but so far only sleeps in a box.
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Post by Cyberstrike nTo » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:50 pm

Hound wrote:GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!!
NO! Get one of your own! :D:p
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Post by borg72 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:28 pm

FansProject are supposedly 'doing' an overlord, but very little is known about it beyond a test-shot of a head and chest-piece (IE one of the enginemasters/godmasters possibly) being displayed on a Warbot Steelcore body at their booth at TFcon.

definately agree that buying piecemeal is both A) more fun and B) way more expensive in the long run

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Post by The Reverend » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:42 pm

Can be, especially if you're not patient. When I built my Fort Max, I got lucky and scored Cerebros in a TF lot that the seller didn't bother to identify - so I paid $35 for the thing, when it usually goes for $150-$200 (Cerebros himself, not Fort Max!)

To date Overlord's cost me about $200, and all I need are the PMs and the leg ramps. That's still far below the $500-$800 I usually see for asking price.

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Post by Summerhayes » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:13 pm

Just go to Benidorm; Overlords line the shelves over there

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Seems legit
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Post by Cliffjumper » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:14 pm

GUUUUUUUNDAAAAAAAAM

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Post by Sunstreaker2 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:19 pm

Impulse with a GP01 shield and bat wings on its shoulders.

WTF.
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Post by Jaynz » Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:56 am

Sunstreaker2 wrote:Impulse with a GP01 shield and bat wings on its shoulders.

WTF.
And Patlabor head.. with very random coloring. Gotta love the drunk Chinese sweatshop managers. :P

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Post by Warcry » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:33 pm

The real headscratcher there isn't the "Overlord" or the Gundam, it's that someone bothered to bootleg Dirt Boss of all things.

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