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Post by Warcry » Thu May 05, 2016 2:29 pm

Brendocon 2.0 wrote:And BadCube have confirmed that they're doing an iteration of Gears' even more forgettable mould-mate, Swerve. Aka "Slick".
Thanks to IDW Swerve isn't forgettable anymore, just annoying as hell.

But seriously though, the dude seems to have a decent fanbase now. Easily moreso than Gears.

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Thu May 05, 2016 2:40 pm

Warcry wrote:Thanks to IDW Swerve isn't forgettable anymore, just annoying as hell.

But seriously though, the dude seems to have a decent fanbase now. Easily moreso than Gears.
Yeah but haven't all the IDWites bought seven each of the Generations figure and the Maketoys version and tweeted "another Lost Lighter done lol" already?

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Post by Denyer » Sat May 07, 2016 4:56 pm

Some footage of MMC's Overlord homage (and some other stuff) Dramon will probably be interested in;

https://www.facebook.com/Paik4LifeRevie ... =2&theater

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Post by Knightdramon » Sat May 07, 2016 6:46 pm

You're right!

These look exceptional. Probably won't be out before 2017 though, if past releases are any indication.

Tarn/Kultur is a bit bigger than expected.

Strika looks sublime and there's a Roadbuster repaint/retool planned for her.

Blue Ravage isn't too shabby.
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Post by Knightdramon » Sun May 08, 2016 4:15 pm

As mentionned, MMC's "IDW" Roadbuster here

Finally, the X versions of FT Soar here.

Blue one looks really nice, digging the translucent blue wings and clear red beak.

Sadly the knee/thigh clips seem to be exactly the same.
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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Mon May 09, 2016 2:58 pm

Lots of prototype pics of BadCube's Gears and Swerve...
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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Mon May 09, 2016 2:59 pm

Plus "Changing Gears" related gimmickry!
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Post by slartibartfast » Mon May 09, 2016 4:20 pm

It's like he's happy on the inside ( ^.^)

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Wed May 11, 2016 7:09 pm

OMG TFC's Seacons are full blown arm/leg/targetmasters!
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Post by Denyer » Wed May 11, 2016 10:11 pm

Gun mode looks cool. :up:

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Post by numbat » Thu May 12, 2016 7:35 am

Brendocon 2.0 wrote:OMG TFC's Seacons are full blown arm/leg/targetmasters!
That is actually quite amazing!

New sale thread added with a range of Transformers including Masterpiece, Botcon, CHUG, RID, Movies etc.

Looking for MP-11T Thundercracker and MP-9 Rodimus v2 (Takara version with as few QC issues as possible).


Check out my new sale thread now!

Also items on eBay.

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Thu May 12, 2016 2:13 pm

Looks like X-Transbots are reissuing their version of Wheelie with a bit of an overhaul.
https://www.facebook.com/DaimChocReport ... 9630604138

Might pick this up after I see some production reviews. I like the sculpt but everything I've seen/heard/read about the original run makes it sound like a horror show.

A few niggles aside, XTB really picked up their game with Windcharger and Beachcomber, so it'll be interesting to see what happens here.

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Post by Denyer » Thu May 12, 2016 8:47 pm

Don't know these people except as a customer of things like Quantron, but that's tipped me over with Hellfire and am going to trust that it's legit.

http://maketoys.jp/shop/products/hellfi ... f-edition/

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"We want to help with the Red Cross relief for [the Fort McMurrary] disaster with a special offer from MakeToys. We will have a limited number of Hellfire available for sale with a limited edition sticker [...] All monies collected from this limited edition will be sent to the Red Cross relief fund"

edit: https://www.facebook.com/Maketoys/posts ... 3842678150

"For every Hellfire sold on our site we will donate the entire $124.99 to the Red Cross Fire Relief fund"

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Post by Sades » Fri May 13, 2016 2:43 am

Holy cows. That's pretty cool.
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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Fri May 13, 2016 6:13 pm

Sounds like Omnigonix Spinout's a dud.
Omnigonix Spinout was delivered to us today, sadly the quality of the product is not up to a standard we would expect of a product retailing for £59.99.
If you have ordered Spinout and would like a cancellation on your order please email and we will sort it out for you asap!
We are currently working with the wholesaler for a solution which may see Spinout sold at a very low price to clear the item out, It is a shame as the design is very nice, its just the execution and quality of materials used that have let it down
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Post by Knightdramon » Fri May 13, 2016 7:19 pm

Watched a review of it today.

It was very comical and scary at the same time.

Very funny on how CRAPPY a product can be and how many things flopped or popped off.

Scary on how you may pre-order and pay good money for a total piece of sh!t that gets released a year later.

I am very sorry for those that were unaware of what this might be [people ignored the KFC warnings] and may be stuck with it.
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Post by Denyer » Fri May 13, 2016 7:41 pm

Like Sunsurge but don't think it looks bad in this one when posed... at the right price, suspect some buyers will be happy.


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Post by Knightdramon » Sun May 15, 2016 12:05 pm

Maketoys veers off in a new direction with these sheets and bots here.

Looks like their Powermaster Prime homage is a heavily stylized anime G1 take.

Their MP-like Despotron might have been aborted and moved over to this new re-branded line.

Shots of a similar-styled Bumblebee also present.

IIRC MP Despotron was removed from their website, probably to be a part of this line in a more stylized version?

Designs are bit too anime-esque for my taste, but I am waiting for actual figure shots.
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Post by Knightdramon » Mon May 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Carnifex up for PO at BBTS---185 USD.

Far cheaper than I thought. I guess Kapow will be...140/150ish pounds?
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Post by Denyer » Mon May 16, 2016 7:19 pm

Reasonable for a Star Saber size 3P thing. Ten year old me would be ecstatic at a crack at Overlord, and the side-by-side does look very good.

TBH the WST style one scratches the itch, though.

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