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Post by Skyquake87 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:10 pm

I agree! That does look pretty.

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Post by Knightdramon » Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:45 am

Preorders up at pretty much the usual places, BBTS, TFSource, other American retailers, Kapow...

Same retail price as Sphinx.

Of note is that he has taken over the Insecticon's number [they were initially number 2 in the line, between Sphinx and Backdraft].
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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:34 am

Knightdramon wrote:Of note is that he has taken over the Insecticon's number [they were initially number 2 in the line, between Sphinx and Backdraft].
I thought that was the case, but couldn't find confirmation that the Bugs were PS02 when I posted it. Knew there was a delay on them, but had previously assumed they were just going to release out of sequence like Maketoys do.

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:23 pm

So MakeToys seem to be launching something called Cross Dimension.

Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/MT.CrossDimension/

Kicking things off with a teaser image that appears to be PM Prime/Super Ginrai

[EDIT] Interestingly, their main website's ReMaster series page appears to have removed the listings for upcoming products beyond their version of Megatron. So gone are the silhouettes for Starscream, Crosshairs, Darkwing and Dreadwind.
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Post by Clay » Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:37 pm

Some pictures of Jarugar and Leozack.

Seems to be coming along nicely.

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:38 am

Have we seen these yet? TFC's final two Breastforce members.

Hypnos (Drillhorn)
https://www.kapowtoys.co.uk/tfc-toys-h-05-hypnos.html

Aiakos (Gaihawk)
https://www.kapowtoys.co.uk/tfc-toys-h-06-aiakos.html

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:14 pm

After a couple of hours of unsubtle teasers, Badcube have confirmed they're doing a version of Gears (called, unsurprisingly, Grump).
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Post by Denyer » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:31 pm

Quick post. Iron Factory Lord Scorpion, apparently voyager size. Interested, wouldn't mind him being a bit smaller than Infinitor as it'd match the original toys.

https://www.facebook.com/masterforceuk/ ... 1144500449

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Post by Knightdramon » Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:46 pm

Some packaging shots of MMC's Backdraft are surfacing on FB.

I really like the vintage look of the packaging. This is a bit tempting I must say.
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Post by numbat » Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:40 am

Denyer wrote:Quick post. Iron Factory Lord Scorpion, apparently voyager size. Interested, wouldn't mind him being a bit smaller than Infinitor as it'd match the original toys.

https://www.facebook.com/masterforceuk/ ... 1144500449

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Yeah, came across that yesterday. Think that could well be the Scorponok for me. Better size than giant Pandinus, and closer to G1 look. And affordable.

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).


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Post by Knightdramon » Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:44 pm

Video review of Backdraft [MMC Inferno] is up in Japanese here

Nothing out of the ordinary, but he looks great. Love the box. An Artfire deco in that style packaging will win me over.

DX9 Blitzwing pictures

Just robot mode for now. Bulky. Sword apparently can transform into a scythe for Terror/SG Rodimus.
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Post by Skyquake87 » Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:37 pm

Not too shabby. Although he looks HUGE. Backdraft looks good, although the ladder looks a bit small and rickety to me.

Quite like the wee Constructicons and Megatron on the shelf below.

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Post by Knightdramon » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:04 pm

Toyworld teasing Superion and Bruticus.

Probably in the same G1 with details style of their current Devastator.

Interested. Hopefully they will be smaller.
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Post by Clay » Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:30 pm

http://news.tfw2005.com/2016/04/30/tfc- ... ges-314835

TFC Liokaiser's last two figures and full combiner in color.

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Post by Hound » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:19 pm

They really do look great all together like that. I can't wait to get them all.

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Post by Clay » Sun May 01, 2016 1:18 am

I like that Liokaiser has his flail thing.

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Post by Hound » Sun May 01, 2016 8:00 am

I wonder which of the last two figures that will come with...

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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Tue May 03, 2016 6:09 pm

BadCube have posted CGI concept art for Grump's vehicle mode.

Christ, Gears really is the most forgettable of all the 84 line-up isn't he? I couldn't even have told you what he transformed into without looking it up.
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Post by Brendocon 2.0 » Thu May 05, 2016 1:46 pm

And BadCube have confirmed that they're doing an iteration of Gears' even more forgettable mould-mate, Swerve. Aka "Slick".

The two look to have a few design similarities to their version of Brawn/Outback but apparently the transformation will be different.
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