Next Takara Masterpiece is Movie leader Starscream | also some bloke named Rodimus

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Next Takara Masterpiece is Movie leader Starscream | also some bloke named Rodimus

Post by Clay » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:18 pm

For reals, yo.

I guess that's just how good they feel about him.

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Post by Halfshell » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:28 pm

Okay then.

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Post by Rattrap's tail » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:40 pm

okay then, quite... unexpected...

BUT PLEASE, NO REPAINTS!

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Post by Halfshell » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:47 pm

It already is a repaint...

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Post by Brimstone » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:18 pm

That's crap! The Masterpiece are supposed to be vehicle and robot accurate. And I'll admit, this Starscream does a better job with the vehicle than the previous two movie Starscreams, but it's still crap. You can take the MP Starscream, Skywarp, or Thundercracker F-15 mode and use it as a display model for an F-15!

This is stupid.

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Post by Cliffjumper » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:22 pm

Brimstone wrote:a display model for an F-15!
If you were carefully recreating some kind of Mardi Gras party airshow, anyway. There's no point in painstaking detail if you're going to colour the thing black and purple.

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Post by Brimstone » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:35 pm

Cliffjumper wrote:If you were carefully recreating some kind of Mardi Gras party airshow, anyway. There's no point in painstaking detail if you're going to colour the thing black and purple.
Well, the Japanese color schemes were better for that than the US versions. The US Navy had a test squadron that had some black jets (most famous was the F-4J, though I've seen pics of F-14s). They called the the Black Bunny jets. Don't know if there was an F-15 though.
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Post by Knightdramon » Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:16 pm

It's not part of their regular MP line, it's called MP-M or whatever. I believe it's going to be a one-off. It's like Buster Optimus Prime, better paint job than the US version, but in a much fancier packaging.

Next real MP is Rodimus.

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Post by Cliffjumper » Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:19 pm

Knightdramon wrote:Next real MP is Rodimus.
Who'll get the repaint for that one, then? Sizzle? Ruckus? Longtooth?

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Post by Brimstone » Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:52 pm

Cliffjumper wrote:Who'll get the repaint for that one, then? Sizzle? Ruckus? Longtooth?
They could do Menasor again. heh heh

Seriously though, did I miss something, or is Rodimus really the next MP? I dont' recall hearing about that.
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Post by Clay » Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:52 pm

Cliffjumper wrote:If you were carefully recreating some kind of Mardi Gras party airshow, anyway. There's no point in painstaking detail if you're going to colour the thing black and purple.
I made much the same point years ago.

The Takara versions, to their credit, are far more subdued and realistic in color. And this resulted in epic whining amongst fans because it wasn't colored like the original toy.

As far as the movie Starscream goes, it's fair enough to put it under the banner. Its alternate mode is no more wonky than Convoy's, and the robot is totally kittens.

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Post by Clay » Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:01 pm

Brimstone wrote:They could do Menasor again. heh heh

Seriously though, did I miss something, or is Rodimus really the next MP? I dont' recall hearing about that.
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Post by Rattrap's tail » Fri Jul 02, 2010 11:11 pm

Halfshell wrote:It already is a repaint...
You know I'm talking about the other seekers eh???

It wasn't confirmed that it was a repaint, because the box-art showedsomething different then the tattooloess pictured toy.

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Post by Meantime » Sat Jul 03, 2010 7:47 am

lol I love Rodimus

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Post by Halfshell » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:26 am

Rattrap's tail wrote:You know I'm talking about the other seekers eh???
I seldom know what you're talking about.

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Post by Rattrap's tail » Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:18 pm

Halfshell wrote:I seldom know what you're talking about.
I also talk seldom to you, so hat's settled then...

As for Rodimus, if it gets a decent robot mode and not too much of a turret/base thing and if it gets diecast, It might actually turn out to be awesome...

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Post by Halfshell » Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:24 pm

Rattrap's tail wrote:I also talk seldom to you, so hat's settled then...
Actually every post on this forum is open for discussion by every member. So technically, unless you're specifically addressing somebody as in this instance you're talking to everybody. And if I can't understand you, I genuinely doubt I'm the only one.
As for Rodimus, if it gets a decent robot mode and not too much of a turret/base thing and if it gets diecast, It might actually turn out to be awesome...
So if one mode is decent and it's made of metal, it'll be awesome? Glad to see we've got such high standards.

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Post by Rattrap's tail » Sat Jul 03, 2010 4:26 pm

Halfshell wrote:Actually every post on this forum is open for discussion by every member. So technically, unless you're specifically addressing somebody as in this instance you're talking to everybody. And if I can't understand you, I genuinely doubt I'm the only one.



So if one mode is decent and it's made of metal, it'll be awesome? Glad to see we've got such high standards.
I was adressing you...

And yes. I don't care too much for verhicle mode, as I would personally keep it in bot mode. For me, that mode has priority above the vehicle mode. The metal is something I just want in there so yeah, I might have these standards when it comes to Masterpiece TF's. Any problem with that?

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Post by TMM » Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:13 pm

Rattrap's tail wrote:I was adressing you...

And yes. I don't care too much for verhicle mode, as I would personally keep it in bot mode. For me, that mode has priority above the vehicle mode. The metal is something I just want in there so yeah, I might have these standards when it comes to Masterpiece TF's. Any problem with that?
The advantage is with the mo range, they tend to get both modes as accurate as they can so you should be satisfied. I think I agree though in the sense that I always want a better robot mode because that is what we see most of in the comics etc and also how I would display them
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Post by inflatable dalek » Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:21 pm

Rodimus will probably be the Masterpiece Grimlock repaint.
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