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Old 2014-01-12, 03:24 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Knightdramon View Post
I think we're all ignoring one huge aspect of '14...the movie line.

We haven't seen more than one figure from a line that's going to run from May to possibly mid January
Frankly, DOTM is kind of a massively underwhelming affair both design and distribution wise, not to mention the toys available in the toyline. I do hope they either re-invigorate the movie line into something more akin to the first two movies, but if that's not an option my wallet will be happy that I'm only collecting Generations toys.

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Star Saber.
I completely forgot this dude's getting a Masterpiece toy, though his shoehorned appearance in MTMTE kind of puts me of any chance of buying him at all.

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Originally Posted by Skyquake
..I can't get into the new Beast Wars toys. I like that Hasbro have recognised the franchise does have a life outside of the 1984 cast, but...I like my Beast Wars toys as they are.
But not every one of us is fortunate enough to have Beast Wars toys. I really, really, really love Beast Wars, and yet the only show characters I can find are either broken second-hand figures, or ridiculously expensive because they feature the Telemocha or 10th Anniversary paintjob, or are gray-faced Waspinators and clear-plastic Infernos. And where I live, Beast Wars toys are extremely rare on the secondary market, and are upmarked to ridiculous amounts.

I mean, BW toys age really, really well. The bunch of (mostly non-show) Beast Wars toys I got are, I daresay, far more fun than a lot of the modern toys... but I certainly am far more excited with the prospect of a show-accurate Waspinator that doesn't cost a fortune, a Rattrap with proper articulation in robot mode and a Rhinox that isn't embarrassing.
 
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