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Old 09-29-2008, 10:34 PM   #1
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new figures

head over to www.toynewsi.com and check it out build-a-figure splinter
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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LOL, that Cyber Splinter looks terrible. Is he just a re-painted Movie Splinter?
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:51 PM   #3
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Yes. Yes he is...*sigh*

But at the same time...is it bad that I kinda like him?
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:07 PM   #4
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Flippin' hell! That's not even Cyber-Shredder and Cyber-Foot! They're just translucent versions of the standard Shredder and Foot Tech Ninja from the Mini-Mutants line! This is, without a doubt, the laziest thing I've seen Playmates do EVER!
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:08 PM   #5
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Those are the mini-figures though, I think we'll get a real Cyber Shredder for the regular line.

We better.
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:13 PM   #6
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On the bottom of the recent Peter Laird interview this Splinter image was posted too. I thought it was a joke and someone colored him up in weird colors for the fun of it. Apparently not ....
I'm really not liking the fact that Playmates still uses the movie figures as a base. It's time to start making new figures!
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:23 PM   #7
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On the bottom of the recent Peter Laird interview this Splinter image was posted too. I thought it was a joke and someone colored him up in weird colors for the fun of it. Apparently not ....
I'm really not liking the fact that Playmates still uses the movie figures as a base. It's time to start making new figures!
Link to interview, please?

EDIT: Nevermind, I found it....
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:42 PM   #8
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Flippin' hell! That's not even Cyber-Shredder and Cyber-Foot! They're just translucent versions of the standard Shredder and Foot Tech Ninja from the Mini-Mutants line! This is, without a doubt, the laziest thing I've seen Playmates do EVER!
Exactly, and it's only just started my friend this is not the last of it.
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I'm really not liking the fact that Playmates still uses the movie figures as a base. It's time to start making new figures!
No one does not even friggin' kids and sales of the toys show this.
I've waited long enough to post what I was told look for it in a few hours.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:04 AM   #9
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Exactly, and it's only just started my friend this is not the last of it.

No one does not even friggin' kids and sales of the toys show this.
I've waited long enough to post what I was told look for it in a few hours.

Hmmm, I'm getting this feeling of impending doom.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:11 AM   #10
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All right, taking another look at everything presented here, it doesn't change my opinion much, but I'm going to elaborate on it....

I like the idea of Playmates finally getting into the Build-A-Figure groove, although I expected the pieces to come with a standard figure, to make up a giant figure. That having been said, Playmates is a little shrewd with this one; I'm finally going to have to buy two of each Mini-Mutant of this series (one for the wall, and one to open), because as ill-conceived as that "Cyber Splinter" is... he does look kind of groovy, and would look nice on my shelf. Seriously, though, it does fit with the season's theme of Humpty-Dumpty Splinter, but for Chrissake, if they still didn't feel like making all new figures (although I'd prefer that they'd do, as we all do), couldn't they just slightly resculpt the movie Splinter to look more like the Back to the Sewer one instead of making him all translucent blue and with a different coloured robe?

On to the villains... although these would be kind of cool if they were to actually represent "Movie" Shredder and Foot Tech Ninja variants, they're supposed to represent completely different characters - Cyber Shredder and the Cyber Foot, respectively. That is just completely retarded on every level. What the hell are they thinking? Is EVERY figure in the Back to the Sewer line going to be just repainted versions of previous figures? Master Kahn will be Ultimate Ninja? Hun and Karai will just be the standard ones from the 2003 line repainted? That nifty Ch'rell-in-a-machine will actually end up being a repainted Utrom in that weird Baxter figure with the many appendages?

The worst thing is, from what I get, is although there will be six Mini-Mutant packs to collect... it's just going to be a figure and a Splinter piece? What a rip-off... Replace a full-fledged figure for something that cost a nickel to make like Splinter's tail? If the Marvel figures can release with everything a standard figure comes with plus a Build-A-Figure part, why can't the Mini-Mutants? Please tell me I'm wrong on this assumption, Vaughn.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:14 AM   #11
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Hmmm, I'm getting this feeling of impending doom.
As well you should Buff!
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Please tell me I'm wrong on this assumption, Vaughn.
Sorry buddy but you're 100% correct.
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Sorry buddy but you're 100% correct.
I'm going to go cry myself to sleep now....
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:20 AM   #13
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I'm going to go cry myself to sleep now....
You're going to cry more when I post the things i've been told muwhahahaha
Wait *cries with you* seriously I want to spend my hard earned money on TMNT products but I'm not going to buy a damn thing until they sculpt figures that look like they do on the show.
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:12 AM   #14
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So if I want to buy this Splinter, I'll have to buy six separate mini figures first?
Ugh!
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So if I want to buy this Splinter, I'll have to buy six separate mini figures first?
Ugh!
Or pony up $30+ on eBay for someone that collected them all for you.

I would actually be in bed right now as previously indicated, but nasty headcolds are unpredictable in their allowing-to-sleep patterns
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:57 AM   #16
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You're going to cry more when I post the things i've been told muwhahahaha
Wait *cries with you* seriously I want to spend my hard earned money on TMNT products but I'm not going to buy a damn thing until they sculpt figures that look like they do on the show.
Well stop posting here and get to spillin the beans ya big jerk!
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Old 09-30-2008, 02:32 AM   #17
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Or pony up $30+ on eBay for someone that collected them all for you.
Yeah, for people who live outside the US this will be probably the only way to get a hold of these figures. *Anger rising*

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I hope you feel better soon.
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Or pony up $30+ on eBay for someone that collected them all for you.

I would actually be in bed right now as previously indicated, but nasty headcolds are unpredictable in their allowing-to-sleep patterns
I'm dealing with some issues myself S, one I won't mention on here as many members of this site are Aholes and will use it to make fun of me because I'm just so much fun and the other is a bad tooth ache!
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Well stop posting here and get to spillin the beans ya big jerk!
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Thanks for the post. I have only one thing to say about all of this: sigh
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