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Skye629 2013-10-07 00:01

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4860702)
I hope he was joking.
Gundam X >>>>> G Savior

.........I think you need to really watch the video again, this time without alcohol or whatever else you take

This video is the epitome of sarcasm/parody as far as gunpla reviews go

Aurelis 2013-10-07 00:24

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4859694)
I’m actually quite fond of RG’s flexible fingers coz now I can make my gundams grab the beam saber however I want without being limited to using the peg :). Here’s one example of my RG holding a beam saber:
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Hey, that's quite a nice beam saber pose. The furthest I attempted was an angled fist but yours is something I feel like trying, especially with the RG Freedom and 2 beam sabers.

But the male peg I was referring to was this part:

http://i.imgur.com/PzqQ6gd.png

I think it's due to the Tamiya Panel Line Accent that I used and the fact that I don't gloss coat the parts for panel-lining.

maknaedik 2013-10-07 01:49

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.n...20343435_n.jpg

Sazabi ver Ka here in the Philippines :)))

firefox 2013-10-07 01:57

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Originally Posted by Aurelis (Post 4860569)
G-Savior was a remarkable success, especially with the US market. Bandai hasn't been able to replicate this. I dare say, Wing and G-Savior did better in USA than it did in Japan.

RRobbert184 did a justifying review of the Master Grade 1/100 G-Savior, a limited edition kit, with only 1,000 units produced, just for the movie screening.



But I hope Bandai would release some of the gems from the Sentinel/AoZ series.

What's so great about this that my seed destiny MG's need to take a step back?????

I'll take X, Seed, destiny or age over this any day

Aurelis 2013-10-07 03:08

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Originally Posted by firefox (Post 4860810)
What's so great about this that my seed destiny MG's need to take a step back?????

I'll take X, Seed, destiny or age over this any day

Okay as hilarious as the reactions are, I guess I should clear up some things.

Suiton wanted to garner more support for Wing/SEED/AGE by covertly asking about Bandai's 2014 plan, to which StrikeFreedomV2 replied "G-Savior". And of course, G-Savior in its entire entity, was worse than Mermaid Gundam. But of course, I couldn't resist bringing up the hilarious review on the HG G-Savior, which I'm sure many here would known.

On to the topic, while I'm quite looking forward to the RG Strike Freedom (and hopefully Infinite Justice, just because Justice was way more fun to build than Freedom), it is the 2014's Unicorn EP7 releases that gets me excited.

Hopefully Bandai continues on its trend to release MSV, like the Delta Gundam and Delta Kai. Despite my UC-biasness, I'm not an instant lover of the new Thunderbolt kits for some reason.

LoweGear 2013-10-07 06:42

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Originally Posted by Aurelis (Post 4860846)
Despite my UC-biasness, I'm not an instant lover of the new Thunderbolt kits for some reason.

I think it's because the Thunderbolt designs look... lazy. As though someone just slapped whatever large weapons and equipment they could find lying around into a mobile suit without rhyme or reason. Even the recent Strike Rouge Ootori looks better and more coherent.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2013-10-07 06:58

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4859995)
:confused: :frustrated::eyespin::rolleyes:

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Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 4860690)
That's HG 1/144, not MG 1/100.

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4860702)
I hope he was joking.
Gundam X >>>>> G Savior

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Originally Posted by firefox (Post 4860810)
What's so great about this that my seed destiny MG's need to take a step back?????

I'll take X, Seed, destiny or age over this any day

It seems that people nowadays don't understand sarcasm anymore. :heh:

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-10-07 07:13

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Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4860968)
It seems that people nowadays don't understand sarcasm anymore. :heh:

I seriously didn't expect such reactions :heh:

Illsteir 2013-10-07 10:10

There's a mall here in Metro Manila that's currently hosting a GunPla exhibit. This piece caught everyone's attention.


I'm planning to visit the said mall tomorrow night to see if it's the real deal or just a really well made model.

suiton629 2013-10-07 10:11

It looks like a well made model? I thought the upcoming MG Sazabi Ver. Ka had that multi color thing going with pink parts?

Illsteir 2013-10-07 10:59

I guess it's confirmed:
MG 1/100 Sazabi Ver Ka - On Display @ Gunpla Expo 2013 (GBWC) Phillipines

suiton629 2013-10-07 11:50



The beam rifles still look a little bit big? Is this the final designs?

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-10-07 12:11

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4861271)


The beam rifles still look a little bit big? Is this the final designs?

I won't be using the BR's anyway, so I'm alright with how they look. The kit itself looks nice and I'm now building the RG Destiny to go with it

suiton629 2013-10-07 12:52

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Originally Posted by StrikeFreedomV2 (Post 4861287)
I won't be using the BR's anyway, so I'm alright with how they look. The kit itself looks nice and I'm now building the RG Destiny to go with it

I hope you also got the wing effect parts for the Destiny RG.
I made an order over at GG Infinite for the RG Destiny + Wings and the RG Strike Freedom + Wings and told them to ship it when they get everything. So I'm doing my GunPla buying now as you can probably guess and waiting til 2014 to build the remaining kits.

It's pretty ridiculous, but over the past hm..3 or so weeks..I've amassed a library of RGs and pre-paid/pre-ordered the RG Strike Freedom + Wings. So including all of that, my recent line of kits that I ordered (as in like the past month give or take)..

Spoiler:


I think that's quite sufficient for me in terms of GunPla through 2013. :eyespin: :D

Let's see if 2014 brings any of these as regular/online exclusive MG releases:

Spoiler:

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-10-07 13:05

I have no need for overprized effect parts. The MGs I own have them, thats enough for me

suiton629 2013-10-07 13:08

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Originally Posted by StrikeFreedomV2 (Post 4861342)
I have no need for overprized effect parts. The MGs I own have them, thats enough for me

To each their own. :)
You also get an exclusive Action Base 2 if you didn't know included with the package.

Overprized? You mean overpriced right? Heh.

Speaking of the MGs, if we do end up with a RM Ver. of the MG Strike Freedom and MG Destiny, then I get the feeling that Bandai is going to make the effect parts for those online exclusive and probably have like a unique display base like the RGs.

Bandai.. They really need to do something about going online exclusive with so much these days. I like that we're getting the add on sets and the kits, but really; quite annoying to some who have to pay the extra money for them.

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-10-07 13:19

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4861345)
To each their own. :)
You also get an exclusive Action Base 2 if you didn't know included with the package.

Overprized? You mean overpriced right? Heh.

Speaking of the MGs, if we do end up with a RM Ver. of the MG Strike Freedom and MG Destiny, then I get the feeling that Bandai is going to make the effect parts for those online exclusive and probably have like a unique display base like the RGs.

Bandai.. They really need to do something about going online exclusive with so much these days. I like that we're getting the add on sets and the kits, but really; quite annoying to some who have to pay the extra money for them.

Grammar nazi spotted.

Action base is action base, exclusive or not. The base and the effect parts are more expensive then the regular kit. Include shipping and you will pay the same amount of money you would pay for the MGs EBM and FBM modes, probably even more

suiton629 2013-10-07 13:19

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Originally Posted by StrikeFreedomV2 (Post 4861355)
Grammar nazi spotted.

Action base is action base, exclusive or not. The base and the effect parts are more expensive then the regular kit. Include shipping and you will pay the same amount of money you would pay for the MGs EBM and FBM modes

:D But if you're a fan... :eyespin:

StrikeFreedomV2 2013-10-07 13:29

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4861357)
:D But if you're a fan... :eyespin:

I don't get my moneys worth back that way with those effect parts and stuff. I also believe that those wing parts will sooner or later will cause problems for the kit and parts will become loose. The torso joint will definitely cause issues with that much weight on its back

Knight-of-Gold 2013-10-07 14:38

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Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4861357)
:D But if you're a fan... :eyespin:

Being a fan doesn't mean you have to waste money.
Exclusive effect parts is one place where bootleggers can slap bandai in the face for their money grabbing tactics.
I dont care much about recolours or slight variations on kits as any good modeller can recreate it with paint and pla-plate.


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