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Thread: Toy Review - CYCLONUS (Kingdom)

  1. #11
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    pull the legs out a bit and he looks a lot better

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    This guy has lightpiping and looks so good, and I miss this simple but effective gimmick so much in figures nowadays.
    "sometimes the things you see might not be real and the things that are real you might not see"

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    Love him a lot more than I expected

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    Yeah, for shelf-posing the legs don't need to be so stumpy - they extend out to a much more 'natural' length. The knee joint is a little bit of a weak point in the design, but it's really the only part of the figure I can fault - the rest is extremely well done and solid.

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    OMG. This is a work of art. Absolutely fantastic.
    Robot mode has so much character and presence. Metallic purple is gorgeous as are the translucent bits in the abdomen. Alt mode is super sleek with no robot bits (I mean, sure you can see all his bits, but its not all kibblely like most TF aircraft).
    My only nit-picks are the fake wheels and lack of molded guns in alt mode.
    Strong contender for my Toy of Year! (Probs wont win tho - he has to beat Sky Lynx).

    Edit: Forgot the biggest problem with this fig - I now have a completely useless deluxe RtS Cyclonus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by klystron View Post
    OMG. This is a work of art. Absolutely fantastic.
    Robot mode has so much character and presence. Metallic purple is gorgeous as are the translucent bits in the abdomen. Alt mode is super sleek with no robot bits (I mean, sure you can see all his bits, but its not all kibblely like most TF aircraft).
    My only nit-picks are the fake wheels and lack of molded guns in alt mode.
    Strong contender for my Toy of Year! (Probs wont win tho - he has to beat Sky Lynx).

    Edit: Forgot the biggest problem with this fig - I now have a completely useless deluxe RtS Cyclonus.
    I couldn't put it better myself. This figure is gorgeous, tolerances on my copy are that perfect balance of tight but not scary tight and pose-ability is a joy.
    If I had to say something bad about him it would be that he looks SOOO GOOD that he makes TR Galvatron look like a pile of snot next to him.

    I can wholeheartedly state he might be in my top 10 best transformers ever, he really is that good

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    This is a Studio Series toy in a Kingdom box! Almost perfectly cartoon accurate robot and plane modes. And everything hidden with well designed and not difficult transformation. Plus working flaps, landing gear and 5mm ports under the wings for bombs. If they painted this more and made it bigger, it could be a Masterpiece. The only minor criticism is that the cockpit is upside down in bot mode.

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    Got my Cyclonus the other day and he is superb. Both modes are very impressive and large, no cheap or hollow feelings whatsoever. Really puts TR Galvatron to shame and accompanies SS86 Scourge well. RTS Cyclonus is probably one of my favourite Transformers figures that I’ve owned, and this toy very much feels like a modern extension and improvement on what it did right.

    If I had any complaints, I would say the face can seem a little long or concave from some angles, and the knees don’t really seem to lock in any way, though they are thankfully quite stiff. Can’t wait for the (apparently very clean and cartoon accurate) leader Galvatron.
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    I just adore the transformation. I transformed the thing back and forth so many times over a couple of days as it sat on the side of my computer desk. I can't recall the last toy I just fiddled with so much (even more than Hot Rod). So very many fun and clever things they packed into it. And that jet mode is sooooooo sleek and so very NOT a brick...

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