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    Answers to WTFWTK 2.13!

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    1. Will Mattel offer more shipping options through the United States Postal Services for international fans?
    We are not offering additional shipping options yet, but we have been working with German fans sites to improve distribution since while sales are higher in German than in any other area outside of the US.

    2. In regards to the possible Direct to Video feature, might it be a new story or a continuation of the 2002 story?
    This comment actually seems to have been taken a bit too literally. To clarify, we are not currently in development of an animated direct to DVD movie or project. This is just one of many MOTU related projects that is on the table right now under discussion. At the moment, 100% f our MOTU time and resources are going into making the best possible figures in the Classics line. If sales take off enough that we can start looking into other projects, a DVD film is at the top of our “wish list” to do and we do have some ideas and concepts brewing. Our comment at NYCC was that we would “like” to do a DVD feature which is true and we are pushing for one, but there is not a project literally in the works at the moment.

    3. If two figures shared parts in the '80s line, and since MOTUC figures seem to be recycling similar parts as well, is it safe to expect Mattel to make certain characters first in order to provide the recyclable components for other characters? (eg: Mekaneck before Stinkor [armor], Fisto before Clamp Champ [armor], etc)
    Absolutely. One of the reasons we are able to do this line is the fact that so many parts were legitimately reusable. But just because Stinkor shared Mekaneck’s armor that doesn’t mean we will stick with that release order. Characters who shared parts whether in body type or accessory in the old lines will share them again. We could certainly do Clamp Champ first. All remains to be seen!

    4. Why are Hordak's abs showing and painted black, rather than having a torso piece of armor?
    This was a concept created by the Fourhorsemen to aide characters with armor articulate better. We think it is keen.

    5. Will Hordak's head be articulated separately from the his rear head armor, or with the head be affixed to his rear head armor like in the classic toy?
    His head is a separate pieces. It is actually one of the coolest parts of the figure!

    6. Due to the concerns over costs, instead of creating a whole new Castle Grayskull or a build-a-castle feature, would it be possible to release a modified classic '80s Castle Grayskull as part of the MOTUC line?
    That would cost the same amount. We no longer have the tool for the original castle (they weren’t built to last back then) and we would need to retool the castle again from the sculpt.

    7. When Battle Cat is released in 2010, will he take up that month's figure slot or will he be released in addition to that month's figure?
    He would be a bonus figure that month.

    8. Will Teela sport ab-crunch and swivel waist under what appears to be a soft plastic outfit attachment concealing her body?
    ***Mattel did not answer this question***

    9. Will Tri-Klops come with a stand for his Doomseeker?
    Yes, it will be the same stand used by Slimed that was on display in the NYCC booth in the Ghostbusters case. We just didn’t have two at the convention and Slimer “rolled over” more without the stand then did the Doomseeker, so he got it in the display case.

    10. Last year at SDCC we were told there wouldn't be any more chase figures. Now at NYCC we were told there might be a chase for the SDCC exclusive. Will you tell us the rarity of this particular chase so the many fans who will want one know their odds, as well as helping them avoid paying high after-market prices?
    We actually have not locked down exactly what we are doing. Our challenge this year is that now that we have Matty-Collector.com and the exclusives are available online after the show, we wanted to make the figures actually at the show a little extra special as they were intended to be. It is likely that the batch we bring to the show itself will get something extra not available online. Whether this is an accessory change or a paint op change will depend on the figure, but it is something you will see in a few of our exclusives this year.

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    cool!! Battlecat a bonus figure!!!!

    i hope that means they can start making more than one figure per month by then. we could get more figures done at a faster rate.

    not cool about 'chase' figures.... that blows imo. Every figure should be available to everyone. I hate 'exclusive' crap.

    not cool about having figures HAVE to reuse the same parts the old figures did. does that mean Stinkor will be a repainted merman just because the old one was? I hope not....i hope they use some common sense when it comes to some characters, not that they use a fish guy's parts for a mammalian character when they have furry 'beast' parts already available.

    cool that they 'want' to do a new dvd release. But if it's not a continuation/ending for the myp series, then i'm not interested.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    not cool about 'chase' figures.... that blows imo. Every figure should be available to everyone. I hate 'exclusive' crap.

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    I'm with you there. Why have chase figures? I guess those that can't make it to SDCC should be punished by not having a complete collection? Or maybe we should buy it on ebay for triple the price, not cool Matty, not cool at all.

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    I agree with you guys. I do not want chase figures. I would have to fly out to SDCC etc just to buy a figure? lame!

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    I'm just wondering why they didn't answer #8

    A possible secret.

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    I agree with the others.
    I do not like the whole exclusive/chase stuff going on.
    I'm a completionist so it just makes it hard on me

    And the answer to the Hordak armor is not cool for me.
    I think the armor looks just silly and dont like where they are going with it.
    Does this mean all the characters with armor like this is going to have painted abs or some weird under armor thing?
    I just dont like it, thats my opinion.
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    Why no question regarding the figures' loose joints?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    cool!! Battlecat a bonus figure!!!!

    i hope that means they can start making more than one figure per month by then. we could get more figures done at a faster rate.

    not cool about 'chase' figures.... that blows Every figure should be available to everyone. I hate 'exclusive' crap.

    not cool about having figures HAVE to reuse the same parts the old figures did. does that mean Stinkor will be a repainted merman just because the old one was? I hope not....i hope they use some common sense when it comes to some characters, not that they use a fish guy's parts for a mammalian character when they have furry 'beast' parts already available.
    cool that they 'want' to do a new dvd release. But if it's not a continuation/ending for the myp series, then i'm not interested.
    Well they said at NYCC that we will on occasion get a bonus figure. Glad to see that Battle Cat will be one of them. As for the reusing parts. NO one seemed to mind back in the day? Why mind now? Look at Beast Man and Stratos. Same body, but both still look great and to one who doesn't know that it's the same body couldn't tell.

    Quote Originally Posted by jzguitars View Post
    I'm with you there. Why have chase figures? I guess those that can't make it to SDCC should be punished by not having a complete collection? Or maybe we should buy it on ebay for triple the price, not cool Matty, not cool at all.
    It's not really a chase figure. The figure will be the same as when it's released on Matty.com. Only difference is a added special something. We don't even know what it is! It could be a sticker for all we know. And if it is something like an accessory, If you want that extra item. Try Ebay for it!

    Quote Originally Posted by suckator View Post
    I agree with you guys. I do not want chase figures. I would have to fly out to SDCC etc just to buy a figure? lame!
    Well no one is making you fly out to attend the show. Besides if you have the money to do that. Why not use it and buy the figure off ebay! YOu save a lot of money in the long run.


    Quote Originally Posted by Raining Light View Post
    I agree with the others.
    I do not like the whole exclusive/chase stuff going on.
    I'm a completionist so it just makes it hard on me

    And the answer to the Hordak armor is not cool for me.
    I think the armor looks just silly and dont like where they are going with it.
    Does this mean all the characters with armor like this is going to have painted abs or some weird under armor thing?
    I just dont like it, thats my opinion.
    Why not wait till we see the final version. Changes can still be made if needed be.

    Quote Originally Posted by manowar View Post
    I agree with the chase, paint op, extra accessory thingy. I can understand that they would want to make the "con" figures special, but don't alienate the people who can't make it.

    I liked the idea of figures being available through Matty after the con. It makes collecting the figures fun again, not having to worry about looking on ebay for something, or missing out on something cool.

    Do something for the cons that has NO effect on the actual figure or it's accessory. Don't offer an exclusive paint job or an additional weapon.

    Do make different packaging, con badge sticker for blister, or add a mini comic for the con figures.

    I hate the idea of a chase figure......
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    Quote Originally Posted by coffex View Post
    Agreed also, chase figures and variants are not cool, isn't the fact that people who attend the shows get the figure earlier than most people enough of a bonus like faker?
    I wish they would just do the same for all conventions.
    AND

    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    Agreed. Isn't this toyline 'Exclusive' enough, being an online only toyline rather than a retail one? There's no point in making it more exclusive imo. Very bad idea indeed. i guess they want to turn people away before the line even gets going....that's a good way to do it.
    people are going to have to pay outrageous prices for an 'exclusive' of an exlcusive toyline on ebay just to get whatever the 'con' figure is.... lovely idea....NOT.

    why do the 'con' figures/accessories have to altered? they should not be, imo. slap a sticker on the package or something, or have the 4hm put their signature on it. That'd be 'special' enough.
    Well let's see, since MOTU brand doesn't seem to have the weight it did in the 80's. No wonder the 200X line failed at retail. Will not go into that here. So I don't see a problem the way they're doing it now. Again, The SDCC figure will be the same as when it's released on Mattycollector.com. Only difference is a added special something. We don't even know what it is yet! So why have a fit over it?

    Quote Originally Posted by oulala View Post
    i wonder why they eluded my Teela question. Hopefully that means they have not made up their mind about it just yet! I really hope all females sport the same articulation as their male counterparts, i.e. ab crunch and swivel waist
    I wonder the same. I hope the females sport the same articulation as the males do. I mean if the DC Universe can. Why not MOTU? I just wonder of they will actually have to make a couple different female body types to accommodate the costumes that certain characters wear. After all, Teela doesn't wear the same costume as The Sorceress. And she doesn't wear the same costume type as Glimmer.

    Quote Originally Posted by Grayskull's Heir View Post
    Well they don't listen to us because they just don't.
    I will never understand this myself, either.
    It's 200x all over again and I feel the line will be dead more sooner than later...
    That's your opinion and your entitled to it. But, I think Mattel has become a bit better to listening to the fans and what they would like to see. And this is one who hated Mattel after the 200X fiasco.

    Quote Originally Posted by Emiliano View Post
    Everybody knows I'm not a big supporter of many Mattel decisions latyerly, but....


    I think this is an exagerated reaction.
    No one talked about Chase Figures like Disco Skleletor.
    We know exactly what they mean: something like Bronze Grayskull.
    So not like missing a figure because it's sold only at the con.

    Also, if it was a Disco variant, would you really mind so much about missing it?


    I wouldn't understimate the Four Horsemen just yet. Of course they won't be 2002 version fo those character (I think that should be pretty clear now), but the 4H surely know how to make them look cool.
    I'm not worried at all about that.
    Nice to see someone thinking level headed about the whole topic.
    Is it wrong to like Disco Skeletor? He was purty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marvelous0ne View Post
    Well they said at NYCC that we will on occasion get a bonus figure. Glad to see that Battle Cat will be one of them. As for the reusing parts. NO one seemed to mind back in the day? Why mind now? Look at Beast Man and Stratos. Same body, but both still look great and to one who doesn't know that it's the same body couldn't tell.
    because it's not the 80's anymore! They have the ability to make them better than that & more unique. Anyone with a pair of eyes can tell what parts are the same. It's not hard to see that. This is supposed to an adult collector line, not a kids line. Recycled parts were fine back in the 80's when it was a kids' line; but as adults we want them to be a bit more sophisticated than that. Some of us do anyway... Even as a kid in the 80's i thought it was cheap & chinzy to reuse parts for new figures. IMO it was the same as buying the same toy over & over again. These are not $5 kid's figures, they're $20 adult collectibles. For that price, we should get more than just recycled parts.

    It's not really a chase figure. The figure will be the same as when it's released on Matty.com. Only difference is a added special something. We don't even know what it is! It could be a sticker for all we know. And if it is something like an accessory, If you want that extra item. Try Ebay for it!
    yeah, great idea. Pay triple the price for something that shouldn't have been altered/changed in the first place. If it's different from what's offered on Matty, then it IS a chase figure, imo.

    Well no one is making you fly out to attend the show. Besides if you have the money to do that. Why not use it and buy the figure off ebay! YOu save a lot of money in the long run.
    in what way? paying $50 or more on ebay for a $20 item that should be on Matty? Maybe we should just buy every figure on ebay, as that seems to be your solution.

    Well let's see, since MOTU brand doesn't seem to have the weight it did in the 80's. No wonder the 200X line failed at retail. Will not go into that here. So I don't see a problem the way they're doing it now. Again, The SDCC figure will be the same as when it's released on Mattycollector.com. Only difference is a added special something. We don't even know what it is yet! So why have a fit over it?
    because alot of collectors won't be able to get it unless they attend the cons or pay through the nose on ebay for that 'special' item if they want it. They don't need to alter the figure or add accessories to it. so yes, it does warrant a bit of a fit.

    I wonder the same. I hope the females sport the same articulation as the males do. I mean if the DC Universe can. Why not MOTU? I just wonder of they will actually have to make a couple different female body types to accommodate the costumes that certain characters wear. After all, Teela doesn't wear the same costume as The Sorceress. And she doesn't wear the same costume type as Glimmer.
    I don't see why the females would be articulated any differently from the males.

    That's your opinion and your entitled to it. But, I think Mattel has become a bit better to listening to the fans and what they would like to see. And this is one who hated Mattel after the 200X fiasco.
    apparently they are not listening to us. The vast majority of fans are against the idea of chase figures or ''ultra rare'' con exclusives that many of us won't get unless we pay outrageous prices for it. Why is that so hard to comprehend?

    That's all I can say about that.
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    Give Hordak full armour just like the original! Same for everyone that had the snap-together armour. I mean If you take it off and he's still painted black underneath, whats the point?
    They might as well just sculpt the armour as the main torso part.

    I'm in 2 minds about con exclusives. They are kinda cool,but i'd like to have them without lining scalpers pockets. Not to mention scammers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    because it's not the 80's anymore! They have the ability to make them better than that & more unique. Anyone with a pair of eyes can tell what parts are the same. It's not hard to see that. This is supposed to an adult collector line, not a kids line. Recycled parts were fine back in the 80's when it was a kids' line; but as adults we want them to be a bit more sophisticated than that. Some of us do anyway... Even as a kid in the 80's i thought it was cheap & chinzy to reuse parts for new figures. IMO it was the same as buying the same toy over & over again. These are not $5 kid's figures, they're $20 adult collectibles. For that price, we should get more than just recycled parts.
    Yes they have the ability to make the better, but like they said at NYCC and SDCC the previous year. They only have so much money allotted for this line. Since this line did not go to retail since retailer were not interested. So recycling parts was part of the way to cut costs. And even if it did hit retail. They would probably cost a bit more or the same price of DC Universe Classics. They they sell for $15 each depending where you get them. So for $20 we're getting a line that would have already probably been canceled if at retail.


    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    in what way? paying $50 or more on ebay for a $20 item that should be on Matty? Maybe we should just buy every figure on ebay, as that seems to be your solution.
    Then why don't you go to the SDCC and buy it. Sure you'll spend a lot for admission for the 1 or two days you;ll be there. Hotel accommodations, Food, Souvenirs and other stuff you might need. So paying $50 for it on Ebay is a small price compared to what you would spend for the whole trip. So I see no reason to be complaining of paying $50 for it on Ebay.

    Quote Originally Posted by Multibot View Post
    I don't see why the females would be articulated any differently from the males.
    Because the Teela Figure prtotype shown doesn't seem to sport the ab crunch articulation. So there is talk that the females might not have them. Plus the question about it was not answered by Mattel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JVS3 View Post
    Toyguru has once again provided answers to your questions.
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    10. Last year at SDCC we were told there wouldn't be any more chase figures. Now at NYCC we were told there might be a chase for the SDCC exclusive. Will you tell us the rarity of this particular chase so the many fans who will want one know their odds, as well as helping them avoid paying high after-market prices?
    We actually have not locked down exactly what we are doing. Our challenge this year is that now that we have Matty-Collector.com and the exclusives are available online after the show, we wanted to make the figures actually at the show a little extra special as they were intended to be. It is likely that the batch we bring to the show itself will get something extra not available online. Whether this is an accessory change or a paint op change will depend on the figure, but it is something you will see in a few of our exclusives this year.

    ...
    I was optimistic when they made the con exclusives available online but, I now see Mattel is still insists on carrying on the bad idea of exclusives and chase figures. All this answer means to me is that if I also happen to like this con exclusive with something 'special' then I have to go online and pay a scalper a ton of money because I couldn't attend. When will Mattel learn that listening to the general consensus of fans (= customers = profits = their jobs) is good for business and them.
    Why won't they listen to the fans on this issue? I could be wrong but, I think most fans are opposed to chase figures or con exclusives that very few can get. While I understand there are some who love to 'hunt' these figures down, I think they are in the minority and these rare chase figures mostly benefit scalpers who attend cons en masse. If they want the figures to be special slap a sticker on them don't make chase figures with different paint apps or accessories. I hope those of us opposed to this idea are vocal.

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    Well they don't listen to us because they just don't.
    I will never understand this myself, either.
    It's 200x all over again and I feel the line will be dead more sooner than later...
    Awesome sticker included!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grayskull's Heir View Post
    Well they don't listen to us because they just don't.
    I will never understand this myself, either.
    It's 200x all over again and I feel the line will be dead more sooner than later...
    This line and how it has been handled is NOTHING like how things went in 200X. Saying so simply because they don't bow to EVERY SINGLE fan demand/suggestion/request is crazy, IMO.
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    4. Why are Hordak's abs showing and painted black, rather than having a torso piece of armor?
    This was a concept created by the Fourhorsemen to aide characters with armor articulate better. We think it is keen.

    So am I to understand that every figure with armor will have their abs painted the color of their armor? So if I take the armor off Hordak, his chest will be gray but his stomache will be black? If this is the case, man this is a huge turnoff as the figures will look ridiculous with their armor off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man-E-Toys View Post
    4. Why are Hordak's abs showing and painted black, rather than having a torso piece of armor?
    This was a concept created by the Fourhorsemen to aide characters with armor articulate better. We think it is keen.

    So am I to understand that every figure with armor will have their abs painted the color of their armor? So if I take the armor off Hordak, his chest will be gray but his stomache will be black? If this is the case, man this is a huge turnoff as the figures will look ridiculous with their armor off.
    Yeah, kind of defeats the point of removable armor if there's still a painted area. I see why they did it, to protect the articulation. But to be honest i always thought the ab crunch joint is one of the most pointless articulations on most figures.

    The Horsemen do it better, but if I have to choose between not posing the mid section or having the armor compromised that's not a hard decision.

    I think it looks ok on Hordak, But picturing Clawful, Fisto, Jitsu, etc. I can see how a lot of figures would look terrible.

    Plus afterall the effort to ensure the armor was interchangeable it makes no sense to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man-E-Toys View Post
    4. Why are Hordak's abs showing and painted black, rather than having a torso piece of armor?
    This was a concept created by the Fourhorsemen to aide characters with armor articulate better. We think it is keen.

    So am I to understand that every figure with armor will have their abs painted the color of their armor? So if I take the armor off Hordak, his chest will be gray but his stomache will be black? If this is the case, man this is a huge turnoff as the figures will look ridiculous with their armor off.
    What is even worse is that THERE ARE NO ABS! Which I think makes it look ridicolous with the armour off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man-E-Toys View Post
    4. Why are Hordak's abs showing and painted black, rather than having a torso piece of armor?
    This was a concept created by the Fourhorsemen to aide characters with armor articulate better. We think it is keen.

    So am I to understand that every figure with armor will have their abs painted the color of their armor? So if I take the armor off Hordak, his chest will be gray but his stomache will be black? If this is the case, man this is a huge turnoff as the figures will look ridiculous with their armor off.

    erm... i'd like to point out that in real life (that old chestnut) people that wear heavy duty armour are less agile than those that wear no armour.
    A man in full plate mail SHOULDN'T be able to move as well as a man only wearing leather straps...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beeto Bot View Post
    I was optimistic when they made the con exclusives available online but, I now see Mattel is still insists on carrying on the bad idea of exclusives and chase figures. All this answer means to me is that if I also happen to like this con exclusive with something 'special' then I have to go online and pay a scalper a ton of money because I couldn't attend. When will Mattel learn that listening to the general consensus of fans (= customers = profits = their jobs) is good for business and them.
    Why won't they listen to the fans on this issue?
    Because they don't have to. They do care what we think, but they NEED secondary retailers/scalpers to help make the line a success.

    If they do an exclusive SDCC figure of He-Ro, for example.. and he comes with his staff and, let's say, the Sword of Protection.. (humor me, if they decide that He-Ro and King Grayskull were bros, then perhaps the Sword of Protection IS He-Ro's staff... after all, She-Ra's sword could morph into other things), well, the regular release on mattycollector might NOT come with the Sword of Protection (but She-Ra would... later), but might come with a magic book or something...

    SO, scalpers/secondary retailers AND fans/collectors, will buy up ALL the SDCC figures... then when the SDCC variant is released on matty, completists will buy it, and so will some non-completists... and the scalpers will too.

    This imo guarantees excellent sales, and Mattel needs to show corporate that the line is a BIG success.


    On another note, I do NOT like that they wouldn't answer questions regarding Teela... I mean, why not answer? They could have just said, "we have not decided." or "Yes" or "no" or "none of yo' dang business!"

    Weird.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JVS3 View Post
    7. When Battle Cat is released in 2010, will he take up that month's figure slot or will he be released in addition to that month's figure?
    He would be a bonus figure that month.
    Nice! This is something I've been wondering about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tallstar View Post
    Nice! This is something I've been wondering about.
    I don't like this idea of a bonus figure. I'm already dishing out fifty bucks a month to get two figures, now I have to get two battlecats in addition to the regular figures? And since they can't seem to make enough of these to last longer than a month I will be forced to spend extra money for bonus figures if I want a complete collection. Didn't Mattel hear anything we've been saying? These figures are already expensive and I don't know if I can afford to spend extra each month, we are in a recession in the US right?

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    I for one fully support Con exclusive figures. Though honestly, none of us even know what that means for sure yet.

    Mattel said they would have some available after the Con (just like Grayskull). Everyone will have a chance to get one I'm sure, though again, many will likely let the chance pass the by then proceed to whine incessantly about it every chance they get...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jzguitars View Post
    I don't like this idea of a bonus figure. I'm already dishing out fifty bucks a month to get two figures, now I have to get two battlecats in addition to the regular figures? And since they can't seem to make enough of these to last longer than a month I will be forced to spend extra money for bonus figures if I want a complete collection. Didn't Mattel hear anything we've been saying? These figures are already expensive and I don't know if I can afford to spend extra each month, we are in a recession in the US right?
    Actually, Mttel heard exactly what we've been saying. A lot of people on these boards have been asking for a 2nd figure a month before even He-Man was released. I think this is just an example of "you can't please everybody".

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    Characters who shared parts whether in body type or accessory in the old lines will share them again.
    So much for MOTUC Buzz-Off, Webstor, Whiplash, Clawful and Kobra Khan...

    Oh, well... back to the 200X Support thread...

    The Blonde Teela (Battleground and Alcala Teela) Thread
    The Cloak and Dagger Evil-Lyn (The Real 200X Evil-Lyn) Thread
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    Sagitar • Cloak and Dagger Evil-Lyn • 200X Prince Adam • 200X Sorceress
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    International fans

    1. Will Mattel offer more shipping options through the United States Postal Services for international fans?
    We are not offering additional shipping options yet, but we have been working with German fans sites to improve distribution since while sales are higher in German than in any other area outside of the US.

    I am glad to see the good quality of the classics.
    But I feel matel does not consider international fans in relation to supplying exclusive figures at conventions and chasers which end up being sold at extravagant prices on ebay.
    I feel the majority of true fans will be happy that there is no slight paint job or accesories that differ. Isn't what they are trying to do is spread the word on how good the figures are around the world and not to isolated it to the few that can actually make it to the conventions. Surely a certificate or something to certify that it came from the com con would be enough to keep fans happy.
    It is good I can finally purchase the items from Mattycollector with reliable service, instead of paying inflated prices.
    With regards to reusing same styles of armour or bodies surely each figure should have there own style and not look familiar.
    I do think if they carry on with com con exclusives and chasers it will only be the elite who matel will be targeting and not the mass that keep the sales improving, which ultimately is what they should be doing.

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