View Poll Results: Would You Buy Meteorbs If They Were Released For MOTUC?

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  • Hell Yeah, I Love Them!!!

    66 25.00%
  • No Way, I Hate Them!!!

    85 32.20%
  • Maybe, If They Turn Out Good!!!

    49 18.56%
  • Yes, Because I Trust The Four Horsemen!!!

    36 13.64%
  • If They Are Released, I'm Quitting MOTUC!!!

    4 1.52%
  • Meteorbs? I've Never Even Heard Of Them?

    4 1.52%
  • I'd Rather But Porta Potty Orko!!!

    11 4.17%
  • Other(please explain)!!!

    9 3.41%
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Thread: Meteorbs In MOTUC?

  1. #26
    Casual Fan slackrguy's Avatar
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    I don't particularly care for them and this would be an example where the design and bio would sell me on the product.

    As of right now, I don't get/understand them, their role, are they sentient(?) like I understand Stonedar and Rokkon(who I like - but never had).

    This thread has got me thinking of a few concepts for them though, so thanks for jumpstarting the ole imagination.
    Oh, I voted "Maybe"
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  2. #27
    Heroic Warrior Faceless One's Avatar
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    Maybe if they're well handled (or radically transformed) they can be acceptable inside the MOTUC line, even cool. The fanarts of the Raw portraying them as warriors with normal MOTUC bodies are quite cool.
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  4. #29
    Alcala Idolator Crusader's Avatar
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    I did like the Meteorbs back in the eighties, but not all of them. I wouldn't get a Cometroid even if they were handing him out for free
    Unless they would come in an assortment, like a boxed set for the heroic orbs and another set for the evil ones ... but they better not come displayed in egg-form

    I'm sad to think about them though, since my Orbear fell recently and his orb shattered completely

  5. #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by EldestSon View Post
    transforming rocks. reminds me of the movie Big when a guy presents a robot that can transform into a building and hanks is like, "what fun is a building? it just sits there"
    I think of the exact same thing when it comes to the Meteorbs and the Rocklords knock-offs, Stondar and Rokkon.

    Tom Hanks character was still a kid so he didn't see the toy with distorted Nostalgia goggles on, he used the common sense approach to how fun playing with a building would be.

    As a kid, I liked throwing rocks at the train and into the water ever now and then but I wouldn't ask my parents to buy me a packaged rock toy, even if it was a pet rock.
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  6. #31
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    I still think the Meteorbs are viable as little pack ins with other figures. They don't' have to be huge really, but I'd love to have a little comet cat, or Tuskor with one of my figures, instead of ANOTHER weapon. They are actual characters who you can display WITH the masters, unlike a bunch of extra weapons (yes I know there's a weapons rack now), which will ultimately be put in a drawer cause the figure can't hold all of them, or they look silly with them.

    And I have to say, all the hate certain people are having for them is just silly! I get that you don't want to have them as subscription figures, but do you really HATE them? I personally don't like or want Glimmer, or madam raz, or ANY vehicles at all. But you know what, there are people who do, and I totally get that for me to get figures I want, there's going to be some I don't want in there, and that's fine with me. If I have to buy Glimmer, madam Raz and a ? Road Ripper?, then so be it, it's a means to an end.

    So just calm down, stroke your tytus's long pre molded hair, and let me enjoy a Gore-illa in the 21st century.

  7. #32
    Heroic Warrior RocketPunch's Avatar
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    Maybe, but i'd have to see them first. At the moment they are easily my least wanted vintage toys.

  8. #33
    Heroic Warrior MrRoboto's Avatar
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    A pass for me. I don't hate them but i'm not fond of them either.

  9. #34
    Heroic Warrior Ibentmyman-thing's Avatar
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    I'd definitely be in for Meteorbs. Never had them as a kid but they'd look really cool now.

  10. #35
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    right behind you...
    not a chance...kust look at how confused poor skeletor looks!
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  11. #36
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    No way.....Easy pass...

  12. #37
    Heroic Warrior
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    God those are awful! Man I voted Yes I trust the Four Horsemen..... That was probably a bad vote. These things are like Easter eggs come alive.... how could I forget how lame these were?

  13. #38
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    I don't really need any Meteorbs in MotUC - I'd rather prefer to see the Rock People (Rokkon, Stonedar and it was great if there was a Granita released, too) in the line.
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  14. #39
    I am Tri-Klops! Vahn's Avatar
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    I normally trust the Horsemen to make anything look good, but the only way to make these toys attractive is by not being even the slightest bit faithful to the original toys, and then what's the point? Nothing they could do would make me want these plastic abortions, but if others really want them, I do hope they make it into the line (they just won't get my money for them).
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  15. #40
    Heroic Warrior Man-E-Toys's Avatar
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    I don't hate them but I certainly wouldn't buy them. I don't even consider them apart of the vintage line.

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    Ya know...if they are done right...I think they could be pretty cool. Think of the Voltron Lions... Those are "animals" that change into basically square why not "eggs?"

    (For the record, I hated the Meteorbs...but I am keeping an open mind about them in MOTUC)

  17. #42
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    Im not sure, because I cant even say "if done right" because I'm not sure what "done right" would mean for Meteorbs.....

  18. #43
    Heroic Warrior Nemisythe's Avatar
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    As someone who had the entire collection back then (except for Megator and Tytus) I had every single one of the Meteorbs and only because it was He-man related. Now as much as a I am someone who would devour everything He-Man, I really do not want time and money wasted on this. And just think of it this way (which could make some great beast sku's) you HAVE to scale them a whole lot bigger than they were to make me actually consider them...
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  19. #44
    Heroic Warrior michaelAschamp's Avatar
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    If they were made for the line I would love to have them!!!! As a kid when I collected all the toys in MOTU, they were not just pets they acted of there own accord and were, as stated part of the MOTU line each sold seperately! Yeah they all changed into rocks, actually meteors that fly through the universe! If they were done, then it would most likely make sense, if kept in there original size, to make two 10 packs. We all know that this line has no real action features, so make the figure and it's meteor form. Or make 2 five packs that is just the figure! As some other's have mentioned they could also allow the 4HM create a newly scaled figure for each and do the earlier mentioned pack ideas! IMO they are as much a part of MOTU as any one else, EXCEPT Orko!

  20. #45
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    What if, as the FFM are with vehicles, the Meteorbs were created as new figures based on their designs?

    In any event, I want them!
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  21. #46
    Heroic Warrior eddie3429's Avatar
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    I only want the cat ones with re-used battle cat parts or gorilla with gy-gor parts

  22. #47
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    I would definitely pass on them.
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  23. #48
    Cobra Saboteur Firefly's Avatar
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    I wouldn't mind seeing Comet Cat make the line as a pack-in.

  24. #49
    Hollywood Warrior InspectorZartan's Avatar
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    In a line that is pretty inclusive of all incarnations I'd say why not. I've never been an NA fan but I like the way they have been included in the line, and I think the Horsemen could do a great job making the Meteorbs equally cool. That said they are probably a lower priority to me than anything else. But if the line some how manages to go another 5+ years then I would absolutely hope for them to be included.

  25. #50
    Heroic Warrior King Tamusk's Avatar
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    It's part of the vintage collection, so bring them on! I have no doubt that the 4H would make any one of them look completely incredible. And, I am guessing once they show a couple, anyone that didn't like they or was on the fence about buying them would change their minds...the Four Horsemen are just that good.

    I can see these being sold as five 2-packs (one good and one bad Meteorb in a pack), sold over the next 3 years. OR, held until a year when there is no sub and sold as a 10-pack SDCC exclusive.

    I'd personally love it if the size of each Meteorb related to the beast they are supposed to be, in scale with the standard figures. So, Rhinorb would be the equivalent size of a Rhino, Astro-Lion would be the size of a lion, Croco-Bite would be the size of a crocodile, Dino-sorb would be the size of a "smaller" Brontosaurus, etc.

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