View Poll Results: Castle Grayskull For MOTUC?

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  • I want a Display Castle Grayskull.

    47 41.23%
  • I want a Playset Castle Grayskull.

    60 52.63%
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Thread: Castle Grayskull at C2E2

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    Castle Grayskull at C2E2

    Ok, I saw the post by board member demiscy, and I looked at that photo and I was amazed of how cool would a castle Grayskull will be in this line. But questions began filling up my head...

    1. Do we need CG to be a playset like the 80's one?
    2. Do we need it to be green?
    3. Do we need it to come with lots of pieces and parts?

    After thinking about it... Even I was shocked over my own thoughts.

    No, I don't need the CG to be a Playset, nor it to be green....And not even the parts and stuff.

    Why? Simple, this is an ADULT COLLECTOR line. I for sure won't be playing with my MOTUC figs. Yes I will display them and change them from time to time.... But no, I will not play with them. At 33 years old I don't see me doing that. My vintage Castle Grayskull is displayed CLOSED... To show the awesomeness of a Skull faced castle!!!

    Also, as an adult collector I understand that my current MOTUC figures looks more adult themed than the vintage ones. And for that reason I want a castle Grayskull that looks the part for those figures.

    As you can see in the pictures, that castle does not open, does not have loose parts, it's not a playset...It is a display device for your figures.... With awesome Classic/Vintage/Wheathered colors and shades, it gives the figures a vibe of and ancient temple/castle of power and magic.

    So the main question here is...Would fans accept a display CG instead of a playset CG....

    I, as a 33 yr old Collector, vote for the display castle...in style with the one displayed there! Obviously, it needs to be a bit more scaled to the current height of the MOTUC figures.





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    I would prefer a playset, but would be happy with a display, on the condition that it looks NOTHING like the one from C2E2. That is NOT the Castle Grayskull that I want. It has to look like the original playset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptofGuard26 View Post
    I would prefer a playset, but would be happy with a display, on the condition that it looks NOTHING like the one from C2E2. That is NOT the Castle Grayskull that I want. It has to look like the original playset.
    I totally agree, would you imagine a classic version with those paint apps and details....Just as a display.... That would be crazy awesome!
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    While My main use will be Display, the advantage of a Playset is that I can do a Display about events "inside the Castle". Also a Playset would have to bring props and other stuff for "play value" that can be used as props for a Diorama.

    As long as it DOES NOT LOOK like the C2E2 Castle I'm OK with it being a playset or a Diorama Background!
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    We are already getting the props to add "play value" to a possible display... Hmmmm...Had not thought about that! hahaha
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    We're getting the weapons Rack, but I don't see them selling the Throne or the Grayskull computers ...
    Battling WSOD for a toy chair?
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    I'm with others here. I wouldn't mind a display set, (though a working drawbridge would be nice) but I don't want *THAT* display set. That does not look like the Castle Grayskull I want. If it's going to be display only, it needs to have plenty of places to stand characters on so it can actually DISPLAY - so the 200x balcony would be nice, and the walk-way across the top the the vintage castle was some times depicted as having would be great for that too.
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    I totally loved the display in the picture and I would love to have that for myself, with maybe a better color scheme.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptofGuard26 View Post
    I would prefer a playset, but would be happy with a display, on the condition that it looks NOTHING like the one from C2E2. That is NOT the Castle Grayskull that I want. It has to look like the original playset.
    I wouldn't want it to look like the playset, which looks quite frankly horrible. The C2E2 one is fine, APART from the "baldness" of it - it needs the "crown".

    Really, there's only one Grayskull I want to see, if I'm honest:


    But if they can't do that, the original playset is NOT the way to go.

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    I want a playset. The interior of Grayskull is just as important to me as the exterior. I want to be able to put my figures inside the Castle as well as the outside.

    But most important of all, I want it to be just like the rest of the Motuc line - and be the best Castle Grayskull toy ever made. No matter how well it's sculpted, a display piece/diarama will never surpass an actual playset.

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    I want a playset version of what the 4H sculpted for Scareglow's reliquary.

    I'll be disappointed somewhat if it looks like the 200X castle, or at all like that display castle at C2E2... which is fine, for display, but I wouldn't want to spend money on that.
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    I will accept nothing less than a playset Castle Grayskull because I want a playset Snak Mountain. This I command!
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    I would love some form of CG but I don't really like the one they showed this past weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DO4M View Post
    We're getting the weapons Rack, but I don't see them selling the Throne or the Grayskull computers ...
    Battling WSOD for a toy chair?

    Now that you say that...Maybe the next "weapons packs" could have a Throne or Grayskull computers or the blasters... Maybe they can play it like that. I would totally grab those!!!

    LOL @ battling the WSOD for a toy chair! wasn't expecting that comment! hahaha

    Quote Originally Posted by Kevenn View Post
    I'm with others here. I wouldn't mind a display set, (though a working drawbridge would be nice) but I don't want *THAT* display set. That does not look like the Castle Grayskull I want. If it's going to be display only, it needs to have plenty of places to stand characters on so it can actually DISPLAY - so the 200x balcony would be nice, and the walk-way across the top the the vintage castle was some times depicted as having would be great for that too.

    Yeah, that one is *small*....As we can clearly see, both Skelly and Stratos almost doesn't fit in the towers... They have to do something in scale and with, as you say, areas to actually display figs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Reilly View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
    I will accept nothing less than a playset Castle Grayskull because I want a playset Snak Mountain. This I command!
    I totally agree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptofGuard26 View Post
    I would prefer a playset, but would be happy with a display, on the condition that it looks NOTHING like the one from C2E2. That is NOT the Castle Grayskull that I want. It has to look like the original playset.
    I agree, but am a bit more evhement on it being a playset.

    It must look like the Vintage boxart in my book!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kobra Khan View Post
    I totally agree.
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    i'd like a "large" display castle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kylun flac View Post
    i'd like a "large" display castle.
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    they had one at SDCC 2009, but we were performing in the Masquerade that year as Skeletor and Evil-Lyn.
    so they would not allow us to reveal our costumes until the show.

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    I dont want the CG displayed, but I do want one more in scale with the figures. I do want it to be a playset, although I dont intend to play with my figures, but, as others have stated, I do want the additional display options that a playset may offer.

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    A green display for me.

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    Whatever we get, I hope it looks NOTHING like the one from SDCC last year or from ToyFair/C2E2/Wondercon....or were they the same one? Either way, it/they looked TERRIBLE.


    I prefer a display Castle since I won't use a playset and thus don't want to spend the money it would cost.
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    I don't care if a new CG isn't the same as the 80s one but I don't like that one on display. Maybe if it were bigger.

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