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Retrofire High Octane Megazord


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I think out of the three in

I think out of the three in this set, High Octane megazord looks the worst. If they made Bear RV bigger, and maybe did up the eyes I think it would've made it look much, much better.

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Posted by Decade010 on 21 May, 2009 - 22:19
Yeah- I was actually

Yeah- I was actually wondering how they were going to approach the eyes when I first learned about the line. If you think about it:

  • the eyes are really small on this figure and so would be difficult to add by hand in the factory
  • because they are so expressive and detailed compared to all previous Zords, having them in the Retrofire line would spoil the stylized look of others in the line
  • since the Retrofire seeks to maintain simplified designs, adding irises and pupils would defeat the point of that (ex: skipping the 'decals' along the Megazord's legs and back of the shoulders)

On the other hand, carving those small circles in there to imply multiple headlight lamps doesn't really help, and I thought that leaving them blank altogether would have been better. perhapse instead of making them all light blue, they could have painted each with different colors/shades. I know that the upcoming Retrofire ValveMax Megazord has both yellow eyes (Wolf Cruiser & Tail Spinner) and white (Croc Carrier).
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Posted by EVA_Unit_4A on 21 May, 2009 - 23:10