Blog #2104: Toy Review: Transformers: Kingdom: Deluxe Class Red Alert

Transformers: Kingdom: Deluxe Class Red Alert

Red Alert

Previous Mold Use: Siege Deluxe Class Sideswipe, Siege Deluxe Class Red Alert, Siege Deluxe Class Covert Clone Sideswipe, Netflix War for Cybertron Trilogy Deluxe Class Sideswipe, Selects Deluxe Class Tiger Track, Netflix War for Cybertron Trilogy Deluxe Class Red Alert, Back to the Future Crossover Deluxe Class Gigawatt, Netflix War for Cybertron Trilogy Deluxe Class Deep Cover, Selects Deluxe Class Deep Cover, Kingdom Battle Across Time Collection Deluxe Class Sideswipe

Not again. This makes eleven versions of this mold. No more Hasbro. Red Alert now has an earth mode. He looks fine.

Overall: If you need an earth mode Red Alert, he’s great. I cannot bring myself to care about this mold anymore. I want Hasbro to put the mold on a boat, take it out over the Mariana Trench, and drop it to the bottom of the sea. I believe continuing to release this mold constitutes a war crime under the Geneva Convention. If it doesn’t, then it should. Having said that, I will not be surprised if we see Tigertrack, Deep Cover, Reverse Color Deep Cover, and G2 Sideswipe from the earth version of this mold. Seriously, I don’t mind repaints and remolds that matter. Gigawatt aside because that’s really it’s own thing, this mold needed to be Sideswipe, Red Alert, earth mode Sideswipe, and earth mode Red Alert. I love G2 Sideswipe and would have been fine with that, but that should been based on his earth mode, not his Cybertronian mode. They also did a piss poor job on remolding it. They had this circuit pattern in his Cybertron mode window. Remnants of that are still in the earth mode, which makes no sense. The fact that they couldn’t color the mold correctly just once, still really pisses me off.

Thanks for reading!

About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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