I've been sitting on this one for a while - I wasn't sure when the line was hitting, and I wanted to wait until we knew it was or wasn't coming - good news is, they're coming this month! This was written nearly a year ago when the future was looking a little murky. As such, please keep that in mind when you read it, that you're getting my first impressions of prototypes from December, 2013!
As of when I write this (Christmas Eve, 2013) I do not know when this
will be posted or if this will be posted. The gent behind Rise of the Beasts,
a line of minifigures which was on Kickstarter, ended and was canceled,
and has been through numerous hurdles. Well, that's sort of generous -
basically we've heard of numerous factory change-ups, bad sculptors,
and other things causing these figures to just plain not come out. As
such I was more than a little surprised to have seen a box of these
figures on my doorstep, each representing different stages of
development. There's a tall lion, roughly 3-inches tall with a weapon
and no articulation. The other figures are shorter, at about 2
1/2-inches high - just a smidgen shorter than a Beast Saga figure and taller than your vintage Battle Beasts.
The rhino has no accessories and no articulation, while the dark grey
scorpion arrived in pieces - the arms, tail, neck, and legs were all
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