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Review: 6293 Furno


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#1 Offline DeeVee

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Posted Dec 21 2011 - 09:07 PM

His name is Bill get it right. http://www.bzpower.c...tyle_emoticons/default/mad.gifI'm sad that a Furno set is being reviewed by someone else, but I'm glad it's Ben.

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Posted Dec 21 2011 - 09:38 PM

The color scheme looks really messy. There's no astetic flow to it, and the black, white, red, sliver, and trans-organge really clash horribly. I like the look of the hand-cuff piece, though, especially since it looks like it could fit onto a hero's hands. I can think of a ton of role-playing (and MOCing) applications for that.-don't touch my pocket protector
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Posted Dec 21 2011 - 08:59 PM

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Our fiery leader of the Hero Factory heroes dives underwater in pursuit of more baddies. Here we see an under-water-ready Furno equipped with the latest armor and weapons, but will it be enough for any new challenges he must face? Read on for a review of Furno, simply Furno.

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Posted Dec 21 2011 - 09:43 PM

Are you able to do the combo model? I was hoping to see a picture before I got the sets
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Posted Dec 21 2011 - 11:25 PM

Good review. This set is very mixed for me. I think it has a decent amount of good pieces for moc's, (especially the tubes) but I think I will end up with more pieces not being used after I decide to take it apart.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:23 AM

I personally preferred his 3.0 design, but I'm a sucker for bird-based stuff. Painted-on decals look like a pain for reusing pieces later on.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:30 AM

I think that excluding his obvious color flaws, the biggest disappointment in this set is that it's the only one of the four medium-sized sets without something to fill up his back. There's really no excuse for that.I'm still probably going to get him, though. I want to have all nine "1.0" helmets, and I missed Furno and Breez the first time around. And even then, thi set doesn't look all that bad and has some really useful parts, so it's all good with me.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:50 AM

Oh the irony. The only fire character is the only one to go underwater. I guess it could be worse if he was a toa. Toa of Boiled Water!! Die Jawblade!Anyways, I thought it looked cool, but I agree, the pictures show how messy he looks. Why did they put a claw piece on his lower left arm? It doesn't fit in at all!
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:53 AM

I have to admit, not one of the better sets. The colors clash horribly and the build just looks...weird.On another note, first people complain about having stickers, now they complain about not having stickers? Sheesh, people, make up your minds!
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 04:18 AM

Furno looks stronger than before, but I think some white pieces are out of place. We can found some interesting parts here yummy :D
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 05:31 AM

I'm still probably going to get him, though. I want to have all nine "1.0" helmets, and I missed Furno and Breez the first time around. And even then, thi set doesn't look all that bad and has some really useful parts, so it's all good with me.

Wait, nine? *Counts Furno, Surge, Stringer, Bulk, Breez, Stormer, and drop ship pilot*I counted seven. Who have the other two?EDIT: And, for my points, I think this set is a welcome addition to my brother's collection. If he can play with it without breaking it, he wants it.I'm glad they didn't call this wave '4.0'. The numbers kinda became irrelevant since 3.0.See, 2.0 makes sense, it was a complete redesign that took years to make and was given to all Heroes.3.0... wasn't. It was a temporary upgrade that barely improved upon the 2.0 design, and was only applied to six heroes. More of a 2.1.So, unless they make a proper 3.0, (which some might argue this wave is) I'd prefer no more numbers.EDIT AGAIN: 'Who have...'? I probably should've said 'Whose are...'...

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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 09:35 AM

Furno looks to me like he has a lot of ideas going on, but little structure to how they work with one another. I'm not going to buy him, although he doesn't look like a terrible set I'll give you that.-TNTOS-
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 09:49 AM

Hey, that looks like a pretty cool set. I'm going to have to check him out.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 10:12 AM

After this review, I'd have to agree about it being a poorly designed set. It also has fewer really great pieces than others. On the other hand, I really, really want those big HF shells on his lower legs.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 11:19 AM

I personally preferred his 3.0 design, but I'm a sucker for bird-based stuff. Painted-on decals look like a pain for reusing pieces later on.

Rubbing alcohol can that off painted details like that.

I think that excluding his obvious color flaws, the biggest disappointment in this set is that it's the only one of the four medium-sized sets without something to fill up his back. There's really no excuse for that.

You mean other than the big turbines on his back?

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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 11:53 AM

Overall, I really like Furno's color scheme and think it's fairly well-organized. Really the white doesn't create any real imbalance as I see it, and I think it creates an interesting color-layering effect, with Furno having red boots and white leggings and sleeves. A very classic "superhero" look, IMO. The transparent fluorescent reddish orange doesn't make much sense, though, I'll agree to that. Bright red would have made more sense.The color balance would have been better if his arms matched, but personally I like the asymmetry. His shield-arm isn't nearly as cool as Evo's tank-arm, but it's still pretty nicely designed and ends up looking cohesive, especially since it shares that mechanical detailing that the other parts of the model keep to a minimum.The longer legs for the medium-sized sets in the next wave kind of bother me, just because the torso doesn't get larger to match. Thus, we start to see a Toa Inika effect come into play. He still looks rather decent, but I hope this doesn't become a trend. I was very happy with the size of the heroes for the previous two waves. As with the Toa Metru and Toa Inika the larger size could lead to more versatility for the Hero build, but I don't think we're really seeing that with any sets other than Splitface, and I think the design of Furno, Breez, and Rocka could have just as easily been pulled off with shorter legs, at most a single module taller than Stormer 2.0's.Furno's not the hero I'm most excited for-- Breez and Evo so far are my favorites from the upcoming wave. But I still feel he's fairly well-designed.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:16 PM

Good review.The set doesn't look that good to me. The white pieces on its legs stands out too much. It would've looked better if they were red or black, IMO.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 12:25 PM

Ugh. White. Silver. Transparent Orange. And Red. Too many colors...The build itself is pretty bad too. Not buying this... The 2.0 Was the only furno I liked. Goggles for the win.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 01:43 PM

I like this set. The colors don't bother me at all, and I think he looks fine with an open fist. Thanks for the review.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 02:06 PM

The colors don't bug me as much as the fact that he is kinda uninteresting compared to the other heroes of this wave. he is my favorite hero though, so I probably will buy him eventually.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 02:44 PM

I like everything about Sea Bill except for that random orange armor piece, and the white and silver mix-ins.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 03:32 PM

I'm still probably going to get him, though. I want to have all nine "1.0" helmets, and I missed Furno and Breez the first time around. And even then, thi set doesn't look all that bad and has some really useful parts, so it's all good with me.

Wait, nine? *Counts Furno, Surge, Stringer, Bulk, Breez, Stormer, and drop ship pilot*I counted seven. Who have the other two?

I meant the helmets they would have had if they had been 1.0, like Rocka and Evo's this wave, and potentially Nex if he's released later. They aren't really the original helmets, thus the "1.0"

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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 09:07 PM

I think he looks hideous. The fans look awful.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 10:05 PM

I personally liked this version of Furno, with the few problems being colour scheme and the lack of a melee weapon. Hopefully I'll get some cash on Christmas so I can get him.
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Posted Dec 22 2011 - 10:50 PM

Eh, not that bad of a set, not that great. Review was nice, thanks Ben!I still think those water fans could double as jetpacks, but whatev. :P:music:
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Posted Dec 23 2011 - 12:10 AM

Why did they put a claw piece on his lower left arm? It doesn't fit in at all!

It's his shark proof armor.

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Posted Dec 23 2011 - 01:44 AM

How does his red colored plastic compare/match to the red colored plastic parts from all of his previous sets? Can we get comparison pics? Only going to buy him if the colors match so I can mix parts from all of his sets and make MOCs of him. Thanks.
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Posted Dec 23 2011 - 01:20 PM

The white isn't doing it for me. The handcuffs jut out. The armament on the launcher juts out as well. Overall the set seems cluttered to me. Though that launcher's pretty BA.
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Posted Dec 24 2011 - 11:22 AM

I think Furno is going to probably be the last Breakout set i get. He just looks so. . . . . . . . . . . .Plain, even Surge looks like a better set, and his colors are about as jumbled.~ELM~
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Posted Dec 25 2011 - 09:16 PM

Too bad I can't call him "Birdo" anymore. He got that upgrade.

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Posted Dec 26 2011 - 09:25 PM

I'm still probably going to get him, though. I want to have all nine "1.0" helmets, and I missed Furno and Breez the first time around. And even then, thi set doesn't look all that bad and has some really useful parts, so it's all good with me.

Wait, nine? *Counts Furno, Surge, Stringer, Bulk, Breez, Stormer, and drop ship pilot*I counted seven. Who have the other two?

I meant the helmets they would have had if they had been 1.0, like Rocka and Evo's this wave, and potentially Nex if he's released later. They aren't really the original helmets, thus the "1.0"

They may release Nex later, it also seems that stormer may as well if you have seen the video on the website

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Posted Feb 06 2012 - 09:35 AM

The Red and White doesn't fit each other.Wouldn't it gave been best if the white pieces was orange instead :???: and the Trans Orange maybe Trans Yellow? :???:In every Furno Review Why do you keep calling him Bill? :???: I thought he was William Furno. :huh:
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