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Can anyone tell me what this weird Mega Bloks Bioniclone is?

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I know this isn't strictly Bionicle related, but there isn't a dedicated forum for discussions of non-Lego construction toys so this felt like the best fit. Moderators, feel free to move the discussion if you feel different.

Anyway, my mum found this in the attic along with in a box of old K-Nex and Duplo pieces a couple of months ago and for some reason has been using it as a desk mascot ever since (she's weird, what can I say). The logos on the pieces say "Mega Bloks" but I tried browsing a few Brickset-like databases for Mega Bloks sets and couldn't find anything like it. 

I'm not expecting this to be worth anything, the plastic is cheap garbage and there's only 9 points of articulation (though really 8, because while it's on a ball joint the head barely moves). I'm just curious as to whether anyone else has ever owned one of these or knows what it's called :)

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Quick Google search brought up Rescue Tech.


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Lol, can't believe I couldn't find that, thanks Taria! I love how literally all the figures are just palette swaps with slightly different helmets; anyone who thinks the Hordika were clones should take a look at these guys and know it could've been way worse...

Anyone else own these? When did they come out?

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Looks more like a bad rip off of Hero Factory - the more humanoid face, the power core in the middle of the chest and the civilian rescue worker theming.

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I was getting more a Transformers Rescue Bots vibe from them.


~In monochrome melodies~
~Our tears are painted in red~
~Deep inside we're nothing more~
~Than scions and sinners~

~In the rain~
~Do light and darkness fade~

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22 hours ago, RememberPerditus? said:

It actually predates Hero Factory, weirdly enough!

Please tell me Lego didn't rip it off - firstly because I hope Lego would have more originality than that, and also why rip this thing off!

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Permission to make "Bioniclone" an official term.

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I can't be the only one who thinks the humanlike face combined with the gaping holes in his chest puts this thing deep in the uncanny valley.


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On 6/5/2020 at 8:55 AM, Illuminatus said:

Permission to make "Bioniclone" an official term.

Is it not already? Admittedly I've never heard it used before but it seemed like such a good play on words I thought somebody else was bound to have thought of it before me!

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they did a similar thing here in Brazil:

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these pieces probably break quicker than the lime joints

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