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YMMV / Action Man

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The toys:

  • Fashion-Victim Villain: Some action figures of Dr. X give him mohawks and sleeveless leather jackets. While this wouldn't look that bad on a motorcycle gang member, it looks incredibly silly and unfitting for a mad scientist.

The video games:

  • The Problem with Licensed Games: While there are a few games based on the toyline (and one based on the first CGI movie), they... aren't very good, for the most part.
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  • No Problem with Licensed Games: The Game Boy Color game Action Man: Search For Base X is a fairly decent exception, featuring mild Metroidvania elements with Mega Man-style level selection, but multiple paths in each level, that give new equipment to access other paths.