Are there any plans for additional Classics toys?

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  1. soundwave500

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    Just wondering if anyone has heard anything about plans for more Classics line toys. I grew up with the G1 show and toys, but unfortunately I didn't have many of them back then. The ones I did have were really um...played with. I have all of the Classics non-mini and non-legend figures, because I dig how they are just like the G1 series. I really want to see them come out with Ratchet, Wheeljack, etc, so they'll fit with what I have. I don't like how the new movie toys have really robotic faces, etc. Anyway, any info is appreciated. Thanks! Oh yeah, long time lurker, first time poster!
     
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    Classics 2, should see light around fall next year I think. If you do a search for classics you should find more info.

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    They're doing Classics 2.0, a.k.a. Transformers Universe. It'll be released around Fall '08. They're having Sunstreaker and Sideswipe, Galvatron, Octane, and possibly Jazz, as well as others. They will be including Ultra Class figures this time around. That's pretty much what I know.
     
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    There is supposed to be Classics 2.0 next year. I've read rumors of Sideswipe and Sunstreaker and more triplechangers.
     
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    The first run next fall is going to be 8 Deluxes and 3-4 Ultras. Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, and Octane are 3 of those Deluxes, and Galvatron is one of the Ultras. Other than that, the rest of the figures are speculation, helped along with a short list of characters they would like to do, which would include Ironhide, Prowl, and Jazz, along with some others that I can't remember at the moment.
     
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    Pretty much what everyone else said and I agree with your thoughts on Classics. They are what got me back into Transformers after many years. Good stuff and I am really looking forward to these coming out.
     
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    I can't wait for fall! Hopefully we get some announcement on the full assortment sooner than later...................
     
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    I'm thinking that we'll be getting a lot more info on the line at Botcon next year. Hopefully we'll also see some pictures of actual prototypes instead of just design art. I'm also hoping that we get some more info on the future of Animated (prototype pics, future seasons, etc...). While it is still a ways away, I think Botcon is are best hope for some more info.
     
  9. soundwave500

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    Cool, thanks for the replies. I have seen the re-issue Ratchet and such, and just don't like the way it turns into that sort of open bay workshop type thing. It'd be so sweet to have the ambulance transform into the robot. It'll be awesome to see the 2.0 line...hope they do bring out Ironhide and Prowl. Just hope they don't overlook the G1 RID characters too much when they come out with classics! I've read that Hasbro or is it Takara Tomy doesn't own the mold for Omega Supreme, so there is no chance for an update for him. Any more info?
     
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    They don't own the rights that would allow a reissue. They should however be able to make an updated version (if they want to) the same way they did with jetfire (which they don't have the rights for the original).
     
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    Since Botcon is in April, I'd be shocked if prototypes weren't shown at the new product panel.
     
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    Any chance for more seekers
     
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    Using Classics Starscreams mold? Only Sunstrom is possible at this point. The only way for the "botcon 3" to see retail is to produce new molds. Or draft old ones.
     
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    I asked this a few days ago befor getting the Botcon 3 and if they are done which is very unlikely Takara/Tomy can not use the molds for Thrusts wings.
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    Actually early on in the G1 cartoon a number of diiferent seeker colors appeared. I remember a green and a yellow. Probably just cartoon screw ups back in the day but they could probably put out the Starscream mold in those colors if they wanted. I'd like to see them just to get an affordable mold to custom Thundercracker with. Classics Starscream is just going for way too much these days.
     
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    The deco that became Sunstorm was one of those. There were also green, grey, and mauve/purple. You see them most in "More than meets the eye." I think they were there to make up for the fact that Autobots out number the 'cons 2:1.

    EDIT: Or orignally Ramjet, Thrust, and Dirge were going to just be new decos of the F-15 mold and that's who you see in "MMTE." *shrug*
     
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    Perceptor for classics 3.0!!!!
     
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    Omega Supreme as an Ultra!

    He would be ace.
     
  19. soundwave500

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    Those would be so awesome! I tried to get a hold of mint in the box G1 Perceptor on Ebay, but didn't end up lucky. Same thing with Wheeljack. I just want them to reissue so the sizes and everything will be consistent with other Classic Deluxe 'bots. Ratchet, Wheeljack, Perceptor...ooh yeah, and Grapple. That would be awesome. An updated Omega Supreme Ultra would make me giggle with glee. I think.
     
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    no more seekers please....i don't want a 7th copy of mold that represents a nobody with no lines and no "anything".

    Sunstorm? maybe... i'd rather see SOMETHING else. even if it is a repaint of someone else...
     

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