Classics- What we Know

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  1. Sureshot

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    Aaron Archer said that if Classics did well, they would expand the line to be more diverse and include a higher price point. The line would be here to stay. Aaron said that they have a wish list of 10 characters long that they wanted to include in the line. This list includes Cosmos, Arcee, and Galvatron. Galvatron would NOT be a repaint. However, there are no plans as of yet to have BIG figures such as Metroplex or Omega Supreme.
     
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    He said this today I'm hoping??? And someone made him put it on paper and sign it I'm hoping???:p 

    So here's the deal people... GO BUY CLASSICS!!! ALL OF THEM!!! BE COMPLETISTS!!! :lol 

    Cosmos and Arcee??? HELL YES...

    Galvatron not a repaint??? HELL M'F'N YES!!!

    However, I think I would like it more if they kept it to just deluxes and voyagers... But that's because having other price points could get very pricey... 'Course that thought is out the window if I hit the lottery...
     
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    Question: What, along with Blitzwing, Skywarp, and Hot Rod are Pravus Primes most wanted Classics figures? :redface2: 
     
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    One more thing, combiners may be in our future. They were very mum about this but said if the fans wanted it and showed them some love, we could get them.
     
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    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE. I'll send em a ton of chocolates and roses if they give me a menasor and defensor

    Edit: I would even love a repaint/remold of the energon Aerialbots. Give em some actual fists and feet and fix that superion waist problem and I'd buy em all over again.

    I also think that this fandom and the demand for these figures will be superstrong, the strongest its ever been, in support of getting this to be a continuing line.
     
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    What would the new larger price points be? Prime and Magnus are already done, and the seekers are among the largest characters, vehicle-wise. What about Trypticon? He'd work well in a smaller (but still big) scale. No need to make him HUGE if he won't walk. Just have a "dinosaur that splits in half with some towers popping up".

    I'd love to see a new Blitzwing. With a larger toy, it could be even better than the first. (I hold Astrotrain as being the best triple-changer from G1, with Blitzwing close behind--Astrotrain was basically a perfect shuttle and perfect locomotive, but Blitzwing's plane was a bit boxy--even accounting for the MiG-25 being a rather boxy jet--also an inferior robot mode). But Classics Astrotrain is the least impressive of the line so far IMHO. Shuttle with half a train on the wings, and the back half of the train is an upside-down shuttle. A new Blitzwing could be the best triple-changer ever.
     
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    Someone mentioned that they said that it wasn't a conventional combiner though... And of course speculation immediately went to Sky Lynx... And it was also said that Archer said something like "hopefully the fans won't kill us after seeing the design for the combiners???"
     
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    He did say that. I was sitting in the first row.
     
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    I think the line is coming along beautifully so far :)  we already got

    Voyager Class
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    Optimus Prime
    Megatron
    Jetfire

    Deluxe Class
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    Starscream
    Rodimus
    Astrotrain
    Bumblebee
    Grimlock
    Ramjet
    Mirage
    Cliffjumper
    Thundercracker

    Minicon Class
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    Demolition Team
    Clear Skies Team
    Dinobot Team
    Night Rescue Team
    Predator Attack Team
    Dirt Digger Team

    Legend of Cybertron Class
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    Trypticon
    Lio Optimus
    Fireflight
    Perceptor
    Menasor
    Jetfire
    Bumblebee
    Whirl

    Exclusives
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    Ultra Magnus VS Skywarp
    Devastator


    if your reading this Hasbro, here are a few MUST MAKE repaints that'll be cheap to make and bring in some cash

    Cybertron Downshift into Wheeljack
    Cybertron Armourhide into Huffer
    Classics Starscream into Thundercracker
     
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    Me Want More Classics Now


    Kthx

    love, Josh
     
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    That's a little unnerving...
     
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    I love the idea that they may be taking a Alternator like "If people keep buying them, we'll keep making them." approach to Classics, but I just hope they don't also follow Alternators into an inane direction and stay true to it's Neo-G1 concept.
     
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    well by golly, I hope like HELL Shockwave and more triple-changers are on that list! Ironhide and Ratchet too.
     
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    Love classics. My wallet doesn't, but my wallet WILL suffer them. Lots of love.

    Combiners = yes.

    OMG, classics Menasor? I think I'd pee my pants. I want Classics Prowl/Smokescreen/Blue(Silver)streak first, though, honestly. But then again, that's MY childhood first TFs speaking.

    But holy cow. Buy the freakin' Classics. Even the worst ones out (so far, it seems that Rodimus and Astrotrain are getting that vote) are getting rave reviews with words like "Awesome" and "not quite perfect, but almost"... seriously... if you bought Cybertron Dirt Boss or Backstop or both colors of Thundercracker (generally regarded as the worst of that line... though yes, i know, some people do like them), buy the toys from this line even if you're not wild about them... really, we, as a fandom, have an obligation to keep this thing going as long as we can!

    :drunk 
     
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    While I will not be a compleatist on this line (I have no use for the Minicons or the L.O.C.'s) I will get the following:

    Voyager Class
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    Optimus Prime
    Megatron
    Jetfire

    Deluxe Class
    ============
    Starscream
    Rodimus
    Astrotrain
    Bumblebee
    Grimlock
    Ramjet
    Mirage

    Exclusives
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    Ultra Magnus VS Skywarp

    That's more than I have bought than in the last two main lines combined, is that enough love for you Archer?
     
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    What store is having the Magnus exclusives again???
     
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    and I can't wait for that Skywarp, Magnus will be in the closet somewhere though
     
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    Nice...
    If I didn't want Skywarp, I'd beg you for that Magnus, but there is no way in a cold day in the deepest pits of hell that I'm not gonna get every single Classics figure... Minus the LOCs and DVD Prime that is...
     
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    hey, if ya don't like magnus, paint/dye him black, then he'll at least LOOK cool. I want that two-pack, and ALL the rest of Classics.
     

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