GoBots classics

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  1. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Who would like to see these? Leader1, Cykill, Turbo, Crasher... You know, the cool ones. Not repaints, but new molds that harken back to the original toys. Would you buy 'em?

    Either way, what about a Botcon set that would be repaints ( like Fracture ) of bots into G1 GoBots characters?
     
  2. MushroomPrime

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    Maybe repaints of such. I doubt Hasbro would release actual Go-Bot toys in their mainline

    We technically have Crasher, as Classic Mi-- I mean 'Movie' Fracture
     
  3. Prometheum5

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    I think it'd be totally rad if we got updated molds of those four you listed... I also think that if the BotCon boxed set was GoBots, the TF Purists would RAAAAGEEE!
     
  4. justinRODimus

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    damn, trying to remember the quote about gobots from clerks II

    Edit: i got it

    Elias (to Pickle F***er, or Mad Ducats guy): Do you have any interest, in building the ultimate fan site for both the Lord of the Rings and The Transformers? Because I'd moderate it for free.

    Randal: Ease up, Pillowpants the dudes not into your D and D, GoBots bullshit.

    Pickle F***er, or Mad Ducats guy: Whoa, whoa, whoa, don't insult the guy. The GoBots are like the K-Mart Transformers.

    Elias: THANK YOU! I keep telling him that.
     
  5. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Turbo FTW!

    Yeah, there are a TON of cool toys/characters that could be done. I'd love to see it! :thumb 
     
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    I'd love to see Dozer and Badboy. I got a MOSC Dozer earlier this year, he's unbelievably simple, pretty much just unfold him, but he's one of my favourites.
     
  7. Deathx360

    Deathx360 Farewell Dear Friend

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    Maybe Hasbro should do like they did by including Matt Trakker from M.A.S.K. in 25th Anniversary/Modern Era G.I. Joe line. At least do more than one. Leader1 and Cykill would be great. I don't know much about Gobots other than a few things but it would be cool to have them as part of Transformers. We can always use more characters. I just hope we don't hear as much bitching about it like Matt Trakker being added to G.I. Joe.
     
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    I wouldn't mind seeing updates of some characters, maybe an updated version of Monsterous, or a re-release of the Puzzler. Oh, and those Monogram models of Cy-Kill and Leader-1? Yeah, they need to release those again.
     
  9. dark69

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    i would like to see rock lords *as cars*
     
  10. Pravus Prime

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    From a practical business standpoint, no. We only get so many molds a year and I'd rather have it on figures that "need" to be redone, like Thunderwing, Bludgeon, or Star Saber rather then a Go-Tron.

    From a, Wish for a lot, sure, why not?

    Honestly, I'd like them to keep up or even ramp up what they're doing now, using existing products to get a nod to the Go-bots. Oil Slick could make a good Cy-kill, Ramjet with a Starscream head/nosecone could make a good Leader 1, Armada Cyclonus could be Coptur, Classics Cosmos could be Pathfinder, etc.
     
  11. Sol Fury

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    I'm not sure how far Hasbro can take the Go-Bots license. See, the original designs belong to Bandai Japan as Machine Robo. Hasbro's aquisition of Tonka only gave them the rights to the names. I think stuff in the vein of Fracture is more likely - and I'd love a Turbo or Leader-1 in that style. Catch is I don't know how close to the originals would be too close - A Starscream repaint as Leader-1 might be deemed too much like Eagle Robo and an infringement.
     
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    I'd love to see them done.
     
  13. Deonasis

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    I could happen. They already did a whole series of brick lords. They called it Armada :lol 
     
  14. Insane Galvatron

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    I'll have to respectfully disagree. If it's a new mold and larger size ( which deluxes would be ), it won't be an infringement just because it looks similar.
     
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    I have to say NO to this... don't care about them, never saw the toon....so, who cares?
     
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    I doubt it'll get made... but if it does, I'd buy them.
     
  17. Backscatter

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    I'd like to see TF repaints as Leader 1 and Cy-Kill, even if the TF don't have those names.
     
  18. Dropshot

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    It would be fun, but I'd prefer them as repaints, since we get few new molds per year, it would be a waste to spend them on gobots, and as a limited release or as you say a botcon exclusive would rock.
     
  19. Rewind

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    I'd kill for a Classics/Universe Fitor and Pathfinder.
    http://www.tfu.info/Gobots/Renegades/Fitor/fitor.htm
    But what I'd REALLY like is for Bandai to revisit the Machine Robo line and do larger, more detailed and more articulated versions of the classic MR toys. I'm probably one of 2 or 3 people that would crap myself in glee if Bandai announced Fitor in their SOC line. :) 
     
  20. rattrap007

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    I wouldn't mind seeing a few tossed into main lines as a little nod. Maybe a Cy-Kill, Leader-1, Coptur, Scooter, Littlefoot, etc. Even if you can't get the name like with crasher, make the homage fairly obvious.
     

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