Hasbro AUS answers questions; reveals TFA Sunstorm

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  1. SilverDragon

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    Ozformers ran its own question thing with Hasbro's Australian division. Most of it involves releases of exclusives and recent QC issues.

    The most interesting answer, as you can guess, is this one, regarding the release of a 2-pack:

    - Optimus Prime (Voyager) w/ Autobot Ratchet (BBat) (repacks) (US unknown) Hasbro: I think this has now changed to an assortment of Voyager Sunstorm w/Activator Ratchet and Voyager Shockwave w/Activator Bumblebee. We are looking to do this in 2009 but TBC.

    One of the clones? A new character altogether?
     
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  2. MegaHavok

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    I saw that one but couldn't remember what (bbat) means
     
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    Bumper Battler.

    That's interesting. And yeah, it'd clearly be one of the clones, as there's already a character in the series who matches what would be Sunstorm's colourscheme. Kinda cool that it's a Voyager, too. I'd be half-expecting a slew of Activator redecoes (just because they can, and it makes sense to have a ton of redecoes in the line where most people can afford them all), but we've had two versions of the Starscream mould so far - I wonder how many more they're gonna try for?
     
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    Considering the other listed item is Shockwave, I hope this isn't an early or mixup name actually referring to Skywarp, kinda like the Activator Ramjet/Dirge thing.
     
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    i like the 3rd question, about packaging being recyclable...that's freaking awesome...i was just wondering that the other day... i think that one line should be front paged, so that more people know, so more people recycle the packaging...
     
  6. Ravenxl7

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    Interesting. Sunstorm isn't all that surprising, though I hope Ramjet is the next one to get the Voyager class treatment after him.
     
  7. General Tekno

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    I hope we get the female Starscream as a new mold, myself.

    Possibly a retool or a whole new mold.
     
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    Oh hell yea! Those are great 2 packs. I hope we can find out soon when they will be released and which stores they are exclusive to.
     
  10. Beastbot X

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    That's what I'm thinking it is, unfortunately.
     
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    Do local governments in the US provide free recycling services like they do over here? Here they give us a pretty huge bin to put recyclables in.
     
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    Me third... More Female Decepticons is no worse... Pleeeaaase! :) 

    And with at least a new head mold! They bothered to give one to Cliffjumper for cryin' out loud!
     
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    Yesss! My fav clone gets to be a voyager, and unlike Skywarp the smile fits here. Hope this is true:drool: !
     
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    Yeah i wouldnt mind a Voyager Sunstorm
     
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    i think they meant Skywarp too =[
     
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    Please Hasbro give us a real Sunstorm too! :) 
     
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    Recycling is for treehugging hippies. ;) 
     
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    So here's a question.
    With word of an Animated Sunstorm, does that nix the chance of us seeing a Classics one anytime soon?
    I know there is something about not having same characters in both lines, but Hasbro gave us the perfect seeker molds, damn it, I want a Classics Sunstorm!
     
  19. Lockdown

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    Honestly dude that whole if they are in one they wont be in the other and Animated will take precedence comment that Hasbro made I honestly believe it was really just to deal with all the QQ over Animated getting moulds of certain characters that people felt they NEEDED in universe more.

    A Sunstorm redeco of the existing classics seeker mould is a little different to say a classics/universe Jazz, Blitzwing or Blurr which would require 2 different yet similar moulds.

    Also I would like to point out that you can wait simply due to the classics seeker mould having a largely realistic asthetic one of the things that panics me about Animated is that it will be alot more difficult to throw Animated repaints/retools into other lines due to Animateds asthetic moreso with new moulds, once the Animated line is done those of us that really like Animated are going to be pretty screwed once they stop using that type of asthetic.
     
  20. SharkyMcShark

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    Slightly pointless Q and A... all the answered seemed to be a mix of "no", "cancelled", or "its not really our fault"
     

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