Lack of DoTM figures

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Phenotype, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. Phenotype

    Phenotype Well-Known Member

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    The DoTM line started off pretty strong, but now it's been months and I feel like hardly any new figures have been released, and there's nothing significant coming up. Just Que and Soundwave. When RoTF came out it felt like Hasbro went all out, and this continued with the Hunt for the Decepticons line. Am I the only one who feels that there's been an overall lack of figures this year for DoTM? Is Hasbro focusing their attention on Transformers: Prime instead?
     
  2. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    Remember the secondary line that went along with ROTF? Animated? You know, the one that got cancelled because of ROTF? I believe that's why DOTM is recently lacking some new figures for Hasbro to focus on Prime and not cause that to be cancelled. This line is actually disappointing I have to admit.
     
  3. TwilightNero

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    STOP BLAMING HASBRO!!! Serious, it's been said through multiple threads. Retailers HEAVILY over stocked on the first waves of DotM. Which means they are overstocked and now can't get rid of the first wave toys.
     
  4. Lock Cade

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    Yeah, I must admit that they seem to be taking their sweet time releasing new DOTM toys.

    And one thing that I've noticed about the DOTM toy line... we just seem to get way more repaints of Bumblebee and Optimus Prime that are shelf-warming in stores, and there's really not that many non-screen characters in the DOTM toy line compared to the tons of non-screen characters we got in the 07 Movie and ROTF toy lines.
     
  5. Fifam94

    Fifam94 GO AIR FORCE

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    The quality also downgraded. My sideswipe's door broke off today. . .
     
  6. rxlthunder

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    This. After walking into my TRU for different periods of time over the course of about a month, I find that they still have the same scan series toys.
     
  7. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Why do people still think that's the reason it happened?
     
  8. Stryker055

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    What abut Darksteel? He's probably the best redeco that's been released in years. And poor Air Raid, a great figure who seems to have been completely forgotten...
     
  9. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    When in doubt, blame Bay.
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    if HASBROKE! WANT TO BE SMART RELASE ALL THE REST OF THE FIGURES AT ONCE OF THE MOVIE LINE THEN HAVE THE PRIME LINE IN 2012! OR MARCH2012!!!
     
  11. rxlthunder

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    Then the nerd rage would be directed at the Movie figures and the Prime figures.
     
  12. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    I'm afraid this isn't a feasible request, due to the very nature of distribution. I'm sorry.
     
  13. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Gagga blagh blagh

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    Smart? I hope that comment was in jest, because it has got to be one of the most moronic things I've read on here in a while.
     
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  14. DecepticonSpike

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    As long as I can get all the DOTM Soundwaves and that Wheeljack in G1 colors we saw a few months back, I'm happy.
     
  15. Dinodigger97

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    Yeah....DOTM Toy line sucks.

    The only guys I have are Crowbar,Guzzle,Hatchet,Killerbee,and Dark Steel.....the others just look weird.
     
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    yeah we are never going to see that deluxe leadfoot seeing the light of day probably the earliest will be spring 20??
     
  17. 0MEGATR0N

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    just please release deluxe soundwave.
     
  18. Fifam94

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    Just end it and bring on the movie trilogy line. . .
     
  19. Fifam94

    Fifam94 GO AIR FORCE

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    "Noooo, I have no money"- The Consuela of the Hasbro Deparment.
     
  20. shockwave2005

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    Yeah...I don't even think I care about Soundwave, Leadfoot or any of the others at this point. It's likely I'll be endcapping Topspin and Roadbuster.

    Bring on the Prime figures already.

    One thing that was surprising is that when I went into TRU today, not only did they have tons of early wave DOTM guys, they also had at least nine pegs full of ROTF deluxes.

    What the hell? Seriously.
     

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