Movie G1 Screamer and Thundercracker

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  1. tigermask44

    tigermask44 Kills Cons Dead!

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    Movie G1 Screamer and Thundercracker W/Pic

    Got both of these and I really love the mold. What do you think the chances are of them releasing a repaint skywarp in this mold?

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  2. Deathx360

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    It would be great if they would repaint it as Skywarp. With all the repaints in this line I wouldn't be surprised to see one. I doubt that the Allspark Power line will have only 3 Voyager figures. It all depends on how long the movie line runs.
     
  3. Nightwind

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    Got my 'Screamer, but I haven't opened him yet. I've got a couple more on the way, so I'm probably going to tear into this one. I like the coloring, but I'm still up in the air on the head sculpt for these.

    I guess I could see them doing the Skywarp repaint, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
     
  4. SharkyMcShark

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    Knowing Hasbro I smell a BotCon 08 Exculsive.
     
  5. Macross7

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    The new head really makes the mold good for me. I really didn't like the movie Starscream figure. I picked up Thundercracker and really like it & am thinking of picking up the G1 Starscream now.
     
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    Given the multiple cases of two out of three Seekers in recent lines, I'd say chances are slim to none.
     
  7. tigermask44

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    goddamid, you are probably right.
     
  8. Feralstorm

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    I think if they do a Skywarp, it'll be an exclusive of some kind, since the mold has already been used twice in mass release ('standard' Starscream & Thundercracker), and once more as a Target exclusive (G1 Starscream). Could be wrong though.
     
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    I have a custom painted Skywarp from a movie Starscream (not G1 redeco) when I get my camera back on sunday i'll take pics of him to show you, he looks really cool
     
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    I thought I read somewhere that due to some licensing thing, they couldn't use movie molds for BotCon exclusives. Maybe that was just the GM autobots. I'd rather it be mass-released though myself... and hopefully not part of the AllSpark Power line, because if they cover Skywarp with that terrible blue, it'll look horrible next to the other G1/Movie seekers. Wouldn't that defeat the purpose of buying it anyway?
     
  11. Sol Fury

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    It's anything from the Movie that's got a licensed alt mode, basically. I don't think we'll be seeing any Movie toys as BC exclusives.
    If a Skywarp does get made, I'm going to have a hard time not getting all three of them - I was thinking about Thundercracker but not the Starscream.
     
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    man i want a skywarp so bad

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  13. Dark Magnus

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    This time we'll see Skywarp as the botcon figure.
     
  15. BonecrusherCA

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    Or Ultra Magnus vs. Skywarp 2 with a repaint of Voyager OP :lol 
     
  16. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Two things we will never see as Botcon exclusives: Alts and movie figs. Licensing and everything would jack up the price to the point where it wouldn't be worth it.
     
  17. Sound Blaster

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    Skywarp would rock but I would like to see Dirge,Ramjet & Thrust so we can have all 6 Decep jets

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    I really doubt Hasbro would do all 6... Skywarp maybe (with the Waspinator head? I don't like the second version AT ALL)...

    Then again, Hasbro's been surprising before...
     
  19. Veloxiraptor

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    Couldn't they just make Botcon exclusives out of the figures that aren't licensed? Wreckage, Arcee, Longarm and so forth?
     

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