New Mystery 2011 iGear PP Series G1 Figures

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by hrothgars, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. hrothgars

    hrothgars Autobot Scout

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
    Posts:
    649
    Trophy Points:
    111
    Likes:
    +0
    I got an email from iGear this morning:

    I wonder who they will be making. PP Scale includes the CHUG sized MP Faith Leaders and full-size MP seekers, so whoever these figs are going to be, they should be decently sized.

    CHUG still needs Brawn, Trailbreaker, Huffer, and Windcharger figs from the Ark crew, since it looks like the Kup repaint is likely to be Gears. A Blitzwing triple changer fig would be rad, too.
     
  2. Blasterpwns

    Blasterpwns Regretting my username...

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2009
    Posts:
    409
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
    So are these going to be unscaled G1 figures, or entirely new ones?
     
  3. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2009
    Posts:
    5,840
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +37
    WHEELJACK PLEASE iGEAR! If they do, I will never say anything bad about them again! Just fix the arms please?
     
  4. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2008
    Posts:
    3,918
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +652
    Soundwave or GTFO
     
  5. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Posts:
    6,114
    News Credits:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    196
    Likes:
    +35
    Don't get your hopes up for something entirely new or original. The PP line has mostly been copied with some modifications.

    Most likely they are talking about the scaled MP Megatron that was been discussed before. Would they be interested in scaling MP Grimlock or MP Rodimus? Probably.

    If they go outside the MP line for copying... hard to say where they would look. Classics? Original G1 figures?
     
  6. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Posts:
    3,557
    News Credits:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Location:
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Likes:
    +446
    Wha...? Faith leaders are not CHUG-sized, they are to scale with MP Starscream and Grimlock.
     
  7. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

    Joined:
    May 20, 2010
    Posts:
    9,695
    News Credits:
    21
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +22
    That's because "PP" stands for "Purposely Plagiarized". Maybe they are going to "upscale" some CHUG figs.
     
  8. Cheem The Rup

    Cheem The Rup Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Posts:
    5,752
    News Credits:
    400
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Transformers Italia
    Likes:
    +6,427
    They want to mean that will make the UM trailer/armor imho :D 
     
  9. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2006
    Posts:
    7,944
    Trophy Points:
    317
    Location:
    San Francisco
    Likes:
    +288
    You know.... I would totally pay a premium for a figure of Windcharger upscaled to deluxe size (and tweaked appropriately if need be, for better articulation or whatever). Ooh, maybe with clear plastic windows and headlights.
     
  10. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2003
    Posts:
    12,062
    News Credits:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    322
    Likes:
    +674
    They could re purpose a Yamato Valkyrie for Jetfire, I'm sure that'd make them lots of easy money.
     
  11. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2005
    Posts:
    12,775
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +530
    Ebay:
    I got this email as well, I am interested to see what they are to be coming up with.
     
  12. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2006
    Posts:
    20,054
    News Credits:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +232
    Bingo.
     
  13. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2008
    Posts:
    7,871
    News Credits:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +525
    Ebay:
    Call me narrow-minded, but I just cannot see anyone making convincing Ultra Magnus armor. The Masterpiece Prime mold is just so damn blocky as is, and putting more stuff on it can't help.
     
  14. Cheem The Rup

    Cheem The Rup Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Posts:
    5,752
    News Credits:
    400
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Transformers Italia
    Likes:
    +6,427
    You're a narrow-minded dude !!

    :D  I'm kidding man :D 

    Anyway I can't judge now sincerely: I think that a well projected armor could work very easly on the mini mp mold of OP :)  But it's to be a good designed work... Igear staff has to demostrate that they can make completely original works and I'm waiting for this...
     
  15. mmhand

    mmhand Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2002
    Posts:
    372
    Trophy Points:
    182
    Likes:
    +15
    ^This. However, their Arcee turned out very nice. I don't know if they designed that though.
     
  16. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2008
    Posts:
    7,871
    News Credits:
    35
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +525
    Ebay:
    You can call me whatever you want, as long as you keep delivering that sweet, sweet toy news. ;) 
     
  17. Cheem The Rup

    Cheem The Rup Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Posts:
    5,752
    News Credits:
    400
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Transformers Italia
    Likes:
    +6,427
    They said that Arcee isn't theirs... but who will know ever ? :D  Anyway that delicate warrior is the best Arcee out ther imho, so we only know that someone in Igear's partners universe can make such good things eheh :) 

    eh I hope to bring you still fresh news bro :)  I'm always in the hunt eheh :D 
     
  18. blurr69

    blurr69 First time caller

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010
    Posts:
    2,186
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Likes:
    +0
    Ebay:
    There is henkei brawn ^^
     
  19. 46+2

    46+2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2009
    Posts:
    5,604
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +1
    Cool. Cant wait. I got the email too but read only the first sentence and deleted it.
     
  20. Draven

    Draven Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2002
    Posts:
    23,858
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    286
    Likes:
    +9
    If igear bring something new to the table I'll take a look. If it's just more scaled up/down stuff with a few alterations I won't bother with it at all.
     

Share This Page