Older Gimmicks You'd Like to See Brought Back

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  1. TwilightNero

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    Sitting around, reading through some threads, I stated thinking of how they could remake some older figures, including some of their gimmicks, Doing so, I realized the Minicons are kind of an evolution of Powermasters.

    And with Arms Micron doing targetmasters, I was thinking, what kind of gimmicks should be brought back? Or could even be improved upon!
     
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    I'd really like to see Minicons brought back. A lot of Armada figures had great weapons that were activated by Minicons and I'd like to see how modern engineering could make them.
     
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    Headmasters and true Powermasters, meaning they "have" to be used to transform the figure.
     
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    This.

    And beast wars. does that count as a gimmick?
     
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    The mech-alive gimmick from ROTF.

    Interfered with nothing on the figure, very difficult to damage your figure unlike the earlier automorph.

    Headmasters if done correctly.
     
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    Amen to the headmasters. Those guys were awesome.
     
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    Mini-Cons all the way.
     
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    I did a similar thread awhile back with a poll and the results as of now point towards the Headmasters as the gimmick "Most Wanted" to return. Link to thread: What G1 "gimmick" would you like to see brought back in Generations? They pulled in nearly 70% of the vote. Personally I'd love to see Powermasters that unlock special "powerup modes", Headmasters where the figure has its own head when the "master" is away and definetly more Targetmasters. I'd also like to see updates to the Triggermasters.
     
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    Reasonably sized and storable weapons.
     
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    Headmasters and Brainmasters.
     
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    there ya go! and yeah If Beast wars is a Gimmick, then bring that back a little.
     
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    I would like Mini-con posts to feature on larger figures.

    I would also like the return of proper baseformers, as in bases/battle stations/robots. Optimus Maximus seems like a step in the right direction though, so we'll see.

    I would also like more proper Targetmasters. Generations Cyclonus and Night stick made my day, and FP Sidearm is a brilliant accessory for Classics Rodimus and Protector set.
     
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    Mini-cons that combine into weapons. With today's toy-making technology, there's a lot of potential there.

    And the movement for Headmasters has my full support.
     
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    headmasters or at least a real voyager sized figure that headrobots can upgrade,
     
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    Minicons!
     
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    Minicons.
     
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    minicons
     
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