POTP Rodimus Unicronus out at US retail!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. GoLion

    GoLion No longer a collector

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2014
    Posts:
    7,048
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    242
    Likes:
    +2,796
    The only good one was the Blackconvoy/scourge repaint - everyone after that was too much.
     
  2. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2002
    Posts:
    24,903
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Location:
    Mineral Ridge, OH, USA
    Likes:
    +4,882
    Ebay:
    Yeah that always annoys me. Use the damn Blentron symbol. It’s canon! Have Minicons had their own symbol used since AEC?
     
  3. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Worship-able and Worshipped

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    21,235
    News Credits:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    ???,???
    Likes:
    +11,990
    They did for the Generations Assualt team, but we also got 2 Maximals, two Predacons, and a Vehicon around that time.
     
  4. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's evil!"

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2014
    Posts:
    9,337
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    Likes:
    +5,512
    I'm happy too as it puts him more in line with this guy:
    Yeah, we really only know what is in waves 1-3. But we know there'll be at least a wave 4, possibly wave 5. Still holding out hope against hope for Star Saber or a heavily retooled OP into Ultra Magnus.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Worship-able and Worshipped

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    21,235
    News Credits:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    ???,???
    Likes:
    +11,990
    I think I’d rather have Star Saber and have him retooled into Thunderwing. Though if the last leader has to be a repaint of Optimus, I’d like to get a proper Nemesis Prime. If it’s going to be UM though, all you would really need to do is retool the combine chest and head, and the paint Orion as Minimus Ambus with a new head.
     
  6. backhawkdown

    backhawkdown Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2015
    Posts:
    1,041
    Trophy Points:
    187
    Likes:
    +1,053
    Why would this toy have the shattered glass logo? The toy isn’t part of the shattered glass story where the autobots are bad, it’s part of the regular toyline story with Rodimus being turned bad by the Matrix of Chaos.
     
  7. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's evil!"

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2014
    Posts:
    9,337
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    Likes:
    +5,512
    I'd rather have a proper white Prime as the smaller bot. CW already did Minimus.
     
  8. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Worship-able and Worshipped

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    21,235
    News Credits:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    ???,???
    Likes:
    +11,990
    Well they aren’t going to make an entire new mold just for white Magnus, and Minimus Ambus fits the bill.

    Actually, I honestly have started calling the white cab Ambus, because it really fits in a weird way.
     
  9. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2003
    Posts:
    23,758
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Likes:
    +7,128
    You don't know that
     
    • Like Like x 1
  10. Starscream Gaga

    Starscream Gaga Protoformed This Way

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Posts:
    8,577
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Likes:
    +2,717
    I wouldn't be so sure that they won't make a new Ultra Magnus either: they've had a new Rodimus toy in each of the three "Prime Wars" toylines (and four total figures, only rivaled by Optimus Prime's seven) and even Brawn has gotten two toys. Ultra Magnus does, afterall fit the Leader classes themes and seeing as us IDW fans have already gotten the stellar CW Ultra Magnus it seems fair that they do a White Optimus toy for the fabs of that iteration.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2013
    Posts:
    3,988
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Location:
    New Port Richey, FL
    Likes:
    +1,393
    Ebay:
    Honestly, I don't mind the lack of SG Autobot logos. He has the face, and we can get SG logos through ToyHax.
    He'll look amazing next to his former self.
     
  12. GizmoTron

    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2010
    Posts:
    3,280
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,881
    Ebay:
    If it's a retooling of Optimus, I would bet this is exactly what they'll do.
     
  13. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's evil!"

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2014
    Posts:
    9,337
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    Likes:
    +5,512
    If they did, it'd be a sale lost from me. I already own an IDW Ultra Magnus. I don't need a second one.

    But I'd be VERY surprised if they did. Hasbro's design team has been "G1 ULTRA" lately, with only a minimum of IDW influence. (see PotP Tailgate)
     
  14. GizmoTron

    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2010
    Posts:
    3,280
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,881
    Ebay:
    Maybe, but they're still the same team that goes for retooling and reuse over completely new molds, and there's not much else that can be done with reusing Orion Pax other than another humanoid shaped bot like Minimus. So as long they stick to making him out of Evolution Optimus, I imagine they'll go path of least resistance and focus the retooling on the cab and big bot body with some new arms rather than beef up the smaller bot.
     
  15. fschuler

    fschuler Post Count Inflated With Hot Air TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2005
    Posts:
    4,379
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Location:
    NKY/Cincinnati
    Likes:
    +2,727
    All I know is that with that face, Rodimus Unicronus looks like the TF version of the Village People. P-O-T-P...it's fun to be a leader in the P-O-T-P...
     
  16. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2008
    Posts:
    298
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    182
    Likes:
    +834
    Is it odd that we haven’t had a second sighting of this guy yet?
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Worship-able and Worshipped

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    21,235
    News Credits:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    ???,???
    Likes:
    +11,990
    I’m wondering if this was something of a mistake. A few of them got shipped out instead of the normal Wave 1 case assortment.
     
  18. PrimalFury

    PrimalFury The Chosen One

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2017
    Posts:
    850
    Trophy Points:
    162
    Location:
    Eukaris
    Likes:
    +1,208
    Wave 3 needs to hurry up and come
     
  19. PrimalFury

    PrimalFury The Chosen One

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2017
    Posts:
    850
    Trophy Points:
    162
    Location:
    Eukaris
    Likes:
    +1,208
    36770313710_f8caba78a1_z.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 1
  20. RobimusPrime

    RobimusPrime Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2013
    Posts:
    981
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    142
    Likes:
    +227
    My thoughts exactly! Furthermore, there aren’t a lot of listings burning up eBay. Just the same one from Kansas ending in 9 hours!
     

Share This Page