Question about size-class names...

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Jetcols, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Jetcols

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    Where did the names for the size classes come from?

    Like Deluxe,Voyager, and Leader Class? Hope thats not a stupid question.
    Like if a first heard a toy was going to be "legends" size class I would expect something big.
     
  2. red00wolf

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    I think they where picked becuse they sound cool.
     
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    I know I've been wondering this too Supreme and Ultimate classes are easily explained along with Leader; but Voyager, Deluxe, and Legends are a puzzle.
     
  4. Tim Formas

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    They're just all made up names. Used to change alot to.

    In Beast Wars, we had:
    Basic
    Deluxe
    Mega
    Ultra
    Super

    In Beast Machines, it was the same except that they added the Supreme class.

    Robots in Disguise kept the size classes the same.

    With Armada, everything changed:
    Mini-Con
    Super-Con
    Max-Con (which is the old Ultra size)
    Giga-Con (new size group)
    Super Base
    Unicron
    Although the Mega class was "discontinued", there were role play toys released in that price range.

    Energon changed things again:
    Energon
    Combat
    Mega
    Command
    Leaders

    The current size classification came about during Cybertron, creating new names like Scout and Voyager. Some old names were adopted, even though the price ranges now differed from what the size class used to represent.

    So, really, it's just a random name assigned to a size class.
     
  5. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Kinda silly that Giga is a class smaller than Super (technically they are from the same Greek word, I suppose, but I think the scale would be Super-Mega-Giga..), Or Max isn't the Maximum..

    Anyway...tim-for-mas, wiki in disguise!
     
  6. Autobot Burnout

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    I was wondering about this myself, although mostly because "Voyager" seemed kinda weird to describe the larger toys.
     
  7. LEADERS_MATRIX

    LEADERS_MATRIX Wisdom of the ages...

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    I had forgoten the Armada sizes, completely, I miss the original size classes, DLX, Mega, and so on, miss the prices too.
     
  8. Gingerchris

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    I would change the Leader class name to something else since sometimes they include characters that aren't actual leaders in that class. Unless TF:A Bulkhead got a promotion I didn't know about.

    They should change them to:

    Mini
    Minor
    More
    Mighty
    Meaty
    Massive

    :) 
     

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