RTS Windcharger: What gives?

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  1. Rod Forrester

    Rod Forrester The Abandoner

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    I am lost. I don't understand why this is so sought after. Enlighten me kids!
     
  2. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    There are very few classics left to collect.

    Also, it has to do with rarity of the figure as well. You think he is expensive now, just wait.

    Oh god, imagine if FP releases a limited upgrade set for him.:crazy: 
     
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    1. Classics
    2. G1 homage
    3. Rumored Cancellation
    4. Crazy Fandom
    5. Gotta have em all
    6. Neat little figure
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

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    Not neccessarily in that order, I might add.
     
  5. Rod Forrester

    Rod Forrester The Abandoner

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    Okay but this isn't the end of classics/rts whatever though. We just have to get through the third movie right?
     
  6. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Nope, we have to my count a little over 20 G1 classic figures to go, not counting combiners and huge toys.

    By G1 I mean US season 1-4.
     
  7. Rod Forrester

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    Gotcha.
     
  8. Rod Forrester

    Rod Forrester The Abandoner

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    I am one of those people that is only interested in US G1 cartoon series characters, be it G1 or a Classics update. I am starting to see clearly now.
     
  9. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    count again, there are over 600 figures that were released not to mention the classics lines also involve beast wars and the trilogy line. We still haven't seen quite a bit.
     
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    It's a classic-styled figure, making it sought after by fans, and it's not available in the US. There are also rumors that it will not see release in the US.
     
  11. Alucard77

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    600 figures!?!

    Are you talking everything or just season 1-4 US? Cause my list would be WAY OFF.

    I wasn't including the Japanese stuff, or anything else but US 1-4 and Movie. Also not counting every misc character on wreck gars planet and stuff.
     
  12. Rod Forrester

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    Okay, so they are not releasing him in the US? I still see RTS at retail at Target and Walmart.
     
  13. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    It's more a case of retailers flat out not buying the wave which Windcharger comes with, due to hype for the third movie toys.
     
  14. T-Logicon

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    I dont think its been released yet. At least not to mass-saturation levels yet, not by a long shot.
     
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    Sideways77 its movie time here come the manbabies

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    Meh, it happens. They cancel figures that we really want.

    (Animated Thundercracker, Blackout, and Wingblade OP.) But maybe Takara will help us out.
     
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    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    dinobots, gears, huffer, pipes, hoist, punch/counter punch, soundwave, ravage, laserbeak, shockwave, insecticons , air raid (and conceivably all the rest of the aerial bots in non combiner modes) and that's just off the top of my head.
     
  17. Rod Forrester

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    I do not mean to troll but this is exactly why I hate the damn Michael Bay movies. I know they are successful and make a lot of money and blah blah blah. People like 'em and that's fine. I'm crotchety and old and I desire to have both worlds coexist. Some room on the shelves/pegs for the live action movie and just a few pegs (is that too much to ask?) for Classics. It's like that right now at Walmart and TRU, ROTF and Classics/Generations/RTS.
     
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    I feel ya, but I am a blue collar fella. I don't have the disposable income to pay those prices.
     
  19. Alucard77

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    I have close to 100 counting combiners (including headmasters). The thing is I am not holding my breath for Has/Tak to release classics combiners.

    In case anyone wants to reference, here is my list of missing classics:
    Hauler
    - Slag
    - Sludge
    - Swoop
    - Snarl
    Shockwave
    Laserbeak
    Buzzsaw
    Skids
    Omega Supreme
    Protectobots - Defensor
    - Hot Spot
    - Streetwise
    - Groove
    - Blades
    - First Aid
    Other Special Autobots
    Alpha Trion
    Elita 1
    Dion
    Orion Pax
    Aerial
    Devcon
    Blitzwing
    Stunticons - Menasor
    - Motormaster
    - Dead End
    - Breakdown
    - Wildrider
    - Drag Strip
    Blaster's Cassette's
    - Steeljaw
    - Ramhorn
    - Sharkticons
    Broadside
    Sky Lynx
    Metroplex
    Technobots - Computron
    - Afterburner
    - Nosecone
    - Strafe
    - Lightspeed
    - Scattershot
    Throttlebots - Not combiner
    - Chase
    - Freeway
    - Rollbar
    - Searchlight
    - Wideload
    Trypticon
    Soundwave's Cassettes
    - Slugfest
    - Overkill
    Predacons - Predaking
    - Rampage
    - Headstrong
    - Divebomb
    - Tantrum
    - Razorclaw
    Terrorcons - Abominus
    - Rippersnapper
    - Sinnertwin
    - Cutthroat
    - Blot
    - Hun-Gurrr
    Punch-Counterpunch
    Headmasters
    - Cerebros
    - Brainstorm
    - Chromedome
    - Highbrow
    - Hardhead
    - Fortess Maximus
    Targetmasters
    - Pointblank
    - Sureshot
    - Crosshairs
    Clones
    - Fastlane
    - Cloudraker
    - Sixshot
    Headmasters
    - Mindwipe
    - Skullcruncher
    - Weirdwolf
    - Scorponok
    - Horrorcons
    - Apeface
    - Snapdragon
    Targetmasters
    - Triggerhappy
    - Misfire
    - Slugslinger
    Clones
    - Pounce
    - Wingspan
    Runamuck
    Runabout
     
  20. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style On Military Leave TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lol  I'm with ya dude, but at the same time, at least around here, when the movies have come out is when I've seen the classics/Universe toys get the most stocked/stacked. I don't think retailers "ignore classics" toys when movies come out like people are saying.
     

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