Should Energon Rodimus be remade in the Generations line? ( not a wishlist thread )

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  1. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Seeing as how we are getting updates of lots of figures, and we even got a Hot Shot in Universe. The idea was to see if they could make a better toy since it wouldn't be hindered by the line wide gimmick. There is another toy I would love to see updated without the gimmick.

    I love Classics Rodimus as an update of G1 Hot Rod. With Protector, he makes a great G1 Rodimus Prime. When Energon was about to come out, I just loved the artwork we saw for Rodimus. Being a big rig instead of a Winnebago made so much sense to me. He looked so cool, I couldn't wait to get my hands on that toy. Then I did. I was so disappointed. The gimmick caused him to be nowhere near as cool looking as the artwork. I'd love to see Hasbro give him another whack. See if they can match that drawing a bit better without the cut-me-in-half gimmick.

    Anybody else think they could do a better Energon Rodimus?
     
  2. Ravenxl7

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    They could, but honestly, I'd rather see them update some RID designs before doing anything from Energon, or any other remakes from post-RID eras for that matter.

    Edit: Please tell me I'm not the only one who actually read the op's post...
     
  3. theestampede

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    Mainly wanting a new Rodimus, Sentinal Prime(based on his animated appearance, a new rattrap, and I'd really like to see an updated Saber with his brainmaster.

    It doesn't even need the larger body that turns him into star saber, it could just be a red plane. That allows it to fit into generations as a deluxe and gives us a new brainmaster.

    Edit: realized I did not read OP's post. I would definitely like a new Rodimus, I'd take E. Rodimus, but I'd really prefer another deluxe class take of either of the g1 designs or something similar.
     
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    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Relfector, a real Nightbird, the Dinobots, Blaster, Springer, Ultra Magnus....
     
  5. amethysted

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    Some of our fellow fans have the right idea.

    Repaints are a good way to fill in a line.

    Cybertron Voyager Evac - Galvatron

    Movie Deluxe Longarm - Grimlock

    Movie Deluxe Landmine - Hound

    ROTF Deluxe Sidearm SS - Sunstreaker

    ROTF Deluxe Teradive - Seahawk

    RTS Deluxe Jazz - Ricochette

    RTS G2 Optimus Prime - Motormaster / Menasor

    MORE WAR FOR CYBERTRON FIGS! Hot Rod, Magnus, Arialbots, Stunticons and Seekers.
     
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    I don't know, I actually liked Energon Rodimus and thought it was one of the better executed Deluxe Energon Autobots. But it might be neat to see what they can do with the figure now that the engineering has improved over the years.

    Just you and me, so far.
     
  7. Squawktalk

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    /\/\ thread awareness win

    idk, i think classics rodimus is good enough(ducks thrown object)

    i don't see why we need another of him in the line...

    just my opinion though
     
  8. havanowoncheese

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    Hmmm the idea of a new Energon Rodimus. I like it. I think energon had some cool ideas but they were just poorly done for the sake of gimmicks. The unicron trilogy in general would be great to see some updates done in a classics line in the future.

    And raven for RID toys i do not think that they really need updates. RID was way ahead of its time and i would love to see just plain reissues!
     
  9. ZacharyBinx

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    Protector + Hot Rod meets my Rodimus needs. I'm really liking the fun mix of obscure characters, g1 classics, and other -verse characters we're getting now.

    Generations toys I would love to see would be

    Overlord (Voyager plz)
    Impactor
    A Deluxe Brawn
    Blaster (a WFC Soundwave remold?)
    Whirl
    Broadside
    Blitzwing


    As well as

    Armada Starscream, Scavenger, Sideways, and Sideswipe.
    Beast Wars Black Arachnia, Rhinox, and Rattrap.
    Beast Machines Silverbolt
     
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    I'd rather they retackle G1 Rodimus. Compared to the Classicsverse toys we're getting now, it kind of shows it age.
     
  11. havanowoncheese

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    Thats what MP-09 is for honestly.
     
  12. Insane Galvatron

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    I agree. Rodimus is awesome. Especially as Hot Rod. I was thinking Hasbro could do Energon Rodimus as the CHUG version of Rodimus Prime. Not replacing the Rodimus we have, just having a toy of his upgrade form. Just like in G1. We had both Hot Rod and Rodimus Prime in toy form.
     
  13. Ravenxl7

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    I wouldn't be against reissues, but there are certain figures that they wouldn't have that option. Most especially Side Burn, Prowl, and X-Brawn.
     
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    True. I forget about them because i have them.
     
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    trailbreaker
    blitzwing
    dinobots (original 5) close to OG color and mold
    insecticons (original 3) close to OG color and mold
    devastator ~ 5 deluxe pices (orginal 5) close to OG color and mold
     
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    Masterpiece is a different can of worms AFAIC.
     
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    -More Beast Wars
    -More War for Cybertron
    -More Shockwave
     
  18. ian5555

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    Even though it is an awesome toy I'd like to see a classics version of G1 Omega Supreme. He'd have to be huge though to do him justice, bigger then even leader class.
     
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    This morning i started thinking that will be so cool to have a Generations Star Saber and a Victory Leo. Star Saber even could have his Brainmaster mode, it wouldnt be different from having a Minicon. And that they can combine into Victory Saber of course.
    those and of course my Voyager class Dai Atlas. With Z saber included. T///T
     
  20. Overhaulimus

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    I actually like IG's idea of a redesigned Energon Rodimus, the thing that I loved about Uni2.0 was that it wasn't just about the G1 Classics, it gave us a few BW and Armada Classics as well.

    I'd like Generations/RTS to continue that theme, don't get me wrong, I've loved what we've been given so far, but I'd love to have some more Armada, in the way of a redesigned Armada Starscream. I'd also like a redesigned RID Optimus, but there is no where they could do it justice on a small scale, it'd wind up like the TiT RID Optimus.
     

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