Should there be a toyline named Generation 3?

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  1. Bass X0

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    Beast Wars was technically Generation 3 but it wasn't named as such.

    Generation 3 sounds like a Botcon exclusive set than something Hasbro would do. My idea for such a Botcon set would be titled "Generation 3: Animutants Biocombat" which is basically a modern day Beast Wars focused on G1 Autobot and Decepticon characters with animal alternate forms. It would take place after Generation 2 and would be a loose homage to Beast Wars, the actual third generation. The story would be the origins of the modern day Maximals, a small sub-group of Autobots. What made this team so important in Transformers history that the name is used as an entire faction hundreds of years later? All would have been revealed...
     
  2. Insane Galvatron

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    The only problem is that there are not very many good robotic animal toys to use in that set. It would be cool though.
     
  3. Dinobots Rule

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    id be all over that set if it could happen !!!
     
  4. 46+2

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    I dont think I'd be into this. I'm sorry but some of those BW figures are ugly. Most actually. Robots dont make cool animals in my big. Except big convoy.
     
  5. Ramrider

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    Interesting idea. In fact the Blackarachnia redeco Arcee would essentially have been part of that line. Like IG says, though, since FP can only do redecos, they'd be limited to existing beast mode figs, and presumably they'd have to be fairly recent ones, unless there's a bunch of old Transmetal and Beast Machines moulds still usable. And there haven't been many in recent years.
     
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    I'd be for it only if it was in stores. I'm tired of seeing stuff I want out of my reach. I just can not pay for what Botcon asks for the sets. I rather have this under a newer Universe theme series, that way every fan has a chance to get it.
     
  7. Rotorstorm

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    I like Beast Wars, the toys were fun and had some interesting ideas ut it can be difficult working out transformations that drastically differ from each other due to the kibble involved.

    Personally I view BW as G5 (200 years since the end of G1/G2), G3 for me is the classics line.
     
  8. Kup-is-Dion

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    I, personally, would like to see "CHUGRtS" replaced with Generation 3
     
  9. KnightHawkke

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    would be nice to get a little clarity from the some story writers on the year between the end of Operation Combination and the first season of Beast Wars..

    Sadly though with the scale disparity it would have to be all new first generation Beastbots because they would have to be minicons with a supreme to represent any full sized transformers to keep relative scale...

    Anyway, some story does need to be wrote to cover the downsize and new generation yes.
     
  10. Thundershot

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    If I were doing a "G3", I would advance the timeline from Beast Machines until we had vehicles again. They could use a combination of beasts and vehicles, G1, BW, BM, and new characters to choose from. Maybe even return to Earth..
     
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    That'd make sense.
     
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    so many chug figures have been made without a cartoon for them. all the other toylines had something when the toys were out. hasbro should make a cartoon to represent them all.

    i think generations should be the name to keep and united for takara's line.
     
  13. Ruination04

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    And now through the magic of the Cybernetic Space Cube....the computer-enhanced stories of the Transformers!
     
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    Generations 3.0 is close enough.
     
  15. Kup-is-Dion

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    I wouldn't mind if they re-animated the original G1 with the classics designs and the original sound voice tracks. Same old stories, WAY better animation. Call it Generation 3
     
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    On the subject of Spider mode Arcee, if it were the start of the Maximal era there's few more we can throw in:

    Botcon Razorclaw (Leobreaker repaint)

    Classics Rodimus as his Micromaster self.

    Laserbeak and Buzzsaw from the Energon Divebomb mold.

    Energon Battle Ravage would be cool as Ravage, Tigatron or Cheetor.
     
  17. 03Mach1

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    No thank you. I like my Bots and Cons 100% metal.
     
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    that sounds alot like "Robots in Disguise" :) 
     
  19. Kup-is-Dion

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  20. Ramrider

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    Like it. Though Tigatron and Cheetor may or may not exist at this stage.
    Battle Ravage would definitely make a decent G1 Rav, or possibly also Rampage.
     

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