So, what reveals did you like from Botcon?

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  1. Abrogate

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    Ok, we know there wasn't a huge amount of news at this year's Con and some people are pissed about that, but let's leave aside the negativity. What DID you like this year?


    the new Unicron: Similar to the Takara one, but with even more paint apps and for a third of the price. Less orange and white, more blue to him (which is an homage to the unreleased G1 toy, but also fairly accurate to how he looked in the movie). I didn't ever think I needed to replace Armada Unicron (at least, not for as much as the Takara one cost), but now I just might do it.

    Runabout and Runamuck club exclusives: not something I was expecting, but very cool, and a great reason for me to renew my membership.

    Cyberverse Guzzle: Oh man. This one was a complete surprise. There has never been a Legends figure that I felt I needed to get... I bought the ROTF Devastator, but I could've lived without it. I would've bought Universe Wheelie, but couldn't find one. But this? I Need This. First-party LSOTW love is happening, slowly but surely...
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

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    Prime stuff and Cyberverse Shockwave.
     
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    The reveal Cyberverse and Mechtech will continue into other lines.

    I hope that Human Alliance makes a return for Prime as well.

    If I had to pick a single figure it'd definitely be the Unicron. I don't own one, and that paint job/head just looks so great. Plus the price is excellent.
     
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    Runabout, Runamuck, Driftpool, sign me up TFCC!!!
     
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    I like the pics of MP Hot Rod and Target HA Leadfoot.
     
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    I am really excited for FansProject's armor kit for RTS Prime and iGear Huffer.
     
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    I'll be picking up Runabout and Runamuck, and SG Drift I'll just use as Deadlock for now.

    I'm actually eager to pick up some of the Kre-O, Jazz and Mirage at least, maybe Megatron as well since he comes with lil Shockwave. I'll give the line a try, the Kreons are awesome.

    And for the mainline stuff, just dabbling for now. TFP Starscream I'm eager to see reviews of, and Guzzle looks very nice.
     
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    The Fansproject G2 Trailer, really looks impressive, I will probably be making this my first ever 3rd party purchase
     
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    how much is the new unicron going for?
     
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    Fansproject, for obvious reasons. Also igear. TFCC, for Run/about/amuck and SG (Pink windows = G2!) Drift. Masterpiece Hot Rod.

    The prospect of a Prime Voyager Prime is good to hear, but I need pictures.
     
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    Unicron, Runabout and Runamuck, and third-party stuff.
    There were a few others that elicited an "Oh, that's kinda neat", but for the most part, nothing else was too exciting. That's not to say I won't like and buy a lot of the other stuff, they just didn't wow me. Oh, and everything that was "revealed" for Prime were pretty much givens, and with no pics, they were the epitome of anti-climax for me.
     
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    G2 Laser Prime Trailer upgrade kit.
     
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    Nothing really...
    Botcon's reveals were weak this time around...

    So I don't expect to be spending any money on TF during the second half of this year. But then with Bayformers around the corner I wasn't expecting to anyways....
     
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    Runamuk and Runabout with SG Driftpool make me want to join TFCC

    Guzzle

    Prime toyline news (ohhh, Voyager Bulkhead, I needed that!)

    Amazon Unicron
     
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    The new Prime figures, as well as confirmation of the voyagers :)  Human Alliance Leadfoot and the Deluxe Leadfoot two-pack with the repaint of Topspin. MP Rodimus looks fantastic...I'm really looking forward to that guy. Really, anything involved with TF: Prime has me excited.
     
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    iGear Huffer
    FP G2 Prime add-on kit
    TFCC Runabout & Runamuck
    Cyberverse Guzzle

    ...and maybe FP Seaspray.

    That's it.
     
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    The sheer quantity and quality of FP's stuff was compelling (even though we already knew about some of it). The Prime stuff was neat as well.
     
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    Call me crazy.... but I'm sorta excited to see DARK IRON!
     
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    Guzzle for sure. The new Unicron. I gave my TRU exclusive reissue to my girlfreinds kid and it worked out for this new one. All the prime news and the continuation of cyberverse. Also the possibility of new WFC toys with WFC 2. And the Hasbro MP Rodimus. I like the different deco and he is priced great so i do not mind getting him.
     
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    Really the most exciting thing for me was word of a new Ironhide that is red with arm cannons. I can't wait to see that.
     

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