TF: Prime Voyager Skyquake now replaced by Dreadwing

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  1. payton34

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  2. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Need.......Break....down. GAh.#



    Aside from which they pull Stascream from the Voyager assortment after short packing it for one wave, then ship Prime and Megtron for a THIRD wave?
     
  3. Soundwinder

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    Saw this one coming a mile away.
     
  4. Robogeek28

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    If I have any "fanrage" like is stated in that link it'll be over yet another freakin Optimus Prime in wave three. Seriously Hasbro? Are you TRYING to kill this line?!?

    This also means that Starscream is gonna be a bitch to find since he's not in that wave and of course everyone will only want Dreadwing from that wave which (again)of course there's only one of him, AAAUUUGGGHHHH!!!!!!

    edit: Someone that's going to Botcon seriously needs to ask Hasbro what they're thinking when they set these waves up.
     
  5. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Same here.
     
  6. Sumner Sturgeon

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    You know, I WAS about to freak out over this, but then I remembered how my experience with finding the Voyagers at retails has generally been so far-- they tend to move a lot slower on the shelves than Deluxes, and I ultimately had no problem finding even the shortpacked Megatron when the first wave hit. I imagine Starscream and Dreadwing won't be that much harder.
     
  7. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wait, so Breakdown won't be out until at least wave 4? :(  Definitely keeping my preorder for the AM version, then.
     
  8. Sludge

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    I'm fine with it. I just hope they get released before 4/15 when the $4 off coupon expires! :D 
     
  9. Depthcharge

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    I personally like Skyquakes colors more but whatever. The case assortment is the real drag. Chances are though we'll get lots of permutations of that case with different breakdowns that hopefully put more SS's in the wild. As it is, I've had no problem finding Megatrons all over the place even though he was shortpacked in wave 1.
     
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    [​IMG]

    First it was the DOTM line.
    Then it was the First Edition figures.
    And now it's Skyquake.

    I swear if it wasn't for Fall of Cybertron I'd say Transformers is going down the Toilet.
     
  11. payton34

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    Well, Skyquake is already a dead character and Dreadwing was just introduced. They probably just want to capitalize on Dreadwing while he's still fresh in people's minds.

    It's not like there won't be an easy Skyquake repaint later down the line (maybe the zombie version).
     
  12. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    So, wow, people freak out and scream, "HASBOR CANCELLLS EVERYTING!!1" even when the word "cancel" was never mentioned? Fandom, I am disappoint. Again.
     
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    rediculous overreacting, Dreadwing is a continuing character, Skyquade died in the first episode... its a no brainer. if you missed that episode, you don't even know Sky Quake exists. Besides Dreadwing has much nicer colors. I cant wait.
     
  14. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    QFT! Besides, I thought everyone hated Skyquake, anyway. Like, they think he's a symbol of everything perceived to be wrong with Prime or something, having been a character who showed up once just to die. And yes, Dreadwing does have the superior colour scheme.
     
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    I fully expect there will be a Skyquake down the road, but the wave three case assortment leaves a lot to be desired.
     
  16. Foster

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    You know Skyquake exists if you know Dreadwing exists. Dreadwing wouldn't shut up about him.
     
  17. Ra88

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    I wonder if they had this planned since the beginning, but didn't want to spoil people on Dreadwing because season 1 was still going on at the time. Would really explain why the prototype had a sword when (IIRC) Skyquake didn't.

    I do hope they'll come out with a Skyquake repaint, though. Cooler weapon, cooler colors, and they'd look great flanking Megatron.
     
  18. Sludge

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    Now this is a conspiracy theory that makes sense. I could totally believe that.
     
  19. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    Agreed. It actually makes perfect sense.
     
  20. G1Wheeljack

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    That's a bit of a shame, but I'm sure the repaint will come eventually. Also that case assortment isn't the best, but it's not the worst.
     

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