TFCC Subscription Service TOY Speculation

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Anguirus, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Anguirus

    Anguirus Well-Known Member

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    Six toys a year gives a lot more speculation fodder, plus they are REALLY going off-the wall to start with. A Beast Wars Neo mold? An RotF mold into a European-exclusive Action Master? Pre-Earth Depth Charge as a plane?

    Speculate away. I actually had a great idea a short while ago...the next freebie should be Generations Kickback (or the year after if need be) as Protoform X! It is kind of "Transmetal" in that it has a third vehicle-ish mode, and it's got crazy legs everywhere. I mean, who else do you get to square off with Depth Charge?

    Continuing on the Beast theme there is always black Tracks/Ravage.

    We might also see some of those alternate heads come into play like this year. I'd like to see the Treadshot head again. I'd even accept it as Skram (I WANT that mold as Skram!).
     
  2. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    There's tons of figures I'd like to see....

    BW Rampage (Cybertron Menasor)
    Fisitron (FOC Swindle)
    Hot Spot (Animated Voyager Optimus)
    Demolishor (HFD Hailstorm)
    Armada Cyclonus (HFD Tomahawk)
    Toxitron (RTS G2 Optimus)
    Minerva (Prime Arcee)
    Slicer (Prime Wheeljack)
    Chromedome (FOC Jazz)
    Brainstorm (FOC Shockwave)
    ...
    Or hell, just look at the plethora of WhiteMocha digibashes...
     
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  3. Anguirus

    Anguirus Well-Known Member

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    Ooh, I LOVE your Fisitron idea. Also yeah, WhiteMocha's stuff is the best. Though I think big themes will stay boxsets, and the sub service will be this really off the wall stuff. I also wonder if they may try to work in more "big" figures, since these seem to be falling out of fashion.
     
  4. Star Saber

    Star Saber Cybertron 5th Commander

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    I agree. Take a look at Ultra Mammoth! :lol  It is nice that they are using larger figures though. Would be nice if they could make use of some of the A/E/C molds to give us some fan favorite characters (i.e. Cybertron Starscream into Dai Atlas). That series really had some great molds.
     
  5. Dr Kain

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    I'll pass. He-Man and DCU are the only subscription toys I need. Plus, I find having to buy a club membership to buy an overpriced toy to be a rip off.
     
  6. Bountyan

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    I hope they do a Scourge ->Alpha Trion or Scourge->Devcon redeco.
     
  7. Valkysas

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    Finish Animated.

    Release the deluxe earth mode prime that's been remolded to support the wingblade armor, with the wingblade armor. No shiny paint.

    Normal yellow Hydrodive Bumblebee.

    Blackout.

    Fugitive Waspinator.

    Voyager Thundercracker.

    Voyager Ramjet.
     
  8. Lbsammills51

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    Animated Voyager Thundercracker and Ramjet (and maybe Dirge)
    Classics G2 Sideswipe
    Animated Minerva
    FoC Battle Gaia (FoC Combaticons)
    Classics Sunstorm (Deluxe Seeker mold)
    Classics Rotorstorm (RotF Tomahawk)
    Classics Manta Ray (PCC Undertow)
    Classics Guzzle (PCC Heavytread)
    Animated Terrorsaur (Swoop)
    Classics G2 Pimp Daddy Darkmount/Straxus
    Classics G2 Starscream (Deluxe Seeker mold)
    Classics Turbofire (Kup)
    Classics Skram (Jazz)
    Classics Windbreaker (Windcharger)
    Animated Cliffjumper/Wasp (Hydrodive Bumblebee redeco)
    Classics G2 Hero Optimus Prime (RtS Laser Optimus)
    Animated Darkwing & Dreadwind (Jetfire & Jetstorm)
    Classics Buster & Hydra (Jetfire/Dreadwind & Silverbolt redecos)
    Movieverse/Classics Bugly (RotF Mindwipe)
    Classics Waverider/Diver (PCC Undertow)
    Classics Hauler (RtS Grapple)
    Anything Diaclone on its corresponding Classics mold
     
  9. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks for the compliments, guys. :)  (Though my digibash thread is so old now.... there are lots nice molds that have come out in the last couple years that I never did anything with). Anyhow, off the top of my head here are a few I think could work well as standalone subscription figures (if not necessarily as Botcon figures):

    -Windcharger as Windbreaker, Rook or Decepticharge
    -Kup as Electro
    -Animated Grimlock as BW Megatron
    -Prime Cliffjumper as Tapout
    -Tomahawk or DOTM Skyhammer as Rotorstorm and/or Whirl
    -Warpath as Treads, Gutcruncher or Quake
    -Cybertron Mudflap as Erector (granted, this already practically exists, but it would be nice to make it official)
    -a G1 repaint of Cybertron Quickmix
    -PCC Undertow as Manta Ray
    -Classics Wheeljack as Backstreet
    -'07 Landmine as Ruckus (assuming he's not one of the off-limits movie molds)
    -PCC Leadfoot as G2 Leadfoot or Slapdash
    -Jazz as Overdrive

    It would also be nice if they used it as a venue to release some cancelled toys. Say, Animated Thundercracker or the Big Daddy repaint of Hubcap.
     
  10. TheBeastman

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    Can someone explain what a figure subscription is? I barely have a clue here.
     
  11. Sharpfinger

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    I would like to have at least three Animated molds per year... one in subscription service/freebie and two bagged at Botcon. My list? All Animated:

    Voyager Thundercracker (Voyager Starscream, redeco)
    Electromagnetc Soundwave (Deluxe Soundwave, redeco) + Wingthing (Ratbat redeco)
    Fugitive Wasp (Deluxe Bumblebee, redeco)
    Brawn (Deluxe Soundwave, new head, retooled backpack) + Buzzsaw (Laserbeak redeco)
    Strongarm (Deluxe Brawn, redeco) + Sundor (Laserbeak redeco)
    Cliffjumper (Deluxe Bumblebee, new head)
    Ricochet (Deluxe Jazz, redeco)
    Kick-Off (Deluxe Jackpot, redeco)
    Bluestreak (Deluxe Prowl, redeco)*
    Smokescreen (Deluxe Prowl, redeco)*
    Ghost Prowl (Deluxe Samurai Prowl, clear redeco)**
    Voyager Ramjet (Voyager Starscream, redeco)
    Voyager Dirge (Voyager Starscream, redeco)
    Voyager Thrust (Voyager Starscream, redeco)
    Grindor (Voyager Blackout, redeco)
    Venom (Voyager Blackout, redeco)

    * if we do a new head, it will be shared for those guys
    ** maybe leave this one for e-Hobby or Million Publishing? Clear exclusives looks like Japanese stuff

    Would like to see US releases of Blackout, WIngblade Optimus Prime and Jetpack Bumblebee. Only don't know if would be good to loose an Animated "slot" to have something that we already have. I know Electromagnetic Soundwave would be an Activator, but I want Wingthing. I would do another "Brawn" redeco named Outback so I can have Garboil :D 

    We can have a ton of "Bumblebee" retools. I only want that each one have a new head. Prowl mold can give to us Horsepower and Sparkride redecos, too. "Special Teams" like Protectobots I will leave for future Botcon sets.
     
  12. MrTuesday

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    You pay a set fee, and in return you are mailed a set number a figures throughout the course of the year.

    Masters of the Universe has the same thing. You pay a set amount per year, and you are mailed a set amount of figures.

    The main differences is that MOTU doesn't show it's figures before the subscription date. You are paying blind, and end up stuck with a figure or more you may not want.

    TFCC is at least showing all the subscription figures up front. You know what's coming and have time to decide wither it's worth it to pay the subscription.
     
  13. CNCBrawl56

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    I certainly hope they use this as a venue to get out some cancelled toys, such First Edition Prime, Frenzy and Rumble tanks from Reveal the Shield, all the Animated stuff, etc. Along with all their crazy repaints and old characters.

    Circuit is so freaking bright, idk about that one but I am down for the rest, never got a chance to have that Ultra Mammoth mold so that shall be interesting.

    My one thought about this, is when they start to use older molds, how bad will the mold degradation be, if at all. Hopefully none.

    Wouldn't be cool if one year they do all the parts for a combiner team, whether it be like the Botcon Stunticons or like the FOC Bruticus (i.e. combinable)
     
  14. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Same As It Ever Was

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    These

    Plus:

    Classics Omega Spreem (Cybertron Menasor)
     
  15. Anguirus

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    I should have asked them if they can release toys based on partly Activision-owned designs, but I forgot. I wonder if they run into problems as they did with Paramount regarding mold use.
     
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    Animated Voyager TC.

    I'd really love it if the sub service could provide some of those cancelled figures from years past (Anim Blackout & TC, Gen/RTS Rumble & Frenzy, FE Voyager Prime & Bulkhead), and do some of the obvious repaints that Hasbro won't do (Tailgate from RTS Windcharger, Gen Wildrider and Dead End).

    I'm glad they have an outlet for some of the weird and obscure stuff they'll certainly be doing, but I hope they throw some other attention-getters in there. I'm sure people would whine and cry about FP making them buy all 6 figures a year just to get some of them, but I can deal with that....
     
  17. Grimlock_13

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    I hope for some more Obscure G1 characters, even if they're just repaints. Here's a few that come to mind I'd love to get:

    Slapdash from Energon Prowl (a new head would be nice)
    Dead End from Classics Jazz (a new head would be a must)
    Stranglehold from BW Transmetal Rhinox
    G2 Sideswipe repaint of Classics Sideswipe (make it different enough from the Botcon custom class one, like they did with Overkill)
    Tailgate from Windcharger
    Glyph and Tapout from Classics Bumblebee
    Skyfall from Classics Jetfire
    G2 Electro from Classics Kup

    Overall I'm interested to see what they come up with in the future. I really need to see how much the subscription deal would be, since I'm really only interested in a couple of the toys they showed at the convention. I suppose I could sell off the ones I'm not interested in but it seems like it would be more of a hassle than what its worth.
     
  18. Kaijumaster

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    I Love this thread Idea, If we can keep it civil it will be a great tool for TFCC in the future.

    Animated Wasp (Deluxe Bumblebee Remold)
    Mixmaster (Straight repaint of Cybertron Quickmix)
    Omega Spreem (Cybertron Menasaur repaint/remold)
    Rattletrap (Animated Swindle Mold with new head)
    Swindle (Repaint remold of Marvel Crossover Iron Man Humvee....yeah a Long shot I know)
    Animated Voyager Thundercracker (I think this one is likely)
    Ghost Prowl (I liked the idea of Samurai Prowl in translucent plastic, but going with the ghost theme a more G1 paint scheme, that'll also allow for straight clear plastic)
    Galvatron (WFC Megatron with new head/cannon)
    Scorponok (Straight up G1 repaint of Energon Scorponok)
    Primal Prime (Release of the planned/cancelled Titanium Optimal Optimus repaint....wonder if Titanium is out of the question.)


    Thats all I have for now, but just because no one has said it yet. Beast Wars Season 3 Megatron from RID Galvatron.
    [​IMG]
     
  19. SPLIT LIP

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    Yes.

    It doesn't have to be all one set one year, just get it done.
     
  20. 2ndSndWve

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    I have a bunch of them:

    BW Rampage - Deluxe Unicron, new head
    Devcon - generations Blurr
    Jhaxius - Thunderwing

    there are others I can't remember at the moment
     

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