Toylines - classics, movie, and beyond...

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  1. Jeremy.B

    Jeremy.B Formerly Leader Blackout TFW2005 Supporter

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    I have some questions...after the movie toyline, will the classics resume? Or is there another line afterwards? I would much prefer the extension of the classics line to include many other G1 and G2 characters. We have yet to see jazz, ironhide, hound, smokescreen, triplechangers, more gestalts (please not repaints) and other favorites. I would love to see them take classics to include bases (skorponok, metroplex, trypticon, MAYBE Omega Supreme) and accessories such as a trailer for prime and armor for UM. ANyone have any input?

    Also, what about alternators?
     
  2. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Questions are not news.

    And answers... I don't have them. Maybe we will learn something at Botcon, but don't get your hopes up. After the Movie, Hasbro is probably going to focus on TF Heroes as a series, and Alternators' final two releases were store exclusives (because Hasbro had a job selling them to stores? Uncertain on the reasoning).

    So, yeah, don't get your hopes up.
     
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    Classics is over.

    Anyone seen that Breakdancing Soundwave video?
     
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    My Signature will tell you the answer.


    ...and the future of Alternators is completely unknown. No rumors, no mysterious listings at stores. Nothing.
     
  5. Locke

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    The inclusion of the remaining seekers in the botcon set looks to be the nail in the coffin for classics.
     
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    soundblastc44 CAPS MASTER...OH YEAH

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    IN TOYFARE MAGAZINE THEY [HASBRO] SAID THAT THEIR WOULD BE AT LEAST 1 MORE WAVE OF CLASSICS RELEASED AFTER THE MOVIE LINE [ IF SALES FOR THE MOVIE TOYS ARE GOOD]


    [so basiclly their blackmailing us into buying the movie toys so we can get classics again]
     
  7. Hobbes-timus Prime

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    Could you please cite the issue and page numbers so I can read that? I have a subscription to the magazine and recall no such quote.
     
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    If sales of movie toys are 'good' why would they release more Classics which are rather different in design from the movie toys?



    I think i'm not the only person here who would like to see a little more detail on this article.........
     
  9. Rumble02

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    dont think we will get much after the movie until the new cartoon
    maybe some new titaniums
     
  10. Sol Fury

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    I've heard this before. I think you'll find the actual story is "there may be another wave of Classics after the Movie line, if the sales of Classics are good"

    Honestly, I seriously doubt it. As Locke said, the inclusion of the Seekers as Botcon exclusives, plus the rumour that Classics Cosmos is being released as a Titanium as well (or was that an April Fool's Joke? The timing of the news was rather unfortunate) seems to imply that Classics is done, finished. Titanium seems to be getting the brunt of the reimagined G1 guys now anyway. For most of us, that will have to be enough. As long as they're as cool as Rodimus, I don't mind!
     
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    Titanium did something Classics couldn't.

    A proper Ultra Magnus. So I say, DOWN WITH CLASSICS!
     
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    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    I think the whole thing that kinda hurt alternators was Skids. The shelf space around my area has been kept nice and toasty by him for a long time. Alot of them were nice but some of them just didn't have the appeal others did.

    Classics, well, still some I would love to see but well, just hope to get the ones from the movie that I want then I will go back to beating the dead horse.
     
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    I'm actually tired of Classics, tired of G1 as a whole, that's why I'm so looking forward to the film, something fresh and exciting. Plus when Heroes comes around, that's gonna be some new stuff. Classics needs to wrap up, we don't need a re-imaging of G1 for this era, just leave it alone for god's sake.

    I love G1, but we've had it pushed at us for a long enough time, it just doesn't feel inventive anymore.
     
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    Ssssh.... you're making people cry!
     
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    I'd like to see a classics omega supreme. Have him be a base like g1 not that weird train thing from energon.
     
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    I'd like to see a classics take on Beast Wars/Machines (okay I want a show accurate Rattrap and Silverbolt, and a Savage/Noble)
     
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    I think we could all agree on a show accurate Rattrap and Silverbolt. And Noble of course. Personally I want a better Dinobot that's accurate to his original appearance from Beast Wars Season 1.
     
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    Classics will be back! Vector Sigma promised a miracle lol.......
     
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    Classics = filler

    Get used to it.
     
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    That is it Kicky im not giving you any smokes at Botcon!
     

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