Un. Cyclonus repaint ideas

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  1. Ravenxl7

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    Hey all. Since we know know that at least most of the Un. mold has been made with at least one repaint/retool in mind for it, what do you think the Cyclonus with Nighstick mold will be repainted/retooled as? Personally I'm thinking they'll repaint him and Nightstick as one of Cyclonus's Armada. Maybe with a red and dark gray combination for their color scheme. What do you guys/gals think?
     
  2. General Tekno

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    Give him a new head and make him BM Jetstorm.

    Sure, he has legs, but the altmode looks very similar.
     
  3. mizuki088

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    Or Cyclonus Clones/Fleet
    I just want nightstick.
     
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    In the Collector's Club magazine this month, Cyclonus is mentioned in the designer interview. The point is made that he is a fairly unique mold that does not lend itself to obvious repaints. As a result, they mentioned that it would probably receive a "themed repaint" (somebody please correct me if I am recalling this wrong... I don't have the magazine handy at the moment). While I'm not clear exactly what that term "themed repaint" means, I assume it means repainting the character as a powered-up or specialized variant of himself (like, say, Rescue Ratchet, Nightwatch Prime, or Roadbuster Ultra Magnus). So I'm assuming we'll get something mildly nonsensical like that... Deep Space Cyclonus or somesuch.

    I like your idea of repainting him as a troop-building member of the "Armada," though. Even though the movie portrayed them as looking essentially identical, that's no reason it couldn't be varied for the toy. I guess a themed repaint could fill this role as well.

    It's almost a shame that the Shattered Glass universe is purely a Botcon creation and not mainline-approved. Though it would get old and overused VERY fast, it would provide easy repaint opportunities for figures. Cyclonus in Hot Rod colors, yum! :) 

    EDIT: I guess if they wanted to continue with obscure, out-of-deep-left-field homages, they could also re-color him into one of the other forward-swept-wing planes from the TF universe. Maybe Space Case or Snare? Okay, that's not gonna happen....
     
  5. Sol Fury

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    I'm thinking something out there for his repaint if he even gets one, like a pale blue and silver "Armada" Cyclonus. Give him a more "mature" rendering of the TFA Cyclonus colors.
     
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    They should repaint him white like the KO Cyclonus.
     
  7. SharkyMcShark

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    One of the seekers maybe (with a slightly changed head?)?

    Sunstorm perhaps
     
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    If thet are even gonna try to screw with Cyclonus I can only think of two cool ideas. Cyclonus being reformated or hate plague infected. Anything else would be silly. If they do the army builder idea I would hope hes the same color as scourge or a sweep, for some reason that makes sense to me.
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    (not cyclonus but you get the idea)
     
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    Hmmm. Anyone want to digibash up a redeco to Cybertron Sideways? :) 
     
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    Yeah, you got the info right and that's pretty much my guess on what a 'themed repaint' would mean as well. Of course, if they really wanted to see the fans riot... they could do a Black Hole Cyclonus... where he's those funky pink and lavander colors from when him and the others went through the black hole and came out on the other side in G1 S3... heh...
     
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    Repaint him in the colors of his former self: primarily black, with silver and purple accents and a bit of yellow in the center of the chest.
     
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    I'm gonna repaint one silvery with a lighter purple, to go along with the toy colours/marvel comics Galvatron I have planned.
     
  14. RodimusDawg

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    I plan on repainting him with a Dark Pearl Purple, and drybrushing the places the are molded silver/grey. And basic detailing here and there. Same scheme as Hasbro's take just better.
     
  15. Optimus Sledge

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    How about an exclusive in clear purple plastic representing him being reformated from Bombshell?
     

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