Universe (Classics 2.0) Red Alert (Legends) in package

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  1. Optimus Prime

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  2. karamazov80

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    Yeesh! That thing is hideous!
     
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    Actually I quite like it! Though I do get more of a Minerva vibe from it than a Red Alert vibe.

    Still, hopefully this presages a deluxe-sized Universe Red Alert repainted from Sunstreaker/Sideswipe. (Okay, I'll admit, for a second when I saw the thread title, I thought that might actually be what this was about... though of course it would make no sense to see Red Alert BEFORE Sideswipe).
     
  4. Optimus Prime

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    There's also an Onslaught and Starscream for the first wave of Universe Legends, both of which have larger Classics figures, so it could be a possibility.
     
  5. Beastbot X

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    I hope after the first few waves Universe Legends class gets new molds-- they can't keep repainting the Cybertron Legends molds forever...
     
  6. Ravenxl7

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    Cool. I'm currently planning on getting this, but I'm still hoping for a repaint/retool of the Deluxe Sideswipe that we'll be getting. Wouldn't also mind a repaint/retool of Sunstreaker as Wheeljack, but it's unlikely to see an official release like that, and a new mold for him is more likely. Which means I might actually kitbash an extra Sunstreaker as Wheeljack.
     
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    If they don't retool and/or repaint Sunstreaker as Red Alert, I'd totally dig a Cybertron Hotshot repaint in this style. There's a lot of potential from some of the Classics Legends repaints and its too bad we'll probably never see most of them come to fruition in larger scales.
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  8. Jeremy.B

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    excellent point. How many legends repaints can they do? Well, it is Hasbro...
     
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    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I think Hasbro even has its limits. Honestly, this is the FOURTH use of the Hot Shot Legends mold. I doubt the mold can even last through many more production runs, considering the toy's small size. Personally, I think the reason we're getting repaints at Voyager and Legends class sizes is that, as of last Botcon, it seemed like Ultra, Deluxe, and Robot Heroes were all that was planned for Universe. The Voyager and Legends size classes seem to have been thrown in at the figurative last minute, probably when it was realized just how much of a demand for TF product there was due to the success of the movie line. I can easily see the Voyager and Legends sizes being repaints for the first 2-3 waves, then becoming (mostly) new molds.
     
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    Here's hoping this means we'll be getting a Deluxe sized version in the near future!:thumb 
     
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    If the universe legends keep the same price tag over here (which were the cheapest transformers figures in over 15 years) it's a buy for me then, if he keeps his cybertron price tag, I will pass.
     
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    Oh just release the damn things already!!!! I can't wait for these things to come out!!!!!
     
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    yes they can, and most likely will, at least 20+ years from now, our kids will all want encore Cybertron figs, hahaha.
     
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    If they did brand new Legends molds that actually were made to be classic G1 characters, instead of Cybertron figures disguised as G1 guys - then I'd consider buying them.
     
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    Wow, can we please let these crappy little 3 year old molds die already.
     
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    Lame.
     
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    That thing is hideous. But it's an A/E/C mold, so it's almost to be expected.
     
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    Y'know, I almost like it. It's kinda sweet.

    Wouldn't buy it, though.

    And, personally, gimme a Classiverse repaint of deluxe Sideswipe as Runamuck or Breakdown before Red Alert. Need more Decepticon cars.

    Bugger. May have just given Hasbro a repaint idea...
     
  19. Johnator

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    Eh don't really mind either way since it is Legend sized but still alright.
     
  20. REDLINE

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    DON said he helped design these dudes, so I know we'll get some new molds, but PLEASE make it fast *sigh* I HATE that bumblebee and Red Alert are the same friggin' toy :( 
     

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