What figs would u do for Botcon?

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  1. unicron's blues

    unicron's blues I need to get rich!

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    So I know in the past there've been a few threads like this but with this year's set so underwhelming, what would you have done if you were able to create the botcon sets? New characters, homages to the original, more Shattered Glass? Also, rank you're favorite sets from years past:

    I would have done an actionmaster colored Thundercracker from the Starscream classics mold, as well as Sunstorm, Runamuck and Runabout from the BB classics mold with new heads as well as probably a new character, still unquite sure. Anyways lets here those ideas.
     
  2. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    More Classics repaints:

    Inferno as Grapple
    Prime as Motor Master
    Sideswipe as Breakdown
    Bluestreak as Dead End
    Hound as Swindle

    <<runs away>>
     
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    Diaclone. Would also like to see 2-3 outstanding exclusives per year rather than a dozen OK ones.

    And:
    2006
    2007
    2008
    2005
    2009

    And as much as I don't like this year's set, I think those guys do a really great job. There's certainly no pleasing this fandom, so the fact that three of the last five years have generally been seen as grand slams is pretty outstanding, when you think about it.
     
  4. Skylock

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    Original 13, somehow, someway, that would be awesome.
     
  5. Skeeve

    Skeeve Well-Known Member

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    I'd do a Dynobots set, of the Dinobots in their pre-Earth modes, much like Botcon did with the Beast Wars figures. I thought it was pretty inventive how they found molds for each character.
     
  6. Treadshot A1

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    As i said on another board. REDO THE TURBOMASTERS!

    Y'know, Boss, Flash, Scorch, Hurricane. The big guy can be Thunderclash.
     
  7. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'd like to see more newer molds redone as G1 figures, but representing some of the different specialized lines. Cybertron Scourge as Doublecross for Monsterbots, the most recent Optimus Primal mold as Apeface for the Horrorcons, Classics Bumblebee as Throttlebot Freeway, Cybertron Unicron as Skullgrin (with new Pretender shell), Energon Demolisher as Targetmaster Landfill, Classics Mirage as Powermaster Slapdash, Cybertron Ransack as Triggerbot Override, Classics Sunstreaker as Punch/ Counterpunch, Cybertron Override as Runamuck, and the Street Speed minicon team as the Micromaster Race Car Patrol. That should be enough to fill a box set as well as some souvenir sets.
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like that one.

    My only idea would be (based on the assumption that Animated is done after 2009) a 'fill-the-gaps' Animated set similar in concept to the 2007 set. Possibilities include: (not that I expect them ALL, mind you)

    Voyager Starscream mold as:
    Thundercracker (repaint)
    Ramjet (repaint)
    Other clones yet to appear
    "Susan" (remold)

    Ironhide (remold of Ratchet, Earth or Cybertron version)
    Wasp (remold of Activator, Deluxe, or Hydro 'Bee)

    I'm sure some new characters could be dreamed up too, probably most easily created with the Cybertronian-mode toys, like Optimus, Megatron, Ratchet, Jetfire & Jetstorm.
     
  9. matrixprime

    matrixprime AJ's Toy Chest Owner

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    I still think that there should be a throwback set to some of the older otfcc exclusives

    Autobot Hotspot/Defensor - RID Prime
    Autobot Devcon - BM Mirage
    Predacon TM3 Megatron - RID Megatron
    Predacon TM Fractyl - TM Terrorsaur

    Although a totally new and unique set wouldn't be bad either.
     
  10. jorod74

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    This needs to be moved because OP didn't read the Sticky at the top of this forum.
    Toys go into toy discussion.
     
  11. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    ^ Agreed
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  12. Alex5

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    5 Classics Primes repaints. Seriously! :D 
     
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    Useing the Beast wars line to make the original toy line would be cool, Ie: Primal into Prime, cheetor into bumblbee and such.
     
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    To be honest I never got any of the Botcon sets. I would rather they put out 1 decent new figure rather than the repaints.

    Would love them to do a gatorcon from G1.
     
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    I personally find this year's set quite nice except for Kup. Landshark, Flak and Thunderclash are definite winners. Scourge is a good figure although hardly a perfect incarnation of the character.

    I don't know if I could do BETTER, but some of the things I'd like to do were I given the chance, using molds FunPub WOULD use (ie no Animated-Universe-Movie or molds they already used):
    G2 Road Pig as Cy-Kill
    Perceptor from Energon Signal Flare
    "GEEWUN" Barricade from Cybertron Downshift (with a new head and a police light on the roof, with a 1970s cop car deco)
    Whirl from Energon Bulkhead (preferably with a new head, but can work without one)
    Submarauder from Energon Sharkticon
    Rumble and Frenzy from Cybertron Scrapmetals, using the "Cobybot" heads.
    Small Foot from Cybertron Dirtboss (with a new head, most definitely)
     
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    the smaller energon megatron the one in the tru two pack done in black and bright red would be hot
     
  17. OldsCut78

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    I say Hasbro steps aside and lets the fans behind City Commander and the other add-ons take care of the BotCon exclusives.
     
  18. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    Diaclone Classics.
     
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    Classics repaints for Sunstorm, Grapple and Swindle (from the Seeker mold, Inferno and Hound respectively).

    Animated Nemesis Prime.

    G1 Nemesis Prime reissue (with Decepticon logos, different gun or guns and big sword), if ehobby won't do it.

    MP Nemesis Prime (see above).

    MP Sunstorm.

    Animated Voyager Thundercracker, Ramjet and Dirge (special 'Convention exclusive' head/helmet add-ons for Ramjet and Dirge) and Activators Ramjet, Sunstorm and Skywarp, in case Hasbro never gets to these during future Animated releases.
     
  20. GENOZAUR

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    energon kickback ,bonecrusher,treadshot ,windrazor,barricade and skyblastremolded and rereleased with a modded set of superion maximus armor set as liokaiser

    nogh said right there
     

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