What will happen after Classics exhausts it's supply of main characters?

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  1. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

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    There's a good chance that Classics (or CHUGU or whatever you want to call it) will continue after DOTM, and then Hasbro can tackle all the characters on our wish list. But after they've released figures for all of the major characters in the show like Shockwave, Springer and Blitzwing, what will happen then? Will the line finally end and will Hasbro try something entirely new? Will they move onto season 4 characters like Sureshot and Apeface? Will they do Classics versions of Beast Wars or other toylines? Or will they reboot the line with updates of existing Classics? What do hope for?

    PS. Typo in the thread title. Damn iPod spellchecker has a hair-trigger.
     
  2. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    Considering how much I'd love a new Squeezeplay, I'm eager to see what happens when the 'popular' guys are done
     
  3. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    I think I will be pretty content with one more round of Classics, and then on to something else (hopefully something I don't like). I would like a few of the larger characters tackled in the next round though. Maybe mix in some re-issues of the original run with some obscure characters since many new collectors (not myself) missed out on some of the mainstays.
     
  4. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Yeah, start doing more obscure characters like Head and Target Masters, or maybe even redo some of the earlier ones that can be better. Like Prime, Galatron, Octane, and Rodimus.
     
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    LatinJEM777 TFW's Premier Shredder

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    I'd splooge if there was a diaclone classics line, using the classics molds with the diaclone colors!
     
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    This is what I would consider a good problem to have.
     
  7. NCStarscream

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    Classics Firecons, please.

    And more G2-inspired stuff.

    And Beast Wars characters.

    And, of course, redos of the popular guys that have already been made in the line.

    Eventually I expect movie Bumblebee will end up in the line. Maybe even other Bayverse designs.
     
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    When they run out of main characters, they go to the obscure stuff.
     
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    when classics G1 is done... I'm done....right?
     
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    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    As much as I'd like to see the 1986-1989 characters in classic form, I suspect the 80s kids to dwindle and hear a sigh of relief from HasTak. Then rejoice to a disgraceful TF stuff like TFA and TFM and BW!!
     
  11. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    I hope they continue to bring out some more really obscure characters, and eventually do more non-G1 homages (they've done a couple, but not that many compared to the long list of G1 homages we've gotten). They could also do different variations on characters they've already done before. That way they can still release their usual quota of certain "popular" characters, while giving us the obscure characters that otherwise wouldn't have been made.
     
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    You and me both, pal. Well, I'd do a happy dance because I have more control of my bodily functions.:wink: 
     
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    G2
    Beast Wars
    Beast Machines
    Beast Wars Neo/II
    Robots in Disguise
    Armada
    Energon
    Cybertron
    Animated.
     
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    Classics Classics. Vastly improved versions of the Classics Toys you remember!

    Also, they haven't even scratched the surface of 85-86 characters (or 84 in the case of Brawn, Gears, Soundwave and Trailbreaker. Sorry, Legends do not count), nor have they with Beast Wars.

    Also, c'mon Beast Machines/RiD Classics.
     
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    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    They'll probably reboot Classics with new molds - squeeze as much as they can out of the heavy hitters.
     
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    Until I have a set of Classics-styled Dinobots on my shelf, I'm not going to worry about this too much.
     
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    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    Perhaps a Masterpiece Dinobots set then we can die happier! lmao
     
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    Hasbro will probably work on more obscure characters, and possibly some redos (preferably Rodimus, Prowl, and Mirage as far as I'm concerned)
     
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    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Do a real Nightbird...well just because....
     
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    I gotta say, I really need them to do more combiners. Then I would like them to rework some of the older classics that have poor articulation.
     

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