Who Wants Some More Gobot-Inspired Transformers?

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  1. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    Ok it is well known that Hasbro owns the Gobots designs because they bought the rights from Tonka.

    TFTM Fracture (Classics Mirage) is the only (that I know of) Gobots homage that Hasbro has made to date.

    Who else wants to see more? I collect Transformers because I think they're awesome and also because they bring back fond memories of my childhood.

    I know that for alot of us, Gobots are alos a part of those fond memories. Personally, I'd like to see homages of Dive Dive, Cy-Kill (RTS Wreckgar mold would be perfect for this), Leader-1, and Tux among many others.

    If anything, they'd make great store or convention exclusives. What do you think?
     
  2. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    No thanks. The ehobby ones, Bugbite, and Fracture are more than enough.
     
  3. Scaleface

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    There is also ROTF Deadlift (Gobot Spoons), Timelines Cop-Tur and the unreleased movie Backtrack (Gobot Night Ranger).

    I still insist that movie Highbrow is the Gobot Bolt too, but no confirmation from the designers.

    If you want a Dive Dive homage, use Cybertron Deepdive.

    http://www.tfu.info/2006/Mini-Con/Deepdive/deepdive.htm
     
  4. whiskeytango

    whiskeytango Combaticon

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    also theres Armada Bendy Primes minicon, Leader-1. I actually wouldn't mind getting a Leader-1 Homage if it meant we could get a different (hopefully larger) deluxe jet mold.
     
  5. Sportimus

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    I would like Hasbro to make and mass-release:

    Leader-1: Classics Seeker mold with new head sculpt that looks like Leader-1's head.
    Turbo: Generations Wheeljack/Tracks or Universe Sunstreaker/Sideswipe/Red Alert mold with new head sculpt.
    Cop-Tur (sp?): HFTD Tomahawk mold with new head sculpt.
    Cy-Kill: RTS Wreck-Gar mold with new head with new head sculpt.
     
  6. Scaleface

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    Bendy Prime's Mini-Con is Over-Run, who looks like Leader-1. Armada Megatron's Mini-Con has the NAME Leader-1.

    There are actually a lot of Transformers who share names with Gobots: Leader-1, Bug Bite, Blaster, Warpath, Sky Jack, Rumble and Cop-Tur.
     
  7. Gort

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    I would love more Gobot and Micromaster homages. I'm a sucker for them.

    I know the Gobot cartoon sucked and so do their names, but the basic (hotwheels sized) toys were mostly superior to the similarly sized G1 minibots. Leader-1, Royal-T, Pathfinder, Blaster, Turbo, Cy-Kill and many others are awesome.
     
  8. Scaleface

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    I remember reading that one name considered fro Unicron's Mini-Con Dead End was Gobotron.
     
  9. whiskeytango

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    whoops. Shows how much I cared about armada i guess
     
  10. Kraken

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    One word:

    Tux.

    Make it happen Hasbro, make it happen...
     
  11. KnightHawkke

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    What I want to see is the best 10 of each faction they can get trademarks for redone the CORRECT way, as in matching names to color schemes, and altmodes as Cyberverse Commanders in the Generations line. I guess for guys like scooter they can take a few liberties.. with the altmode, like a Vespa or something:lol 

    Would be a nice way to make up for the horribleness that was Armada leader-1..
     
  12. Bumblethumper

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    I want a Tux homage.

    They could do one based on Simmon's Maybach. I dunno about the tophat though.

    Generally speaking they probably shouldn't force homages unless there's some real potential there. Most gobots just don't have enough character to make a good toy. And then there's the awful names.
     
  13. Mospeada

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    I like Staxx. There are more than enough Prime bodies that can be repainted into Staxx. Movie molds especially. And I mean heroic Gobot Staxx, not Decepticon Staxx from 1995.
     
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    I want a cartoon accurate Crasher !!!
     
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    I'd like to see the Daytonus mold recolored as an exact replica of Crasher.
     
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    TURBO!

    Toss Tomahawk's head on some car dude's body. I'm easy that way.
     
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    it would be a nice nod to the GoBot fans among us if Hasbro released a set of scout class (commander now)GoBot figures a la the RTS G1 Legends.

    if that would happen, i'd have +5 respect for Hasbro.
     
  18. Mospeada

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    Seconded! I'd certainly buy those.
     
  19. KnightHawkke

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    I just said that :p 
     
  20. Mospeada

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    Just noticed, well, I agree with you also then, of course.
     

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