Would anyone want Bruticus in a future Botcon box set?

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  1. Bass X0

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    Five deluxes plus a Voyager of the opposite faction (a Bruticus repaint could be an Autobot).

    I think it would be cool. Unless two or more of the toys are the new Deluxe Generations Galvatron in terms of quality.
     
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    Is there really a point when we're going to be getting a combining Bruticus from Hasbro? Or is that what you're referring to?
     
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    I think he's referring to those moulds used for a Botcon set.

    The obvious use is a Ruination but I'd be meh towards it to be honest.
     
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    Redecoes as Ruination or Battle Gaia are something I'm interested to see and I'm at least a little curious to see what a G2 set would look like.
     
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    I dunno, I'd more like to see a Bruticus breakfast cereal. Like all 5 of the Combaticons shaped from corn cereal, and then a bunch of Bruticus heads and Decepticon symbols made from marshmallows. And the best part, is they'd all combine - first you pour them in a bowl, then you add the milk, then you eat them, and like 32 hours later PRESTO - merge for the kill!!

    No but for real though, Transformers cereal.
     
  6. Bass X0

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    The Bruticus mold. Not the Bruticus character. Plus I already said that a Bruticus repaint for Botcon could be an Autobot which was the clue I wasn't referring to the Bruticus character.
     
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    Okay, so using the WFC Bruticus molds as a BotCon boxset?
     
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    Yes, that was what I was saying. Five molds in the same boxset that could combine would make for a great unifying theme instead of five random Deluxes.

    Plus there would be a Voyager included of a seperate character.
     
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    Botcon repaint as Battle Gaia would make me happy in the pants.
     
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    So, a set of maybe seven deluxes;
    RiD Scourge
    Bruticus as urban camo Ruination
    and perhaps some random autobot.
     
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    I'd love to see the set repainted as the Commando's/Ruination (normal deco of course), but I'd honestly prefer to see them done as a retail release rather than a Botcon set. However, if that was the only way they would be made, I would definitely feel compelled to get a set (most likely non-attendee). As for the Voyager that could go with them...how about Hightower from the Cybertron Mudflap mold?
     
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    The major hurdle with using FoC Combaticons in a set is the fact they're all WfC figures, and so while some fit in well with Classics for some (I.E. my WFC Soundwave doubles as the Classics version right now), others don't. Considering we have at least 12 known WFC/FOC style molds (both Optimus Primes, Megatron, Bumblebee/Cliffjumper, Soundwave, Shockwave, Jazz, and the five Combaticons), there MIGHT just be enough right there to provide enough figures for a whole WFC/FOC themed Botcon, especially since FunPub had recently taken to including figures meant for previous storylines (I.E. SG Galvy and AM/SG Thundercracker were sold at the Animated Botcon last year, and they were from Cybertron Evac and Classics Starscream) along with the actual themed exclusives.

    The big catch, though is that with the exception of the non-WFC souvinirs, all of the theme-matching exclusives would be deluxe sized, which is something FunPub has yet to do as all boxsets have at least one Voyager/Ultra figure in them.

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    Y'know, an RID set could work. You could work Ruination/Commandos in as having just turned evil (the Commandos were originally Autobots that turned bad along with Scourge IIRC) and not having scanned alt. modes yet, explaining why they're still so Cybertronian in appearance.
     
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    Botcon 2012 has five Deluxes and one Voyager in its box set.

    I wouldn't have suggested it before this year since it hadn't happened yet.
     
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    If they do, I hope it's a homage to this

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    Or maybe G2 Bruticus.
     
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    Maybe a redeco of First Edition Prime as the voyager? That way we could get Prime Scourge.

    Though the other characters could be problematic. I think the re-used mold should be Glyph/Tap-out from BB/CJ.

    Maybe Jackpot from Jazz?
     
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    It definitely has potential then. We've seen the Club do combiners in the past with Nexus Prime.
     
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    The obvious repaint options are:
    -Battle Gaia
    -G2
    -CR Vuldigus/Baligus
    -RID Ruiniation
    -Arctic/Urban Camo Ruination
    -Tiger Stripe Ruination
    -Shattered Glass Bruticus

    And there is this remold idea:
    Technobots/Computron
    -Scattershot from Onslaught(Scattershot did have a ground cannon mode)
    -Nosecone from Brawl(perhaps remold cannons into drill(s))
    -Lightspeed
    -Afterburner
    -Strafe

    But, while of less interest to me, I think the most potentially popular Botcon use of the molds would be to remold as "Wreckers"
    -Impactor from Onslaught
    -Whirl from Vortex
    -Roadbuster from Swindle
    -Topspin from Blast-off
    -Twintwist from Brawl(remold the cannons into drills)
     
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    For once, I'd like to avoid the obvious repaints. What about a WFC Predaking? Or even better, a Fortress Maximus or Omega Supreme.
     
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    Omega Supreme might be a better fit than Maximus, since he split up into a couple different modules and had a Tank and Spacecraft piece.
     

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