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UK Toy Fair 2013 To Feature Transformers: Prime - Beast Hunters Toyline

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Old 01-12-2013, 11:15 AM   #1
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UK Toy Fair 2013 To Feature Transformers: Prime - Beast Hunters Toyline

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Old 01-12-2013, 11:23 AM   #2
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SPRING?????? THATS ANOTHER 2 MONTHS AWAY!!!!!!
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:26 AM   #3
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SPRING?????? THATS ANOTHER 2 MONTHS AWAY!!!!!!
As I said... "vague statements"; The line may come early than what was told.
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UK Toyfair = Shorthand for 'No public photos before New York Toy Fair.'
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I see what you did there...
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Beastwars???

Is that all?

What about the 40 Generations figures and a mule they promised.....?

(sigh) Not everyone cares about that Prime stuff
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This is the Con that comes out with cool info but is very good at making sure zero pictures come from it. Then we all suffer and wait a few weeks until NYTF. Fun times.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:28 PM   #9
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This is the Con that comes out with cool info but is very good at making sure zero pictures come from it. Then we all suffer and wait a few weeks until NYTF. Fun times.
So it's like a gossip column...great.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:43 PM   #10
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There's no reason "NOT" to show Beast Hunters when at least a modest portion of it will be out before any of the Toyfairs anyway.

I'm kind of curious if Hasbro (and some others) have any plans to release any new Boys Brands of any real stand out merit as it's been a very long time now since anything has come along that's got me very excited.

Sure I can see some merit in some modern lines but \I'm looking for something genuinely fun and collectable with it's own Distinct play pattern. and not just Build brick sets, Toy cars, and fairly banal Action Figures.

I'm looking for things with the Transformation play pattern with mix and match potential and visual interest. features that were very common in the 80's and 90's and a bit thin on the ground these days.

In a way it's a bit like when all those fairly static Kenner Action Figure lines like Aliens/Batman/Terminator/Predator were out - they were just pretty basic action figures sure some had some merit and I remain very fond of Kenners Aliens and Jurrasic Park lines in particular.

But They don't have that unique selling point and unique play pattern that things like Starcom, MASK, Centrurions, Microman/Micronauts even Air Raiders had.

I'm not against Action Figures at all really - it's that isn't all I want to see.

I'm so lacking for something fun an quirky i'm even considering buying Mix and Match Hotwheels car toys as at least they contain some of those similar elements to brands like Parasites,RoadBlasters or Wheeled Warriors. Though maybe I might just car boot them if they show up.

I would be a bit hesitant that Hasbro are smart enough to handle Brands like Micronauts or MASK properly though. perhaps the only way Mask can be done right is as a Masterpiece line.

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I do wonder too if the New Gi Joe toy line might actually get released in the UK now after the Movie was delayed ?

And Oh.. Yes I'd nearly forgotten about the high number of Generations figures they hyped.

I have been wondering about if they might do figures based on the other TF Videogames though especially as some of the designs look quite saleable. And We've not had very much hugely exciting mentioned since Starscream came out. (unless you count Takara's Ratbat).
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