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Old 01-30-2013, 07:45 AM   #101
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the design or the toy?

highmoons concept and game design I like quite a bit. it's the toy that gets a bit lacking for me, probably due to the smaller deluxe scale. but I still think it was the best of the FOC combaticon figures.

so like I said I'm not too worried because the FOC voyagers so far have been rock solid. sure, it could still end up sucking, but I'll reserve judgment til we get some pics.

was there unused concept art for astrotrain in the back of the FOC artbook? that springer art looks familiar so it might have been in there too. I'll have to look when I get home.
I don't know about the design but the toy was FOC alright, Full Of Crap imo.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:04 AM   #102
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the springer robot mode looks nice and that's what matters to me. the heli mode looks nice too. RK does say that these are concept art for the figure. as far as astrotrain goes, i hope he resembles his G1 and isn't just some random bot using the name astrotrain. it's a shame what they did to blast off and the combaticons in the FOC line.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:05 AM   #103
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Why would Springer be out of place as Voyager? The cartoon has often portrayed him to be bigger than Kup and Arcee, and close to Rodimus in height. He's definitely a bigger guy than the "normal" height bots, so Voyager doesn't seem out of place.
Yeah he's bigger, but if Soundwave and Grimlock are any indication then this Springer could tower over classics prime not to mention everyone in the FoC line, which imo is too big.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:07 AM   #104
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Springer & Astrotrain (& FOC Voyagers in general). MPs out of the whazoo, insecticons, Vehicons, Shockwave (and a voyager of that too iirc), Fort Max reissue etc etc.

This is what happens when Bayverse figures are not taking centre stage, clogging up the lines

My apologies to movie fans, but could we ask Hasbro to skip the upcoming movie line in 2014?
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:08 AM   #105
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This is awesome news! I can't wait to see them both in toy form.

Now for the other half of the 40 2013 Generations toys to show themselves.

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My apologies to movie fans, but could we ask Hasbro to skip the upcoming movie line in 2014?
Why would we wanna do that? We need the movie lines to fund the non-movie lines.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:09 AM   #106
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Well I saw this on the Allspark forums



Maybe we should except something similar to that for Astrotrain?
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:14 AM   #107
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oh that astrotrain looks great. resembles G1 but still futuristic.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:14 AM   #108
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HO-LEE WOW!!! If this is true FoC Springer will replace TFCC Springer, Universe 2 Springer & GDO Springer (never decided which to keep) in my Classic-verse collection. The FoC designs fit the futuristic designs of some TF's and Springer is definitely one that I think it works for. Not sure what I'll do with a FoCing Astrotrain though. Toyfair can't get hear soon enough. Now we just need Blitzwing and Broadside as I am sure there is a Sandstorm re-deco /tool planned.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:15 AM   #109
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This is some good news.

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Old 01-30-2013, 08:17 AM   #110
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is it confirmed they're triple changers? either way i'm intrigued quite a bit.
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