3rd Party Beast Machines Wish

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Beowulfx, Dec 16, 2019.

  1. Beowulfx

    Beowulfx Beast Mode

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    I know many people despised BM, but I really enjoyed it. I'd like for a company to do a series of redesigned and appropriately scaled Beast Machines figures. Hasbro totally jumped the shark on those figures back in the day and the scale was all over the place. I remember my Nightscream figure took up an entire shelf by himself with his 11" wingspan and the rest were just a total mess. I know it will probably never happen but we all have wishes.
     
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  2. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    Beast Machines was an odd toy line, mostly because Transtech and Beast Hunters were both scrapped relatively late in the game.

    The show characters were indeed a mess, but the non-show guys were largely fantastic. Night Viper, Hammerstrike, and Battle Unicorn were all great.

    I’d be up for a good Silverbolt and Savage/Noble, but I have my doubts you’d find any takers for Nightscream.
     
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  3. Beowulfx

    Beowulfx Beast Mode

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    I had the Silverbolt figure from BM and he was maybe deluxe class but was really more legends scale..LOL
     
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    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    Wrong board.
     
  5. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    I know ;) 
    Should have posted this in the 3P section
     
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  6. avc-prime

    avc-prime Well-Known Member

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    I think they can start with Cheetor that big toy Hasbro made is not so bad. Maybe they can shrink it to Voyager size and improve upon it.
     
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  7. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Beast Machines had horrible scales, almost none of the figures worked with each other, then the colors they chose for the figures was truly awful. And they often looked off from TV series character designs. It also didn't help that half of them couldn't stand, they always fell over. Dan Didio told the writers they could more or less ignore the previous continuity. Which further annoyed fans of the old series.
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    So the poor toys more or less killed the series as even fans of the show didn't really want to buy the figures.
    Also G1 Nostalgia was at an all time high at the time. People really wanted vehicles back.
    When they ported over Car Robots as Robots in Disguise and they sold like hotcakes the fate of the Beast characters was sealed.
    (It also cost far less to just bring over or team up with japan to make the cartoons than to produce the CG animated Beast series)
     
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    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Best BM Cheetor was from the Titanium line
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  9. avc-prime

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    Oh yeah forgot about that.
     
  10. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    I think I would KILL for a MP version of Jet storm . I’d be totally down for all the designs though. I personally loved the show ( although I know many hated it ) . It’s still irks me about Rhinox.
     
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  11. nobody1898

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    Beast machines is my favorite series and while I know it would be tough to get these designs right it, I'd really loooove to get some figures.

    Here is a list by the characters that need the update the most
    Silverbolt
    cheetor
    blackarachnia
    nightscream
    Jetstorm
     
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    3P legend scale Beast Machines is needed
     
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  13. Grievlocke

    Grievlocke Omni Armory

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    Come on Iron Factory, need me a Battle Unicorn!
     
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  14. Fenrys

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    mmc did do a redesigned obsidian and strika, i would love for them to do the other 3 vehicon generals at a minimum
     
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    SAVAGE NOBLE. The original toy did surprisingly well, a good 3P figure with a budget could knock it out of the park.
     
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    not as show accurate in the colors department, but id argue universe night slash cheetor is a better bm cheetor
    250px-TFU03-toy_Cheetor.jpg 74112_Cheetor_BMCheetors.JPG
     
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    i'd be down for the bm cast.
    MMC already has a head start with their amazing strika and obsidian.

    buuuut, if someone really wants to start strong, they'd start with Botanica and the Diagnostic drone. 2 characters that never got toys in the orignal line.

    but at this point id settle for a half assed "megatron face option for an optimal optimus"
     
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  18. Fenrys

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    titans return overboard makes a half decent diagnostic drone if you're ok with "official" repurposes
    d4k4219-8abc9cd8-93e1-4a73-b081-4fdc33ae364f.jpg IMG_1784.JPG IMG_1779.JPG InexorableMarch_Vehicons.jpg
     
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  19. Beowulfx

    Beowulfx Beast Mode

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    Agreed. The only one I kept was my Rattrap which has been out of Rat mode once.
     
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  20. Beowulfx

    Beowulfx Beast Mode

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    Yeah the Rhinox reveal was a real downer. On the flip side it did a lot to show the power of influence that Megatron had develop and how powerful he had become.
     
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