Botcon 2011 Animated Stunticons!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Victorysabre, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. G1_Cindersaur

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    keep dreaming...i cannot see a 3rd party company wasting the money to make a combination set for a convention limited set of transformers...just no $$$ in it.
     
  2. Foster

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    I have Shattered Glass Rodimus on hold for you.
     
  3. airfox

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    1) That's not a combination set.

    2) The tooling was already made for Classics Rodimus.

    -airfox
     
  4. Foster

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    1) I know

    2) I know

    3) neither point matters as regards his question of whether there would be money in it.
     
  5. G1_Cindersaur

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    yeah well there is a big difference between a retool of a normal release (protector armor) and making a scratch combination set for a set of boton transformers to make them form an animated combiner set...

    i just don't see them (the 3rd party ) making $$$ after spending for R&D and molds...unless it is a hack and slash garage kit...but not a normal released mass produced third party item.
     
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    Lot of whispers (though how true they are or not is unknown) suggest the freebie is an "Action Master Thundercracker" figure.

    Though I hope we get more Animated characters. Who wouldn't love a Slipstream?
     
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    They will combine... You'll see! ;) 

    Will a 3rd party come in and make one? :peoples: 

    Maybe it's being developed now :D ... Maybe I know something :sly2: ... Maybe I don't? :crazy: 

    I guess we'll all just have to wait and see. :popcorn 
     
  8. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Didn't the earlier rumor list ( that got all the Stunticons right ) say Toxitron was the freebie and AMTC was in one of the sets?
     
  9. Digilaut

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    Can anyone tell me just what is up with the Actionmaster Thundercracker running joke? I see him pop up once in a while in conversations or digibashes but I still have no idea why exactly...
     
  10. Josh

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    its kinda one of those "people think its cool to like it even though its terribly hideous in all respects" kinda things



    kinda like modern mainstream music :p 
     
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    The limited point matters, if at least by "money" you mean actual "profit". All original tooling must be created which seems to be the big cost. For it to only be useful for a limited convention set limits demand for it. Any 3rd party company can't expect to sell more than 2000, and should probably figure less. The investment wouldn't be worth the limited sales that would be possible.

    If there was a possible repaint of the combining accessories for mass release figures, maybe it'd work. It would be cool to have an Animated Autobot Combiner of:
    Voyager Prime
    + Arcee
    + Rodimus
    + Jazz
    + OOPS! 5th one's a Decepticon mold.

    Any interest in combining 4 Autobots & 1 Decepticon? Seems that'd be low...
     
  12. T16skyhopp

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    Thundercracker is insulted by your comparison.
     
  13. Digilaut

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    In that case, I hope he will be the Classics mold..if they are using the Animated seeker mold, I'd much rather have a Ramjet...I know how boring that choice is, but I loves him! :D 
     
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    Action Master Thundercracker is loved for the same reason that somebody likes bad movies

    its so horribly terrible that its existence as official material is already interesting/hilarious
     
  15. Thundershot

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    The original "rumor" that was going around was that AMTC and SG Galvatron were one of the two packs that added to previous sets, like Razorclaw and Elita-One. Toxitron most likely going to be an Animated Optimus repaint.
     
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    the rumors were:

    ironfist was the freebie

    toxitron which is a repaint of voy ani prime and g2 sideswipe, repaint of the boxset breakdown are a set

    Sg galvatron from cyb evac with new head and actionmaster tc from classics seeker mold are a set

    then the troop building set of autotroopers reapinted from cyb inronhide or ratchet
     
  17. Digilaut

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    You sure Galvatron was to have a new head, though? I think the head is already really close.
     
  18. Thundershot

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    First time I've seen Ironfist mentioned. Out of Animated Swindle?

    I forgot about Animated G2 Sideswipe.
     
  19. Deceptigtar

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    maybe not new head on galvatron, cant remember what was said about that if true or not.
     
  20. dragon516

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    I think Ironfist was leaked to be from the Animated Ironhide/Ratchet mode.