Botcon 2014 Theme Revealed - Pirates vs Knights

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Mechafire, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. VAwitch

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    Sounds like my concern about keeping vs flipping the set have been laid to rest.

    Hopefully the at-show exclusives are more interesting.
     
  2. Primal Sabbath

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    I too am hoping it's the Knights of Cybertron. Again, the origin story is more or less detail-less and obscure enough that it's right up FunPub's alley. And it would also be a perfect way to give the Starseekers a lot more back-story so they're not just a "random group of pirates," but rather "legendary pirates," mirroring legendary pirates like Blackbeard, Hornigold, Vane, Calico Jack, Black Bart, etc...
    It'll give a chance for the Starseekers truly be a feared and famed group.
     
  3. LegendAntihero

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    Badass Pirates vs. prestigous knights. Awesome. BotCon theme news just got better
     
  4. ThisGuy

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    LOL. No, not really. For the same reasons.
     
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    Botcon exclusive star saber, it's gonna happen :cool: 
     
  6. Composite Ghost

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    Clowns vs Zombies!
     
  7. Gryph

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    I'm wondering if the knights are going to be Diaclone guys.
     
  8. Primal Sabbath

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    I'm sure if a certain mold or colorscheme fits, then it'll happen, however I doubt all will be Diaclone.
     
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    i know i am probably alone in this. but i want the autobots to be the pirates...
     
  10. Grimlocka go-go

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    I'm starting to feel like I did during the 25th anniversary. I expected it to be a big deal and the set was one of the worst ever, imo. I still enjoyed the con, because I was able to meet up with a bunch of boardies, and had a blast that way, but was super bummed about the set and the way the anniversary was pretty much ignored.

    Granted I DO NOT KNOW what they're planning on yet for this year, but I'm the kinda guy that likes vehicle alt modes, and from all the wild speculation on BH molds that may be used I may be SOL.

    I remain cautiously optimistic.


    That all being said, I've seen this said a lot, "its the 30th anniversary of transformers not G1." or more frequently Geewuun her dur.
    But it's not. It's not the 30th of Beast Wars, or RID, or Armada, it's the 30th anniversary of Optimus Prime and the Ark crew fighting Megatron and his three planes, camera and Walkman.

    I realize you can't make everyone happy, and for any other year I would think this set would have tons of promise, but it just doesn't sound like a good fit. At least yet anyway.
     
  11. RedAlert Rescue

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    I smell a Grimwing repaint.
     
  12. Feralstorm

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    TFCC is on to something here. Come back next year for Vikings vs. Samurai, and then Vampires vs. Politicians!
     
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  13. Deceptigtar

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    No I know some ppls cc got taken but all of that to happen seemed pretty extreme and blown out of proportion.
     
  14. Cast

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    Oh that would be fun, one a load of powerful, evil lying scum that'll suck the life out of you and leave you an empty hollow shell and the others are vampires.

    Also sparkly twilight style repaints.
     
  15. BeeOtch217

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    Those poor vampires.
     
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    For me it's the opposite. Lol. I'm so all over this boxset.
     
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    I know his sounded a little blown out of proportion but I can tell you in my case I had 2 cc stolen and one bank account. And I could see not having access to your money at the time you needed it could cause other problems.
     
  18. Extendarr

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    Meh?
     

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    Eyebrow raised at the concept. If I remember right, wasn't the TFCC Astrotrain part of Cannonball's crew, or is this a completely different universe?

    I'm expecting Cannonball as a Prime Breakdown, it just makes sense.
     
  20. dj_convoy II

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    Probably not to the people it happened to.

    If there is still resentment out there towards Funpub over that debacle (and there is) it's perfectly justified. Just 'cause something bad didn't happen to you doesn't mean something bad didn't happen.