Botcon 2016 Reveal #3

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Shatterpoint, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. Primal Sabbath

    Primal Sabbath Well-Known Member

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    I would have been pro-Magmatron before seeing Ramhorn, but now that he's been revealed, I think Magmatron should be homaged via the combined form's head.
    As much as I love my Tripredacus & Tripledacus... The head design is.. Weird :lol 

    I KINDA hope they leave the combined form a surprise, honestly... Although I doubt that'll happen. Being the biggest way of "wow-ing" those still on the fence.
    I can't wait to see box art for this set. It'd be neat seeing the five of them at the round table as a cover, overshadowed by the one source of light hanging above their faces :lol 
    This is probably going to be my most favorite Botcon set, ever.
    I hope the souvenirs are just as awesome!
     
  2. Grimlockimus

    Grimlockimus Wot?

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    Before you do anything, think, 'Is this what Sky Lynx would name it in my position?', and you will not go wrong.

    Weird, but completley unique. Unless they can somehow work in Magmatron's distinct head wings I'd rather they keep the Tripredacus homages going with a head based on the toy. Though they could surprise us all and just do a completely new head that isn't based on anything.

    I'm really hoping we get some mystery pics like last year that reveal some of the souvenir sets coming up. Still crossing my fingers for a possible CW Magnaboss.
     
  3. Matt_M

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    I'm wondering if, similar to the other combiners, we actually get 6 (4 deluxe, 1 voyager, 1 legend) in this year's set since we're not getting something super expensive, like a custom pretender shell or a custom neck sculpt to fit a retooled headmaster.

    Granted I'm at a loss as to who could be a 6th on this team...
     
  4. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    We've been told five. And we've been told there'll be five new heads (unprecedented!). Expecting anything else is, in my opinion, just wishful thinking.
     
  5. Ikkstakk

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    Since they said the attendee freebie would be "in high demand," or however they worded it, I'm guessing that's the Legend figure that goes with the rest of the team. What if they made the Legends Groove into Flamewar? Or the Legends Seeker into Onyx Primal?
     
  6. T-Hybrid

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    What if the attendee freebie is *Deluxe* Groove as Flamewar?

    Also, there's no way they don't show the combined mode vefore Botcon.
     
  7. Bass X0

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    I'd like to see Oilmaster repainted into Shattered Glass Oilmaster with the prototype's heroic color scheme as one of the bagged set toys.

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    Gears (not Swerve) would be repainted as this Brazilian toy.
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    and Flanker would be repainted into Micromaster Nightflight's color scheme since Oilmaster has Micromaster Aiwave's color scheme.
     
  8. Gryph

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    Nah, they just did Flame War a couple years ago. A better option would be Sideways, based on the Robot Masters version.
     
  9. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    If not Hasbro or Takara. It'll be FunPub.

    does it really matter, they'll probably just a slap generic name on it.

    we'll call it the Giant Purple Griffin.

    Thanks to Chop Shop from Shrapnel, I can see Barrage from Bombshell happening.
     
  10. T-Hybrid

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    It depends on if they want the souvenir figures to stick with the Predacus/Beast Wars theme.
     
  11. Johntimus Prime

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    Fun Pub did Tarantulas as a Club figure this year and he's also in this set. And let's not forget how many times they've done Breakdown either as a Club or Botcon exclusive.
     
  12. Ikkstakk

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    Also, you realize what it means if they do Flamewar from Legends Groove and Sea Clamp from Hot Spot...

    It means the female Transformer with natural boobs will transform into a pair of artificial boobs to stick onto the male Transformer who has no boobs.

    That alone will make this the greatest Botcon set ever.
     
  13. Johntimus Prime

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    Are you saying Legends Groove is Defensor's breast implants?
     
  14. Ikkstakk

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    That's exactly what I'm saying.
     
  15. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    ooh one, that's all of one figure that hasn't been retooled or repainted. And he might not stay that way for long if Chop Shop is anything to go by.

    Point is you're acting like Sky Lynx won't get a Decepticon redeco when every other Voyager in his line has an Autobot version and a Decepticon version.

    And also you're basing your logic on why this won't happen upon Generations Whirl (Who got redecoed btw) and Generations Rhinox rather than the line that Sky Lynx is actually in?
     
  16. T-Hybrid

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    When people talk about CW repaints, they mean limbs and torsos anyway.

    Nobody really counts legends unless they're part of the gestalt.

    Sky Lynx will get retooled. It's "when" not "if".
     
  17. Smitty.1981

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    SWo how much longer do we have to wait to see reveal #4?
     
  18. PoweredConvoy

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    I'd imagine at the end of the week, as the others have all occurred over the last couple of weeks and all have been some time between Thursday and Saturday.

    Randy
     
  19. Lumpy

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    If they did Cyclonus, they could use the regular head and make a new combiner head. That'd be pretty cool.

    Yeah, they need a new head for the combiner.

    That would be cool too, if not entirely fitting for the characters left.

    I'm surprised that hasn't happened yet, I figured they'd announce a second run of that toy as ANYBODY else. They could even remold the backpack and use a different interior mold, maybe Tailgate in Rook colors or something.

    Yeah, I expect a reveal later this week, I'm loving this reveal setup, doing it all way before. Hopefully we can see some in hand prototypes before they even take any orders.
     
  20. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Yeah but doing it so soon....it just feels pretty weenie to do that. 3.0 Tarantulas should have been Armada Sideways.

    But Only if Hayato Sakamoto does the art for the comic. :lol