Botcon 2016 Reveal #3

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

  1. Gepard

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    I predict Straife from Fireflight, rotated 180 degrees a la Onslaught and (now) Nosecone. Retool the nose to an engine, replace the tail with a flip-up cockpit, give him new wings, and two giant orange laser guns that peg over his forearms in alt mode and you'd have a perfect Straife.
     
  2. ron8675309

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    The bat-winged head is a little odd for a tank Transformer, not to mention one with a beetle beast mode. If they were going for a Cyclonus torso, you'd think he would have gotten that head.

    Are the feet mistransformed in vehicle mode? That doesn't look right; it looks like the feet should clamp down into a more streamlined fender (or whatever one calls the front edges of that part of a tank).

    Also, what do we call the combined mode now? It's clearly not a Tripredacus anymore. Pentapredacus?
     
  3. optimusmegas

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    how about a lightspeed from dragstrip? so far dragstrip is one of the few to only be reused once and not get any retooling. i'd think we enough retooling to make a different mold that could be a welcome addition as well as a change of pace from yet another dead end use.


    yea i think judging from the quick glance of every post since the reveal it's a forgone conclusion you're not the only one...
     
  4. kaijuguy19

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    BW Ramhorn is a different character altogether with no relations to the G1 Rhino Autobot. It's like how BW Silverbolt and Inferno aren't the same characters as the G1 Autobots.
     
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    Blast, that all but certainly confirms a non rotating Turret for Brawl by having that in that position again :-(
     
  6. Matt_M

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    Well, I know it's not likely, but Micromaster homages like Bombshock or Big Shot?
     
  7. Neko-bot77

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    I'm doubting Computron is happening officially. At NYCC the upcoming CW figures revealed at Botcon took a back seat to Titan Return stuff. Plus we've already seen legends listings, and the 'tapes' are coming!
     
  8. DocSeth81

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    pass like the rest. looks like at one point (or still are) we were getting a nosecone
     
  9. Dellis16

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    Also, what do we call the combined mode now? It's clearly not a Tripredacus anymore. Pentapredacus?[/QUOTE]

    I believe he's going to just be Predacus
     
  10. Matt_M

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    Yeah, well, we got some non-combining Legends this year (and considering Pipes - next year too!) that were clearly holdouts from Thrilling 30. I could see the same thing happening with deluxes next year.
     
  11. Switchblade

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    I was going to argue that this is way more extensive remolding, but on comparison the vehicle mode is mostly just backwards Brawl with a drill and no cannon. Still seems way too random for whoever this guy is to not be a hint at Nosecone, though

    Ah. My BW knowledge does not extend very far past the cartoon.
     
  12. Fallout

    Fallout you finally met your nemesis

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    weird. wonder when (if) we're getting a nosecone
     
  13. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    Even if Hasbro doesn't, TT might. Especially since so far, UW Groove has no announced redecos or retools, and molds get multiple uses as a rule to recoup costs, so if TT doesn't do ANYTHING else with Groove, I'll be amazed because nearly every mold from the last few years has been reused at least once.
     
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    YES!!! YES!!!POSSIBLE NOSECONE!!! *WAVE 6!!!!! TECHNOBOTS!!!!! YES!!!!!
    (my hope is alive, don't let it drop)
    *thw wiki has a wave 6 legends, but no one else is...
     
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    So I take it we are seeing the Nosecone remold or Brawl early?
     
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    As is Wheelie, he'd make a nice breastmaster for Computron.
     
  17. Alteron_Sheng

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    Now, see, THIS I am interested in^^
     
  18. Bob Schoonover

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    Well, usually, TCC is super up-front about the new things they add. They announced how many new heads, they made a point w/Botcon Scorponok last year about the new tooling, etc. To be clear, I think it's smart of them to brag on their additions, but they definitely aren't subtle about what they've added to the toys.

    I'd say the Wheeljack remold already looks about like Lightspeed (which would seem to make sense since the Breakdown mold is my least favorite CW car mold and Lightspeed was the Technobot toy that I had the least fun playing with as a kid . . . )

    It'd be shocking to me at this point if TT doesn't do Computron knowing this molding exists. It's just a question on if we get a Hasbro release. And if the Hasbro release comes with a Battle Core Scattershot (or whatever we'd have to call him) with a better chest and head.
     
  19. Omegax80

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    Don't think this will get fan-rage, as it the other two are expected to be Sea Clamp, and Cicadacon, as these are the other two members of the council, and released in the BW line as the trio combiner of Tripredacus.

    Not the biggest BW fan, but this works.
     
  20. dirtweed

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    Hello technobot nosecone