Canceled Magmatron from AoE scorn?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Dyotropic, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. Dyotropic

    Dyotropic TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 6, 2010
    Posts:
    847
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +2,778
    1 3.jpg 2 2.jpg
     

    Attached Files:

    • 1 3.jpg
      1 3.jpg
      File size:
      205.6 KB
      Views:
      92
  2. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2010
    Posts:
    5,577
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +4,063
    Either that or that Prototype is SURPRISINGLY coincidental. Any pics of it's Robot mode?
     
  3. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    33,684
    News Credits:
    18
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Likes:
    +47,148
    Yeah no that looks just like a coincidental prototype. Nothing on the blue sections has any paint. Still cool though.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. Dyotropic

    Dyotropic TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 6, 2010
    Posts:
    847
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +2,778
    Prototypes typically don't have paint.
     
  5. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    33,684
    News Credits:
    18
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Likes:
    +47,148
    That was my point. Prototypes also are usually made from a variety of colors. There were tons of purple and blue Classics Hot Rod prototypes made for example. So really this isn't any different from things we've seen before.
     
  6. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    94,269
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    462
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +83,090
    Instagram:
    But it doesn't have paint.
     
  7. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2002
    Posts:
    12,806
    News Credits:
    38
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Location:
    Hasbroland, Rhode Island
    Likes:
    +2,135
    Ebay:
    Instagram:
    YouTube (Old):
    The Transformers club(r.i.p.) can't use movie molds of on-screen characters, so if this was a figure in the works, it'd have to be a mainline AOE repaint or part of a store exclusive boxed set.

    What they should really do is remold AOE Scorn into a T-Rex and give us a movie style Beast Wars Megatron because that mold is perfect for him.

    AOE slash would probably work as beast wars dinobot too.
     
  8. w1n1fred

    w1n1fred Banned

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2016
    Posts:
    383
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    82
    Likes:
    +187
    Is there a source for these pics, or are they yours Levandowski?
     
  9. BenjaminXavier

    BenjaminXavier Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2010
    Posts:
    8,356
    News Credits:
    32
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    Richmond, VA
    Likes:
    +2,579
    This appears to be a midnight special "prototype/test shot" of the existing Scorn toy. I don't see any differences that would make me think its another character.
     
  10. Dyotropic

    Dyotropic TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 6, 2010
    Posts:
    847
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +2,778
    I took the pictures
     
  11. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Drawings from Argentina! :D

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2004
    Posts:
    10,292
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    382
    Location:
    Argentina
    Likes:
    +1,078
    Dude, dont scare me that way! xD Looks like a prototype only. But yeh, remolding this Scorn as BW Megatron is a great idea. :D 
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2006
    Posts:
    83,244
    News Credits:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    462
    Likes:
    +2,693
  13. Dyotropic

    Dyotropic TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 6, 2010
    Posts:
    847
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +2,778
    The head is the same. The coincidence is ridiculous if it is so.
     
  14. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2011
    Posts:
    3,201
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Likes:
    +829
    Not really, the placement of colors is so different that the only real coincidence would be having a red, blue, and teal dinosaur. Don't get me wrong, that is coincidental, just not ridiculously so. Like others have mentioned, probably a lunch time special.
     
  15. Johntimus Prime

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

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2015
    Posts:
    7,203
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +4,978
    I'm still convinced Year of the Goat Soundwave was a lunchtime special that accidentally got produced in mass numbers.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  16. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2010
    Posts:
    5,577
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +4,063
    Ah, Lunch Time Specials. Uhhh... they still make those?
     
  17. flux convoy

    flux convoy RIP Botcon.

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2004
    Posts:
    3,004
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    Spinning my wheels into the void.
    Likes:
    +1,186
    Ebay:
    They accidentally produced the toys, new artwork and boxes, and coordinated an outlet for sale? Seems like a pretty silly thing to be convinced of.
     
  18. Johntimus Prime

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

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2015
    Posts:
    7,203
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +4,978
    'Twas sarcasm. I just enjoy mocking YOTG Soundy's hideousness.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  19. MnemonicSyntax

    MnemonicSyntax Macrodata Refinement - SVR'D Access

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2007
    Posts:
    9,161
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +8,581
    Yes, because it goes one of two ways.

    A lunch-time special can either be

    A) Factory made toys that don't completely pass QC.

    B) Factory made toys made and then stolen by the employees to make a quick buck on the side.

    So yeah, they'll always be lunch-time specials.
     
  20. Novaburnhilde

    Novaburnhilde 宇宙ギャング

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2013
    Posts:
    18,923
    News Credits:
    45
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Likes:
    +34,823
    Pretty sure this is just a coincidence in the colors.