Commander Class

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Preach Starscream, May 12, 2021.

  1. Preach Starscream

    Preach Starscream Well-Known Member

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    So far, we've got Skyfire, Sky Lynx (heh, two skies), and Rodimus Prime. I like all three, but it does make me wonder:

    Will we ever see any Decepticon Commander Class figures? Are there even any rumors?
     
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    well we may or may not see motormaster next year. also if the rumors of 2 commanders per year become true then i'd imagine we'll get more to make up for the initial lack of cons

    we also are getting shatter glassed jetfire (technically still an autobot but decepticon deco)
     
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    Commander Class is a very new thing. I'm surprised we've gotten such good figures in such a short period of time. I do believe we'll end up with Decepticon Commanders, might be a Selects thing, but we'll see 'em.

    There's a 90% chance we're seeing the Stunticons next year. First, Motormaster was going to be a Leader Class like Optimus (cab robot, trailer with parts, we assumed), now it seems like he will indeed be a Commander Class and if any Decepticon is going to have a chance to sell at $80.00, it's him. The Shattered Glass Jetfire will be a Pulse exclusive, so they can produce how much or how little they need.

    I think Motormaster's sales will dictate whether or not we'll see more Decepticon Commanders. Honestly, outside of Overlord (which we pretty much already have taken care of in TR), I can't personally think of many Decepticons that would be good Commander Class fodder. Deathsaurus, perhaps.
     
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  4. kaijuguy19

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    There's plenty of Decepticons I can think of that can benefit from having Commander Class figures.

    Lugnut
    Tidal Wave
    Thunderwing if they go with his IDW version
    Majin Zarak
    Violen Jiger
    Infernocus
    Deathsaurus
     
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  5. DarkRed401

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    i dont think motormaster's performance wiil determine future decepticon commanders as much as it will determine future combiners
     
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    Commander Class would have been a good class for Overlord, if they hadn’t already done one recently. Ah well.

    You know who I’d like to see as a Commander-class box set? Monstructor. Keep the bots a little smaller and simpler, somewhere between a core class and a deluxe, but pack them all as a cohesive $80 box set.
     
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    You mean Jetfire :p 
     
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  8. Preach Starscream

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    Those first two alone would be awesome!

    Must be my accent. Lol
     
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    Lol
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG]
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    That's a possibility, too. Good point.
     
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    Tidal Wave would be great if the Titan Tidal Wave speculation (more like hopeful thinking lol) doesn't come to pass.
    What's funny is that Fans Hobby's Overlord actually scales perfectly like that with ER Prime.
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    Although he's also 260 bucks. So...
     
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    Yeah, I'd kill for a proper commander class overlord.

    Having motormaster be a commander class (and I assume the rest of the stunticons will be deluxes) is... an interesting way of bumping up the price of the combiner, but I'd much rather have a Tidal Wave or Overlord or Thunderwing.
     
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    I figure I can get a pass on buying one ridiculously expensive 3p figure at TFCon this year. I'm going back and forth between Power Baser and Double Evil, but it seems like the markup on Double Evil is way worse. Theoretically once FH starts shipping preorders, they'll sell the rest at $190 plus shipping.
     
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    Not a Deception, but a proper Commander Class Powermaster Prime would be an instant buy from me
     
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  16. StarMaverick

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    We really need a proper Commander Class Astrotrain!
     
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    No?
     
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    Astrotrain would've been an amazing commander class figure. Besides him I'd love to see Stratosphere.

    Id imagine motormaster would be next too considering they can just retool Optimus right?
     
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  19. Preach Starscream

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    I'm happy with the Astrotrain we got. He was never a giant robot like Skyfire or Sky Lynx. He seemed to be average Decepticon height. He just mass shifted.
     
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    I was just wondering why a decepticon who I remember being around the same height as Optimus (I might be way off about that) would be Commander class.

    Then I remembered that his truck mode in the cartoon was around the same size as Optimus’s alt-mode (with trailer) and the whole thing of course becomes the robot. (They really messed around with mass in G1 didn’t they?:p )

    So, guessing they’re going for the vehicle scale, rather than the robot scale, in this case? And a proportionally large trailer to pump it from Leader to Commander. Interesting...
     
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