Core class disappearing? + Earthspark Replacement

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jun 19, 2024.

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    It could but if I'm honest I'd rather see Skybound get made into a TF show like Invincible's style (obviously not the exact same) than a G1 revival as it continues to go on. Can even do a Joe show alongside it to revive that IP for new fans to come in.
    The stuff that did the best were the ones that did so (Frenzy and Rumble) so there is something to be said for this, same for how the Titan Masters in TR did. They should be stuff that interacts with bigger classes like Cassettes Mini-Cons even if the gimmicks may not be there
    She doesn’t get a huge amount of play but she is good in it
     
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    As I understand it, jtprime17's point is that the Core Class's price point is not moving units that Hasbro wanted it to. It's not about some new name taking over Core.
     
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    Okay but what if the new show features Mega Pretender Thunderwing as the main villain and he already has the matrix that he managed to rip from Optimus who may or may not be dead in this could go either way. Please Please Please Please
     
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    For a time I was into it despite its shortcomings, because there's definitely good parts to it and Nick Roche's designs were a highlight even if I don't think they necessarily translated to 3D all that well.

    I gave it multiple chances to win me over but by the end of the season I just didn't care about what it did anymore.
     
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    If not Thunderwing.... could we get Thundertron as the main villain with the Star Raiders being pushed this year?

    Maybe Bludgeon and the Pretenders to include some level of organic characteristics?
     
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    What about Core scale figures like cassettes, humans characters, motorbikes, etc?
     
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    Autobots Vs. Decepticon Pretenders would be rad as hell. :lolol  :lolol 
     
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    I mean, usually when I check out Target, the Core Class figures are the only thing I feel guaranteed to be there, and I'm usually right.
     
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    The show line would be the best place to push Pretenders with the gimmick focus allowing cheap modern actual pretenders to happen for the kids and hopefully lead to generations style updates down the line
    Give the autobots some other gimmick like combining or -masters of some kind and we got genuine peak
     
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    I was hoping that the rumors were false, Damn it sucks core class is going away, Core is what got me back into collecting again, There were some real bangers in the line up, My personal favorites were the Optimus with the trailer, Soundblaster, BBM Shockwave, Bomb-Burst, Megatron, Ratchet, And Cheetor, Hopefully we will still see them as pack-ins or in multipacks in the future.
     
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    I could see maybe Galvatron as the main villain, but Thundertron would be awesome to be the villain, same for the Star Raiders, especially since so much lore was put behind his toy by Archer.
     
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    I feel like part of the downfall of Core class is that we got too many small versions of big characters and not enough small characters that are scaled to fit in with the rest of Legacy.

    Figures like RotB Arcee, DotM Laserbeak (pink Bumblebee), Spike in exo-suit, Rattrap, and Tazmanian Kid are the kind of figures this line should have been pushing.

    Too bad we never got Daniel in exo-suit. A transformable Roller would have been great. I also would have loved the Mini Spies, each in all 3 colors.
     
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    Just watch the new show star GoBots.
     
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    Autobot / Good guy Go-Bots Vs. Decepticon Pretenders.

    Lets go.
     
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    Listen, if Cykill is one of the decepticons I will genuinely squeal.
     
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    Can it be a Dragon/turret hybrid Galvatron.....?

    Yeah I would love the Star Raiders to get some media love. Pirates. Give me Pirate dragons/dinosaurs/other extinct or mythical creatures.
     
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    You know what that means then right?

    It must continue
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    I'd love that and or for even Deathsaurus to be involved.
     
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    I would not object.
     
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    Legends class figures are far better than Core class IMO but there are a few instances where HasTak has dropped the ball:
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    And it's because of HasTak overlooking obvious retools and releasing half@ssed Dinobots and crappy Rocklords that I don't care about this Core-class line either...
     
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