Could Titans Return Tidal Wave have the IDW Whale mode?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Lovecraft, Nov 24, 2016.

  1. Lovecraft

    Lovecraft Blue=Sarcasm; Purple=Snarkcasm

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2013
    Posts:
    3,187
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Skiddy Town, N.Y.
    Likes:
    +4,319
    TR Tidal Wave has been heavily rumoured by reliable sources and I think at this point it's safe to say it will be a remold of the upcoming Voyager Broadside (itself a crazy remold of Alpha Trion.)

    So the aircraft carrier is a sure thing, but do you think that perhaps Hasbro might go the extra mile and somehow retool the third mode into Tidal Wave's contemporary whale mode from SotW?

    I think that would be bitchin, and probably convince me to buy at least two copies of the toy. It's also certainly possible, given the crazy retooling skills Hasbro has displayed lately, but only time will tell if it happens.

    For a character like Tidal Wave it's also admittedly unlikely compared to a cheap and easy headswap, but I'd love to be surprised.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Pure Passion

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    27,448
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Likes:
    +26,065
    No. Just a straight up repaint of Broadside with a new face.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  3. BlackHawkOmega

    BlackHawkOmega Artist with a Temper

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Posts:
    2,448
    News Credits:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +3,289
    I HIGHLY doubt it.
     
  4. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm To Infinity - and Your Mom TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2003
    Posts:
    18,799
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    417
    Likes:
    +3,180
    Sure! - just crank up your fan-mode skills and your imagination.
     
  5. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    27,535
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    462
    Location:
    Beneath the Loft, London, UK
    Likes:
    +21,045
    Ebay:
    Twitter:
    Hey, if TR Sixshot has a Submarine mode I guess anything is possible!
    ;) 
     
    • Like Like x 4
  6. Lovecraft

    Lovecraft Blue=Sarcasm; Purple=Snarkcasm

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2013
    Posts:
    3,187
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Location:
    Skiddy Town, N.Y.
    Likes:
    +4,319
    You're so damn cheeky I can't even hate you.

    Off topic, that "submarine" mode has gotta be Hasbro's most amusing hat-trick in a very long time.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  7. Mizzinno

    Mizzinno Merc With A Mouthplate

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2012
    Posts:
    4,604
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,555
    I want Ramjet to have a jet mode. I dont care if Ramjet doesn't ride in a cockpit or gun, just be a jet that turns into a head that turns into a robot.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Don't feed me after midnight.

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2010
    Posts:
    8,036
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    N.Ireland
    Likes:
    +34,601
    Ebay:
    I would totally be up for a Whale version! It'll never happen though. Maybe some 3rd party company will make some add on parts for a larf.
     
  9. barry

    barry Well worn member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2006
    Posts:
    13,908
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    332
    Location:
    Leeds, UK
    Likes:
    +104,176
    That'd be great, but no.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  10. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 MEGATRON ATTACK

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Posts:
    16,492
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Likes:
    +29,323
    I could see Alpha Trion's lion being retooled into a whale.
     
  11. SG Roadbuster

    SG Roadbuster SG Wrecker

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2010
    Posts:
    6,401
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    Likes:
    +7,767
    I doubt it. Hasbro hates Organic Beast modes right now.
     
  12. peddlerofwine

    peddlerofwine Starscream's Robot Gun

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2015
    Posts:
    3,122
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Likes:
    +5,276
    No way, Hasbro's will blow. If MMC does it, that would be awesome. They have been making great IDW figures.
     
  13. DocSeth81

    DocSeth81 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2015
    Posts:
    12,236
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Location:
    Long Island
    Likes:
    +30,454
    Ebay:
    either way, i'm sticking with my Armada Tidal Wave
     
  14. Super4Ever

    Super4Ever Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 7, 2010
    Posts:
    1,059
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +1,379

    ....They just released Alpha Trion.
     
  15. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Dukeup Nukhead

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2008
    Posts:
    37,995
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Location:
    [REDACTED]
    Likes:
    +21,055
    That is not an organic lion. Lioncorn. Uniswordtail Lioncorn. Whatever.
     
  16. Super4Ever

    Super4Ever Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 7, 2010
    Posts:
    1,059
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +1,379
    It has organic looking hair, so it's at least technorganic.
     
  17. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 MEGATRON ATTACK

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Posts:
    16,492
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Likes:
    +29,323
    I'd be OK with a techno-organic whale.
     
  18. BottleOfFuture

    BottleOfFuture Weaponizer

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2016
    Posts:
    324
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Location:
    WV
    Likes:
    +152
    Probably not
     
  19. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    27,535
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    462
    Location:
    Beneath the Loft, London, UK
    Likes:
    +21,045
    Ebay:
    Twitter:
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 14
  20. Thundershot

    Thundershot Ratchet Fanatic

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2002
    Posts:
    28,948
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Location:
    Mineral Ridge, OH, USA
    Likes:
    +14,220
    Ebay:
    :lol