Generations: Beast Wars - Speculation

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Verno, Jan 19, 2018.

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Your Ideal Line

  1. Updates for just the Season 1 Show Characters

    61 vote(s)
    15.3%
  2. Updates for ALL the Show Characters and Designs from all 3 Seasons

    217 vote(s)
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  3. Updates for just the Original figures

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  4. Updates for ALL the figures from Originals through to TM2s

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  1. Apollux

    Apollux Turbomaster

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    Yeah, sometimes they come through in later lines.

    It's why I say never say never and try to keep things positive :) 
     
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  2. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Could you share any examples without giving too much away about your friend?
     
  3. Apollux

    Apollux Turbomaster

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    Ok well in 2017 there was a planned Voyager Shockwave (Partial of Galvatron) that was shelved.

    I feel we dodged a bullet there consdering how much better Siege Leader Shockwave was :) 
     
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  4. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    That's fascinating! Do you know what parts would've been changed out? I assume a new gun at the very least, probably an entire torso, like the targetmasters
     
  5. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Without giving too much away, do you know what kind of form generations will be taking after this trilogy ends next year?
     
  6. Masktique

    Masktique #1 Sideways Fan

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    Yeah, unless there’s a way to rectify the partsforming like with Cliffjumper, I’m sadly going to pass on Kingdom Warpath. Shame, since I think the G1 design has a lot of charm.
     
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    I admire your efforts in keeping our hopes up! But from what we know is coming I just can't see any Targetmasters, Headmasters or Triggerbots coming. Maybe we get Snarler, Carnivac and Catilla maybe.
     
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  8. Apollux

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    No idea sorry, this was just v1 of the planned mainline list my friend told me about, followed 5 months later with the fact he didn't make the cut.

    No clue, not a peep out of my friend, likely due to 2022 currently being finalised, and it's potentially a movie year.

    Anything could be on the table after BW, I'm amped to learn more :) 
     
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  9. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    What would be your response to Rattrap's rat stomach becoming a shield?

    Should he be able to stand on his hind legs in beast-mode like the T30 version, it would cover his robot legs and arms, helping to complete the look. In bot-mode, it's a fun accessory. Not strictly screen accurate of course, but then neither are the shields of Cliffjumper and Bumblebee.
     
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  10. Fort Max

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    Fair enough, cheers for the all hints. :D 
     
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  11. cybeast

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    If it won't reveal too much about your friend, may I ask if the Beast bot retain their mutant mask?
    Or Scorponok's Drone at the very least :D 
     
  12. Apollux

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    I don't think they do, but I'm hoping to be pleasantly surprised when we get official pictures/marketing copy.
     
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    Beast Wars pretty much started the whole "random chunk of alt mode becomes an accessory in alt mode" idea, so I'd personally be fine with this.
     
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    Hey @Apollux, would you be able to share wheether Primal is cast in the traditional toy black, or in a more show accurate dark grey? ^_^
     
  15. Ikkstakk

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    I like the idea, but it does take us quite a bit further down the shellformer road. Once the chest comes off, it becomes real easy to just make the robot fully formed with his arms crossed in front of him and the rat mode back his backpack.
     
  16. Apollux

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    Unsure - as the pictures I've seen were of a digitally coloured prototype.

    Looks darker/more black to me but would make sense to wait til we see official renders.
     
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  17. yvk2000

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    Even official renders aren't final. I hope they go somewhat toy for -atleast some of - the bw figures (love my black Primal and lilac Megatron).
     
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  18. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    I was thinking they could do something similar with the spiders, but then remembered they don't have the most suitable of hands for gripping accessories.

    Rattrap has always had a bit of a backback. The T30 version did its best to minimise it, even incorporating it into the robot legs which I thought was very clever. Despite being a smaller Core figure in Kingdom, hopefully they still try to bring some of that creativity to his transformation.
     
  19. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002 TFW2005 Supporter

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    You just described every BW Rattrap figure :lol 
     
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  20. Ikkstakk

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    I just fear that tenth-level shellforming, where you pick it up and turn it over and there's a robot underneath, like Earthrise Arcee, or a horseshoe crab.
     
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