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

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  2. Updates for ALL the Show Characters and Designs from all 3 Seasons

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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

    88 vote(s)
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  1. Ikkstakk

    Ikkstakk Well-Known Member

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    Imagine your favorite Beast Wars character.

    Now imagine that in a year or two, your favorite Beast Wars character... may be a character who doesn't yet exist.

    I get kind of tingly at the thought.
     
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  2. Joalro

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    That could mean ANYTHING. You're looking way too deep in into this.




    Kidding. That's awesome. Beast Wars hype!
     
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  3. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    Haha, all the pieces are falling into place...

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  4. Joalro

    Joalro Well-Known Member

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    Dude, that post alone bumped you up like, 8 awesome points in my book. Love it.
     
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  5. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    Back in the late 90's and early 00's when I had to have all the Beast Wars merchandise I could find, I'm pretty sure I had all three of these puzzles. Ahh, those were the days.
     
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    The Fallen tells lousy jokes

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    :lol  Those puns get me every time. By the way, nice puzzle.

    The IDW stuff is encouraging. Personally, I want to see the artwork first before I get too excited. Some designs they've done with Transformers over the years have been cool, some make me scratch my noggin.
     
  7. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    Could we dare to dream that Don Figueroa makes a comeback?!
     
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  8. Joalro

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    Honestly, I reallly hope that this gives some of the other toys that never made their way into Western cartoons another chance at designs in the series, and some new toys.

    I really want a new Mangaboss toy. Beast Combiners with more modern engineering would be a whole never level of awesome.
     
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    I'm kind of ignorant when it comes to the comics, so I had to see what he had drawn in relation to what I've read and seen. I have the Beast Wars Omnibus that combined The Gathering and The Ascending and I was a big fan of his work in that. So, I would have more enthusiasm if he wanted to come back to Beast Wars again.

    I would love this. I enjoyed Magnaboss when I was a kid and I would love to have a complete version again. The combined form was great, but I remember the road getting there was a nightmare for me.
     
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    Copied from the other thread because I'm so excited and want discussion.

    Alright, thoughts.
    So let's assume this comic is happening and that we are going to be able to get it out there and IDW doesn't fall before then.

    First off, I want Dark Glass. I feel like there is a really big plot hole in the show regarding Dinobot's fate in the finale, and I would love to see that hole filled. This would be a great way to do it. I'd be okay with a few retcons, and it could be a really great story that would never be done in our old universe in a movie or a new TV series. A comic is a perfect formant for it.

    I also think there is potential for alernate timeline stories. There was a massive temporal event at the end of season 2. That event could have very easily split up the continuity into a bunch of timelines. In theory, the comic could give us a completely different season 3 in one of those alternate timelines. I think because of the nature of the event, split timelines is something that would make sense and be accepted by a lot of the fandom.

    Like, holy shit guys, what about a comic series on Beast Wars in the world Prime was actually killed in the Arc and Primal wasn't able to save him. The great wars went very differently, Decepticons won the war. Alternate timeline universe, maximals are slaves. The death of Prime is a mystery, but a group of slaves (the axalon crew) discover a golden disc that contains the truth of what happened (Beast Wars Megatron couldn't help but leave evidence of his great victory).

    Alternate timeline Megatron knows of his main timeline victory because main timeline Megatron left a message for him specifically, so he goes out of his way to cover up the truth and sends men to kill the axalon crew prevent the timeline from reverting. Damn, that could be sooooo good!

    Outside of this, I would be totally okay with a complete reinterpretation of the story. Transformers has been done so many times now, G1, Unicron Trilogy, Animated, Prime, etc etc.

    Some of those were pretty good. I am ready for Beast Wars to get the same treatment.
     
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  11. DracoPrimal

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    Yes, yes, YES!
    I planned out several beast combiners years ago that kept with the "these 3 and only these 3 combine".
    I had a Maximal that was a bird of prey, a penguin, and a Phorusracidae memeber.
    I loved that the individual weapons combined into the gestalt's weapon, and everything stored when not in use.
    BW II having their Insecticons being a sub-team is something I could appreciate coming back.
     
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    what if ravage use the stasis pods and revive the original descepticons as clones, they could repaint bw 2 galvatron in White as megatron, transmetals scavenger as soundwave, transmetal terroursaur as lazerbeak, transmetal waspinator as the seekers ect
     
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    It'd be cool if the BW comic series gave us some spotlight on some lesser known BW characters and make them into fan favorites. Like how IDW 1.0 was able to make guys like Whirl,Tailgate,Swerve,Rewind,and Chromedome into fan favorites.
     
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  14. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    I've updated the first post of the thread with the recent news and transcript.
     
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  15. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    If your name is in red, I'm sorry but I just don't see Hasbro bringing you back.

    BASIC:

    Original:
    Iguanus - Retool of Megatron Crocodile
    Rattrap - Show character
    Razorbeast - Retool of/for Pretenders Snarler
    Terrorsaur - Show character
    Armordillo
    Insecticon - Retool of a G1 Insecticon
    Snapper
    Optimus Primal (Bat) - Show character
    Megatron (Crocodile) - Show character
    Airazor - Show character
    Razorclaw
    Claw Jaw

    Drill Bit - Retool of a G1 Insecticon
    Lazorbeak - Redeco of Terrorsaur
    Powerpinch
    Snarl
    Spittor


    Fuzors:
    Air Hammer
    Quickstrike- Show character
    Noctorro
    Terragator
    Bantor
    Buzzclaw


    Transmetal 2:
    Optimus Minor
    Scarem - Retool of a G1 Insecticon
    Sonar
    Spittor
    Stinkbomb
    Nightglider

    DELUXE:

    Original:
    Dinobot - Show character
    Tarantulas- Show character
    Waspinator - Show character
    Cheetor - Show character
    Rhinox - Show character
    Wolfang - Retool of/for Pretenders Carnivac
    Blackarachnia - Show character
    Buzz Saw - Redeco of Waspinator
    Tigatron - Show character
    Cybershark
    Jetstorm
    Bonecrusher
    Manterror

    Grimlock - Redeco of Dinobot
    K-9 - Retool of/for Pretenders Carnivac
    Retrax

    Transmetals:
    Cheetor - Show character
    Rhinox - Show character
    Tarantulas - Show character
    Rattrap - Show character
    Waspinator - Show character
    Airazor - Show character
    Terrorsaur - Show character

    Fuzors:

    Silverbolt - Show character
    Sky Shadow
    Injector
    Torca


    Transmetal 2:

    Cheetor - Show character
    Dinobot - Show character
    Ramulus
    Prowl

    Scourge - Retool of a G1 Insecticon
    Iguanus
    Jawbreaker

    MEGA:

    Original:
    Polar Claw - Retool of/for Pretenders Chainclaw
    Scorponok - Show character
    Inferno - Show character
    B'Boom - Retool of Optimus Primal
    Transquito - Retool of Waspinator

    Transmetals:
    Megatron - Show character
    Optimus Primal - Show character
    Scavenger

    Transmetal 2:

    Cybershark
    Blackarachnia - Show character​

    ULTRA:

    Original:
    Megatron - Show character
    Optimus Primal - Show character
    Magnaboss - G1 characters
    Tripredacus - Adversary of Magnaboss

    Transmetals:

    Depth Charge - Show character
    Rampage - Show character

    Transmetal 2:

    Megatron - Show character
    Tigerhawk - Show character​

    SUPER:


    Transmetals:

    Optimal Optimus - Show character​
     
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    Crushing my dreams of Razorclaw, Snapper and Armordillo like some kind of monster.

    TBH I'd settle for re-issues of most of the basics.
     
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    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    Never say never of course. But I was trying to find a way to justify how Hasbro could potentially bring them back outside of a line specifically dedicated to Beast Wars (which I don't think we'll see).

    Trust me, as a Tasmanian, it hurt to cut Snarl. I was thinking a Rattrap retool, but then he looses what makes him him -- beast head as feet, lower jaw on his chest etc.

    I thought Razorclaw could maybe be a Rampage redeco, but they're basically the same colours already.
     
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    :'(
     
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  19. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    I know. And I mean, you all know how optimistic I am. I was looking for angles to try to keep in as many as I could.

    I was looking at bots like Snapper and Claw Jaw and thinking "Hm, maybe with the Seacon molds we have now..." but again, it would rob them of what makes them unique.
     
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    Cheetor
    Tarantulas
    Airazor
    Inferno
    Dinobot
    Scorponok
    Tigatron
    Terrorsaur


    Thus concludes Terrorsaur Week -- and, again, another great week! Bring on more news from IDW!

    Up next on this 14 week journey, we're doing our first bit of revisiting. His most recent figure was last decade after all.

    Without further ado, that pistol-packing pain in the ass, the rodent ratbag himself -- Rattrap!

    Rat2.gif
     
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