Generations Select Abominus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by analogue, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. 80sforged

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    I am curious to see how this one turns out. I wound up buying a 2nd set when the deluxes were cheap and the TFDW Toon version. If there are significant enough deco differences with the individual bots... maybe I'll bite.
     
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    Probability of a potp primal rettool with a 4 mode and accurate paint?
     
  3. Foster

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    I'm still hopeful for a Buster/Hydra 2-pack set! With Primemaster repaints as their human forms!
     
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    I totally want Guard City and Battle Gaia. They’re the lowest hanging fruit with the least amount of retooling.

    I also hope they have Leozack and Jargua in the works... and they have retool potential as Heatrock and Skyfeather!
     
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    Agree! Let's have Takara give us Guard City and Battle Gaia through sheer force of will...or nagging, whatever it takes
     
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  6. Esquilax79

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    This is such a tease. haha. Very curious to see what it is. I'm pretty happy with the individual Terrorcons. Hungrrr was a little disappointing. Abominus took 2 different upgrade kits to make me happy with it.
     
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  7. stprime

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    TCW 08 and PC 24? I went KO with the hands/feet.
     
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    Maybe we’ll get a proper predating this time. One with razor claw being remolded from turtler, and divebomb from cutthroat rampage, headstrong and Tantrum from sinnertwin
     
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  9. RavageX-9

    RavageX-9 I don't know

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    There is no "today's technology". Every new series has to be compromised to be more affordable in order to appeal in order to sell in order for it to be worth making to begin with. When the market for more expensive figures finally developed, what did they want? Cartoon accuracy, which is why Masterpiece looks more and more ridiculous over time. So those are our options: mass-release "Classics" style, or cartoon-accurate Masterpiece.
    If we got a "today's technology" all the limbs would be hollow and there'd be 3D printed upgrade kits that increase it's cost 50%+.
     
  10. Ryan F

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    Yeah, I fail to understand what technological advances have been made in the last five years or so, which could have had a major impact on the design of these toys.
     
  11. Joelibris71

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    Instead of rehashing already released product, how about giving us two more jets for King Starscream, another limb for Inferno, and a couple limbs for Cyclonus
     
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    It's more likely at this point we'd see a new OpOp via Generations than Selects.

    They've shown a willingness to do *both* repaints and new molds already.
     
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    The thing is that in Japan Cyclonus did get a whole set of limbs...
     
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  14. Rodimus Prime

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    I wish it were a Monstructor retool.
     
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    This is such a brain dead obvious choice, I'm surprised I didn't think of it first. :D  I definitely think this is in the cards. I can already imagine the Takara photoshoots that include these two plus TR Overlord and maybe even ER Doubledealer.

    At least from my perspective, there might not be any technological advances but I would argue that it seems newer figures have bigger budgets and there's more flexibility to create better designs. Maybe its subjective but I think the WFC deluxe class is better then previous years and it makes me wonder if HasTak could create better combiner limbs today. Or what if just putting a combiner torso figure, like Motormaster, into a Commander Class box and include the figure plus feet, hands, extra weapons and chest armor pieces. Then the individual combiner limbs would stay in deluxe class but there would be less sacrifices because you didn't have to include a foot/hand and connector piece. This is just wishful thinking on my part but I do feel like HasTak is a lot more open to experimentation like this more now then ever.
     
  16. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Passing on this after double dipping on the Seacon molds.
     
  17. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Yup. Alot of the guys here were not aware of the Lynxmaster/ Cyclonus aka Grand Galvatron/ Optimus Prime Unite Warriors sets...

    @Joelibris71

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    Cyclonus
    Breakdown
    Ghost Starscream
    Parallel universe Evil Roller
    Thrust
     
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  18. Afterburner

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    Orthia is unlikely, but not impossible. But she has already appeared in the manga and is the same.

    Starscream, on the other hand...with Buster and Hydra and maybe a couple surprises? Yeah, that's very possible.
     
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  19. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Ya'll just KNOW that Screamer Potp torso mold would totally be heavily retooled / repurposed into Liokaiser's Leozack right? ;) 
     
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