Generations Select Abominus

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  1. Predakwon

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    Other than Abominus' head color, seemed show accurate to me without remolding.

    Maybe they'll give him a gun?

    I'll see.

    I'm really hoping for a Buster and Hydra/Darkwings recolor.
     
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    That's what I thought too...
     
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    Because I'm a huge shattered glass fan and would love to have those two SG gestalts in my collection.

    Why else?
     
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    Yeah, thats all and good, I like SG too, doesn't mean that there gonna make it. I was asking from a business standpoint, which there is none.
     
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    Not for me, though I'm sure there's a market for a UW-style Abominus box set. While purely speculation, I imagine that reusing these PotP molds allows them some margin to invest more heavily in other projects which require more effort. Perhaps Liokaiser or Dinoking with lots of mold changes and retooling.

    Is a Takara Orthia set predictable at this point?
     
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    Opinion =/= fact. I know there's only a slim chance my opinion is correct. But I'm still hoping it is.
     
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    Oh yes, I'm down for any kind of Terrorcon release. Also completely missed out on the POTP version so double win!
     
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    Sinnertwins tail is lavender /light purple in his animation model. And the Potp toy doesn't have all his teeth painted.
     
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    They also need to fix his hand/foot connection point so it doesn't break so easily
     
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  11. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus Would like the Worlds Collide set, please.

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    That's Blot you're thinking of.
     
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    Rapersnapper has the problem too. I’ve had to buy two for that reason
     
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    Can't wait to see what they do with this. They did good with the Dinobots (paint is great but the accessories are still lacking), but here they can really knock it out of the park. An Abominus to truly match my Unite Warriors Computron will make me very happy indeed.

    I didn't think the POTP versions were that bad, just not ideal. The biggest issue I had was no true dedicated weapons for the leaders and combined forms. I had hoped to use the Pretender weapons, but unfortunately they mostly look ridiculous with them.

    One of the things I'm looking forward to most oddly enough is a purple tail for Sinnertwin.
     
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    could've sworn that Blot didn't have it as bad, but I remember someone had the issue where using them as a foot was doom for the connection
     
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    Someone should digibash a toon accurate Abominus and a Monstructor.
     
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    I'm all for it, even if I end up not "upgrading" from my POTP one. I'll enjoy the manga pages if nothing else.

    And if this is putting money in the bank that can fund bigger projects like Monstructor/Dinoking or Liokaizer, even better!
     
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    I'll bet $19.84 that we get Orthia after this. It might get a new name and it might get different colors, but it'll be the same concept and group.

    Even though I'm not the target audience for these "reissue" combiner sets, I'm liking the direction Takara is going. It's straight up, unfiltered fan service. Everything in the Generations Selects and Legends EX lines has been fan service. Basically, take recently released molds and repurpose them for an audience of hardcore fans.

    What's interesting is that Hasbro and Takara have parallel exclusive, fan-oriented lines but Hasbro is mostly using WFC molds while Takara is mostly using PotP (pre-WFC) molds. The only overlap that I see is both companies used the Siege Optimus mold for their version of Nemesis Prime.

    This makes me wonder what Takara will do after they've exhausted the PotP molds. Part of me believes we'll get TT Mall exclusive Liokaiser and part of me thinks that the idea is outside even Takara's budget. I guess Monstructor and Dinoking are still on the table as possibilities.

    Takara seems to be in love with keeping the ball rolling on these exclusives (just look at how consistently they've been announcing and producing them). Right now their focus is on G1 and late JG1. Eventually they're gonna have to focus on something else. This also makes me thing if we'll eventually get WFC repaints that Hasbro keeps ignoring-- like Buzzsaw, Detritus and Delta Magnus. We'll see...
     
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    I'm expecting it to be Abominus. It would be okay because I never got him,but wont be a high on my list. But if it was Monstructor or a left-field G1 version of Infernocus, then it becomes top of my list.
     
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    I am so in for this. I wanted a UW Abominus when PotP Abominus was released. I was hoping they'd do it after Volcanicus but I didn't expect it so soon.

    I would love Guard City and Battle Gaia. C'mon Takara, make it happen, those are just straight-up repaints of existing molds.
     
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