Generations Selects Star Convoy, Super Megatron & Snaptrap figures

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Paladin, Apr 4, 2019.

  1. TFXProtector

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    Hasbro's able to import any exclusives at will, they choose not to, sadly. I bet they'll use the Selects line to make it happen here.
     
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    Star Convoy is SO CLOSE to being successful, to me. But I really wish they could have remolded those chest-window panels into the classic angled Star Convoy shape (the one that Animated Optimus homaged). That's such a big part of Star Convoy's look. Without it, even with all the other remolding and recoloring going on, this still ends up looking pretty much like POTP Leader Optimus with a big star slapped on his chest.

    I mean, I'll still likely get it. Even with the messy and unfinished-feeling back of the truck cab from which the original mold suffers.

    Snaptrap, if that's who he is, is intriguing. I mean, surely they wouldn't just do one Seacon, right? But it would be a crazy amount of remolding to do the rest, especially if they're not in a box set. Hm. Not sure what to make of that yet. But even if he's a standalone, one Seacon is better than none.
     
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    If that’s true, then what about the Legends stuff still being sold on BBTS? They go on clearance or something? ;) 
     
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    given the recent trend of brand unification, the choice in line name (generations selects over legends-ex) and warden hinting that the two primes from wonderfest (star and armada) might see a usa release and id say its safe to hope they will see a hasbro release
     
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    doubt it haha but good try :p 
     
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    I really like the look of this.....except the feet.  What\'s up with Star Convoy\'s feet?  lol
     
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    okay....seacons....sure...but can we get the beast wars 2 space pirate seacons as well? i want those god neptune colors so bad

    i love the retool to orion pax that's pretty good. but i wish the alt mode looked more like star convoy's alt mode. they couldnt' do treads in the back? i think i'll pass on this but i gotta see super megatron
     
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    Not a fan of the truck mode.

    But excited for Super Megs and Snaptrap. I mean, this line isn't making Snaptrap only right?

    EDIT: dumbass me thought it was the TR Prime mode.
     
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    Star Convoy looks like a Christmas tree ornament. Im more excited about Snaptrap. Hoping its the white version of the Seacons signaling a domestic rrlease for the Seacons in their regular colors. Never heard of Super Megatron.
     
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    Hey Takara can we get some Go-Bots next please?
     
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    It\'s interesting, but probably won\'t be worth what it will cost, if you know what I mean. Kind of like Big Powered... Maybe if they\'re cheaper down the line, I\'ll think about it.
     
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    thats the potp prime, not tr pm prime/ginrai
     
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    I knew it...:( 

    Anyway, something occurred to me:

    The robot we know as Optimus Prime is called Convoy in Japan.

    This guy is called Star Convoy.

    If (IF!) this guy gets released domestically, would they keep the "Star Convoy" name or would they change it to "Star Optimus Prime" or something like that?
     
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    Less than impressed with Star Convoy, now. I was hoping for a more extensive retooling. This feels cheap, cashgrabby and uninspired. The only good thing about it is the Optimus cab. He looks great.
     
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    So, Armada Optimus pictures when?
     
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    You're right. My bad. I edited my post. In the end, not a fan of the truck mode still. Not Star Convoy-ey for me.
     
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    First thought on the one silhouette was Galvatron. The knees and feet look like the Titans Return Galvatron.
     
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    OH Star Convoy is looking real good. Excited about a possible Snaptrap too!
     
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    Was the matrix remolded or could it always do that?
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    I'm SOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad I never got POTP Optimus. This is definitely THE version of this mold to get. My only tiny gripe is that I wish they had retooled the chest of the large robot to better resemble Star Convoy's chest. In fact, I don't even think the separate star covering the chest was necessary. They could have just retooled the chest to resemble Star Convoy's oddly shaped windows and incorpetated the star into the sculpt. Barring any potential QC issues, this is a must buy for me.
     
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