Generations Selects Star Convoy & teaser of possible Super Megatron & Snaptrap figures

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

  1. RazorclawX

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    It is the same Turtler. Halfshell came from the future and made a deal with Turtler in order to restore his crew (and at the same time, restore the other's 'crew'). Halfshell claims descendant from Turtler. They secure the Angolmois from Galvatron for this purpose, which not only powers up the Seacons, but gives them robot forms (which the Seacons previously didn't have). Halfshell in the meantime is using the time and the tech to revive his own crew while proclaiming himself as a god above kings (God Neptune vs King Poseidon)-- while Galvatron is still in the midst of his transformation.
     
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    Not at the moment, it looks like. :( 
     
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  3. Jim199

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    With the launch of Star Convoy, check out this vid from Transformers Explained, The origins of Optimus Prime
     
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  4. PoweredConvoy

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    The white looks great! How did you fix his star, was it flipping the red connector around?
     
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  5. C16

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    The connector his star is attached to is installed backwards.
     
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  6. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid "See see Seacons!"

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    Okay, so with this "Project Raiden" news coming in December...and the window for the final two Seacons closing at the end of October, my guess is November will be Super Megatron's reveal and pre-orders, with the window closing ahead of the Raiden reveal.
     
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  7. Bob Schoonover

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    Makes sense.

    I would imagine (total guess) that if he's a CW/UW sized figure, it'd be three double releases like the Seacons. If they're old voyager sized (for a Devastator-class Raiden), then we'd get 6 monthly releases. Can't imagine a single release for either scenario. Other options could be just straight Raiden-decoed trains that don't transform (that are built for some specific model train gauge), a more Action Master-y Raiden release, or a single train transformer that's been named Raiden for historical reasons
     
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    And then we hear an update on Armada Optimus Prime early next year!

    (...I am near the end of my rope waiting for that one, people!)
     
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  9. jamarmiller

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    and then after Raidens three months of pre-orders then a BW 2 repaint of the seacons ? would make sense to put a little distance between the two releases I guess ?
     
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  10. kaijuguy19

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    Yeah especially since next year will be one year away from the 25th anniversary of the Beast Era so doing it if (hopefully When) the hype's going to start on Takara's side would make sense.
     
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    Got mine in and I am pleasantly suprised (kept my expectations low); I like everything that this set offers actually. He’s a bit smaller than I thought - in altmode and as Star Convoy (I thought he’d be the same size as the Dai Atlas leader mold) - which I am really happy about. A smaller size often negates some of the budgetary limitations in terms of design and engineering. Regular Prime’s proportions are a little off-kilter - and that’s not only because of his Ginrai-like reverse chest - but I dig him. To me he’s got more character than the Siege Prime and makes for a strong asset of the package. The altmode is not bad and - to bring back the Ginrai comparison - I like it better than Maketoys’ Thunder Manus. But I can definitely see an upgrade set that covers the back section of the cab.

    edit: forgot to mention Star Convoy himself! Ofcourse he looks amazing and the legs (and feet!) don't seem so off in person. The chrome really works here; and you're not gonna get that with a contemporary MP (3P or official). So that's a major selling point.

    As far as the issues; the looseness on mine is minimal but I can’t get the golden star to tab in securely. I fixed the reversed position and tried to sand the peg behind (it’s too big to fit in the chest ) but in the end it seems when I play around with the position of the star ánd/or the cab(?) in the chest I can get it to stay put (not pegged in though). It’s hardly a dealbreaker though. Really my only ‘issue’ is that I don’t see Takara doing the rest of the Return of Convoy crew.

    So yeah, pretty happy with this purchase.
     
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  12. pokemonsdoom

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    And hasbropulse star convoy delayed again
     
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  13. Deathx360

    Deathx360 Farewell Dear Friend

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    And here I was hoping to have him at the beginning of November. For anyone that hasn't checked it says 12/2/2019 now. I don't see what could be the holdup since the figure has already been release. So long as I get one I guess that is OK.
     
  14. Thundershot

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    What the crap?! Other stores are getting them... what’s the hold up with Pulse? They better not get canceled...
     
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  15. stprime

    stprime THE OP that the Matrix refused.

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    i'm still waiting on mine.
     
  16. Omegax80

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    If anyone changes their mind on Star Convoy, I'll gladly take it off your hands (when it arrives...).
     
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  17. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Id say import the sucker from Robotkingdom eventhough the shipping to the US costs a small fortune.
     
  18. Onslaught Phase 2

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    still no orders shipped via Hasbro Pulse, right?
     
  19. Sanity Bleeds

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    Nope. Last update I got from Pulse was back in late September when they pushed back the October 1st release until November 1st. Seems like they might be the last to get their own product. Didn't fill me with confidence about how the King Poseidon members will release, either.
     
  20. tigatron2002

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    its not their own product though, these are takara product not hasbro
     
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