In box pics of Botcon 2012 exclusives

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Shatterpoint, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Petes Robot Convention

    Petes Robot Convention Well-Known Member

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    Actually, our overall sales are on par with last year... We upped production numbers and that is where the extra still available come in to play.

    It is always a trick calling the right number, but we wanted to make sure we had enough for everyone this year. We took the risk of increasing numbers.

    We still plan on selling out this set...
     
  2. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Dont mind the others Pete. I absolutely have faith that you will! :D 

    Btw, Overlord and Shattered Glass Tracks I like! :3
     
  3. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Oh cool! but how much extra must I need to pay for Octopunch? What happens if the other super-secret reveal/ exclusive is SG Nemesis Prime?! :eek: 
     
  4. Quicky

    Quicky TRANSFORM and ROLL OUT!!!

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    Don't get your hopes up as that might be the custom class exclusive...just kidding...or am I???...lol

    I just want the end of April to get here already...:p 
     
  5. hiway7

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    Looks like they are banning 'taste' and 'non-primary colors' this year as well. Honestly though, everytime a fan sees this set they will be reminded of the good times with Fun Pub in 2012. :lolol 
     
  6. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I guess we'll have to wait until Botcon to see how much everything costs first. Going by the rumored list, I'm assuming SG Optimus Prime will be the freebie. Doubt we'll get that mold a third time in the form of SG Nemesis Prime. Should the rumored list not be true, I doubt I'll pick up any of the add ons unless someone that can't go wants me to pick them up for them.
     
  7. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I still think it's more visually nicer than Botcon 2009.

    That was a true stinker set.

    Botcon 2012's set has Gigatron, Tracks, and Treadshot which rock. If i could afford it i'd try to hunt these 3 down.
     
  8. Crystal Convoy

    Crystal Convoy Huh? TFW2005 Supporter

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    Lies.
     
  9. influence82

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    I am buying this. The colors are fine with me. It is not like G1 was not like these colors. However, the prices will inevitably go up. If you like it, buy it. If you do not like it, don't buy it. It is that simple. You cannot please everyone with every toy but at least there are some many people who like a few particular toys.
    At least Pete Sinclair is active on this forum to communicate to other people so that is better than ignoring us (seeing that FunPub does not have its own forum, he may have no other choice). I wonder if FunPub can get a license from Hasbro to legally sell Shattered Glass headbands. Is Hasbro going to deny a license to sell custom headbands?
     
  10. salmonman78

    salmonman78 That's MR. Magnus to you all...

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    I wonder if this perhaps will be the first time Hasbro will authorize a 3rd party add on to their toys. Perhaps begin a special agreement and process other companies could go through to license add on kits, not full robots, but armors and such.
     
  11. Thundershot

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    Wasn't Vector Sigma in 2007 made by a third party?
     
  12. Petes Robot Convention

    Petes Robot Convention Well-Known Member

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    Anything we produce is not 3rd party. We are licensed. No different than any other company selling bed sheets or what have you...
     
  13. Stepper

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    Maybe there are more new collectors,hence you all consider increase the numbers.
     
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    haha, so sad
     
  15. salmonman78

    salmonman78 That's MR. Magnus to you all...

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    Happy to hear of the numbers increase, have been nervous about missing out on the souveneir ones.
     
  16. Stepper

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    If the other is an exclusive SG Nemesis Prime,definitely will lay my hands on it
     
  17. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    ^gimme a break. personally I dont think you should post here if you continue to act like a troll. ;) 


    ^Oh cool. yeah guess we'll have to see how it plays out. Either way for me IMHO-- any one of the toy on the rumored list I will want to get - and is fine by me. I really appreciate your help and trouble to get it for me, dude. :thumb :
     
  18. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    Fortunately there hasn't been a complete set from any year that I wanted 100%. This year is no different, and means I don't want to deal with buying and flipping the figs I don't want. On the down side, that means aftermarket is gonna tear me a new one. I almost wish that there were a way to just order what you wanted, that way SG Magnus and Gigatron would never come into my possession and my money could go straight to FP instead of through the hands of someone asking three times what they are worth.
     
  19. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    Vector Sigma was made by the Lukis Bros from Unicron.com and sold as a convention ad-on, they even reused the key mold from their Beast Machines ad-on set. wouldnt this count as a 3rd party item?
     
  20. Thundershot

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    Since it was "official", then as Pete said, it's licensed. Which means that if everything was done right, we could someday see a third party "official" upgrade kit for Botcon or whatever...

    But I wouldn't hold my breath.