Iron Factory Lio Convoy and Bludgeon

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by IronMagnus, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. thepalehunter

    thepalehunter beloved child of primus

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    Love this idea. There are some incredible designs and colors that would lend themselves really well to a Transformers line. The trick would be to do it tastefully - a potential minefield.
     
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    Anyone want to take bets that Bludgeon gets a Beast Wars Rampage repaint eventually?
     
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  3. Oniconvoy

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    Sure. I’ll bet a million Robot Points that he doesn’t.
     
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    That would be a good reuse of the mold. Just change the head and Oni face into something a little more crustacean. Maybe add weapons that could mount on the crab tank.
     
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    love em too.
    my queries are mostly about LC though:
    - Is it just me or is Lio Convoy the first Iron Factory Figure that isnt inspired from the IDW character studies? Well there's Optimal prime but is this a new trend?
    - Does anyone else take this as a hint to more BW legends scale figures from IF? I'd love a take on Sins of the Wrecker stuff, Carnivac and Tarantulas above all with the squid a close third.

    Just me?
     
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  6. Admiral Prime

    Admiral Prime Broken Faucet Repairman

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    BW Megs showed up in IDW?
     
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    towards the end
     
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    i dont feel like re-reading the last set of books. but i thought all the beast bots got cameos as soon as shockwave made his big push.
     
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  9. Admiral Prime

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    Ah, Unicron/Shockwave's keikaku shenanigans then.

    Considering how there's been a push for more BW stuff lately (especially for it's...25th anniversary, is it?), and how some 3P companies have started making BW characters, I wouldn't be surprised if IF jumped on the bandwagon.

    I don't have any attraction towards BW designs, but I understand that people grew up with them and why they like them and that's ok - I'm more optimistic at the fact that this could be a possibility for IF to eventually tackle BM designs, especially the vehicons.
     
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    I hope if IF does more BW that it’s just a side project like it is now. I’m getting the two BW figures that they’re making, but there are so many more IDW figs I’d love to see them make.
     
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    Is the lion head attached to Lio Convoy's shoulder or is there something on his back holding it?
     
  12. Nemesis Otaku

    Nemesis Otaku “This is the way.”

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    Pre-ordered these guys on BBTS, gonna wait on the others...

    Lio Convoy comes out in my birth month, if it isn’t delayed numerous times, so maybe that’ll be a cool gift.
     
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    I would like a savage noble if they get on beast machines
     
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    Hope that swirly gold plastic on bludgeon isn't prone to breakage like I've heard from many Hasbro offerings.
     
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    Would love legends scale versions of ancestrod and the t-beast bots I’ve seen.

    But I’m looking forward to seeing a samurai-robot-lion battling a samurai-demon-tank-robot on my shelf.
     
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  16. Mad Prime

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    And with the Newage TMNT figures it's turning into a battle royal.

    Off topic: A few days ago after seeing T-Beast Sideswipe in a video from Tydirium Hanger I lookup up T-Beast. As I understand it, it's based on a book of art illustrations of Transformers who turn into animals but there is no lore. Is that correct?
     
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    I’m not sure but I’d love to see it. I just thought it was third parties getting creative.
     
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    Mad Prime Madness! This is Iacon!

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    Just google T-Beast Transformers and you should find some pictures. Although I think some pictures are from DeviantArt and not from the book. Wouldn't mind the book as a coffee table book.
     
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    is someone reliably upsizing each of iron factory's molds or is it a crapshoot which ones get done? i really want this bludgeon, but i don't want to splurge n then it gets a ko at a size i'd far prefer.
     
  20. IronMagnus

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    No
     
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