Kind of a dumb idea, but it would be cool if they made....

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by halfaway, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. Cosbydaf

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    Studio Series 1986 Deluxe(or Voyager, if need be) Bumblebee

    Hear me out. As someone who owns the Netflix figure - it's just okay. I don't feel like it really captures the character the way that ER Optimus, Prowl, Wheeljack, and SS do. It's really not worth scalper prices, and I don't think such a hard to get figure should be the "best option" for a Bumblebee when Hasbro has a great opportunity to make a new, better mold. I'd be easily willing to put down $30 for one last G1 Bumblebee in Generations that -

    *Is actually yellow
    *integrates the back of the car into the robot mode better
    *Less cramped transformation with more clearance
    *A head that can look up
    *No design compromises as a result of being a retool of Cliffjumper
    *Includes iconic accessories - The blue pistol, the grey pistol, a swappable vizor head
     
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  2. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    What do you mean with this?
     
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    Cosbydaf Well-Known Member

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    The netflix figure uses a color of plastic that has, for reasons unbeknownst to me, a very strong orange hue to it. The color used for Hubcap is closer to how Bumblebee looked on the show/movie. For comparison;

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    I can only assume they wanted him to look different to Hubcap, but I don't understand why they didn't just swap the colors around, given Bumblebee's almost always depicted as a "lemon yellow" color. I'd argue being yellow is the thing he's primarily known for. It would be like if ER Optimus used magenta plastic instead of red.
     
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  4. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Probably a license thing, maybe VW preferred this shade?
     
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  5. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    For my latest stupid idea: a three pack of weaponizers who all turn into one of the 3 components of the Dark Fleet. Each given new robot modes a la POTP Battletrap, can all combine in the giant space cruiser or just fuckall big Tidal Wave, while giving you new options to deck out a corresponding Armada Megatron in however many guns as one sees fit, to rework their "combination" to a way that satisfies everyone
     
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    I have been wanting that for years
     
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    There's always galvatron or a galvatron colored megatron.
     
  8. volatus

    volatus Aristocratic Airborne Decepticon

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    Am I the only one who thinks HasLab Unicron's pallid orange plastic completely misses the mark for representing Unicron's orange-gold-colored metal body?

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    Despite they retooled Siege Megatron to create the new Shattered Glass Megatron, which I see more as a triple changer than just a robot to jet, I have something so simple that'll sastisfy us all it's dumb to Hasbro.

    Earthrise Megatron that has everything good about Siege Megatron, i.e. holes in the treads that forms his backpack, barrel actually turns into good weapons, etc.
     
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    Mainly for the WFC Trilogy, despite it coming to an end, but if Hasbro are going to continue with the whole Mecenary faction idea, maybe a brand new Mudflap? Cybertron Mudflap was repurposed as G1 Mudflap, being a Mecenary.
     
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    Weapons packs. Seriously release just the weapons new/Old past/present and mix in some new ones.
     
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    A four-pack box-set of the Generation 2 Mini-Bots. Beachcomber and Seaspray would use the PotP toys, while Bumblebee and Hubcap would use the Earthrise toys. The chrome colors of the original toys would stay chrome on the new toys.

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    Retro Headmaster releases of Cerebros/Fortress and Zarak as just dx/voyager heads. You can even gut the electronics on Cerebros if you got to. I'd just like to have the characters to go with the other HMs but I don't want the full titan bodies (partly because I have Grand Max and will have Black Zarak).

    Alternatively, in a more dreamworld situation - make new voyagers of them that have a pretty G1 robot mode but have a "real" alt mode of some kind. And I guess while we're at it, an IDW Fort Max toy would be pretty cool. There was that one 3P attempt at it, but that was a bit of a flawed toy.
     
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    I think our biggest hope is for them to make the Headmaster Jrs like Goshooter/Siren and then get a remold from that. You kinda need the mold to be made with a headmaster in mind so that the neck area can support the connector and so that the headmaster has somewhere to store in alt mode.

    On the other hand, there were all of the recolor clones that were made, so the mold could pay for itself. You could just call the red and white ones Spinout and Cordon on the box if you want.
     
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    A line of Micromasters done in proper bot sizes.
     
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    Bulkhead and Skids are rumored to happen in next year’s line, so there’s some of your list.
     
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    Generations Selects - Hydra & Busta....in retro packaging.

    (...WHY HASN'T THIS BEEN DONE???)
     
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    Maybe not in retro packaging, but I'm sure Hydra and Busta are going to be in the GS line with the likes of the Seacons/King Poseidon, Black Roritchi and Black Zarark
     
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    I don't care if there will be official new toolings or 3p OSKO but I want Commander/Titan sized Ironworks and Airwave molds so regular carbots can experience what the micromasters can! literal just oversize them with a decent price and I'm all in 5 times over. Add in Titan/Commander Astrotrain because I still love that one 4-second scene from the Netflix series of a massive Astrotrain... While you're at it, GIVE US FOC BROADSIDE with him!!!!
     
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    Transformers War For Cybertron: Kingdom Core Class/Micromaster Duckclaw

    Duckclaw is a reference to a custom on here of Megatron's rubber ducky. We have Quackles, but I want something that actually sounds reasonable, Predacon-ish. While it may be too big, I can definitely see it working with Leader (Beast) Megatron. Furthermore, I can see Beast Wars: Uprising/Pre-Beast Wars Darksyde Megatron being made out Earthrise Doubledealer, whether it'd be a custom or convention exclusive, and a Duckclaw Micromaster as a cassette bot out of Rumble/Frenzy, or hell, Laserbeak!
     
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