Listings for Legacy Deluxe Pointblank, Elita 1 and Crankcase!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Aug 15, 2021.

  1. Optimus1138

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    I'd definitely go for an upgraded version of that mold sold as a Leader class that's slightly larger, has wrist articulation and panels to cover the forearm gaps, and comes with his pistol and 'lightsaber' from the movie.
     
  2. orangeitis

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    The closest we'll ever get to an accurate G1 Megatron figure necessarily can't have a gun alt mode. Unless society miraculously became collectively responsible with firearms, and the police stucture(at least in the states and similar systems in other countries) is divided into law, medical, psychological, etc divisions, allowing police to have much less stress put on them, we'll never see another gun toy being produced in our lifetime.

    Siege/Earthrise Megatron and Centurion/Core Megatron for alt mode is the closest things we'll get any time soon.
     
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  3. Scott_XIII

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    Unfortunately I don't think Hasbro will touch the idea of having a realistic gunmode on a mainline toy.
    There are stories from the 80s about bag checks in airports because of G1 Megs etc I'm sure this is why it's not been revisited.
    Hegemon ain't a bad figure, though an official would be nice.
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  4. e prime

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    Welp. Opened myself up for that didn't I? My point is it would be nice to have a proper G1 Megatron. I dont consider tank boys g1 personally. I know we won't get a proper megs. Just saying it would be nice. I know a lot of you prefer the siegerise bot. And it is a Megatron. Just not g1 or even a great substitute. Just my opinion. Feel free to disagree in a respectful manner.
     
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  5. orangeitis

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    Seriously, just get Siege or Earthrise Megatron and use Centurion pack Megatron or Core Megatron's accessory as his alt mode. I mean, that's probably not satisfying, but at least it's still "gun Megatron".
     
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    Could also grab Henkei or United Megatron. Sure he's more of a scifi revolver in gun mode and has those big ass wings (really wish they folded up more) but if what you want is an official mostly G1 Megatron that turns into a gun at chug scale he's your guy.
     
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    I never understood the desire for a gun Megatron. His alt mode can’t even interact with other toys. I always hated his original toy. Cool looking toy, but terrible as something to interact with other toys. At least Soundwave you could pretend he was a giant computer or something. But if you want an updated gun Megatron, buy one of the Masterpieces, because that’s likely the only way to get one.
     
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    I will respectfully give you a few reasons for me. He was a gun originally. Gun megs is more fun because firstly he has a more interesting, fun and complex transformation. Secondly in fiction he is more advanced technology due to said complex transformation and mass shifting. In toy its more of a roll play toy which is a fun for kids. The gun kibble make since. Ect.... I could keep going. Seige/ Earthrise had some ascetic ques, but it didn't make sense other than just trying to look like he was the og. Unfortunately most tank bot megs have the same simple and imho extremely boring transformation scheme more or less. Just my opinion and as always respect others that disagree as it's all subjective anyways. I would just like to see hasbro do a chug update on the character that actually does the character justice. Especially with modern engineering.
     
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  9. Venixion

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    Who are Point-blank and Crank Case?
     
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    a autobot targemtaster(like crosshairs,spinister, slugslinger, triggerhappy, and misfire) and a decepticon triggercon(there guns flip out)
     
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  11. Venixion

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    Oh, thanks.
     
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    Considering that the Larger Titan Master figures that had Crowns/Faceplate/Helmets that folded over the Basic Headmaster like piece is close enough to how Brain Masters worked, Star Saber doesn’t even require any new toy technology.
     
  13. orangeitis

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    The Titanmaster gimmick have nothing to do with Star Saber, and considering that Haslab is for nigh-perfect representations that Hasbro wants to get right on that try, they're going to most definitely want new technology for it. "Close enough" isn't an option here. And you can quote me on that.
     
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    But it’s not “close enough”. Thats what it was.
     
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    Yeah I never got it either. Plus a tank suits his character better; it's big, it's tough, and it's powerful.
     
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    I think you missed the part where the Brain goes into his chest, not attaches to his shoulders.

    No, that's not what he does. This is probably going to be our one and only chance for a perfect Star Saber. Hasbro knows this. They're not going to cheapen out on a gimmick that is integral to the character like that.

    Brainmasters ≠ Titanmasters
     
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    because it was like that in the cartoon

    almost every question about G1 can be answered with that
     
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    This is the part where I mention that I hate Soundwave's alternate mode in addition to Megatron's. Just make him a cool communications van, or literally anything else other than a rectangle with a Decepticon symbol on it
     
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    The Roman Empire1977 I succeeded where Megatron failed

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    It's fine for nostalgia's sake but it's like, the one alt-mode that's been kinda aged-out, hasn't it?

    My favorite will always be his drone form from Prime.
     
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