New Beast wars reissues revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Mar 11, 2021.

  1. SPLIT LIP

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    I just like that we're at a point where we have options. I remember when the only Beast Wars toys you had were the originals. Now we have originals, three separate iterations of reissues across like ten years, a handful of old Generations, a boatload of new Generations, plus the Masterpiece line. And even 3P is getting in on it.

    I'm on cloud nine, motherfuckers. You're arguing which Waspinator is better and are the originals better toys and I'm just like "fuck it give me all of them." This is not to say discussion and comparisons are invalid, not at all and I get money and space are factors, but I don't get this live/die by what is the "best version ever" mantra. I think the G1 running out of new "ways" to do characters has predisposed us to think every new version of a character must be that ultimate version of the character by some arbitrary, subjective standard. I just want Beast Wars toys Goddammit. This new Waspinator won't make me throw away my T30 just like my T30 didn't make me throw away my original, and these reissues won't make me throw away my Kingdom toys because I still have my originals anyway and I still got the Kingdom ones.

    Honestly? Same. It drove me nuts as a kid, but as an adult I have a strange affection for the unique designs of the toys. Generations/MP has only enhanced that since the "want" for show-accuracy has been satisfied, and the originals no longer have to reach that standard.
     
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    I think ultimately that’s what it boils down to…the Kingdom figures are good for older collectors, especially fans who grew up wanting more accuracy. Meanwhile the original Beast Wars figures are better toys for fans of all ages.
     
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    The older figures may have better quality, but I prefer the newer figures that, IMO, look better.
     
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    Given how slow these things seem to be selling, I'm tempted to cancel my Pulse pre-order and wait for a sale.
    Especially since Primal and Megatron are still $10 over what was advertised, and Basic Rattrap priced as a Deluxe is just silly.
     
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    Images in hand of Optimus and Megatron commemorative coins when pre-ordering from Hasbro China

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    I've scanned the thread and couldn't see, but has it been confirmed if there will be any further waves of BW reissues?
     
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    Yes
     
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    Ebay:
    C'mon Walmart! Why can't you update your site at least to reflect Rattrap and Cheetor are not in stock!?

    Can't wait for these guys!
     
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