new botcon 09 figure

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by MEGAMAN X FAN, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. xZAOx

    xZAOx Yep.

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    4 is the normal number. It seems like we're actually getting 8 though.
     
  2. rhapsodyred99

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    Wonder who elita will be a remake of? The energon arcee bike? Target already did her though...


    Also as this is my first Botcon...How many toys are you allowed to buy? Say if I wanted to get 5 of those BTs for friends?
     
  3. Counterpunch?

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    That Anon guy over at 4Chan. He seems to know his stuff.
     
  4. Chris McFeely

    Chris McFeely Well-Known Member

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    If she's happening, she would logically be a repaint of Cybertron Thunderblast with a new head, as that's how she appeared in the "Games of Deception" BotCon comic back in 07.
     
  5. Baccala1976

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    That's exactly what I thought when I saw it!
     
  6. hotspot_2001

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    I am really liking the add ons. If something similar to what people are listing in this thread actually ends up being how they handle the attending figures I would be quite pleased. It would all go well with the box set and help make what was otherwise just an ok set a lot more desirable I think. Definitely a year I'm glad I'll be attending so I can pick this extra stuff up easilly.
     
  7. Omegax80

    Omegax80 Using a Positive Rifle

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    Shame that these figures aren't in the set and the set figures are the attendee-exclusives. Man, guess we know, if you want good figures you gotta go to the show.
     
  8. nusumiyaro

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    no new head. Sorry.
     
  9. The_Black_Sheep

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    Banzai-Tron? You think so?

    If you wouldn't have mentioned that name, It wouldn't even have crossed my mind...
     
  10. Counterpunch?

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    Same old head from Thunderblast? That's not exclusive to BotCon...
     
  11. flywheels

    flywheels Decepticon Assault Team Veteran

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    I'm surprised everybody is already gushing over this potential Banzai-Tron seeing how we haven't even seen pics of the toy out of the plastic bag or the let alone the robot mode. This year's toys are shaping up to be really nice though.
     
  12. Edgewise

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    1. Personal preferences and opinions are subjective. Just because you would have preferred that does not make it the undeniably correct choice.

    2. Because This already exists and is readily available at a price much lower than a Botcon exclusive.

    3. Because they evidently wanted to make a third add-on set and make Sweeps toys. Maybe Scourge as a voyager would have been fine, but a voyager Scourge and two, maybe three voyager Sweeps? That'd have been even more ridiculously expensive for exclusive troop-builders.

    You'll probably only be able to buy 1(or maybe 2) of each set at first. If there are more still remaining after most everyone's had a chance they'll open up the limits.
     
  13. Empir3

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    Yea last year they let everyone only buy one then they opened it up to seconds i think like the second day?
     
  14. UTK007

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    I was afraid of that. Her head in the comic was drawn using elements of both G1 cartoon Elita One and Thunderblast so her figure would not be required to have a new head.
     
  15. siekone

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    OOHHH, love banzaitron I found this old fanart I did of him here also :) 
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  16. Counterpunch?

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    You are allowed one add-on set per box set you buy.
     
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    I agree. This is for sure on my want list along with Leozack and Razorclaw.
     
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    This actually makes sense, and was something I didn't think of. Also in theory the Sideways mold is more in line Hieghtwise with Cyclonus and galvatron Universe, so perhaps that was a factor as well. As much as I like sideways, I just really think he doesn't look like Scourge despite the awesome head.
     
  19. B-Fox

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    Very cool, but not something I'd hunt for. I'm simply not attached to the Banzai-Tron character.

    And it's a little dopey that they had the Energon Mirage/Dreadwing mold for use, a perfectly decent SPACE BOAT... and yet the Scourge in the set uses the Sideways mold. Ah well, hopefully we'll get a more accurate and new mold Scourge some day. Because WOH Scourge's altmode juse doesn't scream "soap dish" enough to me and I refuse to acknowledge the Titanium version as all Titanium Transformers are abortions, IMO.
     
  20. saberconvoy

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    I say that is scorpinok.

    like his cybertron mode before the war began