Obscure characters who deserve a toy

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Rodimus Primal, May 22, 2009.

  1. Rodimus Primal

    Rodimus Primal Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering what characters you feel cheated that a toy was never made for them and what characters deserve a chance at new mold of them?
     
  2. Cyber-Kun

    Cyber-Kun UNLEASHED!

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    for the love of god I want a Jhiaxus and Straxus that look like their comic portrayals!
     
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    I was also going to say Jhiaxus, since he was a major character in the G2 comic. Perhaps Hook, Line and Sinker from the G1 comic? After those guys, I would also say Arcee. While not an obscure character, she certainly deserves a toy, and continues to be screwed out of one, latest example being Animated.
     
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    Rack 'n Ruin
    Impactor
    Straxus
    Jhiaxus
    Emirate Xaaron
    Grindcore (IDW)
    Hook, Line and Sinker
    Sentinel Prime

    New mold wise:
    Jumpstarters
    Roadbuster
    Whirl (Heck, technically just add more articulation to the existing mold, its still crazy enough to work)
    Sandstorm
    Blitzwing
    Springer
    Broadside (Can you tell I like the Wreckers much?)
     
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    Another vote for Lord Straxus.
     
  8. WhiteMocha

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    Another vote for Straxus, Jhiaxus, Sentinel Prime, and Impactor. Paddles is a great choice too. I'll also add:

    Devcon
    Scrounge

    As for characters that deserve a new mold.... hell, too many to list. But I guess purely based on my own preference I would say:

    Chromedome
    Trailbreaker
    Hoist
    Gears
    Reflector
    Fort Max
    The Insecticons
    Seaspray
    Most of the G2 original characters, starting with Electro.
     
  9. Midnight

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    I said this once before and I'll say it again.

    Mcadam,and maybe the piano guy too.
     
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    I dunno about 'obscure,' but I'd really like to see some of the Japanese leaders get updated toys. Star Saber, Dessaras, Dai Atlas, etc. You could make a decent Star Saber out of a repainted Classics Jetfire, but I'd rather see them get new molds.

    I'd also love a new mold for Bludgeon, but the movie repaint works for me.

    edit - THUNDERWING. I can use Energon Scorponok and Shockblast as their G1 selves, I've got Skyquake and Ratbat and all sorts of obscure leaders, but a new Thunderwing is conspicuously absent from the Decepticon roster.
     
  11. Rattrap Primal

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    G1 Sixshot
    Scrounge
    Straxus (IDW)
    Grindcore (IDW)
    Jiaxuhs
     
  12. kaindarkstar87

    kaindarkstar87 Decepticon Outcast

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    We need a Turbo Master HyperDrive to be the leader before Botcon Thunderclash.
    And another vote for the Wreckers/Mayhem Attack Squad...and pretty much all Simon Furman's characters... Death's Head ect..
    EDIT: AND SIXSHOT!!!
     
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    Oh yeah, definitely him. Even if he only had one mode, I'd buy it if it was faithful to his G1 bot mode.
     
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    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    Scrounge he made the ultimate saccrifice to get the Autobots on cybertron critical info so he deserves a toy
     
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    Just about any Marvel Transformers character, be it US or UK. Also more G2 please. The lack of G2 makes my heart ache :cry 
     
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    In no particular order:

    Lord Straxus
    The Fallen (Voyager at least)
    Rack 'n Ruin
    Impactor
    Bludgeon
    Jhiaxus
    Mindset
    Rook
    Sentinel Prime
    Devcon
    Whirl
    Generic Air Warriors
     
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    I'd luv to get a Devcon figure... :) 

    How's about it Hasbro? Will the following concept ever see the light as a TFCC exclusive? :wink: 

    [​IMG]
     
  18. odelay

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    A proper transforming Bludgeon with a proper skullsamurai head.
    I'd even settle for a head made by a 3rd party for that little Unicron figure.
     
  19. LoC Soundwave

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    I've always had a strange fascination and desire to own a toy of Signal Lancer from the end of Galaxy Force. The design should be simple enough to make into a scout or something...
     
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    Lord Straxus, Impactor, the piano from Maccadams, Emirate Xaaron, Death's Head (even just as a figure)

    Oh, and Signal Lancer. :)