Petition for a Predaking retool into THUNDERWING?!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by misternewuzer, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. misternewuzer

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    Hey all, I don't think I'm the first to notice this, but I wonder if anyone else might be adamant about it.

    For those of you who have played the TFP game, seen gameplay on Youtube, or at the very least watched the trailer, you'll all have seen there is an in-universe Thunderwing, and he is HUGE. No doubt then, you've also thought to yourself that Thunderwing needs a toy STAT.

    Well, this is my solution, and hopefully I can get enough people behind it to start a movement and get a petition going with plenty of time to make something happen.

    The idea? take the upcoming Leader/Supreme Beast Hunters Predaking, and Retool him into THUNDERWING! Good ol' TW didn't have an alt-mode to my knowledge in-game, so why not make him a dragon?! It'd be sweet!

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    A pic of the upcoming Voyager robot mode,
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    to compare to THIS: a "meh" screencap of Thunderwing from in-game.
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  2. Matty

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    I'm unsure if a Hasbro Petition has ever successfully worked.
     
  3. Soundwinder

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    Fan-bitching DID get us GDOs and FEs.
     
  4. MegaMoonMan

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    I very much doubt that. They saw a market for them so they took advantage.

    Petitions don't do anything, people.
     
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  5. misternewuzer

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    Well you never know unless you try, right? Besides, I figure it's early enough that if we can gain large enough momentum with some good visuals to back up the idea, it can happen!

    Bottom line is, I NEED A FREAKING HUGE THUNDERWING TOY!
     
  6. MegaMoonMan

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    It HAS been tried. Every other day some kid makes a petition to Hasbro for something. Nothing ever happens. It's a complete waste of time.
     
  7. Soundwinder

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    How do you think they "saw a market for them"? They saw the fan outcry, and realized that there was enough of a market for it.

    Now, I'm not saying that a petition for this is going to do... anything. At all. They never do. But Hasbro is capable of listening to the fans.

    This doesn't help OP in the slightest since... his solitary opinion isn't worth much. Unless Hasbro is desperately trying to think of redeco possibilities and can't think of anything and is going to the boards for ideas which... is not likely.
     
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    Prime FE was a mistake in Hasbro's part, but there was no fan outcry for GDO got it released here.
     
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    Interesting idea! I hope hasbro makes one for your sake!
     
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    That would be a great remold, but

    Maybe repetition is key to getting it to sink in.

    No internet petition for Hasbro to make toys has EVER worked. EVER. EVER.














    EVER.
     
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    Unless you can show me a press release or something similar from Hasbro in which they admit they released them because of the fans, I don't believe that for a second.
     
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    If fans yelling about wanting stuff actually did something, the last of Animated would have been released in the US, and we'd all have yellow Hydrodive Bumblebees, voyager Thundercrackers, Blackouts, and non-metallic Wingblade Primes using the modified deluxe mold. We don't. Those are molds that they planned to release in decos they planned to release, and nothing happened despite massive fan outcry for them.

    This is asking for all new tooling/design work, when that's usually done during initial development of a figure since they plan ahead for that stuff.

    It's not happening unless they already planned to do it.
     
  13. Aernaroth

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    Someday a petition will work and our minds will be blown. Of course it'll take forever since most of the "let's make a petition" threads never actually yield a petition in the first place.
     
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    All these flashbacks about thundercracker....heh...
     
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    I don't see it happening. Just make a custom!
     
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    As neat as it'd be.
    This thread won't do anything to get it made, I'm very sorry, but that's it.
    I appreciate that passion, it's just not gonna do anything.
    Though, it would be really cool. :D 
     
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    Seems like a sensible suggestion they are very similar to each other perhaps they even have a particular relationship to each other like Skyquake and Dreadwing do. he might even be seen as a foreshadow of Beast Hunters perhaps.

    Considering that Takara is releasing a Videogame colour version of Thundertron (asuming that Lio Prime isn't that already) perhaps the place to ask is in Japan not America.
     
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    Petitions Do Nothing.

    Enjoy waiting your time. :lol 
     
  20. Shatterpoint

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    New mold or bust.