Post WFC-trilogy Generations Toylines Speculation

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by B-Fox, Apr 24, 2020.

  1. Optimalprimal

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    One of the cool things since WFC began is they've limited the redecos and went more towards shared engineering and retools. Hopefully that trend continues. However, looking at the list, there are several possible retools/reshells possible. Leaving aside the hope we all have that these are all done as new molds, if you HAD to have a mold share engineering or be reshelled or you would not get a character, which ones would you want and who would they be based off of?
    For me, the obvious would be Gears/Swerve off of Crankcase. A reshell, assuming shared engineering could work. I think they would do a new mold, which I would want, but just if they chose to go that route.
    Blitzwing into overcharge is a no brainer.
    Arcee into Flamewar.
    86 Rumble into Frenzy/Rewind/Eject.
     
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    Any word on the Energon Monsters? What do they look like? Are they Rock Lords with Energon crystals ?
     
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    SOON ILL HAVE YOU MURDER CONDOR
     
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    That or they are based on the Energon weapons from Transformers Energon.
     
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    why not both?
     
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    Like these guys? Or well, I’m seeing “Energon”, I’m hoping it’s a Terrorcon.
    Terrorcon (Energon) - Transformers Wiki
     
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    Hoping it's that. I'd be curious to see what a new Divebomb would look like; the Energon mold was really good.
     
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    Is there anything about whether the Studio Series Core Wheelie is the 86 movie or the Bay movies design?
     
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    No info yet.
     
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    My main concerns with whatever comes next is that the QC issues are kept to a minimum. There's no more excuses these days for Hasbro to be putting out shit figures when 3rd party companies are creating extravagantly awesome figures. Now I don't collect KO's but still the fact that I rarely here about QC issues from them while hearing about it more on Hasbros part is repulsive.
     
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    3rd parties don't have the same restrictions as Hasbro, and even then, there's been QC issues (Marine Commander/that Armada Optimus or whatever it's name was).

    Shit slips through the cracks sometimes. But comparing a mass retail line with limited budget to the limitless budget and time Third Parties have is ridiculous. It absolutely says "I don't know what I'm talking about".
     
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    Ok firstly, I never said that none of the 3rd party figures don't have QC issues. I said that I don't hear about problems as much from them like I do Hasbro. Secondly you clearly must not know anymore as me too appearantly because it seems you've missed all the QC issues from Earthrise, Studio Series, Kingdom and a bit from Siege. I said this once and imma say it again, there's no excuse for some of the problems with certain figures that Hasbro has with there recent toylines. It's borderline lazy and should be unacceptable. Lastly I'm pretty sure even 3rd parties have deadlines and budget limits too.
     
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    Outside of the issue with Galvatrons shoulders I cant recall any widespread QC issues from Kingdom. Of course shit does happen, but those are usually one-off issues that are bound to happen in mass retail. Any reputable place will send you a new copy or get you a refund.
     
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    Does Kingdom Tracks’ legs count as a widespread QC issue? I think there was also stuff with Cheetor’s beast mode neck breaking, and the tab for Blackarachnia’s chest snapping off.
     
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    Yeah, Tracks has that issue due to his pin being fired a couple millimeters off from being pegged in fully. Cheetor's neck is still an issue, Blackarachnia's tab though I think got fixed with a running change.
     
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    Not QC when the issue is the underlying engineering rather than the quality of the product
     
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    I saw a video that fixes the problem. The problem is it could potentially damage the figure. Is there another way?
    Oh, I see. Thank you!
     
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    I guess it’s not really Kingdom, but Fangry in the Buzzworthy set was a bucket of issues, right?
     
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    no it's bad design.
     
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    Oh my god please stop talking

    Awesome news and makes perfect sense. Pointblank is a great base mold for an Armada Blurr.
    Sounds like I couldn't find Armada Optimus in Miami because he's not going to be a Skullcruncher redeco but a Tigatron redeco! Huh? Huh?
     
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