Prototypes or Concepts That You Wish Got Made

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Star Saber, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Insane Galvatron

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    He appears to have more articulation. At the very least, elbow joints.


    I would love to see more pics of that Arcee. From all angles, and maybe even a half way transformed shot or two. I'd render in in CAD and print it in Shapeways.
     
  2. Steevy Maximus

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    In 1999, Hasbro launched a website called "Hasbrocollectors.com", to provide figures and products tailered to the adult collector.
    The big offering for them was Japanese Beast Wars figures, pretty much everything that didn't get repainted from the US (or ended up released in the US like the BW Neo villians as part of Beast Machines).

    The entire thing lasted less than a year because of weak sales. That and the complete failure of the GI Joe Direct to Consumer line basically killed a LOT of Hasbro's interest in dealing directly with collector products.
     
  3. Star Saber

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    Interesting :)  It'd probably be a whole lot diff story if Hasbro did it now. A lot of collector shops are bringing in huge amounts of Japan exclusive merchandise, it'd be interesting if Hasbro did that again, with lower prices than the collector shops.

    Anyway kinda straying from the thread topic, are there still any notable prototypes or designs that fellow fans wish got made?

    I'm taking a look at the Generations book, lots of interesting characters from G1 like Hyperdrive would've been interesting to see in toy form. Would probably be nice to see em as Botcon exclusives or retools.
     
  4. Soundwinder

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    Oh!

    Titanium Soundblaster... though largely for the Ravage that would've come with Soundblaster. Sure, the Soundwave mold was a turd, but maybe they would've improved it (making the legs actually work, I can make do with the giant crotch) but Laserbeak was excellent, and Ravage could've been awesome as well. Plus I like the Soundblaster colors.

    Plus, it would've been the first time since G1 we would've gotten swappable SW minions.

    http://tfwiki.net/w2/images2/7/70/Titanium_soundblaster.jpg

    Seriously, if that's any indication he stands better than my Titanium SW ever did, like they fixed the problem with his leg extensions.
     
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    Animated Hot Shot

    Animated Goldfire Grimlock
     
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    Generations/Classics Cosmos?? When did we see pics of that one?
     
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    Awwww...That's harsh. At least he had 2 points of articulation. He could have had 0 like the battlechargers.
     
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    All the Animated figures. Especially the repaints that were even featured on cards & boxes of ones that were released (Thundercracker, Wasp). :( 
     
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    I would like Hasbro to buy the right from impossibletoys to make their Arcee. Make it affordable and maybe finetune the design. I like that one very much. Maybe bring out a complete female line. So many bad stuff is being made. do something good as a toy and for the fans.

    Real nice skyfire would be cool too.
     
  12. Star Saber

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    Hasbro supposedly has Arcee in the works. As for Skyfire, they have tried :)  Henkei Skyfire is probably one of the best interpretations of a TF ever.
     
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    Found this pic of Monster Truck Optimus Prime:

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    Wow where is that from?
     
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    When it comes to toys, the only Prototypes I wish had been made into toys are those from Jurassic Park: Chaos Effect.

    When it comes to Transformers...I would have loved to see Transtech make it into a post Beast Machines toyline.
     
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    Transtech, the "lost" Animated toys and G1 Hyperdrive.

    Out of interest wouldn't mind the alternate Megabolt prototype that was kicking around a while back.