SG Goldbug

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jun 22, 2021.

  1. ArkinDotWav

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    Every single one of these had the Sideswipe silhouette before they were revealed. It's just a placeholder image. The same silhouette was used for Galactic Odyssey and we never got the Sideswipe mold there
     
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    Looks cool, but after seeing how tiny the mold is, no way am I paying $30 for an almost core class figure.
     
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    They could\'ve remold/repaint the runamuck/runabout mold into gold bug
     
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    Aberration Templar Rodimus

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    I know it's nitpicky, but I wish they'd used a "purplier" purple on the faction symbol. What's here looks almost silver, like what the movie and Animated lines have done, so it doesn't instantly scream "Shattered Glass" if you don't know the character already.

    Add me to the list of people wanting the G1 version.
     
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    I LOVE IT!! I’d prefer Non-Shattered Glass, but Ive always loved the colors so i’m ok with this. I may just slap a G2 Autobot sticker on him.
     
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    Personally I prefer it to be the way it is now because it works better with the mirror universe concept in my opinion.

    Why would you say sideswipe is next? Based on leaks it should be Jetfire
     
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    Not for me but a well put-together figure, though if the rumoured modern-line regular/G1 homage Goldbug figure still happens I'm now hoping he has a different head. Don't get me wrong, the new head is almost exactly right for SG 'Bug but it's not a great OG1 Goldbug head IMHO.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    I really hope shattered glass jetfire is the commander class version, and still includes the flipable chest part
    so he can stay a heroic decepticon
     
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    I have enough faith in the userbase to not use blue text, lol.
     
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    Since Bugbite, and SG Goldbug are \"evil\" versions of BB, no way Volkswagon would allow it. If we got a regular Heroic Autobot Goldbug VW might be ok, but in order to make it work, it would have to have the head as shown in this new SG toy, and a vac chrome body (kind of like G2 BB), which I dont think Hasbro is wanting to do anymore. any actual gold paint apps they use would fall flat IMHO. 
     
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    So, he rose in the Autobots ranks and his reward was to look like Cliffjumper? I'm not interested in the figure because I don't collect SG, but it looks nice.
     
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    The gold paint on this figure looks shiny and fly as hell. It could absolutely work for a standard Goldbug.
     
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    OOOOOH! That looks good! My only micro-gripe is that Goldbug is using Cliffjumper's hood and trunk tooling. Goes to show that VW really has that Beetle appearance on lockdown...
     
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    That clears things up. Thanks!
     
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    It looks great but the normal Goldbug head colour doesnt really fit the colour scheme for this tbh.
     
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    Okay, it's safe to assume that Shattered Glass Rodimus from the Studio Series Hot Rod is going to be a reality. They probably didn't want two characters sharing the same mold, especially if Goldbug wouldn't need the Matrix accessory parts. As much as I'd rather them use Earthrise Sunstreaker for SG Goldbug (Sports car mode is the closest thing to the Cybertron Hot Shot mold as we could feasibly get with pre-existing molds) I guess this is alright. Just alright...
     
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    So if I did a headswap with Hubcap i would still have to paint him gold? Man, Hasbro, i don't want to go through all that nonsense.
     
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    Sg Goldbug isn't supposed to be a vw beetle anyway
     
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    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Looks cool but will wait for a non-SG Goldbug with the Beetle body and SG head sculpt hopefully.
     
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    Ah, my mistake. I am not as familiar with the SG characters. What I should've said is "I'm desperately hoping there will be a regular retail Goldbug release and if it uses this mold and the head looks like that, I'll be disappointed."
     
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    That's not a Goldbug I'll ever be interested in, easiest of passes. I imagine this will be available potentially even longer than some of the others. I can't say I'll be sad if this line bombs out hard, it just takes random crap and packages it as if it's creative.
     
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    Looks a lot like a lambo to me... or MAYBE hound.