Should hasbro make generic weapons for figures?

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  1. TheSpartanD

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    We need at least two stealth repaints this year!


    But seriously, weapon packs sound like a great idea.
     
  2. TheSpartanD

    TheSpartanD Minicon Orphanage Owner

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    Edit: woops, double post

    Also general items such as briefcase for Brainstorm would be great
     
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    I would love to see this idea come to fruition. Packs of Generic gang-molded single-color plastic weaponry/Accessories to arm my toy robots would be a killer idea. I know Hasbro has done it numerous times for the GI Joe lines (Though I haven't seen a GI Joe on store shelves since early last year) They don't have to be complicated or part of some Gimmick like Arms Micron (Clever Idea, poor execution) Hell, they don't even need to transform or become part of anyone's altmode, Just simple blasters or clip-on things,
     
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    A targetmaster is a minicon just called a different name.The minicons alt mode is a gun.
    The minicon is a mini transformer,and the minicons in the legends packs are just triple changers.The minicons that combin into a weapon are combiner minicon weaponizers.(god I hate those past ones they had)They might make some that work better in the next wave that comes out if ever) Along the route of the armed microns. The minicons that combine into a robot are minicon combiner robots, and headmasters are just minicons with transformer exosuits.(I think so how else could the botcon scopinoc inherate the body from his father) I like the targetmasters ther're cool they should make more, and as I pointed out a minicon is just a mini transformer an arms micron is just a different term for a minicon.minicon is the robot targetmaster is the type of robot/minicon that it is.

    more targetmaster minicons and maybe make swords kinda like what third partys are doin!
    I'd be pleased with hasbro.
     
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    A Brainstorm briefcase would be neat. That's more of an accessory for an individual instead of a generic one.
     
  7. Mr. Chaos

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    I have said for a long time Hasbro needs to do weapons packs on their website and do theme months... like for Halloween have the Slasher Set which would be a machete, a chainsaw, a hook, and a pitchform, then the next month have a gun set, then a sword set, so on.
     
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    Just got some Gundam build weapon pack to see if the fit with some of my displayformers.

    I can forsee swapping the hammer on my Prime Ultra Magnus.
     
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    Change of mind. A non TakHas weapon have to fit on non Takhas figure.

    Just imagine you did not see that golden figure and start flaming me. The key point is you could use weapons from Gundam weapon kit to spice up your Transformer arsenal a little.

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    Sadly the plastic is a bit fragile. Broke the handle of the other claw due to my clumsiness and inexperience handling them. Did a little gold paint to make the yellow and grey bare plastic pop a little for the claw and the Buddha chain.
     

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    Don't waste precious plastic crack. Make MORE bots not parts/accessories/weapons.

    The biggest selling point is having two toys in one. How convincing those two are key.

    You guys can raid the barbie doll section for accessories or something. :D 

    See people.

    Go straight, go right on middle section then first aisle on the left and don`t come back peeps.


    True Heroes still has weapon packs for sale, I think. So did Ninjago.

    Not sure how well they did.

    Again, there's awalys the barbie section for these peeps if ever.
     
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    Ever since Hasbro released the "upgrade" kits within the Star Wars: the Phantom Menace line, I thought: "Hey, why not do the same for the Transformers?"

    I'd love to see some weapon packs become available for the CHUG figures. Give each weapon's handle peg a partial 4mm peg, should make it compatible w/ most (if not all) of the CHUG figures.
     
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    the construct bots line was a perfect platform for weapons packs. was. any set could have had extra weapons added easily. repaints of previous 5mm weapons from throughout the line's history could have been thrown in. really would have liked to have seen targetmaster / arms microns / minicons included with some.

    still, any weapons / accessory packs would be nice. radar dishes, antennas, etc, for metroplex and other basebots would be nice. 3mm clip weapons and 3mm post weapons for cyberverse, action masters, and scramble city bots, too.