Should've, would've.......but they didn't

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by MetalStorm, May 27, 2014.

  1. MetalStorm

    MetalStorm Click Click Boom!

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    1,407
    Trophy Points:
    207
    Location:
    Richlands, North Carolina
    Likes:
    +1,110
    I know there have been several types of this thread, but I'm going to try to do something different.

    Should've- Pick a TF from any line that you believe should've been a different size (i.e Movie Blackout should've been a Leader)

    Would've- Pick a mold, any mold. It has to be toy that was available at mass retail, and suggest a new paint/tweak to change into another character (i.e Movie Armorhide into Beachcomber



    Here's mine:

    Should've- WFC Megatron should've got an upgrade to Voyager Class FoC and been tweaked to show off the changes between the two

    Would've- FoC Optimus Prime would've made a great Scourge/Nemesis Prime
     
  2. Chaos Prime

    Chaos Prime Combaticon

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Posts:
    6,327
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +1,054
    Should've- Beast Wars Transmetal II Megatron should've been the same size class as Optimal Optimus

    Would've- Wouldn't it have been great if I came up with a 'would've'?

    Can I play again later?
     
  3. Transmetal

    Transmetal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 27, 2007
    Posts:
    5,855
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Likes:
    +1,564
    Blackout, everybody knows he should be bigger

    ROTF Dirge, into G1 Slingshot repaint.
     
  4. thunder117

    thunder117 Magna Defender

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2013
    Posts:
    2,747
    Trophy Points:
    187
    Likes:
    +57
    Ebay:
    Should've - Evasion OP to leader, or Leader OP to voyager

    Would've - FE Leader Prime into Rodimus
     
  5. Risko_Vinsheen

    Risko_Vinsheen Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2009
    Posts:
    264
    Trophy Points:
    162
    Likes:
    +152
    Should've - Dark of the Moon Cyberverse Commander Guzzle to at least Deluxe, if not Voyager. Could maybe use some extra articulation but overall he's a great little figure that could be fun upscaled.

    Would've - Revenge of the Fallen Recon Ironhide (the one with all the guns) into Ironfist or Swindle. Either one would make perfect sense to have a crapload of weapons.
     
  6. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2006
    Posts:
    22,556
    News Credits:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +138
    DotM Voyager class Megatron SHOULD'VE been a Leader class figure.

    Prime Voyager Grimwing WOULD'VE made for a good RID Bruticus repaint.
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 OCP Police Crime Prevention Unit 001 Super Mod

    Joined:
    May 19, 2003
    Posts:
    49,686
    News Credits:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    447
    Likes:
    +2,293
    Twitter:
    Moved to Toy Discussion since it's about toys.
     
  8. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2002
    Posts:
    22,974
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Likes:
    +1,719
    Should have:

    i) Leader Class DOTM Megatron
    ii) Leader Class Shockwave
    iii) Leader Class The Fallen
    iv) Leader Class Grimlock's size should have been the same as previous movie Leader Class figure
    v) Voyager Class Evasion Optimus Prime should have been Leader Class
    vi) CHUG should have been more G1 inspired instead of IDW inspired
    vii) CHUG Trailbreaker/Hoist should have been bigger

    Would have: movie Dinobots in movie colour accurate colours - I know they look boring but I still...

    Can't think of any more for now.
     
  9. C310 Ginrai

    C310 Ginrai Moderator News Staff

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2013
    Posts:
    913
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Likes:
    +43
    A) CHUG Powerglide / Seaspray should have been deluxe size

    B) Generations Scourge or Stealth bomber Megatron into Depthcharge instead of Terradive
     
  10. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Oh no he's got to go! go go my budget!

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Posts:
    19,885
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +1,659
    should've Movie Voyager Blackout should have been leader class just to spare us all a crap ton of annoyance :lol 

    would've reissued WFC Megatron with the FOC toys as the current prices are crazy .
     
  11. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    26,915
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    472
    Location:
    Beneath the Loft, London, UK
    Likes:
    +15,479
    Ebay:
    Twitter:
    Haha, 'should've' started this in the right forum! :p 

    I frequently ask myself 'shoulda' when it comes to accessories. 'DotM Skyhammer should come with four missile launchers and a smaller gun' for instance.
     
  12. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Posts:
    6,264
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Likes:
    +388
    Should've- Prime Airachnid should have been designed as a Voyager from the start. I feel like a lot of her terrible design was based around the fact that she was stuck being made as a deluxe.
    Would've- The Universe Hound mold would've made a great Earth-mode Ironfist with a little remolding in the head.
     
  13. motorthing

    motorthing Carry on you Wayward Son

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2013
    Posts:
    16,697
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Location:
    Sarf Lunnun Tarn
    Likes:
    +31,360
    Shoulda: too many to pick just one but let's beat the deadest of the dead......FOC Onslaught as a Voyager Hasbro you cheap-ass chimps!


    Woulda: somebody gonna finally make that Cloud Rodimus outa Springa?
     
  14. Boy Blunder

    Boy Blunder Hasbrown'd

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2009
    Posts:
    5,343
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Likes:
    +97
    Should've: ROTF Springer in either Voyager or Leader-Class.

    Would've: A few, but I'm still steamed we never got TFA Voyager Thundercracker or Ramjet. (Or Slipstream, but that probably would've required a new mold)
     
  15. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm To Infinity - and Your Mom TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2003
    Posts:
    18,186
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    417
    Likes:
    +1,885
    Can't limit to just one:

    Shoulda:
    Beast Machines Nightscream and Rattrap to deluxe, Silverbolt to Mega

    I understand why they didn't, but a third to half of Animated would be nicer as bigger toys, given the "all Decepticons are big" nature of the cartoon.

    Woulda:
    Cybertron Hardtop/Swindle to Beachcomber
    Cybertron Snarl in BW Silverbolt colors
     
  16. JazzIsBack

    JazzIsBack Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2007
    Posts:
    1,867
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +469
    Shoulda: Universe Cheetor should've came with a gun, might only gripe with it

    Woulda: FOC Whirl shoulda been Rotorstorm
     
  17. twelvesam

    twelvesam Animated Jumpstarter

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2010
    Posts:
    517
    Trophy Points:
    132
    Likes:
    +78
    Ebay:
    Shoulda: Animated Lugnut should have been Leader-sized.

    Woulda: Prime First Edition Bulkhead woulda made a great Prime Ironhide.
     
  18. Mizzinno

    Mizzinno Merc With A Mouthplate

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2012
    Posts:
    4,541
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,446
    Should've: Gen Armada Starscream to Voyager

    Would've: Added more gold to YoTH to fet the full LD homage.
     
  19. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Pure Passion

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    24,061
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Likes:
    +17,490
    Should have- AOE Galvatron should have been a Leader
    Would have- The AOE Mass Release Leader mold should have been used to make the "Silver Knight" Optimus Prime... Being the superior mold.. And Hasbro knows this!

    Oh well, I'll just have to do it myself...
     
  20. Mizzinno

    Mizzinno Merc With A Mouthplate

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2012
    Posts:
    4,541
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,446
    He is?