TFcon Toronto 2019 July 12–14 w/ Michael Chain Bob Budiansky Stephen Keener Ron Friedman Blu Mankuma

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by Super_Megatron, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    Can't wait for these two to come out, their first two headmasters were both phenomenal with fascinating transformations (especially Chromedome)
     
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    I don't disagree with your selections, but what makes you think MMC OM will do Autobot cassettes before a Blaster?

    For my money, I'd also like to see someone tackle the Omnibots from G1, Runabout and Runamuck, and even Throttlebots. I have some of the WJ OS Throttlebots, and I love 'em, but know they're not everyone's cup of tea.
     
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  3. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Huh.... lately I’d been kind of regretting not getting Stray when he was available. Looks like I’ll get another chance!

    Of the other new stuff, Ratbat is the most interesting reveal to me. Still looking forward to FH Minerva, Iron Factory Magnus and Soundwave, and MMC Guzzle, too.
     
  4. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Pepperidge Farm remembers TFW2005 Supporter

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    A few reasons:
    1. They've already done several cassettes (three distinct molds plus multiple repaints of them) so they have the engineering and tooling expertise and it would be less costly to continue on that path vs switching to a full-size MP figure
    2. They've already shown 2D drawn designs for the Autobot cassettes (first revealed around last Fall's TFCon)
    3. There's already an MP Blaster (KFC Transistor) out there, so there's no sense of urgency to do a Blaster
    4. People want the cassettes to complete their Season 2 / Movie collections so the demand is higher for the cassettes. Many people are happy with Transistor (I'm not one of them but I recognize I'm in the minority that would like a better MP Blaster).
    5. No one is happy with the crappy KFC microcassettes. The quality was atrocious, plus those are intended to scale in their tape mode to fit in the chest of an MP Blaster/Soundwave where the cassettes MMC is doing are sized for their alt modes, which is a scale for those figures that is completely missing from the MP figure universe outside of what MMC has done with Jaguar, the birds, and the Frumble pair.
     
  5. XXLMagnus

    XXLMagnus King of Kings

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    Yo this shit looks disappointing AF ... where the hell are the 3P big boys, MT and FT? This shit so far has a flea market for geeks feel, not digging it at all ... womp
     
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  6. myrrh

    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    DECEPTICONS FOREVER!
    ...all the MMC reformatted figures are nominally CHUG scale, although their car-bot standard is closer to voyager than deluxe size...
     
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  7. Esquilax79

    Esquilax79 Decepticon Cassette

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    Ravage!!!   I was hoping to see Ismenios Upgrade color pics though. 
     
  8. RobotKnight95

    RobotKnight95 Unamused and Insane

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    Is Ratbat a retool of their Wing? Also how long before Scourge retool?
    [​IMG]
     
  9. transform75

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    Nice surprise for ravage and upgrade kit.
    Still would have loved an updated strike with beast machines colors

    And since they finish the DJD , I hope for the guiding hand with ring, Pharma and tyrest. The maleficence can be an accessory :) 
     
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    Who is Athena supposed to be?
     
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  11. tonto Blackadder

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    Minerva, from Super-God Masterforce.
     
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    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    ....oooOOOOoooh, that's a very old preliminary design!..interesting to see how much the figure evolved before final release...
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    ...anyway, yes, ratbat appears to be a retool of both wing and drift...
    [​IMG]
     
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    Nice idea making a pseudo IDW Ravage + Beast Wars ravage. Thats a buy for me, but the rest aside from the Armada Prime render are uninteresting 
     
  14. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    The MMC tapes aren't chest cavity compatible

    The KFC one is perfect anyway imo, great looking with a fantastically fun transformation
     
  15. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    The former was also released
     
  16. octobotimus

    octobotimus Decepticon Intelligence

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    Love mmc, but that bruticus is laughably bad looking.
     
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    Markatron MarKreations Studios

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    When are we gonna see official Takara and Hasbro stuff, and other third party stuff?
     
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    worldsgreatest Well-Known Member

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    This isn't an officially licensed convention so there will be no Hasbro presence.
     
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    Friendross Well-Known Member

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    Fuck yes. Fanstoys bringing the slides
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