The G1-Focused Masterpiece Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Sam

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    There's no reason for MP-25+ to come with a toy-accurate face plate, since + releases are supposed to emphasise the cartoon looks. That's like expecting 17+ or 18+ to come with their toy-accurate launchers.

    Anyway I think Tracks is accurate enough to the cartoon that he won't ever get a + version, nevermind the supposed success of the original release. I never understood why they gave his Autobot insignia a black outline, though.

    If Tracks had sold better I would predict a reissue to coincide with the release of Blaster - and actually that could still happen anyway. Don't forget they were the popular pair-up in the cartoon.

    20+, on the other hand, would work well with Hoist, right? Didn't they create the Aerialbots together? Definitely expecting some kind of + release at the end of this year, and I really hope it's Wheeljack.

    I wonder if they'd save Road Hauler until they want to tease the Constructicons? Not quite the same as releasing Blaster's cassettes before Blaster himself, but we still would then expect some kind of companions for our green construction vehicle.
     
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  2. lord ginrai

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    TT actually hasn't even officially announced him yet, as far as I know. They seem very last minute and not caring with the MPM stuff. But yeah, he hasn't been shown at all yet.
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Personally, I could care less about the toy face but it would be a nice sweetener. I was thinking the easiest way for them to introduce him with alien mask,somehow I dont his is going to come with someone else's. It would be an easy repaint and lets them release a copy with fixed legs and chest. While I think his paintjob is the best, the metallic blue isnt actually toon accurate based on what we have seen from newer bots.
    Even though its that I dont think its enough connection with Hoist, unless they are releasing Superion soon for that connection. Barring Grimlock , Perceptor or Windcharger, some early arkbot makes the most sense.
     
  4. Sam

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    As long as TT understand that Wheeljack is most in need of the + treatment then I don't care who they 'pair' him with. I'd like a 17+, would love an 18+, but doesn't mean I think they should pair them with Trailbreaker, unless that means

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    that Jazz is next!

    I actually hope the + line is successful enough that they don't need to keep pairing the releases up at all.
     
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  5. Sam

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    Hmm

    Wonder Festival [Winter] Takaratomy booth

    ワンダーフェスティバル 2018【冬】 トランスフォーマー情報|トランスフォーマーオフィシャルサイト|タカラトミー

    In the product exhibition section, in addition to conducting a ban on lifting the "Movie New Series" and the fastest exhibition in Japan, the first show of "POWER OF THE PRIMES" that has been reserved beginning in December, new products of "That series" will also be on display is!
    In addition, "Chronological movie diorama" exhibited at the One Fest site in the summer also newly created "MV 4 & 5" newly.
    It is a must-see as it has become the quality as if you jumped out of the movie scene this time too! It's a must-see!
    We will also display the standing statements of popular characters in other movies, so please take a picture with us!



    Does 'That series' refer to Masterpiece? Or something else? It fucking better!
     
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  6. deathsheadII

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    no something else
     
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    Yep, no mention of MPs in there.

    As we gear up to the release of the Bumblebee movie my expectations are currently at zero for this year. Only way I can be sure not to be disappointed.

    Of course the naive, optimistic side of my brain already has a space on the shelf for an MP Trailbreaker. You know, hedging my bets and that.
     
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    G1 ***crickets*** :cry :cry 

    Well, at least FT announced their Blurr.
     
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    For G1 MPs this year, I wouldn't worry unless we're getting into May and there are still crickets. Inferno and Sunstreaker were both revealed in May, iirc, for December release.

    Hey, @HolyCulture , are you kidding around? Because I'd wondered a while back if this long G1 lull was part of a plan to prepare us for Constructicons.
     
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  10. Prime135

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    I mean...there was that rumor regarding a long haul prototype sround the time Megatron was revealed...and I did hear as much from optibotimus at a con last summer.
     
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  11. lord ginrai

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    What do you think they might be referring to?
     
  12. Brum Bot

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    I’ve learnt now to expect the worst, on MP reveals, as opposed to hoping for the best. That way I can’t be disappointed!
     
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    Prime135 Cyber Planet Key holder for "This Land"

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    It’s either masterpiece or power of the primes. It depends on how you read the statement.
     
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    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    Yo. I’m just an American that lives in Korea. Zero contacts here. The entire population couldn’t care less about G1 here in Korea. Very rare. That being said I have no sources at all. I chat with @TCracker quite a lot. Nice guy but he doesn’t talk gossip and I don’t ask. So my Constructicons theory is only wishful thinking. I’m wishing real hard though haha
     
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    @TCracker got any info to share (good bad or otherwise, really don’t care at this point).
     
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    OOooooh thanks! Looks much better than UT Buzzing. In my 3P MP buying spree the past couple of weeks, I almost bought the UT one. But the aesthetics were just too far off. This dude looks much better.

    Thread for those who want to talk about it: FansToys ft39 Jabber

    Thanks for the heads up, HandlesIT :) 
     
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    :lol  Masterpiece is now just referred to as "That Series."

    I mean I sometimes refer to my wife as "that woman" but never in her presence! :confused2 
     
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  18. Sam

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    The fact that it's in speech marks means "that series" can't refer to Power of the Primes, which was mentioned just before.

    Still, doesn't mean we'll see anything brand new.

    @Dean ML it saddens me to think we won't get a new G1 release until December, but you're right even an Ocober release could be revealed in March.
     
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  19. Dean ML

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    Yeah, iirc we've had a Feb reveal or two before for release around Oct. Fingers crossed!
     
  20. Sam

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    Hell, it's a while ago now but I'm pretty sure MP-17 was released in September but announced in March (maybe teased in February).