The G1-Focused Masterpiece Speculation Thread

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

  1. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    What do you guys think the realistic chances of v2's of Hot Rod are? I totally get Rodimus happening, when it does, but Hot Rod?

    Wondering about picking up MP28 finally...

    Whilst I'm at it...what about Tracks? I can grab toyhax for the flame effect. Other than the wings not being perfect, what else is there to warrant a v2? And would TT bother?
     
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  2. lord ginrai

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    Definitely want them to take another stab at Hot Rod. The Studio Series figure introduced a lot of neat engineering and I think they'll be able to create a really remarkable figure with a bigger budget and at a bigger size.

    As for Tracks, articulation is quite lacking. Yes, the butterfly shoulder joints are neat but his knees and elbows are very restricted. Proportions on his arms are also a little weird with very short biceps and long forearms. That and the lack of exchangeable faces would be the main reason for a redo, IMO.
    I don't think TT will release another Tracks anytime soon, but with how unpredictable they are it's impossible to be sure :p 
     
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  3. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    MP toon fans: I said cartoon Rodimus.....

    :p 

    Whilst that is impressive in some ways it will stick out like a sore thumb amongst the pure cartoon aesthetics of today. Good idw Roddy tho? Or a more g1 toy looking varient minus the battlestation.
     
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  4. Nova Maximus

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    I must find this season 1 head.
    Cause this aint it.
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    It's more of if you're going for a Studio OX/pre-inferno looking MPs. Cause IDW Hot Rod only looked like G1 Hot Rod in Phase 1, while IDW Rodimus was a pretty decent change.
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  5. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    I would live to hope they would sneak in a Rodimus, Galvatron, or Magnus next year as the "surprise release" for the anniversary, but sadly I thinks thats Cliffjumper. They've got 2 really big releases on the horizon we know about and none of those would make sense. Add in well probably lose a spot next year to at least one BW figure and I think by the end of next year, they're start slow- walking MP Armada Prime.

    Which sucks because after watching episodes on YouTube nothing would be better to me than Hoist and Trailbreaker.
     
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    I prefer season 1 animation head, I was disappointed how it turned out on MP-44.

    I’m surprised we haven’t seen 3rd Party upgrades so we have more headsculpt options.
     
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    I always like the head Toei sometimes drew in Season 2, that was like a mix of his more blocky S2/Movie head and his S1 rounded head. It was very similar to the one Takara drew on MP-44's concept drawings.
    Takara3.jpg
     
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  8. SunSwipe5

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    Just waiting for TT to Officially announce MP CJ.

    I have zero doubt MP Jazz is inevitable.

    MPs of Blaster, TB, and Mirage are most likely just a matter of time.

    I do think MP V2 Sideswipe is a given, as well as a V2 of Soundwave.

    MP Galvatron, I'd buy.
    I'd instantly pass on another Hot Rodimus, or Kup. Disclaimer: I'm not a fan of the gawdawful 86 movie. However, there are a few characters I'd buy MPs of.
     
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    That's the one, OX. I always get them mixed up lol
     
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    And yet MP40 exist...
     
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    So, in a quick recap (in pink the anime appearing ones):

    This year:
    - Thundercraker
    - Skywarp
    - Skids
    - Reboost

    Next year:
    - Nightshadow
    - Senator Crosscut
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    Raiden (x6)
    - Cliffjumper (well, there is a finished prototype)
    - Skyfire (?)

    2022 is already packed, in January there is nothing (a reprint, maybe?).
     
  12. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    MP32 reissue in June, not saying there couldn't be another release May and June but well be in the 2nd half of the year before we probably see something. I was really hoping we would get CJ or a Raiden train before the summer started. Not a total waste if they include in some reissues during that period. Mp44 and MP 47 off the top off my head.
     
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    I don't remember if a TT Mall exclusive or a reissue can be sold the same month of a brand new release, i remember (but not sure) that the first could be.
     
  14. lord ginrai

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    No news in Japan from TT regarding a reissue MP Primal yet.
    Could be a Hasbro Asia reissue, so it might not have any effect on other MP releases next year.
    Figure King comes out next monday, but I think we might need to wait until WonFes online on October 9 for some MP news.
     
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  15. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Double releases in a month have happened, just not very often. Pretty sure the 32 reissue was released the same month as 20+ and MP10 and MP 13 were reissued the same month as MP36, Shockwave/ Ramjet comes to mind too so not impossible .

    Pretty sure this will be a full reissue, his price is pretty nuts in Japan and honestly this was an announcement I was expecting because of the anniversary, maybe that Lio repaint and finally something new. I think the lineart days are over so like @lord ginrai said we probably wont see anything till the wonderfest or a little later. It's also the Haslab project and I expect they dont want to pull attention from that.
     
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  16. stevej

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    Held off on MP-44 so I'm really hoping for a reissue - hopefully with the knee mechanism fixed. Hell, make it a toy accurate + release and I'd also be tempted.
     
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    No rumblins' of a Datsun 2.0 mold, right?

    I think I'd like to pick up Smokescreen+, but not if they announce new Datson molds the following week. LOL
     
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    I think there’s a good chance but Rodimus I think would take priority as it needs a do over more IMO.

    If all that was needed was just using hard plastic for the lower knee stoppers instead of soft plastic, I figure it’s only a matter of time before we see it.

    However the fact that it’s yet to be rereleased is a surprise to me.
     
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    Honest believing, i think that the only 2.0. version that are on the table are:
    - Soundwave + cassetticons (almost certainly)
    - Grimlock (almost certainly)
    - Red Alert (not soon, almost)
    - Sideswipe (not soon, almost)
    - UltraMagnus (a a very faded perhaps)
    - Hot Rodimus (a a very faded perhaps)

    So i'ld say grab Smokescreen + without esitation
     
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  20. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    I just want a reveal, something we haven’t seen would be great but I’m thinking they pushed the Seekers out so they could go with Skyfire next. He’s the only leak we haven’t seen and there’s always Shin’s mystery MP.
     
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