The G1-Focused Masterpiece Speculation Thread

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

  1. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    The whole Cliffjumper situation is weird, we've now seen multiple copies and versions leak and it's still like whatever. Loosing track of one mold is one thing but multiple copies of a figure you haven't announced yet is just weird. Maybe they're using this to plug a leak? There were some comments about something happening over there with one of the designers but they didn't go to far into depth.
     
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    If they stick with the 30 cm scale for combiners, i totally see a Sky Lynx and an Omega Supreme in the MPG(iant) Line.
    Just give us also the normal MP minifigures for display and scale.
     
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  3. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    I think Raiden is more an outlier because of the train size but say 36-42 cm (14-15.5 in) as the average height, I think Omega is definitely possible , especially with minifigures and in essence it's a pretty simple design. Everybody would tower over Raiden , but I think you would have stubby combiner at 11-12 inchs for everyone else.
     
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    Onilink Well-Known Member

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    It really depends how takara wants to deals with partsforming.
    3p combiner components are oversize (all of them), so MMC height is out of question, then there is the proportions and articulation question.
    For example, a scramble city combiners should have been made from an OP sized bot, and 4 Sideswipe sized bot. Devastator has the LongHaul legs problem, that could means a totally different and new transformations for the torso robots, just to move mass to the body. This could (i'm speculating, all in all) a not so big combiner... 32, 33 cm? Sure. More? I hope, but i have my doubts.
     
  5. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    So only one additional page for MP Shouki, its a good chance he's not the big release for this year. Nornally that big release gets big coverage. Means I still can have some hope they reveal Rodimus,Galvatron, or Jazz for 2022.
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    So for future MP Speculation
    Thundercracker bio: Scourge
    Skids bio Insecticons,Blitzwing
    Reboost bio: Cosmos,Tailgate.
    Spinout and another repaint mentioned the Warudars, but that's pretty generic.
     
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    My speculations:
    - Scourge (TC bio and upcoming movie)
    - Rhinox (Upcoming movie)
    - Cyclonus (SW? bio)
    - Skyfire (Surprise?)
    - Jazz (revealed with Cliffjumper)
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    That Reboost bio was so batsh!t, there has to be plans for Cosmos and Windcharger. XTB did a good job on theirs but I prefer for my minibots to be mini.
     
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    I'm going to read that then!
     
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    Is that bio in the reboots thread?
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Yup, it's long and makes absolutely no sense:lol 

    Think they had a wheel with parts of the bio on it and spun it.
     
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    Maximus Danz Trying to achieve something

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    These bios make me think they just have an A.I. with a bunch of TF lore installed on it and for the Diaclone boys they just hit the randomizer button.
     
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    I read it and boy it was really stupid. The mail away form for the omnibots had a better, more succinct back story for those characters, than this stupid thing. That said, I’m still getting Reboost and don’t really care about the lore, the figure is good enough for me.
     
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    Probably would have been great in a Legends comic book, maybe they will do some more. Some of Nightbird's is obviously going to be based off some of her Legend appearances.
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Having Skids in hand and seeing his simple transformation, wonder if it isn't off to expect a Tracks 2.0 with a simple transformation. The biggest issues are the lackluster articulation and the wonkiness of the chest arms. A redo of Tracks to fix those issues,I would be fine with, I really wouldn't like to see the Skids approach carried over to Jazz or Mirage.
     
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    Isn't Tracks already very simple? I'd rather have him be complicated and toon accurate. Perhaps even with a toon alt mode instead of the Corvette.
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Yeah, Tracks is pretty simple now, but seeing the reaction to Skids they could probably do a less complex than Sunstreaker/Hound 2.0. I would like a newer Tracks, right now he's the weakest to me because of his issues, but with all the other options on the table, Im fine with them not going him the full treatment to get a new one.
     
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    Ahh I understand. Me personally I would like a Tracks who is on par with Sunstreaker.
     
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    Just thinking... Shouki defeated Sound Blaster in Takara photodrama... Could the next MPG be a Decepticon combiner component?
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    I personally think it confirms Soundblaster v2 (and by extension, Soundwave v2)...
     
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