The G1-Focused Masterpiece Speculation Thread

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

  1. Max Rawhide

    Max Rawhide Rollin' Rollin' Rollin' ... uh, never mind

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    So, they call it ML Skyfire and it's a cartoon character.
     
  2. Onilink

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    But then it should be 1:1 (with more articulation) to the original toy, not a MP

    (But G1 Jetfire is an american toy, Japan never see a G1 Jetfire, i think that will never happens, tbh)
     
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  3. Max Rawhide

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    Neither do I. But not because of Harmony Gold, because their claim only concerns Hasbro and the non-Japanese market.

    But at the same I wouldn't rule it out, because I do see ways in which it could happen. And without there being a Japanese G1 Jetfire (which is already a very valid reason why it won't happen), TT could go for a cartoon deco without breaking the identical to the G1 toy rule. So not impossible, but not even remotely likely (but in no way because of Harmony Gold).
     
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  4. lord ginrai

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    A Missing Link Jetfire is extremely unlikely simply because he was not released in the original line.

    Chances of seeing TT collaborate with Bandai in the Adamas Machina line are better, albeit still slim.
     
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    I'm the odd duck that thinks because it was never released makes it more likely. It literally is a " missing link". Its not Arcee or Unicron, this is a figure that just didnt get released in Japan

    More importantly it checks non-Transformers boxes
    Is it something desirable.....✅
    Will it sell well......✅
    Will it let them make money.....✅
    Will it create a big buzz.............✅
    Only question would be how much Bandai would want, but price wise it would probably come out a lot more feasible then in the Adamas line. Unless Bandai is charging and arm and a leg it makes more than enough sense for them to pursue the idea. Them again I'm not a Japanese company:( 



    Would they need Bandai in the Adamas line if they worked something out with Big West to make their own vf in a different scale. A 1/35ish VF would be pretty big though
     
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  6. lord ginrai

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    @Paco Grande Missing Link Minibots on the correct YouTube channel now:
     
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    Gearing myself for the disappointment of not getting a MP Cliffjumper announcement next month:( 

    Also hoping Black Ironhide is Stepper instead:bowdown: 
     
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  8. Onilink

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    Mpm Bumblebee, imho

    Then Godbomber, finally
     
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    I’m certain nobody at Takara pays any attention to Western message boards.
     
  10. Verno

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    They use our BW size chart.
     
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  11. SunSwipe5

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    Takara needs to finish the Ark crew before venturing into all the other universes. There are, at least, three very prominent Ark crew remaining: Jazz, CJ, and Mirage.
     
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    Given the Cliffjumper mockups we've seen, I think we're either very very close to he and Jazz finally coming our way, or it will never happen. All or nothing style.

    For a long time, I honestly didn't know that we'd ever see Mirage, but Ligier seems to be active and in control of the brand, so it may just be that he'd a character Takara kept in their back pocket in case of Jazz release issues unless the 'Citanes' label has caused issues or is too clearly close to 'Gitanes'. I really just want that damn MP at this point. He can't be that hard to design.
     
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    I think Id prefer if they wrapped Mirage up pretty quick after Jazz. Ono mentioned there were plenty of cars left, so not really a need to stretch this out. You've got several 2.0s, omnibots, Masterforce,Stunticons, and possibly RID to give you licensed cars.
     
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    And Windcharger. And Relector. (And then I’m done!)
     
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    If we don't get G1 MP Jazz but they release an MPM Porsche branded Mirage, Prowl will lose his title to me as intergalactic table flipping champion.:mad: 

    I am the Empress of Petty Vindictiveness :cool: 
     
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  16. Optimus Prime23

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    We need ALL of the rest of the Autobots and Decepticons from Seasons 1-3:

    Mirage
    Jazz
    Cliffjumper
    Huffer
    Brawn
    Gears
    Windcharger
    Hauler
    Reflector
    The Dinobots
    The Constructicons
    The Insecticons
    The Rainmakers
    Bitstream
    Sunstorm
    Nacelle
    Hotlink (all the jets that attacked Wheeljack and Bumblebee in the pilot episode with flamethrowers)
    Warpath
    Cosmos
    Beachcomber
    Powerglide
    Seaspray
    Perceptor
    Blaster
    Eject
    Rewind
    Steeljaw
    Ramhorn
    Omega Supreme
    The Aerialbots
    The Protectobots
    Ramjet
    Dirge
    Thrust
    Astrotrain
    Blitzwing
    The Stunticons
    The Combaticons
    Elita One and The Female Autobots
    Kup
    Springer
    Blurr
    Wheelie (yes, even Wheelie)
    Wreck-Gar and The Junkions
    Sky Lynx
    Broadside
    Sandstorm
    Swerve
    Tailgate
    Outback
    Pipes
    The Throttlebots
    The Technobots
    Metroplex
    Trypticon (yes, I'm being ambitious with these two)
    Behold...Galvatron!
    Scourge The Tracker and his Huntsmen The Sweeps
    Cyclonus The Warrior and his Armada
    Ratbat
    Overkill
    Slugfest
    Octane
    Runabout
    Runamuck
    The Predacons
    The Terrorcons
    The Quintessons


    Damn, I didn't realize how many more we're missing. I typed out most by memory, but still had to look up some that I forgot (thanks, TFWiki.net!)
     
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  17. Seth Sunthay

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    Only announcement soon is God Bomber i'm sure, as it was hinted in the Figure King magazine.
     
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    Personally, I’d be happy to finish the S1-S2 cast with a couple of sneak-throughs like the cassettes for Blaster. I’ve always thought it was weird that we’re expected to consider season 3 as part of the same era as 1-2. It’s very different, and an almost totally different cast (if only by Grimlock’s Barney-ized presence).
     
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    Anybody taking odds on what leaks in the next couple of days? Im willing to bet on the 40th anniversary Bee for starters, but Im not sure if that would prevent an MP reveal, besides maybe the Ironhide repaint.

    Who am I kidding I just want them to get to this Predaking, so I can find out its fully transformable but 6 inches.:banghead: 
     
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  20. lord ginrai

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    Yeah I agree, TF40A Bee and/or Adamas Machina Rodimus seem likely. Also dunno if that would mean no MPG announcement, or if they're feeling generous.
    As usual, I'll just keep my expectations low.

    Definitely keen to find out where they go with AM Predaking as well!