The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. MissingSea

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    You mean 2010 Tomahawk into Rotorstorm like this Rotorstorm Bot (2).jpg

    Or Spinister's mold in Tomahawk's colours?
     
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  2. Seeaich

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    Parte ye Seconde! Or more contemporarily THIS^!
     
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  3. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    Well, THAT was underwhelming.

    I bloody KNEW they'd mold-force Rotorstorm from Spinister, the lazy sods. Not even a new head and more appropriate weapons. Bleh.

    Preordered a Guardian Drone set from In Demand, but if anyone else out there only wants the accessory pack I'm up for buying your drones when they turn up as I could only afford one preorder right now.

    Weird that there's no blast effects in the set considering what a hoo-hah they make about them as part of the line. Also, why is there so much stuff floating around right now with zero acknowledgment from Hasbro?
     
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    Because in the online world the smart businesses are fully engaged with asymmetrical marketing, running the game on multiple fronts, so you can never be sure what's a leak and what's smart "influencing"! :p 
     
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  5. Loosecannon

    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    I keep seeing the new G.I. joe figures...

    And I can’t ever remember feeling about this about a line. I have no link in any way to any of the heroes, but the villains? That’s a different story. Cobra Commander, Destro, Baroness, Serpentor, Storm Shadow - I would/am seriously tempted by it all. But the hero’s. Nope.

    You also have to consider my only real knowledge of Joe is from the TF comics.
     
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  6. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    By God, this is all the epic, loved the comic and Prime getting the moment he should have got in TFTM - if you’re going to kill off the John Wayne of the franchise, let him go out with a bang!!!

    Also was enabled on something other than plastic by @nice sideburns :

    0970B0E0-A34E-48E5-A687-EB2E96477A17.jpeg

    Hot Rod approves of the colour scheme.
     
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  7. motorthing

    motorthing One of these days.........

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    So still to go:

    Hubcap
    Greased Pits
    Exhaust
    Cyclonus
    The Coneheads
    Prowl/Arnhad
    Any other Datsun/Vanette
    The Crossovers.

    That's a expensive list of stuff we might have expected to make a dent in today.......that we haven't.

    It's a long year in more ways than just the obvious.
     
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  8. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Well-Known Member

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    Still selling these guys if anyone is interested. Also on Ebay

    HFTD Starscream (USA Electronics) £45
    RID Megatron (Incomplete) £10
    Universe Powerglide (No electronics) £6
    ROTF Ravage & DOTM Laserbeak £15
     
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  9. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Given that the spinister mold is already out there, I'm sure there's already work beginning somewhere on a rotorstorm upgrade kit.

    Also, I have no connection to Centurion at all, so I think I'll be treating him as some bumbling, perpetually malfunctioning wheeljack creation that 'helps' around the lab.

    Just watched JoJo Rabbit, absolutely loved it.
     
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    Centurion's gonna be my stand-in SLAMMER until the official WFC:III Wave 1 Deluxe Modulator version blows the doors off of what the next chapter's Titan will be! :p 
     
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  11. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    Still stand by it being Tidalwave. Gotten flak for saying that I don’t think that Metroplex should take the spot next year even though Warden was salivating at the idea of giving him another go.

    Wonder who the next Commander will be? Should be a Decepticon I think. Maybe Overlord...it’d have to be top dog to consider replacing Carnifex
     
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    I expect Virtual SDCC will give us plenty more grist for the mill, or at least a hint like the Scorponok head & Trypticon Leg we've had before, it could even be something leftfield tied into TFTM/Unicron, maybe even Autobot City itself as a playset and/or given a robot mode?

    BTW something leftfield that Joe/Wrestling Fans might be interested in:
    SGT. SLAUGHTER joins Valaverse's ACTION FORCE!
     
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  13. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    I love my Rts Lugnut dearly, but my goodness I'd love a commander sized update... with proper colours!
     
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  14. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    Another good contender, I’d actually prefer him over Overlord oddly enough. Think he’d have more wide appeal due to Clobber being in Cyberverse.

    Dare I say Deathsaurus? Wonder what the chances are of a Generations Selects Commander class?
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Sgt Slaughter has got my.... attention! :lol 
     
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  16. Risk

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    What about
    With Siege Jetfire and Earthrise Slylynx retooled to be Selects Star Saber and Victory Leo along with a Selects Dinoking repaint of Titans class Monstructor for WFC Volume #03.
     
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  17. Loosecannon

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    How old is Metroplex now? 7 years?
    I wouldn’t mind a new version, would make it more different to Fort Max, but it would need to be Titan class. As long as they keep moving away from Combiners at that class size.

    Commander class?
    Yeah Overlord would be good. I actually wouldn’t mind some of the micromaster bases getting some love. Skystalker etc. I am more than happy with voyager Tidal Wave, so that would be an easy pass (and I don’t think Hasbro would take the risk on a non G1 character that the price point, maybe not even at leader size).
    Star saber and Leo convoy must be potentials given the later focus of some figures. If we can get star convoy then why not?
     
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  18. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    Probably wishful thinking, but I’d definitely be down for a Selects Starsaber if they did Deathsaurus in the mainline as the Commander.

    It’s gonna be kinda lame if we get another Ironhide or G1 style Optimus idk why they can’t got a bit crazy like they used to.

    The thing is he’s the only unique character they could plausibly do that isn’t a repaint of another mold, at least none that I think of. I stand by the fact that it cheats the character if he’s not a titan, Tidalwave should be big. Doesn’t have to even be Armada style they could do a G1 Barricade situation but I’d love a big Micromaster battleship/artillery base. He’d be amazing for Airwave and other Micromasters.
     
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  19. nemisispringer

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    I'm underwhelmed by todays reveals but tbh I'm glad as there's far too much coming all at once anyway.

    In for soundwave, cyclonus, prowl, ironhide, bluestreak, cone heads and the inevitable runabout and ratchet
     
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  20. Risk

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    I reckon they will do that New Rodimus fire engine truck that got cancelled back in the day. If they can somehow kill off Prime/Megatron and make way for the "new" leaders in Earthrise cartoon then who knows? Can they really improve on the Earthrise Optimus figure?
     
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