Unreleased Universe 1.0 Motormaster (G1 Thunder Clash Redeco) Color Sheet

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Veteran

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    Here's a rare look at something very cool courtesy of The Spacebridge on Facebook. Back in the Universe 1.0 line in 2003, Hasbro had planned to release a redeco of G1 Thunder Clash / Machine Wars Optimus Prime as Motormaster. The line's unpopularity with retailers curtailed the plans and other than the occasional prototype, nothing has ever been seen of this toy.

    With pride we can link you to The Spacebridge's Facebook page, where he has shared some paint guides for the completed toy - including the robot mode with "scuff" tampos and a honking big Decepticon logo on his chest.

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.129078730602578.24553.129076873936097&type=1

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...30602578.24553.129076873936097&type=3&theater
     
  2. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Food Truck or BMW Moderator

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    Hey BotCon! Earn some brownie points and release this guy as a con exclusive for the 30th!
     
  3. Motormaster16

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    OOOOO. Anything Motormaster related I would be proud to own.
     
  4. Bass X0

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    There are many cancelled toys, why this one in particular?
     
  5. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Veteran

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    I'd love for Botcon to do a panel of toys that never got released. The last one was, what, 2005 or 2006? Imagine what almost but not quite got made from 2007 onwards that they could show off and break our hearts with.
     
  6. shibamura_prime

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    Cuz I think it's dope! Especially in a set with that RiD Hotspot/Defensor.

    That would be super dope!
     
  7. puma

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    man, that universe line should have used ALL of the Machine Wars molds. I love those guys. This would have been cool. Much more cooler if they were to add the bomb shooting gimmick back in.
     
  8. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That would have be cool had it been released.
     
  9. KFGatri

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    No! TRU exclusive! So people can actually get it for a decent price!
     
  10. Macross7

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    Because like Trans Tech, it was revealed what could have been released. So this automatically means fans want it like its the greatest thing ever. Of course if it had been released, people would probably not give a crap about it.
     
  11. Shin-Gouki

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    This would have been Brilliant!!!
     
  12. Omegax80

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    I'd take this either at retail or exclusive. I've been a fan of the Machine Wars concept since buying them at KB Toys in '95. I would have loved to see the mold used again. I wouldn't have thought Motormaster as a good fit, but it looks cool, and as a fan, I'd go for it.
     
  13. Insane Galvatron

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    I remember hearing about this back in the day, and was so disappointed when it didn't happen. I'd love to see it happen now, regardless of where I'd have to buy it.
     
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    I KINDA dig it but I actually like the Machine Wars Optimus for reasons that baffle some people, lol. I'd really love to see a Classics version of MW Optimus though. New sculpt and lots of articulation...maybe add a face mask...or do a face mask like Optimus Primal. I'd dig that. I always liked the Idea of MW Optimus being BW Optimus before he went munky lol.
     
  15. Dragonclaw

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    I remember bidding on a test shot of him several years ago. Cool piece, but I donthink it has more hype simply because of the "you CAN'T have it" mystique
     
  16. Prime Wylde

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    hahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!
     
  17. TacticalBacon

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    This would have been a nice looking toy. I would've picked it up
     
  18. Gryph

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    As far as I know, I'm the first, if not only person to do fan-art of this guy. lol
     
  19. Yodaporn

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    I know it's less articulated than even a lot of G1 stuff, but I love this mold for some reason. I have most of the Machine Wars version sitting on my shelf, and I have the trailer top to the European version. I would buy this in a heartbeat, but I would still prefer a Rodimus Prime version.
     
  20. Automorpher

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    Doesn't really look like Motormaster but I like that paint scheme. :)