War For Cybertron: Earthrise Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Vector Oracle, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. sideswipe29

    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    I have a genuine question for everyone here.

    Wasn't the entire War for Cybertron trilogy supposed to be based on Cybertronian vehicle modes? I'm just very surprised that Hasbro went this route and did practically a 180 degree turnaround and went to Earth modes.

    I see from most people that this is a welcome change and people are happy about these new figures but I just wonder if people are surprised or disappointed that this new group of figures is kind of going against what this trilogy was supposed to be about.
     
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    Cliffjumper doesn’t look like a mustang. He looks more like the Mitsubishi Starion/dodge conquest.
     
  3. Notqr

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    Yeah I'm majorly disappointed tbh but at least the figures are cool as hell. I guess with the anniversary this was to be expected.

    Hopefully third party companies start making more Siege like figures.
     
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  4. UndeadScottsman

    UndeadScottsman Ain't afraid of no Bad Spark.

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    The shield is Battlemaster Soundbarrier, isn't it?
     
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  5. RodimusRex

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    He looks like a Porsche, same model as G1 Cliffjumper.

    My point is that Bumblebee with any reasonable amount of remolding can’t be a bug with this mold or a Cybertronian saucer.

    You could retool this as a Mustang with the same engineering.
     
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    I'm one of those that's a little disappointed with the earth mode stuff. I wish theyd just continued on with the full cybertronian theme. the earth mode stuff could've waited. it's only going to stall other cybertron versions of lesser characters. just so prime and starscream, etc can have ANOTHER figure.. but those are the characters that retailers want on their shelves.

    maybe it's just a new marketing strategy, so people will buy two of each on every mainline character, the latter of which is minimally retooled & repainted...
     
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    Yes Battlemaster Soundbarrier.
     
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    Yep. That was my error.
     
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    I really hope they do at least 3 or 4 more Micro base deluxe bots. Ironworks is a brilliant play gimmick.
     
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    He doesn’t look like a Porsche at all. Porsches are curvy. He’s not. Even the Porsche his old g1 is based off of has extra windows this earthrise doesn’t have (rear quarter panel windows).

    I get your point but maybe bee won’t be a Cliffjumper repaint and be a new mold all together. Its not like we got a Cliffjumper from the TR bee.
     
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    Maybe Cliff could be repainted to either hubcap or bumper

    What alt mode could a earthian sound wave, Soundwave should and must always have a ground alt mode >:[

    I hope they aren't done with non base weaponizers, I still really want a weaponizer junkion and insecticons
     
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    He’s based on a Porsche 924 with modified details to avoid a licensing fee.

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    G1 Cliffjumper was also always supposed to be a chibi style caricature of a Porche.
     
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    did they just put skis on a car to avoid licensing issues? and like an engine block. I don't know cars
     
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    So, we got an astounding 7 tetrajets this year. Do you think we could end 2020 with all 6 main seekers?
     
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    It looks nothing like that though as I point out the quick differences. Never mind the hard edges and the wide fenders on cliffjumper.

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    Heres a picture of the Starion and cliffjumper

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    If I'm right they only mentioned Siege being about the Cybertron setting. I think the overall theme of the WFC line is actually about how the war lasted by exploring different time periods of the great war. Siege was about the early years while Earthrise is in the present day. So I tihnk it's safe to assume that the final part of the trilogy will focus on the end of the Great War featuring the 86/later G1 cast and/or even focusing on the Beast Era. Speaking of which Warden did a lot of more mention on BW on the Sy-Fy panel so make that as you will.
     
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    MERCENARY FACTION????!!11

    LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN

    Also, I'm pleased seeing the Allspark mentioned within the narrative of Earth Rise. It would be cool if one of these figures actually includes the Allspark. for years I've just had this little wooden cube that I used to represent it.
     
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    new insecticons would make sense with the building gimmick they could include ramps like hoist
     
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  19. Lazerwave

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    I'm guessing when Toy Fair comes next year, we will see most of the entire Earthrise line for the year.
     
  20. Cosmoglide

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    Mercenary faction? You know who kinda behaved like Mercenaries and could easily be reworked, fiction-wise, to be their own little Mercenary faction? Friggin DJD. Mind you, I know the DJD as portrayed in IDW would never work in a mainline, save maybe for Tarn, but I am no purist. It would be cool as heck to get a mainline Voyager Tarn and his little gang of violent psychos.

    Does anyone think we will still see Cybertronian designs in Earthrise? Maybe without the greeble, but I kinda hope the greeble became synonymous with cybertronian designs. The main thing I wonder about is Galvatron and his crew. If they're following some loose version of the G1 cartoon timeline, than I am guessing Galvatron wouldn't show up until either very late in Earthrise or at the start of the third part of this little trilogy. I could see voyager Galvatron and Leader Rodimus being in Wave 1 of Part 3.