What figures would you consider 'most needed' if you wanted to, somehow, 'finish' your collection?

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  1. Suboptimal Optimus

    Suboptimal Optimus Well-Known Member

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    Splintering off from the thread about the price hike and all that stuff: if you had to narrow down your purchase to just a few figures what would you consider to be things you want in your collection where it would be at a point where you could just call it a day. Even if admittedly no one ever really is 'finished'. For me I'd say:
    • Needlenose, Sureshot and Pointblank: Maybe Quake if it was a really good Quake and not a TR Hardhead repaint I'm still considering turning into a custom some day should a proper Quake emerge.
    • The Headmaster Juniors: They would likely still be Deluxes, unless Hasbro end up making Voyagers the new Deluxe.
    • Star Saber and Deathsaurus: The two big boys.
    • Transmetal 2 Megatron: I doubt this would get a new mold but if this was, say, the SELECT retool of Deathsaurus? Yeah. Yeah I'm guilty I would splurge the shit out of any red dragon BW Megatron.
     
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  3. Chopperface

    Chopperface Chadwick Forever

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    From Studio Series (Bay), I need Jolt, The Fallen, Onslaught, Mohawk, Dreadbot, and yes Devcon would be cool even though he won’t happen. Also Slug and Scorn.

    From Animated, I remember passing up purple Shockwave years ago and I regret it, even if I didn’t want Activators Bumblebee.

    From Kingdom, I think I’m just going to get the main Maximals, Megs, Waspinator, Rampage, and Dinobot II. The other day I got Dinobot and Rattrap. I just don’t think I can bring myself to get the nasty bugs of Scorponok, Blackarachnia, etc. Waspy may end up being his 2014 toy because that doesn’t look as gross as these Kingdom toys look (not a knock against Kingdom, if anything it’s a compliment).
     
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    I’m good with either a Grandus or Metrotitan. Loose, complete, playable.
     
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    Pointblank, Sureshot, Steeljaw, and Eject (or P.E.S.S.).

    I can retire after them.
     
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    CheggyChonkers Heroic Master of Buying Toys

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    BW
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    Needlenose
    Road Rage
    Deluxe Insecticons
    Gears

    And while not necessary, I would not pass up:
    Commander Class Overlord
    Stealth Bomber Megatron in Voyager or larger
     
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    Dachande Very Hank. Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Leader or Commander Lugnut, CHUG-styled
    Deluxe Insecticons
    Larger Deluxe BW Silverbolt
    Leaders BW Rampage and Depthcharge
     
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    That’s not already being made to my knowledge... sunbow/cartoon Optimus
     
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    Figures that actually exist as of right now:

    TFP FE Optimus and Arcee
    Sealed 1984 G1 Ironhide

    Figures that I would like to see made:

    MP Hound that doesn't crumble
    MP Jazz that doesn't crumble
    MP Rattrap that doesn't crumble
    Fully articulated 6" scale human character figures
    MP or CHUG BW Silverbolt...that doesn't crumble
    MP Arcee with a chest lift...that doesn't crumble
     
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    Considering I want to collect Armada, basically all of them.

    3rd party is already getting started with Optimus and Megatron (with others like car bots can be the generics in the show), so I'm probably going down that route. But I do hope beyond hope that Titan class Tidal Wave happens.
     
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    I'm not gonna bother with listing them all so I'm just gonna give the most general answer I can:

    "Everyone on my list."

    But seriously, I still need Decepticon Targetmasters, Abominus and the rest of the dinobots from SS86. And there are more, mostly S3, S4 characters, but those are the most notable.
     
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    For Bay 1-3:
    Jolt, Que and the Twins.

    Bay 4-5:
    Dinobots, Crosshairs, Optimus, Bumblebee, Hound, Hot Rod, Galvatron, Infernocus

    BW:
    Remaining characters kingdom hasn’t done

    G1:
    Any S1, S2, S3, or S4 characters they haven’t done.

    BB: Anything not done, most are expected to return for 2022 movie tho.
     
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    Studio Series Sk*ds and M*dflap
     
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    Hatchet. We got two of the Dreads done, complete the trio already!

    There are loads more I could mention, but honestly a lot of them either already have a halfway decent toy or are completely outlandish.
     
  16. Chareos

    Chareos Needs New Omnibots

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    CHUG Omnibots and I can rest easy
     
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    Starting with Classics in 2006 and with Unicron this year, there's not too much left for me. I don't need to update everything in the collection. The essentials I would need to finish off my classics display are

    Omnibots Camshaft, Downshift and Overdrive
    Deluxe Insecticon Venom (to go with the Fansproject versions) or the rest of the Legends scale Deluxe Insecticons to go with Chop Shop.
    Pointblank and Sureshot to go with Siege Crosshairs
    Joyride to go with Titans Return Getaway (I made a custom Slapdash from Energon Prowl)
    Landfill to go with Generations Scoop (I made a custom Quickmix from Cybertron Quickmix)
    Triggerbot Backstreet to go with Takara Legends Dogfight and Override
    Flamefeather and Sparkstalker to go with POTP Cindersaur

    Stuff like Blue Bacchus (to go with Black/Sky Shadow), Grandus, Landcross, Road Ceasar and Beast Machines Botanica would be an amazing dream!
     
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  18. ghostyurei

    ghostyurei Please hurry...

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    MPM Sentinel Prime with an asymmetrical Nemoy-ish face and MPM DOTM Knifetruck Megatron. Then I could quit.
    SS86 or WFC Voyager Blaster and tapes, Perceptor, and Insecticons. Then I’m out.
    CHUG Voyager Strika, Strongarm, and Shadow Striker for my wife.
    [edit]: Forgot that I need Triple Changer BB Shatter and Dropkick and AOE Drift in my life, preferably MPM scale.
     
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  19. wreckgar39

    wreckgar39 I'm just a simple man, trying to make my way.

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    Be careful man, those are some pretty not a-ok gamer words 'round these parts. The geewunners will beat you in the Walmart toy isle with Retro Reissues and RED figures if you don't watch your back.


    In all seriousness, can third party or Hasbro please to Ice Cream Mudflap and Skids? I love the concept and the engineering would be nice.
     
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  20. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    Official Deathsaurus, 6 member Liokaiser, and 6 member Dinoking.

    Also do all 5 Dinobots in SS86.

    Then I’m happy to call it quits and tap out.
     
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