Hi all, I looked at the pictures of the upcoming FP headmasters today and couldn´t help start thinking about something again... Currently, the main thing for us adult collectors, or at least the thing that is aimed at us, are toys that are remakes/updates of the classic G1 toys. Whether it is CHUG, Masterpiece or third party equivalents of these, we have now arrived at seeing remakes of the 1987 toyline, which arguably, might be the last G1 year with truly iconic characters. Then what? I mean, sure, it is possible that IDW starts highlighting even more 88/89/90 characters, thus creating an impetus for remakes of these as well, but regardless, at some point, altough it might take a few more years, all G1 toys of importance should surely have received CHUG-treatment, and the fewer ones that are likely to get Masterpiece versions should get these as well. Now, given that Transformers as a franchise continues to prosper, say a few decades into the future of toy technology and manufacturing methods have probably become even more advanced and then it might be time for a third incarnation of the G1 roster. But until then, we must surely reach an endpoint for CHUG and MP, right? Even the G1 universe is only that big. So what do you think happens when we reach even 1988? I can imagine seeing the Head- and Targetmasters of that year getting CHUG/3P treatment, but take for example the Pretenders? And as we enter 1989 there´s pretty much only Pretenders and Micromasters? And 1990, Micromasters and Action Masters! Do you think Pretenders and Micromasters will get CHUG/3P treatment on a broader scale? Would Pretenders get shells or get treated like Generations Skullgrin? Would the Micromasters still be small but really poseable, or will they receive deluxe-sized figures? The characters that only exists as Action Masters? Will they get transformable toys? And even further? Do you think IDW/HasTak/3P would start delving into Japanese-only characters? G2 exclusive characters? Granted, there are a few Beast Wars and Unicron Trilogy characters that have already gotten IDW/Generations treatment, but do you think these eras have enough fan support to sustain remakes to the same degree that G1 is currently going through? I.e., will we run out of toys eventually? Also granted, HasTak will always have a cartoon show and possible also live action movies to rely on for promoting new toys, but what would the 3P companies do then? Start focusing on producing original characters to a higher degree? Their own fiction, too? Please share your thoughts!