BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:40 pm

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While I could see it happening with a G1 Megatron as a temporary thing, I'm gonna skip the figure: too big. =;
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Mindmaster » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:45 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Am I the only one who actually likes autobot Megatron?

*leaves to the ending theme of the incredible hulk tv series*


While I could see it happening with a G1 Megatron as a temporary thing, I'm gonna skip the figure: too big. =;


Agreed. I'm happy with my Classics Voyager. They did Jetfire right by making him a Leader. Unless there's a Leader-class Optimus Prime that, and someone please quote me for future references, legitimately looks good in the works, the Generation One version of the mold is going to have to be a pass for me, simply due to financial reasons.

Though, as a huge fan of Armada and its sequels, I might look into the Armada version of the mold...
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Wolfman Jake » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:32 pm

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ZeroWolf wrote:Am I the only one who actually likes autobot Megatron?

*leaves to the ending theme of the incredible hulk tv series*


No, I think it's an interesting turn for the character. IDW have been planning this idea for a while now. Yes, the "evil-turned-good" story might be considered a trope, but when well done, it's still an interesting one. I'm enjoying the idea of Starscream realizing his dream of leadership through political intrigue as well. Who knows how long this will last, or if Megatron is just playing a long con as usual, but it'll be an interesting story, I'm sure.
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:26 pm

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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Zeedust » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:40 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:Let's not forget, stickers aren't applied, Megs can be whoever you want him to be.


Even if I want him to be Tigerhawk? :grin:
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:55 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:Let's not forget, stickers aren't applied, Megs can be whoever you want him to be.


Even if I want him to be Tigerhawk? :grin:


Sure little buddy, even Tigerhawk
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Zeedust » Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:42 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Let's not forget, stickers aren't applied, Megs can be whoever you want him to be.


Even if I want him to be Tigerhawk? :grin:


Sure little buddy, even Tigerhawk


Then this is the worst Tigerhawk figure ever. It looks nothing like the cartoon version. :P
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby ScottyP » Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:09 am

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Let's not forget, stickers aren't applied, Megs can be whoever you want him to be.


Even if I want him to be Tigerhawk? :grin:


Sure little buddy, even Tigerhawk


Then this is the worst Tigerhawk figure ever. It looks nothing like the cartoon version. :P


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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:31 pm

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Even though I was at BotCon and got all the souvenir figures there, I just ordered more from the Club Store.

Five of the Clones 2-pack, just to get toys of Cutback, Drydock, Neurotoxin, Stormcharge, Wheel Lock, Boltcaster, Lockpick, Skyduster, and Turbolift to go with my Thunderclap and Rolling Thunder.

My wallet is now in a coma on life support. :oops:

But once it's healed from this sorry state, I'll go after a 2010 Axor figure and maybe a Beat Wars Neo Break figure (for Rockhopper) to complete the pirate crew (not sure if I'll hunt down a Tidal Wave or not, though, since it was but a lifeless vessel in the story).

Beast Wars II Moon's white redeco (for Eclipse), however, is out of the question.
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Re: BotCon 2014 Coverage: Hasbro's Transformers Brand Panel

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:54 pm

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I just found out about one more Star Seeker who has a toy of some kind. Thunderlane (and his bird-like companion Ferrocious) is a repurpose of Transformers Go! Budora.
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