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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby craggy » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:33 am

I'd be happy with Classics (or yes, at a pinch FOC) versions of them all. Mostly Voyager, but I think Snarl and Swoop could probably be Deluxes.
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby orangeitis » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:06 am

The MP Grimlock that's out now wouldn't match the rest of the Dinobots if they come out, as he'd be shorter than them. Grimmy's mold would need to be enlarged and rereleased, or he'd have to be redone.
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby fenrir72 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:44 am

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Though the G1 show's size reference is sort of so so, I once posted a pic of Grimlock (sort of) apologizes to Optimus. It more than suffices for me to recreate that scene.

Now, if Tomy starts going via scale, then Sludge would cost like twice owing to an apatosaur/brontosaur outsizing a T-rex........that would surely hurt our already bleeding pockets :lol:

Maybe, if in our wildest dreams the other Dinos are made, Grimlock's size would be the standard..............sigh.........only in our dreams.......
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Grimlock75 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:50 pm

orangeitis wrote:The MP Grimlock that's out now wouldn't match the rest of the Dinobots if they come out, as he'd be shorter than them. Grimmy's mold would need to be enlarged and rereleased, or he'd have to be redone.


Or they could make the rest of the gang in scale with the current MP Grimlock 8)
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby orangeitis » Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:13 pm

Grimlock75 wrote:
orangeitis wrote:The MP Grimlock that's out now wouldn't match the rest of the Dinobots if they come out, as he'd be shorter than them. Grimmy's mold would need to be enlarged and rereleased, or he'd have to be redone.


Or they could make the rest of the gang in scale with the current MP Grimlock 8)
They said they're making every MP after -10 in scale(in bot mode) with -10. Unless they wanna break their own rule, they won't do that. Besides, then they wouldn't be in scale to anyone else...
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:53 am

orangeitis wrote:
Grimlock75 wrote:
orangeitis wrote:The MP Grimlock that's out now wouldn't match the rest of the Dinobots if they come out, as he'd be shorter than them. Grimmy's mold would need to be enlarged and rereleased, or he'd have to be redone.


Or they could make the rest of the gang in scale with the current MP Grimlock 8)
They said they're making every MP after -10 in scale(in bot mode) with -10. Unless they wanna break their own rule, they won't do that. Besides, then they wouldn't be in scale to anyone else...



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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Va'al » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:00 am

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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:17 am



Oh yeah...*nodding head*
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Grimlock75 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:05 am



That is fantastic 8)
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:10 am

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Oh yeah! But I wish Tomy will also consider releasing either an MP of regular Encore G1 version of the sluggers. :PRAY:
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby zappatton2 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:23 am

Maybe if they do make a bigger MP Grimlock, they can follow up with a Pretender shell for the current MP Grimlock, justifying his existence for those who currently own him as "Pretender Grimlock". Of course, that would never happen, but I like the idea nonetheless.
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby hattknall » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:27 pm

I would really like to have Masterpiece Dinobots, it would have been awesome. :D
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby warzon3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:49 pm

Until they show that they are willing to sell secondary/fringe characters as MP....I doubt they would do the rest of them MP scale.

Grimlock is a popular character who would sell. You can't say that for the rest of them.
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Cyberseven » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:55 pm

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I agree with others on here that the likelyhood that all 5 G1 Dinobots get released as Masterpieces is unlikely for years, if at all.

If it does happen to become reality,I would be all about getting all of them. The Dinobots were some of my favorite characters. Plus my MP-08 Grimlock misses his crew.
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby warzon3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:51 pm

Not to change topic, but the FOC dinobot art is totally amazing...

I'm sure it would inspire the designers to come up with some really great toys. Hopefully the FOC game can drum up a wide range of fan support for a release of all of them as voyagers or deluxes....
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Rhinox23 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:29 pm

warzon3 wrote:Not to change topic, but the FOC dinobot art is totally amazing...

I'm sure it would inspire the designers to come up with some really great toys. Hopefully the FOC game can drum up a wide range of fan support for a release of all of them as voyagers or deluxes....


I think this is our best bet...at least in the not too distant future. Considering that FOC Grimlock is not being released until next spring, we can only hope that the other may follow. Who knows what class they would be developed in. It would be great if all of them were voyagers. I'd even be extremely happy if Swoop were a deluxe, but based on some of the comments about them being "retired" I'm not going to get my hopes up too much.

However, I would absolutely go crazy if they released all 5 in the FOC line, as masterpieces or any other new age line! I would sell a kidney and pay any amount! Are you listening Hasbro?!! :grin:
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby orangeitis » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:42 pm

Rhinox23 wrote:
warzon3 wrote:Not to change topic, but the FOC dinobot art is totally amazing...

I'm sure it would inspire the designers to come up with some really great toys. Hopefully the FOC game can drum up a wide range of fan support for a release of all of them as voyagers or deluxes....


I think this is our best bet...at least in the not too distant future. Considering that FOC Grimlock is not being released until next spring, we can only hope that the other may follow. Who knows what class they would be developed in. It would be great if all of them were voyagers. I'd even be extremely happy if Swoop were a deluxe, but based on some of the comments about them being "retired" I'm not going to get my hopes up too much.

However, I would absolutely go crazy if they released all 5 in the FOC line, as masterpieces or any other new age line! I would sell a kidney and pay any amount! Are you listening Hasbro?!! :grin:
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby Rhinox23 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:41 am

orangeitis wrote:
Rhinox23 wrote:
warzon3 wrote:Not to change topic, but the FOC dinobot art is totally amazing...

I'm sure it would inspire the designers to come up with some really great toys. Hopefully the FOC game can drum up a wide range of fan support for a release of all of them as voyagers or deluxes....


I think this is our best bet...at least in the not too distant future. Considering that FOC Grimlock is not being released until next spring, we can only hope that the other may follow. Who knows what class they would be developed in. It would be great if all of them were voyagers. I'd even be extremely happy if Swoop were a deluxe, but based on some of the comments about them being "retired" I'm not going to get my hopes up too much.

However, I would absolutely go crazy if they released all 5 in the FOC line, as masterpieces or any other new age line! I would sell a kidney and pay any amount! Are you listening Hasbro?!! :grin:
http://www.seibertron.com/energonpub/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=88043&start=20#p1408348

I think we have a good chance. :michaelbay:


Thanks for showing me this! That just made my day! The FOC dinobots designs are too sweet to pass up and if they were all voyagers...crazy awesome goodness! :DANCE:
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

Postby warzon3 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:38 am

So to bring this full circle...I think that If they made all the FOC dinobots, and if they sold REALLY WELL, I think that would make Hasbro a little more willing to try making the rest of them as Masterpiece. IDK, just a guess....
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Re: Masterpiece Dinobots

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