Micromaster Homages

Feel free to discuss anything about any of the thousands of Transformer toys here. Anything from Generation 1 all the way to the soon to be released, the never to be released or the hope to be released is fair game! Want to show off your stuff? Please post your's and see others in the Transformers Collections Forum.

Micromaster Homages

Postby Windsweeper » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:06 pm

In recent times, we've seen a few Micromaster homages:

Big Daddy
Third party Growl and Spaceshot.

What Micromaster homages would you like to see?

I'd love to see the following:

Blazemaster from Cybertron Evac. The bot mode really looks like Blazemaster's MTMTE profile pic.

Black Jack and Swindler from Generations Windcharger.

Whisper and Stormcloud from the Titanium WW Seeker mold. Maybe Groundshaker and Sky Hopper as well. Can never have to many Seekers and it's a very underrated mold. Slag, on a sidenote, I'd love to see Swoop and Terrorsaur from the mold as well.

Tailwind from Classics Powerglide.

Sidetrack from Energon Blight.

Freewheeler from Movie Breakdown.

I'd be happy with third party clip on heads to give us Tote and Fixit from Encore Ironhide and Ratchet.

so any more suggestions?
Posts: 2187
Joined: Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:04 pm

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:14 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
Don't forget:

Movie Jolt (not RotF Jolt), who was an homage to Road Hugger
Movie Mudflap (not RotF Mudflap), who was based on Erector
Movie Inferno, who takes some minor inspiration from Tote
RotF Breacher, modeled after Groundshaker's ATV
"I have Autism and I'm proud of it!" - Myself

Top 5 Priorities:

1) BW Neo X-7 Elphaorpha
2) RiD Grimlock, Hightower & Wedge
3) Energon Sledge, Duststorm, Bonecrusher & Wideload
4) Universe 2003 Night Slash Cheetor
5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)

The resident Rewind... well, half of one :lol:

- Jelze Bunnycat =:3
User avatar
JelZe GoldRabbit
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17246
News Credits: 22
Joined: Thu Feb 17, 2005 6:45 am
Location: McKinney, Texas, USA; Delft, the Netherlands
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 8
Endurance: 7
Rank: 1
Courage: 6
Skill: 5

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Windsweeper » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:34 pm

Interesting, I wasn't aware those guys homaged Micromasters.

Technically, Classics Rodimus homages his Micromaster self. That Micromaster is a personal grail of mine.

Used to dislike Micromasters after a while because I had a lot of them and they took ages to set up for battles I staged. The recent larger homages have piqued my interest in them again. Wish I could find my Micromasters Mini Series from Dreamwave again.

Countdown has a special place in my spark as I won him in issue 250 of the Marvel UK comic. Can't believe it's over 20 years ago.
Posts: 2187
Joined: Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:04 pm

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Razorclaw0000 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:44 pm

Motto: "Know that I am Razorclaw, that my reality is not yours, and while I share Tigerhawk's dual Spark and Vok heritage...
I am NOT he!"
Weapon: Ion Particle Blaster
I terribly want Erector from Cybertron Armorhide.
User avatar
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6159
News Credits: 52
Joined: Tue May 06, 2003 1:00 pm
Location: Ashley, PA
Buy from Razorclaw0000 on eBay
Strength: 8
Intelligence: 10+
Speed: 8
Endurance: 7
Rank: 7
Courage: 8
Firepower: 10
Skill: 9

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Giant Purple Griffin » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:41 pm

Motto: "Beware of my hair!"
Weapon: Photon Lasers
They already did Stormcloud as a repaint of Powerglide.

I'd love a Flattop personally. They should make a Generations Broadside, and then repaint him into Flattop :P
User avatar
Giant Purple Griffin
Headmaster Jr
Posts: 520
News Credits: 3
Joined: Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:37 pm
Location: somewhere near Carbombya
Strength: 8
Intelligence: 1
Speed: 7
Endurance: 6
Rank: 1
Courage: 10
Firepower: 8
Skill: 10

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Sid Burn » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:16 am

Motto: "Feel the burn as I melt you down for scrap!"
Weapon: Fusion Reaction-Powered Blowtorch Blasters
how about the original barricade from classics mirage?
User avatar
Sid Burn
Posts: 1310
News Credits: 2
Joined: Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:09 pm
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 10+
Speed: 10+
Endurance: 10+
Rank: 10+
Courage: 10+
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 10+

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby zodconvoy » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:41 am

Motto: "Freedom is the right to KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!"
Windsweeper wrote:Technically, Classics Rodimus homages his Micromaster self. That Micromaster is a personal grail of mine.

That Hot Rod is the coolest Micromaster ever and the one from the Star Convoy is even better!

I would love an Overload from C Armorhide, a Countdown from C Hardtop, or a Skystalker from C Clocker. I've actually made (but have yet to photograph) Countdown from Legends Sandstorm (Beachcomber) and Skystalker from Legends Smokescreen (Hot Rod) but official releases, even from FunPub, would be awesome!

Now for Sale!


Visit My Store!
User avatar
City Commander
Posts: 3204
News Credits: 4
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:47 am
Location: the Nemesis, PA
Buy from zodconvoy on eBay

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Windsweeper » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:39 pm

I know they made Stormcloud from Powerglide but he looks nothing like the original. Tailwind had the same alt mode as Powerglide and they both had faceplates. Repainting Classics Powerglide as Tailwind would have made a nice Rattler homage for the GI Joe fans as well. I suppose the Hasbro Powerglide could pass for Hot House who was a repaint of the original Tailwind.

I like the idea of Overload from Armourhide. But with respect to the earlier poster, I think War Within Optimus Prime with a head remold might make a better Erector.

I wonder if Energon Inferno/Roadblock could be used for one.

BTW, there were 2 Micromaster Hot Rods?
Posts: 2187
Joined: Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:04 pm

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:53 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
I just had a very interesting idea for those who may be a little looser on their homages than others;

The new G2 Optimus Prime = Micromaster Overload.

It's not perfect, but I like it well enough.
Also Reprolabels has a set that turns The White Powerglide into Hothouse, which made me like the figure a lot more.

My Collection! Updated June 18, 2016
User avatar
God Of Transformers
Posts: 14812
News Credits: 37
Joined: Sat Sep 27, 2003 7:50 pm
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 6
Endurance: 6
Rank: 8
Courage: 8
Firepower: 6
Skill: 10

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby Mr O » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:16 pm

Motto: ""No way out but through.""
Weapon: No Weapon
I still like the idea of Armada or Universe Hot Shot as Tailspin. I think it's just me.
"It's 1973, almost dinnertime. I'm havin' hoops!"
User avatar
Mr O
Posts: 1289
News Credits: 5
Joined: Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:03 am
Location: Darkmount, Gwent
Strength: N/A
Intelligence: N/A
Speed: N/A
Endurance: N/A
Rank: N/A
Courage: N/A
Firepower: N/A
Skill: N/A

Re: Micromaster Homages

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:15 pm

Motto: ""I am a warrior. Let the battle be joined.""
Weapon: Electron Gun
I love the homages because I kinda see them as their bodies pre-miniaturizing. And for at least Countdown, they took his old chassis and made it into a base.
Not caring about scale since 1984. Just like Hasbro.

My reviews of Transformers G1, one episode at a time. Stop by for a spell!
City Commander
Posts: 3837
Joined: Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:48 pm
Location: New Hampshire
Strength: 4
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 6
Endurance: 10
Rank: 2
Courage: 9
Firepower: 4
Skill: 6

Return to Transformers Toys Discussion

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers Expanded Universe 2002 Botcon Exclusive CYCLONUS by Hasbro MISB - Time Remaining: 3 days 18 hours 44 minutes 30 seconds
Transformers Beast Wars Transmetals Evil Predacon Rampage King Crab - Time Remaining: 8 days 9 hours 14 minutes 23 seconds
~LOT of TWO Dirge~ Transformers 2003 Commemorative Series 7 Decepticon DIRGE - Time Remaining: 8 days 13 hours 14 minutes 56 seconds
Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-26 Road Rage Corvette New US Seller - Time Remaining: 1 day 17 hours 30 minutes 6 seconds
Transformers Robots in Disguise ULTRA MAGNUS 2001 Leader Class RID Ultra Rare - Time Remaining: 2 days 11 hours 3 minutes 26 seconds
Transformers Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack **Brand New in Box** - Time Remaining: 1 day 17 hours 4 minutes 10 seconds
[[PRIMECONCEPTS]] Transformers Custom STARSCREAM HFTD Leader Class - Time Remaining: 2 days 21 hours 6 minutes 14 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #149 - Titans Arrive
Twincast / Podcast #149:
"Titans Arrive"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, July 10th, 2016