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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby SentinelA » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:13 pm

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby craggy » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:19 pm

Autobot Genocide wrote:IDW DJD. (everyone of them!)

IDW Missfire.

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I'd love me some DJD and Scavengers. While we're at it, Pharma and Overlord would be most welcome.
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby xyl360 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:17 pm

WfC Decepticon carbots (Breakdown and Barricade). Seriously, their alt modes and bot modes are awesome. Make it happen in shiny metallic/metal flake paint Takara :D!
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Henry921 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:21 pm

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xyl360 wrote:WfC Decepticon carbots (Breakdown and Barricade). Seriously, their alt modes and bot modes are awesome. Make it happen in shiny metallic/metal flake paint Takara :D!


I think the forthcoming Barricade in TFS 2.0 is meant to be Aligned Barricade. Which is a shame.

Breakdown I could see, but he'd most likely be a retool of the Jazz mold.

In addition to those two I'd like to see FOC Quake (from Fall of Cybertron's Escalation mode), WFC Drag Strip, and WFC Dead End.

And maybe a WFC Ironhide and Warpath, just to even the sides out a little. ;)
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby xyl360 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:33 am

Henry921 wrote:
xyl360 wrote:WfC Decepticon carbots (Breakdown and Barricade). Seriously, their alt modes and bot modes are awesome. Make it happen in shiny metallic/metal flake paint Takara :D!


I think the forthcoming Barricade in TFS 2.0 is meant to be Aligned Barricade. Which is a shame.

Breakdown I could see, but he'd most likely be a retool of the Jazz mold.

In addition to those two I'd like to see FOC Quake (from Fall of Cybertron's Escalation mode), WFC Drag Strip, and WFC Dead End.

And maybe a WFC Ironhide and Warpath, just to even the sides out a little. ;)

Looking at a bunch of images online, Barricade in WfC looks almost perfect as a retool of Prime Wheeljack to me, including in bot mode:
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I think Breakdown is very similar, but either a different mold or more likely at least a heavy retooling:
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Either way, I think Wheeljack would have worked much better as an Aligned Barricade than as Chromedome. I'm still wondering why they did a Chromedome anyway. It seems kinda random to me to bring a Headmaster into it, but I guess it's probably because he's popular right now because of the comics or something (I don't read em' so I don't know, but I do recall some discussions about Chromedome in the new IDW comics a while back).
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Henry921 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:30 am

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xyl360 wrote:Looking at a bunch of images online, Barricade in WfC looks almost perfect as a retool of Prime Wheeljack to me, including in bot mode:
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I think Breakdown is very similar, but either a different mold or more likely at least a heavy retooling:
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Either way, I think Wheeljack would have worked much better as an Aligned Barricade than as Chromedome. I'm still wondering why they did a Chromedome anyway. It seems kinda random to me to bring a Headmaster into it, but I guess it's probably because he's popular right now because of the comics or something (I don't read em' so I don't know, but I do recall some discussions about Chromedome in the new IDW comics a while back).


Exactly. Chromedome and Rewind are getting figures to capitalize on the popularity of their comic appearances. There's nothing more to it than that.

And while Wheeljack's car mode DOES look quite advanced, it doesn't quite look alien enough to be a Cybertronian vehicle. I feel much the same way about Cybertronian Jazz's vehicle mode, but it's a better fit.

Hell, screw it. Just wish for new molds for all of them. Barricade, Drag Strip, Dead End, Breakdown, and Quake! :D

And also the generic fliers and ground troops. And titans. And bruisers. And leapers.
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Blasphemous Prime » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:16 pm

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Delicon » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:08 pm

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Obviously, there's a lot that could be released but when you specify Takara I generally think of Encore and Masterpiece. Being that I am only a casual MP buyer, I'd say Encore Trypticon and/or Scorponok top my personal list.
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Postby Vile MK III » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:15 pm

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:33 pm

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What about a Generations Trypticon on scale with Metroplex?
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Midnight_Fox » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:41 pm

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fenrir72 wrote:What about a Generations Trypticon on scale with Metroplex?


Midnight_Fox wrote:Titan class Trypticon.


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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby ausbot » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:20 pm

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby craggy » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:52 pm

gothweaver wrote:Generations:
G1 Sweeps

they made that already: Generations Scourge.
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby xyl360 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:49 pm

craggy wrote:
gothweaver wrote:Generations:
G1 Sweeps

they made that already: Generations Scourge.

Hehe, yep, and United Scourge works as "Scourge" himself, then you can just troop build with Hasbro Scourges to be the Sweeps :).

Then if you're truly hardcore you can get the Takara EHobby exclusive United Scourge and use him as the Starscream-possessed Scourge :P.
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby xyl360 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:53 pm

Henry921 wrote:
xyl360 wrote:Looking at a bunch of images online, Barricade in WfC looks almost perfect as a retool of Prime Wheeljack to me, including in bot mode:
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I think Breakdown is very similar, but either a different mold or more likely at least a heavy retooling:
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Either way, I think Wheeljack would have worked much better as an Aligned Barricade than as Chromedome. I'm still wondering why they did a Chromedome anyway. It seems kinda random to me to bring a Headmaster into it, but I guess it's probably because he's popular right now because of the comics or something (I don't read em' so I don't know, but I do recall some discussions about Chromedome in the new IDW comics a while back).


Exactly. Chromedome and Rewind are getting figures to capitalize on the popularity of their comic appearances. There's nothing more to it than that.

And while Wheeljack's car mode DOES look quite advanced, it doesn't quite look alien enough to be a Cybertronian vehicle. I feel much the same way about Cybertronian Jazz's vehicle mode, but it's a better fit.

I dunno, if you look at just the outline of the vehicles and compare them to Prime Wheeljack, they're virtually the same. I think a bit of kibble added to the front end for Barricade and a different paintjob would have done the trick for vehicle mode along with a new head for bot mode (obviously). He even has the two bits sticking up behind his head just like TF:Prime Wheeljack in bot mode and their shoulders look nearly identical and even appear to share much the same transformation scheme. If I didn't know better, I'd say that TF:Prime Wheeljack was designed based on the WfC Barricade model (and I don't know better so it's entirely possible IMO :P).
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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Aladar » Sat Feb 01, 2014 11:25 pm

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 3:21 am

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby Blasphemous Prime » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:49 am

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fenrir72 wrote:G1 Elita-1


I'll second that and raise it with a masterpiece version.
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Postby wilcosu35 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:57 am

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Postby Delta Magnus » Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:17 am

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Masterpiece Arcee and a new MP Megatron.

Masterpiece Armada Megatron. I'm not even that bothered if they do an Optimus Prime (as cool as he was) Armada Megatron deserves a Masterpiece. That design was so goddamn awesome, he deserves more than just the somewhat brickish Armada toy and the obvious afterthought Generations Megatron remold (as nice as the homage is, it just doesn't look enough like the real thing).

Generations Seacons. I mention this on the Takara thread specifically because I think Hasbro would do a questionable job on them, and they deserve proper treatment with good Takara engineering. Scramble City and weapon modes a must.

Reissue Liokaiser. Goddamnit why have these guys not been reissued? Engineering wise they are without a doubt the best G1-period combiner team ever- literally the only piece of combiner kibble is the head, AND he looks badass! Hopefully they'll be able to fix poor Killbison's GPS.

Reissue G2 Electro. If the molds still exist, this guy deserves a re-release with non-leprous plastic and less fragile rubber bands. He was way ahead of his time and the mold deserves to be liberated from his disease.

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:08 pm

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fenrir72 wrote:G1 Elita-1


I gotta take this at 1/2 glass full, Art storm will be releasing an official non transforming Elita-1 and Arcee.
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Postby Rodimus Prime » Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:13 am

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Re: What's your "Pretty please, Takara!" Transformer you wish they'd release?

Postby ausbot » Sat Oct 18, 2014 2:44 am

Motto: "Don't want none, don't start none!"
Weapon: Battle Blades
Looking through this list a few of my wishes have come true in one way or another!
Now I want an IDW Nautica!
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Postby RhA » Sat Oct 18, 2014 4:59 am

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I would die happy with those on my shelves.
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