BotCon 2013 Custom Class Figure Revealed: Blastcharge Strika Clone
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 11:18AM CDTCategories: Collector's Club News, Event News, Toy News
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Posted by Midnight_Fox on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:28am CDT
Posted by gothsaurus on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:30am CDT
Mind you, trying to emulate that paint scheme will be tough for the home customizers! Whew.
That said, I'm actually really disappointed we're not seeing a nice G2 or RID throwback like G2 Mirage or Skid-Z, if they're doing Prowl and/or Mirage in the set this year. (Maybe those might show up as TFCC subscription bots next year while the mold is available?)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 26th, 2013 @ 12:49pm CDT
Posted by PrymeStriker on June 26th, 2013 @ 1:06pm CDT
But seriously, that flag looks outstanding.
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 26th, 2013 @ 1:46pm CDT
You see, Blastcharge was a 6-wheeled vehicle, like Strika, but looked nothing like her. When Strika debuted in Beast Machines, fans feared the toy Strika would be a repaint of this:
I know, that actually would be something that Hasbro would nowadays do...
Thankfully, Strika got her own mold. And now, the opposite has happened; Blastcharge as a repaint of Strika. The irony!
And I just realised the mold choice wasn't as accidental as it may seem: BM Blastcharge has a cannon in his chest like Warpath.
Posted by mooncake623 on June 26th, 2013 @ 2:10pm CDT
Posted by RAcast on June 26th, 2013 @ 9:41pm CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on June 26th, 2013 @ 10:22pm CDT
Posted by rockman_fan on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:17pm CDT
Posted by jON3.0 on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:47pm CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:52pm CDT
Posted by Metrosuplex on June 26th, 2013 @ 11:59pm CDT
Posted by RAcast on June 27th, 2013 @ 4:30pm CDT
Metrosuplex wrote:Looks good, but I wanted to read DEPTHCHARGE. Wouldn't that be something?
Hilariously, Depthcharge and STARSCREAM now share a mold!
Posted by Sabrblade on June 27th, 2013 @ 11:12pm CDT
But we already have a Fun Pub Depth Charge figure:Metrosuplex wrote:Looks good, but I wanted to read DEPTHCHARGE. Wouldn't that be something?
Posted by ScottyP on July 3rd, 2013 @ 9:31am CDT