BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

Transformers News: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 7:34PM CDT

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Another update from the ever-busy Ryan over at BotCon: a gallery containing pictures from the Hasbro Brand panel, the Transformers Collector Club session and the Rescue Bots talk! The images include both photography by Ryan of the speakers and the slides used in the three talks. Click on any image below for the full gallery, or check it out here.

BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

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BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery

BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery
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Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1499719)
Posted by datguy86 on June 30th, 2013 @ 9:31pm CDT
So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1499723)
Posted by SG Roadbuster on June 30th, 2013 @ 9:50pm CDT
no pics of the Sub service figures/slides?
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1499727)
Posted by Mkall on June 30th, 2013 @ 10:34pm CDT
SG Roadbuster wrote:no pics of the Sub service figures/slides?

I don't think there were any slides of the newly announced TFSS figs.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1499752)
Posted by griftimus prime on July 1st, 2013 @ 12:25am CDT
so lame. i wish they would stop making bad repaints of the awesome rampage figure.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500220)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 2nd, 2013 @ 2:44pm CDT
I've been spoiled by Cheetimus Primal's own custom of Protoform X:







It just needs a new head.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500222)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 2nd, 2013 @ 2:46pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:I've been spoiled by Cheetimus Primal's own custom of Protoform X:







It just needs a new head.


Congratulations, now you've caused me to be spoiled. =P~
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500295)
Posted by ScottyP on July 2nd, 2013 @ 6:15pm CDT
datguy86 wrote:So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.


They really didn't clarify either way, since they didn't want to reveal anything that Hasbro was doing that Hasbro themselves have not revealed.

That said, I think your conclusion is probably on point - but you know what? After seeing what Blurrz did with the Wheeljack mold/Chromedome character, it's really darn close.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500296)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 2nd, 2013 @ 6:21pm CDT
ScottyP wrote:
datguy86 wrote:So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.


They really didn't clarify either way, since they didn't want to reveal anything that Hasbro was doing that Hasbro themselves have not revealed.

That said, I think your conclusion is probably on point - but you know what? After seeing what Blurrz did with the Wheeljack mold/Chromedome character, it's really darn close.


So there's actually more figures than Hasbro's already announced they've got planned to be released? :shock:
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500297)
Posted by ScottyP on July 2nd, 2013 @ 6:26pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
datguy86 wrote:So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.


They really didn't clarify either way, since they didn't want to reveal anything that Hasbro was doing that Hasbro themselves have not revealed.

That said, I think your conclusion is probably on point - but you know what? After seeing what Blurrz did with the Wheeljack mold/Chromedome character, it's really darn close.


So there's actually more figures than Hasbro's already announced they've got planned to be released? :shock:


At minimum, 20 something more. They said they plan on releasing 30 "special" items, of which we know for sure about 5 (the Platinum series stuff) and the comic-con stuff may count into that too.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500300)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 2nd, 2013 @ 6:28pm CDT
Oh, so it's the 30 specials, not a seperate, additional 20 to the roster we already have. Darn, I was hoping for more in the normal, retail line. :-(
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500432)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on July 3rd, 2013 @ 7:35am CDT
ScottyP wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
datguy86 wrote:So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.


They really didn't clarify either way, since they didn't want to reveal anything that Hasbro was doing that Hasbro themselves have not revealed.

That said, I think your conclusion is probably on point - but you know what? After seeing what Blurrz did with the Wheeljack mold/Chromedome character, it's really darn close.


So there's actually more figures than Hasbro's already announced they've got planned to be released? :shock:


At minimum, 20 something more. They said they plan on releasing 30 "special" items, of which we know for sure about 5 (the Platinum series stuff) and the comic-con stuff may count into that too.



30 Platinium stuff. Platinium Magnus says 03 out of 30 on the box...
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500608)
Posted by datguy86 on July 3rd, 2013 @ 11:42pm CDT
gavinfuzzy wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
datguy86 wrote:So about those three figures Hasbro called dibs on - was it because there would be new figures getting produced for that name, or was it because of a specific figure/mold combo?

Because if it's the former, we are not seeing an IDW Chromedome anytime soon.


They really didn't clarify either way, since they didn't want to reveal anything that Hasbro was doing that Hasbro themselves have not revealed.

That said, I think your conclusion is probably on point - but you know what? After seeing what Blurrz did with the Wheeljack mold/Chromedome character, it's really darn close.


So there's actually more figures than Hasbro's already announced they've got planned to be released? :shock:


At minimum, 20 something more. They said they plan on releasing 30 "special" items, of which we know for sure about 5 (the Platinum series stuff) and the comic-con stuff may count into that too.



30 Platinium stuff. Platinium Magnus says 03 out of 30 on the box...


Crap. Time to spread my already thin wallet like butter. Here's to hoping there's more Platinum combiners, though.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1500610)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 3rd, 2013 @ 11:49pm CDT
The SDCC 2013 Shockwave's Lab set is #2 of 30.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1501652)
Posted by datguy86 on July 8th, 2013 @ 2:47pm CDT
If TFCC wants to see these figures released in February, then their order should have been placed a few days ago. Since they have to come up with three new figures for the sub service, let's help them out!

So far we have:

Proposed Figure - Original Figure - Class

Chromedome - Prime Wheeljack - Deluxe
Treadshot - Generations Warpath - Deluxe
Ironfist - Generations Roadbuster - Deluxe

And suggestions are:

Since we're ripping off Blurrz; Rodimus - Prime Vehicon - Deluxe
Springarm/Wheelarch - Prime Arcee - Deluxe
Beast Machines Thrust - BH Arcee - Deluxe
Nightscream (pfft) - RotF Mindwipe - Voyager
Ravage - Universe Cheetor - Deluxe
Pinkie Pie - Beast Wars Neo Mach Kick - Deluxe

Or, you know, bring over the Frenzy/Rumble tanks as Frenzy, Rumble, and/or Enemy.
Re: BotCon 2013 News: Hasbro Brand, TFCC and Rescue Bots Gallery (1501780)
Posted by ausbot on July 9th, 2013 @ 1:13am CDT
I'd like to see Beast wars Inferno from the Prime Shockwave mold.

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