New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:08 am

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primehunter wrote:His gun looks like it turns into a small blue semi truck.


Roller perhaps?
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby President-prime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:11 am

It looks like the prime from classics line that came in a two box with the megaton tank. That tiny prime that has a knob on the back for his spinning action.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby AdamPrime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:12 am

Yeah. It's got those distinctive tapered arms and the split windshield of Prime prime. Does it mean a new mold is planned though? Or could it be a GDO style new-head/repaint job?

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Actually, now that you mention it.... it's just the IDW one. :-(
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby President-prime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:13 am

Look at the gun. The back part looks like the gun from that line, just a little more exaggerated
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:23 am

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If this is Voyager sized, count me in. But if it's deluxe or(God forbid) that one from the two pack with Megs, I'll pass.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby leokearon » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:26 am

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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby RAcast » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:31 am

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IDW inspired Optimus with a ROLLER MINICON? :michaelbay: Hasbro, DO IT!
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby NovaSentinel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:35 am

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Something tells me that this guy won't have a trailer, and roller is included as a substitute, a little like Hasbros MP Rodimus, giving us OffShoot instead of the trailer. Better be a figure though...
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby RAcast » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:40 am

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NovaSentinel wrote:Something tells me that this guy won't have a trailer, and roller is included as a substitute, a little like Hasbros MP Rodimus, giving us OffShoot instead of the trailer. Better be a figure though...

I'm sure it'll be a deluxe or voyager, so there's no "instead of a trailer," since there wouldn't have been a trailer with it to begin with. If you had said "Targetmaster Minicon Roller instead of a regular gun or kibble-gun," you'd have been totally right though! :grin:
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Nemesis Destron » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:44 am

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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby President-prime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:45 am

I'm gonna stick to my original assumption that its that tiny classic prime with the megaton. I think I have it laying somewhere on the floor, next to to junk transformers pile. That's how poor that mode is. Too small to display it anywhere
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby RAcast » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:47 am

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President-prime wrote:I'm gonna stick to my original assumption that its that tiny classic prime with the megaton. I think I have it laying somewhere on the floor, next to to junk transformers pile. That's how poor that mode is. Too small to display it anywhere

The robot mode is really nice, even if it's a bit derpy in altmode. :lol: I wouldn't mind having it myself, he's the perfect size for a computer desk! I could easily live with a remold of that.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby President-prime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:05 pm

I don't mind the mode, but the swivel action on the waist makes it extremely difficult to display in any pose. Sorry, I'm kind of biased regarding size. Like leader and supreme class transformer. :)
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Jazz813 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:05 pm

El Duque wrote:If anything it appears based on the IDW redesign:

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I thought exactly the same thing, but that's cool finally we got more IDW Comic Toys, maybe. I wouldn't mind also for the IDW G1 based Megatron or Megatron from Tarn and all the other great IDW Transformers characters.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby REMINATOR » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:05 pm

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warzon3 wrote:If it has some g1 nuances I think this would be really a cool toy, however it seems IDW prime doesn't have smokestacks on his arms like G1, which is kind of a bummer for me?

Yeah, that's my issue too with IDW Prime. I don't mind the change in design, but the smokestack is his signature character identification. Just like UM with his long shoulder post and missile at the side, or Red Alert/Sideswipe with shoulder rocket missile, etc. Despite this, I thought it's a good approach by Hasbro. If I have the space, I would certainly support the line.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby President-prime » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:07 pm

Any voyager or bigger for Optimus is a must buy though. Gonna keep my fingers crossed
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby noctorro » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:10 pm

EnergonPoopShoot wrote:Doesn't look anything like G1 to me. Bayformer? Yes. Transformers Prime? Yes. G1? No.

Whats that? The head? Nah, I don't count 5% of its anatomy as making it G1. Not trying to be trollish with my observation, just hugely disappointed.


I call trollish, seeing ur sig ;)

I really hope he's not so Gundam like the first Classics Prime. Chest looks pretty flat which is good. This is the first new Generations figure I see and I already really like it.

Hopefully they'll make a good megz as well. Glad that I didn't sell my whole Generations/Classics line.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Megatron Wolf » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:11 pm

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it would make a good figure but im sick and tired of optimus, seriously do we really need another one? I know hes the most iconic character in the franchise but still give us a break, but its still better than another bumblebee.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Jazz813 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:12 pm

Yeah as a Voyager toy it would be even better, but let's see what Hasbro will show us in the next month or weeks.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:12 pm

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President-prime wrote:I'm gonna stick to my original assumption that its that tiny classic prime with the megaton. I think I have it laying somewhere on the floor, next to to junk transformers pile. That's how poor that mode is. Too small to display it anywhere

The robot mode is really nice, even if it's a bit derpy in altmode. :lol: I wouldn't mind having it myself, he's the perfect size for a computer desk! I could easily live with a remold of that.

I agree with Mr. President - Prime. The mold look cool, but in practice, he's even more loose jointed than Titanium War Within O.P. and his double - punch gimmick was...really bad. His had my favorite gun, though!
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby Ultra Markus » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:15 pm

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no were near a bay-former(don't know were people got that from) more like a TF PRIME design made to look more Generation one which is pretty cool
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:31 pm

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I was just thinking about something like this. A new mold Prime that looks more G1
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:15 pm

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I say bring it on Hasbro, this has got me excited for the return of more G1 classics. As to an earlier post about too many Optimus Primes? Naw, you can't have too many.
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:25 pm

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If it is a new figure, I'm all for it, be it Deluxe or Voyager. Which begs the question: what should I put him under? I already have Henkei Prime for the Leader spot in Classics... Ginrai-san, doko desu ka?
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Postby RhA » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:33 pm

Motto: "BRING ME DANGER!"
Slightly psyched about this.

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