Twincast / Podcast Episode #293 "License to Thrill"
Sunday, January 30th, 2022 11:23am CSTCategories: Site News, Digital Media News, Podcast
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Episode #293 “License to Thrill” is available directly and in our RSS Feed, and should appear on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio and many other Podcatcher sites within 24 to 48 hours of when you see this news post.
Here's what we discuss in this episode:
- After some irreverent small talk, we dive in earnest into Daikron, AKA Diaclone Ironhide, and the amazing packaging upgrade to Legacy's Generations Selects line.
- Speaking of Legacy, new core class figures have been revealed: Iguanus and Skywarp. While Skywarp's lack of ion blasters give us pause, there is no resisting the near perfect, threading-the-Pretenders-needle execution of Iguanus.
- The rumors have become reality as IDW is reported to lose the Transformers license at the end of the calendar year. We speculate on the remaining releases and how to transition to the new license holder.
- Rise of the Beasts the movie, delayed? Well that's not going to stop Rise of the Beasts toys from hitting shelves in Q2 of this year. How will these toys fair without media support? Not great.
- We have a Rise of the Beasts-related listener question from meanguns: "Everyone give a realistic prediction and a bold/ridiculous prediction." Well... you asked for it.
- Next we speak to the rollout of Legacy, the appearance of the line at French retail, and whether there's been a shift in approach given supply chain constraints and container allocations, or if it's just all in our heads.
- We wrap up with a round of bragging rights. Megatronus couldn't find an image of the really, really, really cool thing ScottyP got, so you'll just have to listen in to find out but he used magic Admin powers to edit this post to add it in. Cool!
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Posted by Flashwave on February 5th, 2022 @ 11:22pm CST
BTW, Energon Dem9l8shir makes a good stand in Dirtbag.
Posted by Hydrargyrus on February 8th, 2022 @ 11:45am CST
Also, as far as I can tell, the only other non-FP Pretender update/homage is Generations Skullgrin (from the Straxus mold), which I've actually been looking at purchasing recently. He looks like a cool toy.
Posted by Otaku-mus Prime on February 11th, 2022 @ 3:43pm CST
Posted by Otaku-mus Prime on February 12th, 2022 @ 8:14pm CST
Otaku-mus Prime wrote:Where do I post/send my listener question to possibly be answered on Twincast?
Nevermind, found it.
Posted by Mr.MicroMaster on February 15th, 2022 @ 6:53pm CST