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BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:40 am

Hey people, Botcon is on it's way again, and so is another lot of Figure reveals!

This year's theme being 'Cybertron's Most Wanted'
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The figures in the boxset currently have titles of:
"The Thief" - Packrat - redeco of Generations Rattrap
"The Muscle" - Battletrap - retool of Generations Voyager Springer
"The Loose Cannon" - SG Stepper - redeco of RtS Jazz mold w/ 'Nebulan' - Universe 2.0 Nightstick redeco
"The Boss" - Megatron - retool of Arms Micron Breakdown (loosely inspired by DOTM Megatron) w/ three arms microns.
"The Bounty Hunter" - TBC

And the first reveal is:

Packrat "The Thief" - Blue redeco of Generations Rattrap. Packrat is a Botcon Original Character from Botcon 1997 http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Packrat

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The Easter themed Reveal video can be found here: https://youtu.be/-eo0ZKFlXXQ
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Zippo » Wed Apr 01, 2015 5:56 pm

Looks good, can't wait to see the next figures even though none of them will be ever added to the collection
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Monkey222 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:46 pm

What's up with the rat foot behind the left leg? Hahaha

He looks good, and very blue...
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:42 pm

Monkey222 wrote:What's up with the rat foot behind the left leg? Hahaha


Just mistransformed. Neither of the lower legs have been transformeed properly in the robot photo.
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby skydemolisher » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:39 pm

Monkey222 wrote:What's up with the rat foot behind the left leg?


"I am transformed..." Alt mode is hidden in the rear.
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:43 am

skydemolisher wrote:
Monkey222 wrote:What's up with the rat foot behind the left leg?


"I am transformed..." Alt mode is hidden in the rear.


He's missing the famous BM Rattrap 'Wheelchair Mode', but I do appreciate the Beast Machines Reference :D
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:22 am

Reveal number 2 has happened, and it's a personal childhood favourite!

Duocon Battletrap w/ new head from the much beloved Generations Voyager Springer mold! Oh happy days!

Reveal video can be found here: https://youtu.be/h9bwXOy1vv0
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:58 pm

I took some screengrabs from the Reveal Video for Battletrap:

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DUOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONS!
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Zippo » Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:44 pm

Kinda plain, but also very nice
Springer toy is awesome, I don't think there is any way to stuff it up.

However for a Duocon, it needs to be two vehicles merging into one :-)
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:51 pm

Zippo wrote:Kinda plain, but also very nice
Springer toy is awesome, I don't think there is any way to stuff it up.

However for a Duocon, it needs to be two vehicles merging into one :-)


Don't you rain on my Duocon Parade! :D
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Monkey222 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:09 pm

So does that mean we'll see Flywheels from the Blitzwing mold?
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Nero » Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:27 pm

Zippo wrote:Kinda plain, but also very nice
Springer toy is awesome, I don't think there is any way to stuff it up.

However for a Duocon, it needs to be two vehicles merging into one :-)


I do like the idea of more modern duocons but also fond of tripple changers, so either or suits me
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:09 pm

Reveal Number #3 today, and the figure is... Shattered Glass Stepper.

Can't say I'm excited about this one. At the moment I'm ony after the Battletrap, and I have a feeling that's how most people are feeling at the moment.

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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:11 pm

Reveal Number Four is.. Megatron "The Boss" (based loosely on his DOTM Appearance), retooled from Arms Micron Breakdown. He also comes with three Arms Microns.

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I don't mind this. Would have liked it more if it was named something other than Megatron though.
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Re: BOTCON 2015: Cybertron's Most Wanted

Postby Mr_Ash » Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:30 pm

Final reveal for this year's Botcon, and it's way outta left field.. It's OilMaster, with pretender shell!

Brand new Pretender Shell made especially for this, sculpted by the folks at Boss Fight Studio.

Inner robots (because Oilmaster is a double pretender) is a redeco of Generations Legends Swerve and his Targetmaster minicon buddy.


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This is incredibly unexpected. I wonder how much it will affect the cost of the set.
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