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Botcon 2016

Postby omegaprime » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:44 pm

Day 2 has well and turely started with some really good news see below

A little extra infomation

Generations Titans Return Titan Masters wave 1:
Loudmouth, Nightbeat, Terri-Bull, Crashbash

Generations Titans Return Titan Masters wave 2:
Clobber, Brawn, Apeface, Skytread

Generations Titans Return Legends Class wave 1:
Rewind, Autobot Stripes, Autobot Wheelie

Generations Titans Return Legends Class wave 2:
Laserbeak, Rumble, Ravage

Generations Titans Return Deluxe Class wave 1:
Furos & Hardhead, Hyperfire & Blurr, Grax & Skullsmasher, Fracas & Scourge

Generations Titans Return Deluxe Class wave 2:
Autobot Stylor & Chromedome, Xort & Highbrow, Vorath & Mindwipe, Monxo & Wolfwire

Generations Titans Return Voyager Class wave 1:
Autobot Infinitus & Sentinel Prime, Nucleon & Galvatron

Generations Titans Return Voyager Class wave 2:
Autobot Soverein & Alpha Trion, Darkmoon & Astrotrain

Generations Titans Return Leader Class wave 1:
Autobot Apex & Powermaster Optimus Prime, Twin Cast & Autobot Blaster

Generations Titans Return Leader Class wave 2 (?):
Soundblaster & Soundwave (no infomation if theres new character other then soundwave in this wave)
Titian Masters


Globber

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Brawn

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Skytread

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apeface

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Wolfwire

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Highbrow

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Voyagers

Alphatrion

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Astrotrain

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Combiner Wars


May mayhem
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Liokaiser
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Computron

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Scattershot
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Nosecone
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Lightsteed
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Afterbreaker
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Strafe
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Scrounge
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Re: Botcon 2016

Postby omegaprime » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:45 pm

Warrior Class


Ratchet
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Scatterspike

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Bisk
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Sawtooth
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Dragonus
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Windstrike
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Lancelon
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Re: Botcon 2016

Postby omegaprime » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:46 pm

Extras

Platinum sets

SDCC Titan Force
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5 pack

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Re: Botcon 2016

Postby omegaprime » Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:30 pm

Exclusives

TCC Figure Subscription Service 5.0

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Toxitron
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby Mr_Ash » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:06 am

I'll take a Megatron and a Unit 3 thanks.
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby JimmyC » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:46 am

Rumor has it this year is the last Botcon, according to the club, unless something is announced by Hasbro. The BotCon name is owned by FunPub.
Transformers lost a lot of credibility with Bay's films. Empty store shelves for Transformers (current line or Generations) did not help. Selling non-transformable Transformers characters is silly. The third party issue has caused fan snobbiness or outright copyright violations.

For the future, TFCon is probably a TransFans only choice.

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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby loismustdye » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:52 am

Funpub also lost the gi joe collectors club license.
I disagree with JimmyC's reasoning on this, If anything i think the bay movies have boosted the TF brands popularity and raising its profile immensely, bringing back fans into the fold, but thats another discussion.. (A)

Reflector looks interesting, although a big pass on the rest, a bunch of vehicles with animal heads when in bot mode just screams that theyve given up putting in much effort.
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby omegaprime » Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:48 pm

I want that megatron, that mold is just wonderfull.

No real news today besides that this will be tge last year botcon will be done by fan pub and in the current format, which could mean hasbro them shelves might do it all them shelves by now on lol.

Nice to see a warrior class ratchet, hopefully we see new toys tomorrow.

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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby JimmyC » Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:17 am

loismustdye it's only an opinion i never asked anyone to agree.

some inhand pictures of megatron

photo 1 straight out of the box photo 2 with a waist adjustment
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day1)

Postby JimmyC » Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:26 am

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Re: Botcon 2016 (day2)

Postby omegaprime » Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:21 am

Globber rumored to be Grimlocks head, this is intreasting and would make sense if they made the dinobots as head masters it would work well with the other beast also there is dinokings parts to consider is good repaints.

Brawn im disapointed for so many mostly hes not a legion toy

Apeface ummmm he needs to be a voyager lol.

wolfwire he looks good its about what i expect from a wolf alt mode

Highbrow looks good im really looking forward to geting this toy.

Alphatrion though he doesnt have much in common with his g1 self he is still a good looking toy and its about time we got a main line alphatrion though his lion mode reminds me of hemans battle cat.

astrotrain ill get him and problay end up useing his body for apeface

Groove ill pick him up he looks good and it will be nice to have a g1 looking defensor though not haveing him all this time hasnt botherd me.

liokaiser from the tiny picture i think ill be picking him up.

hasbros computron i dont realy like him to be honest i like takaras one more though i do want scrounge

R.I.D 2015 im not much of a fan of the line though the minicons that transform into weapons are very tempting

SDCC exclusive set i find intreasting that they used the RID2015 wingblade mold

Counterpunch i do want to get this as the other one seems so expensive these days if anyone is going to be buying from this lot please message me ill gladly split postage and so forth so i can get him, though i realy thought this guy would of worked well as a head master useing the cromedome mold as he has two heads the gimic would of worked well.

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Re: Botcon 2016 (day2)

Postby Nero » Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:25 am

Glad to finally see hasbros computron properly, dang he looks slick. Still despise that nosecone but everyone else looks pretty solid. Scourge is quite a cool addition. The indecision between tak and has increases.

Additionally, the liokaiser tease will keep me checking the news sites for a bit longer.

Also quite impressed with Alpha Trion, all 3 modes seem to work.

All the titan masters stuff is nice addditions, but Im mostly looking forward to seeing how it works in the comics. So many possibilities, so little disposable income
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day2)

Postby loismustdye » Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:46 am

Headmasters actually look sweet, will be interesting to see how this all translates into some form of media, whether its the comics or something else.
Sdcc set looks good, although the price is likely to be prohibitive.
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day2)

Postby Monkey222 » Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:56 am

Nero wrote:So many possibilities, so little disposable income


Ain't that the truth. I still need to get most of the combiners that came out last year.
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Re: Botcon 2016 (day2)

Postby Stik » Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:22 pm

I'm digging Scrounge - but that look/colour scheme of Computron pales compared to the Takara version
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