Revenge of the Fallen toy discussion (leaks and official info)

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Post by burnitall » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:47 am

praetorian wrote:From Volume 3 of the TF Generation 2009: possible Human Alliance Ratchet and a new Starscream and a new Protoform mold:

Reported by tfw2005.com: link

Original at hk-tf.com: link
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Post by Nevermore » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:44 am

According to Japanese readers, Ratchet is just a concept design used to sell the idea of Human Alliance.

Protoform Prime and Starscream were used to demonstrate how the Mech Alive gimmick works.

None of these are actually planned toys.
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Post by HeavyArms » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:17 am

That Scattorshot doesn't look all that bad, think I've seen it before, but I may get it all the same.
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Post by Nevermore » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:48 am

New multi- and bonus packs:

"Super Tuner Throwdown", consisting of Blowpipe (redeco of Movie 1 Dropkick) and Sideways, first announced at BotCon, Wal*Mart exclusive:
http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-new ... es-168357/

Leader ROTF Optimus Prime and Megatron with bonus Deluxe Camshaft (from the 2007 movie line, redeco of Swindle):
http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-new ... ck-168358/
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Post by Blackjack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 8:29 am

HeavyArms wrote:That Scattorshot doesn't look all that bad, think I've seen it before, but I may get it all the same.
Nope, Scattorshot is an all-new mold for the ROTF toyline.

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Post by Notabot » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:11 pm

So Prime and Megatron both come with the same bonus figure? That doesn't make a lot of sense.

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Post by RID Scourge » Mon Aug 17, 2009 8:02 pm

Doesn't help that the mold is rather mediocre either. I mean there's quite a few movie 1 deluxes that were better (imo). Then you've got the ROTF deluxes that I feel were a step above the first movie figures.

Not to mention any number of Cybertron/Classics/TFU/Animated molds that you could probably get away with repainting/remolding (like they did with the movie 1 walmart exclusives).

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Post by borg72 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 8:52 pm

im suspecting they just had quite a few left over... i cant imagine he sold all that well. im guessing this is a store exclusive, so the numbers required for a run might just match up. plus the dvd is coming out supposedly november-ish time, so might be trying to capitalise on that boost to toy demand.

or maybe camshaft is a bucketload of awesome the rest of us somehow missed, and these will sell like hotcakes, even to people who've bought leader prime/megs already. who knows?

EDIT apparently camshaft was not near the end of the movie 1 line... just shows how forgetable he was. im sure i saw him still shelf-warming even as movie-1 deluxes were being taken down.

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Post by RID Scourge » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:59 am

Eh. I have Swindle. Cam's color scheme is better, but the mold is lacking. Arms are kinda crappy. Not terrible, but I wouldn't pay more than clearance if I had to do it again. I guess as a free add-in it's not bad.

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Post by Nevermore » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:28 am

Camshaft wasn't anywhere near the end of the line.

Anyway: Gallery of Hoist.
http://www.kotoys.com/forum/index.php?topic=312.0

Gears and Thrust are out.
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Post by Nevermore » Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:49 am

Wave 2 Robot Heroes two-packs out at retail:

Ironhide vs. Mixmaster
Jolt vs. Ravage
http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transform ... etail.html
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Post by Xeno-the-Hedgehog » Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:38 pm

And we thought Wavage was adowable before!

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Post by Nevermore » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:34 am

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Post by Blackjack » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:51 am

Xeno-the-Hedgehog wrote:And we thought Wavage was adowable before!
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. That's so damned cute!

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Post by RID Scourge » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:12 pm

I know! It's like Cyclops Kitty!

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Post by Nevermore » Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:18 pm

Remember how Hasbro said at SDCC that the third bike sister would be named "Flareup"?

Now they say her name is "Elita-1":
http://www.actionfigs.com/index.php?cat ... cleid=2471
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Post by Blackjack » Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:30 pm

Nevermore wrote:Remember how Hasbro said at SDCC that the third bike sister would be named "Flareup"?

Now they say her name is "Elita-1":
http://www.actionfigs.com/index.php?cat ... cleid=2471
Tramp would be so happy.

For some reason, I prefer the name 'Flareup'.

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Post by Treadshot A1 » Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:13 pm

Blackjack wrote:Tramp would be so happy.

For some reason, I prefer the name 'Flareup'.
Yeah. Me too. Flareup always sounded better to me, for some reason.

That throws the whole 'Reign of Starscream' theory out, then.
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Post by RID Scourge » Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:15 pm

It could just be a case where they were both named Elita-1. How many Jims do you know? :up:

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Post by Nevermore » Wed Aug 26, 2009 4:36 pm

Or Hasbro simply didn't feel the need to adhere to the events of a sub-contracted comic book. :)
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