I am wondering if G2 attracted any new fans specifically kids. Do any of you know about or are fans who were introduced to Bionicle via G2?
I was. My first sets were Vizuna and Korgot. Was at Walmart and thought they looked cool. I don’t remember exactly how I got into the community, but I remember looking up the sets to find cool poses to display my sets in. Got into moccing fairly quickly by combining my sets like a day after I got them.
Honestly, I liked g2. Maybe it’s because I never got to experience g1.
I barely got into LEGO when G1 was canceled. When G2 came out, it got me into the original line.
I got into LEGO in 2010, when Bionicle was just ending. I grew up with Hero Factory, and when G2 came out I also got into Bionicle. Because of G2, I also got interested in G1 and got some of older G1 sets and started researching about the lore as well.
Bionicle G2 may have not brought it a lot of new fans, but at least I can give it credit for getting me into Bionicle.
Yeah, I didn’t really get the old bionicle story until g2 got me into the theme overall
G2 definitely got me into the fandom.
My brothers were into it for a while as well.
I remember seeing G1 sets and stuff as a kid but wasn’t a fan of ‘robots’ Later followed hero factory for a bit. When G2 came out I was definitely curious about what it was based on… So yeah, G2 did help me become a fan of bionicle.
I was a fan from 2004 onward, but I’m pretty sure I came across a few kids on the public days of BFVA last summer that seemed to be G2 fans. They were talking about the creatures and listing Jungle as one of the six elements. I was glad to see that, as I didn’t personally know any fans who joined because of G2.
can’t imagine that a reboot which underperformed so drastically that it got canceled after a year would get more than a thousand fans including the marriage story kid
One of my brother’s started to get really into it in 2016. Unfortunately, the early cancellation meant that he didn’t get as invested in the theme and therefore the lore (both G1 or G2)
As a former Gallerian I can say that i have interacted with several people that have been brought in to the fandom by g2.
I came closer to bionicle thanks to g2, but found out how amazing g1 was last year, now i found some pretty cheap bionicle sets in my country and i’ll probably buy them