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Play With This Too Kickstarter Now Live!

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 11:33 PM by Jacer under Other News
It's finally here, the Kickerstarter for Play With This Too is now live. This Kickstarter is going to be live for the next 30 days and there are multiple pledge levels for everyone to get a chance to help back this project. The figures and the quantity and as well as the bonuses made all depend on support you show.

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Up Close Look at Combiner Wars Devastator and Leader Class Ultra Magnus!

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 12:36 PM by Matty under Generations / Classics
Huge thanks to TFW2005 boards member CautionLowSign for sharing two very cool videos with us. At Toy Fair 2015, Hasbro revealed two big time Transformers: Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Combiner Wars Devastator!

We're going to let the videos do the talking, but needless to say this is a great up close look at two figures that will be highly sought after! Check them out below!



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Third and Final Fan Built Combiner Poll Round Now Live - Gender, Personality, Name, and Nemesis!

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 07:32 AM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
image We recently learned that the the Fan Built Combiner would be an Autobot hailing from the Sea of Rust - and now, the third and final round of poll voting has begun! This round is notable for containing the oft-discussed gender option, which had been hinted at by Hasbro previously at Toy Fair and in interviews.

This time, the following choices are offered:

• Gender (Female, Male)
• Personality (Loyal, Leader, Independent)
• Name (Victorion, Slammoth, Quakebreak)
• Nemesis (Devastator, Galvatronus, Menasor)


Make sure you get your votes in by downloading the app here -

iOS: Transformers Official App

Android: Transformers Official App

And discuss your choices after the jump!
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Fan Built Combiner Poll - First Look at Galvatronus?

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 07:30 AM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
7ba83273e2c35e5de6feae0a3bb8954c_zps2a3e6ffa In addition to the third round of Fan Built Combiner voting opening, the app seems to have also given us our first look at Galvatronus, which has the torso mode of the upcoming Voyager Cyclonus figure.

Check it out after the break!
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First Look at Platinum Edition Blitzwing & Astrotrain

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 07:29 AM by Mechafire under Generation 1
16652551825_68b3c9029d_z The Cybertron Phils Facebook page has just given us our first look at the upcoming Platinum Edition Blitzwing & Astrotrain set! This set includes, of course, the G1 Blitzwing and Astrotrain molds, but done up in some rather strange new colors.

Check it out after the jump and let us know your thoughts!
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NJCC March 22nd 2015 Door Prize Update Combiner Wars Optimus Prime!

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 05:47 PM by DESTRO under Conventions
Transformers-Combiner-Wars-Voyager-Optimus-Prime-In-Package New Jersey Collectors Con is proud to announce our next door prize Combiner Wars Optimus Prime! The NJCC Door prize selection is stacked with Fans Toys Scoria, and Make Toys – City Bot Series – MCB-02 Utopia!



When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, March 22nd 2015

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con
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Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #38 iTunes Preview

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:58 PM by Mechafire under Comics
0 iTunes has just updated with the 3-page preview for Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #38:

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #38: Days of Deception
JOURNEY'S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON—it's all been heading towards this—the moment when the fate of the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS is sealed. At the heart of it all: three killers, two outcomes... and one terrible, terrible choice.


Check it out after the jump, but beware of spoilers within. And be sure to pick up the full issue when it's released next Wednesday, March 4!
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Transformers: Legends Game Event - Rules Of Disengagement - UPDATE!

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:07 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
tumblr_inline_nkapygXkBi1slbwep Pre-Registration for the next DeNA Transformers: Legends Team Event; Rules Of Disengagement is now live.

Event Description:

Aboard a dimly lit DECEPTICON spacecraft, TARN turns to KAON and asks for a situation update. KAON reports that everything is going to plan, and that they should be close to their targets soon. The leader of the DECEPTICON Justice Division nods, and prepares to set their ship down on planet Clemency.

On the surface, BLACK SHADOW seeks refuge in the wrecked hulks left behind from a previous war. On the run for taking bribes from the AUTOBOTS to destroy a fleet of DECEPTICON War Worlds, the Phase Sixer stops and takes a breath inside a ruined ship when he runs across FLYWHEELS and the other Scavengers.

As the group finishes their conversation, a crunching noise outside alerts them to the presence of TESARUS, VOS, and the rest of the DJD. Unwilling to roll over and die, FLYWHEELS and BLACK SHADOW draw their weapons and prepare for battle.

Will BLACK SHADOW and FLYWHEELS escape the clutches of the DECEPTICON Justice Division? Or will TARN and his deadly crew eliminate their targets with extreme prejudice? Find out on TRANSFORMERS Legends - “Rules of Disengagement”!


Update 02/26/2015:

"Dear TRANSFORMERS Legends Fans,

The Ultra Legendary reward cards are here! Beware, he is more powerful than any of his predecessors! Can you defeat the mighty TARN? Can you surpass the strength and power of this new challenge? Who will rise to the top?

Roll out,

TRANSFORMERS Legends Team"
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Official Images of RID One-Step Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:04 PM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
093b1da9980724e70f0e31248f496fc7ae922cc7 Thanks to TFW2005 member Nevermore for linking us to new product images of the Robots In Disguise One-Step Changer Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof. We previously saw photoshopped versions of these figures back at Toy Fair, so these new images are much closer to what can be expected on store shelves.

Check them out after the jump.
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Transformers Rescue Bots Blurr Found at US Retail

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 10:05 AM by ORIO under Rescue Bots
RescueBlurr Reports are coming in from 2005 Board members of a new Rescue Bot toy sighting. Hollywood Hoist and ericepy report finding the "New Recruit", Blurr, at their local Wal-Marts in Washington and Ohio respectitvely. Along with Salvage and Hightide, Blurr makes up the new recruits for the Rescue Bots!

Be sure to tune into the Discovery Channel this Saturday for a new episode of Rescue Bots and post your toy sightings in our Sightings Forum!
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Diamond Comics Shipping list for March 4th

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 10:05 AM by ORIO under Comics
mtmte38 D-Drive has once again been nice enough to send us over next weeks Diamond Comic Shipping list! On tap for our beloved Transformers is the following:

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #38 DAYS OF DECEPTION (also shipping subscription & 1-in-10 variants)

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne
JOURNEY'S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON-it's all been heading towards this-the moment when the fate of the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS is sealed. At the heart of it all: three killers, two outcomes... and one terrible, terrible choice.


TRANSFORMERS #38 DAYS OF DECEPTION (also shipping subscription & 1-in-10 variants)

(W) John Barber (A/CA) Andrew Griffith
THE ONYX INTERFACE! The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS face down human forces-and strange battlelines make for strange allies. Who will emerge with the ancient ENIGMA OF COMBINATION... and who will usher in the COMBINER WAR...?


TRANSFORMERS PRIMACY TP

(W) Chris Metzen, Flint Dille (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
OPTIMUS PRIME vs. MEGATRON. AUTOBOTS vs. DECEPTICONS. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set... now legends will be made. The war that would define a planet begins in earnest-and its revelations will shake the TRANSFORMERS' world to the core!


TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED COMP ALLSPARK ALMANAC TP

(W) Jim Sorenson, Bill Forster (A) Various (CA) Marcelo Matere
The Allspark Almanac is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind atlas to the amazing 2008 Animated series universe. Giving fans behind-the-scenes secrets directly from the show's creators this volume is packed with full-color bios, character models, episode summaries, interviews, and more. Collects both original volumes into one book!


TRANSFORMERS LOGO PACK VINYL DECAL ASST
ELEPHANT GUN, LLC

These Transformers decals are perfect for use on car windows, laptops, tablets and more. Made of high quality polyester and then printed, they will look great outdoors or in for a very long time! Choose from full-color full-color Autobot logo, full-color Decepticon logo, red Autobot logo, or purple Decepticon logo decals.
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The Rise and Fall of The Hub and Hasbro's New TV Strategy

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 09:29 AM by Matty under Other News
HUB_Logo_3D_1 It's no secret by now, The Hub Network simply did not pan out as planned. When launched, many Transformers fans had high hopes for the Hasbro owned TV network. Unfortunately as time went on, a short amount of time, reality set in that The Hub was simply not making money fast enough.

Adweek ran a story about the rise and fall of Hasbro's TV attempt, specifically "what went wrong with The Hub, and what the toymaker hopes will go right" in the near future.

With Robots In Disguise premiering on Cartoon network on March 14, this may be a good time to revisit the background of The Hub's downfall with interview pieces from Hasbro executives and other industry leaders, while also taking a look at Hasbro's plan for the near future.
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Transformers Adventure EZ Collection Campaign

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:56 PM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
BB TakaraTomy just updated their webpage to showcase a new promotional item featuring EZ Collection versions of Bumblebee, Steeljaw, and and Strongarm. Starting March 21, 2015, to celebrate the launch of Transformers Adventure (Takara's Robots In Disguise), these will be available at select outlets in Japan once you pass a certain spending amount.

Check out the figures after the jump!
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Drift Empire of Stone #4 Preview

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 02:29 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
Drift-Empire-of-Stone-4-1a IDW has released a preview of the conclusion of the Drift: Empire of Stone miniseries. In this concluding part of the story arc that brings Shane McCarthy back to the character he created, we have Drift, Ratchet and Gigatron on one side - and the soldiers of the titular Empire of Stone on the other! It's the final battle - be sure to pick up the concluding part of the miniseries to see how it ends!
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Q Transformers Episode 8 Released

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 11:35 AM by Matty under Japanese Transformers
Thanks to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for linking us to episode 8 of the Q Transformers. This video debuts Smokescreen and Blue Bluestreak! Enjoy!

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Transform Your Easter With Transformers Themed Easter Items

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 11:29 AM by Matty under Other News
c440 The Easter holiday is right around the corner and stores are beginning to put out their Easter themed goodies. TFW2005 members have reported seeing a variety of Transformers themed oddities including ceramic mugs, foil cups with bendy straws, buckets for Easter Eggs, gift baskets, and tattoo sets. Of course most of these will come with their own chocolate eggs!

Check out what's been found after the jump and if you've found your own Transformers Easter themed oddities feel free to share!
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Masterpiece Star Saber and Masterpiece Tracks New Images

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:42 AM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
dm150407-929x1280 Coming off of the recently revealed Masterpiece Tracks prototype image, we've just received a new scan of images from Tag Hobby featuring a clearer image of the prototype, along with more images of the anticipated Masterpiece Star Saber. Interesting to note with this scan is the new set of images showing off the Brain of Courage and how it combines to form Star Saber.

Check out the new set of images after the jump and let us know if your opinion has changed for both Tracks and Star Saber!
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WTF@TFW Podcast episode 344 now online

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:37 AM by Matty under Site Updates
miyamoto_zpsmsbgim5u Toy Fair 2015 gets evener and RIDdier as Vangelus joins Aaron and TJ to totally not get caught in horrific tech problems while discussing all the fresh reveals!

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 344

If you use iTunes and regularly subscribe to podcasts, you can add us to your player and have the software download each episode automatically each time we update. To do that, and give us a reviews on iTunes, click here: Transformers Podcast on iTunes.
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APS01U Optimus Prime Ultimate Edition Limited Premium Items Revealed

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 04:07 AM by Shin Densetsu under Transformers Movie
image The Transformers Asia Facebook page has revealed the limited premium items that will come with APS01U Optimus Prime Ultimate Edition:

APS-01U Optimus Prime (ULTIMATE EDITION) Promotion
"Limited Premium"

Get this die cast made "Mini Allspark Cube" and "Metal Card" (Serial Number) free when purchase "APS-01U Optimus Prime (ULTIMATE EDITION)" at selected stores in Asia.
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TFsource 2-23 Weekly SourceNews! MP-25 Tracks Now Up For Preorder!

Posted on 02-23-2015 at 02:17 PM by Sol Fury under Sponsor News
Our friends and sponsors TFSource have sent us their latest Sourcenews update - check out the headline listing of what is in this week's sourcenews below, and read on for the full update!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have new preorders for items like MP-25 - Masterpiece Tracks, Fansproject - Lost Exo Realm - LER-03 Volar, BCS-01 Lonewolf, DMY Studios - D-06 - FPJ Intimidator - Add-on-Kit, and APS-01U Asia Premium Series - Optimus Prime - Ultimate Edition! We also have new instock items like Fansproject - Function X-V - M.A.D.L.A.W, ToyWorld - TW-06 Evila Star, Sentinel - Mega Drive Megatron - Sega Genesis Version - LE1000, ToyWorld - TW-D02 Muddy, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-03 Fenrir, and a restock of Reformatted - R-01C - Terminus Hexatron Continuum, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi, Old Time Series - OTS-02 Brawny and OTS-03 Backland, and Make Toys - Green Giant - Set of 6 Pieces! And Visit our sister site theToySource.com for non-transformers collectibles! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!

In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Now Up for Preorder - MP-25 Masterpiece Tracks!
2. Now instock - Function-XV M.A.D.L.A.W.!
3. Now Instock - ToyWorld's Evila Star/Devilstar!
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6. TFSource New Recruits!
7. Make Toys Green Giant Restock!
8. Now back in stock - KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi!
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10. Unique Toys - Ordin - O-03 Fenrir Now Instock!
11. Now up for Preorder - APS-01U Asia Premium Series - Optimus Prime - Ultimate Edition!
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13. MMC Hexatron Continuum Version Restock!
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16. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
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Play With This Too Kickstarter Goes Live This Friday

Posted on 02-23-2015 at 11:39 AM by Tony_Bacala under Other News
playwiththistoo We've been following the progression of PlayWithThisToo's upcoming action figure line here at TFW2005. While it isn't 100% Transformers related, it does have throwbacks to lines and themes we all grew up on and has several former Hasbro employees involved. For the past 6 months, new concept art for multiple characters have been revealed with the first physical prototype of Desolataur hitting as well. You can check updates and discussion for them all in the forums here.

We wanted to remind everyone that the Kickstarter for this project starts this Friday, February 27th, at 9 AM. If they make any of these figures, how many, and what awesome little bonuses we get all depends on the level of support you show. So keep an eye out on their Facebook page and here this Friday for details on where and how to support the project.
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Transformers Age of Extinction Wins Two Golden Raspberries (Razzies)

Posted on 02-23-2015 at 11:20 AM by Matty under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
Harold-Attinger-Kelsey-Grammer-Transformers-4-Age-Of-Extinction-Michael-Bay_1408216115 Many likely watched the Oscars last night, celebrating the past year's notable achievements in Hollywood. Earlier in the weekend though, a different round of awards were given out, described as "Hollywood's annual tip of the hat for the worst screen achievements of the year" - The Razzies.

The latest live action Transformers film, Age of Extinction, took home two Razzie awards: Kelsey Grammer for Worst Supporting Actor and Michael Bay for Worst Director. So a special congratulations to the two for their career defining awards for their contributions in Transformers Age of Extinction ...

In all seriousness, what does TFW think of the two Razzie awards? Deserving? Was AOE and Kelsey Grammer really that bad? Sound off after the jump and share your thoughts!
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Generations Combiner Wars Menasor In-hand Images

Posted on 02-22-2015 at 10:05 AM by Matty under Generations / Classics
8lhUg5T Coming way courtesy of TFND, we have a great set of in-hand images showcasing the fully combined form of the Stunticon team: Menasor! There has been a split discussion among fans as to whether Menasor holds up to the high level that has been set by Superion. With only stock photography to go on mostly, these in-hand images are a welcome addition to help us decide if Motormaster and the Stunticon team is worth the pick up.

Make the jump to see some key shots of the gestalt and discuss on the TFW2005 boards!
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Transformers: Robots in Disguise Premires In Italy On March 7, 2015

Posted on 02-22-2015 at 09:56 AM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
TRANSLegal0-960x612 We're all anticipating the release of the new Transformers cartoon, Robots In Disguise, and fans in Italy do not have to wait too much longer. The new RID show is set to premiere March 7th in Italy, with a special early screening for kids on February 28th at select movie theaters!

If you're located in Italy, the premiere is just around the corner. Hit the discussion link to join in on the countdown.
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Masterpiece MP-25 Tracks Revealed!

Posted on 02-21-2015 at 09:32 AM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
B-VncAiCEAAp6YK Thanks to TFW2005 boards member Sup3hobo for providing us with our very first look at Masterpiece Tracks! Tracks is slated to be released as MP-25 and looks stunningly accurate to the cartoon model.

No word yet on the specifics of Tracks' release (accessories, ordering info, etc.), but news is sure to follow this first image fast as we get more scans of the page layouts. We'll keep you updated! For now, sound off after the jump!

Update: Site sponsor BigBadToyStore has just opened up preorders for Tracks!

As have TFSource.

Be sure to get your orders in!
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Combiner Wars Offroad In Hand Pictures

Posted on 02-21-2015 at 03:37 AM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
0wS1LKo Via TFND, we have a look at the newest addition to the Stunticons, Offroad. Offroad is explicitly referred to as being a new member of the team in his bio, and is sent on the missions the other Stunticons do not want to handle in order to win their trust. He's a decent looking little robot who adds some rugged off road truck action to the Decepticon stunt team, and he has a wicked looking axe. Check him out, and look forward to our own gallery of this guy and all the other new Combiner Wars releases!
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IDW Collection - Phase 2 Volume 2 Preorder

Posted on 02-20-2015 at 10:02 PM by Sentinel under Comics
image IDW Collection Phase Two Volume 2 Hardcover – August 4, 2015

Available now for pre-order on Amazon

Before Optimus was Prime, before Megatron became a conqueror, they stood against Autocracy! Plus, spotlights featuring Trailcutter, Hoist, and Orion Pax. And the Dinobots are back! Volume 2 of The IDW Collection Phase Two collects the Autocracy mini-series, Spotlights: Trailcutter and Hoist, Robots In Disguise issues #7-9, More Than Meets the Eye issues #6-8, and Spotlight: Orion Pax.

Hardcover: 332 pages
Publisher: IDW Publishing (August 4, 2015)


Let us know what you think of this collection of comics after the jump.
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TFW's Age of Extinction Stinger (Japanese Exclusive) Gallery

Posted on 02-20-2015 at 04:04 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
Stinger-Robot-36 We have a new in-hand Transformers gallery for you. Hailing from the movie series by way of a Japan exclusive repaint, we have the Stinger! Stinger features in Transformers Age of Extinction as a human-built Transformer, designed as a Bumblebee clone. With a striking and sinister red color scheme, Cliffjumper this is not!

Stinger is a straight-up redeco of the Age of Extinction new Camaro Bumblebee, which means the robot mode is more or less spot on for the appearance of the robot mode, although obviously the vehicle mode is not the on-screen Pagani. This may or may not prove to be a dealbreaker, as the deco itself is excellent, and we'd imagine most people would display in the robot mode, which looks great.

You can check out the full gallery of this Japanese market exclusive at the link below:

Age of Extinction Decepticon Stinger (Japanese exclusive)
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Generations Combiner Wars Leader Class Megatron and Armada Megatron Found At US Retail

Posted on 02-20-2015 at 03:22 PM by Matty under Generations / Classics
IMG_20150220_112924 Time to check your sightings thread TFW, the Generations Leader class Megatron and Armada Megatron have been found at US retail! Thanks to posts by TFW2005 members starscream-99 and Cyber Bishop, we have our first sightings of the Decepticon leaders at a Toys 'R' Us in Lancaster, California and Metairie, Louisiana.

Happy Hunting TFW!
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Children's Museum of Indianapolis Transformers Exhibition

Posted on 02-20-2015 at 01:36 PM by Sol Fury under Other News
FanReveal-1-EntryC The Children's Museum of Indianapolis have shared with us some preliminary design sketches for an upcoming exhibit celebrating the Transformers! The exhibition opens on March 7, in partnership with Hasbro, and will feature a selection of vintage toys from the line's 30 year history, including a 10 foot tall Age of Extinction Optimus Prime statue, an exhibition of full-size Transformers fan costumes, and a toy design area showcasing the key phases of the toy design process.

The Children's Museum has sent us over a full writeup to go with the preliminary images, which conveys the overall experience of the exhibit. Find out more at
www.childrensmuseum.org/future-exhibits
, and be sure to check out the event when it opens on March 7.

Read on, after the break, for the full writeup, and be sure to follow the Children's Museum on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for further updates.
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