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Translated Hironori Kobayashi Transformers: Legends Arcee Interview

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 05:45 PM by Mechafire under Japanese Transformers
e321abae-6dca-4b8b-91b9-1ade13f1d82b_zpse3019723 TFW2005 translator SydneyY has come through one again, providing us with a translation of the recent Hironori Kobayashi interview supplied in the latest issue of Figure King. The interview mostly deals with Kobayashi's development of Transformers: Legends Arcee (The Takara release of Generations Deluxe Arcee)

For a brief summary of points discussed...

• Kobayashi's background
• How the idea for Arcee came to be
• The development for Arcee
• The process of working with Hasbro (she was originally intended to be remolded into a Blurr figure, but the idea was dropped)
• Making sure Arcee looked like her cartoon incarnation
• The differences between the Takara and Hasbro versions
• Arcee's vehicle mode and the transformation process
• Kobayashi's scratch-built Arcee and how it helped him get a job at Takara, plus how it influenced Legends/Generations Arcee
• The possibility of a Headmaster Arcee being released in the future
• The figures Kobayashi would like to see in the future

Check out the full details after the break!
Views: 2,890 / Credit: SydneyY of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Grimlock Released in Germany

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 05:44 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
27481221d1416850486-masterpiece-grimlock-out-german-retail-truduisburg2014-11-24_1 Hot on the heels of Masterpiece Sunstorm reaching Germany, TFW2005 member Nevermore reports that Masterpiece Grimlock has arrived in Germany. Spotted in a Toys 'R Us store in Duisburg, Germany, Masterpiece Grimlock like Sunstorm before him features the US English packaging, with only a sticker giving multilingual information about the batteries.

Keep up to date with the latest sightings in your area in our Transformers Sightings board!
Views: 983 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!

Eva Mode MP Optimus Prime Released in Japan + New Story and Art

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 02:47 PM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
story04 The Evangelion crossover version of Masterpiece Optimus Prime (MP-10) is being released in Japan and to go along with its release the TakaraTomy webpage has updated with new art of the crossover character and a 4th installment to their ongoing story. We currently only have a Google translation of the story for right now, which you can see after the jump.

If you were one of the few to preorder this figure from Japan be sure to share in-hand pics when you receive Eva Mode Prime!
Views: 3,918

WalMart Exclusive Construct Bots Bumblebee Strafe vs Stinger Released at US Retail

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 11:27 AM by Jacer under Constructabots
PXGam5K Great news for our Construct Bots fans, the Wal Mart exclusive Strafe and Bumblebee Vs. Stinger set has finally been released in the US! The set has a repainted Bumblebee, Stinger repainted from the same mold, and Strafe that has an excellent G2 deco. The set retails for $19.99 and has 63 pieces.

Be sure to keep an eye in your local sightings thread if you are on the look out for the set and happy hunting!
Views: 1,677 / Credit: alkamist of the 2005 Boards!

Dengeki Hobby and Figure King New Magazine Scans - MP Magnus, Generations Arcee, and More

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 08:00 AM by Matty under Japanese Transformers
Dengeki_Scan_3 Thanks to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for linking us to site sponsor Robot Kingdom's Facebook page for the latest scans from Dengeki Hobby and Figure King Magazines. In the scans we have some great images of the upcoming Masterpiece Ultra Magnus showing off some gimmicks and other features, more images of the recently revealed Q Transformers, cartoon images from Robots In Disguise, Takara's LG-06 Sky Byte and LG-07 Jetfire, Takara's Optimus Prime Playstation figure, and possibly the most interesting is an interview page with Generations Arcee designer Hironori Kobayashi. We're hopeful to have a translated interview for your reading pleasure shortly!

Enough reading, check out the images attached after the jump and discuss!
Views: 5,311 / Credit: Type-R and PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #35 Full Preview

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 02:57 AM by Tony_Bacala under Comics
MTMTE-35-1 IDW has released the full 5 page preview for Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #35, due out this week in your local comic shop and digital apps. Check it out after the break!

Days of Deception begins with… PEACE AND HAPPINESS! To be honest, there's not much we can say about this issue without giving away the life-changing events of last issue. What we can say is this: everything’s fine. There’s no conflict, no sadness, no angst. Why is this a problem?
Views: 2,710 / Credit: grindcore138 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Drift Empire of Stone #1 Full Preview

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 02:51 AM by Tony_Bacala under Comics
Drift-Empire-of-Stone-1-1 IDW has released the full 5 page preview for the first issue of Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1! Read on to check out all 5 pages plus the cover and credits page.

DRIFT RETURNS! Last year, TRANSFORMERS readers were shocked when DRIFT left the AUTOBOTS in disgrace… and now he’s alone, on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the galaxy—until RATCHET shows up to try to bring him home!
Views: 1,683 / Credit: grindcore138 of the 2005 Boards!

Combiner Wars Protectobots Listings And New Legends

Posted on 11-25-2014 at 12:35 AM by Shin Densetsu under Generations / Classics
image The Allspark has posted new Combiner Wars listings for Generations deluxe Protectobots! That's not all, new listings for Generations Legends like Warpath have been uncovered too! Here's the listing:
  • Generations Legends Groove
  • Generations Legends DPT Viper
  • Generations Legends Warpath
  • Generations BLD (Blades)
  • Generations Street (Streetwise/Streetsmart)
  • Generations First Aid
  • Generations Protectobot Rook
These listings reportedly came from Walmart's inventory system. Perhaps more light will be shed at Toy Fair.
Views: 4,099 / Credit: Gepard of the 2005 Boards!

Ontario Collectors Con 2015 is February 1st

Posted on 11-24-2014 at 09:14 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
OCC-Logo-Web Ontario Collectors Con 2015 is February 1st at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre – 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

The show features a huge selection of vintage 80s and 90s toys and all the latest releases from today such as Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Masters of the Universe (vintage and modern), Super Heroes (Marvel Universe/Legends, DC Universe etc), Wrestling, Power Rangers, and tons of other toys, comics and collectibles.

TFsource SourceNews for November 24, 2014!

Posted on 11-24-2014 at 01:19 PM by Matty under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource just stopped by with their latest SourceNews newsletter! Some great items coming in stock, just in time for the holidays! Check it out below!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week have new instock items like TFC Toys - Prometheus - Hydrant, Sentinel - Megadrive Megatron, MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run, ToyWorld - TW-D01 Roar, and ToyWorld - TW-H04G Grant! We also have new preorders like MP-21 - Masterpiece Bumblebee - with Coin & Battle Mask, TW-H04 Infinitor, Xtransbots - MX-I Apollyon, CDMW-39 - The King's Power Parts - Plated Wing Upgrade for Feral Rex, a limited restock of Make Toys - Green Giant, as well as new Hasbro Platinum Sets and Generation 2014 sets. Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Interviews! 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:
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2. Now Instock - Sentinel - Megadrive Megatron!
3. Now back up for Preorder - MP-21 Masterpiece Bumblebee with Battle Mask!
4. Microblaze Creations MBC002 Military Titans Releasing Soon!
5. Back up for preorder - Make toys Green Giant!
6. Vintage G1 New Recruits!
7. New ToyWorld Preorders Up!
8. New MMC Preorders and Instock Items!
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11. New Hasbro Platinum and Generations Preorders Up!
12. New Transformers Asia Exclusive Preorders Up!
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14. theToySource Updates!
15. Source Blog Updates!

Stylin Online - Black Friday WEEK Begins Today!

Posted on 11-24-2014 at 10:27 AM by Tony_Bacala under Sponsor News
black-friday-week Stylin Online is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a pre-game set of sales starting today! They will be running discounts on merchandise Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in addition to the normal Thanksgiving, Black Friday and beyond deals. Check the schedule below and head on over if you need something for yourself or your loved ones!
And, don't forget, they have a kick ass selection of Transformers too.

Views: 635

TFW's Generations Brainstorm In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 11-23-2014 at 03:12 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Brainstorm-Robot-50 We've got another great new Generations toy gallery to share with you. This time out, we have a gallery of a Headmaster and the Lost Light's mad scientist in residence - Brainstorm!

Generations Brainstorm does a grand job of updating the chunky original Generation 1 Brainstorm and his boxy proportions with a more modern and decidedly less boxy appearance, based on the More than Meets the Eye comic. It gives Brainstorm a very striking silhouette - this toy looks extremely good in both modes!

Brainstorm is also fun to fiddle with. As with most modern toys, he lacks waist articulation, and his wrists do not rotate, but everything else is there - including ball-jointed head articulation, which is cleverly incorporated into the Headmaster gimmick. Arcana has limited articulation when he's not being Brainstorm's noggin, with just his arms and head (!) being poseable. One word of warning - watch the blue-green paint on Arcana's legs, it seems to chip very easily.

Overall, Brainstorm looks great and is fun to play with. He's one of the most dynamic looking Voyagers to come out what has been an excellent year for the size class, capturing the spirit of the character extremely well and generally being a good, fun toy. Be a smart robin and check out the gallery to see for yourself:

Generations Brainstorm with Arcana gallery
Views: 5,477

Transformers: Rising Mobile Game Soundtrack Info

Posted on 11-23-2014 at 03:00 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
tfr_banner-960x500 Bets testing for the Transformers: Rising (English Version) is now over. Shanghai based outsourcing sound studio GameAudioLab has revealed some info about the game's soundtrack and some samples. Hopefully they’ll release the entire game music album one day.

"Game Audio Lab worked on China’s #1 Transformers game: “Transformers: Rising”.

With stunning music – mix of orchestral and electronic elements – and entertaining futuristic sound effects, our main challenge was to create a unique sound experience for gamers while keeping consistency with the existing Transformers’ audio identity.

This challenge was accomplished within 3 months.

“Transformers: Rising” is now one of the most played and famous mobile game over China, Hong Kong and Taiwai, with monthly revenue of 10 million RMB (approximately 1.67 million US dollars), marking the peak of DeNA China’s revenue of this year."
Views: 1,235

Q Transformers Movie and Generation 1 Series Wave 1 Official Images

Posted on 11-23-2014 at 11:30 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
Q-Rodimus-Robot Via Autobase Aichi's Facebook feed, we've got some nice official images to share with you of the Takara-Tomy Q Transformers. On show here we have official images of the first waves of both the movie series and also the Generation 1 series.

Each of the figures transforms from a cutesified version of their robot modes into Choro Q versions of their vehicle modes. This is a fitting bit of parallelism, since over 30 years ago before Transformers got started, some of Takara's earlier transforming robot toys were Choro Q vehicles in their Micro Change line - which would eventually become the Generation 1 Minibots. That means the Generation 1 Bumblebee in this series has gone full circle!

The Generation 1 series on show here includes Rodimus, Prowl, Sideswipe and Bumblebee. The Movie series includes Optimus Prime, Crosshairs, Lockdown and Bumblebee. These first two waves of figures are due out next month, in December 2014.
Views: 4,887 / Credit: Autobase Aichi of the 2005 Boards!

Clarification - Masterpiece Ultra Magnus in Australia

Posted on 11-23-2014 at 10:13 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
Hasbro_MP_Magnus_1416593269 Courtesy of TFW2005 member and Ozformers administrator griffin-of-oz, we can post some clarification to our earlier report of Masterpiece Ultra Magnus' release in Australia next year:
  1. Kelvin Chan is not the artist for this project, but rather wrote the English language bio of the instruction booklet.
  2. Masterpiece Ultra Magnus is getting a limited Australian release of just 400 pieces. This release is 400 pieces of the Hong Kong / Hasbro Asia release of the Japanese Masterpiece Ultra Magnus, in a similar style to previous releases of other Masterpieces in Australia - such as the original Masterpiece MP-2 Ultra Magnus release.
  3. Masterpiece Ultra Magnus will arrive in Australia in early February, will be released in two batches (250 in February 2015 and 150 on 4 April 2015), and will retail for AU$299.99. He'll be available through Toys R Us Australia.
  4. It should go without saying as this is an import of the Japanese toy, but this does not relate to a US release.

It should also be noted this is not a rumor - this is confirmed, via a listing in Toys R Us Australia's computers relayed via Ozformers member Sinnertwin.

A big thanks to Griffin for the clarification!
Views: 2,338 / Credit: griffin-of-oz of the 2005 Boards!

Mastermind Creations Cynicus Colored Prototype Images

Posted on 11-23-2014 at 04:22 AM by ORIO under 3rd Party Unlicensed
3EB405F1-2A19-434D-9D4B-FFF75E8AD2E8_zpsnnrnqe0u Mastermind Creations has shared new images on their Facebook page of an upcoming product. This time, we get our first look at their interpretation of the IDW original comic character Cynicus AKA Vos of the Decepticon Justice Division! These new images show this deluxe sized figure in robot mode and sniper rifle mode. In sniper rifle mode he can be wielded by Mastermind Creations' Feral Rex figure. Lastly, this figure can remove his face just like the comic character does to tortute rogue Decepticons!

Check out the images after the break!
Views: 7,030 / Credit: Cheem The Rup

Angry Birds Transformers #1 Preview

Posted on 11-22-2014 at 12:09 PM by Mechafire under Comics
AB-TF-01-pr-1-9f87d In yet more comic news, Comic Book Resources has uploaded the preview for Angry Birds Transformers #1:

You got TRANSFORMERS in my Angry Birds! No, you got Angry Birds in my TRANSFORMERS! ERGH, OOF, MPPHH!!! Hey! Waitaminit! This is actually pretty great! That’s right, comic lovers, two of your favorite IDW comics have morphed into one amazing new comic! When the TRANSFORMERS lose their powerful ALLSPARK, it ends up on Piggie Island and the world of Angry Birds turns robotic! Prepare to meet… the AUTOBIRDS and DECEPTIHOGS!

See how this fun little story begins after the jump (if you won't mind spoilers), then pick up the full issue when it's released next Wednesday, November 26.
Views: 2,896 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Exhaust / Marlboor - Unable to be sold in the USA?

Posted on 11-21-2014 at 07:28 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
mp-235_1410200032 Troubling news comes to us via our sponsors Big Bad Toy Store. Masterpiece MP-23 Exhaust - who is based on the Diaclone "Marlboro" Wheeljack - apparently cannot be sold legally in the USA.

The problem comes from the fact that Exhaust uses a shape on his design - the rectangle with a triangular portion removed from the bottom - which is alleged to infringe the trade dress of Marlboro & Phillip Morris USA. Under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, these marks cannot be used on products that could be intended for children.

(You could make an argument for Exhaust being an "adult collectable" as he is a part of the high-end Masterpiece series, but ultimately the wider Transformers brand is targeted at children, and there's where the "could be intended" part swings in and catches this one).

The upshot of all this is that Big Bad Toy Store has been asked to remove listings for Exhaust, and have complied - anyone who preordered has been transferred to a non-public listing on the off chance that Takara-Tomy alters the deco; should this not happen (and this fan thinks it is unlikely) Big Bad Toy Store will refund preorders as they, and potentially other USA based online retailers, will not be able to sell Masterpiece Exhaust in the USA.


Read on for the full text of the email update from Big Bad Toy Store.
Views: 6,037 / Credit: Artic Warrior of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Ultra Magnus To Get Hasbro Asia Pacific Release?

Posted on 11-21-2014 at 01:02 PM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
Hasbro_MP_Magnus An interesting piece of Masterpiece Ultra Magnus news just surfaced via Kelvin Chan's Facebook page. Kelvin Chan will be providing an English translation of the bio for MP Ultra Magnus for its Australian release. Let's get right to what's been said:

Okay, I can FINALLY reveal my secret now. The work that I did for Hasbro was working on the booklet for the Hasbro release of MASTERPIECE ULTRA MAGNUS. This toy is scheduled to be released in Hasbro Hong Kong's markets first on December 27, with the Australian release being April 2015.

It looks to be exclusive to Toys R Us. Price will be AU$299.99
SKN 086323


It is worth noting that this is a specific release for Australia, who import items for their market via Hasbro Hong Kong, which can include any of the Japanese market releases that Hasbro Hong Kong brings forward.

Join in on the ongoing discussion with the discussion link below!
Views: 7,246 / Credit: autotronprime of the 2005 Boards!

Robot Kingdom Newsletter #1249

Posted on 11-21-2014 at 10:45 AM by Matty under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor Robot Kingdom just dropped by with their latest newsletter. There's quite a few Masterpiece Transformers starting to ship out so get your preorders in!

Hi,
Here is a quick update from Robotkingdom.

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Generations Brainstorm Sighted In The US

Posted on 11-21-2014 at 01:20 AM by Shin Densetsu under Generations / Classics
image The last Generations voyager figure of 2014 has been sighted in the USA! Transformers Generations Brainstorm was sighted in a Walmart in California by Shockwave14. As the holiday shopping season is upon us, with retailers ordering and restocking more product, hopefully this figure makes it's way to your area sooner than later.

Happy hunting!
Views: 3,152 / Credit: Shockwave14 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 iTunes Preview

Posted on 11-20-2014 at 05:03 PM by Mechafire under Comics
cover225x225 Apple's iTunes website has updated with the 3-page preview for Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1, which will be releasing next Wednesday, November 26.

DRIFT RETURNS! Last year, TRANSFORMERS readers were shocked when DRIFT left the AUTOBOTS in disgrace… and now he’s alone, on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the galaxy—until RATCHET shows up to try to bring him home!

Check it out after the jump if you don't mind spoilers!
Views: 3,587 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Kotobukiya D-Style Megatron New Images

Posted on 11-20-2014 at 07:46 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
ds_megatoron Kotobukiya have updated their website with new images of their D-Style Megatron. This poseable little Decepticon leader is done in the traditional Japanese super-deformed style and comes with alternate faces for different expressions along with his energy flail and even a little gun mode Megatron.

Peace through tyranny has never looked so adorable!
Views: 2,555

More than Meets the Eye #35 preview

Posted on 11-20-2014 at 03:39 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
cover225x225 Apple's iBooks has also updated with a preview of the next issue of Transformers: More than Meets the Eye. More than Meets the Eye #35 picks up where issue 34 left off and don't panic... everything is fine!

This issue also hits stores next Wednesday, 26 November - be sure to pick it up for the continuation of this great series!
Views: 3,870 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Legends Signature Series Event Featuring Art by Marcelo Matere

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 11:30 PM by Matty under Video Games
LegendsSeriesMarcelo Thanks to the Facebook of DeNA Games and the Twitter account of Marcelo Matere, we've learned of a few new fan favorite characters to make their debut on Transformers Legends! This signature series episode features the artwork done by Marcelo of Fortress Maximus, Scoponok, and Grimlock!

From DeNA Games:

This week's TRANSFORMERS Legends episode is another Signature Series featuring artwork from Marcelo Matere art. He's chosen some cool and memorable TRANSFORMERS characters for all kinds of fans.

Check out the artwork after the jump!
Views: 2,227 / Credit: T-Hybrid of the 2005 Boards!

Flint Dille Interview Discussing Primacy and More!

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 05:34 PM by Matty under Comics
TF-Primacy-04-pr-1-780eb Comic Book Resources recently sat down with the writer of the soon to be concluded comic trilogy of Autocracy, Monstrosity, and Primacy, Flint Dille, for an interview about the series as a whole and the final issue Primacy #4, which was released today.

The interview does contain too much as far as spoilers go, as it covers the series as a whole and some additional background of Dille, but as always proceed at your own risk just to be safe.

Make the jump to talk more about Primacy #4 and the conclusion of this comic trilogy!
Views: 1,258 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Diamond Comics Shipping List for 26 November 2014

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 03:58 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
STK654127-1-600x910 TFW2005 member D-Drive has sent us the Diamond Comics shipping list for next week, 26 November! Next week's comics include the first issues of the Angry Birds Transformers and Drift: Empire of Stone miniseries. To top off those two great #1s, there is also the next issue of James Roberts' More than Meets the Eye! Transformers VS G.I. Joe #4 is also due out next week.

Check out the solicits for all of next week's comics after the break.
Views: 1,482 / Credit: D-Drive of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers VS G.I. Joe Issue #4 iBooks Preview

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 03:54 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
cover225x225 Apple's iBooks has updated with a three page preview of IDW's Transformers VS G.I. Joe issue 4. The fourth issue of Tom Scioli's crossover of these two great franchises brings us more cosmic war alongside the debut of the October Guard! Check out the preview and be sure to pick up the book when it hits on 26 November 2014!
Views: 1,686 / Credit: Sockie of the 2005 Boards!

Rescue Bots Season 3 Episodes 7, 8 and 9 details

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 03:31 PM by Sol Fury under Rescue Bots
Transformers-Rescue-Bots-350x223 Zap2it have updated their schedule with details of the next three episodes of Transformers Rescue Bots season 3. While as with previous updates, their details all just show today's date for the airing, we are of the view that these are going to air on the first three Saturdays of December.

Of note also is that one of the three episodes is "The Riders of Midwinter", which was a special holiday episode produced as a part of season 2's order of episodes, but was held back so that it would air in midwinter.

Check out the full details of the three episodes below - and don't forget to tune in to Discovery Family Channel every Saturday at 1:30 PM EST for all-new episodes of Transformers Rescue Bots!


S3 E7 Bugs in the System (Airs December 6, 2014)
Doctor Morocco proves that even small pests can pose dangerous threats to Griffin Rock.

S3 E8 Switcheroo (Airs December 13, 2014)
A space nebula causes the Rescue Bots and Burns family to switch personalities.

S3 E9 The Riders of Midwinter (Airs December 20, 2014)
Terrible winter storm threatens holiday in Griffin Rock; the Bots take on new responsibilities.
Views: 943 / Credit: moreprimeland of the 2005 Boards!

Perfect Effect Leonidas (Lio Convoy) - New Prototype Images

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 09:01 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
LioConvoy Third Party / Independent group Perfect Effect just dropped an awesome update containing new images of their Leonidas prototype! Leonidas is Perfect Effect's attempt at homaging the Beast Wars II character Lio Convoy. The prototype images show off the bulk of the figure, range of articulation in the arms (such as gripping the sword on the figure's hip), a side view of its beast mode, and a size comparison with MP-10, which shows Leonidas nearly eye to eye with Masterpiece Optimus Prime!

No pricing or release info was provided, only the message of "coming soon." We'll keep you updated as we learn more! Make the jump to discuss!
Views: 10,765 / Credit: unexpectedpanda of the 2005 Boards!

Takara's Legends Brainstorm and Hasbro's Generations Brainstorm Comparison Image

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 08:42 AM by Matty under Generations / Classics
B2yyz3_CAAA0JdW A small bit of news for you to start your day with, one that may help a purchasing decision for you as well. Takara Tomy designer Hisashi Yuki tweeted a comparison picture of Takara's Legends Brainstorm and Hasbro's Generations Brainstorm. In the image provided we have a great look at the differences between the two figures, the biggest of which is Takara's added paint details on the wings, chest, and abdomen area. We'll let the picture do most of the talking, but be sure to sound off with the discussion link below and let us know which figure you're digging more!
Views: 8,165 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!

IDW Transformers Solicitations for February 2015

Posted on 11-19-2014 at 08:06 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
STK662285 Via PreviewsWorld we have a look at the Transformers books coming our way from IDW in February next year. Check out the listings after the break!
Views: 2,989 / Credit: Sockie of the 2005 Boards!

WTF@TFW Podcast episode 329 now online

Posted on 11-17-2014 at 10:21 PM by Matty under Site Updates
BlackLotus_zpsdbfaf9e0 Dig it yoh. Seth and V-Money got words to spit on the TFcon Chicago debrief, some concept artwork, and MTG Magic The Gathering.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 329

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.
Views: 1,440

TFsource SourceNews for November 17, 2014!

Posted on 11-17-2014 at 03:14 PM by Matty under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource just dropped us a line with their latest newsletter! Check out the SourceNews with the preorder links below, which include some exciting new Hasbro Platinum and Generations preorders!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have new instock items like Reformatted - R-08 - Azalea the Avenger, Reformatted - R-08Z - Zinnia Parapax Medic, Professor Heisenbergs Royal Arsenal & Kings Claw Add-ons, MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run, TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-05 Phobus, Transformers 2014 - Generations Legends Series 01 - Set of 2 Figures - Cosmos & Swerve, and ToyWorld - TW-D01 Roar! We also have new preorders on the site like Reformatted - R-09 - Eupatorium the Warrior, Reformatted - R-10 - Salvia Prominon the Saint, SXS-R02 - Overlocking, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-02 Alberich, ToyWorld - TW-D02 Muddy, TW-06 Devilstar, and TW-H04 Infinitor, Xtransbots - MX-I Apollyon, DX9 D05 - Chigurh, MP-11SW Skywarp & APS-03 Barricade & Soundwave Set, MP-05G Masterpiece Megatron - 30th Anniversary Exclusive - Gold Version, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi, a limited restock of Make Toys - Green Giant, as well as new Hasbro Platinum Sets and Generation 2014 sets. Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Interviews! 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. Back up for preorder - Make toys Green Giant!
2. New ToyWorld Preorders Up!
3. New MMC Preorders and Instock Items!
4. New 3rd Party Preorders up!
5. New preorder up - O-02 Alberich!
6. New Hasbro Platinum and Generations Preorders Up!
7. Now back instock - TFC's Star Cats series!
8. New Transformers Asia Exclusive Preorders Up!
9. Now Instock - MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run!
10. New Preorder up - KFC's Transistor & HiFi!
11. Make Toys Quantron Now Instock!
12. theToySource Updates!
13. Source Blog Updates!
14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
15. Newest Instock items at TFsource

Gamestop Exclusive Loyal Subjects Transformers

Posted on 11-17-2014 at 02:27 PM by Jacer under Generation 1
Screen-Shot-2014-11-17-at-121425-PM Exciting news for the Transformers action vinyl community, The Loyal Subjects posted via their instagram a few Gamestop exclusives Red Alert, Slag and Optimus Prime. Slag and Optimus Prime's paintjob are more accurate to their G1 toys then the retail releases. There are going to be 6 exclusives and the last 3 will be revealed later. The expected release date for these guys is December 1st.

Check out the images and join the discussion after the jump.
Views: 5,072 / Credit: Loyal Subjects, Roufuss

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Stickers Out In Hungary

Posted on 11-16-2014 at 01:43 PM by SilverOptimus under Robots In Disguise (201x)
Transformers-matrica-3-valtozatban Following the news of the RID Children's Books, 2005 Boards Member BB Shockwave has told us that Transformers: Robots In Disguise stickers are now available in Hungary.

The characters include: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe and Grimlock.

Rough translation of the Product Description:

You can now decorate your notebooks with giant robots in disguise. You can draw them or you can trade them.
Transformers are known among kids for memorable characters and spectacular scenes. They can now collect the stickers, be creative and draw the characters.

The Set Includes
- 1 set of Transformers Stickers


Checkout the stickers, after the jump.
Views: 4,273 / Credit: BB Shockwave of the 2005 Boards!

Amazon Book Listing Reveals A New Transformers: Robots In Disguise Villain

Posted on 11-16-2014 at 10:13 AM by SilverOptimus under Robots In Disguise (201x)
Transformers-Robots-in-Disguise-Chapter-Book-1-Bumblebee-Versus-Scuzzard Amazon has listed several new books for early 2015. Majority of the books are targeted towards little kids. Two books are based on the upcoming animated series Transformers: Robots In Disguise.
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise - Chapter Book #1 - Bumblebee Versus Scuzzard
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise - Chapter Book #2
  • Transformers Rescue Bots Born Heroes Colouring & Activity
  • Transformers Rescue Bots Go Rescue Bots, Go! Colouring & Activity
  • Transformers: Rescue Bots: Land Before Prime
  • Transformers Animated: The Complete Allspark Almanac
  • Transformers: Rescue Bots: Meet Optimus Primal (Passport to Reading Level 1)
  • Transformers: Dark Cybertron
  • Transformers Classics Volume 8
  • Transformers: Primacy
  • Transformers Rescue Bots: Bots' Best Friend (Passport to Reading Level 1)
  • Transformers Volume 7
  • Transformers Rescue Bots: The Reusable Sticker Book
  • Transformers Rescue Bots: Blast Off! (Transformers Rescue Bots: Passport to Reading, Level 1)
  • Transformers Rescue Bots: Reading Adventures: Passport to Reading Level 1 (Transformers Rescue Bots: Passport to Reading, Level 1)
  • Transformers: Movie Collection Volume 2

Learn more about these, after the jump.
Views: 3,947

IDW Transformers Ongoing Volume 7 Coming in April 2015

Posted on 11-16-2014 at 06:29 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
tumblr_nbr0ykv4Jn1r1n44mo1_1280 Amazon has added a new listing for a new Transformers trade paperback. The listing is for Transformers Volume 7, which is due in April 2015. Volume seven of the ongoing formerly known as Robots in Disguise will collect issues 33 through 38 of the ongoing - which covers the beginnings of the new arc, "Days of Deception". As yet there is no cover artwork for this one - watch this space and we will update once more information is available.
Views: 2,699 / Credit: Predakwon of the 2005 Boards!

X-Transbots Apollyon MX-I (unofficial Masterpiece Megatron) color images

Posted on 11-15-2014 at 05:31 PM by optimusfan under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10658634_736597903086334_6617057128515537174_o X-Transbots released full color images of their unofficial Masterpiece Megatron through their Facebook page earlier today. These new images show Apollyon MX-I in his robot mode only, revealing that a handsome paint scheme will accompany the already impressive sculpt!! Apollyon is due to be release in December of 2014.

Check out the images and let you opinion of the figure be known by clicking the link below!
Views: 13,388 / Credit: autotronprime,Skywarp181 of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Review - Transformers: Rising Mobile Game

Posted on 11-15-2014 at 06:30 AM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
Transformers-Rising-Review DeNA has initiated the Beta Testing phase for the English Version of Transformers: Rising Mobile Game. It's a game very similar to the Transformers: Legends game which was out since late 2012. This game is rumored to be the successor of TFL.

A discussion on the game is happening at our TF video game boards as well. If you are a Beta Tester, leave your thoughts at the thread associated with this post.

TFW2005 had a shot at the Beta Version of TFR and decided to let our readers in on the details of the game. Checkout our review, after the jump.
Views: 3,620

New Transformers: Combiner Wars Official Images - Optimus, Silverbolt, Skydive, Dragstrip And More

Posted on 11-15-2014 at 03:55 AM by SilverOptimus under Generations / Classics
TransformersCombiner-Wars-15 Hasbro has sent us a new batch of Transformers: Combiner Wars Official Images.

We now have in-package images of...
  • Voyager Optimus Prime
  • Voyager Silverbolt
  • Deluxe Firefly
  • Deluxe Skydive
  • Deluxe Alpha Bravo
  • Deluxe Dragstrip

Checkout the images, after the jump.
Views: 18,339

DWA-Hasbro Merger Is In The Trash Can

Posted on 11-15-2014 at 01:38 AM by SilverOptimus under Other News
Scared_shrekless Hasbro has ended talks with DreamWorks Animation regarding their potential merger. It is said that a sudden drop of Market Share after the rumor has scared the Transformers Toy Maker to say "No" to the proposed merger. Disney; who roughly own 30% of Hasbro's business, also expressed a negative reaction to the deal.

"The breakup of the negotiations followed a sharp slide in Hasbro‘s shares after reports of the talks emerged late Wednesday. The toy maker’s shares had fallen nearly 5 percent since then, closing on Friday at $54.02. The fall in Hasbro’s share price was notable because the company had weighed paying both stock and cash, people briefed on the matter have said.

Also playing a role was a negative private reaction by the Walt Disney Company, which comprises roughly 30 percent of Hasbro’s business through licenses for “Star Wars,” Marvel characters, “Frozen” and the Disney Princesses toy line.

Disney was predictably upset that Hasbro would discuss a merger with DreamWorks Animation — its primary cartoon competitor — only weeks after the toy maker was given a lucrative Princesses contract, having taken it away from Mattel, one of these people said. As a toy partner, Hasbro receives early access to private information about films in Disney’s pipeline."
Views: 2,101 / Credit: Philip164 of the 2005 Boards!

Amazon UK Transformers: Robots In Disguise Images

Posted on 11-15-2014 at 12:30 AM by SilverOptimus under Robots In Disguise (201x)
Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise-09 Amazon UK has listed several toys from the upcoming Transformers: Robots In Disguise toyline. However, they may have listed the toy categories wrong.

We get to see:

Warrior Class Bumblebee (£14.99)
Hyper Change Grimlock (£22.99)
One-Step Sideswipe (£10.99)
Hyper Change Bumblebee (£22.99)

We've mirrored the images with this news post. Check 'em out, after jump.

For more images, you can visit our NYCC 2014 Coverage.
Views: 7,326 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!

Play With This Too Bitemark

Posted on 11-14-2014 at 03:13 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
27479604d1415994839-play-too-bitemark-d-kay-kickstarter-exclusive-skull-fckr-body-1424321_3141160421 Play With This Too have unveiled a new piece of concept artwork showing off Bitemark, one of the designs which they intend to offer as a crowdfunding exclusive. It's a redeco of their existing Desolataur, using the head of Bloodbath.

Crowd funding exclusive decos of the headshots by designer Steve Redinger have also been shown, one of whom matches up to Bitemark to give you something looking a bit like Diablo - not Transformers, but pretty cool!

Check out the Play With This Too facebook page for more info.
Views: 5,483 / Credit: Scaleface of the 2005 Boards!

WTF @ TFW Podcast Episode 328 Now Online

Posted on 11-14-2014 at 11:03 AM by Matty under Site Updates
Crystal-pepsi_zpsb0c8dec7 As Florida literally melts down over Skype, Aaron and Vangelus talk some TFcon Chicago Third Party Panel, hold the fort, and hammer an anchor into the floor to keep TJ Omega from flying away.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 328

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.
Views: 1,245

IDW "Art of Transformers" Casey Coller Edition

Posted on 11-14-2014 at 10:12 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
fdfad417-59ce-40d0-aa07-1824dfde26fb IDW, via IDW Limited, have released something rather cool. They have put together an "art of IDW's Transformers" special edition - a collection of artwork from throughout IDW's run by the many talented artists to have contributed to IDW's Transformers books including MD Bright, Don Figueroa, Guido Guidi, Bob LeFevre, Marcelo Matere, Ed McGuiness, Alex Milne, Robby Musso, James Raiz, Nick Roche, Rob Ruffolo, Klaus Scherwinski, E.J. Su, Andrew Wildman, and Ashley Wood.

The version currently on the IDW Limited site is a limited run of 15 copies, it's a special "Casey Coller" edition which in addition to the book collecting all that great artwork also includes a hand-drawn original piece of artwork from Casey Coller!

Naturally, this one has a higher pricetag to go with its limited edition special-run nature - but be sure to check it out!
Views: 2,432 / Credit: RussianFan of the 2005 Boards!

Robot Kingdom Newsletter 1248

Posted on 11-14-2014 at 05:45 AM by Sol Fury under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor Robot Kingdom dropped us a line with their latest newsletter! Some new preorders are available so be sure to read the full update after the jump!

Planet X PX-03 Neptune.
Pre-order. Available Soon!
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Movie Advanced AD-32 Stinger.
Pre-order, Available in January 2015.
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Movie Advanced AD-32 Stinger. Preorder. Available in January 2015.

Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Voyager Wave 1 Set of 2.
Pre-order, Available in mid December 2014.
US$59.9
Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Voyager Wave 1 Set of 2. Preorder. Available in mid December 2014.

Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Deluxe Wave 1 Set of 4.
Pre-order, Available in mid December 2014.
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Transformers Generations 2015 Deluxe Wave 1 Set of 4. Preorder. Available in mid December 2014.

Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Legends Wave 1 Set of 4.
Pre-order, Available in mid December 2014.
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Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Legends Wave 1 Set of 4. Preorder. Available in mid December 2014.

Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Leader Wave 1 Set of 2.
Pre-order, Available in late December 2014.
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Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Leader Wave 1 Set of 2. Preorder. Available in early 2015

Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Leader Thundercracker.
Pre-order, Available in April 2015.
US$56.9
Hasbro Transformers Generations 2015 Leader Thundercracker. Preorder. Available in April 2015

DreamWorks Animation & Hasbro In Merger Talks?

Posted on 11-12-2014 at 11:03 PM by Matty under Other News
yilcdfrgozgrthtczb4b A bit of interesting speculation is surfacing that revolves around supposed talks between Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation, a division of DreamWorks Studios. According to one article that has surfaced on Deadline, Deadline reports that "DreamWorks Animation is deeply engaged in two potentially game changing negotiations that could transform the company — including one with Hasbro to forge a family entertainment powerhouse to be called DreamWorks-Hasbro." The report claims that this deal is at least 60 days off, if it even happens, while both companies are not commenting on the matter and dismissing as rumor and speculation. You can read the full article here for more details.

You may recall that DreamWorks was involved in the production and distribution of the live action films Transformers (2007) and Revenge of the Fallen, while being somewhat involved in a lesser role with Dark of the Moon. It's not totally inconceivable that these two companies could potentially be in business discussions.

The biggest question circling around this rumor for now: what does this mean exactly? Is this Hasbro shifting away from physical toys and moving towards more entertainment routes? Will there now be more opportunities for Transformers toys? Are Transformers animation films now more plausible?

Time will tell, as for now this should be treated as a rumor. Speculate away TFW!
Views: 3,040 / Credit: Philip164 of the 2005 Boards!

Diamond Comics Shipping List for November 19th

Posted on 11-12-2014 at 04:08 PM by Matty under Comics
STK654104_1415826589_thumb TFW2005 board member D-Drive has provided us once again with the Diamond Comics Shipping List for Wednesday, November 19th. Planned for release is:

TRANSFORMERS PRIMACY #4 (also shipping 1-in-10 & subscription variants)

(W) Chris Metzen, Flint Dille (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
END OF THE ROAD! The final secrets of war for CYBERTRON are revealed! Everything has been leading to this-war has engulfed OPTIMUS PRIME'S world, and MEGATRON stands on the verge of triumph! But can any survive the battle of the titans?!

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE TP VOL 06

(W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith, Casey W. Coller (CA) Casey W. Coller
The AUTOBOTS return to Earth-with OPTIMUS PRIME in command! But what brought them back-and what terrifying secret do the humans hold? Plus, GALVATRON is on Earth as well, with a plan to reshape it as he once did with Cybertron. A bold new era begins here!

Sound off with the discussion link below!
Views: 1,756 / Credit: D-Drive of the 2005 Boards!

WTF @ TFW 327 - WTF @ TFcon Chicago 2014!

Posted on 11-12-2014 at 03:58 PM by Sol Fury under Site Updates
TFCON-USA_zpsa2b8823d_1415825998 It's a 2-part Sunday podcast adventure from TFcon USA in Chicago Illin' Noizey! First, we visit the tail end of Aaron's 24-hour Extra Life gaming marathon, before heading straight into the WTF@TFW live recording panel that finished off the show.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 327 - TFcon Chicago Live Recording

After the convention came to a close, and dinners were eaten, and drinks were drunk, Vangelus and Aaron sat down with Rik Alverez and professional crew of onlookers to talk Play With This Too and other professional things.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ PWTToo @ TFcon USA 2014 - Oct 27 2014

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.
Views: 1,111

Transformers: Rising Mobile Game English Version Enters Beta Test Phase

Posted on 11-12-2014 at 03:35 AM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
TransformersRising Transformers: Legends Facebook Fan Page is informing us that DeNA has initiated the Beta Testing phase for the English Version of Transformers: Rising Mobile Game.

After the sudden announcement of the cancellation of G. I. Joe: Battlegrounds, Transformers fans were left wondering if the same fate would fall on Transformers: Legends as well. Announcement of a new game titled Transformers: Battle League by the same company didn't help the matter either.

A while back, Transformers: Rising was announced as well. However, Mobage stated that there is no need to panic; for Transformers: Rising is only targeted to the Asian audience. But this new development seems to be proving otherwise.

Currently, we have to look into another aspect as well… Combiner Wars. It was stated that Transformers: Legends game will play a certain role when Hasbro carries on with this new initiative in 2015. If you have been following Transformers: Rising game, there is already an event called Combiner Wars and Combiner Cards are available on Transformers: Rising whereas Transformers: Legends does not. We can speculate that this new game may be a way to incorporate Hasbro’s plans as a game.

If you want to be a beta tester for the game, Transformers: Legends Facebook Fan Page is giving a direct link to download the Android version of Transformers: Rising. No announcement for the iOS version yet.
Views: 3,375

RUMOR - Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator Incoming?

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 11:42 PM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
92951708-160a-456a-a6ea-90ed47657af4_zpsa838006e Rumors aplenty these days! This one should make all you combiner fans out there very happy. Following on from the recent Leader Class Ultra Magnus rumor, we now have a rumor originating from our own forums concerning a possible Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator! This has been brought to us by two separate sources, and can be checked out in TFW's ongoing Combiner Wars speculation thread in the Toy Discussion forum.

Take this all with a grain of salt for now, but it it turns out to be legitimate, there is a chance it could be revealed around the time of one of next year's conventions. And of course, a big part of this is speculating as to the specifics of the release .

Read on for yourselves for the full details and discuss what you think after the jump!
Views: 13,387

Play With This Too Partners with Famed Toy Designer Christopher Dahlberg

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 03:52 PM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
PWTT Play With This Too just sent over a press release announcing they have contracted famed toy designer Christopher Dahlberg to design their own digital sculpts for their action figure toy line.

Dahlberg is very well known in the toy industry after nearly two decades as a sculptor/designer, co-founder and former co-owner of Four Horsemen, 14 years experience for Mattel in action figures development, as well as the lead sculptor for McFarlane Toys. You can see more of Dahlberg's past/current work on his website and get a feel for what his style may mean for Play With It Too's action figure line. Continue on after the jump for the full press release and new digital render of their Tech Drone figures!
Views: 2,779

Preview Clips for Rescue Bots "Phantom of the Sea"

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 09:15 AM by Matty under Rescue Bots
250px-Changes_Heatwave_as_boat_1414594416 Discovery Family has uploaded two new show clips for Rescue Bots Season 3 Episode 4 "Phantom of the Sea." We're going to let the short clips do most of the talking, but remember to tune into this episode of Rescue Bots on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST on Discovery Family!

Phantom of the Sea - Clip 1

Phantom of the Sea - Clip 2
Views: 1,688 / Credit: moreprimeland of the 2005 Boards!

NJCC 2014 Fall Event November 9th Action Figure Toy Show 3rd Party Round Up

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 06:51 PM by Trailbreaker77 under Conventions
newjerseycollectorscon-logo_1413316022 NJCC's November show took place Sunday Nov. 9th and there were a handful of new and upcoming 3rd party products on display. For a general discussion of the show, check out this thread by hitting the discussion link below. Read on for details on what was seen.

Also several prototypes were available at the show for the viewing pleasure of our attending guests. Products from Nonnef productions including MP-20 Wheeljack glowing ears, Blitzwing/Doubledealer Shoulder Fix, MP-13 Soundwave Hands Upgrade, Rodimus Flame badge, Scraplets & Triva most of which can be purchased HERE. Next was a custom add-on by Dr. Killinger for MP-20 it's available at The Chosen Prime GUILD OF CONCOCTIONOUS INTENT - JACK CANNONS that discussion thread is HERE also a prototype provided by Captured Prey and made by KFC was KFC TOYS: PHASE 2C - TSUNAMI and that thread is HERE. Finally was the TFC combiner Prometheus (Defensor) brought by Lunar Toys Store that discussion thread is HERE.

We have posted up a nice image gallery of the fall NJCC 2014 for your viewing pleasure. Check out those images after the jump.
Views: 2,100

New Transformers Designer Desk Video - Combiner Wars!

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 02:42 PM by Matty under Generations / Classics
Published today on the Transformers YouTube channel, we have a brand new Designer Desk video from Hasbro's Transformers team! This video features Superion and Menasor from the Generations 2015 toy theme Combiner Wars! Check out the video below for a close up look at these two gestalts!

Views: 4,845 / Credit: Niv3k of the 2005 Boards!

TFsource SourceNews for November 10, 2014!

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 02:36 PM by Matty under Sponsor News
This just in from TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource! Plenty of new items in stock this week including MMC's Zinnia Parapax Medic and Azalea the Avenger! Check it all out below!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have new instock items like Reformatted - R-08 - Azalea the Avenger, Reformatted - R-08Z - Zinnia Parapax Medic, MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run, TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-05 Phobus, Transformers 2014 - Generations Legends Series 01 - Set of 2 Figures - Cosmos & Swerve, ToyWorld - TW-D01 Roar, and a limited restock of MP-05 Masterpiece Megatron! We also have new preorders on the site like Reformatted - R-09 - Eupatorium the Warrior, Reformatted - R-10 - Salvia Prominon the Saint, SXS-R02 - Overlocking, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-02 Alberich, ToyWorld - TW-D02 Muddy, TW-06 Devilstar, and TW-H04 Infinitor, Xtransbots - MX-I Apollyon, DX9 D05 - Chigurh, MP-11SW Skywarp & APS-03 Barricade & Soundwave Set, MP-05G Masterpiece Megatron - 30th Anniversary Exclusive - Gold Version, and KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi. Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Interviews! 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. New MMC Preorders and Instock Items!
2. New ToyWorld Preorders Up!
3. New 3rd Party Preorders up!
4. New preorder up - O-02 Alberich!
5. New preorder up - TF4 Lost Age AD-32 Stinger!
6. Now back instock - TFC's Star Cats series!
7. New Transformers Asia Exclusive Preorders Up!
8. Now Instock - MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run!
9. New Preorder up - KFC's Transistor & HiFi!
10. Make Toys Quantron Now Instock!
11. Officially Licensed Masterpiece Sticker Sets Now Up for Preorder!
12. theToySource Updates!
13. Source Blog Updates!
14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
15. Newest Instock items at TFsource

Views: 1,100

Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber - Base Mode Images

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 09:23 AM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
B2FTIj_CUAE1aZG Hisashi Yuki of the Takara-Tomy Transformers team continues to provide us with MP-24 Star Saber updates as the release date for this Generation 1 character from Transformers Victory inches closer and closer! This time around we have new images of Star Saber in the base mode! Hisashi Yuki provided images of both the MP in this base mode as well as the G1 toy for comparisons, which as you'll see in the photos attached the Masterpiece does pull off the base mode to a degree.

Join the ongoing discussion with the discussion link below!
Views: 8,875 / Credit: Magnoir and daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers The Movie Original Soundtrack Re-Release on Vinyl

Posted on 11-09-2014 at 11:14 PM by Matty under Generation 1
912BB8E9fQ6L_SL1500_ Hat Tip goes out to TFW2005 board member WildBill for linking us to an exciting piece of news for Transformers fans and especially vinyl record collectors. First reported by Music Vinyl, the original 1986 animated Transformers movie soundtrack will be seeing a re-release on vinyl record. More details are as follows:

- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Soundtrack of the classic 1986 Transformers movie
- First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl


And thanks to an Amazon listing, this piece of Transformers memorabilia can be yours for the holidays as its slated for release on December 16, 2014 at the price of $50.99!

Discuss with your fellow fans after the jump and let us know if you're going to be playing this on the old record player!
Views: 3,530 / Credit: WildBill of the 2005 Boards!

Dairycon 2015 Announced - March 27th - 28th 2015!

Posted on 11-08-2014 at 04:41 PM by Sol Fury under Conventions
27478523d1415470320-dairycon-2015-mar-27-28th-fond-du-lac-wi-authenticsmall 2015 is going to be an exciting year for Dairyland Transformers - Dairycon, the long-running Transformers fan meet, will be celebrating their 15th anniversary year - and they'll be marking the occasion by, for the first time ever, allowing walk-in guests!

Yes, you heard it here, this great Transformers fan meet - one of the longest running alongside TFcon and Auto Assembly - will be opening its doors to walk-in attendees for the first time in it's 15 year history!

Put the date in your diaries - it's Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th 2015 at Retlaw Plaza in Fabulous Fond Du Lac, Wi!

Check out the official Dairycon homepage for more information and be sure to check there frequently for future updates!
Views: 2,431 / Credit: Methusalen, cbff of the 2005 Boards!
 
Captured Prey