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SDCC 2010 Transformers: Prime Panel

Got into the panel late. Updating now.

Takes place on Earth. Essentially same G1 story initially
Look and feel is based G1, but going for a more cienamatic feel
Stretching the limit with what can be done with
Arcee to appear, but blue instead of pink
Cliffjumper 60s style Mustang. Has a pair of steer horns on the hood.
Ratchet in [...]

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SDCC 2010 Hasbro Transformers Panel

Transformers panel is about to begin. Stay tuned for live updates.
War for Cybertron

Same boring shit from Botcon
Still more content coming from WFC. DLC pack coming on the 7.27.10
More characters (5, exclusives and Scattershot and Onslaught)
2 maps about coop and 2 about escalation
No new toys for WFC right now
Alex Irvine

Hunt for the Decepticons

HFTD is all about [...]

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Open Your Toys Cast - Episode 036: BOTCON 2010!

This is a day late and a dollar short. Well, more like a week late and hundreds of dollars short(er). That’s right, I have finally somewhat caught up from yet another amazing Botcon. That’s three years running. Thought for sure I wouldn’t be going next year. But guess what, Botcon 2011 will be back in [...]

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Botcon 2010: Hasbro Panel 06-27-10

2nd row today thanks to the new homie, G. Live blogging starts in five minutes! Special thanks to Saber of http://SabertronToys.com for providing me wireless during the panel. Also thanks to Jaime for pushing me to provide better updates. And. Here. We. Go.
Generations (almost all have rub symbols!)

New G1 Legends Prime, Starscream, Prowl, and Megatron [...]

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Botcon 2010: Hasbro Panel 06-26-10

I will be attempting to live post during the panel. Here we go.

All the same stuff we have seen leaked so far.
Deluxe Ratchet in G1 color scheme.
Highbrow - twin engine style older plane. Props will spin with action feature. (will be in case later).
Human Alliance Sideswipe repaint, all black. New Mikela mold with ponytail.
Classics Dirge [...]

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Open Your Toys Cast - Episode 018: BOTCON!

The title says it all, literally. This entire episode is dedicated to our trip to Botcon 2009 in Pasadena, California. This was my second year and as you know, Mrs. McFavorite was a Botcon virgin. Would she enjoy herself? Would she wanna hurt herself? Would she wanna hurt me?
There are show notes that outline all [...]

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Open Your Toys Cast - Episode 008: Now longer, more incoherent and with free ramblings.

NOTE: This podcast was recorded over a week and a half ago. Due to our Valentine’s Weekend Extravaganza and one hell of a week it’s a little late. Our sincerest apologies. Look for a new cast next week as we discuss the aftermath of Toy Fair.
Well it’s a great time to be a collector or [...]

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HasbroToyShop.com Transformers Sale…

Today’s post won’t be long as it is Mrs. McFavorite’s and I’s 2nd Anniversary, but it’s a good one (like all those apostrophes). HasbroToyShop.com is doing a "Deal of the Day" promotion and today’s is a doozy. Today they have a huge selection of Transformers toys on sale for $10, but the savings don’t stop [...]

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It’s a major award! Well not really…

But, it’s about as close as I’ve ever received. Feast your eyes on one of the first things I have ever won. Unlike Ralphie’s dad in A Christmas Story , it required no real skills. I was randomly chosen from a bevy of my fellow collectors.
Imagine my surprise, when I arrived home several [...]

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