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xcelsior Moo Believers!
Once again, we rejoin our beloved Dairycons in the midst of a continuing Emergency Self-Destruct countdown of Moo Base 2!
…Countdown resumes, Self-Destruction of Moo Base 2 to occur in T-Minus 3 hours…
“Yeah, maybe ‘dem Mayans had it right, eh Heffer? –I don’t know if the whole world’a be blowin’ up, but this base just might…
…Voice command acknowledged, searching for nearby military weapons silos.
“Whut?! How’s that? Who’d a gone and programmed the computer to do that?!
Pre-Registration for Dairycon 2013 is *LIVE*!
You read that right, folks! Registration for Dairycon 2013 is Now OPEN! As stated in the previous announcement, Dairycon 2013 is going to be hosted in the largest space in the city! The Historic Retlaw (formerly Ramada) Plaza Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom!
Larger Dealer Space, the ever-popular Dairycon Convention Exclusives, Prizes, Drawings, & Events!
Mark your calendars! Assuming we survive all this brouhaha about the end of the world tonight, Dairycon’s only a short 4 months away! –And, why don’t you sign up now, just to be safe?
-Do you wish to sell at this year’s show? Reserve your table space now!
-Want to secure your Dairycon Exclusives? Check the checkmark next to the Goodies you want!
-Just want to wander around, hang out with friends, & buy some sweet merch at some great deals? Registration’s free, but you *must* be Pre-Registered to attend!
So, join us this April at DAIRYCON!
“Yup, that’s right Heffer! –We’ve gotta stop dis’ thing from blowin’ us all to kingdom come & clean up dis mess ‘fore April!
–Computer, find me dat Dairycon named ‘Ticker’!”
…Affermative, locating Dairycon “Ticker”.
Excelsior Moo Believers!
We rejoin our our beloved Dairycons in the midst of an Emergency Self-Destruct countdown of Moo Base 2!
“Gosh darn-it Heffer! I said “Shush!”
…Invalid command, system will self destruct-system in fifteen seconds.
“Bah! Computer override dem dere previous commands an’ don’t blow us up, ok?”
…Voice Pattern recognized. Identity “Uncle Whiskey Breath” confirmed. Overriding Self-Destruct Sequence.
…Incomming Message. Displaying Now.
PRE-REGISTRATION FOR DAIRYCON 2013 IS OPENING SOON!
That’s right! Pre-Registration for Dairycon 2013 will be going LIVE on DECEMBER 21st!
Wisconsin’s Preeminent Fan-Run Transformers Convention is returning to Fabulous Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin on April 5th and 6th (Friday and Saturday.) After previous record-breaking attendance, we will once again be commandeering the largest space in the city, the CRYSTAL BALLROOM of the Historic Ramada Plaza Hotel!
It will be BIGGER & BETTER than *any* that have come before!
Not a Hoax! Not a Dream! This Show will be the Biggest One of them All!
But How? How can we possibly Improve upon last year?
It is up to you, Dear Readers; to discover for yourselves! - Clear your calendars and Come See!
Join us for the fan-favorite Dairycon Jumpstarter Races!
– The Dairycon Exclusives!
– The Prizes!
– The Contests!
- The *EVEN LARGER* Dealer Space!
It’s everything you have liked about Dairycon, with all the Cheese-y one-liners you love! ...And Now Even More!
So remember! Come and sign up for the Dairycon PreRegistration, beginning Dec 21st! Once live, check follow this link to the Dairycon 2013 Pre-Registration
For more information on Dairycon, our previous shows & Exclusives, as well as the on-going Dairycon Fanfic can be found at the official home of Dairycon on the web!
And visit us on Youtube & Facebook!
(*- Dairycon is Free to attend, though Pre-Registraion is required for entry into the show!)
END OF LINE
*Cue dramatic cliffhanger music here… Duh-dun-DUNNNN!*
“Heffer! What’erya doin’?! Get away from dat computer ‘fore ya blow us ta the Well o’ Allsparks, or worse!!”
…*BING!* – You’ve Got Mail! –Would You Like To Review Message, Sent By User “Dairycon High Command”?
“Aw, dangit! It’s worse!”
…Acknowledged. Click to View Message: HEFFER HOLIDAY GREETINGS!
“*Sigh* …Ya sent dat ta Dairycon High Command, did ya?”
“Looks like we’ve gotta get the dust off da’ Fredbot again! Maybe he can clean up this mess.”
…Acknowledged. Self Destruct Sequence Reactivated.
Pete Sinclair wrote:Machine Wars is a very interesting line to those who were collecting back in the mid 90's. Hasbro had decided to completely revamp the Transformers brand with Beast Wars but then all of the sudden out of left field we get Machine Wars? We were going to get the best of BOTH worlds? How awesome was that. But then, as quick as they hit, they were gone. And while the Beast era is one of both mine and many fans favorite era's, there was always that what could have been for a "Machine Wars" story.
Pete Sinclair wrote:The inspiration here is basically a "Machine Wars: Series 2." The 2013 BotCon offerings will work both as a stand alone AND as a continuation of the Machine Wars line. Once people read the fiction fans will see each toy from both series 1 and series 2 work as their own individual character.
Also, even if you did not grow up collecting Machine Wars, this set is going to be very appealing for many reasons and we anticipate that a wide range of collectors' will want to add these toys to their collections. They look really sharp!
Pete Sinclair wrote:This "Series 2" is not just a redux. Yes, there will be homage's to the original toys. But we take it a step further. Some characters will have NEW features/characteristics. Some that were basics will now be in a more appropriate voyager form. And yes, we have also added NEW characters to the Machine Wars line up. Ones that totally fit the MACHINE WARS concept i.e. these are WAR MACHINES!
Long story short, we approached this years offering as a true second series of Machine Wars toys.
Pete Sinclair wrote:Time will tell ...
Pete Sinclair wrote:There seems to be maybe two issues there. We have actually looked at that closely. We think that the colors were initially right but the dark blue of Megaplex became grey and the grey on Megatron became more of a teal. So the toys themselves are "right" in that regard. The Megaplex card art doesn't really look like either one so who knows what happened there.
Either way, we decided to base our deco's on "all" of the toy's we produced under the name they were sold as i.e. If we did do a Megaplex, he would look like the Megaplex sold at retail.
Pete Sinclair wrote:You can expect the announcement very VERY soon ...
SLAGACON 2013 will be in the greater Cincinnati area! We have looked and planned for several months in order to make sure Slagacon 2013 is a great show! That is why we are holding it in the Greater Cincinnati Area. This area offers a wide variety of culture and attractions for everyone to enjoy! This area also offers great dining opportunities as well as shopping experiences second to none! We will have more information in the coming weeks about the hotel and convention space that will be used for Slagacon 2013
Auto Assembly 2013 Major Updates
We've been quiet for a little while here at Auto Assembly. We've spent the last few months trying to recover from Auto Assembly 2012 and making plenty of plans for next year's convention, and taking a look back at some of the things we did this year so we can make 2013 the best convention we have ever organised.
Anyway, onto Auto Assembly 2013 and we have some fantastic things lined up for all of you. As you may know, back in August we confirmed our three voice actors who are joining us - Dan Gilvezan (G1 Bumblebee), Neil Kaplan (RiD Prime) and Steve Blum (TF: Prime Starscream), but since then we've been fairly quiet. Until now...
Over on our website, we've been busy making a lot of announcements about the convention and this is going to continue for the next few months with something new coming from us every few days!
One Day Passes
Until now, we have only been selling full weekend tickets for Auto Assembly 2013, but as of 22nd November 2012 we have now made one day passes available for the convention. However, these are limited so if you are interested, you'll need to book these sooner rather than later!
Starting things off are our guests. We deliberately held back on announcing our comic guests for 2013 so we still had guests to announce after our voice actors! Anyway, our first two confirmed comic guests are Simon Furman and James Roberts with more to come over the next few days.
We've just unveiled the artwork for the first of our convention exclusive postcards for Auto Assembly 2013 and you can find this on our website. It's already been extremely well received and we'll be showing you the artwork for the rest of the cards over the coming months. That's not all though - we have more convention exclusive merchandise that we'll be announcing, starting tomorrow...
Full details on all of these stories and many more are on the Auto Assembly website, as well as more news to come over the next few days!
Auto Assembly 2013 is Europe's largest EVER Transformers convention and is taking place over the weekend of 9th - 11th August 2013 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. To book your tickets, to enquire about dealers tables or sponsorship / advertising opportunities or to find out more including details of all the dealers attending, all of our guests and a full schedule for the weekend, visit the website at http://www.autoassembly.org.uk
If you can't make it to the convention, we'll be offering a Non-Attendee Package early in the new year and running other online activities that you'll be able to get involved with!
Hope to see you all next year!
The Auto Assembly Team
Web: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk / http://www.transformersvideogames.co.uk / http://www.ct-alpha.com
Auto Assembly Europe: http://www.autoassemblyeurope.eu
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296
Auto Assembly is sponsored by
Calloway Custom Designs - http://www.shapeways.com/shops/callowaycustomdesigns
Big Ds Toy Chest - http://www.bigdstoychest.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez - http://www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Kapow Toys - http://www.kapowtoys.co.uk
TF Source - http://www.tfsource.com
Robot Kingdom - http://www.robotkingdom.com
Transformers @ The Moon - http://www.transformertoys.co.uk
TransformersAnimated.com - http://www.transformersanimated.com
Titan Books - http://www.titanbooks.com
Big Bad Toy Store - http://www.bbts.com
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