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New Info on next Botcon Figure Set

Transformers News: New Info on next Botcon Figure Set
Date: Wednesday, December 10th 2008 11:35pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Editorials, Collector's Club News
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): Transformer Club Magazine

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Trying to get information on the next Botcon has been harder than trying to pull healthy teeth, but we finally get a little hint of what we can expect at the Transformers Club's official event.

According to the latest issue of the Transformers Club Magazine, Brian Savage tells us that three of the Botcon exclusive figures will have remolded heads. As to the who, what, where and when, no word has been mentioned as of yet. This number is one short of the total exclusive figures, which had four remolded heads in Shattered Glass Goldbug, Blurr, Megatron and Jazz/Richochet.

Complete details of the Club exclusive magazine are only available to recipients, and in order to receive it you gotta be a member. Sign up by visiting the TFCC Homepage and don't forget we have an exclusive, ongoing, question and answer thread dedicated to the TFCC here.

Image of Possible new ROTF figure

Transformers News: Image of Possible new ROTF figure
Date: Wednesday, December 10th 2008 2:12pm CST
Categories: Movie News, Toy News, Rumors, Collectables
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): leader Magnus Prime

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TF08.net has posted a new image of what might be the alt-mode of a Transformers Revenge of the Fallen figure. The picture if of a truck of unknown make and is very blurry so don't expect to see a great amount of detail on it.

To see the image please click here.

We at Seibertron.com will keep you updated on this once new information becomes available.

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New pics of Classics 2.0 / Universe Dinobot

Transformers News: New pics of Classics 2.0 / Universe Dinobot
Date: Wednesday, December 10th 2008 9:03am CST
Categories: Toy News, Collectables
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Deceptigtar

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Tfw2005 member Deceptigtar has posted some very detailed images of the upcoming Transformers Universe deluxe Dinobot toy. These images show what it looks like correctly transformed and give us a look at one of the figures gimmicks, that allows you to choose between Beast Wars show accurate hands and modern fists.
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Too see all images in the original thread just click here.

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WST Stocking Stuffer Giftset 2008

Transformers News: WST Stocking Stuffer Giftset 2008
Date: Wednesday, December 10th 2008 6:27am CST
Categories: Toy News, Store News
Posted by: Stormrider | Credit(s): TFSource.com

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TFSource.com has announced their traditional WST Stocking Stuffer Giftset. The figures are limited and require an additional purchase.

Happy Holidays! An annual favorite, the Stocking Stuffer Campaign 2008 is now available and ready for preorder! Limited to 500 pieces, each set will feature 2 figures, and more bells and whistles that are yet to be announced. Requires purchase from TFsource or $40 or more to be eligible, other ordering requirements do apply and this set is available only while supplies last.

Keep in mind due to a delay the piece will not ship out until next year, we do apologize and as opposed to canceling the campaign knew fans would still want a set of exclusive figures and decided to still maintain the campaign even though it will ship late.


Click here to learn more.

Exclusive Exile Convoy iPod

Transformers News: Exclusive Exile Convoy iPod
Date: Wednesday, December 10th 2008 2:57am CST
Category: Toy News
Posted by: Stormrider | Credit(s): Autobase

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The Japanese blog, Autobase, has posted images of the red exclusive iPod Optimus Prime, Exile. This rare figure is limited to 1000 pieces and docks up with your iPod or iPod Nano. This figure will be released this month.

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You can see more in and out of the box pictures here.

New Images of Animated Wreck-Gar

Transformers News: New Images of Animated Wreck-Gar
Date: Tuesday, December 9th 2008 11:13pm CST
Category: Toy News
Posted by: Down_Shift | Credit(s): yizhi521 of TF08.net

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Sneak peak masters of the internet, TF08 have our first good look at Transformers Animated Voyager Class Wreck-Gar.

Many pictures show close ups of his face as well as some slight side pro-filing. It also shows a good shot of his back pack, which from the looks of things, houses most of the vehicle mode when in robot mode and the robot mode when in vehicle mode.

To see the pictures click here

ROTF Custom Soundwave Figure

Transformers News: ROTF Custom Soundwave Figure
Date: Tuesday, December 9th 2008 10:51pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Auctions
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): The Moon Samurai

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What's the first thing you do when you get a hold of a pre release Transformers figure from a movie that hasn't even furnished a trailer? Well if you're eBay seller katier9297, you have it customized by kitbash artist Frenzy.Rumble and auction it off.

Below are pics of a custom Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Soundwave figure in all their high res glory. Included in the images is the rumored Ravage Missile that, according to the auction, is very rare.

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It is very interesting to see a custom done with a figure that hasn't even been officially announced yet, let alone released. What will be more interesting is to see what our Transtopians think about it and how they plan to top it!

Check out more images of this custom here.

Answers To Seibertron.com's Questions- Round 2

Transformers News: Answers To Seibertron.com's Questions- Round 2
Date: Tuesday, December 9th 2008 8:19pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Company News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Joseph Muscone- HASBRO PR

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HASBRO- I know you have been patiently waiting, salivating for the answers, and good news, our submitted questions have been returned answered! We are privileged to be able to participate in the HASBRO Question and Answer, and we as collectors should be happy to know HASBRO hears our questions, and offers us answers.

Our Questions and Answers for December.

1.) Since the Universe toyline spans TF history, is there any chance of seeing a Transtech figure, or another "figure that never was"/"Lost Figure"? A "What Might Have Been" segment of the Timeline could be interesting to say the least.

HASBRO- It would definitely be interesting to see some of those concepts that didn't make it off the drawing board as a real toy, and the Universe line would be a great place to showcase it. In the immediate future we've got a whole list of other characters that are a little higher on the priority list, but you never know. We like to revisit these old concepts from time to time and if there's a great design we haven't used there is a good
chance it will see the light of day eventually.


2.) Any more Universe Ultras in the works? Are there any particular character(s) that you have been thinking would be a great fit for that particular size?


HASBRO- The team is really concentrating on Transformers Revenge of the Fallen product right now. Because of that, we have not been developing any further Universe Ultra items. However, there are members of the design team who would like to find space for more tanks, but currently nothing is definite.


3.) Most characters in the TF universe are male, but there were a few fem-bots in the 1980s cartoon as well. Will we be seeing any of them in the universe toy line?

HASBRO-For 2009, there are currently no "female" bots planned. However, we do have Arcee in the Animated line and you never know what could appear in Movie 2!

4.) Can you explain the typical pipeline for a toy from concept to finished product, including time & constraints, how many are produced, planning for repaints, etc.? A book illustrating this subject (with many images ) would be a very sought after collectible in the community.

HASBRO- Most items take 12-14 months from concept to store shelf. Hasbro does not discuss numbers or processes, however you can be assured that Hasbro and Takara/Tomy put a lot of love in each design.

5.) What is the hook for on Universe Galvatron's shoulder (the piece is gray and unfolds from another purple folding piece) ? And the fold out shoulder 'legs/feet'? Can you show us the conceptualized use of these features?


HASBRO- Initially, Galvatron was being designed as a triple changer and was actually going to be in a larger class. But once the decision was made to put Galvatron in Deluxe, his third "walker tank" mode was dropped. Because of molding reasons we had to leave some of those extra pieces in there. Here's the initial sketch and idea for the third mode. (see attached)

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Didn't get your burning questions answered? Be ready to submit them for February! And check back for the list of other sites answered questions.

Battle Rollar - Origin of the Prime Scout

Transformers News: Battle Rollar - Origin of the Prime Scout
Date: Tuesday, December 9th 2008 12:45pm CST
Categories: Comic Book News, Toy News
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): Cryo Prime

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Seibertron.com member Cryo Prime has just furnished us with some scans of the 4 page mini comic that accompanies the TF Club Battle Rollar figure. Here's what he had to share:

I recently got my Battle Rollar figure and included in it was a 4 page mini comic that told the origin of Rollar. doesn't seem like he is getting a a lot of attention so maybe this will shed some light on him. Enjoy!

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Transtopia Spotlight: L K

Transformers News: Transtopia Spotlight: L K
Date: Tuesday, December 9th 2008 1:05am CST
Categories: Site News, Toy News, Site Articles, People News, Transtopia
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): L K

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Seibertron.com member L K has posted images of his most recent works, both of which include Transformers Universe 2.0 figures to create some of Transfandoms all time favorite Gestalts. Here we have both the Combaticons and Bruticus and the Aerialbots and Superion:

*MPC-03 : G1 Transformers Combaticons BRUTICUS !!

*MPC-03 ( MASTERPIECE CUSTOM - 03 ) / The custom made Transformers MPC series by L.K.


With all these 5 Combaticons can combine into Giant Decepticon Robot : BRUTICUS ! These 5 Combaticons can not only transform from Army Vehicle mode into Robot mode, but they can also combine and transform into Giant Decepticon : BRUTICUS which stands about 15 inches tall!! Huge and Heavy! This is the Only one custom made BRUTICUS figure by L.K. All the parts and mode are sepcific designed for this figure at one time use only. This is the One and Only One MPC03 BRUTICUS by L.K. One-of-a-kind !!

Custom Made Details:

Most of the BRUTICUS joints are movable, head moves up and down, left and right. Shoulder rotates 360, Fingers moves up and down ( thumb has individual ball joints ). Legs/hips moves forward, knees bends !! All figures has been given a fixative coating on top of the paint to make it durable.The paint used are the professional resin base paint.Apart from these, all figures have been given a muddy/metalic effect on the surface to make them looks more realistic like an Army Set !! Besides, with Combaticons' individual wapeans, can combine and form a giant Weapons for Bruticus !! And NOW, MPC03 BRUTICUS is ready to fight!!

This Limited Edition MPC03 Bruticus includes :

BLAST OFF
BRAWL
ONSLAUGHT
SWINDLE
VORTEX

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*MPC-02 ( MASTERPIECE CUSTOM - 02 ) / The custom made Transformers MPC series by L.K.

With all these 5 Aerialbots can combine into Giant Autobot Robot : SUPERION ! These 5 Aerialbots can not only transform from Flighter-Jets mode into Robot mode, but they can also combine and transform into Giant Autobot : SUPERION which stands about 15 inches tall!! Huge and Heavy! This is the Only one custom made SUPERION figure by L.K. All the parts and mode are sepcific designed for this figure at one time use only.

Most of the SUPERION joints are movable, such as Shoulders move in and out, Elbows bends, Arms rotates 360 front/back ways, Fingers moves up and down ( thumb has individual ball joints ). Legs/hips moves backward, knees moves forward and backward !! Shoulder movable joints are not simple ball joints, they are the gear wheels joints which will give a "click" sound whenever you move the joints!! All figures has been given a fixative coating on top of the paint to make it durable.The paint used are the professional resin base paint.

MPC02 SUPERION includes :

Air Raid
Frieflight
Silverbolt - Team Leader
Skydive
Slingshot

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