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Top 10 of 2016 – Part 2

Top 10 of 2016 – Part 2

Its been a year of unprecedented quality in official and unofficial transforming robot releases! Last week I ran down the first half of my top ten pu ...

Top 10 of 2016 – Part 1

Top 10 of 2016 – Part 1

Its that time of year again where we tend to list our favourite Transformers-related toy purchases. Quite often Ive been very clear on which bots wi ...

How Do I Collect Here?

How Do I Collect Here?

Some countries and locations are well associated with the finding purchasing and collecting of Transformers or 3rd party products. North America par ...

When Is It Collecting?

When Is It Collecting?

Can it really be called Transformers collecting when we were children and someone was buying the toys for us? Isnt that just having toys as opposed t ...

Pre-Tool

Pre-Tool

Repaints and retools have been part of the Transformers toy landscape for as long as the brand has existed but the concept of pre-tools is a more rec ...

The Slugslinger Quest

The Slugslinger Quest

I spent most of my adult toycollecting life focusing on series 1 and 2 of Transformers as well as Pre-Transformers and all of their global variant ...

I Love It, You Hate It

I Love It, You Hate It

Occasionally we stumble across a Transformers toy that ticks all the right boxes strikes a chord presses the right buttons etc and yet leaves a maj ...

Rise Of The Fan Modes

Rise Of The Fan Modes

Creativity has been part of the Transformers collecting scene for as long as I can remember whether its been fan fictionfan art or photography b ...

What Makes A Transformers Toy Great?

What Makes A Transformers Toy Great?

Is it possible to apply a pre-agreed set of criteria to any Transformers toy in order to decide if it is worthy of being called great? Is it possible ...

Jump Species

Jump Species

Our collecting mentality is unique to us and its hard not to apply the same approach to all areas of toy buying. One could argue that the collecting ...


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