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Protected: The History Source: Fansproject (Part 1)

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Pre-Deluxe – Part 1

Beetras and Dorvack, toy-lines not diseases


Just as the Takara-designed Autobot Cars, minibots, Decepticon jets, Megatron, Soundwave and his cassettes have their roots in the early 1980s Takara Japanese toy-lines Diaclone and Micro Change Series, a number of non-Takara Transformers – like the Deluxe Insecticons, Deluxe Autobot Vehicles, Omega Supreme and Jetfire – originate from older Japanese toy lines as …

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TFsource Reviews: TFSS 1.0 Scourge

The long wait is finally over: the Transformers Club has shipped out its first subscription service figure and they started it off with fan favorite: Scourge! Right before BotCon 2013 started, collectors began receiving surprises in the mail. It didn’t take a second look to realize the box contained the Transformers Subscription Service Scourge, the first of 6 figures due to hit collector’s mailboxes throughout the …

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Toy Review – Fansproject Car Crash and T-Bone

Fansproject has released the first two Robots of it’s Transformers Generation 1 “Menasor” combiner homage (“Intimidator”) with Car Crash and T-Bone!

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Here Come The Men In Black – BotCon 1996

Here come the Men In Black: the galaxy defenders … no, no, not those guys. We’re talking about a different MIB for this entry in TFsource’s Countdown to BotCon! BotCon 1996 featured new organizers, Men In Black productions, new toy exclusives from a different Transformers era, and a whole lot of mishaps that lead to the 1996 show being the only run convention under MIB Productions. …

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A Part of the Second Generation – BotCon 1995

Coming off the success of the 1994 convention, BotCon picked up a little steam in 1995 and opened its doors to a larger audience of Transformers fans. BotCon 1995 featured one of the more unique convention exclusives, perhaps even an oddity given its “custom” nature, and its design/production path has proved to be one of the most interesting and memorable features of the toy itself….

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The First of its Kind – BotCon 1994

BotCon. For many collectors and fans, BotCon is the time of year to gather together to bring the internet fan forums to life. It’s a time for vacations, a chance to meet special Transformers stars, and to see Hasbro’s plan for everything Transformers that upcoming year. Most importantly though, it’s a time to get your hands on BotCon’s exclusive Transformers toys!…

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Inspiration

The Transformers Red Tracks made famous by a Dutchman


The Internet has a lot to answer for. While a majority of what (and who) turns up online should be re-buried, there are some bastions of hope, intelligence, creativity and inspiration. Each of us found our own way into the online Transformers collecting community and discovered those early websites choc full of treasures we’d never seen or …

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Escalation – A Collector’s Story

European G1 Starscream


It’s 1984 and you’re too young to remember The Transformers. It’s 1986 and you’ve seen “Arrival from Cybertron” on television and VHS many times. You are moved by Starscream’s traitorous behaviour and Mirage’s heroism. Your parents take you, your older brother and cousin to the biggest Toys ‘R’ Us around. While you’re looking at Teddy Ruxpin bears your mother says “Your brother and cousin have …

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Review: Dream Maker’s WFC-02 Upgrade Kit

​In today’s review, we take a look at one of the two first releases for Dream-Makers’ WFC series with the WFC-02 upgrades for Generations Megatron! Being sold right here on TFSource, this upgrade set really takes the figure to a new level.

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