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The Mentality

Joustra Diaclone Battle Convoys - stamping variants


Don’t judge. You can’t judge, not in this game, with its myriad population of collectors and enthusiasts. There will be personal admissions of guilt and opportunities for ridicule and vigorous head-shaking, but you can save your pity for those who don’t see what they are doing to themselves and aren’t having fun. Feel free to spend …

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Leap Of Faith

Faith in your friends


If you change your mind, I’m the first in line. Honey I’m still free, take a chance on me. But what if you don’t have time to make up your mind? A split second decision can be the difference between a phenomenal victory after a leap of faith, or an unmitigated and expensive disaster of bad judgement. If you’re into rare toys …

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Look Closely

Where's Bruticus's head?!


Toy catalogues are wonderful things, we’ve even looked at them before on Source Blog here and here. In addition to the waves of nostalgia washing over us every time we look at a vintage Hasbro Transformers catalogue included with the toys, there are loads of …

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The Truth About Catalogues

Oh to have a time machine...


Have you ever noticed how the most experienced, knowledgeable and wiliest collectors of rare Transformers, prototypes and obscurities always happen to have a healthy selection of catalogues in their collection? Maybe it’s a 1985 Toyfair publication, or a dusty old binder emblazoned with Revell logos from 1984, or some Hasbro booklet featuring a giant photo of a hideously-dressed child with …

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