Tag Archives: E-hobby

Ambassadors – Part 6

Generations

Generations


Ambassadors Part 6. You know the score by now, surely. Although I do think one thing bears repeating, our contributors that are picking their line, category, sub-category or era-specific ambassadors are not choosing one toy to represent the Transformers brand as a whole, or to turn a complete non-collector into a collector. Rather, they are choosing a toy from a particular area of Transformers to promote …

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Intermission ~ 4 years away

Shining Ultra Magnus - needed a voice


In 2007 I left the Transformers and pre-Transformers collecting game and community again for the second or third time (I lose count). This almost always involved a fire sale of some sort, exchanging rare and hard-earned variants and centrepieces for significant amounts of money to set me on my way in the direction of newer and more appealing pursuits. …

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Who Cares About Paperwork?

Merry Christmas!


It all starts with nostalgia, the quest to recapture that feeling of getting a brand new Transformers toy and opening the floodgates to one’s fondest childhood memories. Whether it’s buying back Transformers that our parents threw out years ago, or finally securing that one character that your folks never bought you (because, really, one Jumpstarter should be enough for any child), purchasing your first …

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Origin of the Species – Part 3

DayGlo deities


Back for our final installment of the Origin series, we’re finished with the Diaclone-inspired reissue exclusives covered in Part 1 and Part 2, and we’re going to wrap up this mini-series of connect-the-dots with a short look at recent Micro Change-based exclusives from E-Hobby. After that …

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Origin of the Species – Part 2

A shame they didn't use these colours for Magnus


There’s always a reason. Black recolours, clear recolours, police redecos, our favourite Transformers characters in strange unfamiliar colours, there’s always a reason. In the first chapter of this series we discovered that many of the E-Hobby exclusives were Diaclone-inspired, and in the case of the Lucky Draw Black …

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Origin of the Species – Part 1

Do not adjust your screens...


We love reissues, but even more than that we love reissue exclusives! We love that they come in weird and wonderful colours, with interesting back stories and long-forgotten origins. From clear or translucent versions of our favourites to pre-Transformers homages and even brand new colour schemes and interpretations, we look at a selection of reissue exclusive Transformers and the inspiration behind …

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