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Collecting Abroad – One Year In

Collecting Abroad – One Year In

Ive been living in Iceland for just over a year now and anyone for whom Transformers collecting and community is a big deal knows that big changes i

Titans Return – The Verdict

Titans Return – The Verdict

Fifteen months ago Hasbros Transformers Titans Return line debuted in stores and at the regular online retail outlets. The Headmasters Targetmaster

The Elusive Exclusive

The Elusive Exclusive

Every Transformers (and Diaclone apparently) line has exclusives. Store exclusives show exclusives web exclusives...you name it. If youve been foo

Half Time Report 2017 (Part 2)

Half Time Report 2017 (Part 2)

In part 1 of our Half Time Report for 2017 I looked at TakaraTomy Masterpiece and Hasbro Titans Return Transformers as well as 3rd party Mastermind

Dreambots and Disappointments

Dreambots and Disappointments

Ive never felt so overwhelmed with new purchases as I do currently from Masterpiece and mainline Transformers to 3rd Party and new Diaclone figures

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

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

Second Time Around

Second Time Around

First impressions are everything or so the saying goes. Is it different for Transformers toys? We can occasionally find ourselves the victims of hype

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