Category Archives: BotCon

The long-lost BotCon 2011 script reading

Well well well, look what's finally surfaced! That's the professional voice-actor (and Vangelus) reading of The Stunti-Con Job, which FunPub has been promising for years now that they would eventually release. Thankfully someone has gotten sick of waiting, because the … Continue reading

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Transformers Kre-O Optimus Prime exclusive review

In 2003, Hasbro introduced their "Built to Rule" toys, low-rent Lego knockoffs produced in-house. The toys were terrible and the line folded within a year, mourned by no one. Apparently not willing to let a bad idea rest in the … Continue reading

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BotCon Souvenir Set #2 - Autotrooper

Autotroopers are the rank and file of the Cybertron Defense Police Command. In times of war they can be brought directly under the auspices of the office of the Magnus. Once selected for service, an Autobot goes through a remolding … Continue reading

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BotCon giveaway figure - Fisitron

Fisitron is an overly enthusiastic maker of tools, and the genius behind some of the most effective weapons in the Autobots' arsenal. In his cozy lab he makes whatever comes to mind. For each strange gizmo he dreams up, he … Continue reading

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BotCon box set part 6 - Motormaster

And so we come to the end of our little adventure with the Stunticons. The Motormaster brings vanity to a whole new level. He annoys the Stunticons (and everyone else) with bombastic proclamations and his habit of referring to himself … Continue reading

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BotCon box set part 5 - Wildrider

Making things explode spectacularly is an art form to Wildrider. He is always brainstorming bigger, badder, louder, and more dangerous looking stunts, and he's got the processing power to coordinate them flawlessly. The Stunticons execute them without a scorchmark, but … Continue reading

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BotCon box set part 4 - Drag Strip

Drag Strip is angry that the Autobots control Cybertron, that she takes orders from those windbags The Motormaster and Wildrider, and that she was protoformed in a wimpy looking Autobot shell; which fuels her already high lust for violence. New … Continue reading

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BotCon box set part 3 - Breakdown

Profoundly unlucky and saddled with an inferiority complex, Breakdown's all consuming paranoia runs so rampant that it often distracts him and causes accidents, becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy. He takes out his frustrations on others to cover for his own insecurities. … Continue reading

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BotCon box set Part 2 - Dead End

As promised yesterday, we're going to review the BotCon Animated figures. But since they all share molds with things we've already reviewed, we're just going to review what's new: namely, the paint apps and the head sculpts. And of course, … Continue reading

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The BotCon box set - Part 1

BotCon 2011 was last weekend, and this year's theme was all about Transformers: Animated. The figures, the comic, the guests, the cosplayers... it was heavy with Animated presence. And as a huge fan of Animated, I hated missing out. But … Continue reading

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