Category Archives: BotCon

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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BotCon final reveal: Motormaster

Dead End, Breakdown, Drag Strip, Wildrider and Motormaster. We're all done now! The original Motormaster was the leader of the group, and everybody else hated him. Now a lot of fans hate this one, because they wanted Wreck-Gar as the … Continue reading

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BotCon reveal: Wildrider

Dead End, Breakdown, Drag Strip and Wildrider. Only one left! The original Wildrider was a stone psycho, and this one looks like one as well. And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers ROTF: Skystalker addendum Keep your toys cozy this winter Reformatted … Continue reading

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BotCon reveal: Drag Strip

Dead End, Breakdown and now Drag Strip: A girl?! Neat! The original Drag Strip was obsessed with winning at all costs, and that's pretty gender-neutral. Let's hear it for diversity! And now, some more OAFEry:The purpose of a thing is … Continue reading

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BotCon reveal: Breakdown

Last time was Dead End, this time is Breakdown. In G1, Breakdown was the paranoid member of the Stunticons. So who do you think we'll see next? And now, some more OAFEry:Fall of Cybertron Bruticus addendum Transformers ROTF: Mindwipe addendum … Continue reading

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