ATW Ep 144, 3rd March 2018

March 5th, 2018

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Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, your first stop and your last best hope for Transformers news in Australia.


This is episode 144, we are recording live on March 1st, 2018


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • A new transformers arcade game on the way,
  • More diecast vehicles from jada toys
  • And we get up close with the studio series grimlock
  • much more coming up after this...


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?


00:10:59 Bot Shots Weekly

The newest weekly competition in the TCCA Facebook group. Bot Shots Weekly is the successor to put Your Bot to work and follows the same idea. But now we have weekly winners that go into a monthly draw for a prize. Those monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize. Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at the link provided.

This weeks winner is: Darryl Anderson. Hon mention Alan Jones



00:13:20 Mobile World Congress 2018 (or MWC18 for short) is currently happening at Barcelona right now and among the cool reveals from Nokia, Samsung and other notable device manufacturers, the event gave away its Best Mobile Game award to Kabam’s Transformers: Forged To Fight.


00:18:39 Movieverse And G1 Jada Die-Cast Vehicles Arriving In 2018


00:23:00 Studio Series Grimlock In-Hand Images


00:28:19 Takara Movie The Best MB-12 Jazz, MB-13 Bonecrusher, MB-14 TLK Megatron & MB-15 Lockdown In-Package Images


00:33:41 Takara-Tomy MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus (Hot Rod) Hasbro Asia Collector Coin


Other news

00:37:22 Cyber City Con was this past weekend and Mastermind Creations revealed thier  interpretation of a Masterpiece Styled Arcee named Azalea. Azalea will be released in the Ocular Max line.

We also get a new image of the prototype for R-39 Foxfire, aka “The Pet”. The Pet, or Agent 113 to some, is from the More than Meets The Eye comic and is a loyal pet to Kaon from the DJD. Also on display, but already seen was Hellion. Mastermind’s upcoming MP-styled Cliffjumper.


00:41:07 Magic Square Toys – Legends Scaled G1 Trailbreaker (not huffer)



Brad: dx9 war in pocket grimlock

Mikey: Berserker & MPM Bumblebee

John: nil



  • New members can still sign up to get some great club merchandise. Check out the site now for full info. Next Members Giveaway in march!
  • March Members Giveaway goes live this Monday morning. We have a g1 megatron lamp and a autobots door mat to give away.


01:00:40 OUTRO

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End Credits (added in post)