ATW Ep 164, 31st Aug 2018

September 3rd, 2018

Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, bringing you transformers news from around the world.


This is episode 164,  we are recording live on August 31st, 2018


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • Masterpiece cheetor and prime repaints,
  • More studio series bots are on the way,
  • And Mp Dinobot arms up for a epic battle.
  • All that and more coming up after this.


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?


00:07:32 Bot Shots Weekly

The weekly TCCA Facebook photography competition

Bot Shots Weekly encourages you to take your bots out of their cabinets and into the great big wide world outside for photos!

  • Weekly winners go into a monthly draw for a prize.
  • Monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize!
  • Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at

This weeks winner is:

Comp Post:



00:09:45 Transformers Cyberverse episode 1 and 2 now online. What did we think of the first two episodes?

  • Allspark animation is boulder media, rescue bots animation house
  • Animation style is pretty fluid, heavily stylised designs -- TFAnimated?
  • Voice acting is a cut above Machinima at least
  • Though the show currently seems to have a very sparse cast
  • Optimus is a bit aloof / an enigma?


00:27:08 Studio Series Sideswipe, Barricade, Crankcase and WWII Bumblebee Revealed

- have seen mention that it might be WWII hot rod


00:36:09 Beast Wars Masterpiece MP-34S Shadow Panther In Package Images & Collectible Coin


Other news

00:40:18 Transformers Masterpiece Golden Lagoon Convoy/Optimus Prime In-Hand Images


News in Brief:

00:42:37 Shockwave Lab SL-31 – Weapons & Accessories Kit For MP-41 Dinobot


00:43:32 Studio Series Dark of the Moon Ratchet Stock Images


00:44:58 Figure King Magazine No. 247 High Quality Images



Jason: BadCube Sideswipe / Red Alert

Brad: Ko wrecker

Max: Yes Model First Aid, New Age Bumblebee



  • We are looking ahead to the TCCA 5th birthday in September. State reps are organising events locally to them, but if anyone else wants to hold a local event please get in touch with me



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End Credits (added in post)