ATW Ep 198, 31st Aug 2019

September 2nd, 2019

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

 

This is episode 198,  we are recording live on Saturday August 31st, 2019.

 

In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • A twist in the Unicron crowdfund
  • New Generations Selects and Studio Series figures
  • All this and more coming up after this.

 

Cut to Intro: 

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)

 

What have you been up to this week?

NEWS

00:21:45 Unicron: The Biggest Transformers Toy Ever – Official Trailer

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/13/unicron-the-biggest-transformers-toy-ever-official-trailer-394516

  • Got to a little over 5k
  • Extended by a month
  • The internet reacts

 

00:44:13 MP-44 is out

  • Voice box has Cullen
  • Details of packaging insert

 

00:49:17 New Generations Selects

  • Nightbird
  • Powerdasher Zetar

 

00:51:45 New Studio Series

https://tformers.com/2019-fans-expo-canada-new-studio-series-generations-selects-preorders-up-at-tfsource/35476/news.html 

  • Shockwave
  • Scavenger
  • Mixmaster
  • Megatron

 

00:56:25 Springer at Australian retail

 

00:57:35 Singapore fan preview event

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/28/hasbro-singapore-transformers-fans-toy-preview-event-omega-supreme-in-hand-images-and-more-395513 

 

01:06:10 Packaging to go plastic-free

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/20/hasbro-to-phase-out-plastic-from-new-toy-and-game-packaging-starting-2020-394870 

 

News In Brief

01:10:47 Newage Toys H-13 Lucifer (Legends Scale G1 Starscream) Gray Prototype

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/11/newage-toys-h-13-lucifer-legends-scale-g1-starscream-gray-prototype-394415

 

Newage Toys H9 Agamemnon (Legends Scaled G1 Megatron) Color Prototype Images

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/13/newage-toys-h9-agamemnon-legends-scaled-g1-megatron-color-prototype-images-394488

 

01:12:48 Magic Square Toys Legends Scaled G1 Megatron Gray Prototype

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/08/12/magic-square-toys-legends-scaled-g1-megatron-gray-prototype-394466

 

01:13:52 NEW ACQUISITIONS  

Max: Iron Factory Red Wing

Bradley: Alphastrike, Phantomstrike packs, Ectotron

Jason: TFNation haul, GB Prime, Galactic Man Shockwave, Micromaster 10-pack 

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=team%20aint%20afraid&epa=SEARCH_BOX

https://www.facebook.com/groups/transformerscca/permalink/1276471742513426/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/transformerscca/permalink/1281079035386030/

TCCA BUSINESS

-memberships are being shipped out. Congratulations Shannon OBrian on the win

OUTRO

  • Thank you for listening! And if you’re watching along with the live record, thanks for checking us out.

 

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  • That’s all from us, we’ll be back with more Transformers news next week.

 

End Credits (added in post)