Fun Publications has announced that Minerva will be the customization character for the BotCon 2011. Derrick J. Wyatt has also supplemented images of the figure with his sketch of the character. Tformers staff will be heading out to Pasadena, CA starting tomorrow to bring you the news at it happens! Be sure to keep your eyes peeled!
Transformers Garage is on the look out for the best custom / kitbash to feature each week here and in the Transformers Garage Hall of Fame section. This week's featured custom in our "we wish we could have this" series is Transformers Animated Arcee Earth Mode by Mangamike. "This is my interpretation of what I think TFA Arcee's Earth Mode would look like," he tells us. Based off the Animated Jazz figure, Magnamike has performed some mods to the fenders and doors. Read more.
Transformers Garage is on the look out for the best custom / kitbash to feature each week here and in the Transformers Garage Hall of Fame section. This week's featured custom is the Transformers Animated Payload by Jin Saotome. Based on the Animated Voyager Bulkhead mode, the figure sports a lot of custom paint applications with some nice additions.
Transformers Garage is on the look out for the best custom / kitbash to feature each week here and in the Transformers Garage Hall of Fame section. Everyone loves the Dinobots. It was such a nice surprise to see a few in Transformers Animated, but left a lot of us wanting to see the team completed with Sludge and Snarl. Leave it to a fan to connect the bots in a spectacular way making Dinotitan by Broken Phantom the Custom of the Week.
is giving an award and prize for the best custom / kitbash each month with the best projects nominated and voted on by you the members. The winning custom and mechanic for September has been voted on and we're please to announce the winner is "Animated Thrust by Broken Phantom" who's work you can see in the image gallery
. Great job and congratulations to Broken Phantom who will be getting a $25 gift card.
In a dramatic turnaround from the beginning of my last guide, Animated Blitzwing actually IS flooding retail now, so plenty of you can follow along and do this mod. It is by no means as essential as the wing modification, but who doesn't want Blitzwing to have pivoting shoulder cannons in just six easy steps? Read More
Matt Booker does it again with another great Transformers Animated figure modification: Animated Blitzwing isn't exactly flooding retail yet, so many of you won't benefit from this right away, but those of you that have him know that his wings get in the way of arm poses. This is a quick guide on how to change that in (yet again) just six easy steps! Check the instructions and details now.
This month we have three great new sets: Classics Sunstreaker
gets new stickers based on G1 and detailing from the Lamborghini Gallardo. Animated Prowl
gets all those missing gold details, plus his battle mask: And countless missing details can be added to Animated Ratchet
. Check them out!
Thanks to forums members FREEFALL666 and Schlecki02 who have started a topic on "Can Leader BulkHead's saw blade be easily reversed? You know so the cutting teeth face the right way? Can you simply unscrew the axle and flip it or do you need to disassemble the arm itself?" Schlecki02 came through with images on how-to do it. View the posts
Animated Bumblebee is an underrated figure, hobbled with the cheap appearance of yellow plastic, different tones of yellow, and a crappy stinger gimmick. In spite of this, I really wanted to like the little guy. But something had to be done about his stinger. He’s a deluxe, not BBBB. After mulling it over for a while. I figured out a good way to do it. The result is a fairly easy custom to make, but one that’s much more awesomer than the original. Read More
Wow, I just saw 14 pages of problems with the Animated figures! Now I agree that they should come without problems right out of the box but sometimes there's things that need to be worked out with a new series. First, if you have a complaint, contact Hasbro with this form
. But since you've already bought your figures it's time to fix the ones you have. Some pictures are supplied below the fixes for you as well. These are the fixes that worked with my figures. Read More
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