We Interview Simon Furman – To the Death!

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Frank Todaro

Frank Todaro is a NYC based voice actor, host of radio and live events and long time user at The Allspark.
Frank currently plays the role of Starscream in Hasbro's latest animated series Transformers: Combiner Wars.
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The legendary team of SIMON FURMAN and GEOFF SENIOR, two folks doubtlessly directly responsible for a hefty portion of what you love about the Transformers brand, have been hard at work on a new epic sci-fi comic book saga available soon digitally in widescreen format!  Simon was kind enough to talk to me a bit about this new project “To […]

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More Savage Rifts Material Released: Murder Wraith

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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The folks over at Pinnacle know how to run a Kickstarter and keep the momentum going, even as they hit the convention circuit this weekend down at Austin’s Chupacabracon.  This update they’ve released a preview of the Rifts Murder Wraith. The tragic path for Juicers who sought to extend their life via mad science and supernatural means. Check out the […]

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New Savage Rifts Art Teased

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Author Sean Patrick Fannon is getting antsy as the Savage Rifts team approaches the $300K mark on the Kickstarter and has updated his Facebook profile pics with previously unseen art from the upcoming release. If you’re not keeping track, $300K is the final announced stretch goals and will include the bigger player’s guide. This means that previous PDF only stretch goals […]

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Kickstarter Corner – The Depths of Durangrar

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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As someone who knows what it’s like to run a Kickstarter (all be it a humble one) one of the best things I could have hoped for, outside of direct financial support, was for people to get the word out. To that end, I’ve decided to use this platform to promote Kickstarter campaigns that I like personally — and that […]

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The Allspark’s Savage Rifts Player’s Guide Preview-Review!

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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The last time I posted about Savage Rifts was to bring up awareness of the Kickstarter campaign that was shattering records by being funded in just a few minutes. I also mentioned that once I got the books I’d review them. Well, my calls were heard across the Megaverse and Pinnacle answered them by providing me with a preview copy of […]

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Bruce Outback by Kris Carter — Kickstarter

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Long time Allsparker and all around great guy Kris Carter has a new comic book on Kickstarter.   Bruce Outback is probably Australia’s greatest detective, and his cases send him back through time to help solve unsolved crimes throughout history. With help from his genetically modified Koala and support from his gruff, no-nonsense Chief, each issue will be a great […]

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Rise of the Beasts Series 2 Kickstarter

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Randy has been a member of the Allspark since 2002 and a member of the News and Content Team since 2007.Little known secret, his favorite Transformer is Skywarp.

Fans of Battle Beasts and M.U.S.C.L.E. may want to check out the following Kickstarter for Series 2 of the Rise of the Beasts line!  These figures are made of PVC and feature 4 to 5 points of articulation.  They stand about 2 1/2 inches tall and each comes with a weapon.  Check out more about these figures on our forums […]

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Introducing the Transforfun WooBots

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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We’ve had Transformers made out of plastic, and solid metal Transformers, and many that blended the two. But if you’ve ever found yourself wondering what other materials transforming robot toys could be made from, Canadian toymaker Bamloff has something neat to show you.

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Why Did the Play With This Too Kickstarter Project Fail?

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Well, for starters, “failure” is a very relative term when dealing with Kickstarter projects. Nothing is ever truly a failure if you learn from it. And while you might have spent some elbow grease in managing as far as dedicating your time and energy, not getting funded doesn’t necessarily mean everything you’ve already done is for naught. After all, it’s […]

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Play With This Too Kickstarter Enters Final Hours

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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With 4 hours left this will be a photo finish for the folks at Play With This Too. After a strong start, with over $20K in their first few hours after launch, they toy group has been treading water the past few weeks as the end of the Kickstarter campaign draws near. Currently, they are at nearly $69,000 — $11,000 […]

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Play With This Too Kickstarter – Halfway through, 71% Funded.

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The Allspark News Robot has been tasked with the duty of assuming ownership of all news posts submitted between 2006 and 2013 from our original website database.

Today marks the halfway point for the Play With This Too “Lost Protectors” Kickstarter, and the group is proud to report that they are right now 71% funded. So if your work that basic math, they’re doing really rather well! They have plenty of items up as rewards for donations, and have been working on adding more as the Kickstarter […]

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Sir? Your BMOG Splatterpus is on its way

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MrBlud is one of the "highly esteemed" moderators of Transformers Discussion and the Convention forum here on the Allspark. He also occasionally helps post news articles. He likes both the robots and the ponies and would probably cop to liking G.I Joe too if you corner him,

Or it soon could be as Play with This Too and BMOG Toys are proud to announce that all $55-level and above backers of the Lost Protectors Kickstarter will receive a purple “Monoscream” version of the much-anticipated Chainbill Splatterpus BMOG figure FREE as part of their backer rewards! This robotic platypus splits into two chainsaw weapons and a scuba tank/blaster […]

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Play With This Too’s Kickstarter Now Open

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The Allspark News Robot has been tasked with the duty of assuming ownership of all news posts submitted between 2006 and 2013 from our original website database.

If you’ve been patiently waiting for your first chance at owning some of Play With This Too’s parts-swapping, armor-building action figures, now you have it! The company has now opened their Kickstarter – Lost Protectors and it has plenty of swag to offer in exhange for potential donations. From buttons to t-shirts to prints to heads, weapons and, of course, […]

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Boss Fight Studio’s Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Action Figures Now live on Kickstarter

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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To paraphrase an interesting man, “We don’t always promote Kickstarters, but when we do it’s because they are amazing.” That’s the case with the start up Boss Fight Studios and their modular action figure system Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Virtruvian, as in The Vitruvian Man and H.A.C.K.S which stands for Highly Articulated Character Kit System. Boss Fight Studios themselves are a relatively […]

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