Botcon Video Archive Launched with Botcon 1994 Footage!

Botcon founders Jon and Karl Hartman have started a Video Archive on Youtube to collect tape transfers of Botcons of years gone by. To launch the Archive, the Hartmans have uploaded a video of the very first Botcon in 1994!

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Pete’s Robot Convention 2018 – 3H Enterprises Reunion Panel

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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Here is our video coverage of the 3H Enterprises/BotCon Reunion panel at Pete’s Robot Convention. Continue to see the full panel for a retrospective with Jon and Karl Hartman and Glen Hallit.

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Botcon 97 Packrat Retro Gallery and Review!

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Jason (Onyx Minor) has been a contributor of News and Content since 2007.He is a fan of beast modes, multilingualism and Jammie Dodgers.

Taking the goods from the Allspark Studios (and ultimately the credit for this photoshoot too) is long time Botcon repaint, Packrat!  Will he be content to bask in the Divine Light of our studio, or will he secretly stash some of our nerd trophies on the way out?  Tune in after the break to see what happens!

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Alternate Kup Head Sculpt for T30 Orion Pax Revealed

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
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Pete’s Robot Convention has revealed via their Facebook page several pre-production samples of various BotCon figures. While most are early variations on toys that ultimately saw a BotCon release, and unused alternate tooling of T30 Orion Pax has been revealed—none other than everyone’s favorite cantankerous old-timer, Kup!

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New Unused BotCon 2016 Beast Wars: Uprising Concepts Revealed

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
Magellan

Pete’s Robot Covention has revealed via their facebook page mock-ups of the original proposal for BotCon 2016’s Beast Wars: Uprising theme.

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Pete’s Robot Convention 2018 to Feature BotCon & Club Exclusive Production Samples

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
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Our team had a blast at Pete’s Robot Convention 2017, both for the rare sights and for the chance to hang out with fellow Allsparkers and other fans. The convention’s Facebook page has announced the star attraction for June 2018: unique preproduction samples from BotCon and Collectors’ Club lineups past, some of which might want to go home with you.

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Allspark List Wars 002: 14 Wackiest Transformers Repaints

Optimus Prime by Andy Warhol

Welcome back to ALLSPARK LIST WARS! This week, we’re presenting a countdown of the wackiest repaints in Transformers history. Repaints, redecos, and remolds have been part of the Transformers brand since before there WAS a Transformers brand, when the original Diaclone Car Robot Countach was released in both red and Police decos. Later, Hasbro and Takara repainted existing toys to give […]

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HASCON: Threat or Menace?

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
Steve

  Ever since Fun Publications lost the Transformers license and Hasbro decided to run their own convention, fans couldn’t help but compare what Hasbro is offering to what BotCon has given us in the past. Did Hasbro bite off more than they could chew with HASCON? Should have Hasbro let Fun Publications continue being the Transformers license holders for another […]

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Transformers Collectors Club Store Open to All!

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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If you ever wanted to go crazy in the Transformers Collectors Club store but found the membership cost daunting, unshop no more! The store is packed with exclusive Club items and they’re now available to everyone! Yes, even you!

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