Our NYCC 2017 Interview with John Warden, Design Manager

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.
Copper

During NYCC 2017, Allspark reporter Patrick spoke to John Warden, Design Manager for the Transformers brand. We reported on the reveal highlights here, but the interview also included some details and perspective on the process, planning, and decision-making for the Generations line, from target audiences to release order to foil stickers.

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Allspark Interview with Hasbro Brand Team on Power of the Primes

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

Our reporters sat down with the Hasbro brand team during HASCON 2017 to talk about the direction for the Power of the Primes line. Highlights include a definitive answer on the final color of Swoop’s chest, a definitive answer to FIRRIB vs. RIRFIB, the definitive creation of Slash, and a less definitive answer on the future of Star Saber!

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Hasbro Designer Desk Video Featuring Titans Return Trypticon

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

Courtesy of the official Transformers Facebook page is a new Designer Desk video by Transformers Design Manager John Warden showcasing Titans Return Trypticon. Check out the video embedded below.

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TF5 Voyager Optimus Prime Officially Revealed

Callum

Callum

Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
Callum

Via Autobase Aichi, we’ve learned that the Voyager Class Optimus Prime figure for The Last Knight, which we previously saw a leaked deco sheet for, has been officially revealed during a Hasbro feature on Chinese television. Read on for the details!

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Hasbro Designer Desk Video Featuring Masterpiece Bumblebee

Greg

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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Courtesy of the Toys “R” Us facebook page is a new Designer Desk video by lead designer John Warden showcasing Masterpiece Bumblebee. This is the first time a Masterpiece figure has been featured in this segment. Check out the video below.

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Latest Transformers Designer Desk vid spotlights Combiner Wars G2 Bruticus!

Chris

Chris

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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The Official Transformers YouTube channel recently updated with a new Designer Desk video, spotlighting the Combiner Wars G2 Bruticus series pack!

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New Combiner Wars Videos with John Warden

Callum

Callum

Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
Callum

The Transformers YouTube channel brings us three new videos featuring Hasbro design manager John Warden, showing off all the play value of the Combiner Wars line.

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