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Seibertron.com Transformers Twincast/Podcast
160 minutes | 7 days ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #273 "Our Way to Oblivion"
Episode 273 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast begins with discussion topics which look at some of the latest happenings in the world of Transformers toy collecting, starting with the recently revealed Generations Selects Titan Class Black Zarak. The future happenings within the Masterpiece lineup come next, with speculation on Raiden and the Trainbots as well as what collectors would want out of a Masterpiece version of Skyfire. The MP talk finishes up with a new look at Skids and his already announced repaint, Reboost. The show then shifts to its main topic of discussion which is the Haslab Unicron toy which is arriving at the homes of collectors now after a long wait following the conclusion of its successful crowdfunding campaign. The crew shares their experiences with delivery, unboxing, assembly, display, and of course, the transformation itself from planet mode to robot mode and back. The positives of the toy and the event-like experience it provides are discussed at length, before the episode concludes with the usual "Bragging Rights" segment.
125 minutes | 23 days ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #272 "Total Commanders"
The Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast starts out episode 272 by flipping the usual order of topics, beginning with the "Bragging Rights" segment where the show's hosts share what Transformers toys they've recently added to their collections. After that, impressions on the now officially revealed Commander Class Rodimus Prime are shared, with thoughts provided on how this may compare to other toy releases for the character released throughout the years. The leaked images of its companion piece, the also upcoming Leader Class Galvatron, come under the microscope next with speculation including whether some of the early, unofficial photos may repsenent a mis-transformed sample. The next wave of Generations War for Cybertron toys to be released under Netflix branding are now up for preorder, or in the case of the deluxe toys, in stores now, so the cast talks about what these bring to the table. This includes thoughts on the spoiler box which contains yet another version of the Siege Voyager Class Megatron tooling that is very similar to previously released iterations. Brief thoughts on upcoming vintage Beast Wars reissues and the 2021 Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest round out another episode.
117 minutes | a month ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #271 "Meh-pisode"
Episode 271 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast starts off with impressions of the long-rumored Kingdom Commander Class Rodimus Prime figure, or at least what can be formulated by the single low resolution image of part of the figure. Next, official images of Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime drive a conversation about Masterpiece toys, leading to conversation on the direction and philosophies behind both the Movie and G1 segments of the line. This leads into more MP talk about the upcoming Skids figure, as new images of its prototype have been made available. After a quick look at Generations Selects Transmutate, the talk shifts to cartoon series, with the forthcomig Botbots series on Netflix as well as the very nebulous Nickelodeon series under the microscope. The Beast Wars rumors keep coming with some unexpected listings on the Walmart site including Vintage Optimus Primal, Trex Megatron, Rattrap and Cheetor. Super7's announcement of the characters we will be seeing in waves 2 and 3 of their Ultimates line, which include Pretender Bludgeon, Wreck-gar and Tarn from the IDW series, wrap up our toy talk. The episode itself then wraps with another round of bragging rights.
141 minutes | 2 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #270 "An Ox, a Seagull and a Monster"
On episode 270 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast the Transformers talk begins with discussion on the soon to be released Haslab Unicron in light of the final pre-shipment update from Hasbro, as well as the first video reviews, being released around the internet. Next up, product codes have been leaked that include the likes of Beast Machines T-Wrecks, the Sweeps and Wreck-Gar, among other potential exclusives and movie figures. A surprise rumor about Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime from the Bumblebee film is brought up next. The chat then shifts to Super7's new Ultimates featuring Optimus Prime, Ghostly Starscream, Bazai-Tron and Bombshell. Rumors about Beast Wars toy reissues from the Transmetals segment of the line prompt speculation and wishful thinking about what the cast would like to see come out of that, if true, before a listener question is answered. The Beast Wars talk concludes with a discussion on the recently released Beast Wars #1 from IDW Publishing, followed by the recurring Bragging Rights segment to end the episode.
130 minutes | 2 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #269 "Me Grimlock, Not Clickbait!"
The Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast begins episode 269 with wild speculation on the rumors beginning to circulate about the next installment of the Transformers live action movie franchise, leading to good-humored ribbing at the "clickbait" stories also beginning to crop up to capitalize on those rumors. More rumors continue to fuel discussion, with listings for additional Cyberverse toys featuring the Dinobots having recently appeared. The cast discusses the possibilities for these toys as well as for future installments, in some form, of the Cyberverse TV series. After that, free-form talk about more recent Kingdom and Studio Series 86 releases occurs, with the cast now having several of the toys in-hand. Impressions on several toys are shared, including Leader Class Grimlock, Deluxe Class entries Blurr, Jazz and Kup, Kingdom's new Optimus Primal, plus Voyager Class Scourge, among others. A listener question prompts the next segment with predictions on the future of the Generations lineup before the episode ends with the recurring "Bragging Rights" segment, where the cast shares their most recent Transformers product acquisitions.
127 minutes | 3 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #268 "Call Me 2020"
On episode 268 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast, the cast begins with a 2020 retrospective, starting with the objectively and subjectively best Transformers of the year - your mileage may vary. Continuing on, the crew carries on with the "most 2020" Transformers moment and the worst Transformers anything of the past year. The cast lightens up the mood with a volley of predictions for 2021, both reasonable very-likely-to-happen predictions as well as predictions that might be considered wishful thinking. Next, the crew talks about the latest installment of the Netflix War for Cybertron trilogy: Earthrise. Specifically, episode 6, which includes plenty of setup for the third and final installment: Kingdom. On a side note, the crew eagerly awaits the Quintesson Drone version of Ironhide that appears in the series. The show moves on to the reveal of Masterpiece Thundercracker, which, while eagerly anticipated, surprised no one, and the crew shares their opinions on the direction the Masterpiece line seems to be taking. As per usual, the podcast ends with a round of bragging rights, where everyone shares what they acquired since the last episode.
105 minutes | 4 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #267 "Netflix Earthrise Reviewed"
A special episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast brings listeners an in-depth breakdown of the first five episodes of Transformers: War for Cybertron, "Chapter Two: Earthrise". This episode does spoil the content of the Netflix streaming series and listeners need to be aware of this beforehand and may want to consider watching the soon-to-be-released series before listening. The podcast talk goes episode by episode, beginning with the first one which feels like a natural continuation of the previous chapter, "Siege". For the second episode, the Mercenaries group and usage of a Quintesson character are discussed along with their relevance to the plot of the show. The third and fourth episodes introduce split opinions between the cast with varying impressions of the pacing and characters found within the show's middle episodes. A lengthy breakdown of the fifth episode, including some of its possible connections to other much older Transformers media, rounds out the episode-by-episode breakdown. Throughout the podcast as well as at the end, general thoughts on the show's quality, plot, characters, voice acting, voice direction, score, and much more are shared.
109 minutes | 4 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #266 "Buzzworthiness"
Episode 266 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast starts out with the cast sharing their impressions of the just revealed Buzzworthy Bumblebee subline featuring both new toys and repackaged Studio Series Deluxe Class figures. Next, a look at the next round of Walmart exclusive Titans Return Headmaster reissues in G1 style packaging occurs. The discussion moves on to some final speculation about the War for Cybertron: Earthrise TV show with a new trailer out and the show's release just a couple weeks away. Thoughts about Flame Toys' More Than Meets The Eye / Lost Light styled Rodimus model kit, the latest entries to the R.E.D. series, and the continuation of Cyberverse's Deluxe Class lineup with Prowl, Soundwave and Starscream rounds out the episode's toy discussions. IDW Publishing's recently released Transformers #25 is talked about next with feelings on the issue itself and state of the series shared. Brief impressions of the somewhat recently released Transformers: Battlegrounds videogame take the episode into its ending portion with the recurring "Bragging Rights" segment.
120 minutes | 4 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #265 "The Dracodon Equation"
The Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast begins with impressions of the just-officially-revealed second wave of War for Cybertron: Kingdom products, including Airazor, Huffer, Dinobot, Inferno, Ultra Magnus and Ractonite, as well as Core Class entries Starscream and Megatron. A look at rumors of the potential remainder of the 2021 lineup for Generations follows, with the cast providing speculation on the alleged list of products, including the controversial rumored Commander Class Rodimus Prime. After a quick look at Super7's Black Friday exclusive Re:Action figures, the cast chats about Walmart's exclusive Headmasters re-releases coming soon while analyzing pictures comparing them to previous releases of the characters. The release date for the Earthrise chapter of the Netflix animated series gets a mention, as does the latest album from Transformers music legend Stan Bush, before the episode concludes with the recurring "Bragging Rights" segment.
115 minutes | 5 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #264 "Kingdom Come"
Episode 264 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast starts off with a discussion on the latest Studio Series figures to be announced during Hasbro's Fan First Friday event, Dino and Cybertronian mode Bumblebee along with the surprise announcement of a new Ectotron figure for the upcoming movie Ghostbusters Afterlife. The cast looks to the final Amazon Exclusive Galactic Odyssey set featuring Micromasters and Modulators in a Botropolis themed set. After that, an exclusive, in-depth, in-hand review of the first wave of the Generations War for Cybertron Kingdom figures occurs. This overview includes Leader Class Beast Wars Megatron, Voyager Class Optimus Primal, Voyager Cyclonus, the full Deluxe wave including Blackarachnia and Warpath, plus the first three Core Class figures of Optimus Prime, Rattrap and Vertebreak. The discussion then shifts the show's annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition of the cast's "please be on sale" wish list. The talk moves on to the latest Transformers Collaboration figure, X-Spanse, which is inspired by the 1990s Uncanny X-Men franchise before the episode wraps up with the recurring Bragging Rights segment.
170 minutes | 5 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #263 "Liquid Electrum"
Episode 263 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast begins with discussion of the just-revealed Studio Series Starscream, an upcoming Voyager Class toy based on the character's appearance in the Bumblebee Movie. After brief mention of another upcoming Studio Series Camaro Bumblebee, the discussion moves on to other toys in the form of the Golden Lagoon redecos. These reissues were listed for preorder for the American market for the first time this past week despite having been released overseas two years ago, so the team chats about the why and wherefore of these re-releases of Convoy, Soundwave, Beachcomber and more in their Electrum plated golden colors. Recently released Generations toys are discussed next, with a litany of Deluxe Class figures discussed including: Runamuck, Fasttrack, Sunstreaker, Trailbreaker, Prowl, Ironhide, Bluestreak, Smokescreen, and Tigertrack. Rumors of potential repaints in the forthcoming Generations Kingdom line lead into speculation about Victory Leo inspired by the recently published Transformers Galaxies #11. Some members of the cast share their disappointment with the Transformers '84: Secrets and Lies series' fourth and final issue, then a long episode concludes with the recurring Bragging Rights segment.
127 minutes | 6 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #262 "Generational Taxonomy"
The Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast returns for episode 262 and starts out with speculation about upcoming holiday season resets, spurned by mention of the Walmart exclusive reissue Headmasters. These Titans Return Deluxe Class toys in Generation One style packaging are discussed next, with the series classification of the toys presenting a puzzle for some collectors. Additional upcoming toys are talked about next with Target exclusive Voyager Class Thrust and Deluxe Class Runabout in the War for Cybertron: Earthrise lineup, as well as the Amazon exclusive Galactic Odyssey Micromaster six pack. Studio Series' forthcoming G1 invasion is discussed next, with the initial lineup of Deluxe, Voyager and Leader Class toys such as Hot Rod, Kup, Blurr, Scourge and Grimlock having been officially revealed last week. Books are next on the agenda with a short mention of a Beast Wars Generations Mook from Japan. The recently released third volume of G1 Transformers manga from Viz receives a brief overview after that, before the episode ends with the recurring Bragging Rights segment where cast members share their latest Transformers toy and product collection acquisitions.
146 minutes | 6 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #261 "Ratchets, Tigers and Planes"
Episode 261 of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast begins with a discussion on the upcoming Abominus box set from Takara Tomy, set to appear in the Generations Selects line. They discuss the varying color schemes, new parts, and the box set experience versus the original individual Power of the Primes releases. The conversation moves to MP-52 Masterpiece Starscream, which has recently gone up for pre-order at Hasbro Pulse and Amazon Japan with new images - the cast shares their opinions on the Masterpiece line's new direction, and a lively discussion ensues. Hasbro PulseCon's Pit of Judgment boxed set is the next topic, and the cast members share the differences between the exclusive and retail versions of the Quintesson Judge, as well as dive into the strengths and shortcomings of the deluxe Alicon figure. The cast also touches on deluxe Earthrise Arcee, another 1986 movie-inspired figure which is a natural fit for this Pit of Judgement set. Masterpiece discussions pick back up with in-hand impressions of MP-50 Tigatron, another stellar Beast Wars Masterpiece release. MPM-11 Movie Masterpiece Ratchet is appearing at Target, so cast members share their assessment of the final 2007 Autobot cast member to appear in the line. Generations Selects deluxe Barricade receives a brief mention before the crew touches on the Transformers / Back to the Future crossover comic, and the episode ends as it frequently does, with a round of bragging rights about what the cast has acquired since the last recording.
131 minutes | 7 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #260 "Pulsecon 2020"
The Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast presents its 260th episode which is all about the latest Transformers toy and entertainment news from the just concluded Hasbro Pulsecon 2020. This virtual convention brought several official unveilings of the next year's Generations products, specifically those from the War for Cybertron trilogy's third installment, Kingdom. A new poster with fun battle scene artwork provides hints of future installments for the line, such as Polar Claw, Inferno and a transforming Autobot Ark that becomes The Last Autobot. The so-far confirmed mix of Beast Wars and Generation 1 characters were shown off early in the week with looks at Core Class Rattrap, Deluxe Class Cheetor, Voyager Class Cyclonus and Leader Class Megatron. After providing thoughts on these early looks, the cast talks about the toys revealed for the first time during the convention's livestreamed panels, with chat bouncing around from products such as Core Class Optimus Prime and Voyager Optimus Primal to the new "Fossilizer" Maximals and Predacons like Vertebreak and Paleotrex, and even to the G1 entries such as Warpath. A break for preorder chaos occurs before discussions pick up with the 10th Anniversary reissues for Transformers Prime, featuring Breakdown, Air Vehicon and Darkness Megatron. The Prime Arcee entry to the R.E.D. series is also discussed before some quick analysis of leaked information for the future of Studio Series. Images of the next version of Masterpiece Starscream are checked out next, looking very impressive in just gray model form. The episode finishes up with thoughts on this year's Hall of Fame entry, Knockout, as well as the next Netflix installment of War for Cybertron, Earthrise whose first official trailer was shown at the convention.
136 minutes | 7 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #259 "Podcast Convoy"
Episode 259 of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast begins with speculation on a mysterious new image that shows a box for a Transformers: Prime 10th Anniversary figure set featuring Breakdown and a Vehicon. Whether this is a set of a Voyager Class figure and a Deluxe Class figure or a portent of separate releases is unknown, but the cast shares their ideas on what could be inside. After that, more unofficial information is analyzed with the first images appearing online for what looks like the next Generations Titan Class release, with the surprising alternate mode based on the Ark spacecraft from Generation One. After that, discussion occurs surrounding an upcoming two pack featuring "Shattered Glass" universe versions of Optimus Prime and Ratchet. More Generations Selects talk follows as the topic shifts to the Deluxe Class 2-pack featuring Cordon and Spin-Out, both recolors of the still upcoming Earthrise Sunstreaker. With the opportunity to talk Diaclone present given those homages, the talk turns to the Diaclone reboot series with its re-imagining of Battle Convoy, the character who would later become Optimus Prime, on the horizon. Quick looks at Takara Tomy's updated re-release of the Dinobot combiner Volcanicus and Earthrise Runabout lead into a brief segment of comics talk centered around the recently released Transformers '84: Secrets and Lies #3. The show then ends with the recurring Bragging Rights segment.
121 minutes | 7 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #258 "2020: A Space Odyssey"
On Episode 258 of the Twincast Podcast, "2020: A Space Odyssey," Megatronus, Cobotron, Rotorstorm, and Tigertrack take turns selecting hot news topics and reveals from the last few weeks. Tigertrack starts with the recent Generations Selects reveals for G2 Megatron, Sandstorm, and Bugbite, and the cast speculates and might be coming down the line for this unique subline of redecos. Cobotron opts to discuss mainline exclusives, in particular Amazon's Galactic Odyssey campaign and countdown clock indicating exclusives to come. The group dives into the proliferation of exclusives, and discusses how that has impacted our collective ability to collect Transformers. Continuing the discussion, Rotorstorm chooses Walmart's War for Cybertron subline, in particular the Nemesis Prime spoiler pack. Megatronus raises the next mainline installment, Kingdom, and the rash of leaks of upcoming products. The episode ends as it always does, with a round of bragging rights, where the cast discusses what they've acquired since the last episode.
121 minutes | 8 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #257 "Who Will Rule the Galaxy?"
The Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast brings its 257th episode which focuses mostly on the latest products from the Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Earthrise lineup. The most recent preorder to be revealed is the Deluxe Class Modulator Hot House, and with this reveal the cast is sparked to discussion about other Micromaster vehicles and bases with a focus on how they could be brought in to the Generations lineup in the future. In-hand discussion of the year's Titan Class release, Scorponok, follows with mostly positive experiences shared by the podcasters. Additional thoughts come after about other wave 2 Earthrise releases such as Leader Class Doubledealer, Commander Class Sky Lynx, and the Micromaster Race Track Patrol and Astro Squad. A short discussion on the odd recent pair of Transformers Galaxies comics occurs next with the team questioning the direction chosen for the current story arc featuring Gauge, Arcee and Greenlight. A new short topic follows titled "Hunting Season" where the crew talks about what Transformers toys they're on the lookout for through the secondary market before the recurring "Bragging Rights" segment concludes another episode.
140 minutes | 8 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #256 "Netflix and Siege"
Episode 256 of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast is all about the just released Transformers TV series War for Cybertron Chapter One: Siege, which is available to stream now exclusively on Netflix. The cast members provide their thoughts on the overall plot and its similarities to other Transformers fiction released over the past decade. The various supporting plots such as those involving Ultra Magnus, Bumblebee, Jetfire, Shockwave and others are also looked at, along with how they contribute to the acceleration in action and character development as the series progresses throught its six episodes. Extensive time is then spent on additional characters and their voice performances, with some like Starscream and Jetfire impressing while others such as franchise stalwarts Optimus Prime and Megatron left the cast feeling less than enthused. Other feedback is provided on production aspects of the show such as the quality of the animation, sound, score, other visual effects and even camera tricks used to add more transformation sequences into the story. The discussion of this latest TV series concludes with wishful thinking and speculation about the next chapter in the War for Cybertron trilogy, presumably knows as Earthrise given the toy line in stores now. After fielding a listener question about desires for the Generations Selects toy line-up, the show concludes with the recurring Bragging Rights segment where cast members boast about their latest Transformers toy and product acquisitions.
127 minutes | 10 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #253 "Danger Zone"
Episode 253 of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast starts out with the cast discussing how successful, or not, their hunts have been for the Target exclusive Skywarp and Thundercracker two-pack from the War for Cybertron: Earthrise lineup. Another Transformers crossover appears to have leaked out, with the available images showing a Transformers toy based on Top Gun character Maverick. Among the same set of images showing potential new upcoming products are a Cyclonus, Thrust, and Soundwave, with the cast providing their speculation on these slightly mysterious pictures. After that, the hosts touch on the release of a new Transformers video game trailer, followed by a quick reflection on the "Fan First Friday" for Transformers which featured exclusive t-shirts. A fair amount of time is then spent analyzing the just released Transformers #20 comic book and how it affects us based on the current state of our world. This eventually becomes into a look at authorial and artistic intention in media, but is capped off with a more lighthearted stretch where the cast sees just how many characters they can name in the large crowd shot at Swindle’s in the issue. The recurring Bragging Rights segment then ends another episode.
85 minutes | 10 months ago
Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast #252 "Ratcheting Expectations"
The Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast begins episode 252 with speculation and discussion of the latest Transformers rumors which concern a possible expansion of the Generations Studio Series lineup to include characters from the 1986 Transformers movie instead of just those from the Michael Bay universe of live action Transformers films. After that, Movie discussions continue as the latest upcoming entry into the Movie Masterpiece series has been officially revealed in the form of MPM-11 Ratchet. Generations toys tied in with the still upcoming Netflix animated series have become easier to find for collectors as of late, so the cast takes time to reflect on the first wave of output for these Walmart exclusive offerings. Two listener questions come up next, starting with an impromptu look at the Transformers: Alternity line of robots in disguise that convert into 1:32 scale real life vehicles. The second question has the podcasters reflect on times when close friends influenced their collecting habits. Off the cuff remarks about "Holy Grails" in the hobby round out the talk before the episode concludes with the recurring "Bragging Rights" segment where the participants share their latest Transformers product acquisitions.
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