//
you're reading...


Games and Toys

Transformers Toys

There can be no better 80s toy that the Transformer. For me, this was the ultimate 80s toy. I had about 10 of them, Bumblebee being my first ever one, and the Transformers Panini Sticker Album is the only one I EVER finished.

Transformers were robots that you could transform into other things, usually vehicles. They needed to be in disguise to remain undetected on earth. The premise was this; there were two sides fighting against each other, the Autobots (good guys) and the Decepticons (bad guys). Later on there were also Dinobots (bad guys who became good guys) Constructicons and Insecticons, but I won’t complicate things too much with these!

The Autobots were lead by Optimus Prime (pictured) and were all cars of some description. Optimus was a huge juggernaught, Mirage was a Formula One type car, Bumblebee was a VW Beetle, Jazz was a sports car… I could go on for a good few minutes.

The Decepticons were everything except cars. Megatron, the Decepticon leader, transformed from a robot into a gun. Soundwave transformed into a cassette player and came with cassettes that also transformed into robots, and most other Decepticons, of which one notable one was Starscream, transformed into planes.

The toys were produced between 1984 and 1990, and the cartoon spawned may great series.

Photos supplied by Entertainment world. All toys and gifts can be found on their website: Entertainment World




My Ko-fi button

Enjoy what we do here?

Buy me a coffee!

Thanks to:
Gary (Gazzapper Games)

80sNos Discord Chatroom

Come for a chat in Discord!

80sNostalgia on Other Sites





 





Check PageRank


Instagram

Tweets

  • The first Mastertronic game I ever got was Bullseye, the darts game. We saw them in the video rental shop and my Da… https://t.co/gkBHl3puxl 5 hours ago
  • RT @anothercraig: I’ve written a new book containing hundreds of new words, sorted in a familiarly alphabetical style. It’s called The Dic… 13 hours ago retweeted via anothercraig
  • @iam_jlc Are you free at some point over the next few weeks? Would love to record a podcast episode with you. Can y… https://t.co/oxG2XOlaX9 14 hours ago
  • @iam_jlc Lovely to see you online, man! I feel like we’ve not spoken for ages. 15 hours ago
  • @Clarkey_192 I have no idea. Sounds dodgy if you ask me. 15 hours ago

Instagram

Konami Code Enabled