January 20, 2009

Megaplex (01-20-09)

Filed under: 08 machine wars, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:20 am

Transformer of the Day for January 20, 2009


-Faction: Decepticon
-Era: Machine Wars (1997)
-Function: Warrior / Clone
-Motto: “The Skies Belong To Me

-Notable Toy: Machine Wars Basic Release (Hasbro, 1997)

Notes: With Machine Wars, Kenner tried an abortive detour away back to basics. The limited Kay-Bee run consisted of classic characters as repainted European tailenders and unreleased spring-loaded basic vehicles. Megaplex is the only truly original addition to the line, envision as a clone of Megatron himself, one so convincing he’s actually mispackaged with Megatron’s artwork! Megaplex’s name would later live on with a eHobby repaint of G1 Megatron in 2003.

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