March 10, 2009

Roadbuster (03-10-09)

Filed under: 01 generation one, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:10 am

Transformer of the Day for March 10, 2009


-Faction: Autobot
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Ground Assault Commander
War is a Dirty Business… and I’m as Dirty as they Come
-Notable Toy: Universe Two-Pack (Hasbro, 2008)

Notes: Roadbuster has non-Takara origins, specifically the Japanese Dorvack toyline. And until 2008, other than a few notable turns in Transformers U.K. as a member of the Wreckers, that original release was all we saw of him. But Hasbro saw virtue in Cybertron Defence Hot Shot mould and partnered the resulting repaint with a super rendering of Dirge. Still, to really get him right, you need to get the fan-produced hardware available through natobot.com.

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