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Robots Of The 80s, Part 7

March 5th, 2007 by Multimedia Mike

The 6-changer! A rare species indeed– a Transformer that can actually change into 6 different things. This is the Autobot 6-changer. I believe that the Decepticons had one as well. Here, kitty:


6-changer, cat form
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One of his 6 forms was a mechanized feline of some sort. I don’t remember this robot’s name but I think “cat” figured into it in some way.

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Robots Of The 80s, Part 6

March 4th, 2007 by Multimedia Mike

Here are some miscellaneous robots that don’t fit into any well-defined toy lines such as Transformers, Gobots, or Robotech.

First up is some rubber robots. I have no recollection of how I obtained them:


Rubber robots
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I call these the cereal robots because I believe they came in boxes of cereal. If memory serves. the cereal in question was Cap’n Crunch, a cereal with its finger of the pulse of the nation’s youth; years later, they would have a Cap’n Crunch-themed CD-ROM game pack-in.


Cereal robots
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Robots Of The 80s, Part 5

March 3rd, 2007 by Multimedia Mike

I remember these little guys being marketed with a “Robotech” banner, though they were definitely not canon:


Component robots
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They were sort of like Lego robots, or perhaps Barbie Doll robots that you could dress up. They came with all manner of fashionable accessories:


Component robots dressed up
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Robots Of The 80s, Part 4

March 2nd, 2007 by Multimedia Mike

Small grab bag of robots today. Here is a set of older Transformers remade as rubber figurines. I think these were packaged with later Transformers that I purchased. Or did they come with McDonald’s meals in the late 90s? I don’t remember exactly.


Rubber Transformers figurines
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I remember the code: Red = Autobot, purple = Decepticon. The figures from left to right depict a Decepticon jet Transformer (most likely Starscream), some Autobot, one of the Constructicons, and one of the Insecticons.

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