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Third Party Transforming Toys – Do We Know Enough?

We may be playing a game that we’ve indulged in since we were young children, but we’re not kids any more. We are in the position to make ethical, responsible choices about our purchases. With that in mind, I’d like to ask how much we really know about the purchases we’re making when we’re collecting […]

Could The Transformers Movie Franchise Take A Leaf Out Of Marvel’s Book?

Things have come on a long way for the Transformers movie franchise. It’s been 30 years since the first cinematic outing for Transformers with the animated film back in 1986 which is still held with incredibly high regard by fans across the globe for it’s depth, animation, voice acting and thumping rock soundtrack, it’s the […]

Transformation: Opening My Optics To The Rest Of The Transformers World

Up until several years ago, I was a Transformers G1 cartoon fan. I genuinely struggled to get into anything that was not G1 cartoon, or a toy that came from the G1 cartoon. This may not sound like much of a Transformers fan to many of you. The Transformers universe is so diverse now with […]

The History Of Transformers Video Games Part 1 – The 80s

It’s not just toys, television shows and comics where the Transformers franchise has been dominant for over 30 years. For almost as long as the brand has been in existence, we’ve been treated to a plethora of video games for almost every major platform. In this ongoing series, we’ll be looking at this chequered history […]

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Auto Assembly Website – The Next Phase…

We’ve been going through a lot of changes over the last few months here at Auto Assembly, not least of all the re-emergence of our parent geek organisation Infinite Frontiers and our affiliation with our sister website Vita Player. It’s time now to make some major changes to the Auto Assembly website itself as we […]

New Interactive Gallery For The Cybertronian Times Issue 18!

By now, many of you will have seen the fantastic cover and interior pin-up artwork for The Cybertronian Times by our artist Paula Griffee. If you haven’t yet, download your copy of Auto Assembly’s long-running fanzine The Cybertronian Times Issue 17 before Issue 18 is released at the end of February 2016! Well, now Paula […]

Infinite Frontiers Returns!

Infinite Frontiers is a name that most of you reading this won’t be familiar with. For the last 15 years, those in Transformers fandom across Europe will know us for our Transformers convention Auto Assembly. In fact, that’s all people know us for and what they know us as. Some only know us for our […]

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Introducing The New Auto Assembly Team

With the convention being wound down back in August, many have asked what’s next for Auto Assembly? We have said many times that we have a lot of exciting plans ahead but to do that we have needed to rebuild our team. Since all our work, as Infinite Frontiers, started back in 1989 with our […]

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Top 10 Tips For Auto Assembly 2015

We’re still ten months away from next year’s convention but it’s never too early to start to make your plans when it comes to attend Auto Assembly 2015. We’re always asked for tips and advice – from regulars and first time attendees – to help them get the most out of the convention weekend – […]