Transformer Chess Set
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Transformers is a media franchise produced by US toy company Hasbro and Japanese toy company Takara Tomy. It follows battles of sentient living autonomous robots, often Autobots and Decepticons, which can transform into other forms, such as vehicles and animals. The franchise includes toys, animation, comics, video games, and movies. In 2011, it generated over 2,000 billion yen ($ 25 billion) in revenue, making it one of the highest-grossing media franchises of all time.
This fan-favorite Transformer Chess Collection is a must for those who are fans of this animated movie. It includes 32 chess pieces which is 16 from the side of heroic Autobots and 16 villains Decepticons inspired from 1980s Generation One (G1) Transformers created specifically for the Kickstarter. Each piece is digitally sculpted, then cast in metallic resin and painted by hand in attention to detail to perfectly copy the image of each character in the transformers. Each piece is shown on their robot from as shown in the movie. Transformer Chess Collection comes with chessboard measuring over 25 inches square especially designed to complement each pieces and have a real life battle in chess battle. It designed with each side’s headquarters with the color of purple and orange- purple for the Decepticons and the orange are for Autobot.
The King represented as Optimus Prime. The beloved commander of the Autobots, Optimus Prime championed freedom in countless clashes across Cybertron – and Earth, where he adopted his famous truck alternate mode.
The Knight represented as Hot Rod. A young and brash Autobot with a race car alt-mode, Hot Rod eventually grew to lead the Autobots – as Rodimus Prime!
The Pawn represented as Bumblebee. The heart of the Autobots, Bumblebee was quick to befriend their human allies in his iconic yellow beetle alt-mode.
The Pawn is Prowl. The surly strategist of the Autobots, Prowl’s police car alt-mode suited his no-nonsense personality.
The King represented as Megatron. The feared leader and founder of the Decepticons, and the eternal nemesis of Optimus Prime, Megatron sought nothing less than complete iron-fisted domination of Cybertron!
The Queen represented as Starscream. The scheming second-in-command of the Decepticons, Starscream constantly plotted to overthrow Megatron.
The Knight represented as Soundwave. The loyal comms officer of the Decepticons, Soundwave gathered intelligence using his trio of cassette-minions.
The Knight represented as Shockwave. The ops commander of the Decepticons, Shockwave’s cold logic and laser-turret mode made him a deadly threat.
A great play will come in the way if you order this Hasbro Gaming Transformers Chess Set! You will decide which side are you in, if you are on the side of Autobots or is it Deceptions? Taken into another place of battlefield which will determine how well you play. Each Autobots and Decepticons will have 16 pieces which includes 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Knights, 2 Bishops, 2 Rooks, and 8 Pawns making it 32 chess pieces in equal. Each character will have be in silver which is the Decepticons and in gold are the Autobots.
Chess pieces Autobots:
The King is Optimus Prime
The Queen is Ironhide
The Knight is Bumblebee
The Bishop is Jazz
The Rooks is Ratchet
Chess Pieces Decepticons:
The King is Megatron
The Queen is Starscream
The Bishop is Barricade
The Knight is Ratchet
The Rooks is Bonecrusher
Chess board is included that measures 15.8” x 10.5” with a colors of light and dark which have a words of “Transformers” in the middle and on the edges is written Optimus Prime for the Autobots and Megatron for the Decpeticons.
Wrapping It Up
The first generation is a retroactive term for Transformers characters that appeared between 1984 and 1993. Transformers began with the 1980s Japanese toy lines Micro Change and Diaclone. They included robots capable of transforming into everyday vehicles, electronic objects or weapons. Hasbro bought the Micro Change and Diaclone toys and partnered with Takara. Marvel Comics was hired by Hasbro to create the backstory; Editor-in-chief Jim Shooter wrote a comprehensive story and commissioned writer Dennis O’Neil to create the characters.  Dissatisfied with O’Neil’s work (although O’Neil created the name “Optimus Prime”), Shooter chose Bob Budiansky to create the characters. was adapted in the Robotech franchise in North America). Kawamori came up with the idea of transforming mechs while working on the Diaclone and Macross franchises in the early 1980s (like VF1 Valkyrie in Macross and Robotech), with his Diaclone mechs later providing the basis for the transformers.