When we were all kids, our imaginations went wild. If I had even a fraction of the ability I had when I was seven to create an alternate reality in my own head I would have long since been rich and connected and pissing on the underclass (to fit in). What toys did you play with? Legos, K-nex, Beast Wars, plastic swords? If you were dirt poor and all you had to do as a kid was throw rocks through the windows of abandoned buildings, then please tell us in the comment in the box below.
I played with Legos my entire childhood, but the toy that was nearest and dearest to my heart was Beast Wars. I always liked animals so you can see how an animal turning into a tank kept my imagination cranking.
The Beast Wars television centers around two warring factions of robots who have crashed on a planet populated by animals like those on Earth. The planet abounds in mystery, with vast deposits of raw Energon and evidence of alien activity. The Energon forces the newly arrived Transformers to take on protective beast forms to shield themselves from the ambient Energon radiation. And so begin the Beast Wars…
How many of you reading this blog remember any of these? Silverbolt, Dinobot, and Cheetor.