Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.




June 2007

Markups, Increasing the Price for Collectors

by Alexandre Denault, on Toys, Market, Transformers

As I’ve mentioned numerous times, I like to collects some Transformers. This is why I was so exited when I learned that Montreal was going to host a small toy convention this June. I decided to go. First of, the convention was much smaller than I expected. After visiting Anime Overdose 2005 in SF and Anime North 2006 in Toronto, this was much smaller. The main goal was for…



May 2006

Cartoon Nostalgia

by Alexandre Denault, on Transformers, Classics

When I was growing up, I liked to watch the after-school cartoons, such as G.I. Joe, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, He-Man, etc. I learned english with these cartoons (and many Sierra type-to-do-something games). Now and again, I still like to watch one of those old shows. I shouldn’t be suprised to see that my nostalgia for those cartoons is actually big business. Most of the series I…