The Axalon Archives - A Beast Wars Podcast

The Axalon Archives - A Beast Wars Podcast
A podcast about the Beast Era of Transformers hosted by Daoud and James. Join us as we rewatch one of the earliest fully CGI-Animated TV Series in history.

Dinozaur Diaries 01 - Dino Knights Revived
Apr 1 • 69 min
The Dragozaurs have come to Earth to feed on its life force. Meanwhile, a teenager named Kaito visits a dinosaur exhibit and discovers that the fossils in the museum are really the Dino Knights. They come to life and prepare to battle the Dragozaurs to…
Bonus 12 - More Than Meets the Eye
Sep 4, 2019 • 90 min
We watch the original three parter that started it all, one of us for the first time ever.The Axalon Archives is a podcast about the Beast Era of Transformers hosted by Daoud Faquiryan and James Fletcher. Join us as we rewatch one of the earliest fully…
Bonus 11 - Transtech and Universe
Aug 28, 2019 • 68 min
We discuss the planned Beast Machines sequel and the storyline that was used to justify a BUNCH of redecoes, retools, and recolors.Transtech GalleryThe Axalon Archives is a podcast about the Beast Era of Transformers hosted by Daoud Faquiryan and James…
BM S2E13 - Endgame III, Seeds of the Future
Aug 21, 2019 • 48 min
As the last two living Transformers on Cybertron, Optimus Primal and Megatron stage their final battle. Endgame III, Seeds of the Future
BM S2E12 - Endgame II, When Legends Fall
Aug 14, 2019 • 41 min
The Maximals make their last stand against Megatron and his Vehicon army. Endgame II, When Legends Fall
BM S2E11 - Endgame I, The Downward Spiral
Aug 7, 2019 • 37 min
Under siege inside Megatron’s floating fortress, the Maximals must protect the captive sparks against Megatron’s final attack. Endgame I, The Downward Spiral
BM S2E10 - Spark of Darkness
Jul 31, 2019 • 45 min
Megatron has been defeated, but strange creatures keep attacking the Maximals all over Cybertropolis. Spark of Darkness
BM S2E9 - Sparkwar III, The Siege
Jul 24, 2019 • 44 min
Having found the imprisoned sparks, the Maximals have to race against time to stop Megatron from consuming them and becoming a god. Sparkwar III The Siege
BM S2E8 - Sparkwar II, The Search
Jul 17, 2019 • 55 min
The Maximals continue their search for the missing sparks. Sparkwar II The Search
BM S2E7 - Sparkwar I, The Strike
Jul 3, 2019 • 57 min
While searching for the missing sparks, the Maximals are attacked by two new Vehicon generals. Spark War Part 1 The Strike
BM S2E6 - Home Soil
Jun 26, 2019 • 52 min
A spaceship crash-lands on Cybertron, and the Maximals encounter a mysterious alien. Home Soil
BM S2E5 - A Wolf in the Fold
Jun 19, 2019 • 44 min
Megatron unleashes a new virus that turns the Maximals into their own worst enemies. A Wolf in the Fold
BM S2E4 - In Darkest Knight
Jun 12, 2019 • 54 min
Blackarachnia gives one final push to revive Silverbolt, but he doesn’t seem too happy about it.
BM S2E3 - Prometheus Unbound
May 22, 2019 • 67 min
The Maximals infiltrate Megatron’s fortress, but the scent of betrayal is in the air.
BM S2E2 - Savage Noble
May 15, 2019 • 38 min
The Maximals discover two strange new organic creatures, but what secrets do they hide? Savage Noble
BM S2E1 - Fallout
May 8, 2019 • 49 min
After releasing a doomsday weapon, Optimus Primal must face the consequences of his actions.
Bonus 10 - Bumblebee the Movie
Apr 24, 2019 • 77 min
We rewatch the original Bayformers movie but this time with Mikayla as the main character. Bumblebee
Bonus 09 - Call of the Primitives
Apr 17, 2019 • 60 min
All Transformers with animal modes are summoned to battle a being called Tornedron, the little brother of Unicron.
BM S1E13 - End of the Line
Apr 10, 2019 • 53 min
Megatron and Optimus are set to go head to head with dueling doomsday weapons, and both seem willing to destroy Cybertron to gain victory. End of the Line
BM S1E12 - The Catalyst
Apr 3, 2019 • 61 min
Rattrap uses a catalyst program to accelerate the growth of the plants at the Maximal stronghold, and Blackarachnia learns the truth about Thrust. The Catalyst
BM S1E11 - The Key
Mar 27, 2019 • 55 min
Tankor discovers an ancient weapon within the Oracle! The Key
BM S1E10 - Survivor
Mar 20, 2019 • 53 min
Megatron targets Nightscream for capture, so he can learn more about how the Maximal was able to survive the virus.
BM S1E9 - Revelations, Part III: Apocalypse
Mar 13, 2019 • 84 min
Nightscream pursues Jetstorm, who has captured Blackarachnia’s spark; meanwhile, Optimus and Rhinox have a heart to heart. Revelations, Part III: Apocalypse
BM S1E8 - Revelations, Part II: Descent
Mar 6, 2019 • 44 min
Cheetor and Rattrap make a surprising discovery about their missing memories and the identity of Tankor. Revelations, Part II: Descent
BM S1E7 - Revelations, Part I: Discovery
Feb 27, 2019 • 51 min
The Maximals discover what happened to the inhabitants of Cybertron, and Blackarachnia learns more about the Vehicon general, Thrust. Revelations, Part I: Discover
BM S1E6 - The Weak Component
Feb 20, 2019 • 43 min
Frustrated by his inability to transform and ashamed of his uselessness, Rattrap makes a deal with the devil. The Weak Component.
BM S1E5 - Forbidden Fruit w/ Eugenia
Jan 30, 2019 • 61 min
A mysterious bat offers a strange new energy supply, but is it a blessing or a curse? Forbidden Fruit w/ Eugenia
BM S1E4 - Mercenary Pursuit
Jan 23, 2019 • 45 min
The Maximals have a second run-in with the Vehicon generals, and sense the presence of a familiar spark. Mercenary Pursuits
BM S1E3 - Fires of the Past w/ Mark
Jan 16, 2019 • 70 min
Stymied time and again by his Maximal foes, Megatron brings three new Generals online. Fires of the Past w/ Mark
BM S1E2 - Master of the House
Dec 24, 2018 • 41 min
After their reformatting, the amnesiac Maximals come face to face with the source of their troubles. Master of the House
BM S1E1 - The Reformatting
Dec 17, 2018 • 44 min
Escaping from strange new foes and unable to transform, the four surviving Maximals encounter a mysterious supercomputer which remakes them into a new kind of Transformer. The Reformatting.
Coming Soon….
Dec 10, 2018 • 4 min
The Beast Wars are over. But back on Cybertron something is wrong, a shadow looms and the Maximals will need to become a new renegade breed of Warrior in order to survive.
Bonus 08 - Beast Wars Uprising, Part 2
Nov 12, 2018 • 76 min
Megatrons and Galvatrons of all stripes collide as the Uprising takes a wild new twist.
Bonus 07 - Beast Wars Uprising, Part 1
Nov 5, 2018 • 74 min
The Transformer homeworld descends into war as Lio Convoy leads many Maximals and Predacons against the status quo for their freedom, launching the Grand Uprising.
Oct 8, 2018 • 1 min
Bonus 06 - IDW Comics Part 2 - The Ascending
Sep 24, 2018 • 50 min
Magmatron’s plot to raise a Predacon army has been foiled. But trouble brews anew, both on prehistoric Earth and present-day Cybertron. On Earth, the Predacons, now led by Ravage, are desperate to get off-planet before Optimus Primal’s crew leaves…
Bonus 05 - IDW Comics Part 1 - The Gathering
Sep 17, 2018 • 54 min
Magmatron initializes his plans to build an army to conquer Cybertron, and the Maximal Razorbeast must stop him.
S3E13 - Nemesis, Part 2
Sep 3, 2018 • 48 min
Megatron has possession of the Nemesis, and the Maximals need a last-minute miracle to defeat him as the Beast Wars come to an end.Megatron has possession of the Nemesis, and the Maximals need a last-minute miracle to defeat him as the Beast Wars come to…
S3E12 - Nemesis, Part 1
Aug 27, 2018 • 46 min
Down but not out, Megatron finds Tarantulus’s secret tunnel network that leads to a long lost Decepticon Secret. Nemesis Part 1
S3E11 - Other Victories
Aug 20, 2018 • 55 min
The aliens send their powerful new emissary to Earth to stop the disruption of the time stream. Other Victories
S3E10 - Master Blaster
Aug 13, 2018 • 56 min
The Preds execute the plan involving Optimus. Master Blaster
S3E9 - Crossing The Rubicon
Aug 6, 2018 • 88 min
Blackarachnia finally puts the tech she’s been gathering together but gets a nasty surprise when she starts the experiment. Crossing the Rubicon w/ Janine (@therummyj)
S3E8 - Go With The Flow
Jul 30, 2018 • 40 min
The Predacons build a cannon but decide to turn to child labor to finish it. Go With The Flow
S3E7 - Proving Grounds
Jul 23, 2018 • 49 min
Blackarachnia finds herself alone and being hunted by the zealous Dinobot II. Proving Grounds w/ Shannon Manor (@shannonmanor)
S3E6 - Feral Scream, Part 2
Jul 16, 2018 • 47 min
Cheetor is acting strange after the accident, and a new creature is stalking both camps. Feral Scream Part 2 w/ Eugenia
S3E5 - Feral Scream, Part 1
Jul 9, 2018 • 60 min
Megatron uses alien technology to create a new breed of warrior, and Cheetor gets caught in the middle of the experiment. Feral Scream, Part 1 w/ Eugenia (@asimov_fangirl)
S3E4 - Cutting Edge
Jul 2, 2018 • 63 min
Megatron launches a new type of offensive against the protohuman tribes and it falls to Cheetor and Blackarachnia to defend them. Cutting Edge w/ Louis
S3E3 - Changing of the Guard
Jun 25, 2018 • 33 min
While trying to salvage the Sentinel module from the ruins of the Axalon, Rattrap finds himself caught between Depth Charge and Rampage. Changing of the Guard
S3E2 - Deep Metal
Jun 18, 2018 • 42 min
A Mysterious Transformer arrives on Earth, continuing his obsessive quest for justice, or is it vengeance?
S3E1 - Optimal Situation
Jun 11, 2018 • 41 min
With Optimus Prime in critical condition after Megatron’s attack, Optimus Primal puts his spark on the line to save the time-stream.
Bonus 04 - BW Games and a Soft Reboot
Jun 4, 2018 • 75 min
We go through the Beast Wars Video Games and chomp the Flavor of The Hard Reboot Podcast this week by talking about how we’d change Beast Wars with Eugenia (@asimov_fangirl on Twitter)
Bonus 03 - The Transformers: The Movie
May 21, 2018 • 116 min
We cover the 1985 Animated Movie, Daoud watching it for the first time and James demonstrating how familiar he is with it.
S2E13 - The Agenda, Part III
Apr 30, 2018 • 53 min
Megatron takes a final stab at winning the Beast Wars and changing history.
Special Announcement
Apr 30, 2018 • 2 min
Announcement about next week’s episode
S2E12 - The Agenda, Part 2
Apr 23, 2018 • 53 min
Captured by Ravage, Megatron lets the former Decepticon warrior in on the secret of the Golden Disk. The Agenda Part 2
S2E11 - The Agenda, Part 1
Apr 16, 2018 • 54 min
The Predacons of Cybertron send an agent to Earth to bring back Megatron and his band of criminals. The Agenda Part 1
S2E10 - Transmutate
Apr 9, 2018 • 95 min
A strange creature emerges from a damaged stasis pod, and both Rampage and Silverbolt find a strange type of kinship with it. Transmutate w/ Alan
S2E9 - Code of Hero
Apr 2, 2018 • 96 min
Dinobot makes the ultimate sacrifice to save those who are still to come. Code of Hero w/ Sky
S2E8 - Bad Spark
Mar 26, 2018 • 75 min
An oversized stasis pod reveals the secrets of Protoform X. Bad Spark w/ Jake Mason
S2E7 - Other Visits, Part 2
Mar 19, 2018 • 36 min
With the alien craft in his possession, Megatron intends to use it to conquer Cybertron!. Other Visits, Part 2
S2E6 - Other Visits, Part 1
Mar 12, 2018 • 40 min
A new alien site and device are discovered, and Megatron intends to have both for himself. Other Visits, Part 1
S2E5 - Maximal, No More
Mar 5, 2018 • 75 min
With the contents of the Golden Disks weighing heavily on his mind, Dinobot must decide which side of the conflict he truly belongs to.
S2E4 - Tangled Web
Feb 26, 2018 • 61 min
Megatron sends Tarantulas to build a new energon processing station, but the spider has other plans.
S2E3 - Coming of the Fuzors, Part 2
Feb 19, 2018 • 61 min
The outnumbered Maximals must defend their base from a Predacon assault while Rhinox takes a dangerous journey.
S2E2 - Coming of the Fuzors, Part 1
Feb 12, 2018 • 45 min
Dinobot breaks into the Predacon base and steals the golden disks; meanwhile two oddly misshapen Transformers emerge from their stasis pods.
S2E1 - Aftermath
Feb 5, 2018 • 49 min
After the destruction of the alien machine and the death of Optimus, the remaining Maximals are left to pick up the pieces and fend off the Predacons… with some strange new upgrades.
Bonus 02 - Beast Wars II Movie
Jan 29, 2018 • 67 min
This week we’re back with another Bonus! We do a commentary of the Beast Wars II Movie “Lio Convoy in Imminent Danger!”
Bonus 01 - Prequel Short and Comic
Jan 22, 2018 • 53 min
This week we discuss two Beast Wars works that actually exist outside the main media. We discuss the BotCon Exclusive animated short, “Theft of the Golden Disk”, and Transformers Timelines: Dawn of Futures Past.
S1E26 - Other Voices, Part 2
Jan 8, 2018 • 32 min
As the alien machine begins destroying the planet’s energon, Optimus devises a desperate plan to destroy the device.
S1E25 - Other Voices, Part 1
Jan 1, 2018 • 32 min
The plans of both Megatron and the mysterious aliens are coming to a head as one of the two moons transforms.
S1E24 - Before The Storm
Dec 25, 2017 • 44 min
Inferno brings Megatron an alien golden disk that causes him to offer a too good to be true cease fire to the Maximals.
S1E23 - Law of the Jungle
Dec 18, 2017 • 49 min
After an innocent is killed, Tigatron questions his commitment to the Maximal cause.
S1E22 - The Low Road
Dec 11, 2017 • 44 min
Rhinox is infected with a strange energon discharge virus, and if a cure isn’t found, he’ll destroy the Maximal base as he literally sneezes himself to death.
S1E21 - Possession
Dec 4, 2017 • 52 min
Waspinator finds himself possessed by none other than the original Decepticon traitor, Starscream!
S1E20 - Dark Voyage
Nov 27, 2017 • 33 min
After an energon explosion, Rhinox must lead the blinded Maximals back to base.
S1E19 - Call of the Wild
Nov 20, 2017 • 58 min
The Predacons steal the rectifier coil from the Maximal base, which causes the Maximals to revert into a more feral state.
S1E18 - Spider’s Game
Nov 13, 2017 • 54 min
Tarantulas detects a new stasis pod and attempts to turn the Protoform into a new Predacon.
S1E17 - The Trigger, Part 2
Nov 6, 2017 • 47 min
With the flying island under Predacon control, the Maximal base and the Beast Wars are in jeopardy.
S1E16 - The Trigger, Part 1
Oct 30, 2017 • 43 min
Tigatron discovers a flying island with amazing alien power, but the Predacons are after it as well.
S1E15 - The Spark
Oct 23, 2017 • 53 min
Rhinox and Cheetor assist a downed stasis pod and the damaged protoform within.
S1E14 - Double Dinobot
Oct 16, 2017 • 56 min
Megatron creates a non-transforming clone of Dinobot in an effort to disable Sentinel
S1E13 - Dark Designs
Oct 9, 2017 • 74 min
Megatron captures and reprograms Rhinox into a Predacon. It doesn’t turn out very well.
S1E12 - Victory
Oct 2, 2017 • 44 min
A rebellion (and explosion) at the Predacon base seemingly leads to a Maximal victory.
S1E11 - The Probe
Sep 25, 2017 • 51 min
As a probe from Cybertron approaches the planet, the Maximals desperately try to make contact with it, but Megatron has other plans.
S1E10 - Gorilla Warfare
Sep 18, 2017 • 55 min
Scorponok plants a personality-modifying virus on Optimus Primal which will render him a cowardly, submissive weakling. But the virus malfunctions, and Primal gets very, very angry. 00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Opening 07:48 - Episode Discussion 41:23 -…
S1E09 - A Better Mousetrap
Sep 11, 2017 • 55 min
A prank from Rattrap causes the Maximal ship to turn on its residents with its new defenses. Determined to fix his fault, Rattrap journeys into the malfunctioning ship to reboot the system. 00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Opening 13:41 - Episode…
S1E08 - Double Jeopardy
Sep 4, 2017 • 41 min
After being led into a trap and losing a stasis pod to the Predacons, Dinobot accuses Rattrap of working with the Predacons as the Maximal that led them there. To everyone’s shock, Optimus agrees with this suspicion and sends Rattrap on a mission near…
S1E07 - Fallen Comrades
Aug 28, 2017 • 53 min
A stasis pod, containing the spark-soul of a robot, lands on Earth. Both Maximals and Predacons race against time to claim the spark as one of their own.
S1E06 - Power Surge
Aug 21, 2017 • 31 min
Terrorsaur discovers a cache of energy on a floating mountain that gives him enough power to overthrow Megatron.
S1E05 - Chain of Command
Aug 14, 2017 • 50 min
Optimus Primal is abducted by an otherwordly probe, leaving the Maximals leaderless. Amidst their bickering and squabbling, the Predacons prepare to launch an attack.
S1E04 - Equal Measures
Aug 7, 2017 • 43 min
Dinobot manipulates both Maximals and Predacons around a teleporter that Cheetor has unintentionally developed between both bases.
S1E03 - The Web
Jul 31, 2017 • 34 min
We talk a little about the Cthulhu Mythos, discover that Cheetor might be a PreCog, we get our first MVPs, share a laugh about how obviously they’re avoiding using the robot modes, and continue to try to find our footing in our shortest episode yet.
S1E02 - Beast Wars, Part 2
Jul 24, 2017 • 43 min
Dinobot and Optimus’s duel is interrupted by someone, so instead they take a leisurely walk up a mountain to gather some energon, but who’s there waiting for them? Could it be Megatron? Yessssss. We close out our coverage of the Pilot with Beast Wars Part…
S1E01 - Beast Wars, Part 1
Jul 17, 2017 • 54 min
In our inaugural episode, Daoud and James review their history with Transformers, talk about the characters, and why the animation is the way it is.