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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:41 am

Maketoys just posted some cool pictures of Mobine - Paladin/Chaos together with the Mobine Missile Launcher (Jungle Type). Check them out here: maketoys-mt-04-mobine-color-images-t85955s90.php#p1437517
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby necr0blivion » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:03 pm

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CDMW-35 Piranacon's boots/feet
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:30 am

iGear just released some work in progress photos for the minibots - Cogz, Bushwhacker, and Duneraker. Check it out here: igear-cogz-bushwhacker-duneraker-t90788.php


Also, it looks like we're getting the KO version for the SG Classics Optimus Prime. More here: ko-shattered-glass-classics-optimus-prime-t90787.php
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:26 am

FYI: Upgradecommander is doing pre-orders for Maketoys Yellow Giant - http://www.upgradecommander.com/?pid=51769038

So, for those that missed it and would like to get a set, check them out. On a side note, UGC also mentions that it looks like Maketoys MB01C might be delayed.


Updates from Planet X's Project Genesis: check it out here: project-genesis-p1440089.php#p1440089
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby DevastaTTor » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:52 pm

First video review of Fansproject's Assulter by TJ Duckett:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQmg93L1 ... ata_player
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:51 am

3rd Party news roundup:

New image of Planet X's Project Genesis - Colored Test shot: project-genesis-t89654s130.php#p1447205

Combiners from MMC (Ferocicons) and UniqueToys (War Lord). Their versions of Predaking

MMC's version of Rampage: mmc-s-ferocicons-predaking-is-coming-t89543s10.php#p1446603

UT's versions of the Predacons:
war-lord-beasticons-t91184s30.php#p1446517
war-lord-beasticons-t91184s50.php#p1447024


Mech Idea's DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)
mech-ideas-dc01-apex-and-dc02-geminus-aka-twintwist-and-topspin-t88402s20.php#p1446790


TFC's Project Uranos, group picture: tfc-toys-project-uranus-superion-updates-t86568s570.php#p1446982


MMC's version of Nova Prime: mmc-s-nova-prime-t91436.php#p1446700
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Re: Third Party News Thread

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:05 am

Updates:


We now have a height comparison for Planet X's Project Genesis. It's humungous @ 40.5 cm (~16 inches)

project-genesis-p1447443.php#p1447443



Alternatives to the MP12 exclusive pile drivers. From Dr. Wu, we have the Metal versions, and a plastic ones called Redline Pile Drivers.

dr-wu-metal-pile-drivers-for-mp-12-p1447444.php#p1446241
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:09 am

New pictures of Project Genesis c/o Planet X's facebook page:

project-genesis-t89654s150.php#p1447928
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:55 am

Sorry folks, I haven't been able to do any updates to the news thread. Please don't wait for me, we're all in this. ;)

Anyway, to start off, we have a video review from Youku for TW-H01 Hardbone posted here:

tw-h01-hardhead-p1461607.php#p1461607


We have some pictorial reviews of Mech Idea's DC01 & DC02 c/o thedaytimeninja posted here:

mech-ideas-dc01-apex-and-dc02-geminus-aka-twintwist-and-topspin-p1461585.php#p1461585


Art Feather Bumblebee - recolored for Valentines have also been posted here:

art-feather-bumblebee-in-pink-and-blue-valentine-s-day-edition-t92602.php

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Recently we also saw some information from the Hongkong TF Forums about the KO Aerial Apendages. You can check it out here:

ko-fp-aerial-appendage-kit-t92597.php


Planet X has already released their Project Genesis and quite a number of folks have it already in-hand. We have heard that reviewer optibotimus will be putting out the video review by Monday of next week. Join the colorful conversation and check out the preview pics here:

project-genesis-t89654.php


PerfectEffect just showed the prototypes for new heads and accessories for the Bludgeon/G2 Megs/Botcon Overlord molds here:

perfect-effect-pa-01-pa-02-pa-03-upgrade-set-t92508.php


Last, but not the least, most folks have been awaiting FansProject's new (full) combiner not-Stunticons. The first of 2 out of 5 have already been released in Asia and we have reviews posted on the thread. Join us on the thread and tell us what's in your mind.

fansproject-not-stunticons-t88830.php

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Battle of the Predakings... MMC's Feral Rex / Feralcons (mmc-s-ferocicons-feral-rex-predaking-is-coming-t89543.php) and Unique Toys' War Lord / Beasticons (war-lord-beasticons-t91184.php)

We'll keep you up to date as soon as we can. And as they say...


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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:45 am

Quick pic review of HeadRobots' Drone kit here: headrobots-next-release-drone-heroic-heli-p1461643.php#p1461643
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby Mkall » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:14 am

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:19 am

Planet X's Project Genesis Fan made base modes and Video review can be found here:

project-genesis-p1461903.php#p1461903



Updated picture c/o ACToys for WarLord Beasticons here:

war-lord-beasticons-p1461906.php#p1461906

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby Mkall » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:06 pm

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SXS Gears is apparently called Continuously Variable:

Discuss here: sxs-gears-p1462002.php#p1462002

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:09 am

Updated images for PerfectEffect's DX-02 has been posted by Hobby Ark Store on their facebook page. Check them out here:

pe-dx02-motobot-blackarachnia-p1466089.php#p1466089



Also check out the upcoming figures from PE.. WOW!


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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:10 pm

Looks like Mech Ideas is doing the Animated line.. Check it out here:

mech-ideas-techno-toon-titans-t92959.php
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:34 pm

L.O.D.'s Brute Defense add-on set for Energon/ROTF Bruticus will be up for pre-order soon. Check it out here:

l-o-d-workshop-brute-defense-set-a-p1466592.php#p1466592
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Someone just leaked out the images for FP's not-stunticons...

Follow up here: fansproject-not-stunticons-p1467716.php#p1467716


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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby necr0blivion » Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:05 am

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CST-015G Rhinohorn Evil Version from Keiths Fantasy Club just went up for preorder at BBTS:

http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KFC10000&mode=retail

Discuss here: http://www.seibertron.com/energonpub/cst-01sg-rhinohorn-t92538.php
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:06 pm

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:15 pm

A new combiner from TFC... Ares..

Check it out here: tfc-ares-p1468992.php#p1468992
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:48 am

For thos of you waiting on the Leader OP - Jetfire kit from FansWantIt, we now have new colored images of it, as well as a pre-order up via RobotKingdom. Check out the pictures here:

fwi-3-jetfire-pack-for-leader-optimus-prime-p1469194.php#p1469194


Also, frenzyrumble has made a face for Project Genesis:

project-genesis-p1469272.php#p1469272
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:58 am

New pictures of CST-01 Rhino Horn form c/o TFSource's facebook page here:

cst-01sg-rhinohorn-p1469300.php#p1469300


Dr. Wu is up to something again. And it's for the seekers.

dr-wu-dw-p12-vanguard-p1469299.php#p1469299
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:12 am

We've got a new picture of MMC's R-02 Talon, as well as an interview with MMC, c/o TJDuckett

mmc-s-ferocicons-feral-rex-predaking-is-coming-p1469323.php#p1469323


Coming from that smae article, we have the official pictures from MMC for Hexatron.

mmc-s-hexatron-p1469326.php#p1469326


For those waiting on FWI-3, BBTS has the pre-order up.

fwi-3-jetfire-pack-for-leader-optimus-prime-p1469327.php#p1469327
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:26 am

MMC has just recently posted the colored version of R-02 Talon. Check it out here

mmc-s-ferocicons-feral-rex-predaking-is-coming-p1469972.php#p1469949
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