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Re: Third Party News Thread

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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:38 am

Third party X2Toys Acoustic set has new pictures of the set. Looks like PowerBeak and PowerBat comes in chrome and G1 colors. There's even a video posted.


Discuss here: x2toys-power-bat-and-power-beak-p1433040.php#p1433040
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:25 am

Maketoys is going to release the Battle Tanker for UltraMagnus and SG/Nemesis Prime

Discussion thread here: maketoys-battle-tanker-new-colors-t90405.php

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Also, Toyworld has just posted the final colors for TWT01 - GrindRod.

Discussion thread here: tw-t01-unofficial-rollbar-revealed-t86175s50.php#p1433317
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:47 am

Maketoys has posted new updates to the Battle Tanker Remold... Check it out here: maketoys-battle-tanker-new-colors-p1433704.php#p1433704
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:34 am

We've got several updates coming from the 3rd party world.

Up first, we now have a picture of the "minibots" that come with Assaulter via an Ebay auction as posted here:
fansproject-warbot-assaulter-general-release-october-p1434093.php#p1434093


We also have in-package pictures of Toyworld's GrindRod c/o RobotKingdome as posted here:
tw-t01-unofficial-rollbar-revealed-p1434092.php#p1434092


Site sponsor, TFSource has also rolled out the pre-order page for TFC's Project Uranus - Blackbird SR-71 here:
tfc-toys-project-uranus-superion-updates-p1434090.php#p1434090


MGS is also coming up with an upgrade from FOC UltraMagnus. Check it out here:
mgs-foc-ultramagnus-upgrade-p1434088.php#p1434088
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:32 pm

For those of you waiting for FansProject Steelcore to come out again... FPC is going to open up a limited run this Sunday...


Also we now have some 3D cad pictures of the trailer that will contain the other Steel figures...

More here: fansproject-warbot-002-steelcore-heartmaster-t86425s150.php#p1434351
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:53 am

FPC has opened up the second release pre-order for Steelcore yesterday. Make sure you get yours. It still in stock as of this post. Discuss here: fansproject-warbot-002-steelcore-heartmaster-t86425s150.php#p1434884


iGear has Rager in G1 colors up for order. See here: igear-rager-in-g1-colors-t90509.php
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:45 pm

Latest pictures of FansProject WB003 Assaulter are up. Check them out here: fansproject-warbot-assaulter-general-release-october-t89861s160.php#p1435090
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:10 am

Dr Wu again delivers... A new head for MT Giant. Check it out here: dr-wu-dw-p08-new-head-for-giant-p1435539.php#p1435539
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Re: Third Party News Thread

Postby daimchoc » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:44 am

Check out the new images of Planet X's Project Genesis here: project-genesis-p1435865.php#p1435865


No wonder it cost a whole lot. ;)
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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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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

Watch out Durex! ;)



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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Discussion thread: bts-toys-nova-lord-t92336.php

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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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