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Old 2016-10-25, 02:15 PM   #941
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I think it's the bulk of it makes it look bigger.

Apparently it's 55cm to the top of the head.
 
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Old 2016-10-29, 08:53 PM   #942
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Toyworld (makers of Dinobots, a Devastator, and that Throttlebot combiner) are teasing MP-styled Bruticus and Superion.
 
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Old 2016-11-22, 01:55 PM   #943
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Okay, so a new(?) company called ACE Toys are doing a Cliffjumper and Hubcap.

https://www.facebook.com/kapowtoys.c...type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/kapowtoys.c...type=3&theater
https://www.facebook.com/TFsquareone...53949181357154

They look... not brilliant, for me. But I dare say somebody will buy them. Available already for preorder in the usual places.

With their versions of Grimlock, Galvatron and Weirdwolf maybe about ready to ship (reviewers have had samples), it's time for FansToys to release more prototype photos of stuff we probably won't see for about three years. Specifically Hydra - their version of Sixshot.
http://news.tfw2005.com/2016/11/21/f...t-hydra-329017

There also seems to be information circulating that their Omega Supreme will be released in two parts - pics attached. Quite how that'll work is open to interpretation. Hopefully it just means it'll be shipped across two packages, because otherwise what's the point.
 
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Old 2016-11-22, 09:21 PM   #944
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Planet X are apparently releasing their version of WFC Trypticon in the same manner: part A and part B.

For some vague reason I get the impression that it's being done for logistical purposes related to the figures being so large.

Also, lol @ the "Estimated release Q1 2017."
 
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Old 2017-10-29, 01:33 PM   #945
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Right, so 3rd party groups are making live-action movie figures now.

Lockdown

AOE Prime

Dino

... I mean, how? Are they magic?
 
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Old 2017-10-31, 12:28 PM   #946
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Here's a collected thread of recent third party stuffs from some Asian toy fare (I've read both Singapore and Shanghai).

I like the little stuff.
 
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Old 2017-11-09, 01:06 PM   #947
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Right, so 3rd party groups are making live-action movie figures now.

Lockdown

AOE Prime

Dino

... I mean, how? Are they magic?
I've seen the video reviews of that Lockdown, and the Transformation looks ingenious - virtually zero kible, with 99% of the car parts hidden. Even his back is clean, with a nicely-sculpted backbone-type thing going on.

I'm no fan of Age of Extinction, but I've got an order in for that Lockdown, simply because it's a great toy, rather than being a character I'm particularly fond of.
 
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Old 2017-11-14, 10:35 PM   #948
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[skims thread, sees absolutely no mention of the current 3P companies working on Aerialbots]

Hey guys so it looks like YET ANOTHER third party company are working on a set of Aerialbots. This time it's Fanstoys.

http://news.tfw2005.com/2017/11/13/f...uperion-353519

No idea what size these are going to be. I think Zeta Toys' limb bots are about the size of MP-10, so who the **** even knows anymore. TFW's article says "in scale with Omega Supreme" but that's vague as ****.

Anyway, Silverbolt looks as gorgeous as he can for an uncoloured prototype with absolutely no frame of reference.
 
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Old 2017-11-15, 01:25 PM   #949
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It really is hard to keep to track of everything nowadays, isn't it?
 
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