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Legion078 shows you why you should paint...
-- Posted by Tamer on Friday, October 21 2016
"The NR-N99 Persuader-class droid enforcer, colloquially known as the Corporate Alliance tank droid, CAD and the snail tank, was a tank droid constructed by the Corporate Alliance at first to silence its opposers and later to combat the Grand Army of the Republic.

"These are automated agents of evil!"
- Plo Koon rallying clone troopers on Geonosis

Source: Wookiepedia.com
Follow the link below to find out more about this vehicle:

Hasbro released the Corporate Alliance Tank in their Clone Wars Line in 2009. I had been hoping for a debut of this vehicle since I watched Episode III for the first time.
This version of the NR-N99 appeared in the Clone Wars Series in this color scheme, but I expected Hasbro to release a repaint of this tank in the following years.
I wondered why Hasbro didn't release this vehicle in their ROTS line right away...it would've been amazing along with the Wookie Flyer. However we never saw the Persuader as it appears on screen in Revenge of the Sith.
A simple repaint has always been a good way to pay off new molds and production costs (best example are Jedi Starfighters). Instead of re-releasing this awesome mold Hasbro even down-scaled the Class II vehicle line, which are more in scale 1/24 than in 1/18.

Since this let my hopes of a re-release/repaint fade away I decided to repaint the TCW version myself. I don't know if anybody did this before and I didn't find many pictures of a similar project online.
This plan has been in my mind since 2009 and this year I finally realized it:"

I love what he is doing with this!

JDeck finishes his C3PO Project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Friday, October 21 2016
"Im calling the C-3PO part of the project finished. It looks better in person. It's difficult to photograph something like this. looks totally different in some lights than in others. But I like it. I found out I won't have my R2-D2 kit until late next week. Bummo. But I have a few things to do in the meantime. I'm using r5 as a stand in for now."

I think it looks pretty good.

Commander Kurgan can't find Jyn so he makes his own!
-- Posted by Tamer on Friday, October 21 2016
"Untill I can obtain the upcoming Jyn Erso from the Black Series, this custom Jyn will act as a stand-in. She is a fully playable kitbash made from a combination of parts from the parts bin."

She looks pretty good to me already and has a ton more movement than the Rogue One version already on the pegs. I sure can't seem to find the new Wal-Mart Black Series either!

Clone Troopr is back with 3 new TFA Customs...
-- Posted by Tamer on Friday, October 21 2016
"3 Custom jobs to show today :)

1) Resistance Rey - painted the jacket and sleeves gray, added a satchel
2) FN-2187 - Finn's head with ball socket made bigger to accommodate the stormtrooper ball joint
3) Rey (Finn's Jacket) - seen briefly in the Force Awakens - gave the figure Finn's arms (shortened) with Rey's hands along with Finn's jacket, thinned the hair on the sides"

They look great and are just full of articulation!

The Closet Jedi shares a new 3D Printing on FB...
-- Posted by Tamer on Friday, October 21 2016
Looks like he is still hard at work on the Star Destroyer Project; courtesy of our Facebook Page.

Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store lists great new pre-order and in stock Items we like!
-- Posted by Tamer on Thursday, October 20 2016
Sideshow and Hot Toys present the highly accurate 1/6 scale Movie Masterpiece Stormtrooper figures, all specially crafted from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. These figures feature expertly designed Stormtrooper helmets and armor, newly developed multi-textured fabric under-suits, finely crafted weapons, and specially designed figure stands.

Robotech SD Fast Armor Pack is an upgrade kit that works for both Robotech SD VF-1J and SD VF-1S figures. Featuring 2 missiles and jet-propellers with light-up effects, this figure transforms into Fighter, Guardian, and Battloid modes when equipped with the fast pack. $37.99

From Kotobukiya comes new Star Wars figures and statues, Bishoujo horror statues, ArtFX+ Statues, and more! Fans can get Rogue One’s Shoretroopers as a two-pack, a Bishoujo statue inspired by the horror film Chucky, and Harley Quinn as a 1/10 scale ArtFX+ Statue. These figures and statues feature unique and detailed sculpts, making them perfect for displaying in your figure collection.

Eaglemoss presents new Marvel Fact Files, Star Trek Starships Collection, Alien and Predator Figure Collection, and many more figures, magazines, and collectible items. Fans of series like The Walking Dead can enjoy news and background information with exclusive magazines or watches featuring your favorite DC characters. Get these and more from Eaglemoss!

Celebrate 20 years of Pokémon with M3 Studio’s 8-inch Pikachu figure! This figure is covered in villus for a more realistic look and includes 3 pairs of eyes to create 6 different faces. $59.99

Celebrate 50 years of G.I. Joe with Hasbro’s Versus 2-packs and Squad 3-packs! Each articulated figure comes with a base and weapons. Collectors can grab Cobra Legion figures, Special Forces figures, and many more exclusive villains and heroes!

With the Doctor Strange Marvel Legends Series, both kid and adult Marvel fans can start a legendary collection of comic and movie-based Marvel characters. Each figure is highly articulated and include character-specific accessories, weapons, and different parts to make one large Build-A-Figure!

The Iron Man Electronic Helmet is a perfect addition to the Marvel Legends Series, built with the serious Marvel true believer in mind. Illuminated eyes, impressive sound effects, and detachable faceplate are premium roleplay quality. The detailed interior mimics serious circuitry, while the finish creates an illusion of advanced alloy construction. $99.99

HALCION WERKZ starts new project
-- Posted by Tamer on Thursday, October 20 2016
He is back with a 6" Scale Diorama of Vader's Command Chamber!

Stefan at it again...
-- Posted by Tamer on Thursday, October 20 2016
He is back with a new dio; Rogue One this time out!

The Pre-Order for the Hot Toys Rogue One Stormtroopers is up!
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"As a prelude to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set to bring us back to the heyday of the Empire as it eyes the construction of the Death Star to perpetuate its tyranny over the galaxy.

Sideshow and Hot Toys are delighted to present a special Stormtroopers set featuring the new sixth scale collectible figures of the Stormtrooper Jedha Patrol (TK-14057) and Stormtrooper from this exciting new chapter!

The highly accurate collectible figure of the Stormtrooper Jedha Patrol (TK-14057) is specially crafted based on the image of a special Stormtrooper with unique equipment patrolling the streets of planet Jedha in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Featuring the completely new Stormtrooper helmet and armor with weathering effects, a newly developed fabric under-suit, an all-new and meticulously designed backpack, an orange colored pauldron, detailed weapon and accessories, and a specially designed figure stand.

The highly accurate collectible figure of the Stormtrooper is specially crafted based on the image of an Imperial Stormtrooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featuring a completely new designed Stormtrooper helmet and armor, newly developed multi-textured fabric under-suit, finely crafted weapon, and a specially designed figure stand.

In addition, this collectible set will include an additional T-21 heavy blaster and a black-colored pauldron as bonus accessories.

Whether you side with the Empire or not, you'll want these iconic soldiers at your disposal!"

We promised you the link when these went live!

Panther is on the home stretch for his latest dio...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"Here a few more pictures.

What I should of done beforehand was to paint the ground first before sticking all the foliage down. All I can see now are dots of white amongst all that green. Oh well, live and learn or I might get a tin of spray paint and lightly go over key areas.

It was at that point I had to walk away and let it dry!


It is looking really good to me!

Mr. Jedi 1977 shows us more Carded Vintage Customs...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"While I prepare to start my next diorama , I have been keeping foxtrot delta busy as of late and want to say thanks again for him bringing me closer to my goal . So this update has something from episodes 4,5, and 6 on a side note there's a character in this update that was filmed in the throne room scene but was cut or you cant see him . The character is commander Pashna Starkiller according to the research i did. If you look at him closely its the same character that was in the cantina scene he played Yerka Mig . also interesting that they seem to keep using the Starkiller name."

It is always great to see new work from Mr. Jedi 1977!

JDeck starts a C3PO Project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"Ive had this C3PO kit in my closet for a year, trying to figure how I want to build it. This is my favorite Star Wars kit period. Just choosing which 3po to make is the hard part. I chose 3po from when he and r2 were wandering around on Tatooine. That scene always interested me. Its like a cross between Lawrence of Arabia and hidden fortress. Anyway, ill get another R2D2/BB8 kit and make a little diorama display."

They sure did get the paint job on this right thats for sure! Still shaking my head on the Hasbro Version.

Custom Creator gives us an update on his blown out building...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"Windows installed. Thinking of trying a crackle paint job on them, but they are starting to grow on me the way they are. Also added some "rebar"

This looks real to me!

Legion078 is back with more mini-dios!
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
"We reach the next skill level with the swamps of Kashyyyk which is a nice project for fans of water effects! I really enjoyed working on this project.

For the elite model builders of you: You can skip the text and just enjoy the pictures.

If you're still interested in how I made this, read on..."

I couldn't have set it up better myself. Also scroll up once there to see the great how too on a Tatooine Mini-Diorama too!

Brandon Flores starts a new project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, October 19 2016
Looks like he is working on a 6" Scale Vader's Commander Chamber!

Hasbro announces HASCON!
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, October 18 2016
"Hasbro to Create the Ultimate Entertainment and Play Experience by Bringing Its Iconic Brands to Life with First-Ever ‘HASCON'

First-of-Its-Kind Convention Will Bring Fans and Families Together for Three Days of Immersive Entertainment Experiences, Talent and Character Appearances, Panels and More in September 2017

PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, announced it is creating the first-ever HASCON fan and family convention in September 2017. The massive event, which will be held in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin Donuts Center from September 8-10, 2017, will treat attendees to three unforgettable days featuring a celebration of Hasbro's powerful characters and stories, including live interactive experiences, exclusive products, talent appearances, panels and much more.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161018006137/en/

From bringing the first action figure to life with G.I. JOE, to creating a world where robots are truly ‘more than meets the eye' with TRANSFORMERS, Hasbro's brands have always overflowed with rich stories and dynamic, multi-faceted characters, providing an incredible platform to capture the imaginations of fans of all ages. The premiere HASCON event will bring the magic of decades of storytelling under one roof for the ultimate, immersive Hasbro fan and family experience. Hasbro's top properties, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, G.I. JOE and many others will be reimagined through dynamic stage performances and unique opportunities for fans to engage with their favorite characters. In addition to interactive experiences designed to offer attendees a glimpse into Hasbro's imaginative storytelling in action, visitors will have the chance to see first-look previews of Hasbro's biggest television and movie series, attend panels and meet-and-greets with celebrities and creative talent associated with Hasbro brands, take part in Hasbro Gaming competitions and purchase special limited-edition Hasbro products.

"Hasbro is home to many of the world's most recognizable brands, each of them with their own group of passionate and engaged fans," said John Frascotti, President of Hasbro Brands. "HASCON will deliver an extraordinary peek behind the curtain of our brands, storytelling, and iconic characters while giving us the opportunity to invite fans and families to our hometown for the most memorable, unified Hasbro experience ever."

For all of the latest information on HASCON 2017, please visit http://hascon.hasbro.com

Lucasfilm sends me Rogue One Character Posters...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, October 18 2016
"Brand new character posters from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY are here!

Featuring Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Director Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelsohn), Chirrut Îmwe (Donnie Yen), K-2SO (Alan Tudyk), Bodhi Rook (Riz Ahmed), with Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen) and Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker), these posters are now available to share with your readers.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY is in U.S. theaters December 16 in 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D!"

It was awesome to find that email of the gallery of posters you see above. I love the look of the Death Star Plans superimposed on their faces! Download and share!

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