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Episode 8 gets the official title!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
"We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is scheduled for release December 15, 2017."



Kualan gives us a new Tales From The Clone Wars!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
"A new issue of Tales From The Clone Wars to welcome in the new year!"

I like the sound of that. I can't wait till my break at work today where I will really get into this. Folks you are in for a treat!



Ron Hembling is back with a new Clone...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
"Hey All,

I did another Clone yesterday it made him into a Commander but of no one in particular. but I'm looking for a Wolfe sculpt so I can do him later down the track

Recipe

Trooper - is from Bandai and is built straight out of the box. He has two phase 2 helmets one with the visor up and one down, I used the head from Hasbro's Jango Fett figure and puttied the neck section then inserted a plastic tube for length then a small piece of electrical cord that I removed the wiring and that connects to the ball socket on the neck piece. The neck cover is just a piece of stocking wrapped together then glued into place.

Base - is from the kit with balsa wood sides and then a mix of sand 40%/spakfilla 50%/paint 10% was mixed together and placed over the base and while it is hardening I made to feet impressions so that the figure can be placed on the base without falling over.

Once the mix was dry I then used potty mix and covered the base and left it to dry and then it was given a wash of Vallejo's Flat Brown and German Cam Dark Green and this was spread over the potty mix to tone down the colours. I used plants from JoeFix Studios for the palm looking palnts and the spike plants and repainted and dry brushed them and the grass tufts are from Army Painter.

Ron"

Oh yeah, love that vizor on the helmet. Looks good Ron!



Mandalore 25 is back with a new Darth Azard...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
"Been a while, but I'm back with another Darth Azard from the Legacy comics. Made him with a Quarren Soldier upper half, and an A'Sharad Hett lower half with custom soft goods over that. The shoulder pads are casts, one of Savage Opress's, and the other of Darth Krayt's with points sculpt to look like Azard's.

If anyone is interested, he's listed here:"

He looks pretty tough to me!



Legion078 gets back to his Snail Tank...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
"So over the weekend I FINALLY finished (almost) all parts of the Snail Tank! Only minor things still need to be done. I'll do some drilling tomorrow and still need another refill that is similar to the other...check out your pens! It's so hard to find two of the same refills...I got all of my pens for free...one here one there...I should've taken TWO at one! :D Anyway here is the result:

I highlighted the details of the by dry-brushing it and painting all instruments."

It is looking fantastic. The before and after images are astounding!



Hector Edson Gonzales shares a new dio...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
Wow, wouldn't we all love to have that Carbon Freezing Chamber in our own collections. Great dio!



Bill Stellin shares to our Facebook Page...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
It was a great Jawa with mini dio last time out and this time we see a pretty cool Stormtrooper Mod. The weathering on this is fantastic as is the mini dio base the figure sits on.



Hot Toys announces 1/6 Scale TFA R2-D2...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, January 23 2017
I was just sent the images and the info you can find in the image descriptions above. Looks pretty awesome to me. Look for us to feature the pre-order information soon when this goes live which should be today or tomorrow.



JDeck shows a cool use for the metal earth kits...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, January 22 2017
"I was able to get a bunch of the Metal Earth Star Wars kits pretty cheap on ebay. I got them because they are basically photo etched parts. They might be a little thicker than photo brass, but the difference is negligible. Each kit has two sheets full of different shapes, and they are pretty well detailed considering the thinness of the sheets. Works great for detailing panels, and they can be bent fairly easily."

Sounds like a great idea to me! The effect is awesome on his Imperial Shipyard.



Hector Edson Gonzales shares new Obi Wan repaint...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, January 22 2017
It just goes to show you that good paint apps really do push an ok figure to an over the top one. Oh if only Hasbro could find an outfit to paint this good.



The Closet Jedi updates us on our Facebook Page...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, January 22 2017
His fire escape balcony diorama parts just look awesome. I could easily see this being great for just about any action figure genre.



JDeck continues his Imperial Shipyard...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
"Originally I was going to do something else, but I couldn't think of a cooler thing than an Imperial Shipyard on the Imperial Shipyards. I'm almost done adding parts and greebles, I'll have an update soon. Well alright meybe a peek. The forks are almost done, I still need to add detail to the hangars inside and out."

Easily one of the coolest projects I have seen started this year.



Blizzard Force Customs doing a giveaway...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
"I recently reached 1138 likes for my Facebook page, which I thought was a really good reason for a giveaway....but my regular work interfered, so I didn't have time for it - until now. 😁

Also, Rogue One has launched in the meantime, it's a new year...so many reasons to celebrate! 😃🎉 So now I want to say „thank you“ for all your continued support, likes and comments! I'm really grateful for all your support and comments, I appreciate that a lot!

The three winners will be selected randomly (3rd place / 2nd place / 1st place) and receive the prize detailed in the poster shipped worldwide and free of charge. To be eligible for a win you need to:

1. Like my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/blizzardforcecustoms/ (if you haven’t done so already)

2. Comment below: Which character from Rogue One would you like to see most on a vintage-style card?

Please note that I will indeed check if both conditions have been met. 😉 The winners will be drawn on Sunday, January 22nd, 9pm CEST and contacted by me afterwards. Good luck…or rather: May the Force be with us!"



Legion078 is back with more mini-dios!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
"So as I already mentioned before I was really surprised to have found model bamboo in different sizes. It seems to perfect for 1/18 scale sceneries!

And in order to celebrate these new artificial plants I just finished my latest project:

This is not directly meant to be a Star Wars Diorama, but I could easily turn it into one with an urgent message from Master Yoda himself..."

What a great dio with a great message. The full how to is at the aforementioned link.



I am ready for my team to take on the Empire!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
Most folks who know me are quite aware I am a huge Steelers fan. Needless to say I am on pins and needles right now hoping my team can be the Rebels and bring down the evil empire of Bellichick and Brady. Rothleisburger, Bell, and Brown just need to be one with the force and send two down the ole exhaust port!

Credit for the awesome image goes to the Pittsburg Post Gazette.



James Doby shows us a 6" Nihilus...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
I like this buff version of this classic Sith character. I could see throwing a black soft goods cloak on this guy to really have two distinct looks.



James Doby updates us on Facebook...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, January 21 2017
Looks like his Bacta Vader is really taking on shape. I like this version.




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