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3rd Party Unlicensed

Keep up with all the unofficial, unlicensed products that are compatible with Transformers. Includes updates on FansProject, Crazy Devy, Igear, Perfect Effect, TFClub, WST, weapons upgrade kits, armor add-ons, and even scratch-built all original figures.

Terminus Hexatron Continuum - New Images

Posted on 09-11-2014 at 09:12 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10655289_778395305555189_6159693311042295516_o Independent group Mastermind Creations updated their Facebook page earlier today with new images of their Terminus Hexatron Continuum release. This figure is slated to be released in November of this year and is advertised as the last chance to score this amazing figure.

As a reminder, this re-release will feature a new head sculpt, new blasters, new chest wings, a metallic finish with 70% body paint coated, wheel caps and weapons chromed, and finally a new box art design.

Check out the new images after the jump and lock in your preorders!
Views: 5,351 / Credit: Cheem The Rup

Reprolabels September Update

Posted on 09-09-2014 at 08:49 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
cassettes_1 Reprolabels updated their Facebook page with a look at their new sticker sets for September!

Included in the update are new movieverse sets for Generations Drift and Leader Class Optimus Prime. Continuing the Generation Legends sets is a full upgrade for Optimus Prime. For some custom displays and build brick hobbyists, a set to make mini cassettes out of 2 x 1 pieces of flat Kre-O and/or Lego. For the third party front, a set for Mastermind Creation's Talon, and a new G1 inspired set for FansProject Steelcore.

Finally, Reprolables is doing a free giveaway! For every $30 you spend on Transformers stickers you will receive a "Keep Calm" window decal for your car. For today only (September 9, 2014), you will also receive the previous "Cyberglow" faction symbols (the previous free set). The double give-away ends at midnight, September 9th, PST.
Views: 3,428 / Credit: Ceerad

Mastermind Creations Terminus Hexatron Continuum

Posted on 09-07-2014 at 04:25 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
reduced-image_9356_106 Our sponsors TFSource dropped us a line to let us know that Mastermind Creations will be releasing a new version of their Terminus Hexatron (aka unofficial Sixshot) this November.

Terminus Hexatron Continuum, as he is being called, is said to feature some new tooling including a new head sculpt, new blasters and new chest wings, plus a metallic finish with 70% of the body paint coated, plus the wheelcaps and weapons chromed. The box will also be reworked with new artwork. It's worth noting though that this version will not include the shuriken, katana or comic.

This one is up for preorder now - check it out at the links below:

TFSource
Big Bad Toy Store
Views: 5,254 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Maketoys Ripper Shattered Glass Strafe

Posted on 09-06-2014 at 07:59 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
Ripper_04a_1410008780 Maketoys have announced their next release, which they are selling exclusively through their own online store. The next Maketoys release is Ripper, a Terrorcon Cutthroat colored version of their not-Strafe, Blindfire.

In other words, this is a third party unofficial Shattered Glass Strafe. He's a limited edition due for a release toward the end of the month/ early October. Check out the images of this release attached to this post.
Views: 8,095 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention Roundup - 3rd Party, Masterpiece, And More - UPDATED

Posted on 09-05-2014 at 11:01 AM by Mechafire under 3rd Party Unlicensed
IMG_5868 Multiple TFW2005 boards members are coming at us with updates from the Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention show floor, bringing us a smattering of toy images!

Included here are unofficial products, such as:

MMC Titanika (Strika) prototype
MMC Seraph (Nova Prime) prototype
MMC Spartan (Impactor) prototype
MMC Anarchus (Kaon) prototype
MMC Fembots (Arcee, Elita 1, Solus Prime, Paradron Medic)
MMC Feralcons/Feral Rex (Predacons/Predaking)
FansProject Volar (Swoop)
FansProject Quickswitch
FansProject Sigma L (Mindwipe)


And as for official products, we have:

Masterpiece Bumblebee
Masterpiece Wheeljack


In addition to these are also shots of products which have already been released/are coming soon. Check it all out and discuss after the jump, and be sure to keep an eye on this post for any possible further updates!
Views: 14,080 / Credit: Yobuster, nito, Cheem The Rup of the 2005 Boards!

Unique Toys Ordin ("Abominus") and First Member Troll (Blot) Revealed

Posted on 09-05-2014 at 08:49 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
-1 The third party combiner race continues! Independent group Unique Toys revealed earlier today their next project, this time tackling the Terrorcons and their combined form Abominus! Unique Toys wasted no time showing off the complete project jumping straight to a full reveal of their combined form named Ordin.

To also kick things off with a bang, the first member Troll (aka "Blot") is already up for preorder at several of TFW2005's site sponsors! Troll is scheduled to be released this coming October.

TFsource
BigBadToyStore
Robot Kingdom

What does TFW think of the reveal? Combiner fatigue? Excited? Sound off after the jump!
Views: 9,346 / Credit: TJ Duckett and thelastson82 of the 2005 Boards!

Fans Toys Soar (Cartoon Version) Colored Prototype Images

Posted on 09-04-2014 at 08:25 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
27465258d1409820553-fans-toys-ft-05-ft-05t-soar-not-swoop-001 Independent group FansToys just updated their Weibo page with new colored prototype images of their Masterpiece-esque Soar (also know as Swoop). This round of images reveal the cartoon accurate blue deco on the next figure slated to be released by FansToys, who became well known with their amazing release of Quakewave (Shockwave) and most recently Scoria (Dinobot Slag).

Soar will come with several weapon accessories including two missile launchers and a light up sword, and will also include a flight stand to capture Soar flying in action! Also revealed in the images is an interchangeable beak/head which will allow you to swap a gold chromed beak into a a translucent plastic one with red showing underneath, similarly looking to the G1 toy. We'll update you as more information is revealed about these features.

Be sure to check out our sponsors at the top of the page to throw down a preorder for this figure as he's slated to be released later this year (hopefully).

Check it out after the jump!
Views: 7,222 / Credit: dalianjj of the 2005 Boards!

MMC Exclusive Reformatted R-08D Azalea Stealth Assassin

Posted on 09-04-2014 at 05:53 AM by Trailbreaker77 under 3rd Party Unlicensed
MMC-Show-Exclu-Pic-1 This figure is a convention exclusive and will be available for sale at the MMC booth during the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention. It is limited to 500 pieces worldwide and will be selling for SGD $90.00. These photos come from The Falcons Hanger Facebook page which were taken straight from the factory. Additional images are posted after the break and the Discussion link will take you to the new thread.
Views: 5,935 / Credit: Cheem The Rup; Young Padawan of the 2005 Boards!

Ark Studio Add On Kits for Generations Legends Optimus Prime and Nemesis Prime

Posted on 09-02-2014 at 12:07 PM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10626212_540399076059600_4258114215630498386_o Independent group Ark Studio has revealed their latest projects on their Weibo account, which will be two add on kits for the recently released Generations Legends Optimus Prime and Nemesis Prime. The first add on kit for Optimus Prime will include his familiar trailer, which will open up to reveal the repair station/battle drone, and also include the Matrix of Leadership and assorted weapons which can attach to Roller.

Also included in the update is a Motormaster conversion kit for Nemesis Prime, which will include a new head and lower half (also included in the Optimus Prime kit) as well as weapon accessories.

No release date or preorder information yet, but we'll keep you updated as always. For now, sound off with the discussion link below!
Views: 7,021 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Bold Forms Wildfire / Breakdown

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 09:00 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10599412_749462405095020_6885749691326869720_n Third party group Bold Forms have recently updated their Facebook page with a look at their second unofficial third party Stunticon. The second release in their Stunticons will be named Wildfire, and will be a homage to Generation 1 Breakdown. As with their Motormaster, Lone Wolf, this offering is very much like a reimagined version of the Generation 1 toy with modern standards of articulation worked in. Check out the rendered image attached to this post.
Views: 7,382 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Perfect Effect Warden Extra Weapons Edition

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 09:16 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
1493467_689135304498806_8579767348668951247_o Perfect Effect have revealed a new version / accessory pack for their popular unofficial Fortress Maximus, Warden, may be in the works. They've posted up photos on their Facebook page showing a version of Warden with some extra accessories including a new gun and boots to make Warden a bit taller and more Fortress Maximus proportioned.

At this time, we're not clear on if this is an accessory set, a new version of the figure with the new accessories, or if both options will happen. It's been pointed out that in order to work some of the new leg parts the original figure's knees need to be replaced - so it's possible this is a new full figure release.
Views: 6,159 / Credit: Shatterblast of the 2005 Boards!

Unmade Cassy Sark Concepts - Unofficial Lugnut, Depth Charge, Skyquake, And More

Posted on 08-22-2014 at 12:38 PM by Mechafire under 3rd Party Unlicensed
lugnut03 Here's some bittersweet news for you all - TFW has been keeping an eye on this and wanted to post all available information for all to see.

3rd party freelancer and MMC designer Cassy Sark has been posting a smattering of (glorious) Cybertronian figure concepts up on his Facebook, which were apparently intended to be Ultra class-sized. These are:

Zealot (Lugnut)
Triton (Depth Charge)
Turbulance (Skyquake)


In addition, while we don't have images of what they would have looked like, these are more retools which were evidently going to be made:

Straxus
IDW Jhiaxus


Alas, these projects were planned, but never came to be, with no company wanting to produce them. However, there are rumors about that these images are being released to gauge interest in them, and potentially be picked up by any willing 3rd party company.

So, would you like to see these be made? Check out the images and sound off after the jump!
Views: 9,878 / Credit: Scaleface of the 2005 Boards!

Fansproject Cubrar and Tekour ("Slag") - New Color Images and Preorder

Posted on 08-22-2014 at 08:11 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
cubrar-order-form-small Thanks to site sponsor TFsource, we've just been updated with new color images and preorder information for the next release in Fansproject's Lost-Exo Realm line: Cubrar and Tekour! Cubrar is an homage to the Generation 1 Dinobot Slag and will also include a small partner (Tekour) that transforms into an ax type weapon. Cubrar is slated for release in October with preorders live now.

Check out the new images after the jump.

Staff edit:

Preorders now live at BBTS as well.

BigBadToyStore
TFsource
Views: 8,273 / Credit: thelastson82 and daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Fansproject "Sixknight" and "Quickswitch" New Color Images

Posted on 08-21-2014 at 08:15 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
6f1312acgw1ejk09l29lxj20m80vndmc In what has become typical fashion of the independent company FansProject, we were treated to what looks like a finished pair of figures after seeing few updates throughout the past few months. This time around we have new colored images from Mr. Elljay on Weibo of FansProject homages to Sixknight and Quickswitch. These two characters are from the latter portions of Generation 1, Sixknight being a part of Super-God Masterforce cartoon while Quickswitch had appearances in both the Marvel UK comics and season 5 of the original Generation 1 cartoon. No preorder information has been shared as of yet.

Did FansProject surprise you with these? Let us know in the discussion link below!
Views: 9,812 / Credit: thelastson82 of the 2005 Boards!

Bold Forms Unofficial Megatron and Motormaster First Prototype Images

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 12:56 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
ABUIABACGAAg0MvKnwUoybvXogUwoAI4sQI Third party group Bold Forms have shared some new images of prototypes of their unofficial takes on Motormaster and Megatron, aka Lone Wolf and Gladius. From these images we can see the Megatron has a Generation 1 style robot mode with a tank alternate mode - much like the upcoming Hasbro Leader class toy - while the Motormaster seems to be a Masterpiece scaled version of the Generation 1 toy with some extra details included.

Discuss the Lone Wolf / Motormaster images here, and the Gladius / Megatron images here.
Views: 10,415 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!
 
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