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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.

Planet X Summanus (Fall of Cybertron Snarl) - Colored Sample Images

Posted on 01-29-2015 at 09:17 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
FOC-Snarl-1 The Facebook page of third party group Planet X updated earlier today with brand new images of a colored sample of their Summanus figure (Fall of Cybertron Snarl). The post promises that Summanus is near to being released, but these new batch of images are not the final product and some changes may be made.

You can add this third party Dinobot to your collection shelves sometime this quarter as estimated by retailers.

Check it out after the jump.
Views: 4,286 / Credit: opt1musaber of the 2005 Boards!

DX9 Micro Worlds Cyclonus

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 02:52 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
eb189eb5gw1eoomhxpxkcj211o1kw433 Third party group DX9 Toys have updated their Weibo with some new images of their next release in their "Micro World" series, a version of Generation 1 Cyclonus.

DX9's Cyclonus is to stand roughly the same height as a current Legends class toy from the Generations line. He comes with a blaster which seems to be modeled after Cyclonus' Targetmaster partner, Nightstick.

Check out the new images after the break.
Views: 6,883 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Maketoys Announces RE:MASTER SERIES - Cupola (Chomedome), Gun Dog (Hound), and Hellfire (Inferno)

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 08:46 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
15751665463_ca2728f6e7_b The Maketoys website updated earlier this morning to announce a new line of transforming robots: The RE:MASTER SERIES. This line is being speculated by our members as being a fit into the current line of Masterpiece styled Transformers, a trend that is taking the third party collecting world by storm. From Maketoys:

"Re:master " , in a time where scale is everything.....Re:master is a new series to bring a new twist, new gimmicks, and maybe even a new scale to the world of transforming robots. An instant classic to an already bright and vibrant world of robots, we hope Re:master will have a place in everyone's hearts......and on their shelves!

No physical prototypes are available yet, but Maketoys showed off three blacked out silhouettes, and although we all would love to see a product shown off in full for the reveal this news is still exciting enough given the characters announced: RM-01 Cupola (Chromedome), RM-02 Gun Dog (Hound), RM-03 Hellfire (Inferno). Click on the individual links to take you to TFW's discussion thread of each figure.

So what do you think of Maketoys apparent entrance into Masterpiece scaled third party figures? Excited for the characters? Let us know what you think!
Views: 7,075 / Credit: Mr_K of the 2005 Boards!

BadCube Reveals Claymore, Hypno, and Kickbutt (Masterpiece Style Insecticons)

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 11:40 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
98D36F98-9296-4F2F-8378-18DE0FE772DB The third party group BadCube just seems to be on a roll these days and have no intentions of slowing down. Revealed a little earlier today on their Facebook page is yet another project entry in their Old Timer Series, this time showing off prototype images of their Insecticon homages of Claymore, Hypno, and Kickbutt! These figures look to continue the Masterpiece styled trend of figures BadCube seems to be hitting their stride with.

No release date or preorder info is up just yet, but keep it locked here and we'll update you when that becomes available.

Sound off after the jump!
Views: 8,847 / Credit: nellie131 of the 2005 Boards!

New Renderform Items - Swerve's Rivet Gun, Leader Jetfire Rifle, Orion Heads/Weapons, & More!

Posted on 01-24-2015 at 03:31 PM by Mechafire under 3rd Party Unlicensed
RW018_003 TFW2005 boards member, Renderform runner, and overall stand-up guy Venksta has stopped by to inform us of some new Renderform products that he's just announced! Included in these are a rivet gun for Legends Swerve, a new rifle for Leader Jetfire, and new heads, axes and blades for ToyWorld's Orion and Orionvil.

Check them out in full and discuss in their individual discussion threads below!

MTMTE #6 Rivet Gun and Leader Jetfire Air Guardian Rifle

RFX-004F PAX Final Edition Head kit for TW Orion

RFX-004P PAXVIL head kit for TW Orionvil

RFX-010 Hero Axe for TW Orion

RW-020 Fury Blade
Views: 4,762 / Credit: Venksta of the 2005 Boards!

Mastermind Creations Felissaber In-Hand Images

Posted on 01-23-2015 at 03:59 PM by ORIO under 3rd Party Unlicensed
felis6 Thanks to the weibo page of redbeanwang, we have our first few images of Mastermind Creations Felissaber! This final, yet optional, component to their Feral Rex combiner. Felissaber is remold of Tigris (aka Rampage) as a saber-toothed tiger. The head of the tiger has been made to be removed and can be utilized as a gauntlet. This figure can be used as an optional arm on Feral Rex to make him more symmetrical. He would replace Talon as an arm, who can then be attached to the back of Feral Rex. These images indicate that he's just about ready to ship to retailers if he hasn't already!

Take a look at the images after the break!
Views: 5,917 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Unique Toys Octane "Provider"

Posted on 01-22-2015 at 03:24 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
Octane-1 Unique Toys, via Cybergeeks Alliance on Facebook, has revealed that they have an Octane in the works. Named Provider, this triple changer features some very nice detail. He's numbered as "Y-01", implying that Unique Toys may have more triple changers in mind for the future.

Check out the resin prototype images of the Provider after the break.

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Views: 7,116 / Credit: ORIO of the 2005 Boards!

Dr Q Babylock - l'il Grimlock!

Posted on 01-21-2015 at 05:15 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
27492169d1421865173-dr-q-dr-wu-subline-babylock-10923673_618183431642399_862220034515821752_o There's always been a trend toward making young, baby or "chibi" versions of characters as long as we can remember - from Young Indiana Jones to the Muppet Babies. Now it seems via third party Dr Q, a subline of Dr Wu, Transformers is getting a new take on this concept, starting with Grimlock. "Babylock", as this unlicensed piece is known, is a take on what a baby version of Grimlock might look like - assuming Grimlock ever was a baby and not just built by Wheeljack and Ratchet in a cave on Earth. Check out the images attached to this post and see what you think.
Views: 3,383 / Credit: Rodentus Prime of the 2005 Boards!

Warbotron WB01-D Whirlwind (Vortex) in Box Images

Posted on 01-20-2015 at 12:48 PM by Trailbreaker77 under 3rd Party Unlicensed
Whirlwind-Pic2 The fourth figure in Warbotron WB01 lineup will be hitting your favorite online retailers possible this week. These boxed images come from Toyzone's Weibo page. Whirlwind (Vortex) will have some replacement parts for Warbotron Airburst (Blastoff) figure. There are some more pictures after the break, also some TFW members already have the figure in hand so check out the thread with the link below to see some more photos.
Views: 5,177 / Credit: Cheem The Rup of the 2005 Boards!

Giga Power Guttur / Snarl Final Product Images

Posted on 01-18-2015 at 12:07 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10900121_1533722716894921_7337984329557744495_o Third party group Giga Power have updated their Facebook feed with a whole bunch of new images of their unofficial Masterpiece scaled Dinobot Snarl, Guttur.

Guttur is a big guy - much like the character he is based on - as can be evidenced by images of him next to the MP10 Masterpiece Optimus Prime and Masterpiece Ultra Magnus. There are also plenty of images showcasing the detail and the other features in Giga Power's first release, including an alternate robot mode head and a clear plastic cover for the dinosaur head, mirroring how the orginal Generation 1 Snarl had clear plastic in this location.

Guttur is expected to be released in March / April 2015, priced at approximately $199.95. According to the latest Facebook update, the first release will be limited, with 90% of the surface area painted and some bonus flame effect accessories included. In addition to the flame effect accessories, Guttur will also be available in two versions - a metallic colors version, and a chrome version, which will add chrome to the finished product in similar places to where it was found on the original Generation 1 Snarl.
Views: 7,090 / Credit: Gutts, unexpectedpanda of the 2005 Boards!

FansProject Function XV MADLAW (Quickswitch) - New In-hand Images

Posted on 01-18-2015 at 09:50 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
Madlaw-1 Following up on our recent update for FansProject's MADLAW, we have new in-hand images of the the third party figure scheduled to release later this month! Thanks to the The Falcon's Hangar on Facebook we have new images showing off all six modes! Make the jump to see the full gallery and be sure to lock in your preorder!
Views: 6,705 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

UltimateFansToys Generations Upgrade Set

Posted on 01-17-2015 at 03:37 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
27491482d1421510969-ultimatefanstoys-idw-010-upgrade-kits-14032_859063247491648_3321870811153437873_ A new third party group has thrown their hat into the ring, with the announcement of an upgrade set for some of the new Generations toys. This new group, named "UltimateFansToys" (no relation to Fans Toys), have announced they will be making an add-on set that will give Generations Leader Jetfire new arms with articulated fingers, new arms for Generations Roadbuster with wrist swivels, and a selection of missile pods which can fit into any 5mm socket, such as the ones on the underside of Jetfire and the Combiner Wars Aerialbots' wings.

There's a few images of the resin prototypes of these addons accessories - check them out attached to this story.
Views: 9,071 / Credit: TM2 Dinobot of the 2005 Boards!

GCI Aster Blades for MMC Fembots - Product Reveal and Designer Video!

Posted on 01-15-2015 at 04:18 AM by Superquad7 under 3rd Party Unlicensed
16014168776_32ce5cb69b_c The newly-formed 3rd party garage kit company, GCI, has been hard at work for some additional weapons for the recently released Mastermind Creations Fembots. This limited-run set of swords, named "Aster Blades," not only fit any standard 5mm port, but they also actually glow! The swords are priced at $24.99 for each pair, and have a limited release. You can click this news story for a detailed overview by GCI lead, TFW2005.COM's own Dr. Killinger and also in the ongoing discussion thread.

In addition to this product announcement, TFW2005.COM member autotronprime has given us a brief "behind the scenes" look at creating and designing things in SolidWorks, a 3D CAD modeling program. autotronprime shares in the video different details about design and the rationale behind some of the design choices. You can watch the video after the jump!

Be sure to keep up with all of the plethora of third party items in our Third Party Discussion Forum. Perhaps this productand the video inspire you to design you own work? You can get a good grasp on some design renders that our TFW2005.COM Fan Artists design in our Fan Art forums and get some tips in our Tutorials section! On occasion, artists will show off prototypes in Radicons Customs as well! Perhaps YOU could be the next designer for an unofficial - or even official - project someday!
Views: 5,320 / Credit: Dr. Killinger of the 2005 Boards!

FansProject Function XV MADLAW Quickswitch

Posted on 01-14-2015 at 08:36 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
reduced-image_9744_106 It's been a while since we've heard about this one, but FansProject have today released a new image of their unofficial Quickswitch, confirming that it has an intended release date of January - that's this month!

Named M.A.D.L.A.W., this figure is being branded as a "Function XV" figure. The name is an acronym of the names of the figure's six modes, and may alternately be named "Master V" after the name of the robot mode.

He is now up for preorder at our sponsors - with thanks to TFSource for sending us the tip on this one.

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Views: 7,555 / Credit: Cheem the Rup of the 2005 Boards!

Unique Toys Fenrir / Sinnertwin Images

Posted on 01-14-2015 at 08:17 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10922594_824335837612066_5605326637143487791_n_zps4a17aca6 Unique Toys have announced the third member of their Ordin combiner group, Fenrir. Fenrir carries on the Norse myth themed naming of the group, and is an unofficial version of the Generation 1 Terrorcon Sinnertwin. Unique Toys have released a selection of images of Fenrir, which you can check out attached to this post.

Fenrir is also now up for preorder at our sponsors:

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Views: 5,399 / Credit: icemanff23 of the 2005 Boards!
 
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