Best third party company of the year?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Alucard77, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    So deculpa started a best third party toy of the year. However with so many figure coming out and so much goodness. I wanted to do the same for third party company of the year.

    This year, I would say it is a close tie between MMC and iGear.

    How about you guys.
     
  2. Bountyan

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    Tough decision between Maketoy and Fansproject. Maketoy had a better product out, but Fansproject had great reveals at TFcon and Assaulter. Hmmmmm
     
  3. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Board Certified Fans Trollar

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    MMC for pushing the envelope in terms of figure construction.
    TFC for showing that there's a market for super expensive combiner figures.

    Everybody else's just twiddling their thumbs and not doing something new.
     
  4. slugslinger2004

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    Igear. Their upgrade sets have been cool and their mini warriors are a hit.
     
  5. hardreturn

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    MakeToys, FansProject and MMC in no order
     
  6. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Don't forget not ratchet and ironhide
     
  7. bcm77

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    iGear

    Both "Specialists" are up there with MP12 as the best G1 themed Transformers of the year and their Mini Warriors has been very good as well.

    They've taken a lot of crap for their delays and their dubious use of official molds for their early releases but I think they're gradually stepping out of that shadow and if they can improve their customer service as well as continuing with great products like PP05 and the Mini Warriors then I think they'll win a lot more people over.

    What I'd like to see from them in 2013,

    1.Impactor
    ( FP have done Springer & Broadside, I have the CM Corporation Roadbuster and Mech Ideas are doing Topspin & Twin Twist. I'm not having that lame POS Hasblo are releasing as the Impactor in my Wreckers display. So please
    iGear, get Presser into production ASAP! )

    2.Mini Warriors Windcharger
    3.Mini Warriors Bumblebee
    4.Mini Warriors Cliffjumper
    5.Mini Warriors Huffer ( bigger )
     
  8. Master Blaster

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    Gotta be Igear for me. All the Miniwarriors and their specialists are so awesomely G1 and classics-y, they've helped me fill some serious unlikely-to-be-filled-any-other-way holes on my collection shelves.

    Great stuff, can't wait to get their next lot of Miniwarriors, and I really hope they tackle Trailbreaker/Hoist!
     
  9. Valkysas

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    Maketoys. They came out of nowhere and put out an amazing combiner in both G1 and G2 decos that fits the classics aesthetic perfectly. The new versions of the Battle Tanker that are out this year look incredible too.
     
  10. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Maketoys for Giant.
     
  11. BScorpinok75

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    My top three are Maketoys, FP & igear in no particular order.
     
  12. theestampede

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    Fansproject for me, there are other things I'd like to buy as well, but for my money fansproject is the best, hitting all the things I'm into. IE masters. Steel core is pretty much a power master, plus they showed all the upcoming headmaster releases which are easily my favorite toy gimmick from g1. Propably my fave gimmick from Transformers ever.
     
  13. Composite Ghost

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    Why hasn't anybody mentioned Crazy Devy? That's weird.
     
  14. CZ Hazard

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    MMC and Igear, then FP / MT.

    I could write more explaining my choices, but y'all know which figures have been great.
     
  15. allew

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    Maketoys for Giant and upgrading my Botcon 2012 SG Ultra Magnus.
     
  16. CyclonuS_ZerO

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    iGear has to be it for me. They have put out a quantity of figures/upgrades and they've all been quality pieces. They get my vote.
     
  17. Mr_K

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    This ;) 
     
  18. dwong1207

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    only because they didn't make it out in 2011 ;) 
     
  19. AnAutobot1985

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    I'm gonna have to go with TFC for stupid expensive, kickass combiners. And Maketoys & Toyworld for coming outta nowhere with epicly impressive figures.
     
  20. Cheem The Rup

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    this