Studio Oz - Hot Steel Planet Sculpture

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Bot Sculptor, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Ichibaru

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    Yeah, it's an option at the bottom of the page on the desktop version of the site when you're checking out the planet perk. It don't recall it showing up when I was looking on the mobile version.
     
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    Bot Sculptor Sculptor of all things Transformers

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    It's even weirder on Facebook. I got lots of reaction and comments when I teased it, but as soon as it went live everything went silent. People are "reacting" and liking, but no one is commenting so I have no idea what is going on.
     
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    ...i don't have any social media accounts with which to contact fandom influencers, but that's really what's needed to get the word out...
     
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    Me neither, but anyone does, here's an easy one Bobby Skullface Paik4Life Reviews
     
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    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    already contacted bobby skullface all i really got off him was "ya never really know" but i forgot to send him the crowdfund link when it went live so just sent it to him

    maybe if a couple more people hit him up and ask he might take interest :) 

    i have the full fx on order which i'm sticking with plus like @Starganderfish i'm going to back the crowdfund too ( which as bot sculpter knows i have changed my mind on a few times since he wanted to get it out to the masses probably pissed him off a bit :lol  )
     
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    I didn't see paypal as a checkout option-- maybe if you can turn that on, it will help. They do the 6-mo no interest on purchases over 99$ thing, which may help take the initial price to something more people can handle.
     
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    i'm surprised none of the news staff have front paged this
     
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    Snaku Primes Don't Party

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    Pretty sure it's one of those, "don't want to attract Hasbro's attention" things :( 
     
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    Indiegogo stopped using Paypal a while back so that's not an option. Alternately you can contact your favorite retailer and ask them to preorder it, as we are now setting that up.
     
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    @Red leader , you guys at Kapow might want to know about this.
     
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    Ahhh, that sucks about PP. I'm sure all the etailers will want to place orders :) 
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    Hell, bbts and Entertainment Earth might even bite...
     
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    I think they just don't care enough to. They have been front paging 3rd party stuff even after the zeta incident. This is more of a situation where they either haven't seen it or unfortunately don't care.
     
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    Yeah but it's not just third party. It's third party being funded through a US crowd funding site (unless indiegogo is a foreign site and I just don't know it) with the proceeds going to a US designer. Meaning, if Hasbro felt the need to shut it down, it would be a much easier target. And there's a history of Kickstarter campaigns being shut down so it's the kind of thing where you want to avoid poking the bear as much as possible.

    I get the feeling that Hasbro is doing their best to be cool (hence why they made the deal to allow TF stuff on Shapeways) but there's also a thing in US law where you can lose a trademark if you don't defend it so there are limits to just how cool they can be before they're required to take action. All the precautions that Bot Sculptor has taken should be good enough but there's still a risk with putting something like this on the front page. At least I assume that's why they haven't done it: pretty sure it's a big enough deal that they would care.
     
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    ...just have a moderator rename this thread "Studio Oz - Hot Steel Panet Sculpture" and there's no risk of trademark infringement...
     
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    Would you look at that!
     
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    Now if someone were to put it on the front of a certain page.....
     
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    Just putting this out there, but if any reviewers want to take a look at it just message me.
     
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    Has anyone reached out to Deluxe Baldwin? He’s super prolific when it comes to putting out new content on YouTube and I’m sure he would review it or put it in his TF news.
     
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