TFCon DC 2017 Showroom Pictures

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Onslaught24, Sep 30, 2017.

  1. ZapRowsdower

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    Great coverage, TFW guys! :thumb  Love the pictures! :D 

    It's nice to see the crowd shots, too! :eek:  Seems like those were specifically left out of the Hascon coverage... :sly: 

    But THIS is why I go to these events! These displays are OUTSTANDING! :thumb  :thumb  :thumb 

    And let me say, it's cooler to see prototypes of soon-to-be-released toys than it is seeing prototypes of stuff we already own (#HasFail). :p 
     
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  2. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 TFW's #1 Combaticon Addict 10 years running Moderator News Staff

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    Added some more MMC pics of Bulkhead and the blue cassetticon!
     
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    It's also a huge financial risk. Believe it or not, original properties in the 3P scene tend to fail. Badly. :( 

    I agree that some new stuff would be interesting, but the problem lies in creating relevant media to pump the line up. And from the comics I've seen from 3Ps, they've still got a ways to go. For example, it might not hurt to attach to a decent sci-fi writer for the line (or hire one), but the current 3Ps tend to work more with artists than writers.... so you end up with media that looks fantastic but carries no narrative weight.

    And, as others say, it's nostalgia that sells these things. I get the feeling the majority of collectors don't care to embark on a new robot journey (opting instead, to rebuild pieces of their lost youth, one toy at a time). Gobots, for example, could see a fantastic rebirth, but not enough people are interested, it seems. If you can't successfully re-launch Gobots, can you launch an entirely new IP?
     
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    wheres the pics of zeta toys superion? or maybe even the other bruticus guys?
     
  5. Onslaught24

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    Can't take pics of what isn't on display, unfortunately. Panel's in 30 minutes, so maybe we'll see something during or after.
     
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    Who's Blackwing? pics DSC00202, DSC00203, DSC00204
     
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    will the panel be livestreamed this time?
     
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    Can't wait to see Oreotron's bot mode
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    Smaller picture, please. ;) 
     
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    It's looks alright. The head is too anime for me. Certainly not worth $1,000.
     
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    I have no idea what are these supposed to be, but darn they look so cute and fun!

    Does anyone know? I really hope they sold separately

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    These are also cool and awesome! Again I have no idea what they supposed to be nor even which company they belong to..if anyone can let me know, thanks in advance!

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    As for Overlord upgarde..meh, it's way over the top. I like the initial mold, all I want is proper enginemasters and something to fill the hollow arms and fricking wrist SWIVEL! I may also like a bigger shield and a sword, but that's pretty much it.

    And speaking of Overlord, the new 3rd party Double Evil looks quite good, though I have some nitpicks are: 1. the head sculpt doesn't look that good and it's too small 2. I wish the sides of the calves could fold 3. His chest could be bigger to avoid that back kibble 4. I feel like the Jet and Tank modes lack a bit details, but maybe it just the lack of paint.
     
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    So no FansProject Monstructor I guess? :( 

    And I really want to know why PlanetX doesn't do a Nemesis Prime from their Jupiter mold I really want to have one :) 
     
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    Was hoping to see more from FansToys such as Berserk, Hoodlum, Hydra, and Outrider.
     
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    When does the panel start?
     
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    Doesn't appear to be TF-related.

    PANEL SHOULD BE STARTING SOON, WILL HOPEFULLY HAVE SOMETHING UP WITHIN THE HOUR
     
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    The panel hasnt been shown yet.
    12 minutes ago.
     
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    Unrustable Bastards.
     
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    Unfortunately it's basically a pointless video. Too far away, 240p quality, and oriented vertically.

    Like, I can tell you there's a Zeta Toys slide showing their Silverbolt but I couldn't tell you f*ckall about how it actually looks. :D 
     
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