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TFW's staff picks - favourite third party releases of 2018

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Sol Fury, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm still in shock that I only bought one third party figure this past year.
     
  3. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Well-Known Member

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    Looks like the staff is battening down the hatches as well.

    Winter is coming to the 3rd party world. Now if only George RR Martin can publish Winds of Winter this year .....
     
  4. myrrh

    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    ...if a third-party manufacturer starts releasing ambitious legends-scale playsets, they'll probably get all my money for the same reason 3-3/4 joes beat out the original large-scale dolls...
     
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  5. Chareos

    Chareos The last in line

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    Right on! Choo Choo Bee gets his deserved recognition!
     
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  6. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Pepperidge Farm remembers TFW2005 Supporter

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    Two years later -- so much for Takara replacing all those 3P MPs with official product. We'll be retired or in the grave before Takara manages to produce MP figures for most of the characters. :lol  At least the (very) few they did turned out to be pretty good products.
     
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  7. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I agree with all the picks by the staff!
     
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  8. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Moderator

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    Your check cleared by the way

    :) 
     
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  9. Requiem Prime

    Requiem Prime Well-Known Member

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    Sigh I really liked Centurion until whatever he\'s made of failed under a slight tolerance issue.  Noticed his hip swivel was kinda tight, tried to twist, off came the leg at the ball joint\'s stem.  Maybe I just got bad QC, but that is not how you set up fond memories.
     
  10. daddytron

    daddytron Your mom is an oversized CHUG

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    Not even one honorable mention for Gabriel? Boooooooooooooooo.
     
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    Predarican Top Gunner G1er

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    Wow, those are some awful choices.
     
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  12. Liege Prime

    Liege Prime Well-Known Member

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    The staff here seems less than enthusiastic about third parties.
     
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  13. deathdrive

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    CAN WE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD HAVE A CENTURION WITH A FACEPLATE RELEASED????
     
  14. pluto

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    Not a single mention of Mastermade odin? Pfffff
     
  15. Pun-3X

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    And by the time they do, they'll be in eight different styles changed up over that period of decades, so nothing will match. :D 
     
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    No mention of Iron Factory? Shame. I really like Amethyst.
     
  17. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    Where are the pictures for each of these entries?
     
  18. Sanity Bleeds

    Sanity Bleeds Well-Known Member

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    This was mostly the year of Megatrons for me. While many were not initially released in 2018, I picked up Maketoys Despotron, DX9 Mightron, Generation Toys Tyrant, X-Transbots Apollyon, Infinite Transformation Emporer, Mega Steel Granville, Bold Forms Gladius, Zeta EX-02 (Hegemon), MP-05 Megatron, WeiJiang Megamaster, Perfect Effect Mega Doragon, WFC: Siege Megatron, and SS-13 Megatron. Also bought, but have not yet received SS-34 DOTM Megatron, and TF Dream Factory GOD-11 Megatron. Never managed to snag MMC Tyrantron, but it's been a great couple years for Megatron releases.
     
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  19. imranbecks

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    Nice to see Challenger on that list.... Well deserved! Perfect in both bot and alt mode.
    It's my choice for original 3P toy of the year.

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    G1 Evac The Last Knight

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    #1 3P - XTB Skids