Third Party Year in Review 2019 write-in stage

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by CZ Hazard, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Well-Known Member

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    There are 2 figures from XTB this year with issues that are pretty common.
    1. Dragstrip. Broken/cracked shoulder.
    2. Deadend. Paint stripping off during transformation

    And of course from FT we have Jabber with panels breaking.

    Both of them absolutely can't be the most improved company.

    I think this is going to be unpopular, the most improved company this year is Planet X. The two figures they produced (Ismenios and Kadmos) are significant improvements on their usual WFC/FoC stuff.
     
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    Ismenios was last year, even though I got him this year.
     
  3. xueyue2

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TFC TOYS - STC-01B - SUPREME TECHTIAL COMMANDER (JUNGLE VERSION)
    2) TE G1 Prime
    3) DX9 Toys D-14 Capone (Motormaster)

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Skylynx
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) zeta superion
    2) MMC Skylynx
    3) FansHobby Overlord

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best Company of 2019
    1)

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) TFC

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) TE
     
  4. RickyLeeSTF

    RickyLeeSTF Copper Age Collector

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)FansHobby Overlord
    2)Transform Element Prime
    3)Ocular Max Azalea

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    Did anything come out other than oversized KOs?

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1)Zeta Bruticus?
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)NewAge Starscream
    2)NewAge Jazz (Martini Manero ver)
    3)Magic Square Prime

    Best Company of 2019
    1)NewAge Toys.

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)Ocular Max

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1)Transform Element
     
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    I like my dark horse tfc pick for most improved. I definitely would consider Planet X, however I just don’t follow them enough to really gauge the progression. I’m always tempted but just don’t feel super drawn to their aesthetic but the figures a so uniquely interesting




    We need a consensus on where we are classifying tfc st tactical commander. As a mp he is in my top 6. But on my chug list he’s top
     
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  6. Dangard Ace

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TE01
    2) Jiang Xiang Winged Dragon
    3) MMC Azalea

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Kronos
    2) Dx9 Menasor. (Hey he’s a semi complete giant robot combiner that can be combined and standing unlike the other two)
    3) MMC Magna Inventa

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) MMC

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)MMC

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1)Transform Element
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Jiang Xing Winged Dragon
    2)
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    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC the pet
    2) MMC nickle
    3) TFC Astoroth

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) IF D.E.C.
    2) IF big star name
    3) IF bigger star name

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Iron Factory

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) TFC

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Jiang Xing
     
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    At work, so will be editing this when I get home so I can double check which figures were actually released this year. I bought a lot stuff I know was released last year.

    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TE01 Optimus Prime
    2)
    3)

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) ???
    2) ???
    3) ???

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) ???
    2) ???
    3) ???

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) IF Hexwrench (Wheeljack)
    2) NA Lucifer (Starscream)
    3) MS Light of Justice (Optimus)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Iron Factory

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) ???

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Transform Element
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Fanstoys Roadking
    2) MMC azalea (G1)
    3) MMC Impetus

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) NA
    2) NA
    3) NA

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Kronos
    2) MMC Magna/Inventa (Does this count as giant...or even one toy?)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) Newage Megatron
    2) Newage Starscream
    3) MS-Toys Optimus

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Newage

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) MMC

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Newage
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TE Optimus Prime
    2) Fans Hobbby Double Evil
    3) DX 9 Capone

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Planet X Kadmos
    2) TFC ST Commander (camo version)
    3) -

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Superion
    2) Zeta Bruticus
    3) -

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)n/a didn't buy any
    2)n/a didn't buy any
    3)n/a didn't buy any

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Fans Toys (increased output, consistent quality, some good releases)

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Planet X

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Transform Element
     
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  11. Tetiobot

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) UniquToys/DX9 La Hire
    2) TE-01 Optimus Prime
    3) Ocular Max Azalea
    Personally I don't think Roadking deserves to enter the podium but it could be the 4th.

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    These are what I think raise the bar on chug scale
    1) Toyworld TW-FS03 Bumblebee
    2) Toyworld TW-FS-01 Bulldog

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Bruticus
    2) Zeta Superion
    I would say Devy from Jinbao as 3rd but it cannot be voted.

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) NewAge Agamenmnon (incredibly well done)
    2) Magic Square Optimus Prime
    3) NewAge Manero (superposability)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) FansToys (continues to deliver lots of figures and - ehm, almost all - top quality)
    2) New Age (incredible shrinking of fantastic figures)
    3) X-Transbots (beside stunticonts also the other figures are good)
    I didn't enter Unique Toys because challenger was 2018 and Dragoon is not yet available, we can't justify the podium just for La Hire.

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) X-Transbots
    2) Toyworld

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Transform Element
    Don't know if NewAge is a newcomer or NA-H1 was in 2018...
     
  12. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    All of the MMC Reformatted line are intended as CHUG, even though they're sort of completely their own scale (Ultras I guess?), and many of their cars are the same size as MP vehicles. But the intention with Reformatted has never been to try and elbow them into an MP collection.
     
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  13. Bob Schoonover

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    He came out after the poll last year. He's clearly a 2019 figure as far as this specific poll is concerned.

    Depending on where you'd put them, Planet X had two Continuum releases (Star Saber and Deathsaurus) and a couple FOC ones. Perfect Effect had the hybrid OP (G2 alt-mode, kind of Bay-y robot mode w/power-up Blackbird) and Cryotek. MMC had a few Reformatted releases (Nickel/The Pet, Guzzle/Brawn, a few convention exclusives, the top half of Sky Lynx). Maketoys had Cross Dimension Buster Stealthwing
     
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    Light of Freedom is MP scale. The Legends one is Light of Justice.

    Sorry about the correction, but I figured it was best to do it in case anyone is going through popular figures to learn about (doesn't follow 3P or Legends actively).
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Gigapower Superator
    2) Gigapower Gaudenter
    3)

    I've hardly got any 3p this year but Superator is gorgeous in chrome
     
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  16. Goodriddance

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Saltus
    2) Fanstoys Roadking
    3) TransformElement Optimus

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Planet X Kadmos
    2) MMC SG Stray
    3) MMC Ebrius

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Kronos

    Best Company of 2019
    1) FansToys

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Planet X

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Transform Element

    I've only voted for figures I own so I've had the opportunity to handle... I know there are plenty of other good uns out there!
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Fans Hobby Double Evil
    2) Gigapower Superator
    3) MS Freedom of Light

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TFC Supreme Tactical Commander (Jungle version)
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Fans Hobby Double Evil
    2) Zeta Toys Superion
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Gigapower

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1)
     
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) Iron Factory Spirits of the D.E.C.
    2) Iron Factory Tyrant
    3) Newage Lucifer

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Iron Factory

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Iron Factory

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) New Age
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Jiang Xing Winged Dragon
    2)
    3)

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1)Jiang Xing Winged Dragon(He is heavier than 3a Optimus)
    2)Fans Hobbby Double Evil
    3)

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)
    2)
    3)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Fanstoys

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Toyworld


    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Jiang Xing
     
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    Thanks for that! I actually own the legend figure but had a brain fart. I blame how much time I spent agonizing over which MP Optimus to buy between MS and TE. "Light of Freedom" has been burned into my brain from it. XD
     
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