Third Party Year in Review 2019 write-in stage

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

  1. chip1123

    chip1123 Well-Known Member

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) TE Optimus Prime
    2) FT Jabber
    3) FT Maverick


    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) Zeta Toys Superitron - Superion
    2) MMC Magna Inventa - Sky Lynx

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) H1 Flipper
    2) Emitter
    3) MS Optimus

    Best Company of 2019
    1) FT
    2) XTB
    3) NewAge

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) XTB

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) TE
     
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  2. DinobotGrimlock

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)FT Roadking
    2)FT Goose
    3)FT Spoiler

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)IF the tyrant
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    Best Company of 2019
    1)Fanstoys
    Honorable mention: Fanshobby Double Evil looks awesome.

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Fanstoys- this year's releases are way better than last year's.

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) magic square mps
     
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  3. allew

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    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Planet X Kadmos (Star Saber)
    2) Planet X Ismenious (Deathsaurus)
    3) MMC Reformatted Foxwire & Ni

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) Mechanic Studio MS-16 Rocke (Gears) - works great in a CHUG Legends Minibots collection
    2) Mechanic Studio MS-17 Spiale (Swerve) - works great in a CHUG Legends Minibots collection
    3) Mechanic Studio MS-11 Mini Sentry - besides a mini Omega, also for the mini Doc figure that goes great with Hasbro Siege Omega

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Perfect Effect - for continuing to offer upgrades for CHUG collectors

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) Nonnef productions for making great upgrades and improving on their quality, creativity and shipping speed

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) Blue Lobster (for giving us an Autobot Spike)
     
  4. Zawicki

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    Lemme just say, before I get told otherwise, Ismenios was released this year. He was out after we voted last year and he never even got to stores till like December 31st.

    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)MMC Impetus
    2) TE Prime
    3) MMC Saltus

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Planet X Kadmos
    2) Planet X Ismenios
    3) Maketoys Buster Skywing





    Best Company of 2019
    1) MMC

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)MMC

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) TE
     
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  5. divinecomedy

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    I must look like a rabid Planet X supporter because I am always advocating for them in this thread, but it just saddens me that Kadmos gets thrown in into the bucket of "Best CHUG style". The articulation for Kadmos exceeds pretty much every MP figure this year IMO, and the paint is at least as good as FT's figures. Sure there's some problems with the weak ratchet, but build quality wise, he's a couple steps up a typical MMC figure.
     
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  6. DinobotGrimlock

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    Man I just reread 2018 in review. Thank you for putting all this work into this it really comes out amazing.
     
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  7. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) FT Roadking
    2) MMC Saltus
    3) MMC Fraudo

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Inventa
    2) MMC Ultio
    3) MMC Ni

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Magna Inventa
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) IF Alkaid
    2) IF Merak
    3) IF Dubhe
     
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  8. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Thanks. They do take time but they're pretty fun. When I started doing them I did freelance work for a lot if 3p so it was a bit of market research too, now it's just stubborn tradition, haha.
     
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  9. Zawicki

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    Quality and articulation don't necessarily make a figure MP to me. I'd argue that almost all my CHUG figures are better articulated and of higher quality than any of my MP's. Kadmos is my figure of the year without question. He's still on my CHUG shelf with all my reformatted figures however.
     
  10. Goodriddance

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    He's undoubtedly masterpiece quality. I more or less lumped him in with CHUG because of how he scales with my reformatted figures. Brilliant figure though regardless
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Transform Element OP1
    2) Fanstoys Quietus
    3) MMC Azalea

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) Newage Lucifer (Starscream)
    2) Newage Agamemnon (Megatron)
    3) Iron Factroy Hex Wrench (Wheeljack)

    Best Company of 2019
    1) Fanstoys

    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
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    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) Toyworld TW-GS01 Waste Gas and TW-GS02 Whiskey Jack

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    The Lancia Stratos is such a big deal in the world of rally racing, more than any other cars that has ever been a Transformer, that car, and that deco, is a legend. And there has never been a more accurate depiction of that car as Transformers toy. They nailed the racing livery and deco to a remarkable degree, especially for such a small toy. And that's both of them, including the full Marlboro livery on Exhaust. There have never been Transformers that nailed these cars as closely as Toyworld did with this pair. Not ever. And those very MP-looking robot modes are not too shabby either.

    2) New Age Manero EX

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    New Age is killing it, and their Dastun/Fairlady mold cold have easily been on my list too, but that nice racing livery on Jazz certainly influenced the decision. The cartoon Jazz released first was nice but oh boy, put that proper deco on it and it's a knockout. Very clever fun little guy, and one of the best things I got in a long time.

    3) Iron Factory EX-38 Optics hunter

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    What a delightful little chunky monkey this is! I picked up a few of the IF carbots but this one is really fun. The robot is fantastic and it's weird gerwalk mode is super fun, the Jeep is ok, certainly better than the Datsuns but not as nice as the Lambos, but in the middle, sorta neat.


    Best Company of 2019
    1) New Age

    Killing it. Love the Insecticons. Love the Datsuns, Love the Porsches, Love Cosmos.
    Lots of Legends companies are doing great work, but NA is at the tops for me.

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1)


    Guys, I really want to put New Age Flipper as a Best Small Scale too, but that's from 2018 - it came in #3 in that category last year. I got it this year too and I love it to death.
     
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  13. toygirl

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1)FT Roadking
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1)Newage Manero
    2)MakeToys Whiskyjack
    3)IronFactory Optics

    Best Company of 2019
    1)Newage

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1)MakeToys

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) I want to say newage, but they aren't new to 2019?
     
  14. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Only a few days left for nominations peeps. Get your list in. Remember you can edit it up to the 25th.
     
  15. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Pepperidge Farm remembers TFW2005 Supporter

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    I almost forgot the obvious feather ruffling vote:

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Fraudo
    2) MMC Volatus
    3) MMC Impetus

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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) FT-31A RoadKing
    2) FT-29T Quietus
    3) TE-01 Optimus Prime

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
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    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
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    Best Company of 2019
    1) FansToys

    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) FT-31A RoadKing
    2) FT-30A Maverick
    3) FT-30C Spoiler

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) Planet X Kadmos
    2) Planet X Ismenios
    3) MMC Ultio

    Best Company of 2019
    - Planet X

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    - Planet X
     
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    Iron Factory, New Age, and Magic Square are all head and shoulders above any MP-centric 3P when it comes to Best Company of 2019.
     
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    Best MP Style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Springer
    2) MMC Vortex
    3) FT Motormaster

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Ratbat
    2) MMC Nickel
    3) MMC The Pet

    Best 3rd Party Giant Toy of 2019
    1) MMC Sky Lynx

    Best 3rd Party Small Scale / Legends toy of 2019
    1) NA Insecticons
    2) IF Tarn
    3) IF Wheeljack

    Best Company of 2019
    1) MMC

    Most Improved Company of 2019
    1) FT

    Best Newcomer of 2019
    1) TE
     
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    Best company of 2019: MMC

    Best CHUG style 3P Toy of 2019:
    1) Perfect Effect Revive Prime
    2) Perfect Effect Cryotek
     
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