Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge only has a couple weeks left, as entries will be accepted through June 30.
So, if you’re planning on making a custom figure, be sure to get your entry submitted before the deadline! Or if you’d just like to kick back and check out some cool customs made by other collectors, the forums are just a click away!
Another Yakfinities Customizing Challenge will launch in July, but before then, we need for our forum members to decide on the theme. Head on over to the forums to cast your vote.
Also don’t forget, there’s still a few weeks left to submit an entry in the current Yakfinities, Rebel Militia (lots of great customs posted already, so be sure to check those out even if you’re not a customizer).
The latest Yakfinities Customzing Challenge focuses on the various troops fighting against the oppression of the Galactic Empire. Entries will be accepted through June 30, and so far we’ve had some great submissions.
Check the most recent custom entries out, or add your own after the jump!
Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge goes through June 30, but it’s time to start thinking about ideas for the next one, which kicks off in July! After over 50 of these customizing events, we could always use some fresh ideas, so be sure to share your suggestions in our comments section or in the forums!
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It’s time to crack open some custom fodder, as a new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just kicked off in our forums – Rebel Militia! For all the details, click here!
Our latest Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has wrapped up! We ended up with over 40 unique custom Bounty Hunters! Head on over to the forums for a fully gallery of the entries and see which random entries are walking away with and some Hasbro action figures as prizes.
As we previously reported, customizing master sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm. Some more details about the panel have been posted at his site.
This will be the second time that Jamie has headed up this event, and if you are going to be at C7, you ought to make an effort to attend. Work from some of the Yakface forum members you are familiar with will be featured in this panel, including some custom figure giveaways!
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Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge – Bounty Hunters – is nearing a close! If you’re working on an entry (or need to still start), be sure to get your entry submitted by March 31!
Customizing legend sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm. Work from some of the Yakface forum members your are familiar with will be featured in this panel. This will be the second time that Jamie has lead up this event, and if your are going to be at C7 and enjoy customizing or are interested in getting started, you ought to make an effort to attend.
At this panel, Jamie Follis will give attendees a complete overview of the process of creating or modifying your own action figures. The panel will have something for newcomers as well as seasoned customizers including an introduction to the hobby, different types of customizing, instructions, suggestions, and tips on the hobby, and a showcase of some of the most creative fan made figures. Instructions will range from construction, to sculpting, painting, casting and 3-D printing your own pieces. A few lucky attendees will receive random prices. Jamie will also be hosting customizing classes daily at the Diorama Workshop area in the main showroom throughout the convention.
For more details, head on over to our forums or through the official C7 site.
Still need passes to this year’s Star Wars Celebration? Itching to pickup a Battle of Hoth LEGO set? The guys over at Gemr have a free giveaway ending this Friday the 20th where you can win a three-pack of 4-day adult passes to the Celebration and / or an AT-AT and Snowspeeder LEGO bundle. There are more details on how to win over on the Gemr blog.
Gemr is a social platform for collectors to share their collections with other folks over the inter-webs. Have Star Wars action figures or Funko Pop? Upload them to Gemr and check out all the other stuff people have put on the site!
We’re still accepting entries for the current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge, but in the meantime, voting has begun to determine what the theme will be for the next one, which kicks off in April. So, head to the forums and check out the contenders, then be sure to cast your vote!
It’s time for another Customizer Spotlight, and I’d say this one is long overdue – forum member I-am-Boba-Fett continues to churn our custom figures at a staggering pace, creating all kinds of figures that we can only hope Hasbro gets to someday.
Check out his latest work after the jump!
One of the best things about customizing is recognizing the many different techniques and approaches to creating custom figures. Case in point, recently we’ve seen two very different approaches to creating a Trandoshan – head to the forums for a closer look.
Also, our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge continues through the end of March – and the theme is Bounty Hunters – so if you’re a customizer, what are you waiting for? Create a custom and join in the fun… over 40 customs have already been created this round, and we hope to see many more! And remember, we give away prizes at the end.