Category Archives: Customizing

Customizer Spotlight: Raylen

Those of you who watch Star Wars Rebels are more than likely  familiar with one of the highlights of Season 2… Captain Rex’s modified AT-TE!

Customizer Raylen has gone to great lengths to customize an AT-TE that would definitely give Hasbro a run for their money if they ever decided to update their Clone Wars version of this awesome vehicle.

Head on over to the forums for a closer look!

Sponsor News: Galactic Trading Post


Yakface.com is proud to welcome Galactic Trading Post,  creators of the amazing SPACE WALLS and accessories for 3.75″ and 6″ scale figures, as our newest sponsor. Customizers, diorama builders and toy photographers have wanted set pieces from the saga to accentuate their action figure displays for years and GTPToys has filled that need with their modular and expandable system. If you haven’t, please visit their site at GTPToys.com and check out their selection of in-stock and preorder products.

Customizer Spotlight: Evilivo

Customizing perfectionist Evilivo has shared several custom updates over the past few months in our forums, including a group of Phase II Clone Troopers that exemplify exactly how Hasbro needs to approach these army builders should they ever bring clone grunts back into circulations in the 3.75″ scale.  Notice how the helmets are not oversized buckets that detract from the figure.  Check out his update after the jump!

Personal Note:  Nothing Hasbro did from 2010-2012 annoyed me more than the oversized bucket helmets they used on the spectacular VC45 mold Clone Trooper body.   Why put such horrible helmets on such a great body?  Hasbro admitted as much with our friends at Jeditemplearchives a few years ago… hopefully someday we will see some sort of definitive 3.75″ box set like what is currently being offered in the 6″ scale (or single carded figures, but I wouldn’t hold one’s breath).

Return of the Customizer Mega Spotlight

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Tonight we bring back a much overdue feature – the Customizer Mega Spotlight!

First up, all-star customizer Evilivo shows off some new OT goodness, including a fantastic take on Luke Skywalker in Stormtrooper disguise.

Next, Eyositer gets in on the fun with several great new customs, including an Underworld Gangster.

Customizing legend Fritzkrieg also gets back into the mix with a really cool Mandalorian.

Last but not least, we are treated to a ton of ANH era customs from Stancheck those out here!

Yakfinities Continues

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The current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge runs through the end of September, and some fantastic entries have been rolling in.

Check out the latest submissions, or get your own entry in after the jump!

Reminder:  All entries should be new custom dioramas made during this Yakfinities window (July-September).  Older dioramas, if shared, should be clarified as older as they are not eligible for a prize in the roundup report.