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Yakfinities: Entry Submission Deadline Approaching

Yakfinities:  Entry Submission Deadline Approaching

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! [Read More]

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

Action Figure Customizing Panel at C7

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 [Read More]

Customs & Answers is Back!

Customs & Answers is Back!

We are very pleased to deliver a new installment Customs & Answers for all you customizing fans out there! It had been a while since we had interviewed one of our active forum members like this – so while Hasbro seems to be dithering with the hobby, it made [Read More]

Episode #55: The Journey Continues…

Flyguy and Yakface are back to break down the week’s collecting news and more. This week, product is coming in at record pace with wave after wave of Saga Legends, Mission Series and 6″ Black Series products hit retail. Plus, there are even great sales to be had [Read More]

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Yakface forum members continue to up their game as customizers – and our latest spotlight showcases some familiar names and a relative newcomer to the customizing scene. First up, my kind of scum continues his recent customizing blitz with a great set of Tonnika [Read More]

A New Vote Has Begun

A New Vote Has Begun

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 [Read More]

Yakfinities Customizing Challenges Continue

Yakfinities Customizing Challenges Continue

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. [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: Peakob1

Customizer Spotlight:  Peakob1

Tonight we take a look at one of the coolest customizing projects ever posted in our forums – The Box Project – by forum member Peakob1.  This Clone Wars themed project entails customs of 12 of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy.  Check it out after the [Read More]

The Enloe Trials: Upcoming Previews

The Enloe Trials:  Upcoming Previews

Production work has begun on the next installment in The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series – for the latest updates and full size previews, head on over to the forums! [Read More]

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Custom “Realistic Style” Chopper Droid

Hasbro’s take on Chopper from Star Wars Rebels is a fun little droid, but unfortunately it falls short a bit in the articulation department.  While it’s a figure that my son loves, I wanted something a little different that fit in better with my collection, so [Read More]

Yakfinities: Create a Custom Bounty Hunter

Yakfinities:  Create a Custom Bounty Hunter

The current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just over a month left – so if you like to customize, or have never created a custom but are looking for a reason to, we invite you to participate in Yakfinities #55 – Bounty Hunters. The variety of entries thus [Read More]

Custom Agent Kallus w/ Super Articulation

Custom Agent Kallus w/ Super Articulation

Today we share another simple way to make a super articulated Rebels figure, Agent Kallus! Head on over to the forums for a closer look – while it’s not screen accurate, it’s a pretty easy way to make your Agent Kallus fit into your realistic collection a [Read More]

Custom AT-DP Driver w/ Super Articulation

Custom AT-DP Driver w/ Super Articulation

A lot of our readers find the Rebels figure line intriguing (when they can actually find them in stores), but frustrating because so many of us would like for the figures to have more articulation, or even have more of a hybrid/realistic appearance. There’s a few [Read More]

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Customizer Mega Spotlight

Tonight we give thanks to a few of the many customizers who grace our forums by showcasing some of their work in our latest customizer spotlight. First up, forumite Grimace shares a ton of custom mini-rigs he has completed, along with an impressive gallery of customs [Read More]

Desert Alcove Sets Available for Preorder

Desert Alcove Sets Available for Preorder

After a boring Toy Fair, and really a down time for 3.75″ collecting in general, there’s finally something to get excited about!  Thanks to Twelfth Parsec, who is now offering preorders for some spectacular looking Desert Alcove playsets, collectors can FINALLY [Read More]

The Enloe Trials – New Previews Coming

The Enloe Trials – New Previews Coming

Toy Fair was quite depressing for me personally on almost all 3.75″ action figure fronts, so to cheer myself up, production on the next chapter in The Enloe Trials photonovel series has begun. Head on over to the forums to get caught up on the most recent chapter [Read More]

Custom Radio Controlled Falcon Drone

Custom Radio Controlled Falcon Drone

Sideshow has posted an article of a very cool custom built Radio Controlled Millennium Falcon quadcopter from The Force Awakens. Head on over to check it out the video and be sure to the build images as well on Imgur. [Read More]

Knights of the Old Republic Photonovel

Knights of the Old Republic Photonovel

Yakface forum member CloneCrazy has kicked off a new photonovel series set in the times of the Old Republic.  The visuals are breathtaking and the story is great. Kick back, take a few minutes, and enjoy this first installment in his new series… and be so kind to [Read More]

New Diorama Items at Hole in the Ground Pro

New Diorama Items at Hole in the Ground Pro

Forum member Raylen has updated us with some fantastic new diorama items to fill the needs of collectors.  Check out his latest items, which are sure to be another hit by clicking here. Personal Note: I’ve ordered Raylen’s products many times, and it’s [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: my kind of scum

Customizer Spotlight:  my kind of scum

Once again we spotlight the customizing talents of another of our forum members – my kind of scum!  From fan fiction creations to classic characters from the films, he continues to inspire with all kinds of custom figure goodness.  Check out his latest updates [Read More]

Custom Star Wars Rebels Puffer Pig Crate

Custom Star Wars Rebels Puffer Pig Crate

I may be using the word “custom” a little fast and loose here but since StarWars.com released the concept art from “Idiot’s Array”, I felt the need to use the assets to slap together a printable version of the crate used to transport [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: EMPIRE

Customizer Spotlight:  EMPIRE

If you are active in our forums, chances are you’ve seen the amazing custom dioramas and playsets by forum member EMPIRE.  But now, he’s taken it to the next level – by converting an entire ROOM into a custom playset.  Head on over to the forums and [Read More]

A Tale of Two Heads

A Tale of Two Heads

I’ve felt for a while that the Black Series Ree Yees has been sporting a head a tad too small, so I dusted off my dremel so I could see what the POTF2 version’s head looked like on there. Does it look better?  Or worse?  Does it really matter?  I dunno [Read More]

Order 66 Survivors Roundup Report

Order 66 Survivors Roundup Report

Another Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just wrapped up, and we’ve got some cool Hasbro prizes to announce alongside the customizing Roundup Report.  Head to the forums and check it out! [Read More]

Customizer Spotlight: mousedroidhoojib

Customizer Spotlight:  mousedroidhoojib

This weekend we highlight the customizing work of one of the most creative members of our forums – mousedroidhoojib.  Diving into various EU sources and official film characters, you never know what project mousedroidhoojib is going to show off next.  Check out the [Read More]

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