The Realm Recap is back after an extended break, but in our absence, plenty of news broke by way of crowd sourcing as Force Friday product continues to leak on to store shelves. We take a look at the latest reveals as well as our thoughts on the planned 18-hour global “unboxing” event from Disney/Lucasfilm. Officially, Disney did release their Infinity 3.0 system and the reviews are generally very positive. We close things out with a discussion on the new micro teaser Lucasfilm released via Instagram, Topps Trading Card app praises and our latest toys acquisitions. All this and much more on Episode #73 of The Realm Recap!
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Continue reading Episode #73: Force Friday – Substance or Spectacle?
A brand new installment in The Enloe Trials photonovel series is currently under production and scheduled for a September release.
Head on over the forums for full size previews, or for a refresher on the most recent chapter, click here.
Yakface forum moderator Jodo has just wrapped up the latest installment in his Era of Darkness photonovel series.
This is the 3rd chapter in his series, and is definitely worth checking out, with a great storyline filled with intrigue. Take a few minutes and head on over to the forums after the jump!
This evening we spotlight the incredible customizing skills of forum member Darth Amoress, who has updated with some fantastic creations in our forums lately.
Check them out and leave him some feedback for his efforts after the jump!
The current Yakfinities Customizing Challenge, Pegwarmers, is starting to heat up with several more great entries over the past couple weeks.
Check them out by heading to the forums, or submit your own custom after the jump!
Once again, forum member Peakob1 knocks our socks off with another batch of amazing Clone Wars custom figures.
Great sculpting, painting and articulation really bring these animated custom figures to life; with a style that blends in great with the realistic versions of characters Hasbro usually produces.
Check out his latest update and leave him a comment or two after the jump!
Since acquiring the teaser poster for The Force Awakens via Disney Movie Rewards, I knew I’d want a special way to display it without spending a fortune on a dedicated backlit display case. Click on through to find out how you can build one yourself with the simplest of tools and the least amount of money. We’re all saving up for Force Friday, right?
Continue reading DIY LED Frame Project for The Force Awakens Poster
Our latest Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just concluded, and with 60 different “Rebel Militia” custom entries, there’s a ton of customizing fun for your viewing pleasure in our Roundup Report.
So kick back, relax, and check out all the entries – and also see which of the participants are walking away with some cool prizes after the jump!
A new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has just begun – the Pegwarmer Roundup!
Let’s face it, there’s figures that Hasbro makes just too many of, or the figure just falls short of expectations. Sometimes, this is where customizers come in and save the day by making a purchase nobody else will… for a custom!
Got some pegwarmers in your area that a retailer can’t seem to give away? Help these unwanted toys find a home (only to be chopped up repainted) by joining in the Pegwarmer Roundup!
Forum member Warsaw has posted in our forums a jaw-dropping update featuring an original design of the AT-DP and driver by Joe Johnston during production of The Empire Strikes Back. Enjoy this masterful update after the jump!
The hobby may be slow right now, but customizers always find a way to make even the dark times a bit brighter with their creative works by sharing them with the community.
So we kick things off on this Customizer Mega Spotlight with Peakob1, who shows off yet again another group of amazing Clone Wars custom figures. Check them out here.
Next, mousedroidhoojib has created something truly unique; Padme Amidala in a bio-hazard suit!
Also, General Rieeken really is outdated by today’s standards, so check out how forum member Customjedi is fixing that.
Last but not least, forum member CloneTroopr shows off a fantastic custom of Republic Commando Gregor.
Got some customs to share? Head on over to the forums and show us what you’ve got!
Forum member CloneCrazy is at it again, with another outstanding installment in his photonovel series, Will of the Force.
Head on over to the forums to check out his latest chapter, and be sure to leave him some feedback for his efforts!
Recently I was part of a Q&A session with the fine crew at Faster and More Intense. The topics focused mostly on customizing, and general thoughts on things in a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Head on over to their site for the full session.
There has been a lot of commentary out there about the helmet size of the new Captain Rex (#09) figure from The Black Series being too small. There is a very easy “fix” that most people can do if you have some older Clone Wars Rex figures laying about. Click on through for a quick fix on bringing that shrunken head version back to the front lines of your collection.
Continue reading Black Series Captain Rex Quick Fix
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!