Have you checked out Holeinthegroundpro lately? The amount of awesome diorama building pieces that are available now is getting to be extremely impressive.
Head on over and check out what you can order to make some fantastic movie scenes with your figures by clicking on the image above.
Have suggestions for other products to be made? Be sure to post your ideas in our forums!
Read anything good on the internet lately? Me neither. So let’s change that (yes, I’m overselling it). After 20+ years of reporting toy news for Hasbro via the info generously doled out through press releases and agencies, it appears that Yakface.com has been dropped from the list of those receiving direct communication and promotional materials from Hasbro. Read on for what will and won’t change around here for the foreseeable future. Intriguing!!!
Continue reading Site News: End of an Era, But Business As Usual
Voting is now open for our next Yakfinities Customizing Challenge, which kicks off October 1. We’ll leave this poll open for 10 days, which allows registered Yakface Forum members to cast their vote on what theme they like most.
And don’t forget – our current Yakfinities (Mini Rigs) is still live through the month of September!
Yakface staffer and photonovel guru Jodo has posted a new installment in his Era of Darkness photonovel series – jump on over to the forums and check it out!
So many reports are coming in on social media of various products from The Last Jedi being stocked on shelves ahead of the September 1 street date. It seems at this point, every major retailer has had specific stores with product leaks from their stockroom.
In most instances, the product won’t ring up, but in some smaller chains it will, and some of the bigger chains are over-riding the “do not sell” message at the register out of confusion or whatever reason(s).
So, who all has seen product in the stores thus far? What are your impressions of the “in person” quality? Are you feeling this line will be more successful at retail than TFA and Rogue One? Share your thoughts here or in the forums!
Tonight we spotlight some awesome custom droids from Yakface forum member Stan.
There’s some awesome work here, and you may recongnize some of these custom parts from Holeinthegroundpro. Check out the some better pics, and his many other recent customs after the jump!
Rykrof Enloe returns to the Yakface Forums with an all-new adventure! Check it out and share your thoughts after the jump!
In a surprising toy find, Yakface reader Bryan K. sends in visual proof of finding the Galactic Heroes BB-8 playset that was shown on display back in February at New York Toy Fair.
We’ve been wondering whatever happened to this, and there had been speculation that it was cancelled. But it’s been found at a Walmart store, and our assumption is you’ll start seeing these at retail in September.
Bryan also found this at the same store, but we’re not at liberty to share the image.
Personal Note: Seeing that we know the upcoming Hasbro 3.75″ “Mega Playset” also turns into BB-8, an educated guess tells us that this thing is going to be similar to this Galactic Heroes toy.
An all new Rykrof Enloe photonovel adventure is coming soon to the Yakface Forums!
Catch up on the most recent installment before the new one is posted by clicking here.
You may have noticed that some Walmart stores are resetting their sections for “The Black Series” and making extra space now for more 3.75″ figures.
Are you seeing this in your area? Could this mean some of the more “in-demand” figures in the classic scale will be arriving at retail soon (or to conincide with Force Friday)? Share your thoughts in the forums!
Hasbro’s new Forces of Destiny line has been showing up at retail over the past week. How are these appearing to move in your area?
Check out my personal experience (and opinion) in our forums, and we look forward to reading yours as well.
Recently, our friends at Jeditemplearchives shared news of Target’s plan to merchandise clearance Star Wars items in their very own planogram section.
While traveling today, I came across a Target store that had just reset their clearance Star Wars items following these corporate guidelines (this store also had an endcap filled with at least 30 more 5poa figures from TFA and Rogue One and a ton of Ezra speederbikes).
What kind of clearance selection are you all seeing at your local Targets? How low do these products need to go for customers to put them in their carts? Share your thoughts after the jump!
The most recent Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has concluded, and the Roundup Report is ready for your viewing pleasure.
Kick back and enjoy all the amazing talent from numerous customizers and see which random winners are walking away with free Hasbro figures after the jump!
Target has finally begun the process of clearancing out product that has been desperately staring back at you for nearly the past year. While most of these are the “lower tiered” 5POA style toys that even the kids seem to have no interest in, you will also likely find items from TBS getting marked down significantly as well.
While it’s good to get out with the old, seeing what is on clearance, and more importantly, knowing what NEVER MADE IT to retail, is a chilling sign for just how bad the brand is being merchandised these days. We can only hope that Hasbro has a much better game plan for the upcoming two films and beyond and turns this frown upside down.
Head on over to the forums for some close up images of the items marked down at my local store in the STL area, as well as the markdowns (which are already significant)… and for a personal rant.
One of our all-time favorite diorama builders has just wrapped up construction of one of his most impressive pieces to date, with his custom Fortress Defense Gate Playset.
You have to see this one to believe it – head on over to the forums and check it out after the jump!