Forum member and diorama master Empire has done it again, creating some fantastic multi-purpose playset dioramas – check these outstanding custom playsets after the jump!
Note to Hasbro: Who says kids don’t like playsets? My 6-year old son saw this tonight and won’t quit pestering me about it!
The collecting community is anxious to get their hands on the amazing diorama pieces coming soon from Galactic Merchants! And to help answer some of the many great questions that collectors have, the crew at Imperialshipyards will be hosting a podcast with the lead designer of these great environment sets this Friday at Friday, September 6th at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.
So head on over to Imperialshipyards at that time and listen in!
The folks at Galactic Merchants have shared another outstanding update showing further progress on the upcoming display environments they are offering to the fan community. Check out the full image they’ve shared in the forums!
As you can probably tell by now, we have fallen head over heels for the amazing diorama project by Galactic Merchants. And now, they’ve revealed a sneak peek in our forums – check it out after the jump!
The collecting community has stepped up to the plate with a huge outpouring of support for the team at Galactic Merchants as they aspire to make cool diorama display pieces for the fans. And now, our pals at Imperialshipyards are going to be hosting a podcast with Galactic Merchants, and they want to know what questions you have about these dioramas! Head on over to their forums and submit your questions!
For collectors still wanting a cheap Republic Attack Shuttle, Toys”R”Us currently has it on sale for 50% off ($39.99) plus take an additional 20% off your online purchase at check out to bring it down to $31.99. A great deal for a vehicle/playset of this size!
Customizer Kodiak3d has shared pics of an amazing 3D printed version of the cantina centerpiece in the forums!
After you click through and see the pics of this unpainted all the way through to completion, I am sure you will enjoy the images but if you’re like me, you may also be annoyed that Hasbro has focused on other areas instead of some small iconic environments like this.
Gentle Giant is sending out notifications that pre-orders for the Jumbo Kenner Cantina Playset will start processing January 29. Be sure your card is ready!
Gentle Giant is now taking pre-orders for their Jumbo Kenner Cantina Playset! Enjoy a new way to display all of your favorite Star Wars Jumbo Vintage Kenner figures and recapture that sense of wonder you had when you first saw this in the Holiday Wishbook!
Update: For folks that are balking at the price of this piece, the following comes straight from Ashly Powell, Director of Product Development at Gentle Giant on YodasNews Facebook page.
Hey guys! Just an FYI — the Cardboard Cantina set is huge – and is being printed here right in the U.S.A. It’s not cheap setting up a print run for a small qty, plus this comes die-cut and in the collectors packaging.
Last night I was thinking about the abandoned concept of a Droid Factory Playset meant to add additional play value to the now expired Build-A-Droid feature from the Legacy Collection and came up with the above mockup.
Is this something you wish Hasbro would have attempted or does the idea of recycling a 30 year old mold smack of desperation? Click the image above for a closer look and if you have an opinion, feel free to comment on this on our Facebook page or in our forums.