Apr 132015
 

frontpage toy news

 

Introducing Legion XIV’s newest product and first modern action figure. This all new highly detailed figure was built to be a realistic representation of women in uniform. If features a high level of articulation and multiple color options.

The focus of this Kickstarter is to fund the tooling and production of the figure. All the prototypes are built and ready to go. At each contribution level you will be able to choose any combination of figures up to the total of that contribution level.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects…8-scale-figure

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Apr 132015
 

custom customs

If you are living under the one rock that hasn’t heard the great news, Ozzie92 took home the grand prize in the 2015 GIJoeCon customizing event! Competition was incredibly fierce this year, so it is an honour to congratulate Rob on bringing home the trophy. Teacher-of-the-Year honours, Custom of the Year at JoeCon, what is next?

You, sir, are seriously the man!

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BrokeCon is HERE!!!

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Apr 092015
 

From Lantern Lad’s Sketchbook…

contest contests

 

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BrokeCon is here!!! Click on the links and start playing the games! Feel free to play the games or host one of your own, BUT read the rules on post 1 first!

 

Most importantly, HAVE FUN!!!!

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Apr 022015
 

custom of the month

CoM_calvin

That’s right, the polls are open for March’s Custom of the Month! Show your support for your comrades-in-plastic by placing your vote in this month’s contest. There are many great entries to chose from and remember, voting is multiple choice. Chose one or chose them all, just go and vote!

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Mar 312015
 

From Lantern Lad’s Drawing Board:

 

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APRIL 10-12 with a special preview night April 9th.
(Not entirely sure what that entails yet, as usual, I’m making this shit up as I go along)

This years BrokeCon will be loaded with more prizes than ever… even a VERY special (and incredibly sarcastic) BrokeCon “NO-PRIZE” just for the fun of it! Click below to go to the official BrokeCon 2015 thread!

 

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Mar 312015
 

charity charities

C.O.M.B.A.T. (Charitable Organization Mobile Battle Android Trooper)

Welcome to version 2 of OG13’s charity figure drive. This year, we will be donating all profits to a single OGer in need, who will be revealed at the end of this endeavour. 100% of the figures, accessories, casting, molds, paint, labels, money, and time came directly from our charity crew. This was 100% OGer funded and driven!

It’s my honor to present this year’s recipent of the 2014, umm, ish Charity Figure fund raising.

This gentleman is a great member of the OG13 family and a wonderful family man in real life as well. He is a customizer of many skills and leads one of our customs groups. Without going into detail of what happened to him, and just saying that when the discussions of who should we show our gratitude to and spread some cheer, one name came up first, often and was a easy decision for us.

We were going to present him this gift at Joecon but decided he could use the funds for Joecon expenses. We will be presenting him with the C.O.M.B.A.T. Charity figure, #1 of 50, during our time at this years Joecon.

So without any further rambling……..2014-ish Award goes to:

Miguel “Jpnx” Rios……..

Congratulations from us and thank you for being a part of our OG13 family!

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Supertroopers 2

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Mar 252015
 

entertainment news

Super Troopers 2 is officially a go thanks to the over $2 million in donations the film’s Indiegogo page has received just one day into its campaign.

Of course we’re not affiliated with Broken Lizard in any way, but I think the majority of us can agree that the first SUPERTROOPERS movie was pretty damn funny.

Good luck guys, can’t wait to see to see this hit the theaters.

The film currently has $2,016,658 in funds raised, and the numbers are still climbing.

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Mar 232015
 

custom customs

From the workshop of TIEFightertk069:

“I’ve been here for a while, and figured it was time to say hello. Some really great work and a few familiar faces here! Anyway, here are a few of the things I’ve been working on lately. I hope y’all enjoy them, and look forward to hearing what you think. Cheers!”

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Mar 202015
 

charity charities

From the desk of Byrnes:

“Looking to help raise some money for a good cause. I’ve asked the members to post their customs for sale here. I’ll leave the details of the sales up to each member. I’ll update the first post with info throughout the thread so you can get a quick look.”

 

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Mar 142015
 

Our good friends at AngelForge have let us know about an opportunity to help lift the spirits of a really, really great human being who has been a longstanding pillar of the community, and can really use some positivism in his life.

From XOC2008:

“You guys know Meddatron, and he’s had some major health things come up lately. I don’t want to say more than that, because it’s not my place, but I wanted to add that what we do I guarantee will be appreciated for a long time to come. And sure, he may see this post, so be it.

You guys have your charity thing, and this isn’t really that. Some of us at Angelforge and an the 118th (so far) are going in on a group project for Medd. It doesn’t have to be strictly customs, though a lot of us are working on stuff like that. If you want to participate, feel free to join AF’s forum if you haven’t, and come to the thread here: http://theangelforge.vbulletin.net/f…e-medd-project.

Even if you can’t actively participate but have some ideas that you might want to toss our way, we’d appreciate it. Thanks!

If you get a chance, click through the URL below and see if you are inspired. Meddatron is seriously one of the great ones.

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Mar 132015
 

Do you have a custom Hit & Run, painting, artwork,photo, sketch or any other piece of custom work related to this month’s selected character Hit & Run? If so please share with us. Or get to work and make something for the showcase. Here’s some submissions from a few faithful showcase customizers so far.

Indiana Joe

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Nighthawk

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Mar 122015
 

custom customs

From the workshop of Vanishing Point:

“Last year after Joecon I started a side project, it was to make my own versions of the repaint squads using different era, original and other media characters instead of straight repaints. TIGER FORCE. The result is as follows: Tiger Force and their Counterparts.”

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Mar 102015
 

custom customs

He’s new here, but many of you may recognize him from around the web. Take a moment to check out his fantastic work, and tell him hello!

From the workshop of JasonWelcome:

“Hey Guys I’m happy to be here, I’ll be posting a mix of finished and WIP figures with certain customs meant to display pieces while others are meant to actually be played with. Anyways I hope you enjoy!”

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