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6:30 PM on 12.11.2012

BBTS and FansProject team up for Toys For Tots

Big Bad Toy Store and popular Transformers third party group FansProject are teaming up to bring donations to Toys For Tots and you can help! From now until December 16 for every pre-order made of FansProject's latest figure,...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

FansProject reveals new 'Headmaster' Function-X line photo
FansProject reveals new 'Headmaster' Function-X line
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

In a rare update on the FansProject website we're treated to a cryptic preview of their upcoming series Function-X. At one time this was believed to be a homage to the Transformers Technobots combiner team, but now we know this is an attempt to update the original G1 Headmasters. If you're unfamiliar, Headmasters were a Transformers sub-group that featured larger transforming robots with removable heads that could turn into smaller robots that would ride inside the larger bot's alternative mode. It's a crazy concept that was also used in the Targetmaster (transforming guns) and Powermaster (transforming engines) lines. However, it also gave way to some really cool figures like Fortress Maximus and Scorponok!

From the image on their website we can get an idea of the first five figures in the line. The very first release will be Chromedome, renamed Code (CrOmeDomE), followed by unnamed versions of Brainstorm, Mindwipe, Weirdwolf, and Skullcruncher. Oddly, Hardhead and Highbrow appear to be missing from the lineup for now. TFormers also unearthed an image of some concept art of each figure which also prominently features a sixth figure, Minerva, from Japan's Transformers: The Headmasters anime series. The concept art also shows Brainstorm in dark gray (a reference to something I can't quite put my finger on), as well as Skullcruncher in the red, white, and blue colors of Alligatorcon. I would love a figure of Alligatorcon!

With this we're a few steps closer to seeing every figure from G1 updated in one way or another. I'm pretty excited to see just how these look in physical form. Hopefully the wait isn't too long.

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8:00 AM on 10.26.2012

FansProject reissues some of their best sets and more

Big Bad Toy Store has started taking pre-orders on several of FansProject's past third-party Transformers releases. FansProject has arguably made some of the most popular unofficial Transformers figures and add-ons yet to com...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

12:00 PM on 06.07.2011

FanProject's Classics Hot Rod armor upgrade has the touch of transparency

If you've listened to our Transformers episode of Tomocast, you'll know that I love FansProject when it comes to custom figures. It was because of them that we got the amazing upgrade kit City Commander for the Classics Ultra...

Jonathan Tubbs

9:00 AM on 03.18.2011

FansProject's fund raising for 'Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011'

With Japan needing much aid, companies have stepped forward by donating their own money but are also currently running donation campaigns on purchases from customers. Some are offering percentages of a sale while others are o...

Jonathan Tubbs

8:00 AM on 12.07.2010

FansProject announces the Causality Crossfire Side Story set

Remember the awesome upgrade set from FansProject that include two new figures to convert your Transformers Universe Bruticus Maximus to look more like his original Generation 1 counterpart? Well, those who past up on the new...

Jonathan Tubbs

10:00 AM on 09.21.2010

First color images of Fansproject Protector Armor are blurry but exciting

Quite blurry, but at least we see the darned thing in color now! But wait, it looks like it's for the most part, unpainted. Well, at least the chest bit is, the head seems fine. I do hope that this is just the casting of the ...

Nabeel "Touya" Mohammed

2:30 PM on 09.10.2010

Fansproject Protector pre-order, but wait, there's more!

So after all those articles I posted about the Shadow Scyther Armor, I'm sure you all think I had forgotten about it's properly colored cousin, the Protector Armor? Heck no! As a matter of fact, I'm here to tell you right now...

Nabeel "Touya" Mohammed

10:00 AM on 09.08.2010

Fansproject Shadow Scyther has color! Were you taking bets? The winner is-

Everyone! Everyone's a winner! No seriously. All weekend, those in the Transformers know have been trying to determine the final color of Fansproject's Shadow Scyther (yes, I'm aware the image says "Scythe," it's no...

Nabeel "Touya" Mohammed

12:00 PM on 09.06.2010

Fansproject Shadow Scyther up for pre-order, not even painted yet

Wow, I had only brought you schematics of this thing over the weekend, and it's up for pre-order already! Here's what we know so far. Fansproject intends for this upgrade set to be an exclusive to TFSource. Being that it's ma...

Nabeel "Touya" Mohammed

2:00 PM on 05.11.2010

New photos of FansProject's Crossfire02 now has me drooling rivers

I love FansProject. I really, REALLY love them for the ideas to take current Transformers and make them better. That is why I anxiously await the release of their Crossfire02 upgrade kit that converts the Transformers Un...

Jonathan Tubbs

2:00 PM on 04.19.2010

FansProject reveals the prototype for their Transformers Rodimus upgrade

As stated by many alike, finally FansProject has revealed the prototype for their upcoming Transformers upgrade kit designed for Classics figure Rodimus (Hot Rod). The last we heard about this was back in the fall o...

Jonathan Tubbs