Announcements => Announcements => Topic started by: Ryan on August 31, 2009, 12:21 AM

Post by: Ryan on August 31, 2009, 12:21 AM
Here it is... it is pretty simple.

3 Catagories:  Most Production Level (looks most like a Hasbro figure)
                    Most Creative
                    Most unique use of non-sw parts to create a SW figure

Then 2 Judges Prizes picked by staff randomly.

You can Choose any figure listed on the Top 30 wishlist that we are sending to Hasbro (sorry Jocasta Nu fans).

It is going to run for 2 months, so get your entries in before Nov 1.  

I also ask that you "register" with me with a simple "I'm in" type message. Either a PM or forum post will work just fine.  

On Nov 1.  We will get a gallery going with the photos, (you can submit 2 photos) then there will be a vote of members AS OF Nov 1.  (Sorry again Jocasta Nu Fans) That is how this one will work a straight up vote by the community.  If there is a bunch of voter fraud or ballot stuffing, the next contest will be judged differently.

There will be a discussion thread, feel free to post pics of WIPs or keep your project to yourself, it is up to you.   You can enter as many customs as you wish, but there will only be 1 prize per person.  

The prizes are up in the air right now, we are working with Sponsors (you've seen the banners on the site, click them from the main page, buy stuff, we like them)..but for now I anticipate Gift Cards to advertisers instead of merchandise (it ships cheaper). But the more participants we get, the more we will try to award prizes.

Be sure to check out the main contest thread ( in the customs forum. :)

Rules are subject to change and prizes may vary.

And in case anyone is having trouble finding it here is our Top 30 List once again:

1. Bom Vimdin16. Emperor Palpatine (Senate Duel)
2. Weequay (Skiff Master)17. Endor Rebel Soldier (Super Articulated Resculpt)
3. Bespin Han Solo (Super Articulated Resculpt)18. Fozec
4. Torryn Farr19. Kithaba
5. Doctor Evazan (Super Articulated Resculpt)20. Lumat/Wompus
6. Ponda Baba (Super Articulated Resculpt)21. Nien Nunb (Super Articulated Resculpt)
7. Hoth Princess Leia (Super Articulated Resculpt)22. Nikto (Vintage version)
8. Rebel Fleet Trooper (Super Articulated Resculpt)   23. Sim Aloo
9. ANH Grand Moff Tarkin (Super Articulated Resculpt)24. Zam Wessel (Super Articulated Resculpt)
10. Hoth Rebel Soldier (Echo Base)25. Tonnika Sisters (2-Pack)
11. Hoth Luke Skywalker (Super Articulated Resculpt)26. Joruus C'baoth
12. Mosep27. Admiral Pellaeon
13. Sergeant Doallyn28. Imperial Commander (SA Black Tunic)
14. Admiral Ackbar (Super Articulated Resculpt)29. Guri
15. Cliegg Lars30. Bastilla Shan

(Note once again that Jocasta Nu isn't on the list... :P)
Post by: Ryan on November 4, 2009, 07:31 PM
November 1st has come and gone and we have just wrapped up our first Custom Contest (,17025,).  :)

I'd like to start off by thanking everyone who entered a custom in the contest. We received a bunch of really good entries. I was impressed at the variety of different figures we have. Our 'theme' this time around was any character off of our Top-30 (,55127,) list that we sent in to Hasbro for the Fan's Choice Poll. It was a fairly wide open topic, so I was expecting to see some variety, but I was astonished to see that everyone submitted a different figure. That should make this a very close race.

Now that we have all of our entries it is time to vote on the winners! (Just when you thought election season was over ;) ) Whether or not you submitted a custom, we encourage everyone to vote. We are going to have three categories to vote in, and they look like this:

Most Production Level - This doesn't necessarily mean the 'best' overall figure. What we are looking for here is the figure that looks like it would be something that we would get from Hasbro. This refers to the paint, the sculpt/part choice, articulation and things of that nature.

Most Creative - Fairly self explanatory. See a figure you really like and it appears to have taken a stroke of genius to make it? Vote for that one.  ;)

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - Recognize a part from a GI-Joe figure? Have no idea where a set of arms come from but know they don't belong to a Star Wars figure? Vote for it here.

There are a few rules to the voting process:

It's fairly simple, but by all means if you have any questions let me know. In addition to the three main categories, The JD Staff will also be picking two additional figures for the Judge's choice category.

As an added inncentive to vote, everyone who votes is also going to be eligible to win a prize. Everyone's name will be put into a hat (figuratively speaking) and we will randomly select a winner. The winner will get 2 TLC Spacetroopers to help build your Imperial Army!

The entries are all listed below, head over to our voting thread ( or shoot me a PM to cast your votes! Enjoy looking through all of the great customs. It sure is going to be a close contest. Thanks for voting!  :)
Post by: Ryan on November 4, 2009, 07:31 PM
Without further ado... Here are all the entires:  :)

Toryn Farr: by darth_sidious



Imperial Dignitary Sim Aloo: by David


SA Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65



Luke Skywalker (Hoth Gear): by peakob1



Weeqauy Skiff Master: by QUANTAM 7



KOTOR Bastilla Shan: by starwarsgeek



Ponda Baba: by tonphanan


Dr. Ezavan: by tonphanan


Thanks again to everyone who participated and voted! :)
Post by: Ryan on December 15, 2009, 12:05 AM
Give us leeway though, because we're all very, very lazy. :)

Glad someone said it... :P

The votes have finally been all tallied up and we finally have some winners to announce! All of these entries were fantastic and the voting was so close that we have decided that everyone who entered is going to win a prize! Everyone who entered should PM me their mailing address and we can get your prize shipped out to you! Without further ado here are the five category winners:

Most Production Level:
 - Luke Skywalker (Hoth Gear): by peakob1

Most Creative:
- KOTOR Bastilla Shan: by starwarsgeek


Most Unique Use of Non-SW Parts:
- SA Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65


Judge's Prize # 1:
 - Weeqauy Skiff Master: by QUANTUM 7


Judge's Prize # 2:
- Toryn Farr by darth_sidious