greetings everyone... it has really been a while. i see the site has grown quite considerably and far from what i saw it from. it has been brought to my attention, somewhat disturbing but not at all surprised, that because of some information inaccuracies the wiki has been getting bad press from the "true zoids fans" out there.
but there is at least some light in the dark. quoting from some of the more level headed people in the "thread", "The wiki system has always relied on people with the correct information catching and overwriting false or misinformed entries. In more generalized wikis and those with heavy traffic, this system generally prevails. However, topic-specific wikis, such as those devoted to TV shows, toy franchises, and what…Read more >
its been a while since my last post. i hibernated from collecting since i acquired a gungy. not looking for anything in particular, a conversation with my friend revealed a complete set of MIB GZ power up parts which required an immediate meet-up. as we were talking, it seems he found out that a nearby mall is selling some of their kits at 50% off!
getting the power up parts for almost 30 bucks i went rushing to the toy store and i found KGs, gul tigers and a single iron kong ss all of which were on sale (there were other choices but they were with regular prices). it made me swear seeing the KGs with the ridiculous price decrease (i had 2 taken at the original price...) but decided on taking the lone kong to satisfy my long time kong cravin…Read more >
so what's up in the zoids world? none for takara tomy and score some more for kotobukiya. new HMM will arrive this year. a new command wolf variant, two molga variants, the gun sniper and the much awaited (for me perhaps...) iron kong. you can check out some details regarding the models in their respective articles.
new zoids key chains were also released tied in with the coca-cola corp. too bad its not world wide. as with most great things japanese, they tend to keep it to themselves. (no offense to the japanese) the dark dimetrodon has been set on limited sale during last july's toy convention in japan, only. (once again, great, just great)
someday, maybe some zoids-crazy country out there would try and make their own limited garage kits or…Read more >
...and its a slow start for zoids in the year 2009. kit prices are shooting through the roof and the lack of new models are just some of the problems to begin with. it seems tomy is busy re-issuing past releases and giving to much freedom to kotobokiya since they're too lazy to do it themselves. in fairness, kotobukiya's kits are extremely detailed, thus the HMM badge, plastic quality not included.
whatever happened to a new anime series to send their anniversary off with a bang?
they should have payed more attention to customizers since some of the new designs started off as customs anyway. which reminds me of Zoids Generations or ZGe. a lot of good ideas there... which sadly remained as ideas. tomy should also pay attention to the garage kit m…Read more >