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#1 wizard

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Posted 18 June 2016 - 12:55 PM

Hi, does anyone know any active forums/Facebook groups etc for the OMFG line?
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Posted 18 June 2016 - 01:45 PM

There is a Facebook group called The Mini figure Militia. It's for all things mini figure.
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Posted 18 June 2016 - 04:48 PM

There is a Facebook group called The Mini figure Militia. It's for all things mini figure.

 

I just joined to that one, they accepted me so fast I was surprised lol Another facebook group page for any kind of small figures is Mini Figure Marketplace. 


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Posted 18 June 2016 - 06:37 PM

Another facebook group page for any kind of small figures is Mini Figure Marketplace. 

 

The Marketplace is just for selling though, FYI.


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 03:35 AM

http://octobertoys.com/forum/  is still active (or at least hit-or-miss)

 

I know these aren't forums/Facebook groups, but...

George and Ayleen are both active on instagram and twitter.

Ben has 3dretro.  You can reach him there. 


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 05:49 AM

http://octobertoys.com/forum/  is still active (or at least hit-or-miss)

 

I know these aren't forums/Facebook groups, but...

George and Ayleen are both active on instagram and twitter.

Ben has 3dretro.  You can reach him there. 

The site is back? Last I heard they were closing up shop.


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 07:52 AM

The OT forum never actually closed but there was a mass exodus where most conversation has moved on to specialized FB groups, etc. I don't think this is unique to OT but there announcement that the forums would close definitely drove people elsewhere. All in all, I think forums like this and T are sorta falling to the wayside of popular social media. Only time will tell which will prevail.

 

There are rumors and speculation as to why things have died off at OT. I don't think anyone outside of George and Ayleen know for sure.

 

IMO, Series 4 was not supported well at all. Were there even any colorways? Artist proofs? Outside of the KS and slime green Brainwaves? A real shame because I love everything about Series 4. I almost even bought my own Kaiju Kaos-exclusive colorway but the timing fell poorly with my wife's poor health.


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 07:55 PM


Artist proofs?

This bothered me about series 4. Five artists get a toy produced and 200 free figures thanks to a community vote, and only one has made their pink figures available for sale as far as I know.


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 08:47 PM

This bothered me about series 4. Five artists get a toy produced and 200 free figures thanks to a community vote, and only one has made their pink figures available for sale as far as I know.

 

Yeah that was a bit rough.

 

I used to collect the artist versions pretty much exclusively because I like pink toys and I like supporting the artists themselves but once I had no chance at getting them anymore I gave up on the line.


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Posted 20 June 2016 - 08:42 AM

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Posted 20 June 2016 - 11:01 AM

We've been Alan Masked. :p  

 

 

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Posted 29 July 2016 - 03:51 PM

As far as "dead" goes I talked to George Gaspar at SDCC, and he says they just got some new sculpting done for series 5.  So it's not dead yet, at least.


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 07:07 AM

Great news - I really like the designs that got voted in for ser. 5
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Posted 14 August 2016 - 09:23 AM

I hope the line isn't dead...  It was pretty frustrating when I was getting into collecting these things and finding out that series 4 was delayed, series 5 was in limbo, all the drama over the wonky voting system, and no mention of series 6...  :huh:


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Posted 15 September 2016 - 11:52 AM

Still alive, Series 4 GITD are on kickstarter.
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Posted 28 January 2017 - 11:55 AM

Bumpin' this thread because it looks like October Toys has popped it's clogs...  :wacko:

http://octobertoys.com/new-adventures/

 

 

After 12 amazing years, we have decided it’s time to explore new projects and opportunities outside of October Toys. We are so thankful for all of the incredible people we have met and friends we have made though this chapter of our toy lives. There is no way to say thank you enough to the people that have become family to us and to each and every fan who has supported our projects over the years...

 

 

 

So does this spell the end for the OMFG line!?  Will series 5 never get out of the design stage!?

 

Brought to my attention by Keshi Drop

http://spiderearthbl...lls-it-day.html


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 03:11 PM

Well that sucks… I was planning on making another order once the store came back online from holiday hiatus - I wonder if they'll unload the remaining stock at some point.
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Posted 30 January 2017 - 05:02 PM

Thank you for the update. Things have seemed weird with Toy Break over the last year.  I think George and Ayleen have gone their separate ways; both professionally and personally. Sad day...


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