It seems to have flown somewhat under the radar, but over on the Boss Fight Studio Facebook Page, Catrina, one of the members of BFS made what appears to be an innocuous post:
On the surface it doesn’t look like much, but check the hashtag… “#HicSuntDracones”.
For those unfamiliar, the term Hic Sunt Dracones was often placed on ancient maps showing the presence of danger. Translated from Latin, however, it literally means “Here Be Dragons”..
Could this be some kind of hint that we may be getting dragons in the Vitruvian HACKS line? They have shown off several fantasy related designs as follow ups to the Greek Mythology concept.
Very interesting….stay tuned! I know I will.
Through the Kickstarter craze of 2014 we heard about two properties primed for relaunch in 2015, both of which had Boss Fight Studio along for the ride. Both Eagle Force and Captain Action are bracing for Kickstarter launches this year, and the folks from Zica Toys have posted a new image of Captain Action with his trusty vehicle, the Silver Streak.
According to the Zica Toys Facebook Page, we should be expecting the Kickstarter to launch “soon”.
Check out the image below, and let’s get ready for an exciting year!
A couple of years ago at the G.I. Joe Convention, Hasbro revealed some concept work for an unreleased repaint of the Rise of Cobra PIT Playset. While the Pit itself was mostly looked down upon by the G.I. Joe fandom (a treatment I don’t fall in line with), I think most fans found the Cobra repaint(s) pretty intriguing.
To this point, though, we only had blurry phone pics of a slideshow to base that opinion on. But no longer!
Thanks to the Eagle Eyes of Brian Hickey, a gallery with some larger, clearer pictures has been linked on the Facebook G.I. Joe Discussion Group, and I’ve mirrored them below. As much as I enjoyed the original RoC Pit Playset, this Cobra repaint does indeed look even more bad ass.
Look, I may be a bit biased… my memory of the Pit is my then-four year old daughter spending three hours putting the stickers on with me, and it’s one of my fonder G.I. Joe memories, but even without that, I think the Pit has some fun qualities, especially if fans can think of it more like an updated Mobile Command Center, and not so much like the ultimate G.I. Joe headquarters.
At any rate, check out the images of the Cobra themed repaint below.