While I totally understand the collector mentality when it comes to action figures, there’s definitely a side of me that likes when a toy maker really puts some emphasis on the word “action”.
This new line of Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. action figures by Boss Fight Studio are part of a Kickstarter project and are definitely designed to be customized, played with and posed in a variety of ways.
The team at Boss Fight Studio consists of 3 designers and 2 sculptors who have decades of experience working in the toy industry for brands like Marvel, Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers and more. Their goal is to create “a line of highly articulated action figures for adult collectors designed with play and customization in mind.”
Here are a few details from the project:
Highly Articulated – We believe that action figures are meant to be played with. If it doesn’t move, then it’s a statue. That’s why Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. figures are designed with poseability as a priority. Our 4″ base figure features at least 17 points of articulation, all with an excellent range of motion.
Character – Each Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. figure is packed with detail and personality. From the texture on the Spartan’s sandals to the individual snakes on the Gorgon’s heads, every piece of these figures has been designed and sculpted to tell the story of who this character is. At the same time, these figures can fill any niche in your collection that you want, battling alongside heroes, commanding legions of villains, or doing whatever else you can imagine.
Kit – Although Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. action figures come fully assembled in the package, they’re designed to be a customizer’s dream come true. Want to give your Spartan some custom painted armor or sculpt gauntlets on your Gorgon? No problem! Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. figures are made to disassemble with minimal effort for easy customizing, yet hold together during posing and display.
System – The perks for customizers don’t end with figures that are easy to take apart and put back together. Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. features an articulation system that’s compatible from figure to figure. Although the individual figures each feature several unique parts, all nine Greek warriors share the same underlying structure, as do all nine Gorgons, and this will continue with our future product. So mixing and matching parts is an easy task for any level of customizer.
Head after the break to see more pictures and the project video.
You can view more about the project and contribute at Kickstarter.
(via Super Punch)