We thought we had seen the ultimate 2001: A Space Odyssey Discovery model with the Moebius kit, but here’s an upcoming model kit that takes things up a notch. This is a prototype 1/10th studio scale model of the Discovery from Kaiyodo, with an insane amount of detail that we can’t wait to build!
We check in with Steve Neisen of eFX Collectibles to see what’s up with his AT-ST studio scale model replica, as well as check out a massive Star Destroyer prototype he’s put together as a made-to-order collectible. We learn how the surface details of the Star Destroyer were enhanced by the modelmaker who worked on the original filming miniature!
Adam spends the day in master swordsmith Peter Lyon’s shop, making a steel dagger that will be the hero prop for the film. While Adam gets to grinding the blade, we also visit Weta’s props department to cast a few different rubber stunt daggers for the action sequence. Adam then heads to the paint shop to get the hero and stunt props painted to match!
We take a look at a few high-end collectibles from Jurassic Park and Jurassic World at this year’s Comic-Con. Chroncicle Collectibles shows us their life-size Baby Blue replica made from ILM’s digital files, as well as a prototype for their official Barbasol can replica that’s officially licensed and made in partnership wtih Barbasol!
We meet up with the Wand Company, makers of the upcoming Fallout 76 Pip-Boy 2000 Construction kit to pur our arm in this exquisite prop replica. Wand Company shows us some of the finer details of this kit, as well as their other beautiful collectibles from the Fallout game universe.
In our first look at the new LEGO Voltron set, we chat with one of the set’s designers who adapted the winning LEGO Ideas submission to a buildable Voltron model that meets LEGO’s rigorous build and play standards. We also take a look at some of the early prototypes for this set that help prove the design was viable. Let’s watch Voltron assemble!
Adam goes on his annual incognito walk through San Diego Comic-Con, this time on the 49th anniversary of the Moon landing! His costume this year is a replica of the first high-altitude pressure suit, made in 1935 for famed aviator Wiley Post. While on the floor, Adam takes photos with attendees and even meets a No Face cosplayer!
We play and review Marvel Powers United VR, the new superhero brawler from Oculus and Sanzaru Games. Jeremy and Norm talk about why this game reminds us of the 4-player arcade brawlers of the 90s, and whether the game succeeds in making us feel like Marvel superheroes. Plus, two recommendations for mobile VR games!
Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about ideas and tools for cutting big materials in small spaces.