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Print-to-Order Service Helps 3-D Designer Revive Forgotten Figurines

• Wired.com

Some toys are destined for the trash bin (hello, Rock Lords), but for the playthings that are unfairly granted a short run in the stores, 3-D printers can add a new chapter to their story. ModiBots is the exact definition of this, an evolution of a toy design that had unfulfilled promise after a short-lived launch.

Losey worked for Hasbro and Kenner for 13 years, leading design and sculpting teams on a laundry list of licensed projects — G.I. Joe, Star Wars, Superman, Batman, Jurassic Park, Spiderman, and Pokemon. Those movie and TV-based toys generated over a billion dollars in revenue, combined.