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Onell Design Glyos System Gears Edge Pheyden Action Figure Onell Design, Year Unknown
Day #8: October 25, 2010
Onell Design Glyos System Gears Edge Pheyden Action FigureGears Edge Pheyden
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Glyos System Founders Figure
Item No.:
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Manufacturer: Onell Design
Includes: n/a
Action Feature: Limbs can be swapped with compatible figures
Retail: $4
Availability: Discontinued as of September 2010
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Gears Edge PheydenIn the age of "designer toys" there seems to be a couple of constants: they aren't very fun and they're very rarely toys, they're generally statues or amusing sculptures. Onell Design decided to make something you can play with, and Gears Edge Pheyden is part of its expansive "Glyos" range. These are actual honest-to-goodness action figures, standing about 3-inches tall and packed with articulation. The designers clearly had customization in mind, as each joint is a place where you can tear the figure apart and swap out other pieces. Do you want a leg for an arm, and an arm for a leg? You can do that.

Since Onell Design's Glyos System figures are an original concept, it's unlikely you will seek them out on your own. There's no TV show or major media tie-in, but there are some NES-throwback Flash games and these are actually good desk toys. If you get a few of them-- and at the price, you should-- you can swap their heads around or arms and make something else. While someone is babbling at you on the phone, you'll have something to do, which is important. They're effectively a hybrid between Xevoz/Stikfas construction, 1980s action figures, and the ubiquitous Little Rubber Guys-style figures like MUSCLE and Monster in my Pocket. The sculpting is good and the painted detail is light, but it's a great example of a well-made low-cost plastic toy. Because, you know, you can play with it and it won't break easily. You could toss it at a wall, and it should be just fine.

The Gears Edge Pheyden has about 12 points of articulation and splits up in to 13 pieces. These pieces can be swapped with any Glyos-compatible figure, and Glyos-compatible figures are currently being produced by Onell, the Four Horsemen, and a handful of designers and hobbyists. While this figure has since sold out, other ones in different colors are available for about the same price.

--Adam Pawlus

See more Onell Design figures in Figure of the Day:
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Day 231: Onell Design Glyos Standard Pheyden Action Figure
Day 252: Onell Design Glyos Heavy Armored Rig Relgost Wing Divison Action Figure
Day 253: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Action Figures Set 2
Day 262: Onell Design Glyos Task Force Volkriun Extra Set
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Day 281: Onell Design Glyos Glyaxia Command Elite Glyan Action Figure
Day 298: Onell Design Glyos Reforged Govurom Action Figure
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Day 409: Onell Design Glyos Comrado Sarvos Action Figure
Day 425: Onell Design Glyos Zorennor Exploration Division Crayboth Senyrith Action Figure
Day 442: Onell Design Glyos Phaseon Gendrone Unpainted Black Action Figure
Day 461: Onell Design Glyos Zorennor Exploration Division Commander Sullkren Action Figure
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Day 505: Onell Design Glyos Zed Rig Runner Vehicle
Day 509: Onell Design Glyos Nonilla Pheyden Action Figure
Day 523: Onell Design Glyos Glyaxia Outer Battalion Glyan Action Figure
Day 527: Onell Design Glyos Hades Pheyden MK II Action Figure
Day 537: Onell Design Glyos Stealth Armorvor Action Figure
Day 553: Onell Design Glyos Verexxan Armorvor Action Figure
Day 572: Onell Design Glyos Neo Voss Crayboth Action Figure
Day 592: Onell Design Glyos Task Force Volkriun Core Block Action Figure
Day 607: Onell Design Glyos Neo Nebula Armorvor Action Figure
Day 609: Onell Design Glyos Syclodoc Neutralizer Action Figure
Day 617: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Nuldireus Action Figure
Day 621: Onell Design Glyos .shtmloth Sarvos Action Figure
Day 627: Onell Design Glyos Neo Legion Pheyden Action Figure
Day 631: Onell Design Glyos Neo Nebula Pheyden Action Figure
Day 638: Onell Design Glyos Mordireus Sarvos Action Figure
Day 649: Onell Design Glyos Gold Crayboth Action Figure
Day 650: Onell Design Glyos Red Swing Joint Set
Day 656: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Infection Action Figure
Day 659: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Legion Gobon Action Figure
Day 665: Onell Design Glyos Sonesidar Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 672: Onell Design Glyos Syclodoc Syclowave Action Figure
Day 676: Onell Design Glyos Task Force Volkriun Glyan Captain Ruger Action Figure
Day 686: Onell Design Glyos Ullexono Pheyden Action Figure
Day 695: Onell Design Glyos Ivorinium Noboto Action Figure
Day 701: Onell Design Glyos Reydurran Operations Unit Mini Blocker Rig Action Figure
Day 706: Onell Design Glyos Standard Crayboth MK II Action Figure
Day 710: Onell Design Glyos Neo Aves Exellis Action Figure
Day 719: Onell Design Glyos Traveler Urballim Pheyden Action Figure
Day 726: Onell Design Glyos MVR Standard Gobon Action Figure
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Day 743: Onell Design Glyos MVR Standard Noboto Action Figure
Day 749: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Pack 5 Red and Green Aura Action Figures
Day 765: Onell Design Glyos Lost Sincroid Army Genesis Corps Action Figure
Day 774: Onell Design Glyos Mordireus Gobon Action Figure
Day 789: Onell Design Glyos Standard Pheyden MK IV Action Figure
Day 793: Onell Design Glyos Neo Gatekeeper Reverse Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 806: Onell Design Glyos Dark Traveler Rift Breaker Action Figure
Day 836: Onell Design Glyos Ecroyex Guardian Syclodoc Action Figure
Day 841: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Rebellion Gobon Action Figure
Day 864: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Rebellion Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 869: Onell Design Glyos Gliporian Crayboth Action Figure
Day 875: Onell Design Glyos Argen MK X Action Figure
Day 881: Onell Design Glyos OMFG Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 890: Onell Design Glyos Ecroyex Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 897: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Ultra Corps Mimic Armorvor Action Figure
Day 911: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Spectre Force Gobon Action Figure
Day 912: Onell Design Glyos Spectre Armorvor Action Figure
Day 919: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Hanosyric Action Figure
Day 933: Onell Design Glyos Neo Gatekeeper Viyer Sarvos Action Figure
Day 957: Onell Design Glyos Neo Sincroid Gendrone Legion Action Figure
Day 961: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Gryganull Action Figure
Day 982: Onell Design Glyos Glyan Glyaxia Standard Action Figure
Day 983: Onell Design Glyos Super Crayboth Standard Action Figure
Day 988: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Grellanym Action Figure
Day 996: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Glyaxia Command Mimic Action Figure
Day 1,012: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Neo Phase Action Figure
Day 1,044: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Rig Crew Mimic Action Figure
Day 1,064: Onell Design Glyos Super Crayboth Mordireus Action Figure
Day 1,075: Onell Design Glyos Redlaw Phanost Action Figure
Day 1,079: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Disruptor MK II Action Figure
Day 1,093: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Cultivator Action Figure
Day 1,114: Onell Design Glyos Neo Granthan Vrylless Action Figure
Day 1,121: Onell Design Glyos Ecroyex Dark Traveler Strelleven Action Figure
Day 1,136: Onell Design Glyos Standard Ecroyex Glyan Action Figure
Day 1,141: Onell Design Glyos Skeleden Standard Action Figure
Day 1,143: Onell Design Glyos Neo Granthan Cliffstalker Action Figure
Day 1,160: Onell Design Glyos Neo Granthan Pyrotellica Action Figure
Day 1,176: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Marauder MK II Action Figure
Day 1,178: Onell Design Glyos Rykurra Sarvos Action Figure
Day 1,245: Onell Design Glyos Skeleden Ullcroth Mutation Action Figure
Day 1,256: Onell Design Glyos Argen MK XVII Electric Revenant Action Figure
Day 1,258: Onell Design Glyos Skeleden Nemica Icewave Action Figure
Day 1,274: Onell Design Glyos Brown Crayboth Action Figure
Day 1,346: Onell Design Glyos Glyarmor Hades Trooper Action Figure
Day 1,351: Onell Design Glyos Neo Granthan Gatorrior Mercenary Action Figure
Day 1,376: Onell Design Glyos Hades Pheyden MK IV Action Figure
Day 1,384: Onell Design Glyos December 2015 Stowaway Crayboth Action Figure
Day 1,437: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Keytrius Action Figure
Day 1,466: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Neo Nonilla Action Figure
Day 1,470: Onell Design Outer Space Men Orbitron Diversus
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Day 1,504: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Cosmic Wave
Day 1,535: Onell Design Outer Space Men Alpha 7 Zekroyas
Day 1,553: Onell Design Glyos Gendrone Force Defender Villser Core
Day 1,556: Onell Design Glyos Crayboth Zekroyas
Day 1,559: Onell Design Glyos Pheyden Frontier MKII
Day 1,593: Onell Design Glyos Noboto Ao
Day 1,603: Onell Design Outer Space Men OSM Gemini Ulstriax - Fugitive from Algol
Day 1,630: Onell Design Glyos Pheytron
Day 1,638: Onell Design Glyos Skeleden Keldorac
Day 1,640: Onell Design Glyos Quallerran Lingrem
Day 1,646: Onell Design Glyos Glyninja Runmaru
Day 1,651: Onell Design Glyos Vector Jump Outpost Odesskar
Day 1,665: Onell Design Glyos Rayexx
Day 1,666: Onell Design Glyos Neo Granthan Gladiator Action Figure
Day 1,674: Onell Design Glyos Quallerran Waimog
Day 1,678: Onell Design Glyos Glyarmor Cytechion DX
Day 1,690: Onell Design Glyos Phanoid
Day 1,702: Onell Design Glyos Capture Pheyden
Day 1,708: Onell Design Outer Space Men OSM Cyclops Zardurac

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