1:6 SCALE MODELING
& OTHER 1:6 VEHICLES
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
SCIENCE FICTION MINIATURISM
SUPER SPY FIGURES
EXTREME SPORTS FIGURES
SCALE ACTION WEAR
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The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Lone Ranger
James Bond, 007
Abbey Chase, Danger Girl
Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
from Jimmy Neutron
the Black Widow
a.k.a. Natasha Romanoff
& the American Eagles
the Six Million Dollar Man
the Bionic Woman
from Metroid video game series
from Wreck-It Ralph
Major Motoko Kusanagi
from Ghost in the Shell
from Big Hero Six [Disney]
Iron Man [Marvel]
Abbey-: See JANE, below.
artiKen: n. An articulated [Mattel] KEN.
Dr. Andromache: (retcon) The cyberneticist responsible for the Bullet Man android and the Atomic Man prosthetics for fallen MOA, Mike Power.
Atomic Man: A 1970s-era "bionic" GI Joe, a.k.a. Mike Power.
Bullet Man: A 1976 superhero GI Joe.
Cam: n. a CGI Action Man, especially in his native extreme-sports theme, a.k.a.:
Carsoni: n. A Kenwear (see) suit.
chrononautics: n. The science of time travel. [Gr. chronos, time + nautikos, navigation]
chrononomy: n. The unseen constraints in the time stream that prevent the initiation of a temporal paradox. [Gr. chronos + nomos, law]
Cy-Girl: n. A cybernetically-enhanced member of the sextilienne spy agency, Cardinal-Garrison, by Blue Box Toys. Since their enhancements are indistinguishable, they are often used as general femfigs without regards to this backstory.
Cy-wear: n. Playscale female clothing that is science fiction-themed or otherwise superheroesque. [from the clothes typically standard on a Cy-Girl figure]
cyren or cy-ren: n. Any female cyborg with obvious enhancements.
[portmanteau cyborg + siren]
edisonade: n. A ROBINSONADE in which the protagonist develops a high degree of invention for contending with the elements [named for Thomas Edison].
GI Joe, 2010: series A "futuristic" series of Classic Collection GI Joes released in the early 2000's.
GK ?: title Shorthand for a "joe" or "jane" [see below] cast as a nerdy-type character (see GQ for some variations) [suggestive of geek].
GQ ?: title. Shorthand for a "joe" [see below] used as a male fashion doll, such as:
Superspy-types, like Max Steel, are already GQ, so that would be redundant.
hecto-: pref. A sixth. [Gr. hektos] Not to be confused with HECTO- as it is presently used in the metric system, which should have been HECATO-. [Gr. hekaton, hundred] Used in:
hyperskeletonics: n. a. Any electromechanical technology that enhances musculo-skeletal strength, including cybernetics/bionics, nanotechnology, exoskeletons and powered armor. b. Also, android/fembot technology and plate armor.
jane: n. a. Any playscale FEMFIG [female action doll], genericized from b. Cap. [Hasbro's] GI Jane, such as:
joe: n. a. Any playscale MANDOLL [male action doll], genericized from b. Cap. [Hasbro's] GI Joe, such as:
ken: n. Any playscale male fashion doll, aka a BEAU [genericized from the Mattel figure].
kenny-: pref. [Of MANDOLLS] Having a [Mattel] KEN head, such as:
Kenwear: n. Playscale male civvies, esp. activewear. [originally created for Mattel's Ken (Carson) doll].
Max Power: n. A Real Heroes Action Force figure. It was a series of knockoff cyborgs (by Toy Things, 2008), found at Dollar General, known as a source of Max-compatible headsculpts [from their similarity to Max Steel & Mike Power, Hasbro's '70s-era Atomic Man].
A similar line, Maxx Fighter, Global Defender, was later sold at CVS Pharmacies (by Grandex Int'l Development, Ltd., 2013?).
Maxine: n. Any "jane" similar to or associated with Max Steel, esp. any artiBabs armed with (Mattel/Barbie) Mystery Squad technology (from the retconned notion that BMS is a team of supporting female operatives from N-Tek). Paris (of Lanard's I-Girls) is considered an honorary member of the latter. [fem. form of Max]
Maxwear: n. Max Steel-style clothing, regardless of source.
paranautics: n. The science of interdimensional travel, a.k.a. dimensionautics or dime-travel. [Gr. para(kosmos), adjacent (universe) + nautikos, navigation]
playscale: adj. Scaled at 1:6, aka fem. Barbie-scale, mas. [GI] Joe-scale [originally used for dollhouses]
powersport: adj. Of powered vehicles that are ridden astride, including motorcycles, jet-skis and snowmobiles.
sextilian: 1. adj. Of 1/6th-scale, esp. figurature [synonyms PLAYSCALE, HECTOMETRIC] 2. n. Cap. A 1/6th-scale figure, particularly a male one. [Lat. sextilis, "one sixth" + -ian]
sextilianist: n. A playscale figure miniaturist.
Sextilienne: n. A SEXTILIAN female.