« on: January 22, 2010, 05:04 PM »
Yep, I have said the same stuff repeatedly as well. I just don't really get why they can't come up with a decent playset of THE most iconic environment of Star Wars. I really love Hasbro for making such a wide range of action figures and vehicles over the years. Why they can't tap into the Death Star is beyond me? There is plenty of action and screen time. All of the main characters and troopers and vehicles they have been selling repeatedly for 30 years now interact with each other inside and outside of it. I think modular would be the logical way to go. If they are all bent ouf of shape about the price of a single playset I understand that. So, go the modular route. If nothing us collectors would be all over it. I am sure some kiddies would even go for it. If they make it nice and not crappy like those older POTF2 things.
If they want to jazz it up with action features like cannons and such then come up with something. You would think a toy company would just be DYING to come up with something cool related to the Death Star. Honestly I think ever other toy company would shove something out Death Star related if they had the license. Maybe I am wrong but if GI JOE can get a mobile playset they can do something with the Death Star. The company that made the Star Trek toys even has a Beam Me Up (sorry I don't know the correct term) playset environment. Granted it looks dull as hell but you know that most environments or rooms in the Death Star are a bit more action oriented and would probably do better.
But that's my opinion. I just think it's a shame we don't have something great involving the Death Star by now. At least Kenner had that vintage Death Star playset that I am sure a lot of us had. Hell they could even do something like that and just break it down into 3 seperate sets that either stack upon each other or side by side, whatever.
Ok, I am done now. LOL!