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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Nintendo Switch
« on: October 24, 2016, 12:18 PM »
You say that like it's a negative. You don't have to ever detach from the TV.

The real upside to this is that the split development of Console and Handheld will be over. All the best people will be on the same team working on, say, a new Mario.

I suppose that's a fair point, but they can only cram so much power and hardware into a device that's designed to be that small.  I'm skeptical.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 24, 2016, 12:17 PM »
That, was ******* brutal.

The TFA TIE Fighter got down to $69 on Amazon today.  Against my better judgement I ordered one and am going to hang it up at my office.

Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: October 22, 2016, 01:39 AM »

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Nintendo Switch
« on: October 21, 2016, 12:00 PM »
In portable mode, it looks like the size of an Atari Lynx. Why couldn't they just make a docking station for the 3DS?

Exactly... if it plays the exact same when you have it portable vs. when you have it at your TV, isn't the whole thing a glorified portable device with a docking station?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 21, 2016, 11:39 AM »
I stopped watching TWD halfway through S6. Really doesn't interest me that much anymore. It's become a bit repetitive in that Rick and his gang are on the run, they find a safe haven and get captured again by the next group of bad guys. Yes, I know SW is a bit repetitive too, but SW is holy and untouchable  ;D

Looks like you stopped an episode or two away from the most captivating and tense stuff that show has seen in maybe ever.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Nintendo Switch
« on: October 21, 2016, 11:38 AM »
I guess I'm becoming an old fart, but I don't have any interest in portable gaming... I want powerful, stationary, living-room based systems with solid graphics.  The WiiU was the first console from the big 3 that I've skipped in years, and at a glance this does nothing for me.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: No Pick 'Em this year?
« on: October 19, 2016, 10:41 AM »
I'm having a hard time figuring out how I'm doing so poorly on pick-em this year.  44 right and 48 wrong.  I'm literally below 50/50.

I can't figure this league out at all this year.

Jyn is a repaint of wave 2 figure (dirty deco). There is a rumor that AT-ACT Driver will be available as a basic carded figure too.

Okay thanks... I mean, I'm going to want that repaint, but it's not as bad as it being a completely unique figure.

This is a very nice option if you don't want to plunk down $300 for the AT-ACT and the pack-in figures.  I also have to wonder if the back panels on this R5 unit will be red or white.

So there's still the issue of that trooper though right?  Is the AT-ACT Jyn a repack of the wave 02 Jyn?

Star Wars Anthology / Re: Rogue One (SPOILERS)
« on: October 13, 2016, 06:25 PM »
I'm trying to stay away from the spoilers, and I haven't read any of the posts you guys have been making for the last few months, but after watching the second trailer, here's my prediction that may or may not be true and you guys may or may not have already discussed.

Mads Mikkelson's character didn't want to build the Death Star, but went along with it - so he built the thermal exhaust ports into the death star on purpose, hence explaining why it's so simple to destroy it.

I'll check back to see what you guys are saying in late December...

Is that the same exact Cassian Andor that came with the U-Wing?

Other Toy Lines / Re: ReAction Lines
« on: October 12, 2016, 11:38 AM »
Yeah, patience is worth a few thousand dollars a year in this hobby.

I forgot to mention that I learned this week that there were two waves of Biff Bang Pow Twilight Zone figures that I didn't know about. I just ordered them all in B&W.  I really like those...

Other Toy Lines / Re: ReAction Lines
« on: October 12, 2016, 10:57 AM »
A buddy of mine managed to pick up the Alien, Creature, and Jason for me.  I'm going to have to wait on the Dark Crystal set until they announce what store it will be in. 

Lastly, that Golden Girls set is supposedly a shared exclusive with Target, but Target's website is sold out at the moment and they're selling for like $125 on eBay.  I hope that's just people being impatient and they're going to show up in bigger numbers?

I got my MOTU wave 2 last night... love those ones, but way too much money...

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