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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2006, 11:02 PM »
That Red ARC kitbash is great, too bad they couldn't do that with the blue ARCs, along with giving the Red one a rangefinder.

I'll be picking up the Hunt for Grievous and Senate battle packs for sure, along with a Gunship. Still debating if I should get the Grievous, but I probably won't due to these horrible prices. :-\

Has a price on these Battlepacks been stated?

If the Skirmish at Senate set is from Target, then it's possible it will follow the price of their previous exclusive which I believe was $19.99.

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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2006, 11:21 PM »
I think the prices of both are $24.99, at least the TRU one is. Not sure of Target yet, I think it's the same.

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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2006, 11:24 PM »
They are not bad...could be worse.
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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2006, 12:22 AM »


Wellllllll ... I give it 6.5 out of 10.

The red ARC looks pretty good.

The other 3 ARCs are all right I guess. They used the cruddy old CW mold, but at least they got the correct shade of blue (to match the comics) instead of the greyish-blue tone used on the original release.

The gunner dude looks good (aside from missing the rangefinder), but they got the BFG wrong. The guy with that helmet is supposed to have the quad-cannon:



The rotary BFG belongs to one of the regular helmets:



Then again, wasn't there a rumor of a "Clone Gunner" as an exclusive? Perhaps it will be the quad-cannon guy.
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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2006, 02:19 AM »
Man, they're going to sell these by the truckload.

Hopefully there'll be enough. If I have the bank, I might get two, because I like ARC Troopers.
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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2006, 03:16 AM »
I'm actually up for probably two of these sets if I can find them...  This'll be one I track down via DPCI so I'm not missing out on it just incase.

The set's not a knock-out but the red ARC Sergeant looks pretty spiffy to me despite inaccurate pistols.  I'm ok with that.  The re-used CW Clones are a bit ****** and how hard would it have been to use a regular SA Clone mold and stick a Kama on it, seriously?  Seems rather half-assed, but at the same time I'm not gonna gripe too much on those grunts.

The Mini-Gunner is cool just because it's different to me, so I like it despite inaccuracies.  I may try my hand at a Pom-Pom Gunner then at some point, but the mini-gunner looks really cool to me for some reason.  I do think this set will do better than the Assault on Coruscant set what with the Clone Wars toon Gunship coming.  It's the perfect thinking on Hasbro's part despite a rather half-assed effort ons ome of the figures.

I think most would have liked a SA ARC Trooper resculpt in the basic line actually.  One of the more popular characters.  The CW figure sold pretty darn well in both colors in my area, and red was pretty impossible to find overall.
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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2006, 04:12 AM »
I'm SO going to get me a set of these...   ;D

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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2006, 10:24 AM »
I'll have no problems picking this one up since a good friend of mine works for TRU.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2006, 01:16 PM »
Don't know why they couldn't use the SA Red ARC mold for the blue ones. Oh, well. They're still clones.
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Re: The Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack!
« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2006, 01:47 PM »

I figured the Clone Trooper set was the "Defense of the Senate" pack.  I think they renamed it as the "Hunt for General Greivous."


I never thought of that.  You could be right.  :-\

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2006, 09:07 AM »
Definately loving those clones! Time to start haning out at the TRU that are left...

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2006, 01:13 AM »
I think most would have liked a SA ARC Trooper resculpt in the basic line actually.  One of the more popular characters.  The CW figure sold pretty darn well in both colors in my area, and red was pretty impossible to find overall.

A top-notch-detailed SA ARC is one of my Top Ten or even Top Five wanted figures.

I've gotta believe an SA basic ARC is coming someday, maybe late this year after the current "2006" waves have run their course. If not, then in 2007 since the ARCs will presumably reappear in the 3-D CW toon. I mean, I never thought they'd make a figure of the Talz Jedi, so if they'll do him, another ARC seems almost mandatory.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2006, 01:28 AM »
Looks like TRU will be getting a bunchof money from me this year. With these and Nerf exclusives, I can't get a break.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2006, 09:36 AM »
So... the box of the clone gunship shows plain looking pilots. I assumed one  would be a part of this pack. Now, I wondering it the pilots are fixed figures that come with the gunship.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2006, 10:38 AM »
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The gunner dude looks good (aside from missing the rangefinder)

Looks like there's something on the other side of the helmet.  It's not the correct rangefinder, but something is sticking up on the left side (right side in the pic).
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