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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #45 on: October 18, 2005, 03:19 PM »
I wanna see some pictures dammit! This line actually has legitimate potential for the various droids.
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #46 on: October 19, 2005, 12:11 PM »
How about a Battle Droid 3-pk, priced at $20.00?  I'm game.

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #47 on: October 27, 2005, 06:35 PM »
Suprisingly these look pretty... good. Merry birthday, here's some photos.

Loose Vader

Carded Vader

Boba Loose

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #48 on: October 27, 2005, 10:56 PM »
My oh my, they look pretty cool after all.


Still not buying them, mostly because of the price point.  :-\
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #49 on: October 27, 2005, 11:17 PM »
I guess they don't totally suck ass, but I just don't see the point for this line's existence. *shrugs*

Although the article did mention they will come in alternate "Patina" versions with "translucent light brown wash, similar to what you’d see on a bronze statue or on pewter figurines", which will be cool if you're into that sort of thing. They should just do that series and ditch the painted versions.
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #50 on: October 27, 2005, 11:42 PM »
I still don't get it.  They look decent, but meh. 

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #51 on: October 28, 2005, 02:01 PM »
I must be in the minority, because I think they look like ****.  The proportions are all screwy.

Hasbro must be feeling pressure from Lucas Licensing to diversify their product offerings because they are really cranking out obscure ****.


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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #52 on: November 4, 2005, 02:53 PM »



I like the packaging idea behind these, but I still feel the need to ask why Hasbro thinks we need these? 

No offense to anyone who is planning to buy this line, but buying $15 metal figures seems kinda lame to me when I can get a $5-6 plastic version with more articulation.  This is one of many lines I will pass on in 2006.
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #53 on: November 4, 2005, 03:33 PM »
I might get the Vader... but again, I think this line should have never have been made.  They don't want to give us nice playsets or more vehicles, yet they can experiment with stuff like this and those damn transformers...

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #54 on: November 4, 2005, 04:56 PM »
This is not something I really collect, but I just saw some pictures of the new 3.75" diecast figures they are doing and I might have to pick these up!
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #55 on: November 4, 2005, 07:35 PM »
Are there any figures planned past Vader and Fett?  I think I saw that Stormtrooper is planned... IG-88 would be cool.  Maybe a Super Battle Droid too... but at $15.00, I just don't have much interest.

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #56 on: November 4, 2005, 09:26 PM »
Are there any figures planned past Vader and Fett? 

So far, the list looks like this:

Wave 1 (confirmed):
Darth Vader
Boba Fett

Wave 2 (Rumored):
Bossk
Sandtrooper

Wave 3 (Rumored):
IG-88
Clone Trooper

Wave 4 (Rumored):
General Grievous
C-3PO
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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #57 on: November 4, 2005, 11:31 PM »
Thanks for the list.  Hmmmm.... everything makes sense, except for Bossk.

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #58 on: November 5, 2005, 09:52 AM »
A Cylon? What the ****?

Well, I guess there was a Cylon in the Clone Wars cartoon.

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Re: Titanium Series 3.75" Forged Figures
« Reply #59 on: November 6, 2005, 12:28 AM »
No offense to anyone who is planning to buy this line, but buying $15 metal figures seems kinda lame to me when I can get a $5-6 plastic version with more articulation.

I'd say these are more display items than actual playable figures, so articulation wouldn't be as much of an issue. The packaging supports that interpretation. They'd probably be just as well off ditching the artic and making these into mini-statues.

I may get the rumored clonetrooper if he looks decent. Otherwise pass on everything else.
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