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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #135 on: February 15, 2006, 10:52 AM »
The wave does look cool, but I kind of like the POTF2 Garindan better. I guess I am just not impressed by the cloth cloak, cloth goods are really tough to do on this small of a scale.

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #136 on: February 15, 2006, 11:17 AM »
I thought the same thing about Garindan - I've always been happy with my POTF2 version...

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #137 on: February 15, 2006, 01:49 PM »
Well, the Battle of Tatooine wave is now up for Pre-Order at EE:

Star Wars - The Saga Collection 3 3/4-inch Basic Action Figure Assortment Wave 5:
2x Momaw Nadon (Cantina Alien "Hammerhead", Saga #31)
2x R5-D4 (Saga #32),
2x Sandtrooper (Saga #37)
2x Darth Vader (Bespin Battle, Saga #38)
1x Hem Dazon (Cantina Alien "Goldeyes", Saga #33)
1x Garindan (Cantina Aliens "Long Snoot/Snitch", Saga #34)
1x Han Solo (Cantina, Saga #35)
1x Luke Skywalker (Tatooine Poncho and Hat, Saga #36)

Two Hammerhead and one Hem Dazon?  Shake your head boys. 

As for the Vader being in there, I guess the "parental" complaints about not finding Vader during ROTS really hit home with the Hasbro customer service folks.  My guess is they're trying to ensure a Vader is on the pegs at all times.  As an opener it's annoying, but I can see the point.  They're trying to hold onto those kiddies. 

Not sure if I'm going to order this assortment or not.  It's not bad at all, but not perfect.   :-\
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #138 on: February 16, 2006, 08:57 AM »
Any new wave that has just one of any character is a bad idea.  But I don't necessarily disagree with the Hammerhead:Hem Dazon ratio.  Sure, Hem (or Dem) is new, but Hammerhead is way more recognizable I think.  Even though we've had hammer twice before, something tells me he'll be in demand.  The Hem is really only recognizable in the head, not the GI Joe body ;)
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #139 on: February 16, 2006, 09:41 AM »
This is the first wave where I will buy most of the figures.  The only two I will skip is Han and Vader.  I'm looking forward to the R5D4 most of all.  They did a good job on Luke's cloak. 

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #140 on: February 22, 2006, 07:04 PM »
I do not feel this really deserves its own thread (and this was the most appropriate place to put this news), but Dan Curto from that other site has hinted that the Tonnika Sisters will soon be released.
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #141 on: February 22, 2006, 07:33 PM »
I do not feel this really deserves its own thread (and this was the most appropriate place to put this news), but Dan Curto from that other site has hinted that the Tonnika Sisters will soon be released.

 ::) (will wait for the press release from the receiving exclusive authority)

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #142 on: February 25, 2006, 12:27 PM »
This is the first wave where I will buy most of the figures.  The only two I will skip is Han and Vader. 

I was about to write the same thing. I'm glad we finally got a grunt Sandtrooper though. Now all the sergeants and Lieutenants will have someone to boss around.
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #143 on: March 1, 2006, 08:37 PM »
I do not feel this really deserves its own thread (and this was the most appropriate place to put this news), but Dan Curto from that other site has hinted that the Tonnika Sisters will soon be released.

Yeah, is sure sounded that way.  I hope so.  I got it bad for those sisters for some reason. 

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #144 on: March 13, 2006, 10:41 PM »
Ok I can see TONS and TONS of the Sand trooper coming my way.   I have to go look at those Toy Fair pictures again!!!!!

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #145 on: March 13, 2006, 10:44 PM »
Ok I can see TONS and TONS of the Sand trooper coming my way.   I have to go look at those Toy Fair pictures again!!!!!

Yes, I'm gonna have to snag me one, too.

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #146 on: March 13, 2006, 11:01 PM »
I think it's safe to say I'll be Army Building with the Sandtrooper. I'll take as many as possible, considering how low I am on VOTCs. Jawesome  8).
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #147 on: March 13, 2006, 11:38 PM »


Clicky to see the full size image if you want... 

Super articulated Sandtroopers?  I think I just wet my pants...  Count me in for as many as I can find and/or afford.  Hopefully Hasbro actually ships the f'n thing unlike every Clone they've put out so far this year. 
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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #148 on: March 13, 2006, 11:39 PM »
I am wondering if this gives hope that the VOTC Stormtrooper might se a regular carded release then.  Or even better if they did variants of the Sandtrooper w/ all white armor - they you have your normal Stormies.

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Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« Reply #149 on: March 13, 2006, 11:47 PM »
I'd love it if they just sold him without the dirt paintjob but kept the same gear.  In my opinion there's no such thing as a "Sandtrooper" which EU supports to some extent.  The pauldrons are just parts of a the armor when in the field, and the modular packs are built to any specific planet's conditions.  Special uniforms only are applied in special circumstances (IE: Deep cold or actual "specialist" units like Scouts or Commandoes).

So with that in mind (for me anyway) I'd prefer it if they included pauldrons and packs...  I can set them up any way I like then and everyone would surely not mind the pack, stick, and pauldron extras...  Or if they really do mind them, send 'em to me?
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