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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1260 on: November 2, 2010, 07:34 PM »
Good lord, THREE new Jedi Lukes? We've been getting at least one Jedi Luke a year since 2006. You'd think they would have perfected him by now. (I know he has a few different costumes, but still)

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1261 on: November 3, 2010, 07:11 PM »
I'm thinking more and more that the large vehicle for 2011 may be something we haven't seen before, something coming up later this season and maybe tied to a new character or a major plot point for an existing character like Anakin or something.  We'll see.

On the Lando front, I think General Lando is something I'd be more interested in than an update to the Skiff Guard version.  The Saga/OTC version isn't bad, but neither is the Skiff Guard version from the same timeframe.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1262 on: November 3, 2010, 07:48 PM »
I'd put Skiff and General right with one another...  They both lack articulation, basically, though the Skiff has better arm articulation already.

I'd take an update to both...  General would probably be my preference though as well, since it's just a cooler outfit and they'd maybe give him a cloth cape now too.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1263 on: November 4, 2010, 09:30 AM »
I'd take an update to both...  General would probably be my preference though as well, since it's just a cooler outfit and they'd maybe give him a cloth cape now too.

same here.  I don't feel that the Skiff version is too dated - yet.  If I were to chose one that needed the updated version over the other I would say the General tops the Skiff.  In my incredibly large collection I still do not have Bespin Lando or General Lando.  Bespin Lando I may nab from someone trying to unload it from the Target 9 pack, but the previous General version was/is just not something I am feeling like seeking after as a priority to add to my collection.  A new one would more than likely = an instant purchase from me.

That said, I am 99% sure the Skiff version would sell better (it is a cool figure/design - way more appealing to kids I would think), so I see Hasbro doing that one.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1264 on: November 4, 2010, 10:37 AM »
I would love to have a resculpt of both Skiff guard Lando and Lando General.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1265 on: November 4, 2010, 11:59 AM »
Yeah, the Lando Skiff really needs an SA resculpt to keep up with all the other Jabba Skiff aliens now.  I also wish they would make a new Han Solo out of carbonite.  Then again with all the crummy Solo heads from Death Star Escape and the upcoming Yavin celebration maybe that's not a good idea right now? 

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1266 on: November 4, 2010, 12:14 PM »
Yeah, I'd be up for either Skiff or General Lando.  I think both of the TSC versions were pretty nicely, but - as mentioned - not really up to current articulation standards.  Personally, I always have a spot for the Skiff version since that was one of my favorite figures as a kid, but I'd be down for either one.

I'd be up for a new Carbonite Han as well.  I wasn't a huge fan of the TSC version, and if they are intent on anchoring these waves with main characters that would be a nice version to do (after Bespin, of course).  Honestly, I can appreciate what they are trying to do lately with finding "new" versions of Han (and others) to release, but the last few have really not impressed.  As a fan of Han Solo, it is disappointing, because I can't say I've thought all that much of the last few (TVC, upcoming Ceremony, and Death Star Escape).

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1267 on: November 5, 2010, 10:59 AM »
Just listening to the SWAN podcast's Q and A, and it sounds like a new Jedi Luke (with cloak) is indeed on the way in Fall of 2011.  They also mentioned that the Yoda figure (from the ROTJ wave) is being delayed and put on a ROTS cardback instead.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1268 on: November 22, 2010, 04:12 PM »
The latest round of Star Wars Q&A has been posted for your reading pleasure.

-That Bespin Luke pops apart easily...  Can we expect more from it?

-What constitutes a blaster's or other accessory sculpt being upgraded?
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1269 on: November 22, 2010, 04:18 PM »
Interesting response regarding question #1.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1270 on: November 22, 2010, 04:50 PM »
So they want to know what we want in future Stormtroopers?

Easy. 

- no yellowing
- helmets that look more like the Tantive IV Battle Pack sculpt
- belts that don't look choppy on the edges like the current Sandtrooper

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1271 on: November 22, 2010, 05:54 PM »
Interesting response regarding question #1.

My guess on that Luke figure will be a repaint of the Hoth Pilot Luke to make it look like he just came out of the bog.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1272 on: November 22, 2010, 06:32 PM »
That would have to be the only other option.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1273 on: November 22, 2010, 07:08 PM »
over at GH they asked a question and got a response containing Fozec in the answer!  w00t!  sounds like he keeps getting bumped - but reading in between the lines makes me think he is not that much farther away...

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1274 on: November 22, 2010, 08:18 PM »
He wore two outfits on Dagobah...

Snowspeeder w/o gloves, wet/dirty w/ belt



Bespin w/ and Without Long Sleeve Shirt...with and without belt

Also note they could be sort of hinting at a Darth Vader/Luke Cave hybrid which I believe was mentioned at one point.

Not high on any Dagobah Luke as I'm satisfied with both OTC ones and the one that came in the X-Wing

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