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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1380 on: September 8, 2011, 12:20 AM »
JTA's numbering breakdown listed a "Deleted Scene Rebel Trooper" which has my giddy meter high.  :)

Not to diddle your giddy meter... but isn't that probably just General Cracken?  :-\

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1381 on: September 8, 2011, 03:13 AM »
D'oh Yeah, forgot about him.

Well, still giddy.  I'm glad General McCracken's getting a figure.  Forgotten about him though.   :-X
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1382 on: September 8, 2011, 03:25 AM »
And with that, we've got our Q&A posted...

-We love Gunner Stations, and other similarly sized items that aren't big enough to really be a full vehicle or playset, but they're also too big to be a regular accessory...  What are their likelihood for future release?

-Big vehicles are great, but it seems like 2011's choice is less collector-friendly...  Are the viable choices running low for the toons, movies, or both, or neither?

Check out all that and nothing more in our latest Star Wars Q&A!
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1383 on: September 8, 2011, 07:35 AM »
Interesting response:

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There are still plenty of large vehicles to tackle, in both the animation as well as the 6 movies. While the Republic Attack Shuttle is smaller (and less expensive) than the previous vehicles, the tremendous 2-in-1 play features are geared to kids. We are not ready to reveal information about a big vehicle for 2012 but there are some great candidates from Episode I.

That was a thinly veiled hint if I ever saw one.  It looks like Episode I may very well be getting a large vehicle.  Just to run through the possibilities there:

RADIANT VII



NABOO ROYAL STARSHIP



MTT



SITH INFILTRATOR



Just through a process of elimination, I think we can cross the Radiant VII off the list.  It may be the first starship shown in the movie, but it's screen time is limited.  As for the others?  It's great fodder for discussion.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1384 on: September 8, 2011, 08:52 AM »
if we are talking episode 1, which all indications at this point are showing that, I would say make the MTT.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1385 on: September 8, 2011, 09:05 AM »
They're just gonna re-issue the Royal Starship with the same chrome paint job that the new Naboo Starfighter's getting.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1386 on: September 8, 2011, 09:55 AM »
...and take away the electronics but it will cost just as much.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1387 on: September 8, 2011, 10:07 AM »
I think you can rule out that Queen's Royal Naboo Starship based on a Q&A answer last time...

From a recent Q&A session at Imperial Shipyards:

"Yes, Episode I in 3-D allows for a number of favorite vehicles to be added to the line.  Sadly, the Royal Starship and Emperor's Shuttle did not make the list.  But we think fans will be pleased with the line-up which includes a 100% newly tooled iconic vehicle.  We would be sharing too much information if we were to say that it is a yellow starfighter that rhymes with shampoo."

I agree with Nick's bottom two pics - I would think the leading candidates have to be a better scale version of the Sith Infiltrator (with launching sith speeder!) or the MTT since you could pack that with play features - pull out droid rack, fold out droid control center, hidden missiles, etc.

Unless of course they are talking about their new Naboo Starfighter as the "big" vehicle for next year...  :P
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1388 on: September 8, 2011, 10:13 AM »
Oh, snap.

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1389 on: September 8, 2011, 11:15 AM »
Hoth Luke confirmed for 2012 at Snowtroopers!

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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1390 on: September 8, 2011, 11:56 AM »
Looking good for Princess Kneesa in 2012 too...
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1391 on: September 8, 2011, 01:09 PM »
Didn't Hasbro say something, somewhere recently, about the Battledroid's fold-up dealy getting some attention?  I could've sworn they were asked about it by somebody.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1392 on: September 8, 2011, 03:14 PM »
Very glad to hear the Hoth Luke news.  And I was especially pleased to see Hasbro specifically cite the fact that this Hoth Luke would be articulated so that he could be posed on the upcoming tauntaun.  I'm also hoping to see some commentary from Hasbro about the Han Solo in the SEARCH FOR LUKE SKYWALKER battle pack along the same lines.  Will that new Han be tauntaun ready?
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1393 on: September 8, 2011, 03:18 PM »
It's got ball-jointed hips so I'm guessing it's Taun-Taun ready based on that...  Softgoods skirt as well.

Other than being blue, it seems good to go.
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Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« Reply #1394 on: September 8, 2011, 03:20 PM »
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