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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 7, 2008, 02:37 PM »
RS has a new rumor list up for some Clone Wars stuff found in the Target computers.  Hit the linky for everything, but a few things listed are:

087-06-1871: CLONEWARS UNIVERSE 2 PACK
087-06-2060: STAR WARS CLONE COMMANDER FOX (they say $12 exclusive)
087-06-2066: STAR WARS RANCOR MONSTER (different DCPI than the Force Unleashed Rancor)

More at the link.  Not excited to see the return of Target exclusive figures being $12-$13.  I'd like to see the Force Unleashed Rancor re-done as a Jabba's Palace version, but since this is a Clone Wars item, maybe its something else (maybe the "monster" in the recent announcement trailer/doc).

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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 7, 2008, 03:39 PM »
It's not listed in the Target computer as a CLone Wars item, so I'm not entirely sure on that one that it is.  Wasn't there a rumor for a new ROTJ Rancor?  Perhaps that is it.
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 8, 2008, 02:36 AM »
Also, Scum's report is wrong on Commander Fox's price.  It's $12.99 as per our story on the front page...  Also check the Clone Wars Clone Trooper Helmet listing, as that number has changed for some reason or another... 

I'm not sure that everything between our two number lists is Clone Wars though.  Some seems as though it could be under the Legacy brand.  Time will tell, yada yada yada.
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #63 on: April 4, 2008, 10:00 AM »
Not really a rumor or anything, but the Official Site posted a couple of drawings of the precursor to the Y-Wing (also mentioned on JD's front page).  It might make kind of a spiffy toy, if it is featured enough I guess. 

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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #64 on: April 4, 2008, 11:11 AM »
Not really a rumor or anything, but the Official Site posted a couple of drawings of the precursor to the Y-Wing (also mentioned on JD's front page).  It might make kind of a spiffy toy, if it is featured enough I guess. 

My left nut for a ship like that made into toy.  It's just bad ass and reeks to hell of OT------Awesome.
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #65 on: April 4, 2008, 02:06 PM »
Why is it always the left one
no one is ever will to give up the right one.

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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #66 on: April 4, 2008, 02:27 PM »
Not really a rumor or anything, but the Official Site posted a couple of drawings of the precursor to the Y-Wing (also mentioned on JD's front page).  It might make kind of a spiffy toy, if it is featured enough I guess. 

This is actually what I was hoping to see in the prequels. Knowing that the Y-wing was the "workhorse" of the Republic/Rebellion, it would have been awesome to see it in its glory with more armor and looking much sleeker.

This would make one hella good custom.
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #67 on: April 4, 2008, 04:45 PM »
Why is always the left one
no one is ever will to give up the right one.



Saving the right one for a Z-95 Headhunter/concept X-wing  :P
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #68 on: April 4, 2008, 04:49 PM »
I had been saving both for a Death Star playset, but I've decided to give them up for a Cloud City playset (Hasbro has a dirty secret that I feel I should share now... ICMG will only be available as a pack-in with the upcoming Bespin playset next year).

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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #69 on: April 4, 2008, 06:50 PM »
Nice ... that fighter is pretty slick looking.

Although I'm not entirely sure we should have seen it in the Clone Wars series though--it seems better suited to the III-IV intertrilogy series. Forgive me for waxing incredibly geekish for a second....

*The movies already showed the ARC-170, the V-wing, the Delta-7, the Eta-2
*the original toon introduced the V-19 Torrent
*and in other EU there's the Z-95 and a menagerie of lesser-known ones like the Cord-class, the Crusher-class, the NTB-630 naval bomber, and the PTB-625 planetary bomber.

All are established to have been utilized by the Republic fleet during the Clone Wars. Obviously they each have different roles--interceptor, bomber, short-range, long-range, etc--but introducing an early Y-wing now seems a tad redundant.

Sal, I'm actually with you on the point that it would have been sweet to see some "spiffed-up" Y-wings kicking ass for the Republic, but considering what George did give us, I don't know that it fits anymore.
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #70 on: April 4, 2008, 06:52 PM »
P.S. Here's an image from Incredible Cross-Sections of an OT-era Y-wing with all its plating on. (Some of its design flaws necessitated constant maintenance, so the mechanics just left off most of the coverings for easy access to the guts.)

The Clone Wars version obviously has even more extensive armor insofar as the entire fuselage/neck/bridge area has been expanded into a single big shape that shows some affinities with the V-wing design. Maybe over the years they learned how to condense the systems into a smaller amount of space.



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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #71 on: April 4, 2008, 07:00 PM »
That Concept Y-Wing is pretty cool looking. My main problem with it, and many other Prequel ships/vehicles are that they make OT ships look like steps backwards instead of technological advances.

My favorite part of the Concept Y-Wing is the gunner's bubble turret. Definitely a nice throwback to McQuarrie designs, plus I'm a sucker for WW 2 Bombers, so when features from those planes are incorporated into Star Wars I am one happy geek.

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« Reply #72 on: April 4, 2008, 10:43 PM »
Man, either of those Y-wings would be sweet, but I like the concept one better.

I smell another Y-wing release!!
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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #73 on: April 6, 2008, 07:04 PM »
I dunno... I really don't like that design too much...

Actually, I think I hate it.   :-X

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Re: Clone Wars Rumor/Speculation Thread
« Reply #74 on: April 6, 2008, 08:46 PM »
Hate?  Really?  I think it's pretty cool, and a nice extension of an idea that's been around since the designing of ANH.
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