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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #150 on: July 5, 2008, 11:12 AM »
With the latest carded pics of the Wal-Mart 501st Clone Trooper and the Target Commander Fox, I think we've positively ID'd all of the "unknown" clones that have popped up over the last few weeks...

This guy is from the Obi-Wan & 212th Battle Pack:


This guy is the Wal-Mart Exclusive 501st Legion Clone Trooper:


This guy is the Target Exclusive Commander Fox:


This guy is from the Yoda & Coruscant Guard Battle Pack:


This guy is from the Speeder Bike Recon Battle Pack:



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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #151 on: July 7, 2008, 02:41 PM »
RS has a new rumor list up for upcoming Clone Wars product.  A lot of it has been seen before, but it is pretty extensive.

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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #152 on: July 7, 2008, 03:28 PM »
Insane...

Not one exclusive Republic Gunship, not two exclusive Republic Gunships, but three exclusive Republic Gunships?

I picked a good year to stop.   ::)
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #153 on: July 7, 2008, 03:37 PM »
Insane...

Not one exclusive Republic Gunship, not two exclusive Republic Gunships, but three exclusive Republic Gunships?

I picked a good year to stop.   ::)

Yeah, if that turns out to be true, that's just nuts.  The past couple years have been pretty heavy with releases, but if all this holds out, this might be what breaks a lot of collectors and start people on reconsidering their collecting habits.  Personally, I picked up the original Gunship and haven't picked up another one since (although Clone Wars was tempting) - so I'll be passing on all three, but I feel for those who like to have at least one of everything.  I mean, we could be spending a small fortune on vehicles alone - BMF, AT-TE, B-Wing(s), Gunship(s), V-19, Spider Droid, A-Wing, not to mention all the other new Clone Wars ships/re-releases (ARC, Jedi Starfighters, Grievous Fighter, etc.)  Yikes.

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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #154 on: July 7, 2008, 04:01 PM »
The second I saw all those other decoes on Gunships in the background of the WM Gunship's box, I knew they were gonna put the others out.  It was inevitable. 

Talk about breaking a mold...  That thing is going to get destroyed.
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #155 on: July 7, 2008, 06:00 PM »
Well to be honest I am very interested in seeing what the repaints look like.  I  like the Gunship quite a bit and would not mind having another one.  If there is a really cool repaint I like I will be tempted to get it.  I probably won't because I NEED to snag the Falcon, AT-TE and Spider Droid first and foremost. 

Besides I think they are aiming these at kids/people that don't have one yet.  These never do stay on the shelves that long that I have noticed.  We may be surprised who does not have one yet.  Parents that scoff at the $100 AT-TE and $150 Falcon may relent and go for the $45 Gunship instead.  Which is a pretty darn cool toy in it's own right. 

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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #156 on: August 15, 2008, 09:20 PM »
Hasbro confirms General Whorm Loathsom!  ;D


From, http://www.imperialshipyards.net/SMF/index.php?topic=192.30

2. Will we be getting a figure of General Whorm Loathsom in the Clone Wars line?

Hasbro - Why yes, yes you will.
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #157 on: August 15, 2008, 09:46 PM »
OK-so now we've seen it, what do we want?
 ;)

1. Scout Clones-Very Cool
2. Laothsome (see above) maybe he'll come with that odd little bunny robot.
3. Jabba's Translater droid (3PO repaint, maybe with confirmed CW Jabba?)
4. Spy Droid/Death Star Droid...
5. Soda Can droids
6. Clone in white dress Military outfit
7. Jabba's Gaurds...
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #158 on: August 15, 2008, 10:04 PM »
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2. Laothsome (see above) maybe he'll come with that odd little bunny robot.


That and a cup of "Liquid." :D

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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #159 on: August 15, 2008, 10:22 PM »
I have some stuff in mind...


Basic Figures

Wave Idea #1

Mace Windu
Kit Fisto
Chancellor Palpatine
Luminara Unduli
General Whorm Loathsom w/Droid Assistant
Clone Scout Trooper
Twi'Lek Dancer
R2-KT

Wave Idea #2
Admiral Yularen
Clone Officer
Nute Gunray
Ree-Yees
Nikto Palace Guard w/"Returning Bounty Hunters"
Jawa 2-pack
Jabba's Interpreter Droid
Ventress' Spy Droid

Deluxe Figures

Jabba the Hutt
Ziro the Hutt
Battle Droid 2-pack
Spider Droid
Count Dooku w/Speeder Bike
Asajj Ventress w/Vulture Droid

Large Vehicles

Tri-Droid
Republic Cannons
Jabba's Sail Barge


I'm sure I'll think of more. :)


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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #160 on: August 15, 2008, 10:33 PM »
Wat Tambor
Battle Droid Commander
Geonosis colored Battle Droid
Retail Droid (Sheild Generator Protector Droid)
501st Trooper with Jet Pack.
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #161 on: August 16, 2008, 01:12 AM »
This kinda refers to David's post, but I think the giant Tri-Droid and the Clone Heavy Gun would make excellent $20 vehicles. I have a question for the guys in the toy business... How difficult would it be for Hasbro to up-size a mold? The Tri-Droid figure is pretty detailed now, but I'm wondering if Hasbro could just quadruple its size and package it in the $20 assortment fairly cheaply... or would they have to make an all new mold/droid?

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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #162 on: August 16, 2008, 11:26 AM »
There's a lot that could be done with simple repaints in this line, so I'm fully expecting Hasbro to crank some of them out early next year, if not sooner.  They got the Clone Commander/Clone Pilot/Shocktrooper repaints into the ROTS line pretty quickly after release, so I wouldn't be shocked if some of these started showing up before the end of this year as running changes.

On that train of thought...

-Battle Droid Commander
-Battle Droid Security (from Ziro's)
-IG-series Assassin Droid (from Ziro's)
-Clone Trooper (with jetpack)
-R4-P17
-TC-70 (Jabba's Protocol Droid)

And as far as "new" basic figures...

-Kit Fisto
-Luminara Unduli
-Mace Windu
-General Loathsom and his Bunny Droid
-Clone Scout Trooper
-Holographic Darth Sidious
-Nute Gunray
-Clone AT-TE Gunner

And I would LOVE to have an upscaled Tri Droid in the starfighter assortment, or even as part of an Ultimate Battle Pack.  Heck, if the rumored UBP for this Christmas included an upscaled Tri Droid, the "forward command base", and several Battle Droids and jetpack Clones, I'd be on board in the blink of an eye. 


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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #163 on: August 16, 2008, 11:51 AM »
This kinda refers to David's post, but I think the giant Tri-Droid and the Clone Heavy Gun would make excellent $20 vehicles. I have a question for the guys in the toy business... How difficult would it be for Hasbro to up-size a mold? The Tri-Droid figure is pretty detailed now, but I'm wondering if Hasbro could just quadruple its size and package it in the $20 assortment fairly cheaply... or would they have to make an all new mold/droid?

I've always been told it's easier to downsize a figure than it is to upsize, for a variety of reasons.  I'm sure the safety standards change a little as certain Tri-Droid parts become more (or less) breakable as they get bigger, plus they'd probably want to integrate more (and by more, I mean any) action features in to it.   

I think (can someone back me up?) Hasbro confirmed the fact that the existing Tri-Droid was too small per ROTS and they had no plans to give it another go at a larger scale at this time.  What would be more likely-- and also unlikely-- is one of the knock-off "Made in China" toy companies that sells to Big Lots would bootleg it and upsize it, like they do with a number of Transformers toys.  But I have to say, I honestly don't remember the last time I saw a new bootleg Star Wars figure.  Maybe during Episode I?  If there were Saga or other KOs, I'm totally blanking.
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Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« Reply #164 on: August 17, 2008, 07:35 PM »
Saw the movie this weekend.  I don't know why the big guns are not out already, but I see them coming soon. The funky b-wing type ship could be cool.  I want jump pack troopers, but not the anim format.