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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #75 on: December 29, 2006, 11:03 PM »
The head sculpt is great & I love the helmet! This is a great figure, even for those who hate the Jango concept.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #76 on: December 29, 2006, 11:07 PM »
Darryl DePriest of Hasbro talked about the issue of Imperial era troops having removable helmets on the Forcecast.  Apparently Lucasfilm licensing has been onboard with the concept of Jango clones making up the Stormtrooper corps.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #77 on: December 30, 2006, 07:38 AM »
sure, the figure is made very well and looks good, but i can't see troopers anymore :-\
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #78 on: December 30, 2006, 11:44 AM »
I guess my thought of Stormies being regular guys i.e. not clones have been squashed.

Once the helmet is on, I don't even think about it.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #79 on: December 30, 2006, 05:24 PM »
There's some serious complaining about the removable helmet to the point I think some are gonna jump off a cliff, but like Anton said I think you just leave it on and ignore it...  I'd rather have A removable helmet than NO removable helmet, even if the likeness underneath isn't my thing.

That said, I'm not Jango Clone fan either so I agree it's disappointing it's not generic, but it is still cool I think.  I'm with you there.

The cool thing, at least for customizing, is the head is semi-generic in that if painted differently it will look like anyone, more or less.  The hood really helps with that.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #80 on: December 30, 2006, 06:12 PM »
My utter hatred of all things Jango Clone cannot overcome the fact that a removable helmet, IF DONE CORRECTLY, will sit so much more realisticlly than a solid helmet on a peg.  If that means I have to get Jango Heads, that's fine, I've replaced all 24 on my DS Gunners, I'll do it for every Imperial troop that comes down the road.

I am over my initial disgust at them re-writing my childhood memories... maybe they could do something about my high school years while they are at it...

I'm just glad we are getting Imperial Troops, maybe they can get us some rebels (without Jango heads) to fight.

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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #81 on: December 30, 2006, 06:19 PM »
Jango Head rebels...  Hmmm...  I can hear the gears grind in the minds of Hasbro figure designers. :)
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #82 on: December 30, 2006, 09:51 PM »
Sorry about that, but I am sure they have already thought of it, hopefully the actor gets a percentage every time they use his likeness.

I like the hood on these guys too.  Although now my mini army of TIN Stormies will have hood envy...

I can't wait to get good comparison pics, I'd love to see what else, if anything they improved over the VOTC and EVO ones.

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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #83 on: December 31, 2006, 11:25 AM »
Sorry about that, but I am sure they have already thought of it, hopefully the actor gets a percentage every time they use his likeness.

For the SW films, likeness is rights are a standard part of the contract and the actors are well compensated. No percentage, but a hefty bonus.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #84 on: December 31, 2006, 11:32 PM »
 ;)I think the Death Star Gunner looks a lot like Christian Lambert(Highlander) or does he? ???
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #85 on: January 1, 2007, 09:22 PM »
I guess I can see it around the eyes and the nose but his skin is too dark to match the highlander's.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #86 on: January 1, 2007, 09:32 PM »
i just like the removable helmet VOTC thing cause itll be easier to make my custom stormy disguise Luke fig now! (if its not released next year)
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #87 on: January 2, 2007, 10:03 AM »
i just like the removable helmet VOTC thing cause itll be easier to make my custom stormy disguise Luke fig now! (if its not released next year)

That, hopefully, will be another bonus for this figure, easily customizable Luke and Han's.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #88 on: January 2, 2007, 04:05 PM »
The New Stormtrooper body is too overscale for Luke, but for Han its perfect !!! The second wave of the Comics Packs, maybe a new smaller stormtrooper body for Luke.
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Re: New Stormtrooper?
« Reply #89 on: January 2, 2007, 05:43 PM »
eh, knowing hasbro they wouldnt care about scale. in the second wave they'd just throw votc luke's head onto votc stormy's body.
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