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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #135 on: March 26, 2007, 12:24 AM »


This stormtrooper helmet, to be blunt, looks like ****.  I can barely tell it apart from the 1995 POTF2 version.

Hasbro really messed that one up big time.

It's a far cry from the sweet one they showed us at Toy Fair:

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #136 on: March 26, 2007, 09:30 AM »
The packaged Stormie imaged isn't final yet, so here's to hoping that the actual product will look better.
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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #137 on: March 26, 2007, 10:19 PM »
At first i was wondering where the top of the vaporator was, but i noticed it hidden behind luke.
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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #138 on: March 26, 2007, 11:09 PM »
This wave is up for pre-order at NFC.
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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #139 on: March 27, 2007, 02:55 PM »


This stormtrooper helmet, to be blunt, looks like ****.  I can barely tell it apart from the 1995 POTF2 version.

Hasbro really messed that one up big time.

It's a far cry from the sweet one they showed us at Toy Fair:



Yes - I totally agree - they really screwed up the helmet.  I would prefer the Tantive IV Stormtrooper helmet.  Instead, this one looks like the one that comes with the Comic Pack Han Solo figure.  Just very little sculpt details at all, and looks poofy.

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #140 on: March 27, 2007, 03:51 PM »
Sweet Jebus.  I picked the wrong year to quit collecting this ****.

Love the packaging.  Love the figures.  First pack-in that is worth collecting.

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #141 on: March 27, 2007, 04:53 PM »
Does anyone actually like that Luke ???  Horrible IMO.  Worst headsculpt next to the POTF2 versions.  The body is just as horrid and reminds me of the past few Mace Windu's.


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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #142 on: March 27, 2007, 04:57 PM »
To be honest, when we first got a look at the "press" pics of that Luke, I thought it looked pretty sweet (lack of knee articulation aside).  Now seeing it, it doesn't look too good in the package.  Hopefully its just the way it is posed, and will look better out, but the headsculpt and arms look a little goofy.  I'll still pick it up, but I'm a little less excited about the actual figure now than I was initially.  Its funny, for all the different Tatooine Lukes we've gotten (and all the jokes about it), it doesn't seem like we still have really gotten a truly "ultimate" ANH Tatooine Luke Skywalker.

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #143 on: March 27, 2007, 04:57 PM »
Does anyone actually like that Luke ???  Horrible IMO.  Worst headsculpt next to the POTF2 versions.  The body is just as horrid and reminds me of the past few Mace Windu's.



Yup.  I have a theory that Hasbro has at least one sculptor with extreme visual impairment.  He's largely responsible for Luke, Leia, and Mace headsculpts.  He's worked for Hasbro since 1995.  He has tenure.
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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #144 on: March 27, 2007, 06:14 PM »
That figure should be called "Moisture Vaporator" with Luke Accessory.

It looked bad in person too (Luke that  is, the Vaporator was nice).

I really wish we could get a Farm Boy Luke with Clone Trooper Type articulation...but I guess there is always "Next year"......

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #145 on: March 27, 2007, 07:10 PM »
I like em all except Luke, he looks like Grand Moff Tarkins son.
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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #146 on: March 27, 2007, 07:25 PM »
I liked the Luke headsculpt in some picture I saw originally.  But yes, that carded one is terrible.  The arms are crap to it appears.  And of course the static legs blow as well.  However, I want the Vaporator badly so purchase a couple I shall. 

I do hope they change that Stormtrooper helmet.  I doubt it though.  It's funny how Hasbro will have decent headsculpts originally like Mace and Luke did.  Then the finally product is subpar.  Odd.  If those are indeed the final products?  Plus, that vintage Han Hoth is better with the hooded version.  I guess LFL has not approved.  Why? I have no idea?  They approved everything else it seems like. 

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #147 on: March 27, 2007, 09:41 PM »
That figure should be called "Moisture Vaporator" with Luke Accessory.

Moisture Vaporator with human custom fodder accessory.


I do hope they change that Stormtrooper helmet.  I doubt it though.  It's funny how Hasbro will have decent headsculpts originally like Mace and Luke did.  Then the finally product is subpar. 

Just "subpar" would actually be an improvement over the Mace headsculpt we wound up with.  It wound up not looking a thing like Samuel L.  Feast your eyes on what could have been:

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #148 on: March 27, 2007, 10:50 PM »
Yeah, that's the head sculpt I was talking about on Mace.  The one we got is not to good.  It's okay and all but that head would have been great. 

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Re: 30AC Wave 3 - Tatooine
« Reply #149 on: March 27, 2007, 11:09 PM »
You really have to wonder how, or why, they decided to go with the Mace we got.  I cannot conceive of an acceptable explanation.  I did cave and buy 1 Mace, I will not buy another.  I wanted this figure for about 5 scenes, but this figure just does not make the grade.
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