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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #420 on: January 23, 2006, 04:07 PM »
Those original Playskool playsets are going for some serious $$$ as well.

There are a couple other GH 2 packs like the obi/jango, and the ST 2 pack that get some nice $$$ as well.  It's intersting.  This line has been very collector friendly.  I may go back and pick up one or two of the older Playskool/GH items I missed before it gets totally out of line.  I'd like to see this line continue, and at the same time hope they don;t get "greedy" and start churning out crap, or bogging down this nice little niche.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #421 on: January 25, 2006, 01:37 PM »
I've recently hopped on the GH bandwagon because they are kind of neat.

I do hate buying repacks as I'm often stuck with multiples of non-army building figures (Obi Wan, Vader, Yoda, etc.).

I'm still missing quite a few of the earlier releases like Padme, AOTC Anakin, AOTC clone trooper and the like, but I'm sure Hasbro will re-release them soon enough as most of the older figures have seen the pegs again.


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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #422 on: January 25, 2006, 02:30 PM »
I saw the Padme two pack and Anakin two pack just yesterday at Wal-mart in Mpls Mn. Keep your eyes peeled- you'll find them shortly.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #423 on: January 25, 2006, 02:40 PM »
Man, that must have been some old stock - I don't think that set has been re-released.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #424 on: January 25, 2006, 03:06 PM »
Everything around them was the biker scout/hoth sets, so I assumed they had just been re-released. I suppose it could have been old stock, I'll check back their tomorrow over my lunch and see what they have left-

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #425 on: January 25, 2006, 10:32 PM »
Were they on the older blueish SW carback or the ROTS style orange SW cardback?

Padme/Anakin were out about a year go, and hadn't heard anything about them being released again.  Guessing you may have stumbled on an old one still pegwarming, and if you did, that's a mighty nice find.

curious.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #426 on: January 26, 2006, 10:34 AM »
I saw the Padme two pack and Anakin two pack just yesterday at Wal-mart in Mpls Mn.

Actually, they haven't been rereleased, so that is a big find.  A lot of people seem to be getting interested in this line lately and are paying big bucks for those AOTC sets. 

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #427 on: January 26, 2006, 01:58 PM »
Well, they were gone when I checked back. But I wasn't seeing things because they had a silver logo han and leia set from the same wave left.

I like this line too, and have them all loose up through the current wave. I know collectors (myself included) can often be guilty of impatience, but seeing as how they have been re-releasing so many of the characters, I am surprised to see the aftermarket prices so high. It isn't like the large unleashed or Galactic Heroes ships where Hasbro has stated they are gone (even if it is only temporary). Wal marts and Targets here in Minnesota each have 304 pegs dedicated to just galactic heroes figures. That is as much as the regular 3 3/4 figures get.

So, I would reccommend patience. They will be back- the pegs are literally waiting there for them.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #428 on: January 30, 2006, 01:37 PM »
Wow, 304 pegs dedicated to GH is overkill!


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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #429 on: January 30, 2006, 04:29 PM »
Crazy that you would see that set.  I wonder if it's a new case assortment.  Time will tell I guess. 

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #430 on: January 30, 2006, 08:17 PM »
Wow, 304 pegs dedicated to GH is overkill!


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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #431 on: February 1, 2006, 01:01 PM »
Our local TRU has done a reset, and had the OT repacks there yesterday.  I picked up a Scout w/Bike, thought it might be nice to have another one.  I had already picked up the Han/Luke Hoth set at Target.  I was tempted to get the Luke/Bike combo, but decided to leave it behind.  Are the differences very significant on that one?

Seeing the "transforming" Landspeeder or whatever it is next to the, it got me to thinking about this line again.  I really wish they'd take a chance on making a couple more vehicles here and there to compliment this line, even if they had to be exclusive to one store or something.  I think a few that might work would be a Landspeeder (normal one), a Snowspeeder, or a TIE Fighter.  Some others that would be neat to see, but probably not as likely, would be an AT-AT or Slave 1.  I don't necessarily see more vehicles as likely, but it would be nice.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #432 on: February 4, 2006, 02:18 PM »
Well, they were gone when I checked back. But I wasn't seeing things because they had a silver logo han and leia set from the same wave left.

I didn't realize Hasbro was planning on re-releasing those older figures on black and silver cardbacks.  My apologies.  :-[  Perhaps they'll release the ROTS ones on the 2006 (black and silver) cardbacks as well?

2005 Revenge of the Sith Figure 2-Packs (orange cardbacks):

Wave 1
___ Count Dooku & Anakin Skywalker
___ Darth Sidious & Yoda
___ Obi-Wan Kenobi & General Grievous

Wave 2
___ Chewbacca & Clone Trooper (blue)
___ Kit Fisto & Mace Windu
___ Super Battle Droid & R2-D2

Wave 3
___ BARC Trooper & Yoda (repack)
___ Clone Trooper (blue - 501st) & Anakin (repack)
___ Commander Cody (orange) & Obi-Wan (repack)
___ Emperor (Holo) & Darth Vader (repack)

2006 Figure 2-Packs (black and silver cardbacks):

Wave 1
___ Luke Hoth & Han Hoth (repacks)
___ Luke Endor & Speeder Bike (repacks)
___ Scout Trooper & Speeder Bike (repacks)

Wave 1a? - ROTS repacks????

Wave 2 - not yet released
___ Clone Trooper (green - AOTC) & Battle Droid
___ Darth Maul & Obi-Wan Kenobi
___ Emperor Palpatine & Shock Trooper

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #433 on: February 5, 2006, 01:26 PM »
One of the dealers at our local toy show had a silver carded Stormtrooper 2pak.

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Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« Reply #434 on: February 5, 2006, 10:05 PM »
One of the dealers at our local toy show had a silver carded Stormtrooper 2pak.

I also read that the ROTS figures have appeared on the silver cards too.

1.) Vader and Holo Emperor
2.) Anakin and Trooper (501st)
3.) Obi-Wan and Trooper (Cody)
4.) Chewbacca and Trooper (blue)
5.) Yoda and BARC