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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2007, 01:36 PM »
The Pilot with the Int, I think (and hope) is the OTC TIE Pilot just painted with the 181st's unique markings/colors...  I was assuming that's what that was in the image anyway.
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2007, 02:25 PM »
These things look absolutely amazing.  This is the best year yet for SW collecting - collector focused, high quality, lots of articulation, barely any repaints, tons of obscure characters, Hermi Odle, the concept line, highly articulated army builders, and not just clones...

After losing some interest at the end of last year, I'm 100% back on board.

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« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2007, 03:09 PM »
This is probably the best year Hasbro has ever had. It seems to be the year they have gone all out adding huge accessories and pack-ins. Great job!
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2007, 03:12 PM »
These things look absolutely amazing.  This is the best year yet for SW collecting - collector focused, high quality, lots of articulation, barely any repaints, tons of obscure characters, Hermi Odle, the concept line, highly articulated army builders, and not just clones...

After losing some interest at the end of last year, I'm 100% back on board.

As one of the guys that complains nearly perpetually about Hasbro, I'll certainly agree with Rob at this point.  All the clones and prequel stuff were driving me away, but from what I've seen so far, they're instilling a pretty strong desire to keep collecting their stuff with me.  Good work.
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2007, 03:17 PM »
Lots of good stuff shown so far.  Almost good enough to get me back into the 3-" line.  I made my choice and I'm sticking with it, but I'll admit the new stuff looks fantastic.  Hasbro really went all out this year.
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #20 on: May 24, 2007, 03:22 PM »
Yeah, this sure has been (and looks to be) a heck of a year for Star Wars collecting.  I really like the fact that all of the figures in the regular basic line seem to be new, or at least have something new about them.  There hasn't really been any straight repacks, and that is welcome.  We're starting to see more and more well articulated figures, and there has been a lot of long requested stuff that has been made this year (or is on the way).

The only problem for me is, its going to be an expensive year.  My plan was to cut spending significantly this year (my wife would like it to be cut even more significantly), but its been tough with all of this great stuff.  The "other" lines might have to get the axe with all this great Hasbro stuff (well, aside from the 25th Joes anyways).  Its just nice to see the overall quality in the line taken to a higher level.  We've always gotten some good figures each year, with a good mixture of repacks or stinkers, but this year seems to have pretty good quality across the board.  Definitely looking forward to the upcoming waves.

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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #21 on: May 24, 2007, 03:42 PM »
RS has some great quality pics of most of the news stuff


things I like so far .... everything :P

My impression is that this is a year for a loose collector because those toys look more playable than ever ;D

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« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2007, 03:57 PM »
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #23 on: May 24, 2007, 04:09 PM »
RS has some great quality pics of most of the news stuff


things I like so far .... everything :P

My impression is that this is a year for a loose collector because those toys look more playable than ever ;D

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Man am I glad to read someone else is thinking like this too. I really don't play with my toys, but dang I'm going to be SO tempted. The hyperspace ring is awesome. I'm not really so miffed that I'll have to get a second Jedi Starfighter, because I'll be able to show it in it's different configuration this way.

Man, there is just too much to talk about. I'm gonna look at some more pics though before I comment even more than I already have.
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« Reply #24 on: May 24, 2007, 04:13 PM »
I'm having trouble absorbing the sheer amount of cool **** I just saw.

For now, I've only absorbed that it's awesome.
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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2007, 04:19 PM »
I gotta agree with everyone...this is a great year for collecting.  There are so many wonderful figure choices and sculpts.  Just curious...are those Lobot's arms on that super cool Lando Smuggler? And wasn't there supposed to be a McQuarrie Rebel trooper?

Cool, cool stuff.  The only single figure I find less than amazing is Concept Grievous.  He looks like one of the old Micronaut Bug/Aliens with the saw attachment hands!
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« Reply #26 on: May 24, 2007, 04:25 PM »
I gotta agree with everyone...this is a great year for collecting.  There are so many wonderful figure choices and sculpts.  And wasn't there supposed to be a McQuarrie Rebel trooper?


There is, look at the pic at RS main page- he's labeled as a Mcquarrie general though.

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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #28 on: May 24, 2007, 04:30 PM »
Yep, I wish they used focus on his face but it kinda looks great? :-\

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Re: Hasbro at Celebration IV... Wow.
« Reply #29 on: May 24, 2007, 04:32 PM »
And wasn't there supposed to be a McQuarrie Rebel trooper?


I assume you mean a McQuarrie designed RT?  I thought so too, Mike.  But since there's 12 scheduled McQuarrie coming and we've seen all 12, most likely we misinterpreted and what we assumed was a McQuarrie designed figure is actually the McQuarrie figure himself.
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