Author Topic: EE "Elite Forces of the Republic" 14-Figure Set  (Read 27024 times)

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #240 on: July 26, 2007, 03:46 PM »
Well, the information that Hasbro passed along to us on this set at C4 has finally been (visually) confirmed, though I think Adam was suggesting earlier that it was accurate as well.  This is indeed two separate 7-packs, ala the prior Death Star Briefing and Republic Commando sets, and not some crazy 14-pack as some folks have suggested.  Hopefully we'll get some pix up shortly...
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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #241 on: July 26, 2007, 03:50 PM »
I saw the pictures of this set on GalacticHunter.com, and the two sets look very cool. The ARC Troopers and Commandos are welcome additions to the clone army, and the Mandalorians should look pretty cool behind Jango Fett. The head sculpts are not the greatest, but I can leave the helmets on. Overall, 14 good figures for a great price. Now I need to place a pre-order.

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #242 on: July 26, 2007, 04:06 PM »






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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #243 on: July 26, 2007, 04:40 PM »

And Ruiner, since you told me to keep count we are at:

2 new tools
3 repaints

So far, you're closer to being right...

I'll let you tally the score.

I'm glad I didn't preorder this.  There are too many duplicates. 

4 each of the black commandos
2 each of the Superman clones
2 each of the black ARC's

As many of you know, I can't stand the whole 'shadow' concept and being that almost half this set is black, I'm out.

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #244 on: July 26, 2007, 04:45 PM »
Yeah, I'm on the fence too.  Much too much black in one set. I like all of the Mandos, but the others are a bit of a snooze.  I mean, four Republic Commandos in all black, and the only thing different is the backpacks? I dunno...
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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #245 on: July 26, 2007, 04:54 PM »
Yeah, a lot of black, I agree.  I will say that I like the Mando figures though, and the ARCs are kind of neat.  Way out there on the EU scale I guess, which usually lessens my interest somewhat, but I'm glad I preordered a set.  Not too bad overall.

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #246 on: July 26, 2007, 05:06 PM »


What is this?  Dirt-Rocker Fett?

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #247 on: July 26, 2007, 05:08 PM »
Here's a better image for those keeping score:



So is that two new tools out of fourteen figures?



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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #248 on: July 26, 2007, 05:09 PM »
I was never really interested in this set, even less now that I see the details and that over half of the set is essentially repacked repaints.  I hope they aren't planning on producing very many of these.
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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #249 on: July 26, 2007, 05:19 PM »
Overall pretty cool set, just not too keen on the Mando headsculpts. Looks like rejects from Dawson's Creek.

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #250 on: July 26, 2007, 05:24 PM »
Hasbro marketing team maybe?


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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #251 on: July 26, 2007, 05:28 PM »
I like them, I'm okay with the repaints.  The price on the pre-order was pretty good on the per figure basis.  I'm not upset that I pre-ordered.

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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #252 on: July 26, 2007, 05:47 PM »
I really like this set, but some figures are better than others. Therefore, I will try to get my favorites loose and separate off eBay or trade with fellow JDers.
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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #253 on: July 26, 2007, 05:54 PM »
I am unhappy with the set overall. Nothing wowed me.
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Re: EE "Mystery Pack" 14-Figure Set
« Reply #254 on: July 26, 2007, 06:00 PM »
I waited to see the full set before putting in my pre-order and will be doing that soon.  I really like the set.  I'm not a Clone or Mandalorian nut but I really dig this set.  I can see people's arguments on the black troopers but if I understand it correctly, Omega Squad is from a book/comic and that's how they are depicted?  Unlike the Utapau Shadow Clone or the Shadow Scout which were just made up, these actually have an EU story.

I've seen some grumbling about the head sculpts on the Mando figures and agree to a certain point.  I don't care where they came up with the sculpts (Hasbro employees or whatever) or the names, but they should have at least made them tough looking.  Toss in a scar here and there, a little brooding look and the right paint app and it would really take them up a notch.

As far as the RC figures go, I'd love to see a new Republic Commando sculpt some day.  It's not that bad, but I hate the legs.  I finally got the Delta Squad pack and it's a cool set and I'll be looking forward to these as well.

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