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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #75 on: December 1, 2007, 03:09 PM »
There's more.   >:(


My sentiments, exactly.  I've long feared the day when Hasbro/Lucasfilm starting taking liberties with the classic Stormie, and colorizing him (cashing in) ala the Skittles Clones from the Prequels.  God, I hope this doesn't go beyond Force Unleashed...  :-\

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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #76 on: December 1, 2007, 03:11 PM »
There's more.   >:(

If only someone had told you to expect more...   :P

expect to see more... like a 3.75" version of this one too:

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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #77 on: December 1, 2007, 03:37 PM »
The trooper with the blue markings looks like something of an update on the ROTS era 501st markings.  It certainly makes me wonder if Hasbro/Lucasfilm will call that a 501st Stormtrooper.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #78 on: December 1, 2007, 03:45 PM »
The Hasbro mini-unleashed packaging just calls him "Stormtrooper Commander".

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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #79 on: December 1, 2007, 03:49 PM »
Oh.  Well that solves that.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #80 on: December 1, 2007, 05:05 PM »
The blue one looks better than the red.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #81 on: December 1, 2007, 06:11 PM »
the blue stormy looks wicked, i am soo army building that guy.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #82 on: December 1, 2007, 11:14 PM »
Pass, Pass, Pass and Pass...

Maybe they can make the imperial officer girl in Fanta Colors....

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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #83 on: December 2, 2007, 12:27 AM »
The blue one doesn't look half bad actually. He'd be even better if the helmet stripe was centered though.

My main problem with the red one is the weird helmet markings and the seemingly green goggles.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #84 on: December 2, 2007, 09:11 AM »
The only one I could tolerate (aside from the Black one which we already have) is the grey one.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #85 on: December 2, 2007, 01:41 PM »
The FU stuff doesn't interest me much at all, to be quite honest, although I definitely fall on the side of the Stormie purists.  I never had a problem with the Clones having different colors according to their legion or rank up until the point that the Empire was established.  After that point, I saw the armor becoming the equivalent of the Republic/Imperial Star Destroyers and V-Wing Fighters going from having colored accents to flat gray; for all intents and purposes, the war was over and there was no need for individuality or identification with anything other than the Empire itself.

I'll probably wind up getting the two specialized troopers with all the gear, and maybe Vader just for the "beaten all to hell" look, but everything else (other than 2" Unleashed, which I will buy) will be getting a pass from me. 

That said, the second Stormie from the left seems like the Covert Ops Clone Trooper paint scheme for some reason.  There's no stupid purple accents (How Covert!  ::) ), but otherwise, it has that same kind of look.

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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #86 on: December 2, 2007, 03:07 PM »
The only one I could tolerate (aside from the Black one which we already have) is the grey one.

Interesting, because I was thinking that was the weakest of the four. By now I'm used to the jet-black Shadow Troopers, and I can sort of understand it from a secret-police/Imperial-guards/psychological-intimidation standpoint ... but splitting the difference and making a grey one seems completely pointless to me.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #87 on: December 2, 2007, 03:43 PM »
Why do I have a bad feeling that the next rerelease of the original Star Wars triliogy on DVD will feature multicolored stormtroopers? Can't you just see these guys chasing Han around the Death Star?
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #88 on: December 2, 2007, 05:01 PM »
does the blue guy have a removable helmet? cause i noticed his helm looks "fatter" then the otheres.
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Re: More from The Force Unleashed?
« Reply #89 on: December 2, 2007, 05:55 PM »
The Skittles Troopers don't bother me, but they don't interest me, either.  Where I would have an issue is if Lucas were to redo the OT again with this kind of thing.  Hasbro can 'batman' the line all they want to.  Sometimes it's cool, most times it's not, and pocketbooks will decide.