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Offline Gorkoracing

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Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« on: December 10, 2007, 02:48 PM »
Potf2.com has a pic of 2 walmart exclusive 3packs

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2007, 03:02 PM »
Figures that they would want something to go with the game if it is indeed going to be a big deal push.  Looks like repack Vader and Palpy with repaint troopers. 

I'll probably end up buying them if they stick to the $10 price from the last few round of these sets..  ::)
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2007, 03:04 PM »
Count me in for sure... I'm very happy to see the Evolutions Palpatine packed in, that's outstanding.

Vader?  Don't need another, but if these are just $10 a set, then these are a fantastic deal.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 03:06 PM »
Since it looks like the Evolutions Palpy is included, I'll definitely try to pick that one up.  Like Jeff said, if these are $10 packs, I'll probably try to pick up both as well, but we'll see.  Despite the jokes about repainted troopers, I could see these being big sellers since it looks like super-articulated figures of troop builders.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007, 03:10 PM »
Pretty box art.  I'll definatly be picking these up - if I can find them.  I planned on cutting back after the Unleashed stuff hits, so looks like these sets came in right under the wire.  Lots of wasted space just like the DVD sets, so I'm also hoping these are still $9.99.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2007, 03:15 PM »
I dunno ... I don't like any of the troopers and I really don't need another Vader. Evo Palpy is nice though.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2007, 03:27 PM »
For those interested, the Red Stormtroopers are called "Incinerator Troopers". 
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2007, 03:32 PM »
I'll pick up a couple.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007, 04:00 PM »
Heh, the Red and White Stormtroopers are called "Incinerator Troopers"...
Yeah they should be thrown into an incinerator (melted down and remolded into a better figure...)

I like the Emperor set, but the Vader set is meh. I'm getting tired of the repaints, and worse now that they are repainting Stormtroopers. I don't mind the shadow ones, but I could do without the flavor of the month troopers...

If they are $10 then yes, I'll get one of each. But if not, then only the Palpy one.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2007, 04:22 PM »
For those interested, the Red Stormtroopers are called "Incinerator Troopers".

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2007, 04:43 PM »
Hmmmm.  So Incinerator Stormtroopers with Vader and Shadow Stormtroopers with Palpatine, huh?  It looks like they possibly redid the softgoods with Palpatine, but that remains to be seen. 

The one thing I wonder about the Troopers with Palpatine is if they're actually all black, or if they're the grey/chrome troopers.  The photo simply isn't good enough to make that determination.  But at least we know now where some of these troopers are going to be slotted, because it was getting pretty obvious that they wouldn't release some of them in the Basic Figure line.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2007, 06:30 PM »
I'll pick them up. I hate that they are walmart exclusives. I guess better these than the possible rancor.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2007, 07:28 PM »
Hmmmm.  So Incinerator Stormtroopers with Vader and Shadow Stormtroopers with Palpatine, huh?  It looks like they possibly redid the softgoods with Palpatine, but that remains to be seen. 

The one thing I wonder about the Troopers with Palpatine is if they're actually all black, or if they're the grey/chrome troopers.  The photo simply isn't good enough to make that determination.  But at least we know now where some of these troopers are going to be slotted, because it was getting pretty obvious that they wouldn't release some of them in the Basic Figure line.

I don't know, it looks pretty clear to me that they are the new grey/chrome troopers and not the black version. Though it is stange that the box art calls them 'Shadow Troopers.' Echoing what most everyone else seems to be saying, if these are only $10 count me in for one of each. If not I'll probably pass on them.

I'm wondering if the that blue trooper we saw a few weeks ago will possibly be in another of these sets? 

Scratch that, I just read the other FU thread and saw the card art for it.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2007, 09:58 PM »
Pretty different...  The price is right, probably, on these if they stay to $10, so I've got no real complaints...  I just wonder to what extent these guys play a role in the game or any subsequent books/comics for this "multi-media event".  Wish that Palpy would come out again with some nicer robes and a nice neutral head/hand sculpt for ROTJ.  That's a pretty nice figure in general so I don't mind seeing it again. 

Far better than the past WM 3-packs. :)
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2007, 10:22 PM »
If the troopers are identical, does anyone want to split a set with me?  I just want one of each trooper.