Author Topic: Thoughts on the Droid Factory "Build A Figure" Idea?  (Read 11894 times)

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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #75 on: February 14, 2008, 11:34 PM »
So is this going to be incorporated into the "Classic" line of figures that is supposed to parallel the Clone Wars line?

It certainly sounds like this is going to be what's been informally referred to as the Saga line. 

Yeah, this is what Hasbro was talking about a few weeks ago when they said that the "old" Clone Wars cartoon wave was "picked up and moved to the new Fall basic figure line".  The "30AC" line ends with the TFU wave and then this "Droid Factory" line starts up after that, though there is no word on what the card will look like.

Like Nick was saying, Hasbro has indicated that the "Droid Factory" line will take over the 30AC pegs and the "Clone Wars" line will take over the TSC/Legends pegs.
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #76 on: February 15, 2008, 08:42 AM »

Yeah, this is what Hasbro was talking about a few weeks ago when they said that the "old" Clone Wars cartoon wave was "picked up and moved to the new Fall basic figure line".  The "30AC" line ends with the TFU wave and then this "Droid Factory" line starts up after that, though there is no word on what the card will look like.


Glad to have that all straightened out. Perhaps rounding out the carded 30AV line wouldn't be so bad after all.
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #77 on: February 15, 2008, 09:53 AM »
I was reading through the Figure of the Day feature at GH, and noticed this part of the review of CZ-4:

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The figure has a unique undocumented feature which, from the look of things, was entirely intentional. It can be pulled apart at the waist, and there's a peg that looks like it was meant to be seen by fans. In short, it seems like Hasbro designed this figure to be dismantled, perhaps for future torture rack use, build-a-figure possibilities, or some other reason.

With the recent rumblings that the BAF waves will involve astromechs and protocol droids, could this be a sign of things to come?  Perhaps parts of CZ-4 are going to be used in these future pack ins, or maybe not, but hopefully we'll see this weekend.

I'd definitely say that is a possibility. I never knew CZ-4 even pulled apart like that, I'll have to check that out on mine next time I'm down home. If that is a sign, hopefully that means we can expect some nicely articulated BAF droids. :)

I snapped some pics of this previously unknown feature this morning and it sure looks like a deliberate effort was put into sculpting the peg.

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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #78 on: February 15, 2008, 09:55 AM »
I wouldn't mind another CZ Droid. But if there's any droid I REALLY want to see from this promotion, it's R5-X2.


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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #79 on: February 15, 2008, 09:59 AM »
Hmm, I guess I knew CZ pulled apart as I have him in pieces laying in my Sandcrawler area

Pull apart 3PO for sure is one body, the astromech is the one I'm wanting to see.  I'm really stoked its this way and not the BS 30 piece droid because its something a lot of people have asked for for a long time

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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #80 on: February 15, 2008, 12:23 PM »
I'm glad to see they're trying something like this, I just hope we do get some very cool droids with it.  Perhaps things like these -




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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #81 on: February 15, 2008, 01:07 PM »
Is that first one a Terminator?   ???

I must have missed his cameo in a Star Wars movie...   :D
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #82 on: February 15, 2008, 02:10 PM »
Chew,

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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #83 on: February 15, 2008, 02:12 PM »
Maybe we'll get Bail Organa's server droid from the ROTS deleted scenes?
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #85 on: February 15, 2008, 03:04 PM »
I'm wondering - and I suppose we'll (hopefully) find out this weekend - are the Clone Wars (realistic/previously Wave 3) wave and the rumored ROTJ (Sandstorm figures/Yarna) part of this 30 figure count for the BAF waves?  Just curious, as that would probably leave about 15 or so figures for the rest of the year (that we don't already know about) in this line.

Oops, thanks Jeff....nevermind  :-X

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Yeah, this is what Hasbro was talking about a few weeks ago when they said that the "old" Clone Wars cartoon wave was "picked up and moved to the new Fall basic figure line".  The "30AC" line ends with the TFU wave and then this "Droid Factory" line starts up after that, though there is no word on what the card will look like.

Like Nick was saying, Hasbro has indicated that the "Droid Factory" line will take over the 30AC pegs and the "Clone Wars" line will take over the TSC/Legends pegs.
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #86 on: February 16, 2008, 01:40 PM »
Sounds like BOTH of these droids (an R7 and R4) are in the ROTJ wave :)


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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #87 on: February 16, 2008, 01:41 PM »


I love this one...  It's EU, correct?

And that's TWO astro's down now. ;) 
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #88 on: February 16, 2008, 02:11 PM »
if both thowse astro mecs are in the ROTJ wave and we have only seem 7 figures from the wave..who will hold the last piece for one of these droids  :-X
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Re: Droid Factory Build A Figure
« Reply #89 on: February 16, 2008, 02:28 PM »
if both thowse astro mecs are in the ROTJ wave and we have only seem 7 figures from the wave..who will hold the last piece for one of these droids  :-X

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