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Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« on: February 16, 2008, 03:59 PM »
As noted on the front page word has come in from Jeff that we can expect to see a Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing on the shelves this year. I'm pretty excited for this myself. The A-Wing has become one of my favorite fighters lately. I'm really happy with the green SAGA version, and even the POTF2 version still holds it own. I'd be happy to add yet another one to my fleet. We should have some pictures a little later today. :)
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2008, 04:02 PM »
Was there an exclusive pack-in?
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2008, 04:03 PM »
No mention, yet... ;)

I'd wager we'd see a pilot, as I think most exclusive ships do seem to come with at least one figure anymore whereas the $20 pricepoint ships do not.
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2008, 04:14 PM »
Here's hoping its the blue McQuarrie deco this time around!
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2008, 06:25 PM »
Was there an exclusive pack-in?

There is a pilot... arvyl crynyd.  What was pictured was a the new A-wing/Tycho body with a new head...
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2008, 08:52 PM »
Standard RED ship. Hmm, I might pass on this. Only thing  I'd want would be the figure.
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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2008, 08:53 PM »
Standard RED ship. Hmm, I might pass on this. Only thing  I'd want would be the figure.

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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2008, 09:16 PM »
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There is a pilot... arvyl crynyd.  What was pictured was a the new A-wing/Tycho body with a new head...

Pic? Where? ;D

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Re: Wal-Mart exclusive A-Wing
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2008, 09:17 PM »
It was shown in the presentation, not at the showroom...  :-\

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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2008, 12:44 AM »
The helmet looks sweet.  Finally, a real Arvel Crynyd figure!!!  Now if we just had an Executor for him to ram....   ;D
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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2008, 12:51 AM »
I am really surprised that they didn't paint this one up differently for this release - it looks almost identical to the POTF2 version. Which isn't a bad thing really, the paint op even back then was pretty good.
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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2008, 02:34 AM »
If it's to be Arvel Crynyd, which it 100% appears to be, as the helmet is new and accurate to the cockpit footage A-Wing Pilots we see (whereas Tycho is accurate to the briefing scene A-Wingers we see of course), then this ship is accurate...

Crynyd's fighter was red markings like the original.  Not sure which film prop was used, however it was destroyed so it's likely the paintjob didn't feature the same "replaced panels" and such, so this ship looks just different enough to be another ship in the same squadron, as it should.  I'm really stoked on that.

I have about 8 A-Wings, so this'll just be a happy single purchase.  :)  Glad to finally get the death blow of the Executor in plastic, complete with his fighter.
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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2008, 11:32 AM »
I wish this featured electronic motion sensor screaming sounds. When you shake the toy or spin it you hear Arvel Scream "AAAHHHHHHH!!!!!", that would be a sweet selling feature!

I really hope they make that black X-Wing pilot from ROTJ! He went out like a champ, he did not scream like a bitch. Sparks flew past his head and he spoke in a confident tone..."She's gonna blow!!!!"
Now that's a Starfighter pilot! Arvel pissed his pants and screamed like a women, I will never forget that.

On another note, it is nice to see Arvel's correct helmet get tooled up. I am also glad the A-Wing sports classic colors for fleet building purposes. I am not too keen on the McQuarrie colored version.
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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2008, 11:39 AM »
Arvel's the screaming one!?! (Sorry, besides Luke, Biggs, and Porkins, I really don't know my pilots  :-[ )

I was probably gonna buy this anyway, but now I'm sold for sure!  ;D
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Re: Wal-Mart A-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2008, 04:19 PM »
Arvel's the screaming one!?! (Sorry, besides Luke, Biggs, and Porkins, I really don't know my pilots  :-[ )

I was probably gonna buy this anyway, but now I'm sold for sure!  ;D

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