Author Topic: TRU "Disturbance at Lars Homestead" Battle Pack  (Read 21312 times)

Offline Pete_Fett

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #30 on: April 22, 2008, 08:46 AM »
But what motivation do the Separatists have for attacking the Larses? I don't think they even know Anakin has any connection.

If it's from the new film, more likely it has to do with Jabba's henchmen.

Actually, if you believe in the possibility that Count Dooku was the driving force behind the Tusken Raiders kidnapping Shmi Skywalker-Lars then there is a chance that Dooku actually knows the significance for the Lars family to Anakin - even if it's just from Darth Sidious instructing Dooku to arrange for Tusken Raiders to kidnap and torture a woman on Tatooine named Shmi Skywalker - when Dooku's operatives find out where she is, for all Dooku knows, Cliegg is Anakin's father and Owen is Anakin's brother. Dooku might be going to Tatooine to outright kill what he perceives is the rest of Anakin's family.

I have two guesses for this set:

1) ANH - Either a Dewback and 2 Sandtroopers or Luke and the updated Sandspeeder, the main dome structure with fire damage and two skeletons.

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2) All new sculpts to support the short story in the Visionaries TPB.
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #31 on: April 22, 2008, 09:13 AM »
Here in MN, TRU charged $25 for the HFG standard sized BPs... $35 is what they charged for the larger BPs, sort of like the Bantha set.

That's right, you're right about the HFG pack. They're charging $45 for the Bantha pack.
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #32 on: April 23, 2008, 12:30 PM »
It would be nice if they would include a structure like the hovel there in the picture.  I do not know if that is what it is called?  Of course a moisture vaporator would be nice.  I hope it is not that half Maul vs Obi-Wan thing.  I am half wondering if they will include some stormtroopers shooting at Owen and Beru.  Then Hasbro will spice up the Lar's with some blasters of their own?  Maybe they will actually throw in some skeletons?  Eh, we'll see.

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #33 on: May 7, 2008, 06:33 PM »
First glimpse of the protype is on POTF2.  Owen's homstead is a nice addition for us collectors!!!!

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #34 on: May 7, 2008, 06:45 PM »
Wow!  Can't believe I was right about the Homestead garage dome.  And I'm actually glad that I was wrong about the character choices.  But I sincerely hope that we'll be getting new sculpts of both Uncle Owen & Aunt Beru.
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #35 on: May 7, 2008, 07:12 PM »
Shweeet! Figure-wise it seems a bit sparse ... for sure there'll be more sandtroopers and I hope they throw in a Treadwell or something.

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #36 on: May 7, 2008, 07:49 PM »
From POTF2 (thus the logo in the corner ;)):






P.S. Nathan--where's that pic from? I never knew the actual attack on the Larses was shown anywhere in the EU. ???
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #37 on: May 7, 2008, 08:19 PM »
I never knew the actual attack on the Larses was shown anywhere in the EU. ???

I know there's a story about it in the "Tales From The Mos Eisley Cantina" anthology...

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #38 on: May 7, 2008, 08:32 PM »
Vader: The Ultimate Guide

I don't own it, so I don't know the original context of the image.

And here's the story Reid was thinking of:

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #39 on: May 7, 2008, 09:16 PM »
i am more than happy to buy it for the dome house, but i dont have any hopes of getting new sculpts for owen or beru. i guess at least we get another moisture vaporator.
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #40 on: May 7, 2008, 09:37 PM »
Beru's still a good fig, but Owen?  C'mon.  We'll be buying it for the dome!
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #41 on: May 7, 2008, 11:05 PM »
so we are getting 3 figures and a dome... for $20 ($30 canadian)...thats kind of a let down....especially since the figures are all repacks.
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #42 on: May 7, 2008, 11:42 PM »
so we are getting 3 figures and a dome... for $20 ($30 canadian)...thats kind of a let down....

I sure hope there is more to it, because this is in the TRU computer for $34.99, not "$20 ($30 Canadian)".

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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #43 on: May 8, 2008, 12:36 AM »
Oh man...  To buy or not to buy.  I want the Dome, and can use another Sandtrooper and moisture vaporator, but if they pack in that shoddy Owen and ok Beru...  meh.  $35's damn pricey for "just that", to me anyway.  I'll likely buy, but it's gonna hurt getting the old Beru and REALLY the Owen.  They could kitbash something decent out of Jedi parts I'd think, and some softgoods.  :-\
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Re: Disturbance at the Lars Homestead Battle Pack?
« Reply #44 on: May 8, 2008, 12:38 AM »


059672 - $34.99 Ex Disturbance at Lars Homestead

Zoinks, that means it'll be sold at $49.99 up here. :o
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