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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #135 on: December 10, 2009, 12:27 AM »
I am really excited about this wave, great character choices all around including the BAD. I think this will be the rarest wave of Legacy. I see this as the TAC Wave 5 of Legacy. I think this wave will have a shorter run like the AOTC wave given the possible package update and the slowdown of EU in general.

I really hope etailers get this in by months end I want that K'Kruk bad.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #136 on: December 10, 2009, 09:41 AM »
You have a good point, Anton.

However, I think this may be Hasbro's way of trying to lure in the old-school collectors to buy the whole EU wave in order to get the classic ROTJ droid. It's almost a set-up, if anything.  :-X

That thought crossed my mind. If I was an OT completist guy, I'd have to buy that set.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #138 on: December 17, 2009, 12:06 AM »
Yakface.com posted pictures of the finalized Shaak Ti sculpt.

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Oh. My. Gosh.  :o Beautiful sculpt, amazing, Hasbro! A 100% improvement over the ROTS sculpt! Now Hasbro can maybe update her figure from the movie(?)!
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #139 on: December 17, 2009, 02:09 PM »
Great looking figure!
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #140 on: December 17, 2009, 05:31 PM »
Very cool. I wish we could have a better Maris Brood figure to go along with it.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #141 on: December 17, 2009, 10:06 PM »
I wish we could have a better Maris Brood figure to go along with it.

I know, huh? Maybe a new SA Maris (that can BETTER hold her lightsabers!) will be included in the upcoming Toys'R'Us multipacks. Hopefully.  ;)
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #142 on: December 18, 2009, 10:07 AM »
Yes, hopefully. I really did enjoy the Force Unleashed game, even more than I expected I would. I think the storyline was far better than most of the EU out there.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #143 on: December 18, 2009, 10:37 AM »
The Maris may not have been a good fig, but with how few EU figs we get I'd much rather have something I've never got before.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #144 on: December 18, 2009, 11:05 AM »
My Maris holds her sabers just fine.   ???

I'm with Nick - I'll take something new (EU, background characters, whatever) over crap like the Han in Stormtrooper vest or the 30th version of Jedi Luke any day of the week (yes I bought two of the latest one, so sue me).  I know there is demand for core characters and am not arguing that, but there is ALSO demand for new stuff among a lot of collectors.  And frankly, if there are no more movies coming, then EU and Clone Wars are the best opportunity to keep the SW line alive because they tie into more current media.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #145 on: December 25, 2009, 03:11 AM »
Wow, literally just in time for Christmas...

Loose pics of the Expanded Universe wave! :)


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So Shaak Ti's been out there a while and now the rest are here to check out.  I like the whole wave mostly...  I ponder if Jacen Solo's really short, which I don't think his character is intended to be but it appears to re-use some Luke Bespin bits...  So the figure will be I think.

Also I hate the Spacetrooper design from the comics, so I don't care for that figure particularly then either.

Love the Darktrooper, which was freakish in the game and sort of scared you, and that looks pretty fantastic as far as a duplication of the game's design.  K'Kruhk is awesome looking and big, so I dig that as well.  I like the BAD and Variant Bespin Guard a lot as well, and Shaak Ti of course.  Jaina's ok...  Jacen will suffice and since I'm not into NJO much anyway that's fine.  Ultimately the Spacey's the only one I'm just indifferent on then and it's not the figure's fault.  The figure looks amazing, and it's just the design that blows chunks.

Good wave...  Far superior to the ROTS wave for sure, and that's a positive.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #146 on: December 25, 2009, 12:23 PM »
I'm not a big EU person, but I've been looking forward to K'Kruhk for a while.  He's amazing.  The Spacetrooper is, too.  I'm the opposite of you, Jesse.  The Darktrooper looks really blah to me and the Spacetrooper is all kinds of cool.  I suppose if I ever played the game, it might make me more interested.  Overall, the figs are good.  I'll be really happy to get the BAD.

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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #147 on: December 25, 2009, 01:01 PM »
The entire wave is a big pass for me. 
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #148 on: December 25, 2009, 02:02 PM »
This wave came out great! I already got Shaak Ti and I was very impressed. Even if you do no care for EU the Jaina can make a great generic Jedi. Interesting how Hasbro used Stass Allie's Arms and legs. they are getting better at reusing their tools. K'Kruck and Jaina are by far my favorites. This is a good way to end Legacy. If next years few movie focused choices look this good I will be happy.

Even if you hate the character or design they nailed them really good.
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Re: Legacy Wave 13 - Expanded Universe (Spring 2010)
« Reply #149 on: December 25, 2009, 02:55 PM »
I'm not a big EU person, but I've been looking forward to K'Kruhk for a while.  He's amazing.  The Spacetrooper is, too.  I'm the opposite of you, Jesse.  The Darktrooper looks really blah to me and the Spacetrooper is all kinds of cool.  I suppose if I ever played the game, it might make me more interested.  Overall, the figs are good.  I'll be really happy to get the BAD.

My reasoning on the Spacetrooper is that there's a more believable (bulky, larger, etc.) design for it that was put out first and then the comic artists didn't even bother with it.  It's in more EU than the Thrawn Trilogy Comic though and so I would've liked Hasbro to have gone with that over this, but it's really big.  I didn't like the original for the same reason.

The Darktroopers are just part of the game, so yeah without playing it they're tough to describe as why they look good or the positives and things...  THey've even been tied to the PT a lot now, as far as their evolution, which I find interesting how EU writers tried to do that.

The Spacetrooper's just a design I don't care for because there's a better one out there...  I didn't expect Hasbro to do any differently though as they tend to go with comic designs over other stuff.
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