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Offline Brian

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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2008, 09:31 AM »
Not too bad of a set.  I'd probably buy it just for the R2, but the rest of the figures are pretty nice too.  Han looks to be an improvement, and the Imperial/Scout figures are always a plus.  I look forward to picking it up.

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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2008, 09:38 AM »
Pretty cool so far! :)
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2008, 11:27 AM »
Pretty cool!  I figured Han Solo would be a part of this pack.  R2 looks awesome.  The Biker Scout is an obvious pack-in.  And finally, a black uni Imperial Officer!!!!
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #18 on: July 25, 2008, 06:52 PM »
That biker scout is Nik Sant in disguise, helmet comes off.
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2008, 06:53 PM »
That biker scout is Nik Sant in disguise, helmet comes off.

The helmet on the scout looks quite large. Could this be Nik Sant in Scout Trooper disguise?

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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2008, 09:37 PM »
Nice!  Gotta love the Van Sant figure.  Well I will be definately picking up this set.  That tipped me over the edge.  I like the R2 and officers. 

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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2008, 11:30 PM »
So i guess this is a 5 figure BP and sdcc was just missing one for the display. Wierd thing is that they show 5 figures but only name 4.
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #22 on: July 26, 2008, 07:33 PM »
Disappointing that this Imperial Officer isn't being brought up to the quality level of Juno Eclipse... I was hoping she would be a new standard for Imperial officers. Her uniform has great texture and detail compared to the Jerjerrod sculpt, and doesn't have the awkward looking thigh bumps.
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #23 on: July 26, 2008, 09:32 PM »
I'll be happy to get this set. Decent R2, Rebel in Scout disguise (YES!), and Lt. Renz-nice. Might not need the Han, though I'm sure I can use him in another diorama.

This set seems to be worth $20.


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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #24 on: July 27, 2008, 01:01 AM »
It seems these Officers aren't 100% great but the pack's still decent and with 2 officers, I'm in on that easily.  Really eases the fears of 4-figure BP's.

It seems though that the "Imp. Officer" is upgraded/updated to an extent...  Lt. Sunber in the Comic packs is pretty heavily articulated.  The parts are there, and now it's just Hasbro's timing to do truly super articulated Imp Officers... 

I think this pack's great for what it is though.  Other than Han really, which looks like an upgrade himself, there's really not much there I'm disappointed with.  Knees on impy's though, would be nice someday.  These guys sure beat the hell out of the POTJ "Officer" figures though.
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #25 on: July 27, 2008, 10:22 AM »
Unfortunately the press release at SDCC prior to showing these images mentioned that one of the 2 Imperial officers may not be included despite the pic (and supported by the number of figures listed).  In addition, the same release mentioned that Old Ben and Brainiac would not include the tables shown in their wave.  Hasbro's reasons for their secrecy with answering Q and As sure is in contrast to showing pics of things then saying we won't be getting them...
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #26 on: July 27, 2008, 12:36 PM »
I'm really looking forward to this set. Glad that at the very least, the head sculpt is new on the imperial officer.
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #27 on: July 30, 2008, 05:44 PM »
But, I can't help but wonder why there are only 4 figures shown... cost saving measure or was a fig missing for the photo?   ???

From the Hasbro Q&A at SSG:

"Hasbro: People should get used to 4 figures in Battle Packs"

Yep - it was either $20 4-figure BPs or $25 5-figure BPs and they indeed chose the $20 price over the 5-figure format.

Not a big surprise with all the price hikes lately...  :-\
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
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Re: TLC "Assault on the Shield Generator" Battle Pack
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2008, 11:20 PM »
Man...  Price hikes even going to the format that rarely gives you something new in the first place?  Soundin' pretty greedy to me.  The old motto Hasbro had was that crap like battlepacks helped them afford new toolings because of the $$$ saved by rehashing figure sculpts...  Now they go up too?  That's disappointing for sure.
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