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TLC "Training on the Falcon" Battle Pack
« on: July 14, 2008, 06:47 PM »
In a QnA over at Sandtroopers, Habro confirmed there will be a Battle Pack this fall featuring Luke, Ben, Threepio and Artoo specifically to go along with the BMF. All are repacks.

So what are we looking for? I'm figuring the POTJ Ben (since it was the robeless variety), VOTC Luke (with POTF2 helmet), VOTC Artoo (with the interchangable panel again so he can "plug in" to the ship) and probably ROTS Threepio (since the more appropriate Saga2 Threepio will already be out in the legends line.)

Would be nice if they could fit in a VOTC Leia too to bring this home as a 5-figure pack, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2008, 06:59 PM »
They COULD throw in a VOTC Kenobi without the cloak.  That POTJ version won't be able to actually sit in the Falcon. 

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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2008, 07:04 PM »
I'm just glad I don't have an inkling to buy it...  All repacks sounds just right for the kiddies. :P
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2008, 09:21 AM »
They COULD throw in a VOTC Kenobi without the cloak.  That POTJ version won't be able to actually sit in the Falcon. 

Neither can the VOTC. :P  I already put him in and was shocked to re-discover that he doesn't have articulated knees.
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2008, 11:41 AM »
They COULD throw in a VOTC Kenobi without the cloak.  That POTJ version won't be able to actually sit in the Falcon. 

Neither can the VOTC. :P  I already put him in and was shocked to re-discover that he doesn't have articulated knees.

To date does any Old Ben Kenobi have articulated knees?
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2008, 04:19 PM »
I know a lot of people will likely pass on this set, but it is probably a good idea to put out there with the BMF.  You get Han/Chewie with the Falcon, and can finish out the "group" with this battle pack.  Like others said, it would be nice to include Leia as well.  I wouldn't mind seeing the VOTC version of Luke, R2, and Obi-Wan (and I guess the Endor Throne 3PO), or if they really wanted to get spiffy they could do the "painted" version of the Spirit Obi from the OTC line and the true repainted R4-G9 version of R2 that many people have asked for.  I sort of wanted to get another VOTC Luke (and Leia, for that matter), so depending on the rest of the pack, I might pick this up.

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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2008, 04:35 PM »
I think that this is an excellent idea for a battle pack.  It will help satisfy the kiddies with figures for their Millenium Falcon.  And it will potentially save slots in the Basic Figure lineup for more collector oriented characters.
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2008, 04:36 PM »
It is a neat idea for a BP but it's missing one thing - bad guys.


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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2008, 05:07 PM »
It is a neat idea for a BP but it's missing one thing - bad guys.

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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2008, 05:15 PM »
It is a neat idea for a BP but it's missing one thing - bad guys.



If they do a Tatooine setting?  Perhaps an Evolutions Sandtrooper (clean w/ black pauldron), but we'd probably get a Garindan.
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2008, 05:19 PM »
I wouldn't mind a Garindan figure. That's one I've always regretted never picking up at retail. :-\
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2008, 05:47 PM »
And it will potentially save slots in the Basic Figure lineup for more collector oriented characters.

Except we are getting a new Tatooine Ben in the ANH wave, correct? Unneccesary overlap there (esp. since the new one will probably have knee joints.)

I am really hoping for a VOTC Luke here. I have always been a champion of the figure, and with a different fabric for his tunic it could wind up working better than the original (also might be even more poofy, but I'm trying to be optimistic.) At the same time, I would totally buy the set if it came with 30AC Luke with a different headsculpt. I just pray it is not EB Luke!

As far as the bad guys, the biker BPs (and the new Clone Wars BPs) don't include an enemy to fight either, so there is precedent.
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2008, 09:36 AM »
It is a neat idea for a BP but it's missing one thing - bad guys.

SA Scanning Trooper please.

Not if he's the only new figure in the set.  :P
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2008, 09:42 AM »
It is a neat idea for a BP but it's missing one thing - bad guys.

SA Scanning Trooper please.

Not if he's the only new figure in the set.  :P

SA Scanning Troopers? :)
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Re: Legacy "Millenium Falcon Passengers" Battle Pack
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2008, 10:06 AM »
I'm fully expecting Luke, Ben, Leia, 3PO, and R2.  Han and Chewie come with the Falcon already and these 5 are the only other Falcon passengers from ANH. 

Seems like the most likely to me anyway...  it would be nice if they could toss in VOTC Leia or Early Bird Leia if they do end up including her since we don't see those very often.
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