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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #180 on: October 20, 2009, 06:09 PM »
I have to agree this one should be part of the deluxe line not a Battle Pack

I think the Battle Packs line is the proper place for it, I just think it's missing a Clone or two.  If they had stashed a second Clone and an updated Bly in there, there'd be a lot less complaining.   :P


If you really think about this beast it is really pointless. How slow is this thing?

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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #181 on: October 20, 2009, 06:17 PM »
"Dang it Null-3457, you've ruined my day for the last time - you're riding Gary into battle!"

Gotta love Gary  :)
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #182 on: October 20, 2009, 09:13 PM »
Actually I'd have been happy with just an updated Cmdr. Bly in the set.  That's one Commander that we've never seen improved.  It would've been really neato had he come with a headsculpt ala his Clone Wars look, too (just not animated). 

Equally cool would've been a Jello-ish plant.  Kind of like the Wamp Rat pack-in, it'd be just a see-through plant like they have on the planet.  A little ambiance for the leisurely ride on the gella-grub, Gary.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #183 on: October 21, 2009, 05:54 PM »
Man, when you compare this set with teh Dewback set, there just ISN'T a comparison. We're getting much more for our $'s in the dewback set than this one. I feel a little hosed (and I haven't even bought one yet...).
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #184 on: October 22, 2009, 03:11 AM »
I'm being brave by defending this set, I guess, but c'mon - Jellie Belly crap-looking animal looks like an OK sculpt - most pictures of this creature look very digital and fake and mostly undetailed- the figure/beast is overall OK when compared to the pictures. The 2008 Ultimate Visual Guide (with Yoda on the cover) has a picture of this creature. It's very unappealing and very goofy for a Star Wars creature. But heck, I can use that yellow/orange clone. And, BONUS - the gellagrub's pincers snap together when you squeeeeeeze it!  :D
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #185 on: October 22, 2009, 03:26 AM »
I don't think anyone's griping on the Grub, or the Clone...  Both are fantastic.  It's $25-ish for just a Gelagrub and a Clone that I think people are obviously irked about.  The grub's not overly complex, not like the Dewback...  THe Clone is the same. 

It's the bang for the buck.  Even the Ball Turrets came with 2 clones, so it's disappointing this set lacks at least another figure.  The Grub, you really couldn't do much with it...  It is what it is.  You couldn't articulate it much more or anything.  The only way to value-out the pack is an extra figure.  An Evolutions Felucia Clone with a new head and helmet would've been the ideal, to make a new Commander Bly.  That idea really makes me think the set is just not a good value.  :-\
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #186 on: October 22, 2009, 10:31 AM »
Exactly, it's the price. That's the difference between me buying one set and many. No bang for the buck.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #187 on: October 22, 2009, 03:52 PM »
I'd agree.  $19.99 and I likely would've bought at least 2 Gelagrubs.  At $25-ish, I'll stomach one and not really be pleased in doing so.  I'm just glad there's nothing new besides the grub in there.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #188 on: November 2, 2009, 12:21 AM »
So what's showing up already as far as the Grub and Endor sets?  I found the Gunship set once, about a month ago, and haven't seen another since.  And I haven't seen the other two yet, but both of them are available on eBay.  Did these all come out a few weeks ago?


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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #189 on: November 2, 2009, 12:50 AM »
The Gelagrub Patrol and Battle for Endor sets (along with a red box repack of the Geonosis Turret set) just started hitting retail (mostly TRU) in the past week or so, but they have been shipping for a few weeks from on-line shops.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #190 on: November 2, 2009, 01:44 AM »
I literally just saw the Gunship Turrets last week, first time in Pittsburgh.

I'll be lucky to find anything else I think, anytime soon.  The $25 pricehike has killed the battlepacks line I think.  TONS of Jabba sets locally.  Lots of the Falcon Training set as well.  Not much else.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #191 on: November 2, 2009, 11:31 AM »
Thanks Jeff. 

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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #192 on: November 10, 2009, 01:55 AM »
The Geonosis Assault battle pack is reshipping with the new Battle Packs.  I saw it in the red packaging along with the Battle for Endor and Gelagrub Patrol packs.  I think the CW Rishi Moon Outpost pack may be shipping with these, too.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #193 on: November 10, 2009, 02:06 AM »
That's good news for those that didn't have much of a shot on these.

Too bad the Yaving IV Scramble set got screwed because there's another one I barely saw ever.  The CW Jabba packs still linger on at most all retailers though.
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Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« Reply #194 on: November 10, 2009, 10:43 AM »
The Geonosis Assault battle pack is reshipping with the new Battle Packs.

Good to hear.  This is the only battlepack I've never seen at retail so this will give me another stab.
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