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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #45 on: October 28, 2009, 11:37 AM »
Question for Adam if he has both the TAC versions of the figs and the new boxed sets.  When you compare them side by side, does it look like to you the paints apps are slight variations?

What I noticed when I saw these at TRU was that some of the figures looked darker/dirtier (Snow Trooper, Fett, Stormtrooper), and a lot of the rebel figures looked as if their paints apps were a touch lighter.

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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #46 on: October 28, 2009, 11:55 AM »
Question for Adam if he has both the TAC versions of the figs and the new boxed sets.  When you compare them side by side, does it look like to you the paints apps are slight variations?

What I noticed when I saw these at TRU was that some of the figures looked darker/dirtier (Snow Trooper, Fett, Stormtrooper), and a lot of the rebel figures looked as if their paints apps were a touch lighter.

From what I've read, there are some paint app differences as well.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #47 on: October 28, 2009, 12:47 PM »
Well, as much as I try to have own at least one loose example of every paint variation I think I'll live life without buying these **** sets. I mean the idea was good for those that missed some of the harder to find McQ figures (though not one was hard here) but to throw this **** into a box basically incomplete is crap.

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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #48 on: October 28, 2009, 01:01 PM »
Question for Adam if he has both the TAC versions of the figs and the new boxed sets.  When you compare them side by side, does it look like to you the paints apps are slight variations?

What I noticed when I saw these at TRU was that some of the figures looked darker/dirtier (Snow Trooper, Fett, Stormtrooper), and a lot of the rebel figures looked as if their paints apps were a touch lighter.

From what I've read, there are some paint app differences as well.

Oh stop it.  I am not going to buy them!  Probably.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #49 on: October 28, 2009, 06:34 PM »
I don't fully understand people's anger. If you have these figs already then who cares and if, like me, you still needed some then it's a really neat way to get them all.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #50 on: October 28, 2009, 06:36 PM »
I don't think people that hav ethese already are angry. I'm not. I do stand by that it's a ****** way to put them back out for people missing them being in essence seems like almost half are incomplete figures.

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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #51 on: October 28, 2009, 07:27 PM »
Here is a breakdown (culled from the RS forum) of the various missing accessories.

Obi Wan - missing the saber hilt for his belt
Yoda (complete)
Chewbacca is missing his pistol
Han - missing his saber hilt and pistol
Fett - missing his alternate head and flamethrower flame
R2 and 3PO (complete, obviously)
Rebel Soldier (complete)
Starkiller - missing her saber
Luke (complete)
Vader - missing his alternate head and pistol
Stormtrooper - missing his shield and his gun
Snowtrooper (complete)
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #52 on: October 28, 2009, 07:31 PM »
Yeah, it's not anger that they're releasing it, it's anger that the people who are getting it are basically getting screwed out of complete figures.  It's the way it's being released.  I'm not the type of guy to begrudge someone getting something hard to find, but I just feel Hasbro's effort on this was half-hearted since those key parts are missing.

The Fett's extra head and flame accessory are big parts of the figure to me...  Losing those really sucks for the people getting the set.  Not getting the coins is fine and all, but the accessories missing makes the figures incomplete.  That's a bummer.  :-\

Looking at Jayson's list, now Chewbacca has a big empty holster...  Same with Han.  Fett's second head makes basically a completely different figure IMO, which I displayed with his belly open and stuff.  Starkiller missing her saber is a pretty big deal.  Vader missing his extra head and pistol is much like Fett's figure.  The Stormtrooper, same deal. 

I may have an extra Fett head, if someone buying this needs/wants one.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #53 on: October 28, 2009, 07:42 PM »
Exactly my thoughts Jesse. I mean to have figures with holsters and no guns to put in them? ******* lame-o

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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #54 on: October 28, 2009, 08:25 PM »
Question for Adam if he has both the TAC versions of the figs and the new boxed sets.  When you compare them side by side, does it look like to you the paints apps are slight variations?

It's very slight, nothing big and obvious really.  C-3PO seems to be the most different but I think to most people it'll be pretty insignificant.  I was hoping they'd redeco these as a draw to buy them again-- particularly R2-D2 as I've seen this design in different colors-- but oh well.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #55 on: October 29, 2009, 12:48 AM »
I'm shocked  :o that the stormtrooper only comes w/ his saber ... that's uber ridiculous, considering his shield and gun made a large part of WHAT he was.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #56 on: October 29, 2009, 12:56 AM »
I saw these today for the first time...looked pretty cool, ample supply of both sets on the shelves.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #57 on: November 1, 2009, 08:50 PM »
Jeditemplearchives.com has a complete list as to what's missing from each figure in these sets.
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #58 on: November 2, 2009, 08:56 AM »
Jeditemplearchives.com has a complete list as to what's missing from each figure in these sets.

So does Jayson a few posts up....

Here is a breakdown (culled from the RS forum) of the various missing accessories.

Obi Wan - missing the saber hilt for his belt
Yoda (complete)
Chewbacca is missing his pistol
Han - missing his saber hilt and pistol
Fett - missing his alternate head and flamethrower flame
R2 and 3PO (complete, obviously)
Rebel Soldier (complete)
Starkiller - missing her saber
Luke (complete)
Vader - missing his alternate head and pistol
Stormtrooper - missing his shield and his gun
Snowtrooper (complete)
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Re: Ralph McQuarrie Concept Figure Box Sets
« Reply #59 on: November 2, 2009, 09:17 AM »
I find it crazy that figures that featured holsters for pistols are being packed in these sets w/o those pistols.
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