Author Topic: Target "Attack on/Defense of Hoth" Big BPs  (Read 16467 times)

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2010, 07:18 PM »
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Battle of Hoth: (2 Battle Packs)
1x Attack on Hoth with 1 AT-ST, 1 AT-ST Driver, 1 Snowtrooper
1x Defense on Hoth with 1 Laser Turret, 2 Rebel Soldiers (maybe the home for the dropped beardless trooper?)

I'm in for 3 of these if I can find them. I'll be happy to get those turrets. AS for the Rebels, I hope BOTH are the beardLESS variety. Most of the Hoth Rebel Soldiers WERE beardless, so it would make sense.

No I wonder what the price of these will be? The AT-ST set I see going for $50, since the recent AT-ST was $45 or so. That turret set should only be about $30 though. But I can see Hasbro milking it for $50. THAT would bite and make me hold off on buying more than one.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #16 on: June 18, 2010, 09:28 PM »
I hope/expect they put more stuff in the Rebel box.  A turret and two figures against an AT-ST and two figures? No contest if the prices are the same.

That Turret is... nice, I guess?  But it's no contest against the AT-ST as far as toy awesomeness goes.  Unless it's the old AT-ST... and really, even then, still no contest.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #17 on: June 18, 2010, 11:16 PM »
That turret is amazing in my opinion... doesn't stack up next to the new AT-ST though in terms of value.  I hope they also add in something else to that set to spice it up.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2010, 01:12 AM »
I wonder why Hasbro's keeping these UBPs almost strictly related to the Hoth battle. I would like to see more of these, but maybe covering EU scenes/battles.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2010, 02:24 AM »
I'd take 1 of the new HOth Turret to 3 of the old AT-ST.

Hell, I traded my AT-ST away from the last Hoth UBP.

I'm down for both of those sets, though I'll probably buy more of the Rebel set than the Imperial one depending on the price...  I only have one of the Rebel Turrets, and would like 3 or more (more would be nice).  That's an item I've wanted more of since I got the first one, at a hopefully lower price for "army building" it.  It's to-scale, fairly detailed (outside anyway).  Can't beat it.

The AT-ST I'm into, but the only thing that deters me is that the Hoth AT-ST has pretty significant differences in terms of the two models, and so I'm only into getting one because of that.  I cannot fathom them altering the sculpt at all on that, and I have a number of the WM one now, so I'm ok with just one Hoth decoed one I think then...  unless there's some huge surprise in that set.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2010, 09:28 AM »
Both sound great and both sound like multi-purchase potential.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #21 on: June 19, 2010, 11:25 AM »
Both sound like a pile of slightly repainted repacks to me.

If there's nothing new, it's an easy pass.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2010, 11:31 AM »
I wonder why Hasbro's keeping these UBPs almost strictly related to the Hoth battle. I would like to see more of these, but maybe covering EU scenes/battles.

When you think about big land battles in the OT, there's really not much Imperial/Rebel related outside of Hoth and Endor.  Though I do agree, it would be cool seeing something EU related...

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2010, 12:08 PM »
If there's nothing new, it's an easy pass.

That's what is so frustrating to me.  I'm know I'm going to be stupid and shell out $35-40 for the Rebel set just to finally get that beardless Hoth Rebel variant.  Same for the Imperial set if the rumors pan out and the AT-ST Driver is a new sculpt.   ::)
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #24 on: June 20, 2010, 01:35 AM »
Yeah... there will be tons of extra BP pieces on eBay cheap from people shelling out for the new figures and selling the rest.  Which is probably what I'll be stuck doing.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #25 on: June 20, 2010, 07:35 AM »
Yeah... there will be tons of extra BP pieces on eBay cheap from people shelling out for the new figures and selling the rest.  Which is probably what I'll be stuck doing.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #26 on: June 20, 2010, 07:20 PM »
I'll buy your turret from you!

Depends what the actual product looks like... if it's retooled or painted differently, I'll probably keep it.  Check with me when they show up though.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #27 on: June 20, 2010, 11:11 PM »
Going to be pretty pissed if that AT-ST set is priced anything less than $43.96. Although is it confirmed that they're using the new sculpt? I can kinda see them using the old one.

Although I'm definitely down for a few of the turret sets, depending on two things: 1) Price and 2) If the beardless Hoth Trooper is included.

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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #28 on: June 21, 2010, 02:08 AM »
I'll PROBABLY be buying extra Turrets and figures from the sets too...  again though much like Rob it will depend on seeing the product and how good it is.

If the two figures are something special, the price is right, and the turret is what we assume it is, I'm geeked to buy a couple of these sets, and I'd be actually pretty happy seeing some of the Turret floating around alone for sale.  Love that turret.  One of my favorite larger modern pieces that isn't a vehicle.
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Re: Larger Hoth Battle Packs
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2010, 10:43 AM »
Although is it confirmed that they're using the new sculpt? I can kinda see them using the old one.

Hasbro already said we'd be getting a Hoth deco repaint of last year's WM armpit sweat version this year so I personally can't see both versions of a Hoth AT-ST being out in the same year, but it is the 30th anniversary of ESB so who knows..
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