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« on: September 25, 2010, 04:49 PM »
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2010, 04:53 PM »
Here is a needed modern resculpt IMO.  ALthough the forthcoming Jedi Yoda may fill the bill.

VOTC Yoda would be better with nicer eyes (ala VTSC Luke Bespin)  Something went wonky with Eye painting and this one suffers big time

Vintage Yoda is probably in my top 5 for Vintage figures.  Excellent Soft Goods...nice accesories...

We need a good modern Yoda (Prequel and OT)


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Re: Yoda
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2010, 06:07 PM »
I remember my original Yoda. Loved his little neon orange snake. I had a couple for some reason and I put the cloth jawa brown cloak on him. I also have the ep 1 yoda and ep2 yoda with that weird device that you could twist to  make him 'levitate'. I also had the dagobah swamp playset.  Ah the good ol days :)
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2010, 06:23 PM »
Sculpting, accuracy...whatever. As far as I'm concerned the old Kenner Yoda is still my favorite. Back when the character was likable and not some failed committee chairperson who decided to just give up after losing one fight.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2010, 06:43 PM »
vintage yoda is for sure in top 5 of all time.  For modern line, I prefer the OTC yoda over the VOTC yoda.
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2010, 07:09 PM »
Even though I'm looking forward to the upcoming Yoda, the VOTC version is very nice also.
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2010, 09:03 PM »
Vintage Yoda eats so many Modern Yoda's lunches it's not funny. We definitely need a kind-eyed Yoda in the modern line. I've also wanted a closed-eyes variant for lifting crashed X-wings out of his backyard.
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2010, 11:23 PM »
For some reason...all my friends and I could never keep track of the cane on vintage Yoda.  The brown snake was also pretty cool.   :D
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Re: Yoda
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2010, 10:09 AM »
For my money, the older pop-apart backpack Yoda has the best scale, proportion, sculpt, and expression. His face looks like an old weary Muppet. 
Perfect. 

Any Vintage re-do should have that head.

Actually, for his tiny size,  soft goods and the ball-jointed elbows are a detraction too.  I think the VOTC version is about 3 steps backward from the backpack version. 

Add a snake to "backpack" Yoda and you have the bestest Yoda ever.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2010, 11:41 AM »
Between vintage and votc exists a considerable diminution in size
tvc Yoda from rotj needs a utility belt and a snake to be complete.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2010, 12:50 PM »
We definitely need a resculpt on the snake.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2010, 01:20 PM »
The recent Yodas all suffer from the same problems - the head is too small and the skin is too dark.

I don't own VOTC Yoda (preferred the OTC version) but we definitely need a new OT Yoda.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2010, 01:21 PM »
We shouldn't forget the vintage brown snake variation. I personly like this version better.



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Re: Yoda
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2010, 02:36 PM »
My problem with most modern ESB Yoda's is that theres always something about the face that seems off. They always look more like prequel Yoda rather than ESB Yoda. I'm not sure what it is exactly, but I thought the old POTF headsculpts got closer to accuracy than any of the newer ones. That said, i tend to use OTC Yoda as my modern counterpart, though I hope to see a really knockout ESB Yoda someday.

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Re: Yoda
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2010, 05:45 PM »
The problem with the new vintage yoda is his face has this "What you talkin about Willis?" look to it.
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