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TIE DEFENDER
« on: February 16, 2011, 06:21 PM »
I want a Tie Defender, Lego got one, we should get one.

This is one of my favorite fighters along with the Tie Interceptor.
I mean just look at it... this is really beautiful.

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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2011, 01:23 AM »
Honestly, this is probably the best TIE design out there.  Weapons on the panels allow for 6 different guns - I always thought the single shot original TIE was kind of a silly design in comparison to the X-Wing, which boasts four guns, torpedoes, and shields.  I get the TIEs were intended to be more disposable, but I think you'd still arm them with more firepower.  The design also just aesthetically cool. I haven't bought any ships in a while, but I would definitely pick one up.
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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2011, 07:38 AM »
this is one I could actually see them do, I would def get a couple. I would be really happy if they announced this at SDCC.
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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2011, 02:24 PM »
I'd be down for 1 or 2 of these, easy.

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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2012, 09:27 AM »
I don't see this ever happening. The only place this ship was ever used was in Rebel Assault 2 from 1995. No one remembers it beyond that.
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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2012, 02:21 PM »
Lego made one, it was actually used in TIE Fighter first, then later in X-Wing: Alliance.  It's subsequently turned up in various source material. 

I think that Lego made it actually gives it some hope that Hasbro would consider it...  especially since they seem to have their eyes on the series it came from to some degree.

The ship you're thinking of Paul is the Phantom.  It looks like a little Kamino Saber Dart actually.  Kinda neat, very tiny, but a whole other ship.
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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2012, 08:29 PM »
Your right. Me bad. I though they were the same ship. I must be getting old. The TIE Phantom would be amazing too.

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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2012, 07:18 PM »
They made the defender in the action fleet line (Galoob) too. That was a great scale for ships- more substantial than titanium, but small enough that they display well with figures to give some reference for pilots etc. I suppose they would be a $15 or more pricepoint in todays market, since regular vehicles are $25-30.

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Re: TIE DEFENDER
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2012, 04:53 PM »
Defender's also in the Titanium line.

Sadly I think Action Fleet would be like $100 the way today's price hikes are going. :P
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