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Vintage Collection Wave 17 (2012 Wave 7)
« on: February 11, 2012, 05:58 PM »
VC102 Ahsoka Tano Realistic TCW
VC103 Obi-Wan Realistic TCW 
VC104 Lumat
VC105 Emperor's Royal Guard
VC106 Nien Nunb
VC107 Weequay
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2012, 06:53 PM »
Not necessarily sold on the CW figures (they're ok, but not great), but the rest of the wave looks great!
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2012, 07:21 PM »
Agreed...probably the best wave since Wave 3 (ROTJ Wave with Gammy)

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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2012, 07:22 PM »
Could do without the CW stuff, but I loves me some Jedi figures.  :)
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2012, 08:55 PM »
I think I'll pass on Kenobi (another Obi-in-Armor?   ::)), but I'll grab the other five for sure.  A little disappointed in how sparse Lumat ended up, but they have time to sneak something in there I hope.  I love the POTF2 upgrades too - Nien and Weequay are long overdue.  :)
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2012, 09:08 PM »


Love the BFG!



I think a few months ago in a Q&A they were talking about rereleasing a POTF2 gun...this is for sure it
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 10:04 PM »
Good wave for sure.

I'm very into the CW realistic figures and I even dig Kenobi.  I hope they do younger Ahsoka though at some point.

Overall really happy.  I really am a little miffed at Nien Numb though...  they give him that gun but not a removable hat?  Isn't removable headgear pretty standard now?  That's some corner cutting bull**** IMO, especially with Ten Numb and others getting the removable caps.  Blah.
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2012, 10:38 PM »
This is another wave I like.  Weequay turned out great to me.  I like Nien Nunb.  I will admit a removeable skull cap would have been nice but he never takes it off so I'm fine with it.  I'm glad they made Lumat.  The Royal Guard looks kickass!  I will buy up at least 2 of those.  Obi-Wan looks great as does Ahsoka. My favorite is probably Weequay. 

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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2012, 11:15 PM »
I dunno about Nien Nunb having a removable hat...his is rather thin and to translate that into removable at this scale might look bulkier than it should. The pilots had ear muffs and the mask to visually offset the thickness of their head covering, which was probably thicker than it should've been.

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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 08:29 AM »
I'll definitely be getting the 4 Jedi figures! Love me that Weequay!

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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2012, 11:58 AM »
Wow, this wave feels like 1997.  Very cool to see these figures finally.  Strange to see them all in one lump and all from one movie, but who's complaining.  I like the CW figures, but they're just so unnecessary.  Unless this is Hasbro testing the water for what will be a transition out of the animated line in the next year or two.

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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2012, 01:16 PM »
I can't agree on the hat thing scockery...  The Ten Numb hat is removable and only the earpieces are thicker.  The rest was so finely formed to the head and looked fantastic.  Even Dllr Nep's helmet is ultra thin and removable.  I think it looks fantastic, and it is nice to have the feature for whatever scene you'd like the character in.

I have the same feeling on Hoth Luke...  Hoth Rebel Troopers had 2 unique removable hats, and Hoth Han as well.  As a feature, the lack of the removable headgear is a kick in the nuts.  They can do it, and the price reflects that they should do it.  To me, it's like removable vests and working holsters.  It's a big step backwards in quality when they take it away, especially with today's prices.
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2012, 03:52 PM »
Wow, this wave feels like 1997. 

Yeah! It does.

I might pass on TCW figures, but the others will be very welcome. My only gripe might be the Royal guard. Not sure if they got the cape quite right yet. IMHO, the best one to date was TFU guard cape.
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2012, 06:13 PM »
This is an awesome wave lineup!  Almost every figure in this wave is one that's been on my own wishlists for some time.  And the addition of the life-like Clone Wars characters adds something new to the mix.
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Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 16
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2012, 08:46 PM »
Like others, I'm pretty psyched for this wave as well.  Some nice OT resculpts that I've been hoping for, and it is nice to get so many of them in the same wave like this.  All of the figures look great, and I'm actually sort of excited for the realistic CW ones too.  I know the ones they are starting with (particularly Anakin in the earlier wave and now Obi-Wan) sort of seem like been there/done that, but I can see that they're starting things off with this and I could see them building the lineup out with characters like Rex, Cad Bane, or maybe Savage Oppress, etc.  A lot of the more alien (or droid) CW figures fit in reasonably well already, but I could see them hitting some of those anyways.  Overall, great wave though.