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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #30 on: September 6, 2012, 08:39 AM »
Have we confirmed a price on this thing yet?
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #31 on: September 6, 2012, 09:40 AM »
Yes, $19.99
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #32 on: September 6, 2012, 10:48 AM »
Thanks Jayson, that is a pleasant surprise.
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #33 on: September 6, 2012, 11:27 AM »
My Target has a shelf tag for this as well - looking forward to this set.
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #34 on: September 6, 2012, 11:36 AM »
A very nice price indeed - I shall pick up this pack without hesitation or balking at the price.

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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #35 on: September 8, 2012, 03:52 PM »
I actually found this at our local Target!! It was $19.99 and had six of them. They didn't bother to restock anything else though. We still have two Quigons and a battle droid. I don't think Target stocks figures anymore.

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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #36 on: September 9, 2012, 10:56 AM »
Dang, I was hella excited to come post that I found these this morning but Phruby beat me by a whole day!

My Target had six on the shelves as well, must be that many packed to a case.

I bought two on the spot, but I may look to upgrade the one I am keeping unopened. This new Battle Pack box design is brutal for MOC collectors.

Super looking forward to opening this one tonight though!
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #37 on: September 9, 2012, 12:38 PM »
Cracked mine open. The spinning lightsaber deal works well for Maul, thankfully the blades can be removed and joined together for his signature weapon. The real downer of this set is the fact that Savage only includes his axe and not his lightsaber. The nightsister is all kinds of awesome - loaded with articulation and you can remove the feather dressing deal from her back for some variety if you were to get more than one of these figures.
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #38 on: September 9, 2012, 01:30 PM »
Scored one of these this morning. And it was a little tricky to find one set where the paint apps on the faces of all three figures looked solid.
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #39 on: September 10, 2012, 07:50 AM »
After hearing all of the reports (and reading this thread), I drove to my local Target last night with my daughter, and the shelves were just busting out with this set.  They were six-deep.  I was able to examine each one of them in order to find the best paint apps on Maul.  (He's the only one I want from this set.  I have no interest in the Night Sister; and I already have Opress).  And I was pleasantly surprised to see that this set rang up at $19.99, not at the $22.99 price that was advertised on the shelf. 

All in all, it was a good weekend for collecting toys, since my local trading buddy was able to get me the new TRU-exclusive Speeder Bike.  So, I have plenty of new stuff to hold me over until the holiday shopping season sets in.
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #40 on: September 10, 2012, 09:16 AM »
I cracked my extra set open last night, probably the last Clone Wars toy I will open this year, although I might consider getting a spare Dropship if they should ever materialize.

Mighella came out well, I guess if you knew the character you would be pleased with the interpretation? It doesn't seem like they put much effort into tweaking her to get closer to the Mother Talzin character. I guess even minor re-tooling costs aren't part of the budget for this line anymore though.

As a figure though, it's a good effort, plenty of articulation compared to the other stuff coming out now. I like that the back feathers are removable, but I still don't see the point of the lightsaber. They should have left that one out and packed in Oppress' instead.

Not at all surprised, but nonetheless disappointed they didn't see fit to tweak Savage even a little, was hoping for the cut horn and amulet, but figured that was a long shot.

Maul came out pretty well too. The legs are a little wonky making it somewhat hard to pose, but they did a good job with the articulation (11 POA) so it's pretty flexible for posing. I really think the figure suffers from a lack of torso/waist articulation though. At least you can display him with the screen accurate half-lightsaber though.

All in all, considering how things are going with this line now, it's a solid effort, good value, and likely as interesting as anything we are going to get going forward, sadly. 

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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2012, 09:32 AM »
After hearing all of the reports (and reading this thread), I drove to my local Target last night with my daughter, and the shelves were just busting out with this set.  They were six-deep.  I was able to examine each one of them in order to find the best paint apps on Maul.  (He's the only one I want from this set.  I have no interest in the Night Sister; and I already have Opress).  And I was pleasantly surprised to see that this set rang up at $19.99, not at the $22.99 price that was advertised on the shelf. 

All in all, it was a good weekend for collecting toys, since my local trading buddy was able to get me the new TRU-exclusive Speeder Bike.  So, I have plenty of new stuff to hold me over until the holiday shopping season sets in.

LMK if you want to part with that Nightsister.  ;)
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2012, 01:37 PM »
LMK if you want to part with that Nightsister.  ;)

I do, as well as the Savage.  Got a trade list?

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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2012, 02:10 PM »
No, but I have paypal.  ;) How does $8 shipped sound?
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Re: Target "Darth Maul Returns" Battle Pack
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2012, 06:53 PM »
nabbed my set today too   ;D