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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #150 on: December 5, 2016, 11:57 AM »
Wow.  I'd forgotten about the promo images, and I'd bought a Knight King a few days ago.  You're absolutely right that it's not even remotely close.  The actual figures are really pretty terrible looking overall - and it's not just this one.  For example, the Jon Snow I bought looks like it has two dots for eyes and a couple of lines for a mouth and facial hair... it doesn't look half as good as this:



Honestly looking at this has me wondering if I shouldn't sell the ones I bought before this goes any further.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #151 on: December 5, 2016, 04:44 PM »
Looking back at the promo photos, I feel like this was either a big bait and switch, or Funko just has horrendous QC on their production line.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #152 on: December 5, 2016, 04:57 PM »
Yeah, my Night King definitely looks nothing like that, but my Jon Snow is actually pretty close. I think they really did poor renditions of Tormund and Ygritte though. Those were the worst of the lot IMO.

The Tyrion figure that came with the Wall playset was pretty good as well.

I don't think we'll see more of these.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #153 on: December 6, 2016, 09:18 AM »
The rosy cheeks on both Jon Snow and Sam were borderline embarrassing to look at.  And I say all of this because I WANTED to like this line.  But I will not buy just anything that's got Star Wars or Game of Thrones slapped on it.  All of these intellectual properties as well as the licensees need to have at least some basic level of respect for their fans.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #154 on: December 6, 2016, 10:48 AM »
Here's a side by side of the Snow I got vs. that promo image.  Honestly it's embarrassingly bad to the point where I'm thinking about emailing them and asking them to take these figures back.  So freaking off the mark... and it's not just the face.  The detail throughout the entire torso, cape, and body is terrible compared to what we were shown.

 
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #155 on: December 6, 2016, 12:33 PM »
You kind of want to tell the one on the right to eat a Snickers.

I was really looking forward to these too, and didn't give them a second look after I saw the way they turned out. Huge bummer.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #156 on: December 6, 2016, 01:10 PM »
The actual figure look like it came from the GOT: The Animated Series line.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #157 on: December 6, 2016, 01:40 PM »
Wow.  Kinda glad I'm not a GOT guy (yet), so I didn't get sucked into these.  Too bad they couldn't come out with something a lot closer to the versions shown as those look like some really cool figures.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #158 on: December 6, 2016, 03:27 PM »
Looks kinda like EAP taking a dump in his pants.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #159 on: December 6, 2016, 06:01 PM »
That figure looks more like Tyrion than it does Jon Snow

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #160 on: December 7, 2016, 02:07 AM »
That figure looks more like Tyrion than it does Jon Snow

Something, and I can't quite put a finger on it, is reminding me of Eric Stoltz in "Mask", or Nicole Kidman...
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #161 on: December 7, 2016, 10:21 AM »
I don't generally bother writing companies to complain, but I went ahead and sent that to Funko in an email.  If they respond, I'll come back and share...

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #162 on: December 7, 2016, 12:37 PM »
I took another look at these yesterday when I stopped by my local TRU.  A perfect example of how Funko dropped the ball is on the Night's King.  Take a look at the official product image:




Here's an image of the a Night King that I took in a store.  It's like a bad joke.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones Figures!
« Reply #163 on: December 8, 2016, 11:54 AM »
I got reply, a pretty standard one saying we're sorry you're not happy with the product and will forward your comments to the product development team.