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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #135 on: July 21, 2013, 10:14 PM »
Yeah NECA is small too...  At least comparatively...  Price is just one of several factors for me on these.  I like how they look though.
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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #136 on: July 22, 2013, 01:24 PM »
Are there comparison photos around here anywhere showing the 6" figure next to the regular (best version of) 3.75" version of the same figure?  I'm completely on the fence here and am having a hard time judging the scale and quality of these in terms I know.

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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #137 on: July 22, 2013, 09:12 PM »
I'm starting to get pretty excited for this line overall.  I'm still going to be a 3 3/4" collector first and foremost, but I kind of like the idea of this line as well.  I'm not sure if I'll be picking up the prequel ones or not, but I think I'm in on the OT stuff.  A nice way to reinvigorate a sort of stagnant Star Wars brand I think.  I wonder how the line will do overall, opinions seem to be fairly mixed on our forums here, but we'll see.  My only concern is that Hasbro maybe wants this to supplant 3 3/4" collector stuff, and move to just the simpler 5 POA figures for the smaller scale.  Hopefully not.

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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #138 on: July 22, 2013, 09:47 PM »
We'll see after the initial couple waves I think...  The holidays will be very telling on this stuff.  I think it's almost too collector-focused in price, and so I'm not sure how they'll do once they hit.  Hasbro's always said collectors alone can't keep a line afloat.  At $20 a pop, I don't see a lot of kids getting these, so I think they're going to not do THAT well if $10 figures can't even fly off shelves that great without sales.

I think the Legends stuff, if anything, is going to give the line overall a shot in the arm.  Easy to make, not expensive, appealing to kids and seemingly some adults too...  It may be the hit they need.
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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #139 on: July 22, 2013, 10:24 PM »
Are there comparison photos around here anywhere showing the 6" figure next to the regular (best version of) 3.75" version of the same figure?  I'm completely on the fence here and am having a hard time judging the scale and quality of these in terms I know.

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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #140 on: July 23, 2013, 02:02 AM »
I'm still on the fence too... I might pick up a few OT characters, like the main gang, Vader and Fett, and that's it. I have a feeling before long retailers will drop the price to $15 a pop. I can't imagine these staying at $20 when you have $15 Marvel Legends and $15 Mattel/DC's Failure-Of-The-Month Line right next to these.

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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #141 on: July 23, 2013, 09:12 AM »
I'm still on the fence too... I might pick up a few OT characters, like the main gang, Vader and Fett, and that's it. I have a feeling before long retailers will drop the price to $15 a pop. I can't imagine these staying at $20 when you have $15 Marvel Legends and $15 Mattel/DC's Failure-Of-The-Month Line right next to these.

Agreed. I am probably out anyway, but it's a lot more tempting at $15 than $20.

Space is really the constraint for me though. If I knew how many of these would ultimately be produced, it might be easier to forecast the necessary square footage. There's the rub though. You just never know.
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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #142 on: July 23, 2013, 10:43 AM »


Perfect, that's exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks.

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Re: 6 Inch Figures?
« Reply #143 on: July 23, 2013, 11:55 AM »
I don't think I'll be getting into this line outside of trying to track a Fett down.  As for the price, I think Hasbro's already trying to cheap out on it, given the drastic paint shortcuts on the production version of Artoo, and them saying that the wave 3 Obi-Wan "may or may not" come with a robe depending on how they can "cost it out."  20 bucks for a 6 inch action figure and they can't afford a piece of cloth?  Sure, Hasbro...just as believable as all of your other price excuses...