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Re: New "Mission Series" Figures?
« Reply #16 on: February 8, 2013, 07:37 PM »
Interesting.  I definitely like the droid.  It actually reminds me a bit more of the search droids on Utapau in ROTS more than anything else.
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Re: New "Mission Series" Figures?
« Reply #17 on: February 8, 2013, 07:40 PM »
Package art Vader reaching out to crush toy Vader's head. Reminds me of a Kids in the Hall sketch.

In the one photo with the diorama, you can see the pack below the Vader, appears to have a clone trooper and battle droid?

Vader's droid seems to be from Revenge of the Sith http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Prowler_1000_exploration_droid.
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Re: New "Mission Series" Figures?
« Reply #18 on: February 9, 2013, 12:14 AM »
Good eye, I popped in ROTS tonight and the droid definitely looks like one from the "construction" scene - though this figure looks to have enlarged/exaggerated appendages. And judging by the packaging and limited articulation on Vader, these aren't part of the "Black series".  :P
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Re: New "Mission Series" Figures?
« Reply #19 on: February 9, 2013, 12:19 AM »
Yeah, I think you're right on that Jayson.  Legs on Vader look pretty unarticulated. 

Still, if the $10 price point rumor is true, I'll probably still buy it just for the droid and give the Vader to my boys.  ::) :-[
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure Packs
« Reply #20 on: February 9, 2013, 04:15 PM »
That droid is from the New Star Tours ride at disney. It is from 1 of the 2 different openings.

great news, awesome droid

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure Packs
« Reply #21 on: February 9, 2013, 04:28 PM »
Probably the only previously unmade character we'll get all year from any series. Slight pessimism. LOL.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure Packs
« Reply #22 on: February 9, 2013, 05:35 PM »
So, what all did they show for this series?  I think I caught...

- Vader / Seeker Droid
- Anakin  501st Trooper
- 212th Trooper / Battle Droid
- Captain Rex / Battle Droid
- Jango Fett / Battle Droid
- R2-D2 / C-3PO

So, basically, they're two-packs of the $6 for $10.  Not a terrible deal, but outside of the new Seeker Droid sculpt, I'm not sure much else here interests me. 
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #23 on: February 9, 2013, 05:42 PM »
One thing DD mentioned was that these were going to have a vintage Kenner feel regarding plastic (PVC). 

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #24 on: February 9, 2013, 05:55 PM »
Hasbro only had some hard copies of the figures, so when you see the pictures, you might see 'stand-ins'.  Especially since the figures are going to be realistic style and there's a CW R2 and Rex in the pictures.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #25 on: February 9, 2013, 07:54 PM »
I'll buy the one with the droid too...  I like it enough.  Vader I don't know what I'll wind up doing with it, haha.  I used extra coins for quick BB gun targets out my window when I'm bored, so maybe I'll add a figure to the mix.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #26 on: February 9, 2013, 11:11 PM »
Our pictures are starting to trickle into our image gallery.  Here's a look at the Hasbro press images for the first wave Mission Series 2-Packs:

http://www.jedidefender.com/gallery/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Conventions/Toy_Fair_2013/Hasbro_Star_Wars/Official_Images/Mission_Series_2-Packs
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2013, 10:17 AM »
In general. I'm going to skip these, but the seeker droid does look interesting.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2013, 04:35 PM »
I'll probably be skipping the majority of these as well, but I can appreciate the whole two figures for $10 aspect for kids and gift buying (and for collectors as well).  I'm not a fan of the whole 5 POA necessarily, but the clonetroopers did look kind of neat in the "these look like vintage figures" sort of way.  It is going to be interesting to see how all this limited articulated/lower price stuff does for Hasbro across their various lines.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2013, 08:29 AM »
The Vader set with the Seeker Droid looks okay.  As for the others?  The Jango sculpt actually looks pretty decent.  And I'd like to see more of the droids.  Otherwise, I'll just wait until I see these in stores.
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