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Offline Jesse James

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #75 on: July 8, 2013, 03:00 PM »
Yeah that's what I was figuring too.  It's incredible really.

Me, I'm just waiting out for TBS stuff, and call it a day...  Wasn't the seeker droid even turning up in some other set?  A Disney set or something?  I know I saw something along those lines but it's been so long.  I want the droid...  that Vader eats it though.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #76 on: July 8, 2013, 03:16 PM »
Yeah, a version of the Seeker Droid is also in the Disney Search for the Rebel Spy set.

The Disney Version has more arms and antennas than the Mission Series version, but does seem to be built off the Mission Series sculpt.  Here are some comparison links (pics too big to link):
- Disney Version
- Mission Series Version
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #77 on: July 16, 2013, 12:56 PM »
These are ******* awful.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #78 on: July 16, 2013, 02:53 PM »
Yup.  In some cases on these n legends I'm looking at them thinking they're a little overpriced even. :x
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #79 on: July 17, 2013, 08:52 AM »
Picked these up at my local Target last night.

I'm gonna say the same thing over in the Legends figure thread, but I feel it warrants repeating....

These figures are biggest pieces of crap I have ever seen. I don't understand what the news sites have been reporting that these are "great" sculpts. Great by what standards? Compared to the 1977 ANH figures?

The Battledroids don't stand. You would think that if you're going to design these things with only 5 POA you could at least get the sculpt right so it stands. Nope - the left leg is at an odd angle and since there's no ankle articulation the foot comes down non-level with the left foot and no matter how many times I tried I could not get either the tan or red versions of balance on their own, so I eventually gave up and put them on stands.

I hope this 5POA "experiment" that Hasbro is trying blows up in their face.

This line seriously needs to take a break, maybe go to the Black Series as online only - make the case ratios 2x per case and call it a day until EP7 comes out.

Lastly what is REALLY bizarre is that the ROTS Anakin that is single carded is different from the ROTS Anakin in the mission series 2-pack. Slightly different body sculpt and all - how is wasting money on tooling up crap like this saving Hasbro any money?



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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #80 on: July 17, 2013, 01:57 PM »
Isn't that the same crappy battle droid mold from the 2002 Deluxe C-3PO set? The one no one liked and they keep reusing even after making newer, including newer cheap 5 POTA, versions?

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #81 on: July 17, 2013, 07:19 PM »
Picked up the Vader/Seeker Droid for the Seeker Droid. I will admit I like the "vintagy" feel but only if they were like $5 each would I buy them all.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #82 on: July 18, 2013, 12:27 PM »
I got some of these sets last week at Target.  The seeker droid is kind of cool, and the Vader was better than I thought.  I bought a coulpe of the Fett set too, which was mostly because my son convinced me to.

The clones looked pathetic though... easy pass.  My 6 year old son even said they looked "silly."

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #83 on: July 18, 2013, 12:56 PM »
The clones looked pathetic though... easy pass.  My 6 year old son even said they looked "silly."

The real question is, what did your son think about the Clone's helmet?   :P
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #84 on: July 19, 2013, 12:44 AM »
Passed on all of these today. Briefly considered the Vader and Jango sets but wound up passing.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #85 on: July 19, 2013, 05:00 PM »
Confirmed at the SDCC Panel:  Wave 2 =
- CW Obi-Wan and Darth Maul (Mandalore)
- R2-D2 and C-3PO (Tantive IV)
- Han Solo and Chewbacca (Death Star)
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #86 on: July 19, 2013, 05:06 PM »
Kinda want that Maul and figure I can use the Obi to make him in his Mando gear maybe?  I'm already brainstorming. :)
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #87 on: July 19, 2013, 05:07 PM »
It's so awesome that a different CW Obi-Wan will also be available single carded. I mean, I can go to  a overseas ebay seller and buy $10 CW Obi-Wans for under $20. Clearly, the character has never been readily available enough.  :P

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #88 on: July 19, 2013, 11:01 PM »
I've only seen grainy pics of the slide with the CW 2-pack, so I will reserve final judgment until I see better photos. What the hell with Obi-Wan though? How do you not put him in the Mando armor? That's like a license to print money.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
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