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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #105 on: August 1, 2013, 10:44 PM »
I saw these today for the first time too, at TRU. Not anything I am remotely interested in, but it was nice to see something new on the pegs I guess. No sign of the 6" stuff.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #106 on: August 2, 2013, 08:21 PM »
Saw these at our local TRU today as well.  I didn't pick any up, but I did have the Vader set in my hand for awhile while we walked around the store.  I may go back and get that one eventually, but after recently going through all my figures during this downtime in new stuff, I just kept thinking about all of the Vaders I had and I held off.  I do like the idea of these though, and look forward to more OT ones later on.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #107 on: August 6, 2013, 06:18 PM »
I  know I said I wouldn't buy them, and when I saw them today in person for the first time I didn't.  :P


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Re: 2013 Saga Legends Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #108 on: August 14, 2013, 08:19 AM »
Sounds like there is an Anakin/Ahsoka 2-pack coming next year. I can only think of two unique combinations of those 2 that have not been done - the Mortis "dark Jedi" interpretation and the zygerrian (sp?) slaver outfits.

either would be awesome of course, but since this is Hasbro we're talking about I'm sure it will be neither.  :(
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #109 on: August 15, 2013, 12:29 AM »
Caved for the Vader Droid today...  I was on a bit of a long trip so on the way home I hit multiple stores as a reward to myself, and saw new stuff...  Not a ton I wanted, but saw new stuff.

On these, and the single Legends figs, paint aps were pretty steadily shoddy I thought, but less-so on the 2-packs to me...  The single Legends figures almost universally had bad eye paintjobs.  Many looking like one eye was wider than another, lots of cross-eyes...  The 2-packs were less standardly bad on the eye paint for some reason.  Lots of good, not much bad really, but not much layering in the paint department except the eyes...  Hair and things seemed sort of bland in color.  No weathering on costumes either, or color mixes to give impressions of shading or anything like that.

I bought Vader w/Droid...  It hurt to do so, but the droid interested me.  I've yet to open...  Still thinking if it was a smart move or not, haha.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #110 on: August 18, 2013, 04:23 PM »
Is the Vader the same figure as the Bespin Luke, Boba Fett, Vader three-pack from last year?
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #111 on: August 18, 2013, 04:29 PM »
Is the Vader the same figure as the Bespin Luke, Boba Fett, Vader three-pack from last year?

No, it's an all new sculpt
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #112 on: August 28, 2013, 04:19 PM »
Over at Yakface they posted a picture of a jango/battle droid two pack replaced with a black series SA Biker Scout. I want to see someone swap out a saga legends Shocktrooper with a ROTS Shocktrooper.

I'd buy that for $6.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #113 on: September 9, 2013, 12:28 PM »
Although I haven't really ventured outside of Target for toy runs lately, I have to say, after initially selling well, the pegs are packed with both these and the Saga Legends figures.  Not sure if there is just that many shipping, or if it is a sign of sales or not.  I guess Christmastime will really tell the tale with this line.  I could definitely see the 2 packs selling a lot during that time, for gift givers/grandparents/parents, etc.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #114 on: September 10, 2013, 06:44 PM »
I'm ready to say these never sold well near me...  So-so, but I can't honestly say I ever saw a complete sell-through of these or Legends yet.  Characters I already have better versions of mean I have no interest in them, for now.  When they start getting better character choices out, or more usable figures in terms of "fodder", I'm probably into those.

As of right now, the only one I've seen sell of the 2-packs is Vader, and that's still easily found, everywhere (KM, Target, WM, TRU).

Of Legends, only Yoda's selling.   I think it's that headsculpt which is pretty sharp.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #116 on: November 30, 2013, 03:35 PM »
I believe maul is all sold out already, 90 sold in all, yikes.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #117 on: November 30, 2013, 05:46 PM »
And for $10 a pop iirc...  People are kinda dumb. :/
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #118 on: November 30, 2013, 05:57 PM »
And for $10 a pop iirc...  People are kinda dumb. :/

+1

That figure PLUS the Obi-Wan he's packed with are going to be pretty readily available soon enough, for the whopping sum of....




Wait for it...




Wait a little more.....



$10!


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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #119 on: November 30, 2013, 06:45 PM »
Back when the POTJ Interceptor came out, I watched one sell on eBay a month early for almost $450.  I emailed the winner and asked him why he'd do that when he could have gotten one the next month for $30 and he replied that he just liked having things before every one else.

Such a complete waste of $420...