if they start sneaking in 1 or 2 new figures in a set of 6 or 8 with a rehashed vehicle or creature? That's just uncool and manipulative.
And yet, I see countless posts at other places where people are begging for "at least one new figure" in these sets.
I don't get the complaining about these sets being all repacks. To me it's great - I can skip it, save the $75-125 and move on with my life.
How insanely desperate to buy a Star Wars toy do you have to be, to want to buy a $100 box of stuff you have to get one or two new figures in it!? Holy moly people are irrational in this hobby.
I've enjoyed lulls in the line because I've delved into other things I wanted to, but budget didn't allow.
I liked the Arena Jedi... Some didn't, but I did. Re-using GOOD Jedi sculpts with new heads and decos... I'll pay $40 for that.
That Endor set? I honestly have no clue why anyone would be "excited" about that aside from someone who doesn't have most of it. I got AT-ST's as low as $7-ish, and I have all the figures in the set two or more times over... And I think Han looks like dick, personally.
I don't expect all new with any of these, but I mean if the Cantina set were like the Arena or Pilot set with some new heads on existing bodies redecoed, and maybe Ponda and the Doc, eh... I could be into it. I'm still hardly "excited" though because the name alone suggests you won't be getting everything new, and you're going to get some stuff you may not want.
Are people still popping a chub over the prospect of getting a Gammorrean Guard that much, that that Rancor set (which has to be expensive, and of which I already own a dandy Rancor) is appealing? I mean, I know the Gammie is a cool figure and was tough to get, but... come on! You know you probably already have the Rancor, so can your juices really flow for that set knowing that you have the thing that's going to cost you the most with it?
I don't get it, seriously... Some people have no self control, nor logic.
Now, if you don't have that stuff, I more than get why you like it... But even the packaging isn't nice, really, so even packaged guys don't have reason to be joyous.