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Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« on: October 12, 2013, 07:10 PM »
A smaller line of ships isn't my cup of tea but could a Stormtrooper transport make this line?  What else?
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2013, 07:17 PM »
What size is class 2 now?

Midget X-wing?

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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2013, 10:41 AM »
There's been specific mentions of several Imperial vehicles thus far. 

-Star Destroyer
-AT-DP (All Terrain Defense Pod)
-TIE Fighters
-Imperial Transport (based on the Kenner vehicle)

I'd say that 3 of the 4 are pretty likely candidates. A Star Destroyer toy is just out of the question unless its ludicrously scaled down.  As for the Imperial Transport? I wonder if the Kenner tooling is still available in Hasbro's inventory?
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2013, 11:24 AM »
The tooling probably still is around given how we saw pretty much everything else, but this version appears different enough to require a new sculpt. It would be pretty cool to see.

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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2013, 04:30 PM »
When and where did they mention the troop transport?

Never mind I found it.
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2013, 11:52 PM »
This seems very doable in this scale...  I really wish they'd go to $30 vehicles and just do ones that are back to the old size(s) though.  I get why they're not...  Things don't sell at $30.  It's like figures don't do so hot at $10.  But new meat...  Surely they can do $25 and make the most out of the Rebels line while they can.

The AT-DP looks like it would fit well in a $25-$30 line too...  Those current ships in Class-II are dismal though, honestly.  I wouldn't even touch them for fodder.

I'd hate to see half-assed attempts at things like the AT-DP done for Rebels...  I'd rather pay more and get something awesome.
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2013, 10:42 PM »
I'd hate to see half-assed attempts at things like the AT-DP done for Rebels...  I'd rather pay more and get something awesome.

In the case of Rebels - the half-assed attempts come first (under-scaled $20 vehicles, 5POA figures) - then four years later, a few awesome Rebels items will be released (maybe one nice signature vehicle and some Vintage/Black-Series style figures).

It will follow the same pattern as the Clone Wars, the only difference was that the Clone Wars was given a good run, I don't see Rebels getting half of what the Clone Wars did - it's going to rapidly be overshadowed by a new movie.
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2013, 11:40 PM »
Yeah exactly - if the new movie does come out in May 2015, rebels will get all of one quarter to make a splash. Which opens up a question of what the line in general looks like going forward. Heavily segmented? Rebels, VII, black series, legends, angry whatever? Or more limited in scope?

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Rebels - Vehicles
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2014, 01:58 PM »
AT-DP and TIE Advanced Confirmed!  inquisitor flies an Advanced...  guess maybe Vader's ship isn't as advanced as once thought?

AT-DP I'm hopeful on it being really nice. :)
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Re: Rebels - Vehicles
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2014, 03:09 PM »
Man oh man I am so excited for this thing:



I guess this is the AT-DP? Anyway, this was one of my favorite designs when I played Galactic Battlegrounds on the PC waaaaaaay back when I was a kid. I was excited when I saw Rebels was using it in the show last year, but I really didn't expect a good looking toy like this to be made. I'm stoked!

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Re: Rebels - Vehicles
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2014, 03:12 PM »
Uh, holy ****, yes.  Seconded on that Greg.  I'm gonna pick up a few of those.  A concept art design used throughout the EU, now in the toon, and getting what looks to be one hell of a nice toy?

Yeah, I'll be buying several...  Squads of them.  Custom up some planet-specific decoes.  I'm already thinking of how I'll stowage up some long-deployment ones.  I love it.

Looks surprisingly tall.

That TIE next to it?  A freakish little new design TIE?  I'm in.  Scale's debatable on things like that anyway. :)  I like the new design look to it.  Reminds me of concept art for TIE Fighters actually, which had the squat wing design.
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Re: Rebels - Vehicles
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2014, 04:22 PM »
I may not care for the figures but I'm on board here.  Doesn't look like much in the articulation game but love the design + it's a walker (not a zombie)....and it harkens back to OT.  yay
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Re: Rebels - Vehicles
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2014, 05:12 PM »
Just a quick note that the box shown there is a mock up and the TIE that is coming is the one that is loose and not the one on the package. 
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Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2014, 06:00 PM »
I thought they may do both, but an under-sized winged TIE wasn't something I was into...  THAT TIE however, reminds me a lot of early TIE designs...  I'm interested there I think, but the AT-DP?  My oh my that thing looks better every time I look at it.
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