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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #45 on: July 21, 2004, 11:21 PM »
HORRIBLE idea.   I like the idea of the Blue Snaggletooth, but isn't he more a single-carded exclusive, say at the SW Shop?  And didn't I buy these figs already?  Twice even?


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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #46 on: July 22, 2004, 12:36 AM »
I've been planning my own custom Blue Snag...  So I'm mixed.

Theirs is sorta crappy compared t what I had planned, not to toot my horn.   :-\  I was gonna use Takeel's head for a more vinty look and cast some of the vinty figure's parts for authenticity, but use Zutton's body which is waht the original was based on.

Now...  Theirs is ok, but I think I'm still gonna make mine since they'll look dramatically different, yet oddly similar.

The Ponda Baba though...  [Eric Cartman] Come on here Hasbro, you're breaking my balls [/Eric Cartman]

And the Obi's just as bad.  At SDCC he's pictured as the freaking POTF2 figure, seriously, and Hasbro's more "official" shot has the Flashback figure which isn't even accurate (had his hood down in the sequence).  Dare I say I'd almost rather have had a Tatooine Luke?  :)

If I had to pick though, and had to stick to Hasbro's "head up your ass" standard, I'd go with 2 of the 3-pack Aliens and just paint them better...  Added leg articulation even optional, but like Nabrun Leids and Labria with cooler paintjobs wuld've been nice.

Dan Curto and myself have both mentioned how EXTREMELY nice a Bannis Keeg Kitbashed figure would've been though, and not cost Hasbro a dime to make more than it will to rehash and Obi and Ponda.  And people would've actually said "hey, thanks Hasbro!" instead of moans of hatred to boot!
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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #47 on: July 23, 2004, 03:01 PM »
Hmmm...

Lots of chatter around the net regarding the rumors of a possible third Cantina Set.  The rumors seem to fall into two possibilities:

1 - Set 3 w/Rounded Bar Section and Hammerhead, Djas Purh, and Lak Sivrak?

2 - Set 3 w/Rounded Bar Section and Luke Skywalker, BoShek, and Chewbacca?

I don't know how much stock I put in these as they seem to be more fan-boy rumblings and not based in any fact I can discern, but it'd be pretty lame to have to buy Luke, BoShek and Chewie to get that bar center  >:(

Maybe we'll hear something at the Q&A session?  :-\

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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #48 on: July 27, 2004, 10:23 AM »
Besides the failed 6 Cantina Sets, the last Cantina Figure to hit the pegs was Djas Puhr 2 years ago >:(

From my ANH Wishlist...I think the following 6 are must makes for the Cantina

Hem Dazon
Bom Vimdin
Dannik Jerriko
Feltipern Trevagg
Myo
Braniac


And seen just outside the Cantina...we still need

CZ Droid
Wioslea

If they make these I'll be happy...I've given up on the Tonnika Sisters, its not going to happen.  Second tier guys for me include

Garouf Lafoe
Hrchek Kal Fas (I have some pretty nice customs of the Kel Fas's)
Yerka Mig or Merc Sunlet
Cantina Dude

I really hope those 3 pack rumors are true and 3 of the guys above are done!

Hasbro must have been reading my list as 3 of the 6 on there they took care of...I am almost at a point of complete Cantina Bliss

The other 3 I think we still need would be:

Hem Dazon
Bom Vimdin
Braniac

With CZ-3 and Wioslea outside I would be perfectly content with everything they have done with the Cantina

Here is Who's Left BTW

1.Arleil Scous
2.Baniss Keeg
3.Bom Vimdin
4.Braniac
5.Danz Borin
6.Dice Ibegon
7.Elis Herlot
8.Hem Dazon
9.Hrcheck Kal Fas
10.Leesub Sirin
11.Lirrin Car'n
12.M'iiyoom Onith
13.Melas
14.Reegesk
15.Sai'torr Kal Fas
16.Solomahal
17.Tonnika Sisters
18.Trinto Duaba
19.Tzizvvt
20.Wioslea
21.Garouf Lafoe (represents generic human Cantina Patron)
22.Yerka Mig

I could see people wanting:

2.Baniss Keeg
6.Dice Ibegon
7.Elis Herlot
9.Hrcheck Kal Fas
12.M'iiyoom Onith


But the rest of these I don't see too many people asking for or wanting, not saying I wouldn't buy them though:

1.Arleil Scous (Lak Sivrak fit the bill for a WolfMan)
5.Danz Borin (See above and insert BoShek for LakSivrak and Human for Wolfman)
10.Leesub Sirin (Meh, maybe someday)
11.Lirrin Car'n (Pretty simple custom)
13.Melas (SE, nuff said)
14.Reegesk (Small, maybe as a pack in)
15.Sai'torr Kal Fas (one Kal Fas is Good Enough)
16.Solomahal (I like this guy but he's not too popular)
18.Trinto Duaba (blah)
19.Tzizvvt (Fly guy would make a neat figure, again not often requested)
21.Garouf Lafoe (see Danz Borin)
22.Yerka Mig (see Danz Borin)
« Last Edit: July 27, 2004, 12:27 PM by OCB »

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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #49 on: July 27, 2004, 12:12 PM »
My NEW current Top Five figure want from the Mos Eisley Cantina (in no particular order):

(Clicky on the pictures for more info!)

1.  Hem Dazon (Arcona) -


2.  Brainiac


3.  Bom Vimdin


4.  M'iiyoom Onith


5.  Hrchek Kal Fas.


If you've never taken the time to look through the Cantina Roll-Call feature at the Official Site, you really should.  It has some GREAT old pics of those classic Cantina Dudes!  It's probably one of my favorite all-time articles at the Official Site!

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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #50 on: July 27, 2004, 12:26 PM »
I bumped up Yam Nose...she's Feltipern's EU Girlfriend isn't she?  She'd make a good figure...that goes for Bannis Keeg too

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Re: We Need More Cantina Figures!
« Reply #51 on: July 27, 2004, 01:35 PM »
Let's see....

My Top Five Most Wanted Cantina Aliens

-Bom Vimdim

-Hem Dazon

-Dice Ibegon

-Hrchek Kal Fas

-Solomahal
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