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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #45 on: February 28, 2004, 08:06 PM »
Well, shoot.  All I can say is wow.  Yoda, perfect.  3-PO, perfect.  Lando, perfect.  Vader, perfect.  

Still not buying them.  I'll wait for the repacks, and if they never come, shame on me.

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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #46 on: February 29, 2004, 02:21 PM »
Well, shoot.  All I can say is wow.  Yoda, perfect.  3-PO, perfect.  Lando, perfect.  Vader, perfect.  

Still not buying them.  I'll wait for the repacks, and if they never come, shame on me.

Not buying them?  eeeek!

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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #47 on: February 29, 2004, 02:23 PM »
I hope you're right Darb, if something screams HOF assortment #2 its these 12 right here...don't think its going to happen though, I think they're a little too spendy pricepoint wise  for regular carded figs

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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #48 on: March 1, 2004, 12:41 AM »
Being that the molds are tooled though, it would actually be more costly for Hasbro to limit production on them than to NOT limit it.  If they reissued them, they'd actually be increasing profits through unit sales and clearing the cost of the molds.

On SA figures, they're surprisngly more logical to make in greater #'s than not.  

I still hold that it's 99% the "limited" packaging.  Short-run packaging can really screw up pricing, especially when it's as elaborate as this stuff's supposed to be.
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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #49 on: March 1, 2004, 12:48 AM »
Yeah, I'm also hoping this limited idea is just limited packaging. These look like the greatest figures Hasbro has ever made for Star Wars, and they're going to milk them for all they're worth.

I might limit myself to one set of the VOTC. $10 a crack is pretty high, plus I'd feel bad for opening them.
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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #50 on: March 1, 2004, 03:39 PM »
DANG these look sweeeeet!  I'm about done with 3-3/4" but the whole thing is putting some serious doubt in my mind
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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #51 on: March 1, 2004, 03:40 PM »
Thanks for the kudos, all.  The scans really don't do the Vader figure justice.  I'm going to have to do some photo analysis to determine just how much articulation this Darth Vader has.  It looks like the best one to come down the pike since the MOTDS sculpt, IMO.
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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #52 on: March 1, 2004, 10:23 PM »
I agree Nicklab, the MOTD Vader is a spectacular figure.  Looks like this one might be able to top it, especially with the looks of the real chain on the cape.  Wow.

I am upset though that there is to be a Stormtrooper; hopefully it's just the CT version with super articulation or something.

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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #53 on: March 2, 2004, 12:25 AM »
I lightened the brightness up on it, and he's sporting a TON of articulation as far as I can tell.  As much as any SA figure from Hasbro I'd say.  

The chain is still tough to make out what it is though.  I'm very curious if it's a single plastic piece or a legit chain.  I have one to-scale and silver that I've wanted to use on an Ultimate Vader custom I had planned but this Vader puts that plan to rest for  sure.
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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #54 on: March 2, 2004, 02:42 AM »
This is the only instance when a figure is worth 10 bucks. these figures rock the casbah if you get my drift.

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Re: OTC Vintage Wave 2 Images
« Reply #55 on: March 2, 2004, 10:05 AM »
Yeah, this is good stuff. Lando is going to need the extra POTJ cape I have lying around, but other than that...awesome. I can't wait to see more finalized images.
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Re: Vintage OTC Figures
« Reply #56 on: March 2, 2004, 02:37 PM »
I wouldn't doubt that the cape's changed for the production figure.  That guy had some distinctly hand-painted work there, so I'm guessing he's not what a carded one will look like.  I'm holding out hope the cape's better as well.

I have an extra POTJ cape incase though, so no big whoop.
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Re: Vintage OTC Figures
« Reply #57 on: March 16, 2004, 09:38 PM »
I don't think I am brave enough to try and wait for re-packaging.  I am going to order mine and if I end up with some that I overpaid for, oh well, it wouldn't be the first time.

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Re: Vintage OTC Figures
« Reply #58 on: March 28, 2004, 10:45 AM »
GH has some new pics up of the OTC cards

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Re: Vintage OTC Figures
« Reply #59 on: March 28, 2004, 02:04 PM »
[keanu]Whoa.[keanu]

I was a little bummed seeing the first shots with Vader sitting atop the wrong background, but it looks like that first batch are just mocks. Once you scroll down and see the rest... fantastic!

The Dagobah Luke card is obscenely good. I like that you can see the ESB logo on the side of the bubble insert. Once we see the finished product I'm sure I'll be thrilled again. These are the best cards Hasbro has ever done. Period.

EDIT: Also noticed they've dropped the vintage-style character name from beneath the SW logo.

Isn't it about time to be seeing finished goods of the Dagobah wave and VOTC figs, though?
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