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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #30 on: February 6, 2005, 08:45 PM »
Battery-operated walking feature?!?!!??! ::)

Why does Hasbro always find ways to mess everything up! >:(

It just keeps looking like I'll be spending less and less on April 2nd than I'd originally thought. :-\

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #31 on: February 7, 2005, 08:00 AM »
i'm actually intrigued.  the picture doesn't make the toy look awkward at all...  Properly scaled (it seems by eyeballing it anyway), a possibly great figure pack-in that only time will tell if that's the case...

I saw complaints about the paintjob at Scum but it's accurate so I can't gripe there... 

if the feature works and it walks well (it's more than possible) then hey, I'm in.  As it stands I'll get more than one...  Even pondering customs.

ROTS looks like a nice army building movie to me.  As long as this thing can stand, I'm content even with a "walking" feature.  If the feature works great then I'm ecstatic...  It'll be unique.
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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #32 on: February 7, 2005, 08:37 AM »
I was kind of glad to see that this look a bit smaller or shorter than the AT-ST from ROTJ.  I thought it would be at a smaller price say $10-$15.  Now that you guys noticed the "battery" operated feature this thing will probably be $20.  I thought they would go for a push button  instead of battery. 

Unless these things look really cool in the film and are in it awhile I just may pass on it or more likely just get one of them.  Yeah, the Barc Speeder trooper is green also.  So, these guys must all have a green camo thing in the film.  Maybe these are on Kashyyyk? 

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #33 on: February 7, 2005, 08:57 AM »
I like the looks of this vehicle.  I like how we're seeing more and more of the OT-related design looks for a number of things, and the fact that this should (hopefully) be somewhat affordable at the size is a bonus too.  It will be interesting to see what the "battery operated" feature will turn out like, but hopefully not too bad.  I'm not sure how crazy I am about the greenish troops, but if that's how it is in the film, that's how it is and that is fine with me.

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #34 on: February 7, 2005, 05:02 PM »
Yeah, I guess it isn't that bad. It could turn out slright after all. Ya know, sometimes I wish they would just make two versions of everything, one with some sort of feature and one without. That way you could choose, or if you fancied to do so, get both.

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #35 on: February 7, 2005, 07:52 PM »
I feel your pain about not wanting an action feature... I don't like what they're doing with the ripcord on the BARC Speeder... oh well.   :-\

At least they're making this.  Wheeeeeeeeeeee!    :)

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #36 on: February 7, 2005, 11:25 PM »
I'll be cracking this thing in half and taking out that motor and gluing it back together...no walking for me, thanks.

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #37 on: February 8, 2005, 01:22 PM »


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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #38 on: February 8, 2005, 05:16 PM »
In that pic you can really see the wierd 'toes' sticking out of the sides of its feet like they always have to put on toys that 'walk'. I still think they should have made a normal one. Maybe we'll get one later?....

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #39 on: February 8, 2005, 09:27 PM »
So....the republic camo's the troops but not the tanks? ::)


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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #40 on: February 9, 2005, 09:34 PM »
I'm not too bothered by the action feature, I just wish that the figure was more posable.  It looks like it's one solid piece.
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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #41 on: February 9, 2005, 09:39 PM »
yeah, the figure could be the downer.  Given the incredibly poseable body they have available, I think a poseable pilot would've been great.

As far as camoflauging, it may not be the case...  The Republic Pilot's have a vibrantly colored outfit...  These Recon troops could just have this color as their basic color...  It seems Clones this go-round use color for more than rank distinction.  EU's been implying this and it seems Lucas may be taking it to the canon level.

They may be green on desert planets then for all we know.
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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #42 on: February 10, 2005, 10:27 AM »
It will be a shame if the pilot has no articulation. Even at least knee joints would make the figure better, so he could stand up straight when he's not sitting on the walker.
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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #43 on: February 10, 2005, 03:20 PM »
You're right Lando.... guess we customizers are going to be keeping busy.   :)

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Re: AT-RT - the walker army-builder
« Reply #44 on: March 22, 2005, 08:59 AM »
Hasbro updates us today with the AT-RT walker of the Battle Vehicle Assortment.