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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2004, 02:54 PM »
General Grievous as a Preview Figure?

Not to sure about having core charcters as sneak peek!

Well, Jango Fett was a preview figure.  It's not unprecedented.  I think Grievous will wind up filling a similar role to that of Jango Fett.

Yes, I have noticed that.  I had forgot about Jango Fett being in the Sneak Preview set of figures. :-X
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2004, 08:15 PM »
GH's Swami is saying:

Wookiee Warrior
General Grievous
Tion Meddon (Bruce Spence Alien)
Astromech (Obi-Wan's???)

Read Here but be warned of spoilers

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2004, 08:46 PM »
A nice list...  I just read that too Scott.

It's nice to see the Coruscant Wave's still the Coruscant Wave and not preview figures.  Gives hope for "Something more" to be unveiled in the coming months and things.

A wookie warrior's going to go over well methinks.  I hope it makes for a GOOD wookie custom base without "things" on him.  I've wanted a Chewie with removable bandoleir for that very reason (I'm hoping for the VOTC, but the more the merrier anyway).

Another Astromech should do well, so long as it's a poseable one.  I've found the posed ones without retractable legs are often not popular.

I have been thinking that Grevious would've been a preview figure for ages now.  He's the big pimpin' figure of this line, I can see it coming.  Deluxe, and about 6 basic versions of him in a single freaking year.  :(
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2004, 11:54 PM »
Yeah, Grievous is the Maul/Jango of EP3.  Hopefully they'll make one decent version of him, and I'll stick to that.  The list of Sneak Preview figs sounds good.  The Wookie Warrior is the one I think everyone (including me) will want most.  

I do hope they are shipped a bit better than last time, though.  I only saw the EP2 Preview figs once at retail, and that was on 4/23.

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2004, 12:03 PM »
GH's Swami is saying:

Wookiee Warrior
General Grievous
Tion Meddon (Bruce Spence Alien)
Astromech (Obi-Wan's???)

Read Here but be warned of spoilers


Hmmm...


My 4 preview figures would be:
1) Gen. Grievous (Droid General)
2) Wookie Warrior (possibly even Chewbacca!)
3) Episode 3 Clone Trooper - just like Episode 2 ...
4) Droid - Obi-Wan Astromech (since fans voted on it) ...

Jeff


Woo-Hoo!

Looks like I picked 3/4!  Go me!

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2004, 08:26 PM »
You rool :P

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2004, 11:40 PM »
Thanks,

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EP3 Preview wave
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2004, 12:03 AM »
It seems like most of the EPIII figures are coming out in April but as well I see that KEBco Toys will have a EP3 Preview wave arriving this fall.  There is also a Hong Kong release that costs more and later a US release.  
First, what exactly are the EP3 Preview wave?
As well, is there a difference between the Hong Kong and US Release?

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Re: EP3 Preview wave
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2004, 12:18 AM »
I would call the Episode III Preview Wave the first Episode III figures of the line

Galactic Hunter named them to be:

Wookiee Warrior
General Grievous
Astromech
Tion Meddon

There may be more OT and PT figures between this Wave and April, that won't be known until the fall sometime I would guess.

Details on the Episode III figures should start coming out near the end of the year

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2004, 02:15 PM »
Action-Figure.com has said too the preview wave will be Grievous, Meddon, Astromech and Wookiee

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #25 on: August 14, 2004, 09:10 PM »
Not a bad wave IMO. The EP2 sneak peak was similar. EP2 had a droid, a villain (Jango), a warrior (Clone) and another random important character (Zam). EP3 has a droid, a villain (Grievous), a warrior (Tarrful) and another random important character (Meddon).


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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #26 on: August 15, 2004, 03:13 AM »
I'm content with that, especially if the Greivous is a more "clone wars" representation like reported, since rumor is he won't be so CW-ish in the film.

Another astromech.  Yay!

Wookies are cool.

Other guy...  Uh, great I guess.  Dunno him and I've avoided most major plot things, so cool.  Random guys are good.
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #27 on: August 16, 2004, 09:47 AM »
Sounds like a pretty good preview wave to me too, and about what I think we expected.  Grievous, aside from Vader, will be the "major baddie" this time around, and will be a nice figure to get.  I'm always happy to get a new Wookiee, so I'm happy about the inclusion of Tarfful.  I'm looking forward to picking up an army of Wookiees, should they decide to make them all (or several).  The droid and Tion Medon round out the wave well.  Its funny, I remember really searching around trying to find the Preview wave last time...especially Jango and the Clonetrooper.  I can still see Jangos at TRU from time to time :P

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #28 on: August 16, 2004, 10:37 PM »
This wave sounds nice.

Grevious should be a must buy, since it will probably be his only figure without an Action Feature. I fear that Hasbro will cheap out though, and give us a no-better-than-decent sculpt with limited articulation. Oh well.

Astromechs are always fun to have. Hopefully this will have the "Ultimate" Astro articulation.

Wookiee Warrior? Sounds good enough. Just give him some good articulation. However, I have the same fears as I do with the preview Grievous. Hopefully he'll have good articulation and accessories.

Tion will be good since it'll probably be his only fig. I don't care what comes out, I'll buy it nonetheless.

Anyway, I'm hoping for some surprises.

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #29 on: August 16, 2004, 11:21 PM »
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