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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #180 on: August 23, 2005, 02:57 PM »
EE has the new cases up for preorder

Collection 1 Case

Collection 2 Case

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #181 on: August 23, 2005, 03:28 PM »
EE has the new cases up for preorder

Collection 1 Case

Collection 2 Case


Thanks for the heads up Scotty! 

The last thing I want to be doing during the holiday rush in November is shopping trying to track down the 501st Clones and new commanders - I'll just go ahead and order 2 cases of each right now and be done!  :)

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #182 on: August 23, 2005, 03:30 PM »

Collection 2 Case


1x AT-TE Tank Gunner (EIII #38),
1x Meena Tills - Mon Calamari Senator (EIII #47),
1x Utapaun Warrior (EIII #53),
1x Zett Jukassa -(Tado) (EIII #52),
1x Wookiee Heavy Gunner (EIII #68) (NEW),
3x Tactical Ops Clone Trooper (EIII #65) (NEW),
1x Plo Koon (Holograph) (EIII #66) (NEW),
1x Aayla Secura (Holograph) (EIII #67) (NEW),
2x R4-P17 Astromech Droid (EIII #64) (NEW).

I've got to give Hasbro credit for putting together a good case here -- they're sending out the AT-TE Gunner again and packing three of the 501st/Tactical Ops Troopers.  And 2 of the Astromechs was a smart move too.

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #183 on: August 23, 2005, 03:31 PM »
Agreed...the Collection 2 case is a great mix

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #184 on: August 23, 2005, 03:42 PM »
The Collection 1 case could have been a bit better though IMHO... 

I would have made two key replacements:

2x #11 Darth Vader #6 Shocktrooper
1x #48 R2-D2 #33 Green Clone Commander
1x AT-RT Driver (EIII #54)
1x Obi-Wan Kenobi Red Leader Pilot (EIII #55)
1x Commander Gree (EIII #57) (NEW)
1x Commander Bly (EIII #59) (NEW)
1x Wookiee Commando (EIII #58) (NEW)
1x Grievous' Bodyguard #2 (EIII #60) (NEW)
1x Passel Argente (EIII #61) (NEW)
1x Cat Miin (EIII #62) (NEW)
1x Neimodian Commander (EIII #63) (NEW)

There, that would have been much better.  Oh well, off to track down those pesky #6 Shocktroopers...  :-\

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #185 on: August 23, 2005, 06:20 PM »
People have mentioned the red on the 501st boots... A little on the dark side, but perhaps it's Jedi blood splatter. Would be pretty gruesome if it were the case. (*evil laugh*)

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #186 on: August 23, 2005, 06:48 PM »
I think I should preorder one of those Collection 2 cases.
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #187 on: August 23, 2005, 07:47 PM »
i agree with the collection 2 case. Very nice for all Clone Trooper and Droid fans  8)

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #188 on: August 23, 2005, 08:30 PM »
I think I might just order two of each of these cases. The mix is good enough that there's one of each new figure per case. The only stinker/catch to this is that the Darth Vader comes x2 in the Collection 1 case. This is really odd to me, why didn't they put in an Anakin like the #28 Sith Eyes variant or something else similar, afterall, he was only Darth Vader in the suit for the last few minutes of the movie. They should also be re-shipping the Red Shocktrooper in the Collection 1 case as well. So my perfect Collection 1 case would be:

1x #6 Shocktrooper
1x #28 Anakin Skywalker w/Sith Eyes Paint Variant
1x #33 Green Clone Commander
2x Commander Gree (EIII #57) (NEW)
2x Commander Bly (EIII #59) (NEW)
1x Wookiee Commando (EIII #58) (NEW)
1x Grievous' Bodyguard #2 (EIII #60) (NEW)
1x Passel Argente (EIII #61) (NEW)
1x Cat Miin (EIII #62) (NEW)
1x Neimodian Commander (EIII #63) (NEW)
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #189 on: August 23, 2005, 10:57 PM »
I'm convinced well see this sometime in September.  I'm glad to see the 3 Tactical Troopers, but disappointed in wave 1 with only 1 Commander Bly and Gree. That makes the hunt harder. 
Anyway, keep watching for em to hit Asia soon I say!
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #190 on: August 24, 2005, 09:15 AM »
It looks like Yoda's News has some hi-res pics up of the Final 12.  Hit the linky and scroll down a bit if you're interested in seeing them.  I'm torn on what to do with this wave.  I'm tempted to order a case(s) as well because I'm worried the figures I really want (Gree, 501st, Bly, etc.) will be mighty tough to find.  But, at the same time, I don't really plan on picking up all of these Final 12 and unfortunately dropping $70-80 at a time isn't really something I can do.  Hopefully these will show up in decent numbers...but then again, not too many either.  I have fears of staring at pegs and pegs of repainted Nemo Warriors and Grievous Bodyguards while waiting for the first wave of "The Saga Collection" to show up :).

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #191 on: August 24, 2005, 09:59 AM »
The one I want to get most is the 501st Trooper but I know he'll be hell to find, especially in the holiday rush. In the hi-res pics on yodanews It looks like Gree has an Imperial E-11 (OT stormtrooper gun) instead of a DC-15 (PT stormtrooper gun). Strange. Also whats the red on 501st's boots? Jedi scum blood? Sweet...

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #192 on: August 24, 2005, 10:22 AM »
They should also be re-shipping the Red Shocktrooper in the Collection 1 case as well.


Black clone pilot as well.

For the new figures, these are great cases, they handle the Technical ops Clones in collection 2 well, but after getting over the initial excitement, I realized that the repaints were missing from the collection 1 mix. :(

Dispite all the Vaders shipping, I think they will still sell.
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« Reply #193 on: August 24, 2005, 06:13 PM »
I see EE has also added 2 revision cases for C1W7 and 1 revision case for C2W6, and neither are new figure motherloads, and instead dabble in remixing older figures.

I don't get why they haven't figured out that they should be doing a case revision EVERY WAVE that is tailored to online retailers. There's no reason to not do a mix of all new figures without repacks.

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« Reply #194 on: August 24, 2005, 06:15 PM »
And what the hell happened to "Bly will take months of time to get re-aproved" rah rah rah bull****?

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