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Offline Jesse James

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2016, 06:33 PM »
Hmmmmm....  I'm thinking vintage is a good possibility.  I've liked all the EE exclusive boxed sets over the years.  I wish they'd had more of them honestly.  That TFA one was lame but the boxed sets of figures have always been nice.  The mandalorians was a great set.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2016, 08:49 PM »
 
Now that I've thought about it a little more, and read some of Adam's comments, I have a different theory.  That being this exclusive may be the way to release the last few remaining characters from the Kenner line (up through POTF) who have yet to be re-made in modern renditions.

"Five of these figures have never been made as toys!"

I'd assume, even not trusting the messenger, that includes vintage Kenner as well.

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2016, 09:04 PM »
I saw that, too.  The thing is, Adam has been making the rounds in the comments sections of several sites.  And damn, is he stirring the pot!  He admitted himself that "it's marketing".  But he's getting people talking and placing orders without even having seen a single image of this new offering.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2016, 09:35 PM »
Eh, I've liked what EE has done in the past so I can't bitch about what this is without seeing it myself.

The more I look at it though, that sure as **** looks like an astromech silhouette and jawas, so I guess I'm leaning towards astromech repaints and Jawas?  I'm not disappointed in hearing this at all, if that's what it turns out as, but hey, I'm all for some new good figures is all I'm saying.  I just want cool new stuff.  Repaints are ok too, but not as great as new figures.  That said, I'm not (regardless) expecting them to have tons of new tooling around.

The Mando's didn't and that worked well IMHO, so I'm ok with this as it is...  so far...  not having actually seen anything and just knowing articulation and scale are in my wheelhouse.  Happy to have ordered up.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2016, 10:33 PM »
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2016, 10:41 PM »
I saw that, too.  The thing is, Adam has been making the rounds in the comments sections of several sites.  And damn, is he stirring the pot!  He admitted himself that "it's marketing".  But he's getting people talking and placing orders without even having seen a single image of this new offering.

If it's a dud, it'll be just as easy to cancel the order as it was to create it.

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2016, 10:43 PM »
Diverse Range Of Interesting Dudes

Hmmmm...  D R O I D S...  Seems like something is trying to be said there.

I'm kinda shocked if it's THOSE kinda those though, since Disney seems to be on those like stink on poop.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2016, 12:02 AM »
If it's droids, they'd better be unique and new, not a bunch of repainted old sculpts.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2016, 01:17 AM »
One of the more exciting announcements in forever! Can't wait.

In the unlikely chance they are all droids, I could handle them being based off the Sail Barge R2 body. Too bad that didn't stick.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2016, 01:32 AM »
Great catch on the droids... wondering if it's possibly from the Droids cartoon, or someone is, because he did say in one of his many pot stirring posts somewhere that one of the figures had appeared previously in a non realistic form. Took that to mean from CW as he DQ'd Rebels, but who knows. Maybe from Droids. I'd love it. Doubt it. This is definitely one of the highlights of the year so far. Looking forward to seeing the final product and hoping to be wowed by the choices.

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2016, 01:35 AM »
Hmmm, that'd fit with the Tatooine theme if there is one there.  Maybe.
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2016, 03:27 AM »
One is from the original Star Wars -so not ANH. R2-A5?

 One Comes with same accessories it's vintage equivalent did -Red and white bartender droid on Sail Barge?

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2016, 08:28 AM »
One is from the original Star Wars -so not ANH. R2-A5?

 One Comes with same accessories it's vintage equivalent did -Red and white bartender droid on Sail Barge?

Pop Up Lightsaber R2 maybe? 
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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #28 on: July 20, 2016, 09:00 AM »
One is from the original Star Wars -so not ANH. R2-A5?

 One Comes with same accessories it's vintage equivalent did -Red and white bartender droid on Sail Barge?

Pop Up Lightsaber R2 maybe?

Could be. A new sculpt would be nice.

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Re: EE Exclusive: Mystery 6 Figure Set
« Reply #29 on: July 20, 2016, 12:04 PM »
Adam has been lobbying for Vlix for years and years, imma guessing that it what Darby is saying, Droids the cartoon with Vlix. Not many Droid's from the OT left to be made.

I was hoping for modern Owen, Beru and Jawas but that would be a terrible seller

Kenner updates would kick ass including the Lars Power Droid!