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Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« on: August 24, 2017, 10:52 PM »
Not sure where this thread should go, so feel free to move it.

While I like these figures, and do like the focus on the women of Star Wars, this line does not seem to be doing well at the Targets I stop at.  I'm not sure if they should have been moved out of the Star Wars aisle in to the "girl" aisle.

I know this was a multimedia sort of launch with books, mini-web episodes, etc., but I don't feel like the push has made much of an impact.

Its really too bad as I think these things are kind of neat.  Not sure if these should have been a sub-line of the 6" figures to pull in more collectors, or what.

Is anybody seeing these move at their local stores?  My local Targets have A TON of these on the shelf.

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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2017, 05:17 PM »
I have considered picking up Ahsoka for a 1/6 custom. Not seen her yet though.
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2017, 08:52 PM »
I've heard the Wicket fits in well with Black Series 6 inch figures both in scale and look, but I can't see myself ever getting anything from this line
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2017, 10:46 AM »
Is that R2 about the same size as the 6" version? R2, Wicket and BB-8 look too small to be included with that 12" doll.
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2018, 01:56 PM »
Sorry, didn't see a thread for these, and I was reluctant to start one, but I couldn't think of a more appropriate place to put my comments.

These things have hit deep clearance here, and I couldn't help myself at lunch today, buying two of everything pretty much. The regular figures were $2, the "deluxe" versions were anywhere from $3.50-$5 depending on the set.

I had gotten a Sabine last week and opened it up and it wasn't terrible. She actually looks pretty cool displayed wearing her helmet. I still think the faces on these things are creepy and disturbing like something out of that old Thunderbirds TV show, but they're not that awful as toys.

It sounds like Hasbro may be bailing on this line now, maybe they will all become as valuable as DROIDS figures one day, LOL.
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2018, 03:29 PM »
Where'd you buy them?
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2018, 03:43 PM »
The regular figures were $2, the "deluxe" versions were anywhere from $3.50-$5 depending on the set.

I have hit a few Walmarts looking for those deep discounts.  I'd like to stock up for Easter basket goodies since my daughter is 100% in on this line.

Sometimes I watch with Star Wars Dad pride as Rey, BB-8, Leia, and R2 save Ariel, Belle, Aurora, and Snow White from whatever peril the Disney Princess have found themselves in...

Then of course, I immediately yell at my daughter for enjoying these figures and ruining Star Wars for all the angry 40-yr old collectors on the internet. "STOP MAKING STAR WARS ALL ABOUT YOU GIRLS!"  #sarcasm
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2018, 09:40 AM »
Where'd you buy them?

Walmart, sorry, forgot to mention.

Yeah I don't know what I will end up doing with all these things, since my girls are rapidly aging out of toys, but it's too good a deal to pass up.
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Re: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Figures
« Reply #8 on: March 8, 2018, 08:44 AM »
If I see Sabine at that price I would pick her up and try to do a custom. I had planned to pick up Ashoka, probablynnever getting released now.
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