View Full Version : Toyfair Sneak Peek
02-18-2005, 04:58 AM
Star Wars.com has some pics of the SW booth from Toyfair and this booth will undoubtedly garner the most attention. Toyfair (http://www.starwars.com/collecting/news/hasbro/news20050218.html)
02-18-2005, 06:12 AM
Cool! Saw the two things I've been waiting for... the ARC fighter and the Mustafar playset.
Fighter looks great! Playset looks OK, but can't tell everyting from the picture.
02-18-2005, 07:39 AM
The ARC fighter does look pretty cool. Looks like it will get a $40 to 50 price mark.
02-18-2005, 07:58 AM
I dunno... The ARC-170 looks to be about the size of an X-Wing, based on the Jedi Starfighters behind it. I'd say $29.99 tops.
I wish we could get around the back of the Mustafar playset to see what is "under the mountain"! MUSTAFAR (http://www.starwars.com/collecting/news/hasbro/20050218_picview/img/5.jpg)
02-18-2005, 08:36 AM
How many more times are we gonna see that stupid "Magic 8-Ball"-esque Yoda repackaged? Hasbro must be sitting on a million of those things.
02-18-2005, 08:49 AM
Anyone got any guesses what connects to the mustafar set? it looks as if u could almost hook 4 of them together.
02-18-2005, 09:09 AM
The image would not work, just got one piocture of the Darth Vader head. Thanks for the pic JP.
Edit: Clicked on Hasbros siute and found the piucs.
02-18-2005, 09:12 AM
The one thing I was surprised by was Darth Tater. For some reason, I only pictured him being the size of the old dress up McNuggets from McDonalds (anyone else remember those? They rocked!), so when I saw it it looked freakin' huge. Definately on my must have list.
02-18-2005, 09:14 AM
02-18-2005, 10:43 AM
The one thing I was surprised by was Darth Tater. For some reason, I only pictured him being the size of the old dress up McNuggets from McDonalds (anyone else remember those? They rocked!), so when I saw it it looked freakin' huge. Definately on my must have list.On top of that Tater has a pretty low price point. I think it's at about $7.99 which makes it ever so easily in my grasp. Mwahahahaha!!!
02-18-2005, 10:51 AM
I'm a little skeptical about the playset....looks like there is much to be desired...
02-18-2005, 11:00 AM
In this pic
Are some of these figures (especially on the middle shelf) ones we haven't seen yet?
I can see a clonetrooper with removeable helmet.
02-18-2005, 12:31 PM
I too liked the playset and the ARC Fighter, though the fighter is smaller than I expected (but more practical if you're fighting droid fighters in it anyway).
But I don't see something that's worth more than the Jedi Starfighter - except this:
There are rumors of Plo Koon's starfighter being a toy this year too.
What does Hasbro get out of that?
The chance to make a lot off the Jedi Starfighter mold by selling it in
blue or green?
But people would buy multiples of the Clone Fighter as well, wouldn't they? I mean I want at least 3.
02-18-2005, 01:10 PM
Rocketboy, the clone with removeable helmet is the AT-TE Gunner.
02-18-2005, 02:04 PM
Tycho I understand it because if you like a character enough you would want that character's paint job but few people would like clone 32421 vs 23423. Now I don't even know if there are multiple paint jobs on the clone fighter but if there are the people that army build to that extent are more likely to do a quick custom job.
02-18-2005, 02:44 PM
This stuff looks great! I can't wait for Steve to post more detailed pics!
Nice to know we're getting the ARC-170 Fighter. It looks pretty sweet.
I'm really looking forward to the color-changing Anakin/Vader saber. Maybe this a step toward getting that build-your-own saber kit shown a while back?
Those battle arenas look fun, but I hope the figures are removable from the bases. I believe they connect to the mustafar playset.
The Mustafar Final Battle playsets looks . . . okay. About like the arena, but a little smaller. I also hope Obi-Wan and Anakin come off their bases. It could be fun though, I'll have to see more of it to make a judgment.
That clone commander figure looks an awful lot like an ARC Trooper! I wonder if they'll be in the film? I also wonder whose red saber that is that Grievous is using? Those C2 bases are great!
C'mon Steve, bring the pics!
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