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jedi master sal
05-26-2005, 08:06 AM
Just as the title suggests, would you like 4-packs of ROTS clones (like the EE exclusives)?

First off all of these clone variants would be SA (super articulated).
Second, we know there are other variants out there, but to save on the confusion please keep discussion to clones ACTUALLY seen in the movie.

Here are some very real possibilities for 4-packs:
Commander Assortment:
Commander Cody (Orange Commander of the Utapau assualt force)
Commander Gree (Green Commander of the Kashyyk Defense force)
Commander Bly (Yellow Commander of the Felucia assualt force)
Commander Neyo (Barc speeder bike commander-in the scene where Stass Allie is killed)

Basic Troop assortment:
Utapau Clone (Cody's Orange troopers)
Kashyyk clones (in camoflauge-like greenish biker scout like armor)
Yellow Clone (Bly's Clones)
Blue Clones (Anakin's legion that storms the Jedi Temple)

These two sets cover virtually all of the MAJOR clone variants seen in the movie.

This would mean that 3 of the 4 commanders would have a representative basic clone in that assortment to go with them.

IMO, if Hasbro doesn't want to put these out single carded, then this is the best way to go at it. But please for the love of gawd, no atrocious pricing. At best the sets for the basic should seel for no more than $24 ($6 each). While the commanders could be priced a scant more because the would require very specific molds. At most for the commander set it should cost no more than $28 ($7 each). Also, Cody should come with a removable helmet!

Just thought of another possible 4-pack:
Shocktrooper (Palpatine's Senate clones)
Medic Clone (Orange clone variant with 3 bulge helmet)
White Clone (Only really seen on Coruscant)
Snow Clones (Baccarra's clones that have red helmets and red waist capes)

The responses submitted here will be forwarded on to Hasbro.

DarkArtist
05-26-2005, 08:55 AM
YES YES YES. I loved the EE clone sets and would definately buy these. One can never have enough clones. As far as pricing, there really should be no need to change th price on the commander set. Hasbro will make it's money simply because of the $6.00 price tag.
As far as carded versions of some of the characters that would be cool as well. perhaps we can even see a carded clone fire pilot, medic clone and AT-PT clone.
Also if Hasbro does decide to go this route, and Hasbro you really should listen to us on this on, all of the clones should have removable helmets.
Please Hasbro answer our cries, give us our CLONES. :)

Blackened88
05-26-2005, 08:56 AM
I would actually prefer them to be 5-packs instead, because I buy 5 of each Clone and a Commander. I would also like to see the Camo Scout Troopers. Other than that you pretty much said exactly what I would love to get. Also hopefully they would not be exclusives, just normal 5-Packs, available at every store.

dindae
05-26-2005, 09:23 AM
I would rather see the commander's release on single card. As far as the multi pack I would assume we would only get one mold with different paint jobs.
So I would expect we would only see these:

Utapau Clone (Cody's Orange troopers)
Yellow Clone (Bly's Clones)
Blue Clones (Anakin's legion that storms the Jedi Temple)
Shocktrooper (Palpatine's Senate clones)
White Clone (Only really seen on Coruscant)
Snow Clones (Baccarra's clones that have red helmets and red waist capes)

So they could do the four colors and a pack of white clones although since there really weren't that many white clones there may not be as high of demand for them having already been released twice. Also if they do this as an exclusive hopefully it will be the first Hasbro online exclusive so it could be cheaper then EE could make it.

Captain Spoon
05-26-2005, 09:33 AM
I still think it would be awesome if they sold Troopers in buckets a'la LEGO. they could put like 10-15 in a bucket, they could sell them for about $40 and still make a very good profit. ( I gaurantee it does not cost more than $1 to maufacture one) They could also do it for Droids and Stormtroopers. Then they could do a 4 or 5 pack with just the commanders. I think it would take the headache out of hunting down 4 packs. Plus trying to open those things sucks, with all the tape and plastic ties they use to secure the figure to the box. Just give me a Giant plastic bucket I can dump out on the table and set up.

piratefett
05-26-2005, 12:13 PM
i vote articulated multi packs as well. the troop builders from clone wars and the ones for ROTS are a disappointment. possibilities are endless.

trandoshan666
05-26-2005, 12:28 PM
possibilities are endless.

That's certainly true. This movie was loaded with cool-looking troops, commanders, etc., and yes, if they were available, I'd buy them all. I hope it happens.

DarkArtist
05-26-2005, 01:29 PM
I second the bucket idea, those boxes are a pain in the *ss. Even better if the buckets were maybe even the buckets can be replica helmets of the clones ??????? Either way i would love if hasbro dropped the shadow box packaging and using a bucket method.

jedi master sal
05-26-2005, 03:43 PM
The Bucket "helmet" idea is neat.

Here's another idea.

Instead of a bucket have a "Turbo Tank" shell be the case. Basically it's just a rectangular plastic case with only a smidge of detailing. Not at all meant to be a toy, but a carry-case/playset. You can pop off the top to get to the troopers and have a place to store them back again. This could be with moving wheels or not. If not moving wheels then think of it as a "throwback" to the vintage era when we got a cardboard AT-At as a playset.

BTW, the Turbo Tank was seen in the Battle of Kashyyyk and in the EU goes by the name of the Juggernaut.

-Sal

rust
05-26-2005, 05:21 PM
http://www.rocuniverse.com/forums//viewtopic.php?t=4308

That is a link to a post I made on another forum with a list of EVERY CLONE in E3 (Most have Pictures).

Now, let a Clone Guru Handle this...

Clone Commander 4-Pack
Commander Neyo
Commander Cody
Lieutenant Fox
Commander Gree

Clone 4-Pack #1
Target Clone with Neyo's Head (Correct Neyo grunt)
Cody's Legion Grunt
Gree's Legion Grunt (Camo Biker Scout)
Bacara's Legion Grunt (Snowclone)

Clone 4-Pack #2
AT-RT Driver
Gray Marked Clone
Thire's Legion Grunt
Commander Bly

Clone 4-Pack #3
Juggernaut Gunner
AT-TE Gunner
Clone Pilot
V-Wing Pilot

Hellboy
05-26-2005, 07:16 PM
I think you all have some great ideas. :cool:

Any way Hasbro decides to release these will be fine with me since my main concern is just getting all of the ROTS Clone Troopers made. 4-packs similar to the EE exclusive would be great for army builders like myself but being a carded collector as well I'd really like to see the Commanders released in the basic line since you only really need one of each open. If Hasbro did do 4-packs I'd like all of them to be grunt style or specialists like pilots/gunners etc., basically limit any multi-packs to figures that people will want multiples of to increase and balance sales. That way Hasbro could produce even numbers of these things without having to worry about one pack that won't sell as well as the others.

DarthQuack
05-26-2005, 08:07 PM
I think this would be a great seller if the previous ones sold well, I would definitely be splitting a case of these with someone, I got 2 boxes of the other ones and think they look great.

beckmen
05-27-2005, 05:08 AM
They need to be 20 bucks, then it would rock. How much was EE charging for these? 35 bucks or something!?!?!

jedi master sal
05-27-2005, 07:50 AM
http://www.rocuniverse.com/forums//viewtopic.php?t=4308

That is a link to a post I made on another forum with a list of EVERY CLONE in E3 (Most have Pictures).

Now, let a Clone Guru Handle this...

Clone Commander 4-Pack
Commander Neyo
Commander Cody
Lieutenant Fox
Commander Gree

Clone 4-Pack #1
Target Clone with Neyo's Head (Correct Neyo grunt)
Cody's Legion Grunt
Gree's Legion Grunt (Camo Biker Scout)
Bacara's Legion Grunt (Snowclone)

Clone 4-Pack #2
AT-RT Driver
Gray Marked Clone
Thire's Legion Grunt
Commander Bly

Clone 4-Pack #3
Juggernaut Gunner
AT-TE Gunner
Clone Pilot
V-Wing Pilot

I take issue with your "Now, let a Clone Guru Handle this..." remark. I could have very easily posted pics of all of them, but it's pretty safe to assume that most of us have seen the movie at this pont and know of which ones I spoke. Especially considering I clearly laid out the clones seen in the movie and stated to ONLY use those in the movie.

We already have an AT-TE gunner and Clone pilot carded and NEVER saw a V-wing pilot or a Juggernaut Gunner. So that last pack assortment just doesn't make sense. All the other packs you listed are just versions of what I've already listed.

I deliberately put all the commanders into one pack. The reason behind this is that most of us would only get one maybe two packs of the commanders, but would undoubtedly get more of the basic trooper packs.

If Hasbro packed them the way you listed them, then I don't think as many would sell. Why? Simples who the heck wants the same amount of commanders as "grunts"? Unless your Tycho (on these boards), then noone.

I'd rather have a crap load of troopers to one Commander than an even amount.


They need to be 20 bucks, then it would rock. How much was EE charging for these? 35 bucks or something!?!?!

I totally agree. I put $24 for the basic clone packs, because I was considering shipping. (Assuming that these would be a Hasbro direct product.) Shipping shouldn't be more than $4 for a 4-pack.

The Commanders however I feel should be a tad more expensive, only because they are specific clones and different molds would need to be made. Maybe not the bodies for the most part, but the helmets (and heads underneath-these definitely should be removable helmets, at least for the Commanders). IMHO

-Sal

DarkArtist
05-27-2005, 07:53 AM
I love the turbor tank buscke idea also. they could even make the buckets look like a Republic Star Destroyer or even and it might be the only way we ever see it made......... an AT-TE. plus depending on the bucket could be the style of trooper inside. For instance if the bucket is a helmet, different clones, shocks, 501st, camo etc. If the star destroyer is used, then the commanders, cody, bly, neo, baccara oddball, gree etc. The AT-TE set can include, barc clone, at-pt clones, and more grunts.
People would buy all the different verisons and this may be a way of geting some cool vehicles/ playsets. the turbo tank can come with grunts, different rank clones, tank drivers, and the elusive at-te gunner. :)

Veers
05-27-2005, 06:38 PM
Oh most definitely. I think they will make them. :)