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DarthMaulSithLord
04-14-2002, 12:06 PM
I saw pics of the upcoming Troop Builder set and i am very concerned. Why are you, Hasbro, including 2 of those wacky and rubbery rifles in the set an ONLY 2 Imperial Issue (Stormtrooper) Blasters? The rifles weren't even carried by them. Only Luke is seen with one and he only had it for like 5 minutes. So why don't you guys include FOUR of the regular blasters? I'm very sure everyone would be much happier with it then. Also, it would be great if you guys added some articulation in the arms and the legs and fixed the hip problem which causes the legs to move inward when the kneejoints are used.

I'd be happy to pay an extra $1 if you guys did this. And while you're at it, make a new to scale Mouse Droid ($2 if you did that as well).

:)

BoShek
04-14-2002, 03:32 PM
By the way, how much will this set cost?

DarthMaulSithLord
04-14-2002, 08:20 PM
I have no clue.

DarkArtist
04-14-2002, 10:09 PM
Any word on when it will be released? Also the set definately needs better articulation. The comm Tech stormtrooper had decent articulation and the blaster effect was kinda cool. Definately the standard blaster rifle is better. Also it would be interesting to see a concept Stormtrooper with a lightsaber and force shield.

Wolfwood319
04-14-2002, 10:40 PM
I don't even know if these have been confirmed yet. Just heresay and rumors at this point. The CT Stormtrooper is nice, but they don't even have wrist articulation, which totally makes the figure worthless since he can't even hold a gun with 2 hands.

Beast
04-14-2002, 10:43 PM
They have been confirmed, Rebelscum even posted a picture of the mailer box and the four figures in baggies a month or two ago. Planet Action Figure is even preselling the set, but I suggest waiting for the fan clube to have it, since they seem to be marking it up alot more then they normally do for exclusives. :(

MTFBWY and HH!!

Jar Jar Binks

Battle Droid
04-14-2002, 11:55 PM
It's an exclusive, that I won't be able to get!:mad:

Darth Evil
04-16-2002, 02:46 PM
You're not alone man, you Americans don't realise how good you have it, do you?

DarthMaulSithLord
04-16-2002, 03:49 PM
Yup, Darth Evil is right! With all the sales and stuff you shoulden't complain that much.

:)

Jargo
04-16-2002, 03:54 PM
It's enough that there's going to be a re-release of them at all. you could take the other choice and not have any. Or you could take this current choice and get four at one go. There's supposed to be a scout trooper with accessories and death star trooper with accessories packs coming later this year and hopefully they'll pack with weapons so you'll have the weapons for the figures then.

187-Maul
04-16-2002, 07:10 PM
you americans are realy lucky on those troopers but thank god www.toy-palace.de is selling the stormtrooper kit with 10 figs at the moment at I ordered the day they were there

BoShek
04-17-2002, 11:50 AM
Anyone have a link? I can't find a pic of this set anywhere!

DarthMaulSithLord
04-17-2002, 08:51 PM
Of what? The Troop Builder set or that crummy kit?

:)

Taichi
04-18-2002, 09:15 AM
The Troop Builder......I haven't seen anything on it yet!

BoShek
04-18-2002, 02:58 PM
Of what? The Troop Builder set or that crummy kit?

Both. I want to know what all the fuss is about!

187-Maul
04-18-2002, 06:37 PM
this is the 10-pack kit

187-Maul
04-18-2002, 06:38 PM
and here another pic

Darth Ovori
04-18-2002, 06:45 PM
I posted a thread about this on the Toy Saga forum yesterday...
I think it's probably the only great idea Hasbro has had all year...

Now how about a destoyer droid builder set...

DarthMaulSithLord
04-18-2002, 07:19 PM
Troop Builder Set:
http://www.rebelscum.com/POTJstormtrooperset.asp

Troop Kit:
http://toypalace2.shoppingserver.de/shop.mv?Choice=ArtikelAnzeigen&SuchKategorie=2.10.&KategorieName=Exclusives&KategorieHTML=&CartID=1019164010.62.108.3.156

:D

Taichi
04-18-2002, 08:39 PM
Schweet....

I like the kits......they're cool.....IMHO......

how much are the kits, and where can I get 'em?

DarthMaulSithLord
04-18-2002, 09:39 PM
Toypalace.de

187-Maul
04-19-2002, 08:12 AM
and believe me they are worth it !!!

Mr. JabbaJohnL
04-19-2002, 05:59 PM
Okay . . . are the figures in the big bag just the same one as was released on COMMTech in 1999? Or are they the same ones as in that freaky break-apart stormtrooper set? And, are these exclusives at the Fan Club, or what?

187-Maul
04-19-2002, 07:18 PM
breakapart set??? well I reviewed them in the guess what review section there I posted some details about it - and yes they come in one big plastic bag like in the pic on the top of this page

SNAYSON
05-07-2002, 03:00 PM
I LIKE THE TROOP BUILDER SETS!
i can expand my imperial army figures!

i didn't realize how many users who have posted are outside the USA. I'm happy at whatever figure/vehicle Hasbro puts out, wheather it's at mass market or an exclusive!

DarthMaulSithLord
05-07-2002, 07:58 PM
Does anyone know where i can get Imperial Issue Blasters?

:(

187-Maul
05-08-2002, 01:46 PM
maybe you could find some on ebay