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Hasbro deliveries have arrived at some locations but that last wave of The Vintage Collection is still making its way to us, but literally any day they will be in hand.
Last time for a good while to nab those oh so cool vintage carded figures; Ahsoka, Obi-Wan, Nien Nunb, Aurra Sing, Lumat, Republic Trooper, Gungan Warrior, Weequay Hunter and The Emporer’s Royal Guard.
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The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with the addition of the Republic Trooper (VC113) from the Vintage Collection.
PROS: With the Republic Trooper, Hasbro has created a fantastic figure in virtually all aspects. This figure is loaded with articulation, accessories and paint apps and for the most part, is very faithful to the Old Republic source material. One cool feature is that you can swap around the ammo and knife/sheath accessories for custom configurations or to recreate Commander Jace Malcom, a main character in the SWTOR MMO.
CONS: A few minor quibbles. First, this figure is part of the online exclusive wave, so you won’t find him in stores. Second, the deco is a bit clean for a battle hardened Republic Trooper . Finally, the “Havoc Squad” unit logos are missing from the shoulder armor.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.
You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.
Toys”R”Us Black Friday promos have been revealed and show that those Special Value Offer vehicle 2 packs are going to be on sale for 50% off! The promo starts Thanksgiving Day at 8pm and lasts until Friday at close. If you’ve held off on getting some of these vehicles or, like many, NEED that Mandalorian Assault Transport this may be your last shot at it.
UPDATE: For fans of plush figures and Star Wars Transformers, those large deluxe talking plush figures of Yoda, Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2 and all Star Wars Transformers figures will also be 50% off.
StarWars.com has updated today confirming the rumor that Michael Arndt is writing the screenplay for Episode VII.
If you would like to know the real reason behind Tuesday’s election results, look no further than last night’s episode of South Park. No matter your political affiliation, this episode is hilarious especially when the secret is revealed.
Warning, there some pretty crass language in this episode so get out the earmuffs for the little ones.
Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for their Darth Maul Legendary Scale Bust. Click the image above to order yours today.
Although it may appear that I’ve been just sitting around like Freelo pictured above, I’ve actually been working on a lot of behind the scenes prep work for the next installment in The Enloe Trials photonovel series.
Click on the image above for a recap of Chapter 1, and stay tuned for some previews to the next installment as the adventures continue into the OT era!
Angry Birds Star Wars is now available for download via the App Store for iOS devices ($.99 / $2.99 in HD) and Macs ($4.99) running 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later.
Walmart’s Black Friday Ad has dropped and it looks like they are going to have an exclusive 8-pack of Saga Legends* figures for $25.00. This promo is available in-store only and after 8pm on Thanksgiving Day.
*As of yet there is no word if the 8 figures are this same in each set or just a cobbled together assortment of overstock. But it’s a sure bet there is nothing worth getting here unless you are looking for troop builders.
Forum member Scarrviper has shared some spectacular photos of some of the last figures from the TVC line in the forums.
Many of us have gotten these figures already from some of our online sponsors, but for those who have not yet been able to enjoy these amazing figures yet, head on over to the forums and see just how great these figures are when situated in dioramas (such amazing photography by Scarrviper doesn’t hurt either!).