Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by ganon578 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:40 pm

Lego Star Wars 75218

Ordered this online since the price was right. It comes with Luke Skywalker/R2-D2 as well as Biggs Darklighter/R2-Q2 plus extra plates with stickers to make the ship Red 5 or Red 3 depending on the pilot. Pretty awesome!

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Post by HeavyArms » Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:25 am

Lego Overwatch 75974 Bastion.

Lego Overwatch 75975 Watchpoint: Gibraltar.

Both sets I bought off Amazon has they were 20-30% off on there.

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Post by Warcry » Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:04 am

Marvel Legends The Thing

I was pretty stoked when Hasbro made the Walgreens-exclusive Fantastic Four figures, which were carried by EB Games here in Canada. Not so much because I was a big F4 fan, but because I figured it would be an easy team to build and be done with -- four core members, five if you include Doom and at maximum, six if they ever do a She-Hulk in the outfit. Little did I know...Sue and Johnny were easy to get. In fact, I'm pretty sure I can still find them for sale if I was of a mind to. I guess that convinced them not to import very many Reeds, because I never actually saw one -- I only got one because my wife picked it up for me. And Ben? Ben wasn't going to happen. He was so short-shipped in my area that, if I remember right, some stores didn't even get enough to fill their preorders. They sure didn't have any available for walk-ups.

Thankfully Disney bought Fox, so now Hasbro is allowed to acknowledge the F4 at mass retail instead of as exclusives to pharmacies/video game stores! And while the modern, mostly-black outfits they chose for the team seem like a really odd pick (I would have expected the vintage blue-and-white look since they did blue-and-black for the exclusives), it really doesn't make any difference for The Thing since he's just wearing a pair of shorts. He fits in with the Walgreens crew, at least as well as they fit in with each other (I still can't believe how badly they matched the blues on Reed and Sue). Or at least he does colour-wise. I don't really remember Ben being seven and a half feet tall, so the colossalness of the figure is a bit of a head-scratcher. But the sculpting is great, the grumpy head sculpt is spot on and in spite of how bulky it is, the figure is quite poseable. And the huge feet make him easily the best-balanced Legends figure I own.

It's hard to call something a figure of the year candidate when we're only 10% of the way in, but he's solidly better than any of the Legends I got last year. And last year had some really good figures!

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by HeavyArms » Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:33 pm

Lego Star Wars 75266 Sith Troopers Battle Pack.

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Post by ganon578 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:17 pm

Tons o' Lego Star Wars sets:

75172 Y-Wing
75243 20th Anniversary Slave I
75259 20th Anniversary Snowspeeder
75236 Starkiller Base Duel
Green Leader A-Wing Pilot


All fun, all great builds. I'm loaded with Lego right now!!!

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Post by Strela_999 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:15 pm

A bunch of el cheapo BTR-80 APC quick build kits. They're not fit to be displayed as models, but man, they'll look good enough on a wargaming table.

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by Denyer » Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:48 pm

Some of these things. Should've just bought a box rather than a few in-store and others on eBay, but didn't want to clear them out as they're about the only affordable thing for kids -- ended up with one each of the Smurf primaris (surely should've been the most common?), Grey Knight, Eversor (unfortunately) and a couple of Skitarii. Then nabbed some Sisters and another Skitarii for some small squads.

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Feels like GW is missing a trick there apparently not being any really quick & simple game rules. I'm sure there's homebrew though. Also leaves xenos players out in the cold, as with almost everything else W40K.

If you haven't been following the licensing deals, there are McFarlane marines coming as well as the big premium Bandai one, apparently in the $20 price range with ready-primed ones available for painting -- which don't look very poseable, but are a lot cheaper. Don't think I'll bother unless they move on to other figures (got in on the earlier pre-order).

https://spikeybits.com/2020/02/pricing- ... otted.html

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It's a damn shame all of this stuff only covers (and is only likely to cover) nu-marines, unless you count the GK chibi.

eg, Boxy dread statues would be awesome.

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:04 am

Lego Overwatch 75976 Wrecking Ball.

Lego Harry Potter 75958 Beauxbatons' Carriage: Arrival at Hogwarts.
Lego Harry Potter 75947 Hagrid's Hut: Buckbeak's Rescue.

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by ganon578 » Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:43 pm

Lego Star Wars 75155 U-Wing Fighter from a local shop. Got it used at a great price, with all the minifigs. Near as I can tell, it's only missing the two stud shooters from the inside troop compartment, which should be easy to replace. Great quality too. The ship itself is pretty fun, and bigger than I expected it to be. It scales nicely with my other Rebel ships, too. :up:

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by HeavyArms » Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:20 pm

Lego Hidden Side 70421 El Fuego's Stunt Truck.

Lego Hidden Side 70422 Shrimp Shack Attack.

Lego Harry Potter 75946 Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge.

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Post by Dead Man Wade » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:36 pm

LEGO Black Helicopter Chase

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by ganon578 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:48 pm

Lego 75153 AT-ST: Bought used from a local store. Great AT-ST with a rotating hull and 3 good minifigs including Baze Malbus, all from Rogue One. Came pre-assembled, since that's how they display them in store for purchase.

Lego 75152 Imperial Assault Hover Tank: Same as above, but disassembled in parts. Came with the box and instructions. Haven't built it yet, but it looks awesome and comes with two Hovertank Pilots and Chirrut Imwe, again from Rogue One. Chirrut looks especially fantastic!

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Re: Your Latest Non-TF Toy Acquisitions

Post by HeavyArms » Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:25 pm

Lego 60267 Safari Off-Roader.

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