Flametrooper - Gaming Greats (JFO)

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Yeah, he looks very McQuarrie - not a bad thing though.
Are there any parts usable to harvest for a Snowtrooper Commander?
Looks to me like it just needs the standard backpack, a blaster/holster, and ORT's head cast.


I might get 3 of these. 1 to upgrade my Snow Commander, and 2 to backup my custom flametrooper
 
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Flametrooper (Gaming Greats) from Jedi: Fallen Order. Update to Snowtrooper figure with new helmet, shoulder pads, forearms, shins, & backpack. Available for preorder on 5/5 at 1pm EST. Gamestop Exclusive.

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WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! I Thought some of the previous figures from this series were cool looking but this guy I have to jump him up to the front of the line! I am ordering several.
 
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Didn't this first appear in Rebels? Looks very familiar...

Aha, here we go. The Imperial combat driver...

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Rebels used a lot of McQuarrie concept art and made it canon. I was thinking I probably saw this character in Rebels but I'm probably just confusing it with the driver helmet that Ezra wore so much.
 
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Hadn't thought of this as a figure I'd want from J:FO, but seeing it now, hot damn do I ever want it. (No pun intended.)

And though I might have unconsciously noticed the similarities while playing the game, it's cool to see that the Imperial Flametroopers are so closely related to the Snowtroopers. It makes sense: both are dealing with extreme environmental conditions around them and need extra protection.
 
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What really bothers me is this is like the third design we have for an Imperial Flamethrower, someone needs to tell Lucasfilm to pick a design and make sure continuity is maintained.
 
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I agree. This Flametrooper, the FO Flametrooper & the Incinerator Trooper from Mando, don't look anything alike. It'd be nice to see a little cohesion in the design progression.
 
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I agree. This Flametrooper, the FO Flametrooper & the Incinerator Trooper from Mando, don't look anything alike. It'd be nice to see a little cohesion in the design progression.
Also the Flamethrower Snowtrooper from Star Wars Legion.
 
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What really bothers me is this is like the third design we have for an Imperial Flamethrower, someone needs to tell Lucasfilm to pick a design and make sure continuity is maintained.
I agree. This Flametrooper, the FO Flametrooper & the Incinerator Trooper from Mando, don't look anything alike. It'd be nice to see a little cohesion in the design progression.
It's a weak defence, but the Incinerator Trooper is a design from 20 in-universe years after the J:FO Flametrooper, and the First Order Flametrooper is from 25 years after Mando. That's plenty of time for things to change.

But yeah, it's a shame we couldn't have just got the Mando Incinerator Troopers (which I think is a cooler design) in J:FO, but obviously that's because J:FO came out before the first episode was even released. Then again, given that design was based on TFU which J:FO already shares a ton with.... maybe a little bit of communication on what to reference would have been good.
 
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Maybe someone can answer a question for me, as I haven't played Jedi: Fallen Order. In what sort of environments do these Flametroopers appear in the game?

I ask because I figured the Flametroopers were a variety of Snowtrooper (based on how they are dressed). I assumed that was why they differ from the Incinerator Trooper in The Mandalorian.

Anyway, I like the design and plan to buy a couple of these. However, would it have bankrupted Hasbro to give us a flame effect for this figure, as they did for the Incinerator Trooper?
 
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Be careful the Nightbrother ships 9/1 while the Flametrooper is 8/1.

I ordered separately to avoid any backup.
 
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Order in and good to go. Anyone ever have to change the shipping address with a preorder
at GameStop? Just curious...
 
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Order in and good to go. Anyone ever have to change the shipping address with a preorder
at GameStop? Just curious...
Always! It sets the address to the place in Texas that, I assume, is their corporate offices...and I have to remember to change to my actual house lest Gamestop ship my toys to themselves.
 
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I'm extremely picky now with 6", so I passed on this one but ordered the Nightbrother. At $26.99, plus shipping, plus tax...minus space in my house, it's a decision I have to make.
 
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At $26.99, plus shipping, plus tax...minus space in my house, it's a decision I have to make.
I know not everyone can, or would want to do it, but I've found it well worth getting two or three of everything. It helps ensure I get one mint, and I can almost always find someone who wants the extra in my family, local collecting group, or even Ebay. Worst case, on a couple occasions I've had to return a figure in-store. It sure beats paying shipping on a single figure imo.
 
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I know not everyone can, or would want to do it, but I've found it well worth getting two or three of everything. It helps ensure I get one mint, and I can almost always find someone who wants the extra in my family, local collecting group, or even Ebay. Worst case, on a couple occasions I've had to return a figure in-store. It sure beats paying shipping on a single figure imo.
At least when you order two, there's "free" shipping...
 
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That's what I meant, if I have to shell out $5 or $6 shipping for a single figure, might as well put that towards a second or third figure to get the free shipping. The extras are fairly easy to offload. Which, reminds me, I need to open a Classifieds thread on here at some point.
 
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With a bit of new tooling these might work as Clone Wars Flame Troopers. I might buy a couple as stand ins.
 
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I'm extremely picky now with 6", so I passed on this one but ordered the Nightbrother. At $26.99, plus shipping, plus tax...minus space in my house, it's a decision I have to make.
yes, space really gets sucked up with 6 inch Black Series boxes for me.
 
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Anyway, I like the design and plan to buy a couple of these. However, would it have bankrupted Hasbro to give us a flame effect for this figure, as they did for the Incinerator Trooper?
I totally agree. This figure should have included some kind of flame effect. I guess Hasbro was being cheap again.
 
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I'm extremely picky now with 6", so I passed on this one but ordered the Nightbrother. At $26.99, plus shipping, plus tax...minus space in my house, it's a decision I have to make.
Me as well, but I did the opposite...passed on the Nightbrother, but picked up the Flametrooper.
 
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Despite my casual interest in this due to its McQuarriness, $26.99 is a definite dealbreaker. Even if it goes on sale, we'll be lucky if it dips down to $22.99. All you overseas collectors are smirking at this, I know... ;)
 
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Didn't this first appear in Rebels? Looks very familiar...

Aha, here we go. The Imperial combat driver...

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And they even have a helmet for the figure already too.




I wasn't going to order the Flametrooper because of the price hike. However, I thought about it and decided that it was better to pre-order him and regret it after, than to not pre-order him and regret it after.
 
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