Wishlist: TVC Aliens & Droids from Sequel Trilogy, RO, & Solo

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I noticed that the bit part/background aliens & droids from the newer films — from scenes like Takodana, Jedha, Kessel, & the Solo sabacc game to name a few — have been largely ignored by TVC.

Notably, there have been plenty of this kind of character made from both the prequels and the OT. The designs from the new films are fantastic and I hope we get figures of them some day.

What characters from these and similar scenes would you like to see in TVC? I think Benthic or Edrio Two Tubes are my most wanted.
 
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Oh gosh the possibilities are endless. I mean there are so mean that can be made. I think a lot of the Takodana tavern could be made. I am annoyed we have not gotten a Saw Garrea figure though in that multi pack.
 
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This is probably obvious to others who know about Hasbro's release strategies but I just realized the reason for the absence of visually interesting minor characters in TVC from anything after TFA:

A lot of the characters I want most in super-articulated 3.75" -- Benthic & Edrio, Sidon Ithano, Admiral Raddus, Teedo, Quay Tolsite, Pyke Guard, Pao, Abednedo pilots, etc. -- were made in 5POA when the movies came out. Seems like Hasbro is reluctant to make multiple 3.75" versions of the same character at anywhere near the same time, unless it's a major character.

It's too bad, I hope some of these have a reasonable shot at getting a super articulated/vintage carded version before too long!
 
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The Knight of Ren might come the closest but he's also sort of similar to a trooper.
 

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A droid from each movie/show I'd want to see on a TVC card. Going in terms of prominence.

TPM: TC-14
AOTC: WA-7 Diner Droid
ROTS: Vader's Medical Droid
ANH: Death Star Droid
ESB: 21-B
ROTJ: EV-9D9
TFA: BB-8
TLJ: SE8 Waiter Droid
RO: K-2SO
SOLO: L3-37
MAND: IG-11

The fact that THE main droid from each of the Disney films/shows isn't in TVC is telling.
 
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The 5poa BB-8 is pretty good. Not sure what further articulation is needed.
 
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I'm kind of surprised we haven't gotten a Snap Wexley, since he'dprobably just be a repainted Poe with the head from the 5poa figure.
Also, I very badly want a TVC Cal Kestis (I know he's not a movie character, but the game is so fun).
While I'm at it, the Ghost crew from Rebels too.
 
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I think a Snap would need a bigger (thicc) body in comparison to Poe. However, I think the case could be made that they might want to make a Snap TVC figure and then re-pack the body with a Porkins a few months down the road.
 
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A droid from each movie/show I'd want to see on a TVC card. Going in terms of prominence.

TPM: TC-14
AOTC: WA-7 Diner Droid
ROTS: Vader's Medical Droid
ANH: Death Star Droid
ESB: 21-B
ROTJ: EV-9D9
TFA: BB-8
TLJ: SE8 Waiter Droid
RO: K-2SO
SOLO: L3-37
MAND: IG-11

The fact that THE main droid from each of the Disney films/shows isn't in TVC is telling.
Death Star Droid, 21-B, and Ev-9D9 are badly needed to check off the original vintage checklist. And I'll gladly pay for carded versions of these. K-2SO & IG-11 would also be nice additions. I have a feeling we will see IG-11 next year sometime. The likelihood of the others is slim to happen.
 
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You'd think K2SO would be on their shortlist for troopbuilding purposes.
 

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I still think an TFA/LJ Nien Nunb figure would be a great way to make up for some of the problems with the previous TVC Nunb, namely the overly short stature, while still being a distinct figure. Ditto for a ROTS Tarkin. The different source material is an excuse to revisit these characters in a way that, I think, could lead more easily to us recieving proper upgrades from the original releases instead of reissues.
 
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I still think an TFA/LJ Nien Nunb figure would be a great way to make up for some of the problems with the previous TVC Nunb, namely the overly short stature, while still being a distinct figure. Ditto for a ROTS Tarkin.
R1 Tarkin, surely. ROTS Tarkin would be too young and different rank.
 
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Honestly, any alien or droid is appreciated. I love the human characters and troopers, but seeing a cool looking droid or alien on the shelf always gets me excited.
 
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As the background aliens are my main collecting focus, I would say any and all of them. Heck, the last time we got a new race of alien in SA 3.75" was Mosep in the Black Series. That is a long freaking time.
 
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That droids haven't been a priority.
Gotcha. yeah, it's really frustrating that Hasbro still hasn't released a VC BB-8. And now there's D-0, which I feel like will probably never happen at this point.
 

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R1 Tarkin, surely. ROTS Tarkin would be too young and different rank.
It wouldn't be able to represent the original films, no, but I worry asking for an R1 Tarkin would simply encourage Hasbro to re-release the exact previous version without changes on a new card. My internal logic was that by forcing them to create a distinct version of the character in a similar but not identical costume, they might make changes that could encourage them to revisit the previous version. So to speak, if a younger Tarkin involved a gray uniform and a plastic skirt, and was nearly perfect from the chest down, they could later fix the rank badge and make an older Tarkin likeness. From what I recall, the upper body was still derived from Needa enabling altering the rank easily for Hasbro. Similar to how some collectors hoped the all-new ROTS Darth Vader would lead to a new version of the OT costume design, reusing at least some of the new parts. (Hasbro seems intent on continuing to use the same OT Vader mold though.)

I would not complain in the slightest if we received an all-new R1 Tarkin, much less one that corrected the errors of the previous version!
 
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Why, when was there an army of them?
I think deleted scenes featured them a lot more, but also there are a few spots in the Fallen Order video game.

Gotcha. yeah, it's really frustrating that Hasbro still hasn't released a VC BB-8. And now there's D-0, which I feel like will probably never happen at this point.
I'm surprised BB-8 wasn't even packed in with Poe's X wing. I like the way the Galaxy of Adventure line handled just the droids in a 3 pack.
 
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I think the Droids have been somewhat MIA due to Disney. Because there has to be a logical reason why Hasbro gave up on simple repaints and the chance to sell them for $13 a pop! Astromech Droids were probably the easiest Money maker, with only needing different paint deco. We still don't have a great many even with the 100's that were made. I've lost track of all their names but at least two from each movie would be nice.
IMO K-2SO and L3-37 BB-8 were handled adequately in the 5POA line, and this is coming form someone who prefers SA for 90% of his figures.

R1 Tarkin would be a good choice as it offers a chance to be different, while also being the same. It strikes two target audiences, OT and new films. How can you not go wrong here?

We just have to accept that the landscape can no longer afford all those obscure background characters, as sad as it is.

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Dryden Vos.
Sorry, for some reason read it as Quinlan Vos...
 
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This is what I have:

SOLO
Droid - P6B-LT2
Alien - Argus Panox


ROGUE ONE
Droid - K-2SO
Alien - Weeteef Cyubee


THE MANDALORIAN
Droid - IG-11
Alien - Xi-an


THE FORCE AWAKENS
Droid - ME-8D9
Alien - Grumgarr


THE LAST JEDI
Droid - SE-8 waiter droid
Alien - Vober Dand


THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
Droid - tbd
Alien - tbd
 
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I noticed that the bit part/background aliens & droids from the newer films — from scenes like Takodana, Jedha, Kessel, & the Solo sabacc game to name a few — have been largely ignored by TVC.

Notably, there have been plenty of this kind of character made from both the prequels and the OT. The designs from the new films are fantastic and I hope we get figures of them some day.

What characters from these and similar scenes would you like to see in TVC? I think Benthic or Edrio Two Tubes are my most wanted.
This is what bothers me about them cancelling the 5POA line. This would have been a way to still get out good secondary and tertiary characters from all the movies. I don't really need a lot of characters from the background in TVC, even though that would be great, but I would still like to see them come to fruition.

Biggest ones would be from the Solo Sabacc game....like Therm Scissorpunch....with a name like that...he needs to be a figure.

After that, truthfully, I would be really pleased with any good character that was in the background, or what have you in TVC....
 
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Here's my want list of TROS aliens/droids:

MISC. ALIENS:
Alazmec Colonist
Albrekh (Sith Alchemist)
Boolio
Aki-Aki (adult, male or female, I don't care which)
Ommo Twilto (Pasaana Enforcer)
Kalo'ne (Treadable Driver)
Euphaus Biro
Juronus Opto

RESISTANCE SUPPORT:
C'ai Threnali
Aftab Ackbar
Huper Tenrecs
Ibdun Dand
Yipsit
Seossra Thwisp

KIJIMI CITY:
Plesko Marno
Carib Diss
Rothgar Deng
Wolentic Dudge
Tommet Sozach
Amuncie Tidian
Babu Frik

RESISTANCE ASSAULT FORCE/UNAFFILIATED:
Bo Rogiave
Engi Golba
Sidon Ithano
Kid Malmash
Seleno Chandro
Wilsa Teshlo
Lazu Lirona

DROIDS:
C-3PO (With Kijimi Heavy Jacket, Bowcaster, Bandolier, Bag, Staff)
BB-8 (With D-O)
AL1-L3
AD-4M
R6-LE5 & R2-SHP
 
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Here's my want list of TFA aliens/droids (just for fun):

NIIMA OUTPOST ALIENS:
Teedo
Constable Zuvio (that's right, I said it!)
Sarco Plank
Athgar Heece

RESISTANCE ALIENS:
Adm. Ackbar (or from TLJ)
Ello Asty (X-Wing Pilot)
Nien Nunb (X-Wing Pilot)
Vober Dand
Goss Toowers
Bollie Prindel (or from TLJ)

NEW REPUBLIC ALIENS:
Chancellor Villecham
Sen. Zygli Bruss (Candovant)
Sen. Brasmon Kee (Abednedo)

MAZ'S CASTLE ALIENS:
Maz Kanata
Capt. Sidon Ithano
Quiggold
Praster Ommlen
Pru Sweevant
Hassk Thug

RESISTANCE DROIDS:
C-3PO (Red Arm)
BB-8 (or from TLJ)
RP-G0 (Nien Nunb's Astromech)
PZ-4CO (or from TLJ)
M9-G8 (Astromech)

MAZ'S CASTLE DROIDS:
ME-8D9
GA-97
 
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Here's my want list of TLJ aliens/droids (just for fun):

RESISTANCE ALIENS & DROIDS:
C'ai Threnalli (X-Wing Pilot) (or from TROS)
MD-15C (Medical Droid)
R4-X2 (Astromech)
Y5-X2 (Astromech)

FIRST ORDER ALIEN & DROID:
Snoke's Attendant (Navigator)
BB-9E

CANTO BIGHT ALIENS:
Glowen Faquidde
Baron Yasto Attsmun
Slowen Lo
Lexo Sooger (Masseur)
Pemmin Brunce (Casino Head of Security)
Brother Letrun Pay
Dodibin
Ubbla Mollbro
Edmo Ectacle
Sosear Latta
Defancio Storsilt
Neepers Panpick
Snook Uccorfay

CANTO BIGHT DROIDS:
SE8 Waiter Droid
"Colonel" Guswan Askreeth
 
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Here's my want list of "Rogue One" aliens/droids (just for kicks):

REBEL ALIENS:
Adm. Raddus
Caitken (Raddus' Aide)
Shollan (Raddus' Aide)
Pao (Rebel Commando)
Bistan (Rebel Commando)

REBEL DROIDS:
R2-BHD (Jon Vander's Astromech)
D4-R4B
R3-S1

LAH'MU DROID:
SE-2 (Worker Droid)

IMPERIAL DROIDS:
4D6-J-A7 (Scarif Citadel Protocol Droid)
C2-B5 (Scarif Citadel Astromech)
KMD-RA-71

JEDHA PILGRIMS (ALIENS):
Toshdor Ni
The High Priest
Omisha Joyo
Silvanie Phest

JEDHA CIVILIANS (ALIENS):
Nesta Term
Valwid Ined
Tam Posla
Nik Hepho (Bounty Hunter)

JEDHA CIVILIANS (DROIDS):
Decraniated Servant
K-OHN (L-1 Tactical Droid)

SAW'S MILITIA:
G2-1B7 (Medical Droid)
Weeteef Cyu-Bee
Moroff
Kullbee Sperado
Leevan Tenza
Beezer Fortuna
Edrio "Two Tubes"
 
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Finally ... here's my want list of "Solo" aliens/droids:

CORELLIA/CORONET ALIENS/DROIDS:
L-1g (General Purpose Droid)
Moloch
Dobarn Tren
Gafferky Lenzwin
Harrgick
R5-PHT (Imperial Astromech)

MIMBAN ALIENS:
Rio Durant
Iasento (Mimbanese Tribal Leader)

DRYDEN VOS'S ALIEN/DROID STAFF/GUESTS:
Toht Ra
Aemon Gremm
GL-0T15
Margo
Tarubo Bunzo
Hirang Birren

FORT YPSO LODGE ALIENS/DROIDS:
L3-37
WG-22 (Gonk Gladiator)
Iothene Jacontro
Fugas Fandita
Susaut Volupicite

FORT YPSO LODGE SABACC ALIENS:
Argus "Six Eyes" Panox
Karjj
Therm Scissorpunch
Glaucus ("Big Guy")

PYKE SYNDICATE:
Quay Tolsite
Pyke Sentinel

KESSEL MINE SLAVE:
Senna

KESSEL DROID CONTROL CENTER:
DD-BD
DA1-4XB (Programming Droid)
S1D6-SA-5 (Protocol Droid)
P4T-GM (Protocol Droid)
KR2-M80 (Astromech)

CLOUD-RIDERS (ALIENS):
Benthic "Two Tubes"
Chussido
 
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Some great lists, there wee a lot of background stuff from Soo I really like. Though I somehow don't see even 5% of these happening.
 
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