G.I. Kre-O, Kre-O, MegaBloks CoD and LEGO discussions

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These sets look really cool and I would have loved them at an earlier time. But now I just don't have the time or room.
 

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If my kids played with the Legos I bought them already, then these would be an easy purchase for me...as is, I have two harry potter castles and a pirates set in my basement that aren't opened because they don't play with the sets they have.
 

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Hogwarts Express Shootout with a platoon of those fully-masked Cobra troopers would make even I consider buying these.


Still want to see them with the Erector King Raven. Looks far better than any of the planned Joe vehicles.
 

K-Tiger

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Awww, pic noo show :(
Blame fucking tinypic. I had to hotlink so it's probably axed.


Dunno why TP gives me such shit on gifs these days.

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Fix-ed with a small version.
 
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That was my sentiment exactly (see earlier in this thread). Since then, my son (who is soon to turn six) has really developed a love for legos, and I don't think I can resist trying to nudge him toward liking joes via these building sets. The opportunity is right there.

And if he hates them, I'll make tiny custom vintage-looking cardbacks with yoda-sized blisters and make something unique ;)
 

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That was my sentiment exactly (see earlier in this thread). Since then, my son (who is soon to turn six) has really developed a love for legos, and I don't think I can resist trying to nudge him toward liking joes via these building sets. The opportunity is right there.

And if he hates them, I'll make tiny custom vintage-looking cardbacks with yoda-sized blisters and make something unique ;)
Like a said earlier in the thread, if that happened, I'd HAVE to 'collect them all!"

C'mon!...how adorable is that Order?


 

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I think it's weird that they're making them all old fashioned ARAH. Wouldn't it have been more financially sound to make them based on the Retaliation movie?
 

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Not really if you consider how well the Battleship movie-tie-in Kre-O sets performed. That was an epic trainwreck. They didn't even make it to the lego isle, just straight to clearance where they gathered dust.

Honestly, I would not even blink at these if they were based on the movies. The only hope of selling me Joe legos is to have them brimming with nostalgia. I get excited about a tiny Clutch. I wouldn't give two tiny lego turds about a Kre-O Tatum.
 

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Yeah, it's just one random figure. I first thought that it was a 12-pack too at an awesome price (b/c let's face it, that's what 12 lego men SHOULD cost), but alas, no. It's just a blind bag.

Clutch and the tiny VAMP is what got me. And the tiny Flint.
 

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Again, if they were classily carded, theres not a one of us who could resist, cept maybe KT :D


The only way you'd tempt me to buy these is a dio of a dozen of those little fucking Cobra troopers charging out of one of those Lego CH-47s.
 

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I'm unclear on something. When we saw these back at SDCC, I don't recall them being TRU exclusives. Are they the only one carrying Joe Kre-O? Come to think of it, Target and WM in my area have all stopped carrying any Kre-O or any kind. All the TF and Battleship stuff got clearanced, never to return. It would be kind of a shame if these little figs were TRU only forever and always.
 

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Looks cool.. one of my sons is getting into Lego's now, so this could be fun.

Are KRE-O (Gay ass faggoty name if I've ever heard one) compatible with Lego parts?
according to people on HT... they are. Take that for what it's worth.
 

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Yeah, but kre-o and Lego are small...they can manage small no problem...still takes oth hands, but it's doable nonetheless
 

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Not really if you consider how well the Battleship movie-tie-in Kre-O sets performed. That was an epic trainwreck. They didn't even make it to the lego isle, just straight to clearance where they gathered dust.

Honestly, I would not even blink at these if they were based on the movies. The only hope of selling me Joe legos is to have them brimming with nostalgia. I get excited about a tiny Clutch. I wouldn't give two tiny lego turds about a Kre-O Tatum.
Yeah, it's financially sound if collectors are the only market, but I can only imagine how confused kids are going to be when they see Law and Order or Clutch.
 

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Yeah, it's financially sound if collectors are the only market, but I can only imagine how confused kids are going to be when they see Law and Order or Clutch.
Not really. There is a snake eyes, storm shadow, flint, jinx, duke, etc. There are plenty of characters for movie fans to recognize even if the deco isn't 100% movie accurate.
 

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We just ordered the sets, my son is psyched! I thought there was a Tac platform and Moray also? Hopefully we can get the figures in stores.
 

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Yeah, at SDCC they showed the Tac platform with Duke, Roadblock, CC, and a couple of troopers. I guess it wasn't ready for the first wave. No way they don't produce the set with the two leader figures.
 

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I may end up getting all of these...now some of the battleship stuff looks good too. :D