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RazorEdge wrote:
 Elevenses wrote:
RazorEdge wrote:
Let's hope... the Plastic King of the Dead is one of the worst Designs...


Are we talking the look of it? Or the way it's put together when assembling?


How it looks, can't say putting it together makes it even the worst.


Nah, that's wrong. He's incredible.

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 Tim the Biovore wrote:
It'll be 1pm in Victoria, so check the store about 5 minutes before then if you're adamant about securing yours
Oh, excellent. That's good to know.

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They're listed on the NZ webstore. Surprised to see Gimli at $33(meaning 16.5/17USD)NZD. Also the Uruk Scouts are a set of all 8 for $99NZD and Wargs are a set of 3.
   
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Not up on the Oz website yet.


I'm ready! I'M READY!!

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Got what I wanted, but blimey, MTO products add up fast, don't they?
   
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Live on Australia and Theoden is already out of Stock.

Nabbed Gamling though! So i'm happy.


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 Tim the Biovore wrote:
Got what I wanted, but blimey, MTO products add up fast, don't they?
You're not wrong! I'm lucky that I already have 6 out of the 8 Defenders of Helms Deep, so I didn't need that.
Grabbed all the heroes (barring theoden) and the battering ram.

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Must have only been a very small pre-production run for Theoden, none of the other sculpts with a 1-per-order sculpt have sold out. Galadrim are a bit surprising too, given that they had a previous MTO run that actually went for the entire planned week.

Gimli just gone now as of this post too, though I'm not as surprised by that.

I'd actually thought I might have been overestimating demand by camping out the ten minutes in advance, but I'm glad I did. The same products are already sold out in New Zealand too, so I guess if you're after any of those three somewhere else in the world, it'll pay to be early.
   
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Must have been a very small run for Theoden, as I was refreshing about every 15 seconds towards the end there. So I had them added all to my cart within about 30 seconds and it still wouldn't let me check out with him there.

Gimli lasted about 2 minutes, as did the elves. To be honest i'm quite surprised the ent is still in stock.



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Ooph, I had preferred a MtO release anyway, but even more so after reading that.
After failing to purchase him several times in the past 15 years, I very much wouldn't want to miss out on that Gimli again.
   
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Up for the UK now. Just went for the battering ram and ent in the end. Just didn't have enough want for Gamling and Theoden this time.
   
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I purchased Legolas with the Dweller in the Dark using the voucher promotion. Kind of torn by the Ent, but I've left it for now, as I don't intend to actually buy Ents any time soon.

I've already got Gamling with the banner (better sculpt IMO), I've got every other Theoden sculpt anyway, and Haldir's elves seem to come up for ordering on the regular now.

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Battering ram, mounted legolas and as it was cheaper than expected splurged on gimli sitting on dead uruk.

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Gimli, mounted Legolas, Gamling and Warg Riders for me.

The Warg Rider with bow (shooting) was my first ever metal LotR miniature, and the metals have always been excellent sculpts, so it's nice to have a little group now. They're also excellently priced, in fact cheaper than when they were released (in € at least). Unlike the Galadhrim, which were ridiculously doubled in price in the previous MtO and unsurprisingly returned at that price point. (They're lovely sculpts, but not 20€ for 3 lovely. Looks especially silly next to the 3 warg riders for 25€.)
   
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UK didn't seem that overwhelmed with orders, managed to get Gamling, Legolas and the Uruk scouts (£30?!). Noice.
   
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Honestly surprised the rarest figures haven't sold out already, [since there wasn't a 1-per-order limit from what I could see. Scalpers' paradise, surely. EDIT: there is a limit after all]


All items are listed as being in stock, aside from the Galadhrim which say "Usually ships within 49 days" weirdly enough.

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I did see a 1-per-order warning on Gimli at checkout - figured he's a nice little sculpt to pick up and get a commission painter to work him up for me, and £10 is a bit of a steal.

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Oh, I take it back, several of the figures are indeed 1-per-order, but this information only shows up in the basket.

I expected it to be in the product description somewhere too, which it almost certainly used to do in the past.

The basket was only on my screen for about half a second as I rushed through the purchase process to avoid missing that cute little Gimli, something that clearly wasn't necessary. Galadhrim sold out after about half an hour, but others are still available. So now for the real question: is Théoden just an absolute fan-favourite in Oceania, or were those minis just distributed very unevenly across the globe?
   
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 Coenus Scaldingus wrote:
Oh, I take it back, several of the figures are indeed 1-per-order, but this information only shows up in the basket.

I expected it to be in the product description somewhere too, which it almost certainly used to do in the past.

The basket was only on my screen for about half a second as I rushed through the purchase process to avoid missing that cute little Gimli, something that clearly wasn't necessary. Galadhrim sold out after about half an hour, but others are still available. So now for the real question: is Théoden just an absolute fan-favourite in Oceania, or were those minis just distributed very unevenly across the globe?


Well i could not change quantity on product page either. Bowmen etc were max 3.

Maybe oceania didn't have limit?

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Kinda a bit miffed with myself now, that I didn't get the uruk scouts and elves or warg riders. They're all models that I want, but they're easier to lay hands on then the heroes so it felt like the best distribution of funds.

However both uruks and wargs are still available on the Australian site and will continue to tempt me until they go out of stock...

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Grabbed gimli and the battering ram.... been waiting for those minis all year. Very happy I’ve got them .
   
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Pretty okay in Germany, only the Elves with Swords were gone fast. Had another look after an hour or 2 and most was still up. Got myself Theoden, Gamling, Gimli and Warg Riders (the plastic ones are just sooo static).
   
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I have been told by a very reliable source of information that this afternoon's reveal stream should be pretty nice for Middle-Earth fans.
   
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Gimli's gone now too, no change otherwise.

So for those of you in North America, it appears Gimli and the Galadhrim are the main ones to look out for, while you may not have to break your F5 key for the others. Probably.
   
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Oh wow the New Treebeard on stream looks incredible!

Edit: multi-part plastic kit- really good sign of future support for MESBG!



Comes with another set of Merry & Pippin that can be put onto Treebeard- no need to chose between them.

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Looks masterful. Just a shame he's going to put the old plastic ones to shame.
   
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He is really, really nice.
   
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Just found the shot of the alternate build.
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The quality of the old sculpt is by no means diminished, but it did need a bit of a size upgrade. Glad to see the new one looks excellent too, although it's a pity there's no word on the other Ent characters.

Still, a large new plastic Middle-earth kit is welcome news in terms of their willingness to invest in the range!

And being plastic, I've finally found a nice new Treeman for my Warhammer Wood Elves too, one that looks like a tree rather than some construct of dead wood or some video game design. Just need to add some sprites and skulls.
   
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So much for last alliance stuff

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Treebeard looks fantastic.

It'd be nice to get an alternative, rock holding arm, for him as well. But I rather doubt we'll see that. Spoke too soon. Didn't see the picture up above. I'm pleased to stand corrected!

Not overly enamored with the hobbits though. Neither really resemble their respective actors. They just don't have much "life" to them.



What that all that was previewed for Middle Earth?

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