Captain Nemo

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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    I took all the Arkham figures with gloves and belts--speaking of Catwoman specifically--to mean that the Arkham institution just haphazardly throws uniforms on its prisoners. It suggests that they are still wearing their uniforms under the prison garb; hence the non standard gloves, hats, and orange belts. The belt is "orange" because it is under orange prison fabric.
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    How Many Minifigs do you own?

    Brickset tells me 1258, but I think it's lying. I know I'm not that crazy.
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Undoubtedly a Bruce Wayne to Batman suit change function.
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Well I love the interior of this Arkham far more than the last one. This version has personality and far more play-ability--undoubtedly stylistically the old version looks better in general, but I think this version will be more fun to own. Where as the last version was basically about dumping off villains at the facility (with large cells and not much else), this version focuses on what those villains do after being dropped off. The visitors room, cafeteria, laundry room, recreational yard; all focus on living at Arkham and that greatly adds play-ability. Even the guards get more opportunities here from the walkways to the x-ray scanner and police car. Also "don't tap on glass" for the win!
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    DC Superheroes 2017 - Set Discussion

    Well that Wonder Woman set is just simply amazing!
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    According to the original press release via WSJ (and as noted on the first page): Mr. Freeze, $20, out November 27th Batcave, $100, out November 27th Arkham, $150, out January 1st, Toys R Us Exclusive
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    On second contemplation, I'm more surprised with Arkham than anything--especially when compared to its three/four year older brother. This new Arkham has more pieces, four more minifigures and is ten dollars cheaper! Shocker--Lego must be going crazy. Plus it continues the trend of only putting Poison Ivy in the most expensive of sets!
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Wowsa! Lego has outdone themselves with these sets!
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    Star Wars Rebels

    I'll be honest and say I didn't really like the second episode. There was way too much setup for a 21 minute show and as such there was really no payoff *. It seemed strange that Kanan and Ezra were again talking about the merits of the Sith holocron after they already had seemingly-resolved discussions about it--let alone that they were suddenly on a ship headed towards a friendly transport that was apparently attacked, and at the same time Maul is back and has captured the Ghost & Friends without alerting anyone which was also out in space for some reason and...yada yada yada, you can see my point. That and a retread of the Bendu spider-bit; everything was suddenly introduced and concluded. I felt like I was watching a two-part episode on fast forward. And this really should have been a two-part episode. Narrative issues aside, I did like some things, particularly Maul's humor and the hilarious TV head droids he used as muscle men. Plus we did get to glimpse a bit more of the elusive interior of the Ghost. * On payoff; I don't think it's a good direction (or suggestion) to seemingly send Maul on another revenge mission against Obi-Wan, which it seems is being alluded to. That's getting very very sketchy timeline wise. Enough is enough Maul, get some other life goals already!
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Let's talk about the (two) sets we do know about, instead of all the other sets we know nothing about. A discussion about a possible cent+ increase in CMF cost doesn't seem like it belongs here. Focus on the sets--not the pennies people! Thanks!
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    Force Friday (30th September) promotions

    Is the replacement Yularen figure supposed to show up in the cart? I can only get an appearance of the free Lavaria set for buys over $50...
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    I'm on PS3. It is possibly a system thing, as I seem to recall my Lego Batman 2 needing to go to a load screen when moving between the three areas of Gotham, while newer systems could seamlessly transition to them. Either way, it's rather annoying to double load essentially.
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    Are you at the correct height level? Perhaps they are underwater. Or they show up on the map but must be accessed through certain means, such as the TARDIS (which was a rather cool bonus area by the way). On glitches I've only had two so far. Once the game froze when I teleported to the Shard after complete the Adventure Time level, and another more serious one when I was in the A-Team world and I stopped a clothing store robbery and suddenly could not add (or successfully remove) any more characters--had to shut the game down completely on that one. Incidentally does anyone else find it strange that one must essentially use two gateways to enter the new worlds--first you must teleport to the Shard and then to the new world. So far I've not found out how to just teleport directly to a new world without having to go through two load screens, even when using the main gateway. It seemed far quicker (and more awesome) on all of the early access gameplay when they just used a launcher to throw the minifigure to the Shard. Wonder why they changed that?
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    I don't know about everyone, but they don't all use the original actors. Dumbledore for sure has a new voice, while others with only a few lines use archive voices. Quests as in interior rooms--five or six? They're more like puzzle rooms than quests. Places like the Great Hall and the Chamber of Secrets. I have discovered in the process though that Voldemort is rather powerful. His Killing Curse area blast has no trouble decimating a dozen+ Death Eaters in one hit, which is rather cool.
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    There is no year two overall story; and no real continuation of the year one story--which was completed really. This I think is the reason for individual Story Packs, which basically add a new six-level Lego game to Dimensions. -- Yesterday I picked up the Adventure Time level/team packs, Harry Potter, and the A-Team for my PS3. I didn't have any logistical issues regarding downloading the content, although it is a bit of an enthusiasm killer to have to wait an hour for downloads after just buying the stuff. I've only played them for a few hours, but here are my initial impressions: Adventure Time overall is spectacular. The open world is really nice and crammed full of detail. The level is alright I would say. It's a combination of the two episodes "The Enchiridion!" and "Mortal Folly", although they are really just thematically played back to back and there's no attempt to connect the two distinct parts together story wise. I'd say the second half of the level is the better half, although both are absolutely stuffed with Easter Eggs. And I'm talking deep stuff. For instance, Finn's special take down move involves him jumping in the air and then pulling out of his backpack a unique (and not normally playable) sword to zap his enemy--its that sweet lighting sword from "Dungeon Train" we all remember, you know that one sword that Finn used for like less than a minute, that one and only time, across hundreds of episodes! Clearly the designers are big Adventure Time fans! I will note one the reasons I found the level less than satisfactory was the music. Adventure Time music is really unique in sound, should I say, and the issue is that its really just flat out annoying after twenty minutes and worst of all, horribly loud. I had to turn on the subtitles to even grasp the conversations. Dimensions really needs to add in a music volume option, as opposed to on or off. Also something I noticed, in the Adventure Time level you'll come across a Green Lantern power up tool--ala Lego Batman 3--to be apparently activated (only) at this time by Supergirl (in her Red Lantern form). That seemed like a bit of a slap to the face. The Adventure Time packs mostly use archival voice acting, although I believe Finn has some new lines recorded for the game. I'm not sure about LSP or Jake, as I mostly played so far as Finn and Voldemort. However, the archival voices do give us some great wins too, as they include the voices of Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman (as Dungeon Wizard and the Lich respectively). They did spice up the dialog from the episodes too, adding in some lines not from the main source episodes. Speaking of dialogue, onto Harry Potter, and the devastating voice work. Archival voices is are great for authenticity, but unfortunately in Harry Potter's case they really disappoint. Voldemort's dialogue is alright and somewhat relevant (especially when he takes a mini-kit or red brick, saying something along the lines of "I must keep you safe"--as if he were talking to Nagini). But Harry across the board sounds awful--it honestly sounds like they had Daniel Radcliffe come into a very echo-y studio at some distance away and read random script lines with no emotion whatsoever. I mean of course it's actual movie dialogue, but it's just all wrong; I don't know what is up with it--worst of all the content does not fit the Dimensions scenario in the slightest. All that said, the Harry Potter world is perhaps one of the best open worlds in Dimensions. It seems truly massive, and it encompass the entirety of Hogwarts and huge swaths of the surrounding wizard area. I've only started to explore this particular feature, but the year two worlds seems to include a number of "interior" rooms, allowing you to go inside many buildings--however it also appears that these are one time entrances in a sense--you must complete the room fully otherwise you'll loose your progress in the room and have to start over again when you leave and return. It's also a truly inspired choice by the designers to set Hogwarts during the winter, which while not only looking spectacular, also sets it apart from most other Dimension worlds. This does lead to some funny quirks too, such as all the wizarding folk throwing snowballs at Voldemort when they move out of the view behind you. On A-Team, it seems good. I honestly don't know anything about the show, but it seemed like a fun pack so I picked it up. The A-Team world like Ooo and Hogwarts seems much larger than year one offerings.
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    Marvel Superheroes 2017 - Set Discussion

    Well clearly Red She-Hulk was chosen on the basis of making the set a mirror image of itself rather than on the basis of her non-apparent popularity. Personally, I love the Hulk set because of how fun it looks. We've never seen a Superhero set like it before and as far as I can tell a big draw is to simply swoosh around the vehicles and smash them into each other demolition derby style; something target-market-kids would love. I don't think we should be surprised if that thing sells like hotcakes.
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    Star Wars Rebels

    Yoda's line in ESB is clearly a problematic (if not potentially spoilery) statement in regards to Rebels, and one that has apparently been at the back of the writers minds since the series started. This is evident in regards to golden-child Ahsoka in which it was made painstakingly clear that she "is no Jedi". If anything that's just to cover bases in regards to expanding her future if they so desired. Now what does this mean for Ezra and Kanan? It does seem that Ezra is sliding to the dark side, which could mean that by the time of ESB (which judging by the start of Rebels S3, could be 5 or 6 years later) is too no longer a Jedi (as he's Sith or something). But what about Kanan? I'm worried about him; he seems far more likely to be killed than Ezra. Whatever, as long as he gets a kiss from Hera first, I'll approve! Granted I'll note that I do think it was a bit of a blunder to include Leia in an episode where she's clearly seeing some Jedi business going on. Either this was a foolish continuity mistake or an issue that must be rectified later on with the deaths of our favorite Jedi. On the season three premiere, it was spectacular. Just some thoughts: Ezra is clearly evolving into a better character overall--if not a somehow more cocky and annoying one--but nonetheless a more interesting one. I like that he's falling to the dark side as it's far more engaging that typical Jedi-goodness. From the little that we've seen of Thrawn thus far, he's an imposing and impressive character. Finally an Imperial with some brains! And best of all we get a sweet red-eye transition shot. Seeing Governor Pryce was a plus, considering how often she was talked about in season one. And Kallus is back! But he doesn't seem to be hiding his conscience very well. All the new character costume designs are great--I especially like Zeb's open shoulder look.
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    No he will not be doing that, because as we all know, Eurobricks is not a dumping ground (like Reddit) for leaked images. Leaked images that can get people in deep doo-doo. This site has changed, but not by that much!
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    Its been clear for a long time now that we won't be getting anymore Dr. Who characters (or more year-one themed characters for that matter). Not sure why we need to keep acting like we don't know that already...
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    The LEGO Batman Movie Set/CMF Rumors & Discussion

    Those pictures are allowed of course as they have been unveiled publicly, but I won't be adding them to the first page here as technically they are branded under the Lego Dimensions theme and not Superheroes/LBM itself. Dimensions product discussion should go under physical brick discussion or the game discussion itself.
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    Marvel Superheroes 2017 - Set Discussion

    Everyone please do not post or inquire about where to find "leaked" images. Even though they are drawings of preliminary/set images, we cannot allow them on Eurobricks. In the past we have gotten in trouble for members posting detailed drawings of unreleased sets. Thanks!
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    Seems a bit bold of Dimensions to be throwing Supergirl out there like this, considering she's basically the cause of the only large negative public response that Dimensions has received thus far. Plus LSP wore it narrates better!
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    Marvel Superheroes 2017 - Set Discussion

    Let's keep the focus on the sets we do know about as opposed to the movie plot points that many people would rather not know about. Spoiler tags would be appreciated in this regard. Please keep in mind that we also have appropriate threads in the Community forum to openly discuss the films, such as this Marvel one. Thanks!
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    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Yesterday I went hopelessly hunting for Rogue One sets (like everyone else!) for some reason and then came home with 75158 Rebel Combat Frigate from Toys R Us at a nice 20% discount. For some reason, Toys R Us decided every Star Wars set was 20% off, so it turned out to be a great deal for an admittedly overpriced minifigure set. In short review, it's a spectacularly nice ship/set on its own merits, but not so much when compared to the show. Larger than I thought it would be, it's still easily swoosh-able considering the strong handle connection. Very sold rock hard build. It's the first "capital" Star Wars ship I own and it makes a nice impression in that regard (that is until I can get my hands on a Star Destroyer). Now, is it screen accurate to Phoenix One? Not necessarily, the colors are off, and some of the shaping is a bit wonky, but it's a nice looking ship on it's own. Scale is also way off obviously. All the features work very well especially the tandem wing movement. Ahsoka is entirely worth the price of the set FYI, but she gives off more of the feeling of Ahsoka rather than a 1:1 representation of the character. Her headpiece is very nice, made of a semi-soft plastic, and is printed rather well. But her unique Medium Blue blades are a far cry from screen white/clear design, and her eyes don't seem right. So not screen accurate, but neither is the odd inclusion of Kallus, who despite being my favorite Star Wars character, should have been replaced with a more appropriate character like the Seventh Sister (which I think would have made the set far more interesting for buyers). The worst part of the set surprisingly, is Commander Sato, whose face print is just utterly horrible. Lego used dark orange for the facial feature lines and they look inhuman--his alternative face is the worst I've ever seen. It looks like a freeze frame of the moment he was kicked in the shin by a kid a terrible galactic birthday party. So good set for Rebels fans; mild set for others; great set on sale!
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    Some Rude Moderators?

    Glad to see this helps (myself included). I would prefer that we keep unofficial info in various "future" threads, as much as possible. Obviously, sources posting in the year threads gives their information most exposure, but it also opens up the thread up to speculation and wishlists. To help circumvent that problem, we as staff, focus members towards confirmed information on the first page of each year thread. But yes, if sources were to post their information in current or new future threads that would be very much appreciated. On rumors in the title, as Hinckley note it has been an ongoing process.