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If more people discovered Minimates thanks to the 99ยข clearance price, so be it. I imagine most of these were cleared out by existing collectors but hopefully at least a few new Minimaniacs were spawned.

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Bought them all. All. I've never played Mass Effect but a dollar?too good to miss. I think I got an untouched case too. They're fun little guys.

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i'm happy i don't like the game but always though these looked cool, the clearance let me get a whole set. i literally cleared out all the stores on staten island lol .

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...Everybody's getting doubles and whatnot, and here I am, sitting with my lone set with misaligned tampos...sigh...

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I cleared out the last 5 packs from the Game Stop near my work, got 3 dupes and gave Garrus to my co-worker. He is now hooked and wants to track down the Halo mates :)

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Ivan's Asocial Tip #17: Don't wear a Batman T-Shirt into GameStop. Everyone assumes you've played some fancy new vidja game and have an interesting opinion about it. But the truth is all you really want are clearance Minimates. (Four different guys in only two stores.)


Cue "The more you know" gif.

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Here is my haul over my lunch break. I grabbed 19 and left 3 for someone else.I mainly grabbed these as custom fodder and trading. At .97 cents I couldn't pass them up.

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i just bought the last 7 packs from the Gamestop at the Mall, and got 2 Illusive man(men), 2 john shepard, 2 liara and one ashley

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That's a pretty decent find! I've been head-swapping my extras to army-build some background characters for Guardians of the Galaxy.

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I still know little about 'Mass Effect' itself...the game/theme... but the Minimates themselves were IMHO superb in most every way , a set of Minimates that makes you proud to be a collector .

If I were (was?) in the position that some of you guys are in I'd,also, absolutely pig-out on them at the clearance prices mentioned.....but this feels like a bloody tragedy to me .

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I feel the same way. Its an amazing game/story/universe, And there is a new one coming out on next gen consoles.

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I still know little about 'Mass Effect' itself...the game/theme... but the Minimates themselves were IMHO superb in most every way , a set of Minimates that makes you proud to be a collector .

If I were (was?) in the position that some of you guys are in I'd,also, absolutely pig-out on them at the clearance prices mentioned.....but this feels like a bloody tragedy to me .

Yeah, I'm in the same boat, know nothing about the game, but for $1 each, I haven't been able to resist buying every one I see......I think I'm over 50 now ohmy.png

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Zach, anything? Zach? Zach? Anything?

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News though? Will this clearance deal hurt the chances of seeing that box set or whatever was planned?

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Well it may def hurt the chances of gamestop doing another exclusive wave. gamers may not necessarily collect toys, so for the gamer that's never heard of minimates why wasn't there at least a photo of a minimate on the box or bags?

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Since we didn't see anything at SDCC I think we should expect to wait a while longer (like months) before we hear anything significant.

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My guess? We'll see a proto 4-pack and it'll then probably get cancelled, ala Sony. VG lines haven't done well for DST in general. Which is a shame, since they're always superb mates...

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Well it may def hurt the chances of gamestop doing another exclusive wave. gamers may not necessarily collect toys, so for the gamer that's never heard of minimates why wasn't there at least a photo of a minimate on the box or bags?

Whilst I agree that the decision to not show a Minimate on the front of any of the lines of the blind bags [ that we have had from DST] is odd , they are of course all featured on the back of the bags . This decision seems pretty deliberate & therefore DST must have thought long & hard on it.

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Only control art is featured on the back and even then only portraits, not full figures. For virgins, the blind bags fail to depict the product. They do a fine job of pushing the license but a terrible job of showing what a "Minimates" is.

It's no wonder Minimates didn't catch on at Kmart or GameStop.

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Honestly, just do a single boxed, con-exclusive (but plentiful enough to reasonably acquire) Miranda Lawson, and I'm good with this line.

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Honestly, just do a single boxed, con-exclusive (but plentiful enough to reasonably acquire) Miranda Lawson, and I'm good with this line.

But what about Thane? Zaeed? Samara and Grunt? Legion and EDI? I'm really, really hoping this doesn't go the way of Sony....

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F that, I want Blasto. Like that would be the most epic set of minimates.

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