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Post by Captain Antilles on Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:54 pm

Tantive XI at Celebration Chicago 2019

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, you know that Star Wars Celebration Chicago is happening from April 11th to 15th. Representatives from the TantiveXI.com team will be at Celebration Chicago, and they will be giving away some of the finest vintage style droid figures you’ve ever seen!

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Just like our London & Orlando give aways, these figures are made with new parts in the style of the original Kenner astromechs, but this time they represent several on-screen droids from the original trilogy that were never made in the vintage line.

MEET THE DROIDS

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To get your hands on some of these droid figures, you’ll have to track down one of the Tantive XI team members at the convention. Team members will be periodically posting their location within the convention center here on this thread, so keep checking back once the event begins. These droids will be limited in supply, so if you really want one, don't waste any time locating a Tantive XI team member at the convention. Also, for those who are especially serious about collecting Star Wars Celebration swag, the Tantive XI team members will also be giving away this new, event exclusive button.


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For those of you who can't make it to Chicago, we're going to raffle off two complete sets of these custom vintage style droid figures! Check back here after the convention for more details on that raffle.
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Post by Mike_Z on Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:24 am

Nicely done Tantive XI Team. See you in Chicago! cheers
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Post by Commander Clint on Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:37 am

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Glad to hear that you're going. Look for the Chris (the89thchris) & myself in the Tantive shirts.
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Post by Cardnut on Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:01 am

Those look amazing guys, as I will not be at the Star Wars Celebration Chicago I look forward to having an opportunity to own a set via the raffle. Have fun at the convention and keep us updated with some pics.
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Post by Commander Clint on Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:07 pm

Just like the last 2 Celebrations.  If there are any single droids that don't get handed out, they will be given away on the forum to members.  I don't know how it will be done yet.  The last time, it was for the most active members. popcorn

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Post by the89thchris on Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:27 am

Yes, I certainly benefitted from the last active member giveaway after Orlando:

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Post by Commander Clint on Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:49 pm

Finished, just in time.  Here is a group shot, before getting packaged up for Chicago.

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Post by Cardnut on Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:17 pm

Hello Clint, that is one impressive astromech hoard! A ton of work on your part for the good of the Tantive XI site. Great work! rockon

Enjoy the Celebration Chicago.
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Post by the89thchris on Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:37 am

Impressive image, Clint! I may use it on Twitter and Instagram as a reminder one week out. popcorn
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Post by Mike_Z on Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:34 pm

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Awesome. See you guys next week... Safe travels!
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Post by Commander Clint on Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:48 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Awesome. See you guys next week... Safe travels!

Make sure if you see Chris P. or myself, to say hi. I don't think Chris has a bio up yet. But look for the Tantive shirts.
I'll be at the Archive party and room sales, wandering the halls, and at some of the collecting track panels.

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Post by the89thchris on Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:39 pm

Check out this clip featuring some "behind the scenes" photos of how these droid figures were made!

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Post by Cardnut on Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:10 am

Excellent video with very dramatic music [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] ! Nice insight into the effort that Clint put into the Droid Army. Thanks for the effort and sharing.cheers
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Post by grinchy on Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:43 am

Very cool, good luck to those attending, enjoy the show!
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Post by the89thchris on Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:52 pm

We’re on site and we’ve got droids! If you want one, find Commander Clint (he’s got a TantiveXI shirt today) and I’ll be there too (I’ve got a “La Guerre des étoiles“ shirt). I might come back on with more specific locations but the floor doesn’t open until 1pm.

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Post by the89thchris on Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:40 pm

Commander Clint is in front of the collectors lounge area. banana

I’m in line for the exhibit hall:

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Post by the89thchris on Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:06 am

Were at the archive party! We got droids!
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Post by ourchickenshack on Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:25 am

How about a game of spot the Commander What a Face

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I starred where I think Clint might be scratch

What's up with the severed head guy cheeky
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Post by the89thchris on Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:29 pm

lol! You got him on one of those, on the top pic he was right beside me. Here's a look at the show floor. Mainly the stuff I thought was interesting. rofl

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Carded UZAY figures, 25k, 12k, 12k  rofl  popcorn
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Unreleased Droids figure "Jessica Meade" first shot
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Post by Nico on Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:37 pm

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How about a game of spot the Commander  What a Face

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I was looking for someone with a father christmas beard What a Face

Great pics Chris, keep em coming mate cheers
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Post by Commander Clint on Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:16 pm

Nice try on the first picture, but nope. I don't do line ups. Smile You got me on the 2nd picture talking to Jason Smith. Andy, I shave the Santa beard just after New Years. It was too ironic, that I was making toys and looked like the jolly old elf. Let alone, handing out toys at the con with that beard. lol

I'm going to try and take more pictures today, of all the people that I know. Yesterday was just to much of a sensory overload for me.

I'll be up in the collector track panels this afternoon, start at 2.30 ish, for the 3 pm panel on Weird & Wild SW Collectables.

Chis will be at the Collector Track panels all day, as he'll be filming all the panels.

I'll post some more pictures later, as I'm having technical difficulties with my phone and computer. Razz
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Post by Commander Clint on Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:43 am

Meet up with some more of TVR podcast crew today. Took in a couple of panels. Now just waiting to hear where & when the room sales are tonight,
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Post by Commander Clint on Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:42 pm

So while waiting to head back for the room sales, I fell asleep on the couch and missed them.

I'll be heading to the collecting track panels shortly & will be there most of the day. Ending with the swap meet & social at 7 pm.
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Post by Nico on Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:15 pm

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Where's your stamina man lol!

Enjoy Clint, have a great time mate rockon
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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:35 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Where's your stamina man lol!

Enjoy Clint, have a great time mate rockon

Andy. I'm starting to feel my age. lol

I sat thru a bunch of great panels today. After the "Kenner: Concept Model to Collectible" panel with Chris Georgoulias & Jim Swearingen, I got to meet Jim Swearingen. He was one of the main concept developers at Kenner, when they started creating the Star Wars toys.
I'll post some pictures when I get home, and have access to my good computer.
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