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"Free" Halo Limited Edition Minifigure by Megablocks ($4 S&H)


#1 digitap   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   37 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 12:57 PM

Online giveaway* of 1 of 10,000 exclusive limited edition Halo Wars figurines!

Enlist as a Mega Bloks Commander to be automatically entered for a chance to win 1 of 9,900 Limited Edition UNSC Steel Spartan figurines or 1 of 100 Ultra-Rare Limited Edition UNSC Active Camo Spartan figurines! Sign-up now!

*US $3.99/CDN $4.50 plus applicable taxes for Shipping and Handling apply.

http://www.megabrand.../kids/halowars/

Figures are 1.75" tall (like the size of a lego guy). When you complete your order it'll say congratulations, you won a Halo Spartan. The rules say you won't know which one you'll get until it arrives.

#2 EarthBoundX5   Chef Jesus CAGiversary!   1724 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:08 PM

anyone think this is worth the 3.99?

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#3 DragonSlayerX   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   169 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:09 PM

Not valid in New York? WTH! O_O

#4 havoksend   Noble Seven CAGiversary!   269 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:10 PM

3.99 shipping is a bit steep, its only 4 bucks though so I did it. I dont like the 6-8 week shipping though. Here is hoping for an active camo.

#5 ryosnk   I'm a super patriot. CAGiversary!   3888 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:13 PM

I'm a sucker for anything halo but I did not know about the halo mega blocks but I think I might try for one of these.

#6 Serpentor   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5036 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:13 PM

Damn, offer is not valid in:

Offer is not valid in Quebec, New York, Florida, Puerto Rico, and all U.S. territories or possessions outside of the continental United States.


The Halo blocks look pretty cool, but i'm sure it will be on sale like all of the other megablock brands...

#7 equest943   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   870 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:13 PM

I wish they just gave these away for pre-orders like when minimates gave you a Master Chief mini-mate with the pre-order of Halo for PC. These are still cute, though.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:15 PM

Oh, another word or two... Megablock is cool in details, but they suck in terms of construction. Hence Legos are much much better (but hell, Legos cost a lot more).

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:16 PM

Not Valid in NY? WTF =/

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#10 FurryCurry   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1789 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:30 PM

Oh, another word or two... Megablock is cool in details, but they suck in terms of construction. Hence Legos are much much better (but hell, Legos cost a lot more).


Exactly. I saw the new stuff at Target the other day. Looks like it got touched (aka empty spots on the shelf). Since they are running with Halo Wars there are a lot of units to build sets from. Should be a cash cow. But yeah, Lego is better when it comes to construction. Really though, Lego should get into video games too. I'd love to see a Mario Lego set.

Not Valid in NY? WTF =/


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#11 donssword   Gaming longer than u CAGiversary!   1668 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:51 PM

In for 1.

Thanks for the post!

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#12 xycury   there is only one CAGiversary!   4503 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 01:56 PM

Targets have been putting up a demo sets of Halo, might not have the sets yet, but it indeed does look cheap. Not nearly the clear style of construction that Lego has.

Even the minifigs look a little less than perfect.

The moc-ups that some people have done, with Legos are better. Even custom minifigs are better than the Megablocks one.

#13 bmulligan   I am a free man CAGiversary!   6064 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:01 PM

Thanks OP, my kid will love this when it comes in the mail.

Although I'm not too keen on MegaBlocks either, these will be much easier on the wallet at Christmas time.

Lego uses ABS plastic which is much more durable and their tolerances are so much more precise. It's really too bad they didn't grab this license. It must be beneath them.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:02 PM

in for over 9000.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:05 PM

Im in, hopefully get a camo figure.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:13 PM

Crap Not Valid In FL either.

#17 donssword   Gaming longer than u CAGiversary!   1668 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:15 PM

I'd love to see a Mario Lego set.


Yeah, no kidding.

Knowing what Star Wars did for Lego's earnings, a Nintendo alliance could be pretty good.

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#18 gryphter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   533 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:16 PM

I'm in for one, all you do is create an account on their website, do a quick survey on what Halo universe ships you'd like to see, then fill out payment info. I got a regular Spartan.

Do you guys think these will be worth anything since it's Limited Edition or whatever? I'd like to open it and put it on my work desk, but if they're going to be worth something on ebay I'll keep it in the packaging.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:23 PM

Not valid in NY.................... lame

#20 Mr Dude65   CAG Uber-Veteran CAGiversary!   3160 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:26 PM

Im in for one too. Can't wait, as I'm sure these will be worth quite a bit, especially if you get the active camo!!!!!!!!!! Also hoping for the 4 foot spartan statue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#21 mcpeepants   EAT YR POTATO RICKY CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:26 PM

Is NY disqualified because you have to pay shipping? Argh

#22 velvet396   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1404 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:27 PM

not a fan of "free". I prefer actually free :) what? it's cag! :D

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:28 PM

NY sounds like a depressing place to be for shopping.

It's a depressing place in general. :lol:

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:29 PM

meh, i never played Halo (yes, I havent, so I need to. i am probably missing out on alot), but going to order one of these anyways.

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#25 xycury   there is only one CAGiversary!   4503 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:32 PM

Lego is partnering up with Disney and making a whole line of toys with Toy Story. Sets look fantastic.


Lego would have been a better choice, but gotta wonder if they even had a shot. It might have conflicted with say licensing and such I'm sure.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:34 PM

In for one. Thanks OP.

#27 Un4tun8Disaster   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   248 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:37 PM

I'm in for one, all you do is create an account on their website, do a quick survey on what Halo universe ships you'd like to see, then fill out payment info. I got a regular Spartan.

Do you guys think these will be worth anything since it's Limited Edition or whatever? I'd like to open it and put it on my work desk, but if they're going to be worth something on ebay I'll keep it in the packaging.


I think they'd all be listed as "Limited Edition Halo Wars SPARTAN figure" on receipt. So there's still a chance you could be getting a Active Camo in your package.

There's already 2 auctions on ebay for some Spartan Mega bloks figures look pretty cool to display with a shotgun on a desk, so far one is at $2.05 and another is $3.35 both with $3 ship. Not sure if their the Limited Edition ones you get from this "Free" promo though. Anyone know how to tell Limited edition ones from giveaway from the regular set ones??

Edited by Un4tun8Disaster, 03 August 2009 - 02:47 PM.
Adding Ebay find info...

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#28 MarkHawk   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   317 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:41 PM

Just so you guys know... they accept Paypal. They also have a sweet Pelican coming out. I'm in for one of those.
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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:42 PM

I totally voted "5" on the scarab! Legos or not, it's gonna be sweet!!
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#30 gryphter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   533 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:43 PM

I think they'd all be listed as "Limited Edition Halo Wars SPARTAN figure" on receipt. So there's still a chance you could be getting a Active Camo in your package.


nice. If you look at the page the OP posted, you can see the difference between the LE Steel Spartan offered and the regular Spartan (pic on the right) which is just green. I'm looking at the retail sets and I want a Ghost with Elite now, dammit. He's holding a Beam Rifle but I wish it was an Energy Sword