jonogunn wrote: ↑October 24th, 2021, 7:45 pmOh, without a DOUBT this was made and conceived after the thrower. Sadly I found out there's NO WAY that the thrower can just have a plug in device aside from connecting to a power source in the proton pack. We're going to have to leave any kind of connecting function to our resident mad scientists to whip something up.zeta otaku wrote: ↑October 24th, 2021, 8:42 amthat would be the only way as there's no way they would make consumers open up their product and do internal tinkering.
Fair point and I apologize for that.
A thought dawned on me though: is it possible the pack may come with a new insert that replaces the battery plug in the handle? Like some kind of interface that could, in fact, connect the pack and thrower functions?
That said if it doesn't interact with the wand then they must have came up with this idea after producing the wand
If the pack just had the base lights and hum, I'd probably be okay with it. Almost pointless to think about it because I'm pretty sure I'd swap out to spongeface Spengler bored anyways.
ccv66 wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 1:55 am To me , if it had plug in device that replaced the battery and the pack powered the wand, it would be possible to measure the wand amps and program the pack sound and lights off of that.That's my plan too if I'm not wowed by the default offerings of this pack
If the pack just had the base lights and hum, I'd probably be okay with it. Almost pointing to think about it because I'm pretty sure I'd swap out to spongeface Spangler bored anyways.
Coover5 wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 9:50 am If I remember correctly when Trendmasters put out the Extreme Ghostbusters proton pack they also sold an upgraded wand. I suspect with this the Spengler wand will be minimally compatible with the pack but they will also sell a new upgrade wand. It would be nice for them to put out a wand that has the classic grips.What would be REALLY nice is if this hypothetical wand does become a thing, the grips would be swappable.
Ecto24601 wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 12:04 pm Tier 4 - full video game upgradesHow odd we're having the same dream XD I'd be worried if they make the dark matter generator fins move though... those are small and I'm sure they'd be delicate.
A man can dream...but I sooooo wish this gets funded!! Why they close out so many fans around the world is beyond me though.
VenomSymbiote wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 12:56 pm I really like the idea of the pack being able to power the wand. Any electric know-how people here know if that'd be easy for them to do?I'm not expert, but pretty sure it's very doable. Just look what Spongeface has done with the Spengler wand and existing electronic packs.
featofstrength wrote: ↑October 24th, 2021, 10:03 pm If the movie sucks, wonder if there will be enough time to pull out of the campaignIt's unlikely that it would suck - it didn't for me. I liked it a lot (I was one of the 1000+ people who were lucky enough to see it during NYCC earlier this month). If you liked the first GB movie in 1984, there's a high probability you'll like this as well.
As for pulling out of the campaign in the event that you change your mind about keeping the pack, I think you can always sell it when it finally gets delivered. There's always a market for collectible pieces like these.
mrmichaelt wrote: ↑October 24th, 2021, 9:26 pmYou are probably right on that. Perhaps they did scan everything but didn't factor in linking the wand to a future pack? If they did they would have left some opening for the possibility of linking to two.
Lets hope I'm wrong and everything works out magically
mrmichaelt wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 11:58 pmPremium only is a bummer but oh well. As long as I can hop on the haslab pack.VenomSymbiote wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 11:11 pm Thanks a lot. Streaming anywhere specific or just the HasbroPulse site?HasbroPulse's site. Premium members only. see here.
VenomSymbiote wrote: ↑October 26th, 2021, 8:13 amSo just to clarify, Only the Live event is for Premium users right? The rest of the mortals can still fund/purchase the Proton Pack after the event or whenever they decide to release it?mrmichaelt wrote: ↑October 25th, 2021, 11:58 pmPremium only is a bummer but oh well. As long as I can hop on the haslab pack.
HasbroPulse's site. Premium members only. see here.
zeta otaku wrote: ↑October 26th, 2021, 11:23 am That's correct. Here's exactly how Haslab worksThanks so much!
Out of curiosity, usually these HasLab productions make it out to online stores? or they are Always or mostly always exclusive? I was thinking to get 1, but if by history HasLab has not released anything outside their ecosystem... maybe I will get 2 if the price is affordable.
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