Can amiibo be action figures

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  1. Yil
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    I want to make other poses, and transforming Mario cart blah blah
     
  2. GorTesK

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    no, they are static figurines, they dont have movable joints and no, mario will not transform into optimus prime
     
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    oh noes :(
     
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    Complete and utter nonsense. Club Nintendo's Platinum reward tier will include an Indian in the Cupboard, Cupboard. That alone will bring these figures to life. It's the only way they can train for Super Smash Bros. after all.
     
  5. Slartibartfast42

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    The actual chip in these is probably very small. You might be able to cut it out and put it in an action figure. Your risk though.
     
  6. WiiCube_2013

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    What you see is what you get, so like Mario, he's in that stance and that's it.

    I plan on getting them and perhaps not take them out of the box (I usually don't take them if they come with).
     
  7. Slartibartfast42

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    You probably can't get them to work if you leave them in the box.
     
  8. WiiCube_2013

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    The figures don't unlock new content they're like USB sticks which you save data onto and at times show up an additional character to save you from your death (Smash Bros. for Wii U), so that's not really useful for me anyway.


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    The boxes for these once they're opened they can be re-glued but the damaged marks will be visible which is something I wouldn't want for my collection.​
     
  9. DiscostewSM

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    But Samus has a chance with Metroid Prime. :P
     
  10. Slartibartfast42

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    They do something. What's the point of buying them if you don't want to use them for anything?
     
  11. Silentsurvivor

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    They can if you use your imagination
     
  12. ov3rkill

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    in a cardboard box
    Or just use flames, burn it, melt it into another form. >:)
     
  13. Slartibartfast42

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    Money is a finite resource. I'm a grown man, don't need stupid toys. The $15 you spend on a useless Amiibo would be better spent on booze or steak or something. I might buy one, but I'm not about to collect thousands of dollars worth of useless nintendo stuff that won't appreciate much in value.
     
  14. WiiCube_2013

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    We all know what the 'something' is and for me that's not really the selling point, the selling point is how they're going to look all nicely altogether in their boxes in pristine condition.

    As a collector the figures which have boxes stay inside of it.