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LEGO Star Wars Review: TIE Interceptor & Death Star #9676

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What do you get when you cross collectible minifigures, microbuilds, Christmas tree ornaments and the Star Wars license? A set that even I couldn’t resist!

At 160 km across, the Death Star is the size of a moon and capable of destroying entire planets! In Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, the Imperial TIE Interceptor battles in vain to keep the Rebel Alliance from destroying the second version of the Empire’s greatest weapon. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 6th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Star Wars Review: Mandalorian Battle Pack #7914

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Last year, LEGO got in a bit of trouble with Hasbro when they found out that LEGO was selling minifigures as magnets. It turns out that LEGO didn’t actually have the license to sell just the minifigures, as those fell under the action figure license that Hasbro had, so LEGO had to make some changes. While the specifics were never released, now when LEGO wants to release a handful of figures, they’ve got to make sure a construction set is the “focus.” And they’ve also ruined the LEGO magnet sets by gluing them together. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 3rd, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Star Wars Review: Empire Strikes Back Magnets

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I think every single toy I’ve reviewed on this site have been either presents or figures I purchased on my own. This is an exception, since the set actually belongs to my roommate. But everyone just assumes these are mine when they see them on the fridge with our Mega Man 8-bit magnets. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 9th, 2011 at 12:00 am