TeufelHund

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  1. Lego appoint new CEO

    Former CEO "reassigned": https://brickset.com/article/29843/lego-appoints-new-ceo That was quick - maybe flatlining US sales spelt his end.
  2. I was kind of hoping for some Episode 2 clones to beef up the troops for my Republic Gunship, but those definitely look like Phase 2 clones (might be a placeholder). Good to see the stud shooters gone though.
  3. The Star Wars Holiday Special Review

    I saw this as a kid when I was 8 and have happy memories - I even remember recreating some of the scenes with my Star Wars figures (although even as a kid the signing bits annoyed me). I'm sometimes tempted to seek it out and look on it with adult eyes, but then I always decide to leave my childhood memories intact instead.
  4. Except the Solo movie is set 10 years prior to the OT, so there may be some variations on what's considered OT (for example variant imperial uniforms/tech etc). Given a UCS Falcon seems imminent, it would not surprise me if a new version of Jabba's Palace is the biggest set in the HS line, given the last version we got came out in 2012.
  5. I hope we get some location type sets rather than just vehicles in the Winter wave. Also some Knights of Ren/Praetorian guards would be nice.
  6. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    Tie Silencer and First Order Star Destroyer are my favourites. The interior on the Star Destroyer looks great. The Heavy Assault Walker also looks interesting but for some reason there are less images than for other sets. The FO scout walker is an abomination but that's more Disney's fault than Lego's I guess. I like the box design on the FO SD and HAW with the images on the side of the sets too. Favourite figures are new Kylo, FO Special Forces pilot and Snoke. Evil BB8 is also cute.
  7. The second wave of RO sets came out a couple of weeks before Christmas here last year so this would make sense to me from a marketing perspective (ie having as much product as possible out to support the movie release).
  8. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    I think I'm going to have to see the movie before I can say whether I want any of these TLJ sets or not. The Scout Walker looks underwhelming in the leak but my impression might be different with the legs properly folded out. Kylo's Tie looks nice. Heavy Assault Walker & Finalizer are other sets I'd consider. If you're into army building you can't complain about the number of FO troopers you're getting if you collect these sets. Obvious minifig omissions include Luke and Phasma but I presume we'll see these in the Winter Wave. Looking at the leaked list of Winter 2017 sets I'm disappointed it looks like there are no new Rebels sets coming out. It would be nice to see some support given that the final series is due out this year. Hopefully one of the exclusives is a Rebels set.
  9. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    Can't see Phasma in any of those leaked images...unless that's her feet in the top row. As I'm mainly into bad guys there's a few nice new uniforms here to collect - the Special Forces Tie Fighter pilot is particularly nice as is the Heavy Assault Walker Pilot.
  10. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    Some of us already had a landspeeder and an escape pod, so I'm happy to buy this battlpack as I don't have any jawas or sandpeople yet.
  11. Sad to hear Nexo Knights will continue, My sons like the sets well enough but for an AFOL into more historical looking sets they don't offer much. I guess some of the monsters are quite nice.
  12. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    I would guess it's the droid with the bad motivator, The rest of the piece count is probably brick built droids.
  13. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    I'd be in for a battlepack with two Tuskans and two Jawas. Not sure if you could do a brick-built Bantha justice though with a battlepack piece count.
  14. Best Lego Sets of 2017

    I haven't been too excited by much this year - I'm more into Pirates and Castle than modular buildings or Apollo spaceships. I have the Joker's Lowrider which is a nice set. I've bought Vader's Transformation but still have to get around to building it. Hoping for some decent Episode VII sets and a couple of the Ninjago Movie sets look ok but otherwise pretty disappointed so far.
  15. LEGO Star Wars 2017 Pictures and Rumors

    Retiring the Imperial Trooper Battlepack so soon seems weird to me - that seems to be the one that is consistently flying off the shelves here. Of course, with EVIII, Han Solo movie and the regular Winter wave, there will be a metric ton of new SW sets landing soon. I'm a bit disappointed we haven't got a battlepack with Scarif Stormtroopers or an AT-ACT set but I guess these may come with the fullness of time.