Spyderlord

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    Post your general LEGO Star Wars questions here

    Khm guys, not a single response in a week. Is my request above clear enough, do you know what I mean?
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    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    This, with possible re-release of UCS MF would make my year more than any TFA based set!!! I've been wanting a new Ahsoka forever!! I know that I'll attract the ire of fans by stating this, but I think she would look awesome as an elaborate Friends-style minifigure!
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    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Yes, x105Black, give TLG some lessons on how to build a brand image. I'm sure they have total amateurs working on it. Send them your resume while you are at it.
  4. Spyderlord

    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Hahaha, well, you know what they say, where there's (legalized) abundance... I don't know what they smoke, but I know they use euro banknotes to wrap it
  5. Spyderlord

    Post your general LEGO Star Wars questions here

    Hello fellow Eurobrickers. A small question/request from me: In 2010, prior to releasing 10212 Imperial Shuttle, Lego released the box art with a blackened silhouette of the Shuttle as a coming-soon teaser (those were the days...). I distinctly remember seeing that picture at the time and cannot find it for the life of me. Does anyone happen to still have that pic or has a good search string suggestion for it? Much appreciated!
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    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Well, I disagree in turn. I don't think they would ever allow themselves to butcher a set by including an AT-AT in it. When you assess what's shown in a video you come at around ~1700 pieces (some folks have done more detailed calculation than that on other forums IIRC it was in high 1700s). The price point is known, it's a 250 mark set, same as EV that has 1990 piece count. If you account for regular inflation + The Force Awakens Hype inflation (yes, it is a legit economic category as of Dec 18th 2015), there is no way it could contain an AT-AT. Unless they bundle it with the microfighter one
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    Star Wars Rebels

    Haha, you too Sir Carver Let's see where the story will take us post Dec 18th
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    Star Wars Rebels

    @ Nom Carver: I feel your pain regarding Mandalorian armor (supposed to stop lightsabers according to old canon), I read a lot of EU and can understand how you feel. I also undertsnad how you feel about Ahsoka, I felt the same way when she was introduced (like, kid stuff, wtf?!) but got to really care for her as she grew in the show. And she grew immensely. To address what Starrocks said after that, you can't compare Obi-Wan's stroll in a park Jedi training with Qui-Gon with several dangerous encounters with what Ahsoka had to endure during CW. Jedi were dying like flies, she survived and did that in the thickest of action for her master wasn't really notorious for prudence or Jedi retinue... She took on Grivious on several occasions (the last one of which she gave him an Obi-Wanesque sort of trashing ) and survived. Not many Jedi can boast the same. So, you can question producer's motives and decision to do so, but no one can question that she was made into an uber-Jedi. As for Mortis, I actually really liked the philosophical Matrix-esque representation of that arc (discounting terrible Son's voice acting). It was incredibly pleasing on aesthetic level and brought some interesting implications for the future. I do not doubt there will be retcons to that arc in future SW endeavors. And no, it wasn't as as midi-chlorians. That's like saying Ewoks are more annoying than Jar Jar . Nothing is more annoying than Jar Jar and nothing beats the stupidity of midi-chlorians. Take it back PT is full of plot holes and I really really do understand your escapist attitude, but Ahsoka IMO doesn't contribute to them but was rather the saving grace of the PT. Without her, nothing would even start to explain how a great guy Anakin at the beggining of Ep. III turned into a youngling-slaughter machine by the 2/3 of it. Her leaving the Jedi Order and himself starts to fill that gap a little. That is why I believe, to address another one of your points, that Vader will be far from cold-blooded enforcer of his master's will when he gets to meet her. She was a daughter to him much more than Luke or Leia ever were. He brought her up, while completely ignoring the mere existence of the pair until waaay later. I think he'd rather try to enlist her.
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    Star Wars Rebels

    I beg to disagree here. Ahsoka was described in CW as top notch youngling then Padawan, and for me there's zero ambiguity with Windu offering her Knighthood at the end of the season 5. By refusing she showed them she was way more Jedi and have reached a deeper understanding than any of them. She was determined, calm and composed when she left, the only tear she shed was for Anakin. Also, let's not forget that she was touched by the incarnation of Light Side of the Force itself in the Mortis trilogy. You take any book dealing with Anakin/Vader transformation era, they all describe Vader, enslaved by Palpatine as a "lesser" than he was before. Powerful in the Dark Side certainly, but so much less then he was before as he was completely consumed by anger, hatred and guilt (case in point, he defeats Sidious at the end of RoTJ as Anakin, not Vader). To come back to Ahsoka, one, she was described as lightsaber prodigy (few surviving Mandalorians could testify...), two, she's a Togruta, they have incredible spatio-temporal sensitivities, three she was touched by the Light Side, four, she has extensive experience from the clone wars and had years on to commune with the Force as a fully trained Jedi. And let's not forget that Obi-Wan is still alive at the time, plot point with extraordinary potential to be exploited by Rebels. If done so, it's hard to even imagine what she could have learned from him, not as he was during CW (somewhat pompous General with a high-class upbringing), but as a humbled hermit who realized the error of the Jedi ways that brought their downfall (Yoda-QuiGon-Living Force philosophy to not digress further). Considering the above, it's absolutely no surprise that she served the Inquisitors their a$$es on the silver platter in matter of seconds and I for one hope that she'll give Vader a proper trashing as well but refuse to kill him out of love and respect for the man he once was. I will be terribly terribly dissapointed if in glorifying Vader producers go as far as to let him actually kill her (man, that would be such a cliché, regardless of circumstances...). And that comes from a guy who kinda really digs Vader.
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    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Honestly guys, it was to be expected. Behold the frenzy after Dec. 18th...
  11. Spyderlord

    LEGO Star Wars 2015 Pictures and Rumors

    Is it a known book or something in a pipeline?
  12. Spyderlord

    LEGO Star Wars 2016 Pictures and Rumors

    Probably in January @ Nuremberg Toy Fair...
  13. Spyderlord

    Star Wars Rebels

    Precisely. That's exactly what I consider to be a plot hole. And honestly more-or-less a Jedi? That gets owned in 10 seconds? Ahsoka is a Jedi, bloody *itchslapped the Inquisitors like two younglings in matter of seconds. Kanan's just a poster boy.
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    Star Wars Rebels

    Yeah, but not only that, I don't get why Ahsoka doesn't finish Kanan's Jedi training?! She trained with one of the most powerful Jedi ever, was fully trained and mature by the end of the clone wars, imagine her 20 years later?? I bet she would give Vader a run for his money, and she can't train Kanan and Ezra? That's ridiculous plot hole IMO.
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    Star Wars Rebels

    Ok guys, no one here is commenting on Ahsoka royally owning two inquisitors and serving them their behinds on a silver platter? C'mon folks, we have Star Wars thread for sets speculation