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Got Dice? That seemed to be the question last weekend at GenCon Indianapolis. Arnie and Marjorie encounter Marjorie coming to face her fear of irregular, non-cubic dice. In addition they recount what little Star Wars was actually at the convention, and little is right as Arnie drooled over some of Wizards of the Coast's new Star Wars Miniatures. We also discuss the recent widespread toy recall, look at the newest Star Wars items being found in the stores, and recall a more innocent time, 2004, when the first Star Wars Original Trilogy DVDs were released.
1) With the upcoming TIE Interceptor at Toys R Us sporting a red stripe, are there any plans milling about to release the Royal Guard TIE Interceptor in 3.75” scale?
2) To date the only figure to have a built in sound-effect is R2-D2. Are there any other figures under consideration to have sound effects, like perhaps the gonk droid?
3) With the current round of Saga Legends figures voting it was said that Jorg Sacul was not eligible for consideration as he was to be kept “special”. To my knowledge Toy Fair Vader is being kept equally “special” and these are good things making exclusives truly excluives, as compared to the San Diego Comic Con 2007 exclusives which were readily available online. What is the reasoning behind keeping some figures as “special” and why have the more recent exclusive figures not been kept as “special”?
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
THE LEGO STAR WARS™ MOVIE MAKING CONTEST
A time of creativity is upon us! The Jedi Council has issued a mighty challenge: create a 3-minute or less video featuring LEGO® STAR WARS™ sets. Fans from across the galaxy are using their cinematic Jedi skills to create and upload their own digital video in answer to the Jedi call. Select movies will be featured in the LEGO® STAR WARS™ gallery, and then voted on by fans… and those deemed the best of the best shall win amazing prizes chosen by Yoda, the Jedi Master himself!
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