"I like how LEGO is releasing sets from all eras on a regular basis. I was very much looking forward to a pair of Phase I clone troopers and these two particular jedi. All four minifigs are really nice as usual, so no let down there. I didn't really care too much about the build in the first place, but it's a bit nicer than you might expect from the photo. The parts it contains are quite useful, however, especially the glass section. All in all, this is a pretty good one. I appreciate the figure selection, and the fact that you haven't missed the chance to still build a clone wars era army."
"I think a good number of people were excited about this set, and I do believe they have been vindicated. This is a very good design with an enjoyable build. It is very important that you take your time and make sure you get every step of the build correct, as there are many subtle details in this somewhat complex design. In fact, the building process of this set feels very much how a "real" walker would be made on the assembly lines of KDY or Rothana. I love that! I kick myself for not making little construction scaffolds and having scenes of workers and droids putting this thing together while I was actually building it, I think that would have worked out nice. Features like that are the hallmark of a great design, when it really does feel like the "real" thing. This looks like a competent upgrade to the AT-AT, with reinforced legs with cable cutters on the shins, and the MegaSix gun that can easily engage airborne targets (at least in play) All in all, the set checks off all the boxes. It looks great, it's well built with sturdiness and stability, and it plays fantastic! Oh yeah... Mini-Figures are awesome too! The driver is especially cool. If you get this set, you'll probably love it."
"This is the beast of all beasts; the mother of all Lego Star Wars sets in the galaxy! It's obvious that this set is not for everyone and does require a level of commitment to your hobby. That being said, this thing on the whole is an awe inspiring Lego experience. The build is quite enjoyable from start to finish; this is not one of those epic sets that wears you out during the building process. I could go on and on about how cool each element is, but I will keep this kind of general because Lego does provide some good images of this product, and seeing it yourself is far better than my words. Things you can't see is how useful this set is with other sets. The Death Star works very well as an anchor for your Imperial forces. It performs this function far better than it may seem at first glance. The basement level is great for storing cargo canisters and extra pieces of equipment that may come as a side build with other sets and there is a lot of well purposed storage space throughout the entire set for mini-fig accessories. Plus, there is plenty of room for posing a large number of mini-figures without making the place look too crowded. If you have the Imperial Assault Carrier (which is sweet!), that ship's forward cargo compartment (where the extra spring loaded bolts are stored) is built up to the same level as the level 2 armory on the Death Star, enabling some scenarios where you can load and unload the ship while it is docked with the battle station. There is a lot of specific detail already covered in previous reviews, so my review is more intended to highlight the things that are not obvious at first glance. If your heart is set on this bad boy, go for it! Yes, it is expensive, but with a bit of disciplined budgeting you may surprise yourself how quickly you can raise the funds without too much financial impact. Your heart will thank you, the joy this monster will bring you far exceeds the cost. I absolutely love it!"
"Lego has done a number of TIE series starfighters in the Microfighter genre, and the Striker follows in the same tradition as it's forerunners. It's a simple, easy to handle build that gives you another printed TIE style canopy, and it follows roughly the same dimensions as the previous ones. The Striker's wings fold up and down properly, and the smoothed off aft section is well approximated on this version as well. The wings are super stubby in scale, but I don't see any way around that considering the limitations of part counts, cost and other variables of that nature. It comes with a TIE pilot (of course), which is always a nice figure to get, and he is the updated version with the new vertical "slash" prints on the helmet. All in all, it's a good set with useful parts and a nice mini-figure. You can't go wrong with that. Micro-Fighters rock!"
"Well, this is about what you'd expect from the micro-fighter line: a very scaled down, somewhat cartoonish version of the big one that shoots something, and comes with a mini-figure in a nice, affordable package that is going to get a lot of entry level Lego fans hooked when they see how much the product has advanced over the years. It's a great concept, and that's how you guys got me :) As far as this set, I really like the shuttle pilot that is included. The shuttle itself is nice, and has some really useful parts that make it a good deal even if you don't particularly like the build. Back to the figure though, I love it! An Imperial shuttle pilot is so useful in a multitude of scenarios and the quality of the figure is top notch, with the printed headset being a big hit with me. You can get such wonderful mini-figures at a reasonable price on the whole with this series, I'm really a big fan of the whole concept in general."
"Battle diorama scene builders beware! Here's a micro-fighter that can easily work in normal mini-figure scale. It certainly pulls off what it is intended to do; being a scaled down version of the original. However, the end product of micro-fighters typically look a little cartoonish compared to their "normal" sized contemporaries. This does not. At all. I love it. It genuinely looks like a small scout version that Aratech may have designed to support the larger version. I have two of these escorting the big one and it looks really awesome. The build itself is good too, if a little simple. I like how cold weather detail has been added to the turret, and the mini-figure of a First Order Snowtrooper is almost worth it on his own... almost (and he looks fantastic, as expected). This set has been out for a while, so it may be a little hard to find. Places where I have seen it still, however, usually have it on sale so this would be the time to get multiples if you are interested in massing them (They really do look sweet barreling across the tundra in attack formation) Enjoy! I have a feeling you will :)"
"...and it has Baktoid's DSD-1 Dwarf Spider Droid included; as well as two of their ever present B1 Battledroids. What I'm getting at is that this set gives you a lot of nice things representing the C.I.S. military forces in a reasonably affordable set that's just a shade over 300 parts. The main build completely fixes the issue of stability that was a bit of a problem with the previous release of this set. The main OG-9 walker also has the stud six shooter that is well presented, if not totally accurate. I like that compromise; it still looks really good and is so much fun to use against infantry! The "good guy" aspect of the set is worthwhile as well. Yoda is included as well as a really nice 41st Elite Corp Trooper (at least I think that's the unit he's in...) Everything in this set passes muster with me, I really like it! Unfortunately, at the time of me writing this review, this set is becoming hard to find as it has been out for a while. They are still around in some places, though, so keep your eyes peeled. This set is worth it."
"This is a good little build of the Ghost that is actually pretty close in scale to the Rebel Combat Frigate. You can dock them together from the Ghost's port or starboard escape pods connected to the Frigate's starboard or port docking hatch, respectively. The best part of this set is Herra. You see, this is one of the first sets I've built in years, and holding her in my hand, looking at her lekku (head-tails) and seeing how far Lego has come over the years, I realized I wanted to come back to Lego and collect like mad! So be careful when you hold her, and appreciate her detail... you might get bit by the Lego bug!"
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"The main build to this set is a great representation of the good old "Bantha-II" and it goes together fairly easily. I do wish that the clear pieces on the bottom, used to simulate the effect of repusorlifts, were one or two units taller to give the aft control vanes a little more clearance above the ground. The Sarlacc monster looks decent enough, but there is a little bit of a durability issue with that. The mini-figs are good, as they usually are. Han Solo has his new hair piece and this Boba Fett is a little bit different than the one that came with the Carbon-Freezing Chamber set. This set is still worth it, despite the tiny nit-picks. The Skiff itself is pretty much perfect, and everything else is still good stuff."
"We're probably all getting this for the Thrawn figure, but the rest of the set is good too. This thing has really clean lines and includes some rare colored pieces for a Star Wars set. It docks up nicely with the Ghost and Captain Rex's AT-TE, of course. The Chopper droid and the Kanan are good too, but again, Thrawn is the reason to get this set. I think with everything taken into account, this one is well worth it."