Star Wars Micro Machines Action Fleet Death Star Playset from 1996!

A little while back I covered the Star Wars Action Fleet Rebel Base Playset, and it's about time I did the same for the Empire's base. Behold, the Death Star! Like the Rebel Base, the box features a kickass piece of art from legendary concept artist Ralph McQuarrie. I've said it before on this site, …

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Star Wars Micro Machines Action Fleet Millenium Falcon from 1997!

If you think anything screams classic Star Wars more than the Millenium Falcon, you are incorrect. It's the location where Luke Skywalker took his initial steps on the path of becoming a Jedi Knight, and the location where Princess Leia and Han Solo shared a first kiss before being cockblocked by C3PO. It's the ship …

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My Star Wars Funko “Japanese Hikari” Sofubi Figure Collection!

I've made it quite clear in previous posts about my dislike of Funko Pop figures. The small bodied, big headed toys with beady black eyes, which seemingly populate everywhere from comic book stores to sections in my local supermarket.Yet Funko I have no real qualms with. They are one of the few major toy companies …

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Star Wars Micro Machines Action Fleet Rebel Base Playset, 1997!

Did any of you ever receive a birthday present or toy when you were a kid, that you hadn't circled in the Argos or Index catalogue, so subsequently it wasn't on your wish list, and you were initially puzzled as to just what the item was? I did. And then after a while it became …

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Star Wars Galactic Heroes Millennium Falcon from 2008!

My girlfriend tolerates a lot of the shit that I buy. Our space is full of boxes of Mighty Max, Monster in my Pocket, Power Rangers etc, as well as a small library of video games I keep adding to, for consoles spanning the past forty years. But then very occasionally there are things I …

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Star Wars Micro Machines Action Fleet Rancor Playset from 1996!

  As much as I loved the original  Return of the Jedi Rancor figure from 1983, there's no denying that it was a bit of a pain in the ass when you made it swallow Yoda, an Ugnaught or a Jawa and they became instantly irretrievable  from the monsters gullet. Galoob must have been only …

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Modern Star Wars Figures that are Weird but not Terrible!

My girlfriend always insists we call at the Disney Store whenever we're visiting a city that has one, in the hope that she'll find a Nightmare Before Christmas or Alice in Wonderland plush that she doesn't own. I don't mind at all, although I don't get overly excited by plush toys (with a few exceptions), …

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More Stupid Star Wars Figures! ‘Deluxe’ Han Solo with Smuggler Flight Pack from 1996!

I've neglected this site a little bit of late, and the reason for that is I am currently contributing to an upcoming gaming magazine called Fusion. If anyone would like to pre-order the first issue, you can do so here. You should because it's radical, and not many things are radical these days, apart from …

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Star Wars Saturdays- Something Really Reeks! Electronic Arena Battle Beast and Playskool (Galactic Heroes) Arena Adventure!

I don't hate the Star Wars prequels. I don't think they're particularly good films, but they're still fun enough that I can sit and enjoy them in spite of the ropey dialogue, the abundance of frame cluttering CGI and the walking "fuck you" to the many fans that grew up with the original trilogy- the …

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Star Wars Saturdays! The best Secret Santa present ever- Micro Machines double takes Death Star/Tatooine playset!

A few years back now, I signed up for www.starwarsforum.co.uk, a site that focuses primarily on collecting vintage Star Wars memorabilia from the late '70s to the mid '80s. It's an awesome place full of laid back, knowledgeable, funny, friendly people. One of the most exciting things to happen is the Secret Santa which happens in …

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