I stated in my 2019 Star Wars set wave blog post, this Microfighter set is one of the coolest in the entire series.
Set Name: LEGO Star Wars Escape Pod vs. Dewback Microfighters
Set Number: 75228
Release Date: January 1, 2019
As always, I will start with the minifigures. The first notable feature about the set is that it comes with 3 minifigures instead of the usual 2 figures. This is the first duel microfighter to have the 3 figures and hopefully we will see more in the future. In my opinion, the Sandtrooper is by far the coolest figure in the set. He comes with backgear, a staff, binoculars, and a long ranged assault riffle. The trooper can store his extra gear on the Dewback which is nice. Inside, the troopers helmet is complete with back printing. This is the first white helmet to include black interior printing and I like it. The trooper has a lot of detail on the front and back. I’m so glad they included printing on the back even though it’s covered by his backgear.
The Dewback is super cute. It has light and dark green printing and a brown saddle. The feet have three claws that are tan. Both the head and tail has the ability to move and rotate so you can choose how it is positioned. Another cool feature which I already mentioned is you can hold the Sandtroopers extra gear- an awesome feature. The Dewback is by far the best part of the set.
The escape pod is very impressive. The fact that they found a way to have both droids fit on the pod is amazing. The engines are very similar to the most recent escape pod. There is not much to say about the pod, except that it’s a really cool design.
This set is great. It’s very small and probably the cutest microfighter set out there. I normally am not a huge fan of the microfighter but this is by far the best one they have created. I would give this set a 10/10. Let me know what your favorite microfighter set is down in the comment section, and have a great day!
Hello readers, today we are going to take a look at the Snoke’s Throne Room. I got this set as a gift from my grandparents in California. Thank you so much!
This set is amazing! The size is perfect and it comes with an excellent selection of minifigures. When this set first came out it retailed for $70. I have know idea what LEGO was thinking; for $70 that would be a scam. Now it’s going for $45-$50 which is a great deal.
Set Name: LEGO Star Wars Snoke’s Throne Room
Set Number: 75216
Release Date: August 1, 2018
First I will start with the minifigures. I think the most noticeable minifigures in this set are the Praetorian Guards. They are in an all red uniform and face. They have the new skirt-ish pants that we have been seeing more and more recently. Their weapons are good looking. We have the same Snoke Minifigure as we saw in the First Order Star Destroyer. He is dressed in golden robes. I don’t have much to say about him, he was a nice figure but wasn’t a well developed character in the movie. Rey is in this set and he is my favorite figure of Rey they have created; I love the hair and the grey/blue outfit. Kylo Rem is in his all black armor outfit. Both figures look great.
Snoke’s Throne is cool. It can turn 360 degrees and has the ability to be removed from the room. Right before his throne where Rey stands, you can use the pull system to move Rey closer to Snoke and reenact the scene from the movie. I personally love this feature, It definitely improves the playability. The two tall walls to either side of the room make the set look complete. The only thing I would have liked to seen was red drapes on them so it resembled the movie better.
There is a little quarter wall on the side of the room that has a magnifying glass where you can look into space. The space piece is a sticker and you cannot see any space ships outside, but you can see stars. The bridge is a little small width wise, but still looks good. I like how they added the railings for extra detail. The door in the back looks nice too, although it is a little hard to turn the door.
Overall, I like this set. I feel like the playability is strong and the design is solid. I could not ask for better figures. At the $45-$50 range I would give this set a 9/10. Let me know your thoughts on the set in the comment section!