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Staff Review:

One of the more sinister (but understandable, from a marketing perspective, I guess) things that LEGO does is spreading characters across multiple sets, so if you want to build an entire group, you need to buy every set in a series. In larger setups like Star Wars, I get that, or even in Super Hero sets... but for stuff like Scooby Doo and the Hobbit, where the group is the central focus of the story, it's kind of annoying. I'm still not certain that all of the dwarves from the Hobbit were released, but there were like seventeen million different characters in that movie. At least with Scooby Doo, you really only need to buy two sets to complete the gang, the fantastic Mystery Machine set, and this set. Of course, you'd miss some decent bad guys and you have to buy the most expensive set. I was rather indifferent to this...(read more)

User Comments:

  • MrCRskater writes:
    Pros: Exclusive figs, impressive size
    Cons: Impressive Wingspan + Big Guns = Saggy Wings. Flick fire missiles are lame. Also, no landing gear? What gives?
    Comments: The overall look of the ship is pretty solid, and the build more interesting than it looks. Comes with a few neat pieces. But the stickers proved difficult to apply accurately and it's hard to get over the saggy wings.

  • Draykov writes:
    Pros: great figs if you like pilots and astromechs

    Cons: large wingspan makes for some droop; stickers

    Comments: overall, a fairly accurate representation of the Prequel era ship, but the minifigs were the real draw for me

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