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I'm pretty sure my feelings about Episode I as a movie are fairly well established around here. Spoiler alert... not good. That being said, one of the things I think that Episode I did fairly well was setting up a lot of interesting and fairly unique designs, especially compared to some of the stuff we got later. Naboo was simply gorgeous, with an aesthetic that was fairly diverse and definitely unique compared to the rest of Star Wars that we saw.The Naboo starfighter was an fairly interesting ship, that unfortunately only a player for about 10 minutes in the movie (though spread across far longer, because everything was). We didn't get to see a whole lot, other than the fact that the Naboo never felt the need to install parental controls, lockout programs, keys, or any sort of protections on their military hardware. Well, that and that they valued style over...(read more)
- 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