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Author
Dirge
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Your latest star wars buys?
Date created
14-Jan-2016, 4:27 PM

Let’s see…my recent Star Wars purchases…

Well, I’m an avid thrifter, and I recently picked up a few things for pretty cheap at Goodwill:

  1. A couple of “Force Action” lightsabers for $2.99 each (these are the ones that can maim a child with the touch of a button…Hence, why they no longer make these…).
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  2. Talking plush Yoda (the mouth actually moves as he dispenses his wisdom, and all for the low, low price of $3.99; as a side benefit, his training will hopefully reduce my chances of maiming any children with the aforementioned “Force Action” lightsabers).
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  3. Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier Vehicle
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This is actually pretty cool (for a prequel toy). When you push a button, the carrier comes to life and actually deploys the droids (Roger, Roger!). Not too bad for $4.99 (especially since this seems to retail for over $150 bucks).

  1. 31" “My Size” Darth Vader (a bit pricey for $14.99, but he looks pretty cool standing on a shelf in my gameroom).
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  2. Hasbro Hero Series Millennium Falcon (this thing is absolutely HUGE and was only $9.99).
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    For some sense of scale, here it is next to my copy of Star Wars: Epic Duels (also purchased for $2.99 at Goodwill):
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Seems about right to me; say “Hi”, Chewbacca…“Rrraarhrrarahr”…

I also picked up a few things that weren’t from Goodwill:

  1. Star Wars: Risk (Black Series)
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This actually plays nothing like Risk (they just used the name for brand recognition). It actually plays more like a streamlined version of Star Wars: The Queen’s Gambit (if you know your board games) and only takes around 30 minutes to finish a game.

  1. And I pre-ordered the new Star Wars: Rebellion game from Fantasy Flight (over 150 detailed miniatures…yes, please!):
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    https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2015/11/3/star-wars-rebellion/

So…like I said…a few things…

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