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Z6PO

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#1428408
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Star Wars Model Kits - why so expensive?
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I don’t really know what’s going on, but I think regarding the Bandai Star Wars model kits that the pandemic affected the manufacturing and so a lot of kits became unavailable, especially via the official US distributor. So the prices are for direct Japan imports, for what was left of the pre-pandemic stock. Hopefully the situation will soon improve. Be patient, young padawan!

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#1393876
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<strong>The Mandalorian</strong> - a general discussion thread - * <em><strong>SPOILERS</strong></em> *
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I know all of this. It seemed to me that the effect supposedly being practical was given too much importance. Like in: practical is good, computer is bad.

It’s cool to have an effect with an old school look, I like it too. But how it is achieved is not relevant, imho. If there is a physical model, and if it is (most likely) 3D printed, that is not a telltale of a practical effect! That is not traditional model work at all! The more “natural” lighting of a physical model is I think what could be indicative of a practical effect.