I played the heck out of the original LEGO Star Wars video game back in the day. That was good stuff. And now the whole thing has come full circle, bigger and better than ever, with LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. All nine movies. Over 300 playable characters. Just about everything one could want.
I don’t know if I will play this game. I loved the original, and I love the idea of these games, but I find that I rarely actually get attached to playing a LEGO game. I’ve tried a couple in the recent past, but I kept losing interest. I don’t know why. So I do not know if I’ll be playing The Skywalker Saga when it comes out. We’ll see what else I’ve got going on on April 5.
Have you heard of this thing? LEGO and Star Wars are putting out a silly new holiday special on Tuesday. It seems to involve Rey traveling through time and running into various characters, including everybody’s favorite, Baby Yoda.
Looks…watchable? Maybe? I don’t know. I don’t watch any of the LEGO Star Wars animated stuff. Seems focused on kids, while also trying to ape the humor of the big screen LEGO movies. But hey. We’re all fans of Star Wars here. We’re all fans of LEGO. So maybe this will be worth a watch.
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special comes out on Disney+.
The Mandalorian is back and the first episode was great! The second episode is out today, and I’ll watch it later tonight. Can’t wait! Until then, here are a couple of cool Mandalorian things I’ve seen on the internet in the past week.
First up is this cool anime-style Mandalorian opening sequence by Malec. This thing is sweet as hell!
Heck yeah! That’s what the internet was made for: showing off the creative abilities of all us wonderful people in the world!
Next up is a cutesy Christmas short from Star Wars Kids, so it’s an official Star Wars production. It’s also in LEGO.
There’s a new LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special coming out later this month. You can check out the trailer here. It looks OK. I don’t watch the Star Wars LEGO movies and whatnot, so I don’t know if I’ll view this one.
But all of this reminds me that I still need to build that LEGO Razor Crest I bought…
I had a pretty nice New Year’s Weekend, how about you lot?
I’ve got a few solid resolutions for 2017. This is the year I’m finally going to update my blog. I’ve got a good artist friend and I’m determined to get her help designing my own henchman-4-hire character to use in place of Marvel’s character. Plus maybe I’ll even pick a new design for the blog. My anniversary is in the Spring, so maybe by then. I’m also working on some real scripts for some new comic projects, which I’ll definitely share here if I ever get them drawn and created!
It’s gonna be a good year.
Seeing as how I’m still an unwed, kid-less man child, I spent my Christmas bonus this year on the LEGO Millennium Falcon. Despite my life-long love of LEGO, I’ve never owned, let alone built, one of those big, $100+ sets. Time to correct that and live a little dream. The Millennium Falcon clocks in at 1,329 pieces and looks pretty impressive on the box.
To sort-of honor the death of Carrie Fisher, I started my project the other night.
I may keep all you henchies up to date on the build as it goes along. I like to savor this sort of thing. I didn’t even start building until nearly a week after I bought the LEGO. I just liked having the big, ominous box sitting on my desk. And rather than build the set in one sitting, I’m going to do a bit per day to stretch it out. It’s just more fun that way.
It’s good to have hobbies.