Tag: first order

Dec 15 2017

Day 15 – Snow Blower

First Order Snowtrooper and Snow Blower

I understand that LEGO has to include cutesy seasonal builds in the Advent calendar, but being honest, I can’t remember any that I’ve cared much about. I almost started another supply box rant, but after giving it some thought I have had a change of heart. Maybe a snow blower really is not that off …

Continue reading

Dec 14 2017

Day 14 – First Order Snowtrooper

Snowtrooper

It’s déjà vu all over again. Wait. Nevermind. This one has a different helmet. Day 14 of the 2017 LEGO Advent calendar is a First Order snowtrooper. They didn’t get much screen time in The Force Awakens, but it’s a cool minifigure nonetheless. In keeping with the kinder, gentler First Order LEGO seems to be …

Continue reading

Dec 13 2017

Day 13 – First Order Snowspeeder

First Order Snowspeeder

The First Order Snowspeeder is formally known as a Light Infantry Utility Vehicle (LIUV). If you even knew that this was a snowspeeder, congratulations. The casual Force Awakens viewer might not even recognize it since the scene it was featured in was cut from the movie (although the deleted scene is out there in the …

Continue reading

Dec 07 2017

Day 7 – First Order Stormtrooper

First Order Stormtrooper

I’ll be the first to admit that I am no military strategist, but if the First Order wants to have any shot of winning this thing, they really should arm their soldiers. Day 7 of the LEGO Star Wars Advent calendar is a First Order Stormtrooper – a weaponless First Order Stormtrooper. I’ll let it …

Continue reading

Dec 06 2017

Day 6 – First Order Transporter

LEGO calls this a Stormtrooper Transport, which I guess it is, but since these weren’t around until The Force Awakens it is technically a First Order Transporter or Atmospheric Assault Lander if you’re nasty. I admit to finding this build challenging, even thinking at one point that all of the pieces weren’t included. I also …

Continue reading