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2019 Star Wars LEGO Christmas Advent Calendar * Recap


A quick review of the 2019 Star Wars Advent Calendar (75245).

Mini-Figures

  1. First Order Stormtrooper (Dec 3) (TFA)
  2. Chewbacca with porg and fire (Dec 7) (TFA)
  3. Luke Skywalker (Dec 9) (TLJ)
  4. Death Star Gunner (Dec 12) (ANH)
  5. Tantive IV Rebel Solider (Dec 18) (ANH)
  6. Cloud Car Pilot (Dec 22) (ESB)

Droids

  1. Mouse Droid (Dec 13) (ANH)
  2. Battle Droid (Dec 15) (TPM)
  3. Gronk Droid as a present (Dec 23) (ANH)
  4. Santa Porg (Dec 24) (TLJ)

LEGO Chewbacca roasting a porg over a fire.

Mini-Ships

    1. First Order Star Destroyer(Dec 1) (TFA)
    2. Kylo Ren’s ship  (Dec 2) (TFA)
    3. Poe Dameron’s X-wing (Dec 5) (TFA)
    4. Resistance Troop Transporter (Dec 6) (TFA)
    5. Quad Jumper (Dec 10) (TFA)
    6. N-99 Persuader-class enforcer droid tank (Dec 14) (TPM)
    7. Trade Federation MTT (Dec 16) (TPM)
    8.  Escape Pod (Dec 18) (ANH)
    9. Cloud Car (Dec 21) (ESB)

Poe's X-wing mini lego build.

Locations

      1. Ahch-To (Dec 8)(TLJ).
      2. Icon Cannon ad turret at Echo Base (Dec 20) (ESB).

Ahch-To mini micro build.

Accessories

      1. Cannon (Dec 4) (TFA)
      2. Death Star Turrets(Dec 11) (ANH)
      3. Mynock (Dec19) (ESB)

lego mynock from star wars.

(TPM) the Phantom Menace
(ATC) Attack of the Clones
(ROS) Return of the Sith
(ANH) Star Wars:A New Hope
(ESB) The Empire Strikes back
(RTJ) Return of the Jedi
(TFA) The Force Awakens
(TLJ) The Last Jedi

 

Review

My favorites were Chewbacca cooking a Porg, Luke Skywalker, Poe’s X-wing, the Mynock, and Ahch-To. I think this is the third Chewbacca we’ve seen in the advent Calendars. One was a snowman version. But Chewie cooking a Porg is just funny. I love the micro location build like Ahch-To.
Like last year the wasn’t much holiday themed builds. I miss that the themed build help make the calendar special. See below for the snowman Chewbacca from 2016. I hope next year there are more. I also wish they would not show everything on the box. I want to be surprised by the build. It would be great if they would show a few and say 24 gifts. Maybe blot out the models, like Kenner did before Jedi was released. Also if they could make the online PDF instructions less spoiler. If you download it you can see all the builds.

What Christmas theme minifig would you like to see in 2020? I like to see Queen Amidala from set #9499 Gungan Sub as a Christmas tree.  Or back to the Original Trilogy and an Empire Strikes Back theme with Santa Solo in red Hoth gear. Plus a Miss Santa Leia. Or Maybe a Snow Droid C3-PO or Gift wrapped Han Solo in Carbonite with a bow. It would be real easy to make snowman BB-8,

What was your favorite? What was you least favorite?


2018 Star Wars LEGO Christmas Advent Calendar * Review


A quick review of the 2018 Star Wars Advent Calendar (75213).

My favorites were the Cloud City, Rathtar, IG-88, Tie-Fighter, Speeder bike, and Antoc Merrick. It was cool to see stuff from the animated LEGO show. But I really enjoyed the Rouge One stuff. I really like last years Rebels builds. The calendar was tilted towards Newer Star Wars films. Rose and the Guavian Death Gang Member were a cool part of the set. The limited Christmas themed builds was disappointing.  Those Christmas theme Star Wars builds were part of the fun of previous year’s sets. This year only had a tree and a snowman. Both were cool build but I wanted more.

What Christmas theme minifig would you like to see in 2019? Are you hoping LEGO will bring back the Christmas inspired figs and minibuilds?

I asked this a few years ago. I still want a Santa Solo. (Hoth Gear).  Another cool one would be Hera with stockings over her head tails. Seriously LEGO Santa Han or Elven Hera or Ashoka would be awesome.

 

What Christmas theme minifig would you like to see in 2014? I like to see Queen Amidala from set #9499 Gungan Sub as a Christmas tree.  Or back to the Original Trilogy and an Empire Strikes Back theme with Santa Solo in red Hoth gear. Plus a Miss Santa Leia. Or Maybe a Snow Droid C3-PO or Gift wrapped Han Solo in Carbonite with a bow.

What was your favorite? What was you least favorite?


December 24 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Today’s mini-build is a pilot snow-man.  I believe the helmet is from Antoc Merrick, yesterday’s mini-fig. Snowmen are cool but they are not Santa. I miss the Jolly guy from this year’s calendar.

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Tomorrow is the last day of the advent calendar. What will be behind the door?


December 23 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Today’s mini-fig is Antoc Merrick. He was Blue Leader of Blue Squadron in the battle of  Scraif. (Rouge One).

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Tomorrow is the last day of the advent calendar. What will be behind the door?


December 22 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


It’s beginning to look a little like Christmas. Finally a Christmas themed build, a mini tree.

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December 21 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


A Speeder bike, another cool mini  build. It even has a mini stand. For the mini ships I usually put them on a stand i made from a couple clear pieces but I like this stand here. Wish they add them to each ship in the advent. It’s just a transparent head piece and a small disc. I might have pieces to build these.

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December 20 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


 

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December 19 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


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December 18 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


A First Order Tie-fighter.


December 17 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Guavian Death Gang Member.


December 16 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar Bonus


Oh No the Rathtar has Benny!

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December 16 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


From The Force Awakens a Mini Rathtar. This is a pretty cool min build. It’s one of my favorites from this year’s advent.

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December 15 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Mini-fig!

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December 14 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Today’s gift is a weapons rack. That usually means the next day is a mini-fig. We’ll find out soon. We’re two weeks into the advent and so far there’s no Christmas or winter themed builds, That was part of the fun of the set  snow droids, trooper with Santa hats. it was fun.

 

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December 13 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


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December 12 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


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December 11 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Rowan Freemaker from the The Freemaker Adventures.

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December 10 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


 

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December 9 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


 

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December 8 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


A Battle Droid. They put these in the advent calendar almost every year. I guess it’s good for army building. I have a lot of these from various sets.

 

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December 7 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


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The Naboo Royal N-1 starfighter.


December 6 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


Another Empire build. I couldn’t tell what this was till I finished the build. It’s Cloud City with a cloud Car flying patrolling it. I like this mini builds of important places in the Star Wars Saga.

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December 5 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


D’oh I forgot to post yesterday’s build and it is a cool one, IG-88 the Bounty Hunter from The Empire Strikes Back.  He was in the advent a few year ago plus I got a one in the Bounty Hunter Speeder pack #75167. Plus I have one from a when I got some bulks bricks. So Now I have a pack of them, There was a short story about IG-88 in Tales from The Bounty Hunters, where there were four assassin droids. I have a set.

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December 4 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar


 

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