A Look Back At Vintage Star Wars Playsets Cardboard or Plastic
Posted 09 February 2014 - 03:55 AM
Posted 09 February 2014 - 03:09 PM
Posted 09 February 2014 - 11:48 PM
My plastic Death Star is in such bad shape, I was thinking, hypothetically, how much work it'd take to turn it into a vintage-sque Cloud City?: change the elevator to a copper color & roof to white, top floor, minus the canon, becomes open area/Han & Leia's room, bridge become carbon freeze fight area w/ breakaway cardboard window w/ custom gantry add-on, 3rd floor carbon freeze chamber, & bottom area becomes torture chamber and/or docking bay.
yojoebro82> I agree about the POTF2 dioramas, they make for great backdrops (although, the Cantina bar area is a little too flimsy for my tastes), I'm curious to see what else they could've done.
Posted 10 February 2014 - 10:18 AM
That's like the one thing I remember the most. There were these tiny white pegs thatcame with it that were lost almost immedietly. And I'm pretty sure that some of the droid pieces went home with my friends.You have to give Kenner a lot of credit for what they did with Star Wars. Sure differnt playsets had been around for a while (like the vinyl one by Mego and others) but I can't recall anything like most of the stuff Kenner did for Star Wars. While I do give Kenner credit for making it happen, I think Hasbro mastered the playset with G.I.Joe.
I also hope we get a second one article like this one. While these were good, I remember have the other two Hoth sets, the Dagobah set and a Ewok village. My brother had the Star Destroyer bridge.