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  Topic: Lego Star Wars: Reaching the End?
cowboycoder

Replies: 32
Views: 23053

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 3:17 am   Subject: Lego Star Wars: Reaching the End?
I can see no reason why either TLG or LucasArts wouldn't seek to renew the license beyond 2011. The only possibility is if George gets greedy and tries to up the fees, and TLG walks away. This would j ...
  Topic: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
cowboycoder

Replies: 11
Views: 7581

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:18 am   Subject: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
The BrickLink inventory for set 6968 is correct -

Hmmm. My first response when looking at the were light bley, which given that the spear gun doesn't come in that colour, makes it an obvious subst ...
  Topic: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
cowboycoder

Replies: 11
Views: 7581

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:39 am   Subject: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
The super lot seems to be correct, [url=http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/6968-1]according to Peeron Confused Though there does seem to be an LCAD version on Brickshelf (linked above), using the colours you s ...
  Topic: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
cowboycoder

Replies: 11
Views: 7581

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 1:50 am   Subject: Does anyone know anything about Lego #6968 Wookiee Attack?
I remember looking for this last year, some enterprising fellows on BrickLink actually stock all the parts needed as a 'super-lot', I bought a couple last year. [url=http://www.bricklink.com/search.as ...
  Topic: Metric vs Imperial
cowboycoder

Replies: 59
Views: 17428

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:04 pm   Subject: Metric vs Imperial
Imperial is clearly the best, I mean, you don't get Metric Storm Troopers do you? Wink

But seriously, metric makes sense as it makes conversion between measures simpler, which makes science and ...
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:29 pm   Subject: Doctor Who
Davros is great, don't get me wrong. And they certainly did him justice. But I think the fact is the Daleks are the ratings pullers, always have been, since their introduction in the 60s, and Terry Na ...
  Topic: Something odd is not happening on the sun
cowboycoder

Replies: 43
Views: 13152

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:57 am   Subject: Something odd is not happening on the sun
So, January 19, 2038 becomes January 19, 1901, whats the big deal? Wink

Imagine that did happen. On the 18th we all go to bed, our shiny silver hovercars safely parked up for the night, next mor ...
  Topic: 2009 minifigs wishlist
cowboycoder

Replies: 37
Views: 19706

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:09 am   Subject: 2009 minifigs wishlist
Bounty hunters (esp Boussh)
Force ghosts
Ackbar (looks likely anyway)
Senate guards
"Imperial Spy" Garindan
Taun Taun and Wampa (I'm with you badgerboy, if it gets them made, then they ...
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:18 am   Subject: Doctor Who
How on earth have they managed to keep this secret?!? He can't regenerate... can he?

My money's on some cheesy as-yet-unseen aspect of 'regeneration' being used to keep Tennant, and add some sort o ...
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:51 am   Subject: Doctor Who
I wonder if the large gold pieces around it's 'neck' serve any purpose?
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:02 pm   Subject: Doctor Who
I mean all human references are purged when creating a new dalek no?

Eventually, but if you're old enough to remember 'Revelation of the Daleks' or have seen it on DVD, you'll recall Davros' last a ...
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 6:51 am   Subject: Doctor Who
Well, it's probably going to be Donna, isn't it? Unless that sub plot in The Library was throw away. That future companion/love interest ( Rolling Eyes ) seemed to think something major bad happens to her. ...
  Topic: Doctor Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 389
Views: 148924

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:03 am   Subject: Doctor Who
Rose: 10:1

Please let it be bl**dy Rose Tyler, is it just me or has Billie Piper's acting actually got worse?

That was a fairly good story, though I think a better writer would have made it fan ...
  Topic: Agents.
cowboycoder

Replies: 36
Views: 11512

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 5:25 am   Subject: Agents.
The Agents will be released here in Austria in November, so I'm pretty sure it's the same release-date in Germany.

Any idea if that's the UK release date? I was hoping they'd be out in the summer ( ...
  Topic: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
cowboycoder

Replies: 819
Views: 350054

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:29 am   Subject: 2008 Exclusive Death Star Playset thread!
Fffff... Wow. They really went to town with this one. At least when someone asks us what we think a 10th anniversary set should be like, we can just point at this puppy!

This is the best Lego SW se ...
  Topic: Indiana Jones 4 (Potentially spoileriscious)!
cowboycoder

Replies: 306
Views: 86993

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:02 am   Subject: Indiana Jones 4 (Potentially spoileriscious)!
I think the ending is the most disappointing part of the film. I'm ok with the plot, but I think for an Indy film, they should have had something far more subtle, and ambiguous. They just gave in to t ...
  Topic: Indiana Jones Airplane Playset (7628)
cowboycoder

Replies: 32
Views: 9505

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:07 pm   Subject: Indiana Jones Airplane Playset (7628)
UK TRU has the set listed and you can add it to your basket, so I guess you can get it while still on sale.

Still says 'out of stock' for me Sad
  Topic: Indiana Jones Airplane Playset (7628)
cowboycoder

Replies: 32
Views: 9505

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:04 am   Subject: Indiana Jones Airplane Playset (7628)
I wasn't even aware TRU UK had an exlusive Indy set! I certainly didn't see one last time I was in our local one (last weekend).

I had thought that airplane set was a Japanese exclusive (when I rea ...
  Topic: Indiana Jones 4 (Potentially spoileriscious)!
cowboycoder

Replies: 306
Views: 86993

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 4:02 am   Subject: Indiana Jones 4 (Potentially spoileriscious)!
I shudder to think what would happen with that. I was truly terrified when Mutt caught the fedora and almost put it on and was relieved when Indy snatched it back.
For me that was the scariest scene! ...
  Topic: Anyone else dissappoined with their Hailfire?
cowboycoder

Replies: 67
Views: 29371

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 3:06 am   Subject: Anyone else dissappoined with their Hailfire?
Those not happy with the official system scale Hailfire, should check out [url=http://www.fbtb.net/gareth/systhailfire/index.htm]FBTB's own Gareth's version. It's pretty good, and I think closer to th ...
  Topic: Daleks from Dr Who
cowboycoder

Replies: 5
Views: 1481

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 1:54 pm   Subject: Daleks from Dr Who
Pretty good. My guess is these are pretty much miniland scale? Or are you just building to your own scale?

There's a couple of Dalek details I think you should look at; The front needs to be pointe ...
  Topic: Evil Space Skull Firespray
cowboycoder

Replies: 11
Views: 3165

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:03 am   Subject: Evil Space Skull Firespray
Very Happy

It's a great idea, but I'd try and colour/decorate it so that from the front it looked like a skull - the basic shape is already correct, so it may just be a case of part choice.

And maybe ha ...
  Topic: First ever lego set?
cowboycoder

Replies: 38
Views: 15691

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 2:56 am   Subject: First ever lego set?
http://www.1000steine.com/brickset/images/0608-2.jpg
[url=http://www.brickset.com/detail.aspx?Set=608-2]608 Taxi

Even now, there's something magical about these early minifig sets. And I really li ...
  Topic: What has been your favorite feature...
cowboycoder

Replies: 32
Views: 11017

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:47 am   Subject: What has been your favorite feature...
Well, I had to go for the front back printing. To be honest, I don't think any of the other options are all that great. I still prefer yellow to fleshies, and the arm/leg printing is great, but too ex ...
  Topic: Star Wars Megablock
cowboycoder

Replies: 21
Views: 4315

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:42 am   Subject: Star Wars Megablock
Not even the power of Lucas could get me to buy MegaBl*x. Twisted Evil

I probably would still have left my Dark Age, I think eBay and all those fantastic 80's sets would have been draw enough for th ...
  Topic: Life on Mars / Ashes to Ashes
cowboycoder

Replies: 32
Views: 28425

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:32 am   Subject: Life on Mars / Ashes to Ashes
I hope it does get a 2nd series, I think it's got enough steam to go that far. I mean, they haven't [i]really[/i] explained what's actually going on - is it just a comatose dreamlike delusion, or some ...
  Topic: Which Set represents which episode best?
cowboycoder

Replies: 34
Views: 17000

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:48 am   Subject: Which Set represents which episode best?
Interesting question. I'll stick to the system scale stuff (I'm assuming that we could have any official set though)

Ep I. [url=http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/7171-1]7191 Mos Espa Podrace The pod r ...
  Topic: Goodbye magnetic minifigs?
cowboycoder

Replies: 43
Views: 11666

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Sun Mar 23, 2008 6:17 am   Subject: Goodbye magnetic minifigs?
Unfortunately this seems to be more common than you may have hoped. There was a documentary on UK TV a month or so back about this, and it seems to happen all too often. Although TLG wasn't specifical ...
  Topic: A Bevy of TIE MINIs
cowboycoder

Replies: 5
Views: 4438

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:00 pm   Subject: A Bevy of TIE MINIs
On the TIE Oppressor, I did start with the top wing down a plate, and it interfered too much with the side wings for my taste.
Have you tried without the tiles on those double wedge pieces? That migh ...
  Topic: A Bevy of TIE MINIs
cowboycoder

Replies: 5
Views: 4438

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:16 pm   Subject: A Bevy of TIE MINIs
These are great! Overall I think they only real improvement you might want to consider is making them for real Very Happy

I started making mini TIEs to go with my minifig scale fleet, but most of them ar ...
 
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