Yoda Chronicles promotional set

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Yoda Chronicles Promotional Set

This set has been sent out to journalists and webmasters to promote the Yoda Chronicles premiere next week. You can read more and see more pictures at Game Informer and Idle Hands.

If you weren't lucky enough to get one yourself (I certainly wasn't!) you can bid a princely sum for one on eBay.

(Thanks Paul at Idle Hands for the picture and LostInTranslation for the news).

Update: The Brick Show team has published a video review of the set on YouTube.

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By in United Kingdom,

I will not be buying this one unless the price drops dramatically (which seems unlikely), but I am very much looking forward to hearing about the Lego model they are going to reveal!

I like how in the photo we can see that there are some holes for pin on the front of the model. Who has a second set to go with the first one and connect to it? Unless it is intended to connect with some other upcoming set...

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By in United Kingdom,

Hope someone puts up the instructions somewhere so we can build it...

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By in United States,

Let's hope that the exclusive Padawan girl appears in another set. It would be a shame for such a nice little minifig to be unavailable to everyone.

On a side note, it's nice to see LEGO still "building" the universe of Star Wars content whereas because of the things Disney has cancelled/postponed (Clone Wars, the 3D movie releases) many merchandisers like Hasbro have cancelled certain product lines.

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By in United States,

Ah the joy of Lego,dont have to spend 1000$ to own a limited set, can just buy or use your library of parts to build it yourself.

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By in United States,

Posted by ytjedi in United States, 17 May 2013 15:24
Let's hope that the exclusive Padawan girl appears in another set. It would be a shame for such a nice little minifig to be unavailable to everyone.

On a side note, it's nice to see LEGO still "building" the universe of Star Wars content whereas because of the things Disney has cancelled/postponed (Clone Wars, the 3D movie releases) many merchandisers like Hasbro have cancelled certain product lines.

I would like to know where you are getting your info from since I have not seen or heard or read anything saying that anything has been cancelled because of Disney buying Lucas films.

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By in United States,

^ It's all over the internet, if you're looking for said information. Any future seasons of The Clone Wars series are cancelled, since I think a month or two ago when we learned Disney had cancelled it, and more recently Disney decided to postpone the 3D re-release of Episodes II and III (which were going to be this fall), in order to better focus on getting things rolling with the upcoming Episode VII.

This is an interesting case of a special model... It seems like a small version of a library or holocron viewing chamber. What I'm wondering is if the padawan here might be LEGO introducing some kind of young Leia in the Yoda Chronicles, like they did with the "Young Han" thing in "The Padawan Menace". That wouldn't make any sense with Leia not being born yet, but who knows what LEGO might pull?

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By in United States,

I see pin holes, hint hint connection to something else....(Maybe Palpatine's Arrest)

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By in United States,

@starfire2: Ditto on what ShatteredGnome pointed out. For those who would like official references:

Once the end of Clone Wars Season 5 aired, it was announced that the series on Cartoon Network would be "winding down" and some of the completed work for future seasons would be "bonus content" later on (whatever that vagueness means).
http://starwars.com/news/a-new-direction-for-lucasfilm-animation.html

At the beginning of the year is when it was announced that the 3D releases were "postponed".
http://starwars.com/news/focusing-on-star-wars-episode-vii-lucasfilm-postpones-episodes-ii-and-iii-3d.html

LEGO seems unphased by the postponement of the 3D releases as the summer sets and advent calendar this year are heavily Attack of the Clones based, and I wouldn't be surprised if the winter sets are Revenge of the Sith related.

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By in United States,

The set looks ok-ish. It dosn't seem like something I want to spend a lot of money to get my hands on. The Padawan girl looks good, though!

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By in United States,

Does this set win the prize for lowest average minifigure height ever?

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By in United States,

I would have much rather had this as a set then the Jek-14 Star-fighter...

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By in United States,

The only good thing I see about this set is it's rarity. It personally looks uninspired and is an eye sore. Are those blue studs supposed to be strobe lights? I don't get it.

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By in Australia,

Yeah not paying that much for a small set.
Nice to see all the journos are profiteering quickly though.

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By in United States,

@ Renny They are the Holocrons.

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By in United States,

@Huw, I think you should have been given one. WTH?

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By in United States,

Wow, looks like I will be busy making an LDD file for this! Heck of a lot cheaper than Ebay!!

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By in United States,

That set is so cool
I wish there were some instructions for it

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By in United States,

What does LDD stand for?

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By in United States,

@piratemania7 LDD stands for Lego Digital Designer, a 3-D brick building software made by Lego.

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By in United States,

maybe they are in the Holocron library and the girl is a jedi youngling and she might assist Yoda through the new lego trilogy and the droid works at the library and fetches Yoda the Holocrons for the Chronicles.

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By in United States,

The eBay listing has a nice shot of the parts list. I believe I have all the pieces needed aside from the 114 trans blue 1x1 plates.

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By in United States,

O_O

I really hope (although I doubt, unfortunately) that they'll release this set to the general public eventually.

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By in Netherlands,

Why do they use a Clone Wars Yoda while the girl is a non Clone Wars figure? I'm starting to hate that Clone Wars Yoda figure... I'm glad there is a movie version in the new wave.

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By in United States,

^Possibly because the non-CW Yoda wasn't available at the time this model was being designed and packed.

Anyway, I haven't paid much attention to The Yoda Chronicles, but this model is incredible. I've never seen TLG create an inverted dome like this.

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By in United States,

It was sold on Ebay!!!

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By in Puerto Rico,

Messa wants one.

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By in United States,

Reminds me of the UCS Death Star II

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By in United States,

It appears to be the room where the Jedi Council meets. Perhaps they are planning to release the Jedi Temple and thos will connect to it? maybe it will replace Jabba's Palace when they stop production later in the year?

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By in Puerto Rico,

Those who got it are really lucky ... people are already asking $2,000 + for this.

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By in United States,

Thanks @jamie75!

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By in United States,

@jamie75: It looks great! ty.

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By in United States,

I designed one in LDD this morning, I think it is very accurate, though not perfect. When approved, you can find it on LEGO.com. My username is esteven4.

The girl appears to be a Leia head on the new AOTC Anakin torso with short legs. The hair is a pretty common piece.

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By in Italy,

The set that will be presented on May 23rd is the 10236, the Ewok Village?!?!

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By in United States,

@orzo
In the magazine it shows an R2d2 head and a bunch of parts for something NOT brown and they are having a contest to build what you think it is. Where did you here this?

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By in New Zealand,

The set also includes an exclusive LEGO Star Wars poster that states: "Build this exclusive souvenir to celebrate the premiere of The Yoda Chronicles, you should. Tune in to Cartoon Network on May 29th, you must"

"A huge LEGO Star Wars event! Join us on Thursday May 23rd in New York's Time Square, you should! The big unveiling will be at 11 AM and you will not be disappointed! Be ready to take photos and videos of the world's largest LEGO model."

Sounds interesting....:-0

Edit: see these images for proof: http://smashing-bricks.com/files/2013/05/yodaexclusive-3-312x470.jpg and http://smashing-bricks.com/files/2013/05/yodaexclusive-2-312x470.jpg.

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By in United States,

@Jamie75 - Thanks for the LDD file!

I'll do my best to get to Times Sq. on Thursday. Shouldn't be too hard, as I work just blocks away. I wonder if it will be very crowded (I mean, other than how Times Sq. is usually) - don't know how much this type of info is getting around.

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By in United States,

It's the x-wing.

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By in United States,

^ Lo and behold, it WAS a life-sized X-Wing. Check the set I linked to again for the revealed model.

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By in United States,

that's a cool set...............yeah.......lol...

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By in United States,

....AWSOMEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....XD

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