What's Missing? Ultimate Collector's Series - The Original Trilogy

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The popular Ultimate Collector's Series will soon celebrate its twentieth anniversary and a total of 31 such sets have been released since 2000. These depict many of the most iconic vehicles and locations from across the Star Wars saga, although LEGO has focused upon revising past sets in recent years rather than creating entirely new models of fresh subjects.

In fact, 75181 Y-wing Starfighter is the fourth direct remake of an earlier Ultimate Collector's Series set in a row. This is perfect for more recent LEGO Star Wars fans but has caused some frustration among those who have been collecting for several years, particularly since there are many more potential sets which have yet to be produced. Today we are therefore going to consider a selection of those possible future UCS sets based upon the Original Trilogy.


X-34 Landspeeder

Luke Skywalker's X-34 Landspeeder is one of LEGO's most popular subjects, having appeared in no fewer than eleven sets since 1999. I think the vehicle is sufficiently popular to warrant an Ultimate Collector's Series set and it would mark a significant departure from the scale of past sets which might be interesting. In addition, the desire for such a model has perhaps already been proven as Psyence's excellent LEGO Ideas project received 10,000 votes.

However, LEGO has yet to produce a UCS model which is larger than minifigure scale and includes an open cockpit. This might result in difficulty when displaying the Landspeeder as no LEGO figures of a suitable scale currently exist that could pilot the craft. If that was taken into consideration then a similar issue would apply to an official Ultimate Collector's Series 74-Z Speeder Bike.

That having been said, I still believe the X-34 Landspeeder to be a likely candidate for a future UCS set. A price point of around £129.99 or $149.99 would be sufficient to include all the necessary detail and the set could come with an exclusive Luke Skywalker minifigure, wearing his hat and goggles from the deleted scene in which the Landspeeder was introduced.

Mos Eisley Cantina

The Ultimate Collector's Series is undoubtedly focused upon vehicles but has also included a couple of well known locations from the Star Wars universe. Chalmun's Cantina is perhaps the most memorable of them all so has great potential as a UCS set in my opinion. The interior is intricately detailed in the movie and a large scale LEGO model could capture a lot of that detail, far exceeding past Mos Eisley Cantina sets in that regard.

Unfortunately, the building's exterior is considerably less interesting, consisting of worn sandstone walls and scattered brown doors. Display value should be an important consideration for any UCS set and a model of the Mos Eisley Cantina might risk looking rather drab when compared with other location-based sets such as 10236 Ewok Village or even the much-maligned 75098 Assault on Hoth.

A UCS model of the Mos Eisley Cantina therefore seems unlikely to me, although the building's iconic status and the appeal of its eclectic inhabitants must not be underestimated and I have no doubt that such a model would appeal to many Star Wars fans. The minifigures alone would surely excite me!

Base One

The Rebel Alliance took refuge in the Great Temple on Yavin IV shortly before their assault on the first Death Star, assigning it the name Base One. This location is instantly recognisable and enjoys a great deal of screen time, not only during A New Hope but also Star Wars Rebels and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. A UCS model of the base could therefore include a great selection of minifigures and rooms from multiple films, much like 10188 Death Star.

Finding an appropriate scale for a model of Base One might be difficult though. The Massassi temples in the films are absolutely enormous, as shown in the image above, so a UCS rendition would need to be scaled down a great deal. Designing a model which could be displayed beside sets such as 75172 Y-wing Starfighter, released last year, would be an incredible challenge, particularly if one wished to include hangar bays.

Nevertheless, it seems highly likely that an Ultimate Collector's Series Base One will be released one day. In fact, we already know that LEGO considered producing a large model of the Yavin IV base as the sketch model appeared in LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, although that did not appear to be a UCS set and would require improvement.

AT-AT

The Imperial AT-AT is probably the best known of all ground-based vehicles in Star Wars so appears to be an ideal candidate for a UCS set. Not only is it an incredibly popular vehicle with exceptional display value but an Ultimate Collector's Series AT-AT could be designed at minifigure scale, measuring about 46cm in height. It would therefore be perfect for play so would appeal to children as well as adults.

Many factors work in the favour of an Ultimate Collector's Series AT-AT so it seems strange that LEGO has yet to produce one, particularly given the demand for such a set from fans. Perhaps the designers have been unable to create a model with sufficiently sturdy legs for a larger scale set than existing AT-ATs. Alternatively, designing a minifigure-scale AT-AT might be prohibitively expensive, although the extraordinary popularity of 75192 Millennium Falcon proves that there is a market for even the most expensive of sets.

Ultimately, I think a UCS AT-AT is inevitable. LEGO is definitely aware that Star Wars fans have been asking for a large scale model of the infamous walker and I am confident that the design team will find a way to make this a reality at some point in the future.

TIE Bomber

A lot of LEGO Star Wars fans have been clamouring for a new minifigure scale TIE Bomber over the last few years and an Ultimate Collector's Series model might be equally appealing. The TIE Fighter, TIE Advanced x1 and TIE Interceptor have all appeared already so the range does not feel complete without the bombing variant and the development of more advanced building techniques provides an opportunity to improve upon past TIE craft.

While the TIE Bomber is certainly a popular vehicle among Star Wars fans, I wonder whether its size would preclude the possibility of a UCS model. 75095 TIE Fighter cost £179.99 or $199.99 and a TIE Bomber might cost a great deal more, maybe more than even the most fervent of Star Wars collectors would be willing to pay for a vehicle with so little screen time.

Unfortunately, LEGO seems reluctant to release a TIE Bomber suitable for minifigures so a larger UCS model may be too much to expect. I would definitely be interested to see one though and do not doubt that other Original Trilogy fans will feel the same way.

Cloud City

Cloud City occupies an integral role during The Empire Strikes Back but has rarely appeared in LEGO form. 10123 Cloud City was released in 2003 and many LEGO Star Wars fans have been requesting a return to this famed location for a number of years. Modern building techniques and parts would surely allow the designers of a new UCS Cloud City to include far more detail than the original set and the potential minifigure selection is hugely appealing

However, designing an Ultimate Collector's Series model of Cloud City presents a couple of practical challenges. An enormous stabilising vane hangs beneath the city in the movie and this would require the addition of an elaborate display stand for the set. Furthermore, the disc-like shape of Cloud City leaves little room for an interior when compared with the spherical 10188 Death Star, potentially forcing the designer to omit important scenes should LEGO wish to remain faithful to the mining colony's true shape.

On that basis I think we are more likely to see a play set akin to 10123 Cloud City, albeit with far more detail, than an entirely accurate display model. That would certainly satisfy me and it seems probable that we will see a UCS Cloud City model at some point, perhaps towards the end of this year if rumours are to be believed.

Nebulon-B Escort Frigate

The Rebel fleet comprises several well known vehicles, including Mon Calamari Star Cruisers, Dornean Gunships and GR-75 Transports. However, the Nebulon-B Escort Frigate is probably the most instantly recognisable craft in the fleet and its distinctive design would be well-suited to a truly unique Ultimate Collector's Series set, something which would be very welcome following the release of numerous remakes.

On the other hand, the Nebulon-B Frigate's unusual shape would present another structural challenge to the designer as the central strut which links the main crew section to the aft engine pod is extremely narrow so has the potential to be fragile. A large display stand would also be required for a set of this kind, potentially inflating the price should the stand need to consist of several hundred pieces.

An Ultimate Collector's Series Nebulon-B Escort Frigate appears unlikely at the moment. The vessel has a strong fan base though and I can certainly imagine LEGO taking on this difficult challenge at some point, especially if the frigate was to appear prominently in a future film.

RZ-1 A-wing

Four craft make up the Rebel Alliance's starfighter force at the Battle of Endor and three of those have appeared in one or more Ultimate Collector's Series sets. The RZ-1 A-wing remains elusive though, to the disappointment of many fans. This starfighter does not perhaps hold the iconic status of X-wings or Y-wings but it is certainly better known than the B-wing and is more than popular enough to warrant a UCS model in my view.

Even so, 10227 B-wing Starfighter is not believed to have sold particularly well when it was released in 2012, perhaps causing concern for LEGO about whether a large scale model of an A-wing would perform similarly modestly. In addition, the design of the craft is comparatively simple and recent minifigure scale models have been very impressive so I wonder whether increasing the scale would significantly improve the level of detail.

Despite these reservations, I think an Ultimate Collector's Series rendition of the A-wing is quite likely. Leaving the Rebel starfighter corps incomplete would be disappointing and the popularity of the A-wing seems to be increasing, particularly following its appearances in Star Wars Rebels and that of the RZ-2 interceptor in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.


I think LEGO has produced too many direct remakes of Ultimate Collector's Series sets in recent years. However, returning to older sets and improving upon them is not a bad thing and I would certainly like to see revised versions of 10019 Rebel Blockade Runner and 10030 Imperial Star Destroyer. Both craft are held in high esteem by Star Wars fans and I believe enough time has passed since the original sets were released to warrant a remake of each.

Tantive IV

10019 Rebel Blockade Runner was released in 2001 and still looks remarkably impressive in relation to its age. Nevertheless, there are some potential improvements that could be made as the proportions of the original model are not correct in relation to the source material and certain areas are somewhat fragile, particularly around the engine bank at the rear.

Combining the large scale of 10019 Rebel Blockade Runner with the shape and interior detail of 10198 Tantive IV would result in a great set in my view. In fact, it is unfortunate that a new Ultimate Collector's Series Tantive IV was not released last year as that would have been a perfect opportunity, celebrating the fortieth anniversary of Star Wars and capitalising upon the vessel's brief appearance in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Imperial Star Destroyer

Much like 10019 Rebel Blockade Runner, 10030 Imperial Star Destroyer has aged extremely well since the set was released in 2002. Its sheer size and dagger-like shape are thoroughly impressive, as is the textured detail on the bridge superstructure and along the edges of the model. However, the set is notoriously fragile, using magnets to link the external hull panels to a Technic frame inside.

A modern rendition of the Star Destroyer would therefore require more robust construction but could also include some interior detail, taking inspiration from 10221 Super Star Destroyer. Furthermore, the broad range of wedge plates and small pieces available today may allow designers to improve the level of exterior detail, even though it is already of an exceedingly high standard on the 2002 model!


What Original Trilogy vehicles and locations would you be most excited to see in an Ultimate Collector's Series set and are there any that you would like to see redesigned? Let us know in the comments.

This article series will continue with 'What's Missing? Ultimate Collector's Series - The Prequel Trilogy' in the next couple of weeks.

 

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85 comments on this article

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By in United States,

The A-Wing is a no brainer, that should have been made years and years ago. The fact LEGO hasn't made it is ridiculous and kind of touches upon how out of touch LEGO has become. Same with AT-AT, Hoth is probably the most famous location in Star Wars. It would sell.

A Cloud City that is like the Death Star, tons of minifigures and a play set over display would be great too.

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By in United States,

I agree that a new UCS Star Destroyer would be great, but there's one other thing I'd like to see redone: the AT-ST. The original version is entirely covered in studs and has no interior, but I think a new model of it would be excellent... one wonders if they could even manage to get some kind of articulation in. The original version was also one of the most inexpensive UCS sets so while a remake would logically have more pieces it still would be more accessible, considering all of the currently available UCS Star Wars sets retail for $200 or more.

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By in United States,

How about a UCS Moisture Farm to go with the UCS Hoth set?

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By in United States,

I just want a UCS Ghost with Season 1 Ghost Crew, Season 3 Ghost Crew and Both Phantoms. In perfect proportional scale.

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By in United Kingdom,

I love Star Wars and I love LEGO, but I have somehow avoided buying any Star Wars LEGO - just doesn't appeal to me for some reason. That said, AT-AT's are one of my absolute favourite vehicles from all of cinema, and I would certainly be tempted by a UCS one in LEGO. Also if I had the money I'd buy the recent Millennium Falcon.

Has there ever been a Rebel Transporter? Two of them feature in your Nebulon-B image (for those who don't know it). It might not be the best designed ship, but its shape and size would make for great internal playability. Had the toy when I was a kid in the 80's and it was perfect for keeping all the Star Wars (and He-Man) figures inside.

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By in United Kingdom,

well at the momment the rumer is really strong about could city but i thing that we need to get some USC sets like the AT-AT as these are so iconic ships and i think they will sell even if they had to be in the 500 range

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By in Canada,

That's a No-Brainer, Jedi Temple!! and a bust Queen Amidala ( like the one of Darth Maul)

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By in United States,

Lego has been releasing all these remakes, but they definitely need to make some sets that haven't been made in a long time, if ever. It seems like every 3-4 years, there has been a new Millenium Falcon, Y-Wing, and tons of other ships that have been made loads of time before. 7 Luke's Landspeeder variants have been produced before, too, so I do not want a UCS version. Overall, I'm kinda didssapointed with Lego's more recent UCS choices, which is why Star Wars collectors and fans need a Cloud City.

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By in United States,

UCS Jabba's Palace, perhaps?

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By in France,

What's missing? There have been various sets that depict, for example, Episode IV on Tatooine... Luke's Landspeeder (different releases), Mos Eisley Cantinas (with different elements depending on the set), so how about a diaorama set that links current and future releases (and why not past releases in that respect?).

That can include minifigs (Jawas, Tusken raiders et al and also potentially new minifigs)... diverse buildings and other accessories... vapourisers... and why not a place for a MF? So many MFs out there... and not necessarily linked to Episode IV...

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By in United Kingdom,

I think Cap has coved this well, the only things I would add would be Jabba's Sail Barge or even Palace.

An ATAT would top my list of wants and has everything going for it, then maybe the Mos Eisley Cantina as long as it came with lots of great figures.

Tantive IV and Imperial Star Destroyer would top my remake list.

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By in United States,

Great choices, but I’d also like a UCS moisture farm or Jaba’s palace. I’d also like a remake of a UCS Hoth base

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By in United Kingdom,

A pf at-at would be awesome

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By in Netherlands,

I would like an AAT as UCS set. Set 8018 would be nice to have as UCS.

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By in Australia,

While even with the wider selection of parts available now, Home One would still be a challenge, but I think there would be enough rounded elements to manage a fairly good rendition of the vessel & it would more than make up for the lack of Rebel Alliance capital ships that Lego have had up until now.

At this point, the TIE Bomber is the Imperial equivalent of the A-Wing, we've had a TIE Interceptor, Darth Vader's TIE Advanced & most recently, a TIE Fighter, so it would make sense to add the only TIE fighter-craft with on screen time, but no UCS model, to the line up.

For a non space based vessel, I'd say Jabba's Sail Barge could make for an impressive UCS set if done right, the biggest issue would be that TLG would have to bring back one of the copper colours or release a new one.

As for location based sets, there are three Tatooine locations I don't think have even been done as sets, the Lars' homestead, Old Ben's home or Docking Bay 94.

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By in United States,

A-Wing! We've -never- had one! Totally agree here--if we've gotten a B-Wing, we really should have gotten an A-Wing by now.

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By in United States,

I only buy the playsets. I would be really interested in getting a cloud city and yavin set. Hopefully the cloud city rumors later this year are true.

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By in United Kingdom,

UCS AT-AT all the way for me. I don't really need any more grey Lego in my life and an ISD wouldn't be on my hit list for that reason but an AT-AT might persuade me to buy more!
Cloud City or Cantina could be interesting, but I'd happily leave an A-wing on the shelf.

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By in United States,

AT-AT and How about a TIE Bomber? that MOC one is really cool!

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By in United States,

I'd get an AT-AT or a Cloud City. Lego had been hesitant on pulling the trigger for development of an actual new set so I'm not surprised they always take the safe bet like the Y-wing or MF.

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By in Germany,

Only Vehicles please and not a Playset. Sure, a AT-AT would be great, but why only Vehicles from the OT? Star Wars has so many Ships and Tanks ect. There a 9 Movies. Its a bit stupid to confine on 3.

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By in United States,

I'm generally more of a fan of the location based UCS sets. I'd love a UCS Yavin Base and I hope that the rumors of a UCS Cloud City are true.

That said, I would love a remake of the Imperial Star Destroyer or Nebulon Frigate. I do wish they'd branch out from the OT more. I'd love a UCS Venator, Republic Gunship, Jedi Interceptor, Raddus, or Finalizer.

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By in United States,

The Nebulon-B Escort Frigate and Cloud City are two big ones for me that I'd love to see.

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By in United States,

i'd love one of kylo ren's shuttle. The lego set they have of it now is not very accurate with color and how the wings don't fold down.

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By in United Kingdom,

I think an a-wing at about, say, £150 or roughly 1600 pieces, would sell just fine. In addition to the list, I think an mc80 cruiser would be really nice, though perhaps it could be tough with the curved shape.

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By in United Kingdom,

@andrenalin - I am intending to publish two further articles about potential UCS sets from the Prequel Trilogy and the Sequel Trilogy (as well as Rogue One), as mentioned towards the end of this article. I have decided to discuss each trilogy separately as I think they should be treated in slightly different ways where UCS sets are concerned, just as LEGO has treated them individually.

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By in United States,

Tie bomber (throwing down gauntlet at Lego designers)

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By in United Kingdom,

What's Missing? Ultimate Collector's Series - The Prequel Trilogy is literally everything

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By in United Kingdom,

Would love an AT-AT but I simply do not have the storage space, a significant factor in why I did not purchase the UCS MF. As a compromise I echo the call for an updated AT-ST, its such an icon from my childhood.

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By in United States,

Hmmm...good to think about.
Of course on my list I’d love a UCS Cloud City ‘natch!
Others would be a UCS Death Star (not like the play set version) but a full Death Star that you can open panels at various sections to show detailed interiors habited by nano figs.
A UCS Medical Frigate, Jabba’s Palace and/or Sail-Barge, a UCS Probe Droid, and Luke’s Landspedder.

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By in United Kingdom,

UCS Tauntaun...with belly slitting play features!

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By in Canada,

There are so many things to choose from all 8 movies and the various cartoons, yet Lego is stuck in remake mode the last few years...and if the rumors are correct we:re getting another remake.

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By in United States,

I need a UCS Kylo Ren's Tie Fighter. That has to be the coolest ship from the new movies.

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By in United Kingdom,

AT-AT Walker please !

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By in Russian Federation,

I’m sorry that’s not from original trilogy but there was no Droid Control Ship set ever. Huge beautiful construction that was never made. Why?! ;(

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By in United States,

Just give me an updated Cloud City with a twin-pod cloud car and about a dozen minifigures and I will be happy.

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By in Brazil,

ISD and blockade runner are remakes I'd be interested in buying. As to new stuff, we are certainly missing the AT-AT and nebulon B. I think UCS sets should be display sets not playsets. One thing I don't get about TLG strategy is why not adding features to UCS models that are already appearing in other sets, such as lights. BTW, why not sounds and movement as well? The later would be straightforward with existing Lego power functions kits.

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By in United Kingdom,

I don't see LEGO releasing a genuine UCS-sized AT-AT - it'd be impossible to make it sufficiently stable to meet their requirements.

It's definitely an A-wing for me - I can't believe LEGO haven't already released one.

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By in Canada,

I love these articles!
I would love any of the following from the original trilogy:
1. AT-AT, I cannot believe Lego hasn't made one yet!
2. AT-ST, which would have an interior and better mobility than 10174 Imperial AT-ST.
3. Cloud City, I think it's possible to make an exterior of dark grey plates covering half the model, with the interior having different scenes and play features on the other half. That would be a good compromise between play and display.
4. TIE bomber, there are so many amazing MOC's.
5. Yavin 4 Base One, although it would be hard to make the scenes and rooms and the hangar without making it unaffordable.

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By in United States,

I'm personally a big fan of the updated/rereleased sets. As someone whose Dark Ages lasted up until a couple years ago, I missed out on a number of iconic vehicles, so it's nice to get another shot. We AFOLs also can't forget that there are young collectors who might have been on Duplo the last time some of these sets were available. Just because we might have a set from the mid oughts and don't want another one like it isn't much reason to not give new fans a chance to collect.

I'm much more interested in display models than playsets/scenes, so a Cloud City would actually be an easy pass (seems I'm fairly unique in this regard), as would Yavin IV or Mos Eisley.

So for me, the ISD and Tantive IV would be definite must-haves, and I'd love to see the A-Wing or TIE Bomber that many others have hoped for. A Nebulon-B would be amazing, but I get the challenges there.

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By in United States,

I have said it before, and I will say it again. A bust of C3-PO in chrome gold.

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By in United States,

A-WING

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By in United States,

I'm sorry, I should make an actual argument instead of just screaming.

A-WING IS BEST SHIP MAKE A-WING YOU COWARDS

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By in United States,

We are LONG overdue for a UCS playset style set.

If you don't count the Death Star (which is a 99.9% remake of 10188) or Assault on Hoth (a glorified repack of every previous Hoth set), the last one was 2013's Ewok Village.

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By in United States,

I miss the character sculptures like Yoda and Darth Maul.

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By in Norway,

A UCS AT-AT would be absolutely awesome. The 75054 version although smallish is still quite majestic, so a proper UCS version would be mindblowing. Beyond that a remake of the Imperial Star Destroyer should also be a no-brainer with the amount of time that has passed since the previous edition of that iconic ship. A UCS landspeeder seems weird to me given the original vehicle's small size, and I am not quite sure how well an A-wing would do as a UCS set given its relatively simple design and small size when compared to most other suggestions on this list. Great article btw, looking forward to the next.

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By in Japan,

I would like to see a UCS model of the speeder bike from The Empire strikes back. I have always liked this bike ever since I saw the movie in the '80s.

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By in United Kingdom,

As a Prequel trilogy fan this article only makes me more interested to see the next article! A UCS ATAT, A Wing or Cloud City Playset are no-brainers but I feel like there's no such to unearth in the Prequels that would still be popular today. Essentially, a UCS vehicle from any era but the OT would excite me more than another OT UCS.

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By in United States,

I actually just started collecting Lego star wars with my son our first ucs set was snowspeeder 75144 then tie fighter and slave 1 so will get the y wing but a tantive IV and imperial star destroyer would also b nice but the A wing long overdue they can do one and really detail it nicely the prequels and sequel trilogies definitely have nice ships to add to the ucs seies I wish I was rich I could dedicate an entire 20'x20' of a galaxy far far away yes the original trilogy is my child hood but I loved rogue one they all sacrificed defeinatly deserve a few ucs sets

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By in Australia,

"This is perfect for more recent LEGO Star Wars fans but has caused some frustration among those who have been collecting for several years"

I think "several years" is a bit of an understatement here. The first snowspeeder and y-wing were 14 years ago, and the first falcon was very expensive at retail. I've been collecting essentially my entire life, 20 years, but its only since getting a job that Ive really been able to collect UCS sets, so even with a 20 year old collection I had no chance of getting the first y-wing, snowspeeder, or falcon, at retail.

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By in United States,

A-Wing (minifig scale ONLY), AT-AT, AT-ST, and TIE Bomber are really the only ones that deserve to be on this list for the Original Trilogy.

Base sets will just be lame collections of crap like the Hoth set...and larger ships that aren’t minifig scale have ZERO appeal to me.

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By in United States,

Also a nebulon b would be awesome especially in minifigs scale lollove star wars and love Lego but there was a imperial cargo ship made by fan for the ideas sector was a beautiful model and shoulve been implemented after all that was the ship they said this is rrogue one by boodi Roch

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By in United States,

I think a UCS model of Han Solo in carbonite would make a great display model, and it'd be appropriate too with the new spin-off movie coming out.

Nah that's a terrible idea, no one wants to see their dashing rogue put in a block of ice. Unless it was reformed into a sculpture of Jar Jar Binks encased in carbonite. Now that I'd buy!

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By in Australia,

I think as far as UCS sets go from The Original Trilogy, the AT-AT is the set LEGO really needs to make at some point in the future. Cloud City or "Bespin City" as it was hinted at in the LEGO Ideas review is already 99.9% confirmed. An A-wing also needs to happen but I can see that set being less popular than the B-wing. I'm not sure how I feel about Luke's Landspeeder and the TIE Bomber, both sets would look great but I don't think they're really necessary, the Original Trilogy has already been covered very well and it would be nice to see some prequel and sequel sets for a change. Having said that I'm also hoping they re-release the Star Destroyer because it needs a remake and also Darth Vader's TIE Advanced as the set would look great with a similar cockpit and design as the TIE Fighter.

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By in United States,

I made this account for this one purpose, because it's bugging me A LOT. THERE IS A UCS AT-AT GUYS. ITS THE MOTORIZED #10178 CHILL. IT ISN'T MINIFIG SCALE OR ANYTHING, BUT IT'S STILL A GREAT SET. WE NEED STUFF LIKE AN A WING OR TIE BOMBER BEFORE WE GET MORE REVAMPS.

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By in United States,

I think the only one I’d really love to see as a UCS set would be the Tantive IV.

Although I’d love to see a non-UCS update of the TIE Bomber, and a pair of Cloud City sets (one play set with city interior, and a minifigure scale cloud car).

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By in United Kingdom,

...
They should make a UCS Millennium Falcon...

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....available.

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By in South Korea,

It seems to be LEGO may does not to try as a rare subjects, particularly diorama or some vehices like extra, reason why They have already tried Hoth base as diorama sets and Obi-wan's starfighter as new vehice things, but these things didn't make popularity I thought.

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By in Australia,

The MC80

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By in Germany,

UCS Lightsabers / Lifesize replicas

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By in United Kingdom,

A UCS AT-AT would arguably be the first UCS set where purchasing multiples of them would make sense. Just imagine having three of the beasts lumbering towards any size of Echo Base MOC. Surely Lego would want to provide one from that standpoint alone.

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By in United States,

Twin pod cloud car

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By in Australia,

In the Star Wars theme, I personally only really like vehicles, so a new ISD (my favourite), a close second the AT-AT and third the Tantive IV or the Tie Bomber - any other vehicle would always be welcome :)

Although the Ewok Village (not technically UCS) was an exceptional exception...

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By in Netherlands,

Is it a coincidence that there are as many likes as comments?

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By in United Kingdom,

A UCS Jabba's Palace would be good, in the style of a play set somewhere between the Death Star, Assault on Hoth and Ewok Village. They could reuse many parts, figure parts and even some set designs from earlier sets. No doubt many would complain like AoH, but we haven't had much to do with Jabba in the past few years.

I'm happy with re-releases of older sets, so long as they are updated to modern standards (like the few recent SW re-releases have been).

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By in United Kingdom,

The Landspeeder and the A-Wing are obvious and long overdue. Re-doing the Y-Wing when the A-Wing hasn't been touched is a disappointing decision from LEGO. The A-Wing seems to me a better fit for this series than the B-Wing. Although the Millenium Falcon is an impressive set, I'm not that keep on sets that are simply 'full-scale' minifig models.

A TIE Bomber is the obvious missing one from the TIE series. It may need to be done with some large curved panels and reduced greebling to keep the price reasonable, but then the fins would be simpler than the TIE Fighter and the tubular hulls are simpler to build from LEGO than ball cockpits. It could also come with instructions for a TIE Shuttle or even the TIE Boarding Craft (all twin-tube designs). I'd like to see some EU designs too like the TIE Defender and the TIE Avenger (Advanced X3). The TIE Oppressor is my favourite, but perhaps a bit too outré for some. The TIE Vanguard is an interesting one too. Just don't suggest the TIE Interdictor! (Look it up!)

As for the AT-AT, I agree with DrDave, a LEGO one larger than the system sets they've done just wouldn't be sturdy enough. The movie AT-AT is a very narrow and unsteady design. Making it too tall from LEGO would leave the legs prone to wobbling and buckling sideways at the slightest disturbance.

One missing from this list is the Twin-Pod Cloud Car, done in a decent dark orange with nougat and brown for detailing. But I'd still rather have a Landspeeder and an A-Wing first.

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By in United Kingdom,

I hate to mention and will probably be disowned by a large group, However how about something from the Animated shows? I really like Ghost and Phantom II.

Maybe a slight chance of including those under others? Part of Rogue One article?

Any chance @CapnRex101 please

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By in United Kingdom,

What is the stability problem with the AT-AT? Let's face it, everyone will display it in the crashed / fallen pose anyway. It's much more stable then!

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By in Australia,

A UCS Hoth Set......a proper one

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By in Australia,

With the 40th Anniversary last year I thought they missed a trick re not re-releasing the Tantive IV or ISD instead of the Snowspeeder.

Those two are at the top of my wish they would re-release list, a long with the Imperial Shuttle.

For new the AT-AT is at the top of my list by some distance.

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By in Australia,

One aspect of the UCS series remains completely amateur (ok 2 if you include the operational handling of the latest UCS MF), and that is that premium sets that are expensive to very expensive continue to include at least some stickers.
For a premium intended for display product, there simply shouldn't be any stickers, including the display sticker.

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By in United States,

Tie Bomber please! I don’t need more remakes of the sets I already have. Let’s make something cool and new LEGO!

And yes, 10178 is a UCS set so why do you think there is no AT AT?

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By in United States,

There are some pretty cool MOC versions of some of these ships out there - there's a few versions of the AT-AT (which I suspect the creator's have solved the stability issues to a large degree). There are other MOC versions of some of the sets mentioned above. These are sets that aren't for everyone, since there are a lot of parts to obtain, but for an advanced Lego builder they are a possibility. It is amazing how many cool sets fans have designed, many of which can be found on Rebrickable or elsewhere, and many of the creator's are willing to share instructions and/or the design files either for free or for a fee.

It is more convenient when Lego releases a UCS set we are all waiting for, but with the online resources we have like this website, Rebrickable, Bricklink, plus several free Lego design programs (I've started to really like Stud.io from Bricklink), why wait?

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By in United Kingdom,

@Stiggy - Absolutely, I am intending to include potential sets from the Sequel Trilogy, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and beyond in the final part of this series.

@TCSBGDADY - I am familiar with 10178 Motorised Walking AT-AT but would not consider a minifigure scale model, like that described in the article, to be a true remake of the 2007 set.

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By in United States,

Tbh I hope no UCS sets get realeased that I want because they are so expensive! If they release anymore RotJ or any Rogue One playsets I'm screwed because I'm dedicated to collecting all sets from those films :( the only one I have so far is ewok village and my wallet can't handle much more. Need to actually buy a house some day!!

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By in United Kingdom,

To those wanting a UCS AT-AT I would suggest making a visit to the Eurobricks forum for the plus sized AT-AT, expanding on the last version released. It really is an outstanding version in a larger scale.

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By in United States,

I definitely prefer minifig scale ships/locations to oversized, even if the set is smaller.

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By in Netherlands,

A buste of Boba Fett, same size as the Darth Maul buste. And the AAT as UCS set...

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By in United States,

Since the A-Wing and the Tie interceptor are both small craft with a small piece count, (by UCS standards) they could put them in a set together. Of all the sets UCS sets that need to be redone the Tie interceptor is top of the list.

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By in Netherlands,

Death star hanger to put the MF in or Mos eisley space port hanger (loads of figs and display potential)

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By in United Kingdom,

Had to be the imperial shuttle for me, I loved the 75094-1: Imperial Shuttle Tydirium so to be able to acquire the UCS Shuttle would be amazing.

oh and a UCS T-47 Sandspeeder

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By in Portugal,

I really want them to re-release the UCS Imperial Star Destroyer. Actually I rather have that one again before having any new one.

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By in United States,

UCS TIE Bomber!!! I'll echo what others have said, it's the Empire's A-Wing, in terms of ships that haven't been given the UCS treatment. I would counter your point about the price by pointing to the UCS Millennium Falcon for $800. I think $250 or $300 for a TIE Bomber done the right way, is not too much to ask. Also, to add what everyone else has said, the TIE Bomber was featured in several episodes of Star Wars Rebels, so that to me just makes it just as perplexing as to why, like the A-Wing, we don't have a UCS version of it.

In addition to those two, I want to see a revamped UCS Imperial-class Star Destroyer, or a Venator-class. Probably unlikely for a while, but Jango Fett's Slave I is my dream UCS set.

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By in United States,

A T-16 UCS would be cool, along with a Cargo AT-AT from Rogue One, and how about a Death Star (75159) scaled Starkiller Base? also to kinda pair with the CAT-AT (Cargo AT-AT), We could use a U-Wing UCS and WE NEED to see a new Endor Bunker Set. As a UCS.

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By in United States,

I could imagine Lego doing a $250 AT-AT which is 1.5x the size of the 2014 one. That would make me happy. A true minifigure scale one would be ridiculous.

I would like to see another UCS Vader's TIE personally.

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