Star Wars Advent Calendar - Day 1

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Star Wars Advent Calendars have been available each year since 2011, containing an outstanding selection of characters and vehicles from across the whole Star Wars saga.

Nevertheless, these calendars invariably contain some new items so I wonder what might appear on day one...

Acclamator-class, Venator-class and Imperial-class Star Destroyers have all appeared in previous Star Wars Advent Calendars and they are now joined by the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer. This vehicle is based upon the Sequel Trilogy and looks reasonable in my opinion, featuring a nice combination of dark bluish grey and light bluish grey elements.

Furthermore, the command bridge structure is accurately integrated with the hull and I like the trans-light blue engines too, although there should be three primary nacelles. However, the nose area seems much too broad. That may have been difficult to improve without creating new wedge plates and the upcoming 2x3 wedge plates found in 75272 Sith TIE Fighter would have been perfect. Unfortunately, they were not available for this calendar.View image at flickr

Overall - 3.5 - This model is certainly recognisable and captures the shape of the onscreen vessel fairly well, although the nose should be much sharper.

15 comments on this article

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By in Sweden,

This model is in my opinion pretty generic. There have been so many imperial star destroyers in star wars calendars and they seem to have lotten less inspiring in my opinion.

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By in Russian Federation,

Doesn't look finished. Like a piece of helicopter or something.

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By in United States,

i like that they designed them coffin shaped...

good for this scale and price point

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By in Germany,

Glad I got the Harry Potter Advent calendar this year instead of the Star Wars one. Already off to a better start.

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By in United States,

Woah, wait a second, they're making pointed wedge plates!?

*Looks at referenced model*

Woah! Those will be so useful!

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By in United States,

This is an ok start to the calendar. I like the combo of light and dark pieces.

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By in Ireland,

This being only my second year opening Advent calendars my initial reaction was "what is this?". It was only when I put it together that I realised what it was which was a pleasant surprise especially given that I have the larger version! An encouraging start I must say. Being a newbie has its advantages I suppose!

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By in Canada,

I honestly mistook this for a Kessel Run Falcon for a moment, though my first instinct was FO SD... kind of a shame. I got this and last year's Calendar this year thanks to TRU Canada and I feel that last year we had a slightly better model to start with, at least that model was more easily recognizable and not as plain looking.

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By in United States,

This is definitely a 3/5. Not terrible and not good. Just very very average.

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By in United States,

Boring and generic. This is the reason I don’t buy Advent sets.

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By in Germany,

Not great, not terrible.

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By in France,

I have opened the first door, built it, and a few minutes later disassembled it to keep the parts. Wait for the minifigs and new ships. This one is overall too common. For this first day, the palm goes to HP and then Friends IMO.

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By in Netherlands,

I wanted to buy a StarWars Advent kalender for myself, but found it like €5 too expensive. :(

But then something like this comes out and I feel like I made the right choice.
I can't fault the designers, the Resurgent Star destroyer is just a very flat triangle, but that means that they should've picked something else to build because this looks boring as heck.

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