LEGO Star Wars, City and Friends Advent Calendars – Day 14

Each morning leading up to Christmas day, Brick Fanatics is cracking open all three official LEGO advent calendars to see what goodies are found within

Christmas is approaching and to celebrate the festive season, Brick Fanatics is opening up the LEGO advent calendars each day before sharing our thoughts on what is found behind the doors. Feel free to join us and share your own comments when opening up those advent calendar doors – whether you opted for Star Wars, City or Friends. You can do so on FacebookTwitter or underneath this very feature.

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75184 Star Wars: First Order Flametrooper

Some Star Wars Advent Calendar doors appeal to select groups of fans. Today those who are trying to army build a legion of First Order Stormtroopers will be delighted. While lacking the actual flamethrower this guy is nonetheless a very detailed figure and, thankfully, not just another Battle Droid as is often the case with Star Wars Advent Calendars. Even those that are not looking to create an army of these particular guys can surely find a place to stick them in the corner of a diorama.

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60155 City: Freighter

So it is pretty obvious what this is, a miniature freighter, but in the context of the CITY Advent Calendar I am not sure exactly what to make of it. Is this supposed to be a remote control vehicle? A micro ship in the vein of a Star Wars? In either case it works passably at this scale but is comprised of too standard parts to really be interesting. With that being said, a 1×2 transparent light blue plate is something most folks probably do not have many of so the chance to get another is welcome.

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41326 Friends: Sleigh car

Our adventures in useless sleigh trains continues and if anything gets a bit worse. The cars are shrinking and not getting any more useful. This is cute and fun for kids to play with I imagine, but does not have much appeal for adults.  

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When I was 3 years old my dad bought home 6659 TV Camera Crew as a gift — he had no idea what he had just unleashed. Three decades and no dark age later, I am still going strong. My love of LEGO led me to a career in Civil Engineering and I am now raising three budding LEGO lovers with my lovely wife who is, bless her, a huge supporter of my brick addiction. When not writing for Brick Fanatics or fulfilling my duties as the U.S. Editor of Blocks Magazine I enjoy collecting, MOCing, exhibiting, as well as running, climbing and home improvement.

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