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Star Wars Advent Calendar Review: Day 22

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edited December 2015 in News
Star Wars Advent Calendar Review: Day 22

The last few days of every Star Wars Advent Calendar produce a number of festive Star Wars models and minifigures. Today's R2-D2 is the first of these for 2015 and it looks great, although its similarity to the standard figure slightly reduces its appeal in my opinion.

2011 saw the release of a Santa Yoda minifigure based on the Lucasfilm Christmas card from 1981. This version of R2-D2 with antlers also originates from a Lucasfilm Christmas card which was sent out in 1979. The ninja horn element approximates the antlers seen on the card quite nicely in my opinion and has never appeared in reddish brown before which furthers its appeal. A spare is included too!

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