Review of Twelfth Parsec’s “Space Base Set”: Imperfect Execution Leaves Room for Improvement


April 13, 2017 – Last fall, Twelfth Parsec, a small California-based venture, began taking pre-sale orders for its Death Star-inspired set of modules. We had high hopes that Twelfth Parsec could fill a void left by Hasbro, which hasn’t released a decent playset in years.

At the outset, we are inclined to give new ventures, like Twelfth Parsec, much more leeway than an old company like Hasbro. Start-ups tend to be nimbler, more eager to please and willing to try new technologies (3D printing!) than the calcified toy companies. On the other hand, the new kid on the block may lack deep funding, adequate physical plant, and experience – all necessary to ensure a smooth customer experience.

And thus this mixed review: It was with great anticipation that we had finally received Twelfth Parsec’s “Space Base Set”. But our high hopes were somewhat deflated upon discovering one damaged module (out of six modules ordered), a missing component, and a rather long customer resolution timeline.

You will need a great deal of patience – our order took five months – from the time you place your order until shipment is received. Twelfth Parsec knows it has very limited production capacity and warns on its website: “Items will ship in the order received, so be sure to get your order in sooner than later. We can’t stress this enough. The sooner you order the sooner you receive your set.” So, OK, fair warning.

We placed our order Sept. 24, 2016 and paid $165 for the full Space Base Set. Five months later, or on February 27, 2017, shipment finally arrived – one unit slightly damaged and incomplete, out of six units ordered. But not a deal-breaker if you’re willing to break out your own glue.

To its credit, Twelfth Parsec shines in replying to all emails – all of them professionally responded to within 24 hours. That’s pretty impressive. On the other hand, the number of emails we sent (five) suggests that “problem resolution” needs some tweaking, whether that involves better internal coordination or better shipping procedures.

What Could Have Been


To be sure, the “Space Base Set” concept is brilliant. (The generic name avoids mentioning the Death Star to avoid any copyright or trademark infringement.)

On this, the 40th anniversary of Star Wars and the Death Star, Twelfth Parsec has stepped in to fill a market need. Why Hasbro and the other toy companies (with the exception of Lego) couldn’t be bothered, we may never know.

The full Space Base Set consists of six different modules, which you can also buy separately: an elevator hallway ($30), beam room ($35), command room ($35), detention facility ($35), meeting room ($35), and throne area ($45). You can save $40 when you order the entire “Space Base Full Set” for $165. Save even more when, on occasion, they offer a 10% or 15% discount.

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The six modules are produced using 3D printing. The additive manufacturing process can be time-consuming and will take many hours, or even overnight, to produce one unit. Resin casting may also be used for smaller components.

While the small team at Twelfth Parsec is to be commended for attempting to fill a big void left by Hasbro and other toy companies, the execution of the Space Base Set is somewhat rough in places. If you are willing to fix minor details yourself (i.e., minor sanding and gluing stuff), you might be satisfied. If you are a customer expecting perfection, then it’s a gamble.

The marketing pictures of the Space Base Set look great and fire up your imagination. But it’s the missed attention to details – and the uneven follow-up customer service – that will leave you shrugging your shoulders or reaching for another Tylenol.

What We Don’t Like About The Space Base Set


1. PACKING AND SHIPMENT:

First impressions matter, so we weren’t thrilled to receive an amateurishly packaged box with inadequate packing material. The six plastic modules were randomly stacked inside a medium-sized box with plastic “peanuts” inserted as a cushion. A Ziploc bag contained the accessories (chair backs, chair stands, table top and table base, etc.).

Regrettably, the poor packing resulted in one of the plastic beams or door frame to the Elevator Hallway being snapped in two, apparently during shipping.

Plastic beam door frame broken in two by poor packaging.

In addition, three glued-on pieces [the steps in the Throne Area; a door frame for the Beam Room; and the base plate for the “beam machine” (i.e., Death Star tractor-beam column)] had all become unglued and broken off apparently during shipping. Tell-tale signs of either rubber cement or modeler’s glue could be seen on the undersides of the broken-away pieces.

Fixing these items with your own glue is simple enough. However, they do point to a need for more careful packaging. We emailed Twelfth Parsec about this problem, and they replied they would take the suggestion under consideration.

2. INATTENTION TO DETAILS:

For a start-up venture, we know there are always lessons to be learned and we hope that Twelfth Parsec will improve over time. Specifically, our Space Base Set had these problems:

(A) Colors Do Not Match The Website Photos:

The so-called “Beam Machine” is topped with four plastic nubs, which are supposed to be tinted a light blue according to the website photo. The blue coloring mimics the soft aqua-blue glow of the tractor-beam column seen in A New Hope.

Twelfth Parsec advertises its “beam machine” having a light-blue top

By contrast, the top of our Beam Room column had no color at all – unless you want to call it just plain white. Did someone use the wrong-colored plastic filament?

The “beam machine” we received

Similarly, the five chairs in the Meeting Room are supposed to be uniformly black, according to Twelfth Parsec’s photos. But our version consists of black chair tops with gray bases.

Twelfth Parsec’s photo of the Meeting Room shows solid black chairs, a much wider table base than what we received, and two rows of white-painted lights in the room (missing in our version).

The base of the round table we received has shrunk, as compared to the website photo. And our version of the Meeting Room is missing a row of white-painted lights, as compared to Twelfth Parsec’s photo.

Can you spot all the changes we received below?

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Individually, these may seem like minor quibbles. But cumulatively, the inconsistent tints, changed designs, and missing elements suggest either quality-control issues or a company still finding its way.

(B) Elevator Hallway Does Not Match the Website Photos

Twelfth Parsec needs to correct its website photo of the Elevator Hallway. Their version shows a solid right wall. The product we received, however, replaced the solid right wall with a pass-through wall.

This photo of the Elevator Hallway, from Twelfth Parsec’s website, shows a solid right wall and a pass-through left wall. But this is not the final design you will receive.

The Elevator Hallway we received had identical pass-through walls on both sides.

You may or may not care about the switch. We care because it makes the entire unit a bit flimsier. Moreover, the Elevator Hallway module sits at the very bottom and center of all six modules, so it’s important that this module be able to support the two layers above it.

Chewie can no longer “pass through” either wall because adjacent modules have solid walls.

The design of pass-through walls on both sides only makes sense when the module is isolated and stands alone. But once you combine all six modules, the pass-through function is no longer viable. The reason is that the Elevator Hall sits in the middle of the Death Star and is boxed in by two other closed-wall modules.

(C) Rough Edges and Stray Filament

Anyone who has assembled plastic model kits knows that the pieces are not always clean. There will be rough edges, such as where the model piece is detached from the plastic sprue, or stray wispy bits of plastic or hardened glue that need to be sanded off.

The problem is noticeable in the spider-web-like window of the Emperor’s Throne Room as well as certain accessories (chair supports, “beam machine” top, etc.). Some light sanding should take care of these problem areas. Again, probably not a big deal for most customers, but something you should be aware of.

(D) Gravity Falls

More than the name of an animated kids’ show, “gravity falls” describes what happens if you are not careful and you jostle the six modules, stacked atop each other like a precarious pyramid. The only thing holding the six modules together is gravity. The Space Base Set could benefit from snap-together tabs, clasps or other interlocking support. We would even settle for discreet magnets.

3. THE THRONE ROOM:

Sitting at the apex or top layer of the six modules is what the California-based venture calls a “Throne Area”. Clearly, this is patterned after the Emperor’s Throne Room as seen in Return of the Jedi.

This Twelfth Parsec photo shows its “Throne Area” module. It comes with two command stations and a throne chair. You may need to reinforce the stairs with extra glue.

The Throne Room ($45) suffers from some design problems that should be relatively easy to fix: First, the stairs are prone to separation and collapse in the absence of strong glue. A simple fix might be designing either two divots or small indentations in the floor, upon which the two feet of the stair base can rest. Alternatively, design two discrete floor pegs or nubs to stop the stair base from sliding forward and collapsing.

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Second, the rectangular platform upon which you place the Emperor’s throne has no support columns toward the front. Over time, the suspended floor may risk sagging from the weight of the chair, the stairs leaning against the floor base, and any action figures you might add. (Our solution was to temporarily cut off the top of a soda liter bottle, invert it, and use the cone as a prop to the floor. Our fix becomes nearly invisible once you place the stairs in front of it.)

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Third, the two circular computer command stations are provided only two small circular pads upon which to rest. The pads are glued to, and extend outward from, the main floor. The problem is that the circular pads are far too small. With repeated vibrations or an inadvertent touch, the command stations fall off the pads. We lost count over how many times we lost the command stations and our sanity.

One solution would be to glue them to the floor. However, this is a semi-permanent solution we want to avoid. A better approach might be a redesign, which replaces the small circular pads with a right triangle on each side of the floor. The triangular extensions would allow more room for the command stations while allowing you to position other figures, such as the Emperor’s Royal Guards, behind each command station.

What We Like About The Space Base Set


Now for some good news about the Space Base Set and why, even with a critical eye, it still might merit a look:

1. GREAT BACK-DROP FOR YOUR 3.75″ FIGURES

We love how each module is designed to reproduce iconic scenes aboard the Death Star. The modules are suitable for your 3.75″ Star Wars action figures, which look great posed in these diorama-like scenes.

We especially like the battleship-gray color, which is the dominant color used in the walls and floors. The industrial color certainly gives off a Death Star-like vibe.

While the delicate modules are meant for collectors and are not toys suitable for children, we give the modules “two thumbs up” for their design aesthetics.

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2. THE PRE-CUT STICKERS

A sheet of pre-cut colored stickers is included with the Space Base Set. The glossy blue stickers have a nice pretend-it’s-glowing effect when you apply them to the computer command stations of the Throne Room. Other stickers, such as those for the Command Room or the “beam machine” (i.e., tractor-beam control), bring the modules to life.

Pre-cut stickers for the Space Base Set

It would have been helpful if a visual aide, such as a photographic sheet, had been included to suggest where to apply the stickers. In its absence, you will have to refer to photos on the website or use your own imagination.

3. SEMI-CIRCULAR PROFILE

When all six modules are stacked correctly, the left and right outer walls create a curved profile while offering a cut-away view of the interior of your Death Star. The gracefully curved edges probably took their cue from the Palitoy Death Star playset.

A Palitoy Death Star (Photo Credit: vintagekennerstarwars.blogspot.com)

Thankfully, Twelfth Parsec used a semi-circular approach rather than the awkward pie-slice approach of Hasbro’s vintage Death Star playset.

Add your vintage Star Wars action figures and bring the Death Star back to life.

4. THE ACCESSORIES

Lastly, we appreciate the accessories (chairs, conference table, supply barrel, computer command stations), which add value to the modules. The accessories are, for the most part, unique and some are well done. Moreover, you can always use them in other custom- or diorama settings.

FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS


This review is limited to our experience with Twelfth Parsec’s Space Base Set and does not address its other products, for which we express no opinion.

If you decide to order the Space Base Set or an individual module, you should be aware of all the possible changes and imperfections. And you should have a large amount of patience. After all, it took us five months to receive the Space Base Set.

Your experience, of course, may be altogether different from ours. We don’t mind doing a little sanding and gluing and customizing to make our Death Star ready for battle. However, if the extra work is not your cup of tea, then you should know what you are getting into.

True, a much larger company like Hasbro is no stranger to quality-control problems either. But that is why small start-ups, like Twelfth Parsec, need to work on the details, including tighter quality-control and better shipping procedures.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING


You can compare what others are saying in the links below:

From YakFace Forums (Sept. 2016):

From Ebay (Feb. 5, 2017):

From YouTube (Feb. 2017):

From JediDefender.com (Sept. 24, 2016):

So Many Star Wars Patches, So Little Time

April 13, 2017 – If you have some down time at Star Wars Celebration Orlando, why not go on a scavenger hunt for some ultra-cool and unique Star Wars patches?

The massive Republic Gunship patch ensemble consists of 12 patches. When assembled together, the combo measures 21″W x 12.9″H.

In addition to the massive 12-piece Republic Gunship patch set and the 6-piece vintage Collecting Track patches previously discussed here, there is a 40th Anniversary “Birthday Cake” patch set consisting of six different patches.

We won’t give you many details, so you will have to do some independent sleuthing to track the “birthday cake” patches down. Or look closer at these magnified photos for some big clues.

Another mega-patch is the 20-piece C-3PO Puzzle Patch Set, sponsored by the Ohio Star Wars Collectors Club. When joined together, the 20 different patches form the outline of a 17-inch wide Threepio Weapons Case, and the contents show likenesses of some of our favorite vintage action figures.

See for yourself:

The challenge, of course, is tracking down 20 different patches. Here are some guidelines from OSWCC to help you out:

The individuals dispensing the patches will be wearing a badge, which looks something like this:

Note that the top patch features OSWCC’s logo and is available only at the Vintage Archive Party, during room sales, or at the OSCWCC booth.

If 20 patches is a bridge too far for you, you can always aim for something a little easier: The Sith Holocron patch set contains four patches, which together form a pyramidal holocron. All the clues you need are in the following photo of the 4-piece set:

If all this searching and running around drives you mad and turns your skin blue, there’s always this:

Why I Go to Star Wars Celebration Orlando

April 12, 2017 – Here, then, is a split-personality essay on “Why I go to Star Wars Celebration Orlando”.

A View from the Light Side:



I go to Star Wars Celebration because it’s the most intense, passionate, kick-ass, galactic lovefest around.

I go to Celebration, giddy with excitement, because it gives me an emotional high unlike anything else.

I go because I’ve been planning, researching, saving for, dreaming and fantasizing about Celebration for the last year, and now it’s finally happening.

I go because I’m an Ultra Passionate Fan, and a super-über collector, of all things Star Wars, and I have been since childhood.

I go like the wind possessed, rushing between panels, the show floor and exhibits, frantic to meet as many celebrities, grab as many exclusives, and see and do as many Star Wars activities as possible.

I go to eat, drink, breathe, watch, absorb and live Star Wars.

I go to learn about the latest movies, games, collectibles, and future developments.

I go to this place where I can feel comfortable in my own skin, free from the curious stares and judgment of others because – guess what – you’re a geeky nerd, too.

I go to feed my inner-nerd and wave the Nerd Flag high.

I go for the nostalgia kick and to relive my childhood.

I go in wonder, happy to see so many fans, old and young, from so many cities and countries from around the world.

I go to re-connect with old friends and to build new friendships.

I go, thrilled to finally meet and see Mark, Hayden, Felicity, and all the rest.

I go because the Star Wars artists, their creativity and perspectives, blow my socks off.

I go to pay homage to Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary. Wow, 40 years!!

I go because I worked so hard on my expensive costume, and this is the best cosplay around.

I go because I need an incredible Star Wars tatoo.

I go for all the swag.

I go because it’s my happy place.

I go because I’ve been to so many great Celebrations.

I go because I love fan-cons.

I go because it’s a con.

And Now a View from the Dark Side:



I go to Star Wars Celebration on this, my first trip, filled with anxiety and self-consciousness, not knowing anyone or what to expect.

I go to Celebration Orlando, lemming-like, because that’s what everyone else is doing.

I go to keep my boyfriend/girlfriend happy because they’re a HUGE Star Wars fan, and I pretend and smile and try to psych myself that “this is great”, and yet I still remember the first time he/she shamed me for confusing Star Trek with Star Wars.

I go in horrific fascination, watching a sweaty guy in front of me with man-boobs, but I’m ashamed cuz I can’t stop staring. (“Are those real or implants?“)

I go for sport, to count all the guys and girls wearing that damn red Millenium Falcon T-shirt from yesteryear. So far, I’ve counted 24. I win!

I go wondering, “Do these man-kids have jobs? Have they ever kissed anyone before?”

I go around thinking to myself: “So this is what arrested development looks like.”

I go to snicker at some larger cosplayers (mostly ladies but, on occasion, even a guy) squeezed into a Slave Leia costume, and I think to myself, “OMG, that’s a bit too much to see there, sister. Move along….”

And, yes, I’m a horrible person. I know that.


I go because it’s a freak-show and people are running and throwing money at anything that says “Star Wars” or “40th Anniversary” on it.

I go because all my friends are going and somehow they pressured me to go with them.

I go because out of all my friends, my car is the only reliable one that will get us there and back.

I go to experience camping overnight, on this cold hard floor and in this endless queue, and I look at the time and it’s still only 2:00 AM, and I can’t sleep because of all the bright lights and that non-stop yammering motor-mouth over there, and by the way, where are the bathrooms?

I have to go.

I go because even though I can barely afford the tickets, oh what the hell, I’m afraid I might miss something good.

I go, hoping against hope, that I might meet George Lucas or Harrison Ford.

I go knowing that that will never happen.

I go agitated, bothered that certain longtime Star Wars actors (I won’t name names here) have become incredibly rich and famous, thanks to the many fans – and yet certain of these actors can’t show a morsel of gratitude to their fans by attending even one Celebration panel or meet-and-greet because “it’s beneath their dignity”? (SMH)

I go sadly with a hole in my heart in remembrance of the late great Carrie Fisher, and I marvel at what a class-act she always was.

I recall how Carrie would patiently attend countless Celebrations, giving back to the Star Wars community and never charging more than a reasonable fee, because she appreciated her fans and understood that life is usually hard. And, oh yeah, she was sassy and funny as hell!

Now there walked a true Princess….

I go past Hasbro’s booth, fantasizing about shaking the Hasbro representatives and shouting aloud, “Wake up! You’ve killed the 3.75-inch super-articulated action figure line, you bastards. Stop squatting on the license and give it up to someone else.”

I go, rushed through the photo op line in 10 seconds or less, like so many mooing cattle, and I exit wondering, “Did I just spend $150 on THAT? Was it even worth it?”

I go off in my thoughts, wondering where I can find a great job like that, getting paid $150 every 10-15 seconds while smiling at a camera.

I go off in a daze, pining for the more casual Celebrations of the past, where you could take a candid photo with a celebrity – for FREE! – during the autograph session and not have to pay the organizer another one of your kidneys or a right arm.

I go because I am (insert your city, state, country)’s BIGGEST Star Wars fan there is, and nobody better get in my way.

I go like an industrial vacuum, sucking up every Star Wars-related product in my path, no matter how trivial or silly they may be.

I go because I am a noob, paying $5.00 for a bottle of water when I could’ve/should’ve bought that 24-pack from the grocery store back home which, by the way, works out to 25 cents per bottle.

I go to stand in line at the Convention Center’s portable ATM because I forgot to bring cash from home… Wait. What?! The ATM just charged me $20 for that transaction?

I go get into yet another panel line, plop myself down on the floor, and draw an imaginary “This is my personal space” circle around me, but the magical charm is soon broken when someone’s shoe or bag penetrates the circle.

I go to bow before the gods of Disney and Lucasfilm and to throw next month’s rent at them.

I go because I still have lots more room to store all my new Star Wars junk at the rental storage space or in my basement, or so I hope.

I go because I’m a Star Wars hoarder.

I go because I’m bored.

I go because I’m shameless.

I go because it’s a con.

2017 Hourly Photo-Ops Schedule for Star Wars Celebration Orlando

April 12, 2017 (2:30pm) – Here is an updated 4-day photo-ops schedule for all celebrities for Star Wars Celebration Orlando as of Wednesday, April 12th, 2:30pm.

From this point forward, you should check StarWarsAuthentics.com for any additional changes or updates during Celebration Orlando.

For all celebrities listed in the left column, report to Booth 1. Celebrities in the right column are at Booth 2.

Thursday, April 13th Photos

Friday, April 14th Photos

Saturday, April 15th Photos

Sunday, April 16th Photos

Unlike the more casually-paced autograph sessions, where you can chat with the celebrity, the photo sessions are lightning fast. Think: roll call or cattle call, where you are hustled in and then out for a quick photograph.

For the majority of (minor) actors, the photo session is only 15 minutes long to accommodate all groups. So if you arrive late, you will have no recourse – unless the actor has another scheduled session, when you can try again later.

If you are fortunate to have an early Group assignment, such as “A” or “B”, and you are running late, you can still join successive groups in line (“C” through “E”). Digital and audible announcements will be made when it is time for your group to proceed to the respective queue.

2017 Hourly Autograph Schedule for Star Wars Celebration Orlando (Final Update)

April 12, 2017 (2:30pm) – Listed below is an updated autograph schedule as of Wednesday, April 12th, 2:30pm.

From this point forward, you should check StarWarsAuthentics.com for any last-minute changes during Celebration Orlando. The website no longer allows you to purchase tickets online or in advance. Autograph and photo-op tickets can be purchased at the Autograph Hall in the Orange County Convention Center during show hours, April 13-16th, subject to availability.

A total of 35 actors from the Original Trilogy, the prequels, Star Wars Rebels, and Rogue One are scheduled to appear. While 35 is not a record number at Celebration, the sheer quality of the talent that fans can meet – and the number of “A List” actors appearing – are impressive.

Thursday, April 13th Autograph Sessions

Friday, April 14th Autograph Sessions

Saturday, April 15th Autograph Sessions

Sunday, April 16th Autograph Sessions

After you display your paper ticket or digital ticket on your smart phone at the Star Wars Authentics Booth (#141), you can select and pick up your 8×10″ photo from the Photo Pick-Up Booth behind the Ticket Purchase desk. Then proceed to your autograph queue when your group (“A” through “E”) is called. No cameras, beverages or food are allowed in the queue.

One personal item can be autographed in lieu of the photograph, if the celebrity consents.

Scavenger Hunt for the Republic Gunship Patch at Celebration Orlando

April 12, 2017 – If you like challenging scavenger hunts, here’s one for you at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. But be forewarned, there are 12 patches scattered across 12 locations within the halls of Celebration Orlando.

The massive Republic Gunship patch ensemble consists of 12 patches. When assembled together, the combo measures 21″W x 12.9″H.

The 12-piece puzzle patch set features Clone Commanders from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The entire set measures nearly two-feet wide and more than one foot tall.

While there is no cost to acquire the patches, they may be difficult to secure. For starters, the scavenger hunt spans all four days of Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Also, only 250 pieces of each set will be available April 13-16, 2017.

A close-up view of some of the patches making up the Republic Gunship

So how do you find and collect the patches? Start by visiting the sponsors, including:

1. Mandalorian Mercs, Booth #1860: Jango Fett
2. The 501st Legion, Booth #3514: Commander Appo
3. Norwich Star Wars Club UK, Booth #1944: Captain Rex
4. The Rebel Legion, Booth #1506: Commander Cody
5. Line Force Fan Club, Booth #1954: Commander Bly
6. The Galactic Academy, Booth #1110: Boba Fett
7. The Emerald Garrison: Commander Fox
8. Line Force Fan Club, Booth #1954: Commander Bacara
9. Rancho Obi-Wan, Steve Sansweet: Commander Wolffe
10. F.A.Y.A.S.W.C.: Commander Gree
11. Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance, Booth #1112: Commander Neyo
12. R2-Detroit: Celebration Logo

Additionally, the Emerald Garrison, F.A.Y.A.S.W.C. & R2-Detroit do not have booths at the show, but their members will be roaming the halls and may visit the Line Force Fan Club (Booth #1954) from time to time. The Line Force Fan Club will also be posting updates daily on where to find the three clubs on their Facebook page.

Another close-up view

Each group will have different requirements in order to obtain each group’s unique patch. You will need to visit each booth and inquire about their requirements.

There Is Another ….


If the 12-patch scavenger hunt proves too daunting, there is a somewhat easier 6-patch hunt you could try:
The five sponsoring clubs include SWActionNews.com, JediNews.co.uk, JediTempleArchives.com, JediBusiness.com and ThisWeekInStarWars.com. The sixth patch is acquired through participation in the Re-collections Video Project.

Hasbro’s Celebration Orlando Exclusive: Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot)


April 11, 2017 – If you collect Hasbro’s Black Series 6-inch figures, then you will definitely want to pick up Hasbro’s Celebration Orlando exclusive: It’s Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot) on a vintage-style cardback, complete with both the 40th Anniversary Star Wars logo and Kenner’s logo as well.

The price is a bit high – $27.00 – but the Hasbro exclusive will no doubt sell out at Celebration. There is a limit of two sold per person.

There are a few conditions:

1) The Hasbro exclusive is available Thursday and Friday (April 13 and 14) while supplies last;

2) You have to first obtain a Hasbro Exclusive ticket at Queue No. 10, beginning at 6:00 AM on Thursday, April 13th or Friday, April 14th. Look for a sign that says “Tickets to Purchase items from HasbroToyshop”.

3) To shop at the Hasbro booth on Thursday or Friday (regardless of whether you want to purchase the Luke exclusive or not), you must have a ticket.

4) On Saturday and Sunday, anyone can shop at the Hasbro booth. No ticket is required.

There is a possibility that, Hasbro being Hasbro, there will be an additional opportunity to purchase the “Luke exclusive” elsewhere. In the recent past, Hasbro ended up selling its so-called “Celebration Europe exclusive” Kylo Ren 6-inch figure (London 2016) and the “Celebration Anaheim exclusive” Obi-Wan Kenobi (Anaheim 2015) at its online store, months after both events.

So if you miss your chance at Celebration Orlando, keep your eyes open, for an online opportunity.

Also check out the latest Ebay prices here.