Where has this year gone?! It’s hard to believe that we’re already into December, but we really are into the final stretch of 2022, and with that comes something that I have been looking forward to for months: time to open the new LEGO Star Wars advent calendar. Last year was my first ever time getting the calendar, as one of my friends bought it for me, and I absolutely loved it, so had to get this year’s!
But rather than keep it to myself, I thought that this year it would be fun to chart this month’s gifts with you. So each day, I will be showing you the minikit that was behind that day’s door, allowing you to decide if the calendar is something you would consider purchasing in the future, but I will also then give a few details about the ship/item/character the kit is of.
So… let’s get going!
2022 Advent Calendar:
- LAAT/i gunship
- Clone trooper – 212ᵗʰ Attack Battalion – Phase I armor
- Droid tri-fighter
- Acclamator-class Republic assault ship
- B1 battle droid
- Omicron-class attack shuttle
- X-34 landspeeder
- T-16 skyhopper
Day 8 has given us a minikit of a T-16 skyhopper. A high-performance airspeeder, the T-16 was a stable and reliable transport, which led to many youths using the model for early pilot training. As a child, Luke Skywalker was given a model of a T-16 by Ben Kenobi. He would later become the owner of a T-16 while living with his aunt and uncle, which he would use to go flying through Beggar’s Canyon and bullseyeing womp rats with his friends,including Biggs Darklighter.
What do you think of the minikit, and the advent calendar in general?
Thanks for reading. May the Force be with you….
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