In this special episode Bruce and Michael que up The Force Awakens trailer and record their reactions as they watch it for the very first time… and then again. There may be no crying in baseball but there certainly was plenty of crying watching this trailer for these two scoundrels.
Review: Star Wars: Starfighter Workshop (or, The Child Within Is Happy. The Child Without, Not So Much)
Today’s review is of Star Wars Starfighter Workshop by Egmont Publishing. For those regular readers, on here, or on twitter, you will know that Niece and Nephew have disavowed any and all interest in Star Wars. As such, it falls to me to play with these cut-out X-Wing and TIE Fighter models. It will be difficult, but I’ll be sure to try my best.
For that, much like its counterpart, R2-D2’s Droid Workshop, is what this book is about. It gives you the pieces to build little foam models to play with (or just admire from afar). But unlike the Droid Workshop, this comes with not just one model, but both the aforementioned X-Wing and TIE Fighter. I know. Oh I know. I made vroomy noises just while making them.
Following the same layout of Droid Workshop, Starfighter Workshop is comprised of two parts. The latter and – in terms of size – more meatier part of the book is the model parts storage. The former is a small booklet filled with various games and puzzles to wile away your time. I’ll examine that first. Continue reading