DESIGNER JORDAN DAVID SCOTT TELLS STARWARS.COM HOW HE BUILT LEGO’S LATEST MASTERPIECE.
Imperial walkers wouldn’t stand a chance against this.
The new Ultimate Collector Series LEGO Snowspeeder is a massive, I-can’t-believe-this-exists take on the classic Star Wars ship. Available today in celebration of Star Wars Day, it’s a wonder of toy design, impressing as much for its details — opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun, and an opening cockpit with space for the included Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and Rebel Snowspeeder Gunner minifigures — as for its size. (On the included display stand, it measures over 8” high, 15” long, and 11” wide — take that, walkers.) One look at it, and you’ll feel like you could take on the whole Empire yourself. To mark the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) LEGO Snowspeeder’s Star Wars Day release, StarWars.com caught up with senior designer Jordan David Scott to discuss building in a larger scale, the process for a design this big, and his favorite detail in the ship.
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