"Opposed to what they used to look like prior to TLG's change to a different material.Now they look like trans-"clear" bricks by Chinese knockoff manufacturers.Once you notice it it can't be unseen.The new material looks cheap and not like the usual LEGO quality at all, the old material was crisp and absolutely clear. @CDM said:" @TomKazutara said:"Okay, fair enought.But what about : 77905 and 77904 ? @bananaworld said:" @djcbs said:"(...) So this set should have been (...) also cancelled (...) "You're saying that if not everyone can have it, noöne should have it.I'm a hardcore lefty, but that's taking socialism too far! Intricate detail continues onto the legs and arms. This helmet was introduced during 2015 and includes excellent moulded detail. The detail is fantastic and recreates a memorable scene from the movies. Luke's clothing includes appealing detail but my favourite component is definitely the double-sided head, especially given the secondary expression. The larger atmospheric sensors are connected beyond the balcony and their arrangement appears accurate, featuring suitable shapes and cleverly incorporating a pitchfork to depict sensor vanes extending from underneath. genuine lego. Period. "I really think additional pieces should have been included as the array is intact during the entire lightsaber duel and only destroyed just before Luke's hand is cut off."Whaaat?! Again, I haven't noticed this first hand so this controversy is new to me. Why would you do that! Subscriber. SDCC was cancelled. 75294 Bespin Duel was originally destined to be this year's San Diego Comic Con exclusive set, but the event was of course cancelled. You? The Wonder Woman set is now the third DCS set that recreates an iconic comic book cover (I don't know specifically which cover the 2019 SDCC Batman set is based on, but having matched up Action Comics 1 and Wonder Woman 6, I 100% believe that's another comic cover). Then there was an Indiana Jones SDCC-exclusive set that paired the Brickmaster IJ Jeep with a unique terrain base that was really just parts taken from the Raiders boulder temple (so if you _really_ wanted to build it, you could just get the Jeep polybag and build the terrain from loose parts). I did like that you could build this without acquiring the box. That's it. It's that simple. The combination of light bluish grey and dark bluish grey parts looks great, most notably across the floor where the colours and textures vary. Any Star Wars LEGO collector will be lucky and very satisfied with this kit. Thanks lego. @TomKazutara said:"the trans clear bricks are looking so fundamentally cheap"That's the first thing that jumped out at me when I saw the pics as well. Bad news for potential attendees, but good news for everyone else, because it's going to be available at LEGO.com in due course, as shown in the paper catalogue that's landing on doormats across the USA at the moment. Firstly, it would leave sets like the Nebulon-B or this scene, which I don't need to remind anyone is one of the most if not the most pivotal scene in the entire SW saga, for regular sale via the general consumer catalog or at least as a LEGO store/Shop at home exclusive.Secondly, it would be a chance for those lucky enough to manage to obtain one of these exclusives to get a representation of some truly special content that would never have the chance to be made available for a wide release. item 1 LEGO 75294, Star Wars, Bespin Duel, Empire Strikes Back, MINT IN BOX-ULTRA RARE! Nice set easy build, good display and rare MF. Exclusivity is the only plausible explanation I can think of. 75294 Bespin Duel shares certain features with the model from 2018, although the detail and accordant accuracy has increased significantly. For an 18+ model with this level of detail those few extra pieces should be an obvious inclusion, so that the actual duel may be appropriately displayed.Other than that a great set for sure, I'd really like to see more small sets with this level of detail - just because you're an adult it doesn't mean you have unlimited money to spend nor the display space needed for all those larger and larger Lego sets. This rare and exclusive Bespin Duel is new in a sealed box in great condition! It's still available to buy on Walmart's website, last I heard. … This was a SDCC exclusie. It makes sense for events to be able to have limited edition products created to enhance their appeal, but it doesn't have to be whole sets. Elsewhere in the world it is expected to be exclusive to other retailers. Period. report. So this set should have been either also cancelled or postponed for a worldwide release. @djcbs said:"To me this set just proves one thing: we can NOT trust LEGO's word on anything.They lied about ending regional exclusivity for sets. You can’t complain about exclusivity when nothing here is exclusive"That's not the point. Via @lego_fans_news_ on IG! New LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel set leak! shipping: + $14.99 shipping . The model seems quite accurate. "Yes, unfair to me, and the rest of the world who will never be able to get this. Some iconic moments or locations and vehicles are left on the shelf and never see the light of day.Another complaint is the worst price and lack of deals coming from a European company.Those are my gripes with Lego but while this set would be awesome to get here, I think there's bigger problems to fix. Comparing this structure with the sensor balcony from 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City reveals their considerable difference in size. "Ah, I see. hide. postage & packaging. AFOLs have been doing stuff like this for years, with cohesive groups of MOCs that all share a similar build style. Additional pieces to repair this array would have been appreciated but are unnecessary in my opinion. Furthermore, two magnificent minifigures are included, both of whom have previously been exclusive to more expensive sets. "If you want to ignore basic facts then sure, that's the case. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Building Toys\LEGO Building Toys\LEGO Complete Sets & Packs”. Minifigures The model is assembled on a black display base, depicting the cavernous reactor shaft below the sensor balcony. @PurpleDave said:" @CDM:Do we know that anyone actually commissioned them to produce this set? This exclusive set should therefore prove quite interesting. Trans-orange lights are positioned periodically around the railings, demonstrating continued attention to detail. The 295 piece LEGO Bespin Duel set includes Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader LEGO minifigures along with a display stand that comes complete with a … We'll probably never get a clear answer on this, but it's worth considering that any contractual restrictions were the result of these events being cancelled, and that the limited availability may be something they agreed to rather than choosing to impose.Most of this is just spitballing. @CDM:Do we know that anyone actually commissioned them to produce this set? The upcoming LEGO Bespin Duel set continues that as the latest Star Wars set to do so, but isn’t quite as compelling as what we’ve seen before. My husband was thrilled and had it out together in less than an hour...*sigh* It didn't take as long as I'd hoped it would but hey, he's happy , Great set for Lego Star Wars fans . In this auction you will be getting 1 lego Star Wars set 75294 Bespin Duel. 3.2k. @djcbs said:"(...) So this set should have been (...) also cancelled (...) "You're saying that if not everyone can have it, noöne should have it.I'm a hardcore lefty, but that's taking socialism too far! Walmart got Emmet and Wyldstyle Brickheadz, which were available to any and all buyers, and lasted a lot longer. AFAIK this is a general problem in business, when a company starts dominating the market their focus often shifts from improving their products to cutting costs. SDCC had already pass before the first pieces (DC minifig and set) were even revealed to the public, much less made available. LEGO Star Wars Set # 75294: Bespin Duel. The base looks fantastic and I like the plaque which celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. I had accidentally stayed up late the night before this released and decided to give it a shot to try and snag one. It has not been formally announced. "Older trans-clear pieces that look noticeably clearer?They changed the transparent plastics some time ago, and newer parts appearing since then have this haze to them. It's really noticeable on Diagon Alley. Free shipping . In hand and ready to ship. Those face prints looks so cheap quality wise. Pay for booth space at an event that caters to the crowd you want to market to, and produce exclusive items that are bound to generate a lot of buzz to help get everyone (whether they're at the event or not) talking about your product and (hopefully) buying whatever else you sell under that theme. I likely will sometime when I have shelf space for it. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Top picked items. So it stays unfair. View cart for details. EXCLUSIVE LEGO STAR WARS BESPIN DUEL 75294 SET DARTH VADER EMPIRE 40th - BNIB. If you want to build the set, you can. :-D, @meclo said:"Sad that I'll likely never get my hands on this. If it actually debuts with a $50 price tag, you’ll be paying more for the collectibility factor than the included … Licensing the name for sets is fine, but since they sent copies of Biff and Sandy into space, they were prohibited selling Biff and Sandy minifigs and using the space launch to market them. Not released in UK but a must have set, Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in LEGO Complete Sets & Packs. I love how this minifig scale vignette display set situates itself squarely between the play-oriented sets and the Master Builder / UCS sets. "The exact same explanation applies as those were sets destined for New York Comic Con. :-D"Though I’m sure I would disagree with you on a lot of things. @MrClassic:Well, they already did the Death Star detention block, and the Millennium Falcon cockpit, and...oh, wait... @TomKazutara:I mean, they were intended as event exclusives. Free shipping. The Empire Strikes Back Bespin Duel LEGO Set Exclusively available on Target.com started on August 27, the LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel brings to life the lightsaber battle where Luke Skywalker is not only bested by Darth Vader, but he learns that the masked villain is actually is father. @fulcrumbop:That's definitely my plan when I get around to building this. Nobody has any hard information based on what I've read, but I think I've presented at least a few plausibly logical reasons why things may have played out in exactly this manner. Other than the logistics of making sure all the SDCC product was in San Diego well in advance, or the additional expense of redistributing stock around the entire world, any claims about why they could only do this the way they did, or why they could just crank out as many copies as the market can absorb, range from educated guess to WAG. 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