"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. $70.00 + shipping 1 bid . And then in 2009 they made their first true exclusive design when they released a mini Republic Dropship w/ AT-TE. The recent Helmet Collection confirms LEGO's willingness to target adult fans with medium-size products and I think this set would occupy that market as well, much like 77904 Nebulon-B Frigate. It's available for backorder now. @CDM :That's not how events usually work. ;)"Because they are the same price of course,"I guess you missed the sarcasm implied by the winky face! This is just the latest release in the popular LEGO Scalpers theme. No. @TomKazutara said:" @CapnRex101 said:"Comprehensive explanations have already been provided for why examples like this do not contradict LEGO's statement regarding regional exclusives.While I understand the great frustration and share it to some extent, expanding availability outside the US would almost definitely have contravened LEGO's agreement with Star Wars Celebration, not to mention the evident impracticality of producing additional sets to satisfy the worldwide market. Never was. (Little discount just we could be divisible by 3) Raffle Total/Spots: $210. Aftermarket prices are absurd. I hope this rendition of Darth Vader will continue to become more widely available. The model seems quite accurate. This was a SDCC exclusie. "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?! 75294 Bespin Duel was originally destined to be this year's San Diego Comic Con exclusive set, but the event was of course cancelled.. Bad news for potential attendees, but good news for everyone else, because it's going to be available at LEGO… Of course, the earlier rendition formed one section of an enormous set while the new design focuses exclusively upon the balcony and accuracy was evidently more significant on this occasion. In 2020 the quality started to improve again, but they're still not quite at their 2013/14 glory days. But I like the smaller yet detailed scene. The same building technique appeared in 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City. I believe I read that the Walmart sets were produced in significantly greater quantities (something like 2-4x as many as the Target sets). ItemName: Lego Bespin Duel - Star Wars Celebration 2020 Exclusive, ItemType: Set, ItemNo: 75294-1, Buy and sell LEGO parts, Minifigs and sets, both new or used from the world's largest online LEGO … Go to your Wanted Lists ... Duel on Bespin. Disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with nostalgic Star Wars memories with this detailed Bespin Duel build-and-display LEGO … It's really noticeable on Diagon Alley. Price justification? @TomKazutara said:"the trans clear bricks are looking so fundamentally cheap"Opposed to what? Never was. The moment LEGO decided to limit this set to North America (Canada, US, Mexico), it became a regional exclusive. $100.00. If you have a lot to tell us, use this contact form. Exclusivity is the only plausible explanation I can think of. It's tiresome, it's no fun, plus it is far more expensive in general, as you tend to need several orders, each with their own fees, postage and packing costs, etc.Going by your suggestion, no one would need to buy any LEGO set anymore. They'll very likely lie about many other things.And spare me the BS-excuse that "this was a SDCC exclusive so it's fair to release it in the US". © 2021 LEGO BrickLink, Inc. All rights reserved. [...] Additional pieces to repair this array would have been appreciated but are unnecessary in my opinion. "The exact same explanation applies as those were sets destined for New York Comic Con. ;)"Because they are the same price of course. The first SDCC-exclusive set was in 2008. Plus any self-respecting display has to pull Luke's right hand off. Judging from the images, the set celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Empire Strikes Back. As for the new less transparent plastic - which is apparently also more prone to scratches - I can't seem to remember it being mentioned in any Brickset review?Bjarke Schønwandt, Quality Director at Lego, recently said:"In the years to come we will see more changes to the materials platform in order for TLG to become more and more sustainable. I was unaware and never noticed a difference. @AustinPowers:I mean, I can't disagree with that, but it's not like this is a new trend. "None of the pieces are exclusive so you could definitely rebuild it, the only thing you'll be missing is the sticker. So this set should have been either also cancelled or postponed for a worldwide release. And, to my knowledge, they've never sold either of those minifigs.For SDCC, the various items (DC and Marvel minifigs, plus sets for DC, Marvel, SW, and Mario) almost certainly were shipped to San Diego in advance of the event being cancelled. It was even sold to limited markets in Europe, unlike Bespin. They'll very likely lie about many other things.And spare me the BS-excuse that "this was a SDCC exclusive so it's fair to release it in the US". 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. It's a great display piece for my dorm room desk. Otherwise, the design remains unaltered and the arms are accordingly decorated with some metallic silver stripes and shoulder armour which looks superb. Free shipping . I love how this minifig scale vignette display set situates itself squarely between the play-oriented sets and the Master Builder / UCS sets. [...] Additional pieces to repair this array would have been appreciated but are unnecessary in my opinion. If you have LEGO news, new images or something else to tell us about, send us a message. In some cases, it looks clone-brand level bad. But Lego's stance is basically "kids won't care", so it seems that's unfortunately here to stay. MOC - Duel on Bespin This design requires 1,178 bricks to build. You? "To clarify 1 thing, this was actually originally meant for Star Wars Celebration. They released a Clone Wars set that basically bundled 7654-1, 7670-1, and five loose Clone Troopers. Unfortunately, the availability of this set was relatively limited which is disappointing, especially given the extraordinary popularity of this scene. You want to participate, you pay for booth space, and you get a booth and enough vendor badges to staff your booth. LEGO® DUPLO® sets have larger pieces which are specially designed for children under 3. 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. @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. Free shipping . I think the main reason for all the anger (that includes mine as well) is WHAT they picked as the source material for the exclusive set(s).Just like with the Nebulon-B, these exclusives were based on some really popular things/scenes within the SW universe. They'll very likely lie about many other things.And spare me the BS-excuse that "this was a SDCC exclusive so it's fair to release it in the US". Last one SHIP ASAP LEGO STAR WARS THE BESPIN DUEL 75294 TARGET EXCLUSIVE. LEGO Set 7201-1 Final Duel II - building instructions and parts inventory. The BrickLink … "to be fair, they couldn't have predicted the Coronavirus shutting the comic cons down when they made that promise. LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel 75294 - Building Kit - NEW & SEALED (box crease) $89.99. 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. The railings look outstanding as well, making wonderful use of flexible tubes and microphone elements. Throw a wrench into their production schedule and make this a wide release that requires them to crank out more copies heading into the holiday shopping season.3. The subtle shaping … Title. The pieces are relatively easy to grab, although a few in more limited number of sets.I grabbed one that morning from Target since lego was already sold out when I woke up. It's sold out, we'll never see that set ever again. Fortunately I could, and I am so happy with this model! This set was originally produced as a Star Wars Celebration exclusive. @CDM said:" @TomKazutara said:"the trans clear bricks are looking so fundamentally cheap"Opposed to what? Additional pieces to repair this array would have been appreciated but are unnecessary in my opinion. "Thats a weak argument - this is an exclusive paid for by an external entity, they are completely different to the sets that Lego cover the development costs for. Unfortunately, this relies upon a sticker but the design looks good, depicting a moment from this lightsaber duel in silhouette. The subtle shaping appears accurate to the movie and these minifigures are both brilliant, standing out against the grey sensor balcony. That second mass shipment already reduced whatever profit margin they had on these sets. $140.29. I figured this was done as a loss-leader. Moreover, the designer has included clips for both lightsabers on the reverse of the model, providing easy storage as Darth Vader reveals his familial relationship with Luke! SDCC was cancelled. Such a great little display piece with some incredible minifigures. The customers shouldn't have to go to the trouble of piecing together such a set bit by bit. LEGO 75294: Bespin Duel - Star Wars Celebration 2020 Exclusive. "Opposed to the trans clear Lego used to have before 2018.Now it just looks like a cheap chinese knockoff of trans clear.When I looks to Cobi sets, even them are looking more clear than Lego's. "Ah, I see. I haven't seen the film for some time, but are there steps going up to the end platform like in the model? So I live in the UK and I was wondering would it be possible to order the Bespin Duel. It's that simple. "Okay, fair enought.But what about : 77905 and 77904 ? Ironically this is why we need the clone brands to keep Lego on their toes, but at this rate I still dread the day when Lepin and Xingbao actually offers better quality than Lego. Instructions For LEGO 75294 Bespin Duel These are the instructions for building the LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel that was released in 2020. No part here is exclusive except for the sticker. all appeal to collectors. @CapnRex101 said:"Darth Vader slices through a sensor array at the culmination of the lightsaber duel and that destroyed array is accordingly included. … Comparing this structure with the sensor balcony from 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City reveals their considerable difference in size. From DC Fandome on, my suspicion has been that everything they sent for SDCC got shoved into storage either when they arrived prior to the event, or as soon as the event was officially cancelled, and that before they could start shipping those items they had to locate them, pull them out of storage, prepare them for shipment, and send them from San Diego to wherever the closest fulfillment center happened to be (hence why Wonder Woman shipments were delayed until October but Bespin started shipping the next day). LEGO Set 75169-1 Duel on Naboo - building instructions and parts inventory. 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). Bespin Luke in Lego Star Wars magazine, don't know if it's just in Germany though?https://www.promobricks.de/bespin-luke-skywalker-lego-star-wars/110506/, It's still available on Lego.com, but is "Sold Out". Period. While the prices should drop thanks to this set, these minifigs will probably remain rather expensive until they appear in further sets. LEGO Star Wars 75294 Bespin Duel … The SW Microfighters launched with _three_ items that were exclusive to SDCC, NYCC and SW Celebration. No. @Zander:Pfft! Walmart got Emmet and Wyldstyle Brickheadz, which were available to any and all buyers, and lasted a lot longer. $119.00. You can’t complain about exclusivity when nothing here is exclusive"That's not the point. "It's the exact same explanation, just swap "[insert city here] Comic Con" for "Star Wars Celebration". It's about as popular as getting an elective root canal. I don't remember where I read about it as it was a while ago. That seems to be the issue in my mind- there’s more upset here because this is clearly such a great marketable set, probably more of a must buy that virtually any other set released in the past few waves (discounting UCS or MBS sets), so we all want it!Why Lego? No part here is exclusive except for the sticker. This decoration seems slightly heavier than that on the minifigure from 2018. It's tiresome, it's no fun, plus it is far more expensive in general, as you tend to need several orders, each with their own fees, postage and packing costs, etc.Going by your suggestion, no one would need to buy any LEGO set anymore. I'd love to see a whole series of sets done like this, with highly detailed, _not_ play-focused, iconic scenes from the six SW movies. Period. The black 1x1 round plates with holes, representing scorching where the lightsaber passed through, look excellent and the differing heights of the sensors are equally faithful to the source material. This has been a topic of discussion for ages, and intensifying after the Lego announcement regarding region specific sets. Some people are trying to sell this for £300!Perhaps the best way to go about the exclusives is to just have different packaging, nicer designs and exclusive artwork and then release the set as a regular version at least 12 months later for everyone.The obsessive collectors can go for the 'I have to have this now' factor and try for the exclusive one and the rest can just get the normal one just a while later.There's no reason at all to deny fans good sets other than causing this sort of aggravation which is not good for business.Yeah, I was disappointed not to get this too but just not surprised any more. Lol this was not a SDCC exclusive. Sad that I'll likely never get my hands on this. The minifigure is Commander Luke Skywalker, who so far only appears in Treason in Cloud City and the Bespin Duel SDCC Set. Following the cancellation of that event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the set was made available for public purchase on August 27, 2020 - the originally announced start date of the in-person event via LEGO… Totally different look (and feel), yes the new material even feels cheap to the touch. "Lol, beat me by a few seconds. No. @fakespacesquid said:"If you want to build the set, you can. STAR WARS CELEBRATION LEGO BESPIN DUEL Set #75294 SEALED MIB GLOBAL SHIPPING. NO MORE BESPIN DUEL RAFFLES AT THE BRICKLINK AVERAGE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. They were probably older heads printed at 2017/18/19. I've said before, I have limited display space so I have to pick and choose what sets I buy and, like the forthcoming Nebulon-B, this hits my sweet spot.Between these sets and the Trench Run, Hoth, and Endor micro scale vignettes they've been killin it. @CDM said:" @Rob42 said:"They changed the transparent plastics some time ago, and newer parts appearing since then have this haze to them. 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