Build Your Own Life-Sized Functioning BB-8 Out of Mostly Garbage

Build Your Own Life-Sized Functioning BB-8 Out of Mostly Garbage
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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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If you’ve got some old newspapers, a beach ball, some used up deodorant sticks and some styrofoam laying around you might be asking yourself, “Why do I have all this garbage laying around?” — Well, now you can answer yourself by saying “Oh, it’s to build fully functioning model robots!”

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Forget about Rey – Where’s Matt the Radar Tech?

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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It was only a matter of time before someone whipped up a custom concept for the SNL parody of The Force Awakens and Undercover Boss in which Adam Driver reprised the role of Kylo Ren posing as a radar technician named Matt to get an idea of what goes on in the lower levels of the Death Star.

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Where Are The Rey Toys??? I’ll Tell You Where

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Truth be told, I was planning on doing an article on this myself after seeing some of the disappointing knee-jerk click bait pieces popping up on social media. Obviously, women being underrepresented in mainstream toy lines is an issue, and has been for some time. BUT, things are getting better and not every absence of a particular character is a […]

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Sneak Peek at Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series C-3PO from The Force Awakens

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Although you may not recognize him because of his red arm, this image is of C-3PO from the Star Wars Black series. Hasbro posted this image this morning with no other commentary. Click below for the pic. And be sure to check out both our SPOILER and NON-SPOILER Star Wars: The Force Awakens threads on the forums. 

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster that might have been

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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We’re warning you now… STAR WARS SPOILERS contained within!

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Rumor: Disney Says No More Slave Leia Merchandise. Ever.

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Greg

Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Newsarama is reporting that prompted by comments by Carrie Fisher in a recent interview for Interview Magazine in which she spoke out to upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley to “fight for your outfit” and not become the mere sex symbol she was forced to become in the original trilogy, comic artist J. Scott Campbell has confirmed that Disney […]

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Masks, Helmets, Blasters banned at Star Wars screenings

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Chris

Chris

Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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If there’s one thing Star Wars fans love almost as much as Star Wars movies, it’s dressing up as their favorite Star Wars characters. Sadly, Storm Troopers won’t be welcome at many screenings when Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuts next month.

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Hasbro’s latest Lightsabers Ignite Children’s Imagination

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The first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens caught a lot of flak from fans for its three-bladed Lightsaber, but it also gave Hasbro an idea: What could kids build if given all sorts of different Lightsaber blades? Enter Star Wars Bladebuilders, a line of various Lightsaber parts specifically designed to let kids go crazy with as many blades and […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser is now LIVE

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Chris

Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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Black Friday has just eclipsed May the Fourth for Star Wars fans, as Apple iTunes and MOVIECLIPS Trailers on YouTube have debuted the first teaser for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

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