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Build: Droid Depot R2-D2

Build: Droid Depot R2-D2

Some might see the exclusive Droid Depot models (only available in Galaxy’s Edge locations at Disney Parks) as a blatant cash grab. And, if I’m honest, they probably are. But I still love them. And I had the joy of building R2-D2 thanks to my college roommate and long-time best friend, who bought a couple […]

Build: Donald Duck

Build: Donald Duck

This fun, quirky, and blocky rendering of Donald Duck is one of those really hard-to-get Disney Parks exclusives that is only available out of the Disneyland in Shanghai, China. I am humbled and honored to be able to build this model, because it was sent to me by a fellow builder, Instagram’s @tomz971. Not only […]

HobbyTown’s In-Store Exclusives

HobbyTown’s In-Store Exclusives

So if you watch AnimateOrange’s news videos, or you read my Rumor Mill post when I first published it, you’ll know that there were some rumblings about HobbyTown getting some in-store exclusive colorized versions of the Ford Mustang and Model T. Well, I’ve finally got your confirmation right here, with some photographic evidence! Personally, I’m […]

BAM! Exclusive Hogwarts Express?

BAM! Exclusive Hogwarts Express?

Say what? My inside source shared a few details about this new exclusive Harry Potter model that’s going to be coming to Books-A-Million this fall (October-ish? Also, possibly appearing at Second and Charles, part of the Books-A-Million family). I was a bit surprised, because it seemed like my local BAM was clearing out their Metal […]

Build: Droid Depot L3-37

Build: Droid Depot L3-37

I didn’t really plan this, but it’s completely appropriate that I follow up the build of K-2SO with my other favorite droid from Star Wars: Elthree. I know a lot of people like to bash on Solo, but I rather enjoyed the movie, and L3-37 was definitely a contributing factor. Her personality is just hilarious […]