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May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Fighter Pods Review and Giveaway

I recently learned of a new holiday- International Star Wars Day. It is May the fourth.

When I was first asked to review the new Hasbro Star Wars Fighter Pods in honor of Star Wars Days I told THE HUSBAND about it. “When is it?” he asked.  “May the 4th.”

He chuckled. At this point I had no idea why. “Random, isn’t it?” I asked.

He gave me a funny look, “May the fourth, honey.” THE HUSBAND was apparently expecting me to understand something.  “May the fourth,” he said again slowly.  Nothing.

“May the fourth be with you.”

In my defense I am new to the whole Star Wars thing. I had not seen one until I became a mom of boys and I don’t think I have made it through an entire movie yet.  That being said, I laughed really hard at May the 4th and there are four HUGE Star Wars fans in this house to make up for me.  I was excited to see what they thought of the Star Wars Fighter Pods.

I was given the STAR WARS FIGHTER PODS Series I Snowspeeder VS. AT-AT Pack and two vehicles and 16 characters and two Fighter Pods Mystery Packs, with two characters each to review.

Fighter Pods are miniature collectible versions of the characters from all six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series. You try to knock down as many of your opponent’s figures as possible by spinning, launching or rolling your pods into battle.

The boys were jumping up and down while I opened them. The figures were instantly set up in a good vs. evil battle.  It was really fun to sit and listen to them making battle plans and “discussing” who should be good and evil.

These are small, while that may make them a little easier to lose it makes them a lot easier to take with us on the go. They will fit in the boys pockets or my purse so they can fend of boredom almost anywhere we go.

I like that these have no moving parts that will fall off or tiny guns (like our Legos) that will eventually end up in my vacuum cleaner.
While the game is pretty clear it still leaves a lot of room for imagination and for the boys to make up their own rules. I also like that these will work for almost any age. My 6, 4 and 2 year old can all play together. (Because they are small the manufacturer recommends ages 4 and up, but there was no way my 2 year old wasn’t going to join in) Even THE HUSBAND battled a little last night!  These a hit in our house.

To help everyone celebrate Star Wars Day we are giving away some Star Wars Fighter Pods!

Do you want to win your own STAR WARS FIGHTER PODS Series I Snowspeeder VS. AT-AT Pack with two vehicles and 16 characters and a Fighter Pods Mystery Pack?

How to Enter:

1. Leave a comment sharing your (or your child’s) favorite Star Wars character.

Additional Entry:

1.Watch the Coupon Katie Facebook Page. When you see a status mentioning this Star Wars Giveaway Click “Share” to share that status update with your Facebook friends.

That is a total of 2 entries per person/Facebook account.  This giveaway will end Saturday May 5th at midnight. One winner (you must reside in the US) will be chosen at random to win the Coupon Katie Star Wars Fighter Pod Giveaway.

If you do not win don’t worry you can buy these cute little guys at most major retailers. The Millennium Falcon Set sells for $9.99 and would be a great starter set. You can grab the Mystery Bags (containing two surprise figures and one pod) for only $2.99. The larger sets, like the STAR WARS Fighter Pod Snowspeeder vs. AT-AT 16-figure pack retails for $19.99.With more that 100 characters available there are plenty to collect!

A big thank you to Hasbro for providing Star Wars Fighter Pods for me to review as well as a 16-pack and 2 Mystery Bags for one lucky giveaway winner. All opinions about these toys are mine and have not been influenced by Hasbro or any other party.

Comments

  1. my son loves R2D2 and anakin

  2. Melissa says:

    My 7 year old loves Yoda!

  3. My daughter loves Leia and my son is a big fan of R2D2.

  4. My son likes them all. He says he loves Yoda.

  5. Audrey Roberts says:

    My son’s favorite Star Wars character is Yoda. He is having a Star Wars birthday party in June.

  6. My son loved Anakin Skywalker, the teen not child. 🙂

  7. My kids love R2D2!

  8. Hans Solo; he’s so cool!

  9. kathleen says:

    My son loves Luke Skywalker the best—Yoda’s up there, too.

  10. L Reedy says:

    My 7 year old’s favorite is Luke. He even looks like him!

  11. My older son loves Darth Vader my younger son Yoda

  12. Drew follett says:

    My youngest son’s favorite character is “Darf” Vader. We also recently acquired a new dog, a black pug, that my son HAD to name “Vader” because “He breathes funny just like Darf Vader.”

  13. nicole hensley says:

    We love Yoda in our house!!! My husband is the biggest Star Wars ever!!!!!!!! :O)

  14. At our house, our favorites are – Mace Windu, Yoda and Princess Leia.

  15. Rachel Woolley says:

    Yoda

  16. Leah Girbert says:

    Oh, my how exciting! Eli loves Anakin!

  17. Rebecca Gofreed says:

    My son loves OB1

  18. My son loves R2D2 and the jedi’s.

  19. Wendy Arden says:

    Drew loves Anakin/Darth Vader

  20. Wendy Arden says:

    Drew loves Anakin/Darth Vader?

  21. cool

  22. Rebecca says:

    Darth Maul is my son’s fave!

  23. My son loves Darth Vader!

  24. kendra says:

    yoda is the stuff! my brothers birthday is today and as kids we used to play with his star wars figurines and make stop action movies. so naturally, these are for him and his son

  25. kimberly e says:

    My son likes R2D2.

  26. Ginger F. says:

    R2D2

  27. Ginger F. says:

    Shared your facebook post!!

  28. Carson says:

    May the Fourth be with you! My boy (4) is a big fan of the Emperor. Not sure why. The only Star Wars film he has seen is “A New Hope”. I think it’s a power trip thing for him. He calls the Emperor Darth Vader’s “boss”.

  29. My son loves R2D2! 🙂

  30. My son always loved Darth Vader. He was drawn to the Dark Side. Lol My two day old grandson, Luke, will probably like him, too.

  31. Darth Vader.

  32. Rebecca says:

    Jake likes Anakin before he turns bad.

  33. Shellie says:

    My boys like R2D2 and anakin

  34. Summer says:

    My 1, 3 and 5 year old LOVE playing Darth Maul vs Obe Wan vs baby Darth Vador with their lightsabers…yes the 1 year old has his own mini lightsaber!

  35. Sarah M says:

    My daughter’s favorite character is C3PO.

  36. Yoda

  37. Kellye says:

    My 9 year old loves Darth Vader while my 6 year old loves R2D2!!

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