Generation Skywalker

Discuss vintage Kenner and Palitoy Star Wars toys from the 1977-1985 era.
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Just watched the latest Helix themed episode on youtube and I thought it was hands down the best pod cast that I've ever heard/seen :D ! That was like a documentary so very well done to you all for putting that together and getting your story told.

Seeing you hand draw those pencil cases through time-lapse was stunning Mark and it's criminal that your designs were never produced. For me I would have loved the tusken raider one, nothing short of total class!

It's a shame that Helix fumbled the ball with the Leia case as that would have been one that I would have wanted and I didn't realise they made it so hard to get (probably why I never saw it out there).

This is going to be a hard show to beat for you guys but as you've only just started with this series you do have plenty of time to try. Really enjoying the different angle that you've come to the hobby with these and it's such a treat to get two really high quality podcasts out there for SW collecting with yourselves and the old favourite Vintage Rebellion.

Looking forward to hearing the next one and thank you all for taking the time and effort to make such an entertaining show, we all need something to look forward to right now.

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Thank you so much Ian, glad to hear you enjoyed it mate :) :) :)

Craig did an outstanding job putting it together, I think he's raised the bar, absolute honour to work with him.

I think we need to have a chat with you at some point too Ian, you're a long time collector who has seen a lot come and go, it'd be great to have you come on and have a chat.

Thanks again for the kind words :)
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Thank you so much Ian, glad to hear you enjoyed it mate :) :) :)

Craig did an outstanding job putting it together, I think he's raised the bar, absolute honour to work with him.

I think we need to have a chat with you at some point too Ian, you're a long time collector who has seen a lot come and go, it'd be great to have you come on and have a chat.

Thanks again for the kind words :)
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Cheers Mark and let me know when the time is right for having a chat, I'm sure I could talk about sticking opened card backs together or something lol!

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Just finished Helix episode on you tube , what a top job well done to all involved , so interesting , glued to the screen from start to finish, how will you top this episode :)
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Just finished Helix episode on you tube , what a top job well done to all involved , so interesting , glued to the screen from start to finish, how will you top this episode :)
We recorded a podcast last night and said the same thing. Think Craig has peaked too soon :D set the bar too high, we might let @ScruffyLookingNH do the next one so the expectations are seriously lowered
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To accompany the YouTube video of the 40th Helix Anniversary Range, Craig has also done a superb blog post which is crammed with information and pictures over on our website. Also includes a couple of videos which includes the recording of the Celebration panel.

https://generationskywalker.com/f/the-h ... nery-range
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New Podcast Live

HELIX REBORN : THE FULL STORY

We're fortunate to have both Craig Spivey and Mark Daniels as part of the Generation Skywalker team.

In 2017 Helix released a 40th Anniversary Star Wars range to celebrate their line from back in 1977. This came about thanks to Craig, Mark and Grant Criddle.

This podcast takes you through the journey on how the 40th Anniversary range came to be, from connecting with Helix through a Twitter post to the release of the 40th Anniversary range. But that is only half the story and half the journey, join Mark and Craig as they relive the entire tale including a presentation on the Collecting Track at Celebration Europe in 2016 and presenting the same talk to ALL of the Helix work force.

This is a tale of three fans passion and where it can lead.

Enjoy the Show!

This show is also available as an enhanced podcast over on our YouTube account, the images that go alongside this show are well worth checking out and the preferable way to get the most out of this podcast.

https://youtu.be/IbMigjWlhuY
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Helix Reborn really is a super episode. Well done lads. The knowledge and passion from Craig and Mark really shines through. What a fantastic opportunity to be involved in. No wonder they’re so proud.
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Stuart Skinner wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:55 pm
bosk70 wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:03 pm
Just finished Helix episode on you tube , what a top job well done to all involved , so interesting , glued to the screen from start to finish, how will you top this episode :)
We recorded a podcast last night and said the same thing. Think Craig has peaked too soon :D set the bar too high, we might let @ScruffyLookingNH do the next one so the expectations are seriously lowered
Wouldn't want to show you up, @Stuart Skinner. It's not fair. Perhaps we could do one titled "Five Minute Focus" :p
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***** NEW SHOW LIVE *****

Those Old Fossils - April 2020

Generation Skywalker return with their latest Vintage roundtable show - Those Old Fossils.

With everyone across the globe in different levels of lockdown, the team discuss various ways to spend your isolation involving Star Wars and most importantly collecting.

They look at the Palitoy Top 5 thread which ran over on the Star Wars Palitoy Facebook group where people showed off their five favourite Palitoy items, the conversation spirals off in all directions, including a look at a couple of Craig's childhood photos from Christmas and Halloween.

Talking of Palitoy, a beautiful collection containing mainly Palitoy items was sold recently by C&T Auctions, with the sale rooms closed the auction was online only, but the uncertainty of current day to day life didn't stop the items reach their potential. The group look at the auction and the results, and how well C&T did.

After a great blog post over on the Star Wars Collectors Archive by Ron Salvatore, the team look at the Argentinian Pepsi promotion and the items it included before moving onto Ron's article and the reproduction of the stickers from this promotion.

During lockdown we've seen some amazing collections show cased on Facebook, majority being from the States where space is more readily available, but the boys discuss displaying with limited space and making the most of the little space you have. This is an open ended topic as we will return to this in May, so please show us your collections and how you display when you don't have much space, do you have any inventive ways of displaying?

All this plus much more.

Enjoy the show.

We are Generation Skywalker!

https://podcasts.apple.com/…/generation ... 1502895941

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-znq6k-da9845
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Look forward to it. Bought some Argentinian Pepsi items in the room sale in Orlando.
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Look forward to it. Bought some Argentinian Pepsi items in the room sale in Orlando.
I quite fancy some if you see any come up.
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The latest show is now available as a YouTube video as well
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Check out this thread below, we really want to see your collections and we have a unique prize for one lucky participant.

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***** NEW SHOW LIVE *****

What more do you want on Star Wars Day!!!
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THE MODERN WAY : APRIL 2020

The Modern Way returns a little late with the April edition.

This month we see that "I hate Modern" Mark, buys some modern and fancies more!

The boys give some loving to some of the toys Mark Boudreaux designed as he announces his retirement.

New York Toy Fair seems a lifetime ago, but we check out the announcements from there as well as further reveals from Hasbro since, Mark gives his honest opinion on the Carbonized Black Series Fett on the way, not sure he'll be investing in that one.

As well as all this we take a look at the second wave in the Retro line and we delve into General Grievous as we take a look at the range of figures that has been released for the cyborg.

All this plus much more on this months 'The Modern Way'.

Enjoy the Show!

We Are Generation Skywalker!

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-5nux9-db5bfd
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Our new roundtable show has also got a visual episode to accompany it if you want to watch along with what we're discussing.

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