OMG this was one of the most amazing things that Disney could ever send me. Disney sent our family the best box of Star Wars items they could have ever sent. They sent it in honor of the Digital Release today! (all six epic films in the Saga, from The Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, will be available on Digital HD throughout the galaxy – or at least here on Earth – globally beginning Friday, April 10.)
We have an entire set of five action figures from each movie so that’s 30 different Star Wars action figures. We did an unboxing and I took video of it. I even turned my phone side ways but for some reason when I flipped the phone it didn’t flip the video so I apologize for the sideways video. But you can still hear all the excitement from the kids.
The kids have been bugging me all day to let them open them up and I said you have to get some school work done first. I have to be honest part of me doesn’t want to share. One of my most prized possessions is my Han Solo edition of Monopoly that my husband made.
This is basically what he did.
He used the movie, the actual movie to capture high quality graphics to create game board. I don’t have the game board anymore or I would show you a picture of it. The board didn’t survive moving and storage, but we do have the digital copies somewhere so my husband can recreate it for me sometime.
He spend hours hunting down the action figures about 7 years ago. It looks like Star Wars action figures are a lot easier to find right now verses 5 years ago. But anyhow, he found about 10 different characters and half of them were all different versions of Han Solo.
He found some acrylic frames and used those as the boards for the action figures to stand on. He hot glued them down.
He printed up chance, and community chest cards and called them Fate of the Galaxy and Pilot’s Maneuver. He used beads as currency, and wooden pieces as houses and really cool carved pieces as the hotels.
He also put a great amount of detail into the Monopoly property cards.
I can not tell you how much my husband and I love to play games together. I’m such a strong supporter of creating a family game night in your family. Then you all force yourselves to stop everything that you are doing and be a family, make happy memories and just have a great time together.