How Lego Star Wars got started 20 years ago

I wrote about the history of Lego Star Wars for Kotaku UK this week – check it out through the link below:

20 Years of Lego Star Wars

It took absolutely ages to secure an interview, but it was worth it to speak with Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, the design director for Lego Star Wars. One thing that really came across in the interview was just how passionate he is about his job and how much he cares about making good toys.

And as a bit of a Lego fan myself, it also gave me the opportunity to beg him to produce a new B-Wing in the Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series, as it happens to be my favourite ship from the saga. Sadly, his response was non-committal – but we can still hope. It would look perfect next to my Y-Wing…