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View Star Wars Miniatures West End Games

The Star Wars miniatures line produced by West End Games was originally aimed at the roleplaying game and collectors audiences. The miniatures were produced by Grenadier Models under license from West End. Ten boxed sets were produced the first year. Five boxed sets were planned for the next year, but only four were produced before Grenadier opted out of the license.

West End Games then licensed Simtac to produce the figures, and the subsequent figures were released in blister packs of three figures. The bulk of the blister pack line was made up of figures from the boxed sets repackaged into the blister packs. After most of the existing figures were rereleased in that format, new miniatures were produced to flesh out and then add to the line.

By this time, the Origins Award-winning Star Wars Miniatures Battles and its supplements had been released, and many of the packs were geared to troop types supporting the miniatures game. Some of the packs were also aimed toward the roleplaying game market. Two packs were based on the ‘‘Heir to the Empire’’ series by Timothy Zahn, which was covered in a series of sourcebooks for the roleplaying game. Three packs were produced in support of the ‘‘Darkstryder’’ line of products for the roleplaying game. A small line of vehicles—cast in metal—was also produced.

Later releases were two troop packs—one of stormtroopers and the other of Rebel troopers—which were packages of ten existing miniatures, providing an entire unit of troops in one purchase.

‘’‘Boxed Sets ‘’‘
* Heroes of the Rebellion - ‘‘Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi Wan Kenobi, R2-D2, C-3PO, X-wing Pilot, Rebel Soldier (Capt. Antilles of Leia’s ship Tantive IV), Rebel Soldier’’
* Imperial Forces - ‘‘Darth Vader (lightsaber up), Moff Tarkin, 3x Stormtroopers (1 w/ long rifle), TIE Fighter Pilot, Imperial Droid (from Death Star), Death Star Gunner, Death Star Officer (Navy officer w/ cap), Death Star Trooper (Navy trooper)’’
* Bounty Hunters - ‘‘Boba Fett, IG-88, Shrike (Gand), Dengar, Zardra, Bossk (Trandoshan), Weequay (aka Barada the Klatooinan), Boushh (Leia’s disguise in Jabba’s palace), Rebel Merc (female Rebel commando), Rebel Scout (actually based on early design sketches for the Imperial biker scouts)’’
* A New Hope Movie Set - ‘‘Leia w/ Blaster, Luke on Tatooine, Vader on Death Star (lightsaber down), Tusken Raider, Jawa, Ithorian (Hammerhead), R5-D4 (R2 unit), Greedo (Rodian), Tatooine Stormtrooper (aka ‘sandtrooper’), Power Droid (Gonk)’’
* The Empire Strikes Back Movie Set - ‘‘Luke on Dagobah (lightsaber down), Leia on Bespin, Lando Calrissian, Han on Hoth, Yoda, Hoth Rebel, Snowtrooper, General Veers, Lobot, Probe Droid’’
* Return of the Jedi Movie Set - ‘‘Luke as Jedi (lightsaber up), Leia on Endor, Scout Trooper, Gamorrean Guard (axe down), Wicket (Ewok), Nien Nunb (Sullustan), 2x Royal Guards, The Emperor, Admiral Ackbar’’
* Stormtroopers - ‘‘9 Stormtroopers w/ short rifles, 1 Stormtrooper w/ longer rifle’’
* Rebel Characters - ‘‘Old Senatorial, Alien Student of the Force (Revwien), Female Minor Jedi, Wookiee (in tunic w/ rifle), Ewok, Mon Calamari, Engineer, Male Minor Jedi, Female Gambler, Kid’’
* Mos Eisley Cantina Aliens Set - ‘‘Sivrak (Shistavanen Wolfman), Kabe (Chadra-Fan), Muftak (Talz), Kerru (Gotal), Hem Dazon (Arcona), Labria (Devaronian), Garindan (Kubaz), Figrin Da’n (Bith bandleader) with kloo horn, Bith musician with stringed instrument, bartender (Wuher)’’
* Jabba’s Palace - ‘‘Jabba the Hutt, Quarren, Bib Fortuna (Twi’lek), Oola (Twi’lek dancing girl), Gamorrean guard, Lando in Jabba’s palace armor, Gluss’sa’Nikto (“Pale Nikto”), Ephant Mon (Chevin)’’
* The Rancor Pit - ‘‘Rancor Keeper, Rancor (five-part model)’’
* Rebel Troopers - ‘‘5x Rebel commandos (4 with pistols, 1 with repeating blaster) and 5x Rebel fleet troopers (3 with pistols, 1 with carbine, 1 with rifle)’’
* Imperial Troopers - ‘‘4x Imperial Navy Troopers (2 w/ pistols, 1 w/ rifle, 1 holding heavy blaster controls), 1 tripod mounted repeating blaster (2 piece model), 4x Imperial Army troopers (1 w/ pistol, 1 w/ short rifle, 2 w/ long rifles)’’
* Zero-G Assault Troopers - ‘‘8x Spacetroopers (3 standing bodies with grenade launcher disks extended, 1 running body with disks extended, 3 standing bodies with disks retracted, 1 running body with disks retracted, 4 sprues of 4 arms)’’

‘’‘Blister Packs ‘’‘
* Aliens of the Galaxy 1 - ‘‘Ithorian (Hammerhead), Nien Nunb (Sullustan), Alien Student of Force (Revwien)’’
* Aliens of the Galaxy 2 - ‘‘Quarren, Kerru (Gotal), Hem Dazon (Arcona)’’
* Aliens of the Galaxy 3 - ‘‘Sivrak (Shistavanen Wolfman), Kabe (Chadra-Fan), Muftak (Talz)’’
* Bounty Hunters 1 - ‘‘Boba Fett, IG-88, Shrike (Gand Findsman)’’
* Bounty Hunters 2 - ‘‘Dengar, Zardra with force pike, Bossk (Trandoshan)’’
* Bounty Hunters 3 - ‘‘Barada (Klatooinan), Boushh (Leia’s disguise in Jabba’s palace), Greedo (Rodian)’’
* Cloud City - ‘‘Leia on Bespin, Lando Calrissian drawing blaster pistol, Lobot’’
* DarkStryder 1 - ‘‘Capt. Kaiya Adrimetrum, Brophar Tofarain, Gorak Khzam (Rodian)’’
* DarkStryder 2 - ‘‘Lt. Ranna Gorjaye, Lt. Darryn Thyte(cyborg arm), Lt. Jessa Dajus’’
* Darkstryder 3 - ‘‘Lofryyhn (Wookiee), Kl’aal (Defel), Loh’khar (Twi’lek)’’
* Denizens of Tatooine - ‘‘Luke on Tatooine, Tusken Raider with upraised gaffe stick, Jawa’’
* Droids 1 - ‘‘Imperial Droid (from Death Star), R5-D4, Power Droid ‘’
* The Emperor - ‘‘The Emperor, Royal Guard with force pike in right hand, Royal Guard with force pike in left hand’’
* Encounter on Hoth - ‘‘Han in snowsuit, Chewbacca with bowcaster, Probe droid’’
* Ewoks - ‘‘2x Wicket with spear, Ewok with club and headdress’’
* Gamorrean Guards - ‘‘Gamorrean guard with axe held to side, 2 Gamorrean guards with upraised axes’’
* Heavy Blaster w/ Imp. Crew - ‘‘Heavy blaster on tripod (2 pieces) , 2x Naval trooper holding firing mechanism’’
* Heir to the Empire Villains - ‘‘Grand Admiral Thrawn, Captain Pellaeon, Joruus C’baoth’’
* Heroes 1 - ‘‘Luke on first Death Star, R2-D2, C-3PO’’
* Heroes 2 - ‘‘Princess Leia, Han Solo with blaster, Chewbacca with bowcaster
* Hoth Rebels - 3x Hoth Rebel’’
* Imperial Army Troopers 1 - ‘‘2x Army trooper advancing and firing blaster pistol, Army trooper advancing with blaster rifle’’
* Imperial Army Troopers 2 - ‘‘Army trooper on guard with blaster pistol, 2x Army trooper shoulder-firing blaster rifle’’
* Imperial Naval Troopers 1 - ‘‘Naval trooper firing blaster pistol two-handed, 2x Naval trooper advancing and firing blaster pistol’’
* Imperial Naval Troopers 2 - ‘‘Naval trooper advancing with blaster pistol, 2x Naval trooper advancing with blaster rifle’’
* Imperial Officers - ‘‘Moff Tarkin, Death Star Officer pointing, General Veers in battle armor’’
* Jabba’s Servants - ‘‘Bib Fortuna (Twi’lek), Oola (Twi’lek dancing girl), Rancor keeper’’
* Jabba the Hutt - ‘‘Jabba’’
* Jedi Knights - ‘‘Female Minor Jedi, Male Minor Jedi, Yoda’’
* Mon Calamari - ‘‘Admiral Ackbar, 2x Mon Calamari with helmet and blaster pistol’’
* Mos Eisley - ‘‘Labria (Devaronian), Garindan (Long Snoot/Kubaz), Kid’’
* Mos Eisley Cantina - ‘‘Figrin Da’n (Bith bandleader) with kloo horn, Bith musician with stringed instrument, Wuher (bartender)’’
* Mos Eisley Cantina 2 - ‘‘Ponda Baba (Aqualish), Dr. Evazan, Abyssin’’
* The Noghri - ‘‘Noghri with stokhli stick, 2x Noghri with dagger and stokhli stick’’
* Pilots and Gunners - ‘‘X-wing pilot running, TIE fighter pilot with blaster pistol, Death Star gunner with blaster pistol ‘’
* Pirates - Nikto, Whiphid, Lando in Jabba’s palace armor
* Rebel Commandos 1 - ‘‘Male commando firing medium repeat blaster, Male commando with poncho and upraised blaster pistol’’
* Rebel Commandos 2 - ‘‘Male commando shoulder-firing blaster pistol, Male commando with poncho, upraised blaster pistol and macrobinoculars, Female commando firing outstretched blaster pistol’’
* Rebel Operatives - ‘‘Old Senatorial, Engineer, Female Gambler’’
* Rebel Troopers 1 - ‘‘Female trooper firing blaster pistol, Male trooper holding up blaster rifle, Male trooper holding up blaster pistol’’
* Rebel Troopers 2 - ‘‘2x male trooper running with blaster pistol held up, Female trooper advancing with blaster held low’’
* Rebel Troopers 3 - ‘‘Male trooper standing at ready, 2x male trooper firing blaster pistol two-handed’’
* Rebel Troopers 4 - ‘‘Female commando running with blaster pistol, Rebel scout with armor and macrobinoculars, Leia on Endor’’
* Sandtroopers - ‘‘3x Tatooine Stormtrooper’’
* Scout Troopers - ‘‘3x Scout trooper firing blaster pistol’’
* Skywalkers - ‘‘Luke on Dagobah with lightsaber down, Leia on Death Star with blaster, Darth Vader on Cloud City with lightsaber down’’
* Snowtroopers - ‘‘3x Snowtrooper’’
* Stormtroopers 1 - ‘‘Stormtrooper with blaster pistol, Stormtrooper with blaster rifle, Stormtrooper advancing with blaster pistol’’
* Stormtroopers 2 - ‘‘Stormtrooper walking with blaster pistol down, Stormtrooper hip-firing blaster pistol, Stormtrooper shoulder-firing blaster rifle’’
* Stormtroopers 3 - ‘‘Stormtrooper on guard with blaster pistol, Stormtrooper at ready with blaster pistol, Stormtrooper shoulder-firing blaster pistol’’
* Stormtroopers 4 - ‘‘Stormtrooper firing outstretched blaster pistol, Stormtrooper walking with blaster pistol up, Stormtrooper kneeling firing blaster pistol’’
* Users of the Force - ‘‘Obi-Wan Kenobi with lightsaber up, Darth Vader with lightsaber up, Luke as Jedi with lightsaber up’’
* Wookiees - ‘‘Chewbacca with bowcaster, 2x Wookiee with tunic and blaster rifle’’
* Zero-G Assault Troopers - ‘‘2x Spacetrooper bodies, 4x right arms, 4x left arms’’

‘’‘Vehicles ‘’‘
* Landspeeder - ‘‘Luke’s landspeeder, Hood-mounted blaster cannon, Luke driving, Rebel driver, Imperial Army trooper driver’’
* Imperial Speeder Bikes - ‘‘2x speeder bike, 2x scout trooper rider’’
* Rebel Speeder Bikes - ‘‘2x speeder bike, 2x Rebel trooper riders’’
* Snowspeeder - ‘‘Rebel Snowspeeder’’
* Storm Skimmer - ‘‘from Dark Empire Sourcebook, 2x Stormtrooper rider with blaster cannon’’
* AT-PT - ‘‘small walker from Dark Force Rising’’
* Bantha with Rider - ‘‘Bantha, Tusken Raider rider with gaffe stick’’
* Tauntaun with Rider - ‘‘Tauntaun with Hoth Rebel Soldier’‘
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