A Lego TIE Fighter Smashed by Asteroids Is Equal Parts Sad and Wonderful

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Wired’s ongoing investigative series, Is Smashing Lego in Slo-mo Still Awesome?, continues with a TIE Fighter model that meets its unfortunate demise at the hands of a pair of falling rocks standing in for asteroids.

The pilot appears to have survived the attack mostly unscathed, however his TIE Fighter is yet another write-off for the Empire. But Vader’s loss is our gain, because everything is better in slow motion—particularly needless destruction. [YouTube - Wired]

This article originally appeared on Leg Godt, a Gizmodo blog on the wonder of bricks, bricks and more bricks