The Launch of Star Wars Disc Golf has been highly anticipated and the wait is finally over! Discraft has broken down the barrier allowing for these amazing Star Wars Disc designs for the community. Let the force be with every Disc Golf player out there! They started with the only model being Buzzz, but within 2 months have increased to include the Force and Challenger using Z-Line and D-Line plastics. The Super Color - Bold strong colors that pop Prism Full Foil - Has slightly less bold colors, but a rainbow-like shine Sparkle Full Foil - Slightly less bold colors, but has glitter like specs are only made with the Buzzz currently.
We all know the force is strong with many, but Disc Golfers hold a stronger bond. Star Wars has been iconic since its release in 1977 and was rejuvenated in 1999-2005 by the release of Episode I, II and III. Disney purchased Star Wars and once again brought the force back with movies of Episode VII, VIII and soon to be IX!
Star Wars Disc Golf has been a struggle with licensing issues for manufacturers and honestly the only way to obtain a Star Wars Discs was through a custom art designer. Well as of November 23rd, Discraft gave a public announcement where they informed everyone they struck a deal with Disney allowing them to start producing Star Wars designs on their discs.
One item we are already anticipating is exactly how Dynamic Discs struck a deal with Marvel, they slowly added additional molds into play with their art designs. Currently, (12/9/18) the only model Star Wars Discs are being produced is in the Discraft Buzzz model. While this is the most popular model for them, it only makes sense they did this. It’s sad to hear the news that Dynamic Disc did not strike a deal with Marvel in 2019 and will no longer be molding Marvel Discs.
The obvious play for Discraft is to start producing these amazing artworks they have on all their Discs to further incite Disc Golfers to buy more. I mean come on, how cool would it be to have your Luxury E3 Backpack completely full with 20 Star Wars Discs! I do not foresee Discraft releasing new molds anytime soon as they are struggling to keep-up with demand. Potentially due to Christmas, but only time will tell. They have added the Challenger and Force, but the Paul McBeth discs have provided Star Wars a backseat.
I would assume if they keep selling extremely well, they will make a whole new line of plastic just for Star Wars; exactly that I was hoping for! This has been an even bigger success comparing it to Marvel with Dynamic Discs. While they did well, I’m wondering if it's the designs, the Star Wars following or just that Discraft is a bigger company than Dynamic Discs.
Star Wars Disc Golf Discs will be sure to amaze you! Collect all 7 different designs to show-off with your friends in the SuperColor and Full Foil plastics. The Challenger is produced in D-Line using Discraft's Hot Stamp and Z-Line in Buzz and Force. The Hot Stamp technology doesn’t bring a full picturesque image, but still provides you with Star Wars pleasure!
Discraft has (7) different artwork designs for Star Wars in the SuperColor, Prism Full Foil and Sparkle Full Foil. I cannot stress enough how much pictures don't do justice to these wonderful Star Wars Designs and if you have seen Full Foil or SuperColor in person, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. I think it's that time to rank from #7 to #1 in my book!
There might be some awesome costumes out there for Storm Troopers, but these are not too iconic. Finn might be the only reason they are on the map as they remind me of pawns in Chess. The Desgn of the disc is exquisite, a picture of the helmet for any Star Wars fan is fantastic.
Storm Trooper plastic preference: SuperColor
6. DEATH STAR
I'm actually shocked this was even a design to place onto the discs, but they nailed it. It got placed above the Storm Trooper due to the superb detail in the design and makes the disc come to life. It however is a sign of the dark side so it was impossible for me to place it higher on my list!
If I were to re-tool the artwork, I would have removed "The" from the name as it shows "The Death Star". There are (6) Tie Fighters, (3) on each side of the Death Star photo looking closely you can identify.
Death Star plastic preference: Prism Full Foil
5. STAR WARS
I wanted to place this one #4 however my colleagues and even myself had to surrender and place it #5 due to peer pressure and something that pressures me even more, sales!
A very colorful design that pops allowing for a great design. (The reason for our plastic preference) Its simplicity works well as Star Wars will be ever engraved in American's hearts.
Star Wars plastic preference: SuperColor
Han Solo drives the popular Millennium Falcon, but somehow he didn't get artwork, but the ship did! They once again they nailed the artwork as its superb background with the focal point being the ship.
100% no doubt in my mind the Sparkle Full Foil is a must for this Star Wars disc as the sparling nature reminds me of stars in the galaxy. Its suits the background perfectly and gives an additional layer to the artwork.
Millennium Falcon plastic preference: Sparkle Full Foil
Well I’m going to confess, I actually don't like this disc design, but everyone obviously loves Chewbacca! I can see them having issues as a brown head wouldn't look too good, but either I have bad taste or people are using the same logic as me since this disc is the #2 most sold for Star Wars here at Disc Golf Shopping.
It's big blue head provides a sparkling masterpiece as I find in the Full Foil, none of these discs seem to be the same, (off very slightly) but I don't see this in the other Star Wars Discs for whatever reason. I'm assuming it's the sun hitting the bluish tint giving a different look every time you check.
Chewbacca plastic preference: Sparkle Full Foil
2. DARTH VADER
Y’all must have thought I was completely against the dark side; well I am, but come its Darth Vader! Only two light sabers were used and one of them are pictured by him. He looks in great shape....lol Darth Vader is shown in a fighting stance awaiting his foes.
I can foresee different types of artwork done for him and hope there will be. There are multiple amazing costumes for Darth Vader and will prove to have strong force with him.
Darth Vader plastic preference: Prism Full Foil
This is a blowout, the #1 by far best looking Star Wars Disc is Yoda's. Who hasn't fallen in love with this 900 year old tiny little green Jedi Master? We saw him first in the movie Empire Strikes Back and later saw him be agile and show his true powers in the amazing fight scene with Count Dooku.
This disc is very hard for me to pick which plastic type I enjoy seeing him in the most, but something just seems a little more magical with seeing flashes of rainbow colors. It gives the sense of the light shining on yourself.
Yoda plastic preference: Prism Full Foil
Well there you have it, my Star Wars Top 7 Disc Golf Discs! I hope everyone is as overwhelmed with happiness as I am that Discraft was able to find a deal with Disney. Let’s hope more iconic characters will find their ways to Discs as it should open the sport of Disc Golf to others.
Star Wars Hot Stamps on Z-Line and D-Line are already here! It only took Discraft 2 months to realize the Star Wars Disc Golf was turning out better than anyone could ever imagine. They flew off the shelf’s...hopefully not because it was Christmas time, but perfect designs.
While the Hot Stamps are nowhere near as detailed like the Super Color or Full Foil, they provide the same level of enjoyment knowing the Star Wars Force is with you. Currently....which I say currently in 12/22/18 they are only molding them in Force and Buzz for Z-Line. In D-Line, their most economical plastic Discraft offers, they have the Challenger.
Discraft Star Wars Buzzz
The most popular disc for Discraft is the Buzzz and for good reasons. This Mid-Range disc provides some always consistent throws showing that it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, intermediate or an expert, the Buzzz will suit you. The name is always been a catchy one providing some great pun’s on the course and off. “You were really Buzzz’ing around the basket there!”
From previously stated, this disc comes in Super Color, Prism Full Foil and Sparkle Full Foil. Around the middle of January of 2019 Discraft announced there was many questions revolving around if they had the ability to do hot stamping for the Z-Line plastic. The answer? Yes! The Star Wars Z-Line currently comes in 5 different hot stamps, Yoda Head, Darth Vader Head, Rebel, Empire and the iconic Star Wars art!
What’s our favorite design for Z-Line plastic you ask? Well come on being on the dark side just seems right for the Buzzz and the Darth Vader Head fits the bill. It’s Dark stamped head shows any color as brighter and really pops! (Gee I hope there aren’t different color Darth Vader Heads….we currently haven’t seen any so I think they are rare if they are out there. Knowing these disc golf manufacturers they probably did in small quantities)
Discraft Star Wars Force
Didn’t we all see this coming….May the force be with you….let’s be honest Discraft would be silly not to have some Star Wars discs in there up and coming model the Force. This distance driver has been getting even more popular than the Nuke lately as it’s a bomber shot every time. Oh we were saying the Buzzz has some good catchy lines…..the Force….hands down beat the Buzzz on this one! “You really had the Force with you on that throw!”
This disc currently is not molded in the premium plastics of Super Colors and Full Foils, but maybe in the future? It is being hot stamped with all your iconic legends of Star Wars such as the Yoda Head, Darth Vader Head, Revel, Empire and the Logo of Star Wars.
What’s our 2nd favorite design for Z-Line plastic you ask? Well we have to go with the Star Wars Logo. There is just something about it on translucent plastic that makes it pop and what better to have it on the Force!
Discraft Star Wars Challenger
An interesting choice for their first (and only currently 2/5/19) D-Line plastic for Star Wars discs is the Challenger, a Putt and Approach disc. Many consider it an approach disc opposed to a straight-up putter due to it’s great glide and ability to handle some torque on everyone’s powerful throws with the disc not being flippy.
The Challenger, like previously stated is only in D-Line so no Z, SuperColor or Full Foil for this one as of yet. It has the same 5 stamps as the Z-Lines currently with the Star Wars Logo, Empire, Rebel, Darth Vader Head and Yoda Head. It’s the cheapest option currently to showcase your love of Star Wars to everyone you know playing Disc Golf.
Ok we all know where this is going know, what’ the preferred design for the Star Wars D-Line Challenger? We are 100% going with the Rebel design! There is something special about the durable D-Line plastic that this symbol just pops so well on any color plastic. It’s Red color has an extra bold look that cannot be matched.