February 12, 2008
SithLord229 is a YouTube channel created by Star Wars fan and collector Steven Allsopp. The channel, which was founded on February 12, 2008, specializes in video reviews of Star Wars merchandise and collectibles, including Hasbro's 3.75" action figure and vehicle line, LEGO sets, and Sideshow Collectibles 1:6 scale figures, amongst others. The channel has proven popular amongst viewers, having established a fanbase of over 17,000 subscribers and 16 million overall video views. Since its creation, the channel has branched out to other forums of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, & Pinterest.
SithLord229 has been featured on a number of websites, including Jedi News, Action Figure Times, Star Wars Autograph Collection, Articulation Times, and many others. Steven also serves as the United Kingdom co-host of the popular Star Wars podcast Boring Conversation Anyway, alongside FLYGUY of FLYGUY.net and Whit Anderson of Distracted by Star Wars. Outside of his online activity, Steven is a UK-based graphic designer.