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  • 3.8
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  • 10
    Review Count
  • July 9, 2020
    First Review
  • February 28, 2021
    Last Review
 
 
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Open up the world of music video making for kids who love to dance and perform. This LEGO® VIDIYO™ Punk Pirate BeatBox (43103) makes every playtime exciting. Download the free app to scan the pirate minifigure and reveal the punk pirate’s cool stage persona. Then scan the BeatBits to unlock special effects, challenges and more as kids produce their own unique music video, to share with other creators in the kid-safe social feed. Portable for fun on the move Kids will love styling the BeatBox using the LEGO pieces. They can choose from a DJ deck, UFO or rocket design – or make up their own. The BeatBox folds up with space to store the BeatBits and minifigure so it’s ideal for play on the go. Create music experiences LEGO VIDIYO sets offer a safe social play experience, helping kids become directors, producers and stars of their own music videos. See their creativity grow as they produce videos packed with musical mash-ups, fun characters, songs, dance moves and amazing effects.
 
Posted:February 28, 2021
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
What a fail. Nice minifig though.
" Bought this for the minifig since I'm collecting pirates. It has pretty great detailing, the dots-like thing on the back is nifty and the the tiles are useful as albums or posters for custom stuff. Though the brick separator included is useless for this set.
The app.. What a piece of junk. IOS exclusive(this could have been a webapp) every asset required is downloaded as needed anyway. so my experience was 35 minutes of download and loading screens(kids are so patient amirite?). The scan brought up incorrect tiles and then finally crashed twice before It could do anything.
Having seen the end result footage I wasn't impressed. But honestly lego needs to give up on this idea...especially with shoddy half-hearted attempts like with this and hidden side. Parent buy lego to get kids off their phones... and a tik-tok clone that doesn't allow sharing is completely redundant.
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From: Sydney
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
10 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
-5points
7of 19found this review helpful.
 
Posted:February 4, 2021
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Things of note
" The Good.
It's a work of art, makes great use of its space, looks good from multiple angles, lines up great with other ninjago city sets and has a tonne of references for all lego fans as well as interesting fresh building techniques. It's the second tallest set I own after Orthanc.
That being said.. I had some quality issues relating to the pink trans pieces on the top being noticeable scratched. As well as an issue with the trans stickers having a weird pattern glue texture occur. Hopefully Lego can solve these issues for future sets. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Sydney
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
15 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Challenging
Challenging
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+8points
8of 8found this review helpful.
 
Posted:January 11, 2021
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
I bought it for the shark
" I bought it for the hammerhead shark figure. 5/5 would buy again. Everything else is hard to reuse garbage tier trash. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Sydney
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
10 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
-5points
0of 5found this review helpful.
 
 Batcave Clayface™ Invasion
Batcave Clayface™ Invasion
Batcave Clayface™ Invasion
 
Posted:July 30, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Uninspired bad playset
" This bat-cave is meh. Much better sets for ninjago and harry potter.
Minifig wise it's a mixed bag. Catwoman is good and two face is alright. Batwoman is fine(nobody cares) and batman and robin can be found in cheaper sets.
Clayface looks terrible but the articulation is good.
The cave itself has few features that allow for open play. With a whole section dedicated to hold another set.. Bad design. The prison is token and the batman transformation things works well(but is a rehash of older set).
Other ideas are just not thought out.. The gym is uninteresting to kids and the buzzsaw jetpack is dumb for adults.. how does he incapacitate someone and not cut off an arm..
The bat-tank build was better than I expected... it plays well and works with the set.
On sale the set is only just worth it.. Forget it if its RRP.
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From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
03 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
-16points
3of 22found this review helpful.
 
Posted:July 19, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Decent Dragon
" Great Display model. Bad toy. Sidebuild and figures are decent.
Model barely stands under its own weight and causes the legs to come apart at the fixed shoulder joints(see picture). Wings could not articulate up or down without modding(see picture).. I flipped the wing holders and moved some body parts out of the way
The stud shooters are bad. Tail is also a bit unwieldy and sits loose.
Overall a cool dragon with some notable flaws.
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I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
03 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
I would recommend this to a friend!
+6points
27of 48found this review helpful.
 
Posted:July 18, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Just buy it
" I'm just going to compare it to barracuda bay and say while i love that set for scale and nostalgia..this is a better deal. A very versatile set. The main ship build is complete. My only gripe is they could have used more of the spare parts on the side builds.. but they are still very good builds with useful play features. The set is basically perfect. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
04 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
I would recommend this to a friend!
+8points
8of 8found this review helpful.
 
Posted:July 18, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
What is this
" This set is bad.
The build is unimpressive. It's 1 play feature is pointless and tacked on. The side part and grey flooring is flimsily attached. It makes a poor playset to boot.
The best thing about the set is the wonder woman minifig.. the other 2 figures are a random dude and an unreleased bad-guy - cheetah.
I needed tan bricks and have no issues tearing this apart after doing the build.
I would avoid this set unless you want the ww minifig or some parts.
"
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
-50points
10of 70found this review helpful.
 
Posted:July 16, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Near perfect
" I got this piece since I thought it would go well next to the movie Bounty... I thought that set couldn't be topped but side by side I feel this newer bounty makes better use of it's parts, space, playability, better minifigs and a more balanced design.
The play features which work well also give it added display variety.
In terms of negatives the captains cabin - sparse without the walls, cramped with them and the modular roof is a pain to line up and clamp on.
It's definitely the most refined bounty and a solid recommendation for anyone who likes ships.
"
I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Expert LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
04 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Challenging
Challenging
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+12points
12of 12found this review helpful.
 
Posted:July 16, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Perfect playset for it's price
" I bought this for rocks parts.. but the build has exceeded my expectations. The game it's trying to promote is a bit gimmicky.. but it is optional and adaptable.
As a display piece, it looks awesome. The skull piece ties it all together and the set is bigger than it looks.
As a playset it's open, adjustable, has 2 floors with interesting elements. The play feature moves parts all over the set. It also adapts well with the other sets with the combined theme.. that being said.. it feels as though "journey to skull dungeon" was cut from the set like a videogame DLC. The layout is simply 'lop-sided' without its inclusion. I understand it makes it easier on parents.. but when you buy both sets you end up with 2 green lloyds and no red Kai.. a very manipulative way to get you to buy a 3rd set to complete the team.
It's not my favorite set. But it feels like the perfect playset I would have wanted for christmas as a kid. 9/10 .. I would give it a 10 if they just combined it with Journey and switched out a lloyd for Kai or Wu.
"
I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
04 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Average
Average
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+49points
52of 55found this review helpful.
 
 Mystery Castle
Mystery Castle
Mystery Castle
 
Posted:July 9, 2020
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Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Reasonable Castle option
" Got this set for a dark fantasy MOC I've been building. I got the Monster fighters castle set so I can compare.
The good:
Decent display piece.
Castle opens up inviting play, is also very sturdy
Main Badguy mini-figure is awesome
The colours look great.
The Bad:
Rooms themselves feel lacking in details. 2 prison cells with nothing in them...
The mouth moving/trapdoor play feature is meh
Light green parts SHOULD glow in the dark like monster hunters
It feels like they were trying to make an improved version of monster fighters. But I feel as though is less interesting all up. It's a solid purchase for castle stuff but would not say essential. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  Australia
Age: 25-34 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
05 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Average
Average
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+7points
17of 27found this review helpful.