"Hello. This is a very well thought out Batcave. The attention to detail is great, the layout is easy to build, the play features are good, and the set is a nice size for display purposes.
This was the set I was most anxiously anticipating. The Batman suit conveyer is worth the price of admission alone. The set comes in 8 numbered bags with one instruction book. You get one sticker sheet and one loose rock formation piece as well.
The directions are straight forward and easy. The sticker placement guide is very accurate. I love how the Bat Computer turned out as there are 9 stickers for it. The stickers are of substantial quality as we have come to expect from Lego. I wish there had been more printed tiles, but exclusive bat suits make up for that.
The piece count is on point. I think you get a nice variety of colors and shapes in this set.
The vehicle builds are both very solid. The Bat Boat is my favorite. I opted not to use all the stickers as both Ducky and Bat Boat look great without.
The minifigures included are great as well. I love all the print work, different capes, and hair pieces. It is very nice that we get Alfred, Bruce, and Penguin in the set. I would say my favorite is Alfred.
This is a great set at $99.99 USD MSRP.
Pros: brick assortment, great layout, solid vehicle builds, great Minifigures, nice play features
"I'm an avid Lego collector and DC enthusiast. I have been chomping at the bit to get my hands on these Lego Batman Movies sets since first hearing about the film. This set is a little on the pricey side and the car is comically large compared to other Lego city cars and such. The set comes packaged in 3 numbered bags with 2 directions books, a sticker sheet, and two sets of yellow rubber bands for lowrider effect. The included figures are by far the highlight of the set with Harley Quinn being my favorite.
I put this set together in a little over an hour. The directions are easy to follow and sticker application guide is easy. There are very few stickers in the set, but I believe any set $49.99 and higher should have all printed pieces. I do like the color utilization here and the zebra printed tiles. I do wish the vehicle had come with a full roof.
The car rolls well and has a hidden play feature in the trunk. The trunk house 2 spring loaded missiles that can be fired through activators in speaker system. The low rider function requires a little bit of manipulation, but I could get the vehicle in different poses. It is a little hard to get all 4 wheels to stay down at the same time. The front wheels up and back wheels down is how I have it displayed. The car will roll despite low ground clearance. The back end drags, but your ability to roll is helped by rounded tiles on vehicle undercarriage.
The build is very solid. I would have no problem handing this to a 6-7 year old. I also think someone that age could put this set together with help from parents.
I did not pay $49.99 USD for this set. I found $17 in entry way of my local Toys R Us Thanksgiving night. I used that $17 to offset cost. I think this is a $35 set at most.
Pros: color/variety of pieces, 3 highly detailed mini figures with great print work, zebra printed tiles, minimum use of stickers
Cons: MSRP too high, hard play could lead to rubber band wear, size of car comical, lack of play features, lack of full roof
Conclusion: I think there are better sets out there to spend $50 on. If you are a DC and Batman lover like me...well then you might have to talk yourself into it."
"I may not have been alive to see the rise of the Beatles, but their music has meant so much to me growing up. I thank my folks repeatedly for their musical influences on me.
I found this at my local Toys R Us on 10.31.16. Not only was it the first Halloween, in nearly a decade, when it wasn't rainy and cold, but I got off work and found this waiting for me at TRU.
This was an instant purchase and I had a $5.00 coupon to cover the tax pretty much.
This is a solid brick build with a fun/whimsical use of colors and printed tiles. The set comes in numbered bags 1-5. I'm so happy that there are NO Stickers in this set! Lego better be careful as soon I will expect all printed materials in their higher end collector sets.
This piece holds a lot of nostalgia for me. I thoroughly enjoyed the build. Both the base and the sub itself are very solid. There is just enough room for the figures and their accessories. The use of color throughout was spot on. I never thought of using hot dogs as railing pieces, but the look works. I always love finding new and interesting brick techniques in these sets.
This set can be played with or displayed. I would have no issue giving this sub to a 6-7-year-old to play with. The figure detail is great and I love the use of hair pieces here.
This piece is definitely for collectors, Beatles fans, and children alike.
Pros: Colorful pieces, solid build, highly detailed mini figures, display stand/base, high level of play value, nostalgia evoking, great conversation piece, appeals to many age groups, just looks cool
"I have to say that this was quite a challenging build. I consider myself an advanced Lego builder, but this took time, patience, steady hands, and ample room to complete. I spent 13 hours, spread over 2 days 3 nights, building this magnificent set. The attention to detail is truly amazing and neither video or pictures can do it justice. This is why I drove 2.5 hours to my Chicago area Lego store to see it built. I wasn't expecting any to be in stock, but there were a couple and I purchased the one with the least box damage.
Now on to my review...wow where to start. Let us start with the sheer amount of pieces in various size, color, and shape. I truly enjoyed the plethora of pieces and building types. Mind you I'm a bigger guy, with large hands, and the fine detail work with 1x1 tiles and such was tedious. The building breakdown and illustrations were all easy to follow and didn't overwhelm you on any given step. The pieces come in bags from 1-14. The extremely thick manual and stickers come packaged in plastic without cardboard. The pieces themselves are tucked in one white flimsy box or placed alongside said box.
I was surprised to see that there were fewer stickers than I had anticipated. The stickers are of really good quality. The exposed brick stickers are laser cut and not just bricks printed on a larger gray background sticker. I was very concerned about the stickers being big and ugly. The set really is not complete without them. The illustrations do a good job of placement suggestion as well. In the end, I'm happy with my sticker placement.
The set utilizes most of its surface area well. I think there were some missed opportunities to incorporate more Disney easter eggs here and there. The archery area could also have used a little more detail as well. The addition of a rack for bow and quiver would have been nice.
The room details are well thought out. I like all of the Disney films presented in model. I think there is some area for Disney characters to maneuver within. I do wish the set had come with more characters. Cinderella would have been nice. I didn't mind having Mickey, Minnie, Daisy, and Donald as I skipped those in the mini figure collection. The best figure of the bunch though is Tinkerbell.
Now I'd like to talk about what I didn't like in the set. I thought the piece count is a little misleading as there are so many tiny pieces utilized here. The price per piece is on point, but it would have been nice to have more of the larger pieces when able to be used. Many times, as with most Lego sets, multiple 1x1 tiles are stacked when unnecessary. I'm not sure how the designers could have avoided stacking methodology.
My other main complaint is structural integrity of the set. This set CANNOT be easily moved without breaking down into 3 sections. I would avoid moving it at all costs for children under the age of 7. If they would like to play with the set, then I suggest placing it on the floor in 3 sections for ease of play. The final tower construction has the weakest structural integrity. I was assembling, with both hands, and the tower buckled/shot out of my hands and onto floor. Luckily only a few pieces came off, but the area between Snow White Mirror and above the mirror is extremely fragile. I'm not thrilled with the sets ability to teeter from tower up. The base is very very solid, but the jump plate usage above is lacking. I would be very careful about the handling of tower sections as well. Too tight of grip and one could buckle on you.
Overall I'm satisfied with this as a display piece. I highly recommend it for Disney and Castle Enthusiasts alike.
Pros: Piece shapes/colors, premium laser cut stickers, overall building aesthetic, detailed manual, display function, variety of extra pieces included
Cons: Structural integrity, misleading piece count, no cardboard for manual, Lego box integrity lacking to support product weight (damaged boxed from shipping to Lego Store)
"I love Lego Ideas and Lego Creator. I have an affliction for cars and this build definitely satisfies. The cost per piece is on point. All of the labeled elements in this set are printed!! Yes...bonus points to Lego for not making us apply stickers. There are many interesting build techniques here. The set comes in numbered bags 1-3. The instruction book is smaller than most but very detailed. I liked the fact that everything fit nicely in box without instructions having to be folded in half. The engine bay detail and removable hood are quite nice. I love the color as it pops on display with my other Lego cars. I built at my leisure over two nights. This set can easily be put together in under 2 hours. There are a lot of small pieces though so keep in mind this set is intended for older children and adults. I would highly recommend picking this up. I picked mine up at Toys R Us for $79.99 US. The set is also available on Legoshop.com. If you are new to Lego cars, I might suggest trying the Volkswagen Bug, Camper Van, Mini Cooper, or Ferrari before this one as those are bigger in scale. Nothing is lost in this set though. I think the car displays well with others.
"I bought this set from a brick and mortar retailer. I was able to get it for 20% off MSRP. For that price this set is great.
The figures speak for themselves and are definitely the highlight of the set . I could do without Aunt May in favor of Venom. All of the figure details are quite good. The playset is large enough for all of the figures to occupy their own space. I did not feel like the set had to be necessarily crowded with the figures.
There are ample connection points for figures and the play features are hit and miss as far as originality. I just do not think a lot of them add to the set at all. The catapult could have been left off. The net feature has been done before. The breakaway walls are the same on either side of bridge tower. It would have been nice if most of these features had been left off.
The stickers are a crying shame. I left of most of them...like 80% of them in fact. I put the year stickers on the tower and the road sign direction stickers. The battle damaged stickers, graffiti stickers, and even taxi cab stickers took away from the natural aesthetics. The single person taxi looks much better as a single person yellow car with no stickers. The roadway looks much better without the battle damage. The graffiti art was too big and unnecessary for bridge supports.
I enjoyed the bridge build and wish as much thought about structure integrity went into the bridge supports as the bridge platform. I understand the supports were open for play features, but this does little to justify how much weight is actually sitting on them. You would have to be a very small child with tiny hands to utilize such play features anyway. I would have been much happier with solid supports and two bridge towers with play features.
I bought this set primarily as a display piece. I figure Marvel and DC can take turns as I look forward to setting up a Batman battle on this bridge in the future.
Thanks so much to Lego for giving us a bridge playset...I'm hoping we will get another one down the line with needed improvements."
"I love absolutely everything about this set except for the clear stickers. The build is fun. There are some very neat uses of bricks and I especially liked the new tire/axle method. The mini- figures are all great with Kevin being the weakest of the bunch. Lego went above and beyond as far as mini-figure detail and creation of new wigs. I think the play quality is here, the set looks great next to Classic Ecto-1, and the cost of the set was spot on.
Then there are the clear stickers...I wish I had just left them off as they make the set look worse. All of my stickers have air bubbles and two of them were cut in a weird fashion. I used tweezers to apply and wiped off fingerprints prior to applying. The stickers still look horrid. I wish Lego had gone with solid print stickers. The adhesive would not show through so terribly and the air bubbles would not have looked so bad either. This is my only complaint about such a wonderful set. Thanks for looking at my review and happy building to all."
"I was on the fence about Nexo Knights until I saw a review of this set on You Tube. I instantly had a M.A.S.K flashback and loved this set without even seeing it physically yet. Children of the 80's may remember the M.A.S.K toy line from Kenner and the vehicles that turned into multiple things. I have a feeling the designer here was a child of the 80's.
This set transforms from one primary vehicle to 4 smaller vehicles. All vehicles have great play value and solid builds. I enjoyed the fact that there were limited stickers and the variety of pieces included was impressive.
The Knight named Clay comes heavily armored with his robot minions and the villains included are quite a lot of fun as well. I really enjoyed the build and feel this new line will inspire Castle and Space Lego fans alike.
I have nothing bad to say about this set as the price point was right on and the play value is very very good. I bought this set for myself and couldn't resist flying the jet around the room.
This set will appeal to several ages. I highly recommend picking this set up."
"This is of the most visually interesting modulars I have ever purchased. I love the building aesthetic. The attention to detail is quite impressive as well. The first thing I did upon completion was put away all of the ninjas and Wu. I then added some creator figure and city figure to the set for it to work as a display piece. I had no interest in Ninjago whatsoever and the ninjas just took away from the aesthetic value of the piece. I'm very happy with my purchase as I got this at a Lego Store. I earned double points and got the Holiday Train set to boot (highly recommend the train...(I just left all the Christmas junk off and displayed the train without it). Getting back to the set
Pros -Aesthetics -Displayability -Use of different building techniques -Use of 3 different buildings that compliment each other well -Good use of varying pieces in size and color -Good use of open design platforms to allow for play and or just to display front side out (which I have done) -This could have been offered under regular Lego Creator sets (minus ninjas) and I would have purchased it
Cons -Ninjago set with too many Ninjas and Wu -Price (the set was pricey for piece count and having open building floor plans) -Lack of additional water element pieces to tie whole set together (there should have been additional care taken in water colored plate usage under bridge and between buildings) -Lack of additional detail pieces like more chickens, fish, and crabs (the set did not offer enough of these and my set came short one chicken and a fish...I ordered replacement parts) -The use of some play gimmicks that are totally unnecessary like the hidden treasure chests, the hidden elements in book pieces, and Cole's secret box of stuff in attic space -Sticker usage was still high despite printed rice paper windows. I think for the cost of this set almost every element should have been printed from the signage down to the two included ninja trading cards. I hate stickers with a passion and expect more printed pieces in the future.
Overall the set serves my display needs. I have it on display on top of my roll top desk and it is quite a conversation piece unlike any other modular I own. Thanks for looking at my review."
"I found a 20% off coupon for TRU otherwise I wouldn't have bought this. Very rarely do you find coupons that work on Lego. I'm pleased with purchase at $105.00 out the door including tax.
The build is fun and there are some neat building techniques. The mini figures outshine the ship design though. I wish there was room for all six in ship.
The variety of pieces and lack of stickers was a nice surprise. Many of the pieces go into lower wing section.
I do wish there had been a stand included to properly display set in flight mode. I built the stand myself with pieces from Death Star Duel set.
This set does display nice but I'll wait until next movie most likely to add anymore Disney Star Wars vehicle sets to collection. The play value here is minimal at best despite the really neat wing gimmick. I think the set is really too delicate and is more of a display piece than anything else."
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