Tombricks
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    Review Count
  • April 18, 2017
    First Review
  • July 7, 2017
    Last Review
 
 
Tombricks's Reviews
 
 Series 17
Series 17
Series 17
 
Posted:July 7, 2017
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Overall: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Not the best or worst series yet
" The minifigures are very detailed and come with many accessories, which is welcome; especially as this has improved over the years. Like normal, naturally only some figures appeal to certain people, for me, I only bought my favourite six. Lego seems to be recycling old minifigures more often which is disappointing, eg. Surfer. More irritatingly, I feel some of them are becoming too wacky, exercise girl, and very niche, corn suit guy-this is one of the main issues as Lego runs out of ideas. I, and many others, feel the 'mystery figure' is completely unnecessary; the highway man is one of the more mediocre ones. I think inevitably unless Lego changes something up soon these series will die out. Please do something special like a series dedicated to the best figure of each past series, or something similar. Moreover, the recent price increaseS, in the U.K., are unnecessary and mean it's very poor value for money. "
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Play Experience (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
+1point
3of 5found this review helpful.
 
 Airport Passenger Terminal
Airport Passenger Terminal
Airport Passenger Terminal
 
Posted:June 23, 2017
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Overall: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Could be much better!
" I like this set overall; however, it isn't as good as it should be.
The main positive of this set is the play value, the set has all of the main things needed for an airport, albeit the individual components are small.
As said by other reviews, big pieces LIMIT PLAY and make the build less exciting, such as the interior of the plane has two massive raised areas from the wing piece. The minifigure selection is unusually dull, not bad, especially for a new city set. The terminal is too small, this particularly apparent next to the well-sized plane. Moreover, the terminal could have been much better, like older ones. For example, by adding another floor and more detail; perhaps a shop or food outlet.
The price makes this set not really worth it, £85 is not justifiable. The idea, even though it's not original, had tons of potential, it feels weak next to the last airport set. It is a shame because if it had been £65 it would be a good set. "
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
1 / 5
1 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
+1point
1of 1found this review helpful.
 
 Bus Station
Bus Station
Bus Station
 
Posted:June 1, 2017
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Overall: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Pretty poor
" I was excited when this set was revealed, and that Lego was realeasing some more normal/generic city sets. Despite some early criticism, I decided to purchase the set.
The bus is disappointing and even deceiving. The bus seems slightly oversized and dwarfs buildings in a city. The roof doesn't come of without dismantling the top, making access deceptively difficult. Two bikes cannot fit easily on the bike rack, as suggested on the box. It's a shame Lego has not included any options for the 78 left had driving countries, but this is understandable, as Lego sells fewer sets in these countries. Detail on the exterior and interior of the bus is minimal.
The structures and minifigures are better and help to rescue some of the oversights of the bus. The structures are small but do the job-Considering the name is 'bus station it is clearly misleading. The minifigure selection is good in comparison, six is quite a lot for this small set. Four of the torsos are recycled, this doesn't matter too much as they, and the hairpieces, are relatively rare. The variation of generation and gender, and the usability in many situations is notably good. The inclusion of two bikes and a dog is nice, but not that special. However, the wheelchair is, and has been incorporated with the bus.
Regarding the price, it is clearly overpriced for what is included. Overall, this is bit of a disappointing set, although not completely devoid of positives.
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My Product Recommendations
 
Brick Bank
4.6 out of 5(125)
 
 
 
 
 
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
30 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
1 / 5
1 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
+50points
80of 110found this review helpful.
 
 Berlin
Berlin
Berlin
 
Posted:April 19, 2017
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good souvenir, okay set
" If like me you have just visited Berlin, and want a buildable souvenir this is great.
Cons
Unfortunately, the set is a little underwhelming and small. The value for money is poor, not terrible, hence the two star rating. The spaces between the objects are too small. I wish the Berlin Wall was separate and more detailed, with the death strip. Building techniques are absent, perhaps excluding the Deutsche Bahn Tower, which is disappointing. The TV tower is fragile. Personally, I think that victory tower lacks detail.
Pros
The Reichstag is the best, I love the dome detail having visited it. Everything has value. It captures the architecture well, everything is recognisable. The instructions and box are very high quality. There is great information in the booklet.
Overall, if you can get this at a discount, get it, especially if you have been to Berlin. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
 
My Product Recommendations
 
Brick Bank
4.6 out of 5(125)
 
 
 
 
 
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
2 / 5
2 / 5
I would recommend this to a friend!
0points
0of 0found this review helpful.
 
Posted:April 18, 2017
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Great set, best modular
" I enjoyed building this a lot. I love both the exterior and interior details. The absence of stickers and inclusion of prints is nice to see. Beware, the build time will take at least 1 day. The set also represents good value in comparison to the other modulars, especially considering the recent price increase. The minifigures are satisfactory, most of their torsos I happened to have already. Moreover, I wish they would change the generic head, but I understand the decision. If you have any other modulars you will love the cornucopia of 'easter eggs'. Although the interior is great, perhaps LEGO focuses on it too much considering you will only see it while you build it. Another thing to note is that it is difficult to fit into a city, due to it is made up of 1.5 baseplates.
Overall, I would recommend it if you like what you see, but it is a lot of money to spend in one go.
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I would recommend this to a friend!
From:  United Kingdom
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Intermediate LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
10 hrs
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Challenging
Challenging
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+3points
4of 5found this review helpful.