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  • 4.3
    Average Rating
  • 86
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  • 20
    Review Count
  • January 4, 2015
    First Review
  • August 28, 2016
    Last Review
 
 
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 AT-DP™
AT-DP™
AT-DP™
 
Posted:August 28, 2016
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Another Average Microfighter
" The AT-DP Microfighter is exactly like many other Microfighters are in 2016. They are just kind of ok, but nothing really special. Now, saying that, I do still very much enjoy this set. The minifigure included in this set is an AT-DP pilot, which is the exact same figure that was included in the 2015 to scale AT-DP. This minifigure has very nice leg printing and a cool, unique helmet. However, that is really all to say about this figure. As for the vehicle, the AT-DP itself is a very accurate and scaled down version of the tall and lanky 2015 model. However, the problem with this set is that there is nothing more to say about this set. Simply put, this set is lacking something special. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
07 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 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!
+6points
9of 12found this review helpful.
 
 First Order Battle Pack
First Order Battle Pack
First Order Battle Pack
 
Posted:February 6, 2016
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good Set:The First Order Assembles!
" Minor Spoiler Warning!
The First Order battlepack is a very good, but not great, battlepack. It's awesome to get a First Order battlepack, as I think pretty much everyone wants to recreate Hux's speech scene on Starkiller Base. However, I feel as though we needed at least one more regular First Order stormtrooper. I could really careless about the First Order technician and First order crew. Just give us four First Order stormtroopers, LEGO. Three of the regular troopers and one of the artillery trooper. Simple as that . However, despite me not liking some of the minifigure choices for this set, I must say, LEGO got all of these figures spot on. They are all very movie accurate, bottom line. I just love how LEGO has progressed with its minifigs. The stormtroopers in the earlier days of LEGO Star Wars don't even compare to these new Force Awakens stormtroopers. Now, on to the vehicle. I really don't like this vehicle. While it is well built, I feel as though it looks very out of place. Comparing it to the Resistance speeder that you get in the Resistance battlepack, it is absolutely no contest. It was also never seen in the movie, or at least I don't think it was, so it loses a bit of credibility in the accuracy department. Nevertheless, I feel as though this set is very much worth buying! "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
09 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 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!
+10points
15of 20found this review helpful.
 
 Rey's Speeder™
Rey's Speeder™
Rey's Speeder™
 
Posted:November 1, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good, Cheap Way To Get TFA Vehicle And Figures
" This set, like most TFA sets, are good, solid sets, but just lack that one element that would make the set great. This set is no exception to this. The figures for this set are very good, as are most Force Awakens figures. It really seems as though LEGO stepped up their game with the figures in this wave of Force Awakens sets. For example, the printing on the Rey figure is absolutely phenomenal, both front and back. The other figure in this set is Unkar's Thug. Unkar's Thug, while being a relatively simply designed figure, unlike Rey, is still a good addition to the set. Though these figures are great, I do wish that we would've gotten another figure in this set. We could've possibly gotten a BB-8 figure to get him in a cheaper set, or maybe another one of Unkar's Thugs. As for the build of this set, there isn't really that much to it. It's definitely the simplest of the Force Awakens sets. I mean, other than the blasters from the battlepacks being incorporated into the speeder as guns, and the ability of the side hatches to open, there is really not much playability. Being a teenager, it doesn't necessarily bother me too much, but it may play a factor in whether kids pick this up. I feel as though this is a good set for $20, but it's just lacking a few key elements that would really make this set worthwhile. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Pennsylvania
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
25 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
I would recommend this to a friend!
0points
0of 0found this review helpful.
 
 Hailfire Droid™
Hailfire Droid™
Hailfire Droid™
 
Posted:July 10, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Decent Set Here, But Not Anything Special
" When I heard that LEGO was remaking this set again, I was super excited. This was one of my favorite vehicles from Attack of The Clones,and I did not get the old version of this set, which only added to my excitement. Unfortunately, this set was not as promising as I ha hoped. Now, don't get me wrong, I still think this set is a pretty decent set, but looking at the picture of the old 2007 set compared to this set actually built, the 2007 version still looks much better. Anyway, onto the set. The set is very small, which is a bit of a disappointment. I would've rather had a $30, maybe even $40, set made out of this, instead of a $20 set with only 163 pieces. Anyhow, enough with all the negatives. I do like the playability with this set, with the movable wheels and and firing spring-loaded shooter. Now onto the minifigs. We get 2 super battle droids, which we all have a ton of. I really would've loved a new version of the super battle droid, with the red dot that super battle droids have in their chests. Unfortunately, that did not happen. The second figure we get is a new version of the clone lieutenant. Now, I know that a lot of people are mad and upset with it, due to the clone lieutenant's inclusion in the 2013 polybag, but for someone who didn't get the polybag, I'm super glad that this figure made it into this set. Also, this version is, at least in my opinion, a better version of the old figure, as this new figure has leg printing. Now to my overall thoughts. Overall, if you have the old version of this set, I would pass on this set, especially if you have the 2013 polybag clone lieutenant. However, if you're like me and don't own the old version of this set or the polybag, I still, even though I feel as though this is a lackluster set, would recommend this set, especially if this set goes on sale for $15. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
13 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+2points
4of 6found this review helpful.
 
 Death Star™ Final Duel
Death Star™ Final Duel
Death Star™ Final Duel
 
Posted:July 7, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
If u Love Playability, This Is The Set For u!
" Very good set here! l'll start off with the absolutely incredible playability that this set has to offer. Now, I don't own any sets from 2009 or earlier, so there may be a set that has better playability than this set, but in my personal collection, I feel as though this is one of the best, if not the best, playability set of all time. From the Emperor's rotating chair, to the falling ledge that Luke was on in the movie, to the opening and closing doors, to the retractable hallway, this set really has some great playability set. Next, I'll give my opinion on the minifigures. Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader are both new in this set. Luke, while a cool minifigure, isn't anything special. Darth Vader is by far the most controversial minifigure in these new summer sets, due to the change in the helmet. I'm actually a big fan of the new helmet, as I feel it is a refreshing change from the old, outdated helmet. Also, for other minifigures, we have Emperor Palpatine, who is always awesome to get, as well as some Imperial Royal Guards, who, as with the Emperor, are always nice to have. My only real problem with this set is not with the actual set, it's the price of this set. i really think that this set should have been either $70 or $75, not $80. Overall, though, great set, especially if you are a fan of the Original Trilogy! "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
01 hrs
Build Time:
20 mins
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!
+2points
10of 18found this review helpful.
 
 Clone Turbo Tank™
Clone Turbo Tank™
Clone Turbo Tank™
 
Posted:June 16, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent Microfighter!
" This microfighter is absolutely phenomenal! The clone turbo tank itself, while a nice little set with a good imitation of the massive Republic vehicle from episode 3, is, lets face it, not the reason you would want to buy this set. The reason that you would want to buy this set is because of the absolutely amazing phase 2 plain white clone trooper! This clone trooper is absolutely incredible, as there is no problems with the printing at all or any other problems that I can detect. All in all, perfect clone for a perfect set! "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
09 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+2points
3of 4found this review helpful.
 
 AT-AT™
AT-AT™
AT-AT™
 
Posted:June 7, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great Little Microfighter
" This is a great micro-scale rendition of the classic vehicle. The set itself was very easy to build, as with most of the battlepacks and microfighters. Really the only playability in this set is the leg articulation, as well as 2 of the infamous flick fire missiles on either side of the vehicle. Even though the AT-AT itself i amazing, I think the element that elevates this set to 5 stars is the figure included, the AT-AT driver. Even though this figure is not new, as it has been included in the minifig scale version of the AT-AT, I still think that this is a great, cheap way to get this figure. I absolutely love the detail on the torso and legs, as well as the nice helmet. I really recommend this set to anyone, especially fans of the Original Trilogy. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
10 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+4points
4of 4found this review helpful.
 
 Flash Speeder™
Flash Speeder™
Flash Speeder™
 
Posted:June 6, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Nice Little Set!
" This set actually really surprised me! When I first heard that they were making a new flash speeder, I figured it would just fall into the very long category of forgettable Phantom Menace sets, but I was wrong. So, with that being said, lets get in to this set. The flash speeder itself is decent, but just decent. It is very spacious, with room to put extra figures if you so choose. My only problem is that the side turrets on either side of the vehicle are a bit big, but this is only a minor complaint. The minifigures for this set, while nothing special, are nice and overall are certainly a plus to this set. The Naboo Security officer as well as Captain Tarpals are both new, which is always nice. Also, the Naboo Security Guard is a nice figure as well. Unfortunately, the last figure is a battle droid, which we all have a million of. I would've preferred another Naboo Security Guard, or maybe another Gungan. Finally, on to the price. Considering the piece count for this set, which is 312 pieces, and that the price is $30, I think that this set really is worth that $30 price point. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
30 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+9points
9of 9found this review helpful.
 
 Shadow Troopers
Shadow Troopers
Shadow Troopers
 
Posted:April 27, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
A Little Out of Place, But Still A Good, Solid Set
" Like many sets with this 2015 winter wave, this set is out of place and a bit bizarre, especially since The Force Unleashed game has been out since 2008 and since The Force Unleashed was announced non canon. Still, saying that, I still really like this set. The shadow stormtrooper and shadow guard minifigs are great, and the little speeder that comes with the set, though it's not much, I still like it. Really, overall, the only flaw with this set is the timing of it. There's really no desire, at least not for me, to have a bunch of troopers from a game that came out 7 years ago. Overall, a great set, but a little to late for me to get all that really excited compared to some other sets in this wave. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
09 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
4 / 5
4 / 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!
+4points
6of 8found this review helpful.
 
 Senate Commando Troopers™
Senate Commando Troopers™
Senate Commando Troopers™
 
Posted:April 26, 2015
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Age: 14-18 years old
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Overall: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
A Little Late, But Better Late Than Never
" Though this set, the senate commandos battlepack, is a little bit out of its place, I still think this is a good set. The senate commandos themselves look AWESOME and are personally one of my favorite minifigs of the winter wave of sets. As for the vehicle included with this set, which I guess is supposed to be some sort of mini Republic cannon, it's relatively simple, but it has an amazing new multi-stud shooter, which is why I gave this set a 5 stars in playability. Though there are not a ton of dons, there are some worth noting. First, since we last saw the senate commandos in the clone wars TV show, that TV show has ended and rebels has started. It is kind of odd that LEGO is still making clone wars based sets almost a year after the final season of clone wars ended on Netflex. Also worth note, we never see really large groups of senate commandos in any of the prequel movies or in the clone wars, which makes this set's value go down, since battlepacks are about army building, and since there are not any large groups of senate commandos in the movies or clone wars, this set has a poor value in terms of army building. That being set aside, though, this is still a great set and I certainly recommend it to any star wars fan, especially if you're a fan of the clone wars. "
I would recommend this to a friend!
From: Las Vegas
State:  Nevada
From:  United States
Age: 14-18 years old
Gender:  Male
Customer Type:  LEGO Fan
Building Experience:  Advanced LEGO builder
Purchased For: Self
Build Time:
10 mins
Play Experience (Optional)
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value for Money (Optional)
3 / 5
3 / 5
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Easy
Very Challenging
I would recommend this to a friend!
+7points
7of 7found this review helpful.