"When I first saw these sets, I wasn't sure if they were for me. But, I saw Jack Sparrow and had to pick him up. Finished, he's only about 4 inches tall, shorter than the picture of him on the instructions.
The price is right, but I'd almost rather spend another $5 and get a decent sized figure. Quite honestly, some of the pieces are only held on by one "dot" (his feet to the stand, part of his belt) and could use some more stability.
There are some clever bits to the build with Jack's hair and bandana that I do appreciate. His beard is also pretty clever. I also like that the pieces have a printed design on them rather than stickers.
Overall, I'm glad I picked Jack Sparrow up, but I probably won't be going out of my way to buy Beast, Belle or any of the others that were released in this series."
"I usually really enjoy these seasonal sets. Usually they are really cute and creative. This year's Valentine's day set was great, tons of details down to the fact that the grass pieces formed a heart.
This one for Easter...eh. Very basic. I enjoyed the concept of the hidden eggs and the boy searching for them, but it's a very static setting. All very square, not a lot to look at once put together. I enjoyed last year's (I think, if not it was the year before) setting where they were dying eggs a whole lot more."
"Just received this today and was pleasantly surprised. I bought him because I liked the look of the little bat and was pleased with both it and the vampire. The vampire is nicely put together with a couple fun techniques-like how the legs perfectly fit into the cape/body part of the vampire. Love the pop up collar piece, a new one for me. Also, like the detail of the one white piece of hair.
The little bat is really cute and love how there is even a claw at the top of his wings.
Very easy build, really took me just a few minutes, but I'll be leaving it on display for Halloween.
I'm not a huge fan of these solid seasonal builds, (like the snowman and reindeer from a couple years ago) but this one is very well designed and put together."
"I purchased this set just before Christmas and only recently had enough time to sit down and assemble it. I had heard all about the neck joint, so was prepared when I saw the instructions with the fix. They were easy to figure out and the new neck seems well constructed. I do wish that the instructions that Lego included with the fix were a better quality. They feel like they will be easy to rip and are very flimsy. I get that Lego had to figure out an inexpensive way to include them, but even just using a slightly heavier paper would have made them a plus rather than another negative to the whole situation.
Wall-E looks like he should; the arms, eyes, neck are all very pose-able. The plant in his hands is a bit tough to get to stay in place and easily knocked out. I do like that they included it, though!
The feet are fun to assemble, however, don't move easily. There really isn't anything to help them move either which is a bit disappointing since they are designed to rotate. Maybe some sort of lever sticking out a bit to help rotate the tread?
Also, one of the biggest cons of the whole piece is that none of the bags are numbered so when you first start assembling, it takes quite a bit of time finding pieces. I definitely recommend spending some time in the beginning sorting them out-it will help during the build.
My last con is that it seems like Wall-E could have easily included instructions on how to make him a real robot-some sort of motor could have fit in his empty middle and connected his wheels at least. Considering the following Lego has, including a way for people to buy more Legos would have been pretty logical. Really easy miss there-an add on package with the motor and the pieces to connect the legs (or even the head and arms) for some basic movement-either put the alternative directions at the end of the book or in with the add on pieces.
Overall, I do like Wall-E. He really looks like the inspiration and is a really nice addition to my collection."
"I originally had plans to buy the whole Dimensions Game especially when I saw all the unique add on characters Lego came out with but I soon realized I don't have a platform capable of playing. Yet, I still planned on buying some of the fun packs of the characters I really love.
The first one I bought was this one. I LOVE the Wizard of Oz and was really excited about this set just to have for display. Unfortunately, that excitement didn't last. I opened the directions, threw the mini fig of the Wicked Witch together and turned the page to build the Flying Monkey...only to be told to go right to the game for instructions.
In other words, Lego decided that the buyers did not need written instructions to this. Yes, I know that they have them online or in the game but considering you're spending a fair amount of money for 2 small figures, they could have added 4 pages to their instruction booklet with the 3 versions of the monkey.
Then, when I do put the monkey together, the top half and the bottom half are held together with one single dot lego. You touch the top half of the monkey and it breaks apart. I understand they needed something small, but this is not sturdy and I'm a little afraid to even have it on display somewhere as I can imagine how many times I'll have to put it back together or even lose a piece.
So, the Wicked Witch and the Flying Monkey might be great add ons for the game, but for a Lego kit, Lego really dropped the ball on this one!"
"I bought this as while I don't collect full series of the minifigs, I do enjoy buying some of the blind bags and seeing what I get. This case is nice as there are enough slots that if you collect a full series, they'd all fit in one case. The slots are also bigger than the original cases.
Cons: they come with a removable base plate but 2 of the 4 lego dots that connect to other legos are covered and unusable. Also, the minifigs come with their own base plate so there really is no good place for it as it can't connect with the one that's already there.
Overall, not a bad buy, but someone didn't really think this through 100%. Shouldn't have to putz with it to get it to work. I expected to be able to put my mini figs in and not have to think about it. Instead, I had to play with it to get them all in and quite frankly, they're in there loose until I go back and play with it again and see if there's another solution. At least the magnetic latch seems firm enough that I'm not worried about the figs falling out."
"I just finished building the mansion and I think Lego did a pretty good job on this one. A fairly easy build, it has several unique pieces. There are also several little fun additions to the haunted mansion-like the swinging spiky ball or the hidden spot built into the floor.
I thought it was pretty well thought out except for one tiny detail. Shaggy's motorcycle. The side car should fit Scooby Doo in it, but Scooby just doesn't quite fit. I know the picture shows Velma in it, but really, Scooby should fit as well.
Overall, one of the best kits in the series and I do recommend it if you're a Scooby fan."
"I was excited to see this! This little birthday cake is about to become a tradition to pull out at my house. It's an easy build but very creative. I love that you can build any age you want-the instructions show all the numbers so it's easy to change."
"I just finished putting this together and it's my favorite of the little seasonal scenes Lego has offered this year. The two mini figs are an elderly couple which is great-I like a variety in my Legos! The little jars and other extras fit perfectly. The turkey and pie cart is a fun little extra as are the vines creeping up the outside of the house.
Those vines are probably my favorite part of the whole kit! There's a couple pieces in here that I've not seen before-the plant pot and bowl to hold the apple. Oh and the 3 little spiky white things used to show a table cloth. I've seen individual ones, but not three spikes in one piece before.
My one con is I think they could have added in two little plates for the mini figs to eat their turkey off of.
If you can find this, I totally recommend it for anyone's Lego collection!"
"I have been waiting for these with excitement since they announced Lego was producing Scooby Doo sets. Lego did not disappoint! I just got three of the sets in the mail today and spent the afternoon putting them together.
This was a very fun and quick kit to build! It also was perfect for the Scooby Doo Lego line. Really reminds me of the cartoons.
Love the hamburger pull chain to reveal the mummy. There is also a fun little hidden space for the stolen jewels!
Scooby Doo is a perfect little mini figure and is very nice to play with.
I don't really have any cons for this set. Everything fits together well and works like designed."