Ratings and Reviews for 5000063-1: TC-14

5000063-1: TC-14

Overall Score

7.90
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 7.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 10
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 7.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 7.00
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 10
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 7.00
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 7.00
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 7.00
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 9.00
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 8.00
Review from: Spartikis
Reviewed on: Jul 24, 2013
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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 7

Obviously the chrome color sets it apart from so many other minifigs, even within the Star Wars theme. One thing i dont like is it has gray hands instead of chrome which i think hurts its appeal. Also, since it is pretty much a no name character with a 30 second scene in the film it is not something most collectors will seak out when starting a minifig collection.

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 10

All of the peices are unique, not something you could put together on the after market, making it about as unique as it gets.

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 7

It takes about 1 second to put the minifig together so not much fun to build. Because of its value i wouldnt even consider giving this to a kid to play with, its stricktly a display only figure and it does whats its made for very well.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 7

At $20+ i wouldnt consider this minifig a good investment, but if you got it as a free promotional deal or were lucky enough to find them in stores at $4.99 it was amazing deal.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 10

I gave this a 10 as Star Wars is about as popular a theme as you can get, be it Lego or other toys.

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 7

Most people would expect a 10 for this category since this was originally released as a May 4th promotional deal for anyone who bought $75 or more, however it was re-released later that year as a promotional deal online and eventually many people noticed these minifigs for sale in Lego stores.

PACKAGING | Score: 7

Its a polybag, pretty simple. The ones with a $4.99 stick were the surplus sold in stores, the ones without stickers were given as part of the promotional deal.

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 7

At its current value of around $20-22 i dont see much growth potential, this is a pretty standard value for a promotional minifig like this and is currently at about 80% of its peak value.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 9

The shine from the chrome color make this minifig ideal for display, only reason it didnt get a 10 is because its hands are gray instead of chrome.

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 8

Overall a quality minifigure and is a keystone of any Star Wars minifigure collection. Being a character with such a small role it makes the demand less as collectors may not seek it out but at the same time because of TC-14s short role in the movie this promotional polybag will probably be the only TC-14 minifigure Lego will ever make. If you were able to get your hands on one of these when they were first released it might be worth holding it a bit longer to see where the value goes but i wouldnt consider it a potential investment for new buyers at $20+