Ratings and Reviews for 10223-1: Kingdoms Joust

10223-1: Kingdoms Joust

Overall Score

7.60
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 7.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 7.00
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 8.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 7.00
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 8.00
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 6.00
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 8.00
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 8.00
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 9.00
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 8.00
Review from: stoltzjl77
Reviewed on: Jan 3, 2014
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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 7

Great artwork, lots going on in this set. Love the detail! This is a must-have for the castle/medieval collector.

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 7

Plenty of nice finishing/detail pieces in eye-catching colors in this set. Roof slopes especially.

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 8

This set is a blast to build though not particularly hard. We borrowed pieces from our collection and filled in from BrickLink to make the double-side for the castle wall/towers. Lots of great minifigures in this one, too. I love the colors for the black/green knight! And my daughter loves the queen minifig.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 7

It's okay. There haven't been a lot of discounts on it. I got it for $110 on Amazon, not terrible at that price.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 8

Hard to go wrong with castle!

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 6

I'm not sure, I ended up getting it on Amazon for less than RRP. If it spent time on the big box store shelves, it wasn't for long.

PACKAGING | Score: 8

The box is really pretty and jumps out at you with all that is going on. A great successor to Market Village!

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 8

I bought this just for my own collection, but if I had a chance to get another 2-3 at a discount I would jump on it. I'd say this will go over $200 within a year after EOL without too much trouble.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 9

I bought this to be part of my medieval village display. It fits beautifully! It has great detail and interesting architecture, and the color combinations are quite eyecatching. Great all around set!

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 8

This set should be a winner. It has great playability, is fun to build, and is part of the popular Castle theme. The minifigures are well done and there are plenty of them (9). Both as a collector's item for those who go after the castle theme or for parts to build MOCs, this set has a lot to offer. I think it will top $200 pretty easily within 12 months after it goes EOL.