Ratings and Reviews for 70807-1: MetalBeard's Duel

70807-1: MetalBeard's Duel

Overall Score

8.80
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 9.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 8.00
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 9.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 10
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 7.00
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 6.00
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 10
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 10
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 10
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 9.00
Review from: builderboy64
Reviewed on: Jan 8, 2014
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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 9

When I first saw this, I thought it would be pretty awesome. A pirate in a huge metallic suit with two cannons on one arm, and a shark tied to the other against a huge evil robot? Yes please.

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 8

Though not too many parts are unique, but there are many slightly chromed gold pieces, and a good amount of chain pieces too. The minifigures are great! You get three: Robo SWAT, whose printing is not unique but new in this line. Skeletron with unique head printing, and unique torso and leg pieces. And a construction worker with I think unique red helmet, The head printing is new, and so is the torso printing, but not exclusive. The orange and light blue torso piece is exclusive though, I think. The legs are common, but not the printing on it. All three of the minifigures are exclusive as well as most in this wave.

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 9

Huge amount of playability. Metalbeard has two firing cannons, a hand that can grab stuff, including his sword, and he is almost fully articulated. The Micro Manager has flick miasiles that come from the side, two arms that can both hold a minifigure, and poseable legs. The only reason I give this a nine is because it's hard for Metalbeard to grip his sword, and it's hard to keep him balanced too.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 10

At eight cents a piece, this set gives you great minifigures and two great builds. I see this being extremely popular and this being a worthy investment.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 7

With the theme being relatively new, despite the LEGO Movie being announced a long time ago, the theme is not too high in popularity, but probably will become popular as the movie is released.

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 6

Though not exclusive to any retailer or convention, it's still a great set! Not in limited production either.

PACKAGING | Score: 10

The box shows you a good action scene utilizing the play features, and the back only gets better from there.

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 10

Definitely will be a worthy investment and will probably be a nice value in a few years.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 10

Great for a display scene! You can have a battle scene between Metalbeard and the Micro Manager utilizing play features and articulation.

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 9

This is an amazing set. Whether displaying or playing, it's a great set with plenty of play features, plus definitely a worthy investment. The onl problem is that it's hard for Metalbeard to balance with the peg leg and it's hard for him to grip his sword. Aside that, it's pretty awesome! Would reccomend to anyone interested in the movie.