Ratings and Reviews for 8096-1: Emperor Palpatine's Shuttle

8096-1: Emperor Palpatine's Shuttle

Overall Score

8.10
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 8.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 10
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 6.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 9.00
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 10
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 7.00
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 8.00
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 8.00
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 7.00
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 8.00
Review from: blacky10000
Reviewed on: Jun 2, 2014
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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 8

It looked like a great set (and i was dumb enough to buy it for $90.00).  I thought the minifigures and pieces looked cool so I bought it.

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 10

I'm going to have to say this set goes above and beyond in rare minifigures.  All four minifiguers; Darth Sidious, clone pilot, b-1 medical droid, and battle damaged Anakin Skywalker, are all unique to that set.  The set comes with a Darth Vader helmet so I use him as my Darth Vader.  This set has a few unique pieces.

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 6

I love building with legos, and any set it fun to build but honestly it wasn't "wow" to me.  Doing the side parts with axels and technis stuff were pretty difficult and overall this set is hard to build.  I got really frusturated after having to do it for the fourth time.  However, if you like a very complicated build this is the set for you.  I'm one of those people so it might have been just my fault.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 9

Good unless you are dumb enough to buy it for 90 bucks (like me).  This is brickpicker so go research the value, CAGR, price per brick, etc. for yourself.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 10

STAR WARS IS LIKE THE MOST POPULAR THEME!

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 7

It's not limited edition or anything but, as I said before the minifigures are exculsive.

PACKAGING | Score: 8

Seems like your ordinary lego set box to me.

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 8

Check out the CAGR.  Looks good to me.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 7

The wings fold up against the roof so it can fit in smaller or crowded spaces.  Doesn't look THAT amazing but its cool.

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 8

As long as you don't buy it for $90 (at least in 2012) you are good to go!  Having Darth Sidious is pretty cool. :-)