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Nintendo Super Mario Mini Figures Box Set Series 2
Nintendo Super Mario Mini Figures Box Set Series 2
Price: £19.87

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars DON'T BUY THIS SET, GO WITH THE 18 SET INSTEAD, 1 Dec. 2012
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
Don't bother with this set. At the time the review was written this set's price is just under nine dollars. For approx sixteen dollars, you can buy Super Mario Brothers: 2" Mini Figures Set of 18, which features ALL SIX characters from this set, in addition to twelve more figurines. The other set has a lot more value too it, and for the price you get a good deal more than you would if you bought this rather limited set.

Quality on these are good, although they are not action figures. They are non-positionable figurines with no moving parts. Work better as cake and cupcake toppers than anything else.

In that other set, you get the following:
Characters:
-Luigi 1
-Luigi 2
-Luigi 3
-Mario 1
-Mario 2
-Mario 3
-Yoshi 1
-Yoshi 2
-Princess Daisy
-Princess Peach Toadstool
-Toad
-Donky Kong
-Bob Omb
-Flying Goomba
-Bullet Bill
-Koopa Troopa
-Lakitu
-Shyguy (my personal favorite)


Lujex 18pcs Set 1-3" Super Mario Bros Figure Toy Doll Pvc Figure Collectors
Lujex 18pcs Set 1-3" Super Mario Bros Figure Toy Doll Pvc Figure Collectors

4.0 out of 5 stars Probably better served with a Mario game, but this set does have quite a few characters, 1 Dec. 2012
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
This set is a good purchase for those looking to get several Mario figurines at once. We've had these for a while and the quality is good in regards to durability and the artwork present on the figurines themselves.

My real criticism is the duplication of Luigi, Mario, and Yoshi. Of the eighteen characters, eight of these are Mario (3), Luigi (3), and Yoshi (2). Granted, they are in different poses, put personally I would rather have additional characters than different versions of the same character. Too bad they didn't include Wart, Tryclide, Fryguy, or Mouser from "Super Mario Bros. 2", since they did include Shyguy. Anyway, you are able to score a large number of characters for a pretty cheap price, so the value is good here.

As far as figurines go, these are figurines, not action figures. There are no movable parts. One possible use for these are decorations (such as toppers for cakes or cupcakes or baked goods) for birthday parties or stocking stuffers for Christmas. If your kids are really into Mario (mine are) these are a good small purchase.

But if your kids are only slightly into Mario, do them a favor. Buy them a Mario game. Then believe me, they'll REALLY be into Mario!

Characters:
-Luigi 1
-Luigi 2
-Luigi 3
-Mario 1
-Mario 2
-Mario 3
-Yoshi 1
-Yoshi 2
-Princess Daisy
-Princess Peach Toadstool
-Toad
-Donky Kong
-Bob Omb
-Flying Goomba
-Bullet Bill
-Koopa Troopa
-Lakitu
-Shyguy (my personal favorite)


The Legend of Zelda: The War of the Triforce (Clean Version)
The Legend of Zelda: The War of the Triforce (Clean Version)
by Joshua M Homon
Edition: Paperback

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Just some more bad fan fiction, but oddly enough published. This is infringement on Nintendo's copyrigh, 1 Dec. 2012
Just some more bad fan fiction, but oddly enough published. This is infringement on Nintendo's copyright

The Publisher says all you need to know about this book: "Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 20, 2012)". I looked at the preview pages of this. It's funny, as each image says "Copyrighted Material", although what copyright there referring too I'm sure I don't know. This is a self-published fan-fiction (and most likely a bad one at that) that should not be commercially available from any source as it infringes on Nintendo's copyrighted material.

Browsing the first few pages, these are the characters you will meet:

"Sibyl Firenze" (whose last name is shared with the centaur from "Harry Potter" and whose first name is shared with Sybyll Trelawney), Seer and visionary who reads "Auro-Reading Tarot Cards"

"Second Lieutenant Maria Ross"

"Officer Menendez", promoted to Chief Petty Officer.

Reading the first few pages, there is a vast inconsistently of tone with this book and the actual Zelda universe as we know it. First, the military terminology is based on current military conventions of rank. There is no way a fantasy world such as the Zelda Universe (as portrayed by Nintendo) would have Second Lieutenants and Chief Petty Officers.

The best part is the two names, Maria Ross and Officer Menendez. Neither name would be found in Hyrule, especially Menendez. Menendez is a Spanish surname, and sounds completely and utterly out of place in the world of Hyrule. Please understand I am not being mean about the Spanish people; it's just the tone is inconsistent with Zelda. Maria Ross is also just as inconsistent. These names are like going back in time to medieval Europe or Africa and asking for bangers and mash or fish and chips in Ethiopa or Rome shortly after the death and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Judging from the other reviews the story rapidly gets further and further afield of what Zelda is really about, going by the parameters established by Nintendo. There are vans and guns.

Most likely (given the subtitle is "The Cleaned Up Version") there is a previous version that was available online and featured graphic violence and sex, a common denominator feature of fan-fiction. Don't even waste your time on this. If you want fan fiction, there's plenty out there.

And here's a secret. It's free. Just remember, it's a secret to everybody, to quote a certain moblin from "The Legend of Zelda".


SuperMario 64: Totally Unauthorized (Official Strategy Guides)
SuperMario 64: Totally Unauthorized (Official Strategy Guides)
by BradyGames
Edition: Paperback

1.0 out of 5 stars A bad guide for a great game, 1 Dec. 2012
Back in the late 1990s there were several guides published for Super Mario 64, with the best guide being the one from Nintendo, Super Mario 64 Player's Guide. Brady Games put out some good guides for several key N64 titles, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Official Strategy Guide (Bradygames Strategy Guides), their guide for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and even "Donkey Kong 64".

Unfortunately, this isn't one of the better guides. Although better than the Prima travesty, Super Mario 64 Game Secrets: Unauthorized (Prima's Secrets of the Games), but just barely, this guide is confusingly written and lacks actual maps of any of the levels. You only get [pictures of the screenshots] individual screenshots, and the directions often times are confusing. Like the Prima guide, there are frequent errors typographically, as well as incorrect course names given and enemies given blatantly made-up names. Sometimes when using the guide, you simply have to guess how to get the star by looking at the screenshot, due to how badly the directions are most of the time.

Don't bother with this one, unless you want this for some nostalgic reason. Either go with the vastly superior Nintendo guide, or use online resources such as video walkthroughs or free FAQs. Trust me, you'll be better served in your quest for the Power Stars by using those free resources then playing for this rather obscenely incomplete, incoherent guide for one of the best games ever made, "Super Mario 64"!


Super Mario 64: Games Secrets Unauthorized (Secrets of the Games)
Super Mario 64: Games Secrets Unauthorized (Secrets of the Games)
by PCs
Edition: Paperback

1.0 out of 5 stars Ugh. Does any one proofread over at Prima?, 1 Dec. 2012
Super Mario 64 is a great game. Unfortunately, this guide is one of the worst guides I've ever seen for a major game. Easily one of Prima's lesser guides, "Super Mario 64 Game Secrets: Unauthorized (Prima's Secrets of the Games)" is simply not worth going back too. There are numerous typos throughout the entire book. The screenshots are occasionally frustratingly vague, and captions from one screenshot get mixed up with captions from another screenshot. The maps are woefully incomplete as well. There is occasional incorrect information on how to get certain individual stars.

The reviewer from 2003 (Abby Narens) makes this good point: the writer of the walkthrough apparently did not know the name of the individual courses. He labels them the following: "Bomb World, Tower World, Water World, Snow World, Haunted Mansion, Cavern World, Fire World, Desert World, Submarine World, Snowman World, Water Puzzle World, Mushroom World, Green Pipe World, Clockwork World, and Magic Carpet World". This is clearly unacceptable and downright puzzling, and jeopardizes the credibility of the guide. It's also just pure laziness. The game lists the names of the courses in multiple places - don't you think they could have gotten the names right??

And what's really funny is the enemy names. Even back when this book was written the enemies were clearly named and you could find out what they were from official sources.

If you want the best "Super Mario 64" guide out there, go with this one: Super Mario 64 Player's Guide. At least Nintendo can get their guide right. This must have been published in the early days of Prima's game guides - such a travesty would not see the publishing press without a massive amount of correction in today's market, especially for such a high profile game like "Super Mario 64" was back in the 1990s. Also guides like this damage Prima's credibility, and would not have gone through their quality control today (at least, I hope not)


Super Mario 64: Player's Guide
Super Mario 64: Player's Guide

5.0 out of 5 stars A Guide Worthy of Its Game, 1 Dec. 2012
This review is from: Super Mario 64: Player's Guide
A Guide Worthy of Its Game

"Super Mario 64" is easily one of my all time favorite titles. Everything about the game was so revolutionary backin 1996 that, just like Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings and its influence on fantasy, the conventions "Super Mario 64" established are still with us today. I've recently wrote quite a long review about the game and what it has meant to me over the years. I had family going through a very nasty divorce back in the mid to late 1990s, and "Super Mario 64" helped me and my brother cope with that pain by escaping into Mario's fantasy world.

Anyway, the Mario games had guides published for them, and several of them were just blah (key example: Super Mario 64: Survival Guide). Not this one though. This guide shows in explicit detail all the steps required to get the six regular stars per level, the locations for the eight red coins and where to get the hundred coins required to get the seventh star for each level. It even lists the total amount of coins possible per level, though they are slightly off on a couple. All the levels are represented with extensive maps and the guide clearly shows the skills you will need to demonstrate victory over this game. The binding is good - my brother still has a copy of this guide from the late 1990s and it's still in good condition with no loose pages.

Having beat this game numerous times I personally don't need a guide like this (but only because of my extensive experience with the game), but for new comers this is easily the best paper guide out there. Of course, anymore people use the Internet and FAQs and video Youtube walk throughs, but before then we gamers only had products like this to get us through. And true to Nintendo's form, this is one of the best guides out there!


Hoshi no Kirby: 20-Shuunen Special Collection [Japan Import]
Hoshi no Kirby: 20-Shuunen Special Collection [Japan Import]

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Looks like Nintendo just might figure out these Anniversary Collections after all, 1 Dec. 2012
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
Mario is the leader of the Free Video Game World. He is the most commercially successful video game character of all time, and leads the best selling video game franchise of all time (including several different subseries set within the same universe, all equally best selling). And he has just been shown up a pink puff ball named Kirby.

In celebration for Kirby's 20th anniversary, Nintendo has published "Kirby's Dream Collection", an anthology of six Kirby games, including exclusive new content. At this point you are either a Kirby fan or not. If you don't like Kirby nothing here will change your mind. But for those Kirby fans this is a Godsend. Kirby was originally a stand in until the developers could come up with a more sophisticated character design when they made the first "Dream Land" game, but they got so attached to the little puff they decided to keep him. And that's Kirby's appeal for even the "mature" games. There is something irascibly attractive about the character.

In every way, shape, and form, "Kirby's Dream Collection" trumps the rather insipid "Super Mario 25th Anniversary Edition" Nintendo released in 2010 for the Wii. The "Super Mario" collection was simply the SNES ROM of "Super Mario All-Stars" thrown onto a Wii disk with no updates whatsoever. They didn't even update the SNES controllers represented graphically in the game itself and there's so much wasted storage space on that disk it should be criminal. I love "All-Stars" and bought the game, but as far as an Anniversary celebrating the biggest name in Video Gaming (and Nintendo's single most valuable character), the results were underwhelming to say the least. It's even better than the "Mega Man Collection" from 2004, released on the Gamecube, Playstation 2, and original XBOX. Unfortunately Nintendo did not issue a disk like this in celebration of "The Legend of Zelda" either. If they can put Gameboy titles on a Wii disk, then they can release the Oracle games! "Skyward Sword" did reference the twenty-fifth anniversary as did "Super Mario 3D Land" in level 5-3. Apparently Iwata and Miyamoto did not want to release a "Zelda" compilation because Mario had just gotten one, for whatever sense that makes.

NEW CONTENT: There are new challenge stages (13 in total), based on the Wii "Kirby's Return to Dreamland". These Challenge stages are just that: challenging and also quite fun. The Museum section details the various games released staring Kirby. There are also three episodes from the Kirby anime "Kirby: Right Back At Ya!" ("Waddle While you Work, Kirby Comes to Cappy Town, " and "Crusade for the Blade"). There is also a 48 page book included covering Kirby's history and is also an activity book. Note that one of the answers (Cupid Kirby) on the quiz on Page 28 in incorrect. Also some of the art work has been updated.

CONTROLS: You can play the anthology with the Wii Remote, a Gamecube Controller (with those who have the older model Wiis that support Gamecube Functionality) and the Wii Classic Controller. My recommendation is to use the Classic Controller for the SNES and 64 titles.

SOUNDTRACK: There are forty five tracks from 16 different Kirby games. Much, much better than the palty 28 minute CD included in the "Super Mario" Anniversary collection, which consisted of a handful of songs and a good deal of actual sound effects from the series.

As other reviewers have noted all games use save state technology, so if you decided to stop a game for whatever reason, you can return to it at the same spot later on. This is great news for the games that originally had no save functions.

The only real noticeable flaw is that of omission of one key title that should have been included. Notably, the collection is missing "Kirby and the Amazing Mirror", a Gameboy Advanced title currently available only to 3DS Ambassadors who bought their 3DS before the price cut. This is one of the best Kirby titles and quite extensive, being a "Metroidvania" type game. It's a real shame that they didn't include that game, as it's probably my favorite of the Kirby series. Although there are several spin-off games not included, "Kirby and the Amazing Mirror" is the most puzzling omission from the Collection, as it's easily one of Kirby's strongest games and is no longer available commercially. I'm actually docking the collection a star due to not including this game, it's that good!

At this point, I will go over the individual games, as well as the spin-off games that weren't included, and then end the review with the official tracklisting for the Soundtrack that's also included with the game and the 13 challenge levels. There's a lot of info there and the review is rather long, so if you want to skip those sections I understand. For Kirby fans they will already know the games. For new comers you may find the blurbs educational and helpful on informing your decision to purchase this or not.

Bottom line: Buy this for the Kirby fan in your life! And if you never played a Kirby game, pick this up and see what you've been missing all these years! For those looking for a great compilation this is the one to get! And it shows hope: maybe Nintendo is on the path and will figure out this Anniversary collection after all, given how badly they botched Mario's anniversary. With only one glaring omission (not including the Gameboy Advance "Kirby and the Amazing Mirror", arguably one of his best games), this collection does everything right that Mario got wrong.
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THE GAMES: Like any good anthology, the stars of the overall package are the games themselves, and here they are:

"Kirby's Dreamland": Kirby's debut, and probably the only Gameboy title ever available to play on the WIi itself. Rather basic compared to subsequent installments, "Kirby's Dreamland" is a rather charming platformer from the early 1990s. Although many of the series' conventions get their start right here, Kirby's famous copy ability doesn't show up until the next game. Originally there was no save in this title.

"Kirby's Adventure": released in May of 1993 (the penultimate year of the NES's lifespan), this platforming game is Kirby's only NES release and also the first appearance of the popular Metal Knight and Kirby's copy ability. The game features seven different worlds and several boss fights. Kirby must collect the seven fragments of the Star Rod to return order to the Fountain of Dreams so others may dream again. Graphically, this is one of the best NES titles, featuring quasi 3D backgrounds and parallax scrolling. The game was 6 megabytes, one of the largest NES titles ever released in terms of memory. As a late generation NES title, like "Little Samson", "Duck Tales 2" and "Little Nemo: Dream Master" this is one of the key titles from this era of the NES's lifespan. Unfortunately (myself included), many gamers missed this title when it was first released, having moved onto the SNES and Sega Genesis. The game has also been released back in 2007 on the Wii's Virtual Console. The game does have a save feature.

"Kirby's Dreamland 2": Kirby's second Gameboy appearance, this game builds on the previous two titles, as well as including three new playable animal characters (think of the four playable characters from the NES "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse". Kirby can jump, swim, fly, and inhale his enemies for to shoot as projectiles or to eat and heal himself. The three new characters are Kine the Ocean Sunfish who carries Kirby on the swimming levels even against harsh currents (but isn't good, naturally, onland), Rick the Hampster who Kirby rides and who doesn't slip on the ice, Coo the Owl who navigates harsh winds and allows Kirby to inhale on the flying stages. The Super Gameboy version includes limited color and each stage has a specific color theme. The version on the disk is the regular Gameboy title.

"Kirby's Super Star": released in 1996, this was one of the last SNES titles released and also has had a DS remake called "Kirby's Super Star Ultra". The game comprises eight smaller games. "Spring Breeze" is a simplified remake of the original Gameboy "Dream Land". "Dyna Balde" is a four level platforming game where Kirby must battle a giant bird that is disrupting Dreamland's crops. "Gourmet Race" is a simple racing game (and probably the least substantial mini-game here). Kirby must collect treasures in a cave in the "The Great Cake Offensive" . Some of the treasures are winking nods to other Nintendo IPs, such as Captain Falcon's Helment, Mr. Saturn, the Screw Attack from Metroid, and the Triforce which is of course Zelda religious artifact pivotal to that series. Kirby must battle the Meta Knight's battleship in "Revenge of the Meta Knight" . "Milky Way Wishs" is the largest game in "Kirby Super Star", where Kirby must travel through nine different planets to battle evil. "The Arena" is an endurance challenge where Kirby must fight all the bosses from the various other games (a total of 26 boss battles spread across 19 stages).

"Kirby's Dreamland 3" is the second SNES title and third "Dream Land" tile, released within a year of "Super Star". Abandoning many of the game play conventions of "Super Star", "Dream Land 3" is based heavily on the first two "Dream Land" titles; as a result, critics were harsh on the game for not utilizing the conventions established in "Super Star". For those who like the original Gameboy titles and NES title you'll love this, though playing this after playing "Super Star" does make you feel that the series was regressing backwards. This was the last first party game released for the SNES.

"Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards": in the era of 3D obsession, "The Crystal Shards" along with "Yoshi's Story" is one of the very few 2D platformers (in this case, 2.5D) available for purchase on the N64. The game is rather short but fun while it lasts. This one is available for purchase on the Wii's Virtual Console and featuers three minigames in addition to the mian quest. These support up to four players with difficulty settings of "Easy, Medium, Hard, Intense".

THE SPIN-OFF GAMES NOT INCLUDED
There are seven games that are spin-offs and subgames of the Kirby series and not part of the lineage of the main series, and none of them are included. These are the following:

"Kirby's Pinball Land" which appears on Gameboy and the second title Kirby appears in, as it was released even before the NES game). Available on the 3DS Virtual Console.

"Kirby's Avalanche": an SNES puzzle game and a localization of the Japan exclusive "Super Puyo Puyo". The game was never released in Japan. The game uses sprites from the Sonic game "Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine". Available on the Wii Virtual Console.

"Kirby's Toybox": eight minigames broadcast over the Satellaview back in 1996. These games are not commercially available in any form whatsoever since the discontinuation of the Satellaview

"Kirby's Dream Course": An SNES golf game played form an isometric point of view, available on the Wii's Virtual Console.

"Kirby's Block Ball": a Breakout type puzzle game for the Gameboy, available on the 3DS Virtual Console.

"Kirby's Star Stacker": a Gameboy Puzzle game similar to "Dr. Mario" and "Tetris", released in 1997 and available on the 3DS Virtual Console. The game was remade as a Super Famicom exclusive called "Kirby no Kirakira Kizzu". This SNES version was never released outside of Japan, and is available on the Wii Virtual Console in Japan.

"Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble": a Gameboy Colour title, this one is built around motion controls and tilting and tumbling the Gameboy itself to control what is happening on the screen. Humourously enough, if you play this game on the Gameboy Player for the Gamecube, the only way to control what is happening on the screen is moving the Gamecube itself.

A List of the Challenge levels:
Happiness Hall:
Sword Challenge
Parasol Challenge
Spark Challenge
Magolor Race Level 1

Apricot Atrium:
Whip Challenge
Fighter Combat Chamber
Wing Challenge
Magolor Race Level 2

Last Land:
Smash Combat Chamber
Normal Challenge
Magolor Race Level 3
Smash Combat Chamber EX
Magolor Race EX

SOUNDTRACK:

Kirby's Dream Land
1. Welcome To Dream Land
2. Green Greens

Kirby's Adventure
3. Vegetable Valley
4. Grape Garden

Kirby's Dream Course
5. Iceberg Ocean

Kirby's Dream Land 2
6. Coo's Theme
7. Real Dark Matter

Kirby Super Star
8. Get Up and Go-urmet!
9. Havoc Aboard the Halberd
10. Meddlesome Marx

Kirby's Dream Land 3
11. Ripple Field: Ocean Waves
12. The Last Iceberg

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
13. Planet Popstar
14. Studying the Factory
15. 0² Battle

Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land
16. Rainbow Resort
17. Tower of Midbosses

Kirby Air Ride
18. Fantasy Meadows
19. Fountain of Dreams
20. City

Kirby & the Amazing Mirror
21. Forest/Nature Area
22. Boss Battle Theme

Kirby: Canvas Curse
23. Tiny Town
24. Canvas Canyon
25. Drawcia the Sorceress

Kirby: Squeak Squad
26. Prism Plains
27. Vocal Volcano
28. Squeak Squad Appears!

Kirby Super Star Ultra
29. The Masked King
30. Helper's Rest
31. The Greatest Warrior in the Galaxy

Kirby's Epic Yarn
32. Fountain Gardens
33. Greens Greens: Epic Yarn
34. Butter Building

Kirby Mass Attack
35. Meadow Breeze
36. Kirby Conflict
37. Piggy Enemy
38. Down To One

Kirby's Return to Dream Land
39. Cookie Country
40. Bring on the Super Ability
41. C-R-O-W-N-E-D
42. Returning to Dream Land

Bonus Tracks:
43. Electro Kirby
44. Gourmet Race to Green Greens: Chamber Music
45. Dream a New Dream for Tomorrow
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BiC M10 Medium Clic Pens - Blue (Pack of 10)
BiC M10 Medium Clic Pens - Blue (Pack of 10)
Offered by K Direct
Price: £3.70

2.0 out of 5 stars "New" pens drying out, 1 Dec. 2012
I bought a package of these pens at Wal-mart for about a dollar as I needed pens. Can't say I'm happy with them. What are brand new pens often take a good deal of scribbling for any ink to come out on a consistent basis across multiple pens in the same package. And when you do get ink to come out, often times it is faint, like the pen is drying out. I'm all for buying bulk when it comes to office items like this, but apparently a dollar will only take you so far. I'd recommend buying other pens.


LEGO DUPLO Large Building Plates Set
LEGO DUPLO Large Building Plates Set

4.0 out of 5 stars Essential for the construction worker in all of us, 1 Dec. 2012
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
Legos are one of those toys that's been around FOREVER. Growing up, my brother and my cousins and myself had lots of them. We'd always be building and construction and doing demolotion work and rebuilding, etc.

The Lego Green Building Plate (which sadly is absent from so many modern sets) is great for giving you space to constuct your scenes, etc, especially for forest settings. However, these sets will work for anything and can be essential parts in building. They used to be common in city Lego sets. Most likely they aren't included in newer sets due to packaging concerns, etc. Fortunately, these bases are pretty reasonable priced (for Legos, anyway, which as a whole have always tended to be on the expensive side).

For the reviews who said these are flimsy . . . that is true. However, these sets are VERY durable, and you will have to pretty much bend this sucker in half a few times to actually break it.

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, this same product existed into two different forms: the thicker one (the width was about the size of a fully sized lego) and the thin, flimsy one. For those reviewers who said this thin base wasn't the same as what was on the market growing up, that's not true at all. Back in the 1980s my brother and I had LOTS of these thin bases. I think they were probably more common than the thicker ones actually (at least it seemed that way to me)

The only bad thing about this (at least in the older models) is that the bottom of the base is smooth with small indents, creating the points on the top side to connect your Legos too. You are not able to connect the bottom of the base to other Legos unfortunately.


Lloyd ZX (Green Ninja) with Dual Gold Swords - LEGO Ninjago Minifigure
Lloyd ZX (Green Ninja) with Dual Gold Swords - LEGO Ninjago Minifigure
Offered by EmmasSpielzeugparadies „Prices incl. German VAT“
Price: £15.28

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid like the plague, 1 Dec. 2012
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
Twenty dollars for a single Lego minifigure who only has dual golden swords? No thanks. The price is outrageous. Unfortunately availability it limited on the Lloyd character.

Lego has a seperate stand-alone set of Lloyd newly released called LEGO Ninjago Lloyd ZX 9574. You get a lot more for your money from that set than this ridiculous item.

However, even that item I gave a negative review of, because that is also way overpriced. Legos can be expensive, but you can get so much more for your money if you actually go out and buy the LEGO Ninjago 9450 Epic Dragon Battle. It goes for around $120, but by the time you buy the stand alone Ninjagos in sets like these you will have that much money tied up in this product, and you get so much more value for your money with the Epic Dragon Battle set.


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