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[Review] 10223 Kingdoms Joust


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Poll: [Review] 10223 Kingdoms Joust (84 member(s) have cast votes)

How do you rate this set?

  1. Poor (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  2. Below Average (1 votes [1.19%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.19%

  3. Average (4 votes [4.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.76%

  4. Above Average (20 votes [23.81%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 23.81%

  5. Excellent (59 votes [70.24%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 70.24%

Is this set a worthy successor to the MMV?

  1. Yes (54 votes [64.29%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 64.29%

  2. No (8 votes [9.52%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.52%

  3. I don't think there is any connection between the two sets. (22 votes [26.19%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 26.19%

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#26 gotoAndLego

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 04:20 PM

A most excellent review. I have to say this set uses some very nice techniques like the frog table; I agree that a 4x4 round would look better.
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#27 Mencot

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 08:55 AM

Thanks for the great review, you pretty much covered everything of the set. I agree on that this set is not ecual to MMV but I don´t think it is  suppose to be that either. Only big con what I think is, altough the many of the minifigs are exclusive and new, some of them could had used more design. Example the Falcon knight have an new torso and as you said one of the Lion pike men should had been a Falcon squire with a Falcon torso.

But I will definitely pick this up, as someone other said too, next time there is double points at lego.com  :laugh:
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#28 Aeturnus

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 08:33 AM

all I can say is "AWESOME" I really want one!

#29 XandersBrian

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 06:52 PM

I hope Lego will produce a Falcon Knight sets. The Falcon Knight here doesn't had any Allies :)

#30 Old Brick

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:43 PM

I really want one too. Too many good Lego sets out there.  :classic:

#31 Hodge

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 05:47 PM

Great review, thank you - read this a while back and it convinced me to get the set, which I finally got around to building this weekend. It was a fun build and I'm loving it.I'm really tempted to get another to complete the "back" of gate...

#32 Faefrost

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:07 AM

Thank you for the review. Like Hodge I have been debating it for awhile. Then when my local Lego store had it 20% off, i had to bring it home. I just finished building it and I am truly impressed. So many great little builds throughout it. And it all works. I hope anything new we get is of this quality and complexity of build. What really impressed me was how it was broken up. Im an AFOL and its my busy season. So I only have minimal time when I get home. This sets 9 bags worked perfectly. 1 bag per night to build. Each producing a delightful little module for the castle or the event. None of them felt boring. Each of those bags was a proud standalone and a worthy build for that nights (knights) bag, Well done TLG. By far one of the best sets I've built recently outside of a Modular.

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