This set review will be more focused on analyzing the set in terms of using it as a starting point / parts pack for LEGO mecha building. Unlike other set reviews, I’ll be focusing more on the parts selection and if the set is worth it to be used for LEGO mecha building (specifically in the style I build in). I won’t be focusing too much on the minifigs, the overall build, poseability, stability, play features, etc. I’ve always really liked the Ninjago line of LEGO for the mechs and the dragons. This Zane mech is actually a redesign of
Episode 1 of my video blog series is now up! 😀 In this episode, I talk about the Hero Factory Leg Extender piece and how it’s used for my mech building, tackling issues on leg and hip stability and a little on leg design. There’s also some discussion involving a 4×4 wedge, using 1×1 round bricks vs a 1L Technic connector, and lastly a little bit on that 1×2 plate with 45 degree slope on one stud.
If there’s something about the mechs Omar Gonzales (a.k.a. Chokolat Shadow) builds, it’s that they’re always excellently built with an amazing color palette and a fine attention to detail. His newest mech named the Queen of Hearts is the first of a series of builds entitled “Royal Flush” and is themed along the 4 houses of playing cards.