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LEGO TMNT Review: The Shellraiser Street Chase #79104

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LEGO TMNT The Shellraiser Street Chase

I don’t know what is going on at LEGO this year when it comes to the capstone sets in each line. The Avengers Quinjet was bland, the Goblin King Battle was haphazardly designed and now Ninja Turtles joins the fray with this set. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 am

LEGO TMNT Review: Turtle Lair Attack #79103

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As a kid, there were three playsets everyone wanted to own: Castle Grayskrull, the Technodrome and the Sewer! While a LEGO Castle Grayskull isn’t a reality yet, getting a LEGO Sewer is awesome. Then again, the idea that another generation will find the idea of living in the sewer appealing probably will be an issue down the road. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 21st, 2013 at 12:00 am

LEGO TMNT Review: Shredder’s Dragon Bike #79101

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I officially don’t understand scale in the LEGO universe. You would think a motorcycle would be smaller than a horse, right? Turns out you’re wrong or Dragon Bike means something else completely. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 16th, 2013 at 9:30 am

Nickelodeon Ninja Turtles Review: Dragon Chopper with Dragon Fang Foot Soldier

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I’ve got to hand it to Playmates; I think they’ve learned some valuable lessons about how to package figures are vehicles together. If any character should get released multiple times with minor variations, it’s a troop builder. Raphael with a helmet and gloves may not be super exciting, but taking a classic Foot Soldier and making a Dragon Fang Foot Soldier? I don’t care if he never appears in the show, that is awesome. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 16th, 2012 at 8:00 am

Nickelodeon Ninja Turtles Review: Foot Soldier

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Troop builders are an interesting prospect in the toy world. When done well, they are excellent ways to get people to buy the same toy multiple times. But the bane of a troop builder is being short packed. And right now, the Foot Soldier is really suffering from it because he’s packed only once or twice depending on the case assortment! Which would explain why Toys “R” Us is out of stock, because you need more than one, right? Read the rest of this entry »

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August 8th, 2012 at 8:00 am