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70327-1

The King's Mech

The King's Mech is LEGO set 70327-1. It has a score of 90. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 2 reviews, based on 6 scored reviews and 8 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 15.11% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2016, and it is categorised in Nexo Knights.

70327-1 The King's Mech

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We calculate the average rating when we've found two or more scored reviews. This set is average compared to all other sets. Read more about the ratings distribution chart here.

Recommendations

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A review is considereded a recommendation when its score is above the reviewers median score or if it's explicitly said so in the review. Read more in our article about recommendations.

Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for System in 2016 is 0.12. PPP for this set is 0.09, which is better.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPP is a guide, not a rule, and affected by the type of parts included. A set containing small generic parts generally have better PPP than one containing larger specialized parts.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for System in 2016 is 15.66. PPM for this set is 10.65, which is better.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPM only takes the number of minifigs into account and discards everything else. It's a guide, not a rule.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

Jay's Brick Blog Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: meh 4.6 / 5 → 92 / 100

LEGO Recommendation: meh 4.4 / 5 → 88 / 100

Eurobricks Recommendation: meh 8.2 / 10 → 82 / 100

ttpm Recommendation: meh 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Unscored reviews

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JANGBRiCKS

Set information

Set ID: 70327-1
Name: The King's Mech
Parts: 375
Minifigs: 3

Retail price (USD):
Original: 29.99
Inflation adjusted: 31.95

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.08
Inflation adjusted: 0.09

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 10.00
Inflation adjusted: 10.65

2016 Nexo Knights

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Jay's Brick Blog

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Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 by Jay

At AU$60, I think it's priced a little higher than I would've liked it, considering Nexo Knights is an original theme. I paid full price for this from LEGO.com, but even then, I totally felt like I got my money's worth. I think AU$50 should've been the ideal price for The King's Mech, and at the AU$60 price point, it would've been nice to have an opponent for it instead of just a meager crossbow ballista.

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Brickset

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Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 from 3 reviews

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amazon.com

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Recommendation: meh 4.6 / 5 from 19 reviews

This Lego set was a birthday present for my Deviant Art friend Zero. He got a lot of enjoyment out of this and was eternally grateful to me for my purchase. In his toy universe, this gigantic knight could be a godlike hero or an oppressive tyrant. Either way, it's going to be hours of fun with this set!

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 19 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: meh 4.4 / 5 from 5 reviews

The first thing I am going to say is that this is a good set,but I honestly didn't buy it at full price. I am an American citizen who bought it in Canada, (the exchange rate is awesome right now), and though I am not disappointed, I wouldn't buy it at full price. It is a good set, and they REALLY did a good job with detail on this wave of the new NEXO KNIGHTS. But, there are a few easily fixed problems buyers should be prepared for. First, the sword arm is quite flexible, which I like, but the "shield/vehicle arm is a disappointment. It can't move like the sword arm, which defeats the purpose of it being a shield because it can't raise up to block anything. This can be easily fixed. The crossbow is a little hard for the flamethrower guy to hold. Other than that, it is a sturdy, strong, amazing, detailed set. You really outdid yourself this time, LEGO!

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 5 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Eurobricks

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Recommendation: meh 8.2 / 10 by WhiteFang

It was love at first sight and I really loved this mech design very much. High points for the overall mech design which is highly posable and intimidating.

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Recommendation: meh 4 / 5

The set is for LEGO and NEXO Knights fans, ages 8-14. We think kids as young as 6 will like playing with the completed set. Older fans and LEGO collectors might also want to check it out.

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by DrDaveWatford

Overall, while it doesn't necessarily reach the heights of some of my favourite mid-size mechs of recent times such as Set 6862 Superman Vs Power Armor Lex and Set 9455 Fangpyre Mech, the King's Mech is nevertheless a decent effort. It's stable, the limbs feature multiple points of articulation allowing it to be readily posed, and it looks pretty good both front and back.

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JANGBRiCKS

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by Jang

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