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Lloyd Avatar - Arcade Pod

Lloyd Avatar - Arcade Pod is LEGO set 71716-1. It has a score of 92. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 4 reviews, based on 4 scored reviews and 8 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 8.9% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2020, and it is categorised in Ninjago.

71716-1 Lloyd Avatar - Arcade Pod

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

Recommendations

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Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for System in 2020 is 0.11. PPP for this set is 0.21, which is worse.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for System in 2020 is 13.59. PPM for this set is 5, which is better.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

LEGO Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: meh 4.8 / 5 → 96 / 100

Just2Good Recommendation: yes A → 90 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: meh 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Unscored reviews

The Brothers Brick Recommendation: meh

Brickset News Recommendation: meh

JANGBRiCKS Recommendation: yes

Bricksfanz Recommendation: yes

Set information

Set ID: 71716-1
Name: Lloyd Avatar - Arcade Pod
Parts: 48
Minifigs: 2

Retail price (USD):
Original: 9.99
Inflation adjusted: 9.99

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.21
Inflation adjusted: 0.21

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 5.00
Inflation adjusted: 5

2020 Ninjago

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Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 from 1 review

Out of all the series of Ninjago sets that sold single characters with an included gimmick, this is by far my most favorite one. The design and idea of it are so good. I love the arcade machine gimmick and it comes with a lot of weapons, much more than what these kinds of small sets would normally include. Considering that these are only $10, I want to buy the rest of them, and I hope LEGO releases other characters with this gimmick. Not only are they great-looking collectibles for display, but they also gave me an idea to create an arcade for my LEGO city. I recommend buying these. Cheap, minimal experience and time to build, and they offer enough to be a bang for your buck.

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Recommendation: meh 4.8 / 5 from 6 reviews

I have all three of these arcade sets, and the arcade on this one actually has a different design (just barely in the top ear details), which makes it a little more unique. I think these little sets are worth the ten bucks for the two mini figs and the playability/customization. There are many weapons and the mini figs are interchangeable. There are also lots of stickers so you can customize your arcade set. I don't really know the backstory of this particular set and the changing into a video game arcade, but it's kind of cool anyway.

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 6 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: yes A → 90 / 100

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Recommendation: meh 4 / 5 from 1 review

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The Brothers Brick

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Recommendation: meh by Chris

With two minifigures, a cool (albeit difficult to repurpose) arcade cabinet, and a plethora of weapons, these small sets feel like a solid buy at $9.99 USD. They might have slightly less play value than the rip-cord spinners and flyers of previous Ninjago themes, but kids love containers that let them take their favorite characters with them on the go. Adult fans might find them a bit less enticing, but they do serve as a relatively inexpensive way to get your hands on a number of cool new elements like the game controller. And as far as minifigure pods go, there's no denying these are way cooler than the round pods that LEGO's produced before.

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Recommendation: meh by CapnRex101

LEGO has produced various collectable packs during recent years but the Arcade Pods are notably distinctive and 71716 Lloyd Avatar - Arcade Pod looks great. I like this green colour scheme and the decorative stickers, although printing would have been even better. Moreover, the concept of placing minifigures inside to represent their transition from NINJAGO into the digital world is effective.

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JANGBRiCKS

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Recommendation: yes by Jang

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Bricksfanz

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Recommendation: yes by Adam White

Although they offer minimal building, I love the new arcade cabinet shell and how all the elements can be contained within it. Of course the main draw has to be the Minifigures. The Digi-ninja can be found in other sets, but their avatars are exclusive to the Arcade Pods.

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