HERO Factory is a LEGO category that had 107 sets released in 2010-2014. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:
Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated HERO Factory sets of all time.
All HERO Factory sets by rating
Just for fun - these are the worst rated HERO Factory sets.
is the average rating of all HERO Factory sets.
This rating is the average of all 78 scored sets in HERO Factory. Compared to other categories this is average. 29 unscored sets are not included. 73% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where HERO Factory is in relation to the others.
To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.
Years without scored sets are not included.
Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of HERO Factory sets are considered not recommended:
Total: 87 / 107
Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 20 sets in HERO Factory that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.
A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.
Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. HERO Factory is bundled into Constraction along with these:
The average price per part (PPP) of all Constraction sets is 0.96. The average PPP for HERO Factory is 0.26. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in Constraction is 8.93 and the average PPM for HERO Factory is 9.06.
All prices are adjusted for inflation.