The source for all your LEGO Castle needs!

Weekly Set Review: Rebel Chariot

Discussion of official LEGO Castle Theme sets and products

Postby Snoopy » Sat May 15, 2004 5:28 pm

Not a bad set. Pretty cheap if you're collecting Knights Kingdom. However, I don't really like the chariot design. It doesn't have a professional look to it. It looks like a chariot someone might build who had a very limited selection of pieces.
User avatar
Posts: 371
Joined: Sun May 09, 2004 12:42 am
Location: Renton, WA USA

Postby kajo163 » Sat May 15, 2004 6:20 pm

Hey guys!

I really like this set, bought it a few years back to my self for my birthday :D

I think this is a good set. Appart from some of the other of you I enjoy the design of the chariot very much, sure it's a little bulky but I think it looks great and powerfull, as for the figs, there faces are useless and looks way to evil to use for other people, maybe.

The chrome-shield I like, if I could only find a propper use for it, do'nt feel like it goes together with this evil robbers.

Play Well! Thats the motto!
I'm back, and so is Castle!
User avatar
Posts: 444
Joined: Tue Feb 10, 2004 10:59 pm
Location: The Kingdom of Sweden

Postby Formendacil » Sat May 15, 2004 6:49 pm

A rather poor design, but relatively cheap, and great source of weapons, and the ever-useful Bull torsos. And, obviously, it contains that lovely chrome shield. Pity it had a Bull on it though. :P
User avatar
Knight Templar
Knight Templar
Posts: 4198
Joined: Wed May 05, 2004 7:22 pm
Location: Ashland, MA

Postby Teh Stud » Sun May 16, 2004 1:44 am

The set was great for figs, but not really anything special from the cart standpoint. Still, it was probably the best of the Bulls sets.
User avatar
Teh Stud
Posts: 346
Joined: Sat Nov 15, 2003 6:58 pm
Location: San Francisco

Postby coyote » Sun May 16, 2004 6:12 am

Cheap parts, a chrome shield and one of the ugliest designs ever. Never appeared in a catalgue(?) and that's good for.

Well ... I dislike it. The part selestion is dumb, ever tried to build something different? I prefer quality models rather than extraordinary chrome thingies.

When in doubt empty the magazine.
Never share a foxhole with someone braver then you are.
If you're short of everything except the enemy, you're in combat.
Don't look conspicuous, it draws fire.
User avatar
Posts: 61
Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2004 7:30 pm

Postby Luís » Sun May 16, 2004 8:59 am

Redaxe wrote:
The set was great for figs, but not really anything special from the cart standpoint. Still, it was probably the best of the Bulls sets.

Not really.
I think Bull siege weapons is better :wink:
But good sourse of weapons :) .
Shelved bricks(???)
You know you're a good person when you see megablocks and have to do things you would rather not.
User avatar
Posts: 579
Joined: Sun Mar 07, 2004 9:51 am
Location: I don't even know anymore

Postby Sir Terrance » Sun May 16, 2004 2:21 pm

I really like the horse, shield, torsos, weapons, helms, and wheels. A great price for all those things though.
Check out my Brickshelf gallery here: ... hebrickbin
User avatar
Sir Terrance
Posts: 1150
Joined: Sun Feb 01, 2004 2:07 am
Location: Alberta, Canada

Postby Robin Hood » Sun May 16, 2004 6:39 pm

Cool set. Like the crome shield a lot. Then their are the nice bull torsos. However, the chariot lacks use. Still though, we always can use another horse.
I build, therefore I am.

Brave words coming from a guy called grapenuts.
User avatar
Robin Hood
Knight Templar
Knight Templar
Posts: 2084
Joined: Thu May 13, 2004 2:35 am
Location: An empty room.....somewhere.

Postby doctorsparkles » Sun May 16, 2004 9:05 pm

I bought a couple of these just to scrap it for parts. Very rarely do I keep a set built as it was supposed to be anyway, so I had no trouble taking it apart.
User avatar
Posts: 995
Joined: Sat Feb 28, 2004 10:42 pm
Location: Medina, Ohio

Postby Daimyo » Sun May 16, 2004 10:44 pm

I never liked the Bulls color scheme, the green looks nasty along with black and red, and the chrome shield has no sense of belonging in this set, period. The design is absolutely horrible, but the crossbows are useful.

"Alright Kif, let's show these freaks what a bloated, runaway military budget can do"
User avatar
Posts: 682
Joined: Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:43 pm
Location: Paragould, Arkansas

Postby porschecm2 » Sun May 16, 2004 11:30 pm

They tried to find a new use for the X-wing gun pieces. They failed. The chariot doesn't look anything like a chariot. It looks like a chest on wheels with a guy on it. The figs aren't bad, and the weapons aren't either. Overall, a 5/10. It's a set with semi-decent pieces that just didn't work as a set.

User avatar
Posts: 1057
Joined: Thu Mar 04, 2004 5:31 am
Location: Texas

Postby LEGO_KNIGHT » Mon May 17, 2004 12:59 am

A set which is cheap and a great value for money, IMHO. A lot of useful parts- a horse, 2 Bull soldiers, weapons,etc. Great for army builders. I bought a few sets of these. TLC should release more small sets like these instead of big sets with low quantity of parts and minifigs. I give it a rating 6.5/ 10. :D

User avatar
Foot Soldier
Posts: 235
Joined: Sat Jan 24, 2004 4:05 pm
Location: LEGO Kingdom

Postby Skudmunky » Tue May 18, 2004 1:13 pm

Besides the fact that the chariot looks like it's made from stone, and would probably need 3 or 4 horses to pull it, the set is pretty good.

Chrome sheilds rock.
User avatar
Posts: 103
Joined: Fri Feb 06, 2004 1:09 am

Postby forester3291 » Tue May 18, 2004 1:47 pm

Although I never got any of these(like many of the other sets in the set reviews). I would defintily buy a bunch now. The silver shield is nice. And you could always use some more usefull helmets and a whip. The playability looks fine. So a 9/10.
Space rocks.
User avatar
Posts: 1397
Joined: Wed Apr 07, 2004 8:18 pm

Postby Commander Redbeard » Thu May 20, 2004 1:06 am

Alas that these times should be mine... back when this set came out, I was young and stupid... Can you BELIEVE that I only bought one of each set! Nowadays if I saw this set I'd buy every last one. Well, it has two figures, wheels, a horse, tons of weapons... Heck, that would be a godsend for me now, as I'm down to scrapping with stickers and aquanauts heads with cheap helmets for my armies... Ok, my marks... back then, 6/10, now at least 8/10.
Sitting in a midnight glade
Firelight dancing off burnished blade
A Forestman sits
Wondering about the next day
But after three mugs of ale
Let it bring what it may.
User avatar
Commander Redbeard
Posts: 320
Joined: Fri Feb 27, 2004 12:21 am
Location: Northeastern USA


Return to LEGO Castle Sets

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest