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Weekly Set Review: Rebel Chariot

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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.
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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.

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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
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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.
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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.

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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 :) .
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.
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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.
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