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Weekly Set Review: Knight's Kingdom Catapult

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Postby JoshWedin » Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:54 pm

Kirby wrote:I say, what face is that? i dont think ive seen it before and im glad i havnt lol :lol: its squinty :wink:

Here is a better pic of that face:

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Postby Kirby » Fri Jan 27, 2006 5:16 pm

okay lol thanks...looks like thats a pretty creepy ugly face but rare lol.
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Postby CVfan13 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:11 am

Well, that is my favorite Bull minifig. The spear and crossbow are always nice weapons. The pieces are... eh, mostly useless. I give it an 8/10, mostly for the minifig.
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Postby Tower of Iron Will » Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:45 am

Would have been a nice little army builder if it had a bull shield. Japan lucked out. To bad that I don't know someone that works for Kabaya.
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Postby MarioDAlessio » Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:05 am

The Weezil character in KK1 was found in a basket in the forest, Cedric raised him as his own son and he’s story line character revolved around his ability to find trails and keep the bulls hidden in the forest.

Also Cedric’s Soldiers were trained in crossbow use by Weezil, hence the set designers arming the minifigure with a crossbow.

The bull’s side used dark grey crossbows while the more noble lion knights hand weapons were brown bows and crossbows.

The catapult basket design was referenced again in 8777 Vladek Encounter.

Bricklink reference this set with the title Slinger, Im going to ask somebody fluent in Japanese the correct title one day.

The catapult is very average but this set was part of the larger 4 box kabaya set which had alternate set designs for combination of the 4 sets.

A misb copy of the boxed 4x kabaya KK1 set is now very expensive.

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Postby Blueandwhite » Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:36 pm

Honestly, this was just another cheap army builder. A decent fig with a few bits of kibble for the parts bin. As army builders go that isn't too bad (it's quite standard actually). The Bull figs themselves actually have a really nice torso design. It's funny that for several years fans were clamouring for army builders yet in 2000 LEGO produced a plethora of cheap minifig sources.

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Postby CastleLord » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:18 pm

I do own a couple of the bulls, but this is a set that i would never buy. So i would give it a 2/10.

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Postby darkstarsk8er327 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:10 pm

yea the guy is kool but the catapult is just o.k.
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Postby Lord Brian » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:25 pm

A good idea, but nothing that couldn't be replicated easily. I'm not too sure if it would be worth hunting down.
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Postby Teherean » Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:07 am

Fair 'nough. The face is horrible and the catapult is bad but I like the accesories you get with this. There's some nice aspects on this set.
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