Heir of Black Falcon wrote:speaking of baseplates that have been glued.... does hot water weaken the glue? I have thought perhaps it worth trying to loosen them.
architect wrote:Join the weekly Classic Castle set review discussion. Please post your opinions on the set play ability, piece selection, design, etc. Which sets stand up to our catapult of critique and which ones crumble in shame!
This week’s set is G678 Knight's Kingdom Chess Set.
Knight's Kingdom Chess Set was released in 2005 for Knight's Kingdom II. This game has 32 chess pieces and 24 armed minifigures, the most for any castle set. Figures exclusive to this set include the rooks, knights, and good and evil queens.
There are atleast three board variations of this set. The first production run had versions with 4x4 black and white plates glued to a white 32x32 baseplate. Some versions were only partially glued or not glued at all. While making the second production run, LEGO had a shortage of 4x4 plates. Four 2x2 white plates were substituted for each white 4x4 plate. Two 2x4 black plates were substituted for each 4x4 black plate.
sir lockt wrote:In my opinion a very weak chess set. There is a small positive note and thats the scorpion soldiers.
One more hypothetic question. Here you see a close-up of the "blue"-side troops...
How would this set increase in your value if more proper colour schematics where used (like the current color settings with dark blue, shiny silver armor and brown crossbows)??