Mega Construx ONI Strike Team
Build Time: 1 minute to sort, 3 minute to build
Set Piece Count: 106
Minifigures: ONI Technician, ONI Officer, x2 ONI Operators
Weapons: Rocket Launcher, DMR, AR, Pistol
Accessories: Buildable machine gun turret, small crate with terrain display, x4 figure stands
Special Features: Turret can fire included plastic bolts
Cost: $15 US (Mass Retail)
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The box art shows the figures in an action scene, while the back shows off the contents within. This box size is new to the Halo Mega Construx line. I like it. It’s tall, not long allowing for more sets to be placed on store shelves.
The new UNSC machine gun turret has a play feature that allows for small plastic bolts to be fired from it. I’m actually not to much a fan of this as it makes the turret bigger than it’s supposed to be. However, for playability, the firing feature is nice.
Summary: The set is a good value, especially if you like ONI troops. The new firing turret is a bit big but does add a formerly non-existent play feature.
Overall Rating: I give this set 8.5 out for 10 medals.
Why did I give it a 8.5 out of 10?
There are two things about the set that keep it from being a 10 for me.
• I’m not a fan of the oversized turret. Full point for that.
• Half point off for the officer figure. I’d have preferred another of the larger helmeted figures instead.
Here’s my opinion on the break down of the value of this set. (In US dollars)
• The figures with one weapon and a figure stand each equate to $3.50 each. $14 total.
• Turret assembly $1.50
• Crate and terrain pieces $1
TOTAL: $16.50 (before tax and in U.S. dollars)
Given that the set costs $15 US before tax, this is a very good value!
Do I recommend it? YES. We rarely get ONI sets, so this is welcomed. That we get 3 troopers is good. As mentioned above, I’m not a fan of the turret and would have liked another trooper instead of the officer. However, the set as a whole is good and worth the retail price.
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