Mega Construx UNSC Blizzard Squad
Build Time: 2 minutes to sort, 5 minutes to build
Set Piece Count: 111
Minifigures: UNSC Cryo Marine X2, UNSC Marine, UNSC Marine Officer
Weapons: DMR, Assault Rifle, buildable Cryo turret
Accessories: x3Figure stands
Special Features: Turret fires cryo projectile
Cost: $15 US (Mass Retail) I got mine from Walmart
And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)
Let’s take a close look at the figures.
This figure is the exact same as the Flame Marine that comes in the UNSC Marine Customizer pack as well as the Yankee Squad set. Though this time, it’s themed in white and grey with a blue visor.
I can’t imagine getting hit with a blast of cold death like that! BRRRR……
Summary: The set is FAST build. The turret takes less than a minute. Each figure another minute or so each. Though we’ve had these same figures before, we’ve never had them in this color scheme. I LIKE it!
Overall Rating: I give this set 9.5 out for 10 medals.
Why did I give it a 9.5 out of 10?
• The only issue I have is it not having the two extra hoses for each of the Cryo Marines. Perhaps Mega thought that having three in one set might be too many?
Here’s my opinion on the break down of the value of this set. (In US dollars)
• The set includes 3 figures. Each figure is valued at $3.50 (same as the blind bag average price of figures) for a total of $10.50.
• This leaves $4.50 left for the turret assembly and larger baseplate. While that isn’t quite there, the translucent pieces and action feature of the turret help to make up the difference. I value this portion of the set at $3.
TOTAL: $13.50 (before tax and in U.S. dollars)
Given that the set costs $15 US before tax, this set’s value is close to the mark. At only 111 pieces, I’d have liked to have seen the set at $12.
Do I recommend it? YES! Love the color scheme. And for me, any time I can get translucent parts, it’s a bonus. As mentioned above, this set of figs make for a good companion set to the Frostraven. (I hope to get that soon!)
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