Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Review: 41086 Year of the Pig

This is a "Bonus with Purchase" promotional set for Chinese New Year.

Box.  The price is $9.99, yielding a $0.07 Price per Piece.


Gift Card.

Parts 1.  Plates, Slopes, Round
Plates, Bricks, Modified
Bricks, a Tile, and a Bracket.

Parts 2.  Plates, Jumpers, Tiles, Slopes, Round Plates, Round
Tiles, Printed Tiles, Turntables, Half Pins, and Leaves.

Parts 3.  Mod. Bricks, Plates, Slopes, Hinge Plates, Ball Joints, Boat Slides, Brackets, Turntable Bases, Plant Pieces, Mod Plates,  an Elephant Trunk, and a Brick.

Build.  Two Frames.

The Questions:
Can you build something -- a frame, station, or starship -- right away?  Yes.  (+5)
Is it below, at, or above the golden ratio?  Below.  (+5)  (The Golden Ratio is $0.10 per part.)
If you can't build a frame right away, or choose not to, does it have parts you should be able to put into use right away?  Yes.  (+5)
Does it have more than a handful of immediately useful parts?  Yes.  (+5)
Score: +20 (A+).  A good set but availability might be limited.

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