Monday, October 28, 2013

Review: 30230 Galaxy Squad Polybag

Another small set that can be found at Target in the checkout aisles.  $3.99 for 28 pieces.  Shades Corvid has already done a review but, we came to different conclusions.

This is the package and the instructions.

The minifig.  One of these days I'm going to have to put all of these minifigs to good use.  In the meantime I'll settle for using the helmet in a build.

The parts.  Four Robot Arms, an Octagonal Bar Plate, an Inverted Plate, and a handful of other fun pieces.

Here's the frame I built and the left-over pieces.

The Questions:
Can you build a frame, or frames, right away?  Yes.  (+5)
Is it below, at, or above the golden ratio?  Above.  (-10)
If you can't build a frame right away, 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: 5 (B+). While you can build a small frame, you will still have to use more of your own parts for attachments.  Not quite as good as the Umbarran MHC polybag, but still quite useful


  1. I think the usefulness of this kit really comes down to whether or not the colors will fit your palette. The white Robot Arms are great, if you need them in white, that is.

    1. That's really the deciding element for any purchase. It's an X factor that I can't reasonably touch on in my reviews.

  2. This was free at the Lego store with $50 Galaxy Squad purchase a couple of months ago.