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LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle review

by admin on November 13, 2012

in LEGO Hobbit & LOTR

Amongst the upcoming LEGO The Hobbit sets coming out this December, the largest one is the #79010 LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle. Huw at Brickset received one early and shared a wonderful and detailed review. Here I will show you some of the pictures from his review, then you can head over to Brickset to check out the rest. 😉

This is the front of the box of the LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle set. Huw mentions that the box is one of the more streamlined ones, following LEGO’s recent trend to cut back on box-sizes filled with lots of empty space and save some of those poor trees. (Click for larger view.)

This is the back of the box, illustrating some of the scenes and play-features of the set in more detail. (Click image for larger view.)

And here is the finished LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle set in its full glory. The Goblin King looks absolutely dreadful – as he should be – and I really like his throne! Huw shares many other pictures showing the different sections of the sets, and of course close-ups of all the minifigures from every side. You can go to the review to check those out. However there are two other pictures I wanted to show you here:

These two posters are from the back of the instructions that comes with the LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle set, and shows all the minifigures in the LEGO The Hobbit sets. (Click images for larger view.)

So far I really like the look of this set; I’m a big fan of gray and brown pieces and there are plenty of them here! I will have to see the movie to fully understand and appreciate the details and actions here, but so far it looks good. What do you think? How do you like the LEGO The Hobbit Goblin King Battle set after seeing the pictures and reading Huw’s review? And how about the minifigures? Share your thoughts and discuss below! 🙂

You can also check out the LEGO Lord of the Rings section for more news, videos and discussion, or select from the following recent posts:

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studless November 13, 2012 at 12:08 PM

awesome, can’t wait to get so 🙂

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studless November 13, 2012 at 12:09 PM

some 😛

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enigma badger November 13, 2012 at 12:18 PM

The original character design of the Goblin King was much more terrifying: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80wHBKj-MhY

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admin November 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Now I’m officially scared!8O

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enigma badger November 13, 2012 at 5:04 PM

For folks not in on the joke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Humphries

Speaking in earnest, the set itself is great, I love all the new figures (especially the Goblin King), and I’ve got my fingers firmly crossed the dark bley warg is in a relatively cheap set!

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yo100 November 23, 2012 at 5:00 PM

UNICORNS 🙂

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 14, 2012 at 3:18 AM

okay how much will the sets be and when are they coming out admin?

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admin November 14, 2012 at 9:11 AM

They are alread out in the USA at some retail stores. I’m so sorry bt I’m not familiar with the Australian market. I would suggest you call your local LEGO store to find out. 😉

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 17, 2012 at 4:39 PM

why is nothing in the land down under?

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yo100 November 23, 2012 at 5:05 PM

IM A BIGGER FAN THAN YOU :-)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 26, 2012 at 3:39 PM

NNNNNNOOOOOOOOO YOUR NOT SO GO BUILD SOMWHERE THAT I CANT SEE

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 14, 2012 at 3:56 AM

SORRY just to add to that admin, in australia

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The Ultimate Spinzitzu Master November 16, 2012 at 5:06 AM

Pretty cool

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 17, 2012 at 4:05 PM

where can u get these sets like what shop? in america

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admin November 17, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Officially they are not out yet, however some stores started to put them on the shelves early. The official release date is the 27th of this month. LEGO stores, Toys’R’Us and other retailers should all carry them by then. 😉

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM

THANKS man

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biggest lego fan EVER dont say your better cause your not okay November 26, 2012 at 3:37 PM

ADMIN YOU HAVE TO MAKE MORE LORD OF THE RINGS, IVE BEEN WAITING FOREVER FOR A POST

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admin November 26, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Patience, young Padawan. There is a Hobbit post coming tomorrow. 😉

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Strider February 13, 2013 at 2:13 PM

So are you Obiwan or Quigon? Mace Windu? Yoda perhaps 🙂

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belinda wood May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

my son loved this set but has lost the no 5 set of instructions and so can’t complete it-can any one help please?

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admin May 10, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Belinda, you can download the building instructions here: http://service.lego.com/en-us/buildinginstructions/

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