Review by JoshB
Nightwise is one of the basic Zoids Z-Builders sets. Z-Builders (known as Zoids Blox in Japan) is a modular construction system that lets you combine parts with other Z-Builders and Zoids model kits. Parts come on a sprue and have to be clipped off like any other basic model kit. The difference here is that Z-Builders uses a core set of cubes to build each creation.
Each Z-Builder comes with a cockpit with pilot and sticker sheets. However, the instructions do not give you any guide to sticker placement. You have to go by the box to figure it out. Each kit also comes with extra connector pieces to help build the Matrix Dragon.
4 specific Z-Builders sets combine to create the Matrix Dragon. You will need:
Unfortunately, the instructions for creating the Matrix Dragon are not included in any of the boxes. you have to visit the Hasbro web site to get them:
It takes a lot of time to clip each part from the sprue, assemble, and apply the decals. The completed figure is not bad, but not worth all the effort to put together. The blox system is neat, and you can make some cool combinations, but they don't feel like they connect securely due to the rubber connection points.
|Posted 1 October, 2004 - 12:42 by JoshB|