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Lego Dimensions Deals and Discussion Thread

Lego Dimensions

#1 no658ea3   Come at me Bro, I'm Hubert CAGiversary!   6169 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 03:53 AM

Master topic for Lego Dimensions. 

 

Starter Packs are $99.99 on :ps4: :xb1: :360: :ps3: :wiiu:

 

Remeber,

Best Buy: 20% GCU Discount

 

Breakdown of products that release on 9/27:

 

Starter Pack:

 

Starter Pack includes LEGO Dimensions video game, LEGO Toy Pad, bricks to build the LEGO Gateway, Batman, Gandalf and Wyldstyle LEGO Minifigures and LEGO Batmobile vehicle.

 

MSRP: $99.99

Order: Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Toys R Us

 

Level Packs (Level Packs contain a single character, a gadget/vehicle, and a new level that corresponds to that character), MSRP is $29.99:

 

The Simpsons

 

The Simpsons Level Pack, which includes a Homer, Homer's Car and the Taunt-o-Vision
 
 
Back to The Future
 
Back to the Future Level Pack, which includes a Marty McFly Minifigure, DeLorean Time Machine and Hoverboard
 
 
Portal 2
 
Portal 2 Level Pack, which includes a Chell Minifigure, Sentry Turret and Companion Cube.
 
Order from Best Buy, AmazonTarget
 
Team Packs (Team packs come with 2 characters and a combination of 2 different vehicles and/or gadgets) MSRP is $24.99:
 
Jurassic World
 
Jurassic World Team Pack, which includes Owen and ACU mini figures, Gyrosphere and a Velociraptor.
 
 
Scooby-Doo!
 
Scooby-Doo! Team Pack, which includes Scooby-Doo and Shaggy mini figures, Mystery Machine and Scooby Snack.
 
 
Fun Packs (Fun packs contain a single character and a single gadget or vehicle that corresponds to that character.) MSRP $14.99. Note: The links go to Best Buy unless noted.
 

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#2 Pokechaos480   Banned Banned   3685 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 03:55 AM

How dare you leave out amiibo. For shame. For shame!
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#3 dav2sil  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 03:57 AM

I noticed best buy removed the 10 dollar cert banner they had for lego dimensions. I did take a screen shot so hopefully they still give it to me. :)

#4 FlyingMonkey9   Genetically Modified CAG CAGiversary!   3837 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:14 AM

Warner Bros has outdone themsves with greed this time...

Between this and mortal Kombat and batman they are going down as worst publisher of 2015

#5 ackbar7   Flamble CAGiversary!   2990 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:16 AM

You are missing Doctor Who. It is the only reason I will eventually own this game.


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#6 no658ea3   Come at me Bro, I'm Hubert CAGiversary!   6169 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:19 AM

You are missing Doctor Who. It is the only reason I will eventually own this game.

The list right now are only the packs that come out on 9/27


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#7 RedvsBlue  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:28 AM

Ugh, those prices. I really want to be on board for this but they're just too damn expensive.

#8 Pokechaos480   Banned Banned   3685 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:33 AM

Nintendo already has me bent over. I won't be letting Lego ride the train.
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#9 zerodeefex  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:33 AM

I'm skeptical that this pricing is sustainable but I've been wrong before.

#10 no658ea3   Come at me Bro, I'm Hubert CAGiversary!   6169 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:35 AM

Nintendo already has me bent over. I won't be letting Lego ride the train.

I bought the starter pack, the Simpsons and Back to the Future level packs, and the Jurassic World team pack. 


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#11 Pokechaos480   Banned Banned   3685 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:37 AM

Your balls deep and it's not even out yet.
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#12 no658ea3   Come at me Bro, I'm Hubert CAGiversary!   6169 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:38 AM

Your balls deep and it's not even out yet.

That's all I'm going to buy. These are not amiibos for me (I have them all, lol)


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#13 sovereignNX-73811   Don't ever be on a boat with Adol Christin CAGiversary!   5657 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 05:05 AM

Woah! They even have a Dr. Who level in the works....OK CBS/Paramount...Where the  Fuck is my Star Trek level pack?!??


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#14 Covnam   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1137 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 06:03 AM

So... tempting... Argh!



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Posted 25 September 2015 - 06:09 AM

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#16 BobTheFlub   Sepulchritude CAGiversary!   218 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 06:17 AM

Shouldn't be a surprise that Lego + Toys to Life = Huge Costs, I swear Lego sets are like double the price that I bought them as a kid. Still, the Portal 2 level looks pretty cool, but I'm probably not gonna bite 'til I see some really decent sales.



#17 EJam3s01   I was born ready CAGiversary!   175 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 07:54 AM

I'll wait for some decent deals before I buy these things.  If these end up being like amiibo stock, I guess I won't buy at all. 



#18 Violent_Virtuoso  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 08:04 AM

I'll wait for some decent deals before I buy these things. If these end up being like amiibo stock, I guess I won't buy at all.


I'm right there with you. I'll only buy them if there is a great sale and they are easily attainable; otherwise I'll pass.

I spend enough on Disney Infinity, so I have to draw the line somewhere, lol.

#19 ghostsong   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   344 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 11:20 AM

I wonder on which side of the pricing pendulum this is going to swing as far as price drops. Will it bottom out in months like the Lego games or will we be lucky to ever see a sale like actual lego sets?

#20 RedvsBlue  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 11:44 AM

I wonder on which side of the pricing pendulum this is going to swing as far as price drops. Will it bottom out in months like the Lego games or will we be lucky to ever see a sale like actual lego sets?

Or worse yet, no sales and amiibo-like shortages.

#21 Ninjaskrzypek   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   158 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 12:17 PM

Best Buy website advertises $10 certificate with preorder

#22 hoofrog   Game Whore CAGiversary!   1147 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 02:02 PM

I preordered my copy ages ago. I do not recall if there was a $10 cert advertised at the time. Regardless, I do not see any indication of it now. Can you provide a link?



#23 Fatbot3   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3148 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 02:26 PM

Best Buy website advertises $10 certificate with preorder

Can you link to that? I can't find it anywhere.



#24 Mando44646   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   151 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 September 2015 - 02:50 PM

ugh its black friday for me on this. I just can't justify the high price of investment



#25 hoofrog   Game Whore CAGiversary!   1147 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 02:53 PM

ugh its black friday for me on this. I just can't justify the high price of investment

I am so on the fence. I still have plenty of DI 3.0 to play, this is the first Skylanders game I did not get at launch and I want Dimensions. To wait or not to wait. Ugh.



#26 MushaOne  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 04:08 PM

Neat, my Best Buy order already showed up. Too bad I wont get to play it until a little bit later. Im not quite sure that the $100 price tag is fair, but after BB GCU and Reward Certificates, I am pretty sure I can make most of what I spent back when I sell it after I finish playing it. So not a big deal.



#27 sfabo   bro CAGiversary!   832 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 05:16 PM

Best Buy website advertises $10 certificate with preorder


Not seeing that. I would bite if it was

#28 Tyrok   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1642 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 06:50 PM

Have they explained why this costs $25 more than Skylanders? Is it just Lego Tax or is it really a full length Lego game and the level packs aren't actually needed?



#29 elessar123  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 07:03 PM

You can platinum the game without buying anything but the base game.

 

The level packs aren't required, but probably adds the most to the game, out of everything.

 

The fun packs and vehicle packs are probably not required for anything, and are probably a waste of money. Unless you want the minifigure, like me.

 

As for why it costs more than Skylanders, probably just cause it's a lot of licenses. They also claim you never need to rebuy things in the future, so it might be a more advanced portal. It also supports seven simultanenous figures/vehicles, which might have affected it.


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#30 Fatbot3   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3148 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 September 2015 - 07:33 PM

 

As for why it costs more than Skylanders, probably just cause it's a lot of licenses. They also claim you never need to rebuy things in the future, so it might be a more advanced portal. It also supports seven simultanenous figures/vehicles, which might have affected it.

The gamespot review has indicated that its about 12-14 hours which is pretty long for a Lego game and longer than skylanders by a couple of hours.That said, the value proposition is pretty interesting (if not weird) for Dimensions. The two big things I noticed as far extra purchases were:

 

1. ANY character pack unlocked a free roam world with numerous (if not repetitive) missions. My take is that if you like the license you'll probably enjoy the monotony of fetch quests more.

 

2. Level packs look like they are about an hour but ALSO unlock the free roam world for that character. IGN has a few of them now and they look decent though waiting for a discount looks like it may be the way to go.

 

If these level and fun packs get the 5-10 dollar discounts the Infinity stuff seems to regularly I think they will likely be a pretty good deal for people who like the now standard lego game design.