Brickset Awards 2017 - Best Set

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The last of the annual Brickset awards relates to our favourite sets of 2017. 837 products have been released in total, once again increasing upon last year for the tenth year running!

Selecting a single set from among such a large quantity is very difficult, particularly given the enormous size of many sets released in 2017. Nevertheless, we have each come to a decision. Find out which sets the Brickset team chose as our favourites of the year and let us know what you would have selected after the break...


CapnRex101

21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V

I think 2017 has been a very strong year for LEGO, offering a magnificent selection of sets at every price point, from 70607 NINJAGO City Chase which is only quite small but offers brilliant value to the enormous 75192 Millennium Falcon and 70620 NINJAGO City, both of which are absolutely fantastic.

However, I cannot choose anything other than 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V. This is a spectacular rendition of the famed rocket, making use of ingenious building techniques to form an accurate cylindrical shape and including some wonderful details throughout the entire length of the model. Moreover, I love the stage division function and the Lunar Module is delightful.

There are very few sets which I consider to be truly perfect but 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V is one. It is ideal for display, contains some fun features and is remarkably sturdy so is definitely my favourite set of 2017.


MeganL

10225 Assembly Square

There were so many excellent sets this year - Saturn V, Destiny's Bounty, NINJAGO City. For set of the year I look for a set that provides a wonderful build experience, appeals to multiple segments of the LEGO community and can be a terrific stand alone ambassador to people who aren't familiar with LEGO.

Modular Buildings usually fit those requirements, and this year's offering is no exception, so I choose 10225 Assembly Square as the set of the year. It's a celebration not only of 10 wonderful years of modulars but also a classic building experience. Memories of all the other modulars are incorporated throughout the build, but not so much that the final build looks like an amalgam of previous models. Assembly Square not only commemorated 10 years of modulars, but makes me look forward to the next 10!


TheBrickPal

70618 Destiny’s Bounty

I loved so many sets this year, but my final pick for the best of the year should be pretty obvious due to its sheer excellence that is almost universally agreed upon.

70618 Destiny’s Bounty is the epitome of the LEGO experience: great minifigures, great pieces and a great price for all of that, which come together to create a pretty-much-perfect model in the end. The set goes above and beyond what I could have ever asked for from The LEGO NINJAGO Movie theme.


Huw

21037 LEGO House

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Other than the sets I've built to review here, I've constructed fewer this year than in any previous year. It's not that I didn't buy them or don't like them, I've just not found the time. So, while the Saturn V, Old Fishing Store and Assembly Square are undoubtedly excellent sets I can't really pick them as I've not built them yet!

So, of those I have built, my favourite has to be 21037 LEGO House. Unlike other Architecture sets it's a riot of colour which makes it a very attractive model and display piece.

Perhaps the best thing about it is that while constructing it you get a feel for the real building's internal layout and how it was built, which is not obvious when inside it.

The fact that it can only be bought at the LEGO House makes it even more desirable and collectable. It's an excellent souvenir of a great day out.


What is your favourite set of 2017? Let us know in the comments.

 

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89 comments on this article

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By in United States,

Having gotten the falcon, I can say it is truly an astonishing set. Despite Levi's immense failure to launch it properly, I still would vote it as my favorite. If you're able to get it, one has to get it

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By in United States,

Gotta be Ninjago City. The intricacy of the structures, the cleverness of the parts usage, the beauty of the color blocking - it's everything I've always wanted the slightly more antiseptic Modulars to be and more. Nearly 5,000 pieces of pseudo-cyberpunk excellence for a price that can't be beat.

The Saturn V is a very close second.

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By in United States,

Pretty much any $150+ set could be 'best' besides the Falcon or Hoth.

I'm going to pick best set children can afford; 70611: Water Strider. The build is run, even though you repeat the legs twice, and is the best value in a LEGO set pretty much ever. It's a load of fun, looks awesome, you get great figures. A winner.

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By in United States,

I agree on NINJAGO City. It was probably the funnest build of all the sets I own, looks amazing, has tons of great Minifigures, and is a good value considering price per piece. It may be my favorite set ever!

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By in United Kingdom,

NASA Apollo Saturn V was the most enjoyable & best of the year for me. The high quality of the model is inversely proportionate to the cost too. An amazing set all round.

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By in Slovakia,

The best set is The old fishing store in my opinion. It has cool design and it is very playable.

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By in Indonesia,

Wow, this was a great year indeed. From the Apollo Saturn V to the Destiny's bounty, this was so much more phenomenal than what I thought so. Hope more new 2018 sets will come.

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By in United Kingdom,

As already said by David 1985, any high price set could be easily considered best.

Calling anything in the £100 plus range isn't really fair when there are plenty of smaller, cheaper sets that have brought just as big a smile and sense of wonder to many lego fans of all ages.

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By in United States,

Saturn V

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By in Netherlands,

For me, the UCS Millennium Falcon is by far the best set of 2017. It's also the only set I purchased this year, it made me become an active LEGO fan again.

I'd like to thank the Brickset team for this years great reviews, updates and other articles! Already looking forward to next year!

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By in United States,

Saturn V, Ninjago City, Destiny's Bounty, Assembly Square, Old Fishing Store, Millennium Falcon... how am I supposed to pick one of those as the best?!

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By in United Kingdom,

The Saturn V is this year's, decade's, century's, millenniums best set. I can't express how much I love it.

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By in Sweden,

I wish you'd segment these into more categories that reflect the size and cost, like "Best Budget Set", "Best Midrange Set", etc. No small set will ever appear on a list like this, which means a lot of underrated, overlooked smaller sets continue to not get the attention they deserve.

For my money, something like 31058 Mighty Dinosaurs was just as successful within its parameters as any of the massively expensive sets. Perhaps even more so considering it was something most people could actually buy and enjoy themselves.

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By in United Kingdom,

I’d really struggle to choose one set this year! But my recent experience with NINJAGO Destiny's Bounty was Amazing and totally unexpected! 15 bags! For the value, parts and build experience, it’s hard to beat! But the CITY Pizza Van would come close, or the UCS Falcon, or the.....and so on!

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By in United States,

I love the assembly square

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By in United States,

We have so many sets from 2017 to still build, but looking through the database from what we have built, I’d have to say my favorites were from DC Superhero Girls: Super Hero High School and Eclipso Dark Palace. The function mechanisms on both are pretty cool, especially how the Dark Palace “opens” and the palace peak is actually Eclipso’s jet nestled in its landing/launch pad. I also like that I have a Super Hero Boy with the Flash to be when I’m playing with my daughters. The High School isn’t as cool as the Dark Palace, but the classrooms are well-detailed for play and I like that the sold-separately dorm rooms can attach to it.

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By in United States,

Best Set: The Old Fishing Store. Best design. Most original. Outstanding interior and exterior.

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By in Canada,

My favourite set is undoubtedly Darth Vader’s Transformation. Three fantastic and iconic figures plus a handful of droids combined with a surprising piece count of 282 pieces all bundeled together in a very affordable price point.

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By in United Kingdom,

I think it'd be really hard for me to make a decision even if I'd built more of this year's releases! I can't remember the last year that had such an amazing range of 5-star, jaw-dropping sets.

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By in United States,

Green Ninja Mech Dragon, Resistance Pod, Nutcracker (GWP), Master Falls, UCS Falcon

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By in United Kingdom,

Millennium falcon and heartlake hospital by far were the best two in my book..

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By in United States,

I agree with huw the lego house is a great set,I like the tiny lego tree inside.

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By in United States,

At the risk of starting a flame war, i'm going to vote 70366 Battle Suit Lance, just to spit in the face of an AFOL culture overrun with elitism and hubris. (drops microphone)

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By in United States,

P.S. my real pick for Set of the Year is 21137 The Mountain Cave from Minecraft.

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By in Switzerland,

Definitely Ninjago City, so original in every aspect, amazing use of both space and pieces...

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By in United States,

With all the great releases put out this year, it seems to me like there has to be the obvious choice here of the 75192 Millennium Falcon. I have wanted to have a UCS version of this ship for as long as I can remember, and have spent many hours scouring ebay in the past to find a relatively low priced copy for my collection. I never did, so the news that this new set was coming out again, new and improved, was incredible.
However, as great as that build is, I feel it would be an injustice if I voted it as my set of the year for 2017. Why? Because of the absolute genius that is 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V. I don't think I have ever had a build experience that has felt quite so fulfilling, for multiple reasons.
First, I don't usually get too surprised when I see new sets in person. However, when I first saw this shuttle on display at my local LEGO store, I was shocked at how much larger it was than I had expected. Second, the build is phenomenal. It is filled with astonishing building techniques and was a healthy challenge to figure out. Nothing like I would have imagined. Lastly, the display factor. I have always thought it would be neat having a model spaceship to decorate my room with, but never felt like buying a traditional model of one. But when I found that I could have one made from my favorite design medium, it was a match made in heaven.
Overall, I feel like this was the best $120 I have spent in 2017. Zero regret, zero buyers remorse. Good job LEGO, Felix Stiessen, Valérie Roche, Carl Merriam, Mike Psiaki, and Austin Carlson. You've made something out of this world! :)

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By in Norway,

Ninjago City!

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By in Canada,

Tough job making a choice but overall all pick I think would be Ninjago City. I just had so much fun building this set.

I'd agree it would be fun having more categories in this section broken down by price. Of course I understand this takes more time and involves more posts so may not be desirable.

Thanks again for all you guys do here at Brickset and Happy 2018 to everyone!

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By in United States,

I cannot imagine having the problem of too little time to build Lego sets.

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By in Russian Federation,

I`d vote for 70618 Destiny’s Bounty.
Falcon is kind of dull, thus magnificent. Ninjago City is also a very good display set, interesting to build and good piece donor, but it would be better to push non-exclusive set to be the set of the year.
Many regrets on technic line sucking hard through this year...

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By in Indonesia,

I totally agree with TheBrickPal. Not only because I agree with his choice, but also because I agree with each and every reason mentioned for picking Destiny Bounty. Excellent choice, hard to imagine Lego will manage to do better in 2018, but hopefully they will!

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By in France,

The best set this year is clearly the FM 75192. Second is Saturn V and third is Fishing Store. Destiny's bounty is a close 4th.

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By in United States,

Unfortunately I haven’t been able to aquire as many sets this years as I would like, but my favorite of the ones I have is probably the Ultimate Batmobile. I just love the sense of completion when one builds it, most sets (especially of the lower price points) feel unfinished to me and are always lacking in some manner. The Batmobile, and also basically all the Lego Ninjago Movie sets, gives me a feeling that it’s finished, as if Lego couldn’t possibly add anything to improve it. I have bought the UCS Falcon this year but have yet to build it so I still can’t comment on it
based on anything other than appearance (it looks absolutely brilliant). I also plan on purchasing Destiny’s Bounty quite soon since it looks magnificent and presents a parts to price ratio akin to that of the modular buildings, but that’ll be next year :) I will admit that the Saturn V looks good but I really only buy licensed Lego Ideas sets so that and the Fishing Store don’t make my list.

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By in United States,

For me either the Lightning Jet from the ninjago movie or a Lego Batman set

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By in United States,

I really agree with these choices.

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By in United States,

Set of the year is, of course, Ninjago City. Sorry, Millennium Falcon, but this die hard SW fan knows the City and its theme has Star Wars beat. In fact, TLBM beat out Star Wars, too.

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By in Denmark,

I have few sets I think are they best sets of 2017.

These following sets are them I chose - which I own in my collection because it’s easier to choose one you own than in pictures:

Silent Mary (71042)
Battle on Scarif (75171)
First Order Heavy Scout Walker (75177)
BB-8 (75187)
First Order Star Destroyer (75190)
Scout Trooper & Speeder Bike (75532)

The best of them all may be 75190. This was the first time I was very impressive over the design of an “item” based on something in a movie or TV show

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By in United States,

Ninjago City for me, it's so amazing and unique in every aspect, the build and finished result are both really unique and different from anything I've ever seen.
Second place for me is either Assembly Square or Old Fishing Store, this year had a lot of good sets in general.

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By in United Kingdom,

76083 - Beware the Vulture from Spider-Man Homecoming. 4 great figs, good sized vehicle, interesting design for vultures wings and a great price point for set size. Cant go wrong.

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By in United States,

Battle of Scarift, Old Fishing Store, Catcycle Chase, Ninjago City Chase, Old Fishing Store, Ninjago City.

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By in United States,

Ninjago City. Really fun build, a ton of great parts and minifigures, and a truly gorgeous finished model. I can't wait for the rumored Ninjago Docks expansion.

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By in United States,

I haven't received my UCS Millennium Falcon yet, so going just on sets I've built this year, I would have to say my favorite so far is 70922 The Joker Manor, I'm surprised that no one else has mentioned that set. I know it's weird and a bit quirky to have a Joker-ized Wayne Manor, but every time I look at it, it makes me giggle a little bit just because, as a set, it doesn't take itself too seriously.

About the only way they could have made the set better would be to include the necessary parts to construct a proper Wayne Manor but I think that might have pushed the price by another 1/3-2/3 of the current price, so that's probably why Lego opted to not have such an option.

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By in United States,

Considering that the falcon had been the most rumored set and how everyone rejoiced on its release I am going to have to say Ninjago city. (Heh, wasn't expectig that.)

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By in United States,

what no best polybag of the year?

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By in United States,

Question, how come on set 70618 Destiny's Bounty, Lloyd is not pictured on Lego's image? Just wondering if that happens sometimes.

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By in Philippines,

Well, I would say... 70917 The Ultimate Batmobile is my favorite... Fun build, unique minifigures, playability, design, and a very good price point for this set.

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By in Canada,

As one of my favourite sets ever released, Destiny's Bounty would win it for me

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By in United States,

Ninjago City wins for me, hands down. It's an amazing achievement. There's just so much depth and detail packed into the standard 32x32 footprint, and there is so much visual variety and so many shops and rooms and lots of street space to place minifigures in and around despite a significant chunk of the baseplate being unoccupied. Add to that some great colors, enriching play functions, and lots of brilliant parts usage, and it's just a marvel. It really is the city, packed down into one set.

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By in New Zealand,

For me, the set of the year is 21310 Old Fishing Store. I liked the rustic, weathered look of the Old Fishing Store and, as mentioned earlier, I loved all the minifigures and identify with Anton, the Sea Captain.

A close second is 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V. As a child, I grew up with an Airfix plastic model of this iconic Apollo Rocket that was built at a scale of 1:144. My father also subscribed to the National Geographic magazine and every now and then, there would be an article with fantastic photographs of the Apollo and Skylab missions. I can even remember the concern when Skylab de-orbited and burnt up over the Indian Ocean and Western Australia in 1979.

I am looking forward to building the 70618 Destiny's Bounty.

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By in Portugal,

Saturn V is an amazing build. So big and you'd guess it's all technic for structural support and it's hard to find almost any technic in it... wow.

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By in United States,

I would agree with Huw's choice of 21037, the LEGO House except that less than 99.99999 per cent of us don't have access to it....yet. It represents the new face of LEGO, and having viewed it under construction, the finished building's model would most likely be my first choice. Moving on....

Being a mere mortal and not a LEGO god, I chose 31068, the Modular Modern Home, because it is affordable to most LEGO enthusiasts at 30USD or less (23USD at Target yesterday) and is innovative as well. And it is part of the outstanding 3-in-1 line of Creator models.

If I were to downsize, it wouldn't be based on the current film "Downsizing." I would melt into a less than 2 inch minfig mom like the one in 31068, and get with the program using this set's modular format. it would be a piece of cake to add a few more minifigs, three bedrooms, a study, a kitchen, two baths and several LEGO rooms all in modular form so they could be moved around as needed. And who doesn't want a spiffy lime green electric convertible? Drones have caught my attention many times during 2017, and my granddaughter adores bouncing on a trampoline. Not sure about living with that adorable (for now) jumpy puppy, but the rest of the set hits the nail on the head as far as playability, dreaming, affordability, creativity and efficiency are concerned. (This is not to say that there is anything wrong with the other grand sets mentioned, but this sweet little baby makes me quite happy.)

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By in Canada,

I might nominate Clayface Splat Attack. I've wanted a Clayface for my Gotham since I first played the original LEGO Batman video game.

This Clayface is big, and delightfully roughly hewn. He's posable and manacing. I really love it.

It's even inspired me to do a Christmas MOC.

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By in Australia,

Apollo Saturn V was the best by some considerable distance.

Great design and build.

Looks incredible as a display piece

Pricing was very reasonable across different countries.

No stickers, could not say that strongly enough and should be the standard for display sets.

The only negative associated with this set was that LEGO was very poor and amateur in their supply and distribution of this set, a situation that was repeated with the UCS MF.

Hopefully by now with lots of supply people have been able to pick up this masterpiece.

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By in United States,

I really like the idea of picking best sets of the year by size/price range. There are some great $20 sets out there, but nobody is going to give them any love next to $100-$200 advanced models.

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By in United States,

The $60 Y-Wing 75172. Affordable (at the very least compared to, say, Destiny's Bounty or the Falcon: $800!? I mean, it's huge and insanely detailed, but still), highly detailed, very swooshable, great mini figure selection fitting multiple movies, playable in many ways (due to the method of attaching the engines, I sometimes make my own Y-wing explode), and a classic vehicle overall!

Let me stress the price point factor again. Not all of us spend all our money on Legos. Not all of us can afford to buy an $300 leisure item, let alone an $800 one. This is why sets like Ninjago City, Assembly Square (and to a lesser extent, the rest of the modulars), the London Bus, the re-released Taj Mahal, the Joker Manor, the Apollo Saturn V, and somewhat to Destiny's Bounty, the Ultimate Batmobile, and others of similar price points; don't win my top set.

It's also why I'm a little irritated that most often, the most recognized "great sets" (e.g. the Apollo rocket, Ninjago City, the Falcon) are often the ones above most people's price points. Sure, those sets are great--they're fantastic, actually. But most people don't have them. They aren't being bought for kids by parents and aunts and uncles and grandparents. They're bought up by a select few of the Lego community: not a literal few by any means, but a much smaller amount than those not buying. Thus, the noticing of smaller sets.

This also means that I am fully and completely in favor of having tiered sets of ratings: i.e. "best sets" divided by size.

Anyway, TL;DR: I like the Y-Wing 'cuz it's detailed, fun, and cheap.

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By in Denmark,

While there several wonderful big sets, not least the (ever) beautiful Taj Mahal, I must say the two top contestants in this category are Ninjago City and Assembly Square. The first one with all its lovely and interesting details, giving me a wish to buy for the building experience and the afterwards experience of exploring the details. And that's even though I am not into Ninjago and I don't think the set fits into a "normal" city. The latter one I think is a great way of celebrating the 10 years of modulars. The subtle references to the previous modulars as well as giving us a new dimension of modulars with the small square. It's a hard choice between the two.

Of the more moderately sized sets, I especially think that Heartlake Hospital, the Magic Escape from the Goblin Village (Elves) as well as Jungle Exploration Site (City) are goid candidates. The hospital being nicely equipped (also for City builders), the village giving a lovely scenery for telling s fairy tale and the exploration site for stimulating the wish to explore both nature as well as ancient and contemporary history.

Of the smaller sets, I think more or less all minifig based sets from the Seasonal theme are great in details, especially Thanksgiving Harvest and the two Christmas sets. They really set the mood. And last but not least, I think Master Falls from the Ninjago Movie is a great set, nicely designed and rather versatile. I can see it being used in many themes beside Ninjago, e.g. City, Castle or Pirates.

All in all, I think it is difficult to choose one favourite if the year, though I think I might flow with the stream right under richly detailed Ninjago City.

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By in Norway,

It was Ninjago City for me. No competition, really. I was smiling all the way throught the build, it was so clever and fun. Always something new and unexpected, and no repetition. The best build of all of the many hundreds of sets I have built. A pinnacle.
But I’m afraid it will take quite some time for a better set to emerge...

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By in United Kingdom,

Saturn V rocket very realistic and good display item as it did not take up much space .Ninjago City a very fun build and lots going on inside and all the figures. I am doing Taj Mahal at the the moment which I think will be great display item. But the Saturn V must be number one as it looks as if it could launch off the mantelpiece.

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By in Greece,

Old fishing store and Destiny's Bounty for me by miles

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By in United States,

Ooh...hard choice. I don't know if I actually have a favorite, there were so many good ones!

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By in United Kingdom,

Ninjago City for me, fun to build, and the design elements used within, as well as the ATM, Crab cooker and Sushi bar, pip The Old Fishing Store and Assembly Square to the post IMO.

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By in United States,

Well, like many on this thread, I have to say Ninjago City and The Old Fishing Store were absolute must buys for me. The Old Fishing Store was such an enjoyable build. I think between those two and the Saturn rocket, there are easily three that were by far the best of 2017.

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By in Belgium,

My favourite sets of 2017 are some of the smaller Creator sets like 31066 Space Shuttle Explorer, 31058 Mighty Dinosaurs and 31054 Blue Express (microscale train).

The Space Shuttle is a great build and is basically a set I dreamt of having as a kid (back in the 80's). The dinosaurs set is really nice for stop motion photography purposes, and just looks great.

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By in United Kingdom,

I've thought a lot about this discussion. I can see the argument for a cheaper set (and do think mighty dinosaurs and Ninjago city chase are excellent) but for me, the best set has to be one that really has the wow factor.

I have no interest in the falcon, and am saving for Ninjago city, so it has to be Destiny's Bounty. Excellent building techniques, play and display abilities. I just love it.

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By in United States,

Ninjago City hands down!

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By in Canada,

I think Ninjago City and Saturn V for the tie. Too close to call. Old Fishing Store a very close 1B Honourable mention. And add in the huge Millenium Falcom for 1C. Those are the top 4 sets I think....

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By in United States,

21309 is my favorite set for 2017

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By in United Kingdom,

It is a tough choice between the Old Fishing Store, Destinies Bounty and Ninjago City.

I think it has to be Ninjago City for the sheer scale of it and the sushi belt,
among many other features . :)

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By in United States,

I have to agree with the Saturn V.

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By in Spain,

I have to agree with the Destiny's Bounty.

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By in Australia,

Definitely Ninjagocity for me. Its just absolutely amazing. Completely different than any Lego we've seen. Its huge, colorful, and just looks beautiful.

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By in Poland,

It's really hard to choose for me between the Saturn V and Destiny's Bounty. The first one was probably the most satisfactory build everything and wonderful display item for me as an adult, while the second is a great playable toy for my kid. But wait - my son loves to play with Saturn and I love the look of Destiny's Bounty too! I vote for both then! :)

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By in United States,

It is definitely hard to choose 1 best set as this was a pretty good year for having many great sets, especially among the larger piece sets. One set that I ended up really enjoying a lot was the Scout Trooper and Speeder Bike set. To me this should be the future of the Star Wars buildable figures. Include a vehicle or scene with them. This set really looks great on display and building the Speeder Bike was a pleasure. I plan on having this set on display in my house for a long time.

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By in United States,

1) BB8, 2) The Batmobile, 3) Green Mech Ninja Dragon, Saturn V

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By in United States,

My fav by far for 2017 is the NASA Apollo Saturn V Ideas kit.
Truly a remarkable model in design, build, durability, packaging and it's place in history.
My fav build and just beautiful on display.

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By in Italy,

going against the world: the Saturn is one of the set most boring ever, and live is even worst than in picture!

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By in Poland,

I would vote 70612 Green Ninja Mech Dragon (i havent still got my 70618 Destiny's Bounty), and if i can pick set which i dont have i would pick 21310 Old Fishing Store.

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By in United States,

Best Set: 21309 Saturn V. A great build with interesting techniques throughout, and amazingly durable despite its size. I am quite comfortable letting my 8-year-old swoosh around with it. I've always been interested in the space program, but this set gave me a new appreciation with the intricate staging and the sheer scale of it. (I could never really fathom just how large a Saturn V was before). This set entertained and educated me, something I haven't felt in a long time.

Best Theme: Elves. Once again, Elves continues to impress. While the "cuteness" of the goblins is a bit of a turnoff, it is great to see the world expanding with new creatures. Elvendale is now home to Elves, Pegasi, Dragons, and Goblins, all of which were featured in different sets. Every set offers something interesting and new, from the first two-legged dragon to the new building styles of the goblin village. Even the smallest set, 41181 Naida's Gondola and the Goblin Thief, has intricate detailing and has plenty of play features. I've said countless times that I wish the Elves team could give the Superhero teams some pointers on good set design.

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By in United Kingdom,

Odd choice coming but I really liked the Silent Mary. Definitely up there with Ninjago City

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By in Canada,

For me it's Ninjago City for 2017. A couple of years ago Temple of Airjitzu was the best set of that year IMHO.

And I'm not even a Ninjago fan.

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By in United Kingdom,

MF is impressive but it is too out of reach.
Ninjago City is the most beautiful.
My own special award goes to the SatV - a truly fine piece at a great price.

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By in Australia,

Too hard to decide and too hard on the wallet - a great year for truly great Lego.

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By in Germany,

I have several "favorite" sets of 2017, but if I had to name but one it would definitely be the Saturn V.

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By in Finland,

UCS BB-8
Probably the cutest Lego build ever

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By in United Kingdom,

Lego Star Wars UCS Falcon, no other set comes close in set of the year.

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By in Australia,

Assembly Square or the Fishing Shop would have to be up there but in terms of smaller sets the Pizza Van would be my pick for 2017, instant classic.

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By in United States,

mine has to be the assimbaly square. I love the set it looks great and plays great. my review on it gave it a 10/10 nid so did my survey on legosurvey.com

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By in United States,

Some of the amazing sets that came out this year, while I'd certainly love to have them, were just out of reach by the simple fact I couldn't afford them. I'd still love to have them, and may try to get them in the future though.

Quite easily the best set of 2017, among those that cost $150 or less, would be the Saturn V rocket; I don't think many would disagree if you put that cap on the price. It's also easily my favorite of 2017 among sets I actually have.

Ask me the best set of 2017 among those that cost $30 or less and I'd have to say the Pizza Van. Still love the thing and it's fun to have on display.

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