There was a little shaving and cramping on both ends, but visually the elements seemed to match and it wasn't very hard to combine parts in various manners.I would, however, not advise it on account of increased risk of wear and tear on either side. The first thing that caught my eye about the set was the great finish of the parts, things looked familiar, smooth and reusable.This prevents me from commenting on the newest of the new LEGO (tm) series, apart from the NXT systems, with which I have worked for the First (tm) LEGO (tm) League. Well, up next are the booklets, I feel that all of them are a bit too concise for the age advertised on the box.I have my doubts whether the complexity of a single step will be correctly executed by all children.It is a reasonably nice set, but the end result isn't as impressive as the Enlighten kit.There's some hard corners and unfortunate design edges.
Whether it's the wheel of the ship, or just how a few block should be arranged.They make me think of the LEGO (tm) Architecture series: Nice imaginative constructions using mostly basic parts in a good colour scheme. I was also amazed to find that all the parts fitted onto real LEGO (tm) parts without causing any direct damage or stress.In fact, if you would give me a bag of 50% LEGO (tm) and 50% These exact parts I doubt if I could easily sort them out without a building manual.They even threw in some sea-salt glitter in the boat's wooden parts.Some results (The one upside down: The white plate is genuine Denmarkian plastic): Well, I picked the fire squad set with my mother in mind, but after writing and reading-back this review, I am actually hesitant about giving it to her.