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Loot Crate DX Subscription Box Review + Coupon – August 2017

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Loot Crate DX is Loot Crate’s deluxe crate. They pitch it as an “elevated assortment of collectibles, apparel, home goods and more from your favorite pop culture franchises every month.” They also promise no crossover items from the Core Loot Crate box.

This month’s theme was Kingdom.

This box was sent for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

The Subscription Box: Loot Crate DX

The Cost: $47.99 + $5 S/H (this price has recently increased!)

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: “We’ve taken the curated geek and gamer excellence you enjoy with Loot Crate to the next level. An elevated assortment of collectibles, apparel, home goods and more from your favorite pop culture franchises every month. $100+ value in every crate!”

Ships to: 27 countries including US, Canada, Australia, and the UK!

Check out all of my Loot Crate DX reviews to get more information on this subscription. Check out all of our Geeky Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Loot Crate DX profile page.

The August 2017 Loot Crate DX included items from Dungeons & Dragons, Zelda, Labyrinth, and Dragon Age: Inquisition.

You’ll get a fold-out card that details the items in your box – along with information about the franchises.

Kingdom Pin – Value $5-10?

I tend to value these pins a bit more because they are larger and thicker than the in you receive in the core Loot Crate subscription. This month’s pin features a Pheonix banner – I don’t believe that it’s related to a franchise, but it’s very much in the Kingdom theme realm.

Zelda Master Sword Long-Sleeve Shirt – Value $20-25?

This month’s DX includes a long-sleeve shirt, done in the style of a tiered t-shirt + long undershirt.

The main graphic is Link’s master sword – it spans from top to bottom of the shirt design.

Demogorgon Figure – Value $25-30?

This is the largest figure created by the in-house Loot Crate figure line – I was really surprised at the scale of it after seeing the initial spoilers!

The Demogorgon is 7.5 inches tall. You can see from the photo that the feet on mine were really messed up – it stands, but not as intended.

The sculpt is very cool – it has articulation in the arms as well. My plan is to see if the POP method of fixing issues works with this figure – heat it up with a hair dryer and bend the legs until they’re straight – fingers crossed!

Dragon Age: Inquisition Grey Wardens Copper Mug – Value $15-20?

If you’re into Moscow Mule’s then this might be your new go-to copper mug.

It’s copper – so it’s not microwave or dishwasher safe. While I don’t play Dragon Age – I like the subtle design of the mug.

Labyrinth Poster Book – Value $15?

The final item is a 40-poster book featuring Labyrinth!

The posters are on the front and back of each page – so you’ll get 20 that you can display at any one time – but that’s still a ton of posters. They’re printed on a thick 8×10 cardstock – very high quality.

Verdict: I’m loving how ambitious that they’re getting with their in-house figures and it looks set to continue. Hopefully, most don’t have the issue mine does – but I’m thinking that I can fix it pretty easily. Overall – I’m all for using a figure is the hero item of a box, and the shirt and mug are certainly useful – so I think do like the box. The only reason I’m not over-the-top for this is just personal theme preference – but I’m sure a lot of people will love it.

Also – aside from the product itself, Loot Crate has been having shipping issues this year, so we want to make sure I call that out in the review. This box and our August Loot Wear shipment all arrived early this week.

What do you think of the August 2017 Kingdom Loot Crate DX?

Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

3 Comments

  1. Still haven’t even heard of my box shipping…

  2. You are missing out not playing Dragon Age. Inquisition is one of the most well-crafted RPGs I’ve ever played. If you like Mass Effect (which I feel like you’ve mentioned you do), it’s worth your time to play.

  3. Love that Master Sword shirt!!

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