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NEW PROMOTIONAL LEGO 60TH ANNIVERSARY SET 40290 FIRST LOOK

NEW PROMOTIONAL LEGO 60TH ANNIVERSARY SET 40290 FIRST LOOK

With 2018 rapidly approaching it’s now time to look forward to what is no doubt going to be a big year for anniversary sets and celebration events around the world for LEGO’s 60th anniversary. To kick off we finally have an official image of a special 60th anniversary promotional set – 40290. The promotional set is a celebration of 4 classic sets covering LEGO’s key foundation themes – Medieval / City / Pirates / Space. Each micro build is cleverly…

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REVIEW – LEGO CITY ADVENT CALENDAR 2017

REVIEW – LEGO CITY ADVENT CALENDAR 2017

Well here we go again, I blinked and most of 2017 decided to disappear and leave Christmas staring right back at me! In case I didn’t realize the kids are also making it their life goal to tell me daily that they want ALL the LEGO at the local shops because they have been good (yeah right kids)! After the massive sets LEGO released this year surely it’s time my wallet took a well earned rest! In addition to my…

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LEGO IDEAS – FIRST 2017 REVIEW WINNER – TRON LEGACY LIGHT CYCLE

LEGO IDEAS – FIRST 2017 REVIEW WINNER – TRON LEGACY LIGHT CYCLE

The results (few days back!) are in for the first 2017 review of LEGO Ideas and the winner is – Tron Legacy Light Cycle by BrickBros UK and I couldn’t be happier. After the recent round of large LEGO Ideas sets (not including Women of Nasa) I can finally not worry about my wallet when I grab this awesome little set. For those that don’t know Tron Legacy is one of my all time favorite movies. It’s a riot of retro colour…

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LEGO MODULAR CREATOR – DOWNTOWN DINER 10260 OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

LEGO MODULAR CREATOR – DOWNTOWN DINER 10260 OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

After many agonizing weeks waiting and hanging on every shred of information leaking out of LEGO, finally the news broke and official images of the latest LEGO modular to join the family were released. What’s clear is 2018 is marking a new exciting change and shake up for the line up with LEGO moving away from the traditional turn of the century (cookie cutter) architecture and heading for the 1950’s with a funky diner, gym and music studio. I personally…

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INAUGURAL PRESSSTUD MONTHLY BULK BOX REVIEW

INAUGURAL PRESSSTUD MONTHLY BULK BOX REVIEW

Everyone loves a success story especially when it means we have another way to get our hands on some cool LEGO. Well this story is home grown in Australia and started back in October this year when Lara Hart (PressStuds Facebook Group) decided, after trying in vain to find a genuine LEGO parts mystery box, to test the water and create her own LEGO mystery bulk box. The premise being no cheap printed t-shirts, random stickers or other potential “white…

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LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE 2018 LEGO MINECRAFT SETS

LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE 2018 LEGO MINECRAFT SETS

Well it seems there is still life in the Minecraft license with LEGO just officially releasing images of 2018’s lineup (thanks to The Brick Fan). While I’m not a fan of the theme it’s amazing how well LEGO seems capture Minecraft in all its blocky beauty. Hard to believe that LEGO was designed nearly half a century before the birth of Minecraft online! Would be interesting to know everyones thoughts on the series? LEGO are definitely continue to grow the…

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LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE 3RD WAVE OF LEGO BATMAN MOVIE SETS

LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE 3RD WAVE OF LEGO BATMAN MOVIE SETS

LEGO Batman Movie seems to just keep on giving and is obviously tapping into high demand for the theme. After the success of the LEGO Batman Movie earlier this year we have had 2 waves of Batman Movie themed sets, 1 CMF series (with the announcement of a second CMF series in the new year), various merchandise and now finally news of a third wave of sets to be released in the new year (on top of the already announced…

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LEGO NEWS – LEGO ARCHITECTURE SHANGHAI 21039 OFFICIAL IMAGES

LEGO NEWS – LEGO ARCHITECTURE SHANGHAI 21039 OFFICIAL IMAGES

Thanks to a follower (shared a post from Weixin) and the power of Google translate – We now have our first official images of the first Chinese city to be joining the LEGO Architecture Skyline series. LEGO Architecture Shanghai 21039 will likely be one of three city skylines (no news on the other two yet) to be released as part of the 2018 wave. As with all the skyline series the set crames in some of the key iconic buildings that…

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LEGO TECHNIC MACK ANTHEM 42078 OFFICIAL IMAGES

LEGO TECHNIC MACK ANTHEM 42078 OFFICIAL IMAGES

As you all already know LEGO Technic is not a favorite of mine, but of course I can appreciate it for its more mechanical construction and skill/design behind the models. However every now and then a LEGO Technic set comes along that I just can’t resist. Cue the newly announced LEGO Technic Mack Anthem 42078 set that just seems to highlight all that’s best in Technic. Based on a Mack Anthem truck with lifting and lowering mechanism for the transportable…

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LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE REMAINING 2018 NEW YEAR LEGO CREATOR 3IN1 SETS

LEGO NEWS – OFFICIAL LOOK AT THE REMAINING 2018 NEW YEAR LEGO CREATOR 3IN1 SETS

Looks like it will be busy few days for me trying to keep up with all the news coming out of LEGO. This time round it’s the remaining LEGO Creator sets (previously announced 2018 sets) and looks like vacation time for the minifigures! With the recent release of LEGO City Fun at the Beach (60153) and the LEGO Ideas hopeful Surf Rescue it looks like LEGO is moving into laid back beach lifestyle in a big way! LEGO has now expanded…

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