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Information and reviews on LEGO themes that are small, short-lived, or retired, but nonetheless come with interesting sets! 🙂

LEGO VIDIYO Candy Castle Stage Review

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(Written by William) To start out, I must bring up the fact the LEGO VIDIYO line hasn’t been received very well by fans. Many retailers have even discounted various sets in the collection to perhaps avoid having too much to put on clearance later down the line. But I wanted to review at least one […] Read more

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LEGO Santa’s Sleigh & The Evolution of LEGO Reindeer

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LEGO released several brick-built, minifig-scale reindeer for the holidays through the years. The #10245 LEGO Winter Village Santa’s Workshop from 2014 was especially popular as it came with five brick-built reindeer with printed eyes and fur. While brick-built reindeer were welcome, some people felt that LEGO should make a special mould for a deer. LEGO […] Read more

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LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block Coming!

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A new LEGO Super Mario set was unceremoniously added to the Online LEGO Shop, but it’s totally worth checking out. The #71395 LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block is a very interesting set with unusual surprises. Below are the details. Rekindle fond memories as you build, display, and play with the #71395 LEGO Super […] Read more

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LEGO Monkie Kid Now Available on Amazon Kids+

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LEGO Monkie Kid finally arrives to Amazon Kids+! After hugely successful reception in Asia, the hit animated series inspired by the famous Chinese legend swings onto screens and into new LEGO sets to entertain new audiences. Details below. The LEGO Group announced its first-ever original content distribution relationship and product deal with Amazon and the […] Read more

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LEGO Monkie Kid Sets Review – Flower Fruit Mountain

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The LEGO Monkie Kid collection is based on the ancient Chinese legend of the Monkey King, combining modern, futuristic, and traditional elements as well as fun play-features. Unfortunately, episodes of the related television show are hard to find, so sometimes it’s not clear what’s going on in a particular set or who the characters are, […] Read more

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LEGO Education SPIKE Essential Coming Soon!

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LEGO Education offers a range of playful, hands-on STEAM learning experiences based on its comprehensive learning system for students in early learning, primary and secondary education, as well as through after-school programs and competitions. Recently, LEGO announced a new product in the LEGO Education portfolio; the #45345 LEGO Education SPIKE Essential. While LEGO Education sets […] Read more

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Update on the Future of LEGO VIDIYO

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Launched in January 2021, LEGO VIDIYO combines physical LEGO elements with augmented reality to make music videos. The first wave of sets included small sets called BeatBoxes and collectible minifigures – both with printed 2×2 tiles (called BeatBits) that could be scanned by the app. While the minifigs and printed tiles are nicely designed, unfortunately, […] Read more

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2021 LEGO Monkie Kid Sets Review – Part 4

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We talked about several of the recently released LEGO Monkie Kid sets (see links at the end of this post), but there are a couple of sets we haven’t discussed yet. LEGO Monkie Kid sets mix the Chinese legend of the Monkey King with modern fantasy elements. Thus, we get traditional Asian motifs and characters […] Read more

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LEGO BrickHeadz La Catrina & The Day of the Dead

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(Written by William) Over the years, we’ve gotten a number of cultural and seasonal LEGO BrickHeadz. especially around holidays. Characters like the Easter Bunny, Santa, Dragon Dance Guy, Lucky Cat, and Lady Liberty are just a few examples of models that take advantage of a region’s cultural concepts and share them on a global stage. […] Read more

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More LEGO BrickHeadz Pets to Love & Collect

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(Written by William) When I built the #40440 LEGO BrickHeadz German Shepherds and the #40441 LEGO BrickHeadz Shorthaired Cats, I was a little concerned. Would they be enough to launch a brand new LEGO BrickHeadz sub-theme? They were later joined by the #40442 LEGO BrickHeadz Goldfish, and the #40443 LEGO BrickHeadz Budgies, which definitely showed […] Read more

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