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

More LEGO Super Mario Sets Coming in 2021

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The LEGO Super Mario line has been immensely popular with kids and even some adult LEGO fans. The Mario figure in the #71360 LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course is a marvel of engineering with its color sensors, LCD screens in his eyes, mouth, and belly to display over 100 different instant reactions […] Read more

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2021 LEGO Chinese New Year & LEGO Monkie Kid Sets

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The LEGO Chinese New Year sets of the last couple of years have been beautifully designed and super popular. A few days ago, LEGO announced that there will be releasing several more sets related to Chinese culture early next year. Below are the details. November 6th, 2020: Today, the LEGO Group revealed four new LEGO […] Read more

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LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Sets Overview & Thoughts

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We talked about quite a few of the large adult-oriented exclusive LEGO sets, but if you’re looking for something smaller, less expensive, and not tied to any specific franchise, there are some great options as well. Three of the most interesting ones that we will look at today were released recently under the LEGO Creator […] Read more

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robots & Free Mini Robots

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The completely redesigned and reinvented LEGO MINDSTORMS system with the #51515 LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor 5-in-1 Set is now available, and to celebrate the release, you can also get the #40413 LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots set free with purchases of $100 or more until October 25th. The new MINDSTORMS robotics system was announced back in […] Read more

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LEGO Halloween & Christmas Sets Available

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There are a couple of new holiday LEGO sets that I wanted to make sure you’re aware of. The LEGO Winter Village sets from 2019 and 2018 are still available, and the 2020 LEGO Winter Village set should be announced soon. The LEGO Advent Calendars (City, Friends, Star Wars, and Harry Potter) are also very […] Read more

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Hidden Treasures in Recently Released LEGO 4+ Sets

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Back in 2014, LEGO started a new theme called LEGO Juniors. LEGO Juniors was meant for young children who were just transitioning over from DUPLO to regular size LEGO, or who were new to LEGO and appreciated simpler building instructions and less complicated building steps. LEGO Juniors sets contain regular size LEGO pieces and minifigures, […] Read more

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Repurposing the LEGO Hidden Side Buildings

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The LEGO Hidden Side theme has been a fantastic resource of unique elements and minifigs, as well as interesting buildings and vehicles. I recently built the #70422 LEGO Hidden Side Shrimp Shack, and was very impressed by both the color-scheme and the details. It’s a perfect building for the seedy part of town, and I […] Read more

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LEGO Wall Art Soundtracks Now Available

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As we discussed previously, the four LEGO Wall Art pieces that we talked about in Collectible Wall Art Building Kits for Adults press-release are now available in most countries except for the US (where only the LEGO Art Marvel Studios Iron Man is available and the rest will be released on September 1st). The series […] Read more

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LEGO Super Mario Sets Overview

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As we discussed at the beginning of the month, the LEGO Super Mario sets are finally available in North America. There is a great variety of sets in the collection, including the #71360 LEGO Super Mario Starter Course, the LEGO Super Mario Character Packs, the LEGO Super Mario Power-Up Packs, and the LEGO Super Mario […] Read more

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LEGO Brick Sketches Sets Now Available!

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The new LEGO Brick Sketches collection we talked about at the beginning of the month are now available (see: July 2020 – New LEGO Sets & Promotions). Just to recap, Brick Sketches was originally a series of custom builds by LEGO fan Chris McVeigh, and when he was hired as a LEGO designer last year. […] Read more

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