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

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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LEGO Xtra Tape for Road and Water Layouts

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A couple of curious items showed up under the LEGO Xtra line; the #854048 LEGO Xtra Road Tape and the #854065 LEGO Xtra Water Tape. The LEGO Xtra collection has been pretty good at providing interesting accessories for LEGO City fans, so it’s a good idea to check once in a while what’s new in this […] Read more

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LEGO Monkie Kid: A Hero is Born – Episodes 1 & 2

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The LEGO Monkie Kid sets have been out for some time now (see: LEGO Monkie Kid Video-Reviews & Thoughts) and as it was mentioned in the press-release, there is also an accompanying animated mini-movie and TV series. The series narrates the story inspired by and loosely based on the 16th-century Chinese novel, Journey to the […] Read more

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LEGO Collaborates with National Geographic

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At the recently held Recognized LEGO Fan Media (RLFM) Days, one of the presentations was about LEGO’s collaboration with National Geographic to inspire kids to develop creative solutions for real life environmental challenges. Representatives from LEGO City and LEGO Friends talked about the collaboration and the campaign to engage children in exploring the world of […] Read more

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More LEGO Magnet Building Sets Available

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Back in March, LEGO released a small set called #854011 LEGO Iconic Eiffel Tower Magnet. In the past, small gift items like this were released only in relevant regions, but now, they are available globally. We talked about the set in detail back in March (see: LEGO Iconic Eiffel Tower Magnet Set & More!) Since […] Read more

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