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

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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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor 5-in-1 Set Coming!

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Today, the LEGO Group has announced the first addition to the much-loved LEGO MINDSTORMS theme in seven years. The new #51515 LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor 5-in-1 Set unleashes a new world of fun, creative coding possibilities and provides the ultimate playful learning experience for young inventors and creators. Below is the press-release with all the […] Read more

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LEGO Monkie Kid Sets Video-Reviews & Thoughts

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The LEGO Monkie Kid sets we talked about previously (see: LEGO Monkie Kid – A New Hero is Born…) have been available since the middle of May, and many LEGO fans already had a chance to give them a try. The sets are fresh, imaginative, fun, colorful, full of interesting play-features, and wonderfully designed minifigs. […] Read more

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Second Wave of LEGO DOTS Available!

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The second wave of the super popular and fun LEGO DOTS sets are now available. The sets are full of decorative tiles in a rainbow of colors, and also a great selection of unique printed tiles. We discussed the sets in the first wave previously (see links at the end of this post), and below […] Read more

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LEGO Monkie Kid – A New Hero is Born…

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The LEGO Group’s first ever Chinese inspired theme sees the legend of the Monkey King from the classic Journey to the West novel reimagined in LEGO sets and minifigures. Introducing LEGO Monkie Kid! (Please note this theme was also referred to as Monkey Kid in an earlier design stage). Details below. Inspired by the 500-year-old […] Read more

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Press-Release: LEGO Haunted House Coming Soon!

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Prepare to be spooked with the brand-new LEGO Haunted House set! Today, the LEGO Group has announced the #10273 LEGO Haunted House, a hair-raising new fairground build for adult thrill-seekers – available from 20th May at the Online LEGO Shop. Full press-release with details below. Gear up for a spooky ride and bring to life […] Read more

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