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Contest to Celebrate 20 Years of LEGO Harry Potter!

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This year, we’re celebrating two decades of LEGO Harry Potter and the LEGO Ideas team is running a contest to mark the occasion. They are looking for a magnificently magical creative build, that celebrates everything you love about LEGO Harry Potter. And to make the projects more festive, the LEGO Ideas team asks participants to […] Read more

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Update on Revised & Recolored LEGO Sets

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You might remember that back in August we discussed that LEGO was going to release some older sets in new colors (see: Revised & Recolored LEGO Sets Coming!). It turns out that this is actually a test LEGO is running in the UK. Below is the announcement with more details via the LEGO Ambassador Network. […] Read more

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September 2021 – New LEGO Sets & Promotions

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According to the September LEGO Store Calendar, there is not much happening this month in terms of new special offers and promotions, however, some of the previous offers will continue throughout the month. In addition, there are several newly released sets that you might consider. LEGO VIP members will receive a free #6373621 LEGO Swing […] Read more

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The Summer Joust – LEGO Castle Building Contest

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) The Summer Joust was born in 2016 as a multi-category LEGO community contest challenging builders to bring their best skills to the medieval theme.  With 130 entries in the first Joust, the contest was a decided success and it has continued to be an annual summer highlight for castle builders. […] Read more

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LEGO Ideas Puzzle Contest – Beautiful Entries!

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The LEGO Ideas team recently ran a contest for creative LEGO photography, with the winning entry becoming featured on the front of a new 1,000-piece puzzle produced and distributed by Chronicle Books. There were several categories to enter; Space & Astronomy, Nature Scenes, Retro, and Architecture. LEGO Ideas judges selected 10 of what they felt […] Read more

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Revised & Recolored LEGO Sets Coming!

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I was reading an interesting piece of news this past weekend on Brickset. Apparently, several sets that were released within the past few years will be available in revised versions. The selection seems rather random, and I’m not really sure what to think, but I have included the information below so we can discuss. The […] Read more

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BrickLink Designer Program Round 1 Reopens Today!

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The first round of crowdfunding for the BrickLink Designer Program took place last month. In case you’re not yet familiar with the program, you can read about it via the links at the end of this post, but in summary, LEGO Ideas projects that achieved 10,000 votes but weren’t chosen to become official LEGO sets, […] Read more

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August 2021 – New LEGO Sets & Promotions

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A lot of new LEGO sets are getting released this month, so let’s take a look. Please note that some of these sets have already been available outside of North America, and others are brand new in all regions. So, let’s take a look at all the new sets and promotions this month has to […] Read more

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LEGO Comic Creator – Create Your Own Comic!

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You might remember that last year, during the Comic Con at Home event, LEGO was running an online custom LEGO Comic Creator. This is a fun little activity to create your own custom minifig and place them in a story, then have the finished comic sent to you. Below are the details. Create an adventure […] Read more

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LEGO Minecraft New Minifig Skin Poll Winner

During the recent LEGO CON – which was the first such event organized by LEGO – LEGO Minecraft fans were asked to vote for a new Minecraft skin that will be included in a future LEGO Minecraft set scheduled for next year. There were three choices presented; Ninja, Warrior, and Ranger. Recently, LEGO announced on […] Read more

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