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Summary of new LEGO elements in 2018

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(Written by BLProductions) With 2018 at an end, all the new pieces LEGO introduced last year have become available, so now is an excellent time to review these interesting elements. In 2018, over 145 new elements were introduced in LEGO sets, and that number doesn’t even include all the new LEGO DUPLO pieces or most […]

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LEGO DUPLO is not just for toddlers…

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(Written by James H.) Making your own creations is one of the best parts of LEGO play. While we see many custom LEGO creations with LEGO System and LEGO Technic pieces, they are not the only LEGO building elements. For example, DUPLO bricks (meant for very young children) are also LEGO, and we can do […]

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My LEGO City: a personal story – Part 5

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing a LEGO city. If you like, you can read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 by clicking […]

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 4

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing our own LEGO city. If you like you can read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 by clicking […]

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 3

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing our own LEGO city called “Legoland”. If you would like to read the previous parts of this series, you […]

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 2

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) Today, I will continue sharing with you more of my own personal story in the LEGO hobby. Last time, we left off with the humble beginnings of our LEGO city, called “Legoland”. This time, I will talk more about the growth and expansion of the city as we added more […]

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My LEGO city: a personal story – part 1

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) For those who don’t know me, I’m a big fan of LEGO-brand building bricks. Several years ago, I put together a “brochure” that describes my make-believe miniature town called “Legoland” A few years later, I revised it, adding more details about this place that I’ve created in my home, built […]

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LEGO podcasts & how to support them

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(Written by William) Recently, I have been a guest on The Bricks King Podcast for several of their episodes, which gave me the idea to share some of my thoughts on LEGO podcasts and podcasting in general. This is not the first podcast I have been a guest on, nor is it the first time […]

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Troubles in the toy world & at Toys’R’Us

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Based on how amazing most of the new LEGO sets and themes have been in the past few years, it appears that the LEGO Company is doing very well. However, according to their most recent financial report, not everything is awesome in the world of LEGO. In addition, the toy industry as a whole has […]

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Consulting for The Toys That Made Us film

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(Written by William) Back in 2016, theBrickBlogger was contacted by a production company looking to create a documentary about toys. To be more specific, they wanted to look at iconic toys that shaped the fans of today. The goal was to pick out eight major toy lines and focus in on their social impact. As […]

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