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Update on the Availability of LEGO Braille Bricks

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You might remember from last year’s press-release (see: LEGO Braille Bricks for Visually Impaired Kids) that the LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Group teamed up with associations of the blind and visually impaired to introduce a new product called LEGO Braille Bricks. The concept was first proposed to the LEGO Foundation in 2011 by the […] Read more

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Introducing LEGO World Builder Powered by Tongal

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Earlier this year, I participated as a beta tester for an exciting new platform that was developed by the LEGO Group in partnership with Tongal. Tongal is a platform for content creation that gives networks, studios, and brands access to a global community of creators to simplify and scale content development. It’s basically a virtual […] Read more

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LEGO Summer Sets Available on August 24th

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Great news for LEGO fans in North America who have been waiting for the delayed summer sets! As we discussed previously, these sets have been available in Europe for a couple of months now, and now we can get them too! Even better news is that most of these sets will be available on Monday, […] Read more

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News & Rumors on Upcoming LEGO Sets

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If you’re active on LEGO forums and social media, you have probably seen some exciting news and rumors circulating about upcoming LEGO sets. Some of these sets should be officially announced soon, while others are still well in the future, so we need to take the information with a grain of salt. Discussing new sets […] Read more

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Featured LEGO Creation: Best Friends by Tom Gerardin

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I recently ran across a sweet series by LEGO fan Tom Gerardin. If you’re from the UK, you might remember that Tom was one of the contestants in the 2018 season of LEGO Masters. Tom’s brick-built characters are particularly expressive, capturing both movement and emotion in an effective and attractive way. Tom calls his new […] Read more

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Adult Campaign Communication Survey Results

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As you probably noticed, the LEGO Group started to specifically address adults with new products and communication. This is evidenced by the significant number of adult-oriented sets they have been releasing this year, including the #10272 LEGO Creator Old Trafford – Manchester United Stadium, the #71374 LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System, the #21323 LEGO Ideas Grand […] Read more

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Can Monkie Kid Give Us Sets as Great as Ninjago City?

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Brickset recently ran a fun competition, asking members to vote and advocate for the best LEGO set in the past 20 years. It was a process that took several days and much discussion, but ultimately four LEGO sets made it to the top; the #70620 LEGO Ninjago City, the #21309 LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn […] Read more

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Update from LEGO About Coming Soon Sets

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Many of our readers and subscribers pointed out that the sets they were expecting to see released in August are still not available at the Online LEGO Shop. In addition, most of these upcoming sets have a vague “Coming Soon” message posted on their page, instead of a specific release date. LEGO fans are disappointed […] Read more

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BrotherhoodWorkshop is Back with New Brickfilms!

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If you have been a reader here for a while, you might remember that some years back we regularly featured LEGO stop-motion animation videos by Kevin Ulrich, who runs the YouTube channel, the BrotherhoodWorkshop. Kevin’s videos are funny and creative, using many innovative brickfilming techniques. Kevin hasn’t been posting as much on his channel as […] Read more

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BrickLink Celebrations, Policy Changes & More

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There are a couple of updates from BrickLink, the Online LEGO Marketplace that I thought would be good to discuss. As you probably know already, BrickLink is now owned by the LEGO Group, and they are gradually making changes to bring the marketplace in line with their policies and procedures. As any changes they make […] Read more

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