I shared some pretty big news in May about how True North Bricks became a Recognized LEGO® Fan Media (RLFM) site. That was a pretty big milestone for me, and really felt like a major validation of the work I have put into this site. Along with my RLFM status, I also became an ambassador through LEGO® Ambassador Network (LAN). There have been loads of perks associated with that, including being able to connect with AFOLs around the world, and advanced access to LEGO® news that I can share with all of you. However, one of the biggest surprises of joining the LAN has been access to LEGO® sets. I recently received my first haul from the LAN, which was provided free of charge for reviewing purposes here on True North Bricks.
I teased the above picture on Instagram and Facebook yesterday. It was the sight that greeted me when I got home. I was not too thrilled about FedEx just leaving it all on my porch, but I was overall really too excited to complain. I will probably just have the next batch shipped to work to avoid that again. In any case, I thought that I would share my joy with all of you, and let you know what reviews you have to look forward to in the coming weeks.
While I have wanted the Monastery of Spinjitzu and the Hogwarts Dining Hall for some time, it is really Welcome to Apocalypseburg that has me the most excited in this haul. I have been dying to get my hands on this set, and all of the unique Minifigures in it, ever since it was announced. I was actually not planning on buying it because of the huge price tag, so I can’t even describe my shock and amazement that it has just been given to me. So, a super huge thanks to The LEGO® Group and the LEGO® Ambassador Network for making this happen!
I would love to hear your thoughts on my review selection in the comments below. If there is a particular set that you want me to review first, why not mention that as well!
Until next time,
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