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Castles Week Sneak Peek

Castles Week Sneak Peek

It is Castles Week at True North Bricks! With the upcoming release of the LEGO® 90th Anniversary Lion Knights’ Castle, we decided to celebrate. Everyday, all week long, we’ll post a new castle themed article or review. We’ve have great content lined up, including a look at the biggest castle sets ever produced, and a review of the Bricklink Designer

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Forest Hideout (40567) Review

Forest Hideout (40567)

From June 15 – 22, 2022, the LEGO® Group offered a unique gift-with-purchase (GWP). The set celebrated the 90th anniversary of the company in a special way. By spending over $190 CAD, you earned the recreation of a classic Castle set from 1988, Forestmen’s Hideout (6054). The original set consisted of 201 bricks and included two Minifigures. The remake, Forest

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Castle in the Forest (910001) Review

Castle in the Forest (910001) Review

The Bricklink Designer program 2021 invitational brought back several amazing fan concepts from LEGO® Ideas. These were 10K sets that did not make it through the final LEGO® Group assessment. However, through crowdfunding, several sets saw the light of day. In round one, the hottest set was Castle in the Forest (910001). 10,000 copies sold out within the first 30

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Medieval Castle (31120) Review

Medieval Castle (31120) Review

Fans of the classic Castles theme have a lot to celebrate of late. While not a full theme return, we have none-the-less received a number of great products. Starting in early 2021, the LEGO® Group released the Medieval Blacksmith. Subsequently, summer brought the topic of today’s review, the Medieval Castle (31120). Additionally, if you were one of 10,000 lucky fans,

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Lion Knights’ Castle (10305) Review

Lion Knights Castle (10305) Review

In January 2021, The LEGO® Group included fans in a historic event. In preparation for the company’s 90th anniversary, they invited AFOLs to vote for the theme of special celebratory set. At LEGO® Con 2022, the LEGO® Group revealed the epic set as Lion Knights’ Castle (10305). As a Castle theme fan, my inner child squealed with joy. Imagine my

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Dragon MOC Fail

Dragon MOC

We have reached the end of Castles Week 2022. While today’s entry is not a castle per se, it was inspired by the theme of old. My first LEGO® dragon was from the Fright Knights sub-theme. Consequently, it was all black with red wings. I decided that I wanted to design a larger, brick-built, black dragon. Sadly, my dragon MOC

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Biggest LEGO® Castle Sets 2022

Biggest Castle Sets

Many products reminiscent of the classic LEGO® Castle theme surfaced in recent months. Perhaps the most exciting of those is Lion Knights Castle. The LEGO® Group designed this set for their 90th anniversary celebration. It took inspiration from many of the castles seen through the ’80s and ’90s. Additionally, it redefined the list of the biggest castle sets ever produced.

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The First LEGO® Dragon

The First LEGO® Dragon

It is Dragon Week at True North Bricks! We are building our way through several Dragon kits this week, including one that has not even been released! Every day, we will post a new review of a LEGO® dragon set for your enjoyment. However, LEGO® dragons were not always brick built. In fact, the first dragon was actually a figurine

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Disney Castle (71040) Review

Alright my fellow readers, are you ready for a treat? This is probably a record for longest time between a release and a review – nearly 6 years! But it’s never too late to talk about amazing sets and this is definitely one of them. I am happy to bring you my review of the totally stunning Disney Castle (71040).

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CLIFFHANGER

LEGO® Masters USA – Season 2, Episode 11: Cliffhanger It’s Semi-Finals time on LEGO® Masters USA, Season 2. Aptly name ‘Cliffhanger’, this episode is the penultimate installment of the season. We finally have a top 3 and it was quite a fun episode getting us there. The theme this week is castles. The main objective is to build a castle

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