Category Archives: Themes

Of Mario and Minifigs Pricing

Of Mario and Minifigs

More information of Mario and minifigs today. Both Minifigures Series 23 and Super Mario Character Packs Series 5 were announced at LEGO® Con 2022. Since then, the LEGO® Group released additional details concerning each collection. While we already received details on Series 23, clearer pictures came to light. We also now have an image of the packaging. Additionally, the official

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VESPA 125 (10298) REVIEW

Vespa 125

The Vespa 125 is a real stand out in the iconic pale blue with the nicely contrasting dark blue seats and spare tire cover. The curved lines look amazing and really capture the 1960s Vespa synonymous with Italian culture. The LEGO® designers teamed up with Vespa Piaggio on this set. And the confluence of these two culture powerhouses has resulted

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Minifigures Series 23 Revealed

Minifigures Series 23 revealed

Hot on the heels of LEGO® Con 2022, Minifigures Series 23 was revealed! If you checked out our LEGO® Con coverage, you know designers were on board to to reveal three characters from the upcoming collection. However, within hours of LEGO® Con ending, the official site for the event published a photo of the complete series 23. Interestingly, the product

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June ’22 BAM Update

June 22 BAM Update

My area is continuously behind the times when it comes to the Build-A-Mini (BAM) tower at the LEGO® Store. Whenever Instagram floods with images of glorious new Minifigure parts, my local store has the tired selection from months ago. Recently, the latest update to BAM included pieces I could not resist. I am a fan of classic Castles and Pirates.

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JAZZ QUARTET (SET 21334) REVEAL

The official LEGO® Ideas Jazz Quartet (21334) set has been revealed. The idea for this set was part of the first 2021 Ideas Review period in 2021. Interestingly, it was one of two submissions to pass a review period with a whopping 57 projects that reached 10,000 supporters. This set is based on the Ideas submission by Hsinwei Chi from

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Forest Hideout Available Now!

Forest Hideout

AFOLs and fans of the classic Castles theme are in for a treat. Starting today, the Forest Hideout is available as a gift-with-purchase (GWP) at the LEGO® Store. You can acquire it with purchases over $190 CAD both online and in store. The offer runs from June 15 until June 22, or while supplies last. I think this will be

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WATER POLICE DETECTIVE MISSIONS (60355) REVIEW

Water Police Detective Missions (60355) is one of three new sets in the new City sub-theme “Missions” that I will review for True North Bricks. All three sets are now available! Over this past week I also reviewed Wild Animal Rescue Missions (60353) and Mars Spacecraft Exploration Missions (60354). Before picking one of these sets up, make sure you are

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