Category Archives: Exclusives

Vintage Camera (6392343) Review

The week before Black Friday 2021, The LEGO® Group treated fans to a double VIP points weekend. The event included the Vintage Camera (6392343) set promotion. The set was available using VIP points instead of a gift-with-purchase. 2000 points earned you the set. However, you needed to make a purchase still to get the set. Items redeemed with VIP points

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November 2021 VIP Weekend Haul

Every year, the LEGO® Group hosts a VIP weekend a week in advance of Black Friday. It usually brings with it double VIP points on all purchases, as well as some fun gifts-with-purchase (GWPs). This year, fans gained early access to the Christmas GWP and a retro tin LEGO® sign. Additionally, the VIP rewards center offered a Vintage Camera set

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Everyone is awesome (40516) Review

On May 20th, 2021 The LEGO® Group revealed Everything is Awesome (40516), a set themed around the LGBTQIA+ pride flag. Recently released on June 1st, 2021, this unique set coincides with the start of Pride Month in many countries around the world. Set designer and LEGO® VP of Design Matthew Ashton’s goal was to create a model that is a

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Designing the Brick Moulding Machine

Designing the Brick Moulding Machine

Recently, True North Bricks took part in the official unveiling of the LEGO® House exclusive Brick Moulding Machine set. Via video conference direct to Billund, Denmark, we met Gitte Cort (Marketing Manager at the LEGO® House), Stuart Harris (Master Builder at the LEGO® House), and Markus Rollbühler (Set Designer at the LEGO® Group). Over the course of about a half

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Chinese New Year 2021 Sets

2021 is looming ever closer. As it nears, we are also beginning to get wind of the first LEGO® sets coming our way. Earlier today, the LEGO® Group announced the Chinese New Year 2021 sets. Additionally, we get a sneak peak at one of six new Monkie Kid sets. 2021 marks the third consecutive year for Chinese Festival sets. Last

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Hot Rod (40409) Review

The first week of June 2020 was one of those amazing weeks where two freebies overlap at the LEGO® Store. I spent the better part of the morning on June 1 shopping online. I filled my cart with a bunch of odds and ends needed for upcoming projects. In the end, I reached the $85 limit needed to get the

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Temple Fair (80105) Review

The LEGO® Group announced two Chinese Festival sets for global release back in November 2019. After months on backorder, I finally got my hands on these sets. Last week, I reviewed Lion Dance (80104). This week, we examine Temple Fair (80105). NOTE: The LEGO® Group provided this set for review. However, the provision of sets does not guarantee a favorable

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