Category Archives: Themes

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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Third 2021 Ideas Review Results

The Third 2021 Ideas Review results are in. Another whopping selection of submissions made it to 10,000 votes to advance into the review stage. In this case, 36 projects caught the eye of fans around the word in the hopes of becoming an official set. There were some pretty great designs in this round, but sadly only ONE will be

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Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (10304) Revealed

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Revealed

NOTE: This article was updated after publication as the initial price listed for the Chevrolet Camaro Z28 in the official press release was incorrect. One of the most iconic muscle cars is here – the Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (10304)! The classic design of the 1969 Camaro Z28 has finally been recreated as an official LEGO® set. In general, the large-scale

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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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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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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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Mighty Bowser (71411) Revealed

Mighty Bowser (71411) Revealed

The Super Mario theme provides play opportunities for kids. However, it also includes several sets appealing to adults’ nostalgia. In the past, the LEGO® Group released a replica of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Subsequently, the N64 Question Block hit the market. Now, Mighty Bowser (71411) was revealed as the third adult oriented Nintendo set. Weighing in at nearly 3000

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