Category Archives: Seasonal

Santa’s Sleigh (40499) Review

The approaching Holidays always bring great new seasonal LEGO® sets to store shelves. This year, one such set is Santa’s Sleigh (40499). After the 2020 Elf Clubhouse introduced the reindeer figurine, fans went wild. People ordered it like nobody’s business on Bricks and Pieces, and the figurine frequently sold out as soon as it appeared online. The reindeer was such

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Spring Lantern Festival (80107) Review

The Spring Lantern Festival (80107) is a beautiful set chock full of detail and colour. This lovely build recreates a traditional Asian garden featuring plenty of accurate details. The brick-built fun includes moon gates, pavilion, pond, bridge, and a light-up ox lantern. Adding to the accuracy and fun are plenty of buildable lanterns, Chun Lian banners, rabbit lantern and 8

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Story of Nian (80106) Review

The LEGO® Group recently announced the 2022 Chinese New Year sets. I’ve been rather remiss in that I have not yet reviewed the 2021 sets. In order to remedy that and celebrate the 2022 reveals, this week True North Bricks is reviewing both the Story of Nian (80106) and Spring Lantern Festival (80107). Today, we begin with the former. NOTE:

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China International Import Expo Reveals

The LEGO® Group recently participated in the fourth annual China International Import Expo. They revealed seven new sets from three themes. The reveals include the 2022 Chinese New Year sets celebrating the Year of the Tiger. Additionally, the announcement included one Monkie Kid reveal, and four new Super Mario sets. These are in addition to the Super Mario sets announced

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