Review: Pirate Roller Coaster [31084]

In late 2017, LEGO® fans rejoiced with the release of roller coaster tracks in the Joker Manor set. This set was followed up with two more roller coasters in 2018. No longer did AFOLs have to resort to using train tracks in their custom roller coaster builds. In fact, with three roller coasters to choose…

Review: Arctic Air Transport [60193]

I was really excited with the return to the arctic that we saw with the science-inspired City theme sets from 2018. Not too long ago, I reviewed the Arctic Mobile Exploration Base (click here to read about it). This week, I am back with my second must-have set from this series, the Arctic Air Transport….

LEGO-fied: Jurassic World

Okay, okay, I know, I have LEGO-fied a number of Jurassic World posters in the past. What can I say? I am a big fan of the franchise, and an even bigger fan of the LEGO® theme. This particular project came about because of my purchase of the Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate set. It…

New Year, New Look!

Over the last couple of weeks, you might have noticed a few changes here at True North Bricks.  I joined some affiliate programs, started a couple of new monthly columns, and now there is a new look. Well, the blog has just turned three years old. I figured it was time for some fresh updates….

Review: Indoraptor Rampage… (75930)

Occasionally, the LEGO® Group releases sets with unnecessarily long-winded names. Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate is one such set. I think Indoraptor Rampage would have been a sufficient title, but that’s just me. For the purposes of this review, that’s what I’ll call it. Despite it’s super long title, this set is a blast in…

A Guide to Buying Bricks

Recently, I have been approached by a number of people asking for my opinion on where and when to buy LEGO® bricks. Since building a MOC (My Own Creation) is not a cheap hobby, how to bolster your brick selection without breaking the bank is an important consideration. I remember getting back into building during…

Canadian LEGO® Deals

NOTE: links were removed from this article once deals expired. This week, there are some pretty good deals to be had. The LEGO® Store has updated their freebie of the week, and it is a good one! You can get the Marvel Minifigure pack from last Bricktober, but only until Sunday. Chapters and Indigo also…

Deals Update (March 4, 2019)

NOTE: links were removed from this article once deals expired. Boy, oh, boy! TWO deals updates in one day! Earlier, I mentioned the latest freebie deal from the LEGO® Store (click here to check it out). Now, I have news from Chapters and Indigo. In celebration of March Break, you can get 20% off both…