Tag Archives: Castles

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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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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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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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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The First LEGO® Dragon

The First LEGO® Dragon

It is Dragon Week at True North Bricks! We are building our way through several Dragon kits this week, including one that has not even been released! Every day, we will post a new review of a LEGO® dragon set for your enjoyment. However, LEGO® dragons were not always brick built. In fact, the first dragon was actually a figurine

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