Tag Archives: Fall 2020

Charles Dickens Tribute (40410) Review

Every year the LEGO® Group celebrates Brick (Black) Friday with a seasonal gift-with-purchase to kick off the holiday season. For the last few years, VIPs received early access to the freebie during the double VIP points weekend preceding Black Friday. Thankfully, this year is no different. While the public gains access to the new Charles Dickens Tribute (40410) on November

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Colosseum (10276) Coming Soon

The LEGO® Group just announced that the Roman Colosseum (10276) is coming soon in brick form. Additionally, the epic build dethrones the Star Wars Millennium Falcon as the largest LEGO® set of all time. The set drops on Brick (Black) Friday and will come with an exclusive gift-with-purchase. Buying it during the Brick Friday/Cyber Monday weekend will earn you a

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Diagon Alley (75978) Review

Recently, the LEGO® Group released Diagon Alley (75978) for the Harry Potter theme. This set is massive. Honestly, each building in this kit could have been an entire set on its own. However, they all come together in one glorious box. Additionally, Diagon Alley is now the fourth largest LEGO® set ever produced, and the second largest Harry Potter set.

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Sesame Street (21324) Review

LEGO® Ideas often puts out amusing licensed sets that do not fall under other LEGO® themes. The latest offering is a throwback to many an AFOL’s early childhood memories. Sesame Street (21324) is based on the iconic television program of the same name. The series originally aired in November 1969 and has continued for over 50 seasons, garnering 189 Emmy

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Mini Robots (40413) Review

The latest iteration of LEGO® Mindstorms is now in stores. To celebrate, from October 15 until November 1, 2020, spending over $100 at the LEGO® Store earns you a free mini, non-programmable version of the set. I got my hands on Mini Robots (40413) as part of my recent double VIP points haul. With time left to score your own,

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BYGGLEK (40357) Set Review

IKEA recently released their BYGGLEK collaboration with the LEGO® Group. Primarily, the product line consists of storage boxes that also provide building surfaces. Click here to read a review about those. However, IKEA also has an exclusive BYGGLEK (40357) set. This kit is only available at IKEA, and not even the LEGO® Store carries it. I picked one up along

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BYGGLEK Storage Boxes Review

On October 1, 2020, IKEA released their collaboration with the LEGO® Group. This highly anticipated product line was officially announced on August 27. The collection includes storage boxes which are compatible with LEGO® bricks. You can build right on them. Additionally, IKEA is selling an exclusive LEGO® brick kit. I headed straight to IKEA after work on release day to

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October 2020 Calendar

The LEGO® Store released the October 2020 calendar recently. Additionally, several set releases are coming in the next few weeks. If you are curious to know what is coming, read on! Incidentally, October has also been famous for the Toys R Us Bricktober event in the past. There is no news about the event in Canada yet. However, that does

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