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Avatar Sets Revealed at SDCC

Avatar Sets Revealed

Back in June, LEGO® Con 2022 revealed the first set from the upcoming theme based on James Cameron’s Avatar. Now, four more Avatar sets were revealed at San Diego Comic Con. As a fan of the first film, I cannot wait to see the sequel this coming December. Additionally, I have eagerly waited to see more sets from the LEGO®

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LEGO® Set Price Increases

LEGO Set Price Increases

Recently, one of our readers wrote to me about price changes to LEGO® sets at a Canadian retailer. I went to have a look. Indeed, Club Jouet recently changed their pricing for LEGO® sets. Interestingly, this store generally prices their sets in line with the LEGO® Store. We all know that about a quarter of the LEGO® catalog goes up

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LEGO® Atari 2600 (10306) Revealed

LEGO Atari 2600 Revealed

After the success of the Nintendo Entertainment System (71374) released in 2020, the LEGO® Group just announced their follow up retro console set. The LEGO® Atari 2600 hits store shelves on August 1, 2022. The original gaming system debuted in September 1977, retailing for around $200 USD. Interestingly, you will pay more this model than the original system… Of course,

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14-Foot Bowser at Comic-Con

14-foot Bowser at Comic-Con

The legendary San Diego Comic-Con returns from July 21-24, 2022. Additionally, the LEGO® Group will be there with loads of fun stuff in store. Among those, a life-sized, brick-built rendition of the King Koopa himself. You read that correctly. There will be 14-foot Bowser at Comic-Con this year. Not only that, he is motorized. While San Diego might be far

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LEGO® Leaves Russia

LEGO Leaves Russia

The LEGO® Group has over 830 stores worldwide as of 2022. However, 81 of those stores are shuttering their doors indefinitely as LEGO® leaves Russia. This announcement came via Reuters last week. The LEGO® Group paused all shipments to Russia in March following the nation’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Consequently, LEGO® Stores in Russia faced dwindling supplies for several months.

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Dragon MOC Fail

Dragon MOC

We have reached the end of Castles Week 2022. While today’s entry is not a castle per se, it was inspired by the theme of old. My first LEGO® dragon was from the Fright Knights sub-theme. Consequently, it was all black with red wings. I decided that I wanted to design a larger, brick-built, black dragon. Sadly, my dragon MOC

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The Office (21336) Revealed

Well folks, after quite a few tries, it’s finally happening! The Office (21336) had an official reveal today on The LEGO® Group’s website and social channels. After a very clever bit of teaser marketing featuring a Jell-O encased brick separator, we have full info and photos of this latest Ideas set. The Office reveal is hot on the heels of

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Canadian LEGO® Deals (07/15/22)

Did Prime Day sales already drain your monthly LEGO® budget? No? Well, this week’s Canadian LEGO® Deals (07/15/22) include two new GWPs at the LEGO® Store for Harry Potter fans. In fact, one of them is actually quite substantial as a gift-with-purchase. Additionally, the list of discounted sets remains quite substantial. My guess is that retailers are making room for

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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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