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Top 10 Favorite Minifigures of 2020

With 2020 firmly behind us, I thought we would take a moment to reflect on some of the highlights of the year. It certainly was one for books. However, despite pandemics, politics, and environmental disasters, it was not all bad. For LEGO® collectors, there were many great moments. For my look back, I decided to reflect on my top 10

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Forgotten Hands (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters. Two weeks ago, I reviewed the amazing Pirates of Barracuda Bay set (click here to read about it). Since then, it continues to inspire my photography and story-telling. This week, the set prompted an exploration of relics built by forgotten hands. It features a nod to the LEGO® Pirates sub-theme, Islanders.

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Top 10 Biggest Pirates Sets

The Pirate week finale is here. This themed week ends with a look at the top 10 biggest pirates sets produced by the LEGO® Group! A while back, I looked at the biggest ships ever produced. However, the focus of that list was not the pirates theme (click here to view it). Additionally, it covered only on sail-and-mast ships. Today’s

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Robin Loot Coloring Page

To celebrate the upcoming release of Pirates of Barracuda Bay from LEGO® Ideas, it is Pirate week at True North Bricks! Consequently, all my usual weekly posts are taking on a swashbuckling theme, including a new coloring page. This installment features a Robin Loot coloring page, based on one of the eight new characters from the set. To read more from

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Old Versus New Pirates Pieces

I have often thought about writing an article that compares old LEGO® pieces with their newer counterparts. With the release of Pirates of Barracuda Bay (21322), the time seems right. This LEGO® Ideas set really takes you back to the Pirates theme of old. There are so many familiar little odds and ends. However, many of these familiar bits are

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LEGO® Pirates Coming Soon!

LEGO® Pirates Coming Soon!

I have been chomping at the bit for weeks to share this news. In late February, I received an offer to review an upcoming LEGO® Ideas set. The only information provided was the set number, 21322. Other than that, I had nothing to go on. A couple of weeks ago, a large, plain brown box arrived at my door with

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