Wednesday, 26 August 2015

First Reaction: LEGO Star Wars - The Force Awakens

All images from the official LEGO Catalogue
LEGO have put the latest direct catalogue online, which officially unveils all of the new Star Wars The Force Awakens sets that will be released on ‘Force Friday’ September 4th.  That’s right, LEGO have finally revealed what we might want to buy in a week’s time, which means fans can start deciding what to buy and planning their spending. What follows are first impressions of the product as a range. 

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Blocks Magazine Issue 11 - Available Now

The latest issue of Blocks is out today, with an animation focus to tie in with the newly released Scooby Doo theme. There's an interview with Nik Groves - lead LEGO designer on Scooby Doo - along with reviews of the sets. There's a Toon Timeline looking at previous cartoon based themes and I chatted to the Papercutz team about their Ninjago graphic novel series. Plus plenty more LEGO goodness is packed into the 118 pages!

Read on to find out where to buy.

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Why LEGO Should Not Change the Rules Now

Christmas is coming (in a few months anyway), and it’s time for a new Winter Village set to add to the collection. Except it’s not. It’s time for the Winter Toy Shop (10199) to be re-released with a few changes as 10249. Brilliant news for those who missed it originally? Superficially maybe, but actually this might completely muck up the concept of collecting LEGO.