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Monday, May 28, 2018

Building Block | Base Plate

05.28.2018 – LEGO® the pioneering brand has produced different kinds of base plate in all shapes and sizes that required a particular set. But lately the recent sets don’t depend much on the base plate and it’s also sort of an excuse for cost cutting.

The most common base plate nowadays are sold with the standard 32 x 32 in dimension as part of the LEGO® Classic which is in green and recently re-released blue plate for all the fun creative ideas for kids out there. But since there are no smaller size plate Target came up with this one.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Speed Champions | Ford Fiesta WRC

05.24.2018 – LEGO® continues to expand their license themes not only from properties based from comic books, movies, television, animation, videogames and other things from popular culture but also real world car brands. This is where the Speed Champions have introduced motorsport.

The Speed Champions theme has been around since 2015, but most of the cars introduced are from the racing circuit. This will be probably the first to introduced cars from the World Rally Championship with the Ford Fiesta M-Sport WRC.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Speed Champions | Ford Mustang Fastback

05.18.2018 – The 1968 Mustang Fastback is an iconic car for Ford Motors Corporation. It’s identified as one of the first generation Mustang but with sportier in appearance besides reaching pop culture status when it was featured in Steve McQueen’s Bullitt.

LEGO has the Speed Champions theme and features mostly circuit cars of the up market ones that you hardly see in the streets. This is the not the first time that LEGO has produced a Mustang as a set, but knowing Ford known as one of the everyday car it has its own heritage with its classic Mustang GT Fastback.

Monday, May 14, 2018

LEGO® Juniors 30338 | Fire Car

05.14.2018 – LEGO® has so many themes that you won’t notice some of their own brands have been around long enough being left unnoticed. You’ve got Classics and Creators then you have “Juniors.” Before it was known for its current name it was known as Creative Building and then Bricks & More.

“Juniors” has been around since 2014 targeting younger kids to get into building simple sets. It has expanded to include licensed properties still keeping its simplicity they also produced polybags sets like Impuse sets from back in the day.

Friday, May 11, 2018

LEGO® Classic 10403 | World Fun

05.11.2018 – The LEGO® brick is sixty years old and what a way to celebrate it is the release of the Classic sets with the anniversary. There are five sets that were produced just for this year that includes a special anniversary tile. But what makes it more special is the way the sets are produced.

Each of this set features a certain theme of its own and some of the interesting builds. This year they also included some minifigures to the set that is exclusive for the theme and you’ll be having fun creating new adventures like the 10403 World Fun!

Monday, April 30, 2018

Brickstameet 2018 | Mt. Lofty Botanic Garden

04.30.2018 – Brickstameet held yesterday at Mt. Lofty Botanic Garden was one of the best gatherings for the ever growing LEGO® Photographers of South Australia. The Family oriented activity was a picnic and bonding time with AFOLs and their kids as well as enthusiast who are passionate with the hobby.

Narrelle and 42 lead the pack to a nature hiking that is also a healthy thing to do for those who just enjoy the nature. This was a fun Sunday for new members who joined and it was another successful meet-up that had a good turn out.

Friday, April 27, 2018

LEGO® Creator 31079 | Beach Buggy

04.27.2018 – Summer Adventures won’t be that fun without spending the nearby beaches with the LEGO® Creator Sunshine Surfer Van set number 31079. It’ one of the must sets to get if you’re ready for a long road trip ahead.

The primary build will always the main favorite, but sometimes the secondary or third build grows on you that you’ve forgotten why you bought the set for. For this set from spending the days in the beaches to volunteering in a Lifeguard Tower this set takes a closer look at the third build namely the Beach Buggy!

Monday, April 23, 2018

LEGO® Dimensions | Knight Rider

04.23.2018 – LEGO® as a brand continues to be ahead of its counterparts that imitates the original interlocking brick technology. The brand expands its themes acquiring licenses from various franchises like Star Wars or DC Comics. But how about making it relevant in the digital world?

That’s where LEGO® Dimensions came about joining the “toys-to-life” concept, where a figure or toy is put in a pad that it can interact digitally in the game. Sadly Dimensions was cancelled in October 2017 but the sets have become popular.