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Sunday, September 23, 2018

BxB Returns | Gathering in the Oasis

09.23.2018 – In the Philippines community gatherings are like festivals it has to be lively and attractive. It’s not your usual community gatherings where it’s just about the group in discussing what’s on the agenda or the next project that will be presented.

Every gathering has to be a party which this one was really held with this theme. PinoyLUG and BxB Trading Group host another successful gathering for their community in children’s party atmosphere as LEGO is for the kids and the young at heart its also takes a different approach in a family environment.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bricks Traders' Club | Haven for LEGO® Enthusiast

09.02.2018 – Let’s be realistic LEGO® is an expensive toy brand some countries that includes the Philippines. There are many factors why it’s three times the cost when you’re comparing it to the Australian pricing. But anywhere outside this country it’s just another brand that every parent, child, or even an AFOL would spend on.

But that didn’t stop the Philippines to be more of a streetwise where to get them. There is community-related marketplace that you can acquire affordable LEGO® and these online sellers organizing BTC.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Toy Expo 2018 | 5 LEGO® Philippine Themes

08.24.2018 – Big LEGO events in the Philippines has become the norm since 2008. It has changed and evolved over the years when it comes to which community has been tied-up in collaboration of LAJ, the Philippines sole distributor for the LEGO brand.

For this year’s Toy Kingdom Toy Expo their presentation focus on Philippine culture as that is mostly people will get related to and with that AFOL Manila, the recently formed community has team-up with LAJ marketing to present this massive diorama display that you’ll find in the next three days at the SMX Convention Centre.

Monday, August 6, 2018

SBLUG Meet | August 2018 Gathering

08.06.2018 – Southern Bricks LEGO® Users Group held their monthly gatherings at the Hamra Library Centre. It’s their regular meet-ups with fellow AFOL; where they also organize a swap meet at the same time promote their passion for the hobby.

For the past months the monthly gathering was moved just across the library to a smaller community centre. It’s the same organized well-structured meet-up that is something quite a surprise after so many months that they hosted it at the usual library place with some happenings recently.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Hybrid World Adelaide | SBLUG Interactive Exhibit

07.23.2018 – On its second year Hybrid World Adelaide continues to evolve now held at the heart of the city. With emerging technologies how can a Danish toy company continue to be relevant? Simple, a community like SBLUG share their passion for LEGO keeping these plastic bricks alive.

This is the first time Southern Bricks LEGO® Users Group (SBLUG) participates in this year’s Hybrid World Adelaide with interactive activities and interesting displays. If Brickalaide and Brick Barossa was not enough this adds another event for you.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Brick Barossa 2018 | Interactive LEGO® Event

07.07.2018 – Brick Barossa is one of the few events that is solely related to feature the LEGO brand. It has been held every other year since 2016 and its an interactive LEGO fan event which is held at St. Jakobi Lutheran School in Lyndoch, happening over the weekend from July 7 to 8, 2018.

For its second time Brick Barossa features exhibits from the Southern LEGO Users Group. There are also hands-on areas that will keep the kids busy including interactive areas that features LEGO remote controlled vehicles and robotic Mindstorms that will give young ones inspiration to build their own.

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.