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LEGO® Moments in Space Contest

Last month I wrote about a contest that LEGO® Ideas is holding for one of YOU to design the next free gift with purchase. It looks like people responded in a HUGE way, and now the contest as moved onto the crowd vote portion of the contest. There are tons of great entries, and a few have already caught my attention. You have from today, Feb 9 to Feb 19 to vote for your favorite before it entries move into Expert ... Read more

LEGO® Ideas Ship in a Bottle now available!

The latest LEGO® Ideas set, the Ship in a Bottle, is now available online at LEGO® Shop@Home, as well as other retail outlets. Created by Jake Sanovich, this set features a beautifully designed bottle, housing a galleon inside. Coming in at 962 pieces, this set costs $69.99 in the US. While I prefer the original ship over the LEGO® design, I understand why LEGO® did it, which just came down to the size of the bottle. I've come around on this set ... Read more

LEGO® Ideas Second 2017 Review Results

  The LEGO® Review Board has announced the results of the LEGO® Ideas Second 2017 Review Results, and as I expected, none of these will make it to production. A few sets would require licensing, and some just don't have great playability. While many of us look at these as models and such, at the very heart they are toys and need to appeal to kids AND adults. I would have loved to see the launch tower and shuttle make the cut, ... Read more
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