What Could The Future Hold For LEGO Games
Jan06

What Could The Future Hold For LEGO Games

2019 has been the first year in a long time, which has seen no LEGO® games released by TT Games. Their next title has been revealed as LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, but it has yet to get a release date beyond 2020. TT Games may have been a little quiet, but we have still seen LEGO titles releases by other developers. These have included a Speed Champions expansion for Forza Horizon 4, a LEGO-themed spin-off of Tiny Towers and...

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Best Of 2019 BricksFanz Awards
Dec31

Best Of 2019 BricksFanz Awards

It’s New Year’s Eve and as 2019 comes to a close and the clock ticks down to another year. It’s once again time to take a look back over that past 12 months and pick some of my favourite LEGO® related things to occur in the year gone by. As an extra treat this year, my ramblings have been joined by a few awesome guests – Matt from The Bricks King Podcast, Greg from London Bridge Bricks and fellow AFOL, Alan aka...

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The Evolution of The Octan Corporation
Dec30

The Evolution of The Octan Corporation

Since 1992 Octan has been keeping the folks of LEGO® City and beyond on the go with the premium brand of fuel. Before Octan appeared in LEGO sets, fuel was provided by real world brands including Esso and Shell. Sets 6397: Gas N’ Wash Express and 6594: Gas Transit would introduce Octan to LEGO fans and ever since it has appeared in numerous LEGO sets. In 2009 Octan branched out into the renewable energy market with the Wind...

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Click & Snap: Snowflake Village 2019
Dec13

Click & Snap: Snowflake Village 2019

For the last few years here at BricksFanz HQ, I’ve created a festive themed display, lovingly dubbed Snowflake Village, and of course it’s made from LEGO®. It features many of the LEGO Creator Expert Winter Village sets, released over the last few years, including this years Winter Village Gingerbread House. As the years have gone on, the display has become bigger and this year has even expanded underneath the tree. Plus...

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Top 10 LEGO Designer Videos
Oct24

Top 10 LEGO Designer Videos

After watching the latest LEGO® Designer Video for the upcoming LEGO Ideas Dinosaur Fossils set, it got me thinking about past videos. They have changed quite a lot over the years, long gone is the catchy opening theme song and jostling LEGO Designers. Although they still follow a similar format, with one or more members of the LEGO Design Team discussing the creation of a set and its various features, elements and Minifigures. More...

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A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30
Sep19

A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30

Y’arr me hearties today be National Talk like a Pirate Day so we thought we’d set sail for one of LEGOLAND’s most beloved themes and take A Look at LEGO…. Pirates, which is also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Pirates LEGO theme first launched way back in 1989 and featured Minifigure pirates, soldiers and islanders along with system sets including sailing ships, desert islands and military...

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Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village
Sep13

Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village

Back in 2009 Christmas became a little more special with the release of the first festive set in the LEGO® Creator Expert subtheme lovely known as Winter Village. Every years since a new set has joined the ranks and helped to inspire builders to create their own festive displays. With the announcement of the Gingerbread House, the Winter Village range marks its tenth set release and its tenth anniversary. But with the Gingerbread...

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