A Look At LEGO…. Microscale
Mar14

A Look At LEGO…. Microscale

I think we can all agree that LEGO® Minifigures are pretty awesome, for the past 40 odd years they have been inhabiting LEGO sets and beyond, adding an extra level of fun to LEGO play. But sometimes their small stature can be a too little big to create the prefect LEGO recreation of various vehicles, building or locations. Over the years Microscale builds have become more commonplace in LEGO sets, from entire themes like LEGO...

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A Look At LEGO…. Creator Expert Vehicles
Feb28

A Look At LEGO…. Creator Expert Vehicles

With the LEGO® Creator Expert Ford Mustang racing into stores tomorrow, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back at some of the past LEGO Creator Expert vehicles which have been released over the years. The current standard of Creator Expert Vehicles began in 2011 with the VW Camper Van and almost every year since, the range has given us a new large scale set to build. So far each release has been created in partnership...

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Building The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz
Jan31

Building The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

One of the most exciting inclusions of the recently released LEGO® Movie 2 minifigures, are the four characters from the Wizard of Oz. This iconic movie has been delighting moviegoers since 1939 and in its 80th year, the characters are once again causing excitement thanks to LEGO. The four characters from the film are amongst the 20 characters featured in new series of LEGO Minifigures, and people are desperate to add them to their...

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LEGO DUPLO At 50 – Evolution Of A Logo
Jan29

LEGO DUPLO At 50 – Evolution Of A Logo

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the LEGO® DUPLO® brick. Over those post 50 years the DUPLO brand has changed a lot, but there has been a certain red rabbit who has remained constant. Well almost, in the early 2000’s LEGO DUPLO became LEGO Explore, but do to customer feedback, the original name and brand mascot returned and has remained the face of DUPLO ever since. It all started with a Danish company, called Plan Design,...

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A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound
Nov28

A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound

A blast from the past returns next year, as some of the new 2019 LEGO® sets will reintroduce the Light & Sound system. But things have moved on a since the 80s when the original Light & Sound system first appeared. As a kid of the 80s I have fond memories of Light & Sound, in fact I still have one set which included this unique powered LEGO system. So ahead of its return early next year, it’s the perfect opportunity...

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A Look At LEGO…. Mickey Mouse
Nov18

A Look At LEGO…. Mickey Mouse

This year marks the 90th birthday of Disney’s mouse enduring iconic character and company mascot, Mickey Mouse. After first creating Oswald the Lucky Rabbit but losing the rights of the character to Universal, Walt Disney set to work creating a new animated character. Mickey was born and first started in the classic black and white cartoon, Steamboat Willie. But it would be many years later that Mickey and some of his other...

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A Look At LEGO…. Racers
Aug27

A Look At LEGO…. Racers

LEGO® Games have taken many forms over the years, but before TT Games took the reins and created the LEGO Games we know and love today, various other developers created a varied range of titles. One such game was LEGO Racers, a fairly primitive looking, racing adventure, which introduce the world to driver extraordinaire and Master Builder Rocket Racer. So let’s start those engines and take A Look At LEGO…. Racers. Despite...

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