BricksFanz Weekly Recap Jan 10th – 16th
Jan16

BricksFanz Weekly Recap Jan 10th – 16th

This week has been heavy on the LEGO® Magazines front, with the LEGO Minecraft magazine making its first UK appearance and the LEGO Friends Magazine making a comeback. It’s also been a week of cancellations as the New York Toy Fair decided not to go ahead this year, soon followed by the Nuremberg Toy Fair and then new that the LEGO Group wouldn’t be taking part in the London Toy Fair, despite having a suite there. This...

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LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Set To Return
Jan16

LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Set To Return

The popular LEGO® Games focused podcast series is set to make a brief comeback with an all-new episode. With news that the LEGO Digital Designer platform is ending in favour of LEGO BrickLink Studio, the Bits n’ Bricks will delve into the history of digital LEGO building tools. It’s already been briefly touched upon in episode 43 but the upcoming will delve even deeper as well as talking to some of the people who have been...

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Build Your Own LEGO Escape Room Book Revealed
Jan15

Build Your Own LEGO Escape Room Book Revealed

An interesting new LEGO® title has been revealed from DK Books. The Build Your Own LEGO Escape Room book does exactly what the title suggests, offering tips on how to create your own escape rooms with a LEGO twist. The book includes more than 50 LEGO elements as well as a sticker sheet and offers ways to use these to create puzzles and objects to use in an escape room. The book will be published by DK Books in October. You can check...

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30562: Monkie Kid’s Underwater Journey Hands-on
Jan15

30562: Monkie Kid’s Underwater Journey Hands-on

One of the current LEGO® promotions allows you to get a free Monkie Kid polybag with various Monkie Kid and NINJAGO purchases. This fun little set is dubbed Monkie Kid’s Underwater Journey and features Monkie Kid as he discovers the watery resting place of the legendary staff of the Monkey King. Here’s a closer look at this new Monkie Kid miniset. Promotion Details Free Set: 30562 | Spend Limit: £40/$40/40€ | Duration: Jan...

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The LEGO Group Pull Out of London Toy Fair
Jan14

The LEGO Group Pull Out of London Toy Fair

First New York, then Numerberg and now London, well kind of. It has just been announced that The LEGO Group has decided to pull out of the upcoming and yet to be cancelled London Toy Fair. The LEGO Group Toy Fair stand is normally quite large and offers the first look at upcoming products, although these are rarely made public until New York and German Toy Fairs. The LEGO Group plan to ‘connect’ with customers and partners...

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LEGO Ideas Sonic The Hedgehog Designer Video
Jan14

LEGO Ideas Sonic The Hedgehog Designer Video

The LEGO® Designer Video for the latest LEGO Ideas set has also been released. The 39th set to join the line-up is inspired by the SEGA classic, Sonic the Hedgehog. In the video, LEGO Ideas Design Manager Sam Johnson is joined by Graphic Designer Lauren Cullen King to discuss turning the original fan design into the set you can build for yourself now. The LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog – Green Hill Zone set is now available from...

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10782: Hulk vs. Rhino Truck Showdown Set Review
Jan14

10782: Hulk vs. Rhino Truck Showdown Set Review

Since introducing a range of sets for younger builders previously known as Juniors, the theme has changed a little to simply be easy-to-build sets within other themes dubbed 4+. Regardless of how they are marketed, 4+ sets have been the source of some unique licenses and in turn some often unique characters. After The Incredibles, Toy Story and Mickey & Friends it’s the turn of Marvel and the Disney Junior series, Spidey and...

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