75987: LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion Set Review
Oct24

75987: LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion Set Review

One of the first set from the new LEGO® Overwatch range made a surprise appearance a couple of weeks ago. This Blizzard exclusive set is based on the character Bastion, also known as SST Laboratories Siege Automaton E54. These peacekeeping autonomous robots were used during the Omnic Crisis, but one unique Bastion unit, severely damaged in the final battles of the war, was left forgotten for over a decade. The set features Bastion in...

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70655: Dragon Pit LEGO NINJAGO Set Review
Oct22

70655: Dragon Pit LEGO NINJAGO Set Review

Over the past few weeks I’ve been taking a look at some of the latest LEGO® NINJAGO sets released. The plan was to review the set alongside the new ninth season of the show, however despite being aired in a number of countries including the US, UK LEGO NINJAGO fans still haven’t been able to watch season 9 and won’t be able to until December. Therefore elements of this review could be considered spoilers. The biggest...

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21315: LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book Set Review
Oct18

21315: LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book Set Review

Once upon a time there was a place where budding LEGO® builders could share their creations with other LEGO fans, and if enough people like them, as if by magic they could appear in toy shops. That place is LEGO Ideas, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The platform has given us over 20 vastly different sets from numerous fan builders. Although many of the licensed sets have proven popular with a far reaching...

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The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 Review
Oct18

The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 Review

No Starch Press are back with a selection of new LEGO® focused titles for Autumn. Their titles focus on unique areas of LEGO fandom, which others publishers don’t alway cover. The first of their new 2018 titles we’ll be looking at is the sequel to The Neighborhood Book by Brian and Jason Lyles. This book inspired budding town planners to get creative and introduce their own takes on the popular modular or microscale of...

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LEGO Disney Princess Build Your Own Adventure Book Review
Oct08

LEGO Disney Princess Build Your Own Adventure Book Review

The LEGO® Build Your Own Adventure books are a fun combination of inspirational builds weaved to together with a basic story and best of all they are a source of exclusive mini-builds. Every year there have been different titles based a various LEGO play themes. This years offerings include books based on NINJAGO, which I reviewed a few days ago and Disney Princess, which is the focus of this review. As well as the book and exclusive...

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Disguise Adult LEGO Brick Costume Review
Sep29

Disguise Adult LEGO Brick Costume Review

Long terms readers of BricksFanz will know we are quite the fans of Disguise Inc’s range of LEGO® costumes. A couple of years ago, I was sent one of the kids NINJAGO costumes to take a look at. Despite it being a kid-sized costume, I had to try it one, with humorous results of course. Each time I spoke to the lovely folks at Disguise, I jokingly demanded adult-sized costumes. It became somewhat of a running joke. Until I was...

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LEGO NINJAGO Build Your Own Adventure Book Review
Sep28

LEGO NINJAGO Build Your Own Adventure Book Review

DK introduced the Build Your Own Adventure books a couple of years ago, this new concept book combines a basic story, inspirational builds and an exclusive LEGO® minibuild and minifigure. Each year there have been a couple different titles, based a various LEGO play themes. This year’s offerings include books based on NINJAGO and Disney Princesses. I’ll be taking a look at the LEGO NINJAGO version first, which just so...

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