Monthly Archives: May 2008

Crossing the finish line in microscale

Shannon Young captures the drama of car racing in a micro vignette featuring some pretty crafty mini racers and a clever crowd mosaic. Click on the picture below to learn why Shannon hates car racing so much. That’s right, Shannon is absolutely disgusted by car racing; that’s why he built this creation.

Baby Hawklings will traverse a wormhole right into your heart

What’s more adorable than Ochre Jelly‘s Miniland Stephen Hawking? Why, a swarm of micro Stephen Hawkings, of course!

Check out MOCPages for the further adventures of the baby Hawklings, including guest appearances by micro versions of several of Ochre Jelly’s other Miniland characters.

Here’s a bonus Stephen Hawking by Mike “Count Blockula” Crowley:

2008 LEGO Castle sets (dwarves! trolls!) now available from LEGO Shop [News]

In news sure to please those of you who voted for “LEGO Castle (Dwarves & Trolls)” in the current poll, the full line of LEGO Castle sets for 2008 is now available from the LEGO Shop online.

Here’s 7048 Troll Warship (USD 79.99):

That’s six troll/goblin/orc minifigs, a dragon, a Crown Knight minifig, a Dwarf minifig, Clancy‘s green cousin (a large troll), and Viking ship pieces in new dark brown.

All the other new Castle sets are also available, including 7038 Troll Assault Wagon (USD 19.00) and 7041 Troll Battle Wheel (USD 39.99):

Also available:

Castle not your thing? How about some new Batman or Coast Guard sets?

(Direct link to the new Castle sets for those of you for whom the affiliate links don’t work.)