The Brothers Brick publishes so many stories that we’re giving you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our Weekly Brick Report for the second week of January.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: This week we took a deep dive into the minds of some amazing builders (Batman and Bionicle!) and even shared some instructions for a cute bug.
- Interview with Paul Hetherington, builder of TBB’s Creation of the Year – Take a tour inside the mind behind our Creation of the Year 2016.
- Exclusive photos of Henry Pinto’s massive Sentinel – This X-Men Sentinel stands a meter tall, weighs 16.5 lbs, is built from at least 7,000 pieces, and took over three months!
- Interview with the LEGO Bionicle design team in Billund by New Elementary – Please enjoy this excellent interview with LEGO’s outgoing Bionicle design team that originally appeared on New Elementary.
- Build your own Catbug from Bravest Warriors – Here are instructions to build the adorable Catbug from the cartoon Bravest Warriors.
OTHER NEWS: There was a massive amount of LEGO news from other places around the web this week. Here are a few items we noticed and thought you might enjoy.
- Full-size tractor built from 800,000 bricks, CLAAS – France’s first museum of agriculture, the Musée du Compa, has a full-scale CLAAS tractor, and it looks like LEGO set 42054 CLAAS XERION 5000 TRAC VC (20% off at the moment), right down to those beautiful red hubcaps!
- LEGO Boost earns WIRED’s Top 10 Best of CES, WIRED – LEGO’s newly unveiled Boost robotics system racked up the awards at CES in Las Vegas last week. (Also read TBB’s hands-on with LEGO Boost).
- NINJAGO World grand opens at LEGOLAND Florida, Inside the Magic – Do you wanna be a ninja? Well, now is your chance, at LEGOLAND Florida’s new themed world.
- LEGO CITY Undercover game unveiled, LEGO YouTube – Join the chase! This existing game just got the blockbuster treatment, up-scaled for major videogame platforms.
- Why does stepping on a Lego brick hurt so darn much?, CNET – Stepping on a LEGO brick feels like being shot by a knife soaked in bullet-ant venom. But why? Science explains!
- The LEGO imitation HALO Mega Bloks game that never came to be, Destructoid – Take a look at this test footage from the abandoned Mega Bloks HALO videogame.
- LEGO- inspired wedding cake built from tasty bricks, Huffington Post – If Lego is your true love and you’re also getting married this year, we’ve found the perfect cake for you.
That’s your Brick Report. See you next week!