In addition to the best LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick also brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the third week of October 2017.
TBB NEWS: This is your last chance to win a UCS Millennium Falcon and to get double VIP points at the LEGO Shop online! Hurry!
- Last day to enter the TBB LEGO Millennium Falcon Contest — You have until midnight PT tonight to post your custom LEGO creations featuring the Millennium Falcon for a chance to win the most epic prize pack in history
- Review of Chris McVeigh’s My First Computer DOS Edition — Chris McVeigh’s builds are always designed with detail and care, and this computer did not disappoint.
- Instruction to build your own TIE Fighter — Thanks to instructions provided by Inthert, you can build his LEGO version of this iconic starfighter and take on the nearest X-wing.
- Double VIP points + a cart load of freebies from the LEGO Shop — The LEGO Shop online started its latest Double VIP Points event this week, with a slew of other freebies.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had quite a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles. Here are the best of the rest.
- Become a LEGO person with this DIY cardboard costume, CNET — Feeling ambitious this Halloween? Go for brick with this LEGO minifig costume how-to video.
- LEGO vs Architecture: BBC film explains how it’s all connected, Arch Daily, — Lego – The Building Blocks of Architecture, explores the history of LEGO and its relationship to architecture, from its origins with carpenter Ole Kirk Kristiansen to modernist ideals.
- LEGO model of Florence cathedral to be made, The Florentine — 20,000 LEGO bricks will be used to make the a large-scale model of the Florence Cathedral and the Baptistery.
- This guy built a giant Leica camera out of LEGO, PetaPixel — Danish designer Milan Madge recently built himself a gigantic Leica III rangefinder camera out of LEGO blocks.