In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the last week of September 2018.
TBB NEWS & FEATURES: A new product line from LEGO combined with an old set seeing new life combines to make a pretty big week in LEGO news.
- LEGO reveals new experimental product line LEGO Forma, hosted by Indiegogo – The first wave of sets produced under the LEGO Forma line will be kinetic sculptures of fish
- LEGO opens vault to re-release 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine on Black Friday – Back from the grave, the wind turbine will retail at $199.99 USD starting November 23.
- The LEGO House turns one year old and celebrates with fans from around the world – TBB brings you the inside scoop from the Lego House’s first birthday party.
- Feature: How to build a Grumman E-1 Tracer early warning aircraft from LEGO: Part 3 – Ralph Savelsberg, one of TBB’s builders-in-residence, reveals the final model.
- Instructions to build Jehuty from Zone of the Enders – Prominent video game-inspired LEGO builder Marius Herrmann from Germany is back with another remarkable brick bot.
TBB CONTESTS & COLLABORATIONS: We are running a collaboration and contest! Read these articles about how you can get involved.
- Today is the last day to enter the TBB Microscale Magic contest – There are some great entries already, but we think our readers might have a few more excellent scenes up their sleeves.
- Just one week left until BrickCon 2018 – Last year tickets sold out, so if you plan on going we recommend not delaying any longer.
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO opens pop-up stores across the US for the holidays, Lego.com – LEGO is getting a little bit closer to home with these six temporary stores.
- Life-sized LEGO camping trailer breaks Guinness record, UPI – An Australian LEGO fan spent five months building a life-sized replica of a 1973 Viscount Royal caravan.
- Machine sorts LEGO in the same way a chocolate factory does, Hackaday – The sorting machine uses a neural network on a Raspberry Pi, taking 3.8 seconds per brick for 89% accuracy.