7628 Peril in Peru out, 7036 Dwarves Mine back, and more [News]

The Toys R Us exclusive LEGO Indiana Jones set 7628 Peril in Peru is now available from the LEGO Shop online. One of my candidates for “favorite LEGO set of all time,” 7036 Dwarves’ Mine is once again available: Of course, this latest update to the LEGO Shop online also includes a whole bunch of Continue reading →

7036 Dwarves’ Mine, remixed and extended by Alex Eylar

Each of us has our obsessions, and it should be fairly clear from my posts over this past year that one of mine is 7036 Dwarves’ Mine (sadly, currently sold out from The LEGO Shop; UPDATE: 7036 Dwarves’ Mine is back!) As a sucker for anything related to this wonderful set, I couldn’t pass up Alex Eylar‘s Continue reading →

Have I mentioned that I love 7036 Dwarves’ Mine? [Review]

Well, I do. I love 7036 Dwarves’ Mine! It may in fact be my favorite LEGO set in several years. It’s got great play features that had me running over and showing my wife as I built the set, and as I discovered each new piece, I kept thinking about how I could use them Continue reading →

Photo review of 7036 Dwarves’ Mine on BrickZone.net

The newest Castle set, 7036 Dwarves’ Mine, is starting to show up in stores and online. For those of us cursed to live near the end of The LEGO Company’s supply chain, we have the BrickZone.net photo review to make us jealous of the rest of you. Of particular note is the fact that the Continue reading →

News: Early Picture of 7036 Dwarves’ Mine

Standard disclaimer: LEGO hasn’t confirmed that this is “real,” and this could be an early prototype (bear in mind how different the Viking sets were between prototype pictures and their final production versions). From what I can see, this set has a lot of new parts: A troll New swords Mining carts Bronze or gold Continue reading →

An adorably unconventional couple

Gifts can be a difficult thing to decide on. Sometimes, taking things into your own hands is the best bet for a personalized gift that will really knock some socks off. Builder Mike Nieves (@mmb_mike_nieves) gives us a great example with these adorable models he made for his friends as a wedding gift.

I want Dragon Lands sets for Christmas

Aaron Newman (@aaronbrickdesigner) doesn’t just design an awesome LEGO set, he designs an entire LEGO theme!

Put the pedal to the metal (or punk or rockabilly)

The official LEGO Fender Stratocater set was sorely lacking a pedal board but Rubblemaker (@rubblemaker_lego) has remedied that situation nicely.

A silent raven’s call

Poe won’t hear “Nevermore” come out of this bird’s beak but it can still peer at him menacingly from above his door. Builder Felix Jaensch (@felixjaensch) has created a life-like raven with a “calling function” that’s deceptively hidden in the model.

This unwelcome visitor makes your opinionated uncle seem delightful

Ivan Martynov (@space_glove) has an unwelcome visitor that’s here to loaf on your couch for awhile whether you want it to or not.

This giant LEGO Death Star docking bay is large enough to hold the UCS Millennium Falcon.

Check out this massive hangar bay large enough to house the UCS Millenium Falcon (10179) by Lysander Chou.

The release of a balloon string tugs at our heartstrings

Brickleas (@brickleas) does a fantastic Banksy homage in this Iron Builder submission.