Friday, May 31, 2013

Weathertop - Amon Sûl by Legopard

Someone has finally gone ahead and built a good Weathertop. Ok, not finally, it's been done before, but this is probably the best one out there!
And the builder of this fantastic creation is Legopard. BrickEnd is no stranger to Legopard's MOCs. Yet he continues to knock the ball (er, MOC) out of the park!
Did anyone else think that Blake Baer had built this when they first saw it? It's very similar to his style.

See it on Mocpages.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Star Wars Episode I - Naboo Battle Scene by KW Vauban

KW Vauban has built a very large diorama of the Naboo battle scene from Star Wars Episode I. I know, I usually don't feature Star Wars MOCs on here, but you'll have to excuse me this time. I watched A New Hope last night.
The detailing on the front of the buildings is very realistic looking. And have you noticed that that is a custom Flash Speeder?
I must say though, that fountain is one of my favorite parts. Don't know why.

See it on Mocpages.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The Chinese Dragon's Pearl by Family Vuurzoon

Check out this really cool game built using a LEGO dragon and an NXT. There is a video explaining how the build works on the page. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

See it on Mocpages.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Superman: Man of Steel Sets Available at Amazon

With the release of Man of Steel now just 3 weeks away, Amazon is shipping the new Man of Steel sets.
Even though you'll have an army of Superman and General Zod minifigs, these sets are still great. Especially the new armor for the "bad guy" characters. And who doesn't love dark bluish grey?!

Buy them on Amazon.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Queenswood Keep by Ru Corder

Ru Corder has built a very quaint castle. This thing has a very nice interior. The colors work together to create the kind of place I wouldn't mind chillin' out in on a holiday.
My favorite part has to be the tower. I love the little window-seat-thing popping out of the side.

See it on Mocpages.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite Available

Amazon now has the LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite available, and on sale for $9.99 (regular $19.99). I haven't seen the film, but judging by LEGO's previous films, it should be a fun movie for the kids.
The disc has a total running time of 71 minutes, plus, you get the exclusive Clark Kent minifigure. Can't go wrong here.

Buy it now on Amazon.

Friday, May 17, 2013

UAU6 "Winter Moon" by Mondayn00dle

This roving beauty is one of the few MOCs that can successfully pull off stickers. You really have to hand it to Mondayn00dle, this MOC is just so sleek and smooth. It looks like something that could be in the new(ish) Tom Cruise film Oblivion.

See it on Flickr.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Free Iron Man vs. Fighting Drone at S@H

From tomorrow until May 31st, you can get a free Iron Man vs. Fighting Drone polybag set with any purchase of $50 or more. Offer is valid only at LEGO Shop@Home and at LEGO stores.
The Iron Man minifigure isn't exclusive to the set. It's also available in 6867 Loki's Cosmic Cube Escape.
Time to do your summer shopping!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Castle and Other Summer Themes Available at TRU

Toys R Us now has several of the Summer Castle sets for sale. Along with Legends of Chima, Hero Factory, City, Galaxy Squad, and more.
Selections vary from store to store, so I can't promise you'll find any of these sets at a TRU near you. But it's worth a try.

Monday, May 13, 2013

75025 Jedi Defender-class Cruiser Revealed

The newest LEGO Star Wars set has been revealed: 75025 Jedi Defender-class Cruiser. The set contains 627 pieces, 4 minifigures (Sith Warrior, Jedi Knight, Jedi Counselor, and Sith Trooper), and will most likely retail for $119.99.
Looks like a great set with awesome figures! LEGO has finally started giving the Old Republic the attention it deserves.
In other news, most Summer 2013 Star Wars sets are available from Kmart.

EDIT: The Summer sets are not available at Kmart. They were shipping out Gungan Subs instead.

LEGO CUUSOO: Batmobile Tumbler Minifig Scale Reaches 10,000

After a long crawl from 9,000 to 10,000 supporters, the Minifig Scale Tumbler has finally made the cut for the next review.
The model was created by Brent Waller in 2008 using LDD. It's a solid model, and hopefully will get the OK for production. LEGO has already released several Tumblers, so the chances for this project are a bit smaller than I hoped they would be, but it shouldn't have a problem.

Batmobile Tumbler Minifig Scale on LEGO CUUSOO.

LEGO Architecture 21018 United Nations Headquarters

While I was away at BrickFair, lots of stuff happened. For one, LEGO revealed their latest Architecture  set: 21018 United Nations Headquarters.
The set contains 597 pieces and hopefully will have a reasonable price point.
Gotta love all that Maersk blue!

Thanks to Toysnbricks for the info!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

BrickFair NE is Here!

BrickFair New England has arrived! For those of you that are exhibitors, you are probably already at the convention, enjoying the two exhibitor-only days before the public arrives.
This is the first LEGO fan convention in New England, and hopefully not the last! In fact, it has turned out to be quite the event, with it sizing up to be larger than the 2nd BrickFair Alabama.

The public days are Saturday and Sunday. I hope you plan on attending. It will be a weekend to remember. I'll be there Friday and Saturday. Looking at all the cool MOCs and meeting other LEGO fans. If you stop by, don't forget to say hi to me.

Find out more on

Monday, May 6, 2013

Dreamstalker by Brian Kescenovitz

Brian Kescenovitz has built a walking nightmare! Seriously, if you're looking at this after 7 PM, stop!
Check out more pictures below and see how he built this beautiful terror.

See it on Mocpages.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

May The 4th Be With You S@H Promotions

It's May 4th again. And with this day, come some of the biggest Shop@Home promotions all year. While most promotions are exclusive to Star Wars, there are some that aren't.
Some of the offers are below.

Free shipping on orders of $49 or more.
Free Han Solo Hoth minifigure (above) with any Star Wars purchase of $75 or more.
Free exclusive poster with any Star Wars purchase.

Happy Star Wars Day everybody!

See more promotions here!

Friday, May 3, 2013

2013 Castle Images

 Images of the 2013 Castle sets have been released. Castle is the rebirth of the Kingdoms theme from a year ago, though it seems to be based more off of the Knight's Kingdom theme from 2000.
We'll be getting five sets to begin with. I'm sure we'll see an additional exclusive set in a month or so.
The rest of the wave can be seen after the break.

70400 Forest Ambush. 4 minifigures. 90 pcs. Probable price point: $11.99.

2013 LOTR High-res Images

Eurobricks has revealed high-res images of two more of the Summer 2013 Lord of the Rings sets.
The two sets are The Council of Elrond, and The Wizard Battle
Both are relatively small sets, with rather *cough* lame *cough* builds. Especially on The Council of Elrond set. I am very disappointed in the design of this set.
The Wizard Battle is slightly more promising. The build isn't much better, but the Saruman minifig is very nice. And with a price point of $12.99, it's a great impulse set.
See more images on Eurobricks.

Let Me Fly by Riccardo Zangelmi

Love the expression on this guy's face. You'll have to click the link below to see the body design. He's made out of barrels, buckets, and chests. And look at the flowers, they're made out of octopus bodies.

See it on Mocpages.