LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary Amazon Set Sales – August 2019

LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary Amazon Set Sales – August 2019

Amazon currently has three of the LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary Edition sets on sale which are their lowest prices they’ve been on the site. Luckily all three sets are army builder sets so it’s nice to stock up on them if you’re planning or thinking of planning to make a large scale scene. Snowspeeder (75259) – $25.99/35% off Clone Scout Walker (75261) – $18.99/37% [...]

LEGO Ideas Central Perk set press-release

LEGO Ideas Central Perk set press-release

The LEGO Ideas team announced back in February that the Central Perk Coffee of Friends project was approved, and will be made into an official LEGO set (see: Latest LEGO Ideas Review Results & More!). The project was originally submitted to the LEGO Ideas platform by French LEGO fan Aymeric Fievet (a.k.a. Mric76) back in […] [...]

LEGO Ideas Central Perk (21319) Officially Announced

LEGO Ideas Central Perk (21319) Officially Announced

LEGO has officially announced the next LEGO Ideas set with the Friends Central Perk (21319). Retailing for a modest $59.99, the set contains 1,070 pieces and is based on the iconic New York coffeehouse from the Friends TV sitcom. Not only will the set include minifigures of Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, and Phoebe, it will also have a minifigure of Central Perk’s manager Gunther. Cen [...]

LEGO Online Customer Service Survey

LEGO Online Customer Service Survey

LEGO is doing another survey over on the LEGO Ambassador Network and they would like to have your feedback about customer service. The questions are interesting and it asks for some ideas to help improve the online customer service. The deadline to enter is August 20 and the result will be shared shortly after. You can go to the survey here. Now if we can get a survey for the new VIP program… [...]

LEGO Hidden Side sets & app overview

LEGO Hidden Side sets & app overview

Some of the most intriguing sets this month are from the new LEGO Hidden Side theme, combining physical play with augmented reality. The sets are reminiscent of the LEGO Monster Fighters collection from 2012, which included similarly spooky, ghostly haunted sets, but also has a strong LEGO Stranger Things and LEGO Scooby-Doo vibe with kids […] [...]

LEGO Mini Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Building Instructions

LEGO Mini Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Building Instructions

Today was the mini build event for the LEGO Harley-Davidson Motorcycle at LEGO stores. Here are the building instructions for the build if you weren’t able to attend. Unfortunately, the printouts for my instructions were very small and I did my best to blow it up. If you can’t see the parts, I’ve listed them below along with how many of each piece are needed. The only exclusive t [...]

LEGO Ideas Friends Central Perk (21319) Teaser

LEGO Ideas Friends Central Perk (21319) Teaser

LEGO has released the first teaser for the upcoming LEGO Ideas Friends Central Perk (21319) set. The short clip shows the main characters of the show sitting on the couch including Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross. The official announcement of the set should be imminent so stay tuned. The post LEGO Ideas Friends Central Perk (21319) Teaser appeared first on The Brick Fan. [...]

LEGO Creator Harley-Davidson review & fun!

LEGO Creator Harley-Davidson review & fun!

The latest in the LEGO Creator Expert vehicles collection is the recently released #10269 LEGO Creator Expert Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. As it was mentioned in the press-release (see: LEGO Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Coming!), the set was developed in close collaboration with Harley-Davidson, recreating many of the features and details of the real bike like, the […] [...]

The Brick Fan July 2019 Monthly Recap

The Brick Fan July 2019 Monthly Recap

July went by just like that and here’s a recap of some of the more notable LEGO news items from the month. Two New 2020 LEGO Star Wars Sets Revealed – LEGO revealed two new LEGO Star Wars sets coming out next year that are based on Star Wars: A New Hope. LEGO Tower Fully Available Now on Mobile Platforms – LEGO Tower has fully launched on smart and mobile devices on both the G [...]

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 sets instructions

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 sets instructions

As we discussed previously, during the recent San Diego Comic-Con, LEGO made available several exclusives LEGO sets, minifigures, and other items (see: LEGO News from San Diego Comic-Con 2019). The SDCC-2019 minifigures come with exclusive printing and packaging, so if you want them, you will need to look for them on the secondary market. They […] [...]

LEGO August 2019 Double VIP Point Sets

LEGO August 2019 Double VIP Point Sets

We’re now a few days into August and I want to highlight the two LEGO Double VIP Point sets for the month. For August we have some larger sets in LEGO’s portfolio which are the LEGO Technic 4×4 X-treme Off-Roader (42099) and LEGO City Passenger Train (60197). The Off-Roader costs $249.99 and you can earn a cool 3,250 points while the Passenger Train costs $159.99 and you’ll [...]

LEGO Ideas Voltron (21311) Amazon Sale – August 2019

LEGO Ideas Voltron (21311) Amazon Sale – August 2019

Amazon currently has the LEGO Ideas Voltron (21311) on sale for 11% off which is close to price matching Best Buy, of all places. This is about $20 off the retail price of $179.99 and we normally don’t see this set on sale. As I mentioned before, this is probably my favorite LEGO Ideas set and it was named my top LEGO set of 2018. The post LEGO Ideas Voltron (21311) Amazon Sale – Augus [...]

Interview with LEGO designer Mark Stafford

Interview with LEGO designer Mark Stafford

Last month, LEGO designer Mark Stafford was asked to go to LEGOLAND Malaysia to sign copies of the #75936 LEGO Jurassic Park: T. Rex Rampage set for enthusiastic LEGO fans. As we discussed previously (see links at the end of this post), the #75936 LEGO Jurassic Park: T. Rex Rampage set was designed by Mark, […] [...]

Improvements - Searching for LEGO MOCs/Sets/Parts

Improvements - Searching for LEGO MOCs/Sets/Parts

Over the last few months, I've been gradually enhancing the search pages. I think Rebrickable's search features were already the most powerful and easy to use you can find, but the new system is far easier to use on mobiles and for casual LEGO users who aren't as familiar with the catalog as most AFOLs. [...]

LEGO Sales on Shop@Home – August 2019

LEGO Sales on Shop@Home – August 2019

If you didn’t see it yet, LEGO has updated the Sales & Deals page over on LEGO Shop@Home. A majority of the sets are from The LEGO Movie 2 and I think one of the good deals is for Benny’s Space Squad (70841). It is now priced at $7.99 and you get four different space minifigures. If you’ve been waiting to get TLM2 sets at a discount, now is a good time to especially with some [...]

LEGO Harley-Davidson Building Event Registration Now Live

LEGO Harley-Davidson Building Event Registration Now Live

Today is the start of the new month and if you have forgotten, registration for the LEGO Harley-Davidson Motorcycle building event has now started in stores. This event is intended for ages 18+ and will be taking place on Tuesday, August 6. There are limited spaces available per store so hurry if you want to participate next week. Registration is only in-stores so I’m not sure if they will b [...]

August 2019 – new LEGO sets & promotions

August 2019 – new LEGO sets & promotions

August is traditionally a big month for LEGO fans with a large selection of brand new sets. Below, we will take a look at all the new sets, including the exciting LEGO Hidden Side theme, which introduces a new way of combining real world and virtual play. There are also some new promotions for the […] [...]

LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 19 (71025) Revealed

LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 19 (71025) Revealed

The next wave of LEGO Collectible Minifigures has been revealed online with Series 19 (71025). There are 16 minifigures to collect and they will be available starting on September 1. As usual, we get a selection of diverse characters including costumed ones as well as some based on stories like the Monkey King. Which one(s) are your favorite out of Series 19? **Via JB-Spielwaren [...]

Record Number of Guests at LEGO House This Summer

Record Number of Guests at LEGO House This Summer

LEGO has released a press release about the LEGO House which states that there is a record number of guests attending the attraction this summer. Ticket sales have surpassed last year’s numbers by 30-40% and there have been days where the LEGO House has been completely sold out. Record number of guests at LEGO® House this summer New visitor record this summer in LEGO® House. Despite hot days [...]