Coronae Softworks

A while back, New Elementary put out a call for participants in one of their Festivals of Parts. They are one of my favorite LEGO blogs and a solid influence on the way that I write about my hobby, so I jumped at the opportunity. I wasn’t alone in wanting to test my skills, so it was lovely to be chosen to receive a bag of Nexogons. Continue reading Coronae Softworks

21130 The Nether Railway

I really like the LEGO Minecraft theme. It may not be to many AFOLs liking, with brick heavy, play focused sets, but I love the modularity and the faithfulness to the spirit of the source material. This latest wave of sets has managed to combine this with reasonable prices and great designs. Continue reading 21130 The Nether Railway

Daily Internet 3/26/17

MOCs:

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Check out the sculpting on this rooster by ZiO Chao!

Green Lounge

I’ve been really enjoying this latest round of Iron Builder. This beautiful model by Jonas Kramm uses the seed part in so many amazing ways.

Gomora with Tokyo Tower

It has been cool to watch builders riff off of the Brickheadz. TOKYO TAG TEAM built this cool tribute to classic kaiju.

Baskingshark

This chibi jet fighter by Damien Labrousse is really clean.

Bonsai

I love a well built tree and Brother Steven has really outdone himself with this bonsai.

Bricks Cascade 2017

Two weeks ago, I attended my fourth Bricks Cascade. I was really excited going in, with 29 models registered and my first year as a volunteer theme coordinator. We were going to have a huge hall, twice the size of the largest hall we’d had in the past. It felt like a lot was riding on making this a great convention. Continue reading Bricks Cascade 2017