Monthly Archives: April 2015

Daily Internet 4/30/15

MOCs:

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zi zy is in fine form with this pair or tiny mecha. I particularly like the lime.

Home Delivery

I’m quite happy to see that Galaktek is continuing his FutureCity series.

Backhoe dredger

I’m planning to build a river module for micropolis, so this little river dredger by Shannon Sproule.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

A lovely, understated steampunk build by LegoGallifrey.

BFVA 2015 Micropolis Prep: day 3

Lastly a very clean micropolis module by John Stephens.

 

41073 Naida’s Epic Adventure Ship

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It’s no secret that I’m kind of in love with this Elves theme. Though I’m not the target audience, these colorful fantasy sets are well designed and have tons of beautiful elements. I’m not alone on this one. It seems like most of the AFOLs that I know are talking about this theme and drooling over some element or another. Since this is the set that we will be drafting at the next PortLUG meeting, I figured that it was high time that I reviewed Naida’s Epic Adventure Ship.

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40121 Painting Easter Eggs

40121_boxI’m a little bit in love with the 8×8 vignettes that Lego is putting out for this year’s seasonal sets. I saw a picture of the Easter set in the back of the instructions for the Valentine’s Day set and I had to have it. Sadly every visit to the Lego Store came up empty. They were selling out as fast as they arrived. I finally decided to buy online from shop.lego.com, but they were sold out too. I must admit that I had given up until I walked into the store last week to find a whole shelf of them. I bought four without hesitation. Continue reading 40121 Painting Easter Eggs

Pick-a-Model

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Last summer, the Lego Stores made some adjustments to their Pick-a-Brick walls. Word on the street was that we would be seeing more thematic parts selection, and for a while that seemed to be true. A whole slew of ‘Friends’ themed elements (all those bright colors) started showing up and individual bins were getting signage to indicate that they would complement different themes. Then the wall started to get stagnant. Continue reading Pick-a-Model