When the first pictures of the sets for the Lego Batman Movie came out towards the end of last year, I wasn’t terribly impressed: The Batmobile looks like an RC racer from the 80s, the Batwing is airliner-sized and the Joker’s car is a mediocre take on the lowrider-look with ridiculously undersized wheels. But one… Read More Review: The Penguin’s Arctic Roller (70911)
If you are over 30 and your parents start buying you Lego for Christmas again, your life certainly went into the right direction. In this sense my partner Emma can rejoice: she got the Yellow Submarine! And I did let her build it all by herself! What a feat of self-control by me… I think… Read More Review: The Beatles Yellow Submarine (21306)
This blog has been terribly quiet for a while and when I started it last year I actually wanted to avoid exactly such times of inactivity. But sadly it happened, thanks to depressing news from America. Just bizarre. I would have never thought that in my lifetime I will see the very foundations of our… Read More Still here!
About every year Lego sends their dashing explorers into a new adventure to the undiscovered parts of the world. Usually not quite for broadening their understanding of the world by scientific progress, but to find rare resources like crystals, gems and – of course – gold. The last two seasons have been pretty demanding for… Read More Review: Volcano Explorers Starter Set (60120)
You may remember that I’m not too excited by the little flyers that came with the Misfortune Keep. They just feel unfinished and below their potential compared to the glorious main build. I felt right away when assembling them that they need some serious upgrades. Luckily for the sky pirates, I decided to mod their flyer first.… Read More Fixing the Misfortune Keep Flyer! (Part 1)
I really was hoping to keep this blog free from politics, but some things just can’t be left uncommented: After public pressure, the Lego Group wont do any more promotional activities with the Daily Mail, a newspaper blatantly violating any journalistic standards by calling judges of the British high court “enemies of the people”. I really… Read More It’s been time…
Since my dragon got a drastic increase in its articulation possibilities, the Dragon Queen took the opportunity to claim it for her and immediately ordered it being trained by her dragon-handling experts. Shortly after, the Queen’s Right Hand proudly demonstrated his progress in taming the wild beast: Luckily for its tamer, the dragon didn’t… Read More Dragon Taming