In my review of the Y-Wing recently, I criticised the rather lacklustre gun that came for the Moroff-Minifigure. In Rogue One he wields something that looks like a small laser-minigun. In his Lego incarnation though, it was nothing more than a pistol with a technic-pin attached to it – and that only very loosely fitting… Read More Moroff needs a bigger Gun (seriously!)
Disclaimer: Ok, this is quite a big and complex topic, so bear with me, if I don’t cover every aspect of it wholly. I also added some new information to the text since publishing it yesterday. Strange how things work out sometimes. I was for over a year on and off writing on a post… Read More Hitting the Limits of Growth?
I found my Sky Pirates were missing one thing: a really evil looking, dieselpunk propeller fighter plane. Something that spells aggression and power, and fits to their fleet of (quite ramshackle looking) contraptions… a flying hotrod! I combined the front area and cockpit from an S.E.5a biplane with the wing shape and silhouette of… Read More The Queen of the Aces
Now this is one of the more unusual Sky Pirate sets, without a weird steampunk/dieselpunk flying machine for the baddies dominating the scene. Here, the good guys have definitely the advantage. With a glorious, flashy (pun of course intended) lightning dragon! And its really an impressive beast. Quite sizeable and, just like its smaller cousin, Cole’s… Read More Review: Ninjago Jay’s Elemental Dragon (70602)
One thing I really appreciate from the Sky Pirates sub-theme is its wild blend of steampunk/dieselpunk elements with the classical pirates-look. The Lego designers did a great job with the Raid Zeppelin and the Misfortune’s Keep (mostly), so lets have a closer look at the Sky Shark. With the Ninjago Movie just around the corner… Read More Review: Ninjago Sky Shark (70601)
Rogue One was quite a box office success, its Lego-sets not so much. While that’s not so good for TLG’s profit projections, it is a nice opportunity for us customers to get a set or two, that would be otherwise prohibitively costly. Like this lovely Y-Wing. When assembling it, which went just as expected without… Read More Review: Y-Wing Starfighter (75172)
Amongst other things I was busy with building a successor to the Andromeda, a project that is, with all its redesigns challenges and more redesigns, definitely worth a longer post on its own. But today I show you what I built immediately after I finished it (for now!). Contrary to the Andromeda II, this one… Read More Classic Space Starfighter