Recognized LEGO fan communities – RLUG, RLOC, RLFM explained

We have often been asked and see people new and old into the hobby ask about the ways Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOL) community organize themselves in a hobby that is often times viewed by the general public as "mere childs' play". Upon the suggestion of our RLUG Ambassador, we will attempt to explain this in brief; inline with the...

LEGO IDEAS 10K Club display at LEGO HOUSE – 10 years of LEGO IDEAS

The LEGO IDEAS Blog has published information on a currently running LEGO Ideas display, presenting a selection of past 10K Club models (LEGO IDEAS submissions that have reached 10,000 supporters) at the LEGO House in Billund, Denmark. These 18 models are displayed as part of the celebration for 10 years of crowdsourcing and collaboration between LEGO® Ideas (called LEGO CUUSOO...

Holiday LEGO Pop Up Stores in USA this Xmas season

The LEGO AFOL Engagement team has published on the LAN Blog on the opening of the first LEGO Pop Up stores in the US this year. There will be six stores in total this year in areas that will aim to offer some of the experiences that you would get in a LEGO Brand store. Starting today the LEGO Group...

LEGO® CUBE (乐高®无限) – New Mobile Game by Tencent Games in China

A new mobile game called LEGO Cube was unveiled by Tencent Games in collaboration with The LEGO Group at the Tencent Building yesterday. The game will be developed by Next Studios and focuses on creating a safe sandbox environment for kids to explore their creativity without limits. The game will be released at the end of 2018. For the moment,...

Official LEGO Pictures – Halloween, Thanksgiving and Mr. and Mrs. Claus Brickheadz

LEGO has released official pictures and listings of the remaining seasonal themed Brickheadz including what we personally feel is the best and will be the most popular Bricheadz for the seasonal theme, the Christmas ones. Halloween Witch is available now with Thanksgiving Turkey and Mr. and Mrs. Claus available in October 2018. 40272 - Brickheadz Witch (Halloween) - Sep 1...

Tencent Games x LEGO teases a new game to be unveiled on 19th Sept 2018

Last week, Tencent Games had teased via their page on the Sina Weibo microblogging platform(only viewable in China or via VPN) of the impending reveal of a game on 19th Sept 2018, as a result of the collaboration announced earlier in the year. ***Rough translation via Google Translate:: Today, we announce a good news! Following the strategic cooperation between Tencent and...

Singapore Toys R Us releases Bricktober 2018 freebie schedule *Updated with Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong schedules

Bricktober 2018 Singapore release schedule Recently, Toys R Us Singapore released a short clip on their Facebook page detailing the Bricktober 2018 releases. As earlier reported, there will be 4 themes represented. They will be gifts with purchase with a minimum spend of S$70 and the schedule of release is as below. **Malaysia shares the same schedule and the minimum spend...

2nd China LEGOLAND planned to open in Sanya, Hainan Island in 2022

Last week on the 6th of September 2018 in Beijing, Merlin Entertainment Groups and China Media Capital signed a deal with China's regional government to open a LEGOLAND theme park and resort at Sanya, Hainan Island. Construction is planned to begin in 2020 with an opening planned for 2022. "On the afternoon of September 6, Hainan Provincial Governor Shen Xiaoming,...

AFOL Designer Program – LEGO x Bricklink – Press Release

Bricklink has long been a haven for AFOL's since the early 2000's by being a non-LEGO-affiliated marketplace to buy and sell LEGO elements. Originally called Brickbay, for obvious reasons, it was "asked" by eBay to change its name and that's how came to be known as Bricklink. Today, Bricklink announces a collaboration with LEGO, named AFOL Designer Program which is basically...

Life sized Polar Bear Build – CityLife Shopping District, Milan Italy – Build a Polar Bear

A life sized Polar Bear has been built by Italian LEGO Certified Professional Riccardo Zangelmi and his team. It is currently on display at the CityLife Shopping District in Milan, Italy. It is solid enough to have a fully grown man easily riding on top of it! The project looks to be a collaboration with National Geographic based on the...

Official Reveal – LEGO 10263 Winter Village Fire Station unveiled

LEGO reveals the latest addition to the Winter Village theme in 2018 : 10263 Winter Village Fire Station. This marks the 10th Winter Village set (including the 2015 re-release of the Winter Village Toy Shop). 10263 Winter Village Fire Station will have a general release on Oct 1 2018 with early purchase available for VIP program members on Sep 13...

First Fantastic Beasts Brickheadz 41631 Newt and Grindelwald retails starting Oct 2018

Yahoo has the first images of the upcoming Brickheadz set for the Fantastic Beasts line up and it's a twin pack consisting of Newt Scamander and Gellert Grindelwald. It will retail for the usual twin pack Brickheadz price of U$19.99 beginning Oct 1 2018 On their Instagram account LEGO has also released their square shaped promotional image for this set. Head...

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