May 11, 2013
I found the coolest shirt at LEGOLAND yesterday and just had to have it. The only unfortunate thing is that they only have it in kids sizes. But the fortunate thing, at least for me personaly, is I can wear a child XL. Yes, there are a few times when being under 5 feet tall is a bonus. I really wish that LEGO and LEGOLAND would make some of the kids only shirts in adult sizes and I’m sure I’m not the only one that wishes that. But I’m lucky that I can wear them even when they don’t.
May 7, 2013
So, have you seen Iron Man 3 yet? I just got a chance to catch it last night and it was just as fun as one and two.
One thing I was disappointed with **warning: slight spoiler** was that of the three Iron Man 3 LEGO sets, only the Malibu Mansion has anything to do with the movie. I realize that the sets are often designed while the movie is still in production, and perhaps there is a small chance that the other two sets may have been left on the Editing room floor, but considering the continuity of the movie, I really doubt that.
On that note, LEGO Marvel Super Heros the video game is coming out at the end of the year. And for this one Walmart, not Gamestop, has the exclusive figure — Iron Patriot.
Its a pretty sweet fig, although I still think that the helmets look a little on the big side.
Iron Patriot is available with the preorder of the game on PS3, XBox, or WiiU — all for just a hair under $50 each. Sadly it doesn’t look like it works for Nintendo DS or 3DS.
The weird thing is that it says that the game will be available for shipment on Dec. 31st, everywhere else it says Oct. 31, which makes more sense. So we’ll see what the actual date is.
April 28, 2013
I was at Toys R Us last night and I saw this. I almost thought about getting it,
but the pricey price tag (is that a thing? ) at $40 USD put me off buying it — that,and my earlier purchase at the LEGO store. Its cute and the minifig clown pen, if totally impractical, is pretty cute.
Update:I’ve now learned the label was wrong. If I’d bothered to look at my own picture, I would have noticed sooner. The price is actually $12.
I don’t know if I like the minifig pens or not. If you haven’t seen them you pull the head off and the pen is in the middle of the body. I have a Ninjago one that I still haven’t decided if I want to use it or not. I like all these new forays into the stationary accessories, and if was a kid going to school I would have loved to have them to use.
My only complaint is the quality of the accesories. The notebooks and journals are okay, but the markers and erasers are lousy. I guess a kid wouldn’t care or notice, but when I write or draw I like to have good quality pens, pencils and erasers. I suppose most themed pens, pencils, etc. that are made for kids are not made for quality, just advertising, but even so it is something to note. So, if you want them for their collectiblity factor or to accessorize your child in proper LEGO writting impliments than go right ahead. But at that price, I’d prefer something that works better.
April 25, 2013
Wow, sorry for no posts, I’ve been in a non-posting mood.
Well any how, since it was my birthday yesterday I thought this video was rather relevant.
April 15, 2013
Iron Builder is at it again. Two builders enter, only one leaves.
Okay, that’s a little dramatic. But so are these two models by
Chris Maddison and Bruce Lowell
I love Chris’ palm trees and the tiny sailboat in the distance. But the sweet serene sunset that Bruce has created is also awesome.
April 13, 2013
This is what the posters would look like
April 10, 2013
Its not often you take a picture of your camera, but RGB900 made one out of LEGO.
I like all the details such as the strap, flash and display screen.
Its hard to tell in the picture, but I used the very same technique for the strap of the guitar hero controller that I made several years ago.
April 10, 2013
Remember the Lil’ Big Wheel? Well here’s one that you can hold in your hand.
Matt Armstrong has done it again, building in unconventional ways to create familiar things. And its so darned cute!
April 7, 2013
Kevin Ryhal has created a Midi-Mood Scale Boba Fett that is fully pose-able.
Pretty darned awesome!