New pictures from toy fairs

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Other LEGO sites are awash with pictures of new sets taken at a toy fair so I suppose I had better mention them here. There's Star Wars, Cars, Technic, Harry Potter and more to see at the following links:

- Eurobricks: http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/
- A Modular Life: http://amodularlife.wordpress.com/
- Toys N Bricks: http://toysnbricks.com/home/...

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By in United States,

The Flo's Cafe would be worth the buy, simply to hijack the VW bus parts and make an actual Kombi for my city...

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By in United States,

I want to get the new millennium falcon when it comes out. Does anyone see any differences with this set and the previous falcon that would make this set any less of a value?

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By in Europe,

Huw, considering you've seen the Millenium Falcon up close could you please tell me if the interior of the falcon is large and detailed or just a small ammount of space with lots of bomb compartments and all. Thanks

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By in United Kingdom,

These are awesome! I like the SW and HP stuff a lot!

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By in United States,

SO COOL! I want the Falcon!!! :) Leia looks different like a new hairpiece (?) and obviously a new head. And Luke's hair looks different. To me it looks better than that "long" hair. I can't really tell though! >:( I hope there will be close-up pics SOON! :)
That kingdoms set with all the animals look awesome! I want that too!!! :)
THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE PICTURES!!!!!

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By in United Kingdom,

the cars and marina ones look good

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By in United Kingdom,

For city i think i will buy the harbor sets, at the right price. I was thinking of buy 6+ tan baseplates plus three blue ones of Bricklink, seeing the harbor makes me even more want them baseplates. @LeiaR2D2 have a look at Eurobricks, they have close up pictures of most of the star wars figures.

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By in United States,

Excellent! I want the Falcon, time to start saving up for it. The Hoth set is what I'm looking forward to the most, so naturally it's taking the longest to get a sneak :^)

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By in United States,

Battle of Hogwarts is a bit disappointing...I was expecting so much more...oh well. New MF looks nice, and the new castle sets do too. Marina looks ok...anyone seen the new seaport/harbor?

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By in Germany,

Brick-built Cars cars (:P)... nice! Phew, no single-piece cars... that was my main worry! Hm, "Discuss!"? :) That's something Eurobricks would say... :) Are you hinting at a forum? :)

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By in Germany,

Hm, curious: After the end of Bionicle, look at all these good-looking sets! Any theories?

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By in United States,

It appears Lego is continuing to improve upon a lot of sets they've already kind of released (Sith Infiltrator, Knight Bus & the MF for example) within the very profitable Licensed lines...I don't think it has to do with Bionicle, just Lego realizing what people really want. While these sets tend to cost more, if people are willing to pay for them, they are going to make them.

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By in United States,

The Battle for Hogwarts set looks good, and I'll definitely be getting it, but I'm disappointed by the inclusion of Lucious, as his minifigure was a big factor in me buying the Freeing Dobby set. Though it is really nice to see a new Nevile and a new Lupin, and a Sprout minifigure. Harry will probably be in muggle clothing for the actual set (this is preliminary packaging after all), and I imagine Lupin will be different, and Neville will probably have a different expression, if not a second face too.

I'm really looking forward to the other two sets, so hopefully it isn't too long till we get pictures of them too. I'm hoping the Knight Bus set has Hedwig, a new take on the grim, and the shrunken head as a minifig head. I'm really hoping that the Forbidden Forest set has Voldemort and Hagrid in addition to the Harry and Narcissa Minifigures. Especially since Voldemort isn't in the Battle for Hogwarts set, and it would be epic to be able to get a Hagrid in a cheaper set.

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By in United States,

Lot of great looking sets coming our way, though not really blow your mind sort of stuff. The Podracer set looks great, and the new blue clone minifigs look nice as well. The Alien Conquest stuff looks kinda simple, but I like its retro-vibe. I'm really excited about the Millenium Falcon set, because I don't have one, although I have all the minifigure albeit in older styles. I want to see the inside soooooo bad! If I can scrounge up enough money, I might get it for my graduation. Besides that, the other sets look pretty good. Thanks for posting these pics!

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By in United States,

I'm really looking forward to the Heroica sub-theme - I've always thought a Lego RPG would be interesting. Minifig-scale RPG sets would be nice, but they would probably be (much) more expensive.

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By in United States,

Must get star wars, maresk train, and city sets!!

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By in United States,

City, Kingdoms, and Alien Conquest look great! The one thing I'm wondering that I'm suprised hasn't come up yet is: How much are most of these going to cost?

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By in United States,

@ orange lemons-well, i guess the mill raid is about $60 USD, and the alien UFO is probably gonna b #50 USD. city i dont no about

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By in United States,

awww city fail...too many big pieces...it had so much potential. Castle looks awesome. Cars look pretty good and way better than expected. Maersk train line...um yes please.

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By in United Kingdom,

I love the look of the Millennium Falcon, much like that of 2004, which I have already. This one could definitely be worth a look. The Sith Nightspeeder doesn't look great, but for the Savage Opress figure it is probably worth it, I love the Kingdoms sets (especially the Mill Raid, gotta love those new animals).

I also quite like the marina and that speedboat, looks good.

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By in Canada,

need star wars sets . euro bricks also has a video of the alien conquest

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By in United Kingdom,

Does anyone know the prices of the three summer harry potter sets?

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By in Czech Republic,

Um, don't get me wrong, I was looking forward the SW sets, but now I have to say they are pretty poor. Except for the republic frigate (which is a re-edition anyway) it is all a big disappointment for me. If there weren't so many new cool minifigs, those sets would be all rubbish. Lets see - the new millennium is basically the older one, the system of building is same and the details should be better, but it seems to me, overall it looks worse. And please someone tell me, why are those podracers so SMALL? I would gladly pay double the price for properly big ones, but these seem like those ones from the SW bucket. And the infiltrator is also no better than the older one, especially when you can see on the box, that only upper side of the nose is detailed, I'm sure the rear side will be plain. And the sith speeder and Ewoks are not interesting enough to be bought, so this year my collection will expand only thanks to the fact I missed the old Rep. frigate. Anyway, thanks for the photos.

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By in United States,

I REALLY want Flo's V-8 Cafe! it's perfect for my town, if I modify it to be city sized with similar 1950's pumps. Mabye my 1960's Volkswagen Micro Bus will visit it?

BTW: Here is my orginal basis for that Micro Bus. http://cache.lego.com/eng/downloads/club/clubcodes/rockband.pdf It's an official design, just have to EXTREMLEY modify the rear. Also, if you build it in LDD, the front doesn't fit, but it does in real life. Trust me!)

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By in United States,

The all look pretty cool to me. Podracers, Sith Infiltrator, Ewok Attack, and the Battle for Hogwarts are in my future. :)

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By in United States,

The most exciting thing today. :D
I love the creator and technic sets. Especially the yellow car, light house, and Unimog are #1 on my buy list now.

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By in Canada,

yes, the Millennium Falcon, looks amazing, even better then the 2004 one (which i own, so it will be good to compare the two,) the only thing is, Savage Opress needs a new lightsaber handle instead of a normal one

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By in United States,

I'm pretty happy about the way Battle of Hogwarts looks. I hope the Knight Bus looks the way it does in the Lego Harry Potter DS game. I also think that the marina is pretty cool, but I was hoping for one more similar to the old set Sail and Fly Marina, but I like it still. I think it was cool that they put in the equipment rental and Cafe.

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By in United States,

i needz that podracers.....

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By in United States,

These sets all look awesome!

Mostly remakes though... the only ones with which I am really disappointed are the Sith Infiltrator and Republic Frigate, because seriously, the designs are not fun-looking and not original compared to previous models. Sure, we get a remake of the Sith Infiltrator just four years later, but why does it have to look all big and ugly just for the purpose of adding more minifigures? I'm sure it will make minifig collectors happy though....

Then there's the Republic Frigate. For the figures, it's almost worth the exorbitant price and unexciting design ... it better have a lot of new features and pieces, because it looks to me way too much like the Tantive IV (I understand that it is its predecessor, so maybe this wasn't Lego's finest design choice moment).

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By in Australia,

great...... initially, I wasn't interested in any of the "Cars" sets, but after seeing Flo's V8 Cafe, that's it, another set I've got to have. On top of all the Star Wars, HP, PotC and Ninjago sets I'm after, it looks like I'm going to need a second mortage..........

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By in United States,

Here are my thoughts on the Star Wars sets:

Ewok Attack: Simply amazing, I'm so glad they stuck with the same Ewok outline and created new figs, it's nice to be able to get another speeder and Scout Trooper. Now I can recreate more of Episode VI! It does seem a little bit over-priced though ($24.99).

Sith Nightspeeder: Awesome! I'm glad I'll finally be able to get Asajj Ventress, plus Savage Opress! I think Anakins has a new design, too! The horns on Savage's head aren't as great as I thought they would be, but at least it's not flat. The Nightspeeder looks really cool too. $24.99 is a fair price for this great set!

Millennium Falcon: BIG! It look really nice, great size, awsome figs (I love Luke's new Hairstyle). The size seems perfect, I love the look as well. The price even seems great (probably since the most recent Millennium Falcon was $499.99!) $139.99 acutally seems low! So far I want all these sets... A LOT!

Anakin's and Sebulba's Podracers: Great! Now I can get Podracers, it's been a long time since we've had one. The price though... $79.99! I thought it would be $49.99! The figs are all new and great though. I may get this one.

Republic Frigate: Commander Wolfe!! This set is definetly going to be off the charts! All the figs are great; all are new but Yoda (and you can never have enough Yodas). $119.99 is a really great price for all you get. A must have!

Sith Infiltrator: Big. In fact, a little too big. I think Lego out-did themselves in sizing this; it's great trust me. I just don't know about the size. The figs are great though, I love the new Qui-Gon. The Naboo Guard look great too, so does Padme. Darth Maul looks stunning, I love how he was redesigned the horns are the only thing I wish were better. Other than that this is a $49.99 must have for all Star Wars fans.

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By in United States,

I love that the new mill is a continuation of the medieval market village style. Cant get enough of those detailed little houses...

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By in United States,

The Mill is fantastic!! The Sith Infiltrator isn't oversized at all actually, but more minifig scale than any of the other previous versions!

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By in Canada,

I think the pictures are nice... but nothing great. I'm very sad that the Cars 2 sets won't seat minifigures. I thought it would've been nice to have the cars made slightly minifig scale and come with optional sticker eyes to cover a clear windshield. Grrrrrr! I don't really like the Cars movie and see it for the marketing junk it is, so if I ever buy a Cars 2 lego set it'll be at least 50% off. This theme is going to sell at first, then stores will want it off their shelves.

Kingdoms set looks great, so I'll happily buy it to go with my village. As for Starwars sets, nothing really pops out at me so I'll wait for sales.

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By in United States,

Seagull is right, in the Star Wars universe, the Sith Infiltrator is 26.5 meters long. The set certainly captures the look of Scimitar better than any of the other versions. The rest of the new sets are also excellent. I want most of them. EXCELLENT!

Not interested in Cars though...
The villige rocks! Great new animals, buckets, and, at last, the return of the pitchfork!

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By in United States,

I like the new chickens and goats in the new kingdom set. As for the Cars sets, I am not impressed by what I have seen. I like the Star Wars pod race set and the Ewok set the most. I think I am going to wait until the big sets go on sale for an awesome price before I buy them.

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By in United States,

Too bad there are no pics of the geonosian fighter. >:[

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By in Australia,

The Cars sets are astonishing! Out the five I've seen pictures of, I only want one - Flo's V8 Cafe.

That's because you get Radiator Springs McQueen and Classic Mater in it so I don't need them individually, Mack is ugly and nothing like he looks on-screen, and I don't want the Ultimate Build sets, so that only leaves Flo's that we've seen photos of...

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By in Belgium,

There are too many nice sets out this year, my wallet is not happy!
Love the cars sets, pharao quest and most of the technic sets.

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By in Australia,

This was the most exciting thing to happen all day... Apart from the Battle for Hogwarts, most of the other pics have been available elsewhere for months.... But nice to see some higher-def ones.

I'm extremely disappointed with the Battle for Hogwarts, it's basically a rip off of last years Hogwarts - the 2 towers are almost exactly the same design as the central tower...
And *that's* the new Viaduct? Seriously???

I expected this set to be quite literally "the battle for Hogwarts" as in Voldemort VS Harry surrounded by bodies in the new courtyard, as seen in movie stills for HP7 part 2. The minifig designs have to change before release, I mean Neville with Oliver Wood/Mutt Williams' face? What happened to the goofy face from Defense Against the Dark Arts? Sprout is almost a different coloured clone of McGonagall & Trelawney...

As for the new Star Wars sets, the minifigures save them. I am a sad minifigure collector who will buy each and every one of these sets for the minifigs. Like most ppl here I'm desperate to see the inside of the Millennium Falcon. I purchased the UCS MF because I thought it had a detailed interior... Mistake! (before my days at brickset)

I don't mean to get so down and depressed, but I remember a time where I drooled and dreamt about the new sets for days...

The only sets I'm punching the air about here are the new Kingdoms sets... Printed horses, goats, chickens, detailed figs, medieval market style buildings.... Now THAT is awesome.

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By in New Zealand,

all the star wars ones except for the millenium falcon are awesome: i think that millenium falcons are way past they redesign by date

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By in United States,

WOW most of the star wars are great and the city and Alien conquest are awesome . . .I must be in heaven

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By in United States,

Does the new podracer set mean that people will stop buying/selling that crappy old Watto minifig for $80+ a pop on the secondary market? Thank goodness.

I also expected Battle for Hogwarts to be a bigger set. I hope the Forest set has the giant ogre -- Hagrid's half-brother...I forget his name.

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By in United States,

definately getting the kingdgom set and the millenium falcon. the ewok battle set is cute, too.

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By in Ireland,

uhh nute gunray hes not the kind of character you'd expect in this...why not some classic characters...boba fett, darth vader, admiral ackbar... but yoda looks greats in the santa outfit

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By in Singapore,

@R4-G9: Thanks for the link! Glad to finally see the advent calendar. (^_^)

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By in United States,

Sigh. Another Falcon? Is it part of the licensing with Lucas that they have to do a MF every other year or something?

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By in United Kingdom,

WOW! I love all the new sets, especially the new Star Wars figs! Now would be a great time to win the lottery :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Does anyone know if the Battle for Hogwarts set is designed to be built on to the main Hogwarts set?

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By in Ireland,

I just want Luke Skywalker for the new hair, but I have that Falcon already. :) I wonder how long we'll have to wait for him to appear like that in a different set?

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By in United States,

Anybody else see the box on the left, you can just make out what is probably Voldemort with a black cloak and white hand, so I guess we're getting him in the forest!

billyaplin77- I don't know if it has the hinges included, but if you look at the side you can see a technic brick with two holes where the hinges included in 4842 (and possibly this set) could fit into.

UPDATE:

BrickBob 09- I have seen those pictures already (and yes, Mundi's head extension is horrible) . . .

. . .and I just noticed somthing on Padme, her face. Many of you have pointed out that it looks just like Hermione's, well I found a picture of her in The Deathly Hallows, and her face looks pretty similarly to that (she just had smaller eyes I think)! Just add Hermione's original hair, and you have a book accurate one. . . .

UPDATE 2: I have been viewing the Battle for Hogwarts image, and I can see a smaller hinge near Neville.

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By in United States,

OMG! HP images at last! I can't wait to see the Knight Bus and Forbidden Forest (HUW, PLEASE PRETTY PLEASE FIND SOME!!!) but this satisfies me for now. Sure, the viaduct leaves a bit to be desired, but I am glad about the expansion of the castle with TWO new tours full of who knows what incredible stuff!!! I am also happy about the new Astronomy Tower (the balcony Lupin is standing on) as the Astronomy Tower in the latest Hogwarts is not film-accurate. It is now, though!

The minifigs are incredible! I will finally have Professor Sprout, Lupin, Neville, and the added bonus of Gregory Goyle! Muy fantastico! However, the inclusion of the dementor and Lucius puzzles me: the dementor because we really don't need another (ah well, though) and Lucius because he appears as a very, very supporting character in the Battle of Hogwarts - and because he's been in as many sets as Ron and Hermione in the new theme now! However, perhaps his inclusion is because of his role in the film: an interview surfaced saying that Lucius had an alternate ending to his story in the films, but it was unclear whether they decided to go with this or with the ending he has in the books.

Please find more HP!!!

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By in United States,

^Still isn't completly film accurate, still not very tall, actually, it may be shorter than in 4842.^

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By in United States,

Thanks for the links, Huw. Saw the Battle Of Hogwarts on EB last night & just drolled, lol. Can't wait!!!

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By in United States,

@Berrybrick - the height may not be completely film-accurate, but at least the balcony is (more-so than the Astronomy Tower in Hogwarts).

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By in United States,

Where are the pictures of the geonosian fighter?

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By in United States,

Does anyone know how many seats the cockpit of the new Millennium Falcon has?

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By in United States,

The marina reminds me of the LEGO Island games. Ah, nostalgia. The lighthouse looks good too.

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By in United States,

Greyface-Film accuracy doesn't matter to me, book accuracy in the films does.

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By in Philippines,

As expected, there isn't anything much to rave about the new Hogwarts set. However, I'd like to have it for spare castle parts, particularly the towers. I don't think there'll be unique accessories from this one though, since the main theme of the set is war. I wish they made the depiction bigger; something like a 500-piece set, containing nothing but walls, towers, broken buildings, witches, wizards, giants, centaurs, acromantulas, dementors, house elves, and thestrals fighting it all out for Harry Potter. =D

I think this will be the set I'll save up for as it seems very unlikely that I'll ever get to buy the fourth Hogwarts Castle model. At least with this one, I can expand and add detail to my existing Hogwarts sets. This should be a good addition to my HP collection. =D

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By in Austria,

About must-haves and must-must-haves

I guess I have to divide my planning into "must-haves" and "must-must-haves"
Must-haves: Harbour, Maersk train, 2010 trains, Minifig series, Heroica
Must-must-haves: Kingdoms, HP, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pharao, Creator-houses, V8-Cafe, Ninjago-Sun-Temple - IF I even can do so much!

So glad, that I am not so much into space-stuff . . .

Gaaah - we are losing against TLG - they simply produce more than anyone can buy, build, store :-(
TLG, SLOW DOWN! That load of excellent news would suffice for 2 happy years (then volumes per set would rise and you could lower prices B-)!

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By in Australia,

I agree. Running out of space in the house! How do you all store your collections? Would rather they slow down and build sturdier and unique sets. A bit too much repetition for my liking.
I wish Lego would do Neuschwanstein Castle!!!!

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By in United States,

If I don't get Battle for Hogwarts I might be destroyed by my HP figures because I was too stubborn to buy it. So yup, that's a must buy for me...

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By in United States,

The only LEGO sets I buy these days are HP...

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By in Ireland,

The new superhero versions of the SpongeBob and Patrick figures in Heroic Heroes of the Deep make buying that set worth it, imo, they look brilliant! :)

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By in Canada,

LEGO keeps coming out with all these sets I want. Tough decisions on which ones to get and which ones I will have to force myself to pass up on.

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By in United States,

I'm late to this party (been traveling) but finally got to check all those new sets.
I hope I don't accross as a snob but I'm not too crazy about the new Star Wars sets. The new minifigs look great to me but the ships themselves...I don't know...seem, ordinary...but maybe once built on display I can make a better judgement at my local shop.
I DO like the Alien Conquest kits though. I'm gonna' get the 'saucer', 'command vehicle' and that 'tri-pod'-like lookin' one too. Lotta' fun!
I also am diggin' SpongeBob and Patrick as Mermaid Man and Barnicle Boy. I always LOVED those episodes the most...EVIL...EVILLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.....;)
I wish though they made actual Mermaid Man, Barnicle Boy and all of the Super Aquantences...plus Villains! Who wouldn't want a Man-Ray fig. or the infamous...Dirty Bubble....

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By in United States,

what about the hoth base and naboo starfighter legos? why aren't there any pictures of them?

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By in United States,

I believe that we can assume that the Hoth Base is going to be a store exclusive. The Naboo Starfighter may be, but we have pictures of the figures already.

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By in United Kingdom,

^ That's my take on it too; the Hoth Base is most likely a TRU exclusive.

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