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March offers and new products at shop.LEGO.com

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Azari's Magic Fire

Today is the day that Elves, Speed Champions, Pirates and Age of Ultron sets are officially available in Europe. Furthermore, there are a number of tasty offers available to tempt you to spend money at shop.LEGO.com during March:

  • Free 30259 Azari's Magic Fire polybag with purchases of Elves, Disney Princess or Friends sets over £25/€30.
  • Free 30218 Snail with all purchases of Duplo sets.
  • Plus, you can still get hold of 5002943 Winter Soldier when you buy 76042 Helicarrier.

In the USA and Canada the offers are as follows:

  • Free 5002941 Bionicle Hero Pack with all purchases (read our review).
  • Free 30259 Azaris’s Magic Fire with any Elves purchase.

Please use these links to place your orders, thank you!

UK | France | Germany | USA | Canada.

18 comments, latest one posted about 3 hours ago.

Douglas DC-3 Reaches 10,000 Support

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The Douglas DC-3 is one of the most recognizable and popular aircrafts in history and it has just reached 10,000 supporters on Ideas.

This is one of several FOL favorites that "Ssorg" has posted to Ideas but it is their first to reach this milestone. Ssorg's other projects include: RMS Titanic, Buffalo Airways, and Log Cabin - Two Seasons, all of which are set to expire in 60 days.

The Douglas DC-3 will be joining the following projects in the next review:

10 comments, latest one posted about 3 hours ago.

Review: 70413 The Brick Bounty

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Avast me hearties! It gives me great pleasure to bring you the Brickset review of the 13th official LEGO Pirate theme ship (and for those of you who can remember each one, congratulations, we are officially old...)! With such a magnificent fleet preceding, how will the latest installment, The Brick Bounty, fare when she goes head-to-head with the great galleons and frigates of yesteryear?

I am a confirmed LEGO Pirate fanatic. The most glorious eight feet in my house boasts every ship from the LEGO pirate line on permanent display in my basement, and almost every major set from the theme released over the past 25 years exist in various states of assembly, so I've trawled the depths of LEGO Pirates past and compared her from flag to floorboard with her predecessors.

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Review: 75910 Porsche 918 Spyder

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Porsche 918 Spyder

The Speed Champions sets will all be available for general sale from Sunday, although many have already made it into stores and proven quite popular thus far.

Of the four smallest Speed Champions sets, 75910 Porsche 918 Spyder was probably the one I was least excited for, mainly because I didn't think the open top would look as attractive as the hardtop cars in the range. I am not sure whether or not that is still the case.

The Porsche 918 Spyder is priced at £12.99 or $14.99 in LEGO form, while the actual car will cost you in the region of $850,000, which is inexpensive beside the LaFerrari and McLaren P1. I tried my best to persuade Huw that we would need to acquire the actual car for me to compare the model with, but alas you will have to make do with my impressions based on a comparison with images.

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