Review: 70803 Cloud Cuckoo Palace

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... already and has kindly sent them out to a number of AFOL sites, including Brickset, to review. CapnRex101 kicked things off yesterday with his review of one of the smallest sets. CapnRex, DrDaveWatford, Kempo81, Matthew and I will review the others over the next couple of weeks,...

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Traffic review of the year

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... and accurate DrDaveWatford, who assists with the Amazon Bargain Watch and helps keep it current CapnRex101, Glenbricker, Matthew, Rocao, Kempo81, rmarkworth and Meiko for writing news and reviews and helping behind the scenes DrDaveWatford, Atkinsar, Matthew, Rocao and Yellowcastle for moderating...

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Advent Day 13 - Star Wars

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... day thirteen we have a standard tan Battle Droid to combat the Clone trooper presented by CapnRex101 on day ten. This figure is by no means uncommon, it has been included in many Star Wars sets since 1999. This figure, although rather dull in my opinion, is great for army building and are not hard...

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Advent day 3

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As you'll have noticed, CapnRex101 will be reviewing the Star Wars Advent models from now on. He knows what he's talking about when it comes to Star Wars so you won't have to put up with any more misspelled names and glib comments from me :-) Today, I've chosen to feature the City...

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Advent Day 2 - Star Wars

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Huw has kindly allowed me (CapnRex101) to provide a brief overview of each Star Wars Advent Calendar gift, while he takes a look at his favourite of the City and Friends models. Photos are taken by Huw. The first mini model of the Advent Calendar this year, following the R5-F7 minifigure yesterday,...

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I'm back from my travels...

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... I'd like to thank Matthew and kempo81 for posting it in my absence. Thanks too to CapnRex101 for his excellent reviews which have also hopefully kept you engaged over the last two weeks. I apologise for the downtime over the weekend. The site was behaving intermittently from about 04:00...

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Palpatine's Arrest review, part 2

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In part 1 we covered the box contents and the minifigs. Today CapnRex101 and I complete our review with a look at the build and the completed model. (Words by CapnRex101, pictures by Huw) The build: The build phase is quite enjoyable and features a few interesting building techniques, including...

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Palpatine's Arrest review, part 1

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... after release, I think it's still worthy of a Brickset review. So, I've teamed up with CapnRex101 again to bring you one. Part 1 deals with the box, contents and minifigs. Words by CapnRex101, photos by Huw. Palpatine’s Arrest was a set which I was very excited about prior to...

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9516 Jabba's Palace review, part 3

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... final part of the review, we look at the build and the completed model. Words by CapnRex101, pictures by me... The build takes about two hours and is quite an enjoyable build. Although not many construction techniques of interest are used, most of the build uses traditional bricks...

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