LEGO Tower mobile game announced

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Here's a press release about a new game for iOS and Android:

The most awesome LEGO idle simulation mobile game LEGO Tower is on its way!

LEGO has joined forces with NimbleBit, creators of the classic mobile game Tiny Tower to craft a brand new mobile experience. NimbleBit has a long track record of building lovable mobile worlds for their players, and both companies are excited to be taking the Tiny Tower formula to new heights inside the world of LEGO.

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Blocks Issue 54 available now

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With the incredibly successful Overwatch joining the LEGO portfolio, Blocks magazine reviews the new video game inspired theme in Issue 54. From Tracer vs. Widowmaker to Watchpoint: Gibraltar, every single set is covered.

The latest LEGO Ideas set, 21316 The Flintstones, also gets the review treatment before Blocks pays a visit to the LEGO Store to see Andrew Clark launch the set – while dressed as Fred. Creator Expert also gets attention this month, with a classic car collector talking 10256 Ford Mustang and a critical eye being cast over 10264 Corner Garage.

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Random set of the day: Space Simulation Station

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Space Simulation Station

Space Simulation Station

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Today's random set is 6455 Space Simulation Station, released in 1999. It's one of 63 Town sets produced that year. It contains 245 pieces and 3 minifigs, and its retail price was US$30.

It's owned by 1245 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.

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Review: Go Figure Minifig Displays and Wall Letters

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Have a bunch of minifigs, and you don't want to put them away, but you need them handy for a MOC? Or perhaps you'd like a little LEGO themed art? The kind folks over at Go Figure Displays sent over some of their LEGO themed products to the West Coast outpost of Brickset Towers, and today we'll take a look at them.

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75227 Darth Vader Bust revealed!

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Darth Vader Bust

Darth Vader Bust

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Star Wars Celebration will soon be coming to Chicago, Illinois in April, and LEGO is getting in on the galactic fun with the limited release of 75227 Darth Vader Bust, designed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of LEGO Star Wars!

The set will also be available as a Target exclusive. We will give a release date once it is discovered.

What do you think? Catch a box image after the break, and leave your thoughts in the comments below!

Via starwars.com.

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A history of Technic panels, part 1

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Technic panels first made an appearance in 1999. Prior to their introduction, Technic sets typically had a skeletal appearance which exposed their innards. The curves of vehicles' bodywork were implied through the use of hoses and flex tubes as typified by 1998's 8432 Concept Car.

Panels provide a means to create more substantial and convincing bodies for models, although the first iteration was far too abstract to do so effectively.

In this article I'll examine the three types of 'wing-shaped' ones before turning my attention to the curved and flat panels in the next part.

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Disney collectable minifigures series 2 revealed!

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A second series of Disney collectable minifigs has been revealed today! There are 18 figures, spanning vintage and modern Disney films:

  • Vintage Mickey, Vintage Minnie
  • Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie
  • Chip and Dale
  • Jasmine and Jafar from the Aladdin
  • Anna and Elsa from Frozen
  • Jack Skellington and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Edna Mode and Frozone from The Incredibles,
  • Hercules and Hades from Hercules

You can view a larger image of the full set after the break and individual figure images are now in the database.

They'll be available from May 1st and we'll bring you our review as soon as we have our hands on them.

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