Blocks magazine 31 press release

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Brick Factor, famous fans and Cyberpunk in Blocks magazine Issue 31

There are all kinds of LEGO fans around the world, and the latest issue of Blocks magazine demonstrates that by talking to a mixed martial artist, competitive builders down under and one of the most dedicated collectors.

We take a look at Australia’s answer to The X Factor, as the country’s first LEGOLAND Discovery Centre looks for its resident Master Model Builder. If anyone is planning to enter one of these contests one day, it’s a must read account of the ropes that these LEGO building professionals go through to get there.

Cage Rage British Featherweight Champion Brad Pickett talk to Blocks magazine about his love of the brick, sharing his experiences balancing his LEGO hobby and UFC career. Lewis Aylmer shares his fascinating story of LEGO collecting, based around classic 1960s sets that are rarely seen in person – the images of his collection alone will fill fans with envy.

RC Tracked Racer from the LEGO Technic range gets put through the paces in the Blocks Review section, to see how it stands up to different terrain. Creator, Friends and NEXO KNIGHTS are all put under the spotlight too to see which sets are worth picking up and which are worth skipping.

Cyberpunk gets a deep dive in this month’s build section, with Cole Blaq analysing what LEGO fans do in order to recreate the unique aesthetic found in stories such as Ghost in the Shell. The best builders in the genre demonstrate how to create awesome Cyberpunk settings, before Ghost in the Shell itself gets the LEGO treatment.

To subscribe to Blocks magazine and get your monthly fix of LEGO content delivered straight to your door, visit www.blocksmag.com.

6 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

This months best page is page 20!

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By in United Kingdom,

I went to Smiths to get this and they seem to have dropped it.

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By in United Kingdom,

They might have just put it in the wrong place @Jackthenipper. It is often random to where you find it.

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By in United Kingdom,

In the UK the staff at Martin McColls have a habit of placing it on the top shelf next to the 'jazz' mags :/

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By in United Kingdom,

Well, I looked in the Metrocentre branch and asked the guy at the till, and he said they had stopped stocking it, our local one stopped last month, but the big Tesco nearby seemed to have it.

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By in United Kingdom,

The Martin McColls near me stopped carrying it some months ago. Fortunately, the nearest WHS to me still has it. As of yesterday (Friday 21st), they had several copies.

I'm in the dark and dangerous border lands where minifigures fear to tread between London and Surrey.

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