On some LEGO Facebook groups, I’ve seen posts lately from people who are new to the hobby and confused by the names used for the shades of grey that LEGO makes. So I wrote an article explaining what happened in 2004 as LEGO rolled out the new colors which many people call “bluish” greys. (They’re not bluish! The old ones were yellowish!) Continue reading New Article: Grey, Bluish Gray, Stone Grey, or Blay?
I’ve just published a new page on the site on Becoming a MOC Builder. If you’ve ever wondered how to go from building your first LEGO set to building fabulous original creations, this may serve as a useful guide along that journey. Let me know what you think, and post comments below. Thanks!
The LEGO Digital Designer (LDD) software, available since 2004, is soon to be discontinued, according to reports. The following statement was issued by the LEGO AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) Relations Team: Continue reading LEGO Digital Designer to be discontinued
I’ve added a new page to the Reference section of my site, LEGO Train Types which outlines the various types of train sets LEGO has produced over the years. Did you know the first LEGO electric trains came out in 1966?
Well we have reached the end of our 2015 Advent Calendars. Hope you’ve enjoyed my posts, and I hope you had a chance to open your own calendar(s) each day. Our final entries are Santa Claus himself from City, an adorable penguin from Friends, and Santa-3PO from Star Wars.
Continue reading Advent 2015 Day 24
Happy Christmas Eve Eve! In this penultimate day of Advent Calendars, we get the space shuttle to go with yesterday’s set from City, a Christmas tree from Friends, and a Star Wars sleigh-like vehicle.
Continue reading Advent 2015 Day 23
Today’s LEGO Advent calendars give us a Space Shuttle fuel tank and booster rockets (City), a table with three stacked jars for target practice (Friends), and R2-D2 with antlers on his head (!) (Star Wars).