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!) (more…)
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!
After the news broke yesterday about LEGO Digital Designer (LDD) being discontinued, the following message was apparently posted on the Ambassador forum by LCE Team manager Tanja Friberg: (more…)
Update 1/21: It appears that rumors of LDD’s death have been somewhat exaggerated.
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: (more…)
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?
I hope you had a safe and happy New Years celebration, and wish you happiness and success in the coming year.