Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Lego Minifigure Series 10

News on Lego minifigure series 10 is out!!! (source brickset)

Now you can see the golden mini figure. The following is the list of minifigure name:

- Sea Captain
- Sad Clown
- Librarian
- Grandpa
- Bumblebee Girl
- Roman Commander
- Warrior Woman
- Tomahawk Warrior
- Trendsetter
- Baseball Fielder
- Revolutionary Soldier
- Motorcycle Mechanic
- Medusa
- Skydiver
- Paintball Player
- Decorator

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

850632: Lego Ninjago Battle Pack

Oh my, didn't realized that Lego Ninjago also has battle pack. It will be good if they include all the ninjago in one battle pack and the evil snake in the other. Nonetheless, it is rare.

Successful LEGO strategy delivers continued strong growth

News from Lego Annual Sales stated that in 2012 the LEGO Group increased its revenue by 25% to USD 4,040 million – nearly triple the sales of 2007. This represents the fifth consecutive year in which the LEGO Group delivered year over year revenue growth in excess of 15%.

Key facts from the LEGO Group’s annual report for 2012, which was published on 19 Feb 2013:

• The year's operating profit increased to USD 1,373 million against USD 1,057 million in 2011, an increase of 40%. 
• The operating margin increased to 34% from 30% in 2011.
• The year's net profit increased to USD 969 million against USD 776 million in 2011. 
• The revenue increased by 25% to USD 4,040 million against USD 3,495 million in 2011. In local currency (i.e. excluding the impact of foreign exchange changes) revenue increased 20% year over year. 
• The net cash generated from operating activities was USD 1,100 million against USD 666 million in 2011.
• In 2012 the Group paid USD 330 million in corporate income taxes.

For more details, read here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The brick stop : The Ultimate website to trade Lego and Instruction team is a small group of LEGO® fans who are frustrated with the overly clunky and outdated LEGO® fan, trading and sharing websites currently on the internet and we want to change that. The team offer a simple, practical solution for LEGO® fans to share, buy and sell their instructions and LEGO® pieces, that is clean, intuitive, and most important of all, 100% free for LEGO® fans to use!
Refer to their website here

Features (extracted from provide by the team for various groups : builders, seller and creator.
  • Easy to search database of fan made LEGO® instructions
  • View custom instruction ratings, comments and ask questions to instructions builders
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  • Upload your current parts collection
  • Check which models you could build or how close to completing models you might be
  • Don’t spend hours finding sellers, thebrickstop will automatically tell you who the best price sellers are for the pieces you require
  • Search and find the cheapest sellers for pieces
  • Easily upload your parts and price list, using our simple listings tool
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New York Toy Fair 2013: LEGO Creator

New creator sets for 2013 featuring in New York Toy Fair 2013 (source FBTB). There is another Family House and this set seem to look very modern.

31010 Tree House

31011 Aviation Adventures

31012 Family House

New York Toy Fair 2013: Lego Duplo

New Lego Duplo featuring in New York Toy Fair (source FBTB). This mean there are new duplo for Qi En. haha.. anyway, I love the little train set 10507 and it look a little like Thomas the Train.

10507 My First Trains Set

10512 Jake’s Treasure Hunt

10511 Skipper’s Flight School

10514 Jake’s Pirate Ship Bucky 

10513 Never Land Hideout
10559 A Fairy Tale 

10559 A Fairy Tale
10560 Peekaboo Jungle

10560 Peekaboo Jungle

New York Toy Fair 2013: LEGO City

What's new in Lego city. New York Toy Fair 2013 provide a preview of them. (source FBTB). Air plan is coming back again.

60012 4×4 & Diving Boat

60011 Surfer Rescue

60013 Coast Guard Helicopter

60014 Coast Guard Patrol

60019 Stunt Plane 

60020 Cargo Truck

60022 Cargo Terminal 

60021 Cargo Heliplane

60024 City Advent Calendar

60025 Grand Prix Truck

60023 LEGO City Starter Set

60027 Monster Truck Transporter

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

60026 Lego Town Square

This set 60026 is a new collection from Lego (news from brickset). It seem market some what like Town Plan. Anyway, this set consist of a pizza shop, a bike shop, a status, a crane , a bus and a street sweeper. I would see it as addition to the Town Plan.

Brickwar 2012: Ninja Theme

This time we have the Ninja theme brickwar. The following is the layout, pretty nice, isn't. We divided ourself into two and main mission is to attach the based. Took us 4 - 5 hours to take down the opposition head quarter.

Game play layout

My base (head quarter)

demo of attack

Even the boat have troops. Have to take over the boat or control these troop to gain advantage of the game play. 

Sunday, February 17, 2013

10240 – Red Five X-wing Starfighter™

News from Toys N brick
Ages 16+. 1,558 pieces.
Build the ultimate LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter!
US $199.99 CA $249.99 DE 199.99€ UK 169.99 £ DK 1699.00 DKK
Collect and create the most highly detailed LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter ever produced. This iconic starfighter is featured in many of the most exciting Star Wars battle scenes, including the decisive battle scene above planet Yavin™. Recreate the moment when Luke Skywalker’s X-wing delivered the proton torpedo that led to the destruction of the Imperial Death Star! With 1,558 pieces, this realistically detailed model features opening wings and cockpit, a special display stand, data sheet label and R2-D2.
• Includes R2-D2 atromech droid
• Features highly authentic detailing, and opening wings and cockpit
• Includes 1,558 pieces
• Measures over 10″ (26cm) high, 20″ (52cm) long and 18″ (46cm) wide
• Includes display stand and data sheet label!

Saturday, February 09, 2013

LEGO Lone Ranger theme set 79111 Constitution Train Chase

LEGO Lone Ranger theme set 79111 Constitution Train Chase (picture from Eurobricks). This set is release on Jun this year. 

Monday, February 04, 2013

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Friday, February 01, 2013

Lego wear

WE was shopping in united square and found this Lego wear. Found that the quality of the polo tee is very good, thus bought two for my baby.

Front view of the polo tee

Minifigure Logo

The polo tee tag. Bought a bigger size so that he can wear longer.

Back view of the polo tee

There is a Lego logo at the back of the tee.

Lego discovery centre gift

My friend went to Lego discover center in Germany and bring me this little gift. It is pretty unique piece of duplo.