The LEGO Group Unveils New Droid Developer Kit Posted by Richard on May 4, 2019 at 11:20 PM CST:
Happy May The 4th! According to Gizmodo, The LEGO® Group has unveiled another variant of their boost robots system to celebrate. The kit comes with parts to build three droids, each of which can be modified to fit the boost motor base and programmed with a compatible tablet or phone. Forum link.
Minecraft Update 1.4 Out Now Posted by Richard on April 23, 2019 at 04:49 PM CST:
Minecraft, the building game which I'd argue is a better LEGO game than most actual LEGO videogames, just received a major update. While the default appearance of blocks have received an overhaul, the update mostly enhances villagers and how the players can interact with them. Forum link.
LEGO Resort Coupons On AMC Theater Drink Cups Posted by Richard on April 14, 2019 at 10:30 PM CST:
If your planning to see a movie at AMC theaters, check your drinks before you throw them away. They may have a coupon for an impressive 40% discount on LEGOLAND Resorts or discovery centers. What makes this particularly impressive is the coupon is good for up to four people, and wont expire until the last day of this year.
Free Chicken Skater Pod With $35.00 Purchase Posted by Richard on April 14, 2019 at 10:11 PM CST:
Listed as a weekly special and running until April 22nd, a $35.00 USD purchase from LEGO Stores will get you a Chicken Skater Pod. The pod contains an exclusive version of the chicken suit minifigure, a bunny, and a ramp. Both the bunny and minifigure come with a set of skates. Forum link.
The LEGO Group Announces New Tantive IV Set Posted by Richard on April 13, 2019 at 10:29 PM CST:
The LEGO Group has announced a new version of the Alderaan Cruiser, "Tantive 4". The refreshed design takes advantage of a number of newer parts, and looks like a huge step up from previous versions. I have a hard time thinking it's worth the $199 MSRP, but I've never been a huge star wars fan. It will be releasing March 4th, although VIP members will be able to order theirs a day early. Forum link.
Retro News: April 1-10 2008 Posted by Richard on April 4, 2019 at 09:59 PM CST:
Cartoon Network releases a video mixer including BIONICLE clips.
LEGO Spike Prime STEM Kit Posted by Richard on April 3, 2019 at 06:25 PM CST: As reported by Engadget, The LEGO® Company has unveiled another STEM building system, designed to be more approachable to children working with it's coding. This new kit is somewhat reminiscent of past Mindstorms systems, although it is not intended to be a consumer level product. I think this is the third or fourth coding STEM system they've developed in recent years. I wonder how it will develop alongside the consumer level Mindstorms systems? Forum link.