August 2016 BrickRSS Charts

Out of the 1,075 posts published during August 2016, here are the top 20 most clicked on LEGO® AFOL blog posts. The charts remain live so as more readers discover older blog posts on BrickRSS, the charts are re-ordered to reflect that.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Toys R Us Captain America Instructions

Posted by The Brick Fan on Sunday 28th August 2016 at 3:53am

Earlier today, there was a LEGO Marvel Super Heroes building event at Toys R Us stores around the US. The model for this event was a 72-piece Captain America mosaic. My friend Charlie has sent over a scan of the ... The post LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Toys ...

LEGO Musicians Minifigure Collection 55004421 ToysRUs Bricktober 2016

Posted by Toys n Bricks on Tuesday 30th August 2016 at 5:57am

A new LEGO Musicians Minifigure Collection has been listed over at the Toys R Us Germany website. This is an exclusive set to Toys R Us. Google translate descriptions from German provides the following product description. These appear to be the ...

Meet The Worst Heroes Ever. A Custom Lego Suicide Squad

Posted by LEGOGenre on Friday 5th August 2016 at 8:57pm

The next big comic book movie is out now. This one seems to be very decisive. But, one thing is for sure. Suicide Squad has a very dedicated fan base, creating lots of amazing things in support for the film. The post Meet The Worst Heroes Ever. A Custom L...

Toys R Us Exclusive LEGO Musicians Minifigure (55004421) Collection Shows Up Online

Posted by The Brick Fan on Monday 29th August 2016 at 3:58pm

Remember when Toys R Us did exclusive LEGO Minifigure Collections for Bricktober before they changed to the Mini Modular sets the last few years? It looks like they might be making a comeback as Brickset has found that a new ... The post Toys R Us Exclusi...

August 2016 LEGO Store & Shop Promotions & Sales

Posted by Toys n Bricks on Monday 1st August 2016 at 7:43pm

Welcome to the month of August! New LEGO sets including 10252 Volkswagen Beetle and more are now available at LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | Europe/UK). See What’s New: US | Canada | UK Fro...

Lego Custom Limited Edition Rainbow Batman looks spectacular

Posted by Minifig Price Guide on Friday 5th August 2016 at 10:24pm

I saw this last night over on a Taiwanese Facebook group called Taiwan Lego Club.  You can join the group here.   Additionally, here is the post.  I contacted the poster to see if he knew the origin, but he did not.  He did know in fac...

Lego 40203 2016 Halloween Vampire Seasonal Set found for sale

Posted by Minifig Price Guide on Saturday 20th August 2016 at 1:23pm

This post and site may contain Affiliate links.I just found this over on Ebay and it appears that someone (or I should say 2 someones) got their hands on some copies of this set a little early.  Let me know what you think.  We saw the first imag...

LEGO Minecraft Skin Packs coming!

Posted by The Brick Blogger on Friday 5th August 2016 at 2:00pm

A few days ago it was announced at the official LEGO Minecraft Facebook page that LEGO will be releasing two LEGO Minecraft Skin Packs in September. Below are the details. 🙂 The #853609 LEGO Minecraft Skin Pack and the #854610 LEGO Minecraft Skin ...

2016 LEGO Nexo Knights summer sets reviews

Posted by The Brick Blogger on Tuesday 23rd August 2016 at 2:00pm

A whole wave of LEGO Nexo Knights sets were released at the beginning of the month, including some very impressive sets, so it’s definitely worth taking a closer look. LEGO Nexo Knights is a mash-up of LEGO Castle and LEGO Space, and is characterize...

Magic Angle Sculptures with LEGO

Posted by The Brick Blogger on Tuesday 30th August 2016 at 2:00pm

Using LEGO as a medium of art is not a new phenomenon, and we have talked about a number of talented LEGO artists in the past (see links at the end of this post). However, while most artists use LEGO’s shapes, colors, or versatility as a building an...

LEGO Seasonal Vampire (40203) Official Images

Posted by The Brick Fan on Sunday 21st August 2016 at 4:59pm

Next week, LEGO will be releasing some new sets and one of them is the LEGO Seasonal Vampire (40203). The Halloween seasonal set has 150 pieces and will retail for $9.99 like with the previous Seasonal sets and it features ... The post LEGO Seasonal Vampi...

Baseplates for LEGO in a rainbow of colors

Posted by The Brick Blogger on Friday 19th August 2016 at 2:00pm

LEGO baseplates are always in high demand. They provide a solid support for LEGO creations, so they can be easily displayed and even carried around. Baseplates can also make a great building surface for play. Unfortunately LEGO’s own baseplates are ...

More Pixar Sea Life

Posted by BrickNerd on Tuesday 23rd August 2016 at 3:44pm

Builder radiohearhoy continues to delight with characters from Pixar's Finding Dory. The latest additions to this outstanding collection is Nemo and Bailey, and just like all the others, they're wonderful. And just like the last time I posted about this c...

Instructions for Technic B models are now available

Posted by Brickset on Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 1:27pm

LEGO has just uploaded PDFs for the B models of the summer Technic sets: Mobile aggregate sorter from 42055 Bucket Wheel Excavator Silage plough from 42054 Claas tractor's logging arm Volvo L30G from 42053 Volvo EW160E I've posted pictures of them afte...

LEGO Star Wars Rogue One Sets mit Bildern bei Amazon gelistet

Posted by Promobricks on Thursday 11th August 2016 at 9:40pm

Amazon hat es schon wieder gemacht und vor der offiziellen Bekanntgabe der LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Sets im Rahmen des Force Friday Events am 30. September 2016 jede Menge Informationen zu den kommenden Sets verraten, die finalen Produktbilder einges...

Weltrekord: DFDS-Reederei baut größtes LEGO Schiff der Welt

Posted by Promobricks on Thursday 18th August 2016 at 8:49am

Rund 7.000 Mitarbeiter der dänischen Reederei DFDS haben zum 150. Jubiläum ihres Unternehmens das größte LEGO® Schiff der Welt gebaut und werden dafür nun mit einem Eintrag in das Guinness-Buch der Rekorde belohnt. Medienberi...

Decisions, decisions

Posted by Stepping Sideways With Bricks on Tuesday 23rd August 2016 at 10:17pm

One of the problems with doing a daily photo project is that even when you are really not happy with the results of your quick, post-work photo, you have to pick something to go with. Taking 20 minutes out of the day to snap a quick photo can be difficult...

LEGO Pop-Up Book Pre-Order on Amazon

Posted by The Brick Fan on Saturday 6th August 2016 at 3:11am

If you didn’t know, Scholastic will be releasing a new, first-ever LEGO Pop-Up book by Matthew Reinhart which takes you through the LEGO Universe in a fun and interesting way. With the help of LEGO designers such as Matthew Ashton, ... The post LEGO...

Toys R Us

Posted by BrickNerd on Wednesday 17th August 2016 at 2:26pm

Although I have a real problem with Toys R Us and their price gouging ways, I seriously dig this TRU Modular by builder wenyehng. The theming, color scheme and style fits TRU's identity perfectly, and the addition of the characters, toys and of course Geo...

Interview with Andrew Woodman, senior design manager, Technic

Posted by Brickset on Sunday 7th August 2016 at 4:00pm

As you may recall I was privileged to attend the inaugural Fan Media Days in Billund at the beginning of June. Part of the event was the opportunity to interview various people in LEGO, including Andrew Woodman, the senior design manager for Technic. The...

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