Basically saying the word “Ewok” is enough to enrage some folks. But announcing that LEGO’s newest giant Star Wars set is going to be the Ewok Village? There are some incredibly grumpy nerds writing a manifesto about the fantastic waste of the franchise it is to release a giant LEGO set like this and base it on the ewoks, who, don’t you know, single handedly destroyed Star Wars. So, yeah, I’d expect a bit of a push back on this one.
That being said, it’s hot stuff. The Ewok Village hanging in the trees, Han and Luke being getting cooked, the giant treehouse, rope bridges. It’s delightful. And then I’ll be able to set it next to my LEGO Hogwarts, and Harry will be able to go to war against ewoks. Who doesn’t want to see that?
Hasbro just announced this little package of toys for their San Diego Comic Con exclusives: a bunch of Star Angry Birds toys in classic packaging from original Star Wars line. Hey all you Star Wars fans, this what you want? You want this? You better go get this. Right? RIGHT?!?!?!?!
Not that this isn’t good, it is totally good. But seems like there are a lot of other things they could’ve done, Lego or otherwise, than the opening scene from Casino Royale. I’m not going to ask. I’ll just wait for the rest of it to be made.
Probably a solid use of over 3 years of my salary. Actually using a Shakespeare head to get to this basement is amazing. And hey, the wife is totally supportive. What’s more, there is a wife. And kids! At least the cave is mostly a movie theater. Now the whole family can use this monstrosity. Hurray!
Why should Star Wars get all the wildly overpriced LEGO sets? LEGO Lord of the Rings wants to get in on that action as well. So that’s what they’re gonna do with this LEGO version of Sauraman’s Tower at Isengard, which apparently isn’t called Isengard? I’ve spent the last decade under the impression that this place was called Isengard, and now you’re telling me that’s not true? “Oh, no, Isengard is just the name for the general area. The tower itself is called Orthanc.” Well, glad we got that cleared up. Point is you’ll be able to build Orthanc or Isengard or “That One Saruman Tower” or whatever you want to call it. And all for the low low price of two hundred effing dollars. Hooray!
This video is interesting for 3 reasons. 1) They were able to get 10,000 iPhone 5s. 2) They timed all of them to make this weird giant video that is not conceivably possible. 3) You can’t tell it’s fake right away. I guess I should have known when it became an ad for an animation studio, but on the second viewing I saw the textures looked off, and then they lacked shadows later on. Well, hopefully this gets this them some internet fame. Looks pretty good. Also, they have more fake videos to the right. Man, so many clues.
Like LEGO Back to the Future and LEGO Shaun of the Dead before it, this LEGO Adventure Time set has been submitted to LEGO Cuusoo, where you can vote to try to get it made. Well, less a vote and more a statement that you would like to purchase it if it were made real. But obviously the answer is yes. Yes, you would like to purchase it.
Obviously it’s not the only step. Even if it gets enough support, they’d still have to determine that it’s a good fit for LEGO, then negotiate the rights or whatever with Cartoon Network. But unlike Shaun of the Dead it should have a decent chance of being made. It targets the correct group for LEGO sets, and Cartoon Network certainly doesn’t mind selling some toys. They’ve cancelled more than one good show specifically because it wasn’t selling toys. So that shouldn’t be an issue. So go support it. Let’s make it a reality.
Not bad as in bad, bad as in good. I feel if you are on this site you get The Wizard reference. I really want the oven mitt so that I can steer my stove across the desert. That’s the same Wizard reference and ridiculous misuse of the Power Glove. I looked on eBay and an actual Power Glove is more expensive than I was expecting, so I can settle for this $15 oven mitt.
Wasn’t I just complaining about too much Star Trek? Maybe. Shut up. This is LEGO, it’s different. From the same guy that made the Man of Steel LEGO trailer, this is the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer. Which is… that. Not a lot else to say, he recreated a trailer in LEGO. It’s cute, watch it.