Alatariel Elensar, the mind behind the LEGO Ideas 21110 Research Institute set has received the first copy of the set and has reviewed it on her blog. The set is very similar in design to the original LEGO Ideas project and features scientists in three different fields, paleontology, astronomy and chemistry, engaged in research. No word yet on piece count or price point. The set will likely be available this August.
User dragonass31 of Pockyland has built an excellent pair of Mobile Suit’s from the Original Video Animation series, Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team. The pair of non-minifigure scale Mobile Suits capture the feel of the mecha seen in the Universal Century series very well. While LEGO has yet to support a Gundam set, Mega Bloks did produce a small line of Mobile Suits (which are unfortunately no longer available) a few years ago.
Th 2014 San Diego Comic Con will feature a yearbook full of Kreons, the class of 1984 , to be on sale as a convention exclusive. Featuring 30 different Transformers, the set will include figures of Rumble, Frenzy, Gears, Sunstreaker that have not yet been seen in Kreon form. An assortment of accessories are also included to complement the Kreons. Expect the set to be priced at $59.99.
If the upcoming Mini Cooper set was not small enough for you, there is always the even smaller version, the LEGO Creator Mini Cooper MK VII polybag. Based on the larger 10242 LEGO Creator Mini Cooper MK VII set, the polybag will likely also be available in August as a promotional release.
via The Brick Fan
Using more than 100,000 pieces, LEGO Certified Professional Duncan Titmarsh has built a LEGO bus stop on London’s famed regent street. The LEGO bus stop has been built outside the world largest toy store, Hamleys, and was created to mark the Regent Street Bus Cavalcade.
The LEGO bus stop is set to be on display until July 15th.