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#521 Saber-Scorpion

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 07:04 PM

The only thing that might have my interest is the dragon man.

 

That pretty much sums it up. Though the mouse the Elephant Girl is holding looks pretty adorable. A few modifications and it could be great Boo for Minsc...

 

But yeah, what a lackluster series. :( The "guy in a suit" minifigs were probably the ones I most often avoided in the other series, and now there's a whole wave of them...


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Posted 05 February 2018 - 08:00 PM

So I might've made a small purchase this weekend at the Lego Store...

 

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:01 PM

Yeah I'm jealous, I've bee eyeing up one of them for a while but the price and the fact I'll have to get it shipped to me has kept my away. It looks like an awesome modal Congrates.


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#524 Saber-Scorpion

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 11:43 AM

Well, the last great American toy store is closing its doors:

 

https://www.msn.com/...ID=ansmsnnews11

 

With Toys-R-Us gone, there are really no toy stores left except the occasional local one struggling to stay afloat.

 

Then again, TRU was often a ripoff. I don't know if this was the case everywhere, but my local TRU always marked up their LEGO prices about 10% up from the MSRP. They would usually price-match, but why bother when I can just go across the street to Walmart or Target and get the same set for the regular price? Or often get it even cheaper online. Thus dies the toy store. :[

 

I can't help but feel a little sad, but of course I will be heading to the nearest TRU soon to raid its corpse for clearance discounts. :P


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Posted 15 March 2018 - 12:41 PM

Yeah, same here.

 

My TRU did mark up prices as well, yet I always went back after Christmas because they'd have the newer sets before any other toy store did. I've recently been buying minifig cases from them because no other store near me sells them.


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Posted 23 July 2019 - 10:35 AM

https://youtu.be/c0F9moefZW4

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CMF Series 19 has been leaked!

 

A non-licensed theme finally!

 

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New female faces!

A Vampiric Knight!

Monkey King!

New Blacktron Figure!

 

Also, in other news, I finally got my hands on:

 

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AND!!!

 

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 06:14 AM

https://www.brothers...in/#more-192215

 

Sooo... LEGO just acquired Bricklink.

 

 


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Posted 26 November 2019 - 07:55 AM

My initial reaction: that sucks. As much as I love LEGO, I just don't trust corporations to not ruin things. I bet Bricklink will start slowly going downhill now as LEGO screws around with it, places restrictions on it, and eventually renames it to "LEGO Marketplace" or something equally bland, sealing its fate. And by then all the fans will have migrated to BrickOwl or elsewhere.

 

But maybe I'm wrong. I'm a very pessimistic person. :P


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Posted 26 November 2019 - 08:02 AM

https://www.brothers...in/#more-192215

 

Sooo... LEGO just acquired Bricklink.

 

I was completely fine with this article until I read the part where Lego said they'd discontinue selling custom elements like Brickarms on the site.

 

Then I was like:

 

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 07:25 AM

https://www.youtube....h?v=F_MN0_p7rLY

 

A good CMF series again!

 

A new Viking!

A new Knight w/ a new TLG sword!

A Pirate Girl!

Friggin' nunchucks!

Drone guy!

And sooo much more goodness!


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Posted 23 February 2020 - 03:14 PM

>$5 each

 

 

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#532 Saber-Scorpion

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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:35 PM

Wow, they're bumping up the price? Huh. I guess I can't complain much when I charge $20 per 'fig. :lol:

 

At least it's not more lame superheroes or something. I definitely have to get a Viking or two. Probably the pirate girl and knight too. Not sure about the rest. Maybe the ones with hait/hair combos since I'm obsessed with those for some reason.


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Posted 29 April 2020 - 03:34 PM

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Spied this on Brother's Brick. Looks like another HP wave featuring Centaurs.

 

More pics of sets can be found here: https://www.brothers...-and-more-news/

 

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And more ethereal critters!


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Posted 29 April 2020 - 08:47 PM

TBH those centaurs don't even look as good as the BrickForge ones, to me. :\ But in this long drought of LEGO castle/fantasy stuff, I guess I'll take what I can get.

 

I hope they go back and make all the Patronus creatures as actual animals in other sets, with solid colors and stuff, instead of just using the molds for ghosts, lol.

 

Still, it's nice to see another 'fig of the best HP character, Luna Lovegood.


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Posted 12 May 2020 - 05:14 PM

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While this pic doesn't belong to me, I have gotten my hands on some of the new minifigs. The new knight's sword is actually quite detailed.

 

Figs I have:

- Viking

- Knight

- Break Dancer

- Diver

- Little Girl in PJs

- Pirate Lass


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Posted 16 May 2020 - 06:52 AM

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https://www.brickfan...-sets-revealed/

 

Well... that's interesting...


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