LEGO Online Force Friday Offer

The Australian online store has been updated with the Force Awakens sets and there is a special offer to celebrate Force Friday – we think.

If you head over to the store page you’ll see a banner for a Free Admiral Yularen minifigure.

Free Admiral Yularen

If you click on that banner there are no details about the actual promotion.

We did some testing and the minifigure appeared in our cart once the order reached $100 of LEGO Star Wars products.

Here are the details of the offer from the UK, which indicate that this offer is most likey today/tomorrow only.

LEGO Star Wars™ Admiral Yularen™ (5002947) offer is valid for orders online at LEGO.com/shop, in LEGO Stores and LEGO® Catalogue telephone orders from 4th Sepember to 5th September 2015, or while stocks last. Qualifying purchase must be equal to or greater than 50EUR/50GBP/100CHF in Star Wars™ merchandise only. One LEGO Star Wars™ Admiral Yularen™ (5002947) per household. Cannot be applied to previous purchases.

Admiral Yularen Packet

Via http://shop.lego.com/en-AU/SW-Admiral-Yularen-Excl-MF-5002947

Big W Force Awakens Set Unboxings

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Big W have produced a short video unboxing of two of the Force Awakens sets - 75102 Poe’s X-Wing Fighter and 75101 First Order Special Forces TIE.

The video also includes a look at a Star Wars monopoly game – the good stuff kicks off at 1:25 in the video (hopefully we’ve embedded the video correctly and it will start at that point).

For sets that most people haven’t seen before it gives you a quick look at the scale of the finished products.

LEGO Star Wars Force Awakens Set Buying Guide

So today is Force Friday and for those of you who didn’t make it out to a midnight launch, we have an overview of everything you need to know about getting your hands on the Force Awakens sets. This article will be updated as we get more information.

75099 Rey’s Speeder – RRP $39.99

75099 Rey’s Speeder

  • LEGO Online – Link currently inactive. Link
  • Target – Introductory price of $35 online (reports that this price is currently being offered in-store too. Regular price $35 Link
  • Kmart – Regular price of $39. Link
  • Toys R Us – Online pre-order at RRP, with 50% off second item offer. Link
  • Big W – $35. Link
  • Outer Rim Trading Co – Available at RRP. Link
  • Shopforme – Special price of $31.99. Link

Force Friday Details: Target

Force Friday is fast approaching and it appears that there are just two retailers getting in on the midnight launch action. We’ve already seen the Toys R Us details but here is what Target are doing for the occasion.

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Here are all the details:

Midnight Openings
Victoria: Doncaster, Melbourne CBD, Highpoint
New South Wales: Penrith, Parramatta
South Australia: Elizabeth

Star Wars Gift Bag
Receive a free Star Wars gift bag at Midnight store locations with any Star Wars purchase on Friday 4 September. While stocks last

Face Painting
The midnight stores will all be offering free face painting.

Don’t forget – even though the event is called Force Friday you’ll need to be at the stores on Thursday night.

Update

As spotted by Steve in the comments, it appears the Melbourne CBD store is ready to go for tonight!

Force Awakens Melbourne CBD

You won’t be able to actually purchase the sets until it hits midnight but for those worried about there not being any LEGO – There will be LEGO.

We also got a response from Target PR confirming that stores will have stock and the Force Awakens sets will be available online from Midnight.

Via http://www.target.com.au/b/starwars

Up To 50% Off Selected Ultra Agents Sets At Target Online

Based on the email that we just received it looks like Target are clearing out their stock of Ultra Agents sets. Click here to check out the range.

This is marked as a clearance so it’s likely to be a case of the sets being on sale until they are gone. It is only available online but you can use the Click & Collect option.

Target Online Ultra Agents Clearance

Check out the full list of sets included below.

WALL•E Purchase Limit – Good or Bad?

Today 21303 WALL•E became officially available on the online LEGO store. It’s a highly anticipated set and we suspect that lots of LEGO fans rushed to the site to pick one up. However those looking to pick up more than one got a bit of a surprise – LEGO has placed a limit of one per customer on this particular set.

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Reaction seems to be mixed to this, so we thought we’d look into both sides and then see what you think in the comments.

New Sets Now Available Online

Today is not only the first day of spring, it’s also the day when a bunch of new LEGO sets are released online. There is no new offer at this stage but that may be due to the existing offer running until September 20th.

Here’s a list of the new items on the store.

21303 WALL•E – $69.99

21303 Wall E

70751 Temple of Airjitzu – $299.99 (Now available for non-VIPs)

70751 Airjitzu Temple

21024 Louvre – $89.99

21024 Louvre

60099 City Advent Calendar – $49.99

60099 City Advent

41102 Friends Advent Calendar – $49.99

41102 Friends Advent

40122 Trick or Treat – $14.99

40122 Trick or Treat

71010 Series 14 Minifigures: Monsters – $4.99

71010 Series 14

Greater West Brickfest This Saturday

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Some news for our readers in the Blue Mountains, or those in Sydney looking for a day out. The Greater West Brickfest is taking place this Saturday at the Springwood Baptist Church Hall. The show runs from 10am to 4pm

Tickets are just $5 each or $10 per family, with all door proceeds going to Destiny Rescue.

There will also be a free build area for those who are inspired to create something.

LEGO sets, mini builds, minifigs, name badges and more will be available for sale on the day.

You can learn more about the event via Facebook or the event page below.

On Sale: Buy 1, Get 1 Half Price At Toys R Us

September is usually a better month for sales and it looks like Toys R Us are keen on proving that to be true.

From Wednesday September 2nd 2015 until Tuesday September 15th Toys R Us are offering Buy 1, Get One Half Price on selected LEGO themes. That works out to be a decent 25% off if you are buying two identically priced items. You can also mix and match across themes.

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We know that selected theme sales don’t please everybody but hopefully the inclusion of Star Wars will be welcome news. You read that right – when the Force Awakens set launch at Toys R Us they will instantly be on sale.

Here are the included themes;

  • City
  • Star Wars
  • Ninjago
  • Friends
  • Elves
  • Duplo

You can check out the catalogue here.

Star Wars Episode I LEGO Poster Now Available

If you have been collecting the LEGO Star Wars posters from the online store then you will be pleased to know that the Phantom Menace poster is now available.

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The poster will be automatically added to your cart with any LEGO Star Wars purchase.

You’ll need to get in quick – the offer ends on Saturday September 5th.

Via http://shop.lego.com/en-AU/LEGO-Star-Wars-free-posters