BOOST Droid Commander – Boost Meets LEGO Star Wars

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with a LEGO Star Wars announcement completely out of left field – Boost Droid Commander.

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This $359.99 set includes three boost components – a color & distance sensor, interactive motor and Move Hub – as well as 1177 pieces. Those LEGO pieces are used to construct three Droid models. There is of course R2-D2, a Mouse Droid and a Gonk Droid.

You will be able to build all three models at the same time but you will only be able to use the Boost components in one model at a time. If you already have the boost set then you may be able to use this to have two droids.

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To accompany the set LEGO will be releasing a new dedicated LEGO Star Wars Boost app. The app will feature a range of missions you can program for your droid, as well as official sounds.

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Overall I think the models look really good and it’s interesting to see Boost added to a licensed theme for the first time. At $359.99 this isn’t cheap but if you’ve been on the fence about Boost you may find this more interesting than the standard Boost set.

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The set will be officially released on September 1st.

Check out the press release below for more details. A new site for the set should be live soon at https://www.lego.com/starwars-droidcommander

LEGO Star Wars Offers Now Live – Including The Tantive IV

Star Wars Day isn’t until tomorrow but the Australian online store is getting in early with a range of Star Wars offers.

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Free Battle of Hoth set

Spend over $199 on Star Wars and get this awesome looking promotional set.

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Free Star Wars Prints

VIPs who spend over $60 will also get this great LEGO Star Wars art print, with some great photos.

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Double VIP Points

You’ll also get double VIP points on all LEGO Star Wars purchases.

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Overall this is a great time to pick up the Tantive IV or any of the Star Wars sets over $199.

You can find the details of the offers here.

Celebrate Star Wars Day With The World’s Largest LEGO Unboxing

As we all know, this year marks the 20th Anniversary of LEGO Star Wars, and what better day to celebrate this special anniversary than Star Wars Day – May The 4th?

This year LEGO Australia will be hosting the world’s largest LEGO Star Wars unboxing event at Westfield Chatswood (Anderson Street, Chatswood NSW 2067). The event takes place on May 4th and May 5th.

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In an action-packed weekend, fans will help LEGO’s Certified Professional (and LEGO Masters Judge) Ryan McNaught unwrap and assemble a surprise, super-sized LEGO Star Wars model. Visitors will also get a once in a lifetime chance to meet LEGO Star Wars Creative Director Jens Kronvold Frederikson who’s flying down under from LEGO HQ in Billund, Denmark for the occasion.

There will be prizes for best-dressed attendees donning their favourite Star Wars costumes, along with workshops with Jens, Star Wars trivia and the opportunity to see the 501st Legion in the flesh.

WHAT: The World’s Largest LEGO Star Wars Unboxing
WHERE: Westfield Chatswood
WHEN: Saturday May 4th (9am-6pm) & Sunday May 5th (10am-6pm)
COST: FREE
AGES: ALL

You can find more information about the event here.

80103 Dragon Boat Race Now Available

There’s not really much more to say other than Be quick!

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The highly anticipated 80103 Dragon Boat race is now available on the Australian online store.

Get yours here for $79.99.

Thanks to Mark for the heads up.

On Sale: 20% Off At Myer’s eBay Store

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The Myer eBay store is offering a new coupon code that actually seems a little better than a regular Myer sale.

On offer is 20% off everything in their eBay range, which means there are no LEGO specific exclusions to deal with.

Hopefully we get another 20% off sale at the actual Myer store and this becomes a double stack.

To get the 20% off you’ll need the coupon code PROMOMYER at checkout.

View the Myer eBay LEGO listings here.

This offer ends May 8th 2019. Maximum discount of $500 per transaction, maximum of three transactions.

Official Details of The 2019 Harry Potter Sets

The 2018 return of LEGO Harry Potter was a huge success, so it’s no surprise that in 2019 we are getting a new wave.

LEGO have today sent out official details including Australian pricing. Here are all the sets that are going to destroy your bank balance. These sets are available from June 1st.

75945 Expecto Patronum!

$29.99 – 121 pieces

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  • Based on scenes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™
  • Includes Harry Potter, Sirius Black and 2x Dementor LEGO Minifigures
  • Includes all new Stag Patronus charm element and a tree-based shooting function for when Harry casts the Expecto Patronum spell!
  • Features Harry Potter™ summoning his stag Patronus for the first time to protect Sirius Black from the Dementors

LEGO Masters Starts Tonight

The Australian version of LEGO Masters kicks off tonight at 7pm on Nine and 9Now.

Will you be checking out the show? Got a favourite team?

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The show airs over three nights a week for three weeks.

On Sale: 20% Off At Myer

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I really need to get hold of the calendar that Myer is using, because it turns out that this weekend is a Super Weekend and I had no idea!

Myer are offering a pretty standard 20% off LEGO sale with a bunch of exclusions (Creator Expert, Ideas, Harry Potter and Wizarding World).

Still might be worth checking out.

This is a weekend sale so it will end Sunday night (11:59 PM AEST online).

You can find the Myer LEGO page here.

On Sale: 30% Off At Shopforme

It’s not often that you get a flat 30% off sale, but that seems to be what is on offer from specialist LEGO retailer Shopforme.

This sale is part of a birthday celebration so I assume that it’s not going to last long.

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Unfortunately a lot of the popular sets are gone but it’s still worth a look.

You can check out their range here.

Thanks to everybody who emailed me about this today.

Avengers Tower Promo Now Live

The details aren’t up on the promo page just yet but if you buy a large Marvel set ($129 or more total) you’ll notice that the highly anticipated Avengers Stark Tower promotional set is now being added to carts.

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These promos don’t last long locally, so I’d say get in quick.

You can find the Marvel range here.