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21320 Dinosaur Fossils Now Available

Halloween may have been yesterday but there are still skeletons to get excited about today – Dinosaur skeletons!

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The latest LEGO ideas set 21320 Dinosaur Fossils is now available online and in-store at LEGO stores around the country.

These three dinosaurs can be yours for $99.99.

You can find it online here [affiliate link].

LEGO Announces 21320 Dinosaur Fossils

There are times when a LEGO Ideas project passes review and then I completely forget about it. That is what happened with the dinosaur fossil project that passed review back in May this year. Today, LEGO has officially announced the final version.

Introducing 21320 Dinosaur Fossils

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The set looks quite a bit different to the original project but I absolutely love the direction they have taken it. The three builds all look fantastic – particularly that T-Rex. This is a brilliant display piece that could easily exist outside a LEGO room. I reckon that I could even get away with having it on my desk at work.

The set features 910 pieces and will cost $99.99 here in Australia. You’ll be able to get yours from November 1st at LEGO.com

Read on for additional photos and the full product description.

Three New LEGO Ideas Sets Confirmed

The LEGO Ideas team have just used a Facebook Live stream to announce the latest review results, and it’s a huge one.

Three sets have passed review and will officially be made in to LEGO products.

Held over from the last review but now approved is

Playable LEGO Piano

The complexity of this model means that LEGO needed more time to finalise the approval. It sounds like it’s going to be an interesting build.
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Pirate Bay

Great news for pirates fan. This impressive model should make for an epic set.
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123 Sesame Street

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Celebrating 50 years of Sesame Street this model should hopefully be pretty big and detailed when it eventually hits stores. As somebody who watches his fair share of Sesame Street I am excited for this one.

The Anato-mini model has been held over for the next review.

LEGO Announces 21319 Central Perk

Remember when LEGO approved an Ideas set based on the 90s sitcom Friends? That’s right – it wasn’t a weird dream that you had. Now the set is official and here are all the details.

Introducing 21319 Central Perk

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This 1070 piece set features 7 great looking minifigures - Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and even Gunther.

The main build features the iconic main seating area including a sofa, armchair, 2 chairs and a table; service area with a brick-built coffee machine, service counter, cash register, cookie jar with 2 cookie elements, menu board element and other authentic items; a stage for musical performances with a sofa; extra seats and tables; 3 pillar elements in a new-for-September-2019 green color; umbrella stand with 2 umbrella elements; window with ‘CENTRAL PERK’ logo decoration; entrance doors; and 2 brick-built TV studio light rigs with translucent light-style elements.

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While this set isn’t necesserily one I’ll be picking up myself, I can appreciate that the designers have done a great job here.

The best part is the Australian price – just $89.99. Which is great considering the US RRP is $59.99. You’ll be able to grab yours on September 1st.

Read on for more pictures and the official set description.

Official Details of 21318 LEGO Ideas: Treehouse

I know this one leaked a little early, then went on sale at SDCC but here we have the official details – including the all important Australian price and release date.

Introducing 21318 LEGO Ideas: Treehouse

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Update: It’s available now!

This absolutely stunning set doesn’t just look great, it features an epic collection of botanical elements. You can build the set in either summer or autumn colours thanks to the inclusion of yellow and orange foliage. All of the included plant elements are made using the new sustainable plastic.

While the plant elements are cool the rest of the set is packed with stunning details. The Treehouse features three small but fully decked out rooms.

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This set will be available to VIPs on July 24th and everybody else August 1st. Australian RRP is $279.99.

If you still aren’t sold – here’s a random Danish man enjoying the set…

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Read on for the official press release and additional images.

Latest LEGO Ideas Review Results – One New Set Coming

LEGO have revealed the outcome of the third 2018 LEGO Ideas review. The line-up for this review period included a total of 5 sets; Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons, Chemical Plant, Food Stand Diners, Playable LEGO Piano and Queen Victoria Cruise Ship.

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Of those 5 one has been given the definite go-ahead, while another is pending further review.

LEGO Announces 21317 Steamboat Willie

It feels like just yesterday that LEGO confirmed that Steamboat Willie had passed review, so I got a bit of a shock when I got the press release for this.

Introducing 21317 Steamboat Willie

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This black and white set features a fairly faithful recreation of Mickey’s first official appearance in the 1928 cartoon Steamboat Willie.

The set includes iconic elements of the short, including the paddle wheel, whistles, crane, bird and potato bin.

I think the designers have done a brilliant job of adapting the original ideas submission. They even managed to integrate a play feature – rolling the set on a flat surface will make the paddle wheel turn and the steam pipes go up and down.

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There are also some great printed elements including a Turkey in the straw tile, 1928 tile and S.S. Willie tile.

The set features 751 pieces and includes two minifigures – Mickey and Minnie. Unfortunately the real captain of the S.S. Willie isn’t included. While you can’t really tell from the pictures both Mickey and Minnie feature chrome detailing.

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If you are a Disney collector then you may like the included display plaque for the minifigures.

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What may turn a few people away is the Australian RRP of $129.99. The set is officially released April 1st.

Check out the additional pictures and official press release below.

The Latest LEGO Ideas Review Results – Two Sets Pass

While we are still discussing our thoughts on The Flintstones Ideas set, LEGO has been hard at work on the next review.

In a bit of a surprise two sets have made it through the review and will become official LEGO sets at some point in the future.

Here’s a quick recap of the projects that were in the review…

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Here are the results…

21316 The Flintstones Officially Announced

This September will be 59 years since the first episode of The Flintstones premiered. That may make it sound like an odd choice for a LEGO set, but for a lot of people The Flintstones remains a huge part of pop culture.

Today, LEGO have officially revealed the details of 21316 The Flintstones, the latest LEGO Ideas set.

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The set features 748 pieces and will cost $99.99 here in Australia. VIP release is Wednesday February 20th and regular release should be March 1st.

I think the designers have done a great job with the car and house but this set doesn’t grab me personally. Let me know in the comments what you think of it.

Check out the full gallery of images below as well as the official press release.

Two Sets Pass The Latest LEGO Ideas Review

The LEGO Ideas team have just revealed that two new sets will be hitting shelves in the future after passing the latest review.

Here are the two successful projects…

Treehouse

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I really didn’t expect this project to pass the review stage based on the size of it. The image above is the original submission so obviously there will be some changes for the final design.

Flintstones

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One of the most iconic television series of all time is now getting the LEGO Ideas treatment. I can’t wait to see what the final version of this set looks like. Hopefully lots of printed elements for the detailing.

Note: Images are the original Ideas submissions, not the final set designs.

There were of course 10 projects in the review, so 8 didn’t make the cut. You can see all 10 below.