Hi all, busy week this week so posting was light. Missed OGT, which always sucks for me because I love playing these old games. :D Here’s my one post of the week: Freaking AMAZING Lord of the Rings LEGO – Just what it says. SWEET. Other links: A teacher at my son’s school won school… Continue reading Friday Finds – Spielberg, Lesley Crusher and NaNoWriMo
Via GeekTyrant (and they saw it at Brothers Brick), a 22,000 brick, 7ft tall, 145lb LotR ‘Battle of Isengard’ set. The builders, called OneLug, really outdid themselves, including everything from the partially burned Ent, an amazing effect of the dam bursting with the blue and clear stud pieces, Wormtongue hiding behind Saruman…really, reall cool. Click… Continue reading Freaking AMAZING Lord of the Rings LEGO
Happy Friday all! It’s a busy day today, so I’ll get right down to it: Old Game Tuesday – Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri – What a fantastic game. Where Comic Books Make Us Uncomfortable – Me pondering sex appeal in comics. Ender’s Game – Might it FINALLY Happen? – We might ACTUALLY get the Ender’s… Continue reading Friday Finds – Solar Sails and LEGO
Ways I know I still haven’t grown up: Video games are still fun. Most of my favorite movies are animated. Almost all of my t-shirts are either video game or sports team related. I cheer when watching a sporting event…even if I’m at home alone. LEGO stuff is awesome (this will never change). The best… Continue reading Growing Older (But Not Up)
This is just a fraction of the 35 Vipers and other BSG-themed Lego creations shown off at ‘BrickCon‘ last year. Gizmodo has an in-depth gallery in their post on the matter, and now I want one of these. I wonder if any of these guys has a parts list or build out there…
My son’s birthday party was this weekend, and he got a supercool LEGO toy from my parents: It’s a Fireboat that you can actually put in water, complete with a motor! It’s a far cry from the LEGO toys of my youth. He was very good putting it together, too, and he’s so proud of… Continue reading LEGO Fireboat
Tim Goddard is a LEGO ninja. He’s built tiny LEGO models of all sorts of Star Wars vehicles and sets which look seriously sweet. The way he’s able to take the smallest LEGO bits and make them recognizable as X-Wings or TIE Fighters is super-cool.