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Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:32 am

This contest sounds like a fun one! Thanks Edgar!
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A report from the London Toy Fair concerning new sets. Quoting or paraphrasing most of it because, for me at least, the site loads very slowly.
41103 Pop Star Recording Studio £12.99
41104 Pop Star Dressing Room (mirrored element)
41105 Pop Star Show Stage £34.99 (Revolving stage lights and backgrounds)
41106 Tour Bus £49.99
41107 Pop Star Limo £19.99
41101 Hotel £89.99 (two new characters, Nate and Susan hotel workers, juice bar
and grand piano)
41099 Heartlake Skate Park £17.99 (very orange)
41108 Grocery Store £34.99
and a Friends-style 6-stud wide jet with security gate £24.99

Now for the first big news, Scooby Doo theme is happening. Below is list of sets with details and prices. Rumours of new film, the minifigure include new hair molds on Shaggy, Velma and Daphne, poss Fred too. Classic 70s vibe, not minidolls. Box art involves gang being chased by monsters Different Scooby snack in each set. Two Scoobys, non-posable (paw up, paw down) Black Knight, Dracula, Ghost (glow in the dark), Headless Horseman (pumpkin on head which lifts off to reveal bad guy), Zombie, Mummy, Lighthouse Keeper.

75902 Mystery Machine £29.99 (won’t fit whole gang, back doors swing open, kitchen in back, likely new windscreen part as that wasn’t shown)
75904 Mystery Mansion £99.99 (have to buy this and the other set to get the whole gang)
75903 Haunted Lighthouse £39.99
75901 Plane Chase Escape £19.99
75900 Mummy Museum Mystery £11.99

Firstly there is a massive single standalone set: 60097 City Square £139.99, 14 minifigs (including a green Futuron guy and a Knight to go in the Lego Store), Coffee chain, LEGO store with Pick a Brick, truck, garage, tram and stop, hot dog cart (diff to free giveaway one) and a police station.

Deep Sea Explorers, yellow and Dark blue, Explorers taking you outside the city, linked to Space theme

60093 Deep Sea Helicopter £39.99 (twin rotor, includes submersible vessel (like Octopussy) that drops down from line)
60092 Submarine £24.99
60091 Underwater Starter Set £8.99 (remote rover with three minifigs)
60090 Deep Sea Scuba Scooter £4.99
60095 Deep Sea Exlploration Vessel £79.99 (huge solid hull so floats, new swordfish, wreck feature that can get destroyed, dark red octopus)

The space theme is back with 4 main sets as follows:

60080 Spaceport £69.99
60079 Training Jet Transporter £39.99
60078 Utility Shuttle £17.99
60077 Space Starter £8.99

Ultra Agents
70171 Ultrasonic Showdown £17.99 (guy with electric style mask on a flying glider)
70172 Anti Matter’s Portal Hideout £49.99 (big robotic shark (same mold that’s been used before) )
70173 Ocean HQ £79.99 (brick built hull, sides come down to reveal some boat and hidden compartments)

Jurassic World
Jurassic World set coming out in May. Very dark grey and blue.
75916 Dilophosaurus Ambush £29.99 (New mold for dino)
75920 Raptor Escape £39.99 (Two raptors)
75919 Ultra Dino Breakout £99.99 (comes with D-Rex and gyro pods. has mosquito in amber brick)
75915 Pteranodon Capture (almost the same as the pteranodon takedown tower set. Fires a net.)
75917 Raptor Rampage £49.99 (Only set with Chris Pratt character in, riding a motorbike. Two raptors.)
75918 T-Rex tracker £59.99

Super Heroes
Age of Ultron sets shown, same as leaked photos.

76036 Carnage vs Spider-Man (comes with Miles Morales)
7603? Sandman Ambush (Spider-Man, Iron Spider, Sandman and Rhino minifig fits in brick built Rhino)
Plus 1 x Ant Man set, £19.99 not shown

DC has two sets for Summer

76035 Jokerland £89.99 (Bigger and better than Joker’s Funhouse. Brick built joker face at the top, Vine tower ride thing, Wheel of ducks, Keaton-style Batmobile, Zip wire, Comes with Starfire, Beast Boy, Robin, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Penguin, Joker, Batman)
76034 Batboat Harbor Pursuit (Batman, Robin (new print) and Deathstroke)

Star Wars
No Force Awakens sets shown.

75094 Imperial Shuttle £79.99 (Smaller than UCS, but still with foldable wings, landing gear. More robust than UCS but doesn’t use gears to open/close wings. Camo version of Chewbacca.)
75093 Death Star Final Duel £69.99 (much bigger version than before, includes sliding door to enter the scene, springer action to jump minifig into the air. Emperor’s throne area very similar to the scene in the Death Star set, except more spread out. Two side builds, one is a tube to throw Vader (new printing) down.)
75091 Flash speeder £39.99 (green, chunky, two minifigs)
75106 Imperial Assault Carrier £99.99 (From Rebels. Holds 4 mini TIE Fighters (bigger than polybag size) Rear geared weapon thing and a carry handle.)
75092 Naboo Starfighter £54.99 (Fires missiles, R2-D2, Anakin, and a mechanic)

21121 Desert Outpost £59.99 (designed heavily in conjunction with the community)
21119 Dungeon £19.99
21120 Snow Hideout £39.99 (has a snowman in)
21122 Nether Fortress £69.99 (comes with zombie, lots of dark red, something called Blaze?)

Ninjago, very popular still. General theme is Ghosts. Lots of sets comes with ghost minions (look like Slimers). Lots of Glow in the dark elements. Airjitsu – rebranded spinners which fly. Feature minifigs in transparent capsules

70733 Cole’s Earth Bike
70737 Titan Mech Battle £39.99 (two huge fighting mechs)
70735 Ronin Rex £39.99
70736 Ghost Dragon (Chinese style dragon)
70738 Final Flight of Destiny’s Bounty £99.9 (holes cut in fabric wings to make it look ragged)

And finally Technic, there is a massive set for Christmas, Mercedes Benz Arocs dump truck £169.99. Return of pneumatic, geared base similar to crane mk 2 and a Uni-mogg crossed with the skip lorry.
Nothing on new exclusives (Simpson, UCS Helicarrier) nor were any CMF shown.
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Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:00 pm

I'm cautiously optimistic about this years sets. I really don't care at all about the Scooby Doo minifigs, but I am hoping that I might be able to use this theme to extend my Haunted Mansion into a Haunted Villiage. The Lighthouse seems cool. Also, I really wish that the JP theme had some build-a-dino sets instead of all the molded versions, but hey, still looks cool.

And don't mind me quietly weeping in the corner over the lack of LotR this year.
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Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:18 pm

Heading out on a cruise soon so I'll post my entry to the giveaway here now. Probably won't be able to vote at all but we will see. Here you go.

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Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:01 pm

I hope the mystery machine comes with Scooby & Shaggy. I just found out about these sets last night. So psyched, it's like my childhood conspired together against my adult bank account!
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Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:09 pm

so the figs for scooby are the normal ones? good news!
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Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:22 pm

mobius006 wrote:so the figs for scooby are the normal ones? good news!
Amen. Hoping for the sets to also not be too crazy colored. Definitely would love for them to fit with the Monster Fighters sets.
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scumbugg wrote:I'm cautiously optimistic about this years sets. I really don't care at all about the Scooby Doo minifigs, but I am hoping that I might be able to use this theme to extend my Haunted Mansion into a Haunted Villiage. The Lighthouse seems cool. Also, I really wish that the JP theme had some build-a-dino sets instead of all the molded versions, but hey, still looks cool.

And don't mind me quietly weeping in the corner over the lack of LotR this year.
I wish I had bought more LOTR sets when they were available :(

I never liked Scooby Doo so no draw there for me at all.
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Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:03 pm

If anyone has an iTunes gift card they'd like to swap for some lego, shoot me a PM :cheers:
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Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:25 am

Brickset report. Quoting some stuff not in the other report:
31037 Adventure Vehicles (£18) - a green and white SUV vehicle. I didn't notice what the alternative models were
31038 Changing Seasons (£40) - a small square-ish house, much the same size as the new beach hut, with a bit of garden with tree and BBQ. It comes with parts to change the season: different colour leaves for the tree, white slopes for the roof etc.
31039 Blue Power Jet (£50) - Dark blue and white, about the same size and similar design to the red/white one from a few years ago.

42040 Fire Plane (£45, 578 pieces) - A white with red seaplane, maybe 30cm wingspan whose single propeller turns as it's pushed along the ground. It comes with trans blue 2x2 round bricks that can be ejected onto a fire below.
42042 Crawler Crane (£110, 1401 pieces) - a very large and impressive motorised crane which, refreshingly, is blue and not yellow. The boom must have been 1m long.
42043 Mercedes Benz Arocs 3245 (£170, 2793 pieces) - A stunning vehicle featuring power functions and pneumatics. The cab is white, the tipper grey. It has a pneumatically controlled red arm with an opening scoop at the end. The arm has a new rack housing at the end of it that solves the problem of it being too thick when brick built. It comes with a large motor, 4 pneumatic cylinders, a blue pump cylinder and 4 valve controls. There are three types of cylinder which might all be new. On the box they are labelled as 2/11, 1/11 and 1/5. The 2/11 is, presumably, 11 units long and 2 wide, the 1/11 was 1 unit wide and, well, you can guess the other one. The Mercedes logo is printed on a 2x2 boat stud. The alternative model, a flatbed truck, looks as good as the main one. This was easily the 'best in show' as far as I'm concerned.

70791 Skull Warrior (£13)
70792 Skull Slicer (£13)
70793 Skull Basher (£13)
70794 Skull Scorpio (£13)
70795 Mask Maker vs. Skull Grinder (£25)
As you'd expect from the names they are all bad guys. They looked skeletal and 'dark'. Although they were each a different 'feature colour' there wasn't much of it used. They feature a lot of new panel pieces that are hard to describe but look like torn cloth or something like that. I suspect those on display were prototype parts because they looked to be spray painted a matt dark grey with speckles in it which might not be the final finish. All are the same size as the Toas.
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Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:11 pm

Anyone interested in trading Lego sets? I've got these 2 I picked up on clearance that I'd like to trade for other sealed Lego sets (my son's favorites are Star Wars, Lego Movie, and Lego City, but we're open to almost anything):
79010 The Hobbit: Goblin King Battle
70814 Lego Movie: Emmet's Construct-o-Mech

PM if you're interested. Thanks!

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Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:53 pm

I'm pretty excited about the SW imperial shuttle since I'm looking to expand my SW ship collection. Just picked up Vaders advanced tie, and now I need to get my hands on a 8097 Slave one set. At a reasonable price that is!
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Wed Jan 21, 2015 1:27 pm

Our non-Lego friends, my other half is godmother to their little girls, put this together for my 30th birthday! I would've made it slightly differently (OCD tendencies over here) but I'm blown away by the thought and effort that went into this - they even took to the pick-a-brick wall at our local Lego Store to make it!


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