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LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 7 Review: Viking Lady #8831

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The Collectible LEGO Minifigure line is a fantastic blend of genres and figures that really do span the history of LEGO. Years ago, LEGO seemed set on the idea of having boy lines, girl lines and a slightly more neutral line. This meant something like Vikings wouldn’t have any female figures or Castle might have only a single princess. But now, LEGO is remedying that. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Minifigure Series 4 Viking Review (8804)

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I think the reason I adore LEGO Vikings so much (besides the fact that I missed out on them the first time around) is simply that they’re perfect either in the world of LEGO Pirates or LEGO Castle! But I ended up breaking down and buying an entire army of Vikings before LEGO announced they’d be returning. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 16th, 2011 at 12:00 am

LEGO Vikings Review: Army of Vikings with Heavy Artillery Wagon 7020

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I only have a few instances of completely irrational brand loyalty ingrained in me: Crest toothpaste and Arthur flour. At a glance, it looks like I’m the same way with LEGO but that’s not the case. After being exposed to Mega Bloks two years in a row for Christmas and a birthday, I learned a lesson about knock offs and proceeded to spend years segregating my collection between LEGO and Mega Bloks.

I remember getting the Mega Bloks Viking ship and thinking “this is pretty cool,” but that may have been because it had glow in the dark bricks. But it quickly lost luster and I wondered why LEGO never tackled the ample world of Norse mythology. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 7th, 2011 at 12:00 am

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