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LEGO Ideas Playable LEGO Piano Achieves 10,000 Supporters

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The Playable LEGO Piano by SleepyCow is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The 2,798 piece build features a concert grand piano and has actual working keys with attention to realistic features. It even allows Power Functions to enable a self playing mechanic.

The project now joins the Dinosaurs Fossils Skeletons – Natural History Collection, Chemical Plant, Food Stand Diners, and Queen Victoria Cruise Ship as the projects to reach the Third 2018 Review Stage.

LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704) Promotion Live on [email protected]

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LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704)

LEGO has launched a new surprise promotion on [email protected] for a LEGO Star Wars Box (5005704). You can get it for free with purchases of $75 or more in LEGO Star Wars items and the promotion will run from now until December 19. The box contains various minifigure polybags from previous promotions including some May the 4th ones. The minifigures listed include:

Hoth Han Solo (5001621)
Stormtrooper Sergeant (5002938)
Admiral Yularen (5002947)
Scarif Stormtrooper (40176)
DJ (40298)

In addition, you will be entered to win an exclusive Platinum R2-D2, Sterling Silver R2-D2, or Signed & Graded TC-14. This part of the promo is only valid in the 50 United States and District of Columbia, and the 10 provinces of Canada, excluding Quebec.

The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Piece Offering (30340) Polybag Found at Target

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The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet's Piece Offering (30340)

So far, I’ve already on two The LEGO Movie 2 polybags with the Mini Master-Building MetalBeard (30528) and Star-Stuck Emmet (30620) but it looks like there’s another one to look out far. One of our readers on our Facebook Page, Cory, has found Emmet’s Piece Offering (30640) at their local Target store. The polybag consists of 44 pieces and I assume it retails for $3.99 like all other polybags there. It looks to be found near the LEGO section as seen from the background of the image but they could also be put out on the endcaps or at the checkout lanes. Unfortunately, I do not have the DPCI to do a store search but I’ll get you that info when I have it. I’ll head out to my stores tomorrow to see if I can find any of them for a quick review.

The LEGO Movie 2 Star-Stuck Emmet (30620) Polybag

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The LEGO Movie 2 Star-Stuck Emmet (30620)

As we get closer to the release of The LEGO Movie 2 sets, more products have been showing up online including some new polybags. One of which is the Mini Master-Building MetalBeard (30528) polybag that is already showing up at Walmart. There’s another polybag that has shown up called Star-Stuck Emmet (30620). The details on it has been sparce it depicts Emmet saving a star between a door. I’ll report on its availability when I get the info.


The LEGO Movie 2 Star-Stuck Emmet (30620)

LEGO Star Wars Days Cancelled at LEGOLAND

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Star Wars Days

One of the more popular events that is held during the spring time at LEGOLAND California and around the world is LEGO Star Wars Days. Fans from all over come to see some new cool LEGO Star Wars builds including some from local LUGs. In recent days, there were rumors that next year’s event would be cancelled and it looks like that has been confirmed. Rebelscum has gotten in touch with with Lucasfilm and they have said that this past year would be the last to do the event. Also someone at Disney stated,

The motivation was to refocus expenditure and limit Star Wars exposure to reset the franchise and allow fans to heal.

I’ve also heard another reason for Star Wars Days being cancelled is to shift focus to The LEGO Movie 2. There’s still a chance that LEGO Star Wars Days could return down the line but in the future, it’s done for.

LEGO Ideas Queen Victoria Cruise Ship Achieves 10,000 Supporters

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The Queen Victoria Cruise Ship by FlagsNZ is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The project recreates the Cunard luxury cruise liner with 2061 pieces and it is a 1:565 scale of the real life ship. The project now joins the Dinosaurs Fossils Skeletons – Natural History Collection, Chemical Plant, and Food Stand Diners as the projects to reach the Third 2018 Review Stage.

LEGO Overwatch Ganymede Play Event Revealed

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LEGO Overwatch Play Event Ganymede

January 1 marks the release of the LEGO Overwatch sets and to celebrate, LEGO will be holding a LEGO Overwatch Play Event on January 23. Today, they have revealed what the event will consist of which will be a spray hunt event in stores. There will be sprays hidden throughout the store and you’ll have to find them and show your checklist to get Ganymede to build and take home. Signups start on January 1 and builders must be between ages 6-14. Check out more details below. Thanks to Noah for the heads up!

Some of your favorite Overwatch heroes have been protecting the LEGO® Store and have left their sprays behind. We need your help to search throughout the store to figure out which characters have been here!

Find the sprays and mark each one you find, then show your checklist to a Brick Specialist and build and take home your own FREE Ganymede model!

Event takes place in stores January 23, 2019. To participate, you must sign up in stores beginning January 1, 2019. Builders must be between the ages of 6-14 to participate.