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LEGO Picks of the Month: July 2016

Here’s the latest issue of “LEGO Picks of the Month” – a monthly release where you’ll find a recap of everything interesting in the world of LEGO which we’ve featured in our Facebook page throughout the month.

LEGO Picks of the Month: July 2016

Among the news this month that caught the eyes of our LEGO community include the upcoming release of a 4080-pieced LEGO Disney Castle set, a 400,000-piece Hogwarts Castle by a fellow LEGO enthusiast Alice Finch, a LEGO-built Subway meal, as well as a peek into the life of a professional LEGO builder, Warren Elmore, who plays with LEGO full-time for a living.

Continue reading on for a list of all the stories we’ve featured throughout the month of July 2016:

 

1. LEGO Announces The Release Of The Disney Castle Set (71040)

LEGO Announces The Release Of The Disney Castle Set (71040)

Will you be getting this Disney Castle set when it is made available for sale this September?

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2. A Supermom Created This 400,000-Piece Hogwarts Castle Out Of LEGOs, And We Are Speechless

A Supermom Created This 400,000-Piece Hogwarts Castle Out Of LEGOs, And We Are Speechless

Image Source: MSN.com

Check out this amazing Hogwarts Castle built out of 400,000-piece of LEGOs by AFOL Alice Finch.

She has spent a total of 12 months of work on the castle, and it is designed to be both “architecturally accurate” as well as completely playable.

Check out the photos of the castle below… you won’t be able to look away…

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3. Giant LEGO Subway Meal Might Make You Hungry For Plastic

Giant LEGO Subway Meal Might Make You Hungry For Plastic

Image Source: Nerdist.com

This LEGO-made Subway set meal by Bruce Lowell looks deliciously good!

What do you think?

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4. Meet Warren Elsmore: The Man Who Plays With LEGO For A Living

Meet Warren Elsmore: The Man Who Plays With LEGO For A Living

Image Source: STV.tv

Meet fellow LEGO AFOL Warren Elmore from Scotland, a LEGO expert who has the good fortune of being an “Professional LEGO Builder” as his job title…

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5. How LEGO built a life-size Captain America for Comic Con

How LEGO built a life-size Captain America for Comic Con

Image Source: Money.CNN.com

Take a look at the entire process taken by the LEGO Master Builders to build a life-sized Captain America model… It’s like… WOW!

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6. Ready For A Journey On Board The “Mississippi Princess”?

Ready For A Journey On Board The 'Mississippi Princess'?

This “Mississippi Princess” paddlewheel steamboat by LEGO enthusiast Ravescat caught our eye for its detail.

Check it out for yourself below and let us know of your thoughts…

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7. How LEGO Conquered The World Brick By Brick

How LEGO Conquered The World Brick By Brick

Image Source: MSN.com

If you’re a hardcore fan of LEGO, this one’s a “must read”…

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8. Take A Ride On The Pirate Ship And Be Thrilled With Excitement!

Take A Ride On The Pirate Ship And Be Thrilled With Excitement!

Take a look at this Pirate Ship by Project_GBK – what caught our eye is that this build actually works, and there are lots of play features in it…

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9. Star Wars’ Giant Medical Frigate, In LEGO Form

Star Wars' Giant Medical Frigate, In LEGO Form

Image Source: Kotaku.com.au

This 300m long LEGO-built EF76 Nebulon-B Medical Frigate, the well-known Rebel medical ship from the Star Wars movie, by LEGO veteran mortesv, is just spectacular – What particularly attracted us to this MOC is its complexity and the high level of details. There’s even a detailed mini-version of the Millennium Falcon added to this model!

Check out images of this MOC below and let us know of your thoughts…

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10. 9 Of The Most Complicated, Awe-Inspiring LEGO Creations

9 Of The Most Complicated, Awe-Inspiring LEGO Creations

Image Source: PennLive.com

Here are 9 of the most complicated and awe-inspiring constructions by fellow AFOLs.

Check them out and be amazed by what you too, can do with these LEGO pieces…

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11. This Ashoka Tano Dress Was Made Completely Out Of LEGO

This Ashoka Tano Dress Was Made Completely Out Of LEGOs

Image Source: FashionablyGeek.com

What are your thoughts about this LEGO-made dress (constructed using 10,000 LEGO pieces) worn by Ashley Eckstein during the Her Universe fashion show?

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12. Close-Up Images Of LEGO Minifigures Series 16 (71013) Released

Close-Up Images Of LEGO Minifigures Series 16 (71013) Released

The lineup, along with close-up images, of all 16 minifigures in the upcoming LEGO Minifigures Series 16 (71013) has been released. Check them out below…

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13. Age of Empires II Buildings, In LEGO Form

Age of Empires II Buildings, In LEGO Form

Image Source: Kotaku.com

Here are some nice LEGO versions of essential medieval buildings from Age of Empires II by a group of LEGO enthusiasts.

These MOCs are really well-designed, and with the old-school minifigs, these builds really reminds one of the LEGO Castle sets in the 90s.

Check out the images below and let us know if you share the same thought as well… 🙂

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14. The Seven Best LEGO Bricks, According To A LEGO Master Builder

The Seven Best LEGO Bricks, According To A LEGO Master Builder

Image Source: QZ.com

Are these 7 LEGO bricks your favourite as well?

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15. Disneyland In Microscale

Disneyland In Microscale

This microscale version of Disneyland by Carlierti features a total of 13 of the most popular attractions… It is one which we feel if you’re a fan of Disneyland, or Disney-related products, you’d be interested to add to your collection…

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16. Are You A Fitness Fanatic?

Are You A Fitness Fanatic?

Even though this LEGO weights room model measures just approximately 11.2cm in width and 9.6cm in depth, it is packed full of exercise equipment you’ll normally find in a gym – including 2 2 wooden scales, 2 barbells, a board to make abdomen, a punchball, and an exercise bench.

If you’re a fitness fanatic, then this model is definitely one you’d like to add on to your LEGO collection…

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17. Building Javits Center in LEGO

Building Javits Center in LEGO

Image Source: TheAwesomer.com

Check out this detailed architectural model of New York City’s Jacob K. Davits Convention Center created by LEGO artist Sean Kenney – who has spent over 400 hours and 114,470 LEGO pieces to construct this awesome-looking masterpiece…

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18. Vintage Batman Comic Book Cover Recreated In LEGO

Vintage Batman Comic Book Cover Recreated In LEGO

Does this vintage Batman comic book cover bring back memories of the good ol’ days?

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19. Get An Exclusive Look At LEGO’s Wonder Woman Statue For San Diego Comic-Con

Get An Exclusive Look At LEGO’s Wonder Woman Statue For San Diego Comic-Con

Image Source: Blogs.WSJ.com

What are your thoughts about this life-sized model of Wonder Woman statue (it stands a shade over 6.1”) that’s constructed from 22,736 LEGO bricks?

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20. Which Is The Best LEGO Game? We Rank The Top 15

Which Is The Best LEGO Game? We Rank The Top 15

Image Source: DigitalSpy.com

Out go the top 15 LEGO games, how many have you played before?

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21. An App You And Your Kids Will Love? LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

An App You And Your Kids Will Love? LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Image Source: WHNT.com

Looking for something to do over the weekend with your family?

Download and enjoy the LEGO Star Wars: The Fore Awakens app (available on the App Store and the Google Play Store) today!

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

That’s all for this month’s “LEGO Picks of the Month”. We hope you’ve enjoyed the contents that you’ve presented for you throughout the month of July. Check out next month’s issue which will be published on August 31, 2016!

 

If you’re interested, you can check out the previous issues of “LEGO Picks of the Month” below. Enjoy!

Issue #6 – June 2016

Issue #5 – May 2016

Issue #4 – April 2016

Issue #3 – March 2016

Issue #2 – February 2016

Issue #1 – January 2016