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Cherry Bomb – April 27th

VicLUG will be at the upcoming Cherry Bomb Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair on April 27th. Along with our regular Lego shop and kid build zone we are planning our first ever Great Ball Contraption. The Toy Fair is at …

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Tillicum Lego Mania 2014

VicLUG was at Tillicum Lego Mania for the 5th year running, partnering with Robin Sather of Brickville this time to make the Gates of Harmonious Interest from China Town. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Old Victoria’ and the …

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Tillicum LEGO Mania Challenge

Name of Event: Tillicum LEGO Mania Challenge Date: March 15th – 17th, 2013 Place: Tillicum Centre 3170 Tillicum Road, Victoria, B.C., V9A 7C5 Contact: Anna Haney ahaney@riocan.com 250-381-7123 Description: Come and join us for our 4th annual Tillicum LEGO Mania …

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2013 Lego pt. 5 Chima

Chima roundup time! Images open in new window all biggified like. Gorillas! Squirrels! Hero Factory scale parts look neat, here’s 70201 Chi Eris You can get a zoo of those new crystals in this Chima boardgame: Have you seen the …

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2013 Lego pt. 4 Various

There’s a bunch of Technic freaks in my lug who are losing it over all the new sets. They really do look amazing, the sets the past couple of years have looked like they are right out of a fan …

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2013 Lego pt. 3 LOTR & Castle

We’ve been catching glimpses of this set as it gets pulled on and off the net. It looks great and a smart buy all around. Images open in new window to biggified versions. 79005 Battle at the Black Gate The …

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2013 Lego pt. 2 Friends

There’s a big swack of new Friends sets coming out and can see myself picking up many of them, I’m pretty interested in this new yacht, it looks to be an interesting build, lots of great parts and figs with …

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2013 Lego pt. 1: StarWars

Between the Nuremberg and NY Toy Fairs there has been a lot of new sets unveiled.  Here’s some of what caught my eye and wanted to share. I’m going to break up the flood coming at you into several posts, I’m …

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Gottacon 2013

This will be the 5th year that VicLUG has been at Gottacon, Victoria’s 3 day gaming convention. We do a host of activities with our main event being VicWars, a table top minifig game loosely based on Mike Rayhawk’s BrickWars. …

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First Lego League BC Championships

I had an interesting opportunity this weekend to be a project judge at the BC Provincial Championships for First Lego League in Vancouver. Steve was there as a referee, as he’s done for several years in Victoria. I’ve tried my …

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