Category Archives: Lego

Time And Relative Dimensions in Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

There’s big news on two of my nerd fronts simultaneously. Lego announced its results for the current batch of Lego Ideas entries, and it’s something of a surprise. I’ll talk about that in a second, but first let’s talk about … Continue reading

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Lego Detective’s Office

Ever since they first came out, I have loved the Lego modular buildings — the official ones and the original ones in that style I’ve seen on Flickr. They’re pricey, though, so I’ve generally had to make do with my … Continue reading

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What I Liked in 2014

I was going to do a recap of movies, videogames, blah blah but I don’t feel like writing it and you don’t feel like reading it. Plus, I have new stuff I want to get to. So here are the … Continue reading

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I Had That! #43: Lego Space Command Center

For over a quarter-century Lego’s classic space Galaxy Explorer has loomed large in my mind (as well as the minds of many other Lego fans). It was, and is, an iconic part of my Lego childhood. But it wasn’t the … Continue reading

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SNOT Rocket

At last the final version of this can be revealed! For the past two years I’ve been in a building slump, so to get back on track I decided to practice the basics. I’d heard that SNOT (Studs Not On … Continue reading

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I Had That! #33: Lego Steam Shovel With Carrier

This is the first Lego set I remember having. I vaguely remember the circumstances surrounding when I got it. I sort of remember being at my grandmother’s (my father’s mother) apartment (condo?) in Baton Rouge. We were there because someone … Continue reading

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I Had That! #17: Lego Beta-One Command Base

(For today’s “I Had That”, I’m reposting something that originally appeared on Lego Diem but is perfect for this feature.) Adult Fans of Lego have it easy. If they see a pricey set they want, they can just get it. … Continue reading

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Lego Space: Building the Future

If I had had a copy of Lego Space: Building the Future when I was 12 years old, I would have read it to pieces. The book, by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard, and published by No Starch Press, is … Continue reading

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