Sunday, June 14, 2009

Adult Fans of Lego?

Seeing advertisments as old as this one that feature adults playing with Lego makes me wonder. How long has the AFOL been around?

10197 Fire Brigade

Fairly nice set, and for only $150 I think it's a pretty good deal.

Read more on TBB. (This has been covered everywhere, and I don't see the point in adding a lengthy post to the pile.)

Saturday, June 13, 2009

"Trip to the Moon"

Name of Model: Le Voyage dans la lune
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Details: This model has been blogged everywhere. But I can't resist the chance to feature it here. I just can't get over how awesome this whole scene is. Now I want to take a "Trip to the Moon" ("Le Voyage dans la lune," in French.) 

Schillerplatz in Dresden, Germany

Name of Model: Schillerplatz No 5. 6 and 7 in Dresden. Germany.
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This is a remarkably realistic looking creation, despite the use of primary colors.

I was most impressed with the "tram tracks" being integrated into the street. This is done in many town layouts, however this one was carried out particularlly well.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Cupola Caboose

"TomCoop" brings us a lovely caboose displaying the use of simple building techniques to achive a "complex looking" effect. 

In an age dominated by SNOT construction we could all strive for simplicity.