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LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet Model Kit

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Fans of constructor sets and arguably the most standout charcter in the original Star Wars trilogy may want to give The LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet Model Kit a look. The LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet model kit is a LEGO set designed more for experienced LEGO builders, and adult fans, with an 18+ age rating. It consists of 625 pieces, so it’s fairly elaborate, but that shows through its impresive level of detail. When fully constructed, the helment measures 8.5″ x 4.5″ x 4.5″, and sits on a base with nameplate, so it won’t take up much space on a desk or shelf.


There’s also an equivalent set for the Stormtrooper helmet, if you’re preferential towards the Empire’s elite shock troops, or want a complete set.


LEGO – 1989 Batmobile

Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Pay tribute to the Batman who killed goons on screen years before Batfleck in BvS with this LEGO Batmobile set. Designed specifically for older fans (it’s ages 16+ rated right on the box) this set is modeled after the batmobile from the 1989 Tim Burton Batman film, and consists of just a hair over 3300 pieces. The completed model comes in at over 60cm long, and features a slide-open cockpit with brand-new wraparound windshield element introduced with this set. Two hidden machine guns can pop out by turning the turbine exhaust, and this Batmobile also features decorative grappling hooks on either side.

This set also marks the first appearance of three new exclusive minifigures: Batman (w/ new torso decoration), The Joker (w/ new face and torso decoration), and Vicki Vale (w/ new torso and legs), all modeled after their appearance in the 1989 Batman film, along with a brick-built display stand.

This set will be made available on November 29th, and can be pre-orded direct from LEGO at: www.lego.com/en-us/product/1989-batmobile-76139

LEGO – Ultimate Collectors Series – Imperial Star Destroyer

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

LEGO will soon be releasing not just one of its largest Star Wars sets, but one of its largest sets yet released in general: the Imperial Star Destroyer ‘Devastator’ from the opening scene of Star Wars Episode 1: A New Hope. Consisting of almost 4800 pieces, this set is sized 14″ H x 43″ L x 26″ W fully constructed; 17″ high when set on its included display stand. It features swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts, and intricate surface detailing. While it’s designed so that it can be picked up and handled, this is one by its very nature that’s designed to go straight into a display case.

Unfortunately, the included Minifigures are a bit limited: you get an Imperial Officer and Imperial Crewmember, each with their own pistol weapons. However, the set comes complete with a scale model of the rebel Tantive IV ship, and a TIE Fighter, both of which can be set within the docking bay, which is pretty cool.

Check out the video below to see LEGO Senior Designer Henrik Andersen go over the set and his process for designing it:

The Imperial Star Destroyer ‘Devastator’ set releases October 1st, or September 18th for LEGO VIP members.


Brickmania – MH-6 Little Bird – Delta Force Add-On Pack

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

If you’re looking for LEGO-compatible sets based on real-life militaries, then you might want to check out the offerings of Brickmania. One such offering is their MH-6 Little Bird – Delta Force Add-On Pack. As its name implies, it’s a set that comes with four “custom-printed Delta Force” minifigures, complete with combat vests, ballistic helmets, GPNVG-18 goggles, and a variety of modern weapons: M110, M249, M4, and M21.

The minifigures alone are cool enough to function as a stand-alone set, but this is technically an add-on pack for Brickmania’s MH-6 Little Bird set.


SDCC 2015 – LEGO Booth – Hulkbuster Vs Hulk

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

There is an awesome showing at the LEGO booth this year, including the latest LEGO building sets, such as the new Jurassic world themed sets, and the ultimate Star Wars minifig collection. Perhaps the most impressive feature at the booth, however is the Hulkbuster vs Hulk sculpture.


Official LEGO Dark Knight Trilogy Tumbler

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

LEGO will soon be releasing a special Dark Knight Trilogy Tumbler set. It comes with exclusive Dark Knight Batman and Joker minifigs. It will be available later this September online and in LEGO stores.


Delta Force BioWar Minifig

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

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This is a custom LEGO minifig available from Minifig For Life. It comes with one XMP weapon, one B10 Tactical Vest, one BA16 Rugzak, one S10 Gasmask, and one LEGO commando cap.

Delta Force BioWar Minifig – Minifig For Life

LEGO Motorized Tumbler And The Bat

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Peer Kreuger of Vayamenda.com created these amazing motorized LEGO models of the black and camo Tumblers and The Bat (which doesn’t actually fly) from The Dark Knight Trilogy. Additionally, he’s put them up to the CUUSOO process where there’s a chance they could become actual LEGO sets: The Bat and The Tumbler.

Hat Tip: The Brothers Brick

Seal Team 6 With Zodiac CZ7 Custom LEGO Set

Monday, July 9th, 2012

From Minifig World comes this awesome Seal Team 6 with Zodiac CZ7 custom LEGO set. Each minifig comes equipped with a SI-Dan Toys G1 Tactical Belt, G17 Glock Pistol, PT202 Helmet with ANVIS 9 Goggles and M08 Tactical Vest with the driver also having a LEGO beanie. The Zodiac CZ7 itself comes with 3 sets of flippers, 3 airtanks, 2 MP5SD6, 1 MP5K, 1 Mini Uzi, 1 Minigun, and 1 Mountable Combat LMG kit. Full-color instructions are included for the Zodiac CZ7. If only it weren’t already sold out.

Minifig World – Seal Team 6 with Zodiac CZ7

LEGO Portal Set

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Tactical Fanboy loves the video games of Valve. So, when the chance to have a LEGO set, or three, made that’s based on the brilliant and justifiably popular ‘Portal’ series of games, we’re totally behind the effort. Using LEGO CUUSOO, where an idea and 10,000 supporters can turn almost any project into an official LEGO set (with 1% of net profits going to the creators), Brickthing has introduced 3 unique designs for LEGO sets based on ‘Portal’: GLaDOS’ Chamber, Modular Testing Chamber, and Portal Puzzle Board Game. The project’s only about 3,000 votes away from becoming reality, so chances are good it’ll be made. This is great news, considering that we already bought the Minecraft set created as a result of CUUSOO.

LEGO CUUSOO – Portal Sets

LEGO Heavy Weapons

Monday, June 4th, 2012

A while ago we posted an article on the book ‘Badass LEGO Guns: Building Instructions for Five Working Guns’, which was an instruction book on making five working fictional LEGO guns. This time, we’ll be focusing on the book ‘LEGO Heavy Weapons: Build Working Replicas of Four of the World’s Most Impressive Guns’ by Jack Street. Unlike the previous publication, ‘LEGO Heavy Weapons’ features plans for models based on actual firearms, specifically the Desert Eagle, AKS-74U, SPAS-12, and the Jungle Carbine, which is based on the Lee Enfield rifle. Like ‘Badass LEGO Guns’, however, the book features detailed parts lists and plans so you can quickly build the LEGO models found inside. Too bad this one doesn’t have a model that takes advantage of a motor for automatic fire. Maybe we’ll see something like that in the next book?

Available from No Starch Press.

Thanks to Tim for the tip!

Halo: Reach SRS99 Anti-Matériel In LEGO

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

The model weapons that can be built with legos never cease to impress me. This time, it’s the SRS99 Anti-Matériel rifle as seen in Halo: Reach, built by one Nick Jensen. It features a removable magazine, sliding bolt, and functioning trigger, however it doesn’t fire any projectiles. This doesn’t detract from the awesomeness of the model, however as it’s still extremely impressive as is.

Bricks Of War

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

I like stop motion. I like LEGO. I like Gears of War. This video by YouTuber ‘Kooberz’ combines all three into a very entertaining 2 minutes of minifigures being violent. I wonder if Traveler’s Tales, Epic Games, and Microsoft would be willing to make this the next game in the ‘LEGO’ series.

LEGO Lancer

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

This is one of the more impressive LEGO projects I’ve seen on the internet: a working Lancer assault rifle from Gears of War. It’s life-sized and shares almost all the features of it’s fictional counterpart, including a removable box magazine, semi and full auto firing modes, a safety mechanism, and a functioning chainsaw(!). It’s ammo supply? Rubber bands, naturally.

Youtube Channel – PlumBrothers

M41A1 Pulse Rifle In LEGO

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Combining two of my favorite things, the ‘Alien’ movie series and LEGOs, this M41A1 Pulse Rifle is damn cool looking. It features working triggers, cocking handle, pumping grip, and a removable magazine. It was created by Mr. Giovanni Tuzzi, who also made an incredibly detailed M14 model, among other LEGO firearms.

Hat Tip: The Brother’s Brick

If Hollywood Went LEGO

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Created for NextMovie by artist Old Red Jalopy, this is one of ten posters depicting the top Summer movies in LEGO form. Besides Transformers: Dark of the Moon, there are also posters for Thor, Bridesmaids, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Hangover 2, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Captain America: The First Avenger, and Cowboys & Aliens. Pirates of the Caribbean I could imagine, given there’s LEGO sets available now, but Bridesmaids? That would be an interesting experience.

The rest of the posters

LEGO De Lisle Carbine

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

This is a custom made LEGO accessory of the De Lisle carbine, a British weapon that saw limited use in WWII due to very low production numbers, best known for its extremely effective, yet very large, suppressor. It was made by JONATHAN ELDRIDGE, a user on MOCpages.

M4A1 Made From LEGOs

Friday, May 6th, 2011

This LEGO creation by ‘roflcopters ?’ of MOCpages.com is a full-sized model of the M4A1 carbine. It features a removable, magazine, removable carrying handle, removable foregrip, removable butt stock, and realistic iron sights. Pretty damn neat, if you ask me, but can I get it in all black bricks? If not, that’s fine. Less confused law enforcement officials that way.

BAE Systems M777 Field Howizer In LEGO

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Have you ever wanted to see a highly detailed model of the BAE Systems M777 Field Howizer, in LEGO form? If so, then your dreams have come true. It was a model created by flickr user Colonel Henry for the Lego Marines Corps crewed weapons contest. In addition to the Howizer itself, and the environment it’s in, there’s also a full crew to man it. Pretty damn cool, if you ask me.

Colonel Henry’s Flickr page

LEGO Battle Of Hoth

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

This LEGO layout is just epic. It’s so epic, that if it were made into an actual set, the instructions included with it would easily, and literally, blow the mind of any 12-year-old foolhardy enough to attempt to build it. Built by Bo Jensen of Copenhagen, Denmark, the layout was recently presented at LEGO World 2011. It’s constructed from 1,500,000 individual bricks and took over a thousand man hours to complete, and includes 5 AT-ATs with two of them that walk, moving speederbikes and Snowspeeders, and a detailed interior of the rebel base, among other features. The only thing that could possibly top this is a layout of the final battle in Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. Any takers?

Badass LEGO Guns: The Movie

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

I wrote about the book ‘Badass LEGO Guns’ a little while ago. Now, the author has released a Youtube video of the titular weapons in action. The Warbeast seems to be particularly devastating when used on tiny LEGO brick houses and thin paper backgrounds.