Make the Most of ‘Beautiful LEGO’ Series From Mike Doyle

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I spend entirely too much time using LEGO bricks to funnel my creative energy. Recently, I started to feel like I’d reached the limits of my pieces. Of course, this made me want to go on a shopping spree. What can be better than buying a few thousand bricks? Luckily, a copy of ‘Beautiful LEGO Wild!’ found its way onto my desk. Continue reading

‘LEGO Dimensions’ Reveals New Adventure Worlds, ‘Ghostbusters’

Let's see how well the Nazgul stand up to a neutrino wand attached to an unlicensed nuclear accelerator!

‘LEGO Dimensions’ reveals Adventure Worlds, open-world environments where players will be able to explore, race, collect gold bricks and unlock secrets, and explore classic locations from all of the entertainment properties in the game.
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The LEGO Ferrari F40 Is Here — Commence Drooling

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Available in August as part of the Creator line, the F40 was designed to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was the last car to be personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. It’s safe to say the LEGO version is both more affordable and easier to obtain. It might be smaller than the real thing, but it’s still beautiful. Continue reading

The Benefits of the Pink Aisle

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The Pink Aisle: a trap for little girls? A series of brands corrupting their integrity to sell to girls? Brands changing their items to suit girls better? The answers to all of these questions are completely subjective to the observer. My stance, however, is that if you can get your daughter to expand her interests, the Pink Aisle is yours to define. Continue reading

GeekDad Exclusive: Sneak Peek of Upcoming ‘Medieval LEGO’ Book

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No Starch Press, publishers of many great geek books, has a new book coming out that I am super excited about–‘Medieval LEGO’. GeekDad was lucky enough to have been given access to several exclusive spreads from the book. Continue reading

LEGO Architecture Goes Flat for the Flatiron Building

The LEGO Architecture Flatiron set is pictured in front of New York's iconic Flatiron Building, Wednesday, April. 29, 2015, in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for LEGO Systems)

The newest addition to the Architecture line is New York City’s Flatiron Building. Rising up from a triangular wedge of land between Broadway, Fifth Avenue and East 22nd Street, the Flatiron Building became one of the city’s tallest buildings at 20 stories when it was completed in 1902. The building has since been recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is one of the most recognizable buildings in the city. Continue reading

GeekDad Review: Brick Loot Monthly Subscription

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Brick Loot is a monthly subscription box geared towards LEGO and BRICK lovers. Brick Loot was created by nine-year-old Parker Krex from Chicago, Illinois. At age four, Parker was reviewing his LEGO sets for YouTube and has since then founded the Brick Loot empire with the help of his parents. Continue reading