It was revealed the first official pictures lining up the new minifigs of series 12.
I’m glad to find a few more historical characters, this time the collection seems to include a Mongol and female Greek warrior. It also seems to include a new Musketeer and a old western gold miner 😀
In overall the new collection is very attractive and it’s probably related with the new Lego Minifigures online game.
Fantastic Lego creations abounded at BrickCon 2013 in Seattle, WA. Amongst the mini-fig scale recreations of Hogwart’s Castle and Rivendell, between the micro scale Battle of Hoth and the homage to Red. vs. blue, an attending history fan could find much to delight.
I’ll start by one of the collaborative builds produced by BattleLUG, titled “Battle through the Ages.” The sequence of displays follows the evolution of warfare from ancient history to the modern period. Here are a couple segments of the display.
The Pelopsonnesian War
Several different battles from World War II were displayed, all collaboratively created between several AFOL and TFOL builders. Behold Operation Brickarossa :
The Allied advance through Normandy. Note the hedge rows!
In the next post, we’ll review some of the other, non-warfare related history entries at BrickCon.
According to the greek myth, Heracles saves Prometheus that was chained by Zeus after he has stolen the fire and gave it to humans. This diorama reflects the imagination of Mihai Marius Mihu about the story of Heracles confronting some myth creatures who guarded the temple on the foot of the mountain where Prometheus was chained.
Quoting the author:
(I wanted to include the chained Prometheus in the diorama but the lack of pieces forced me to make them separated www.flickr.com/photos/mihaimariusmihu/9515653462/). The emblem on the minotaur shields and the decorative bird statues on the architecture are to relate to the eagle that torments Prometheus.
LEGO has renew the decoration of its Brand Store at Mall America with a set of giant LEGO Heroes from pre-historial ages, through ancient Greece, medieval, age of discovery, present days and the future.
Thanks to Conchas for pointing it out.