Most of you will be familiar with the official LEGO Ninjago Docks, set 70657. Of course, it has always formed part of Blockville’s Ninjago District, but it never really occurred to me to add to it, until I saw JC from Small Brick City’s video, where he extended the docks verticallly. I decided my version of the Docks would get one new floor on each of the three sections.
Archives for June 2019
My local Pick A Brick walls have recently had some trans dark blue tiles arrive, and I grabbed a decent number of them during one visit. I then set about using them for this Micropolis build, along with a number of 8×8 tan plates which also came from the PAB walls.
When I was at the Discovery Brick Show recently, LEGO friend Bricks McGee presented me with a pot of random stuff and said “build something Micropolis-y with that!” With the addition of some of my own pieces such as orange 1×2 clips, cheese wedges, SNOT bricks and a random Bionicle weapon (57563 Mahri Matoran Blade), plus some Spongebob porthole windows, I used quite a few of the bits I was given to put together this module, the Micropolis Oceanographic Research Institute – or MORI for short.
A few weeks ago I wrote about my commission to photograph the LEGO Architecture Trafalgar Square set in the real Trafalgar Square for them to use in their promo campaign for the set. Today they used exactly the image I had expected (I sent several options) on Twitter and Instagram (and possibly Facebook too, but I’m not on there so didn’t see it if they did):
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) June 19, 2019
The residents of Micropolis love their cheese. And some tiny enterprising businessman decided to start a cheese-importing business. It grew and grew, so much so that he has just had to open this new Cheese warehouse, Fromage Place.
Hexagon Heights was conceived when a consignment of a dozen more nexogons arrived from Bricklink. For those not familiar with them, Nexogon the colloquial name for “Plate, Modified 6 x 6 Hexagonal with Pin Hole”, part 27255.