REVIEW: Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess

Harry Potter LEGO used to be all playsets. But in recent years we have seen a number of sets that are more for display. The 2021 set Hogwarts Wizard Chess is a bit of a hybrid, both suitable for display and for play while also being a fully functional chess game too. It was therefore one of the more interesting sets in this year's lineup. But how does it stack up in reality? Read on for my full review...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Gryffindor Dorms

Towards the end of last year, we got the surprise Monster Book of Monsters gift with purchase (GWP) set. I hadn't really expected something similar this year, but I'm happy that LEGO decided to continue this "tradition". I was lucky to be provided with a review copy. Representing the Gryffindor boys dormitory, the 2021 GWP set is a nice addition to the modular Hogwarts sets released this year. Here are my thoughts...

Another Hogwarts Icon: Luna’s Spectrespecs

Movie characters sometimes have a piece of clothes or another personal item that becomes characteristic for them. One such example is Luna Lovegood's Spectrespecs, which were also used on the very first Luna Lovegood LEGO minifigure. While available in minifigure scale, with the new Hogwarts Icons set out, I thought it would be nice with a full-sized version. So this is what I did...

Back to Hogwarts MOC competition – and the winner is…

For Harry Potter fans around the world, 1 September is known as Back to Hogwarts day. It is the day where students find their way to Hogwarts, typically catching the Hogwarts Express from Kings Cross station and arrive at the castle in the evening for the welcome feast and sorting ceremony. In the lead up to this year's Back to Hogwarts day, we ran MOC competition - and we are now ready to announce the winner...