I've reviewed most of the 2018 and 2019 sets so far on my review page. But there are many awesome sets in the earlier series. This post is my first go at reviewing some of the older Harry Potter sets. As a lot of my own building activity has focused on Diagon Alley shops lately, I've picked one of the early sets depicting one of these: Quality Quidditch Supplies (set 4719) from 2003. So let's get building...
When the Rise of Voldemort set was released on 1st August, I was able to get a copy and publish a review. The same day LEGO released their augmented reality series of set called Hidden Side. One of these sets is a graveyard, so I immediately thought this might go well with the Harry Potter set, which is rather small by itself. Let's see how it looks...
While most of the 2019 Lego Harry Potter sets represent scenes that previous sets have covered, this one is refreshingly new, and in many ways it fills some gaps in what other sets have provided. The price point is quite high though, so how does it stack up?
Wave 2 of the 2019 LEGO Harry Potter sets should be available in shops from today, 1 August (in most parts of the world). Here I will take a look at the smaller of the two, which covers the graveyard where Harry and Cedric ended up after unknowingly touching a portkey at the end of the third and final challenge of the Tri-wizard Tournament. Does it capture the scene well? Read on for my full review...
75946 - Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge With the first wave of the 2019 Harry Potter sets now available in North America as well, I better get on with my review of the 2019 sets. This time I'll have a look at the Hungarian Horntail set. It covers the first Tri-wizard Tournament task, which has been … Continue reading REVIEW: Hungarian Horntail Tri-wizard Challenge
75955 - Hogwarts Express One of the 2018 Harry Potter sets I initially thought I would give a miss was the new Hogwarts Express. I already had the three previous versions (though not the very rare motorised variant of the 2004 set) - but to be honest none of them really look that well. So … Continue reading REVIEW: Hogwarts Express – 2018 version
75945 - Expecto Patronum When the 2019 LEGO Harry Potter sets were revealed, there was one set I immediately knew I had to get. It was the smaller of them all, but with a brand new patronus, two dementors and a return of Sirius Black as minifig, it had me hooked. I bought it as … Continue reading REVIEW: Expecto Patronum
75947 - Hagrid's Hut: Buckbeak's Rescue During each year at Hogwarts, Harry, Ron and Hermoine go and visit their friend Rubeus Hagrid, gamekeeper and keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts. Hagrid lives in a hut outside the castle and this is the key feature of the new Harry Potter set 75947 "Hagrid's hut: Buckbeak's … Continue reading REVIEW: Hagrid’s hut is back
Long, long overdue, but with no new sets in sight (yet, rumours remain strong), I better continue the (non)-review of the Harry Potter collectible minifigure (CMF) series. My two previous posts on this focused on the Gryffindor students (see part 1 and part 2). This post takes a look at students from the other Hogwarts … Continue reading The other Hogwarts houses – a non-review of the Harry Potter CMF Series, Part 3
Back when the Bricktober Harry Potter pack got revealed a few months ago, I wrote a brief summary of the included figures. Now, at the end of October, I finally got my hands on a physical copy, and I'm really impressed by the quality of the figures. Below a closer look at the individual figures, … Continue reading Bricktober Harry Potter pack review