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
This review continues, at last, from Part 1 where we looked at the Ford Anglia and the Whomping Willow. In this part, we will first have a look at all six figures that go with the set, then a look at the castle parts themselves. Figures All figures comes with dual facial expressions, which is … Continue reading REVIEW: Hogwarts Whomping Willow – Part 2
This posts is a continuation of my earlier blog post, looking at some more of the new Harry Potter Collectible Minifigures and the scenes in the Harry Potter books and movies they can be used for. As such it may include spoilers of scenes for any who have not read all the books (or alternatively … Continue reading Full house – a non-review of the Harry Potter CMF Series, Part 2
I've had this set for a while. I liked that the whomping willow finally got included in a set, and a decent looking Ford Anglia too. I resisted building it until I had time to take photos along the way and write up a review. It has taken way longer than expected, so to get … Continue reading REVIEW: Hogwarts Whomping Willow – Part 1
The traditional 'Bricktober' set series to be released by Toys 'R' Us around October is this year a series of minifigure packs, where the first of them features characters from the Harry Potter movies. We have finally got a good official photo of the figures to share (and note that it no longer is branded … Continue reading ‘Bricktober’ Harry Potter figures coming soon
The website blockwarts.org went live on Harry Potter's birthday 31 July supplementing the existing Facebook page. To have a photo to celebrate the event, I put together a quick MOC (My Own Creation) showing Harry's 11th birthday in the shed on the rock island. 'Found the perfect place!' he said. 'Come on! Everyone out!' It … Continue reading Let there be light!
There are some new (minifig) kids on the block. The new Harry Potter Collectable Minifig Series (CMF) has brought us stunning minifigs bringing much improvements over the figures released with the 2001-2011 era Harry Potter sets and in particular when comparing with the first years where yellow heads were used. This is not a review – at … Continue reading New kids on the block – a non-review of the Harry Potter CMF Series, Part 1
Since it was announced that new Harry Potter sets would be released in 2018, there has been a lot of excitement amongst fans. From the photos, they all look like great sets with good selection of figures, being well designed and covering key scenes (including play features) from the first two movies. Now that the … Continue reading REVIEW: Aragog’s lair