Wizard chess playing maxi-figures

2021 gave us some interesting "anniversary" sets, mostly minifigure based - but also other scales. We got the Harry Potter and Hermione Granger "maxifigures" and we got a Wizard Chess set, that could both be used as a regular chess set, or a minifigure-scaled scene from the movies. But how about combining the two...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Moments – Defence Against the Dark Arts Class

I have had the opportunity to have a look at the new Hogwarts Moments series before they hit the shelves 1 March 2022. Following from the four "class room" sets in the series released last year, I will here have a look at Defence Against the Dark Arts, which was one of many subjects taught at Hogwarts. Here's my review...

REVIEW: Harry Potter & Hermione Granger

In recent years, LEGO has tested the market for Harry Potter themed display sets - giving us the excellent micro-scale Hogwarts Castle in 2018, a buildable model of Hedwig in 2020 followed by Fawkes and the magnificent Hogwarts Icons set in 2021. Another display sets we got in 2021 was the Harry Potter and Hermione Granger "maxifigures". This is my review of those...

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...