A LEGO set is typically a trade-off between price and size. Creating an accurate model of Beauxbatons' carriage, with its huge size and a dozen winged horses pulling it, would have been an expensive set. Given the limited screen time it had in the movies, it is understandable that the 2019 Beauxbatons' carriage set was somewhat moderate in size (though still not at all cheap). For a while, I have worked on creating a bigger version and finally, it is ready to to be shown...
When the Clock tower set came out mid year, I planned to skip it, but quite wanted the figures. The whole set grew on me, realising you got a number of new rooms: Prefects bathroom, Madeye Moody's classroom, and the hospital. So when it eventually went on sale, I bought it immediately. Reviewing it has taken months though. But as the set has all the minifigures dressed up for the Yule ball, I thought I better get it done in time for Christmas.
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?
Just as we thought we knew this year's Harry Potter releases with five sets and an Advent calendar, two more sets emerged from toysworldreviews.com and Mugglenet. Both sets should be available from August and cover the fourth book/movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, supplementing the Tri-wizard tournament set and the Hogwarts clock tower … Continue reading Two more Harry Potter sets coming!