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...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Fluffy Encounter

The mid-2021 wave of Harry Potter sets celebrate the 20th anniversary of LEGO Harry Potter. This includes a set with Fluffy the three headed dog, which in many ways is similar to the Forbidden Corridor set released back in 2001. This is a nice homage to the origin of the theme, but how does it stack up as a set otherwise? Luckily LEGO has sent me an advance copy to review, so read on to see what you'll get...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Polyjuice Potion Mistake

Some scenes really beg to be turned into LEGO sets. Hermione's accidental transformation into a cat following drinking polyjuice is in my opinion one of them, so it is therefore surprising that there should go 20 years before we got a set that represented that small mishap. LEGO has kindly sent me a copy of the set in advance to provide you with a review of this nice little set. Here's what you get...

REVIEW: Hogwarts Astronomy Tower

When LEGO revived the Harry Potter theme in 2018, it released the Great Hall set. This was the first of a series of modular Hogwarts sets, that can be combined into a large Hogwarts castle, featuring many of the important rooms within the castle. In 2020, the Astronomy tower was released in this series. Does it meet the standard set by the previous sets? Here are my thoughts...

LEGO Harry Potter CMF series 2 spotted in the wild

While not officially revealed by LEGO yet (but with an expected release date of 1 September it can't be far away), Promobricks has found LEGO Harry Potter Collectible Minifigures (CMF) Series 2 for sale at a couple of Carrefour supermarkets. So we now know all 16 figures we are to get and it looks like a very strong series. Here is what we get and a bit of backstory to some of the figures...