I have assumed for a long time, that something like this had to be coming, what with all of the exclusive sets for the star wars universe there had to be plans to release some for the Lord of the Rings licence as well. So in the first of what I assume will be many, Lego announced the release of the first set.
And While Lego has done a great Job capturing the likeness of the actual Tower of Orthanic, It simply does not compare to some of the other built by fan builders, including our very own Cody O But all the same, if your a LEGO fan, or Tolkenist, your going to want your own copy of the official LEGO set, which will be available available from Lego online or in store beginning July 2013 for US$ 199.99.
Check out more photos of the set in our gallery, and read the official LEGO press release after the break Continue Reading
at the suggestion of one of our form members (Xarquar) we’re starting a new semi-regular feature spotlighting new some of the club members and their LEGO creations.
Today’s Member is Cody O. Cody is currently serving as the ULUG President. As a builder of ancient times most of his creation bring to life some aspect of medieval or prehistoric life.
Building on his love of the all thing medieval, CODY has taken the challenge of Building the Tower of Orthanic from the Lord of the Rings. This massive black tower stands over 6′ tall and is a sight to behold. there is no lack of enthusiasm from the crowd when you see plastic at ti’s best. You too can see it in person this weekend at the upcoming hostler’s train show in Ogden this weekend.
Utah LEGO Users Group (ULUG) and the Great basin LEGO Train Club (GBLT&C) are teaming up to bring you yet another year of awesome LEGO creations. This Year will feature many new never before seen LEGO creations including Iconic recreations of from The Lord of the Rings. including Orthanac (Isengard Tower, Helm’s Deep, and the Shire. A first ever appearance of the Bat Cave in LEGO City, A newly remodeled Space Scene and much more so Join us at the Ophir and Tintic Western Railroad show at the thanksgiving point barn:
Friday January 18th from 3 pm to 9 pm
Saturday January 19th from 10 am to 6 pm
Admission is $6 for adults kids 12 and under are free.
It’s old news, and the actual game is not available until October 30th, but my own kids are so excited about the upcoming LEGO Lord of the Rings Game, that I thought I should at least mention it. Plus if you pre-order from GameStop, you get the exclusive Elrond mini-figure. Which if your any kind of LEGO, or LOTR fan or collector, you’ll want to do so, as this is the only way to get one.
As to the game itself, online reviews are trickling in, and they promise and even better experience than the previous LEGO Games. And just in case your not sold on it yet, you can check out this preview from E3 and Machinima
Purchasing from Amazon, or LEGO.com through the links below helps keep ULUG running.
Collection for sale $123,456,789 – South Jordan, UT
Here is my collection updated with sales. All Sets will come 100% complete. Some are sealed and a few don’t have a box (see pics). If there is a set pictured or listed I have it. Please feel free to make offers or if prices seem high let me know. Thanks for looking. Shipping not included.
Lego Batman mini figure Series $81 Batman Purple
Advent Calander 41016 Advent Calander Friends 32 60024 Advent Calander City 40 7979 Advent Calendar Sold
Avengers 6865 Captain Americas Avenging Cycle 15 6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle 53 6868 Hulk Helicarrier Breakout 55 76017 Captain America vs. Hydra 20 76018 Hulk Lab Smash 50 30165 Hawk Eye 7
Avengers 2 76029 Iron Man vs. Ultron 12 76030 Avengers Hydra Showdown 25 76031 The Hulk Buster Smash 35 76032 The Avengers Quinjet City Chase 70 76038 Attack on Avengers Tower 75 76041 The Hydra Fortress Smash 55
Batman 6857 The Dynmaic Duo Fun House Escape 50 6858 Catwomen Catcycle City Chase 14 6863 Batwing Battle of Gotham City 40 6864 The Batmobile and Two Face Chase 65 10937 Arkham Asylum 175 76000 Arctic Batman vs. Mr. Freeze 20 76001 The Bat vs. Bane: Tumbler Chase 40 76010 The Penguin Face off 14 76012 The Riddler Chase 32 76013 The Joker Steam Roller 55
The Lego Movie 30280 The Piece of Resistence 8 30282 Super Secret Police Enforcer 8 70801 Melting Room 14 70802 Bad Cop’s Pursuit 25 70806 Castle Cavalry 30 70807 Metalbeard’s Dual 40 70808 Super Cycle Chase 40 70814 Emmet’s Construct-o-Mech 70 70815 Super Secret Police Enforcer ship 60 5004388 The Lego Movie Vitruvius 14 The Lego Movie Western Emmet 12 The Lego Movie Pajama Emmet 16 The Lego Movie Dj Robot 10
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