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The Dwarf Mine is so awesome

Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:34 pm

Holy crap, talk about a good set. The design for the mine carts is pretty genius, and there's a decent amount of weaponry and armour. The main think that pleased me was the lack of "special" pieces. The designer did a great job of using plain old bricks for this, and it makes me happy that when I eventually dismantle it I'll actually reuse 90% of the parts.
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Postby IVhorseman » Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:45 pm

pics plox? also, set reviews thread, yes?
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Postby Atomsk » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:00 am

That whole castle line looks amazing. My theory is that they sat down, watched Lord of the Rings, and planned the next two years worth of sets based on the most outrageous parts of the movies.
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Postby Rayhawk » Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:53 am

I bet Lord of the Rings wasn't anywhere near as large on their radar as World of Warcraft. Lego pays attention to where the dollars are going, and no movie franchise can compete with the WoW juggernaut.
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Postby Atomsk » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:04 am

So... Night Elves, Winter 2008?
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Postby Blitzen » Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:32 pm

Vancouver, winter 2010.
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Postby C.B. STUDIOS » Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:14 pm

WoW is awesome. If can say myself. Because technically I shouldn't be saying that I don't actually have it. :cry:
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Postby youaredoome0 » Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:19 pm

WoW is fun at first, but it gets boring fast.
I don't see this set on Lego's site. Where is it?
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Postby Blitzen » Tue Apr 29, 2008 7:46 pm

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Postby feuer_faust » Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:06 am

Not available in the United States? Hax.
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Postby Almighty Benny » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:42 am

That's B.S.

I bought a Dwarven Mine on sale at a Lego store in West Nyack, New York. I'm at least 70% sure I was in the United States at the time.
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Postby Atomsk » Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:10 am

The Dwarven Mine was avalible in December at... Target? Maybe it was Toys-R-Us. I didn't get one, but I did just pick up a Troll Battle Wheel. Both sets will be avalible for everyone in June.
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Postby feuer_faust » Wed Apr 30, 2008 1:04 pm

Hmmm, that was New York though...

I'll keep my eyes peeled over the summer for this.
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Postby Almighty Benny » Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:50 pm

One of the things I like about the set are all the little things that come with it. Some of which you can't even tell by looking at the box.

For example, the hidden kitchen in the base of the mountain, complete with fireplace, table, goblet, and turkey leg. Also in the front there's a blacksmith's forge with an anvil and workbench. Things like this are what make well-designed Lego sets extra fun to build.

My favorite part of the whole thing though is the mountain king with his golden helmet and war hammer. This set is hands down my favorite in years and I'm glad it has it's own thread. Just awesome.
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Postby IVhorseman » Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:51 pm

i've noticed the lego store says EVERY set is not available in the US. so there's that.
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