March, 1978. The Belgrave Cameo cinema. I was attending a matinee screening of Star Wars (in those days, there was only one) with friends for my birthday. The film had been out for 5 months. I’d read every book and magazine article I could. I’d read the comics adaptation. And now I was seeing it for the first time. I knew what was going to happen, on an intellectual level. A battle. A ship, that looks bigger and more detailed than anything I had seen before. But this was followed by another: bigger, more greebling than we had everseen before, and associated with a low, sub woofer grumble (although, technically, subwoofers weren’t much of a thing in the cinemas in 1978). It was shooting to disable the first ship – later identified as the Tantive IV (I first heard this name in 1980, on the NPR radio play). Successful in its mission, it hovered over the Tantive, and took it into its hold. Revealling the absolutely massive scale that we were dealing with here. This was a massive vehicle – starting off a massive story, that still continues, over 40 years later.Continue reading
News from our friends at Hispabrick Magazine: Issue 33 is now available for free download.
Another free issue – 033 – of HispaBrick Magazine is out
In this new issue we interview Rok égalin Kobe, designer in the LEGO Architecture theme and in Great Creators of the World we interview Vesna.
There are tutorials on MILS, MINDSTORMS and on programming your EV3 with Swift Playgrounds.
Learn about the Kockice Convention 2019 and our own event at the Rialia museum in Portugalete.
You will also find the customary reviews, TopMoc, Bennyís corner and Desmontados by Arqu medes.
The download will be available from the Hispabrick Magazine website, specifically from https://www.hispabrickmagazine.com/downloads/
Announced on May the 4th this year, the ‘official’ launch date for the Droid commander has arrived. The inverted commas have been provided for the benefit of the set becoming available a couple of months ago on LEGO.com.
To celebrate the launch, LEGO have released a video, presented here in widescreen glory.Continue reading