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Questions tagged [theme]

Questions about sets in a specific theme.

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Why do Star Wars sets include the Disney logo/brand name while Marvel Super Heroes sets do not?

I have noticed that LEGO sets from the past few years of their Star Wars theme include a prominent, or at least noticeable, Disney logo, typically in one of the corners. For example, see this Imperial ...
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What is LEGO Xtra?

I've seen a number of small polybags in stores branded LEGO xtra. What are these?
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Looking for sets to use as components of a 1930s - 1940s European city

I'm planning to build a 1930s / 1940s European city (like Paris, London, Prague, ...). As buildings, I'm currently going for modulars that could pass for pre-1950 European buildings, possibly with ...
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What is the difference between Star Wars UCS and Master Builder Series?

In the press release for Betrayal at Cloud City (75222) it was noted that this set was part of the Star Wars Master Build Series. What is this? Does this replace the Star Wars Ultimate Collector ...
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M-Tron spaceships complete list

In a old LEGO box lost in my garage I found pieces and instructions of various M-Tron models: 6811 Pulsar Charger 6833 Beacon Tracer 6877 Vector Detector 6896 Celestial Forager 6923 Particle Ionizer ...
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I have set from Agents theme yet the database doesn't contain my set

I started to sort my LEGO when I realized that I still have most of one of the set I bought so I tried to search the net for the set name. However, the database of LEGO wiki and BrickSet didn't have ...
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How do I find a set in a bunch of jumbled up pieces

So my mum bought a LEGO set on eBay a while ago and it didn't come with instructions or a box so we didn't know how to build it but since then it has been jumbled up with a whole bunch of other pieces ...
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What year did the minicon “micro BrickCon” first appear at “BrickCon”?

It seems like minicons (a minicon is a LEGO display consisting of minilander figures looking at miniland scale tables populated by microscale MOCs) are popping up everywhere lately. The last known ...
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Index of the City sets by category

I'm running trough bricklink, peeron and brickowl, but I can't find a "good" (I mean 'fitting my idea') index to browse across city sets. Is there a kind of list like vehicle cars trucks planes ...
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What is the history of the Marvel license between LEGO and Mega Bloks?

I just recently learned that LEGO had the license to do Marvel themed blocks back in 2003. When the Iron Man films came out, Mega Bloks produced several Marvel-themed sets. Now LEGO apparently has ...
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Which brands (fictional and non-fictional) have appeared in the Town/City theme?

A few years ago I wrote an article about the fictional organisation logos found in the City theme. I'd quite like to revisit this, as I'm sure I must have missed some. I also only focused on the ...
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List of prototype or unreleased themes

I recently discovered the unreleased "Seatron" theme as I was looking around for building ideas. After some searching, I also found the unreleased Europa theme which seems to be set in the 1700s and ...
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Why doesn't LEGO bring back old series as they were “in the day”

As many of you probably can tell, LEGO has been rehashing old series and giving them a new twist (eg. Rock Raiders -> Power Miners, or whatever its called). Why doesn't LEGO actually make some of ...
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What different series are or have there been designed primarly for girls?

My daughter loves to play with LEGO sets but she is really wants to play with pink or 'girl' LEGO. I have ordered a few of the new LEGO Friends sets but I was wondering what other LEGO themes' have ...
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Were there any non “misson-x” sets from the LEGO Alpha Team Range (as in with the PC Game)?

In the LEGO Alpha Team Range, there's "Mission: Deep Sea" and "Misson: Deep Freeze", but were there any sets in the same "theme" as the computer game (and the same characters)?
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Which subtheme did the “Space Monorail” sets come under?

Many years ago I remeber attending a model railway exhibition and one of the railways was a Lego monorial that looked very "space" based. I've found 6990 (Monorail Transport System) and 6991 (Monorail ...