Lego 79011 – Dol Guldur Ambush (upgraded with official pictures)

The Dol Guldur Ambush is a new hobbit set based on the second movie, The Desolation of Smaug. With around two hundred pieces, this set brings three nice mini-figures (Beorn and two Gundabad Orcs), a small mobile catapult and some interesting ruins filled with a couple of interesting traps.

The Ruins are built mostly with grey pieces mixed with a few light brown sharp spears and a dark red tree at the front. At the front, there are sharp shapes and little bricks everywhere which is pretty nice not only in terms of design but also if we consider to join it to the bigger Dol Guldur Battle (79011). Yes, there is a possibility of combining these two sets transforming them into a bigger fortress.

At the back, the action begins.  Near the central entrance, Continue reading

Lego Hobbit – A possible 2013 set list

A possible set list for the 2013 Hobbit wave of sets has been surfing in the internet is the last hours. It contains four sets of different sizes including the one that was recently revealed in the 2013 San Diego Comic Con, the Lake Town Chase (Lego 79013) a fifty dollars set with around three hundred and fifty pieces.

The list stars with a twenty dollars set, – the Dol Guldur Ambush and for now ends with the Dol Guldur Battle which will retail around seventy bucks. These two values, as well as the available set range, might indicate that the edges are not complete, in my opinion there is still missing a ten dollars set as an entry and on the opposite edge, a bigger set of hundred dollars or even a bit more (it is not very difficult, after all this is definitely one of the most expensive themes).

Have a look at the possible sets:

Lego 79011 – Dol Guldur Ambush – $20 Continue reading