Lego 79017 – The Battle of Five Armies

This is another great Hobbit set that has just hit stores. The Battle of Five Armies brings exactly four hundred and seventy two pieces and intends to recreate a huge battle at the Ruins of Dale, featuring for that an impressive fortress, a big battle machine, seven mini-figures (Azog, Legolas Greenleaf, Thorin Oakenshield, Dain II Ironfoot, Bard the Bowman and a couple of Gundabad Orcs) and a Gwaihir figure.

The Ruins of dale are basically in this set a watch tower with three different levels with a bridge next to it. I must say that I’m quite impressed not only with some huge details but with the bunch of different features that the set brings which is absolutely great in terms of playability.Having a look at the Orc’s Machine, it looks Continue reading

Lego The Hobbit 2015 – Three new sets for Christmas…

Three images of the new Hobbit wave have been available in the internet for a couple of hours allowing seeing what’s coming in terms of new sets. By Lego request, the images have been gradually removed from everywhere, but gladly, it was already possible to enjoy several details.

The three sets have distinct sizes being the smallest, the Witch King Battle (79015) an entry set with around hundred bricks that include a small fortress and three mini-figures (Elrond, Galadriel, and the Witch-king of Angmar). Rumors mention a retail price around the fifteen dollars.

The second one, the Attack on Lake Down (79016) Continue reading