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New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

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Post  Cale on Sun Feb 06, 2011 2:21 pm

These are from a Toy Fair in Germany I believe.

Mini Fig Series 5

I think there are some great figs in this series and I see quite a few I want to stock up on in multiples. The clown is 10 time morw awesome than the one from S1. The cream pie is cool and I love the bowler hat. I'm hopping we see that one in other colors down the road. The prohibition era gangster is one of my favorites. He'll fit in with my steam era antics just great. And there is a Dwarf too. Didn't get enough of them when they were out in the castle line a few years ago.

New Kingdoms Sets

Pitchforks are back. That should be enough right there to love these new sets. But there are Chickens in white and dark tan, goats, the pig is back with new printing, there are several new townsfolk, new weapons, and the Dragon Knights now have hoarse barding and larger shields. I loved the Kingdoms sets from last year but these are just what castle dreams are made of. cheers

Alien Conquest

I'm not normally a space fan but I was pick up several of the Space Police 3 sets and was pleasantly surprised by how cool they were and how fun they were to build. This new line looks to continue that trend. I especially love the aliens and there ships. They have a classic cheesy SciFi look to them. I can see myself picking up a few of these sets.

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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  PennLUG on Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:14 pm

Alien Comquest is going to be epic.
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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  LEGO Dog on Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:08 pm

Evil Jack wrote:Alien Comquest is going to be epic.
I agree. I can't wait...
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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  Uniblab on Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:09 pm

Cool pics. However, and I hate to throw a wet blanket on things, have these sets/images been officially released by LEGO somewhere yet. If not we should not be posting images nor links.

There has been some hot discussion on the Ambassador's Forum regarding leaked images. (I will post their official document for fans in a separeate thread.)

Some of the pictures look like they were at the convention. That is one way LEGO officially announces a set and then it is okay to post pictures. But I'm not so sure about the Mini-Figs Series 5 pics.

If we happen to post leaked images or even links to leaked images it could hurt our favored standing with LEGO.


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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  Cale on Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:07 am

Uniblab wrote:Cool pics. However, and I hate to throw a wet blanket on things, have these sets/images been officially released by LEGO somewhere yet. If not we should not be posting images nor links.

There has been some hot discussion on the Ambassador's Forum regarding leaked images. (I will post their official document for fans in a separeate thread.)

Some of the pictures look like they were at the convention. That is one way LEGO officially announces a set and then it is okay to post pictures. But I'm not so sure about the Mini-Figs Series 5 pics.

If we happen to post leaked images or even links to leaked images it could hurt our favored standing with LEGO.


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I understand your concern. All of the pics and videos are from an
Austrian Toy News site and taken at the Nuremberg International Toy Fair. I also believe that the woman showing off the Alien Conquest sets in the one video is an actual LEGO employee.

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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  rgb on Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:16 am

Mixed feelings on the Series 5 minifigs.

I'm glad to see more non-castle buildings being added to the Kingdoms line - the mill and blacksmith. It would be cool if more small buildings were added to the city line as well (at least we get the bank now).

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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  Cale on Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:55 am

rgb wrote:Mixed feelings on the Series 5 minifigs.

I'm glad to see more non-castle buildings being added to the Kingdoms line - the mill and blacksmith. It would be cool if more small buildings were added to the city line as well (at least we get the bank now).


Agreed. It would be great if LEGO released a line of smaller buildings and town sets in in with the same detail and style of the Cafe Corner sets. I think they would have a hard time keeping such sets on the shelves.

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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  ctbyrne on Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:33 am

The human element to the alien conquest reminds me on Space Police I in color, but then again, anything red and blue says police. It's good to see them doing space that isn't star wars. Alien Conquest is the M-Tron, Unitron, or Futuron of today, space not directly related to the "good guys" and the "bad guys."
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Re: New 2011 Sets (Collectible Minifig Series 5, Kingdoms, and Alien conquest)

Post  PennLUG on Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:58 am

ctbyrne wrote:The human element to the alien conquest reminds me on Space Police I in color, but then again, anything red and blue says police. It's good to see them doing space that isn't star wars. Alien Conquest is the M-Tron, Unitron, or Futuron of today, space not directly related to the "good guys" and the "bad guys."

Say what????? This doesn't get more good guy bad guy. Space police had us going out and catching criminal aliens. It was never stated all aliens were criminals, even though people liked to assume that was the situation. Here the aliens are trying to conquer the human race. In this theme all aliens our bad guys. They even got a brain sucker alien.
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