This issue is full of treasure to be discovered, perhaps nowhere better than across our multi-page retrospective on LEGO Pirates, the theme that launched a generation of swashbuckling adventure and brick-based play for many of us.
Alongside some specially-created photography inspired by this iconic theme, we sit down exclusively with the lead designer responsible three decades ago for creating more than just this range of classic LEGO sets, but the world of LEGO Pirates as we know it.
From the past to the future, Issue 10 of Brick Fanatics Magazine also explores new theme Hidden Side, talking not only to the design team behind these unique, transforming LEGO sets and their tie-in app, but also with industry experts, who offer a real insight into the LEGO Group’s latest attempts to merge digital and physical play.
Meanwhile, Overwatch’s two new upcoming releases – 75977 Junkrat & Roadhog and 75976 Wrecking Ball – get the designer walkthrough treatment, as the LEGO Group’s Woon Tze Chee exclusively explains the detail and charm that has gone into creating these eye-catching video game creations.
Once more in the larger print format with high definition gloss cover, this issue is also a first look at the gigantic new 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer (which for a giant grey triangle we are all very excited about), a digested take on the LEGO Group’s financial results released for the first half of 2019, and a closer look at what’s most interesting about the latest series of Collectible Minifigures.
Following on from LEGO insider columns that once more offer exclusive access into life and work at the home of the brick (including the LEGO Group’s distinction between AFOL and adult) is a packed How To section in Issue 10.
This month’s range of LEGO tips, tricks and techniques includes learning key microscale concepts through to a specially-commissioned castle, and a couple of brilliant ideas to expand your own Jurassic World theme park. Alongside some handheld builds to add to your CITY Space theme, another clever insight for great LEGO photography and an instructional look at how to reimagine a brick separator as a LEGO part, there’s more than one way to build your world of LEGO in this issue.
Across Issue 10 there’s plenty to discover, from what made the LEGO Group great 30 years ago, to the advances that continue to be made in toy design and play today. Discover all this and much more in Brick Fanatics Magazine’s latest edition.
Single copies of Issue 10, as well as 12-month and 24-month subscriptions from Issue 10, are available to purchase now at www.brickfanatics.com/magazine, with subscribers and early orders due to be dispatched from the end of September. Subscribe to Brick Fanatics Magazine to benefit from free issues, free postage and delivery of every issue fastest and first. Subscribe with peace of mind thanks to our subscriber promise and to even be in line for specially-created discounts for many of your favourite LEGO-related products.
Issue 10 key dates:
– Available to order from www.brickfanatics.com/magazine today
– Orders ship from end of September
– Available in WHSmith from October 3
– Available in Barnes & Noble from November 7