LEGO Games Tour coming to Raleigh

We received our copy of the LEGO Club Magazine this week and it contained a flyer advertising the LEGO Games Tour. I noticed that Raleigh was on the list and it is coming up in a couple weeks.  The Games Tour will visit Raleigh July 16-18, 2010 and will be at Moore Square in downtown [...]

09th Jul
LEGO Games Tour coming to Raleigh

Mentoring an FTC Robotics Team

For the past four to five months I have been working with the Apex Androids, FTC Robotics Team #3916.  The Apex Androids are based out of Apex High School and are a brand new team or “rookie team” as they are referred to by FIRST.  I started working with the team last December as they [...]

22nd Apr
Mentoring an FTC Robotics Team

AFOL A Blocumentary

While I dislike (despise?) the term AFOL, this video (direct link here) is very well done and worth 25-30 minutes of your time to watch. AFOL A Blocumentary from AFOL on Vimeo. What is it about the term AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) that I don’t like? It is hard to put it into words [...]

21st Feb
AFOL A Blocumentary

Toy Fair 2010 Pictures

A few years ago I found a link to a site called Altered States Magazine.  ASM had very good Toy Fair coverage, particularly of LEGO.  These days pictures from Toy Fair are pretty prevalent but ASM still has very good coverage. Unfortunately there are no pictures of the 2010 trains.  At least none that I [...]

15th Feb
Toy Fair 2010 Pictures

Layout Planning with BlueBrick

I have been using TrackDraw for layout planning for years. My friend and former NCLTC member Cary Clark wrote TrackDraw and I authored many of the parts in the TrackDraw library so I had a vested interest in using it.  Compared to TrackDesigner, TrackDraw was a huge improvement particularly if you were planning a [...]

30th Jan
Layout Planning with BlueBrick
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