MILUG Blog

Pick a Pile of Perfect Pieces!

I have quickly become a fan of LEGO drafts. For some reason the stress of trying to choose a particular pile of pieces at just the right time during a draft is particularly enjoyable....

A Thank You

MILUG would like to thank Kathy and Larry Brown (Nanaimo) for their generous donation of LEGO rail road track and train accessories to our club! As our club has only been existence since April,...

BrickLink and Digital Design

BrickLink has launched its CAD-like digital building software called Stud.io and it is available for free on both PC and Mac computers. I saw a Stud.io demo at BrickCon 2016 and although I have never...

Mid Island AFOL Meetup: Dec 7, 2016

Our monthly meet-up is this Wednesday! This is an open event for anyone 19yrs+ interested in LEGO. Come meet us, have a beer, and chat about LEGO. Feel free to bring a MOC or...

Mid Island AFOL Meetup: Nov 2, 2016

Our monthly meet-up is this Wednesday! This is an open event for anyone 19yrs+ interested in LEGO. Come meet us, have a beer, and chat about LEGO. Feel free to bring a MOC or...

The December LEGO Store Calendar Is Here!

The LEGO calendar for December is now out. There are a number of notable promotions including a VIP mini build of a Christmas Present (40219), double VIP points on the weekend of December 10th-11th, and...

New 10th Anniversary Modular Announced!

The new 2017 modular set to celebrate 10 years of the theme since Cafe Corner (10182) was released in 2007 has been announced. Check out the designer video. At just over 4,000 pieces Assembly Square (10255) is...

Let’s all live in a Yellow Submarine!

The latest Ideas set, The Beatles Yellow Submarine (21306), is pretty awesome and the box art is fantastic! The iconic Yellow Submarine will be available to purchase November 1, 2016, perfect timing to pick...

Latest LEGO Ideas Set Revealed!

The latest LEGO Ideas set has been announced from the first review for 2016. Check out the video! The Old Fishing Store will be coming to stores next year. I love this model (look at...