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Review: The Unofficial LEGO ® Technic Builder’s Guide

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When I first heard this book was coming out a few months ago, I couldn’t wait for it to become available on Amazon.  Fate would have it be that last week I was contacted by No Starch Press to ask if I was interested in reviewing this book.  It took all of about 1 ms to make up my mind; of course ... Read More »

New Hispabrick Magazine: HBM014

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There’s a new Hispabrick Magazine out! Another installment packed full of great articles, models and tutorials. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find: Lots and lots of droids (the ones you were looking for) How Kickstarter helped fund two very cool projects Another installment of the Mindstorms NXT programming tutorial The next chapter in the LDraw tutorial (part 13) Reviews ... Read More »

Building Robots At Schuberg Philis

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Yesterday, the hosting company Schuberg Philis organised a LEGO day at its offices for all the employees and, of course, the kids. It was split into two parts, downstairs they had prepared a large auditorium with big tables full of LEGO for the younger kids and upstairs we had the “board room” for robot building workshops. After a rocky start ... Read More »

Cool Kickstarter: MinuteBot Base

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I came across a very cool Kickstarter project called “MinuteBot Base”.  From what I gather from the project, it’s a 21×30 hole studless plate which you can use a stable base for your robot.  I have no idea why LEGO didn’t come up with this themselves. From their Kickstarter page: The physical dimensions (L x W x H) of a ... Read More »