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More Lord of the Rings LEGO Details from Toy Fare 2012

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Feb 12 2012, 2:34pm

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As promised, here's a bit of a follow-up (Early Gallery) on some of the materials that were given out concerning the upcoming The Lord of the Rings LEGO Collection. In this post you will find an image, title, description and price for the initial six sets, as well as the Target exclusive set. While you may notice the photos that accompany the descriptions say 'Confidental' on them, we are pretty sure after this morning they are no longer top secret. (LEGO, feel free to tell us otherwise! Hah) These seven sets will complete the entire The Lord of the Rings offering for 2012. If additional sets are created, they will be announced around February 2013 - you know, around the time of our next Oscar party! And of course there will be Hobbit based LEGO sets coming out in near the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - December 2012. Stay tuned in the coming weeks and months as we hopefully will get our hands on some more juicy LEGO tidbits and giveaway the LEGO posters we received this morning.





Gandalf Arrives
Relive the opening scene of "The Fellowship of the Ring" in LEGO form. As Gandalf the Grey makes his way through the Shire on his horse and cart, he meets an excited young hobbit, Frodo Baggins. Includes 2 minifigures: Gandalf the Grey and Frodo Baggins. Available June 2012. 83 pieces. $12.99 USD




Shelob Attacks
Plotting to reclaim The One Ring, Gollum lures Frodo into the lair of the ancient giant spider, Shelob. Will Shelob cast her web and capture Frodo or can Samwise Gamgee rescue him in time? Includes 3 minifigures: Frodo, Samwise Gamgee, Gollum. Available June 2012. 227 pieces $19.99 USD



Uruk-hai Army
Under attack by the evil Uruk-hai Army, the ancient fortress of helm's Deep is the last refund for the people of Rohan. As the Uruk-hai draw near, they fire hooks from the armored hook shooter and try to scale the fortress walls. Can Eomer and the Rohan soldier hold back the Uruk-hai and save the day? Includes 6 minifigures: Eomer, Rohan soldier and 4 Uruk-hai. Available June 2012. 257 pieces $29.99 USD



The Orc Forge (Target Exclusive)
Includes 5 mini figures: Isengard Uruk-Hai, Lurtz, 3 Mordor Orcs. Available June 2012. $39.99 USD



Attack at Weathertop
Resting in the ancient fortress ruins of Weathertop, Aragorn, Frodo and Merry are suddenly attacked by the Ringwraiths. Will they take The One Ring from Frodo or can Aragorn stop them in time? Includes 5 minifigures: Aragorn, Frodo, Merry and 2 Ringwraiths. Available June 2012. 430 pieces. $59.99 USD



The Mines of Moria
On their epic journey across the lands of Middle-earth, the heroic Fellowship of the Ring travels through the abandoned Mines of Moria. Pursued by the evil Moria orcs and a giant Cave Troll, Pippin, Boromir, Gimli, and Legolas make a stand in Balin's Tomb. Includes 6 minifigures: Pippin, Boromir, Gimli, Legolas, and 2 Moria orcs along with a giant cave troll and 2 skeletons. Available June 2012. 776 pieces. $79.99 USD



The Battle of Helm's Deep
The walled fortress of Helm's Deep is under attack by the mighty Uruk-hai army and the forces of men, elves, and a dwarf must do everything they can to stop them from breaching the fortress walls. Includes 8 minifigures: Aragorn, Gimli, Haldir, King Theoden, Berserker Uruk-hai and 3 Uruk-hai. Available June 2012. 1368 pieces. $129.99 USD





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Mooseboy018
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Feb 12 2012, 10:36pm

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It's been years since I've gotten any big LEGO sets...have they always been so expensive?

$130 for that Helm's Deep set seems a little ridiculous. From what I remember, larger sets were $70-$80 max...but of course that was ten years ago.


reags
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Feb 13 2012, 3:45am

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It's been years since I've gotten any big LEGO sets...have they always been so expensive?

$130 for that Helm's Deep set seems a little ridiculous. From what I remember, larger sets were $70-$80 max...but of course that was ten years ago.


You should see the dollar value on some of the Star Wars UC editions (Ultimate Collectors)!

"Welcome to Rivendell, Mr. Anderson."


DanielLB
Immortal


Mar 31 2012, 10:17pm

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I won't post a new thread, but this site has new details/pictures of LEGO:

http://www.lordofthebrick.com/



It's a french website so I cannot offer a translation, but plenty of pictures to browse!


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