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Nick Martin | August 1st, 2013 | LEGO Lord of the Rings, Reviews

Review: 79005 The Wizard Battle

Full Set

The Wizard Battle addresses one of the biggest gaps in the Lord of the Rings sets (Eowyn and Faramir are both still MIA) by giving us Saruman, as well as some hair for Gandalf. This is the iconic scene from the first film where we learn that the greatest of all wizards has basically turned to the dark side (this was before we knew that he was also responsible for setting up the Clone Wars). It also features the Palantír, and gives us an excuse to have wizard battles while making little sound effects.

And to top it off, it’s only $13, the least-expensive set from the summer Lord of the Rings wave, and we have to ask, can it live up to the first impression we get after seeing all that Christopher Lee goodness?


Ace Kim | June 3rd, 2013 | LEGO Lord of the Rings, Sales News

New Lord of the Rings Sets on Amazon, Shop@Home

If you haven’t fallen for Toys’R’Us’s insane markup for new Lord of the Rings sets yet, then fret no more as Amazon and LEGO Shop@Home has you covered.


Ken Robichaud | February 10th, 2013 | LEGO Lord of the Rings, News

Lord Of The Rings Toy Fair Videos Are Up

Erik Varszegi’s demonstration videos for the four new Lord Of The Rings sets are ready to view on the FBTB Youtube channel, so take a look and let us know what you think. This may be the last of the video posts tonight, but Lone Ranger and a few strays will be forthcoming.

Don "Solo" Reitz | February 10th, 2013 | LEGO Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings Toy Fair Coverage

Getting back into the swing of things after some technically difficulties here in New York, the four new Lord of the Rings set photos are now ready for your perusal.

79005 The Wizard Battle 79006 The Council Of Elrond
79007 Battle At The Black Gate 79008 Pirate Ship Ambush

Up next we’ll have the new board games, this set should be up a little quicker.