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  1. PotDoc

    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    In love with this advent calendar! Love that they are giving us at least one minifgure of each house; the carolling ghost is fantastic! Really nice to have the statues representing each house! Now the question remains if the Great hall does actually have space to accommodate this builds
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    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    Thoughts on the leaked images: - Great Hall: > so far, i really like the exterior, my only complaint are the stairs to the boathouse… > regarding the interior: i’ll save my judgment for the official pictures, but… they really could have tried to make the hall seem a little bit more alive: a proper table for the staff; more flying candles; different types of food; and even some of the new transparent pieces so that you could put either owls or ghost flying on the ceiling… i also think they should have used some halloween type props that people could switch with the ones that are coming with the advent calender…. I prefer this sky than a stickered ine, though they could have tried to do something extra with it… regarding the underlevel: i like the small corridor to pretend you can go from one room to the other; the bathroom seems like a decent build, but the hufflepuff common room seems to be really lacking…. No banner; no house crest.., just some tables… quite disappointing… the minifigures are really the highlight of this set specially the troll. this seems like it would have been a great set at 150-170€; but it does not look like a 220€ set at all…. Lego priece increases are really making some of their designers sets look awful; not because of the build buy because the set you are getting does not reflect the price you are paying for… - Ollivanders and Madam Malkin > fantastic minifigures of madam malkin, flower witch and ollivander; also love the new wand molds > ollivanders looks like a fun little set from the outside but madam malkind inside is really just meh… like many have said - the price they demand for these DA small sets VS the price of each module of the D2C DA is awful… > also this would have been a great opportunity for them to use the house robes on these nameless students; and make sure to give some houses diversity… however they opt to give us some random torsos from other themes (that you could easily get of bricks and pieces…) - The Mandrake looks fun, but does not really interest me - Buckbeak doesn’t even look to me like an entencing set.. - Potions classroom: > am curious to see how they are going to do this module; as the great hall ones look like roughly 100-150 pieces at most… > the snape minifigure is a fantastic addition though Hopefully in a couple hours we will get the final pictures specially of the durmatrang ship
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    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    These decisions really baffle me… the theme works so well in some aspects, and in others… its just weird
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    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    Since the news of the summer sets that i haven’t had to time to actually process everything, and since anyday now we might get the pictures, thought i might as well sit down and write my thoughts: - regarding the new modular system Great Hall and potions classroom; i remember back in 2021 how everyone was quite displeased with the change of the castle system; while i initially really liked what i saw with the chamber of secrets and the polyjuice sets - it seemed like a very interesting system to actually focus on the interior of the castle, as more sets started getting released, and they stopped trying to make well developed interiors and small modules, i really lost interest in that system… had they canceled the books and banners, and actually put those classrooms and common rooms in the castle system it could have been awesome, but that was not the case… with that being said; and having really enjoyed the boathouse and owlery sets; i’ll definitely have to wait to see official pictures before getting excited for the new modular system. - durmstrang ship this one has been a long time coming! Really curious to see how it turns out, and at its price point and piece count i find it hard to believe that we will only get 5 figures…. (The same number as the boat house set) i exepect that at the very least we will get 2 more students: 1 for durmstrang and 1 for beauxbatons - Ollivanders and madam malkinS although i would’ve have prefered getting MM in the D2C system; i’m sure that someone will do a moc of it; and i really do understand the need to give the DA shop a more wallet friendly version! The minifig selection is also quite diverse; with students and the flower witch. - aragog i find this to be the more meh set, however it hasn’t been done in 6 years; i hope that they at least create some interesting trees technics - the 2018-2020 forrest sets had always some fun builds - however the creature set from the march wave was as barebones as it could possibly be… - advent calendar really enjoyed the 2023 AC, good to see that they are back trying to connect it to the sets being released! other thoughts regarding the theme: 1) honestly find quite appalling how they don’t try to make other hogwarts houses minifigures easily accessible in sets… they decided to stuff the D2C HE with a ravenclaw and hufflepuff “to give the fans other houses students” in a 500€ set however, when creating the 30€ FF set that is a mix of different movies; chose to actually give yes yet another ron and hermione… it would also be nice to get more characters accesory packs like the 2020 and 2021… i’m pretty sure the students pack sold quite well… 2) i really hope they take this “refresh” to actually start spending this themes budget into making accurate minifigures of the important characters… while i adore how much detail they put into tertiary characrers like sinestra, pince, florian, susan bones and the snatcher; it really becomes a joke when you put them side by side with Bellatrix, molly, ginny and lucius… all those 4 need to actually get proper faces; and Bella needs to have a proper dresspiece…
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    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    They really do need to make a proper mold/molded parts for the troll, as none of the existing pieces are accurate enough; and it would a huge disservice if thr 2001 fig ended up being more accurate than the new one
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    Wizarding World 2024 - Rumors & Discussion

    What makes me more curious is that they say that it can be modified modified for other films
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    Wizarding World 2023 - Rumors & Discussion

    So basically they are giving us new prints for harry, hermione and draco faces (hogwarts express); new head print for the umbridge toy (WWW) and new head+ torso for neville and leg printing for scabior; yet bellatrix and molly stil get that same innacurate face print from 2020? I know that i sound like a broken record, but seriously? Who the hell is in charge of this kind of decisions? They clearly had a budget for new prints, and instead of giving us two accurate characters that needed an upgrade, they give us small changes on characters who don’t need them?
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    Wizarding World 2023 - Rumors & Discussion

    And once again ginny and lavander are using the same 2020 super innacurate faceprints… after the march wave tried to correct the misuse of innacurate faceprints, i’m really disappointed about this (also scared that they will reuse the mantis headpiece for bellatrix again)
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    Wizarding World 2023 - Rumors & Discussion

    Rank Hogwarts Castle Diagon alley Grimmauld Place Burrow Chamber of Secrets Astronomy Tower Polijuice potion Hagrids Hut Voldemort’s rise Ministry of magic Room of requirement Expecto patron Hospital wing Lake task Beauxbatons
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    Another idea for where Ron DH2 could show up would be an Hogs Head set: it could come with the trio, aberforth and 1-2 death eaters. It would also fall in line with an hogsmeade expansion each summer and it would cover the most prominent buildings of the movies
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    After they used so many new prints in the Hogwarts Express D2C, yet still reused that ugly head on Draco, had me seriously worried about the appearance of future variants of minifigs who seriously needed a new face print like Ginny, Bellatrix (really doubt they still have the CMF ones available to reuse), Lucius and even Molly, so am really pleased with the upgrade that Draco, Krum, Cedric and even Cho received in this wave. There is still hope for the future variants of other characters! - Black Lake: really love this set! While i would have enjoyed a bigger version with all the characters, this set embodies the great ability of the HP team to do small, but fantastic adaptions of the on-screen scene! - Room of requirement: great to see some good inclusions like Draco’s HE D2C torso (instead of house robes), the return of the pixie, and the Grey Lady is definetly a pleasant surprise! The fiendfyre build is really well done, I particularly like the option to have diferent parts of it attach to different parts of the castle, almost making it seem like it truly floats and is burning the room! My only disappoitment of this set is the absence of the Vanishing Cabinet, this would have been the best set to actually include it! - Banners: i personally enjoy this version more than the moments! The first 4, only had McGonnagal and Flitwick as interesting minifigs, (and seamus new face), everything else seemed like a downgrade (specially the not at all accurate sweaters). The last two, while giving us variations of 2 professores we hadn’t seen since 2018, included more versions of harry, hermione and neville making it even less interesting… The new banners at least give a lot of new characters and new, rare and useful prints. The only one i don’t particularly care about is gryffindor… another neville? They couldn’t give us Percy, or seamus or even one the twins? Out of all the 3 winter waves we’ve gotten this is definitely my favourite! And i just hope it is a great sign of the things to come in the summer wave
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    Andy Seenan (the new creative lead of the HP theme) posted on his twitter that we should expect some Lego HP news tomorrow, so it shouldn’t be long till we see the sets
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    I’m trying to do the same, for hermione i’m thinking of using the Emilia Earhart face, with the brown ponytail from mafalda/hermione from the ministry of magic set. For the torso i’m a bit torned between the Tina Goldstein one or the new one from the office’s pam beesley. for ron, i was planing to reuse the arthur face, with the same hairpiece that JL bricks used, and probably the reacher torso, from the new city school set 60329 will try to assemble those during the weekend, if anybody has any ideas please share :)
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    I’ve been trying to put my thoughts together regarding the AC, and still haven’t come to a conclusion about it… while i really enjoy the fact that it explores all movies (similar to this year sets) other things are just weird choices… regarding minifigures: 1) harry the necessary evil in all sets, not much else to say xD 2) moaning myrtle, while i would have a enjoyed a different character as the CMF is perfect, this is a choice that makes sense for lego: they have the bathroom set currently on sale, with no myrtle for the kids that werent able to get her through the cmf; her inclusion makes it possible for them to get her at the same window of availability of the bathroom set (plus the hairpiece in black is a nice addition). 3) Sirius - while i’m always glad for a new variation of a character specially with an obscure outfit, i never in the more than 100 times that i have watched PoA realized that the wanted picture of sirius was a differente outfit from his prisioner one… while i appreciate it, i would have rather they just reused his prisioner outfit from the shack or the escape set, and used the new to print to actually make slughorn pijamas. 4) Voldy - a really cool variation, and a much needed minifig since 2019. 5) Tonks - amazing to see her here with the duck face 6) snape- honestly the most disappointing one… dont really care for his moments outfit, and would’ve rather have shlughorn in his pijamas replace him, and have sirius as a repeat minifg… 7) neville - fantastic addition! regarding the minibuilds, while i love some of them, like the demenotrs in the lake, the burrow, the mini knight bus… i’m also really tired of the same repeats: pensive, goblet of fire and triwizard cup….i would rather get more christmas trees or silly house flags over these same specific builds over qnd over again…
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    Wizarding World 2022 - Rumors & Discussion

    @legodocfan tried to upload it here, but its not allowing for some reason