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Lord of the Rings shirts at Tee Fury


TeeFury: Limited Edition $11 tees! Available January 27. Speak Friend and Enter by ddjvigo  and Halfling and Wizard by Cooljohnny .

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Lord of the rings tee shirts
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Happy Hobbit day.


September 22nd is Bilbo Baggins’ and Frodo Baggins’ birthday. It’s also known as Hobbit Day. For that reason we have a new Bilbo comic today which asks what happens after Gandalf makes six movies.

Gandalf goes Hollywood

As you can see I found a series 12 Wizard.

A Hobbit sale? why not? Today only save 22% off prints in my storeny store.  Use the code “adventure” to get 22% off on all prints.


Affiliate post: Lord of the Rings mashup shirts


At TeeFury Friday June 6th only! Sauron’s Dark Ale by Teeninja vs. Impasse by verrrso. $11 each.

LOTR TEE shirts

Tee fury now has posters as well. When you checkout click extras to see what they are offering. There’s some cool art there. You have to but a shirt to order the extras. But It looks like the extras are not limited to 24hrs like the shirts are. Sunday there will be a couple LEGO themed shirts. One that has appeared elsewhere in case you missed it then here’s your chance.

If you like these shirts remember to use the links in this post. TeeFury is an affiliate site. Sales made through these links help support this site.


Yoda is here for the 500th post.


Here it is the 500th post on Yoda Archives.com. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started this blog back in January 2011, with Found me you have. I just wanted to have some fun with my camera and some action figures. I’ll hit the three year mark in just a couple of months.I’ve made a lot of friends here and hope to meet more of you in person at a convention sometime.

Thank you all for your support.

For this special post I had to go back to the character that was the impetus for the blog, The Jedi Master, Yoda. And I placed him in my favorite set of the year.

lego yoda and bilbo baggins at bad end, 79003 An Unexpected Gathering

featured here is Yoda, Bilbo Baggins, and Bag End from 79003 An Unexpected Gathering


An extremely Unexpected Gathering


Looks like Bilbo Baggins is playing host again.

LEGO unexpected gathering set 79003 bilbo baggings meets the minions

Appearing in this scene Bilbo Baggins at Bag End from LEGO An Unexpected Gathering  #79003 and from Despicable Me 2 Dave and Minion Surprise minions; Carl, Stuart, and Tim.


Why people fear clowns.


Frodo experiences Coulrophobia.

LEGO Lord of the rings Lego minifigures sad clown, Hazmat guy, Frodo experiences Coulrophobia


Tower of Orthanc LEGO set


The LEGO Lord of the Rings Tower of Orthanc 10237 images  hit the web today. The set is massive and beautiful. The set contains 2359 pieces. You get an ideal of how big the Tower is when it is shown in the shot with the Trent and the minifigs. But this video of it gives a better view of the scale of the tower. The set retails for 199.99. I would love to have this.

LEGO Orthanc Tower interior_10237


LEGO Lord of the Rings video game sale is live


The LEGO Lord of the Ring sale that was hinted at earlier today is now live. For a limited time get LEGO Lord of The Rings for  50% off, $19.99.

For two hours or till they sell out

  • Explore all of the open-world of Middle-earth and experience epic battles with Orcs, Uruk-hai, the Balrog, the Witch-king, and other fearsome creatures.
  • Wield the power of the Palantír or Seeing-stone (?one that looks far-away?), and jump between multiple storylines.
  • Experience the LEGO The Lord of the Rings heroes come to life in an all new way with the minifig characters delivering the dialogue from the films.
  • Discover and unlock over more than 60 playable characters, including Frodo, Aragorn, Gandalf, and many others.
  • Collect and use a variety of weaponry and magical items, including the Light of Earendil, Elven rope, swords, and bow

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Previous post with Codes for the game.


LEGO shares Lord of The Rings Game codes


Today LEGO is sharing LEGO Lord of the Rings codes on their social media sites. Visit their Facebook, Google Plus and Instagram sites for codes. EDIT: I’ve added the code pics here.
LEGO LOTR CodesLEGO Lord of The Rings game on sale!

Today Amazon.com’s lighting deals are video games. Every couple of hours another game goes on sale. It looks like LEGO Lord of the Rings will be the deal at 9:00 p PDT. So if you don’t have the game yet tonight might be a good time to snatch it. The price won’t be revealed till 9:00 PM PSD but so far most sales are save 9%-33%. Hitman was 53% off.

The deal of the day is  “God of War: Ascension” for $39.99 or get the God of War Legacy Bundle–a limited-edition 500 GB garnet red PS3 system and controller plus all six God of War games–for $279.99.

Amazon.com Gold Box deal

lego lord of the rings code

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LEGO Lord of the Rings codes


These mini legs are made for walking.


Mini Action Legs by Brick Fortress

Hobbits can’t run, at least LEGO hobbits and other short character can’t run. Normal short LEGO legs are not moveable so the smaller characters cannot move, or sit. The mini-action legs offered by Brick Fortress allow poseability for the minis in either in your MOCs or stop motion films.

lego frodo comparisson

Left:Frodo with Action Legs Right: Frodo with standard Legs

I just bought a few of these and would like to share my thoughts on them. The legs are nicely made and feel similar to LEGO. They feel solid and move easily without fear of breaking like some knock off brick brands. The colors are near to LEGO colors. They are available in five colors now, others will be offered in the future, more on that later. Current color options are black, gray, dark blue, reddish-brown, and tan.

lego evil dwarfslego evil dwarfs

Here we can see side by side comparison using the Evil Dwarf from series 5. The dwarf on the Left has mini-action legs, the dwarf on the right has the standard legs.The legs have some curve to them rather than the straight look of LEGO legs. There is a center piece to the legs that allows the movement. And the legs are slightly taller due to the hips.

mini LEGO Legs

rear view of mini action legs, Dwarf with reddish brown, Yoda w/tan, Frodo in normal, and Bildo with dark blue.

rear view: Dwarf w/ reddish brown, Yoda w/tan, Frodo in normal, and Bildo w/ dk blue.

Price: The legs are listed for $1.25 each but currently sold for $1.15 each with price breaks at higher volumes order 20 or more and the price drops to $1.00 each and order 100 or more and they drop $0.95 each. Shipping is cheap. Plus They fill orders fast. I ordered on the 31st the legs were shipped on the 2nd and arrived the 4th.

LEGO Yoda

The tan legs match Yoda and allow the Jedi to Move.

The next color will be.. up to you. Brick Fortress held a survey for most requested colors. The top four are now up for voting. The choices are: Dark Green, Green, Dark Tan and Dark Brown. You’ll notice in the Frodo and Dwarf pics the color don’t match the original that because they figs were made with dark brown legs. Dark brown is not offered yet so I used the reddish-brown legs. I need my Hobbits to match. Frodo and Samwise can’t complete their mission if their outfits are not color coordinated. So vote dark brown Frodo needs action legs so he can simply walk into Mordor.

Voting ends April 30th so be sure to get your votes in by then! Choose your color and vote!

LEGO Frodo
Frodo cannot walk he needs mini-action legs. Don’t let Sauron win vote dark brown legs!

Summary:The legs are well made and look great. They function like the regular size LEGO legs. I can see these being used in stop motion films. You should try a few and give your figs added poseability.

Brick Fortress

LEGO Frodo on horse back

UPDATE:they are still taking votes for the new action leg color. This color vote will end the night of A̶p̶r̶i̶l̶ ̶3̶0̶t̶h̶,̶ ̶2̶0̶1̶3̶ [not decided]