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LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Toys N Bricks » Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:42 pm



The new LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Visual History book was recently released 2 weeks ago. With over 250 pages, this book provides an overview of minifigures created from 1970 up to 2013. Each year is covered which highlights the major aspects of that year's minifigures. In this book, three class iconic minifigures are also included including a Townsperson, a Robber and a Stormtrooper. DK Publishing will also be sponsoring a copy of this book as well so read on to find out how you can win one!

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Includes 3 iconic minifigures!

LEGO® Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included.

Featuring more than 2,000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fans will learn little-known facts about their favorite minifigures in this first-ever publishing of the evolution of the famous LEGO minifigure.

Typical pages would look something like this (above). It won't show every single minifigure of that particular year, but it does provide a nice overview of some of the highlights of that year's minifigures. For the minfigures that it does go over, it does provide quite detailed information regarding them.

Occasionally, there are pages (below) in between the years that tells you more about LEGO minifigures. For example, there's a page on "How a minifigure is made" as well as another page called "Rare Minifigures".

DK LEGO Boutique has more pictures and information regarding this book. Below is a short video on LEGO Minifigure Year by Year.

The book does a great job covering the history of the minifigures and will definitely keep any LEGO fan busy for hours. Even if you know a lot about minifigures, you'll surely learn something new. Although its supposed to be released on October 1st, it appears that most USA/Canada retailers already have it instock. For those looking to purchase it from Amazon, its currently available for sale in the following countries at 35-37% off discounted prices: $25.99 US | $25.08 Canada | £16.25 UK | €29,04 France

*The book retails for $40 USD/CAD or £25.00 GBP.

How to Win this Book for FREE

DK Publishing has kindly sponsored a copy of this book. The winner will receive (1) LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History.

All you have to do is post in the forums letting us know what you think of the LEGO Minifigure Year by Year book so far and whether or not you would purchase this book (assuming you won't get it for free). After you have done that, fill out our raffle form with your forum username and the message that you posted.

Raffle runs until October 12, 2013 at 21:00 PST. Like all other contests and raffles, Standard Rules apply.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Ice » Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:42 pm

Reserved.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Legobrandon » Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:58 pm

My name is in the book and I will be purchasing it mainly for that reason.
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Post by Barb4056 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:10 am

Love minifigures so very interested in new book Lego Minifigures Year By Year book

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Post by dho7622u » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:48 am

Must be hard to keep current, but look forward to seeing the book in real life! Thanks to DK for keeping us informed!

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by badbob001 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:14 am

I love these type of books, which are great for casual browsing. It's much easier to look at figures from a book than clicking through a web page. I would definitely purchase this book. Does anyone know how it compares to the previous Standing Small book?

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by hatcher » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:22 am

Something like is a great resource for all those minifigures you picked up at yardsales or on ebay and have no idea what set they came from. Also, the kids like looking at pictures of figures they don't have.
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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by jniederhausen » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:25 am

This book will definitely be on our christmas list this year!

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Roselindo » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:27 am

I saw this at Barnes and Noble and really liked the book, it has a lot of cool little tid bits about minifigs.

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Post by Nepenthe7 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:03 am

I'll probably check it out if the library gets it (and possibly request that they get it), but I don't know if I would purchase it without a sale... Although if I had a free copy, it would be read thoroughly.

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Post by strongsong30 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:20 am

This book is perfect! I just got a bunch of mismatched MINIFIGURES and this book looks like my one stop resource to get them back together again!!

I think a few copies if these will end up under the tree for a few lego maniacs I know

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Athos » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:27 am

Looks pretty neat. Though I wish it came with better figures. If I find it at a reasonable discount, I will purchase it.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by mrjensmeister » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:53 am

Can't tell from the pics, but I wonder which stormtrooper it is? or if the townsperson has the old stud? Can't decide if I wold buy one or not...

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Brick & Blue » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:12 am

The book looks good, but overpriced. The mini figures are really lacking.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by harold.sampson » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:46 am

While expensive I will add this book to my collection. My daughter will love attempting to create some of these minifigures from her ever growing collection.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by fanoflego » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:46 am

Definitely would get one for Christmas.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by Anton » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:49 am

Flipped through the book at my Local Costco, price is $19.99 CAD.

Definitely a nice book that catalogs a lot of mini-figures, would like to read it thoroughly and recall the minifigs I had a kid.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by kevin7215 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:16 am

Looks like a nice book. Would get at a discount.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by condor » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:19 am

It seems like a cool history on minifigures. I'll pick one up at some point when it falls below $20.

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Re: LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Review & Giveaway

Post by chasmyn » Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:25 am

I will definitely be purchasing this book, we try and get all the LEGO books.

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