LEGO Community Links
Here are some of our favorite LEGO-related web sites and blogs:
- The Brothers Brick: Premier news source for LEGO.
- Eurobricks: News and community about our favorite European bricks.
- Flickr: Not LEGO-specific, but a very popular place to post photos of your LEGO creations.
- MOCPages: Hosting site for people to create pages for their MOCs (My Own Creations) description and photos.
- LUGNET (LEGO Users’ Group Network): Formerly the primary online community resource for LEGO fans worldwide, it remains a good source of information about LEGO.
- Brickshelf: Free image hosting for your LEGO models, plus scans of old LEGO instructions and catalogs.
- Peeron Set Inventories: Detailed set inventories for most LEGO sets.
- LDraw.org: CAD software for designing LEGO models on your computer
- AFOL Meetup: Schedule a meeting of LEGO fans in your area.
Be sure to post about it to the baylug-chat mailing list if you try it.
- Bill Ward’s Brickpile: Blog by Bill Ward, Webmaster of BayLUG
Buy, Sell, & Trade LEGO Online
New and used LEGO sets and parts:
- LEGO Shop-At-Home: LEGO’s online shopping store, where you can get the entire product line, including sets and parts packs not available in stores. Or call 1-800-835-4386.
- BrickLink: Buy and sell individual LEGO parts, sets, instructions, etc. (Formerly BrickBay)
- Ebay: There are always plenty of LEGO parts and sets for sale on Ebay.
- Toys N Bricks: Information about LEGO sales
LEGO-compatible accessories made by fan-run companies:
- BrickArms – minifig-compatible custom molded weapons and other accessories, and minifigs
- BrickForge – minifig-compatible custom molded accessories
- Big Ben Bricks – custom molded LEGO-compatible train wheels for steam engines
- ME Models – metal rails for LEGO train tracks
- Citizen Brick – custom minifig parts and accessories
Fan-run companies selling “Custom” kits & accessories:
LEGO Train Information:
- LEGO User Group Network (LUGNET): lugnet.trains
- Track Designer – a free software utility for MS Windows to design LEGO track layouts
- Blue Brick – a more modern LEGO layout designer
- Matt’s Train Depot – history, general info; great site
- The Enjoyment of LEGO Trains (on Eurobricks)
- Frank Filz’s LEGO Train Links page
LEGO Fan Conventions
- Bricks by the Bay – our own Bay Area convention
- Bricks Cascade – Portland, Oregon (first one: June 1-3, 2012)
- BrickCon – Seattle, Washington (First weekend in October)
- BrickWorld – Chicago, Illinois (Mid-June)
- BrickFiesta – Austin, Texas (July)
- BrickMagic – Raleigh, North Carolina (May – Mothers’ Day Weekend)
- BrickFair – Dulles, Virginia (August) & Birmingham, Alabama (January)
- Brickf te – Toronto, Ontario Canada (July)
- Brickvention – Melbourne, Australia (January)
West Coast LEGO User Groups (LUGs) and LEGO Train Clubs (LTCs):
- PCHLUG – The Pacific Coast Highway LEGO Users Group
- SacBB – Sacramento Area Brick Builders (on Facebook)
- LUGoLA – LEGO Users Group of Los Angeles
- SCLTC – Southern California LEGO Train Club
- SanDLUG – San Diego LEGO Users Group
- PortLUG – Portland LEGO Users Group
- SeaLUG – Seattle LEGO Users Group
- GPLR – Greater Portland LEGO Railroaders
- PSLTC – Puget Sound (Seattle) LEGO Train Club
Other U.S. LEGO User Groups (LUGs) and LEGO Train Clubs (LTCs):
- COLTC – Central Ohio LTC
- GFLUG – Greater Florida LUG
- GMLTC – Greater Midwest LTC
- MLTC – Michigan LTC
- NCLTC – North Carolina LTC
- NELUG – New England LUG
- NILTC – Northern Illinois LTC
- WAMALTC – Washington (DC) Metro Area LTC
- NALUG – Northern Alberta, Canada LUG
- rtlToronto – Toronto & Southern Ontario, Canada LUG
- LEGO Train Club Map