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Come see World War I and World War II replicas, displays and dioramas made from LEGO bricks.
Come see a record breaking 26′ replica of a US Battleship made entirely out of LEGOs.
Come see historic battles recreated in LEGO.

Meet the builders. Meet the Fans. Play Games. Support Wounded Warrior Project. Have a Blast.

Buy exclusive custom kits made with LEGO bricks from Brickmania, BrickArms weapons for minifigures from GI Brick and custom printed LEGO elements to take your minifigure to a whole new level from Citizen Brick.

$10 at the door
Public Exhibition Hours
10AM – 4PM Saturday
10AM – 4PM Sunday (Military Appreciation Day) Veterans and Active Military Personnel’s tickets are half price.
Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT 06416

 

MOC and Activities sign-up emails went out to the email address of the person who ordered your weekend passes.  Check your emails and get your MOCs registered and get scheduled for Activities.  Check your junk mail folder also.  If you are signed up for weekend passes and did not receive my email, please email konrad@brickmania.com . See you soon in Hartford.

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Get your Tickets
WWB Hartford tickets are $75. Get your Weekend Passes before July 19th.  Early passes close July 19th.

Weekend Passes will be sold at the door for $100.  Public Exhibition Passes will be sold for $10 at the door.
Missed World War Brick Minneapolis, MN and World War Brick Anaheim, CA?  You still have an opportunity to come to WWB.  World War Brick will be in Hartford, CT July 24-26th.  Don’t miss out on our first East Coast show.  It will be three more grand days of historical building awesomeness.  All of the fun of World War Brick, all the prizes, all the awards, all the MOCs and Displays, All the Micro Tank Tournaments.  Don’t miss out.

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We have secured a discounted room rate with the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell for those traveling from outside the area (or those not wanting to miss out on a minute of the action). Amenities at the Crowne-Plaza include fitness center, indoor pool and sauna, free parking, free wifi and more.

Discount Room Rate Hartford-Cromwell

We have a block of rooms reserved from Thursday through Sunday nights at the rates of $104/night for Single or Double room. To make your reservations, register online directly HERE or the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell‘s toll-free number of 877-227-6963 and identify yourself as a member of Brickmania/World War Brick Hartford.

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Weekend Pass Holders check out the Friday session on LEGO customization from the owner of Brick Mercenaries.  I’ll let Josh tell you about himself in his own words.

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The Art of Dr. Joshua Baum

I started customizing LEGO Minifigures in 2002, while I was an Undergrad at Truman State University.  At the time, I had not discovered BrickArms and was looking to expand my LEGO Universe to include military and sci-fi themes.  My first creations included a Predator, which did not look as I had envisioned in my mind, and an AK-47 which was as large as a minifigure (I used various LEGO pieces to cut and glue it together).  While my first figures weren’t anywhere near presentation ready, they did introduce me to the art of customizing, or Minifigure Art as I like to call it.  While I am largely self-taught with the various techniques I use on my artistic creations, I have always pursued creativity in my life.  In addition to my painting, I am also a musician.  Actually, I sing opera professionally and have performed across the world including Italy, Greece, and China; and have appeared on the stages of some of the most prestigious opera houses in the US including the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the San Francisco Opera.  

In addition to my art, I also am an educator and teach the arts at a University in Chicago.  Teaching is one of my passions in life, and I definitely incorporate this into my work as a LEGO artist.  Having graduated with my Doctorate in the Arts from Michigan State University in 2011, one of my key philosophies in Education is to foster self-led learning amongst my students, and what better way to inspire young students than through LEGO?  One of my favorite parts of World War Brick, is hearing younger LEGO fans talk about World War 2 (or other military conflicts) with historically accurate information, all of which was researched because of a toy.  My goal is to use the arts, and LEGO of course, to create high-quality, one-of-a-kind artworks that will be the centerpiece of your LEGO collection, and hopefully teach you something new as well!  

 

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BrickArms will be announcing seven new BrickArms weapons at the World War Brick Opening Ceremonies.

These weapons will be available immediately after the announcement at WWB and on Brickmania.com .

An exclusive bonus for WWB Mpls attendees, Special Megaton Exclusive Minifigures paired with each of the New BrickArms Weapons available at the event.

We look forward to seeing you at WWB Minneapolis this weekend.

 

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Prototype Event Kit for WWB Minneapolis and Hartford.

Each kit will have custom printing on it specific to the event.
This event kit is included FREE in your event swag bag for all Weekend Pass Holders for World War Brick Minneapolis and Hartford.

If you are planning on meeting us for our third annual World War Brick Minneapolis June 19-21, 2015, taking place at the Brickmania Toyworks. Or if you are planning on meeting us on the road for our first annual World War Brick Hartford July 24-26th, 2015.  Ticket prices increase on June 1st.  Get your tickets today and you can save $25 off the ticket price for WWB Minneapolis and $35 off the ticket price for WWB Hartford Weekend Passes.  There will be displays created by LEGO® enthusiasts from across the country, fun and games, friendly competitions and more. Our gathering is meant to share our enthusiasm for historic modeling, building with LEGO® bricks, and to raise awareness and money for Veterans.

Get Your Tickets Now!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M1917A1_04Will has just been pulling out all the stops this week with amazing new releases announced for this weekend’s gathering!  The new M1917A1 is absolutely stunning and a must have for WW2 modelers.

M1917A1_01A gunmetal version will be available at WWB this weekend…

M1917A1_02As will this special Night Raid Assault all-black edition.

M16_ReloadedCheck out the over-molded M16s!

MusketReloadedAnd muskets available in silver and gunmetal hardware.

 

 

 

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Will announced on Flickr today that he will have four new production releases available this weekend at WWB. The first is a brand next X-weapon, the Experimental Light Rifle (XLR) available in black and gunmetal.

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Also announced are three new bladed weapons: Killstrike, Havoc Blade and Kukri, available in black and gunmetal.

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BullseyeBricksLogoJoe Popelka has been helping us at Chicago-area events for the past several years, including the last World War Brick. His area of expertise is modeling full-sized handgun replicas made from LEGO bricks. Joe has also recently released is third such custom kit under the brand name Bullseye Bricks. We are pleased to announce that Joe will be joining us again at World War Brick with an updated “Gun Rack” plus his latest kits.

Note:  These are toy guns that do not shoot projectiles of any kind.. While toys they should be handled with extreme care as to not be confused with real weapons (in other words not a good “show and tell” item).

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We are pleased to confirm that Josh from Brick Mercenaries is joining us at World War Brick 2013. His custom figures are the benchmark standard for exquisite detail and high quality standards. Josh was part of the our team at BrickCon 2012 and his figures have been available via mail order through GI Brick. Josh plans to have figures on display and for sale. He will also be hosting a presentation on mini figure customization.

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Brick Mercenaries Figures at BrickCon 2012