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BIONICLE (a portmanteau created from the words "biological" and "chronicle") was a constraction theme with a series of sets using TECHNIC pieces alongside ball and socket joints and a variety of specialized parts to depict the masks and armour worn by various characters and creatures. Aside from being LEGO's first full fledged exploration of the possibilities of buildable action figures, BIONICLE is also notorious among the LEGO community for its overarching and complex story, especially compared to the vague backgrounds for a handful of characters and a couple of tie-in comics in LEGO Magazine most themes are relegated to. The theme was introduced in 2001 where it introduces the Toa Mata to the mysterious island of Mata Nui. BIONICLE concluded in 2010 with the BIONICLE Stars featuring characters and creatures which had appeared in the theme's assorted arcs. BIONICLE will return to production in 2015 after a hiatus of four and a half years.
"Today is my first LEGO set review since January, and I'm privileged to be reviewing the upcoming 10242 MINI Cooper MK VII. This set was kindly donated to Brickipedia by the LEGO Group ahead of its release, but will be available to the public in August (or July 18 for LEGO VIP members)."
"The Desert Offroader is my entry into the unofficial car building challenge on NXTLog. It has a strong sturdy structure and realistic details. It is remote controlled by another NXT and an extra motor. You turn the motor forward to go forward and you turn the motor backward to go backwards. To turn you hold down the middle button and turn the motor the way you want it to turn. It uses three NXT motors, two NXT bricks, a touch sensor, and a variety of TECHNIC parts."