Victoria 8th Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair

VicLUG will be there!

Victoria 8th Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair
October 16th 2011
Pearkes Areana, behind Silver City at Tillicum Mall
3100 Tillicum Road
General Admission $3
8am Early Bird tickets $10 or $5 at Cherrybomb Toys
Kids are Free!

Tillicum Kids!

Robin Sather from Brickville ( ) is back for the second year of Tillicum Kids ( ) and we’re jazzed to be part of it again. There will be the giant Duplo doubledecker bus that will be built over the course of the weekend and then on display all month, a kids creation contest, a kids build area, and a Where’s Waldo street scene designed by us.

It’s free to come check out and should be a lot of fun!

March 18-20,  2011
Friday 9:30am-9pm
Saturday 11:00am-5pm
Sunday 11:00am-5pm


VicLUG was stoked to be part of Gottacon for the 3rd year, and it was the best one yet! We had a speed build, blind build, and kid build stations, as well as our VicWars game which we refined even further this year. Our kid build was a bit different this year, we encouraged convention attendees to title and label their creations, and we had some amazing additions.

Our VicWars game went great, we played maybe 6 games, and came up with lots of new ideas for next year already.

Here’s some videos of the game in action:







Gottacon 2011, Saturday game 1

Gottacon 2011, Saturday game 2

Gottacon 2011, Sunday Game

Gottacon 2011, miscellaneous

Also, check back on this page: for updates on the game. It’s just a text copy of the rules at the writing of this post, but it’ll be more elaborate, with links to all this media and our revised rules from the past convention.

I’d also like to thank Jon New from for providing prizes at the Talisman game I hosted, it’s much appreciated and please check out his site for amazing Talisman resources and info! You can see more on that game in the miscellaneous photo gallery above.

See you guys all next year!


VicLUG will be at Gottacon again this year! February 4-6 we’ll have our VicWars ( based on BrikWars ) tabletop minifig game, blind build contest as well as our kid build setup. Our main hours of activity will be in the morning and afternoon of Saturday & Sunday, but the kid build will be open throughout the whole event.

Gottacon is at Pearkes Arena, by Tillicum Mall & Silver City. Go for more info about the event.

Train Show over, BrickCon ahead

Thanks to everyone who made this year’s train show a success. Each year we have been getting a little better and despite some last minute challenges it all came together.

This is the start of our busy season; for several members it is on to BrickCon in Seattle next weekend. If you happen to be in Seattle (or know someone who is) stop by the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall Saturday or Sunday to see what 400+ LEGO fans can put together.

Train Show just ahead

Everyone is frantically building for the Model Railway Show this Sunday @ Cedar Hill Rec.

There are always last-minute challenges but we hope to have something you will enjoy again this year. Of special note is James’ rail bridge inspired by Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge which has been in the news this year.

Come see us from 10 – 4 and help support Support Santas Anonymous.